Day tour to Eqip Sermia – the calving glacier (standard package)
If you have bought the standard excursion package, get ready for a great day tour to the Eqi Glacier. You find a description of the tour in detail on day 5.
One night in Glacier Lodge Eqi (included in excursion package deluxe 1)
You have the option of staying one night in Glacier Lodge Eqi by acquiring the excursion package deluxe 1. Please note, we cannot verify vacant cabins until after you have placed your order. If you want to stay overnight, feel free to contact us beforehand to inquire about vacant dates. Glacier Lodge Eqi is very popular, and it is selling fast so the sooner you book, the bigger your chances of getting a cabin. Please also note that you don’t have to check out of your hotel room in Ilulissat, even if you choose to stay overnight at Glacier Lodge Eqi.
At approximately 2:00 PM, the boat will arrive at Port Victor. Port Victor is the ‘harbor’ at Glacier Lodge Eqi. Only the ones who are staying at Glacier Lodge Eqi will get off the boat; the rest remain on board. On land, the camp guides will greet you and show everybody their huts. Coffee and cake will be served, and practical information about the area is presented. The rest of the day could be spent by joining the excursion “hike to the lagoon, the moraine and the glacier” or simply by enjoying the view from the huts.
The price includes an overnight stay in a standard cabin, breakfast, lunch, and dinner in Cafe Victor. The café also offers beverages such as soft drinks, beer, and wine, as well as sweets.
One night in Ilimanaq Lodge (optional – excursion package deluxe 2)
If you have you purchased excursion package deluxe 2, today you will sail to Ilimanaq and get an overnight stay in the stunning cottages at Ilimanaq Lodge. We go there by boat in the morning, and we sail past the mouth of the Ice Fjord before we arrive at the port of Ilimanaq 45 minutes later.
Please note that you don’t have to check out of your hotel room in Ilulissat, even if you choose to stay overnight in Ilimanaq.
The luxury cabins at Ilimanaq Lodge are amazing. They offer two floors with the beds upstairs. When you wake up in the morning, you step down into the living room, sit on the couch, and watch the small fishing boats breaking the crystal-clear water. You may enjoy a cup of coffee on the terrace and wave to a whale that blows water into the air as if to say good morning. Ilimanaq Lodge unites magnificent nature experiences with luxurious comfort.
Once you are checked into your cabin, we will go for a tour of the village. Ilimanaq lies 15 kilometers south of Ilulissat and has approximately 50 inhabitants. Ilimanaq’s houses are painted in many stark colors as a contrast to the surrounding landscape. Ilimanaq is a traditional Greenlandic village, where the main industries still are hunting and fishing.
After the tour, you have the opportunity to relax completely and enjoy life in a quiet village and maybe relax on your terrace.
In the evening, you will enjoy a delicious dinner in a centuries-old colonial-era building.