Expedition from Greenland to New England

26 Days
Copenhagen to New York City
From (CAD)
$ 25,506
Dates & Pricing

2024 Copenhagen > New York City

Arctic Ice and Autumn Colours

Learn the riveting exploration history while discovering the Canadian arctic, home to a wealth of wildlife and rugged, pristine landscapes, before sailing along the coastline of the Canadian Maritimes on the East Coast.
Starting in Greenland, your voyage will take you to Baffin Island, a wild landscape that will captivate you. With its barren rocks rising up from the depths of the ocean and the opportunity to be surrounded by multiple species of wildlife, this expedition in ultra-luxury is astounding. Then sail to New England, where her beauty enchants while the rugged coastlines and natural wonders of the Canadian Maritimes await. Encounter World Heritage-listed treasures, untouched wilderness areas and unique wildlife and marine species. Discover small ports with vibrant cultures, diverse heritage, picturesque architecture, and welcoming communities. There is no shortage of wonder on this voyage of the East Coast.
Tour Map
Tour Code:
202Y
Duration:
26 days
Departure City:
Copenhagen
Return City:
New York City

26 Day Itinerary

  1. Day 1 - Copenhagen, Denmark

    Arrive at your hotel for your one-night stay.

  2. Day 2 - Copenhagen > Kangerlussuaq, Greenland

    Your journey into wonder begins as you fly from Copenhagen to Kangerlussuaq to board Scenic Eclipse. Toast the start of your adventure at tonight's welcome reception where the Captain will introduce the crew and your expert Discovery Team.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Dinner

  3. Day 3 - Sisimiut, Greenland

    Sisimiut is the second largest town in Greenland and means ‘the people living in a place where the fox dens’. Stroll by the brightly coloured houses to explore one of the most widespread and beautiful backcountry areas in Greenland.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  4. Day 4 - Ilulissat > Disko Bay

    Spectacular days await as you cruise Disko Bay. Ilulissat is named from the Inuit word for ‘icebergs’. Formerly called Jakobshavn, the town is best known for large number of icebergs breaking away from the nearby Ilulissat Icefjord, into which one of the world’s fastest moving and most active glaciers calves 46 cubic kilometres of ice annually. Listen for the rumbling sounds in the distance of icebergs calving from the Sermeq Kujalleq Glacier.

    Discovery

    Scenic Discovery excursions by Zodiac, kayak or go onshore for landings.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  5. Day 5 - Upernavik

    A town of only 1,100 inhabitants, Upernavik is located on the picturesque Archipelago consisting of over 100 rocky islands. Officially founded in 1772, this area had been explored by Inuit hunters much earlier. A Viking runestone was also found in 1824 atop Kingittorsuaq, an island some 20km to the north of Upernavik, and is dated to approximately the mid-13th century.

    Discovery

    Explore the villages lining the shore by kayak, gliding past the islands that dot the archipelago, be guided by the Discovery Team in the hopes of witnessing muskox in the Upernavik backcountry or cruise by Zodiac to the Upernavik Icefjord.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  6. Day 6 - At sea

    Acquaint yourself with the exceptional range of facilities on board your ultra-luxurious Discovery Yacht.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  7. Day 7 - Pond Inlet, Canada

    On Baffin Island, at the mouth of the famous Northwest Passage lies a small Inuit settlement. Pond Inlet is surrounded by spectacular snow-capped mountains, fjords and glaciers, and your exploration of this remote region will leave you with lasting memories. 

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  8. Day 8 - Kangiqtualuk Uqquqti (Sam Ford Fjord)

    Rocky cliffs rising steeply from the ocean, the raw beauty of Kangiqtualuk Uqquqti will make you feel like you are sailing along the edge of the world. A nesting ground for millions of bird species, join our on board ornithologist with your complimentary binoculars and see how many breeds you are able to spot.

    Discovery

    Scenic Discovery excursions by Zodiac, kayak or go onshore for landings.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  9. Day 9 - Isabella Bay

    Isabella Bay is Canada's first National Marine Wildlife Area and has become a very important region bowhead whales, with over 100 whales recorded at one time. The Ninginganiq National Wildlife Area includes the islands of Isabella Bay and the surrounding shores.

