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Expedition To The Thule Region

Ship: Le Boreal  
Departure: Saturday, July 20, 2024
Nights: 16 nights
Departs: Kangerlussuaq
Returns: Kangerlussuaq
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Duration
16
Nights
Days at Sea
1
Sea Days
Ports
14
Ports
Countries Visted
2
Countries
  • Itinerary

    Expedition To The Thule Region

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    Day Date Port of Call Arrival Departure
    1 Saturday, July 20, 2024 Kangerlussuaq, Greenland Embark 7:00 PM
    View of Kangerlussuaq, Greenland

    Kangerlussuaq (Danish: Søndre Strømfjord) is a settlement in western Greenland in the Qeqqata municipality, located at the head of a fjord of the same name, and just inside the Arctic Circle. The town lies between glacial-fed Qinnguata Kuussua river to the SE, fjord to the SW, and hills rising sharply to 400m to the north. Russell Glacier and the Greenland ice sheet lie about 22km further east. Read more about Kangerlussuaq, Greenland

    2 Sunday, July 21, 2024 Sisimiut, Greenland 12:00 AM 12:00 AM
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    Sisimiut is a town in central-western Greenland, located on the coast of Davis Strait, approximately 320 km north of Nuuk, and about 42km inside the Artic Circle (April 2017). It is the administrative center of the region and the second-largest town in Greenland. As the northernmost year-round ice-free port in the country, it is an important shipping hub for outlying settlements. Read more about Sisimiut, Greenland

    3 Monday, July 22, 2024 Saqqaq, Greenland 12:00 AM 12:00 AM

    Saqqaq is a village on the Nuussuaq Peninsula in the Quaasuitsup municipality of western Greenland, 380km north of the Arctic Circle (April 2017). The village of fewer than 200 is reached by sea only during summer and autumn. The village name means “the sunny side”, as it faces south. Read more about Saqqaq, Greenland

    4 Tuesday, July 23, 2024 Eqip Sermia, Greenland 12:00 AM 12:00 AM
    View of Eqip Sermia, Greenland

    Eqip Sermia – Eqi Glacier – is located in West Greenland, 70 km north of Ilulissat settlement, and 260 km inside the Arctic Circle. Many visitors view the impressive glacier which has a 3.5 kilometre wide face and is constantly calving icebergs into the sea. The glacier has retreated about three kilometres over the past 100 years. Read more about Eqip Sermia, Greenland

    5 Wednesday, July 24, 2024 Qeqertarsuaq, Greenland 12:00 AM 12:00 AM

    Qeqertarsuaq (Danish, Godhavn) is a port and town on Disko Island off the west coast of Greenland, about 320 km inside the Arctic Circle. Established as a Danish whaling town in 1773, hunting and fishing are still the main occupations of the 900 inhabitants. From the sea the town’s colourful homes are reflected in the still water peppered by icebergs – every building functional, colourful, backed by jagged peaks covered by streaky summer clouds. Read more about Qeqertarsuaq, Greenland

    6 Thursday, July 25, 2024 Uummannaq, Greenland 12:00 AM 12:00 AM
    View of Uummannaq, Greenland

    Uummannaq (Umanak) is a town in northwestern Greenland, located 590 km north of the Arctic Circle, on an island in the south-central arm of the fjord all sharing the same name. It is situated on a heartshaped island, hence its name which means 'heartlike place'. It is home to the country's most northerly ferry terminal. Read more about Uummannaq, Greenland

    7 Friday, July 26, 2024 Kullorsuaq, Greenland 12:00 AM 12:00 AM

    Kullorsuaq is a settlement in NW Greenland on Kullorsaq Island, Melville Bay, part of the larger Baffin Bay. The island is at the northern end of the vast Upernavik Archipelago that hugs the west coast of Greenland for a distance of 340 km. The first and official language is Kalaallisut or West Greenlandic, the colonial language being Danish. Read more about Kullorsuaq, Greenland

    8 Saturday, July 27, 2024 Savigsivik, Greenland 12:00 AM 12:00 AM

    Savigsivik is an Inuit settlement on an island off the far NW of Greenland, in Melville Bay, an extension of the larger Baffin Bay. It lies well within the Arctic Circle at 76 deg. North. Read more about Savigsivik, Greenland

