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+44 1756 706500
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The Heart of Greenland

Explore the rare natural beauty and fascinating Inuit culture of Greenland on this 15-night expedition cruise from Reykjavik. Includes all meals on board with beverages and on shore landings with the Expedition Team.

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15 nights

Expedition Holiday
  • Maniitsoq, Greenland
  • Prince Christian Sound, Greenland
  • Sisimiut, Greenland

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Sail from Reykjavik to the scenic town of Qaqortoq and see a fascinating collection of Inuit hunting artefacts at the Qaqortoq Museum. Kayak amongst icebergs surrounded by remarkable scenery in Kvanefjord and learn about the ancient traditions of Greenland in the picturesque settlement of Sisimiut.

Admire the stunning scenery of Ilulissat Icefjord and explore Camp Frieda, the most northerly destination of our voyage which boasts outstanding landscapes and Arctic flora.

Explore Nuuk, the exciting capital of Greenland which combines old and new traditions and perhaps visit the National Museum. See the abundance of Musk Oxen on the abandoned island of Ivittuut before sailing through the Prince Christian Sound which showcases magnificent scenery.

NE500 Operated by Hurtigruten Expeditions


The Heart of Greenland

Day 1 - Reykjavik (Iceland)

Embark your ship in Reykjavik.

Day 2-3 - At Sea

Enjoy the ship's facilities during relaxing days at sea.

Day 4 - Qaqortoq (Greenland)

Explore the scenic town of Qaqortoq where brightly coloured houses line the streets. The Qaqortoq Museum has a fantastic collection of Inuit hunting artefacts.

Day 5 - Kvanefjord

Sail deep into the fjord and explore the beautiful region of Kvanefjord near Paamiut. Kayak amongst icebergs and enjoy onshore walks with the expedition team.

Day 6 - Maniitsoq

Maniitsoq is often referred to as the `Venice of Greenland´ as it is situated in an archipelago, intersected by natural canals. Learn about the towns rich history and culture at the local museum.

Day 7 - Sisimiut

Sisimiut is located just north of the Arctic Circle. This is the second largest town in Greenland, a modern, picturesque settlement that maintains ancient traditions. The area has been inhabited for around 4,500 years and travelling by dog sled has been the main means of winter transport for centuries.

Day 8 - Ilulissat

Ilulissat is set in the stunning scenery of the Ilulissat Icefjord where giant icebergs run aground at the mouth of the fjord. Learn about the town's long history and the importance of fishing and tourism.

Day 9 - Vaigat Sound

We now arrive at the northernmost point in our itinerary. There are several excellent landing sites in Vaigat Sound offering breathtaking landscape and Arctic flora. Our experienced captain and Expedition Leader will take advantage of the current weather and ice conditions to identify our activity for the day.

Day 10 - Evighed Fjord

Arrive at the meandering Evighed Fjord for a day of exploration. Conditions of the day will determine the final program and the range of activities available.

Day 11 - Nuuk

Nuuk is the capital and largest city in Greenland where old and new traditions meet. Perhaps visit the National Museum - home to the famous mummies of Qilakitsoq.

Day 12 - Ivittuut

Archaeologists believe that Ivittuut was the last Norse settlement in Greenland to be established, and the first to be abandoned. The abandoned town is now teeming with musk oxen.

Day 13 - Prince Christian Sound

If conditions allow, we will sail through the Prince Christian Sound and enjoy the spectacular scenery here. If the channel is blocked with ice, we will sail around Nunap Isua (Cape Farewell).

Day 14-15 - At Sea

Enjoy the ship's facilities during relaxing days at sea.

Day 16 - Reykjavik (Iceland)

Disembark in Reykjavik.

For navigational reasons the Captain of the ship reserves the right to modify the cruise itinerary.

Price Includes

  • 15-night full board voyage in cabin grade of your choice
  • House beer and wine, sodas and mineral water with meals on board
  • Complimentary tea and coffee on board
  • A La Carte restaurant (for suite guests only)
  • Fredheim restaurant meals (for suite guests only)
  • Landings ashore and lectures onboard by the Expedition Team
  • Complimentary Wi-Fi on board
  • Complimentary wind and water-resistant jacket

Price Does Not Include

  • International flights
  • Travel insurance
  • Luggage handling
  • Optional excursions
  • Gratuities (at guests' discretion)
Map for The Heart of Greenland