Expedition East Greenland with Disko Bay - superlative "Nordic views"

Please note: your voyage rates include Charter flights as per itinerary in Economy Class.

Highlights


• Discover glorious Greenland in one intensive experience from the ice of Disko Bay in the west to the remote east – you will never forget the world’s largest island.


Kangerlussuaq/Greenland, departure 21.00 hrs
The HANSEATIC inspiration is one of the few ships that can travel not only to Greenland’s spectacular west, but also to the east, where there is little tourist infrastructure and the icy shield opens up only in the early autumn, setting the stage for unique “Nordic views”. As you start your cruise, Sisimiut presents the history of polar settlements in its picturesque old town, which resembles a museum village. On an island hike, your experts will explain fascinating historical details. The imposing mountainous landscape of Ilulissat also offers stunning views on a hike along the ice fjord. A breathtaking natural spectacle will draw everyone’s attention in Disko Bay: while cruising and riding in the Zodiacs, watch the mighty ice formations that drift through the bay.
Cast your gaze over the vast tundra in the Arsukfjord – with luck, musk oxen will grace the fantastic backdrop. Prins Christian Sund glistens in beautiful turquoise: enjoy extraordinary and unique views of waterfalls and glaciers.
(highlights and landing depend on the weather and ice conditions, including Skjoldungen Sound, Tasiilaq, Ittoqqortoormiit, Scoresbysund, Northeast Greenland National Park) This forms a charming contrast to the warm colours of the landscape in East Greenland’s Skjoldungen Sound; our flexible expedition route also visits the small settlement of Tasiilaq. The Zodiacs will take you up-close to nature – and offer a good chance of spotting whales, among other creatures. Ittoqqortoormiit, Greenland’s smallest community where around 600 people live in complete isolation, is like an Arctic haven of peace. A small museum will take you back in time and bring Inuit history to life. Continue north on a geological journey through the millennia to Scoresbysund, where ice age glaciers have clearly left their mark. Depending on the weather and ice conditions, the HANSEATIC inspiration will take its time over intensive explorations of the world’s largest fjord system. A world of superlatives awaits you: Greenland’s highest mountains, impressive glacier landscapes and icebergs glittering like sapphires shape the region. Awe-inspiring rock faces rise up steeply before you, forming a rugged backdrop to fascinating white ice sculptures reflected in the water. On a hike through the autumn tundra, you might see an Arctic fox before marvelling at the icebergs drifting by in Sydkap, for example. One particular highlight of your expedition awaits you further north in Northeast Greenland National Park: be overwhelmed by the view from the Zodiacs as the mountain flanks of the Alpefjord tower up to 3,000 m (9,842 ft) above you. Equally majestic, the King Oscar Fjord will complete your unforgettable impressions of Greenland’s pristine beauty – perhaps even with a polar bear sighting.
Your farewell to Greenland will be accompanied by picturesque mountain landscapes when the HANSEATIC inspiration sets course for Seydisfjoerdur in Iceland. The traditional wooden houses of this small town bear witness to the riches brought by the herring boom.
The legendary Scottish Orkney Islands await you with rugged cliffs and mystical light. Explore the historical treasures of Orkney* from Kirkwall, with the Skara Brae Stone Age settlement and the Ring of Brodgar from around 2700 BCE. When you return to the present in Hamburg, you can be sure that a wealth of experiences from the northern reaches of the earth will stay with you forever.
Arrival 8.00 hrs Individual travel arrangements from cruise arrival point
A change in itinerary may be required on this expedition. The captain will decide on the best-possible alternative depending on weather and ice conditions and official approval.

Outside Cabin. From

$ 15330 USD pp
Outside Cabin. From
Living area: 22 m² (237 ft²) Binoculars in the cabin Nordic walking poles Heated wall in bathroom (e.g. for towels and wet parkas) Rain shower Free mini bar Coffee machine Separable beds

Panorama Cabin. From

$ 16130 USD pp
Panorama Cabin. From
Living area: 22 m² (237 ft²) Binoculars in the cabin Nordic walking poles Heated wall in bathroom (e.g. for towels and wet parkas) Rain shower Free mini bar Coffee machine Separable beds

French Balcony Cabin. From

$ 16920 USD pp
French Balcony Cabin. From
Living area: 21 m² (226 ft²) Binoculars in the cabin Nordic walking poles Heated wall in bathroom (e.g. for towels and wet parkas) Rain shower Free mini bar Coffee machine Separable beds

