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Oqaatsut Kayaking Day | Ilulissat | Disko Bay

Join this marvelous trip combining kayaking with cultural visit to the charming hunting village Oqaatsut. If you always have wanted to experience Greenland along with visiting Ilulissat, then this is something for you. As you will sail the arctic ocean from Ilulissat to the little settlement of Oqaatsut among humongous icebergs with the beautiful nuances of blue and white.When you have arrived in the village you will be joined with an experienced kayaking instructor who will take you through the basics and help you along the journey. As you will go through the safety instructions, you will get the best introduction of how to operate a kayak. Shortly after you will head onto the water. With your fellow explorers, you will get the thrilling experience of strolling across the water surface as you will get to sail among icebergs and get up close to the giants of the sea.If you are lucky you might even get to sail in the company of humpback whales. Curious and gentle creatures that are often spotted in the Greenlandic seas. From whales to a traditional village where you will get to see local hunters go out or come back from a hunt, but usually in the summer, they catch huge numbers of fish. Use your free time to walk around the settlement and greet the friendly locals.You will also get to enjoy lunch in a local home and get the full experience as you will get to see the beautiful decorations on the walls and the cozy feeling of a home. Tag along on this adventure just outside of Ilulissat and experience kayaking in the fjord of Oqaatsut. See the availability by pressing on ‘Choose a date’ above.
Duration:
7 hours
Available:
Jun. - Sep.
Difficulty:
Moderate
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Iceberg Classic | Ilulissat | Disko Bay

Total Fascination and the overwhelming feelings of the forces of nature is to be explored in this trip, among icebergs in Ilulissat Ice fjord.Sailing with Ilulissat Water Taxi is a nice and easy way to get to some of the top attractions close to Ilulissat city. You book the trip and Water Taxi will pick you up on one of two spots at the harbor - just like a Yellow Cab.Ilulissat is Greenlandic for "icebergs". On this trip you will get an unforgettable experience of icebergs in all shapes and sizes, that are pushed into the fjord. The ice fjord is on the UNESCO World Heritage list and the glacier moves about 30 meters each day. This process produces approximately 20 billion tons of ice every year, making it an incomparable natural area.This cruise takes you to one of the most beautiful places in the area. The Mouth of the fjord, where the large icebergs make their start out on the great journey into the Atlantic Ocean. The largest icebergs can be around 1.5 cubic kilometers and rise like cathedrals towards the sky. This is a top attraction and a must see when visiting Ilulissat. When sailing there may be the opportunity to see whales and seals in the arctic waters.There is only one thing to say - the natural phenomenon, that is to be experienced by you!Please note that the price is for chartering the whole boat for this excursion. This will include one to six passengers. When booking you will register one person and following choose how many extra passengers are on the trip. It is important for the Captain to know how many people will be attending the adventure.Find your inner explorer and bring your binoculars for this grand adventure, into Ilulissat Ice fjord!Check the booking availability by pressing ‘’Choose a date’’ above.
Duration:
2 hours
Available:
May. - Oct.
Difficulty:
Easy
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Narsarsuaq Easy Package +1 day | South Greenland

Explore one of Greenland’s most attractive locations! On this package, you will, above all, get to experience the impressive Greenlandic nature decorated in fine blue and green colors, by icebergs and mountains.South Greenland is especially known for its past as a former settlement of Norse people, it is right here, where the outlaw Viking, Eric the Red, fled from Iceland and settled here, thus marking the beginning of the Norse era in Greenland.On this tour you’ll get to see South Greenlands greatest attractions. You’ll land in Narsarsuaq which is in the center of all the attractions, and already your adventure has begun. If you go up to the Signal Hill (1 hour walk) you’ll see a glimpse of the 1,8 mio. square km ice sheet. No better way to start your tour and it’s only going to get better.You’ll visit the place where the word Greenland was used for the first time, at the place called Qassiarsuk - at the time known as Brattahlid. In spite of his temper he fell in love with Greenland and built his village that he named Brattahlid. After some hesitance with christianity, and eventually convinced by his wife, he built the first church and today its known as an open-air museum (entrance fee not included). This is going to be your first visit to a village, the next one is called one of the most beautiful villages in Greenland, Igaliku. Igaliku has plenty of hiking opportunities.But you can’t leave Greenland without seeing icebergs, and we’ll make sure that you do so. You’ll go on a tour to the Qooroq icefjord by boat, where you can enjoy a drink that is cooled with ice, more than a 1000 years old, amongst white and blue icebergs. Check out the dates by clicking on “choose a date” above.
Duration:
5 days
Available:
Jun. - Sep.
Difficulty:
Easy
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Snowmobile tour to UNESCO viewpoint | Ilulissat

Go on an exciting snowmobile tour into the backcountry of Ilulissat, following the dogsled trail to a viewpoint overlooking the icefjord and UNESCO heritage site!From the outskirts of Ilulissat, we will head out into the wilderness, passing by hunters and fishermen with their dogsleds to a viewpoint in the mountains that overlooks the incredible icefjord and the pristine world heritage site.We’ll be riding for about 45 minutes over frozen lakes and snow-covered hills, giving quite the thrill up and down the hilly terrain until we can jump off the sleds and enjoy the view.The guide knows the area like the back of his own hand and can tell all sorts of stories about his adventures and knowledge of the area.If the weather is clear enough, you may be able to see all the way to the ice sheet itself, giving a glimpse into the vastness that feeds the world famous icefjord with small and giant icebergs.As we are 250 kilometres north of the Arctic Circle, it is a good idea to dress as warm as possible, even on sunny days without a breeze, the temperatures can drop down to -20 degrees Celsius. So put on lots of layers, your favourite woolly socks, and let’s head out for a joyous ride into a winter wonderland.If the weather is too rough for us to go on the day you’ve booked, we will do our best to reschedule your tour, if that isn’t possible, we will refund the full amount.To go on this awesome tour, just click on ‘Choose a date’ above and find a day that suits you!
Duration:
2 hours
Available:
Jan. - Apr.
Difficulty:
Easy
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Narsarsuaq Active Package | South Greenland

