Qorlortorsuaq Hike | Qeqertarsuaq | Disko Bay

Qorlortorsuaq Hike | Qeqertarsuaq | Disko Bay
Qorlortorsuaq Hike | Qeqertarsuaq | Disko Bay
Qorlortorsuaq Hike | Qeqertarsuaq | Disko Bay
Qorlortorsuaq Hike | Qeqertarsuaq | Disko Bay
Qorlortorsuaq Hike | Qeqertarsuaq | Disko Bay
Qorlortorsuaq Hike | Qeqertarsuaq | Disko Bay
Qorlortorsuaq Hike | Qeqertarsuaq | Disko Bay

Join on this easy hike to the beautiful Qorlortorsuaq waterfall when you visit Qeqertarsuaq, the Disko Island. Visiting Qeqertarsuaq is a geat opportunity to truly get away from the busy everyday life. 

In Greenlandic Qorlortorsuaq means "the big waterfall". On this trip you walk out of town, into the beautiful landscape. On the way you will see the diverse landscape - the rough basalt mountains, green grass and colourful flowers. 

After hiking for a while you will start to hear the sound from the waterfall. Soon you will also see the beautiful right of the water carving its way through the landscape. This water comes from the glacier that lies in the middle of the island. Stand for a while in peace, close your eyes, and enjoy the lively sounds from the waterfall. 

Geologically the Disko Island is unique and very different from mainland Greenland, as the island is much younger than the rest of the country. A big part of the island consist of tall, steep mountains and in the middle of the island there you find the Lyngmark glacier. In Greenlandic Qeqertarsuaq means "the big island".

Even though the island itself, geologically is younger than the mainland, the village of Qeqertarsuaq is one of the oldest settlements in Greenland, dating back to 1773. Today there are around 1000 inhabitants.

Come along on this beautiful hike to the waterfall. See availability by pressing "Choose a date" and book your tour today.


Quick facts

Tour information:
  • Available: Jun. - Sep.
  • Duration: 2 hours
  • Activities: Hiking
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Languages: English, Danish, Greenlandic
  • Highlights: Disko Bay
Pickup information:
  • Departure time : Afternoon departure, Midday Departure, Morning departure.

You meet us at the departure location.
Restaurant Tamassa, in the center of town
Included:
  • Experienced guide


What to bring:
  • Good shoes/boots for hiking

  • Clothes according to the weather


Good to know:

Always remember to wear appropriate clothes for the activity and check the weather forecast. This is a 2 hour long hike, so remember to wear good shoes or boots for hiking.



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