Explore colourful Greenlandic villages, and shop for Inuit handicrafts. Hike the endless Arctic backdrop and marvel at the vast, colourful Tundra. Keep your eyes peeled for the elusive and majestic creatures that make their homes in this wilderness, such as whales, walrus, muskoxen and polar bears. Come aboard and follow in the footsteps of Franklin's legendary Arctic voyage, and return home with memories to last a lifetime.
Your high arctic adventure begins in Toronto. Explore this vibrant city on your own before spending the night at your hotel
You will fly to Kangerlussuaq in Greenland after breakfast, this small seaside community is your gateway to Greenland. Enjoy your first ride in a zodiac boat as you are transferred to the ship. Take in the view on the observation deck as the ship prepares to sail.
You will explore the Western Coast of Greenland including the town of Maniitsoq which is located in an archipelago crossed by canals and is known as the 'Venice of Greenland'. Majestic snowcapped mountains surround the small town whose name means ‘the uneven place’ in the Summer humpback whales migrate here playing in the water.
You will sail into the Davis Strait in pursuit of the Canadian Arctic, leaving Greenland behind, the expedition team will give lectures that prepare you fully for the adventure that lies ahead.
Canada’s high Arctic Archipelago is home to towering fjords and Inuit communities. You will be following the route that Franklin took before he disappeared sailing through Baffin Bay. Visit towering fjords, historical sites and traditional Inuit communities.
Cruising farther north along the east coast of Baffin Island, you will approach Isabella Bay, an important summer and fall feeding area for a large population of bowhead whales.
Stacked side by side, the dozens of soaring cliffs of Sam Ford Fjord make for a majestic site as you sail by. One of the most isolated places on the planet, the big-wall playground attracts climbers eager to scale the sheer rock faces that shoot straight out of the sea.
At the northern tip of Baffin Island, near the eastern entrance to the Northwest Passage, is the picturesque hamlet of Pond Inlet. Spend some time exploring this traditional Inuit community that’s surrounded by scenic mountains, fjords, glaciers and icebergs.
Day 16 - Disembarkation in Resolute, Canada
After disembarking in Resolute, you’ll be transferred to your charter flight to Toronto, where you’ll spend the night at your included hotel.
Today, make your way to the airport to catch your flight home or spend the day exploring this fascinating city.
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