Northwest Passage – Iceland to Cambridge Bay Adventure
Duration: 19 days
Ship: MS Fram
August 14, 2020
Price from: $ 15,224 per personCheck prices and availability Request a quote
- A unique possibility to sail through the legendary Northwest Passage
- Sail in the wake of famous explorers, in spectacular and unspoiled nature
- Great wildlife spotting opportunities – chance of seeing polar bears
- Explore some of the most spectacular and unspoiled scenery on Earth
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- Day 1 Reykjavik - Embarkation
- Day 2-3 At sea
- Day 4 Prince Christian Sound Region -Exploration Day
- Day 5 Kvanefjord
- Day 6 Nuuk
- Day 7 Sisimiut
- Day 8 Ilulissat
- Day 9 At sea - Labrador Sea
- Day 10 Sam Ford Fjord - Scenic Navigation
- Day 11-17 Northwest Passage
- Day 18 Cambridge Bay - Disembarkation & Flight
- Day 19 Edmonton
We sail across the Denmark Strait. Guests can enjoy lectures by the Expedition Team in the Science Center and prepare for the upcoming adventure.
Prince Christian Sound separates Greenland from the Cape Farewell archipelago. If conditions allow, we will sail through this narrow channel and enjoy the spectacular scenery. The sound is around 60 miles long and very narrow. If the channel is blocked with ice, we will sail around Nunap Isua (Cape Farewell).
Shuttle & Museum visit (1 - 2 hrs)
Visit the National Museum of Greenland. Discover exhibitions covering Greenland's history during the past 4,500 years - from the first Arctic Stone Age cultures to the Norse settlements, the arrival of the Thule culture and the gradual transition to modern day Greenland.
IncludedNuuk - Shuttle & Museum visitVisit the National Museum of Greenland
Cultural History WalkDon’t miss this opportunity to explore Greenland´s capital city of Nuuk! Join a sightseeing tour of the town before you visit the National Museum, providing a glimpse into Greenland’s interesting past.
Lille Malene HikePut on your hiking boots and join the expedition team on a hiking adventure through beautiful Greenlandic nature!
Nuuk City TourExplore Greenland´s fascinating capital city by bus! Nuuk is a cosmopolitan town in the high Arctic, offering both beautiful nature and an urban vibe.
Kayak Demo and Museum visit (1 - 2 hrs)
Enjoy a traditional kayaking demonstration and the Sisimiut museum. The Inuit invented the ‘qajaq’ in Greenland. Experience the Greenlander kayak roll first hand. Sisimiut museum features local cultural history and exhibits different periods of the city’s history and its surroundings.
IncludedSisimiut - Kayak Demo and Museum visitSisimiut is Greenland's second largest town with approximately 5.500 inhabitants. That's almost 4 times smaller than the Capital, Nuuk.
City tour by busIf you want to comfortably experience all of Sisimiut in a short amount of time, this sightseeing tour by bus is the perfect excursion for you.
Hike to Palasip QaqqaaJoin a challenging summit hike and be rewarded with an amazing panoramic view!
Walk to the Icefjords (2 hrs)
Hear the ice cracking in the distance? Take a closer look at the beautiful icebergs of Ilulissat Icefjord. Getting a close-up view of these frozen giants will slow your world down and leave you humbled. Join us on a walk to enjoy this UNESCO World Heritage site.
IncludedIlulissat - Walk to the IcefjordsHear the ice cracking in the distance?
Boat trip to the ice fjordIlulissat is renowned for its breathtakingly beautiful ice fjord - best experienced by boat. Get close to nature and experience the ice that leaves visitors speechless in wonder.
City walk IlulissatLearn more about Greenlandic culture and history on this walk.
Hike to Holms BakkeHike through spectacular surroundings as we take you to Holms Bakke – a traditional hiking trip for locals. Experience Inuit culture, see incredible icebergs and learn about local flora and fauna.
During the crossing we will prepare guests for the upcoming adventure.
We sail into the Sam Ford Fjord, set on the east coast of Baffin Island. The fjord is known for its glaciers and granite cliffs rising steeply from the shores to heights up to 5000 feet above sea level.
Included in Your Expedition
Not Included In Your Expedition
- Medical questionnaire mandatory. See our Entry Requirements for more details.
- This cruise is not suitable for guests using wheelchairs due to the possibility of using tender boats during embarkation or disembarkation.
|Year of refurbishment||2020|
|Passenger capacity||318 (200 in Antarctica)|
|Length||114 m / 374 ft|
|Beam||20.2 m / 66 ft|
The original Fram was the most famous explorer ship of its time, and the achievements of her expeditions are unparalleled. MS Fram honors the heritage of the original Fram, using the most advanced technology and making her exceptionally well suited for expedition voyages in polar regions.
Some expedition cruises may include excursions that can be reserved for no additional charge. These included excursions can often be combined with other excursions available in port.
Please note excursions are subject to change and are not yet available for booking for departures after March 2021.
Nuuk - Shuttle & Museum visit
Cultural History Walk
Lille Malene Hike
Nuuk City Tour
Sisimiut - Kayak Demo and Museum visit
See Sisimiut by Bus
Hike to Palasip Qaqqaa
Ilulissat - Walk to the Icefjords
Boat Trip to the Icefjord
Ilulissat City Walk
Hike to Holms Bakke
Extend Your Cruise
Get more out of your journey by adding a Pre- or Post-Program before or after your expedition cruise.
Reykjavik Pre-program: Golden Circle Tour (20/21)
The Icelandic Highlands: Pre-Program for Nature Lovers
Sailing with MS Fram
- Practical Information for Expedition Cruises On Board MS Fram
- Activities and lectures on your cruise to the Northwest Passage
- Meet Our Expedition Team