5 Days/ 4 Nights
From Every Friday June 3-September 10, 2022
Tours with longer and shorter number of nights available. Please contact us for prices.
Explore the modern Greenlandic town north of the Polar Circle and experience the unique Disko Bay. Majestic icebergs are situated at this UNESCO World Heritage Site of Ilulissat. An Ice Fjord is located right outside the town and can be experienced at close range on a Midnight Cruise or during full day excursions where you cruise close to the impressive glacier of Eqip. On other excursions sail to small and remote settlements, where “the old world” and the Greenlandic hunters still live according to ancient traditions.
Price per Person:
In a double room $3259
Single supplement $549
Round trip economy class airfare on Air Greenland from Copenhagen to Ilulissat via Kangerlussuaq.
Transfers in Greenland
4 nights accommodation with private facilities-Hotel Arctic-standard room
1 dinner-drinks not included
English speaking host
Ilulissat city walk
Hotel taxes and service charges
Pre and post tour nights in Copenhagen available.
Upgrade to superior room at with sea view at the Hotel Arctic available
Optional excursions: Can be pre booked.
Icebergs of Sermermiut-3 hours-DKK 325 per person including refreshment-Drive as far as the road goes. A short walk to Sermermiut where traces from the 4 old Eskimo cultures still can be seen. Sermermiut is a fertile valley next to the Ice Fjord, here you can enjoy flowers as well as the fantastic Icebergs.
Sunset Cruise to the Ice Fjord-2.5 hours-DKK 775 per person-The midnight sun and the warm red colors reflecting the gigantic icebergs is a fantastic sight. Cruise between the icebergs and enjoy a late Martini on “the real rocks.”
Home Visit-1.5 hours-DKK 350 per person-Visit a Greenland home, enjoy the coffee milk (a cup of coffee which by tradition is served to all visitors), and learn about Greenland and its people.
Fishing Tour-1350 DKK per person- 3 hour tour including lunch-Sail to the fishing spot of the day, most probably near Bredebugt or at the mouth of the Ilulissat Ice Fjord. While waiting for your catch you have time to enjoy the beautiful surroundings. By the end of the day you will hopefully bring home different sorts of fish like cod, halibut, red fish and catfish
Visit the Greenlandic Dogs-300 DKK per person-1.5 hour tour-Ilulissat is a sledge-area and the approximately 3500 dogs in town are still used for both work and fun every winter. You are invited to join the feeding of a dog team. You can see, feel, touch and most of all hear the howling of 20 hungry dogs. The owner will demonstrate the sledge and the harness and tell about life as a sledge dog in Greenland. Good shoes advised!
Hike on the Cecily Trail-7-8 hour tour-DKK 1200 per person including packed lunch-drive to the airport where you start your full day hike north along the coast. Discover different Arctic plants and beautiful icebergs floating in the Disko Bay. Your guide tells you about the Cecily trail, named after an annual run from Rodebay to Ilulissat. It is commonly used both by locals and tourists for dog sledding in winter and trekking tours in summer. Don’t forget to enjoy the silence or use your time taking photos and collecting flowers. Depending on weather conditions the tour aims to make it to Bredebugt, where the locals have their summer cottages. If you want to experience a real Arctic adventure, how about a quick dip in the ice cold waters of a nearby lake? Hiking boots and mosquito net advised. You have to be in good physical shape to participate in this tour.
Flight of Fantasy-1.5 hours-DKK 4600 per person- This is the ultimate highlight of your trip to Ilulissat. Travel by helicopter in low altitude over the dramatic Arctic landscape. Make 2 stops en route to give you an opportunity to appreciate the magnitude of the Inland Ice Cap. On our way home fly through the Kangia Fjord where you will also do a bit of whale watching. Minimum 4 passengers required.
Glacier Eqi & Rodebay including. lunch or dinner-7 hours-DKK 2975 per person-This excursion combines a visit to the tiny settlement of Rodebay with a cruise in front of the 5-km wide Eqi Glacier, which is very active and there will be many photo opportunities. This area is also excellent for spotting whales and hopefully the gentle giants of the sea will put in an appearance. Lunch or dinner included.
Ilimanaq & Whale safari including lunch-6 hours-DKK 1950 per person-Visit to the picturesque settlement of Ilimanaq combined with a whale safari in the Disko Bay. In the summer time humpback whales (a protected species) come to the Disko Bay to feed on small herring like fish. Please be aware that you are not visiting a zoo, and therefore we cannot guarantee that the whales will be seen. Packed lunch included.