Sail to the Arctic Circle
THIS LEG IS CURRENTLY FULL – WAITING LIST ONLY
Possibly a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to explore one of the most imposing and majestic landscapes on the planet, inaccessible by land and only during a few weeks in the summer.
We’ll head to the Arctic Circle and to Scoresby Sund, the longest fjord in the world. On your way there you will call at Isafjordur, a small fishing port on the North West coast of Iceland.
There is often remarkable refraction on this coast which means the mountains of Greenland can be seen at a range of more than 60 miles. Icebergs are certain to be sighted and will be found within the Scoresby Fjord because of its depth.
There is a small village of some 400 inhabitants on the north side of the entrance to the fjord but little else except the magnificent scenery extending some 80 miles to where the fjord splits providing some shallow water and the opportunity to get ashore. A word of warning. If you wish to go ashore make sure you have good mosquito nets, gloves and leave no flesh exposed. The Greenland midges make the Scottish ones look amateurish. Fortunately they don’t like flying very far from the shore! Need to add spend time exploring the fjord by boat and land…