Trip reference number: West Greenland Explorer

Trip Operator: Polar Routes

West Greenland Explorer

From: £7699.00

West Greenland is a thrilling adventure playground, the Patagonia of the North boasts the Ilulissat Icefjord, 250 km north of the Arctic circle this stunning natural marvel is one of the few glaciers through which the planet’s second largest ice cap reaches into the sea. Recognised by UNESCO as a World Heritage Site. This voyage provides you with a unique opportunity to Zodiac cruise between monstrous icebergs and take stunning pictures of the breath-taking landscape. You can hike trails with outstanding views of the bay and kayak through the glistening waters teeming with whales.

This 14-day adventure departs in May and takes advantage of the near 24 hours of daylight north of the Arctic circle. The frozen land of the Arctic is alive with activity as the birds and whales migrate north to take advantage of the bountiful food.


  • Visit Ilulissat Icefjord, a UNESCO World Heritage Site and one of the most active calving glaciers in the world.
  • Kayak amongst the crystal-clear waters (additional cost)
  • Discover the Greenlandic capital of Nuuk, one of the northernmost cities in the world.
  • Zodiac cruising offers wonderful opportunities for whale watching and up to 15 species visit Greenland,

Quick Itinerary

Day 1 – UK to Copenhagen

Day 2 – Copenhagen to Nuuk

Day 3 – Embark the Greg Mortimer

Day 4-11 Exploring Greenland’s West Coast

Day 11 At Sea

Day 12 Nuuk

Day 13 Copenhagen

Day 14 Fly to UK

Price Includes

  • Includes return flights from London to Copenhagen
  • 1 night pre-voyage hotel stay in Copenhagen
  • 11 day package with Aurora expeditions – includes flights from Copenhagen to Nuuk return
  • 1 night post-voyage hotel stay in Copenhagen
  • Arrival airport transfer to group hotel
  • One night’s hotel accommodation in Nuuk
  • Half day tour in Nuuk on day 2 prior to embarking Greg Mortimer
  • Group transfer from ship to airport in Nuuk
  • On-board accommodation during voyage including daily cabin service
  • All meals, snacks, tea and coffee during voyage
  • Beer, house wine and soft drinks with dinner
  • All shore excursions and Zodiac cruises
  • Educational lectures and guiding services from expedition team
  • Access to our onboard doctor and basic medical services
  • A 3-in-1 waterproof polar expedition jacket
  • Complimentary use of muck boots during the voyage
  • Comprehensive pre-departure information
  • A printed photo book produced with photos from your voyage
  • Port surcharges, permits, and landing fees

This trip has no fixed departures but restrictions may apply - check operator website

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