Highlights:

  • Experience Inuit culture across two Arctic nations, Greenland and Nunavut
  • Enjoy guided walks of traditional Inuit towns and settlements
  • Witness the magical Northern Lights
  • Taste local cuisine
  • View calving icebergs and famous Icefjord of Ilulissat
  • Kaffemik cultural program with coffee and biscuits in Qeqertarsuaq
  • Possible wildlife viewing including walrus, polar bears & whales

Experience natural wonders & Inuit culture of 2 Arctic nations: Greenland & Canada

Indulge in the multitude of natural wonders as you navigate north along Greenland’s old inter-coastal routes from Kangerlussuaq. Experience classic highlights of the Arctic including “the Iceberg Capital” of Ilulissat and the nearby UNESCO-protected Icefjord, and the beautiful basalt mountains. Witness the calving glacier of Eqip Sermia in Disko Bay, one of the most active glaciers in Greenland, and possibly watch and hear ice cascade into the ocean below. Leaving Greenland and the town of Uummannaq behind, cross the Davis Strait to reach Iqaluit, the capital of Nunavut in Northern Canada. Slip between Baffin Island and Labrador into the mighty Hudson Bay, visiting some of the picturesque Inuit settlements of this rugged tundra along the way. Discover the world-renowned Inuit drawings, prints and soapstone carvings in Cape Dorset and keep an eye out for the 30,000 falcons, murres and gulls that nest in the cliffs of Coats Island (Coral Harbour). Spot concentrations of walrus, polar bears, seals and possibly whales before arriving in your final destination, Churchill.

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Trip Details:

  • Price:

    Starting from USD $12,000 per person

  • Location:

    Kangerlussauq to Churchill

  • Length:

    14 days

  • Dates:

    Sept 2 - 15, 2019

  • International Gateway:

    Kangerlussuaq, Greenland

  • Group Size:

    214

  • Ship:

    MV Ocean Atlantic


Trip Itinerary:

Day 1


Arrival at Kangerlussuaq Airport. Embark on Ocean Atlantic and cruise out of the fjord.

Day 2


Welcome to the town of Sisimiut. Enjoy a town walk and lecture about colonial Greenland. Experience an optional tasting of local dishes.

Day 3

Explore Qeqertarsuaq and Eqip Sermia Glacier, and enjoy a cultural program.

Day 4

Arrive in Ilulissat. Walk to the Sermermiut plain and the Icefjord. Optional excursions include helicopter flight and boat tours.

Day 5

Visit the town of Uummannaq and tiny Niaqornat settlement.

Days 6 -7

Enjoy lectures on Arctic subjects on these days at sea, crossing the Davis Strait.

Day 8

Arrive in Iqaluit. Optional excursions include helicopter tours to Grinell Glacier and Allen Ice Field.

Day 9

Cruising into Hudson Strait.

Day 10

Discover Cape Dorset, a community known worldwide for its traditional Inuit arts and crafts. Visit the Inuit Art Centre.

Day 11

Land in Coats Island. Opportunity to view migratory birds and other wildlife on the island.

Day 12

Discover Marble Island and Rankin Inlet. Get opportunities to view beluga in the shallow bays of Marble Island.

Day 13

Arrive at your final destination, Churchill, Manitoba, known as the "polar bear capital of the world". Disembark and get chances to view polar bears up close on tundra buggy excursions.

Day 14

Fly to Winnipeg to conclude your journey.

Possible Stop: Akpatok Island

Depending on conditions, you may stop at Akpatok Island, one of the largest migratory bird sanctuaries in North America. Thick-billed murres come here in vast numbers in summer for breeding, and raising their young. The island is also known to have a large number of walruses and polar bears.



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