Under the Northern Lights: Exploring Iceland & East Greenland

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  • No booking fees
  • duration 14 days
  • tour type Cruise
  • age requirement 8+ years old
HIGHLIGHTS Download trip brochure
  • Search for iconic arctic wildlife, such as polar bears, muskoxen and whales
  • Hike the tundra, visit an Inuit community and explore a breathtaking fjord system in East Greenland
  • Marvel at the dramatic mountains and bird cliffs of Iceland’s oldest region
  • Possibly view the enchanting northern lights (aurora borealis)
The Under the Northern Lights: Exploring Iceland & East Greenland tour starts and ends in Reykjavik. The Under the Northern Lights: Exploring Iceland & East Greenland is a cruise tour that takes 14 days taking you through Reykjavik, Iceland and other destinations in Iceland.

Explore two of the last unspoiled wilderness areas on the planet with the Under the Northern Lights: Exploring Iceland & East Greenland itinerary. Cruising along Iceland’s mountainous Vestfjords and Greenland’s remote northeast coast, home to the largest fjord system in the world, you’ll discover diverse and dramatically rugged landscapes rich in iconic arctic wildlife. Immersed in the untamed beauty of the Arctic, you’ll experience Inuit culture firsthand at Ittoqqortoormiit, visit ancient Thule sites steeped in history, and marvel at the majesty of massive icebergs and towering bird cliffs. If you’re lucky, you may also catch sight of the spectacular northern lights dancing across the sky.

The Arctic has been inspiring explorers for centuries, and our expeditions offer the chance for you to discover why. We’re excited to host you on your unforgettable adventure! Feel free to reach out to our team of Polar Travel Advisers or your travel professional, who can answer your questions and provide assistance at any time.
CUSTOMER REVIEWS ABOUT QUARK EXPEDITIONS
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Based on 32 reviews
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5 - Excellent
“Many people on this boat have had the privilege of traveling many places, but unequivocally, this Antarctica trip surpassed all of our expectations! It's all downhill from here! :) The level of service from the cabin crew to the dining room and all around the ship was impeccable. The personalities and friendliness of the Expedition team, combined with absolute professionalism really made this trip! This was an incredible trip and I would highly recommend to any of my friends and family and would definitely book with Quark again in the future!”
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5 - Excellent
“What a GREAT trip. The ship is a destination all on its own. 50 Years of Victory cutting through the ice is amazing to watch. As always, Quark's guest lecturers and expedition staff were excellent. We also saw 14 lovely polar bears and several groups of walrus. Stunning trip.”
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5 - Excellent
“Fantastic trip. Great excursions and sights. Lots of effort to get us out and ashore. Great communication. Great accommodation. Loved the yoga. THANK YOU ALL SO MUCH. I AM SOOO HAPPY!!!”
ITINERARY Expand All
  • Overview
  • Day 1 : Helsinki, Finland
  • Day 2 : Embarkation in Murmansk, Russia
  • Days 3 and 4 : At Sea
  • Days 5 to 7 : Exploring Novaya Zemlya
  • Days 8 to 13 : Exploring the Kara Sea and Severnaya Zemlya
  • Day 14 : At Sea
  • Days 15 to 18 : Exploring Franz Josef Land
  • Days 19 and 20 : At Sea
  • Day 21 : Disembarkation in Murmansk and Fly to Helsinki
  • Day 22 : Helsinki
WHAT'S INCLUDED
Accommodation
  • Shipboard accommodation with daily housekeeping
  • All shore landings per the daily program
Meals
  • Beer and house wine during dinner
  • Coffee, tea and cocoa available around the clock
Guide
  • Leadership throughout the voyage by our experienced Expedition Leader
Others
  • 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
  • Complimentary reusable water bottle
  • Hair dryer and bathrobe in every cabin
  • Comprehensive onboard materials, including a map and an informative Arctic/Antarctic 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
WHAT'S EXCLUDED
  • International airfare
  • Passport and visa expenses
  • Government arrival and departure taxes not mentioned above
  • Meals ashore unless otherwise specified
  • Baggage, cancellation, interruption and medical travel insurance—strongly recommended
  • Excess-baggage fees on international flights
  • Mandatory waterproof pants for Zodiac cruising, or any other gear not mentioned
  • Laundry, bar, beverage and other personal charges unless specified
  • Phone and Internet charges
  • Voluntary gratuity at the end of the voyage for shipboard staff and crew
  • Additional overnight accommodation
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GOOD TO KNOW
CANCELLATION

No additional cancellation fees apply for this Under the Northern Lights: Exploring Iceland & East Greenland tour. You can cancel the tour up to 125 days prior departure and avoid paying the full amount, but your deposit paid is non-refundable. No refund applies for cancellations within 124 days of departure.

Payment

A deposit of 2699 USD is required to confirm this tour. The remaining balance will be charged 124 days before departure. For any departures within 07 December 2020 full payment is required.

Travel Insurance

Under the Northern Lights: Exploring Iceland & East Greenland tour requires that you have adequate and valid travel insurance covering medical and personal accidents, including repatriation costs and emergency evacuation. We recommend using World Nomads' travel insurance.

Visa

For this Under the Northern Lights: Exploring Iceland & East Greenland tour getting the required visa(s) is the responsibility for each individual traveller, as visa requirements vary depending on your nationality. We recommend to check with your local embassies representing the countries that you are travelling to, as part of this itinerary.

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