Arctic Express Cruise: Greenland’s Northern Lights - Reykjavik - Up to -70% | Voyage Privé

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  • Set off to conquer the Arctic on this incredible expedition aboard a ship. 
  • Be dazzled by the exceptional beauty of Greenland's landscapes. 
  • You'll stay in Reykjavík for a night on either side of your 7-night cruise, and will enjoy Full Board dining aboard the ship!

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Your Destinations

For those short on time, the benefits of this expedition are many. You’ll witness the delights of the world’s largest fjord system of Scoresby Sund, discover the fascinating Inuit settlements and people of Ittoqqortoormiit, and have the possibility of viewing some of the world’s most vivid displays of Northern Lights. On this active adventure, you’ll have the chance to trek along the tundra and at Greenland National Park, climb mountains and watch grazing musk ox and other arctic wildlife on the horizon.

Your Itinerary In Brief

Day 1 : Reykjavík (Iceland) 
Day 2 : Constable Point 
Day 3 : Alpefjord 
Day 4 : Brogetdal and Watershausen Glacier 
Day 5
 : Blomsterbugten and Renbugten 
Day 6
 : Ella Oya (Ella Island) 
Day 7
  : Ittoqqortoormiit and Bredning Hall 
Day 8
  : Frederiksdal and Sydkap 
Day 9
 : Constable Point 
Day 10
 : Reykjavík

Your Itinerary

DAY 1 Reykjavik, Iceland
Your adventure begins with an overnight stay in thoroughly modernReykjavik, the world’s northernmost capital city.

DAY 2 Embarkation Day at Constable Point
You’ll fly from Reykjavik to Constable Point to board your vessel and begin your expedition. Get ready for a great adventure ahead! 
DAY 3 Alpefjord
You’ll cruise through breathtakingAlpefjord. 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. Beon the lookout for arctic fox and muskox, which roam free here.

DAY 4 Brogetdal and Watershausen
GlacierMulti-hued mountains surround lovelyBrogetdal, which was originally called“painted valley,” and later translated to mean “multicoloured valley.” You’ll viewcolorful vistas, and fascinating geology. Later, you’ll travel to the impressive and rarely visited WaltershausenGlacier, an imposing ice floe at the head of Nordfjord, named after German explorer Baron Wolfgang Sartorius vonWaltershausen, after his failed 1869attempt to reach the North Pole via EastGreenland. 
DAY 5 Blomsterbugten and Renbugten
Blomsterbugten, the “Bay of Flowers,”is home to beautiful purple and gold-coloured rocks that you’ll view from a distance, or on a hike for those who wish. Later we’ll continue toRenbugten, called “Reindeer Bay” for the herd of 12 reindeer seen on one of the first expeditions to the area. Arctic hare is a common and delightful sight in this area.

DAY 6 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. Challenge yourself with a climb to the top of the island—the views are worth it. 
DAY 7 Ittoqqortoormiit and Hall Bredning
At the start of the sound, Itoqqortoormiit is East Greenland’smost 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. You can also support local Inuit artisans by purchasing unique handicrafts. Our time here is spent bonding with the Inuit people and gaining an appreciation of their way of life. Later, we’ll see huge icebergs -larger than football fields, taller than apartment buildings - crossing HallBredning, part of Scoresby Sund.

DAY 8 Frederiksdal and Sydkap
Sailing on, deeper into Scoresby Sundyou’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 iceberg playing tricks with your sense of perception.
DAY 9 Disembarkation at Constable Point
Arrive at Constable Point and disembark the ship. Sit back and enjoy your charter flight from ConstablePoint to Reykjavik, the vibrant and artistic capital of Iceland. Overnight in your comfortable Reykjavik hotel.

DAY 10 Depart Reykjavik
Make your own way to the airport for your return flight home, or spend some extra time in Reykjavik - you’ll be amazed at the variety of attractions and must-see places of interests Reykjavik has to offer.

Ocean Nova Ship

During this expedition, you will be accommodated aboard the Ocean Nova in a choice of a Twin/Double Room (10m2) on the Main Deck or Bridge Deck on a Full Board basis.

Designed to accommodate travellers who have ventured into the remotest lands of the globe, this Danish-built cruise ship has a solid hull, reinforced to navigate the icy waters of the polar regions. Take the time to appreciate its modern conveniences for a pleasant stay during your getaway to the Far North! 

Your Cabin

Equipped with all the comfort you need for your well-being, your Cabin will be your cocoon aboard the Ocean Nova. Take full advantage of its facilities and its breathtaking view of the surroundings from its window.

Sleeps up to

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2 Adults

Your Board Basis

Seize the day from the get-go with a tasty breakfast buffet, and then recharge with a buffet lunch later in the day. In the evening, head to the dining room to enjoy a la carte dishes, carefully prepared by the ship's chefs.

