Dogsledding at Night | Ilulissat | Disko Bay

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Join this marvelous journey through the arctic night on a dogsled. Get in touch with the arctic tundra as we stroll the area around Ilulissat in the search of all the colours the night sky has to offer. In complete darkness you will find the dark sky lit by a endless number of stars and the moon shining bright on the surface of the snow. If you are lucky and the night sky is clear, there are good chances of seeing the astonishing Aurora Borealis dancing perfectly across the winter sky. Surrounded by snow and ice lighting up the darkness as you journey further out of town. This trip is for everyone who wants to combine some of Greenlands top adventures - dogsledding in complete silence through the winter landscape around Ilulissat Icefjord, while the amazing northern lights are dancing on the clear sky. You will get to enjoy the show of the aurora borealis in the company of the musher and his pack of dogs giving you the best chances of witnessing the stunning Northern Lights. No previous experience is needed as PGI Greenland makes sure you will get all the safety instructions before going on the dogsled. This allows you to fully enjoy the arctic night and scout for shooting stars and dancing colours on the dark sky. Join this marvelous journey under the star lit night and get an unforgettable experience with this 2 hour dogsled trip. See availability by pressing ‘choose a date’ above and book your tour today.

*Please note that there is no guarantee for northern lights.

Quick facts

Tour information:
  • Available: Feb. - Apr.
  • Duration: 2 hours
  • Activities: Sightseeing, Northern Lights, Dogsledding
  • Difficulty: Moderate
  • Minimum age: 15 years.
  • Languages: English
  • Highlights: Disko Bay
Pickup information:
  • Departure time : 18:00 20:00, 21:00,

You meet us at the departure location.
PGI Greenland office
  • Dogsled

  • Musher

  • Dogs

  • English speaking guide

  • Warm jacket

  • Pants

  • Gloves

  • Boots

  • Snacks

What to bring:
  • First upper layer (thermal shirt, wool or synthetic)

  • First lower layer (thermal pants, wool or synthetic)

  • Thick socks (wool is ideal)

  • Second upper l-ayer (fleece)

  • Second lower layer (hiking/ski pants)

  • Third layer jacket (Primaloft or down)

  • Third layer pants (wind and water proof pants)

  • Fourth layer jacket (wind and water proof jacket)

  • Warm gloves or mittens

  • Prescription medication and other personal health items

Good to know:

No previous experience is needed for this trip as you will be accompanied by a guide that will help you through the whole process. Please inform in advance if you have diabetes, cardio problems or other medical conditions that could affect the tour. All tours in Greenland are weather dependent. Please note that due to unpredictable weather and conditions during winter, the itinerary of this tour is subject to change. While it is our goal to deliver the best tour experience possible, the safety of our clients is always our first priority.

All participants will have to sign a Waiver of Liability before starting the activity. You can find the Terms and conditions in the description of the tour operator, here you also find cancellation policy.


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