Check out one of the most charming places in Greenland! South Greenland is particularly known for its fantastic and colorful nature and for its past as a former Norse settlement. South Greenland is not only a charming place but also the perfect place to hike among the amazing mountains and waterfalls with an atmosphere that’s full of memories from the Norseman era. You will start from Narsarsuaq, which is actually in the center of the must-see places and attractions. The airport is in the middle of the nature with a view towards the sea and tall mountains on the opposite site.You’ll visit the actual place where the word Greenland was used for the first time in history by the notorious viking, Eric the Red. In spite of his temper and rough image he fell in love with Greenland and built his farm which he named Brattahlid, and hence the story of the Norse era began. Today the sheep farmers live in exactly the same places and the village of Brattahlid is now known as Qassiarsuk.There are many small villages in Greenland and its been told that Igaliku is one of the most beautiful villages you’ll find on the entire coast of Greenland. You’ll be staying overnight in Igaliku with opportunities to go hiking to the waterfall or hike to the top of the 823 m high mountain.Ine of the hundreds og fjords in Greenland you’ll find the unique Qooroq Icefjord that’ll give you an exceptional experience among icebergs shaped in all sizes and forms by nature. The Qooroq glacier calves off more than 200.000 tonnes of ice a’day, and crystal clear ice can be taken straight from the sea to cool your drink.This package is perfect for the nature-lover wishing to go on hikes in the great Greenlandic nature. Check out if the dates fit your calendar by clicking on the “choose a date” and start planning your visit to South Greenland.
Duration:
4 days
Available:
Jun. - Sep.
Difficulty:
Moderate
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UNESCO package +1 | South Greenland

See one of the more charming sides of Greenland, South Greenland. A big part of South Greenland was recently accepted on the list of UNESCO World Heritage Sites, which presents a unique history of farming in the Arctic that begins with Norse settlement in Greenland in the 900s. On this package, you’ll have a great opportunity to see 3 of the UNESCO sites: Hvalsey, where you can see the best preserved Norse church - Igaliku, which is a beautiful family friendly sheep farmer village - and Qassiarsuk, which is an ideal area to hike.You will also be staying in Qaqortoq which is the biggest city in South Greenland. Qaqortoq is full of life with traditions, culture, and history and the city is decorated with the permanent art exhibition “Stone and Man” consisting of more than 30 sculptures all over town. The artworks were created by 18 Nordic artists, and the artworks were made directly from the cliffs and bedrocks, permanent indeed! While here you can visit Great Greenland, which is a place where sealskin is made into fine mittens or bags for men and women. In the center of the town you’ll find the one and only fountain in the whole country, right nearby the local museum which has an exciting collection of tupilaks original kayaks and other things.During this 5 day trip, you’ll get to experience the charming southern part of Greenland. Once you've landed in Narsarsuaq you’ll be sailing to Qaqortoq (2 hours), amongst icebergs and possibly even whales and seals. The day after you’ve arrived in Qaqortoq you’ll get to see the first of the UNESCO sites, the church ruin in Hvalsey.  Your exploration has just begun and over the next few days you’ll be out and discovering more Norse ruins in the prettiest landscapes, including a tour to the famous Qooroq Icefjord.We’ve made a unique itinerary just for you so go ahead and check out your opportunity for this by pressing ‘Choose a date’ above.
Duration:
5 days
Available:
Jun. - Sep.
Difficulty:
Easy
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UNESCO package | South Greenland

See one of the most charming sites of Greenland, South Greenland. There are 5 specific places in South Greenland that are part of the new UNESCO World Heritage Site, which presents a unique history of farming in the Arctic that begins with Norse settlement in Greenland in the 900s. On this package, you’ll have a great opportunity to see 3 of the UNESCO sites: Hvalsey, where you can see the best preserved Norse church - Igaliku, which is a beautiful family friendly sheep farmer village - and Qassiarsuk, which is an ideal area to hike.You will also be staying in Qaqortoq which is the biggest city in South Greenland. The city is decorated with the permanent art exhibition “Stone and Man” consisting of more than 30 sculptures all over town. The artworks were created by 18 Nordic artists, and the artworks were made directly from the cliffs and bedrocks, permanent indeed! Qaqortoq is full of life with traditions, culture, and history. While here you can visit Great Greenland, which is a place where sealskin is made into fine mittens or bags (etc.) for him and her. In the center of the town you’ll find the one and only fountain in the whole country, right nearby the local museum which has an exciting collection of tupilaks and other things.During this 4 day trip, you’ll get to experience the charming southern part of Greenland. Your first meet with South Greenland will be Narsarsuaq from which you’ll be sailing to Qaqortoq (2 hours), amongst icebergs and possibly even whales and seals. The day after you’ve arrived in Qaqortoq you’ll get to see the first of the UNESCO sites, the church ruin in Hvalsey. Before you sail back to Qaqortoq there’ll be plenty of time to take a walk and enjoy nature. Your exploration has just begun and over the next few days you’ll be out and discovering more Norse ruins in the prettiest landscapes.We’ve made a unique itinerary just for you so go ahead and check out your opportunity for this by pressing ‘Choose a date’ above.
Duration:
4 days
Available:
Jun. - Sep.
Difficulty:
Easy
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Traditional Hunting & Camping | Kangerlussuaq | West Greenland

