Iceland ProCruises Catalogue 2021 - 2022

32 Ilulissat ICE FJORD CRUISE Tour Highlights: An unforgettable cruise among the icebergs of the UNESCO World Heritage Ice Fjord Difficulty Level: No walking involved Remarks: Warm clothing recommended; excursion boat with mostly outdoor space and limited seating; daily ice conditions determine how far the boat can go into the fjord Duration: Approx. 2 hours Ilulissat means “icebergs” in Greenlandic and the Ilulissat Ice Fjord is impressive whether viewed from the air or the sea. Experience an unforgettable cruise to the mouth of the Ilulissat Ice Fjord, where an underwater moraine catches many of the large icebergs. The only way to cross the moraine is via pressure from behind – therefore you always see a multitude of huge icebergs directly in front of Ilulissat. HIKE TO THE ICEBERGS OF SERMERMIUT Tour Highlights: Learn more about Greenland’s In- uit culture on this hike through stunning Arctic na- ture and see impressive icebergs Difficulty Level: ATTENTION! This hike covers moun- tainous terrain in all variations! A demanding – 5 mile – long hike Remarks: Hiking shoes and outdoor clothing recommended; please bring a bottle of water; lunch boxes; at the beginning and the end of the hike we walk through the town of Ilulissat (30-40 minutes each way) Duration: 5-6 hours Hike through spectacular surroundings on the way to “Holms Bakke,” which offers great views of Jakob- shavn Ice Fjord and its many icebergs. The trail also leads to the Inuit ruins at Sermermiut, where you can discover the culture and lifestyle of the early Inuit, the first people to settle the area around 2,000 B.C. You can still see the relics reflecting their presence. Hear stories about Inuit life and traditions before the Euro- peans arrived in Greenland. Ammassalik Island GLACIER WALK & ICE CAVE TOUR Tour Highlights: Climb and walk on a glacier, explore an ice cave and participate in a stunning boat ride Difficulty Level: This tour is not suitable for guests with limited mobility; moderate to difficult hiking Remarks: This tour includes transportation, glacier equipment, snacks, water, coffee, tea; remember to bring hiking boots, warm clothing (layer), camera and water; please note there might be no toilets on this tour Duration: approx. 4 hours including 1.5 hours of sailing Join us for an Arctic adventure that starts with a boat ridebetween Ammassalik (Tasiilaq) and Kulusuk Island, during which we pass icebergs and maybe some wild- life. Have your cameras ready! After coming ashore, you’ll explore an ice cave and admire the front of a glacier as it calves giant chunks of ice into the ocean. If you ever wanted to walk on a glacier, this is your chance. Don´t miss out on the fun! GREENLAND EXCURSIONS Explore the spectacular nature and culture of Greenland Soft adventure is the emphasis of our shore excursions in Greenland, a combination of ground, water and air journeys that exude a rich understanding of the giant island, its unique peoples and incredible landscapes. Many of the excursions are naturally dependent on weather and ice conditions. Photo:HermannHelguson Ilulissat Ice Fjord