What to do in Greenland

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The Great Russell Glacier | Kangerlussuaq

Join this adventure to the giant Russel Glacier, slowly descending from the Greenland Icecap. It is truthfully a grand sight and a unique experience to see the majestic glacier walls, and its surrounding meltwater rivers.This tour is for you who would like to experience the wonders of the Arctic, from majestic mountains to the Greenland icecap.Driving to the GlacierThe journey to the Russel Glacier will take you 25 kilometers from Kangerlussuaq, where you will venture along dirt roads leading way into Arctic landscape. The glacier is not the only wonder of that Arctic that you will experience. You will travel through valleys recently freed and shaped by retreating ice, and have become a photographer’s paradise with the deep valley veins.Wildlife & SilenceEnroute spot one of the many wildlife herds inhabiting the landscape, but remember you are a guest in their home and you must respect the surrounding animal herds of musk ox, caribou, and arctic hares.When arriving at the glacier, we will get as close as safety allows. It is a place that will let you escape with its absolute silence, only disturbed when the glacier calves. Feeling and experiencing the thunder of a glacier calving is mesmerizing and enchanting.It is possible to combine this adventure with other destinations in the booking process.This grand adventure is waiting for you to pull on your hiking boots and bring your camera! Check the booking availability by pressing ‘’Choose a date’’ above and book your trip today.
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Greenland Icecap expedition | Point 660 | Kangerlussuaq

Come along to the beautiful Point 660, a place recently uncovered by ice and seen by few. At Point 660 you will find the most scenic view imaginable of the Icecap slowly descending into the colorful newly ice-free tundra. This is a tour, for you who would like to explore the Greenland Icecap with your eyes, feet, and curiosity!Our tours are private and flexible as we drive in a 4x4 four-wheel drive car with room for a maximum of 4 passengers.Your adventure starts with you and your fellow explorers conquering the remote dirt roads out of Kangerlussuaq. Kangerlussuaq is situated inland along a long fiord and therefore has a climate unique from the rest Greenland.Enroute to Point 660 you might be lucky to spot one of the many wildlife from the car. When you and your fellow explorers arrive at Point 660, breathe in the fresh air and gaze upon the enchanting and mythical Greenland Icecap, that ranges as far as the eye can see. The dirt road goes right up to the vast and majestic inland ice, giving you an excellent chance to explore it with your feet on the ice.This is a once in a lifetime experience, that does not present itself many other places in Greenland. If the conditions allow, the guide might even drive onto the magnificent ice cap - giving you the best possibilities of a memorable trip.It is possible to combine this tour with other destinations in the booking process.This grand adventure is waiting for you to pull on your hiking boots! Check out the booking availability by pressing ‘’Choose a date’’ above and book your Greenland Icecap adventure today.

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4hours
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4hours
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Best Of Nuuk Fjord | Nuuk

This adventure by boat takes you to the stunning waterfall of Sermitsiaq, the abandoned settlement Qoornoq and Bear Island.Combining sailing and Nuuk fjord, always make for great adventure. This is an aventure for you, who adore the arctic – from the peaky mountain tins to the savage and salty waters!As soon as the boat leaves Nuuk, you realize how infinite the Greenlandic nature is.The sailing trip lasts 5 hours with many opportunities for beautiful pictures of wilder, wonderful and vast Greenland.From a far distance you will hear a boisterous sound, that will enchant you to explore what the mountain side of Sermitsiaq hides. When arriving at the source of the boisterous sound, you will be overwhelmed by the stunning waterfall, that steeply slides down. Let the water pebbles touch your cheeks and let yourself be amazed by this unique and rare sight.Next stop of the day, will take you to the bird cliff on bear island. Do not be fooled by the name, as it is only wild birdlife that resides the island. Listen to the mesmerizing calls of the arctic birds, as you explore!The final destination of the day, takes you to the abandoned settlement of Qoornoq.Walking in the deserted settlement takes you back in the history of Greenland, to a time when people were almost self-sufficient from nature.Although some of the houses today are renewed and used as summer cottages, one can easily sense how amazing the place was, when it was full of life in the 1900.Behind Qoornoq you will find the original water supply, and the old railways from the former fishing factory. At that time, tons of dried fish were produced here, mostly by manpower.The old beautiful church and its decor are certainly worth a visit. The same goes for the ancient churchyard, and you must remember that the place must be treated with great respect.Pull on your warmest hat and bring your binoculars for this adventure! Check the booking availability by pressing ''Choose a date'' above.

