le soleal greenland cruise

The Saga of Erik the Red

  • Overview
    Cruise on a brand new itinerary to discover Viking ruins as you follow in the footsteps of Norwegian explorer Erik the Red. Step aboard the Le Soléal in Reykjavik for a 13-day expedition cruise to southern Greenland. Sailing along the steep eastern coastline, the ship will plunge into deep southern Greenland fjords and continue up past mountains worn away by glaciers and covered with rich, abundant flora. Accompanied by a team of anthropologists, ornithologists, geologists and experts in marine mammals, you can get up close to the amazing wildlife: seals, whales and maybe even polar bears. To the west of the country, you will sail amongst the blue icebergs of the Narsarsuaq region and the northern hemisphere's largest icebergs in Ilulissat.
    Duration: 13 days
    Passengers: 260 passengers
    Embarkation Point: Reykjavik, Iceland
    Disembarkation Point: Kangerlussuaq, Greenland
    Physical rating: Soft Adventure
    Fly/Cruise: Mandatory extra flight
    Single Supplement: Unavailable
  • Itinerary
    • Day 1 - Reykjavik, Iceland; Embarkation Day

      This attractive harbour city is located just a few kilometres from the Icelandic capital, Reykjavik Arriving by sea, youメll see fishing boats moored in Hafnarfjörðurメs baysᅠ and volcanic rocks; ᅠHafnarfjörður is built on an ancient field of lava flow. In the town centre, basalt rocks point you in the direction of the historic houses of Sivertsen and Siggubær : their interiors and period furniture bring old Iceland back to life before your very eyes. Not far from here is a spectacular coastal walk and warm geothermal pools.

    • Day 2/12 - The Saga of Erik the Red

      Cruise on a brand new itinerary to discover Viking ruins as you follow in the footsteps of Norwegian explorer Erik the Red.

      Step aboard the Le Soléal in Reykjavik for a 13-day expedition cruise to southern Greenland.

      Sailing along the steep eastern coastline, the ship will plunge into deep southern Greenland fjords and continue up past mountains worn away by glaciers and covered with rich, abundant flora.
      Accompanied by a team of anthropologists, ornithologists, geologists and experts in marine mammals, you can get up close to the amazing wildlife: seals, whales and maybe even polar bears.

      To the west of the country, you will sail amongst the blue icebergs of the Narsarsuaq region and the northern hemisphere's largest icebergs in Ilulissat.

      Subject to ice and weather conditions. The expedition highlights and itineraries described above illustrate possible experiences only and cannot be guaranteed.

    • Day 13 - Kangerlussuaq, Greenland; Disembarkation

      Cruise on a brand new itinerary to discover Viking ruins as you follow in the footsteps of Norwegian explorer Erik the Red.

      Step aboard the Le Soléal in Reykjavik for a 13-day expedition cruise to southern Greenland.

      Sailing along the steep eastern coastline, the ship will plunge into deep southern Greenland fjords and continue up past mountains worn away by glaciers and covered with rich, abundant flora.
      Accompanied by a team of anthropologists, ornithologists, geologists and experts in marine mammals, you can get up close to the amazing wildlife: seals, whales and maybe even polar bears.

      To the west of the country, you will sail amongst the blue icebergs of the Narsarsuaq region and the northern hemisphere's largest icebergs in Ilulissat.

      Subject to ice and weather conditions. The expedition highlights and itineraries described above illustrate possible experiences only and cannot be guaranteed.

      "Disembarkat and board charter flight to Paris.

      Flights included in the voyagel

      2) Flight Kangerlussuaq / Paris

    Please consider that our voyages are expeditionary in nature. This means, that there are no concrete itineraries, your captain and expedition leader will utilise their vast experience to chart the best course for your expedition depending on the climatic and environmental conditions. Mentioned highlights and wildlife cannot be guaranteed.

