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Narsarsuaq-Nature and History

Hosted Tour

5 Days/ 4 Nights


South Greenland-historic sites from the Viking Age, in Inland Ice Cap, fertile mountains with sheep farms, deep blue fjords with multi-colored icebergs, calving glaciers, everything within a short range from the hotel.

Shorter and longer versions of this tour available. call or email for prices.
Price per Person:

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Package Includes:

Round trip economy class airfare from Reykjavik Domestic airport
All transfers in Greenland
4 nights accommodation at the Hotel Narsarsuaq with private facilities
Breakfast daily
2 dinners-drinks not included
Guided city walk
Hotel taxes and service charges


Day 1 Arrive Narsarsuaq
Depart from Reykjavik by air. Upon arrival you will be met and taken to your hotel for check in and an information meeting about the tour. Later you will be taken on a guided walk of the village. Dinner and overnight Hotel Narsarsuaq.

Day 2 Narsarsuaq
After breakfast day at leisure or you may take one of our optional tours. Overnight Hotel Narsarsuaq.

Day 3 Narsarsuaq
After breakfast at leisure or you may take one of our optional tours. Overnight Hotel Narsarsuaq.

Day 4 Narsarsuaq
After breakfast at leisure or you may take one of our optional tours. Dinner and overnight Hotel Narsarsuaq.

Day 5 Narsarsuaq-End of Tour
After breakfast you will be taken to the airport for your flight to Reykjavik. You may extend your stay in Greenland or add hotel nights in Reykjavik.

Additional nights available.

Optional tours available in Narsarsuaq-Can be pre booked:

Eric the Red’s Viking Ruins-3 hours-DKK 650-Cross the Eric Fjord by boat and go ashore at the sheep breeding settlement Qassiarsuk, situated on the very spot where Eric the Red in the year 985 settled and named his farm Brattahild. You will visit the ruins of Eric’s farm and some nearby Eskimo ruins.

The Village of Igaliku-8 Hours-DKK 1500 per person including lunch-You will travel by boat through the ice filled Eric’s Fjord to Itilleq where you will go ashore next to some of the biggest agricultural fields in South Greenland. You will walk 3km to Igliku (transportation can be arranged at a surcharge), a beautiful village where the ruins of the Viking’s Cathedral and the Bishop’s Farm are situated. After lunch at a small cafeteria you will walk through the village back to Itilleq and then by boat to Narsarsuaq.

Qooroq Ice Fjord-3 Hours-DKK 980 per person-The Greenland Ice Cap produces 250 million tons of icebergs every summer and their last journey begin when they break off the glaciers. One of these glaciers is the Qooroq Glacier. Cruise between the icebergs towards the glacier.

Hike to the Ice Cap-8 Hours-DKK 800 per person including lunch-This excursion demands that you are able to walk at least 6km in mountain terrain. You will go by bus as far as the roads leads and continue by foot through the “Flower Valley” where the colorful sub arctic flora can be experienced. Enjoy lunch at the top of a 300m high mountain from where you will have a fantastic view over the glacier and the Ice Cap.

Tasiusaq & Kayaking-8 hours-To be booked only locally on request. Price depends on group size-Boat transfer in RIB boats from Narsarsuaq to Qassiarsuk. Visit to the Viking ruins followed by 4×4 trip to Tasiusaq, where seven people live in almost complete isolation near the Sermilik Fjord. Lunch in Tasiusaq and time to explore the area on your own. In the afternoon, kayak excursion in the Iceberg Bay. This is a 2-hour sea kayaking trip suitable for beginners, among icebergs in one of the safest and best places to kayak in Greenland.

Short Hike to the Ridge-3 hours-400 DKK per person-After a bus ride to the start of the ridge where you will begin your walk seeing a large variety of flowers and plants. From the top of the ridge you will have an amazing view of the Flower Valley, river, fjord and Narsarsuaq Glacier.

All prices of boat excursions are listed as start/end Narsarsuaq Harbor, which is situated approx. 1 mile from the hotel or about a 15 minute easy walk. Optional transport by bus is offered at DKK 25 per person one way. To be paid directly on the spot.


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