fram greenland cruise canadian arctic cruise to thule

Ultima Thule: Greenland and the Canadian Arctic

  • Overview
    Discover a new itinerary to the heart of Ultima Thule, a legendary stopover for those in love with the polar regions. Step aboard the Le Soléal in Kangerlussuaq for a 17-day expedition cruise to the farthest reaches of the planet. Between ice caps and ice floes, past glaciers, icebergs and brash ice, sail to the heart of the northern hemisphere's biggest ice producer. You will stop over at Skraeling Island, the northernmost point reached by the Vikings, then return via the path taken by the famous American expedition led by Adolphus From Greenland's west coast with its mountains softened by glaciers to the Arctic mountain range's steep slopes and Thule's high Arctic tundra, you will be sailing through the polar region's most spectacular landscapes. Polar bears, musk ox and Arctic wolves: journey to see this amazingly rich fauna.
    Duration: 17 days
    Passengers: 260 passengers
    Embarkation Point: Kangerlussuaq, Greenland
    Disembarkation Point: Kangerlussuaq, Greenland
    Physical rating: Soft Adventure
    Fly/Cruise: Mandatory extra flight
    Single Supplement: 2.0x twin rate or share options
  • Itinerary
    • Day 1 - Kangerlussuaq, Greenland; Embarkation Day

      Discover a new itinerary to the heart of Ultima Thule, a legendary stopover for those in love with the polar regions.

      Step aboard the Le Soléal in Kangerlussuaq for a 17-day expedition cruise to the farthest reaches of the planet.

      Between ice caps and ice floes, past glaciers, icebergs and brash ice, sail to the heart of the northern hemisphere's biggest ice producer.

      You will stop over at Skraeling Island, the northernmost point reached by the Vikings, then return via the path taken by the famous American expedition led by Adolphus
      From Greenland's west coast with its mountains softened by glaciers to the Arctic mountain range's steep slopes and Thule's high Arctic tundra, you will be sailing throughthe polar region's most spectacular landscapes.

      Polar bears, musk ox and Arctic wolves: journey to seethis amazingly rich fauna.

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

      Important: Please consider this voyage departs on charter flights ex-Paris, France and returns to Paris at the conclusion of the voyage.

    • Day 2/16 - Ultima Thule: Greenland and the Canadian Arctic

      Discover a new itinerary to the heart of Ultima Thule, a legendary stopover for those in love with the polar regions.

      Step aboard the Le Soléal in Kangerlussuaq for a 17-day expedition cruise to the farthest reaches of the planet.

      Between ice caps and ice floes, past glaciers, icebergs and brash ice, sail to the heart of the northern hemisphere's biggest ice producer.

      You will stop over at Skraeling Island, the northernmost point reached by the Vikings, then return via the path taken by the famous American expedition led by Adolphus
      From Greenland's west coast with its mountains softened by glaciers to the Arctic mountain range's steep slopes and Thule's high Arctic tundra, you will be sailing throughthe polar region's most spectacular landscapes.

      Polar bears, musk ox and Arctic wolves: journey to seethis amazingly rich fauna.

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

      Important: Please consider this voyage departs on charter flights ex-Paris, France and returns to Paris at the conclusion of the voyage.

    • Day 17 - Kangerlussuaq, Greenland

      Disembarkat and board charter flight to Paris.

      Flights included in the voyagel

      1) Flight Paris / Kangerlussuaq
      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

    Explore Greenland

    Vast swaths of beautiful, unfenced wilderness give you unique freedom to wander at will, whether on foot, by ski or by dogsled.

    Canadian Arctic

    The Canadian Arctic is a region steeped in maritime history and Inuit cultures. One of the most diverse Arctic regions, with soaring mountains and stunning fjords around Baffin Island, the Arctic Circle, the heroic routes of the early explorers and on top of this there is some of the Arctic best wildlife opportunities.

    Home to the Polar Bear, Musk ox, an incredible array of seabirds and whales, there may even be the chance here to spy a Beluga or Narwhal.

  • 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

    Return economy class charter flights are provided Paris-Kangerlussuaq-Paris with this expedition

    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
    Screen shot 2017 07 05 at 2.16.39 pm
  • Gallery
  • 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

29 Jul 2018 - 14 Aug 2018
Twin or king beds, with 24hr room service
AUD 26,760pp
AUD 26,760pp

Deluxe Stateroom

29 Jul 2018 - 14 Aug 2018
Twin or king beds, balcony and 24hr room service
AUD 28,690pp
AUD 28,690pp

Prestige Deck 4

29 Jul 2018 - 14 Aug 2018
Twin or king beds, balcony and 24hr room service
AUD 31,810pp
AUD 31,810pp

Prestige Deck 5

29 Jul 2018 - 14 Aug 2018
Twin or king beds, balcony and 24hr room service
AUD 33,270pp
AUD 33,270pp

Prestige Deck 6

29 Jul 2018 - 14 Aug 2018
Twin or king beds, balcony and 24hr room service
AUD 34,800pp
AUD 34,800pp

Deluxe Suite

29 Jul 2018 - 14 Aug 2018
Deluxe Suite with balcony and 24hr room service
AUD 47,640pp
AUD 47,640pp

Prestige Suite Deck 5

29 Jul 2018 - 14 Aug 2018
Separate sitting room, twin or king beds, balcony and 24hr room service
AUD 63,860pp
AUD 63,860pp

Prestige Suite Deck 6

29 Jul 2018 - 14 Aug 2018
Separate sitting room, twin or king beds, balcony and 24hr room service
AUD 66,920pp
AUD 66,920pp

Owner's Suite

29 Jul 2018 - 14 Aug 2018
Opulant suite with panoramic ocean views
AUD 76,560pp
AUD 76,560pp