Duration:
5hours
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May. - Sep.
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Master Exploring Ilulissat Icefjord From Above | Ilulissat | Disko Bay

Explore the best of Greenland on this flight over the top attractions around the Ilulissat area. If you want to experience the very best of Ilulissat, do not hesitate to join this tour! it all you should join in this tour!The flight starts from Ilulissat Airport. Before departure, you will be briefed by Air Zafari's skilled pilot. The pilot will orientate you about the planned route and flight conditions. On the way to the plane, the pilot seats the participants. You might be seated in the front with the pilot, or at the back together with your fellow explorers. Regardless of where you are seated, there is a guarantee of great views from the large windows in the plane. Onboard the pilot goes through the safety instructions and asks you to take on your headset, through which you can communicate.Immediately after take-off, you will see Greenland from one of the very best angles. We will fly north to the amazing Eqi glacier, which is a very productive glacier that calves huge icebergs every day. The edge of Eqi glacier is a four-kilometre-wide wall of ice. From here we fly to the Greenland Icecap, which covers most of the country's surface. Imagine only seeing the ice with amazing structures, filling the whole horizon. We will continue over the tundra, where the colours change from white to all kinds of green and rusty colours. Here we might be lucky to spot caribou or musk oxen. But hold on, we are not finished yet. The tour continues back to Ilulissat and the UNESCO World Heritage of Ilulissat Icefjord, over the Isua Glacier and the moraine edge of Kangia, where you can see the traces of rocks being pushed forward by the ice.When flying over the Icefjord you will see the endless stream of icebergs in all thinkable shapes and sizes. Some as big as islands, drifting quietly to the sea. You might also be lucky to spot a whale or other Arctic wildlife while flying around the area. To see all this by plane is a lifetime experience, that you should not miss when travelling in Greenland.Do not hesitate to book this trip to one of Greenland's top destinations. You can check the booking availability by pressing "Choose a date" above.

Duration:
90minutes
Available:
Mar. - Aug.
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Glacier & Icefjord Flightseeing | Ilulissat | Disko Bay

Join on this amazing tour and bring home the best pictures from Ilulissat! Let AirZafari fly you over the UNESCO World Heritage site of the Ilulissat Icefjord and see Greenland from a whole new perspective.The flight starts from Ilulissat Airport. Before departure, you will be briefed by Air Zafari's skilled pilot. The pilot will orientate you about the planned route and flight conditions. On the way to the plane, the pilot seats the participants. You might be seated in the front with the pilot, or at the back together with your fellow explorers. Regardless of where you are seated, there is a guarantee of great views from the large windows in the plane. Well, onboard the pilot goes through the safety instructions and asks you to take on your headset, through which you can communicate.Immediately after take-off, the great view will appear for you. We'll fly to the closest glacier, known as the northern glacier and then fly out over the Icejord the icebergs will appear in all imaginable shapes and sizes, some reaching a height of 100 meters above sea level. When you fly over the giant icebergs you will get close to them in a different way and sometimes you will see small azure blue lakes with melted water on the icebergs. There is a never ending flow of icebergs coming through the fjord on their way to the sea and every day the sight is different. You might also be lucky to spot a whale while flying.Do not hesitate to book this trip to one of Greenland's top destinations. You can check the booking availability by pressing "Choose a date" above.

Duration:
60minutes
Available:
May. - Oct.
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Experience the making of Greenlandic National Costumes | Ilulissat

Come visit the local Women’s Association house. Here you will learn about Kalaallisuut and have a first-hand experience of Greenlandic culture and traditions. “Kalaallisuut” means National costumes of Greenland/Inuit and is well worth a visit even if you are not interested in fashion or clothing.In Greenland, the Women’s Association is very well known in every town and they have over 800 members nationally. Every week they meet each other for a cup of coffee and talk about old Greenlandic handcrafts and traditions. It is important to keep and take care of the old traditions because nowadays there are only a few who master the knowledge for making the Kalaallisuut. That is why the Women’s Association is well known, for protecting a special cultural heritage, which they try to pass on to the next generation.You will be transported from the meeting point to the Women's Association’s house; where one or two members waiting for us to arrive. Within the 2 hours, there will be some demonstration of techniques and treatment of the seal skin and the Kalaallisuut. They will show you national costumes for both men and women, and tell stories about the costumes. You will get a chance to touch and feel with your own hands, like the suit, the pearls, and the seal skin. After Greenlandic tradition, coffee will be served and maybe cake to the guests. In the end, we go back to where we started.It is 2 interesting hours if you are visiting Greenland or Ilulissat, not only to experience it but also to learn some of our traditions and culture. It gives a different perspective and supports local initiatives.Come dive deep into our cultural heritage, just click on “choose a date” above and find a day that suits you.

