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We set out to find the most impressive icebergs, the biggest glaciers, the most remarkable geological formations, arctic autumn colours, and perhaps even the northern lights! Small group travel guarantees excellent personal guidance from a professional nature photographer, stunning images, and the most intense nature experience. Plenty of reasons to embark with us on this quest to the land of the Inuit!

Trip information

We set out to find the most impressive icebergs, the biggest glaciers, the most remarkable geological formations, arctic autumn colours, and perhaps even the northern lights! Small group travel guarantees excellent personal guidance from a professional nature photographer, stunning images, and the most intense nature experience. Plenty of reasons to embark with us on this quest to the land of the Inuit!

The schedule is preliminary and subject to change. 

Summary

Expedition Period

From
29/08/2022
To
08/09/2022

Start - End

Reykjavik - Greenland - Reykjavik

How Many days?

10 days

Condition

Intense, comfortable, fantastic light!

Pricing

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Where are we going?

We start our journey in the land of the Inuit in the only inhabited settlement in Scoresbysund: Ittoqqortoormiit. About 500 Inuits live here far away from the larger villages and towns on the west coast. They are completely enclosed by the sea ice for nine months a year: an intriguing lifestyle that we will get to know better during this trip.

Greenland has an unmistakable beauty. You’ll notice that as soon as we take you to the most beautiful corners of Scoresbysund. The solitude we experience here, and our proximity to the North Pole, will definitely inspire. This is without a doubt the ultimate photo trip for any landscape photographer who wants to explore the arctic regions with professional guidance.

We sail through beautiful landscapes and ensure that you can photograph as much as you wish. During our trip, the tundra is colored in bright yellow and red colors: a breathtaking contrast with the stark white icebergs in the fjords. We also meet a lot of animals, so keep that lens ready! You’ll see whales, seals, muskoxes, mountain hares, different species of geese and maybe even a polar bear. In September we enjoy a beautiful low sunlight, allowing us to photograph the entire day. Nice bonus: we start the journey under a full moon, which guarantees stunning illumination during the night.

Our route will be determined by wind, weather, ice and wildlife. This assures many amazing surprises. We might even get to see the northern lights!

Day to day

Flight to Reykjavik (not included in the price) and bus to Akureyri (included in the price). We sail from Akureyri across the Greenland Sea towards Greenland and arrive at Scoresby Sund on the evening of the 30th.

31/08 – 01/09: Nordfest – Bjorne Oer: photographing at Sydkap, exploration walk

02/09: Ofjord rock formations

03/09: Sailing to Rodefjeld – In between we pass Rypelfjord and Harefjord, and make a zodiac trip close to Vestfjord.

04-05/09: Fohnfjord to Gase Pint – sailing between narrow fjords and close to impressive icebergs. Return to Scoresbysund

06-07/09: We go ashore and visit the settlement in Ittoqortoormiit. Sail back to Hurry Fjord for chartered flight back to Iceland
08/09: Reykjavik – departure home: Return flight on the 8/9 or 9/9, depending on connection.

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Ship

MS Freya

We work exclusively with small, ice-strengthened vessels that we have chosen carefully for our trips in the high Arctic. The MS Freya is one of our trusted ships. Built in 1980 for the Swedish Coast Guard, this ship ensured that the beacons and lighthouses worked in good order, moving through very tough weather and ice. She classifies as an ice-strengthened ship under Lloyd's highest class. Today, Freya sails in Arctic waters almost year-round. When she's not in Svalbard, you might find her exploring the waters around Iceland, Greenland or northern Norway. This ship will safely take you to places other expedition ships never visit. Traveling in a small group will offer you a truly intimate experience of the beautiful Arctic surroundings. The ship has comfortable double cabins fitted with 220-volt European standard outlets. All cabins feature an ensuite WC and shower and are cleaned daily by the ship's crew. There…

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