In 2024 we will make 5 voyages to East Greenland. The expedition will start in Kulusuk, a Greenlandic village, where our sailing ship will be waiting for the participants. After 8 days of exploring the largest island on the planet, the expedition will end again in Kulusuk, from where the plane will depart for Reykjavik.

Schedule: From Reykjavik to Kulusuk 5:30 PM – 6:15 PM;
From Kulusuk to Reykjavik 7:00 PM – 9:45 PM
(Iceland UTC +0, Greenland UTC -2)

  • Regions/Countries: Greenland Greenland
  • Boat: Elsi
  • Dates: Aug 15, 2024
  • Duration: 7 Days / 6 Nights
  • Tags: Village Town
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Nick Bondarev is a professional photographer and filmmaker with experience working with companies such as New York Times, Mercedes, Tatler, NatGeo Russia, Asos etc. Nick loves exploring the world and has traveled to many parts of the planet including Antarctica, Mongolia, Greenland and the Russian Arctic. Here's what he tells us about himself: "I started out by shooting documentaries around the world. After 8 years of working on anthropological and biological expeditions in collaboration with various environmental brands and organizations, I continued my career as a lifestyle photographer and filmmaker. I love being behind the camera and capturing human experiences and moments full of emotion on film. Being able to tell the stories of people and brands is my pride and joy".

 

WHAT IS INCLUDED IN THE PRICE

- Accommodation in a berth of your choice
- Flights to Kulusuk, Greenland and back to Reykjavik, Iceland
- Three meals a day
- Educational programme and guide accompaniment on board
- Professional crew and ship’s cook on board
- First aid on board
- Visa support (full itinerary of the voyage provided to support your visa application)
- Port fees
- Medical insurance

WHAT NOT INCLUDED
- Airfare to Reykjavik (KEF) from your starting point and departure from Reykjavik (KEF) to your final point
- Visa processing

FLEXIBLE PAYMENT TERMS
50% - within 3 days of booking
50% - 2 months before the start of the expedition

ADVANCE
You can pay for participation in the expedition through interest-free installments for 3 months (maximum installment amount - 500000 ₽). No down payment and no overpayments.

CANCELLATION AND POSTPONEMENT
You may return your deposit (or reschedule your participation) up to 2 months prior to the expedition. If you decide to cancel less than 2 months in advance, we are entitled to deduct 100% of the amount paid.

LATE REFUND SERVICE
Take out the Late Refund Service to plan your expedition with Marine Practice with ease and peace of mind. If necessary, you will be able to refund the full participation fee at any time before the program starts. The service fee is 20% of the booking fee. This payment is non-refundable. "Late refund" can only be arranged when booking an expedition. Once the contract is signed, the service will not be available for purchase.

RULES AND TRADITIONS

CONDITIONS OF PARTICIPATION
The expedition is open to men and women from 18 years old and teenagers from 12 years old accompanied by their parents.
No special experience is required to participate in the expedition. During the first two days, instructors will provide introductory lectures and hands-on training to interact with the ship's crew.

HIKE FORMAT
The format of the trek is tourist.
The guide-instructor on board shares informative information about the region and helps to integrate into the life of the ship.
For comfortable coexistence of all participants on board there is a dry law, it is forbidden to discuss politics and religion.

WATCHES AND SAILING EMERGENCIES
The participants of the trip can join the shipboard and housekeeping watches, as well as participate in the ship's work and sailing emergencies. A sailing emergency is an action with sails, rigging and rigging when performing maneuvers or changing weather conditions. In addition, it is possible (and very useful) to participate in general weather work. Our help is very valuable to the crew, but is completely voluntary.

DISCIPLINE.
We are one team, one crew. All work on the ship is subject to a schedule. The commands of the captain and instructors are binding.
For the comfortable coexistence of all participants on board there is a dry law, it is forbidden to discuss politics and religion. If we support each other, follow the rules and wash our hands before eating, the expedition is safe and comfortable.

SAFETY.
On the first day of the expedition, the crew and captain will give you a safety briefing, teach you how to put on a life jacket and safety harness, and tell you how to act in case of fire and ship sinking. Your safety is always a priority.

ACCOMMODATION, MEALS, CLOTHING
Participants are accommodated in double and triple cabins, men and women - separately (except for couples and family/friends). Each cabin is equipped with a sink with cold and hot water. There are 5 showers and toilets in common use, as well as a spacious lounge for meetings and events.

Three meals a day are included in the cost of the trek.

We will send detailed clothing recommendations in a supplemental briefing before the hike.

Elsi

Sailing yacht, Motor sailor

The two-masted schooner Elsi was built in 1986 by the German shipyard Blumenthaler Werft as a training expedition ship. In 2013, an extensive reconstruction and equipment of the sailboat was carried out for operation in the high latitudes of the Arctic and Antarctic. Subsequently, the schooner was used in medical humanitarian expeditions to remote corners of the world.

Elsi
Elsi
Elsi

Thursday, August 15, 2024

Price per person in double accommodation: €5700 Price per person in double accommodation: $6130
Price per person in double accommodation: €5700 Price per person in double accommodation: $6130
Price per person in double accommodation: €5700 Price per person in double accommodation: $6130
Price per person in double accommodation: €5700 Price per person in double accommodation: $6130
Price per person in triple accommodation: €5300 Price per person in triple accommodation: $5670
Price per person in triple accommodation: €5300 Price per person in triple accommodation: $5670
Price per person in triple accommodation: €5300 Price per person in triple accommodation: $5670