Balcony Cabin. From

$ 17730 USD pp
Balcony Cabin. From
Living area: 28 m² (301 ft²); balcony: 6 m² (65 ft²) Binoculars in the cabin Nordic walking poles Heated wall in bathroom (e.g. for towels and wet parkas) Rain shower Free mini bar Coffee machine Separable beds

Junior Suite with Balcony. From

$ 23300 USD pp
Junior Suite with Balcony. From
Living area: 43 m² (463 ft²); balcony: 6 m² (65 ft²) Separate living/sleeping area Separate dining area Sleeping area with panoramic view Separable beds TV in living and sleeping areas Bathroom with two sinks and rain shower Steam sauna in shower area Heated wall in bathroom (e.g. for towels and wet parkas) Butler service Binoculars in the suite Nordic walking poles Free mini bar Coffee machine

Grand Suite with Veranda. From

$ 32870 USD pp
Grand Suite with Veranda. From
Living area: 71 m² (764 ft²); Veranda: 16 m² (172 ft²) Veranda with space heaters Separate living/sleeping area Separate dining area Sleeping area with panoramic view Separable beds TV in living and sleeping areas Daylight bathroom with two sinks, free-standing bath, rain shower and balcony access Steam sauna in shower area Heated wall in bathroom (e.g. for towels and wet parkas) Separate toilet Butler service Exclusive service privileges Binoculars in the suite Nordic walking poles Free mini bar Coffee machine

Hanseatic Inspiration

Vessel Type: Five-star expedition ship

Length: 138 meters

Passenger Capacity: 230 (199 for Antarctic expeditions and cruises around Spitsbergen)

Built: 2017

Explore the Ship:

* More open deck space than on any other expedition ship

* Glass balconies: Float over the ocean with perfect views when watching whales and dolphins, for example

* Observation Deck and Lounge: The terraced Observation Deck offers the best views as well as permanently mounted binoculars. Located one deck lower, the Observation Lounge brings the excitement indoors with its 180-degree panoramic view

* Bow tour: The new deck track at the bow puts you in the front row for wildlife sightings.

* Marina: The marina is the convenient starting point for a variety of warmwater sports – kayaks, stand-up paddle boards and snorkelling equipment are available for you to use

Cabins & Suites:

* An ocean view with even more: exclusively outside cabins and suites, almost all with balconies or French balconies

* Grand Suites with a private veranda

* Spaciously designed – enjoy a relaxing stay in rooms from 21 m² (226 ft²) up to 71 m² (764 ft²) in size

* Exceptionally equipped – for example, with binoculars, Nordic Walking poles, air conditioning, coffee machine and mini bar (free of charge)

* Separable beds in all cabins and suites

* Heated wall in bathroom (e.g. for towels and wet parkas)

Culinary:

* Main restaurant: A relaxed atmosphere at any time of day – from breakfast to dinner, inspired by the region.

* Speciality restaurants: The speciality restaurant on the HANSEATIC inspiration will take you on a culinary voyage of discovery: explore exquisite Japanese creations and Peru’s modern and fashionable cooking. Explore new culinary highlights of the North American east coast on the HANSEATIC nature.

* Bistro Restaurant: Eat under an open sky. The Bistro Restaurant offers 84 indoor and around 100 outdoor seats.

* Bars: spend the evening relaxing with a glass of wine in the Observation Lounge or the HanseAtrium.

Fitness & Wellness:

* Spa area: Our new ships offer professional partial- and full-body massages, classic cosmetic treatments, a hairdresser and treatments for your hands and feet. The Finnish sauna with an ocean view and the steam sauna are the perfect end to every expedition.

* Pool area/bar: Thanks to its flexible canopy, the pool area with bar can be enjoyed whatever the weather. Water loungers and a counter-current system offer pure relaxation.

* Fitness area: The fitness area, which has been expanded significantly to around 100 m² / 1,076 ft², features up-to-date equipment, a separate course room and an incomparable ocean view.

Knowledge On Board:

* HanseAtrium: The central HanseAtrium can be used for many different activities; its cutting-edge technology makes it suitable for presentations and expert lectures as well as intensive precaps and recaps. In the evening, the HanseAtrium is transformed into an atmospheric bar where you can see out the day and reflect on your experiences.

* Ocean Academy: The Ocean Academy allows you to experience science however you desire. You can use the large media wall and interactive poster to display fascinating information on a wide range of disciplines whenever you like.

Cabin layout for Hanseatic Inspiration

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