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Iceland's Wild West Coast to East Greenland on National Geographic Endurance

Group excursion in Sisimiut, Greenland
Photo Credit: Doug Gould

Iceland's Wild West Coast to East Greenland

Sail the route of early Viking explorers and discover a region of epic ice home to the Arctic’s iconic creatures: polar bears, whales, and vast seabird colonies. We will also be on the lookout for the Northern Lights along Greenland and Iceland at this time of year. Actively explore Iceland’s Westfjord region: hike through valleys awash in wild orchids, mountain aven, wild thyme, and woolly willow; make your way over layers of basalt visibly cracked and carved in the last ice age; feel the spray of thundering waterfalls. Venture into the largest fjord system in the world to cruise among magnificent icebergs and visit the welcoming communities where people live close to their ancestral traditions. Follow in the wake of the 10th-century Viking explorers along the ice cap learning of their bold, history-making expeditions.

Expedition Highlights

  • Discover the wild west coast of Iceland with its towering bird cliffs, meadows carpeted in wildflowers, quiet coves, and majestic waterfalls.
  • Explore the largest national park in the world-Northeast Greenland National Park east coast’s ever-and search for polar bears, musk oxen, whales and more.
  • Sail into Scoresbysund, ice permitting, the world’s largest and longest fjord system and home to a remote Inuit community
  • Learn how to capture Northern Lights displays, conditions permitting, with our National Geographic photographer by your side.
Interests
  • Adventure and Active
  • Gardens, Foliage, and Nature
  • Safari, Animals, and Wildlife
About National Geographic Endurance
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Going where awesome is for 50 years
Lindblad Expeditions goes to the most amazing places on the planet—40+ geographies in all. And they’ve planted a flag in many of them, deeply committing to remote wild places—like South Georgia and the Falklands; Patagonia, where they opened up Staten Island, ‘the island at the end of the world,’ for eco-tourism; and remote and beautiful regions of Polynesia, including the Marquesas Islands where few go.

Teams that do whatever it take ...
Sep 26, 2023 through
Oct 08, 2023
Sep 22, 2023 7:00 PM
12 Nights from
$14,150.00 (USD)
Per Person

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Sep 20, 2022 through
Oct 02, 2022
Sep 16, 2022 7:00 PM
12 Nights from
$14,150.00 (USD)
Per Person

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Map - Icelands Wild West Coast to East Greenland 2019

Itinerary

Day Destination
1 Depart U.S.
2 Reykjavik, Iceland/Embark
3 Flatey Island, Iceland
4 Crossing the Denmark Strait
5-10 Exploring Northeast Greenland & Scoresbysund
11-12 Crossing the Denmark Strait/Exploring the Westfjords, Iceland
13 Reykjavik, Iceland/Disembark/Home
Prices are per-person based on double occupancy, unless otherwise noted.