Experience the Inland Ice Cap in Greenland - summer or winter
The Greenland Ice Cap stretches 2,400 km from north to south and is up to 1,100 km wide and covers 80% of Greenland. The highest point is 3,238 meters above sea level and the thickest part is more than that, app. 3,500 meters.
Walk on the Ice Cap - it is easily accessible
You do not need to be an adventurer and it does not require special equipment to walk on the Ice Cap. From Kangerlussuaq, the main gateway to Greenland, you can go on one of the very popular excursions that takes you through arctic landscapes, on a special vehicle that reaches the Ice Cap after 30 km. From the drop-off point, you only have a 10 minute walk to reach the ice. It is a safe and unforgettable experience.
How to get to the Greenland Ice Cap
The Inland ice cap can be reached from several places - Kangerlussuaq is by far the easiest gateway. From here, you can reach it by foot following the old expedition path and from Ice Camp Eqi, north of Disco Bay near Iluilssat; you trek to the ice preferably with a guide.
Sailing to the Ice Cap
From several places in Greenland, you can reach some of the glaciers from the Ice Cap by boat. From South Greenland and from Disco Bay, access is very good. A tour to the calving Eqi Glacier in Disco Bay is very popular.
The Fjord of Eternity
The Fjord of Eternity on the west coast of Greenland is a wonderful place and accessible by boat, normally on a cruise. This place will certainly take your breath away!