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A 15-day itinerary to discover the spectacular views of Spitsbergen’s natural scenery and impressive sights of East Greenland from majestic fjords to the settlement of Ittoqqortoormiit. Explore these pristine landscapes not only by ship but also on foot and via Zodiac. The journey will continue in the magical scenery of Iceland, in the land of “Fire and Ice”.

Highlights

  • Visit the Northwest Spitsbergen National Park 
  • Discover Scorsbysund, the largest fjord system in the world
  • Admire incredible wildlife from impressive humpback whales to dolphins as well as kittiwakes
  • Head towards the land of “Fire and Ice”, in Reykjavik


Quick Itinerary

Day 1: Longyearbyen
Day 2-5: Spitsbergen – Greenland Sea
Day 6-7: Northeast Greenland National Park
Day 8-12: Ittoqqortoormiit - Denmark Strait
Day 13-14: Denmark Strait – Reykjavík
Day 15: Reykjavík


Day 1: Longyearbyen
You will start the journey in Longyearbyen, a small town on Spitsbergen Island. You will embark the G Expedition and depart late in the afternoon from this island, the main one of Svalbard’s archipelago.

Day 2-5: Spitsbergen – Greenland Sea
The expedition will take you to the Northwest Spitsbergen National, a pristine place filled with warm springs and remains of volcanoes in Bockfjorden. You can appreciate the majestic landscapes of the surroundings.

Day 6-7: Northeast Greenland National Park
On your way, make sure to take advantage of lectures, educational sessions as well as the different facilities. You can spot remarkable wildlife such as impressive humpback and minke whales, orca and dolphins rising from sea level.

Day 8-12: Ittoqqortoormiit - Denmark Strait
You will have a few days to explore the Northeast Greenland National Park and its remarkable fjord system like Scorsbysund. While you are navigating into the largest fjord system in the world, the settlement of Ittoqqortoormiit will also be visited.

Day 13-14: Denmark Strait – Reykjavík
You will set sail to Reykjavik and review with the lecturers and staff the highlights of the voyage. You also might encounter remarkable birdlife like soaring fulmars, kittiwakes, gannets, guillemots, and razorbills.

Day 15: Reykjavík
You will disembark at the Midbakki Pier - Port of Reykjavik after breakfast. You can either fly back home or decide to spend a few more nights and enjoy the mesmerising sights of Reykjavik’s steaming hot springs.


G Expedition

Rating
4
Standard
Comfort
Capacity
134

With a maximum of 134 passengers, the G Expedition provides an intimate, small-ship cruising experience with a focus on exploration. The ship was completely refurbished in 2009 and has been converted into a perfect polar explorer with an ice-strengthened hull,  stabilisers , large observation decks and a fleet of zodiacs ready to get you onto the ice. It also features a heated mudroom which ensures extra comfort when preparing for your excursions.


G Expedition from 1st September 2019 to 15th September 2019

Category 1A: £4,349.00
Category 1: £4,949.00
Category 2: unavailable
Category 3: unavailable
Category 4: £7,749.00
Category 5: unavailable

G Expedition from 31st August 2020 to 14th September 2020

Category 1A: £4,319.00
Category 1: £4,949.00
Category 2: £5,939.00
Category 3: £6,569.00
Category 4: £7,469.00
Category 5: £8,369.00



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