Day tour to Kulusuk | East Greenland

Come along this day adventure to Kulusuk, which is paired with inuit culture and guided city walk.

Combining the two, will fulfil your expectations for this day tour to East Greenland and will leave you with a need to come back to explore, experience and examine this mesmerizing country. This tour is for anyone curious for what Greenland has to hide – from the stunning nature to the culture dating back to the first Greenlandic ancestors.

After making your way through Reykjavik to Reykjavik domestic airport, you will depart and set out on your day tour to Kulusuk!

On a small mountainous island lies Kulusuk, surrounded by traveling icebergs and sky high mountain tins. Kulusuk will be your destination of the day and will none the less surprise you with its beauty and Inuit culture.

The flight to Kulusuk, is an adventure worth in itself, as you will be confronting the East Greenlandic mountain peaks in eye height, high above the ice filled waters. The flight is the most scenic and mesmerizing journey imaginable.

Kulusuk is the gateway to East Greenland and this small settlement is an excellent introduction to the way of life in Greenland. Today about 375 inhabitants live in the village. For them traditional hunting and fishing is still essential, but now tourism and service industries are also becoming increasingly important. The Inuit hunting culture is much in evidence in the village and many still rely on dog sledges and harpoons for hunting, although more modern means have also been adopted.

When arriving in Kulusuk you will be guided around the city. The hike is approximately 30-40 minutes long. When exploring, experiencing and examining Kulusuk, meet one of the locals and view either their freshly caught walrus, whale, seal or fish or their traditional handicrafts. In Kulusuk you will find some of the east coast's most skillful craftsmen, whose tupilaks are of exceptional quality.

You will hear the traditional drum dancing and singing show, before returning to Iceland.

Tie your hiking boots and bring your walking stick for this adventure! Check the booking availability by pressing ‘’Choose a date’’ above.


Quick facts

Tour information:
  • Available: Jun. - Aug.
  • Duration: 8 hours
  • Activities: Sight Seeing, Cultural Activity, Glacier Watching, City Walk, Photography
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Languages: English
  • Highlights: Kulusuk, East Greenland
Pickup information:
  • Departure time : Morning departure

You meet us at the departure location.
Reykjavík domestic airport
Included:
  • Flights Reykjavík-Kulusuk-Reykjavík with airport taxes

  • Guided walk in Kulusuk

  • Drum dance show (weather permitting)

  • Lunch or refreshmments


What to bring:
  • Practical Clothing

  • Good walking shoes


Good to know:

Departure is from Reykjavík domestic airport with mid-morning flight. Check-in for international flights at Reykjavik domestic airport is 60 min. before departure.

After 1 hour and 40 min. the aircraft will reach Kulusuk airport.

Tour duration: 8 hours (stopover in Greenland 4 hours).

Duty-Free shopping at Reykjavík domestic airport.

Please be aware to bring Danish currencey as it is not possible to use a debit card in Kulusuk.

No one can control the weather, but if you are properly prepared, you will find that the weather's changeableness can be quite charming when visiting Greenland.

We recommend that all travellers wear good walking shoes (this tour requires around 6 km/3,7 miles walk).

Please note that flight schedules may change in the event of unfavourable weather.

NOTICE: Terms and conditions for this tour, can be found in the supplier description.



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