Kaffemik | Ilulissat | Disko Bay
Visit a local 'Ilimanarmiut' family and experience the Greenlandic hospitality.
A 'Kaffemik' is a traditional get together that is held at any special occasion in Greenland. Usually people invite family, friends and in smaller places the whole village joins. The structure of a 'Kaffemik' very loose, the guests do not have to attend at a fixed time, but come when it suits them, stay for a little while to have coffee and cake and then leave. You will always find a lot of food at a 'Kaffemik'. The tables will be full of Greenlandic specialities, lots of different cakes and something good to drink.
On this trip you get to visit one of the local families that have lived in Ilimanaq for a long time. They will introduce you to the local way of life with all its cultural traditions. They will tell you stories from the old days and what it is like living in a place like this today in the ever more modern and globalized world. This is an unique opportunity to get close to the nice local people.
The Greenlandic specialities might taste different from the food you are used to back home, so we cannot guarantee that you will like it, we however encourage you to taste it. At least you will probably enjoy the cakes. Furthermore this excursion is a contribution to the local community, so when you are in the area you should join.
If you stay in Ilulissat please remember to add-on transportation to and from Ilimanaq. You have the option to choose a boat-shuttle when you book this trip. It is possible to book an overnight stay at Ilimanaq lodges, by pressing the following link:
If staying at Ilimanaq lodges, book boat-shuttle return through the lodge.
Click on "Choose a date" to see the availability and come along on 'Kaffemik'.
- Duration: 2 hours
- Activities: Sightseeing, Culture, Kaffemik
- Difficulty: Easy
- Languages: English, Danish
Coffee and tea
English speaking guide
Overnight stay in Ilimanaq Lodge
Transportation to/from Ilimanaq
What to bring:
Alway wear clothes suitable for the weather
Good to know:
Please note that transportation not is included in the price. If you stay in Ilulissat you have to book a boat-shuttle to and from Ilimanaq. If you would like to have more time in Ilimanaq you can also stay over night in Ilimanaq Lodge.
NOTICE: Terms and conditions for this tour, can be found in the supplier description of World of Greenland - Ilulissat. Ignore the Terms of service in the field above.