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Adventures Afloat: Arctic Expedition: Baffin Island and Greenland

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Program #21407RJ
13 Days | 12 Nights
ACTIVITY LEVEL: Active
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EasyFor people looking to exercise their minds more than their bodies. There’s minimal walking and not too many stairs.
ModerateThese programs get you on your feet and include activities such as walking up to a mile in a day through a city and standing in a museum for a few hours.
ActiveFor people who enjoy walking as much as two miles a day, perhaps to explore historic neighborhoods or a nature trail.
Moderately ChallengingFor hardy explorers who enjoy a good physical challenge, spending most of their days on the go.
ChallengingGet ready to keep up with our highest-energy group. These demanding — and rewarding — programs are for seasoned outdoor enthusiasts.
Embark on an expedition north of the Arctic Circle in summer, when long days allow for plenty of time to absorb the incredible environments around you. Beginning in the Canadian Arctic Archipelago and ending in Greenland, this voyage takes you into dramatic fjords, close to actively calving glaciers and through icy waters home to an array of majestic wildlife.


Highlights

• Encounter the magnificent wildlife of the Arctic — look for polar bears, caribou, muskoxen, whales, narwhals and abundant seabirds.
• By Zodiac, get a close look at the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Ilulissat Icefjord, located at the mouth of one of the world’s most active glaciers.
• Visit remote Arctic hamlets where the colorful houses and cheerful people contrast with the harsh environment.


Itinerary Summary

Arrival Ottawa (Canada), 1 night; charter flight to Resolute, embark Sea Adventurer, 10 nights (ports of call include Beechey Island, Prince Leopold Island, Mittimatalik, Northeast Baffin Island, Kanngiqtugaapik, Nigingnaniq, Karrat Fjord (Greenland), Uummannaq, Ilulissat, Itilleq); disembark Kangerlussuaq, charter flight to Toronto, 1 night; departure.

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Aug 1 — Aug 13, 2014 $9445  
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Special Offer: For most programs in Canada in 2014, when you purchase your airfare from us you’ll receive free round-trip airport transfers to get you to and from your program! To take advantage of this new service, mention you need airfare when you call to enroll. If you enroll online, select the “Travel —Custom Arrangements” option, and Road Scholar Travel Services will contact you to make the arrangements.

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12 nights of accommodations
35 meals: 12 breakfasts, 11 lunches, 12 dinners
9 Field trips
2 Flights during the program

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