Expedition into Greenland & the High Canadian Arctic

18 Days
Copenhagen to Halifax
From (USD)
$ 15,477
Dates & Pricing

2024 Copenhagen > Halifax

The Land that Never Melts

Learn the riveting exploration history while discovering the Canadian arctic, home to a wealth of wildlife and rugged, pristine landscapes.
Starting in Greenland, your voyage will take you to Baffin Island, a wild landscape that will captivate you. With its barren rocks rising up from the depths of the ocean and the opportunity to be surrounded by multiple species of wildlife, this expedition in ultra-luxury is astounding.
Tour Map
Tour Code:
201Y
Duration:
18 days
Departure City:
Copenhagen
Return City:
Halifax

Selected Itinerary

18 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 - 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

  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 - At sea

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

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  7. Day 7 - 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

  8. Day 8 - 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

  9. Day 9 - Isabella Bay

    Isabella Bay is Canada's first National Marine Wildlife Area and has become 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

  10. Day 10 - At sea

    Enjoy a day at sea.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  11. Day 11 - Lady Franklin Island > Monumental Island

    Spectacular in appearance, the barren rocks rising up from the depths of the ocean at Lady Franklin Island and Monumental Island is some of the oldest on Earth. Formed 2.5 to four billion years ago, these islands offer an abundance of caribou, bears and walrus. Search the rock face for black guillemots, Atlantic puffins and the rare Sabine’s gull.

    Discovery

    Explore the islands with the Discovery team on Zodiac or kayak.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  12. Day 12 - Akpatok Island

    Akpatok Island is a remote, uninhabited island in northern Quebec. Its sheer limestone cliffs rise vertically hundreds of metres from the sea. Named a Canadian Important Bird Area and a Key Migratory Bird Terrestrial Habitat site, birders will delight at the opportunity to be surrounded by multiple species, including great numbers of thick-billed murres black guillemot and the Peregrine falcon.

    Discovery

    Learn about the different bird species with our onboard Ornithologist, kayak alongside the cliff face, or hike across the sparce tundra.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  13. Day 13 - At Sea

    Today, relax on board. With the many choices available, you will be surprised at how quickly time passes.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  14. Day 14 - At Sea

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  15. Day 15 - Battle Harbour

    For two centuries, Battle Harbour was the economic and social centre of the southeastern Labrador coast of Canada. Your passionate local guide will escort you around this carefully preserved village sharing stories of the traditional life and times of Newfoundlanders and Labradoreans.  

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  16. Day 16 - Corner Brook

    Set against the impressive backdrop of the Long Range Mountains, Corner Brook’s thick forest and jagged cliffs will amaze.

    Freechoice

    Learn the history of Captain Cook at his Historic Site and museum, taking in the amazing view.

    Discovery

    Join a Discovery Team member on an educational walk through one of the nearby trails, or paddle your way through scenic Humber Valley.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  17. Day 17 - Louisburg

    Visit the Fortress of Louisbourg. Be welcomed by the military drummers and be regaled with tales of days past by the entertaining guides. Be treated to a concert in the local chapel and have the chance to learn about the rum matured on site or the French Canadian way to make hot chocolate, then witness the cannon firing ceremony.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  18. Day 18 - Halifax

    Your cruise ends this morning as you disembark taking away memories of a truly unforgettable experience.

    Please book your flight to depart out of Halifax after 12:00 PM.

    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.

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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