Join a Greenlandic hunter in the wilderness and experience the traditional way of inland camping and hunting. Here you have the opportunity to feel and learn more about the ways of living that has supported different Arctic hunting cultures. At this camp a minimum of changes has been made due to the fact that you as a visitor are a part of the camp. In other words, you experience a hunting camp as it will be carried out when the hunter and his family are here. For millennia the inland hunting grounds have been the scene for the early caribou hunt. In former days the hunt was essential for getting the fur of caribou, which by weight is the warmest fur obtainable. As well as the antlers which was used for hunting tools. Meat was dried for conservation and could thereby by a food source lasting for winter.Your guide will hunt, mainly for caribou, meat will be dried, skin scraped or tanned and dried for use as sleeping mats or maybe clothing, we collect wood for cooking and simply live the hunting camp life with all its aspects. Therefore there is also no other itinerary than the day and time for start and end of the tour.As any indigenous people the Greenlanders used any new commodity that would help ease the way of living. So will we off course in this camp. We might also experiment with tanning methods used by the native Americans or others to get the best possible hide out of the caribou skin.  The camp is situated just South of the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Nipisat-Aasivissuit, with its long history of Arctic cultures who had their hunting grounds in this area for millennia.
Duration:
5 days
Available:
Sep. - Dec.
Difficulty:
Moderate
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Duration:
8 hours
Available:
May. - Sep.
Difficulty:
Moderate
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Duration:
6 days
Available:
Jul. - Dec.
Difficulty:
Easy
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Snowshoe Hiking | Ilulissat | Disko Bay

Step right up to join this fully guided tour and uncover Ilulissat's valleys of snow, conquer steep mountainsides and gaze upon mesmerizing views! This tour is for anyone who would like to spice up their Ilulissat holiday, while still visiting Ilulissat's most popular attraction. This tour takes you to the spell-binding and magical Sermermiut Valley. Sermermiut valley is known as a UNESCO World heritage because of the ancient Inuit traces and its unimaginable beauty. Sermermiut has been inhabited by different Inuit cultures and was first inhabited around 4000 years ago.Due to the hard arctic climate, exploring Ilulissat's UNESCO world heritage becomes difficult.  Snowshoeing allows you to reach almost inaccessible places, as the snowshoe easily can conquer the steep mountains sides. Your tour starts in the headquarter of World of Greenland, where you will be introduced to your guide, who will lead you safely through the winter wonderland. From World of Greenland, you and your fellow explorers will be transferred to Ilulissat’s powerhouse. At the powerhouse a valley of adventures awaits you! You will be following, what the locals call the “Yellow route”.  Tie your snowshoes and come along! The route takes you around Sermermiuts headland and will provide you with panoramic views of Sermermiut, Disko Bay and spell-binding views of icebergs in all sizes and shapes. You will feel the unforgiving arctic cold bite your cheeks and the sweat run down your back! En route there will be lots of opportunities for capturing moments lasting a lifetime through your camera lens.  The headland will provide you with unimaginable beauty, as you can see the Icefjords many icebergs on their voyage to the Atlantic ocean. The route ends at the heliport, where transfer back to Ilulissat will be waiting.  This tour is for anyone who would like to explore the winter wonderland of Sermeriut. Do not hesitate to join this action-packed and exciting tour, the tour can be done by everyone – experienced or not!  Put one your warmest hat and bring your camera. See the availability and book this tour by pressing 'Choose a date' above. 
Duration:
3 hours
Available:
Dec. - Apr.
Difficulty:
Demanding
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Duration:
2,5 hours
Available:
All year
Difficulty:
Easy
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World Heritage Sites in Greenland

Visit the beautiful UNESCO World Heritage Sites in Greenland.

World Heritage Sites in Greenland

Visit the beautiful UNESCO World Heritage Sites in Greenland.
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Oqaatsut Kayaking Day | Ilulissat | Disko Bay

Join this marvelous trip combining kayaking with cultural visit to the charming hunting village Oqaatsut. If you always have wanted to experience Greenland along with visiting Ilulissat, then this is something for you. As you will sail the arctic ocean from Ilulissat to the little settlement of Oqaatsut among humongous icebergs with the beautiful nuances of blue and white.When you have arrived in the village you will be joined with an experienced kayaking instructor who will take you through the basics and help you along the journey. As you will go through the safety instructions, you will get the best introduction of how to operate a kayak. Shortly after you will head onto the water. With your fellow explorers, you will get the thrilling experience of strolling across the water surface as you will get to sail among icebergs and get up close to the giants of the sea.If you are lucky you might even get to sail in the company of humpback whales. Curious and gentle creatures that are often spotted in the Greenlandic seas. From whales to a traditional village where you will get to see local hunters go out or come back from a hunt, but usually in the summer, they catch huge numbers of fish. Use your free time to walk around the settlement and greet the friendly locals.You will also get to enjoy lunch in a local home and get the full experience as you will get to see the beautiful decorations on the walls and the cozy feeling of a home. Tag along on this adventure just outside of Ilulissat and experience kayaking in the fjord of Oqaatsut. See the availability by pressing on ‘Choose a date’ above.
Duration:
7 hours
Available:
Jun. - Sep.
Difficulty:
Moderate
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Iceberg Classic | Ilulissat | Disko Bay

