Arctic Circle Trail hike | Sisimiut
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Discover the backcountry around Sisimiut on this hike to the end/beginning of Greenland's most famous long-distance hiking adventure - the Arctic Circle Trail.
We will go by car to our start point at the lake and creek, where we will fill our bottles with fresh Greenlandic water (some of the purest in the world) for our journey.
Then we will follow the trail through the valley and into a wilderness surrounded by mountains, including the impressive Nasaasaaq peak. Depending on the season, we may have the opportunity to stop and taste crowberries, smell arctic wildflowers, and discover the scents and colours of the delicate Arctic flora. Our destination is an amazing viewpoint over Sisimiut, where we will enjoy our packed lunch taking in the dramatic scenery. On our way back we will take a slightly different route and walk through "dog town" where most of Sisimiut's Greenlandic sled dogs are kept.
Reserve your place on this hike to explore part of the Arctic Circle Trail by selecting your date of travel and clicking on Book Now.
Arctic Circle Trail
- Packed lunch
What to bring
- Layered clothing. Ideally, you should pack a thermal underwear layer (top and bottom), activity layer (e.g. hiking pants and shirt), insulation layer (e.g. fleece or down jacket), and outer layer of windproof clothing (top and bottom). You may not need all of this on any particular day, but you should have it available. You should always bring a windproof jacket, regardless of the weather.
- Warm hat, gloves, buff or scarf, gloves
- Sturdy shoes (e.g. hiking boots)
- Sunglasses, sunscreen & sun hat (depending on weather) Day Pack
- Camera with extra batteries
- Day pack
- Water bottle
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