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Expedition to the edge of the Ice Sheet - with National Geographic

Reykjavík - Kangerlussuaq

Dates:
14/07/2022
to  27/07/2022

14
days
13
nights on board
Starting from*
£10,090

Transfer + vol Kangerlussuaq/Paris


In collaboration with National Geographic Expeditions.  

This PONANT itinerary is your chance to embark on a brand-new 14-day expedition cruise to Greenland. Aboard L’Austral, you will follow the Vikings' route, the first Europeans to discover eastern Greenland as far as Nuuk, in the steps of Erik the Red. You will also enjoy a combination of adventure and discovery in the company of an experienced team of naturalist guides, anthropologists, ornithologists and marine mammal specialists...  

From Reykjavik, you will touch the east coast of Greenland in Tasiilaq, a city founded by the Danish explorer Gustav Holm. Located on Ammassalik island, on the edge of an inlet, it offers a breathtaking view of the icebergs whose thousand blue glittering reflections dot the horizon.

During your cruise and Zodiac® outings, you will have many opportunities to admire an abundant and varied fauna: seals, whalesorcas, not to mention the many species of seabirds.

Your ship will then sail down the narrow Prins Christian Sund passage, which connects the south-east of Greenland to the south-west. Jagged mountains, rocky cliffs, waterfalls and floating ice form a wonderful wild landscape in which frolic colonies of bearded seals.

To the country’s west, you will sail amid the blue icebergs of the Narsaq region, and among the largest icebergs in the Northern Hemisphere in Disko Bay.

We are privileged guests in these remote lands where we are at the mercy of weather, ice, tidal and current conditions. Landings on certain sites and the observation of certain wildlife cannot be guaranteed. They vary from day to day, making each PONANT cruise a unique experience. The Captain and the Expedition Leader will make every effort to ensure that your experience is as rich as possible, while complying with the safety rules and instructions imposed by the AECO. 


Ref : RK175 - A140722


Your itinerary

A brand-new cruise in collaboration with National Geographic Expeditions offering enrichment with a National Geographic Photographer and an Expert onboard. Outings and shore visits in Zodiac® inflatables...


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Choose your stateroom

Choose your stateroom

Superior Stateroom
 

(21 m2)

Fully booked

Deluxe Stateroom
 

(18 m2)

From £10,880

Prestige Deck 4
 

(18 m2)

From £11,990

Prestige Deck 5
 

(18 m2)

From £12,560

Prestige Deck 6
 

(18 m2)

From £13,230

Deluxe Suite
 

(27 m2)

Fully booked

Prestige Deck 5 Suite
 

(37 m2)

From £24,290

Prestige Deck 6 Suite
 

(37 m2)

From £25,520

Owner's Suite
 

(45 m2)

Fully booked



Complete your trip

Complete your trip

Included in your cruise
For more peace of mind, PONANT organizes your trip before or after the cruise. This package is included in the price of your cruise.


Included in your cruise

Additional services
For more peace of mind, PONANT selects flights and takes care of your transfers for your trip as well as shore visits before and after the cruise.


Additional services


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*Price is per person, double occupancy, is based on availability, and subject to change at any time. The category of cabin to which this price applies may no longer be available.