Duration:
2hours
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All year
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Crash Course in Greenlandic | Ilulissat

If you like to learn new languages or you like the sound of Greenlandic or you just want to learn a new language like Greenlandic, then this 1-hour course for beginners is perfect for you to start learning Greenlandic.No worries! The course is 100% conversational, that means you won’t have to learn the grammar rules or learn how to read Greenlandic. The course will be simple, practical, short and super easy.There are only around 56.000 people on earth that can speak Greenlandic, and they say Greenlandic is one of the hardest languages to learn, but do not worry. We know you can do it!You will learn the basics in Greenlandic that you need to know to have a conversation. In this course, you will learn greetings, introductions, words and phrases for travelling, days of the week, months of the year and more. At the end of the course, you should be able to greet and introduce yourself to the locals in Greenland and have basic conversations with them.Greenlanders love it when foreigners try to speak Greenlandic because it shows that they respect their language and that they have taken the time to learn it. Greenlanders appreciate the ones who try, even if they say simple words or sentences like ‘Qujanaq’ which means ‘thank you’ in Greenlandic.There will be a further introduction about the course and you will get explained more about how the course is going to go at the beginning of the course.Take this fun and educational course and impress people you know or others by speaking one of the hardest languages on earth, Greenlandic.Just press ‘choose a date’ to find availability for this course.

Duration:
60minutes
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3days
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May. - Sep.
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8hours
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May. - Sep.
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Arctic Circle Wilderness Hike | Kangerlussuaq | West Greenland

This is a true wilderness trekking trip! We will only be sleeping in tents, and carry everything we need for the whole trip in our backpacks. We will be hiking almost the entire time within the new Unesco World Heritage landscape of Aasivissuit- Nipisat.The hike will go through very untouched nature, and we are likely to encounter animals such as Reindeer, Musk-Oxes, Polar Foxes and numerous bird species. Along the way we pass numerous lakes and small rivers, so bring your fishing rod if you feel like. We may then catch a nice snack in the evening. However this is not primarily a fishing trip, this is primarly a hiking trip, where there is possibilities for fishing in the evening and on the rest days.From Kangerlussuaq airport we will grab a taxi eastwards to the ice sheet. From there we will start our hike northwards with spectacular views of the Greenland ice cap.After hiking northwards for a day, we will turn to the west and hike for 4 days through the pristine wilderness and end up at the Unesco world heritage site of Aassivisuit. Here we will have a rest day, with possibilities of fishing, small hiking excursions to see the cultural heritage at this site, or just relaxing and enjoying life!Together with a experienced Arctic Nature Guide, you will on this trek have a unique chance to experience the untouched nature of Greenland, but also ancient Unesco cultural heritage of the Inuits.In the evening of return we will be eating a better dinner, and hopefully finish with a party.    

Duration:
9days
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Aug. - Sep.
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60minutes
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2hours
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Ilimanaq Settlement Visit | Private tour | Ilulissat | Disko Bay

Join on this adventure to the other side of the Ilulissat Icefjord, where you will find the cozy settlement Ilimanaq.Sailing with Ilulissat Water Taxi is a nice and easy way to get to some of the top attractions close to Ilulissat city. You book the trip and Water Taxi will pick you up on one of two spots at the harbor - just like a Yellow Cab.You will be taken out from Ilulissat harbour and heading towards the amazing Ilulissat Icefjord, which since 2004 has been listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Sailing across the fjord will take around 45 minutes, depending on the ice. Here you can watch the beautiful icebergs silently floating to the sea. The icebergs can be as big as little islands and some are more like beautiful icy sculptures in shades of blue and white.When you get past the icefjord you will find Ilimanaq laying there in peace with its colourful houses. When you get ashore the captain will take you a guided tour and introduce you to the daily life and history of the small settlement, all while you still will see the icebergs drift by.Take the opportunity and visit a small Greenlandic settlement, where you can learn about the culture and observe daily life. Check the booking availability by pressing ‘’Choose a date’’ above.*Please note that the price is for chartering the whole boat for this excursion. This will include one to six passengers. When booking you will register one person and following choose how many extra passengers are on the trip. It is important for the Captain to know how many people will be attending the adventure.

