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Northwest Passage: Epic High Arctic

 
Summary:

The fabled sea route connecting the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans, the Northwest Passage continues to grip our collective imagination. On this captivating 17-day voyage, we invite you aboard our game-changing new vessel, Ultramarine, to explore this fascina...

Duration
17 Days
Countries
2
Next Departure
30-Aug-2022
Starting at
USD 15,495.00
Price per day
USD 911.00

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Operator
Quark
Ship
Ultramarine
Tour
Northwest Passage: Epic High Arctic

Summary

The fabled sea route connecting the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans, the Northwest Passage continues to grip our collective imagination. On this captivating 17-day voyage, we invite you aboard our game-changing new vessel, Ultramarine, to explore this fascinating waterway with an incredible range of on-board comforts and off-ship adventures no other vessel can offer. Passing through the Canadian Arctic archipelago, guests will journey back in time to the height of Arctic exploration, navigating the waters explored by sailors from different lands and visiting the sites that helped unlock the eventual discovery of this long-coveted route. Aboard the technologically-advanced Ultramarine, you will explore this remarkable environment in unforgettable ways—taking advantage of two twin-engine helicopters, 20 quick-launching Zodiads, the most extensive portfolio of adventure options in the industry, more outdoor wildlife viewing spaces than any other expedition ship its size—to create your quintessential Arctic experience. Marvel at highlights of the Canadian Arctic and Greenland’s stunning west coast, stopping at traditional Inuit and Greenlandic communities. Participate in included helicopter activities and take in the vast, pristine Arctic wilderness from the air. Visit the UNESCO World Heritage site Ilulissat Icefjord, whose Jakobshavn glacier calves off icebergs up to a kilometer high. And keep your eyes peeled for the elusive and majestic creatures who make their home in this harsh, remote landscapes, such as whales, walrus, muskoxen and polar bears. Come aboard Ultramarine, venture to the fabled route that for centuries held explorers in its grip, and return home forever bonded to the spirit of Arctic adventure.

Northwest Passage: Epic High Arctic (Quark)

Short Itinerary

Day 1.
Arrive In Toronto, Canada
Day 2.
Fly To Resolute And Embark
Day 3-6.
Exploring Canada’S High Arctic
Day 7-8.
Exploring Smith Sound
Day 9.
Qaanaaq, Greenland
Day 10.
At Sea
Day 11-15.
Exploring West Greenland
Day 16.
Disembark In Kangerlussuaq And Fly To Toronto
Day 17.
Depart Toronto, Canada

Visited Countries (2): Canada, Greenland

Ports of call (7): Ellesmere Island, Ilulissat, Kangerlussuaq, Northwest Passage, Nuuk, Qaanaaq, Toronto

Remarks

Highlights

  • Experience highlights of the Canadian Arctic and Greenland
  • Visit traditional Inuit and Greenlandic communities
  • View arctic wildlife, such as whales, walrus and muskoxen
  • Explore the Ilulissat Icefjord, a UNESCO World Heritage Site
  • Cruise in a Zodiac to get up close to the spectacular scenery

Ship Information

Ship Name
Ultramarine
Ship Type
Expedition Ship
Max. Passengers
199
Ultramarine
 

Travel Package

 
Coming from
 
Going to
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Toronto
Toronto
 

This is an Organised Sea Cruise, Luxury Cruise or Expedition: you will eat and sleep on-board of the ship. These are smaller ships and there are never more than 200 passengers on board. The cruise operator set the itinerary, the destinations, duration and departure dates as well as the price per cabin type/deck. Excursions can be included or optional. You can join, enjoy and meet other people.

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