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Ilulissat - 5 days

5 days
4 nights

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Rates:

PER PERSON IN USD:
$ 4,085.00 (double occupancy)
$ 4,335.00 (single occupancy)

Dates:

Jun 05, 2018 - Sep 21, 2018 every Tuesday

Hotels:

Hotel Arctic

Included:

Return flights from Iceland.
Accommodation with private facilities and breakfast included
2 dinners at Hotel Arctic, 1 lunch
City walk in Ilulissat 
Arctic adventure guide in Ilulissat
3-hour hike to Sermermiut
2.5-hour Sunset cruise to the Ice Fjord
6-hour Ilimanaq Hunters Settlement
6-7-hour The Calving Glacier Eqi

NB! Flight departs from Reykjavik and returns to Keflavik

Highlights & Experience:

3-hour hike to Sermermiut
2.5-hour Sunset cruise to the Ice Fjord
6-hour Ilimanaq Hunters Settlement
6-7-hour The Calving Glacier Eqi

Optional Services:

ICE FJORD PHOTO SIGHTSEEING BY AIR - $320
Treat yourself to an unforgettable adventure! Fly in 5-seat aircraft in low altitude to the outer area of Ilulissat town and the underwater moraine at the mouth of Ilulissat Ice Fjord. The photo opportunities are endless! Window seats guaranteed. Minimum 4 pax.

Itinerary:

Visit Greenland as it is easiest to reach from Iceland and is a great extension to your Iceland tour.  The Ilulissat Icefjord is inlcuded in UNESCO World Heritage List and is the most popular tourist destination in Greenland.  The town of Ilulissat is situated at the mouth of this fjord with enormous icebergs formed by the most productive glacier in the northern hemisphere, Sermeq Kujalleq.  The population of Ilulissat is about 4,000 people who live with around 6,000 sled dogs. Dogsled is a very important transport in this modern town.  Experience the glacial beauty of this area with walking tours and a boat tour.  

 

Day 1  : Flight with Air Iceland from Reykjavik to Ilulissat

Flight with Air Iceland from Reykjavik to Ilulissat. Meet and greet by Arctic Adventure guide. Transfer to the hotel for check-in, information meeting and guided city walk. Welcome dinner in the evening. Overnight in Ilulissat (D)

Day 2  : Ilulissat, a UNESCO Heritage Site

Breakfast at the hotel. Being situated almost 400 km north of the Polar Circle you have a fantastic opportunity to discover more about daily life in the Arctic.

Today's program includes:

3-HOUR HIKE TO SERMERMIUT
We will drive by bus as far as the road goes. Then a beautiful guided walk along the UNESCO World Heritage designated Ilulissat Ice Fjord to Sermermiut where traces from the three old Inuit cultures can still be found. Sermermiut is a fertile valley next to the Ice Fjord; here you can enjoy the flowers as well as the fantastic icebergs. Great photo opportunities! Light refreshments included.

2.5-HOUR SUNSET CRUISE TO THE ICE FJORD
The midnight sun and the warm red colours reflecting in the gigantic icebergs is a fantastic sight. Cruise between the icebergs and enjoy a late drink on "the real rocks" ! This tour is guided and includes light refreshments.

Overnight in Ilulissat (B)

Day 3  : Ilulissat

Breakfast at the hotel.  Being situated almost 400 km north of the Polar Circle you have a fantastic opportunity to discover more about daily life in the Arctic. 

After breakfast included activity:

6-HOUR HUNTERS SETTLEMENT ILIMANAQ
Guided tour by boat to the settlement of Ilimanaq, which is situated just south of the Kangia Ice Fjord. Ilimanaq has a population of approx. 40 people mainly depending upon fishing and hunting. A completely different world compared to the town of Ilulissat! Lunch included.

Overnight in Ilulissat (B,L)

Options: ICE FJORD PHOTO SIGHTSEEING | 35 MIN
Day 4  : Ilulissat

Breakfast at the hotel followed by an exciting activity:

THE CALVING GLACIER EQI | 6-7 HOURS
We cruise in front of the 5-km wide glacier for approx. one hour and hope for the unique sight of an iceberg “delivery”. The Eqi Glacier is very active and there will be many photo opportunities. This area is also excellent for spotting whales and hopefully the gentle giants of the sea will put in an appearance. Lunch included.

Overnight in Ilulissat (B, L)

Day 5  : Flight with Air Iceland from Ilulissat to Reykjavik

Breakfast at the hotel. Farewell coffee at the hotel with your guide.Transfer to the airport. Flight with Air Iceland from Ilulissat to Reykjavik Domestic Airport. (B)

Notes:

tour code: JAV5RKV