Silver Explorer, Skjoldungen Fjord, Greenland

17D From Icebergs To Inuits

Destination Climax
SilverExplorer cruising through Arctic waters

Saqqaq, Greenland

In Saqqaq, we will share morning kaffe-mik (coffee and cake) with the locals, learning more about their culture and lifestyle. Before departing, enjoy a tour around the many icebergs that get stranded here.

Iceberg Touring, Greenland

Ilulissat, Greenland

Often surrounded by icebergs in all shapes and sizes and in varying shades of white and turquoise, we will cruise the entrance of the Icefjord in local fishing boats, navigating amongst the many icebergs.

Searching for wildlife on land

Nuuk, Greenland

At the Greenlandic National Museum, we have the fantastic opportunity to see the famous Qilakitsoq mummies, and will leave time to visit Father Christmas's post office with the world's largest mailbox.

Lower Savage Islands, Canada

We will cruise through the narrow channels between the Lower Savage Islands to search for wildlife, and more specifically Polar Bears and seals, among the unusual rock formations.

Cape Dorset, Canada

Cape Dorset is the most famous Inuit art village in the Canadian North. Here we will visit the printmakers and carvers of the region. We will explore Mallikjuaq Territorial Park with its archaeological remains.

Polar bear spotted in Lower Savage Island

Akpatok Island, Canada

We will explore the uninhabited island's coast. Home to the world's largest population of Thick-billed Murres, estimated at well over a million birds, the island is also a summer home for Polar Bears.

L'anse Aux Meadow, Newfoundland, Canada

We converge on the ruins of an entire Viking village dating back to the year 1000. Much of the L'Anse aux Meadows' archaeological site remains natural - only three buildings have been reconstructed.