Dogsledding - 2 hours | Uummannaq | North Greenland

Tour Type
Day Tour
Duration
2 hours
Difficulty
Moderate
Start town
Uummannaq
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Description

Experience the thrill of sledding through the seaice with the help of a pack of enthusiastic Greenlandic dogs.

Dogsledding used to be an essential ingredient to life itself in Greenland, now, modern machines have gained traction and the number of hunters and fishermen using dogs is slowly dropping. However, having sleddogs, is finding new life in leisure and tourism, leaving us with a positive outlook to the future. For 2 hours you will be journeying with a local fisherman, who will show you the majestic landscape, possibly even circling around larger icebergs, that stand out as vertical blocks of ice on the otherwise even seaice. The musher will tell you about his favourite fishing spots and teach you what the sled and the dogs are capable of. Its an astonishing and immersive experience into the very foundations of Greenlandic culture and nature.

Anywhere you look will have breathtaking views and the fresh breeze will make you feel more alive than ever. This is what truly qualifies as an unforgettable Arctic experience, that you’ll leave with some incredible photos. See availability by pressing ‘Choose a date’ and book your tour today.

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Activities

Dog Sledding

Iceberg Views

Included

  • Experienced Dogsled Musher

What to bring

  • First upper layer (thermal shirt, wool or synthetic)
  • First lower layer (thermal pants, wool or synthetic)
  • Thick socks (wool is ideal)
  • Second upper layer (fleece)
  • Second lower layer (hiking/ski pants)
  • Third layer jacket (Primaloft or down)
  • Third layer pants (wind and water proof pants)
  • Warm gloves or mittens
  • Warm hat

Additional Information

  • It is possible to borrow winter clothing, as it can get very cold.
  • We do not recommend people with any back issues to go on this tour as there occasionally can be some hard bumps.

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.

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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.

CANCELLATIONS
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".

Description

Experience the thrill of sledding through the seaice with the help of a pack of enthusiastic Greenlandic dogs.

Dogsledding used to be an essential ingredient to life itself in Greenland, now, modern machines have gained traction and the number of hunters and fishermen using dogs is slowly dropping. However, having sleddogs, is finding new life in leisure and tourism, leaving us with a positive outlook to the future. For 2 hours you will be journeying with a local fisherman, who will show you the majestic landscape, possibly even circling around larger icebergs, that stand out as vertical blocks of ice on the otherwise even seaice. The musher will tell you about his favourite fishing spots and teach you what the sled and the dogs are capable of. Its an astonishing and immersive experience into the very foundations of Greenlandic culture and nature.

Anywhere you look will have breathtaking views and the fresh breeze will make you feel more alive than ever. This is what truly qualifies as an unforgettable Arctic experience, that you’ll leave with some incredible photos. See availability by pressing ‘Choose a date’ and book your tour today.

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1 500 DKK

For 1 person
Adult (12 years+)
Children (0 – 11 years)
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Total

1 500 DKK