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Adventure Cruise Holiday to Greenland

Spitsbergen to Kangerlussuaq

Best time to travel
May – Aug
Ideal Length
14 nights
Perfect for
All
From (incl flights):
€13,199 pp sharing

At a glance

  • International return flights and charter flights.
  • All transfers.
  • 14 nights’ luxury accommodation aboard your Ponant cruise ship.
  • Explore awe-inspiring fjords and visit ultra-remote villages and islands.
  • Exceptional wildlife viewing opportunities, with the chance to witness orcas, seals, Arctic foxes and musk oxen.
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Introduction

Unleash your inner explorer on this exhilarating expedition with PONANT for a voyage into the heart of Greenland’s polar landscapes. Begin in Norway before a stop in Iceland’s Isafjörður as you set a course for Greenland’s icy realms. Traverse narrow passages, framed by towering cliffs and cascading waterfalls, following in the footsteps of legendary explorers. Encounter unique wildlife from Arctic terns to majestic whales and visit remote villages, engaging with indigenous Inuit communities. Throughout your journey, revel in the remoteness of the polar landscape, where towering fjords, ancient glaciers and shimmering icebergs create a canvas of untouched beauty. Whether exploring on foot, on zodiac or from the comfort of your luxury vessel, each moment promises a new adventure.

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Trip Overview

Depart from Dublin to Longyearbyen.

Upon arrival, board your luxury cruise ship to begin your 14-night expedition through Greenland’s breathtaking landscapes, starting in the capital of the Norwegian Svalbard archipelago.

Set sail for Spitsbergen.

Witness the spectacular Gnålodden Cliff, a bird lover’s paradise, home to over a thousand species of sea birds. You might even spot polar bears and Arctic foxes that frequent the area.

Glacier, Spitsbergen
Admire Svalbard’s dramatic scenery.

Leave for the fjord of Hornsund, Svalbard’s southernmost fjord before heading to Jan Mayen Island, a small piece of land inhabited only by meteorologists. Cruise past millennial glaciers, tongues of ice, snow-capped mountains and black volcanic landscapes.

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Discover the charming Isafjörður.

Experience Iceland’s lost valleys and cliffs, exploring the fjords of the north-west. Your cruise ship will then glide towards Greenland, crossing the Prins Christian Sund. Marvel at the beauty of the unique landscapes of rocky cliffs, waterfalls and sheets of ice populated by bearded seals.

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Continue to learn and explore.

As you visit places like Kujalleq Glacier and Tasermiut fjord, take part in tours and thrilling excursions in Zodiac inflatables with experienced guides, then depart for Qaqortoq, the largest town in southern Greenland.

Embark on shore visits to remote villages.

Stop in Igaliku, the starting point of hikes to waterfalls and Erik’s Fjord. Discover the town of Narsaq, surrounded by icebergs and dominated by lush mountains then sail through the majestic Ikka Fjord and over calm, clear waters to Evighedsfjorden.

Your final stop is Kangerlussuaq.

Surrounded by unspoiled nature, as your cruise comes to an end, admire the landscapes of tundra, where Arctic hares, musk oxen, Arctic foxes, reindeer, falcons and eagles live.

Transfer to the airport for your flight home.

Arrive in Dublin.

Tailoring your holiday

OROKO Itineraries are created with you in mind and no two are the same. These can be used to help plan your trip - or we can design a completely different itinerary to suit you.

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Accommodation

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Ponant M/V Le Boreal

Le Boreal

The Ponant M/V Le Boreal luxury vessel is part of the world-renowned Ponant fleet, featuring luxury facilities like a spacious outdoor pool deck, wellness area, panoramic lounge and theatre.

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What people are saying

I would like say a huge thank you to you for all that you did to make our first post pandemic holiday to Sardinia a most enjoyable and memorable experience.

Thank you for your attention to detail, your professionalism, your kindness and patience.

It was a truly beautiful holiday with all of our wishes taken care of with great thought and expertise, thank you.

Victoria & Family – Sardinia, 2022

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