Total Fascination and the overwhelming feelings of the forces of nature is to be explored in this trip, among icebergs in Ilulissat Ice fjord.Sailing with Ilulissat Water Taxi is a nice and easy way to get to some of the top attractions close to Ilulissat city. You book the trip and Water Taxi will pick you up on one of two spots at the harbor - just like a Yellow Cab.Ilulissat is Greenlandic for "icebergs". On this trip you will get an unforgettable experience of icebergs in all shapes and sizes, that are pushed into the fjord. The ice fjord is on the UNESCO World Heritage list and the glacier moves about 30 meters each day. This process produces approximately 20 billion tons of ice every year, making it an incomparable natural area.This cruise takes you to one of the most beautiful places in the area. The Mouth of the fjord, where the large icebergs make their start out on the great journey into the Atlantic Ocean. The largest icebergs can be around 1.5 cubic kilometers and rise like cathedrals towards the sky. This is a top attraction and a must see when visiting Ilulissat. When sailing there may be the opportunity to see whales and seals in the arctic waters.There is only one thing to say - the natural phenomenon, that is to be experienced by you!Please note that the price is for chartering the whole boat for this excursion. This will include one to six passengers. When booking you will register one person and following choose how many extra passengers are on the trip. It is important for the Captain to know how many people will be attending the adventure.Find your inner explorer and bring your binoculars for this grand adventure, into Ilulissat Ice fjord!Check the booking availability by pressing ‘’Choose a date’’ above.
Duration:
2 hours
Available:
May. - Oct.
Difficulty:
Easy
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Narsarsuaq Easy Package +1 day | South Greenland

Explore one of Greenland’s most attractive locations! On this package, you will, above all, get to experience the impressive Greenlandic nature decorated in fine blue and green colors, by icebergs and mountains.South Greenland is especially known for its past as a former settlement of Norse people, it is right here, where the outlaw Viking, Eric the Red, fled from Iceland and settled here, thus marking the beginning of the Norse era in Greenland.On this tour you’ll get to see South Greenlands greatest attractions. You’ll land in Narsarsuaq which is in the center of all the attractions, and already your adventure has begun. If you go up to the Signal Hill (1 hour walk) you’ll see a glimpse of the 1,8 mio. square km ice sheet. No better way to start your tour and it’s only going to get better.You’ll visit the place where the word Greenland was used for the first time, at the place called Qassiarsuk - at the time known as Brattahlid. In spite of his temper he fell in love with Greenland and built his village that he named Brattahlid. After some hesitance with christianity, and eventually convinced by his wife, he built the first church and today its known as an open-air museum (entrance fee not included). This is going to be your first visit to a village, the next one is called one of the most beautiful villages in Greenland, Igaliku. Igaliku has plenty of hiking opportunities.But you can’t leave Greenland without seeing icebergs, and we’ll make sure that you do so. You’ll go on a tour to the Qooroq icefjord by boat, where you can enjoy a drink that is cooled with ice, more than a 1000 years old, amongst white and blue icebergs. Check out the dates by clicking on “choose a date” above.
Duration:
5 days
Available:
Jun. - Sep.
Difficulty:
Easy
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Snowmobile tour to UNESCO viewpoint | Ilulissat

Go on an exciting snowmobile tour into the backcountry of Ilulissat, following the dogsled trail to a viewpoint overlooking the icefjord and UNESCO heritage site!From the outskirts of Ilulissat, we will head out into the wilderness, passing by hunters and fishermen with their dogsleds to a viewpoint in the mountains that overlooks the incredible icefjord and the pristine world heritage site.We’ll be riding for about 45 minutes over frozen lakes and snow-covered hills, giving quite the thrill up and down the hilly terrain until we can jump off the sleds and enjoy the view.The guide knows the area like the back of his own hand and can tell all sorts of stories about his adventures and knowledge of the area.If the weather is clear enough, you may be able to see all the way to the ice sheet itself, giving a glimpse into the vastness that feeds the world famous icefjord with small and giant icebergs.As we are 250 kilometres north of the Arctic Circle, it is a good idea to dress as warm as possible, even on sunny days without a breeze, the temperatures can drop down to -20 degrees Celsius. So put on lots of layers, your favourite woolly socks, and let’s head out for a joyous ride into a winter wonderland.If the weather is too rough for us to go on the day you’ve booked, we will do our best to reschedule your tour, if that isn’t possible, we will refund the full amount.To go on this awesome tour, just click on ‘Choose a date’ above and find a day that suits you!
Duration:
2 hours
Available:
Jan. - Apr.
Difficulty:
Easy
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Narsarsuaq Active Package | South Greenland

Check out one of the most charming places in Greenland! South Greenland is particularly known for its fantastic and colorful nature and for its past as a former Norse settlement. South Greenland is not only a charming place but also the perfect place to hike among the amazing mountains and waterfalls with an atmosphere that’s full of memories from the Norseman era. You will start from Narsarsuaq, which is actually in the center of the must-see places and attractions. The airport is in the middle of the nature with a view towards the sea and tall mountains on the opposite site.You’ll visit the actual place where the word Greenland was used for the first time in history by the notorious viking, Eric the Red. In spite of his temper and rough image he fell in love with Greenland and built his farm which he named Brattahlid, and hence the story of the Norse era began. Today the sheep farmers live in exactly the same places and the village of Brattahlid is now known as Qassiarsuk.There are many small villages in Greenland and its been told that Igaliku is one of the most beautiful villages you’ll find on the entire coast of Greenland. You’ll be staying overnight in Igaliku with opportunities to go hiking to the waterfall or hike to the top of the 823 m high mountain.Ine of the hundreds og fjords in Greenland you’ll find the unique Qooroq Icefjord that’ll give you an exceptional experience among icebergs shaped in all sizes and forms by nature. The Qooroq glacier calves off more than 200.000 tonnes of ice a’day, and crystal clear ice can be taken straight from the sea to cool your drink.This package is perfect for the nature-lover wishing to go on hikes in the great Greenlandic nature. Check out if the dates fit your calendar by clicking on the “choose a date” and start planning your visit to South Greenland.
Duration:
4 days
Available:
Jun. - Sep.
Difficulty:
Moderate
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UNESCO package +1 | South Greenland

