Wild Fjords of South Greenland: Land of the Vikings

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  • No booking fees
  • duration 13 days
  • tour type Group Request as private
  • age requirement 8-99 yrs
  • max group size 199
  • guiding method Fully guided
  • Tour Code BM-43954
  • Footprint Carbonneutral CO2 emissions resulting from all trips on Bookmundi will be offset via investments in carbon reduction projects.
  • Operated in English
  • Starts Reykjavik, Iceland
  • Ends Toronto, Canada
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HIGHLIGHTS Download trip notes
  • Cruise past epic Arctic scenery out in the wilderness, where few dare to venture. Aboard your Ultramarine ship and on daily Zodiac excursions, you’ll see huge icebergs, soaring glaciers, gorgeous fjords and a vast seascape.
  • Look out for wildlife like migrating whales, seals and lots of seabirds! Your expedition team will always be on hand, looking out for the best spotting opportunities.
  • Learn about the Viking culture and Norse history in Reykjavik and with a visit to Hvalsey (Qaqortukulooq) in Southeast Greenland – home to the country’s best preserved Norse ruins.
  • Meet locals in remote towns and see what it’s like to live in traditional Inuit settlements along the shores of Greenland.
  • Explore Igaliku, part of the newly established UNESCO World Heritage Site of Kujataa. Home to only 25 inhabitants, this is Greenland’s oldest sheep-farming settlement.
Start in Reykjavik and end in Toronto, the trip "Wild Fjords Of South Greenland: Land Of The Vikings" is a guided polar expeditions and cruise tour that takes 13 days. You will visit Nuuk, Hvalsey, Reykjavik and 3 other destinations in 4 different countries. "Wild Fjords Of South Greenland: Land Of The Vikings" is a group trip which will include accommodation in hotels, transport, meals and others. See below for further details.

Explore the seldom visited and fascinating region of South Greenland on this 13-day exploration aboard the Ultramarine. Start in Reykjavik and explore this picturesque city at your own pace before climbing aboard your ship – with an expert expedition team, you’ll discover Greenland’s serene shores, sail the icy waters of the southeast coast and see the lush southern tip. Visit local communities and Viking sites, gaining an insight into the local culture and history, and look out for the whales, seals and seabirds that call this place home along the way. In your downtime, take advantage of your ship’s luxurious suites, spa and wellness amenities and incredible wilderness viewing spaces! Surrounded by mountains, valleys and fields of wildflowers, and with heaps of optional extras to kick it all up a notch, this expedition trip will be sure to leave you breathless.
  • Day 1: Reykjavik, Iceland
  • Day 2: Embarkation in Reykjavik
  • Day 3-4: Transit from Iceland to Southeast Greenland
  • Day 5-6: Exploring Southeast Greenland
  • Day 7-8: Exploring Southeast Greenland
  • Day 9-11: Exploring West Greenland
  • Day 12: Disembark in Nuuk and fly to Toronto
  • Day 13: Toronto
  • Expedition Ship (10 nights), comfortable hotel (2 nights)
  • 12 Breakfasts, 9 Lunches, 10 Dinners
  • Ship , Zodiac , plane
  • An expert tour leader
  • Any international flights to Reykjavik and 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 Wild Fjords of South Greenland: Land of the Vikings tour. Travel insurance is mandatory to buy. World Nomads' travel insurance has been designed by travelers for travelers.
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REQUEST A PRIVATE, CUSTOMIZABLE DEPARTURE By design, this is a group tour. You can however request a private, customized version of this tour for yourself or your private group of people. Private departures are usually more expensive, but come with these benefits:
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No additional cancellation fees apply for this Wild Fjords of South Greenland: Land of the Vikings tour. You can cancel the tour up to 58 days prior departure and avoid paying the full amount, but your deposit paid is non-refundable. No refund applies for cancellations within 57 days of departure.


For any tour departures within 15 August 2024, full payment is required. For tours that depart later than 15 August 2024, a deposit of 400 USD is required to confirm the tour, and the remaining balance will be charged 57 days before trip departure.

Travel Insurance

Wild Fjords of South Greenland: Land of the Vikings tour requires that you have adequate and valid travel insurance covering medical and personal accidents, including repatriation costs and emergency evacuation. World Nomads offers travel insurance for independent travelers and intrepid families.


For this Wild Fjords of South Greenland: Land of the Vikings 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 traveling to, as part of this itinerary.

Is this trip right for you
  • As you’d expect, temperatures in the Arctic are very cold. A warm parka will be provided along with waterproof boots and unlimited hot drinks, but you should also bring base layers and lots of warm clothing. Please see the Essential Trip Information for further important details about what to bring.
  • Weather depending, you will be making regular excursions in a Zodiac boat to explore the local area and look for wildlife. It can get very cold and wet on the Zodiac, so make sure you are dressed appropriately and that you keep your camera safe and dry. Sturdy sea legs are needed as you make wet and dry landings from the boat, and on steep terrain, snow and other uneven surfaces. Some ships also have a lot of stairs.
  • The weather plays a pivotal part in this adventure and although there’s an itinerary in place, there are no guarantees that you’ll be able to do everything that is planned for. A level of flexibility and openness to embracing the unexpected are important in expedition travel, especially to such a remote area.
  • Proof of vaccination against COVID-19 is no longer mandatory on departures after 1st January 2023. Nonetheless, all travellers are strongly advised to be vaccinated as a safety measure to protect themselves and others on the tour. This policy excludes all Polar trips and select adventure cruises, where testing and vaccination are required.
  • Also, proof of vaccination may still be required at specific entry points or by the airlines. Therefore, please make sure to check all the travel requirements carefully before travelling.
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