Tour no. 1140
Price per personDKK 20,850
The Ice Cap in Greenland stretches 2,400 km from north to south and is up to 1,100 km wide. The Ice Cap covers 80% of Greenland. Highest point is 3,238 meters above sea level but the thickest part of the sheet is more than that, ca. 3,500 meters.
Walk on the Ice Cap - it is easy accessible
You do not need to be an adventurer and it does not take special equipment to get to walk on the Ice Cap. From Kangerlussuaq, the main gateway to Greenland, you can go on one of the very popular Ice Cap excursions. With a special vehicle we drive through arctic landscape and reaches the Ice Cap after 30 km. From there it is just a 10 minuttes walk and then you are actually walking on ice. It is safe and an unforgetable experience.
Other places to get close to the Greenland Ice Cap
Kangerlussuaq is by far the easiest gateway to the Ice Cap, however you can reach the Ice Cap by feet more places in Greenland. In South Greenland you can walk to the Ice Cap in a day and the same goes for Ice Camp Eqi far north in the Disco Bay.
Sailing to the Ice Cap
You can reach some of the glaciers from the Ice Cap by boat several places in Greenland. Especially in South Greenland and in the Disco Bay the possibilities are very good. The Eqi glacier in the Disco Bay is very popular.
The fiord of eternity
The fiord of eternity on the west coast of Greenland is a wonderful place possible to reach by boat - normally on a special cruise. This place takes your breath away!
Greenland travels where you can experience the Ice Cap:
This is one of our belowed itineraries for travelers who prefer to travel without tourguide. I takes you to three very popular sites in Greenland. The Inland Ice Cap in Kangerlussuaq, the great historical town of Sisimiut and the UNESCO site Ilulissat Icefiord in the Discobay. You are not completely on your own - our partners welcomes you in each town. More details
Tour no. 1140
Price per personDKK 20,850
A very popular tour if you are dreaming about exploring remote areas, calving glaciers and huge icebergs - and spend the night in comfort. On this tour you first visit Kangerlussuaq, where you might be lucky to see musk oxen and most definitely the ice cap. The adventure continues in Ilulissat which offers a wide range of fantastic experiences and the world-famous icefjord. You also stay in Ice Camp Eqi and a small village, Rodebay, with only 41 inhabitants. More details
Tour no. 1141
Price per personDKK 19,750
This is the tour that offers hiking in one of the most amazing and inaccessible areas in Greenland. No heavy loads of equipment and an organized camp each night. Throughout the tour you are in the company of an experienced mountain guide from Greenland Travel. More details
Tour no. 1142
Price per personDKK 25.975
This is one of our most beloved itineraries for those who wish to join a group with travel guide - and get to see almost all the major sights in Greenland. Includes the wonderful Ice Camp Eqi! More details
Tour no. 1160
Price per personDKK 36,995
Get close to the Greenland Ice Cap and huge icebergs in the Disco Bay in the magical glow of the midnight sun. You travel on your own but with help from our local partners. A tour where you can really settle down and choose from the variety of activities and excursions of your choice. More details
Tour no. 7030
Price per personDKK 15,995
This wonderful winter trip sets off with 3 days in Kangerlussuaq, which is situated only a few hours drive from the ice cap. Experience wild musk oxen and check out the ice cap! The trip continues northwards. Clear polar nights, northern lights, and lots of crispy ice. Ilulissat is situated by the famous Kangia Glacier which produces 20 million tons of ice every day. Dogsledding is a must! More details
Tour no. 7040
Price per personDKK 11,495
Are you looking for winter adventure and dogsledding in Greenland? The silence is overwhelming, and the horizon never seems to end. 4 days with dogsledge - the rest of the days are at your disposal. You stay at Hotel Arctic****. More details
Tour no. 9006
Price per personDKK 23,950
Try a different city break! Only 5 hours of flight from Copenhagen lies the magnificent Ice Cap.In the area around Kangerlussuaq you will find a lot of amazing experiences: The puffy musk oxen, the world’s longest fjord and the breathtaking mountains. Take a trip up on the ice cap - and look forward to an evening where the northern lights dance on the sky. More details
Tour no. 9011
Price per personDKK 5,495