Best of the Western Arctic: Canada and Greenland

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5.0 Based on 1 Review
  • duration 20 days
  • tour type Cruise
  • age requirement 8+ years old
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  • Starts Toronto, Canada
  • Ends Toronto, Canada
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HIGHLIGHTS Download trip notes
  • Search for iconic arctic wildlife, such as polar bears, muskoxen, walrus and whales
  • Explore Canadian wildlife sanctuaries and the Ilulissat Icefjord, a UNESCO World Heritage Site
  • Visit traditional settlements and meet Inuit and Greenlandic locals
  • Cruise in a Zodiac to explore icebergs, glaciers, fjords and more
The tour Best Of The Western Arctic: Canada And Greenland is a 20 days cruise tour which starts and ends in Toronto. You will be cruising through Greenland, Canada and 2 more countries and visit Ilulissat, Baffin Island, Lancaster Sound and 5 other destinations. The tour Best Of The Western Arctic: Canada And Greenland includes cabin accommodation onboard the cruise ship and others. Please refer to the package includes section for more details.

Venture far above the Arctic Circle to a land where polar bears roam and the sun never sets. On the Best of the Western Arctic: Canada and Greenland itinerary, you’ll explore the northerly shores of Canada’s Baffin Island and the western coast of Greenland, visiting local communities and searching for wildlife that inhabit this remote, mysterious realm. Zodiac cruising will give you one-of-a-kind perspectives of icebergs, glaciers and fjords. Community visits will reward you with insights into traditional and modern ways of life in the Western Arctic, and the rugged beauty of these pristine landscapes will leave you breathless, whether it’s the soaring cliffs of Sam Ford Fjord or the sculpted icebergs that dominate the Ilulissat Icefjord. In a wildlife-rich region such as this, it’s quite possible you’ll spot whales or catch a glimpse of one of the Arctic’s most iconic animals—the polar bear.
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
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An outstanding adventure
5 - Excellent
“We explored the Far North, discovering an Arctic world with wonderful new friends and grand daily adventures. We attended lectures, jumped into zodiacs for new shores, walked on the ice pack, learned about northern life and its peoples, and shared vibrant conversations at meals. Hotel staff very hospitable and expedition staff wise and fun. An outstanding adventure was had.”
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  • Overview
  • Day 1 : Arrive in Toronto, Canada
  • Day 2 : Embarkation Day in Kangerlussuaq, Greenland
  • Day 3 : At Sea
  • Days 4 to 6 : Exploring Baffin Island, Canada
  • Day 7 : At Sea
  • Days 8 to 11 : Lancaster Sound
  • Day 12 : Smith Sound
  • Days 13 and 14 : Exploring Northwest Greenland
  • Day 15 : At Sea
  • Days 16 to 18 : Exploring West Greenland
  • Day 19 : Disembark in Kangerlussuaq and Fly to Toronto
  • Day 20 : Depart Toronto, Canada
WHAT'S INCLUDED
Meals
  • Beer and house wine during dinner
  • Coffee, tea and cocoa available around the clock
Accommodation
  • Shipboard accommodation with daily housekeeping
  • All shore landings per the daily program
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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CANCELLATION

No additional cancellation fees apply for this Best of the Western Arctic: Canada and 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 3149 USD is required to confirm this tour. The remaining balance will be charged 124 days before departure. For any departures within 28 February 2021 full payment is required.

Travel Insurance

Best of the Western Arctic: Canada and 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 Best of the Western Arctic: Canada and 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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