The Fjords of Greenland
Journey off the well-beaten tourist track to unearth the fascinating culture and inspirational scenery of Greenland’s most remote regions on this memorable cruise adventure. Astonishing waterways, remarkable natural wonders and enchanting settlements await amongst these isolated lands, and smaller-sized Black Watch is your guide to uncovering the very best of them.
The four days of Greenlandic exploration featured on this incredible 14-night itinerary are packed with unforgettable experiences. [ReadMoreMob]After visiting Iceland for an overnight stay in Reykjavik, gateway to the world-famous wonders of the Golden Circle and the Blue Lagoon, scenic cruising of the immaculate Prins Christiansund and Torssukátak Fjord provides the perfect introduction to the scenic splendour of Greenland. [ReadMoreDesk] Views of soaring mountains, glorious glaciers, imposing icebergs and cascading waterfalls will whet your appetite for what’s to come, before your first chance to step foot on Greenland’s shores comes in Qaqortoq. Here you could visit the interesting museum and intriguing Stone & Man sculptures, or perhaps experience the Greenlandic tradition of Kaffe-Mik in the company of the town’s friendly locals. Qaqortoq is also ideally located for tours to the Great Lake, which boasts some of the country’s most breathtaking Arctic landscapes.
Then there’s Narsarsuaq, starting point for boat tours to the awe-inspiring Qooroq Ice Fjord. Take the exhilarating ride into Qooroq and you’ll see beautiful blue icebergs, which break away from the magnificent Qooroq Glacier, up-close in all their frozen glory. Alternatively, you might choose to venture up Signal Hill in Narsarsuaq to marvel at the unspoilt scenery of Tunugdlliarfik Fjord, before embarking Black Watch once again to sail Tunugdlliarfik in the evening en route to Nanortalik. Your final call in Greenland offers a fascinating insight into life in region; the Open Air Museum exhibits traditional clothing, kayaks and much more, while a live performance of song and dance from the locals is sure to delight. For one last memorable Greenlandic experience, you’ll also enjoy scenic cruising of the majestic Tasermuit Fjord before Black Watch heads back to Liverpool via Belfast, Northern Ireland’s attraction-packed capital.