Dogsledding - 4 hours | Uummannaq | North Greenland
Take a magical journey along the sea ice with one of the local Uummannaq hunters.
The dogs are eager to run, and as soon as you sit down on the warm reindeer fur, they take off with immense speed. Before long they'll be in a comfortable pace, pulling the sledge into the Arctic wilderness. The cold breeze is refreshing, the only sounds are the dogs' paws and the sledge moving through the snow. This ancient way of travelling will leave you in awe of its efficiency, through this harsh and magnificent environment.
The scenery is out of this world, the air is so dry that the visibility only ends with the curvature of the earth or a mountain blocks the way, leaving your mind boggled with sizes and distances to anything along the seemingly endless stretches of sea ice.
Enjoy a sip of hot coffee as you stop nearby the hunters’ favourite fishing and hunting spots before you head home from one of the most memorable trips you’ll ever have.To experience Greenland and its vast Arctic wilderness by the dogsled is one of the most treasurable memories you can bring with you home from your Greenland adventure. Select your date of departure and reserve your place by clicking on Book Now.
- Tea and Coffee
- Local Musher
What to bring
- Warm winter wear. Ideally, you should dress in layers: at least one thermal underwear layer (top and bottom), activity layer (e.g. hiking pants and shirt), and insulation layer (e.g. fleece or down jacket). The outer layer must be proper winter gear which typically has lots of insulation and is windproof. Think ski jacket and pants if you come from a warmer climate.
- Warm hat, thick windproof gloves, buff or scarf
- Insulated winter boots
- Sunglasses and sunscreen - snow is very bright and even the winter sun can cause sunburn
- Camera with extra batteries (the cold drains the batteries faster)
- Day pack
- Water bottle
- It is possible to borrow some winter clothing, but we cannot guarantee it. We will try our best to confirm it as soon as possible if necessary.
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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.
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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”.
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