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Glacial Adventure - Amazing Ilulissat Tour

4 days
3 nights

Rates

Dates

Rates:

PER PERSON IN USD:
$ 3,150.00 (double occupancy)
$ 3,435.00 (single occupancy)

 

Dates:

Daily during the following periods:
Jun 01 - Jul 01 Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat
Jul 02 - Aug 31 daily
Sep 01 - Sep 30 Tue, Sat

Hotels:

Hotel Arctic 4*

Included:

  • Return flight Reykjavik-Ilulissat-Reykjavik including airport taxes
  • Hotel/airport transfer in Greenland
  • 3 nights in standard rooms with breakfast
  • Welcome & farewell dinner 
  • Welcome meeting with local guide at the hotel
  • All taxes and fees
  • 1-2 hours guided city walk Ilulissat
  • 3 hours hike to the old Sermermiut settlement at the Icefjord including lunch
  • 3 hours midnight sailing among the icebergs including refreshments
  • 8 hours boat trip to Eqi glacier and Inuit settlement Ataa including lunch and refreshments

Itinerary:

Explore West Greenland on this fully escorted Ilulissat tour that includes four days of sightseeing and a visit to UNESCO World Heritage site.

Day 1  : Iceland - West Greenland

Guided City Walk Ilulissat, Welcome Dinner and Midnight Sailing

Take a 3-hour-long flight from Reykjavik to Ilulissat. Upon arrival transfer to the 4* Hotel Arctic. Check-in and welcome meeting followed by a guided citytour of Ilulissat with your local guide. Free time to explore the town, visit the local museum and watch Greenlandic life abt the harbor.
In the evening, welcome 2-course dinner at the hotel. Around 22:00 (10:00 pm) depart for a midnight sailing trip to the famous Ilulissat Icefiord. Enjoy the amazing natural show of lights in the largest ice sculpture park in the world, as you sip a late-night Martini on the real rocks. Return to the hotel around 1:00 am after midnight. Overnight in Ilulissat (D)
*warm clothes are required.
Midnight Sun cruise operates approx. May 22-Jul 24. Outside this period we offer an evening cruise with the beautiful sunset with icebergs in the background. 

Day 2  : Boat trip to Eqi - The Calving Glacier

Early morning breakfast at the hotel. After breakfast, we depart by a modern and comfortable tourist boat on a full-day trip to Eqi - the calving glacier. Eqi is one of the most beautiful places in Greenland, located 80 km north of Ilulissat. The frontage of the glacier is 3,4 km. We will cruise close to the glacier for around one hour and might get lucky to see the calving process. Later on, we continue to the small set, where we have a delicious two-course lunch including a glass of wine. We sail back to Ilulissat keeping our eyes open in the hopes to spot some local whales. Duration of the trip is 8 hours. Overnight in Ilulissat. (B, L)

Day 3  : Tour of Inuit Settlement at the Ilulissat Icefiord

Breakfast at the hotel. Today we drive by bus as far as the road allows. Then we take a guided hike to the Sermermiut valley on the famous Ilulissat Icefiordold. 1,5 km south of the town is the ancient settlement of Sermermiut that has been on the UNESCO's world heritage list since 2004. Situated 1.5 km south of the town, and surrounded by Ilulissat's icebergs, it's been home to various Inuit cultures for the past 4000 years. You can still see ancient remnants, learn about the local history before the arrival of the Europeans. The afternoon is free to hike along the Icerfiord and tour the town of Ilulissat on your own. Duration of the tour is 3 hours. Hiking boots are required.
In the evening, a 3-course farewell dinner at the hotel. Overnight in Ilulissat. (B, D)

Day 4  : West Greenland - Iceland flight

Breakfast at the hotel. In the morning - free time to explore the town of Ilulissat and enjoy some last minute Greenland shopping. Our short glacial adventure comes to an end as we fly back to Reykjavik in the afternoon. Overnight in Reykjavik.

Excursion days may alter depending on weather and minimum number of participants.

 

Notes:

Excursion days may alter depending on weather and minimum number of participants

Trips to Greenland are always subject to weather conditions. Delays and flight cancellations can happen. Therefore we strongly recommend you to buy a travel insurance in the country of residence that would cover any additional travel expenses, should your flights be delayed or cancelled due to weather. We recommend not to book any international flight directly after a trip from Greenland.