Path of the Vikings: Reykjavik to Quebec

Gros Morne National Park, Canada
August 27, 2019
17 Days
Small-Ship Cruise
160 Guests
From $14,980
Beluga Whale

Expedition Highlights

  • Cruise along chiseled fjords packed with icebergs for up-close views of glittering glaciers.
  • Search for marine mammals, including beluga whales in Saguenay-St. Lawrence Marine Park.
  • Learn about the Viking legacy in Greenland at Brattahlid, the site of Erik the Red’s original settlement.
  • Take a hike through Gros Morne National Park; this UNESCO World Heritage Site is a geological wonderland that offers the world’s best examples of plate tectonics.
  • Discover the bizarrely eroded sea stacks, arches, and cliffs of the Mingan Archipelago, a haven for seabirds such as razorbills, guillemots, terns, and kittiwakes.

Expedition Team

Le Champlain

Le Champlain was built in 2018, and features innovative and environment-friendly equipment, elegantly designed suites, and lounge areas that open onto the outside. All suites feature ocean views and private balconies, while public spaces include an underwater lounge, as well as a pool, outside bar and dining area, theater, single-seating dining room, panoramic lounge, sun deck, salon, and a spa and fitness room. Le Champlain carries a fleet of Zodiacs.

Additional Exploration

ultimate Iceland extension
Pre-Trip Extension:
Ultimate Iceland pre-trip extension
August 20, 2019
From $8,980

• Don crampons for a trek across Breiðarmerkurjökull Glacier, and set out on an unforgettable boat ride on Jökulsárlón Lake, cruising among aquamarine icebergs.

• Witness the dramatic landscapes at Skálanes Nature Reserve and the labyrinthine lava formations, seething sulphur pits, and boiling mud pools of Mývatn—its lake and surrounding wetlands are one of the world’s richest birdlife areas, supporting enormous numbers of breeding ducks and whooper swans.

• Meet the residents of colorful fishing hamlets and visit a museum that recalls the heyday of the booming herring era.

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