Your Time

During your leisurely hours, you will easily find something to keep you entertained on the Ocean Nova. For those looking to maintain a fitness regime, there is a gym on board. If you're looking to relax, you can head over to the panoramic lounge and enjoy reading a book borrowed from the boat's library. Finally, an observation post is also available to gaze out at the beautiful landscapes of the region!

Grand Hotel Reykjavik 4*

You will spend the first and the last night of your trip at Grand Hotel Reykjavik (or similar), in a Standard Room with daily Breakfast.

This eco-conscious hotel is a comfortable and modern base for your exciting adventures. Its 311 guest rooms offer a relaxing home from home, and facilities include a spa and gym, and a newly opened Grand Restaurant serving modern Nordic cuisine.

Rooms are tastefully designed with first-class amenities including - an en-suite bathroom with a bath or shower, satellite TV, mini-fridge, hair dryer, iron & ironing board, coffee & tea maker and a safe.

Your Journey

Flights: The flights included are with either a scheduled or no-frills airline and are subject to live availability and prices can change. You can choose your preferred departure times during the booking process. Please select your flight options carefully as departure and arrival airports may differ.

Transfers: Transfers from the hotel to the port are included. Airport transfers are not included.

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Travel Advice

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In More Detail

Please Note: This offer is Non-Refundable.

Please find practical information about the property and your trip: 

The boat is not accessible to people with reduced mobility. 
Type of vessel: cruise ship 
Length: 73 m 
Width: 11 m 
Maximum number of passengers: 78 
Maximum speed: 11 knots 
Crew: 40 persons  
Pets are not allowed. 
Cancellations: Non-refundable offer Timetables and prices are indicative, subject to change. 

Please Note: 
Check-in outside the hotel's standard times may incur additional fees. Check out times are subject to change, please check these with the hotel upon arrival.
Schedules and prices are subject to change. 
If the property is accessible to people with reduced mobility, this is subject to availability. To book a room for reduced mobility, please contact our Customer Services Team. 

What's Included

  • 10 day expedition itinerary on the Ocean Nova ship with pre-and post-expedition overnights in Reykjavik (Guests make own way to/from airport and Reykjavik hotel)
  • Full board included on board ship. Bed & Breakfast only in Reykjavik
  • Shipboard accommodation with daily housekeeping
  • All breakfasts, lunches, dinners and snacks on board
  • All shore landings per the daily program
  • Leadership throughout the voyage by our experienced Expedition Leader (English-speaking)
  • All Zodiac transfers and cruising per the daily program
  • Formal and informal presentations by our Expedition Team and special guests as scheduled
  • Photographic journal documenting the expedition
  • Waterproof expedition boots on loan for shore landings
  • Official Quark Expeditions® parka to keep
  • Coffee, tea and cocoa available around the clock
  • Hair dryer and bathrobe in every cabin
  • Comprehensive predeparture materials, including a map and an informative Arctic Reader
  • All miscellaneous service taxes and port charges throughout the program
  • All luggage handling aboard the ship
  • Emergency evacuation insurance to a maximum benefit of US$500,000 per person
  • Greenland voyages cruise passenger tax
  • One night’s pre-expedition hotel accommodation at the Grand Hotel Reykjavik (or similar) in Reykjavik with breakfast
  • Group transfer from Reykjavik hotel to domestic airport on embarkation day
  • Charter flight from Reykjavik to Constable Point on embarkation day
  • Group transfers to and from ship
  • Charter flight from Constable Point to Reykjavik domestic airport on disembarkation day
  • Group transfer from domestic airport to Reykjavik hotel
  • One night’s post-expedition hotel accommodation at the Grand Hotel Reykjavik (or similar) in Reykjavik with breakfast

Not Included

  • Drinks and other meals not clearly mentioned
  • Surcharge for special requests on food, and meals.
  • Entrance fees, permits and guide service during free time.
  • Insurance, gratuities and personal expenses
  • Surcharge for public holidays

Your Contract

If you book a package which includes flights, your contract will be with Voyage Privé. The air holiday package(s) shown are ATOL protected by the Civil Aviation Authority. Our ATOL number is 10170.

If you book a package which does not include flights, then ATOL protection does not apply. Your contract will be with the provider of the accommodation and not Voyage Privé. Voyage Privé acts only as agent for the accommodation provider.

Please read our booking conditions before confirming your holiday.

Important Information

If booking as a single traveller, room occupancy is not guaranteed. You may be placed in either a single, double or twin room, based on the availability of the property at the time. 

The location shown on our map is to be used as a guide only and the actual location of the property may differ.

Your contact details may be passed on to the hotel so that they can make contact with you to discuss your booking in advance of your arrival.

You may be asked to provide a credit/debit card deposit on arrival to cover any purchases made in the hotel.

Although we endeavour to provide up to date information we cannot guarantee that all hotel facilities and services will be available during your stay, especially when travelling out of the main holiday periods.

Star rating standards may differ to that of the UK, depending on the country of travel.

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