    Discovery

    Join our Marine Biologists and Naturalists in Zodiacs as we observe bowhead whales in their natural environment.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  10. Day 10 - At sea

    Enjoy a day at sea.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  11. Day 11 - Lady Franklin Island > Monumental Island

    Spectacular in appearance, the barren rocks rising up from the depths of the ocean at Lady Franklin Island and Monumental Island is some of the oldest on Earth. Formed 2.5 to four billion years ago, these islands offer an abundance of caribou, bears and walrus. Search the rock face for black guillemots, Atlantic puffins and the rare Sabine’s gull.

    Discovery

    Explore the islands with the Discovery team on Zodiac or kayak.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  12. Day 12 - Akpatok Island

    Akpatok Island is a remote, uninhabited island in northern Quebec. Its sheer limestone cliffs rise vertically hundreds of metres from the sea. Named a Canadian Important Bird Area and a Key Migratory Bird Terrestrial Habitat site, birders will delight at the opportunity to be surrounded by multiple species, including great numbers of thick-billed murres black guillemot and the Peregrine falcon.

    Discovery

    Learn about the different bird species with our onboard Ornithologist, kayak alongside the cliff face, or hike across the sparce tundra.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  13. Day 13 - At Sea

    Today, relax on board. With the many choices available, you will be surprised at how quickly time passes.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  14. Day 14 - At Sea

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  15. Day 15 - Battle Harbour

    For two centuries, Battle Harbour was the economic and social centre of the southeastern Labrador coast of Canada. Your passionate local guide will escort you around this carefully preserved village sharing stories of the traditional life and times of Newfoundlanders and Labradoreans. 

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  16. Day 16 - Corner Brook

    Set against the impressive backdrop of the Long Range Mountains, Corner Brook’s thick forest and jagged cliffs will amaze.

    Freechoice

    Learn the history of Captain Cook at his Historic Site and museum, taking in the amazing view.

    Discovery

    Join a Discovery Team member on an educational walk through one of the nearby trails, or paddle your way through scenic Humber Valley.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  17. Day 17 - Louisburg

    Visit the Fortress of Louisbourg. Be welcomed by the military drummers and be regaled with tales of days past by the entertaining guides. Be treated to a concert in the local chapel and have the chance to learn about the rum matured on site or the French Canadian way to make hot chocolate, then witness the cannon firing ceremony.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  18. Day 18 - Halifax

    Enjoy a day at leisure.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  19. Day 19 - Lunenburg

    Stretching along the eastern seaboard of Nova Scotia, Lunenburg is recognised by UNESCO as the best surviving example of a planned British colonial settlement in North America. Admire the brightly coloured wooden houses, dating back to the 18th century, in this charming fishing port.
    Today choose one of our Scenic Freechoice activities or join a more active Scenic Discovery excursion.

    Freechoice

    Capture the vibrant colours, beautiful architecture, and authentic fishing heritage in Lunenburg, a UNESCO World Heritage Site with a professional photographer, or experience the spectacular sites and atmosphere of Lunenburg's historic streetscapes and working waterfront on foot. Alternatively, join an art teacher from the Lunenburg School of the Arts for a sketching class along the historic waterfront.

    Discovery

    Meander through the islands around Blue Rocks on kayak, or ride from Old Town Lunenburg to the coastal community of Blue Rocks, riding through intimate fishing communities and coastal vistas.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  20. Day 20 - Bar Harbor, USA

    Bar Harbor is a coastal paradise, with its New England charm, mountain top views and overflow of natural beauty. Bar Harbor has a way of making you slow down, appreciate nature and those you are with as you admire the changing beauty, from glistening sunshine to thick fog. Known as the gateway to Acadia National Park it is famed for outdoor adventure.

    Freechoice

    Explore the cliffs, rocky coves, glacier-carved lakes, and dense forests of Acadia National Park, or discover the historic district of Bar Harbor, from Cadillac Mountain, Sieur de Monts Springs and the communities of Seal Harbor and Northeast Harbor, before finishing at an authentic Lobster Pound for lunch. Alternatively, enjoy an amazing array of flavours on a local food tour, accompanied by a generous serving of local history, fun facts, and lore, or join your experienced guide on a walking history tour who will share highlights and secrets from the Gilded Age, stories of rum running, and tales of the town folk who influenced the development of Bar Harbor.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  21. Day 21 - Portland

    Lighthouses, lobsters and long stretches of beach are synonymous with Portland, Maine, but the city has much more to offer: Victorian architecture, craft breweries, a thriving arts scene and world-class cuisine. At this time of year, the east coast’s famous fall foliage is everywhere, so it will be impossible to miss the brilliant red, orange and yellow trees.

