Visit Torngat National Park
Spend a couple of days immersed the mysterious landscapes of the Torngat National Park.
Just 100km east of Kangiqsualujjuaq lies the Torngat Mountains National Park, a mystical landscape that evokes the raw beauty of an unspoilt Earth with its rock formations that date back billions of years, its dramatic fjords and iconic wildlife.Over the next couple of days you’ll become immersed in the exquisite beauty and dramatic landscapes of the Torngat Mountains National Park, a staggeringly diverse and mysterious region of soaring mountains, glaciers, plunging fjords and ancient rock formations. Taking its name from the Inuktitut word, Tongait, meaning ‘place of spirits’, Torngat Mountains National Park is home to rock formations that can be dated back about 3.9 billion years and 9,700sq.km of wild, raw, natural beauty that never fails to captivate. Polar bears and caribou roam the park, while the Inuit follow in the footsteps of thousands of years of history; hunting, fishing and travelling as their ancestors have for millennia. You’ll sail through deep fjords and channels, taking the Zodiacs out to get closer to the rocky cliffs and shoreline in search of polar bears in Saglek Fjord or hiking through wild terrain and visiting ancient archaeological sites. Though the weather conditions determine the exact route and landing opportunities, you may sail through Eclipse Channel or the Nachvak Fjord, its rugged walls soaring up over 900 metres high. The once-in-a-lifetime experiences don’t end when the sun goes down – this is the land of the Northern Lights and you may be treated to a magical display of shimmering lights that dance around the mountains like fireflies, turning the night sky into a swirling sea of green and blue.