(regional and premium class flights may be available on request)
Upon arrival, transfer to a 4★ hotel for your two night stay
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
Transfer to the port and embark the brand new MS Fridtjof Nansen for your 15 night maiden expedition to the heart of Greenland
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
Many consider Qaqortoq one of the most beautiful towns in Greenland for its colourful houses and lovely setting. With only 3,000 inhabitants, Qaqortoq is easy to explore on foot, or you can join an excursion× to get even more insight into local culture
Discover the beautiful region Paamiut, by sailing deep into Kvanefjord. Your experienced Captain will take advantage of the conditions to identify landing sites for onshore walks, locate places to launch kayaks or small-ship cruising, scout ideal communities to visit, or fi nd the best spots to scan for wildlife
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
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
Arrive at the northernmost point in your itinerary. There are several excellent landing sites in Vaigat Sound offering breathtaking landscape and Arctic flora. The experienced Captain and Expedition Leader will take advantage of the current weather and ice conditions to identify activities for the day
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
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
Many glaciers go straight into the waters of this fjord where they calve icebergs of all shapes, shades, and sizes. If the channel is blocked with ice, you will sail around Nunap Isua (Cape Farewell) instead
After breakfast, disembark the ship
The 2021 Expedition To The Heart Of Greenland
* Prices shown are per person, based on two adults sharing a twin cabin and include all cruise offer discounts and savings.
Extra large corner suite with private balcony, most spacious cabins w/flexible sleeping arrangements, large windows, sofa bed, TV, mini-bar, amenity kit, bathrobe kettle, tea and coffee, espresso maker
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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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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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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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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.Ship info Deck plans
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. Images are 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.
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