Explore Eastern Greenland

Explore Eastern Greenland

Embark on a true polar adventure aboard the G Expedition on this 14-day journey through Greenland’s remote eastern coast. Explore deep into the fjords and glacial scenery of Northeast Greenland National Park, the world’s largest protected national park, keeping your eyes peeled for wildlife and the spectacular northern lights (if conditions are right, of course). With stops in storied local communities along the way, you’ll also learn about the indigenous history and culture from those who call this region their home.

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Tour Highlights
  • Spend several days exploring the world’s largest National Park: Northeast Greenland
  • Marvel at the surrounding mountains and massive fjord systems
  • Look out for Arctic wildlife and the northern lights
  • Get immersed in indigenous culture in the remote community of Ittoqqortoormiit
  • This is our only Arctic offering that starts and ends in Reykjavík giving travellers flexibility to extend their stay in Iceland (the Arctic Highlights and Explore Greenland and Spitsbergen: Fjords and Glaciers trips end in Reykjavík, but start in Longyearbyen).
  • Stopping in Tasiilaq is a unique experience that we have not previously offered on other Expedition trips in Greenland.
  • Competitively priced - starting from AUD$607 pppd (quad-share) and AUD$835 pppd (twin-share).
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Tour Inclusions

13 Night aboard the G Expedition. Zodiac excursions with our expert expedition team. Lectures and educational programs. Visit to a local community (Greenland). Departure transfer (Reykjavík, depending on flight). Waterproof boots supplied for USA sizes 4 - 16. Expedition parka.

Meals Included

13 breakfasts, 12 lunches, 13 dinners

Day 1

Reykjavík
Embark aboard the G Expedition and depart Reykjavik in the late afternoon.

Meals included: Dinner


Day 2

Denmark Strait
On our first day at sea, get to know the ship and meet the Expedition team. Enjoy an opportunity to see whales and many different bird species, including soaring fulmars, kittiwakes, gannets guillemots and razorbills.

Meals included: Breakfast | Lunch | Dinner


Day 3

Tasiilaq
Discover Tasiilaq, East Greenland's gateway to adventure located on the southeastern coast of Ammassalik Island. With stunning views across the Tasiilaq Fjord's natural harbour, the mountains and the sea beckon travellers to explore. Attend a talk at a local museum and learn about the area's history and culture.

Meals included: Breakfast | Lunch | Dinner


Day 4

Nansen Fjord
Taking advantage of local ice and weather conditions, board a zodiac and explore the majestic Nansen Fjord, a broad inlet with rocky headlands distantly framed by the highest point in Greenland. With its primary tidewater glacier that spans a 14km width, copious quantities of icebergs have been known to disgorge into the fjord. Explore one of those rare places on Earth blessed with both awe-inspiring landscape and a compelling natural history.

Meals included: Breakfast | Lunch | Dinner


Day 5

Greenland Sea
Enjoy a day of Arctic lectures, relaxing on board the ship, and an opportunity to see whales as we cruise further north.

Meals included: Breakfast | Lunch | Dinner


Days 6–7

Kaiser Frans Joseph Fjord
Take two days to explore the stunning Kaiser Franz Joseph Fjord, located in the heart of the Northeast Greenland National Park — the largest national park in the world (and on the world's largest island). See towering icebergs up close as the ship navigates the fjords. Weather and ice conditions permitting, enjoy great opportunities for zodiac cruising and landings in the area.

Meals included: Breakfast | Lunch | Dinner


Days 8–11

Scoresbysund
Spend four full days exploring the Scorsbysund area of the Northeast Greenland National Park. Weather and ice conditions permitting, this is a great opportunity to explore fjords that are deep in the heart of Greenland. Sail through and land in some of the world's most spectacular areas, with rarely visited glaciers, bays and inlets. Visit the tiny settlement of Ittoqqortoormiit for a look at how these most northerly people live.

Meals included: Breakfast | Lunch | Dinner


Days 12–13

Denmark Strait
Enjoy the lecture series while watching the seas for whales. Head towards Iceland and the steaming hot springs of Reykjavík. The view is often complemented by soaring fulmars, kittiwakes, gannets, guillemots, and razorbills.

Meals included: Breakfast | Lunch | Dinner


Day 14

Denmark Strait/Reykjavík
Shortly after breakfast, disembark at the Midbakki Pier in the Port of Reykjavik, a short walking distance from downtown.

Meals included: Breakfast

Rates

Twin Share

Departing 2 September 2022
From $8,770

Solo

Departing 2 September 2022
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