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The Northwest Passage, In The Wake Of Roald Amundsen

Ship: Le Boreal  
Departure: Wednesday, August 28, 2024
Nights: 22 nights
Departs: Kangerlussuaq
Returns: Nome
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One Way Trip
One
way trip
Duration
22
Nights
Days at Sea
10
Sea Days
Ports
16
Ports
Countries Visted
3
Countries
  • Itinerary

    The Northwest Passage, In The Wake Of Roald Amundsen

    Ports of call

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    Day Date Port of Call Arrival Departure
    1 Wednesday, August 28, 2024 Kangerlussuaq, Greenland Embark 6:00 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 Thursday, August 29, 2024 Sisimiut, Greenland 12:00 AM 12:00 AM
    View of Sisimiut, Greenland

    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 Friday, August 30, 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 Saturday, August 31, 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 Sunday, September 1, 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

    6 Monday, September 2, 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

    7 Tuesday, September 3, 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

    8 Wednesday, September 4, 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

    9 Thursday, September 5, 2024 Beechey Island, Canada 12:00 AM 12:00 AM
    View of Beechey Island, Canada

    Beechey Island is located in the Wellington Channel of the Canadian Arctic Archipelago of Nunavut, Canada. It is separated from the southwest corner of Devon Island by Barrow Strait. The island is best known for being the place where members of Sir John Franklin’s party searched for the Northwest Passage in 1845-46. Read more about Beechey Island, Canada

    10 Friday, September 6, 2024 Fury Beach, Canada 12:00 AM 12:00 AM

    Fury Beach lies on the east coast of uninhabited Somerset Island in the Canadian Arctic Archipelago. It lies 176 km north of the Arctic Circle, and 180 south of the Northwest Passage shipping route that is becoming more frequented with explorer vessels due to the retreat of Arctic ice. The beach faces Prince Regent Inlet and Brodeur Peninsula of Baffin Island 74 km to the east. Read more about Fury Beach, Canada

    11 Saturday, September 7, 2024 Fury Beach, Nunavut
    11 Saturday, September 7, 2024 Bellot Strait, Nunavut, Canada 12:00 AM 12:00 AM

    Bellot Strait above the Arctic Circle is a 30 km passage, round 1 km wide, in the Canadian territory of Nunavut, separating Somerset Island on the north from the Boothia Peninsula on the south. The strait runs roughly east to west. Both sides of the strait rise steeply some 200m or so. Read more about Bellot Strait, Nunavut, Canada

    11 Saturday, September 7, 2024 Sailing In The Bellot Strait
    12 Sunday, September 8, 2024 Gjoa Haven, Canada 12:00 AM 12:00 AM

    Gjoa Haven meaning "lots of fat", referring to the abundance of blubbery sea mammals in the nearby waters, is a hamlet in Nunavut, above the Arctic Circle. It is the only settlement on King William Island. The name Gjoa Haven was named after the ship of polar explorer Roal Amundsen. Read more about Gjoa Haven, Canada

    13 Monday, September 9, 2024 At Sea
    14 Tuesday, September 10, 2024 Edinburgh Island, Canada 12:00 AM 12:00 AM

    Edinburgh Island is located within Coronation Gulf, south of Victoria Island, in the Kitikmeot Region, Nunavut, Canada. Between Coronation Gulf and the Canadian mainland, the Gulf is 55 km wide at this point. The island is 15 km by 9 km, rocky and barren, with highest point about 154 m above sea level. Read more about Edinburgh Island, Canada

    15 Wednesday, September 11, 2024 Ulukhaktok, Canada 12:00 AM 12:00 AM

    Ulukhaktok (aka Ulukhaqtuuq, Holman) lies 460km north of the Arctic Circle on the west coast of Victoria Island, in the Inuvik Region of the Northwest Territories, Canada. The small hamlet has a population of around 500. Hunting, trapping, and fishing are major sources of income. Read more about Ulukhaktok, Canada

    16 Thursday, September 12, 2024 Smoking Hills
    17 Friday, September 13, 2024 Smoking Hills, Canada 12:00 AM 12:00 AM

    The Smoking Hills are dotted along a 30 km section of coastline on the east coast of Cape Bathurst in Canada’s NW Territories. The coast faces Franklin Bay, which in turn lies to the SE of the Beaufort Sea. The coastline, at 70 degrees north, is near the mouth of the Horton River. Read more about Smoking Hills, Canada

