Summer impressions in Greenland

On the journey you will have the opportunity to experience:

Ice Sheet
Culture
Icebergs
Whalesafari

Join us on one of our most diverse and special tours to Greenland, where domestic flights and the coastal ship will take you along the path of discovery. Experience the most popular sites and towns of Greenland on this tour; the Greenland Ice Sheet in Kangerlussuaq, the capital of Nuuk and, of course, Ilulissat in the Disco Bay area at the UNESCO World Heritage Site, the world-famous Ilulissat Ice Fjord.

Greenlandic Summer – an explosion of lights

The tour starts in June, July or August, the absolute summertime in Greenland, where the sun reigns over the days. This means that you get many hours of daylight to use for your very own experiences – with an abundance of nature to create an unforgettable holiday full of great impressions!

We have created an itinerary which allows you to have time on your own to discover and explore. The tour guide will always present you with information, stories, guided tours, and practical help.

Price per person in double room from

3.800 EUR


Tour no: 9045
Jun - Aug
8 days
Departure from Copenhagen
With tour guide
Guaranteed departure on selected trips (marked with *)
Overview

Day 1

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

Day 2

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

Day 3

On the sea, stop at Sisimiut with guided town walk

Day 4

Arrival at Ilulissat and guided town tour

Day 5

Ilulissat, Greenlandic Buffet or a daytrip to Ilimanaq (optional)

Day 6

Explore Ilulissat on your own or with a guide and possibly a whale safari or kayaking (optional)

Day 7

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

Day 8

Return flights from Ilulissat to Kangerlussuaq and 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.

Whale near Greenland

The Ice Sheet. Sailing and Whalesafari.

Price per person from
340 EUR

This excursion package contains an amazing opportunity to experience both the great arctic nature near Kangerlussuaq and around the Ilulissat Icefiord, where you might see whales.

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

•  Sailing at Ilulissat Ice Fjord (2½ hours)

•  Whale watching in Ilulissat (3½ hours)

Good to know

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. 

Kayaking - Lotte Soendermark

Kayak sailing amongst huge icebergs

Price per person from
170 EUR

The Inuit invented the kayak. On this kayaking excursion you will see the giant icebergs and, with a little luck, we also meet whales. All tours take place in stable double kayaks and a boat follows close by. You will be on the water for at least two hours.

  Transfer from World of Greenland to and from the kayaks

  Internationally approved kayak instructor

  All kayaking equipment

  Safety instructions

  Coffee and tea

Good to know

Season: June to August

Minimum age: 12 years old

Health: If you have any serious backpain or shoulder problems, you will not be able to partake in this excursion. This is for your own safety.

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.

Daytrip to Ilimanaq w. lunch and guided tour

Price per person from
160 EUR

Enjoy the boattrip to the small settlement of Ilimanaq, where a guide will take you on a guided tour of the settlement explaining the greenlandic culture and history in the area. This excursion is available from 21st of June, 2020.

•  Boattrip to Ilimanaq (return trip)

•  Settlement walk/guided tour in Ilimanaq

•  Lunch at restaurant Egede

•  Duration of the boattrip is app. 30-45 minutes, each way

•  Duration: app. 9 hours

Good to know

Travel season: Summer

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

Practical info

Flights and Transportation

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

 

Flight schedule (local times)

Departure from Copenhagen at 10:45 AM. Return flights arrive in Copenhagen at 9:30 PM.

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

 

Accommodation

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)

 

Meals

Breakfast

Welcome dinner at Restaurant Roklubben in Kangerlussuaq (excl. beverages)

Full board on the coastal ship from Saturday morning to Sunday lunch (excl. beverages)

Greenlandic Buffet, Day 2 in Ilulissat (excl. beverages)

Farewell dinner in Ilulissat (excl. beverages)

Food and beverages on board the Air Greenland flight Copenhagen – Kangerlussuaq

 

Other

Guided sightseeing tours in Nuuk, Sisimiut, and Ilulissat*

Guided hike to the old settlement Sermermiut by the Icefiord* Admission to museums

Tour leader

All taxes and fees introduced to Greenland Travel up until the present day

Contribution to Travel Guarantee Fund

*Local tour guides are English speaking

 

Guide language

English/Danish speaking tour guide: June 18, July 2, July 23, and August 13.

Danish/German speaking tour guide: June 25, July 16, July 30 and August 20.

Not included

Meals not listed above

Travel Insurance

 

Practical information

Find the packing list for your trip here.

Departures on July 2nd, July 23rd and August 13th are guaranteed departures. On not guaranteed departures, there must be a minimum of 8 participants for the tour to go ahead.

 

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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Flights and Transportation

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

 

Flight schedule (local times)

Departure from Copenhagen at 10:45 AM. Return flights arrive in Copenhagen at 9:30 PM.

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

 

Accommodation

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)

 

Meals

Breakfast

Welcome dinner at Restaurant Roklubben in Kangerlussuaq (excl. beverages)

Full board on the coastal ship from Saturday morning to Sunday lunch (excl. beverages)

Greenlandic Buffet, Day 2 in Ilulissat (excl. beverages)

Farewell dinner in Ilulissat (excl. beverages)

Food and beverages on board the Air Greenland flight Copenhagen – Kangerlussuaq

 

Other

Guided sightseeing tours in Nuuk, Sisimiut, and Ilulissat*

Guided hike to the old settlement Sermermiut by the Icefiord* Admission to museums

Tour leader

All taxes and fees introduced to Greenland Travel up until the present day

Contribution to Travel Guarantee Fund

*Local tour guides are English speaking

 

Guide language

English/Danish speaking tour guide: June 18, July 2, July 23, and August 13.

Danish/German speaking tour guide: June 25, July 16, July 30 and August 20.

Not included

Meals not listed above

Travel Insurance

 

Practical information

Find the packing list for your trip here.

Departures on July 2nd, July 23rd and August 13th are guaranteed departures. On not guaranteed departures, there must be a minimum of 8 participants for the tour to go ahead.

 

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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Ilulissat

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Summer impressions in Greenland

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