Nuuk - The Worlds Smallest Capital | 4-Day Package tour | From Iceland to Greenland

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Reykjavík domestic airport.
Duration:
4 days
Languages:
English
Difficulty:
Easy
Available:
All year

Discover the worlds smallest capital with this exciting 4-day package tour! Your 5 days will be brimming with Greenlandic culture and history, and unforgettable mountain landscapes and ice-filled fjords.

In West Greenland, you will find Nuuk surrounded by an endlessly long fjord of adventures. Nuuk is quite special, as the urban city life perfectly collaborates with the surrounding nature, therefore you are promised a dream vacation – both for the metropolitan and the outdoor man. Clear signs of history and age are visible in Nuuk, and almost every corner holds a piece of history. Furthermore, there is a wide range of shopping and dining opportunities to experience and taste! The surrounding fjord system is a wonder of its own. You will find treasures such as abandoned villages, majestic glaciers and humpback whales playing hide and seek between the waves.

With this tour, you will be to exploring the very best of Nuuk. You will explore the hidden corners and gems of the capital on a 3 hour guided city walk, visit the spell-binding Icefjord and join an unforgettable dining experience deep in the fjord. The full itinerary can be found below. 

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Included

Flights Reykjavík - Nuuk - Reykjavík
Airport taxes
3 nights hotel accommodation, double room with private facilities including breakfast
Airport taxi transfers
City walk sightseeing tour
Boat tour to Qooqqut
Icefjord boat tour including lunch

Activities

Hiking
Greenlandic Culture
Fishing
Glacier Views
City Tour
Iceberg Views
Boat Tour

Attractions

Nuuk
Nuuk Fjord

Daily itinerary

Day 1
Nuuk - The Worlds Smallest Capital | 4-Day Package tour | From Iceland to Greenland - day 1

Arrival day

You depart with the midday flight from Reykjavik and set out on a 4-hour journey to Nuuk. Flying over Greenland, is every trip worth in itself, as flying over the Greenland icecap is the most scenic and beautiful journey imaginable.

After getting your luggage, you will be transferred to your hotel for a 3-night stay.

But the adventure of the day – does not end here. When you have settled in, an educated guide will be waiting for you at Greenland National Museum & Archive for a 3 hour guided city walk. You will learn about the past and the present of the daily life in Nuuk and learn about Greenland's diverse and fascinating culture. After visiting the National Museum, the tour continues to the Parliament and City Council where the knowledgeable guide will tell you, all you need to know about the political system in Greenland.

When the tour is done, you have the rest of the day to explore Nuuk. Visit the city centre and dine at a local restaurant. Nuuk has a large variety of restaurants, serving everything from Thai to western gastronomy with local Greenlandic commodities.

Day 2
Nuuk - The Worlds Smallest Capital | 4-Day Package tour | From Iceland to Greenland - day 2

Icefjord Expedition

Hop on board, today you will be going to Nuuk Icefjord!

The glacier Narsap Sermia calves out icebergs in all sizes and shapes, creating a unique scenery of blue and white nuances. You will be sailing for approximately 2 hours on an open boat. The wavy but beautiful tour takes you through an astonishing landscape of skyscraping mountains and arctic tundra. Nuuk fjord is famous for its humpback whales, so keep an eye out for the whales playing hide and seek between the waves.

Near the Narsap Sermia glacier, you will go ashore and hike for 45 minutes on a rather flat arctic tundra. The hike takes place on the relatively flat arctic tundra, so put your mind at ease - the hike can be done by anyone.

Arriving at the Icefjord, You will be rewarded with an unforgettable view of icebergs, as long as the eye can see. The blue and white nuanced contrasting the dark blue ocean creates an incomparable scenery, that your imagination even can't fathom. Hike back to the boat.

The tour continues to Kapisillit. Kapisillit is a hunting and fishing settlement with 65 inhabitants. In Kapisillit you will be visiting at a local Greenlandic family and attend the cultural celebration – Kaffemik. The local family will offer you coffee and home-baked cakes, and tell you about life in the Arctic.

You return the same way you came, as the West Greenlandic nature never stops to impress.

Day 3
Nuuk - The Worlds Smallest Capital | 4-Day Package tour | From Iceland to Greenland - day 3

Unforgettable dining experience | Qooqqut

You will have the day to yourself. Go on a guided mountain hike in the backdrop of Nuuk or visit an abandoned settlement on the coast.

You will be departing from the old colonial harbour at 5 PM, where your boat awaits you. You will be going on an unforgettable dining experience, in the fjord.

After 50 minutes of sailing, you will be entering Qooqqut fjord. The landscape of the fjord is quite unique, as towering mountains and luscious valleys of arctic tundra surround the water of the fjord. Before going to shore, you will be fishing for trout and Acadian redfish. The fjord's water is rich on fish, and therefore you are almost guaranteed a fish on the hook. The guide will teach you how to chop and prepare the fish.

Once you are ready, we will dock in Qooqqut and you will deliver your fish at the restaurant. The restaurant is a la carte, and therefore you have several options of how you'd like your fish,

Before your evening feast, take the time to hike the steep mountainsides, explore the Norse ruins or pick clams in the orange rays of the arctic midnight sun

At 20:30 the boat will depart back to Nuuk, with an expected arrival time of 21:30.

Day 4
Nuuk - The Worlds Smallest Capital | 4-Day Package tour | From Iceland to Greenland - day 4

Departure Day | Farewell

You will be transferred to Nuuk airport and check in for your flight to Iceland, departing in the afternoon.

What to bring

Wind- & waterproof garments
Hats & gloves
Glacier Views
City Tour
Binoculars: to scout for wildlife.
Sweat Transporting Garments
3-layer structured clothing
Good walking shoes
Shoes for hiking

Good to know

Flight schedules may change due to unfavorable weather or ice conditions.

The price per person is based on double room with private facilities.

If you are a single traveller, it is mandatory to add a single supplement. If you do not add the single supplement, you will be sent a payment request.

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