Northern lights and the Inland Ice Cap
This is the perfect winter break! Enjoy and explore northern lights and the Inland Ice Cap in Greenland! Grab a few extra days off and jump on the plane to Kangerlussuaq in Greenland - only four hours from Copenhagen airport in Denmark.
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 (until March).
Participant at Northern lights and the Inland Ice Cap, 2011
I am still so happy about my participation on this tour. I had an unforgettable experience, and it became one of the best chapters of my life. Every day I am telling people about this fantastic tour to Greenland.
- 5 days at the Inland Ice Cap
- Choose excursions to fit your needs
- Northern lights
- Dog sledding
- Inland Ice Cap
“Big Arctic Five” - attractions
You can experience “Big Arctic Five” these attractions on this tour - Read more
- WHALESSummer & Spring
- dog sledgeDecember to April
- IceAll year
- Northern lightsBest Sept-April
- CultureAll year
Itinerary - day for day
DAY 1: Copenhagen - Kangerlussuaq, welcome meeting, sightseeing
You fly from Copenhagen to Kangerlussuaq with Air Greenland giving you 4 hours to prepare for your Greenland adventure. As the aircraft is approaching Greenland nunataks and the enormous icy desert catch your full attention.
Kangerlussuaq welcomes you with a blast of fresh cold. A guide from our local tour office World of Greenland - Arctic Circle will meet you upon arrival and help you to check in at the cozy and newly renovated Polar Lodge located less than 100 meters from the airport complex with the stunning scenery right on the doorstep - including the steep Mt. Hassel.
After check in the guide holds an information meeting where you will get further information about the exciting Kangerlussuaq area and its many excursion options. It is now time to experience the old American airbase on a guided tour by bus giving you an insight into the area's fascinating history and nature.
- DAY 2: Kangerlussuaq on your own or Excursions
- DAY 3: Kangerlussuaq on your own or Excursions – maybe dogsledding
- DAY 4: Kangerlussuaq on your own or Excursions – maybe Russel Glacier
- DAY 5: Return to Denmark