Duration:
3hours
Available:
May. - Oct.
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Whales & Ice | Private tour | Ilulissat | Disko Bay

Experience the best of both worlds on this tour combining whale watching with sailing between the huge icebergs in the amazing Ilulissat Icefjord, which since 2004 has been listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site.Sailing with Ilulissat Water Taxi is a nice and easy way to get to some of the top attractions close to Ilulissat city. You book the trip and Water Taxi will pick you up on one of two spots at the harbor - just like a Yellow Cab.In the summer the beautiful humpback whales travel the big oceans from Haiti and Puerto Rico heading straight to the Disko Bay. They come here to feed on the huge amounts of small fish and krill, they find in the fresh Greenlandic sea. The humpback whales are huge, beautiful mammals that you can see swim peacefully between the waves without making a sound. These giants can be up to 15 meters long and weight 30 tons.On this tour there are biggest chances for spotting the humpback whales with their iconic tail waving as they dive into the sea. You might also be lucky to see Bowhead whales sometimes.One thing that however is sure is that you will see the beautiful icebergs, that the area is known for and named after, as Ilulissat in Greenlandic means iceberg.Bring your binoculars and come along on this exciting adventure. Check the booking availability by pressing ‘’Choose a date’’ above.*Please note that the price is for chartering the whole boat for this excursion. This will include one to six passengers. When booking you will register one person and following choose how many extra passengers are on the trip. It is important for the Captain to know how many people will be attending the adventure.

Duration:
3hours
Available:
Jun. - Sep.
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2hours
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60minutes
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23.5hours
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Nov. - Mar.
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City Walk | Aasiaat | Disko bay

Join this historic hike through the streets of Aasiaat town, of charming houses in different colours surrounded by breathtaking scenery. After meeting point of your own choosing, you will meet your guide for the tour. With a short introduction, you will learn about the background of this amazing town. With approximately 3115 inhabitants Aasiaat is the 5th biggest town in Greenland, and 2 small settlements adding up to 250. A town that has evolved throughout time combining traditional life with the modernized living of electronics and expansion. The name in the Greenlandic language means 'The place of spiders', why it was given that name is still not certain, but the saying is that the place was full of spiders before people inhabited the area. You set the pace on this walk through town as the many sights of scenic views of dogs chained outside the houses and the fantastic view across the fjord will leave you breathless.Many travellers come to Aasiaat in the search for the magnificent wildlife at sea, which the most commonly seen is the humpback whale. The humpback whales come to the area to feed on small fish Chaplin. Seals are also often spotted from land, a curious little creature that sneaks a peek when coming up to the water surface for air. Come on this stunning hike through Aasiaat town and explore every corner of hidden wonders. Learn about the Inuit people and see the many beautiful exhibitions in the local museum and the stunning interior of the church. See availability by pressing 'Choose a date' above and book your trip today.

Duration:
2hours
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60minutes
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Greenlandic Dinner | Aasiaat | Disko bay

