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Reykjavik To Kangerlussuaq

Ship: Silver Wind  
Departure: Thursday, July 21, 2022
Nights: 11 nights
Departs: Reykjavik
Returns: Kangerlussuaq
One Way Trip
One
way trip
Duration
11
Nights
Days at Sea
3
Sea Days
Ports
12
Ports
Countries Visted
3
Countries
  • Itinerary

    Reykjavik To Kangerlussuaq

    Ports of call

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    Day Date Port of Call Arrival Departure
    1 Thursday, July 21, 2022 Reykjavik, Iceland Embark 7:00 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. In town walk past parliament building, city hall, Tjörnin pond, Höfði House(where Gorbachev and Reagan met in 1986 to end the Cold War), Hallgrímskirkja (the largest church in Iceland), and Laugavegur (the main shopping street) Read more about Reykjavik, Iceland

    2 Friday, July 22, 2022 Day At Sea
    3 Saturday, July 23, 2022 Skjoldungen Fjord, Greenland 9:00 AM 4:00 PM
    View of Skjoldungen Fjord, Greenland

    Southern Skjoldungen Fjord is located in Tunu County, south-eastern Greenland. It is surrounded by astonishing mountains, spectacular glaciers and undisturbed wildlife, a place that the native Inuit call Land of the People. The 66km L-shaped fjord that can be navigated by visiting cruise ships along the southern side of Skjoldungen island. The fjord provides an extensive and close-up look at ice bergs, massive crevasses, ice pillars and some truly awesome views. Read more about Skjoldungen Fjord, Greenland

    4 Sunday, July 24, 2022 Prince Christian Sound, Greenland 8:00 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. Passage through this channel may reveal white-beaked dolphins, and four species of whales. Read more about Prince Christian Sound, Greenland

    4 Sunday, July 24, 2022 Aapilattoq, Greenland 3:00 PM

    Aappilattoq is a village in the Kujalleq municipality at the southern tip of Greenland. The name means "red" (the colour red), after the red mountains rising above the settlement. Its population of 130 or so (and decreasing) lives in a small settlement spread over a 400 m square slab of rock that rises just a few metres above the water of Prince Christian Sound. Towering on all sides are snow-covered peaks rising dramatically to 1800 m. Read more about Aapilattoq, Greenland

    5 Monday, July 25, 2022 Nanortalik, Greenland 6:30 AM 11:30 AM
    View of Nanortalik, Greenland

    Nanortalik is Greenland's southernmost town and is located in a scenic area with some of Greenland's most picturesque fjords, small woodlands and steep mountainsides. The town's name means ‘place of polar bears’, which refers to the polar bears that occasionally pass through the town in summer, together with the pack ice from the Arctic Ocean. It is a small town where everyone knows everyone else, and visitors appreciate meeting a friendly population of hunters who live in beautiful natural surroundings. A walk along the main street takes you past Nanortalik's tourist office, which is one of the most attractive tourist offices in South Greenland and features many souvenirs, books and handicrafts made by local artists. Read more about Nanortalik, Greenland

    5 Monday, July 25, 2022 Uunartoq Island, Greenland 4:00 PM 11:00 PM

    Uunartoq Island is tucked into the mountainous fjord region at the sub-arctic southern tip of Greenland. This small island lies midway between the administrative settlement of Qaqortoq and Nanortalik, and can be reached only by ship. It is uninhabited, but the attraction is the group of hot springs that are 37 deg.C. year-round. Read more about Uunartoq Island, Greenland

    6 Tuesday, July 26, 2022 Qaqortoq, Greenland 7:00 AM 1:30 PM
    View of Qaqortoq, Greenland

    Qaqortoq is a town in the Kujalleq municipality in southern Greenland. It is the most populous town in the region and the fourth largest town in the country. The oldest standing building of Qaqortoq is a black-tarred log building from 1797. The building was designed by royal Danish architect Kirkerup, pre-assembled in Denmark, shipped in pieces to Qaqortoq, and then reassembled. Read more about Qaqortoq, Greenland

