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Dogsled tour | Ilulissat | Disko bay

Dogsled tour | Ilulissat | Disko bay
Dogsled tour | Ilulissat | Disko bay
Dogsled tour | Ilulissat | Disko bay
Dogsled tour | Ilulissat | Disko bay
Dogsled tour | Ilulissat | Disko bay
Dogsled tour | Ilulissat | Disko bay
Dogsled tour | Ilulissat | Disko bay

Come along and take this unique opportunity to get close to the ancient Inuit culture, on this tour you will explore the winter wonders of Ilulissat by dogsled!  Greenland is famous for its snow-covered landscapes and frozen sea ice, so what better way to explore it than on dogsled? The sleddogs can conquer any snowy or icy obstacle they might meet, which allows them to reach almost inaccessible and remote destinations. 

Your tour starts at Kussangajaannguaq 7, where you will be transferred the dogsled tracks. At the dogsled tracks, you will be met by a symphony of howling dogs. The guide will provide you with the information that you need to make this an adventure of a lifetime and will instruct you on how to sit on the sledge. The snow conditions and the sledge tracks determine the adventure of the day. This adventure can take you to the winter wonderland in the backdrop of Ilulissat to a bay full of spellbinding and magical views of Ilulissat Ice fjord.  But no matter where this adventure takes you, you are promised endless beauty and unimaginable stunning views.

En route we will stop and enjoy the magical surroundings with a hot cup of tea or coffee. This is also the perfect time for capturing moments lasting a lifetime through the lens of your camera. Enjoy a well deserved hot cup of something warm and let the arctic winds slip through your hair, while you enjoy your surroundings of ice sculptures in all sizes and shapes. This is an experience that will decorate any explorer with its beauty!

The dog sled is an ancient Inuit tradition, and experiencing the special bond between the owner and the dogs is an experience you would not like to be without. The dogsled have been a crucial element for survival in the Arctic, as no modern snowmobile can compete with the tireless work of a sled dog. The dogs are working animals, so please keep your distance from the dogs, when arriving at the dogsled tracks. The owner of the dogs will show you what dogs are safe to pet.

Come along and put on your warmest hat! Do not hesitate to join this authentic and cultural adventure. Check the booking availability by pressing ‘Choose a date’ above.


Quick facts

Tour information:
  • Available: Dec. - Apr.
  • Duration: 2 hours
  • Activities: Dog Sledding
  • Difficulty: Moderate
  • Languages: Greenlandic
  • Attractions: Ilulissat
Pickup information:
  • Departure time : 10:00. 11:00, 13:00,

Kussangajaannguaq 7
You meet us at the departure location.
  • Transfer to/from departure point to the dogsled track

  • Instructions

  • 2 hours on the sled

  • Coffee & tea

  • English or danish speaking guide

What to bring:
  • Warm and practical clothing

  • Neckwarmer

  • Warm hat

  • Mittens/ gloves

  • Windproof and insulated outerwear

Good to know:

Please note, that the dogsled driver might not be able to speak English or Danish. But you can come a long way with gestures and scrowls! If you book the tour for two persons, you will be placed on the same sled. Please note, that If you book for one person, you will be placed with another guest on the same sled. It is possible to rent arctic outwear, such as jackets, thermo trousers and winter boots at departure point.

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