Join this authentic gastronomic experience in the company of a local family. Put your taste buds to the test and try different flavours of arctic wildlife. Make new friends and if you are up to learning about the preparation of Greenlandic dishes, you will have the chance to watch how it's prepared and even get to help.Through the recent years, the Greenlandic culture and traditions get mixed with the modern way of life. This also includes preparation and making of their food. But because of the isolated location import goods is a costly affair. Greenlanders still rely on hunting and fishing as you also will witness while in Greenland.Luckily wildlife thrives in the waters around Aasiaat as narwhale seals and other whale species. On land musk ox and reindeer is commonly seen.Come join this gastronomic experience and make new friends in the process. See availability by pressing on ' Choose a date' above and book your dinner today. The price of the tour depends on what you chose from the menu and the price starts from 360DKK:StartersCrab ballotine 110 DKK: crab ballotine with seaweed, parsley puree, apple, beetroot and smoked cheeseShrimp 105DKK: raw Greenlandic shrimps with smoked potatoes and lemon emulsionLamb heart 100DKK: with black trumpet, parsley puree flavoured, with fermented garlic and labrador tea poached saltify Main coursesSEAL-stew 200 DKK: traditional Greenlandic boiled dish with grains, herbs, angelica, onions and fresh seal meatWHALE 220 DKK: smoked whale steaks served with rice or potatoes, traditional gravy, onions and herbsCARIBU 210 DKK: gratinated reindeer steaks with herbs, served with rice and vegetablesMUSK-OX 220DKK: smoky fried musk-ox with local herbs and game sauceCODFISH 190 DKK: temperate Greenlandic codfish, served with steamed spring onions, tossed in angelica and leek, rice and curry sauceSALMON 190 DKK: finest fresh salmon from the local market, baked with roasted potatoes and Greenlandic herbs, served with sauce-hollandaise DessertsApple cake 100 DKK: modified apple cake with apple compote, crunchy macaroons, Greenlandic berries and burned white chocolate creamCaramel ice cream 70 DKK: Greenlandic caramel ice cream served with sweet mountain blueberries and fudge sauceCheese 90 DKK: a selection of fine cheeses, chefs choice, served with Greenlandic rye bread and blueberries DrinksWhite wine 45 DKK: planeta, alastro bianco, grenacio, 2012/2013, italyRed wine 50 DKK: domaine brusset, cotes du rhône, 2011, franceBeer 50 DKK: greenlandic brew, umimaq (‘musk-ox’) godthaab bryghus 

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What to do in Greenland

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The Great Russell Glacier | Kangerlussuaq

Join this adventure to the giant Russel Glacier, slowly descending from the Greenland Icecap. It is truthfully a grand sight and a unique experience to see the majestic glacier walls, and its surrounding meltwater rivers.This tour is for you who would like to experience the wonders of the Arctic, from majestic mountains to the Greenland icecap.Driving to the GlacierThe journey to the Russel Glacier will take you 25 kilometers from Kangerlussuaq, where you will venture along dirt roads leading way into Arctic landscape. The glacier is not the only wonder of that Arctic that you will experience. You will travel through valleys recently freed and shaped by retreating ice, and have become a photographer’s paradise with the deep valley veins.Wildlife & SilenceEnroute spot one of the many wildlife herds inhabiting the landscape, but remember you are a guest in their home and you must respect the surrounding animal herds of musk ox, caribou, and arctic hares.When arriving at the glacier, we will get as close as safety allows. It is a place that will let you escape with its absolute silence, only disturbed when the glacier calves. Feeling and experiencing the thunder of a glacier calving is mesmerizing and enchanting.It is possible to combine this adventure with other destinations in the booking process.This grand adventure is waiting for you to pull on your hiking boots and bring your camera! Check the booking availability by pressing ‘’Choose a date’’ above and book your trip today.
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Greenland Icecap expedition | Point 660 | Kangerlussuaq

Come along to the beautiful Point 660, a place recently uncovered by ice and seen by few. At Point 660 you will find the most scenic view imaginable of the Icecap slowly descending into the colorful newly ice-free tundra. This is a tour, for you who would like to explore the Greenland Icecap with your eyes, feet, and curiosity!Our tours are private and flexible as we drive in a 4x4 four-wheel drive car with room for a maximum of 4 passengers.Your adventure starts with you and your fellow explorers conquering the remote dirt roads out of Kangerlussuaq. Kangerlussuaq is situated inland along a long fiord and therefore has a climate unique from the rest Greenland.Enroute to Point 660 you might be lucky to spot one of the many wildlife from the car. When you and your fellow explorers arrive at Point 660, breathe in the fresh air and gaze upon the enchanting and mythical Greenland Icecap, that ranges as far as the eye can see. The dirt road goes right up to the vast and majestic inland ice, giving you an excellent chance to explore it with your feet on the ice.This is a once in a lifetime experience, that does not present itself many other places in Greenland. If the conditions allow, the guide might even drive onto the magnificent ice cap - giving you the best possibilities of a memorable trip.It is possible to combine this tour with other destinations in the booking process.This grand adventure is waiting for you to pull on your hiking boots! Check out the booking availability by pressing ‘’Choose a date’’ above and book your Greenland Icecap adventure today.

