Friday, 10 April 2015

Greenland Voyage aboard Silver Explorer


EXPLORE GREENLAND'S REMOTE BEAUTY & RICH CULTURE WITH SILVERSEA EXPEDITIONS

Venture through one of the world's most spectacular wildernesses aboard Silversea Expeditions' luxury vessel, Silver Explorer.  Guests spend 12 days sailing through remote fjords and dazzling active white glaciers, while immersed in Viking heritage and the Inuit culture.  

Departing Reykjavik, Iceland on 15 August 2015, Silver Explorer crosses the Denmark Strait to sail along Greenland's rugged coastline, visiting Thyrms Glacier and Prince Christian Sound, where guests witness towering snow tipped mountains, sculptured icebergs and streaming waterfalls.  Docking in Nanortalik, a small scenic town surrounded by steep mountainsides and brimming with heritage, Silversea guests learn about the Inuit ancestry, traditional clothing, customs and lifestyle and unwind in hot springs renowned for their healing properties.

Continuing her journey through Greenland, Silver Explorer visits Uunartoq Island, Qaqortoq, Hvalsey and Brattahlid.  Each of these towns are abundant with historic ruins, endemic wildlife and remarkable surroundings.

Arriving in Nuuk, Greenland's capital, guests are guided through the picturesque harbour town, exploring Inuit ruins and the famous Qilakitsoq mummies along the way, before cruising to Sisimiut, where there is an opportunity to meet a sledge dog teamSilver Explorer then ports in Ilulissat, home to Jakobshavn, the northern hemisphere's most active glacier that radiates shades of white and turquoise at sunrise.  This voyage concludes in Kangerlussuaq, Greenland, with guests disembarking on 27 August 2015.

Prices are per person starting from AU$12,250 in an Explorer Suite based on double occupancy.  Silversea Expeditions' fares include: all shore and Zodiac excursions hosted by an expedition leader; all-suite accommodation with butler service; gourmet meals with menus inspired by Relais & Châteaux; complimentary wines, Champagne and spirits served throughout the ships; an outstanding expedition team of expert guides and lecturers; and all gratuities.

 

This voyage is subject to availability.  Terms and conditions apply.  For more information, contact your travel professional or Silversea Cruises on +61 2 9255 0600 or 1300 306 872 or visit www.silversea.com/expeditions.

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