    Freechoice

    Explore Portland’s working waterfront on foot through the streets of this charming area and enjoy a progressive lunch from dine-in and to go restaurants, pubs, markets and artisanal shops, or learn to paint while taking in Maine's natural beauty with a painting class for all levels. Alternatively, explore the city highlights with a visit to historic Portland Head Light and the charming seaside town of Kennebunkport, or discover the lighthouses of the South Portland Greenbelt Pathway by bicycle on a guided tour.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  22. Day 22 - Boston

    Step foot in one of the oldest cities in the United States, founded in 1630 and steeped in history and culture. Boston is known as one of the most walkable cities in America, and one of the easiest to explore. While it is an intimate city, its cultural diversity makes it feel much larger. Boston has something for everyone.

    Freechoice

    Discover Boston’s illustrious history and famous residents as you embark on a guided walking tour past numerous historic sites along the red-bricked Freedom Trail, or get a taste of Boston's historic Italian quarter on a fun food walking tour. Alternatively, meet with a Harvard student who will serve as your tour guide through Harvard, one of the most prestigious universities in the world, or take in Boston’s iconic sights along the Freedom Trail and through the heart of Boston in a World War II style amphibious vehicle.

    Enrich

    Revel in the history of Fenway Park, one of baseball’s most beloved stadiums and home to the Red Sox. Revisit the careers of Red Sox greats like Ted Williams, Babe Ruth, and Carl Yastrzemski, celebrate the club’s numerous World Series titles, and tour famous stadium locales like the ‘Green Monster,’ ‘Pesky’s Pole,’ and the Fenway Park Living Museum.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  23. Day 23 - Provincetown

    Beautiful beaches, welcoming locals, and a rich creative history. The diversity of Provincetown is what makes it unique. From sailors to artists, fishermen to authors, people are drawn to the Cape Cod highlight.  

    Freechoice

    Experience Provincetown through the eyes of the infamous 17th-century Anne Hutchinson, or join a walking tour with your local guide. Alternatively, enjoy true local wines, wine jelly and sauces using fruit that are native to the area at Plymouth Bay Winery.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  24. Day 24 - Newport

    Newport is the global centre for yachting, and a perfect destination for Scenic Eclipse. With expansive sea views, awe-inspiring architecture and an inviting coastal charm, Newport glistens like a well-polished gem. Admire the opulent summer residences along cliff-top Bellevue Ave and the preserved Colonial-era architecture and landmarks at seemingly every turn.

    Freechoice

    Enjoy a walk on the stunning Cliff Walk followed by a visit to one of Newport’s grandest mansions, The Breakers, and take in the sights of the Gilded Age mansions that dot the waterfront, or climb aboard an America’s Cup sailing yacht for a thrilling sailing experience. Alternatively, step aboard a 50-foot lobster boat, that has been traditionally and elegantly restored, on a Newport Harbor Cruise, or stroll through past original colonial-period buildings and historic landmarks on a walking tour.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  25. Day 25 - Martha’s Vineyard

    According to the locals, once you have been ‘on island’, you will never want to leave. Martha’s Vineyard is a charming and beautiful place, surrounded by pristine sandy beaches and brightly painted cottages.

    Freechoice

    Explore a portion of the African American Heritage Trail, visiting Oak Bluff and Edgartown, or visit Cottage City Oyster farm and chat with locals about their nursery, watch a shucking demonstration and enjoy a tasting. Alternatively, experience Oaks Bluff on foot with your local guide for an informative and entertaining walk around this quaint and colourful town.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  26. Day 26 - New York

    Welcome to New York City. Your cruise ends this morning as you disembark taking away memories of a truly unforgettable experience.

    Please book your flight to depart out of New York City after 12:00 PM.

    The itinerary is a guide only and may be amended for operational reasons. As such Scenic cannot guarantee the voyage will operate unaltered from the itinerary stated above. Please refer to our terms and conditions for further information.

    Meals Included: Breakfast

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