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4hours
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4hours
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Best Of Nuuk Fjord | Nuuk

This adventure by boat takes you to the stunning waterfall of Sermitsiaq, the abandoned settlement Qoornoq and Bear Island.Combining sailing and Nuuk fjord, always make for great adventure. This is an aventure for you, who adore the arctic – from the peaky mountain tins to the savage and salty waters!As soon as the boat leaves Nuuk, you realize how infinite the Greenlandic nature is.The sailing trip lasts 5 hours with many opportunities for beautiful pictures of wilder, wonderful and vast Greenland.From a far distance you will hear a boisterous sound, that will enchant you to explore what the mountain side of Sermitsiaq hides. When arriving at the source of the boisterous sound, you will be overwhelmed by the stunning waterfall, that steeply slides down. Let the water pebbles touch your cheeks and let yourself be amazed by this unique and rare sight.Next stop of the day, will take you to the bird cliff on bear island. Do not be fooled by the name, as it is only wild birdlife that resides the island. Listen to the mesmerizing calls of the arctic birds, as you explore!The final destination of the day, takes you to the abandoned settlement of Qoornoq.Walking in the deserted settlement takes you back in the history of Greenland, to a time when people were almost self-sufficient from nature.Although some of the houses today are renewed and used as summer cottages, one can easily sense how amazing the place was, when it was full of life in the 1900.Behind Qoornoq you will find the original water supply, and the old railways from the former fishing factory. At that time, tons of dried fish were produced here, mostly by manpower.The old beautiful church and its decor are certainly worth a visit. The same goes for the ancient churchyard, and you must remember that the place must be treated with great respect.Pull on your warmest hat and bring your binoculars for this adventure! Check the booking availability by pressing ''Choose a date'' above.

Duration:
5hours
Available:
May. - Sep.
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Master Exploring Ilulissat Icefjord From Above | Ilulissat | Disko Bay

Explore the best of Greenland on this flight over the top attractions around the Ilulissat area. If you want to experience the very best of Ilulissat, do not hesitate to join this tour! it all you should join in this tour!The flight starts from Ilulissat Airport. Before departure, you will be briefed by Air Zafari's skilled pilot. The pilot will orientate you about the planned route and flight conditions. On the way to the plane, the pilot seats the participants. You might be seated in the front with the pilot, or at the back together with your fellow explorers. Regardless of where you are seated, there is a guarantee of great views from the large windows in the plane. Onboard the pilot goes through the safety instructions and asks you to take on your headset, through which you can communicate.Immediately after take-off, you will see Greenland from one of the very best angles. We will fly north to the amazing Eqi glacier, which is a very productive glacier that calves huge icebergs every day. The edge of Eqi glacier is a four-kilometre-wide wall of ice. From here we fly to the Greenland Icecap, which covers most of the country's surface. Imagine only seeing the ice with amazing structures, filling the whole horizon. We will continue over the tundra, where the colours change from white to all kinds of green and rusty colours. Here we might be lucky to spot caribou or musk oxen. But hold on, we are not finished yet. The tour continues back to Ilulissat and the UNESCO World Heritage of Ilulissat Icefjord, over the Isua Glacier and the moraine edge of Kangia, where you can see the traces of rocks being pushed forward by the ice.When flying over the Icefjord you will see the endless stream of icebergs in all thinkable shapes and sizes. Some as big as islands, drifting quietly to the sea. You might also be lucky to spot a whale or other Arctic wildlife while flying around the area. To see all this by plane is a lifetime experience, that you should not miss when travelling in Greenland.Do not hesitate to book this trip to one of Greenland's top destinations. You can check the booking availability by pressing "Choose a date" above.

Duration:
90minutes
Available:
Mar. - Aug.
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Glacier & Icefjord Flightseeing | Ilulissat | Disko Bay

Join on this amazing tour and bring home the best pictures from Ilulissat! Let AirZafari fly you over the UNESCO World Heritage site of the Ilulissat Icefjord and see Greenland from a whole new perspective.The flight starts from Ilulissat Airport. Before departure, you will be briefed by Air Zafari's skilled pilot. The pilot will orientate you about the planned route and flight conditions. On the way to the plane, the pilot seats the participants. You might be seated in the front with the pilot, or at the back together with your fellow explorers. Regardless of where you are seated, there is a guarantee of great views from the large windows in the plane. Well, onboard the pilot goes through the safety instructions and asks you to take on your headset, through which you can communicate.Immediately after take-off, the great view will appear for you. We'll fly to the closest glacier, known as the northern glacier and then fly out over the Icejord the icebergs will appear in all imaginable shapes and sizes, some reaching a height of 100 meters above sea level. When you fly over the giant icebergs you will get close to them in a different way and sometimes you will see small azure blue lakes with melted water on the icebergs. There is a never ending flow of icebergs coming through the fjord on their way to the sea and every day the sight is different. You might also be lucky to spot a whale while flying.Do not hesitate to book this trip to one of Greenland's top destinations. You can check the booking availability by pressing "Choose a date" above.

