Dogsledding, 5 hours | Qeqertarsuaq | Disko Bay

Fully Booked
Tour Type
Day Tour
Duration
5 hours
Difficulty
Moderate
Start town
Qeqertarsuaq
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Description

Drive into the vast wilderness of the Disko Island on a dogsled! Get far away from everything, into the Arctic winter wonderland without the sound of engines – you will only hear the stomping of paws against the snow and a roaring silence.

Dogsledding has for hundreds of years been an important and reliable means of transportation for the Inuit people of Greenland. Today the dogsleds are still used for traditional purposes, such as hunting and fishing, but also for leisure. While cruising over the snow-covered plains you can enjoy the view of the rough nature of the Disko Island, which is unique and different from the mainland Greenland, with its tall basalt mountains. 

Experiencing dogsledding is fascinating, as you will not only see the nature but also the Greenlandic culture, and the strong bond between the dogs and their musher – how human and animals can work together. You can get a tiny little taste of, how the great Arctic explorers have travelled the north on their expeditions, on this five hours long trip into the wild. 

Do not hesitate to join in this adventure on the Disko Island. See the availability and book your trip by pressing Book Now! 

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Activities

Dog Sledding

Included

  • 5 hours dogsledding trip
  • Experienced dogmusher

Not included

• Personal insurance

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

Additional Information

  • As this tour is in winter, remember to dress in warm winter clothes. The sleddogs are raised as working animals, even though they look nice and cuddly, do not approach them without permission from the owner. The language on the tour will depend on the musher, some speak English and some might only speak Greenlandic.

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.

BOOK EARLY
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

Drive into the vast wilderness of the Disko Island on a dogsled! Get far away from everything, into the Arctic winter wonderland without the sound of engines – you will only hear the stomping of paws against the snow and a roaring silence.

Dogsledding has for hundreds of years been an important and reliable means of transportation for the Inuit people of Greenland. Today the dogsleds are still used for traditional purposes, such as hunting and fishing, but also for leisure. While cruising over the snow-covered plains you can enjoy the view of the rough nature of the Disko Island, which is unique and different from the mainland Greenland, with its tall basalt mountains. 

Experiencing dogsledding is fascinating, as you will not only see the nature but also the Greenlandic culture, and the strong bond between the dogs and their musher – how human and animals can work together. You can get a tiny little taste of, how the great Arctic explorers have travelled the north on their expeditions, on this five hours long trip into the wild. 

Do not hesitate to join in this adventure on the Disko Island. See the availability and book your trip by pressing Book Now! 

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2 250 DKK

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2 250 DKK