    6 Tuesday, July 26, 2022 Qaqortoq, Greenland 3:30 PM 10:00 PM
    View of Qaqortoq, Greenland

    Qaqortoq is a town in the Kujalleq municipality in southern Greenland. It is the most populous town in the region and the fourth largest town in the country. The oldest standing building of Qaqortoq is a black-tarred log building from 1797. The building was designed by royal Danish architect Kirkerup, pre-assembled in Denmark, shipped in pieces to Qaqortoq, and then reassembled. Read more about Qaqortoq, Greenland

    7 Wednesday, July 27, 2022 Day At Sea
    8 Thursday, July 28, 2022 Nuuk, Greenland 6:30 AM 4:00 PM
    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. The natural beauty and wildlife surrounding Nuuk is breath-taking and includes magnificent geology, whales playing in the fjord, reindeer on land, bird watching and much more. Read more about Nuuk, Greenland

    9 Friday, July 29, 2022 Evighedsforden, Greenland 4:00 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. The mountain slope near the middle part of the fjord is considered the best heliskiing and mountaineering region in Greenland. Read more about Evighedsforden, Greenland

    9 Friday, July 29, 2022 Evigheds Glacier
    10 Saturday, July 30, 2022 Ilulissat, Greenland 8:00 AM 5:30 PM
    View of Ilulissat, Greenland

    Ilulissat (the Kalaallisut word for "Icebergs"), the third largest settlement in Greenland, is located on its west coast 200 km north of the Arctic Circle. It is a most popular tourist destination in Greenland on account of its proximity to the picturesque Ilulissat Ice fjord 3km to the south, named a World Heritage Site in 2004. Giant icebergs calved from the Sermeq Kujalleq glacier flow into Disco Bay thence David Strait, and ships have to navigate between these mountains of ice. The Ilulissat Icefjord is the same area as 66,000 football fields, up to 6 km wide and approximately 55 km long. Read more about Ilulissat, Greenland

    11 Sunday, July 31, 2022 Sisimiut, Greenland 8:00 AM 2:30 PM
    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. Sisimiut is currently one of the fastest growing towns in Greenland with a population of about 6,000. Read more about Sisimiut, Greenland

    12 Monday, August 1, 2022 Kangerlussuaq, Greenland 7:00 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. The town is situated about 190km inland from Davis Strait, at the head of the longest fjord in western Greenland. Read more about Kangerlussuaq, Greenland

  • Ship

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    Silver Wind

    With the 2018 refit Silver Wind has a new ocean-view spa, Observation Lounge, and eight new suites. Currently carrying just 298 guests, what can you expect onboard? Butler service, casual attire and open-seated dining, genuine hospitality, and all-inclusive service are some of the pleasures you can expect. On shore your fare includes hosted adventures lead by scientists and destination experts.

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    O2, O1, R2, R1, G2, G1, SL, ME, DX, DV, CV, VR, VI

    Average Cabin Size – 60.0 m2

    Average Balcony Size – 0 m2

    One Bedroom: 587 sq ft / 55m2 including veranda (89 sq ft / 8m2) Two Bedroom: 827 sq ft / 77m2 including veranda (89 sq ft / 8m2) Accommodates up to 4 guests. Floor-to-ceiling sliding glass doors opening to a teak balcony with patio furniture, separate bedroom with ocean view and queen-sized bed. Living room with sitting area. Two-bedroom has additional sitting area. Vanity table(s) with hair dryer. Bose® audio system. Radio/alarm with iPod docking station. Illy® Espresso machine. Direct-dial telephone(s). Laundry service throughout the voyage. Wet cleaning and pressing throughout the voyage. Afternoon canapés upon request. Dinner at officer’s table. Dinner for two in La Dame, one evening per voyage. Complimentary interactive mobile content. Sparkling wine served with special chocolate welcome and a bowl of fruits. Unlimited Premium Wifi.

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    • 3rd guest Capacity
    • Bathtub & separate shower
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    • fixed Queen beds
    • Handicap suites
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    Reykjavik To Kangerlussuaq

    Cruiseline: Silversea Cruises Ship: Silver Wind Departure: Thursday, July 21, 2022 Nights: 11 nights Departs: Reykjavik Returns: Kangerlussuaq

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