See one of the more charming sides of Greenland, South Greenland. A big part of South Greenland was recently accepted on the list of UNESCO World Heritage Sites, which presents a unique history of farming in the Arctic that begins with Norse settlement in Greenland in the 900s. On this package, you’ll have a great opportunity to see 3 of the UNESCO sites: Hvalsey, where you can see the best preserved Norse church - Igaliku, which is a beautiful family friendly sheep farmer village - and Qassiarsuk, which is an ideal area to hike.You will also be staying in Qaqortoq which is the biggest city in South Greenland. Qaqortoq is full of life with traditions, culture, and history and the city is decorated with the permanent art exhibition “Stone and Man” consisting of more than 30 sculptures all over town. The artworks were created by 18 Nordic artists, and the artworks were made directly from the cliffs and bedrocks, permanent indeed! While here you can visit Great Greenland, which is a place where sealskin is made into fine mittens or bags for men and women. In the center of the town you’ll find the one and only fountain in the whole country, right nearby the local museum which has an exciting collection of tupilaks original kayaks and other things.During this 5 day trip, you’ll get to experience the charming southern part of Greenland. Once you've landed in Narsarsuaq you’ll be sailing to Qaqortoq (2 hours), amongst icebergs and possibly even whales and seals. The day after you’ve arrived in Qaqortoq you’ll get to see the first of the UNESCO sites, the church ruin in Hvalsey.  Your exploration has just begun and over the next few days you’ll be out and discovering more Norse ruins in the prettiest landscapes, including a tour to the famous Qooroq Icefjord.We’ve made a unique itinerary just for you so go ahead and check out your opportunity for this by pressing ‘Choose a date’ above.
Duration:
5 days
Available:
Jun. - Sep.
Difficulty:
Easy
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UNESCO package | South Greenland

See one of the most charming sites of Greenland, South Greenland. There are 5 specific places in South Greenland that are part of the new UNESCO World Heritage Site, which presents a unique history of farming in the Arctic that begins with Norse settlement in Greenland in the 900s. On this package, you’ll have a great opportunity to see 3 of the UNESCO sites: Hvalsey, where you can see the best preserved Norse church - Igaliku, which is a beautiful family friendly sheep farmer village - and Qassiarsuk, which is an ideal area to hike.You will also be staying in Qaqortoq which is the biggest city in South Greenland. The city is decorated with the permanent art exhibition “Stone and Man” consisting of more than 30 sculptures all over town. The artworks were created by 18 Nordic artists, and the artworks were made directly from the cliffs and bedrocks, permanent indeed! Qaqortoq is full of life with traditions, culture, and history. While here you can visit Great Greenland, which is a place where sealskin is made into fine mittens or bags (etc.) for him and her. In the center of the town you’ll find the one and only fountain in the whole country, right nearby the local museum which has an exciting collection of tupilaks and other things.During this 4 day trip, you’ll get to experience the charming southern part of Greenland. Your first meet with South Greenland will be Narsarsuaq from which you’ll be sailing to Qaqortoq (2 hours), amongst icebergs and possibly even whales and seals. The day after you’ve arrived in Qaqortoq you’ll get to see the first of the UNESCO sites, the church ruin in Hvalsey. Before you sail back to Qaqortoq there’ll be plenty of time to take a walk and enjoy nature. Your exploration has just begun and over the next few days you’ll be out and discovering more Norse ruins in the prettiest landscapes.We’ve made a unique itinerary just for you so go ahead and check out your opportunity for this by pressing ‘Choose a date’ above.
Duration:
4 days
Available:
Jun. - Sep.
Difficulty:
Easy
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Traditional Hunting & Camping | Kangerlussuaq | West Greenland

Join a Greenlandic hunter in the wilderness and experience the traditional way of inland camping and hunting. Here you have the opportunity to feel and learn more about the ways of living that has supported different Arctic hunting cultures. At this camp a minimum of changes has been made due to the fact that you as a visitor are a part of the camp. In other words, you experience a hunting camp as it will be carried out when the hunter and his family are here. For millennia the inland hunting grounds have been the scene for the early caribou hunt. In former days the hunt was essential for getting the fur of caribou, which by weight is the warmest fur obtainable. As well as the antlers which was used for hunting tools. Meat was dried for conservation and could thereby by a food source lasting for winter.Your guide will hunt, mainly for caribou, meat will be dried, skin scraped or tanned and dried for use as sleeping mats or maybe clothing, we collect wood for cooking and simply live the hunting camp life with all its aspects. Therefore there is also no other itinerary than the day and time for start and end of the tour.As any indigenous people the Greenlanders used any new commodity that would help ease the way of living. So will we off course in this camp. We might also experiment with tanning methods used by the native Americans or others to get the best possible hide out of the caribou skin.  The camp is situated just South of the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Nipisat-Aasivissuit, with its long history of Arctic cultures who had their hunting grounds in this area for millennia.
Duration:
5 days
Available:
Sep. - Dec.
Difficulty:
Moderate
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Duration:
8 hours
Available:
May. - Sep.
Difficulty:
Moderate
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Duration:
6 days
Available:
Jul. - Dec.
Difficulty:
Easy
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Snowshoe Hiking | Ilulissat | Disko Bay

