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The Northwest Passage

Departure: Monday, August 12, 2024
Nights: 24 nights
Departs: Reykjavik
Returns: Nome
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One Way Trip
One
way trip
Duration
24
Nights
Days at Sea
17
Sea Days
Ports
7
Ports
Countries Visted
4
Countries
  • Itinerary

    The Northwest Passage

    Ports of call

    To find out more about the itinerary for this cruise, select the itinerary items below.

    Day Date Port of Call Arrival Departure
    1 Monday, August 12, 2024 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 Tuesday, August 13, 2024 Sailing Through The Denmark Strait
    3 Wednesday, August 14, 2024 Sailing Through The Denmark Strait
    4 Thursday, August 15, 2024 Prince Christian Sound, Greenland 12:00 AM 12:00 AM
    View of Prince Christian Sound, Greenland

    Located on the southernmost tip of Greenland, the largest island in the world, is Prins Christian Sund (Danish), 500m wide and 100 km long, with mountains either side rising 1000m above sea level. A scenic cruise through this channel is one of the world’s best day-scenes from a cruise ship. It is awe-inspiring, with its rugged beauty of narrow passages, dramatic rock formations, steep fjords, drifting ice floes, and towering glaciers marking the southern tip of the massive Greenland ice field. Read more about Prince Christian Sound, Greenland

    5 Friday, August 16, 2024 Prince Christian Sound, Greenland 12:00 AM 12:00 AM
    View of Prince Christian Sound, Greenland

    Located on the southernmost tip of Greenland, the largest island in the world, is Prins Christian Sund (Danish), 500m wide and 100 km long, with mountains either side rising 1000m above sea level. A scenic cruise through this channel is one of the world’s best day-scenes from a cruise ship. It is awe-inspiring, with its rugged beauty of narrow passages, dramatic rock formations, steep fjords, drifting ice floes, and towering glaciers marking the southern tip of the massive Greenland ice field. Read more about Prince Christian Sound, Greenland

    6 Saturday, August 17, 2024 Nuuk, Greenland 12:00 AM 12:00 AM
    View of Nuuk, Greenland

    Nuuk is the capital and largest city of Greenland, as well as being the northernmost capital in the world, though 2 degrees south of the Arctic Circle. It’s a place where the old and the new are united in a unique and dynamic way. The missionary Hans Egede founded Nuuk in 1728 as the very first town in Greenland. Read more about Nuuk, Greenland

    7 Sunday, August 18, 2024 At Sea Aboard Le Commandant Charcot
    8 Monday, August 19, 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

    9 Tuesday, August 20, 2024 At Sea Aboard Le Commandant Charcot
    10 Wednesday, August 21, 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

    11 Thursday, August 22, 2024 Lancaster Sound
    12 Friday, August 23, 2024 Radstock Bay, Devon Island, Nunavut
    13 Saturday, August 24, 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

    14 Sunday, August 25, 2024 Ice Crossing Of The Northwest
    15 Monday, August 26, 2024 Ice Crossing Of The Northwest
    16 Tuesday, August 27, 2024 Ice Crossing Of The Northwest
    17 Wednesday, August 28, 2024 Banks Island
    18 Thursday, August 29, 2024 Banks Island
    19 Friday, August 30, 2024 Sailing Ice Floes In Beaufort
    20 Saturday, August 31, 2024 Sailing Ice Floes In Beaufort
    21 Sunday, September 1, 2024 Sailing Ice Floes In Beaufort
    22 Monday, September 2, 2024 Sailing Ice Floes In Beaufort
    23 Tuesday, September 3, 2024 Sailing In Beaufort Sea
    24 Wednesday, September 4, 2024 Crossing The Bering Strait
    25 Thursday, September 5, 2024 Nome, USA 12:00 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

  • 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

    Owners Suite

    Owners Suite

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

    Cabin Types

    DU, SA

    Average Cabin Size – 0 m2

    Average Balcony Size – 0 m2

    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.

    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.

    Deluxe Suite

    Deluxe Suite

    Deluxe Suite on the Le Commandant Charcot 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.

    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.

  • Deck Plans

    Deck Plans for Le Commandant Charcot

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Cabin Availability

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Prestige Stateroom at the Le Commandant Charcot

Prestige Stateroom

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Deluxe Suite at the Le Commandant Charcot

Deluxe Suite

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Privilege Suite at the Le Commandant Charcot

Privilege Suite

From $103450
Owners Suite at the Le Commandant Charcot

Owners Suite

From $150160

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  • The Northwest Passage

    Cruiseline: Ponant Cruises Ship: Le Commandant Charcot Departure: Monday, August 12, 2024 Nights: 24 nights Departs: Reykjavik Returns: Nome

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