Northwest Passage: In the Footsteps of Franklin

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  • No booking fees
  • duration 17 days
  • tour type Group
  • age requirement 8+ years old
  • guiding method Live Guide/Instructor
  • Starts Toronto, Canada
  • Ends Toronto, Canada
  • +5
  • Discover highlights of both Greenland and the Canadian Arctic on a polar expedition that focuses on remote natural landscapes, ancient Inuit cultures and unique wildlife sightings.
  • See the colourful villages of Greenland’s western shores, framed by natural canals and jagged peaks, stopping in to learn about Inuit and Thule histories and shop for traditional crafts.
  • Take to the water – and the skies – on a series of included Zodiac cruises and helicopter experiences, taking you to places otherwise inaccessible to large cruising ships.
  • After full days of exploring the Arctic wilderness, retire to your ultramodern vessel, with comfortable staterooms, multiple dining, bar and lounge areas, and health and wellness facilities.
The tour Northwest Passage: In The Footsteps Of Franklin starts from and ends in Toronto. This is a polar expeditions and cruise trip that takes 17 days taking you through Toronto, Toronto, Maniitsoq, Nuuk and 4 other destinations in Canada and Greenland. This is a guided group tour that includes accommodation in hotels, transport and others.

Heed the call of the wild, like legendary adventurers before you, and set sail on the waters of the Canadian High Arctic, encountering Inuit history and culture, dramatic landscapes and unique wildlife. From Toronto, fly to the western shores of Greenland and begin your Arctic exploration on board a state-of-the-art expedition vessel. Cross the Davis Strait to remote landing sites on Baffin Island, scouring the skies for migrating birds and the waters for whale pods. Your journey will take you high to the Northwest Passage, sailing through immense fjords, past calving glaciers and to some of the world’s most remote shores. True wilderness has never been closer as you spend 17 days experiencing the best of the Arctic, with an expert expedition crew dedicated to creating an unforgettable journey.
5 - Excellent
Based on 12 reviews
FABIO's review for another Peregrine Adventures tour
5 - Excellent
  • From Brazil
  • On Jan 23 2020
“Everything was wonderful! The team to do the expeditions was very professional. The quality of services onboard was fastastic. Perfect cleaning and excellent food.”
Mohammed's review for another Peregrine Adventures tour
4 - Very Good
  • Mohammed
  • From UK
  • On Apr 29 2019
“Very Good”
Eileen's review for another Peregrine Adventures tour
4 - Very Good
  • Eileen
  • From UK
  • On May 12 2019
“Walking was tough - an endurance test. Transport of luggage between hotels worked well. Documentation was not very accurate, but way-marking on the paths was good. We felt a sense of achievement on completing the walk.”
  • Day 1: Toronto
  • Day 2: Kangerlussuaq – Embarkation Day
  • Day 3-4: West Greenland
  • Day 5: At Sea
  • Day 6-15: Canadian High Arctic
  • Day 16: Resolute – Disembarkation Day – Toronto
  • Day 17: Toronto
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  • Expedition Cruise Ship 14 nights, hotel 2 nights
  • Ship , Zodiac , Plane
  • Any international flights to/from Toronto are not included in this price. We always recommend that you arrive 1 day prior to your tour starting date.
  • Travel insurance is not included in this Northwest Passage: In the Footsteps of Franklin tour. Travel insurance is mandatory to buy. We recommend purchasing it from World Nomads.
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No additional cancellation fees apply for this Northwest Passage: In the Footsteps of Franklin tour. You can cancel the tour up to 56 days prior departure and avoid paying the full amount, but your deposit paid is non-refundable. No refund applies for cancellations within 55 days of departure.


A deposit of 600 USD is required to confirm this tour. The remaining balance will be charged 55 days before departure. For any departures within 06 September 2020 full payment is required.

Travel Insurance

Northwest Passage: In the Footsteps of Franklin 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.


For this Northwest Passage: In the Footsteps of Franklin 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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