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Village Adventure In Winter | Ammassalik Island | East Greenland

Village Adventure In Winter | Ammassalik Island | East Greenland
Village Adventure In Winter | Ammassalik Island | East Greenland
Village Adventure In Winter | Ammassalik Island | East Greenland
Village Adventure In Winter | Ammassalik Island | East Greenland
Village Adventure In Winter | Ammassalik Island | East Greenland
Village Adventure In Winter | Ammassalik Island | East Greenland
Village Adventure In Winter | Ammassalik Island | East Greenland

Join a two-day trip to the charming settlement of Tiniteqilaaq and conquer the arctic tundra, by dogsled from Tasiilaq. The tour will take you through the magnificent landscape of the East Coast. The adventure will take your breath away as you travel far and beyond places you have never seen before, places nearly untouched and only disturbed by wildlife. A winter wonderland just for you to explore and enjoy. Any direction you will look, you will be mesmerized by the rugged white mountains of all shapes and sizes, travel across frozen lakes and conquer steep hills. As you will get to experience the famous dogsled, the transportation that used to be the only way to travel back in the days. Now the dogsled is mostly used for tourists and tournaments, but is still adored by the locals. Get the unique opportunity to bond with the locals of Tiniteqilaaq, and who knows, they might become friends for life.

A place that will soothe and enchant any traveler coming across this outstanding place. Enjoy the quietness and paradise-like area, before heading back to town.

Join this great adventure and bring your walking sticks and hiking boots. Check the booking availability by pressing “Choose a date” above and book your trip!

Quick facts

Tour information:
  • Available: Mar. - Apr.
  • Duration: 2 days
  • Activities: Dog Sledding, Greenlandic Culture, Settlement Visit
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Minimum age: 12 years.
  • Languages: English, Danish, Greenlandic
Pickup information:
  • Departure time : Flexible.

Dog area, north of Tasiilaq
You meet us at the departure location.
  • Transport to Tiniteqiilaaq

  • Experienced guide

  • Experienced dogsled musher

  • Food In Tiniteqilaaq

  • Accommodation a hut in Tiniteqilaaq

  • Accomation in Tasiilaq

  • Airfare to and from Greenland

What to bring:
  • Personal belongings (Only nesceccities, what you can carry i a small backpack)

  • Warm clothing and footwear

  • Change of clothes for one day

  • Mittens and a hat

Good to know:

When traveling in Greenland it is always a good idea to check the weather forecast for the day of the trip.

Please not that this tour is weather dependent.

There is no shower or bathroom in the hut. There is a possibility to use the facilities in the service house, but please choose this when booking this trip, if you want to use the facilities.

There is no electricity in the hut, so remember to bring extra batteries for your camera and a battery bank for your phone.

Daily itinerary

Day 1 - Departure from Tasiilaq

Village Adventure In Winter | Ammassalik Island | East Greenland

You will meet the dogs, musher and guide down at the dog area north of Tasiilaq town. A short greeting of the people that will be joining this adventurous journey will take place, here you also will be taken through the safety instructions that apply for the journey ahead.

The journey by dogsled will take approximately 4-5 five hours, depending on the route and conditions of the terrain. You will bare witness to the beautiful and breathtaking trip across fjords, ascending and descending steep mountain sides and loads of opportunities for stops along the way to take pictures. The journey on a dog sled is an authentic experience, and a good insight to how man and dog suffice each other for survival  and travel far and beyond, places that seem impossible to reach. While the dogs do what they do best, you can sit back and relax as you travel further into the arctic paradise. Listen the sound of rhythmic dog paws, moving along the winter ice!

When reaching our destination, you will be taken to your hut of the night. After a short rest inside the cozy hut, take the opportunity to stroll through the village. Being a very small community and very isolated, many of the locals speak very limited English. But they are extremely friendly and eager to meet new people and show you around, and might invite you to their home for a cup of coffee.

East Greenland Tours will prepare a special made dinner for you to enjoy, and a surprise lined up shortly after.

In the event of clear skies, there are great opportunity for scouting the northern lights. Out here you will have the perfect setting for the perfect picture and most scenic adventure imaginable.



A pleasant hut in the village of Tiniteqilaaq


East Greenland Tours prepares a lovely dinner for you

Day 2 - Journey back to Town

Village Adventure In Winter | Ammassalik Island | East Greenland

Today you will head back to Tasiilaq. After breakfast you will pack your things and help get the sled ready for departure. Get the last pictures of the settlement and magnificent Sermilik Icefjord. Short after you will head back the way you came,  as the mesmerizing landscape never stops to impress.

When you arrive back in town it is time to say goodbye to the team of East Greenland Tours. Thank you for a great adventure!

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