Duration:
60minutes
Available:
May. - Oct.
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Experience the making of Greenlandic National Costumes | Ilulissat

Come visit the local Women’s Association house. Here you will learn about Kalaallisuut and have a first-hand experience of Greenlandic culture and traditions. “Kalaallisuut” means National costumes of Greenland/Inuit and is well worth a visit even if you are not interested in fashion or clothing.In Greenland, the Women’s Association is very well known in every town and they have over 800 members nationally. Every week they meet each other for a cup of coffee and talk about old Greenlandic handcrafts and traditions. It is important to keep and take care of the old traditions because nowadays there are only a few who master the knowledge for making the Kalaallisuut. That is why the Women’s Association is well known, for protecting a special cultural heritage, which they try to pass on to the next generation.You will be transported from the meeting point to the Women's Association’s house; where one or two members waiting for us to arrive. Within the 2 hours, there will be some demonstration of techniques and treatment of the seal skin and the Kalaallisuut. They will show you national costumes for both men and women, and tell stories about the costumes. You will get a chance to touch and feel with your own hands, like the suit, the pearls, and the seal skin. After Greenlandic tradition, coffee will be served and maybe cake to the guests. In the end, we go back to where we started.It is 2 interesting hours if you are visiting Greenland or Ilulissat, not only to experience it but also to learn some of our traditions and culture. It gives a different perspective and supports local initiatives.Come dive deep into our cultural heritage, just click on “choose a date” above and find a day that suits you.

Duration:
2hours
Available:
All year
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Crash Course in Greenlandic | Ilulissat

If you like to learn new languages or you like the sound of Greenlandic or you just want to learn a new language like Greenlandic, then this 1-hour course for beginners is perfect for you to start learning Greenlandic.No worries! The course is 100% conversational, that means you won’t have to learn the grammar rules or learn how to read Greenlandic. The course will be simple, practical, short and super easy.There are only around 56.000 people on earth that can speak Greenlandic, and they say Greenlandic is one of the hardest languages to learn, but do not worry. We know you can do it!You will learn the basics in Greenlandic that you need to know to have a conversation. In this course, you will learn greetings, introductions, words and phrases for travelling, days of the week, months of the year and more. At the end of the course, you should be able to greet and introduce yourself to the locals in Greenland and have basic conversations with them.Greenlanders love it when foreigners try to speak Greenlandic because it shows that they respect their language and that they have taken the time to learn it. Greenlanders appreciate the ones who try, even if they say simple words or sentences like ‘Qujanaq’ which means ‘thank you’ in Greenlandic.There will be a further introduction about the course and you will get explained more about how the course is going to go at the beginning of the course.Take this fun and educational course and impress people you know or others by speaking one of the hardest languages on earth, Greenlandic.Just press ‘choose a date’ to find availability for this course.

Duration:
60minutes
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All year
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Duration:
3days
Available:
May. - Sep.
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Duration:
8hours
Available:
May. - Sep.
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Arctic Circle Wilderness Hike | Kangerlussuaq | West Greenland

This is a true wilderness trekking trip! We will only be sleeping in tents, and carry everything we need for the whole trip in our backpacks. We will be hiking almost the entire time within the new Unesco World Heritage landscape of Aasivissuit- Nipisat.The hike will go through very untouched nature, and we are likely to encounter animals such as Reindeer, Musk-Oxes, Polar Foxes and numerous bird species. Along the way we pass numerous lakes and small rivers, so bring your fishing rod if you feel like. We may then catch a nice snack in the evening. However this is not primarily a fishing trip, this is primarly a hiking trip, where there is possibilities for fishing in the evening and on the rest days.From Kangerlussuaq airport we will grab a taxi eastwards to the ice sheet. From there we will start our hike northwards with spectacular views of the Greenland ice cap.After hiking northwards for a day, we will turn to the west and hike for 4 days through the pristine wilderness and end up at the Unesco world heritage site of Aassivisuit. Here we will have a rest day, with possibilities of fishing, small hiking excursions to see the cultural heritage at this site, or just relaxing and enjoying life!Together with a experienced Arctic Nature Guide, you will on this trek have a unique chance to experience the untouched nature of Greenland, but also ancient Unesco cultural heritage of the Inuits.In the evening of return we will be eating a better dinner, and hopefully finish with a party.    