    18 Saturday, September 14, 2024 Sailing In Beaufort Sea
    19 Sunday, September 15, 2024 Sailing In Beaufort Sea
    20 Monday, September 16, 2024 Sailing In Beaufort Sea
    21 Tuesday, September 17, 2024 Sailing In Beaufort Sea
    21 Tuesday, September 17, 2024 King Island, Alaska
    22 Wednesday, September 18, 2024 Nome, Alaska
    23 Thursday, September 19, 2024 Nome, USA 8:00 AM Disembark
    View of Nome, USA

    Nome is a seaport used by freighters and cruise ships, located on the southern side of the Seward Peninsula in Norton Sound, Alaska, just 250km across from Siberian Russia. It was a small Inupiat Eskimo settlement until the discovery of gold in 1898 brought over 20,000 fortune seekers, but most left after 10 years, and today there are approximately 4000 residents with half being Native Americans. Interestingly, Nome is the finish line of the annual Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race covering over 1680km across the wilderness from Anchorage. Read more about Nome, USA

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    Average Cabin Size – 33.7 m2

    Average Balcony Size – 7.0 m2

    Size: 484 sq.ft. + 97 sq.ft. balcony. Owner's Suites are decorated by French interior designers and will provide you a breathtaking panoramic sea view. Amenities: bull; Individually-controlled air-conditioning bull; Cabin layout : king-size bed, or twin beds, communicating cabins available bull; Bathtub or shower bull; Minibar bull; Flat screen satellite TV bull; Desk with stationery bull; DVD, CD and Ipodtrade; players bull; Video on demand bull; Safe bull; Hairdryer bull; Bath robes bull; Satellite direct line telephone bull; 110/220 volts outlet bull; French bath products bull; 24hr room service bull; Internet access wifi bull; Another Flat screen satellite TV bull; Large bathtub bull; Sofa bull; Table with 4 chairs bull; Armchair amp; Pedestal table

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    Average Cabin Size – 18.5 m2

    Average Balcony Size – 4.0 m2

    Size: 200 sq.ft. + 43 sq.ft. balcony. Prestige Staterooms with private balcony. Amenities: bull; Individually-controlled air-conditioning bull; Cabin layout : king-size bed, or twin beds bull; Shower bull; Minibar bull; Flat screen satellite TV bull; Desk with stationery bull; DVD, CD and Ipodtrade; players bull; Video on demand bull; Safe bull; Hairdryer bull; Bath robes bull; Satellite direct line telephone bull; 110/220 volts outlet bull; French bath products bull; 24hr room service

    Deluxe Balcony

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    Cabin Types

    DEL

    Average Cabin Size – 18.5 m2

    Average Balcony Size – 4.0 m2

    Size: 200 sq.ft. + 43 sq.ft. balcony. Deluxe Staterooms with private balcony. Amenities: bull; Individually-controlled air-conditioning bull; Cabin layout : king-size bed, or twin beds bull; Shower bull; Minibar bull; Flat screen satellite TV bull; Desk with stationery bull; DVD, CD and Ipodtrade; players bull; Video on demand bull; Safe bull; Hairdryer bull; Bath robes bull; Satellite direct line telephone bull; 110/220 volts outlet bull; French bath products bull; 24hr room service bull; Internet access wifi

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    SP3

    Average Cabin Size – 21.0 m2

    Average Balcony Size – 0 m2

    Size: 226 sq.ft. superior staterooms located on Deck3. Amenities: bull; Individually-controlled air-conditioning bull; Cabin layout : king-size bed, or twin beds bull; Shower bull; Minibar bull; Flat screen satellite TV bull; Desk with stationery bull; DVD, CD and Ipodtrade; players bull; Video on demand bull; Safe bull; Hairdryer bull; Bath robes bull; Satellite direct line telephone bull; 110/220 volts outlet bull; French bath products bull; 24hr room servicebull; Internet access wifi

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  • The Northwest Passage, In The Wake Of Roald Amundsen

    Cruiseline: Ponant Cruises Ship: Le Boreal Departure: Wednesday, August 28, 2024 Nights: 22 nights Departs: Kangerlussuaq Returns: Nome

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