This small ship pioneering safari sees you navigate the rugged fjords and landscapes of the east coast of Greenland. Cruise past towering icebergs and intricate ice sculptures, and head ashore for hikes across the tundra in search of muskox, Arctic fox and other wildlife, accompanied by photographic leader Andrew James.
THE SEA ICE SURROUNDING EAST GREENLAND BREAKS UP IN THE SUMMER, ALLOWING US TO EXPLORE THE REGIONS BREATHTAKING LANDSCAPES AND GLACIER-CARVED FJORDS.
Your exact itinerary will depend on weather conditions, but we hope to explore Scoresbysund, the largest fjord system in the world, paying a visit to the Inuit settlement of Ittoqqortoormiit before heading to Kong Oscar and Kejser Franz Josef fjords for spectacular scenery.
What makes this trip extraordinary?
- Experience the towering icebergs and breathtaking icy scenery of east Greenland.
- Observe and photograph the wildlife of the region, including whales, seabirds, seals, muskox, Arctic hare, Arctic fox and collared lemmings.
- Marvel at the rugged mountains reflected in the still waters of the fjords.
- Hike across Arctic tundra, through a rugged and untamed landscape.
- Opportunity to see the incredible natural phenomena of the northern lights.
- While sightings are rare, there is a chance of spotting polar bears.
Aperture - SPECIALIST
- Photographer Andrew James will provide expert photographic tuition. He has led trips in Antarctica, South Georgia, Iceland, The Falklands and Faroe Islands and is an expert in photographing the types of wild landscape you will encounter in Greenland. Read some of Andrew's top tips for photographing ice on our blog.
- As well as spending hundreds of hours sat out in wild landscapes mentoring others, Andrew was Editor in Chief of the UK's two biggest photographic magazine titles for over 10 years and is well placed to share his expertise to ensure you come away with the best possible images from the trip.
- Aperture by Natural World Safaris puts photographers in front of wildlife and natural world wonders, away from other tourists.