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Ittoqqortoormiit (Scoresbysund, Greenland)

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Iceland - Greenland - Faroe Islands

Local Time
2020-01-29 02:10

min: 11 °F (-12 °C) / max: 20 °F (-6 °C) 14°F
-10.2°C
Wind: 342°/ 5 m/s  Gust: 5.5 m/sWind: 342°/ 5 m/s  Gust: 5.5 m/sGentle breeze
5 m/s
Min / Max Temperature20 °F / -6 °C
11 °F / -11 °C

Ittoqqortoormiut (aka Illoqqortoormiut, fka Scoresbysund) is the only permanent settlement in Scoresby Sound (large fjord system) on Greenland's eastern coast. The small town has population around 500.

Ittoqqortoormiit (Greenland) cruise port Scoresby Sound

Visitors wander around and enjoy sledge dogs tethered outside brightly painted wooden homes. Another unusual view are the hung out to dry skins of seals, polar bears and muskox.

Ittoqqortoormiit is one of Greenland's youngest towns and also among the country's most isolated settlements. Scoresby Sund with its coastal fjords is the world's largest fjord system. The fjord itself is the world's longest - extending approx 350 km (215 mi) inland from the coastline. Its main basin depth is 400–600 m (1300-1970 ft) but in some fjords depths reach 1450 m (4760 ft).

Most of the inhabitants live in Ittoqqortoormiit. The other two settlements in the manucipality are named Uunartoq and Itterajivit. Hunting and fishing are the main trades of the region.

Ittoqqortoormiit was first settled in 1925. 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-style tours on dog sleds or in sea kayaks. The port is the departure point for expeditions into the National Park in North Eastern Greenland.

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, Scoresbysund, Greenland. To see the full itineraries (ports of call dates and arrival / departure times) and their lowest rates – just follow the corresponding ship-link.

DayShipArrivalDeparture
3 August, 2020
Monday
Small Cruise Lines Cruises cruise lineGreg Mortimer
4 August, 2020
Tuesday
Small Cruise Lines Cruises cruise lineGreg Mortimer
5 August, 2020
Wednesday
Small Cruise Lines Cruises cruise lineGreg Mortimer
13 August, 2020
Thursday
Small Cruise Lines Cruises cruise lineGreg Mortimer
14 August, 2020
Friday
Small Cruise Lines Cruises cruise lineGreg Mortimer
15 August, 2020
Saturday
Small Cruise Lines Cruises cruise lineGreg Mortimer
23 August, 2020
Sunday
Quark Expeditions Cruises cruise lineOcean Adventurer
24 August, 2020
Monday
Quark Expeditions Cruises cruise lineOcean Adventurer
25 August, 2020
Tuesday
Quark Expeditions Cruises cruise lineOcean Adventurer
26 August, 2020
Wednesday
Quark Expeditions Cruises cruise lineOcean Adventurer
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