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Cruises visiting Exploration of Ittoqqortoormiit Region (Greenland)


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On the East coast of Greenland, in the Ittoqqortoormiit region that is covered with snow and ice for nine months of the year, you will have the rare opportunity of immersing yourself in the heart of an isolated territory and exploring the beauty of its infinite polar whiteness. The high alpine mountains punctuate the sky and gradually reveal their dark rock edges beneath a coat of snow. Located at the entrance to the longest system of fjords in the world, sits the village of Ittoqqortoormiit, one of the northernmost inhabited places on the East coast. Its name means ‘great house’ in Greenlandic and it is home to the last hunters of the polar region, whose ancestral way of life you will encounter. As soon as the thickness of the ice floe allows it, the hunters set out on the trail of walruses, seals, narwhals, musk oxen and polar bears, travelling by traditional dog sleds. On these expanses of immaculate snow, the silence is broken only by the sounds of the dogs, the grating of a sled coming back from a run or of footsteps on the ice. You will discover Inuit traditions through privileged and festive moments on the ice floe and in the village.

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Reykjavík - Reykjavík
LE COMMANDANT CHARCOT
14 nights on board
Dates:
25/05/2023 to the 08/06/2023
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Reykjavík - Reykjavík
LE COMMANDANT CHARCOT
14 nights on board
Dates:
08/06/2023 to the 22/06/2023
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Reykjavík - Reykjavík
LE COMMANDANT CHARCOT
12 nights on board
Dates:
16/05/2024 to the 28/05/2024
Reykjavík - Reykjavík
LE COMMANDANT CHARCOT
14 nights on board
Dates:
28/05/2024 to the 11/06/2024
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