The Northwest Passage – In the Wake of the Great Explorers (Westbound)

Price from $33,647

Departure Dates
26 days

Follow in the footsteps of legendary explorers

This expedition cruise sails from Iceland to Greenland’s southern coast before making an attempt to sail through the legendary Northwest Passage.

27-day Northwest Passage expedition cruise, attempting to follow this epic route from Iceland and Greenland to Nome, Alaska, and onto Vancouver

From Iceland to Greenland

Your adventure begins in Reykjavík before sailing the Denmark Strait to Prince Christian Sound, a spectacular granite maze of channels. You’ll then reach the remarkable fjords and settlements of southern Greenland and the capital, Nuuk.

Into the Northwest Passage

We will sail across the Davis Strait, exploring the islands that dot this fabled route. Continuing west through the Amundsen Gulf and Beaufort Sea, we’ll head for the Pacific Ocean through the Bering Strait. Our final port of call is gold-rich Nome, where Roald Amundsen completed three of his great expeditions.

What's Included


  • Economy class flight from Nome to Vancouver


  • Overnight in Vancouver after the expedition cruise, including breakfast


  • Transfer from the ship to the airport in Nome
  • Transfer from the airport to the hotel in Vancouver

Route overview

We'll help you plan where to go, when to visit and how long to stay

Cosmopolitan Reykjavik

Day 1

Across the Denmark Strait

Day 2–3

Prins Christian Sund

Day 4

Ivittuut: forgotten town

Day 5

Nuuk, Greenland's capital

Day 6

Crossing the Labrador Sea

Day 7–8

The Northwest Passage

Day 9–21

Along the Alaskan coast

Day 22–25

No place like Nome

Day 26

Vibrant Vancouver

Day 27

Ships on this expedition

Take a closer look at our ships typically used on this expedition

Included Programmes

It's a mixture of adventure activities for individuals of all ages