Greenland Explorer: Valleys and Fjords

Greenland Explorer: Valleys and Fjords

» Arctic

» Aug 7 2018Aug 21 2018 (15 DAYS)

» EMBARKATION: Akureyri

» DISEMBARKATION: Kangerlussuaq

EXPEDITION IN BRIEF

  • Meet locals along the west coast of Greenland and experience traditional Inuit settlements 

  • Visit the Ilulissat Icefjord, a UNESCO World Heritage site 

  • Explore historic places from Norse and Viking eras 

  • Spot arctic wildlife, such as whales, birds and seals

ITINERARY OVERVIEW

  • Day 1 – Arrive in Reykjavik, Iceland
  • Day 2 – Embarkation Day in Akureyri
  • Days 3 and 4 – East Greenland
  • Days 5 to 7 – South Greenland
  • Days 8 to 13 – Greenland’s West Coast
  • Day 14 – Disembarkation in Kangerlussuaq
  • Day 15 – Depart Reykjavik

SHIP

Ocean Adventurer

ADVENTURE OPTIONS

Kayaking

ACTIVITIES

Hiking

Greenland is Europe’s final frontier: its grandeur is unquestionable and yet unknown to most travelers. Sailing along Greenland’s coast is the best way to sample the rich history and diversity of this beautiful and dramatic country and to encounter an ancient culture surviving in a modern world.


CABINS & PRICES

Triple USD 7,495
Lower deck USD 9,795
Main deck porthole USD 10,795
Main deck window USD 11,795
Superior USD 12,995
Deluxe USD 14,295
Suite USD 15,795
Owner’s suite USD 17,295

All rates per person in USD

Contact Us

INCLUDES

  • Shipboard accommodation with daily housekeeping 

  • All breakfasts, lunches, dinners and snacks on board 

  • All shore landings per the daily program 

  • Leadership throughout the voyage by our 
experienced Expedition Leader 

  • All Zodiac transfers and cruising per the daily 
program 

  • Formal and informal presentations by our 
Expedition Team and special guests as scheduled 

  • Photographic journal documenting the 
expedition 

  • Waterproof expedition boots on loan for shore 
landings 

  • Official Quark Expeditions® parka to keep 

  • Coffee, tea and cocoa available around the clock 

  • Hair dryer and bathrobe in every cabin 

  • Comprehensive predeparture materials, 
including a map and an informative 
Arctic Reader 

  • All miscellaneous service taxes and port charges 
throughout the program 

  • All luggage handling aboard the ship 

  • Emergency evacuation insurance to a maximum 
benefit of US$500,000 per person 

  • Greenland voyages cruise passenger tax 


EXCLUDES

  • Mandatory transfer package*
  • International airfare
  • Passport and visa expenses
  • Government arrival and departure taxes not mentioned above
  • Meals ashore unless otherwise specified
  • Baggage, cancellation, interruption and medical travel insurance—strongly recommended
  • Excess-baggage fees on international flights
  • Mandatory waterproof pants for Zodiac cruising, or any other gear not mentioned
  • Laundry, bar, beverage and other personal charges unless specified
  • Phone and Internet charges
  • Voluntary gratuity at the end of the voyage for shipboard staff and crew
  • Additional overnight accommodation
  • Optional kayaking activities
  • Arrival and departure transfers in Reykjavik

*MANDATORY TRANSFER PACKAGE INCLUDES:

  • One night‘s hotel accommodation in 
Reykjavik with breakfast 

  • Transfer to the Reykjavik airport on Day 2 

  • Charter flight from Reykjavik to Akureyri 

  • Transfers to and from the ship 

  • Charter flight from Kangerlussuaq to 
Reykjavik 

  • Group transfer from Reykjavik airport to 
hotel 

  • One night’s post-expedition hotel 
accommodation in Reykjavik with breakfast 
Package cost: $1,295

Note: Baggage allowance on charter flight is 33 lbs (15 kg) checked and 11 lbs (5 kg) carry-on.

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