Encounter the majestic Arctic fjords, icebergs and crystal-clear glaciers of Greenland on two week journey following the route of the Norse with Silver Cloud. You will embark in Reykjavik before setting sail to Greenland's enchantingly rugged east coast with its towering mountains and ice-scraped valleys. On land, Explore fascinating remains of manors, chapels and churches of former Norse settlements, and witness the mix of local and Danish culture in towns and villages today. Head to the UNESCO heritage Ilulissat’s Icefjord and understand the tremendous forces of nature that influence the life of the Greenlanders. Throughout the voyage, learn about the history, geology, wildlife and botany of this spectacular area from lecture presentations offered by an on board Expedition Team, with wildlife including Humpback whales, minke whales and orcas, and glorious land and sea birds on your watch list.
Itineraries are subject to change. Prices are per person based on double occupancy on an all-inclusive basis whilst on board, and include return economy flights from London and transfers. Single supplements available on request.
|14 Aug 19||Reykjavik, Iceland||1700|
|15 Aug 19||Day at sea|
|16 Aug 19||Skjoldungen, Greenland||0900||1600|
|17 Aug 19||Cruise Prince Christian Sound, Greenland|
|17 Aug 19||Aapilattoq, Greenland||1500||2100|
|18 Aug 19||Nanortalik, Greenland||0630||1200|
|18 Aug 19||Uunartoq Island||1530||2300|
|19 Aug 19||Qaqortoq (formerly Julianhåb), Greenland||0700||1330|
|19 Aug 19||Hvalsey, Greenland||1530||2200|
|20 Aug 19||Qassiarsuk (formerly Brattahlid)||0630||1300|
|20 Aug 19||Itilleq, Greenland||1530||2200|
|21 Aug 19||Day at sea|
|22 Aug 19||Nuuk (formerly Godthab), Greenland||0630||1700|
|23 Aug 19||Evighedsfjord and Evigheids Glacier||0730||1130|
|23 Aug 19||Kangaamiut, Greenland||1600||2030|
|24 Aug 19||Illulisat, Greenland||1330||1900|
|25 Aug 19||Sissimiut, Greenland||0900||1400|
|26 Aug 19||Kangerlussuaq, Greenland||0800|
Silver Cloud is set to be the most spacious and comfortable ice class vessel in expedition cruising, boasting large suites, destination itineraries and unparalleled standards. Complete with five dining options, sweeping decks with multiple open spaces and a swimming pool Silver Cloud represents what is surely the most distinctive expedition ship sailing today.
After extensive refurbishment, Silver Cloud is set to be the most spacious and comfortable ice class vessel in expedition cruising, boasting large suites, destination itineraries and unparalleled standards. Her five dining options will tantalise your taste buds and as 80% of her suites include a veranda, watching a breaching whale or a few cavorting penguins has never been so personal. Broad sweeping decks with multiple open spaces and a swimming pool complete what is surely the most distinctive expedition ship sailing today. A limited number of guests, particularly with just 200 in polar waters, mean that Silver Cloud has the highest space to guest and crew to guest ratios in expedition cruising. With her 16 zodiacs, 10 kayaks, possibilities are almost limitless with ship-wide simultaneous explorations. Finally, a team of up to 22 passionate and dedicated expedition experts are always at hand to ensure your voyage is enhanced every step of the way.
Our team travel extensively, getting under the skin of every destination and hotel that we feature while building key connections and relationships along the way. In-depth knowledge of a destination is only part of what is required to curate a couture holiday experience; we also get to know you and what matters to you, meaning you receive genuine recommendations and a truly individual travel experience, and our Carrier Masterclasses ensure our travel experts are the best in the industry at tailoring bespoke and unique holidays.
Carrier has been tailoring holidays worldwide for over 35 years and has firmly established its reputation as one of the leaders in the luxury holiday market. We have been voted ‘Favourite Tour Operator’ by the readers of Condé Nast Traveller magazine more times than any other company in the past decade, and have been featured in The Sunday Times Travel Magazine’s Top 10 Tour Operators for 2016. Carrier has also won several national travel industry accolades, including ‘Luxury Tour Operator of the Year’ from TTG Luxury and Advantage Travel Centres.
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