If your “bucket list” includes seeing the sky dance of the Northern Lights - this is the tour for you. The autumn and winter skies above Greenland’s eastern coast are renowned for putting on some of the best Aurora displays in the world and you’ll also explore the magnificent Scorsbysund fjord. If you consider yourself an active traveler, this tour provides lengthy shore excursions, which will have you walking and hiking across the pristine wilderness of Greenland, the largest and most remote national park.
Day-by-Day Expedition in Brief
- Spectacular Greenland landscapes
- World’s largest fjord system
- Possible musk oxen and whale sightings
- Zodiac cruising
- Tundra hiking
- Community visits
Day 1 — Reykjavík
Day 2 — Embarkation Day in Akureyri
Day 3 — At Sea
Days 4 to 7 — Greenland National Park
Days 8 to 11 — Scorsbysund Fjord
Days 12 to 13 — At Sea
Day 14 — Disembarkation Day in Reykjavík
Pre- and Post-Trip Options Ramp Up Your Expedition
Iceland Experience Package
From the charming city of Reykjavik, to the therapeutic waters of the Blue lagoon, and the bubbling hot springs of Thingveller National Park, you will be mesmerized by the unique beauty and striking geography of this Nordic island. Iceland offers adventures for every activity and skill level – ask about the other options available to enjoy the fresh air and explore the dramatic landscape.
Presentations by Quark’s Expedition Team are included as part of your voyage. Through formal illustrated presentations, as well as informal briefings, the Quark Expeditions Team will cover a range of topics including ornithology, marine biology, glaciology, geography, geology, history and the environment.
Our ships has been stocked with the world’s largest floating library of polar book and DVD’s. The collection includes books in multiple languages covering subjects like wildlife, history, marine biology, ecology and geology. Our DVDs include a selection of documentaries series, polar-themed films, and popular titles.
Gifts and souvenirs are a great to bring home as mementos of your polar expedition. In addition to small souvenirs, our Polar Boutique offers a selection of expedition gear, including base layer clothing and refillable water bottles. All items may be charged to your shipboard account.
All your purchases made aboard the ship through your shipboard account are backed by Quark Expeditions’ satisfaction guarantee.