Step right up to join this fully guided tour and uncover Ilulissat's valleys of snow, conquer steep mountainsides and gaze upon mesmerizing views! This tour is for anyone who would like to spice up their Ilulissat holiday, while still visiting Ilulissat's most popular attraction. This tour takes you to the spell-binding and magical Sermermiut Valley. Sermermiut valley is known as a UNESCO World heritage because of the ancient Inuit traces and its unimaginable beauty. Sermermiut has been inhabited by different Inuit cultures and was first inhabited around 4000 years ago.Due to the hard arctic climate, exploring Ilulissat's UNESCO world heritage becomes difficult.  Snowshoeing allows you to reach almost inaccessible places, as the snowshoe easily can conquer the steep mountains sides. Your tour starts in the headquarter of World of Greenland, where you will be introduced to your guide, who will lead you safely through the winter wonderland. From World of Greenland, you and your fellow explorers will be transferred to Ilulissat’s powerhouse. At the powerhouse a valley of adventures awaits you! You will be following, what the locals call the “Yellow route”.  Tie your snowshoes and come along! The route takes you around Sermermiuts headland and will provide you with panoramic views of Sermermiut, Disko Bay and spell-binding views of icebergs in all sizes and shapes. You will feel the unforgiving arctic cold bite your cheeks and the sweat run down your back! En route there will be lots of opportunities for capturing moments lasting a lifetime through your camera lens.  The headland will provide you with unimaginable beauty, as you can see the Icefjords many icebergs on their voyage to the Atlantic ocean. The route ends at the heliport, where transfer back to Ilulissat will be waiting.  This tour is for anyone who would like to explore the winter wonderland of Sermeriut. Do not hesitate to join this action-packed and exciting tour, the tour can be done by everyone – experienced or not!  Put one your warmest hat and bring your camera. See the availability and book this tour by pressing 'Choose a date' above. 
Duration:
3 hours
Available:
Dec. - Apr.
Difficulty:
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2,5 hours
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All year
Difficulty:
Easy
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Oqaatsut Kayaking Day | Ilulissat | Disko Bay

Join this marvelous trip combining kayaking with cultural visit to the charming hunting village Oqaatsut. If you always have wanted to experience Greenland along with visiting Ilulissat, then this is something for you. As you will sail the arctic ocean from Ilulissat to the little settlement of Oqaatsut among humongous icebergs with the beautiful nuances of blue and white.When you have arrived in the village you will be joined with an experienced kayaking instructor who will take you through the basics and help you along the journey. As you will go through the safety instructions, you will get the best introduction of how to operate a kayak. Shortly after you will head onto the water. With your fellow explorers, you will get the thrilling experience of strolling across the water surface as you will get to sail among icebergs and get up close to the giants of the sea.If you are lucky you might even get to sail in the company of humpback whales. Curious and gentle creatures that are often spotted in the Greenlandic seas. From whales to a traditional village where you will get to see local hunters go out or come back from a hunt, but usually in the summer, they catch huge numbers of fish. Use your free time to walk around the settlement and greet the friendly locals.You will also get to enjoy lunch in a local home and get the full experience as you will get to see the beautiful decorations on the walls and the cozy feeling of a home. Tag along on this adventure just outside of Ilulissat and experience kayaking in the fjord of Oqaatsut. See the availability by pressing on ‘Choose a date’ above.
Duration:
7 hours
Available:
Jun. - Sep.
Difficulty:
Moderate
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Iceberg Classic | Ilulissat | Disko Bay

Total Fascination and the overwhelming feelings of the forces of nature is to be explored in this trip, among icebergs in Ilulissat Ice fjord.Sailing with Ilulissat Water Taxi is a nice and easy way to get to some of the top attractions close to Ilulissat city. You book the trip and Water Taxi will pick you up on one of two spots at the harbor - just like a Yellow Cab.Ilulissat is Greenlandic for "icebergs". On this trip you will get an unforgettable experience of icebergs in all shapes and sizes, that are pushed into the fjord. The ice fjord is on the UNESCO World Heritage list and the glacier moves about 30 meters each day. This process produces approximately 20 billion tons of ice every year, making it an incomparable natural area.This cruise takes you to one of the most beautiful places in the area. The Mouth of the fjord, where the large icebergs make their start out on the great journey into the Atlantic Ocean. The largest icebergs can be around 1.5 cubic kilometers and rise like cathedrals towards the sky. This is a top attraction and a must see when visiting Ilulissat. When sailing there may be the opportunity to see whales and seals in the arctic waters.There is only one thing to say - the natural phenomenon, that is to be experienced by you!Please note that the price is for chartering the whole boat for this excursion. This will include one to six passengers. When booking you will register one person and following choose how many extra passengers are on the trip. It is important for the Captain to know how many people will be attending the adventure.Find your inner explorer and bring your binoculars for this grand adventure, into Ilulissat Ice fjord!Check the booking availability by pressing ‘’Choose a date’’ above.
Duration:
2 hours
Available:
May. - Oct.
Difficulty:
Easy
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Narsarsuaq Easy Package +1 day | South Greenland

