Ittoqqortoormiit (Scoresby Sound, Greenland)

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Region
Western Europe - UK - Iceland - Greenland

Locode
GLOBY

Coordinates
70.48780 N, -21.95958 W

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Ittoqqortoormiut (aka Illoqqortoormiut) is the principal settlement in Scoresby Sound region in Northeastern Greenland. It has about 500 inhabitants. Visitors wander around and enjoy sledge dogs tethered outside brightly painted wooden homes. Another interesting view are the hung out to dry skins of Seal, Polar Bear and Musk Ox, which betray hunting livelihood of many of the local people in the far-flung place.

Ittoqqortoormiit is one of the youngest towns in Greenland and the most isolated. Scoresby Sund with its side fjords are the biggest fjord complex in the world. The fjord itself is the longest in the world. The municipality is nearly the size of Great Britain and the inhabitants live in Ittoqqortoormiit or one of the two settlements, Uunartoq/Cape Tobin or Itterajivit/Cape Hope. Hunting and, to some degree, fishing are main trades of the region.

The city of Ittoqqortoormiit was settled in 1925 by people from Ammassalik, supported by Danish seafarer Ejnar Mikkelsen. Already at that time, the region was known as a very good hunting ground for polar bears, seals and walruses. Only few visitors make it to this remote area which offers beautiful expedition-like trips on dog sleds or in kayaks, and it is also the departure point for expeditions into the National Park in North Eastern Greenland. 


Highlights: Scoresby Sund, Scoresby Land, National Park

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Port Ittoqqortoormiit cruise ship schedule shows timetable calendars of all arrival and departure dates by month. The port's schedule lists all ships (in links) with cruises going to or leaving from Ittoqqortoormiit, Scoresby Sound, Greenland. To see the full itineraries (ports of call dates and arrival / departure times) and their lowest rates – just follow the corresponding ship-link.

  1. August, 2017
Day Ships in port
Wednesday
16 August, 2017
MV Ocean Adventurer(arriving at 16 Aug - departing at 16 Aug)
Thursday
17 August, 2017
Silver Explorer(arriving at 17 Aug - departing at 17 Aug)
Friday
18 August, 2017
Silver Explorer(arriving at 18 Aug - departing at 18 Aug)
Saturday
19 August, 2017
Silver Explorer(arriving at 19 Aug - departing at 19 Aug)
Sunday
20 August, 2017
Silver Explorer(arriving at 20 Aug - departing at 20 Aug)
Monday
21 August, 2017
Silver Explorer(arriving at 21 Aug - departing at 21 Aug)
Tuesday
22 August, 2017
MV Polar Pioneer(arriving at 22 Aug - departing at 22 Aug)
Wednesday
23 August, 2017
MV Polar Pioneer(arriving at 23 Aug - departing at 23 Aug)
Thursday
24 August, 2017
MV Ocean Adventurer(arriving at 24 Aug - departing at 24 Aug)
Friday
25 August, 2017
MV Ocean Adventurer(arriving at 25 Aug - departing at 25 Aug)
Saturday
26 August, 2017
MV Ocean Adventurer(arriving at 26 Aug - departing at 26 Aug)
Sunday
27 August, 2017
MV Ocean Adventurer(arriving at 27 Aug - departing at 27 Aug)