  • Highlights & Activities

    Inspiring Inuit communities

    Baffin Island Inuit live on Baffin Island, the largest island in the Arctic Archipelago and in the territory of Nunavut. Baffin Island has been inhabited by the Inuit for thousands of years. Inuit from Baffin Island are descendants of the Thule, who expanded eastward across Canada from Alaska in the 12th and 13th centuries. The Baffin Island Inuit (like other modern Inuit) share biological and cultural links with their Thule ancestors.

  • Inclusions

    Dynamic Cabin Pricing

    Cabin prices on board this vessel are dynamic, that is the cabin pricing fluctuates with changes in bookings and exchange rates. Cabin prices below are not guaranteed and are subject to change and availability at the operators discretion. Please feel free to contact us for the most accurate pricing on this voyage.

    Expedition Gear

    Expedition boots and a specially designed high quality polar expedition jacket are provided on board.

    Charter Flights

    Economy class charter flight is provided Kangerlussuaq-Paris with this expedition

    It is the travellers responsibility to arrive in Reykjavik, Iceland on time for Embarkation

    Inclusions / Exclusions

    Included in your Expedition

    Not included in your Expedition

    - Massage services
    - Gratuities
    - Internet and Wifi expenses
    - Bar expenses
    - Laundry expenses
    - Mandatory waterproof gear not provided
    - Baggage / cancellation / interruption and medical travel insurance
    - Passport and Visa expenses
    - Airfares unless stated in the itinerary
  • Map
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  • Vessel

    LE SOLEAL

    Designed in 2013, Le Soléal like her sisterships embodies the subtle alliance between luxury, intimacy and wellbeing. The elegance of her exterior and interior lines and her intimate size (only 132 staterooms and suites)make this a rare and innovative yacht on the cruise market. Interior Design With her fluid lines and a modern colour scheme combining natural wood with shades of grey and white, Le Soléal presents references to a nautical theme.

    Features & Facilities
    • Luxury accommodation
    • Open air bar
    • Sun deck
    • Pool
    • Internet
    • Library
    • Panoramic Lounge
    • Panoramic Terrace
    • Gym
    • Spa
    • Theatre
    • Medical Centre
    Key Facts
    Luxury star rating: 5
    Guests #: 200
    Crew #: 139
    Ice Class: 1C
    Speed: 13
    Refurbished:
    Technical Specs
    Year built:
    Length: 142m
    Width: 18
    Draft:
    Tonnage: 10992
    Registry: France
    Elec Outlets: 220V / 2 Round Pin
Check Voyage Dates, Pricing and Availability
All available dates

Superior Stateroom

17 Jul 2018 - 29 Jul 2018
Twin or king beds, with 24hr room service
AUD 12,890pp
AUD 12,890pp

Deluxe Stateroom

17 Jul 2018 - 29 Jul 2018
Twin or king beds, balcony and 24hr room service
AUD 13,810pp
AUD 13,810pp

Prestige Deck 4

17 Jul 2018 - 29 Jul 2018
Twin or king beds, balcony and 24hr room service
AUD 15,310pp
AUD 15,310pp

Prestige Deck 5

17 Jul 2018 - 29 Jul 2018
Twin or king beds, balcony and 24hr room service
AUD 16,020pp
AUD 16,020pp

Prestige Deck 6

17 Jul 2018 - 29 Jul 2018
Twin or king beds, balcony and 24hr room service
AUD 16,760pp
AUD 16,760pp

Deluxe Suite

17 Jul 2018 - 29 Jul 2018
Deluxe Suite with balcony and 24hr room service
AUD 22,950pp
AUD 22,950pp

Prestige Suite Deck 5

17 Jul 2018 - 29 Jul 2018
Separate sitting room, twin or king beds, balcony and 24hr room service
AUD 30,760pp
AUD 30,760pp

Prestige Suite Deck 6

17 Jul 2018 - 29 Jul 2018
Separate sitting room, twin or king beds, balcony and 24hr room service
AUD 32,240pp
AUD 32,240pp

Owner's Suite

17 Jul 2018 - 29 Jul 2018
Opulant suite with panoramic ocean views
AUD 36,860pp
AUD 36,860pp