Final Day and Departure
a Norse longhouse and church amongst well-preserved ancient Viking ruins. In the mid-afternoon you will be invited to the iconic Hotel Narsarsuaq (once a U.S. military barracks) for a Farewell to Greenland dinner, prepared by local chefs, before boarding your flight back to Iceland. DEPARTING FROM REYKJAVIK Upon arrival in Reykjavik, there will be a group transfer to your included post-expedition hotel. After breakfast the following morning, you may make your way to the airport to connect with your onward flight, or stay longer if you have booked additional accommodation. Included Hotel Accommodations Your final night’s included accommodation will be provided at a hotel close to Keflavik International Airport, outside the city of Reykjavik. If you are arriving prior to Day 1 of your expedition or are staying after the disembarkation day and would like help booking a pre- or post-stay, please contact your Polar Travel Adviser
or travel professional for hotel options. As accommodation space is limited, you are encouraged to request any extra nights as early as possible. Arrival and Departure Transfers REYKJAVIK AIRPORT TRANSFERS An arrival transfer in Reykjavik is not included in the expedition; however, your Polar Travel Adviser or travel professional can arrange one for you. Your final night’s included accommodation will be provided at a hotel close to Keflavik International Airport, and a transfer to Keflavik Airport will be available on the final day of the itinerary. A transfer to Reykjavik’s city center is not included if you are extending your time in Iceland after the expedition, but one can be arranged for you.
DISEMBARKATION IN NARSARSUAQ Your ship is scheduled to arrive back in Narsarsuaq between 7am and 8am local time. We hope to spend the day exploring the area around Narsarsuaq, returning to the ship for lunch. This is no ordinary disembarkation day. In the morning you will wake up alongside, or anchored off, the shorelines of Narsarsuaq. Enjoy a full expedition day where you can choose your own adventure before flying back to Reykjavik. You can hike up to Signal Hill (a prominent observation point above Narsarsuaq), visit the Narsarsuaq museum, or head across the fjord to visit the small sheep farming community of Qasiarsuk. While walking around Qasiarsuk you will find yourself immersed in one of the most iconic Viking sites in the New World. Qasiarsuk was once known as Brattahlíð, the home of Erik the Red and Leif Erikson. Now part of the Kujataa UNESCO World Heritage Site, the community is home to a replica of
In order to facilitate your transfers, we request that you provide your flight details to Quark Expeditions® at least 30 days prior to traveling.
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