There is nothing quite like a cruise to get all the best elements of vacation packaged into one epic trip. Everything is taken care of from accommodations and meals to itineraries and excursions when you embark on a luxury cruising voyage. That certainly sounds like the set up to a perfect vacation!
The only question is, where in the world can you take the coolest cruise for the trip of a lifetime?
Literally the coolest, or to put it even better, the coldest way to have the greatest travel adventure has to be taking cruises to Greenland in the amazing Arctic. Immerse yourself into a travel experience like no other with sensational expeditions and endless breathtaking views of snow-capped icebergs, magnificently deep fjords, awe-inspiring mountains and spectacular stretches of wilderness.
Grab a parka and get ready to follow in the steps of past explorers on an Arctic escape like no other. Now let’s get into what adventure awaits when you set off on an unforgettable cruise to Greenland.
Visit the great Ilulissat Icefjord
A sight that will you speechless, designated a UNESCO World Heritage Site, the world famous Ilulissat Icefjord runs for an incredible 25 miles from the Greenland ice sheet to Disko Bay.
Take in the awe-inspiring views of this frozen marvel, which is known to be one of the best places in the world to witness glacier calving. Imagine having the chance to watch massive chunks of ice as they go crashing down into the sub-zero Arctic waters right before your eyes.
Observe magnificent Arctic Wildlife
As you embark on a Greenland cruise one thing is for certain, you will want to have your best camera with long distance lens! While taking in spectacular views of the icy blue ocean and stunning landscape make sure to keep an eye out for the amazing wildlife that calls this polar region home, such as:
- 40% of the world’s Muskoxen population
- Polar bears
- Ringed seals
- Blue whales
- Fin whales
- Humpback whales
- Arctic birds and seabirds
Imagine watching as the iconic polar bears are roaming in their natural habitat with the perfect Arctic backdrop of deep fjords and vast wilderness. Talk about the perfect vacation memory!
Gaze upon the Northern Lights
From the months of late September through April, visitors cruising to Greenland have the opportunity to treat their eyes to the remarkable Aurora Borealis. A true nature phenomenon you won’t want to miss as an explosion of multi-colored lights extend for 80 kilometers, reaching as high as 640 kilometers above the earth’s surface where you stand. After night has fallen, look up in awe as green, purple and red lights of the Aurora dance across the sky.
Visit the famous Scoresby Sund
A voyage to Greenland is the best time to experience vacation firsts, like the first time seeing the largest fjord in the entire world. Try not to tip over as you take in as much view as you can of this astonishing fjord that is around 110 kilometers long and at some places a remarkable 1,450 meters in depth.
Now all that’s left to do is decide when you’ll take the coolest cruise for a Greenland adventure!