Roundtrip in Greenland, with Northern Lights on the starboard side

On the journey you will have the opportunity to experience:

Ice Sheet
Icebergs
Whalesafari
Culture

 

Group tour: 16-18 participants

You can never get enough of the northern lights. Even the local in Greenland rush outside when the beautiful light is dancing across the sky, though they can watch it as often as they want to in the wintertime. It is beautiful and breathtaking. On this tour, you can combine one of our popular round trips in Greenland with northern lights sightings.

We have put together a special trip where you can experience the northern lights here, there and everywhere. We will take you to three of the most popular destinations in Greenland. Along the way, we will try flying with a propeller aircraft and sail for a few days with the coastal ship that sails along the west coast of Greenland. We will stay at centrally located hotels with nice views and enjoy delicious food prepared with delicious Greenlandic ingredients.

Three popular places in Greenland

In Ilulissat, you will experience the world famous Ilulissat Ice Fjord, which is on UNESCO’s World Heritage List. In the capital of Nuuk, you get a taste of city life and Greenland’s cultural history. In Kangerlussuaq, you can walk on the Greenland Ice Sheet. As a bonus, you can also stroll through Greenland’s second largest town, Sisimiut, when the coastal ship docks there. And, all along the way, we have the best conditions to experience the northern lights.

Northern lights on land and at sea in Greenland

The northern lights can be seen when there aren’t any clouds at night on a dark sky. Usually, there will be plenty of stars at the same time as they sparkle when you see them in the Arctic. The very special thing about this trip is that we will sail along the coast of Greenland where the only light for miles around will come from the ship itself. Therefore, it is very dark all around us in the evening and at night.

Highlights

  • Walk ON the Inland Ice Cap
  • See the UNESCO World Heritage Site Ilulissat Ice Fjord up close
  • Go in search of Arctic wildlife
  • Experience the capital Nuuk
  • Sail along the dramatic coastline and among gigantic icebergs
  • Watch the Northern Lights dance in across the sky

Included

  • Flight Copenhagen – Kangerlussuaq
  • Flight Kangerlussuaq – Copenhagen
  • Flight Kangerlussuaq – Nuuk
  • Flight Ilulissat – Kangerlussuaq
  • Coastal ship Nuuk – Ilulissat with MS Sarfaq Ittuk
  • Transfers to/from hotels and excursions
  • 2 nights in a cabin on the coastal ship with private bath/toilet
  • 1 night at Hotel Kangerlussuaq with private bath/toilet
  • 4 nights at Hotel Arctic with private bath/toilet
  • Breakfast
  • Full board on the coastal ship from Saturday morning to Sunday lunch (excl. beverages)
  • Welcome dinner in Kangerlussuaq (excl. beverages)
  • Farewell dinner in Ilulissat (excl. beverages)
  • Sandwich on the excursion to Sermermiut at Ilulissat Icefjord (4-5 hours)
  • Food and beverages on board the flight from Copenhagen to Kangerlussuaq and the return flight
  • Guided city tours in Nuuk, Sisimiut, and Ilulissat*
  • Guided hike to Sermermiut by the Icefjord incl. sandwich*
  • Dog show in Ilulissat
  • Admission to museums
  • Tour guide (The tour guide speaks English on departures 30 September and 14 October)
  • 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 guides are English speaking

Price per person in double room from

3.045 EUR


Tour no: 9049
Sep - Oct
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 Greenland Ice Sheet

Day 2

Flight Kangerlussuaq - Nuuk, sightseeing tour and departure by coastal ship

Day 3

At sea with a call in Sisimiut and a guided town walk

Day 4

Arrival in Ilulissat. Sightseeing tour and visit to the sled dogs

Day 5

Hike to Sermermiut Valley at Ilulissat Ice Fjord

Day 6

Ilulissat on your own or possibly sailing on the Ilulissat Ice Fjord and Inuit Legends (optional)

Day 7

Ilulissat on your own or possibly a boat trip to the Ilimanaq settlement (optional)

Day 8

Flight from Ilulissat to Copenhagen via Kangerlussuaq

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.

Ice Sheet. Northern Lights. Icefjord & old Legends

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This excursion package contains a range of all the best experiences. The great arctic nature outside Kangerlussuaq combined with the stunning Icefjord close to Ilulissat, a boat trip to the settlement Ilimanaq and an exciting insight into Inuit culture.

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

  Boat tour to settlement Ilimanaq, incl. lunch pack (5 hours)

  Sailing at Ilulissat Ice Fjord (2½ hours)

  Inuit Legends in Ilulissat (3 hours)

Good to know

Our excursion packages consist of the most popular excursions and are adapted to the day program. 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 flights arrive in Copenhagen 9:00 PM

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

 

Please notice:

Departures on 23 september and 30 September 2021 are guaranteed departures.

On trips with departure on 7 October and 14 October needs a minimum of 10 participants to be completed.

 

Guide language

The tour guide speaks English/Danish on departures 30 September and 14 October, and German/Danish on departures  23 September and 7 October. 

Not included

Meals not listed above

Travel Insurance

Excursions (we recommend pre-booking our Excursion Package)

Practical information

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 10:00 AM

Return flights arrive in Copenhagen 9:00 PM

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

 

Please notice:

Departures on 23 september and 30 September 2021 are guaranteed departures.

On trips with departure on 7 October and 14 October needs a minimum of 10 participants to be completed.

 

Guide language

The tour guide speaks English/Danish on departures 30 September and 14 October, and German/Danish on departures  23 September and 7 October. 

Not included

Meals not listed above

Travel Insurance

Excursions (we recommend pre-booking our Excursion Package)

Practical information

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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Sisimiut

Ilulissat

Kangerlussuaq

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Roundtrip in Greenland, with Northern Lights on the starboard side

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