Spring feelings in Greenland

On the journey you will have the opportunity to experience:

Ice Sheet
Icebergs
Culture

 

Group tour: 29-31 participants

This memorable journey offers you a unique combination of traveling by both domestic flight and coastal vessel along the west coast of Greenland, as well as experiencing the most popular locations and towns in Greenland. A tour guide accompanies with you, and we have selected the best experiences; the Greenland Ice Sheet in Kangerlussuaq, the capital city of Nuuk and, not least, Ilulissat in the Disco Bay area at the UNESCO World Heritage Site of the world-famous Ilulissat Ice Fjord.

Greenlandic spring with sunny nights

Traveling in May, you will experience spring in Greenland with temperatures that may not inspire you to wear short-sleeved T-shirts but will feel pleasantly fresh, due to the dry air. The midnight sun rules north of the Polar Circle from mid-May, causing long, sunny nights. A wonderful and unforgettable holiday full of great impressions – and natural attractions aplenty.

We have composed the journey in a way that allows you to explore Greenland by yourself, but the tour guide will be with you all the way, providing information, stories, guided tours, and practical help.

Highlights

  • Walk ON the Inland Ice Cap
  • See the UNESCO World Heritage Site Ilulissat Ice Fjord up close
  • Go in search of Arctic wildlife by boat and on foot
  • Experience the capital Nuuk
  • Sail along the dramatic coastline
  • Enjoy the midnight sun
  • Sail among gigantic icebergs

Included

  • Return flight Copenhagen – Kangerlussuaq with Air Greenland
  • Flight Kangerlussuaq – Nuuk with Air Greenland
  • Flight Ilulissat – Kangerlussuaq with Air Greenland
  • Coastal ship Nuuk – Ilulissat with MS Sarfaq Ittuk (Arctic Umiaq Line)
  • Transfers
  • 2 nights in a cabin at the coastal ship (private bath/toilet)
  • 1 night at Hotel Kangerlussuaq (private bath/toilet)
  • 4 nights at Hotel Arctic (private bath/toilet)
  • Breakfast
  • Full board on the coastal ship from Saturday morning to Sunday lunch (excl. beverages)
  • Farewell dinner at the hotel (excl. beverages)
  • 1 dinner in Kangerlussuaq (excl. beverages)
  • Food and beverages on board the Air Greenland flight Copenhagen – Kangerlussuaq
  • Guided sightseeing tours in Nuuk, Sisimiut, and Ilulissat*
  • Guided hike to the old settlement Sermermiut by the Icefjord*
  • Admission to museums
  • Tour leader
  • All flight/transportation taxes and fees known to Greenland Travel at the time of publishing
  • Contribution to Travel Guarantee Fund
  • 20 kg of checked baggage and 8 kg of cabin baggage

*Local tour guides are English speaking

Price per person in double room from

3.225 EUR


Tour no: 9042
May
8 days
Departure from Copenhagen
With tour guide
Guaranteed departure on selected trips (marked with *)
Overview

Day 1

Flight Copenhagen to Kangerlussuaq and possibly excursion to the Ice Sheet (optional)

Day 2

Flight to Nuuk. Sightseeing tour and accommodation on the coastal vessel

Day 3

At sea, stop at Sisimiut with guided town walk

Day 4

Arrival at Ilulissat – the town by the Ice Fjord, guided sightseeing tour

Day 5

Ilulissat, hike to the Ice Fjord and possibly evening sailing among icebergs (optional)

Day 6

Explore Ilulissat on your own or with a guide and possibly a daytrip to Ilimanaq (optional)

Day 7

Explore Ilulissat on your own or with a guide and possibly a daytrip to Ilimanaq (optional)

Day 8

Return flights Ilulissat-Kangerlussuaq-Copenhagen

See the day program

Excursions & additional

Here you can read more about the exciting excursions and excursion packages we offer in connection with this journey. Choose and book your excursions and excursion packages as well as possible additional purchases, when you book your journey.

Sailing on Ilulissat Icefjord in Greenland

Ice Sheet and enjoying the Icefjord

Price per person from
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This excursion package lets you experience the great arctic nature near Kangerlussuaq as well as the gigantic icebergs and the Ilulissat Icefjord.

•  Excursion to the Greenland Ice Sheet, Point 660 (5 hours)

  Sailing at Ilulissat Ice Fjord (2½ hours)

  Daytrip sailing to Ilimanaq (5 hours)

Godt at vide

Our excursion packages consist of the most popular excursions. We recommend that you book the package when you book your trip. By booking later, a handling fee of EUR 30 will be added, and the package might be sold out.

Practical info

Flight schedule (local times)

Departure from Copenhagen at 10:00 AM.

Upon return, arrival in Copenhagen at 9:00 PM.

Please note that departure times are subject to change by the airline.

 

Tour guide language:

English/Danish speaking: May 20th

Danish/German speaking: May 13th and 27th

Not included

Meals not listed above

Travel Insurance

Excursions (we recommend pre-booking our excursion package)

 

Practical information

On departures that are not guaranteed, a minimum of 15 participants is needed.

Find the packing list for your trip here.

 

Baggage included

20 kilos of checked baggage

8 kilos of cabin baggage (max. dimensions of cabin baggage: 55 x 40 x 23 cm).

 

Travelers with reduced mobility and wheelchair users

Unfortunately, this trip is not suitable for people with reduced mobility and wheelchair users. Greenland Travel’s difficulty level advise on the excursions are intended for travelers who are not disabled. Of course, we are happy to provide you with information on the suitability of the trip, taking into account the needs you have. Please note that if you choose this trip based on a conversation with Greenland Travel, it is on your responsibility, as we do not have medical competence for advice.

 

Book online and save a handling fee of 30 Euro.

See practical information

Flight schedule (local times)

Departure from Copenhagen at 10:00 AM.

Upon return, arrival in Copenhagen at 9:00 PM.

Please note that departure times are subject to change by the airline.

 

Tour guide language:

English/Danish speaking: May 20th

Danish/German speaking: May 13th and 27th

Not included

Meals not listed above

Travel Insurance

Excursions (we recommend pre-booking our excursion package)

 

Practical information

On departures that are not guaranteed, a minimum of 15 participants is needed.

Find the packing list for your trip here.

 

Baggage included

20 kilos of checked baggage

8 kilos of cabin baggage (max. dimensions of cabin baggage: 55 x 40 x 23 cm).

 

Travelers with reduced mobility and wheelchair users

Unfortunately, this trip is not suitable for people with reduced mobility and wheelchair users. Greenland Travel’s difficulty level advise on the excursions are intended for travelers who are not disabled. Of course, we are happy to provide you with information on the suitability of the trip, taking into account the needs you have. Please note that if you choose this trip based on a conversation with Greenland Travel, it is on your responsibility, as we do not have medical competence for advice.

 

Book online and save a handling fee of 30 Euro.

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Kangerlussuaq

Nuuk

Sisimiut

Ilulissat

Kangerlussuaq

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Spring feelings in Greenland

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