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Venture far above the Arctic Circle, in a land where the sun never sets and polar bears roam. On Quark Expeditions Best of the Western Arctic itinerary, you’ll explore the northerly shores of Canada’s Baffin Island and the western coast of Greenland, searching for wildlife and visiting local communities and searching for wildlife that inhabits this remote, mysterious region. 

Enjoy Zodiac cruising to give you a one-of-a-kind perspective of icebergs, glaciers and fjords, allowing you to appreciate the rugged beauty of these pristine landscapes. Visits to local communities will reward you with insights into traditional and modern ways of life in the Western Arctic. On your travels, it is quite possible you will spot whales or catch a glimpse of one of the Arctic's most iconic animals - the Polar Bear. 

The Arctic has been inspiring explorers for centuries, and this comprehensive 20-day itinerary offers you the chance to discover why.

Highlights

  • Observe remarkable arctic wildlife, such as polar bears, muskoxen, walrus and whales
  • Explore Canadian wildlife sanctuaries and the Ilulissat Icefjord, a UNESCO World Heritage Site
  • Visit traditional settlements and meet Inuit and Greenlandic locals
  • Cruise in a Zodiac to explore icebergs, glaciers, fjords and more
  • Immerse yourself in the icy realm of the Arctic with optional kayaking adventures

Quick Itinerary

Day 1: Reykjavik 
Day 2: Kangerlussuaq
Day 3: At Sea
Days 4 - 6: Baffin Island
Day 7: At Sea
Days 8 - 11: Lancaster Sound
Day 12: Smith Sound
Days 13 & 14: Exploring Northwest Greenland
Day 15: At Sea
Days 16 - 18: Exploring West Greenland
Day 19: Disembark in Kangerlussuaq and fly to Reykjavik
Day 20: Depart Reykjavik

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Departures and Prices

Ultramarine
13th September 2022 - 2nd October 2022

Prices from £11,879 pp

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Ultramarine
11th September 2023 - 30th September 2023

Prices from £12,869 pp

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ABOUT US
  • We'll compare a huge selection of expedition ships, cruises and operators to find your perfect cruise.

  • Our prices are amongst the best you'll find, plus look out for Polar Routes exclusive offers!

  • As supporters of the Marine Conservation Society, booking with us helps support the protection of our oceans.

  • All our holidays are ATOL protected (11104), for your complete peace of mind.

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Why book with Polar Routes?

CHOICE
  • We can compare a huge selection of expedition ships, cruises and operators.
  • From former Russian research vessels to larger and luxurious ships - there is an expedition cruise to suit you. 
  • Our Polar Specialists will help you choose the perfect expedition cruise for your requirements.
SPECIALISTS
  • We are the expedition cruise specialists and know all the polar destinations inside out.
  • Our expert team of Polar Specialists have extensive knowledge of all the expedition ships & operators.
  • All of our Polar Specialists have first-hand experience of expedition cruising to the polar regions.
VALUE
  • Our prices are amongst the best you'll find, plus look out for Polar Routes exclusive offers!
  • All our holidays are ATOL protected (11104), for your complete peace of mind.
  • As supporters of the Marine Conservation Society, booking with us helps support the protection of our oceans.