Tasermiut Camp | Nanortalik | South Greenland
Venture into Tasermiut fjord and experience, explore and examine wonders of the arctic.
Tasermiut Ford is well-known for its spectacular beauty. With its sky high mountains, reflecting themselves in the still waters of the fjord, the inhabitants have crowned it as a wonder of the arctic.
Come along this mesmerizing sailing adventure, paired with camping in Tasermiut Fjord. Combining the two makes for great adventures, as you can explore as much as you want, without thinking of time and tides!
This tour is for any one whole loves the arctic, from the raw, naked and steep mountain sides to the Greenland Ice cap.
You will set out on your adventure from Nanortalik. In Tasermiut fjord, you will explore, experience and examine the Greenland Ice cap, Kuusuaq forest and Tasiusaq. The arctic tundra will be your home for the night, as you camp in the wild, wonderful and vast Greenland wilderness.
The itinerary is described below.
Pull on a warm hat and bring a walking stick, for this lovely adventure! Check the booking availability by pressing ''Choose a date'' above.
- Available: Jul. - Oct.
- Duration: 2 days
- Activities: Culture, Fishing, Glacier Watching, Camping, Settlement Visit
- Difficulty: Easy
- Languages: English, Danish, Greenlandic
Departure time : Flexible
Camp Dinner & Breakfast
4 Hours Of Sailing
Coffee & Tea
Traditional Greenlandic Entertainment by Miki Thomsen
Soft Drinks & Snacks
What to bring:
Summer season extras
Snack & Soft Drinks
Good to know:
It is cold at sea, therefore bring warm clothes. Dress after the weather conditions.
The trip can be cancelled, due to bad weather or mechanical boat problems.
Day 1 - Tasermiut fjord
Venture into Tasermiut fjord and experience a wonder of the arctic.
Your adventure starts at harbour, where you will be met by your tour captain. From here you will get friendly with the security precautions that apply sea adventures, and be briefed of the schedule for the next 2 days.
The first destination of the day will be the settlement Tasiusaq. In its own little bay, lies the colorful and charming settlement, surrounded by sky high and peaky mountain tins. Take your time to explore and experience Greenlandic culture. Chat with one of the 80 locals, before moving on to the next destination of the day.
You will venture deeper into Tasermiut Fjord. Tasermiut fjord is not inhabited, but holds its very own forest. Kuussuaq forest resembles a canvas of beautiful green trees, surrounded by sky high mountain tins with white powder resting at their tins. Explore the forest, if Interested in arctic flying wildlife , explore the birdlife in the forest. The ice free zones of South Greenland should be covered by forest by 2100. Leave a trace of your existence to be found in 2100!
After you have explored, experienced and examined Kuussuaq forest, you will head to a branch of the Greenland Ice cap. When arriving at the glacier, you will overwhelmed with its enormous size. But this branch is yet a small part of the Greenland ice cap, that covers 80 % of the country. Stand in the blue and white nuanced rays of the soaring glacier, while the arctic winds long to play with your hair. It is a unique and once in a lifetime experience, that will drain you emotionally with its beauty. If you touch the Ice cap, you will be rewarded with a cup of something good!
Last stop of the day will be at Ketil Mountain, that will home you and your fellow explorers for the night. The foot of Ketil Mountain, is famous for holding Norse ruins, and is yours for the night to explore. Enjoy dinner under the open sky with lamb or your self-caught fish - served with Greenlandic commodities.
You will be entertained by the actor and multi talent Miki Thomsen. He will preform with music, drum dancing and ancient Greenlandic myths and tales.
Day 2 - Return To Nanortalik
You wake up in your camp. Take the last of your adventure, to explore the surrounding arctic tundra. The arctic tundra in the south, is famous for its fruitful plains and mesmerizing views! As you hike the plains, let the arctic winds flow between your finger tips!
When returning to Nanortalik, you will travel the same way you came. Tasermiut fjord, never stops to impress. Enjoy the beautiful fjord, with its peaky mountains reflecting the waters!
When arriving in Nanortalik again, you will be giver a voucher for a free Greenlandic coffee at Cafe 44.