Magic Northern Lights on top of the World

On the journey you will have the opportunity to experience:

Ice Sheet
Northern Lights
Culture

 

Number of participants: 14-16 people

This is the perfect autumn weekend break! Enjoy and explore northern lights and the Greenland Ice Sheet! Grab a few extra days off and jump on the plane to Kangerlussuaq in Greenland – only a 4½-hour flight from Copenhagen Airport in Denmark.

Kangerlussuaq – try amazing experiences

In the area around Kangerlussuaq, you will find a lot of amazing experiences: The woolly musk oxen, one of the world’s longest fjords and the breathtaking mountains. Take a trip up on the Greenland Ice Sheet, and look forward to seeing the northern lights dance in the sky.

Today, Kangerlussuaq is Greenland’s most busy airport. The history of the settlement is interesting, beginning during World War II, through the cold war, and developing into a modern international airport.

Please be advised that the northern lights might not be visible in the sky until mid-September. Therefore you should not expect to see it on the departures in the late summer months of this tour.

Highlights

  • Get close to the unspoiled Arctic wilderness
  • Walk ON the Inland Ice Cap
  • Experience the Greenlandic tundra
  • Marvel at the Northern Lights
  • Don’t miss a trip to the impressive Russell Glacier

Included

  • Return flights Copenhagen – Kangerlussuaq with Air Greenland
  • 4 nights at Hotel Kangerlussuaq with private bath/toilet
  • Breakfast
  • Food and beverages on board the flight Copenhagen – Kangerlussuaq
  • Welcome meeting*
  • Sightseeing*
  • Towels and bed linen at Hotel Kangerlussuaq
  • 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

If you wish to see this tour with accommodation in a hostel, please see tour 9011.

Price per person in double room from

1.140 EUR


Tour no: 9012
Aug - Nov
5 days
Departure from Copenhagen
Guaranteed departure
Overview

Day 1

Flight Copenhagen to Kangerlussuaq, welcome meeting, sightseeing

Day 2

Explore Kangerlussuaq on your own or possibly an excursion to the Ice Sheet (optional)

Day 3

Explore Kangerlussuaq on your own or possibly a tundra safari and a northern lights tour (optional)

Day 4

Explore Kangerlussuaq on your own or possibly an excursion to the Russell Glacier (optional)

Day 5

Day 5 Return flight to Denmark

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.

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Ice Sheet & tundra excursion

Price per person from
220 EUR

This excursion package offers you the fantastic opportunity to enjoy the great arctic nature near Kangerlussuaq.

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

  Excursion to the Greenland Ice Sheet, Russell Glacier (4 hours)

  Tundrasafari in 4×4 bus (1½ hours)

Good to know

Travel season: August – December

From 16th September 2021 you can also go on a northern lights excursion. You can read more about this excursion under “excursions and additional” on this tour.

Our excursion packages consist of the most popular excursions and are adapted to the day program of your trip. 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.

Northern Lights in the Polar sky

Price per person from
60 EUR

On the nights with a clear sky, you can often see the most incredible northern lights in Kangerlussuaq. We will drive out where we are not disturbed by the artificial light in the city, from here we will let nature put on a show.

  Transfer back and forth

  A cup of greenlandic coffee

  A guide will tell stories about the northern lights and the greenlandic myths

Good to know

Travel season: Midt September to April

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 10.00 AM. Return arrival in Copenhagen 8.00 PM 

Please note that flight schedules are subject to change by the airline.

Not included

Lunch and dinner

Travel Insurance

Excursions (we recommend pre-booking the Excursion Package)

Practical information 

August to October

Find the packing list for your trip here.

November

Find the packing list for your trip here.

 

Please be advised that the northern lights might not be visible in the sky until midt September. Therefore you should not be expecting to see it on the departures in the late summer months of this tour.

 

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 10.00 AM. Return arrival in Copenhagen 8.00 PM 

Please note that flight schedules are subject to change by the airline.

Not included

Lunch and dinner

Travel Insurance

Excursions (we recommend pre-booking the Excursion Package)

Practical information 

August to October

Find the packing list for your trip here.

November

Find the packing list for your trip here.

 

Please be advised that the northern lights might not be visible in the sky until midt September. Therefore you should not be expecting to see it on the departures in the late summer months of this tour.

 

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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