Iceland & Greenland Explorer

From Reykjavik to Copenhagen, witness spectacular unspoilt scenery & discover natural wonders in Iceland & Greenland in 6-star luxury onboard Scenic Eclipse.

12 Days
Reykjavik to Copenhagen
From (NZD)
$ 16,645
Dates & Pricing

2020 Reykjavik > Copenhagen

Under the Midnight Sun

Be among the privileged few to visit the world’s largest island, whose frozen coastline has witnessed the birth of some of nature’s most breathtaking creations.
Southern Greenland’s wilderness offers some of the most spectacular and unspoilt scenery on earth, coupled with a rich culture, history and rarely-seen geology. Sail through magnificent untouched Arctic wilderness regions and discover natural wonders, wildlife and Viking history.
Tour Map
Tour Code:
101G
Duration:
12 days
Departure City:
Reykjavik
Return City:
Copenhagen

12 Day Itinerary

  1. Day 1 - Reykjavik

    Welcome to Reykjavik where you embark Scenic Eclipse to start your discovery of the world’s largest island – Greenland.

    Meals Included: Dinner

  2. Day 2 - Snaefellsnes Peninsula

    Sparkling fjords, dramatic volcanic peaks, sheer sea cliffs and vast lava flows beckon as you cruise in and around the Snaefellsnes Peninsula. Look for the vast concentrations of bird species nesting on the treacherous Látrabjarg cliffs, and marine life in the waters of the Peninsula.

    Discovery: With a flexible itinerary and depending on the conditions, take Scenic Discovery excursions by kayak or onshore for landings.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  3. Day 3 - At sea

    Cruise from Iceland across the Denmark Strait to the east coast of Greenland. The Discovery Team will enthral you with their knowledge and passion for this region. From your suite's verandah look for whales.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  4. Day 4 - East Coast Fjords

    Over the coming days explore Greenland's east coast, the fjords of Skjoldungen and Prins Christian Sund. Carving a breathtaking, naturally-formed path separating the mainland from the islands of Cape Farewell, Prins Christian Sund is one of Greenland's most scenic waterways. 105 kilometres in length, and flanked by magnificent glaciers and granite cliffs, this narrow passage is only accessible during the summer, when the largest ice blockades melt away. Scenic Eclipse brings you close to the glaciers, huge icebergs and imposing peaks for unmissable photo opportunities.

    Discovery: Take Scenic Discovery excursions by Zodiac to view ice formations, paddle the kayaks to hear the ice cracking or step onshore for landings.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  5. Day 5 - East Coast Fjords

    Continue to explore the East Coast Fjords of Skjoldungen and Prins Christian Sund.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  6. Day 6 - East Coast Fjords

    Continue to explore the East Coast Fjords of Skjoldungen and Prins Christian Sund.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  7. Day 7 - Narsaq

    An agricultural town on the edge of a fjord, Narsaq is known for its Greenlandic 'cowboys', farms and interesting Norse history. Discover this quaint town and visit the Museum to learn about the Norse history

    Discovery: Take a Scenic Discovery excursion by Zodiac or kayak, or take a hiking tour.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  8. Day 8 - Nuuk

    Nuuk means ‘majestic fjord views’ in Greenlandic. The capital and largest city in Greenland, Nuuk has been inhabited by many settlers over the centuries but the present town was only established in 1728. A guided tour through the picturesque Old Harbour reveals history and traditions that still remain strong.

    Freechoice

    Marvel at the mummies in the Greenland National Museum, or try the local Greenlandic beer at Greenland’s largest microbrewery. Alternatively, learn about Inuit culture at the Nuuk Art Museum.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  9. Day 9 - Disko Bay

    Spectacular days await as you cruise Disko Bay. Ilulissat is named from the Inuit word for ‘iceberg’. Formerly called Jakobshavn, the town is best known for large number of icebergs issuing from the nearby Ilulissat Icefjord, into which one of the world’s fastest moving and most active glaciers calves 46 cubic kilometres of ice annually. Listen for the rumbling sounds in the distance of the Sermeq Kujalleq glacier ‘calving’ icebergs.

    Discovery: Scenic Discovery excursions by Zodiac, kayak or go onshore for landings.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  10. Day 10 - Disko Bay

    Continue to cruise Disko Bay.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  11. Day 11 - Disko Bay

    Continue to cruise Disko Bay.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  12. Day 12 - Kangerlussuaq > Copenhagen

    Your cruise ends this morning in Kangerlussuaq as you bid farewell to the crew and fly to Copenhagen.

    Please book your flight to depart after 8pm. A post tour night or city stay is advisable to ensure you meet onward flight. Your included ontour flight will not be finalised until closer to departure.

    Meals Included: Breakfast

Tour inclusions

Your all-inclusive cruise features:
  • Only 200 guests on board
  • 100% spacious Verandah Suites
  • Butler service for every guest
  • Up to nine on board dining experiences, from casual to fine dining
  • Complimentary beverages all day, every day
  • 16 member Specialist Polar Discovery Team
  • Your choice of Scenic Freechoice activities
  • Scenic Discovery excursions
  • Engaging lecture and education program on board
  • Complimentary expedition parka, water bottle plus use of special polar boots
  • Internal flights and taxes
  • All tipping and gratuities

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