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Pristine Greenland with Eastern Europe Highlights

Over 21 days, cruise Greenland's stunning coastline and fjords before exploring Eastern Europe's charming cities of Prague, Warsaw, Krakow and Berlin.

21 Day
From (AUD)
$ 21,055
  • 2020 Reykjavik > Prague

    Immerse yourself in tales of old and new

    Southern Greenland’s wilderness offers some of the most spectacular and unspoilt scenery on earth. The riveting history of Eastern Europe’s cities ranges from medieval intrigues to religious schisms, and World Wars to the Communist and modern eras.

    Cruise Greenland's stunning coastline and fjords in all-inclusive luxury. Explore Eastern Europe World Heritage-listed treasures and immerse yourself in history from the Middle Ages to the modern day. Discover the charming cities of Prague, Warsaw, Krakow and vibrant Berlin.

    Tour Code:

    ONC1

    Duration:

    21 Days

    Departure City:

    Reykjavik

    Return City:

    Prague

  • 21 Day Itinerary

    • Day 1 - Reykjavik

      Welcome to Reykjavik where you embark Scenic Eclipse to start your discovery of the world’s largest island – Greenland.

      Meals included: Dinner

    • Day 2 - Snaefellsnes Peninsula

      Sparkling fjords, dramatic volcanic peaks, sheer sea cliffs and vast lava flows beckon as you cruise in and around the Snaefellsnes Peninsula. Look for the vast concentrations of bird species nesting on the treacherous Látrabjarg cliffs, and marine life in the waters of the Peninsula.

      Discovery: With a flexible itinerary and depending on the conditions, take Scenic Discovery excursions by kayak or onshore for landings.

      Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

    • Day 3 - At sea

      Cruise from Iceland across the Denmark Strait to the east coast of Greenland. The Discovery Team will enthral you with their knowledge and passion for this region. From your suite's verandah look for whales.

      Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

    • Day 4 - East Coast Fjords

      Over the coming days explore Greenland's east coast, the fjords of Skjoldungen and Prins Christian Sund. Carving a breathtaking, naturally-formed path separating the mainland from the islands of Cape Farewell, Prins Christian Sund is one of Greenland's most scenic waterways. 105 kilometres in length, and flanked by magnificent glaciers and granite cliffs, this narrow passage is only accessible during the summer, when the largest ice blockades melt away. Scenic Eclipse brings you close to the glaciers, huge icebergs and imposing peaks for unmissable photo opportunities.

      Discovery: Take Scenic Discovery excursions by Zodiac to view ice formations, paddle the kayaks to hear the ice cracking or step onshore for landings.

      Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

    • Day 5 - East Coast Fjords

      Continue to explore the East Coast Fjords of Skjoldungen and Prins Christian Sund.

      Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

    • Day 6 - East Coast Fjords

      Continue to explore the East Coast Fjords of Skjoldungen and Prins Christian Sund.

      Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

    • Day 7 - Narsaq

      An agricultural town on the edge of a fjord, Narsaq is known for its Greenlandic 'cowboys', farms and interesting Norse history. Discover this quaint town and visit the Museum to learn about the Norse history

      Discovery: Take a Scenic Discovery excursion by Zodiac or kayak, or take a hiking tour.

      Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

    • Day 8 - Nuuk

      Nuuk means ‘majestic fjord views’ in Greenlandic. The capital and largest city in Greenland, Nuuk has been inhabited by many settlers over the centuries but the present town was only established in 1728. A guided tour through the picturesque Old Harbour reveals history and traditions that still remain strong.

      Freechoice

      Marvel at the mummies in the Greenland National Museum, or try the local Greenlandic beer at Greenland’s largest microbrewery. Alternatively, learn about Inuit culture at the Nuuk Art Museum.

      Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

    • Day 9 - Disko Bay

      Spectacular days await as you cruise Disko Bay. Ilulissat is named from the Inuit word for ‘iceberg’. Formerly called Jakobshavn, the town is best known for large number of icebergs issuing 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 the Sermeq Kujalleq glacier ‘calving’ icebergs.

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

      Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

    • Day 10 - Disko Bay

      Continue to cruise Disko Bay.

      Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

    • Day 11 - Disko Bay

      Continue to cruise Disko Bay.

      Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

    • Day 12 - Kangerlussuaq > Berlin

      Your cruise ends this morning in Kangerlussuaq as you bid farewell to the crew and fly to Berlin via Copenhagen. Enjoy a three night stay in Berlin, tonight join your Tour Director for a welcome dinner.

      Meals included: Breakfast, Dinner

    • Day 13 - Berlin

      In Berlin, see the Brandenburg Gate, State Opera House and Alexanderplatz before driving along the famous ‘Unter den Linden’ and visiting the former Checkpoint Charlie site.

      Meals included: Breakfast

    • Day 14 - Berlin
      Freechoice

      Visit the moving Berlin Wall memorial and the Hackesche Höfe, then ride Berlin’s subway and learn about the city’s Cold War period. Alternatively, enjoy a cruise on the Spree River.

      Meals included: Breakfast

    • Day 15 - Berlin - Warsaw

      Enjoy Germany and Poland's serene countryside on your rail journey to Warsaw, Poland’s cultural, entertainment and financial capital. Enjoy a two night stay in Warsaw.

      Meals included: Breakfast

    • Day 16 - Warsaw

      Devastated during World War II, Warsaw's historic centre was rebuilt and has attained World Heritage-listed status. Visit the Jewish Ghetto with a local guide for a sombre reminder of the suffering endured in World War II. See the monument to the Ghetto heroes, the Palace of Culture and the Chopin Memorial.

      Enrich

      Witness an exclusive piano concert of Chopin’s immortal music.

      Meals included: Breakfast, Dinner

    • Day 17 - Warsaw - Krakow

      Visit Auschwitz, the former concentration camp and its museum, for a harrowing reminder of the Holocaust in World War II. Later, arrive in Krakow and your hotel for the next two nights.

      Meals included: Breakfast

    • Day 18 - Krakow

      Explore this World Heritage-listed city on a guided walking tour of the stunningly preserved Old Town and see the medieval architecture and cobblestone streets. Visit the cathedral and the castle on Wawel Hill.

      Meals included: Breakfast, Dinner

    • Day 19 - Krakow - Prague

      Journey to the glorious city of Prague where your boutique luxury hotel is your home for the next two nights.

      Meals included: Breakfast

    • Day 20 - Prague

      Discover one of the truly magical cities of Europe on a walking tour with a local guide. There is plenty of free time for you to explore at your leisure. This evening, join your fellow travellers and Tour Director for a delightful farewell dinner.

      Meals included: Breakfast, Dinner

    • Day 21 - Prague

      Depart after breakfast. Prague may be the end of your journey but it will be the start of a lifetime of wonderful memories.

      Meals included: Breakfast

  • Tour inclusions

    Your luxury escorted journey includes:
    • 11 night all-inclusive luxury Scenic Eclipse cruise
    • The intimacy of small group land journeys with up to 20 guests
    • Exclusive Scenic Enrich experiences
    • Your choice of Scenic Freechoice activities
    • Fully escorted land journey led by an expert handpicked
    • Tour Director with knowledgeable local guides
    • Internal flights and taxes
    • Porterage throughout plus return airport transfers
    • All tipping and gratuities