Let’s start with Summer Highlights of West Greenland, a 12-day photography-focused jaunt. It’s pictured left and booking now for August.
The region: West Greenland. Think inland glaciers and supraglacial lakes.
The accommodations: Mostly hotels (like one that overlooks the ice fjord created by West Greenland’s largest glacier). Also the occasional primitive hut.
The highlights: Hiking to an ice cap with views of massive basalt cliffs. Dogsledding. Visiting a whaling museum. (See the slideshow.)
The bonus: It’s run by a geologist and glaciologist named Sarah and a professional photographer named Mindy. Your Instagram account just smiled.
Now it’s on to Base Camp Greenland, a nine-day nature trip. It’s pictured right and also booking now for August.
The region: East Greenland. For context: the country’s east coast is called the “Arctic Riviera.”
The accommodations: You’ll spend most of your stay in a safari-style tent cabin with a large private veranda.
The highlights: Boat excursions. Whale and floating-iceberg watching. Meeting the local Tasiilaq people. (The slideshow awaits.)
The bonus: You can drink cocktails chilled with chips of 10,000-year-old ice straight from the Greenland ice cap. So maybe bring the good vodka.