4 hours Dogsledding tour| Ilulissat | Disko Bay
Embark on the ultimate Arctic adventure by joining this 4-hour dogsled. While sitting behind a pack of Greenlandic sled dogs, you will be gazing over the marvels of winter - snow-covered mountain ridges, sea ice and tundra.
Your dog sledding adventure is dependent on snow and weather conditions, why we cannot in advance decide where you are going. But no matter the destination we guarantee a spectacular trip through the arctic tundra of ice and snow.
Our main destination is going to the top of the mountain of Akinnaq. At Akinnaq, you will have a panoramic overview of the UNESCO World Heritage Site Ilulissat Icefjord, and continue further to the backcountry. You will expereince piles of snow, frozen lakes and arrive in your final destination “Nalluarsuk” area.
No matter the destination, that you will see how local musher controls his dogs and move around on the sled, as well as gain insights into the dedication it takes to train Greenlandic dogs as a pack. An astonishing cultural experience that combines the stunning landscape of ice and snow in the safe hands of the local musher.
Included in this 4-hour experience, is not only a dogsledding tour but also a transfer to the dogsled tracks and outerwear to keep you warm in the freezing minus temperatures.
To come along this 4-hour dogsledding exploration, choose your travel date and press Book Now.
- Tour with local musher and his dogs
- Hot beverages
- Transfer to & from the dogsled track
- Winter boots
- Warm coverall
Please note: We use local, Greenlandic mushers. It is not guaranteed that the musher speaks fluent English or Danish - but we get along with gestures and good vibes.
What to bring
What to bring
- First upper layer (thermal shirt, wool or synthetic)
- First upper layer (thermal pants, wool or synthetic)
- Thick socks (wool is ideal)
- Second upper layer (fleece)
- Second lower layer (hiking/ski pants)
- Warm gloves or mittens
- Warm hat/beanie
- Please note that due to unpredictable weather and conditions during winter, the itinerary of this tour is subject to change. While it is our goal to deliver the best tour experience possible, the safety of our clients is always our first priority.
- if you book tour alone you may have share the sledge with someone, usually it is two tourist and the musher on one sledge.
- If you have back or neck problems, or if you are immobile, dog sledding is not for you.
- All particpants must be at least 8 years old.
Our customers are the foundation of Guide to Greenland so we make great efforts to provide you with the best possible service.
We are located in Greenland and cooperate with everyone involved in the Greenlandic tourism industry. We are therefore perfectly placed to quickly react to changes or new wishes you may have to ensure you have the trip of a lifetime.
The earlier you book your trip, the better the prices will be, and the more likely you will be able to book the tour you want for the dates/times you want.
Package tours can be sold out more than half a year in advance (note that Guide to Greenland does not include international flights in packages, except where indicated from Iceland or Denmark). Day trips may sell out closer to your arrival date, but for popular destinations, certain dates/times can also sell out months in advance. We recommend that you secure all of your experiences by booking them well in advance of your trip.
All cancellations must be made via e-mail.
Although Guide to Greenland is committed to ensuring the best protection and service for our customers in the event of a cancellation, we are obliged to charge cancellation fees. This is in accordance with Greenland travel industry business practices. Details can be found in our general cancellation policy
Note: Due to COVID-19, a temporary cancellation policy applies. You can find it in the footer of the website under the “Terms & Conditions”.
3 200 DKK