Beyond Disko Bay

14 Days
Copenhagen to Copenhagen
From (USD)
$ 15,909
Dates & Pricing

2024 Copenhagen > Copenhagen

Arctic Giants

From floating giants of ice in Ilulissat, to one of the northernmost towns of the world and the soaring cliffs of Kangiqtualuk Uqquqti, the diverse beauty of Western Greenland and Baffin Island is spectacular.
Voyaging to this remote region will take you through some of the most spectacular fjords, and will give you a glimpse into the local Greenlandic life.
Tour Map
Tour Code:
901N
Duration:
14 days
Departure City:
Copenhagen
Return City:
Copenhagen

14 Day Itinerary

  1. Day 1 - Copenhagen, Denmark

    Arrive at your hotel for your one-night stay. 

    Meals Included: Dinner

  2. Day 2 - Copenhagen > Kangerlussuaq, Greenland

    Your journey into wonder begins as you fly from Copenhagen to Kangerlussuaq to board Scenic Eclipse. Toast the start of your adventure at tonight's welcome reception where the Captain will introduce the crew and your expert Discovery Team. 

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  3. Day 3 - At sea

    Acquaint yourself with the exceptional range of facilities on board your ultra-luxurious Discovery Yacht.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  4. Day 4 - Ilulissat > 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 breaking away 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 icebergs calving from the Sermeq Kujalleq Glacier. 

    Discovery

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

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  5. Day 5 - Upernavik

    A town of only 1,100 inhabitants, Upernavik is located in the picturesque Archipelago consisting of over 100 rocky islands. Officially founded in 1772, this area had been explored by Inuit hunters much earlier. A Viking runestone was also found atop a mountain just to the west of Upernavik, dating the area to approximately the 13th century.

    Discovery

    Explore the villages lining the shore by kayak, gliding past the islands that dot the archipelago, be guided by the Discovery Team in the hopes of witnessing muskox in the Upernavik backcountry or cruise by Zodiac to the Upernavik Icefjord.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  6. Day 6 - Melville Bay

    The largest nature reserve in Greenland, established to protect breeding polar bears, beluga whales and narwhals. With a coastline marked with calving glaciers, Melville Bay is home to remarkable icebergs of all shapes and sizes.

    Discovery

    Explore the largest nature reserve in Greenland by kayak and Zodiac with your Discovery Team.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  7. Day 7 - Savissivik

    Savissivik is a magical place that has to be seen to be believed. Considered to be one of the biggest iceberg graveyards in Greenland, it is a photographer's dream. This small Inuit village was also home to one of the world's largest meteorites, used by the local Inuits for tools.

    Discovery

    Weave between these icy giants onboard Zodiacs with your expert Discovery Team. For a more active excursion, hike to a viewpoint nearby to enjoy an incredible view of this vast landscape from above.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  8. Day 8 - Qaanaaq (Thule)

    One of the northern-most towns in the world, Qaanaaq has been romanticised by poets and explorers alike. Arrive with an open mind and be ready to experience life the local way, falling into the Greenlandic rhythm. 

    Discovery

    Hike into the hills behind Qaanaaq and experience the view out to Baffin Bay, or kayak around towering icebergs.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  9. Day 9 - Pond Inlet, Canada

    On Baffin Island, at the mouth of the famous Northwest Passage lies a small Inuit settlement. Pond Inlet is surrounded by spectacular snow-capped mountains, fjords and glaciers, and your exploration of this remote region will leave you with lasting memories.  

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  10. Day 10 - Kangiqtualuk Uqquqti (Sam Ford Fjord)

    Rocky cliffs rising steeply from the ocean, the raw beauty of Kangiqtualuk Uqquqti will make you feel like you are sailing along the edge of the world. A nesting ground for millions of bird species, join our on board ornithologist with your complimentary binoculars and see how many breeds you are able to spot.  

    Discovery

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

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  11. Day 11 - Isabella Bay

    Isabella Bay is Canada's first National Marine Wildlife Area, now a very important region bowhead whales, with over 100 whales recorded at one time. The Ninginganiq National Wildlife Area includes the islands of Isabella Bay and the surrounding shores.

    Discovery

    Join our Marine Biologists and Naturalists in Zodiacs as we observe bowhead whales in their natural environment.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  12. Day 12 - At sea

    Today, relax on board. With the many choices available to you on board, you will be surprised at how quickly time passes. Choose one of the daily activities, join an entertaining discussion in the theatre or unwind in Senses Spa.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  13. Day 13 - Sisimiut, Greenland

    Sisimiut is the second largest town in Greenland, and means “the people living in a place where the fox dens”. Stroll by the brightly coloured houses to explore one of the most widespread and beautiful backcountry areas in Greenland.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  14. Day 14 - Kangerlussuaq > Copenhagen, Denmark

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

    The itinerary is a guide only and may be amended for operational reasons. As such Scenic cannot guarantee the tour will operate unaltered from the itinerary stated above. Please refer to our terms and conditions for further information.

    Meals Included: Breakfast

Tour inclusions

Unrivalled exploration of extraordinary lands with
  • Up to 200 guests on board to maximise landings in Antarctica or the Arctic
  • Up to 20-member specialist Polar Discovery Team
  • Engaging lectures and education program with on board experts
  • Scenic Discovery excursions by Zodiac
  • Full kayak program and stand-up paddle boarding
  • Complimentary expedition parka and water bottle, plus use of special polar boots

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