|25 Aug - 28 Aug|
Delve into the fascinating history of the Vikings and visit the very spot where the Norse colonisation of North America began more than 1000 years ago in Narsarsuaq. Discover the area where Erik the Red decided to settle and name his new discovery Greenland. Photograph deep blue fjords, witness calving glaciers and follow the track into the Inland Ice Cap.
In Narsarsuaq get up close to the icebergs and glacier on a cruise through the Qooroq Ice Fjord, and visit Erik the Red's farm in Qassiarsuk, the point of the first Norse settlement during this 3 night stay. There will also be time to explore Narsarsuaq and the various walking trails nearby.
Fly in the afternoon with Air Iceland from Keflavik Airport to Narsarsuaq. Meet the local guide and transfer to hotel for 3 nights. After a brief welcome meeting take a guided walk of Narsarsuaq. In the evening have a welcome dinner. (D)
250 million tonnes of ice calve of Greenland's glaciers each year producing beautiful, sculpture like ice bergs. Travel with your guide into the fjord getting as close to the glacier as possible. With the engine off float peacefully when the only noise will be the creaking of the ice. (B,D)
Today meet your guide and take a boat across Erik's Fjord to the settlement of Qassiarsuk. This is where Erik the Red made the first Norse settlement in 985AD as well as being the site of the first Christian church on the American continent. (B,D)
Have the day at leisure before your transfer to the airport for your flight back to Keflavik Airport, near Reykavik. (B)
This holiday is available on Saturdays from 16th June to 25th August 2018. Extend by 1 night with an additional excursion (departures on Tuesdays from 19th June to 21st August) from £75 supplement per person twin-share Extend by 2 nights in Narsarsuaq, South Greenland (departures on Tuesdays from 14 Jun - 20 Sep) from £140 supplement per person twin-share
|Itinerary Dates||From Price||Single Room Supp.|
25 Aug 2018
28 Aug 2018