Iceland ProCruises Catalogue 2024

36 Ilulissat ICE FJORD CRUISE Tour Highlights: An unforgettable cruise among the icebergs of the UNESCO World Heritage Ice Fjord Di culty Level: No walking involved Notice: Warm clothing recommended; excursion boat with mostly outdoor space and limited seating; daily ice conditions determine how far the boat can go into the ord 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 Inuit culture on this hike through stunning Arctic nature and see impressive icebergs Di culty Level: ATTENTION! This hike covers mountainous terrain in all variations! A demanding – 5 mile – long hike Notice: 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 o ers great views of Jakobshavn 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 rst people to settle the area around 2,000 B.C. You can still see the relics re ecting their presence. Hear stories about Inuit life and traditions before the Europeans 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 Di culty Level: This tour is not suitable for guests with limited mobility; moderate to di cult hiking Notice: This tour includes transportation, glacier equipment, snacks, water, co ee, 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 ride between Ammassalik (Tasiilaq) and Kulusuk Island, during which we pass icebergs and maybe some wildlife. Have your cameras ready! A er 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: Hermann Helguson Ilulissat Ice Fjord