Explore one of Greenland’s most attractive locations! On this package, you will, above all, get to experience the impressive Greenlandic nature decorated in fine blue and green colors, by icebergs and mountains.South Greenland is especially known for its past as a former settlement of Norse people, it is right here, where the outlaw Viking, Eric the Red, fled from Iceland and settled here, thus marking the beginning of the Norse era in Greenland.On this tour you’ll get to see South Greenlands greatest attractions. You’ll land in Narsarsuaq which is in the center of all the attractions, and already your adventure has begun. If you go up to the Signal Hill (1 hour walk) you’ll see a glimpse of the 1,8 mio. square km ice sheet. No better way to start your tour and it’s only going to get better.You’ll visit the place where the word Greenland was used for the first time, at the place called Qassiarsuk - at the time known as Brattahlid. In spite of his temper he fell in love with Greenland and built his village that he named Brattahlid. After some hesitance with christianity, and eventually convinced by his wife, he built the first church and today its known as an open-air museum (entrance fee not included). This is going to be your first visit to a village, the next one is called one of the most beautiful villages in Greenland, Igaliku. Igaliku has plenty of hiking opportunities.But you can’t leave Greenland without seeing icebergs, and we’ll make sure that you do so. You’ll go on a tour to the Qooroq icefjord by boat, where you can enjoy a drink that is cooled with ice, more than a 1000 years old, amongst white and blue icebergs. Check out the dates by clicking on “choose a date” above.
Duration:
5 days
Available:
Jun. - Sep.
Difficulty:
Easy
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Snowmobile tour to UNESCO viewpoint | Ilulissat

Go on an exciting snowmobile tour into the backcountry of Ilulissat, following the dogsled trail to a viewpoint overlooking the icefjord and UNESCO heritage site!From the outskirts of Ilulissat, we will head out into the wilderness, passing by hunters and fishermen with their dogsleds to a viewpoint in the mountains that overlooks the incredible icefjord and the pristine world heritage site.We’ll be riding for about 45 minutes over frozen lakes and snow-covered hills, giving quite the thrill up and down the hilly terrain until we can jump off the sleds and enjoy the view.The guide knows the area like the back of his own hand and can tell all sorts of stories about his adventures and knowledge of the area.If the weather is clear enough, you may be able to see all the way to the ice sheet itself, giving a glimpse into the vastness that feeds the world famous icefjord with small and giant icebergs.As we are 250 kilometres north of the Arctic Circle, it is a good idea to dress as warm as possible, even on sunny days without a breeze, the temperatures can drop down to -20 degrees Celsius. So put on lots of layers, your favourite woolly socks, and let’s head out for a joyous ride into a winter wonderland.If the weather is too rough for us to go on the day you’ve booked, we will do our best to reschedule your tour, if that isn’t possible, we will refund the full amount.To go on this awesome tour, just click on ‘Choose a date’ above and find a day that suits you!
Duration:
2 hours
Available:
Jan. - Apr.
Difficulty:
Easy
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Narsarsuaq Active Package | South Greenland

Check out one of the most charming places in Greenland! South Greenland is particularly known for its fantastic and colorful nature and for its past as a former Norse settlement. South Greenland is not only a charming place but also the perfect place to hike among the amazing mountains and waterfalls with an atmosphere that’s full of memories from the Norseman era. You will start from Narsarsuaq, which is actually in the center of the must-see places and attractions. The airport is in the middle of the nature with a view towards the sea and tall mountains on the opposite site.You’ll visit the actual place where the word Greenland was used for the first time in history by the notorious viking, Eric the Red. In spite of his temper and rough image he fell in love with Greenland and built his farm which he named Brattahlid, and hence the story of the Norse era began. Today the sheep farmers live in exactly the same places and the village of Brattahlid is now known as Qassiarsuk.There are many small villages in Greenland and its been told that Igaliku is one of the most beautiful villages you’ll find on the entire coast of Greenland. You’ll be staying overnight in Igaliku with opportunities to go hiking to the waterfall or hike to the top of the 823 m high mountain.Ine of the hundreds og fjords in Greenland you’ll find the unique Qooroq Icefjord that’ll give you an exceptional experience among icebergs shaped in all sizes and forms by nature. The Qooroq glacier calves off more than 200.000 tonnes of ice a’day, and crystal clear ice can be taken straight from the sea to cool your drink.This package is perfect for the nature-lover wishing to go on hikes in the great Greenlandic nature. Check out if the dates fit your calendar by clicking on the “choose a date” and start planning your visit to South Greenland.
Duration:
4 days
Available:
Jun. - Sep.
Difficulty:
Moderate
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UNESCO package +1 | South Greenland

See one of the more charming sides of Greenland, South Greenland. A big part of South Greenland was recently accepted on the list of UNESCO World Heritage Sites, which presents a unique history of farming in the Arctic that begins with Norse settlement in Greenland in the 900s. On this package, you’ll have a great opportunity to see 3 of the UNESCO sites: Hvalsey, where you can see the best preserved Norse church - Igaliku, which is a beautiful family friendly sheep farmer village - and Qassiarsuk, which is an ideal area to hike.You will also be staying in Qaqortoq which is the biggest city in South Greenland. Qaqortoq is full of life with traditions, culture, and history and the city is decorated with the permanent art exhibition “Stone and Man” consisting of more than 30 sculptures all over town. The artworks were created by 18 Nordic artists, and the artworks were made directly from the cliffs and bedrocks, permanent indeed! While here you can visit Great Greenland, which is a place where sealskin is made into fine mittens or bags for men and women. In the center of the town you’ll find the one and only fountain in the whole country, right nearby the local museum which has an exciting collection of tupilaks original kayaks and other things.During this 5 day trip, you’ll get to experience the charming southern part of Greenland. Once you've landed in Narsarsuaq you’ll be sailing to Qaqortoq (2 hours), amongst icebergs and possibly even whales and seals. The day after you’ve arrived in Qaqortoq you’ll get to see the first of the UNESCO sites, the church ruin in Hvalsey.  Your exploration has just begun and over the next few days you’ll be out and discovering more Norse ruins in the prettiest landscapes, including a tour to the famous Qooroq Icefjord.We’ve made a unique itinerary just for you so go ahead and check out your opportunity for this by pressing ‘Choose a date’ above.
Duration:
5 days
Available:
Jun. - Sep.
Difficulty:
Easy
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UNESCO package | South Greenland

