Single Cabins Available
Arctic Express & Northern Lights 10 daysAboard: M/V Ocean Nova
This late season trip is perfect for those whose time is limited, but who still want to experience the majesty of Greenland's wild coast.
The world’s largest fjord system of Scoresby Sund combined with the spectacular scenery of the Greenland National Park and the Inuit settlement and culture of Ittoqqortoormiit make this a superb comprehensive expedition. Add the likelihood of the Northern Lights and it becomes even more unforgettable.
- Spectacular Scoresby Sund
- Amazing mountain, glacier and tundra landscapes
- Whales, musk oxen and other wildlife
- Northern Lights
- Inuit culture
- Overnight hotel in Reykjavik pre and post trip
- Charter flights from and to Reykjavik
- Group transfers to and from airports
- Full board accommodation on board ship
- Programme of expert lectures
- Guided Zodiac and shore excursions
- Expedition parka
- Loan of rubber boots
Single Cabins Available
This vessel offers single occupancy cabins, which is a perfect option for solo travellers. Travelling alone is often the best way to see the world. No responsibilities, no difficult choices and no trying to please anyone else…just you, your itinerary and your adventurous spirit!
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Take advantage of our vast experience, passion and expertise to help you hand craft the perfect Arctic adventure for you.
Mike lives and breathes adventure travel and has a wealth of experience in some of the most exciting and inspirational destinations in the world. His expertise and first-hand experience afford him the skills to help build holidays to remember.
Simon’s deep passion for and first-hand knowledge of a vast range of destinations all over the world gives him the ideal skills to help you create a truly unforgettable wildlife inspired adventure to the most exciting places on the planet.
Having amassed a host of extraordinary adventures in destinations all over the world, Zoe’s experience, skills and enthusiasm for helping clients plan their ideal itinerary will help make your holiday unforgettable, action packed and life-changing.
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Your adventure begins with an overnight stay in Reykjavik, the world’s northernmost capital city.
Charter flight from Reykjavik to Constable Point in Greenland. Embark and set sail.
You’ll cruise through breathtaking Apelfjord. Fjords punctuate the scenery all around. Your day will be spent exploring and Zodiac cruising through a multitude of dazzling icebergs, fjords and sounds in all shapes and sizes. Be on the lookout for arctic fox and musk ox, which roam free here.
Brogetdal and Watershausen Glacier
Multi-hued mountains surround lovely Brogetdal, which was originally called “painted valley”, and later translated to mean “multicoloured valley”. You’ll view colorful vistas, and fascinating geology.
Blomsterbugten and Renbugten
Blomsterbugten, the “Bay of Flowers,” is home to beautiful purple and gold colored rocks that we’ll explore in the distance, or on a hike for those who wish. Later we’ll continue to Renbugten, called “Reindeer Bay” for the herd of 12 reindeer seen on one of the first expeditions to the area. Artic hare are a common and delightful sight in this area.
Ella Oya (Ella Island)
Ella Oya is a hiker’s paradise. The area is surrounded by ice-choked waters, rugged cliffs and sky-blue icebergs.
Ittoqqortoormiit and Hall Bredning
At the start of the sound, Itoqqortoormiit is East Greenland’s most northerly community and boasts a blend of traditional and modern lifestyles. With clear skies, you’ll have a great opportunity to see the Northern Lights.
Frederiksdal and Sydkapp
Sailing on, deeper into Scoresbysund you’ll encounter massive icebergs and an ancient Thule settlement as we approach Sydkap. The scenery here is unforgettable, with towering mountain sides and hundreds of monumental icebergs playing tricks with your sense of perception.
Arrive at Constable Point and board your charter flight back to Reykjavik, the vibrant and artistic capital of Iceland. Overnight in your comfortable Reykjavik hotel.
Spend more time in Reykjavik or head to the airport for onward or return travel.
A view from Above
The Ocean Nova was built in Denmark in 1992 and refurbished in 2006. It has a fully classified ice-strengthened hull, so is ideally suited for polar waters. There is a total of 45 cabins, all with windows and en-suite facilities. These include single, twin and triple berth cabins. Public areas include two dining rooms, observation lounge/presentation lounge, bar, library, exercise room and hospital. There is plenty of deck space for scenery and wildlife viewing. There is an open bridge policy.
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