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5 Days in Greenland: Ilulissat and Kangerlussuaq

5 days
4 nights

Rates

Dates

Rates:

PER PERSON IN USD:
$ 3,860.00 (double occupancy)
$ 4,195.00 (single occupancy)

Dates:

Jul 16, 2018 - Aug 27, 2018 every Monday

Hotels:

Hotel "Arctic"
Hotel "Kangerlussuaq"

Included:

  • Return flights from Iceland. NB! Flight departs from Reykjavik and returns to Keflavik
  • Accommodation with private facilities and breakfast included
  • 2 dinners at Hotel Arctic, 1 lunch
  • City walk in Ilulissat and Kangerlussuaq
  • Arctic adventure guide in Ilulissat
  • Local representative in Kangerlussuaq
  • 3-hour hike to Sermermiut
  • 2.5-hour Sunset cruise to the Ice Fjord
  • 6-hour Rodebay Hunter's Settlement with lunch
  • 4-5-hour Inland Ice Cap Tour by 4 x 4

Highlights & Experience:

  • 3-hour hike to Sermermiut
  • 2.5-hour Sunset cruise to the Ice Fjord
  • 6-hour Rodebay Hunter's Settlement with lunch
  • 4-5-hour Inland Ice Cap Tour by 4 x 4

Optional Services:

PER PERSON IN USD:

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.

ICE CAP AIR ZAFARI FLIGHT BY AIR - $200
This unforgettable tour offers a flight in a 5-seat aircraft cruising in low altitude to the Inland Ice Cap. If we are lucky we will also spot musk oxen roaming the Arctic wilderness. Window seats are guaranteed. Minimum 4 pax.

Itinerary:

Greenland Travel package includes Ilulissat and Kangerlussuaq. 

Ilulissat is a modern Greenlandic town north of the Polar Circle.

Disko Bay with its glaciers and gigantic icebergs included in the UNESCO World Heritage List. Ilulissat Ice Fjord right outside the town  can be experienced at close range on a Midnight Cruise or during full day excursions where we sail close to the impressive Eqip glacier. You will also have the opportunity to explore small and remote settlements, where "the old world" and the Greenlandic hunters still live according to ancient traditions.

Kangerlussuaq is a perfect place to explore Greenland wildlife.

Often you will see reindeer and musk oxen close to your hotel! No other destination in Greenland offers easier access to the Inland Ice Cap, it can be reached by 4x4 vehicles. The location approx. 160km inland from the coast makes Kangerlussuaq one of the most weather stable destinations in Greenland with lots of sunshine.

Day 1  : Reykjavik to Ilulissat by Air Iceland

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

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. Included in the morning:

6-HOUR HUNTERS' SETTLEMENT - RODEBAY
Guided tour by boat to the small settlement Oqaatsut/Rodebay with a local population of approx. 40 people totally dependent on fishing and hunting - a quite different world compared to the nearby town of Ilulissat. Tour includes lunch. 

Overnight in Ilulissat (B, L)

Options: ICE FJORD PHOTO SIGHTSEEING | 35 MIN
Day 4  : Flight from Ilulissat to Kangerlussuaq

Breakfast at the hotel. Farewell coffee at the hotel with your guide.Transfer to the airport. Air Greenland flight from Ilulissat to Kangerlussuaq. Meet and greet in the airport with your local guide. Walk to Check-in at the hotel for information meeting.

Included in your program in the afternoon:

THE INLAND ICE CAP BY 4X4 | 4-5 HOURS
A guided tour by 4-wheel-drive through an Arctic desert, along rivers, through old glacier valleys and over small mountains directly to the Inland Ice Cap. We drive on narrow mountain tracks at slow speed. En route we make several photo stops and walk to some view points to overlook the fantastic Arctic landscape. Actual destination depends upon the weather.

Overnight in Kangerlussuaq (B)

Options: ICE CAP AIR ZAFARI FLIGHT | 25 MIN
Day 5  : Return to Keflavik International Airport

Breakfast at the hotel. Day at leisure before your evening flight with Air Iceland from Kangerlussuaq to Keflavik. (B)

Notes:

Tour Code: I5RKV