Icefjord Snowshoe Hike | Ilulissat | Disko Bay
Have you ever wondered how fun it would be to try out snowshoeing? If you have, then this trip is the ultimate choice for you. This trip takes you along the UNESCO World Heritage Site Ilulissat Isfjord, guaranteeing an unforgettable experience. Even for you who just want to try something different while in Ilulissat. This trip is for everyone who loves being outdoors and can’t get enough of the spectacular landscape.
Hike on the untouched tundra with only the traces of snowmobiles other snowshoe walkers and if you are lucky some animal tracks as well. Track through the snow-covered landscape which is easiest with snowshoes which also allows you to try out something new and fun. Ascending and descending hills and mountainsides whilst breathing in the fresh cold breeze of the arctic wind.
On this tour, you will get to walk on the famous Kangia Icefjord among humongous icebergs and in the safe hands of your guide, travel safely onto the ice-filled fjord. If the conditions allow, we will have picnic lunch among the icebergs and enjoy our view in every direction.
The famous Sermeq Kujalleq Gletjser further up the 56-kilometre-long fjord, is where the 20 million tons ice originates from. Get to come up close to the huge ice sculptures as you wander on the fjord of ice mass. After a lovely lunch in the scenic landscape, we will head on towards the ruins of Sermermiut settlement.
This is where the first Inuit people settled over 4000 years ago, the Saqqaq people. After the cultural tour among the ruins, we will climb a hill for approximately an hour, where we will be rewarded an astonishing panoramic view over the fjord. Plenty of time to relax and enjoy the calm surroundings and breathtaking view and take pictures to bring home.
Join this amazing journey through the arctic tundra on snowshoes and hike among humongous icebergs! See availability by pressing ‘Book Now’ above and book your today.
UNESCO World Heritage Site
- Hot beverages
What to bring
- Sunglasses & Sun screen
- Warm clothing
- WInter boots
- Gloves, hat & scarf
- No previous experience is needed for this trip as you will be accompanied by a guide that will help you through the whole process. Please inform in advance if you have diabetes or cardio problems.
- All tours in Greenland are weather dependent. In the case of bad weather the tour will be cancelled, and you will get full payment refund. Minimum of participants of 2, if less than 2 upon departure day the tour will be cancelled and you will get full payment refund.
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