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West And Southern Greenland

Icescapes to abandoned villages
This is a varied journey to the little-visited sounds and glaciers of west Greenland. You will sail beneath majestic fjords and close to icebergs and glaciers. The area proliferates with icescapes, which you can appreciate up-close from a Zodiac or with walks on the islands - both of these afford fantastic photographic opportunities.

This voyage also gives the traveller an insight into the rich history, as we visit abandoned villages and Inuit settlements. You'll visit some of the best-preserved ruins from the Norse period and learn about the Viking legacies. During the summer, there is 24-hour daylight, so you can really make the most of your time exploring Greenland's dramatic landscapes.

Tour Highlights

  • Follow the path of the Norse settlers who discovered Greenland over 900 years ago
  • Explore ancient Norse ruins
  • Cruise past enormous glaciers and visit UNESCO-listed World Heritage Sites
  • Visit the fjords of Southern Greenland and several settlements
  • Visit Iceland, Southern Greenland and Disko Bay in one voyage.

Itinerary

Itineraries on some departure dates may differ, please select.

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  • 1
    Arrive Copenhagen

  • 2
    Copenhagen/Kangerlussuaq

  • 3
    Qeqertarsuaq

  • 4
    Ilulissat

  • 5
    Sisimiut

  • 6
    Nuuk

  • 7
    Ivittuut

  • 8
    Narsaq and Qassiarsuk

  • 9
    Hvalsey and Qaqortoq

  • 10
    Prins Christian Sund, Greenland

  • 11
    Denmark Strait

  • 12
    Grundarfjörður, Iceland

  • 13
    Reykjavik

Tour notes

Each departure date has it's own dedicated tour note, detailing all you need to know about that tour. Whether you've already booked, or weighing up your options, please choose carefully the relevant itinerary for you.

We have the following different versions of the West and Southern Greenland - M/S Fram tour available at present.

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Included meals 12 11 11
Breakfast Lunch Dinner
Transport
Zodiac, MS Fram
Accommodation
1 night Comfortable Hotel
11 nights Comfortable Boat
Tour Staff
Expedition Crew, Naturalist(s)
Ship Description
The M/S Fram is a comfortable vessel for your polar exploration with modern amenities such as fitness room, Jacuzzi and sauna. The ample indoor and outdoor public spaces are designed to ensure you enjoy the passing scenery and wildlife sightings; each table in the restaurant has scenic views and the observation lounge has panoramic windows. There’s also a selection of shore excursions to choose from, allowing you to experience as much of the polar wilderness as possible.