Expedition To The Heart Of Greenland & Disko Bay

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Be one of the first to sail aboard the Brand New Fridtjof Nansen during her Maiden Season

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Drinks & Gratuities Included*

Brand New Ship - Maiden Season

Expedition Landings & Activities On Board & Ashore Included*

Two Night 4★ Hotel Stay In Reykjavik, Iceland Included*


Cruise Overview

  • Duration 17 nights
  • Departs 20 Aug 2020
  • Sails from Reykjavik, Iceland - Embark the ship
  • Ship MS Fridtjof Nansen
  • Flights and transfersYes
  • Cruise code ‍1414327‍

Your Itinerary

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Fly from London to Reykjavik, Iceland Thu 20 Aug 2020

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(regional and premium class flights may be available on request)

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Upon arrival, transfer to a 4★ hotel for your two night stay Thu 20 Aug 2020

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Reykjavik, Iceland Fri 21 Aug 2020

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Reykjavik is the world’s northernmost capital city. Norse settlers named the place Reykjavik (meaning ‘Smoky Bay’) after the columns of steam that rose from the hot springs in the area. The surroundings offer fantastic natural beauty with geysers, mountains, glaciers and geothermal baths that are well worth exploring

Reykjavik, Iceland

Reykjavik, Iceland - Embark the ship Sat 22 Aug 2020

Reykjavik, Iceland

Transfer to the port and embark the brand new MS Fridtjof Nansen for your 15 night maiden expedition to the heart of Greenland during her maiden season

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Crossing the Denmark Strait Sun 23 Aug 2020

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Leave Iceland behind and sail across the Irminger Sea. This crossing was used by the Vikings to migrate from Iceland to Greenland some 1,000 years ago. Enjoy introductory lectures on local history and biology

Qaqortoq, Greenland

Qaqortoq, Greenland Tue 25 Aug 2020

Qaqortoq, Greenland

Many consider Qaqortoq one of the most beautiful towns in Greenland for its colourful houses and lovely setting. The biggest town in South Greenland, with some 3,000 inhabitants, Qaqortoq is easy to explore on foot, or you can join an excursion to get even more insight into local culture

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Kvanefjord Area, Greenland - ★Voyage Highlight★ Wed 26 Aug 2020

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Discover the beautiful region of Kvanefjord near Paamiut by sailing deep into the fjord on this exploration day. Your experienced Captain will take advantage of the conditions to identify landing sites for onshore walks, locate places to launch kayaks, scout ideal communities to visit, or find the best spots to scan for wildlife

Maniitsoq (Sukkertoppen), Greenland

Maniitsoq, Greenland Thu 27 Aug 2020

Maniitsoq (Sukkertoppen), Greenland

Maniitsoq was founded in 1755 and its name means `The uneven place´ referring to the rocky hills and mountains shaping the layout of the town. It is also known as the `Venice of Greenland´ as it is situated in an archipelago, intersected by natural canals

Sisimiut, Greenland

Sisimiut, Greenland Fri 28 Aug 2020

Sisimiut, Greenland

Sisimiut is situated 40km north of the Arctic Circle and the name means `the people living in a place where there are fox dens´. This is the second largest town in Greenland, a modern, picturesque settlement that maintains ancient traditions

Cruises around Greenland

Ilulissat, Greenland - ★Voyage Highlight★ Sat 29 Aug 2020

Cruises around Greenland

Ilulissat is set in the stunning scenery of the Ilulissat Icefjord World Heritage Site. At the mouth of the fjord you can see enormous icebergs that have run aground. These ice masses originate from the Jakobshavn Glacier, one of the fastest glaciers in the world

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Camp Frieda, Greenland - ★Voyage Highlight★ Sun 30 Aug 2020

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Visit a location near Saqqaq that was without an official name until 2013. The place is special to Hurtigruten, as it has been named after one of their former Expedition Team members. Land at the beach to explore this most northerly destination of your voyage, in breathtaking landscape and Arctic flora

Evighedsfjorden, Greenland

Evighed Fjord (Eternal Fjord), Greenland Mon 31 Aug 2020

Evighedsfjorden, Greenland

Today’s exploration will take you to the meandering Evighed Fjord, surrounded by tall mountains (up to 2,000m in height)

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Nuuk, Greenland Tue 01 Sep 2020

Greenland, Arctic

Nuuk is situated at the mouth of one of the most spectacular fjord systems in the world. The capital city is where old and new traditions meet, from historic buildings in `Kolonihavnen´ to the modern Centre for Greenland Self Rule. Another feature is the National Museum - home to the famous mummies of Qilakitsoq

Ivittuut, Greenland

Ivittuut, Greenland Wed 02 Sep 2020

Ivittuut, Greenland

The abandoned town of Ivittuut is a stronghold for musk oxen. More than a thousand years ago, Vikings settled the area, but left no written records behind. Archaeologists believe this was the last Norse settlement in Greenland to be established, and the first to be abandoned

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Cruising Prince Christian Sund Thu 03 Sep 2020

Prins Christian Sund

Prince Christian Sound separates mainland Greenland from Sammisoq and the Cape Farewell Archipelago. If conditions allow, we will sail through this narrow channel and enjoy the spectacular scenery here. If the channel is blocked with ice, we will sail around Nunap Isua (Cape Farewell)

