The Greenland and Arctic Canada: High Arctic Explorer is a relaxed immersion into the mesmerizing landscape and traditions of the colourful Inuit communities that pepper the dynamic Greenland coast and Nunavut.
Cruise in sleek comfort aboard the Ocean Endeavour from Kangerlussuaq, Greenland to Qausuittuq and onward to Resolute, Nunavut (Canada) while experiencing the Arctic at the peak of summer in the buttery glow of the Midnight Sun.
We’ll begin our journey by sailing down one of the longest fjords in the world. Søndre Strømfjord is Danish for “big fjord” (not to be confused with the Ford-450 truck, which is also a big Ford). We’ll also visit the Beechey Island graves that foretell the unexpected end of Franklin’s quest to find the Northwest Passage.
The Inuit welcome in Mittimatalik (Pond Inlet) is a memorable embrace by the residents of the remote hamlet on the northern tip of Baffin Island. Across Baffin Bay lies the sublime Greenland coast. Ilulissat, the third largest town in Greenland (population: 4,530 humans and 3,500 sled dogs!) means “iceberg” and you’ll soon see why. Humpback whales are also summer tourists here. ‘Iceberg City’ offers unparalleled hiking (can you smell the icebergs? The locals can!), hip cafes and opportunities to try wolffish (Atlantic catfish) and lumpfish roe (also known as lampsuckers).
If your to-do checklist includes polar bears, icebergs, learning the Greenland Polka, birding nirvana, tromping around national parks, Norse and Inuit history—our Greenland to Wild Labrador Adventure is designed just for you. Right down to the cup of fragrant Labrador tea!
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