Read this itinerary as a guide only; the exact route and program varies according to ice and weather conditions - and the wildlife you encounter. Flexibility is the key to the success of this expedition.
Reverse Itinerary: 8/11/2014
This voyage operates in the reverse and includes an overnight in Toronto at the beginning of the trip and an overnight in Copenhagen at the end. Embarkation is in Churchill; disembarkation is in Kangerlussuaq.
Mandatory Travel Insurance:
All guests are required to have comprehensive travel insurance coverage. Due to the remoteness of the areas in this itinerary, travelers must have a minimum $50,000 of emergency medical coverage. Proof of coverage is required prior to embarkation. The shipping company will not be held responsible for delays due to force majeure. Any additional costs accrued will be the responsibility of the traveler. ExpeditionTrips strongly recommends that the travel insurance policy covers trip cancellation insurance, trip delay (interruption or after departure coverage), baggage and repatriation. ExpeditionTrips can assist you with this.
Sea Kayaking Option: Available all departures
Not included in cruise rate. See rates page for price. Minimum age 16 years. This is a pre-booked option for kayakers with some experience. Places are strictly limited so please advise at time of booking. Please contact ExpeditionTrips for additional details.
Shipboard accommodation with daily housekeeping; all breakfasts, lunches and dinners on board throughout your voyage; coffee, tea and cocoa available around the clock; a complimentary selection of alcoholic and non alcoholic beverages; shore landings; Expedition Leader; all Zodiac transfers and cruising; presentations by Expedition Team and guest speakers; photographic journal on DVD; waterproof expedition boots on loan for shore landings; an expedition parka – yours to keep; comprehensive pre-departure materials; miscellaneous service taxes and port charges throughout the program; luggage handling aboard ship; emergency evacuation insurance to a maximum benefit of $100,000 per person*; for 7/29/2014 departure: one complimentary night pre-expedition hotel accommodation in Copenhagen and one night post-expedition hotel accommodation near Toronto airport with breakfast; for 8/11/2014 departure: one complimentary night pre-expedition hotel accommodation near Toronto airport and one night post-expedition hotel accommodation in Copenhagen with breakfast.
Any airfare (economy seats on the charter flights must be purchased in conjunction with the expedition: $1,750 per person); passport and visa expenses; government arrival and departure taxes; transfers in Copenhagen and Toronto; any beverages that are not in the complimentary selection; any meals ashore with the exception of breakfast at the host hotel before embarkation, if applicable; baggage, cancellation and medical travel insurance; excess baggage charges; laundry and other personal charges; telecommunications charges; the customary gratuity at the end of the voyage for ship’s crew and Expedition Team members; optional kayaking ($595 per person); fuel surcharge may apply.
*Emergency Evacuation Insurance:
Emergency evacuation coverage to a maximum benefit per paying passenger of $100,000 is included in the cost of this expedition. Included coverage is applicable only to travel between the first and last day of the expedition purchased. Additional days of travel prior to the expedition and/or after the expedition are not covered by the included emergency evacuation insurance. We strongly advise all passengers to purchase medical, cancellation and baggage insurance, and additional emergency evacuation coverage.