Our final day of exploration will be spent in west Greenland's beautiful, scenic fjords.Cruise in a Zodiac or kayak some of the picturesque waterways.He has authored nearly 20 books, and his articles and photography have appeared in National Geographic, GEO, BBC Wildlife, Terre Sauvage, and numerous other publications worldwide.Breiter's most recent documentary, Polar Bear Summer, was nominated for an Emmy.Explore some of the beautiful bays and inlets along Lancaster Sound—a favorite Inuit hunting and fishing location for hundreds of years.
Embark the National Geographic Explorer at the head of Kangerlussuaq Fjord, a scenic waterway that stretches 100 miles, and is aptly known as the “long fjord.” Dozens of deep fjords carve into Greenland’s west coast, many with glaciers fed by the ice cap that covers about 80 percent of the country.
After lunch, transfer to the airport in Keflavík for your flight home.
Grand Hotel (Days 14-15: B, L, D daily; Day 16: B, L) Matthias Breiter Wildlife photographer, cinematographer, and author Matthias Breiter has spent most of the past 30 years researching the daily lives and habits of black, brown, grizzly, and polar bears.
View Ship/Deck Plan Travelers can choose between a light or moderate activity level.
For a light level of activity, they should be in good health and comfortable walking or standing for extended periods of time.
Take an extraordinary cruise among towering icebergs at the mouth of the fjord.