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At The Genesis Of The French Polar Expeditions Cruise

Departure: Saturday, April 30, 2022
Nights: 10 nights
Departs: Reykjavik
Returns: Reykjavik
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Duration
10
Nights
Days at Sea
5
Sea Days
Ports
5
Ports
Countries Visted
3
Countries
  • Itinerary

    At The Genesis Of The French Polar Expeditions Cruise

    Ports of call

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    Day Date Port of Call Arrival Departure
    1 Saturday, April 30, 2022 Reykjavik, Iceland Embark 6:00 PM
    View of Reykjavik, Iceland

    Reykjavik, the capital and largest city of Iceland, is the gateway to Iceland's stunning natural wonders, which range from ice fields to boiling thermal pools. The landscape on the island seems to be in a continual process of transformation much like its society, which blends Nordic tradition with sophisticated technology. On the waterfront see the open-air history of shipping disasters. Read more about Reykjavik, Iceland

    2 Sunday, May 1, 2022 At Sea Aboard Le Commandant Charcot
    3 Monday, May 2, 2022 Nansen Harbor, Greenland 12:00 AM 12:00 AM
    View of Nansen Harbor, Greenland

    Nansen Harbor lies on the coast of East Greenland, 785 km to the WSW of Iceland, and 260 km south of the Arctic Circle. It lies inside Umivik Bay. Upernattivik Island (Upernarsuak) lies in the middle of the inner part of the bay. Read more about Nansen Harbor, Greenland

    4 Tuesday, May 3, 2022 Tasiilag, Greenland 12:00 AM 12:00 AM
    View of Tasiilag, Greenland

    Tasiilaq (meaning “the place with a lake”, and known as Ammassalik until 1997) is a town (population 2,000) in SE Greenland, just 106 km below the Arctic Circle, and 760 km due west of Reykjavik in Iceland. It lies on the southeastern coast of Ammassalik Island, lying tightly against the mainland. The research station Sermilik is located 15 km northwest of Tasiilaq on the west coast of the island. Read more about Tasiilag, Greenland

    5 Wednesday, May 4, 2022 Scoresby Sund, Greenland 12:00 AM 12:00 AM

    Scoresby Sund is a large fjord system in East Greenland, 400 km directly north of Iceland, and above the Arctic Circle. The mouth of the sound is 30 km wide, and it extends about 200 km inland where it branches into a tree-like structure extending about 350 km far inland. The depth ranges from 400 to 1450 m. Read more about Scoresby Sund, Greenland

    6 Thursday, May 5, 2022 Kangerlussuaq (East Greenland)
    7 Friday, May 6, 2022 Exploration Of Blosseville Coast
    8 Saturday, May 7, 2022 D'aunay Bay
    9 Sunday, May 8, 2022 Ittoqqortoormiit, Greenland 12:00 AM 12:00 AM
    View of Ittoqqortoormiit, Greenland

    Ittoqqortoormiit (“Big-House Dwellers”) is a settlement of around 450 (and declining) at the mouth of Scoresby Sund (Kangertittivaq fjord) in east Greenland. It lies 440 km due north of Iceland. The location had been settled in earlier times by Inuit, evidenced by ruins and other archaeological remains. Read more about Ittoqqortoormiit, Greenland

    10 Monday, May 9, 2022 At Sea Aboard Le Commandant Charcot
    11 Tuesday, May 10, 2022 Reykjavik, Iceland 7:00 AM Disembark
    View of Reykjavik, Iceland

    Reykjavik, the capital and largest city of Iceland, is the gateway to Iceland's stunning natural wonders, which range from ice fields to boiling thermal pools. The landscape on the island seems to be in a continual process of transformation much like its society, which blends Nordic tradition with sophisticated technology. On the waterfront see the open-air history of shipping disasters. Read more about Reykjavik, Iceland

  • Ship

    Le Commandant Charcot Overview

    Le Commandant Charcot

    Le Commandant-Charcot, the very first hybrid-electric polar exploration ship that is powered by liquefied natural gas. The latest addition to the Ponant fleet, the Le Commandant Charcot has now made it possible to operate polar expedition cruises of a kind never before undertaken.

  • Cabins

    Le Commandant Charcot Cabins

    Prestige Stateroom

    Prestige Stateroom

    Prestige Stateroom on the Le Commandant Charcot Prestige Stateroom on the Le Commandant Charcot

    Cabin Types

    PV8, PV7, PV6, PR8, PR7, PR6

    Average Cabin Size – 0 m2

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    Area: 28 msup2;, Capacity: up to 3 passengers per cabin. Features - 5 msup2; private balcony, Shower, Individually-controlled airconditioning, Stateroom layout: king-size bed or twin beds - communicating staterooms available, Minibar - 24hr room service, Flat screen satellite TV, Video on demand, IPodtrade; docks, Safe, French bath products, Dressing table with hairdryer, Direct line telephone, 110V American (two flat pins)/220V European (round sockets with two round pins), Internet access Wifi.

    Owners Suite

    Owners Suite

    Owners Suite on the Le Commandant Charcot Owners Suite on the Le Commandant Charcot

    Cabin Types

    DU

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    Area: 48 m2, Capacity: up to 4 passengers per cabin. Feature - 26 msup2; private balcony with jacuzzi, Shower amp; Balneo bathtub, Butler service, Individually-controlled air conditioning, Stateroom layout: king-size bed or twin beds - communicating staterooms available, Minibar - 24hr room service, Flat screen satellite TV, Video on demand, IPodtrade; docks, Safe, French bath products, Dressing table with hairdryer, Direct line telephone, 110V American (two flat pins)/220V European (round sockets with two round pins), Internet access Wifi.

    Deluxe Suite

    Deluxe Suite

    Deluxe Suite on the Le Commandant Charcot

    Cabin Types

    PS8, PS7

    Average Cabin Size – 0 m2

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    Area: 40 msup2;, Capacity: up to 4 passengers per cabin.Features - 10 msup2; private balcony, 2 Showers, Individually-controlled air conditioning, Stateroom layout: king-size bed or twin beds - communicating staterooms available, Minibar - 24hr room service, Flat screen satellite TV, Video on demand, IPodtrade;, docks, Safe, French bath products, Dressing table with hairdryer, Direct line telephone, 110V American (two flat pins)/220V European (round sockets with two round pins), Internet access Wifi.

    Privilege Suite

    Privilege Suite

    Privilege Suite on the Le Commandant Charcot Privilege Suite on the Le Commandant Charcot

    Cabin Types

    VS8, VS6

    Average Cabin Size – 0 m2

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    Area: 48 msup2;, Capacity: up to 4 passengers per cabin. Features - 12.5 msup2; private balcony, Shower, Individually-controlled air conditioning, Stateroom layout: king-size bed or twin beds - communicating staterooms available, Minibar - 24hr room service, Flat screen satellite TV, Video on demand, IPodtrade; docks, Safe, French bath products, Dressing table with hairdryer, Direct line telephone, 110V American (two flat pins)/220V European (round sockets with two round pins), Internet access Wifi.

  • Deck Plans

    Deck Plans for Le Commandant Charcot

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Privilege Suite

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Owners Suite

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    At The Genesis Of The French Polar Expeditions Cruise

    Cruiseline: Ponant Cruises Ship: Le Commandant Charcot Departure: Saturday, April 30, 2022 Nights: 10 nights Departs: Reykjavik Returns: Reykjavik

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