    9 Sunday, July 28, 2024 Qaanaaq (Thule), Greenland 12:00 AM 12:00 AM
    View of Qaanaaq (Thule), Greenland

    Qaanaaq, formerly Thule, (population 626) lies on the NW coast of Greenland, almost mid-way between the Arctic Circle and the Geographic North Pole. This is the second most northerly town in the world. The Thule Air Base, in an enclave, since the 1950s was a strategic air base during the Cold War and base for a Ballistic Missile Early Warning System radar site. Read more about Qaanaaq (Thule), Greenland

    10 Monday, July 29, 2024 Qaanaaq (Thule), Greenland 12:00 AM 12:00 AM
    View of Qaanaaq (Thule), Greenland

    Qaanaaq, formerly Thule, (population 626) lies on the NW coast of Greenland, almost mid-way between the Arctic Circle and the Geographic North Pole. This is the second most northerly town in the world. The Thule Air Base, in an enclave, since the 1950s was a strategic air base during the Cold War and base for a Ballistic Missile Early Warning System radar site. Read more about Qaanaaq (Thule), Greenland

    11 Tuesday, July 30, 2024 Pond Inlet, Canada 12:00 AM 12:00 AM
    View of Pond Inlet, Canada

    Pond Inlet is a small, modern, attractive Inuit community (population 1550) located on northern Baffin Island above the 72nd parallel. The town is particularly picturesque hamlet, surrounded by massive icecapped mountains, dozens of glaciers, ice floes and explorable ice caves. No wonder Pond Inlet is considered one of Canada's "jewels of the North". Read more about Pond Inlet, Canada

    12 Wednesday, July 31, 2024 Feachem Bay, Canada 12:00 AM 12:00 AM

    Feachem Bay is a small bay 1.4 km wide and 3 km deep, in the Canadian province of Nunavut, that branches off the north side of Buchan Gulf. The Gulf is an elongated Arctic fjord on Baffin Island, 147 km north of the Arctic Circle, that faces the great Baffin Bay. Deeper in the Gulf are Icy Arm Fjord and other tributary fjords, plus a number of glaciers. Read more about Feachem Bay, Canada

    13 Thursday, August 1, 2024 Sam Ford Fjord, Canada 12:00 AM 12:00 AM

    Sam Ford Fjord (Kangiqtualuk Uqquqti) lies within the Arctic Circle on the east coast of Canada’s Baffin Island, between the Inuit settlements of Pond Inlet (330 km to the NW) and Clyde River (80 km to the SE). The fjord is known for its glaciers and rugged beauty, with steep granite cliffs on both sides rising to 1500 m. Its mouth is about 20 km wide, and it extends inland 110 km. Read more about Sam Ford Fjord, Canada

    14 Friday, August 2, 2024 Isabella Bay, Canada 12:00 AM 12:00 AM

    Isabella Bay, within the Niginganiq National Wildlife Area, is situated on the NE coast of Baffin Island, in Canada’s territory of Nunavut. The Bay lies about 100 km north of the Arctic Circle, and 470 km to the east, across David Strait and Baffin Bay, lies the coast of Greenland. Within Isabella Bay are the uninhabited Aulitivik and Aulitiving Islands, and the fjord that enters the bay extends over 100 km inland. Read more about Isabella Bay, Canada

    15 Saturday, August 3, 2024 At Sea
    16 Sunday, August 4, 2024 Evighedsforden, Greenland 12:00 AM 12:00 AM

    Evighedsforden (‘Everlasting Fjord’; also Kangerlussuatsiaq Fjord) in SW Greenland lies just below the Arctic Circle along its 90 km length. The fjord flows in a deep canyon into the Davis Strait, with a water depth of 700m. Its feed-in glaciers drain the Maniitsoq ice sheet. Read more about Evighedsforden, Greenland

    17 Monday, August 5, 2024 Kangerlussuaq, Greenland 4:00 AM Disembark
    View of Kangerlussuaq, Greenland

    Kangerlussuaq (Danish: Søndre Strømfjord) is a settlement in western Greenland in the Qeqqata municipality, located at the head of a fjord of the same name, and just inside the Arctic Circle. The town lies between glacial-fed Qinnguata Kuussua river to the SE, fjord to the SW, and hills rising sharply to 400m to the north. Russell Glacier and the Greenland ice sheet lie about 22km further east. Read more about Kangerlussuaq, Greenland

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  • Expedition To The Thule Region

    Cruiseline: Ponant Cruises Ship: Le Boreal Departure: Saturday, July 20, 2024 Nights: 16 nights Departs: Kangerlussuaq Returns: Kangerlussuaq

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