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Join the Hanseatic Inspiration on on an 14-day expedition cruise from Kangerlussuaq to Goose Bay. This cruise will not leave anybody cold; it will surround you with great pioneering history and an inspiring feeling of freedom. A premiere route froom Greenland's icy world to an insider tip in Canada. The Hanseatic Inspiration emphasises the vivid expeditionary nature of this cruise. Majestic mountain ranges alternate with deeply carved coastlines. Reflect on this with some relaxing days at sea before you are greeted by a spectacular country on the horizon; Canada.
Cruise the spectacular and picturesque fjords of Greenland
Explore Labrador, Canada's most easerly province
First-time in Hapag Lloyd's expedition history that a cruise has ended in Goose Bay
Enjoy memorable moments as you sail through Disko Bay
Day 1: Kangerlussuaq, Greenland
Days 2 - 8: West and south coast of Greenland
Days 9 & 10: At sea
Days 11 - 13: Labrador/ Canada
Day 14: Goose Bay, Canada (charter flight to Montreal the following day)
Arrive in Kangerlussuaq and embark your ship, Hanseatic Inspiration. You will depart in the late evening, setting sail along the west coast of Greenland.
Renowned experts from various disciplines will lend extra depth to your expedition as you explore Greenland. Fascinating talks on board, thrilling Zodiac rides and hikes will bring you closer to the polar region. Greenland will take your breath away with its spectacular and diverse Arctic landscape. Immerse yourself in an astonishing world, just like the legendary explorers/
Enjoy the many amenities of your ship as you spend a day relaxing at sea.
Labrador, Canada's most easterly province, is a place of breathtaking scenery. Rock formations rise up to 1,500m out of the sea. Remote locations invite you to go hiking. Rivers rush through a landscape like lifelines. The home of moose, wolves and caribou. The coast is also home to seals and whales. Head into these regions that just a few years ago could only be reached by seaplane or sled. Visit Hopedale on the north coast - also know by the Inuits as " the place of the whales". Battle Harbour is a reminder of simple bygone times. The restored 19th-century fishing village is made up of historic houses nestled in the wild natural surroundings like splashes of light. Once the vibrant capital of the cod-fishing industry, today it is homage to a slower pace of life.
Travelling through the fjord-like Hamilton Inlet and cruising on Lake Melville, the Hanseatic Inspiration will draw closer to Goose Bay. A breathtaking mountain backdrop set against deep-green forests in the heart of Labrador concludes your cruise with a premiere: this is the first time in Hapag Lloyd's history that a cruise has ended here. The next day, board a charter flight to Montreal.
The HANSEATIC Inspiration is a formidable vessel which was designed and purpose-built by Hapag-Lloyd to offer the very best in expedition exploration. Although they are keen not to be labelled as "luxury" Hapag-Lloyd have designed everything to the highest specification, from the expedition equipment, restaurants and public spaces, to the cabins and suites where everything has its perfectly designed place!
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