Private Glacier and Settlement Tour | Uummannaq | North Greenland
Would you like to know more about how climate change has affected North Greenland? Then join this 4-hour boat trip to the settlement of Saattut, north of Uummannaq!
In Saattut, you will meet and talk with local hunters, where the guide will ask and translate their stories, about how much has changed just in the past 2 decades, and how it has affected their daily lives.
After a few conversations, you will go Northwest to the glaciers in Itilliarsuup Kangerlua, where you clearly can see how the ice has retracted and left a bare rock surface.
It is an endearing tour that'll awe you in its beauty and give you a deeper understanding of life in the Arctic and how the changing climate is affecting real lives.
Please note that the price is for chartering the whole boat for this excursion.Immerse yourself in the consequences of climate change by studying Greenlandic culture and visiting the retracting icecap in the North Greenland region, by selecting your date of travel and clicking on Book Now.
- Local guide
- Tea & coffee
What to bring
- Layered clothing. Ideally, you should pack a thermal underwear layer (top and bottom), activity layer (e.g. hiking pants and shirt), insulation layer (e.g. fleece or down jacket), and outer layer of windproof clothing (top and bottom). You may not need all of this on any particular day, but you should have it available. You should always bring a windproof jacket, regardless of the weather.
- Warm hat, gloves, buff or scarf, gloves
- Sturdy shoes (e.g. hiking boots)
- Sunglasses, sunscreen & sun hat (depending on weather)
- Day Pack
- Camera with extra batteries
- Water bottle
- Please note that the price is for chartering the whole boat for this excursion.
Terms of service
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.
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.
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".
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