See one of the most charming sites of Greenland, South Greenland. There are 5 specific places in South Greenland that are part of the new UNESCO World Heritage Site, which presents a unique history of farming in the Arctic that begins with Norse settlement in Greenland in the 900s. On this package, you’ll have a great opportunity to see 3 of the UNESCO sites: Hvalsey, where you can see the best preserved Norse church - Igaliku, which is a beautiful family friendly sheep farmer village - and Qassiarsuk, which is an ideal area to hike.You will also be staying in Qaqortoq which is the biggest city in South Greenland. The city is decorated with the permanent art exhibition “Stone and Man” consisting of more than 30 sculptures all over town. The artworks were created by 18 Nordic artists, and the artworks were made directly from the cliffs and bedrocks, permanent indeed! Qaqortoq is full of life with traditions, culture, and history. While here you can visit Great Greenland, which is a place where sealskin is made into fine mittens or bags (etc.) for him and her. In the center of the town you’ll find the one and only fountain in the whole country, right nearby the local museum which has an exciting collection of tupilaks and other things.During this 4 day trip, you’ll get to experience the charming southern part of Greenland. Your first meet with South Greenland will be Narsarsuaq from which you’ll be sailing to Qaqortoq (2 hours), amongst icebergs and possibly even whales and seals. The day after you’ve arrived in Qaqortoq you’ll get to see the first of the UNESCO sites, the church ruin in Hvalsey. Before you sail back to Qaqortoq there’ll be plenty of time to take a walk and enjoy nature. Your exploration has just begun and over the next few days you’ll be out and discovering more Norse ruins in the prettiest landscapes.We’ve made a unique itinerary just for you so go ahead and check out your opportunity for this by pressing ‘Choose a date’ above.
Duration:
4 days
Available:
Jun. - Sep.
Difficulty:
Easy
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Traditional Hunting & Camping | Kangerlussuaq | West Greenland

Join a Greenlandic hunter in the wilderness and experience the traditional way of inland camping and hunting. Here you have the opportunity to feel and learn more about the ways of living that has supported different Arctic hunting cultures. At this camp a minimum of changes has been made due to the fact that you as a visitor are a part of the camp. In other words, you experience a hunting camp as it will be carried out when the hunter and his family are here. For millennia the inland hunting grounds have been the scene for the early caribou hunt. In former days the hunt was essential for getting the fur of caribou, which by weight is the warmest fur obtainable. As well as the antlers which was used for hunting tools. Meat was dried for conservation and could thereby by a food source lasting for winter.Your guide will hunt, mainly for caribou, meat will be dried, skin scraped or tanned and dried for use as sleeping mats or maybe clothing, we collect wood for cooking and simply live the hunting camp life with all its aspects. Therefore there is also no other itinerary than the day and time for start and end of the tour.As any indigenous people the Greenlanders used any new commodity that would help ease the way of living. So will we off course in this camp. We might also experiment with tanning methods used by the native Americans or others to get the best possible hide out of the caribou skin.  The camp is situated just South of the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Nipisat-Aasivissuit, with its long history of Arctic cultures who had their hunting grounds in this area for millennia.
Duration:
5 days
Available:
Sep. - Dec.
Difficulty:
Moderate
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Duration:
8 hours
Available:
May. - Sep.
Difficulty:
Moderate
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Duration:
6 days
Available:
Jul. - Dec.
Difficulty:
Easy
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Snowshoe Hiking | Ilulissat | Disko Bay

Step right up to join this fully guided tour and uncover Ilulissat's valleys of snow, conquer steep mountainsides and gaze upon mesmerizing views! This tour is for anyone who would like to spice up their Ilulissat holiday, while still visiting Ilulissat's most popular attraction. This tour takes you to the spell-binding and magical Sermermiut Valley. Sermermiut valley is known as a UNESCO World heritage because of the ancient Inuit traces and its unimaginable beauty. Sermermiut has been inhabited by different Inuit cultures and was first inhabited around 4000 years ago.Due to the hard arctic climate, exploring Ilulissat's UNESCO world heritage becomes difficult.  Snowshoeing allows you to reach almost inaccessible places, as the snowshoe easily can conquer the steep mountains sides. Your tour starts in the headquarter of World of Greenland, where you will be introduced to your guide, who will lead you safely through the winter wonderland. From World of Greenland, you and your fellow explorers will be transferred to Ilulissat’s powerhouse. At the powerhouse a valley of adventures awaits you! You will be following, what the locals call the “Yellow route”.  Tie your snowshoes and come along! The route takes you around Sermermiuts headland and will provide you with panoramic views of Sermermiut, Disko Bay and spell-binding views of icebergs in all sizes and shapes. You will feel the unforgiving arctic cold bite your cheeks and the sweat run down your back! En route there will be lots of opportunities for capturing moments lasting a lifetime through your camera lens.  The headland will provide you with unimaginable beauty, as you can see the Icefjords many icebergs on their voyage to the Atlantic ocean. The route ends at the heliport, where transfer back to Ilulissat will be waiting.  This tour is for anyone who would like to explore the winter wonderland of Sermeriut. Do not hesitate to join this action-packed and exciting tour, the tour can be done by everyone – experienced or not!  Put one your warmest hat and bring your camera. See the availability and book this tour by pressing 'Choose a date' above. 
Duration:
3 hours
Available:
Dec. - Apr.
Difficulty:
Demanding
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Duration:
2,5 hours
Available:
All year
Difficulty:
Easy
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World Heritage Sites in Greenland

Visit the beautiful UNESCO World Heritage Sites in Greenland.

World Heritage Sites in Greenland

Visit the beautiful UNESCO World Heritage Sites in Greenland.