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Cruising the Irminger sea & Denmark Strait Fri 04 Sep 2020

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Spend the days at sea recapping your experiences, having fun in the Science centre or just relaxing on deck, looking at the sea birds which follow the ship or maybe even spotting whales

Reykjavik, Iceland

Reykjavik, Iceland - Disembark the ship Sun 06 Sep 2020

Reykjavik, Iceland

Disembark and transfer to the airport for your return flight to London

(regional and premium class flights may be available on request)

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Arrive in London Sun 06 Sep 2020

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What's included *

  • EXCLUSIVE LAUNCH SAVINGS
  • TWO NIGHT pre-cruise 4★ hotel stay in Reykjavik, Iceland
  • 15 night full board voyage on board the brand new MS Fridtjof Nansen for her maiden expedition to Greenland
  • Professional English-speaking Expedition Team – an international handpicked team of highly educated experts in various academic fields with profound knowledge of the region they sail in
  • FREE wind and water resistant jacket
  • Fredheim restaurant meals included
  • Coffee & tea included throughout the day
  • FREE WiFi on board for all guests
  • No gratuities expected
  • A range of shore excursions are available at a supplement
  • Rejuvenating wellness areas with separate treatment rooms, infinity pool, outdoor gym, hot tubs and panoramic sauna
  • Return flights from London (regional and premium class flights may be available on request)
  • All overseas transfers
  • Locally sourced cuisine in a stylish restaurant
  • A truly unique experience in a wonderfully carefree and relaxed environment
  • All overseas transfers to and from your Hurtigruten ship
  • Plus, book an Ocean View or above by 8.30pm 22nd July 2019 and receive a FREE M&S Gift Card worth up to £150

The Maiden Expedition To Greenland & Disko Bay

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Cabins & Prices

* Prices shown are per person, based on two adults sharing a twin cabin and include all cruise offer discounts and savings.

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Polar Outside

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Cabin with obstructed view. Spacious cabin with window, flexible sleeping arrangements, view obstructed by lifeboat, TV. Please note: This cabin is automatically made with a double bed. To order twin beds, please notify us at time of booking. 20m2

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Arctic Superior

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Large accessible cabins without balcony, middle decks, flexible sleeping arrangements, TV, amenity kit, kettle, tea and coffee

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Expedition Suite

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Corner cabin with large windows, flexible sleeping arrangements, TV, mini-bar, amenity kit, bathrobe, kettle, tea and coffee, espresso maker, without balcony

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Expedition Large Suite

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Large Corner Suite with private balcony, flexible sleeping arrangements, sofabed, TV, minibar, amenity kit, bathrobe, kettle, espresso maker. Adapted for guests with wheelchair. Please note: This cabin is automatically made with a double bed. To order twin beds, please notify us at time of booking.

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Expedition Corner Suite

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Aft Corner Suite with private balcony and Jacuzzi. Various sizes, large windows, flexible sleeping arrangements, some with sofa, TV, minibar, amenity kit, bathrobe, kettle, tea and coffee, espresso maker. Please note: This cabin is automatically made with a double bed. To order twin beds, please notify us at time of booking.

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Expedition XL Suite

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Extra large corner suite without balcony, aft corner suite with sofabed, flexible sleeping arrangements, large windows, TV, mini-bar, amenity kit, bathrobe, kettle, tea and coffee, espresso maker

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The Ship - MS Fridtjof Nansen

Featuring Hurtigruten’s revolutionary hybrid powered propulsion system, MS Fridtjof Nansen will be a near identical twin to her sister ship MS Roald Amundsen, and will honour the heritage of her namesake, the Norwegian explorer and scientist. Combining state of the art technology and a premium on board experience with unforgettable destinations, MS Fridtjof Nansen will introduce you to the next generation of adventure travel.

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Hurtigruten and Reader Offers Limited Package Holiday booking conditions apply. Fares are per person based on two adults sharing, except single cabins, may increase or be withdrawn at any time. Offers apply to new bookings only. Ports may require a tender. Regional and premium class flights may be available on request and will incur supplementary costs and may require an additional overnight stay and flights may be indirect. Hotel star ratings are based on ROL Cruise classifications, If the named hotel is unavailable a suitable alternative will be provided. WIFI is subject to the cruise lines T&Cs and cannot be guaranteed. Savings are based on two adults sharing. Tours may not be suitable for guests with mobility restrictions. Tours are subject to change and an additional charge may apply. Additional excursions must be booked 28 days prior to departure. Expedition activities are optional and pre-bookable excursions are at a supplement and must be booked at least 28 days prior to departure. Baggage restrictions will apply. Please ask for more details. Please note this voyage may not be suitable for guests with mobility restrictions. Ship image is for illustrative purposes only. Weather, sea & ice conditions have a great influence on the programme and schedule. Safety is always the priority and the ship’s captain will decide on the final sailing schedule during the voyage, therefore the itinerary is subject to change. Drinks are only with meals on board and are subject to the cruise lines t&c’s. Wildlife sightings are not guaranteed. Cruise Miles T&Cs apply. E&OE.

M&S Gift Card is for Ocean View cabins and above, based on one per booking, for UK mainland addresses only and is tiered on cabin grade booked. 

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