Evigheds Fjord/Evigheds Glacier, Greenland –
Nicknamed ‘Forever Fjord’ thanks to its length (100km, or 62 miles), the impressive Evigheds Fjord seems to go on forever! Take a Zodiac cruise through a portion of the beautiful, serene fjord to the Evigheds Glacier, which visitors have described as appearing out of a painting.
Nuuk, Greenland –
Nuuk is the economic and cultural center of Greenland (and its capital). It is both the largest city in Greenland and one of the smallest capitals in the world. The city of 18,000 boasts colorful buildings and the majestic, snow-covered Sermitsiaq Mountain in the background. Nuuk has been inhabited as far back as 2200 BC by the Paleo-Eskimo people of the Saqqaq culture.
Iqaluit, Nunavut, Canada –
Experience the capital (and only city) of the Canadian Arctic territory Nunavut. See the exceptional artwork featured in the Nunatta Sunakkutaangit Museum, as well as at the interior of the Nunavut Legislative Assemble Building, which has been covered with some of the best-known Inuit art. Even the streets have colorful Inuit murals.
L’Anse aux Meadows –
Visit another incredible UNESCO World Heritage Site. L’Anse aux Meadows is the first European settlement in North America. Discovered in 1960, the archaeological site is believed to be settled by the Norse around 1000 AD -evidence of pre-Columbian overseas contact.
Gros Morne National Park, Newfoundland, Canada –
Experience the biodiversity and unforgiving landscape of The Tablelands in Gros Morne National Park, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Shaped by continents and glaciers that clashed together eons ago, the park is filled with vast fjords and mountains that tower over barren cliffs, bogs and forests.
• See the Qilakitsoq mummies in Nuuk’s National Museum. The four mummies provide evidence of Inuit life in 1475 AD.
• View authentic Inuit art in three locations: Kangaamiut, Nuuk and Iqaluit.
• See the site of the first Norse settlement in North America (UNESCO World heritage) and have a look at the replicas of ancient buildings nearby.
Wildlife Watch List:
• Blue, humpback, Minke and Sei whale
• Polar bear, seals and walrus
• Brünnich’s Guillemots, Glaucous Gulls, Northern Fulmars, Northern Gannets
Expedition highlights and wildlife listed here are possible experiences only and cannot be guaranteed. Your Expedition Leader and Captain will work together to ensure opportunities for adventure and exploration are the best possible, taking into account the prevailing weather, wildlife activity and ice conditions. Expedition Team members scheduled for this voyage are subject to change or cancellation.
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