The Great Russell Glacier | Kangerlussuaq
Join this adventure to the giant Russel Glacier, slowly descending from the Greenland Ice cap. It is truth fully a grand sight and a unique experience to see the majestic glacier walls, and its surrounding meltwater rivers. This tour is for you who would like to experience the wonders of the arctic, from majestic mountains to the Greenland icecap.
The journey to the Russel Glacier will take you only 25 kilometres from Kangerlussuaq, where you will venture along dirt paths leading way to the majestic ice azure. The glacier is not the only wonder of that arctic that your will experience, as you are driving towards the majestic ice azure, you will travel through the recently ice-free valleys. The valleys are shaped by Ice cap and has become a photographer’s paradise with the deep valley veins. Enroute spot one of the many wildlife herds inhabiting the landscape, but remember you are a guest in their home and you must respect the surrounding animal herds of musk ox, caribou and arctic hares.
When arriving at the glacier, we will get as close as safety allows. It is a place that will let you escape with its absolute silence, only disturbed when the glacier calves. Feeling and experiencing the soaring of a glacier calving is mesmerizing and enchanting.
This grand adventure is waiting for you to pull on your hiking boots and bring your camera! Check the booking availability by pressing ‘’Choose a date’’ above and book your trip today.
- Available: All year
- Duration: 3,5 hours
- Activities: Glacier Watching
- Difficulty: Easy
- Languages: English, Danish
Former US airbase. Now main entrance to Greenland. Fantastic Wild life. Perfect for glacier walking. Ice cap is close to the airport.
Pickup time : Flexible
Coffee & tea
Snacks and a sandwich
What to bring:
Good to know:
Dress after the weather conditions.
Kangerlussuaq is a mosquito paradise, therefore it is crucial you bring a mosquito net.