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New!The Northwest Passage: From Greenland to the Bering Sea (2017)

Cruise the entire Northwest Passage on an extraordinary voyage from western Greenland to Nome, Alaska, joined by A&K's world-class Expedition Team on exclusively chartered 'Le Boreal.'

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21st Aug 2017
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New!The Northwest Passage: From Greenland to the Bering Sea (2017) Arrive in Montreal and transfer to your hotel. The balance ofyour day is free to relax or explore the city independently, withour staff available at the A&K hospitality desk to assist witharrangements or reservations.
22nd Aug 2017
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New!The Northwest Passage: From Greenland to the Bering Sea (2017) After breakfast this morning, enjoy the opportunity to explorethis modern and culturally rich Canadian city with a choice ofengaging tours, each arranged to fit a variety of activity levels.Tonight, gather with your A&K Expedition Team for a welcomecocktail reception and dinner to celebrate the start of youradventure.
23rd Aug 2017
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New!The Northwest Passage: From Greenland to the Bering Sea (2017) Arrive by charter flight this afternoon in Western Greenlandat Kangerlussuaq (Søndre Strømfjord in Danish), located on thetip of its namesake fjord and once a strategic allied strongholdduring World War II. Weather and time permitting, visit theedge of the Greenland ice sheet (indlandsis), a vast body ofinland ice covering 80 percent of the continent. En route, beon the lookout for native wildlife, such as musk oxen, reindeer,Arctic foxes, falcons and eagles. Later, arrive at the pier to boardyour luxurious expedition cruiser, ‘Le Boreal.’ Tonight, joinyour award-winning Expedition Team and crew for a welcomecocktail reception
24th Aug 2017
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New!The Northwest Passage: From Greenland to the Bering Sea (2017)
25th Aug 2017
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New!The Northwest Passage: From Greenland to the Bering Sea (2017) Based on ice, weather and sea conditions, your captain and expedition crew determine the day’s best sightseeing opportunities, which may include:
26th Aug 2017
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New!The Northwest Passage: From Greenland to the Bering Sea (2017) Sisimiut: North of the Arctic Circle, Sisimiut is both thenorthernmost city in Greenland able to maintain a year-round,ice-free port, as well as the southernmost town with sufficientsnow for dogsledding in winter and spring. Visit the localmuseum with its exhibits on Inuit culture and Greenlandiccolonial history, and meet a dog musher and his dogsled team.
27th Aug 2017
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New!The Northwest Passage: From Greenland to the Bering Sea (2017) Disko Bay & Ilulissat: Cruise into Disko Bay, a wide inletoff of Baffin Bay first explored by Erik the Red in 985,when he established the first Norse settlements in WesternGreenland. Discover the Ilulissat Icefjord, a UNESCO WorldHeritage Site, at the sea mouth of one of the fastest and mostactive glaciers in the world, Sermeq Kujalleq. The scene isspectacular with giant icebergs, floating growlers and bergybits (large chunks of glacial ice), and the sounds of the calvingice-stream. Take a walking tour of Ilulissat, including a visit tothe local history museum, and meet with villagers to learn aboutlife in this often-harsh Arctic region. Enjoy a huskie dogsleddemonstration and learn about the centuries-old methods ofleather tanning still in practice today.
28th Aug 2017
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New!The Northwest Passage: From Greenland to the Bering Sea (2017) Uummannaq Fjords: Located north of Ilulissat, the UummannaqFjord System is an awe-inspiring geological wonder teemingwith marine life. Visit Karrat ø to enjoy the stunning view of theiceberg-studded bay and also discover the remains of ancienthuts, made of whale bones and sod by traditional Thule hunters(ancestors of the Inuit) some 500 to 1,000 years ago.
29th Aug 2017
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New!The Northwest Passage: From Greenland to the Bering Sea (2017) Upernavik: Founded in 1772, this summer camp for nomadicGreenland Inuit was an ideal hunting ground for whales, sealsand fish. Witness this for yourself when you spend time withlocal villagers who still maintain a traditional way of life, livingoff the fish and seal populations common to the region. Visit the shops, church and local museum, the last of which offers anexcellent display of Greenlandic life.
30th Aug 2017
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New!The Northwest Passage: From Greenland to the Bering Sea (2017)

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Cruise the entire Northwest Passage on an extraordinary voyage from western Greenland to Nome, Alaska, joined by A&K's world-class Expedition Team on exclusively chartered 'Le Boreal.'

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