Welcome to the green land of ice! Following in the footsteps of the Vikings and the Inuit culture, this route paints a multifaceted picture of the Nordic world – crowned by the icy Disko Bay.

Highlights


• Expedition Greenland with Disko Bay - reserved for polar explorers.

Departure 20.00 hrs
From 7.00 to 15.00 hrs Silence, the vast expanse and Nordic serenity: start your Greenland expedition with another island full of character: Iceland. Volcanoes, the wind and the sea have all left their mark on the scenery. Set off from the small fishing town of Grundarfjordhur to explore the dramatic landscape of the Snaefellsnes peninsula*. Take a snowcat up to around 1,400 m (4,593 ft) on Snaefellsjokull for a glacier experience*. The volcano certainly made an impression on Jules Verne, who used it as the starting point of Journey to the Center of the Earth. For you, this is the prologue to a very personal adventure story.
Thrilling chapters await when you follow in the footsteps of the Norsemen and set a course for Greenland. Erik the Red landed on its south coast more than 1,000 years ago. Feel the pioneering spirit as your small expedition ship forges its path through Prince Christian Sound. This ice-covered waterway is filled with spectacular mountains and mighty glaciers. Perhaps you’ll catch your first glimpse of a whale! This cruise presents plenty of whale-watching opportunities.
(including Qaqortoq, Igaliko, Arsukfjord, Nuuk, Evigedsfjord, Qeqertarsuaq, Uummannaq, Storoen, Eqip Sermia Glacier, Ilulissat, Disko Bay) Qaqortoq will take you back in time with many magical old houses from the period around 1775 when the town was founded. A small museum provides fascinating information about the Viking legacy and the Inuit culture. Surrounded by green meadows and snow-covered mountains, the small village of Igaliko played an important historical role: in the twelfth century, this was the seat of a bishop with an unusually large cathedral for the time. Today, the ruins are a fascinating relic from the Norse era. Timeless beauty awaits you in Arsukfjord. Go on a hike with your experts and cast your gaze over blooming tundra and picturesque glacier panoramas. Nuuk, Greenland’s capital, is the heart of the nation, where Inuit traditions and modern life come together in the charming Greenlandic manner. The national museum offers fascinating insights into the country’s history and geology. Almost 100 km (62 mi.) long, Evigedsfjord is like an open-air stage with steep cliff walls rising up around it. The Zodiacs will take you ashore for hikes through the vast, untouched landscape. Qeqertarsuaq presents a stunning contrast to the dark mountain backdrop with small, colourful houses by the water. Enter the town through the whalebone gateway to explore Godhavn – the “good harbour”, Qeqertarsuaq’s translation – or wander through the Arctic tundra to the Windy Valley. The island of Uummannaq is shaped by a mountain with two peaks and a vast fjord system. Typical turf huts in the town centre are a reminder of the traditional Inuit lifestyle. The desert isle of Storoen is a northern geological treasure. Once you land with the Zodiacs, your experts will spend your hike explaining the bizarre natural surroundings reminiscent of a lunar landscape and how garnet crystals and glacial striations develop. Greenland’s character is shaped by majestic high mountains and breathtaking glaciers. Around 7 km (4 mi.) wide, the glacier cliff of the Eqip Sermia Glacier is particularly impressive. Go ashore on the opposite bank and marvel at this sheer white wall. The Jakobshavn Glacier, the world’s most active glacier, will not fail to grab your attention when you hike from Ilulissat to the ice fjord with your experts. Huge towering icebergs gather here in many different formations. Can’t believe your eyes? Disko Bay will provide even more memorable moments. Ice sculptures in all manner of forms drift slowly through the vast area. Enjoy this natural spectacle from your front-row seat on deck – or take a Zodiac ride to the centre of the action. Illuminated by the sunlight, the ice gleams in a fascinating play of colours from white to azure blue. There is simply no better and more beautiful way to end your Greenland cruise.
Arrival 6.00 hrs Charter flight from Kangerlussuaq to Germany
Itineraries are subject to change.

GUARANTEED OUTSIDE CABIN

$ 11750 USD pp
GUARANTEED OUTSIDE CABIN
When a guaranteed cabin is booked, a two-berth outside cabin will be provided (limited numbers). Cabins will be assigned shortly before the beginning of the cruise. If combined cruises are booked, we are unable to guarantee the same accommodation throughout. Your cabin number will be sent to you along with the travel documents.

OUTSIDE CABIN

$ 12990 USD pp
OUTSIDE CABIN
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

$ 13600 USD pp
PANORAMA CABIN
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

$ 14210 USD pp
FRENCH BALCONY CABIN. From
Living area: 23 m² (248 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

$ 14820 USD pp
BALCONY CABIN. From
27 m² (911 ft²) incl. balcony: 5 m² (54 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

$ 19120 USD pp
JUNIOR SUITE
42 m² (452 ft²) incl 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

$ 26480 USD pp
GRAND SUITE
71 m² (764 ft²) incl 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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