Greenland to Churchill Overview

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      CHF FR9,195
      ZAR R97,575
      NZD $12,710
      GBP £6,210
      EUR €7,195
      AUD $10,720
      CAD $10,320
      USD $9,745
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  • 2014-07-29 - 2014-08-13

Be enchanted by the Arctic between Greenland and Churchill in Canada

Plunge into the wintery wonderland of the Arctic, a place teeming with glistening icebergs, seabird-filled fjords and welcoming Inuit communities. This trip takes you from Greenland to the Canadian Arctic Archipelago, where an enticing blend of cultural and wildlife experiences await you. Explore this unique part of the world and gain an appreciation for life in this frost-covered environment. Walk along the rocky coastlines of West Greenland and be wowed by the astonishing Sermeq Kujalleq glacier. On Baffin Island, spot colonies of seabirds and browse Inuit artwork and handicrafts. Explore remote regions, take in the beauty of windswept beaches and get up close to beluga whales, walruses and polar bears. For the adventurous, there are plenty of opportunities for hiking and kayaking – or you can simply soak up the sights from the comfort of the ship. However you choose to experience it, the incredible scenery of the Arctic is sure to get your heart racing.

  • Be awed by the rapid Sermeq Kujalleq glacier
  • Observe polar bears and walruses in the Canadian Arctic Archipelago
  • Discover the Inuit way of life in small Arctic settlements
  • Browse indigenous artwork in the ‘Capital of Inuit Art’
  • Watch for beluga whales in the waters of Hudson Bay
  • Visit an island brimming with thick-billed murre

What's included in this trip

  • Start:

    Copenhagen, Denmark
  • Finish:

    Toronto, Canada
  • Group size:

    Min 1 , Max 111
  • Ages:

    Min 8
  • Meals:

    15 breakfasts, 13 lunches, 14 dinners
  • Accommodation:

    Cruise ship (13 nts)
  • Transport:

    Ship
  • Notes:

    Please note an increased non-refundable deposit of A$2000 is required at time of booking. Full payment is due 120 days prior to departure.

  • Total price from

    CHF FR9,195
    ZAR R97,575
    NZD $12,710
    GBP £6,210
    EUR €7,195
    AUD $10,720
    CAD $10,320
    USD $9,745
    *
    Price information
  • Per day from:

    CHF FR574
    ZAR R6,098
    NZD $794
    GBP £388
    EUR €449
    AUD $670
    CAD $645
    USD $609
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About The Arctic

Greenland to Churchill Summary

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Day 1 Arrive Copenhagen

Enjoy an overnight stay in Copenhagen, a vibrant city of canals, cobbled squares and some of the world’s best architecture.

Day 2 Embarkation in Kangerlussuaq

In the morning, fly to Greenland, where you will be taken to the port to embark on your Arctic adventure. Board the ship, get to know your expedition team and settle into life at sea

Days 3-4 West Greenland

As you approach West Greenland, spectacular fjords and rocky coastlines greet you. Pay a visit to Sisimiut, a large settlement with the feeling of a small fishing village. Wander around the harbor, check out the old, colourful buildings and perhaps get to know some of the Inuit and Danish locals. Then drop by the World Heritage-listed Ilulissat and be awed by the breathtaking Sermeq Kujalleq glacier, one of the fastest and most active glaciers in the world.

Day 5 At Sea

The voyage continues westwards along the Davis Strait, a waterway separating Greenland and Baffin Island. Learn more about the Arctic from your expedition team or find a place on the deck to watch for cetaceans and seabirds.

Day 6 Monumental Island

Stop by this small island with a big name for some close encounters with iconic Arctic wildlife. Monumental Island hosts a large population of walrus and polar bears, so there’s a good chance of catching these beautiful giants in action.

Day 7 Akpatok Island

Still after more bear sightings? As the ship slices through Ungava Bay, make a landing at Akpatok Island, another favourite spot for polar bears. It’s also a haven for birds – the word ‘akpat’ is the Inuit name for the thick-billed murre that nest on the towering limestone cliffs around the island.

Day 8 Kimmirut

On the shore of Baffin Island, witness firsthand what Inuit life is really like. The tiny settlement of Kimmirut is home to less than 500 Inuit, who follow a traditional lifestyle of subsistence harvesting and hunting. Spend some time getting to know the vibrant arts and crafts scene – many of the locals sustain themselves by selling impressive traditional artwork and jewellery.

Day 9 Cape Dorset

This little hamlet is known as the ‘Capital of Inuit Art’ and it lives up to its name. Art is the primary source of income for this small settlement, and you’ll be amazed by the carvings, sculptures, drawings and lithographs that are produced here.

Days 10-14 Islands of Hudson Bay

Bring the focus back to wildlife and explore the islands of Hudson Bay. A zodiac trip around Walrus Island may find you up close and personal with the lumbering giants the island is named for. On land, perhaps spy caribou and polar bears. Visit a small Inuit settlement at Coral Harbour or get active by hiking on the spectacular Marble Island.

Day 15 Disembark in Churchill

Reach solid ground in Churchill, Manitoba, often called the ‘Polar Bear Capital of the World’. Spend one last day scouring the tundra and shores for these mighty Arctic giants, or take a zodiac in search of beluga whales. Then it’s time to part ways and fly to Toronto.

Day 16 Toronto

It’s time to farewell this icy wonderland and return to Toronto.
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    • Total price tool tip
      CHF FR9,195
      ZAR R97,575
      NZD $12,710
      GBP £6,210
      EUR €7,195
      AUD $10,720
      CAD $10,320
      USD $9,745
      *
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