Duration:
9days
Available:
Aug. - Sep.
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Duration:
60minutes
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Jun. - Oct.
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Duration:
2hours
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Jun. - Sep.
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Duration:
2hours
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Jun. - Sep.
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Ilimanaq Settlement Visit | Private tour | Ilulissat | Disko Bay

Join on this adventure to the other side of the Ilulissat Icefjord, where you will find the cozy settlement Ilimanaq.Sailing with Ilulissat Water Taxi is a nice and easy way to get to some of the top attractions close to Ilulissat city. You book the trip and Water Taxi will pick you up on one of two spots at the harbor - just like a Yellow Cab.You will be taken out from Ilulissat harbour and heading towards the amazing Ilulissat Icefjord, which since 2004 has been listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Sailing across the fjord will take around 45 minutes, depending on the ice. Here you can watch the beautiful icebergs silently floating to the sea. The icebergs can be as big as little islands and some are more like beautiful icy sculptures in shades of blue and white.When you get past the icefjord you will find Ilimanaq laying there in peace with its colourful houses. When you get ashore the captain will take you a guided tour and introduce you to the daily life and history of the small settlement, all while you still will see the icebergs drift by.Take the opportunity and visit a small Greenlandic settlement, where you can learn about the culture and observe daily life. Check the booking availability by pressing ‘’Choose a date’’ above.*Please note that the price is for chartering the whole boat for this excursion. This will include one to six passengers. When booking you will register one person and following choose how many extra passengers are on the trip. It is important for the Captain to know how many people will be attending the adventure.

Duration:
3hours
Available:
May. - Oct.
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Whales & Ice | Private tour | Ilulissat | Disko Bay

Experience the best of both worlds on this tour combining whale watching with sailing between the huge icebergs in the amazing Ilulissat Icefjord, which since 2004 has been listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site.Sailing with Ilulissat Water Taxi is a nice and easy way to get to some of the top attractions close to Ilulissat city. You book the trip and Water Taxi will pick you up on one of two spots at the harbor - just like a Yellow Cab.In the summer the beautiful humpback whales travel the big oceans from Haiti and Puerto Rico heading straight to the Disko Bay. They come here to feed on the huge amounts of small fish and krill, they find in the fresh Greenlandic sea. The humpback whales are huge, beautiful mammals that you can see swim peacefully between the waves without making a sound. These giants can be up to 15 meters long and weight 30 tons.On this tour there are biggest chances for spotting the humpback whales with their iconic tail waving as they dive into the sea. You might also be lucky to see Bowhead whales sometimes.One thing that however is sure is that you will see the beautiful icebergs, that the area is known for and named after, as Ilulissat in Greenlandic means iceberg.Bring your binoculars and come along on this exciting adventure. Check the booking availability by pressing ‘’Choose a date’’ above.*Please note that the price is for chartering the whole boat for this excursion. This will include one to six passengers. When booking you will register one person and following choose how many extra passengers are on the trip. It is important for the Captain to know how many people will be attending the adventure.

Duration:
3hours
Available:
Jun. - Sep.
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Duration:
2hours
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Mar. - Dec.
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Duration:
2hours
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Nov. - Apr.
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Duration:
4hours
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Nov. - May.
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Duration:
60minutes
Available:
Nov. - May.
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Duration:
23.5hours
Available:
Nov. - Mar.
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City Walk | Aasiaat | Disko bay

Join this historic hike through the streets of Aasiaat town, of charming houses in different colours surrounded by breathtaking scenery. After meeting point of your own choosing, you will meet your guide for the tour. With a short introduction, you will learn about the background of this amazing town. With approximately 3115 inhabitants Aasiaat is the 5th biggest town in Greenland, and 2 small settlements adding up to 250. A town that has evolved throughout time combining traditional life with the modernized living of electronics and expansion. The name in the Greenlandic language means 'The place of spiders', why it was given that name is still not certain, but the saying is that the place was full of spiders before people inhabited the area. You set the pace on this walk through town as the many sights of scenic views of dogs chained outside the houses and the fantastic view across the fjord will leave you breathless.Many travellers come to Aasiaat in the search for the magnificent wildlife at sea, which the most commonly seen is the humpback whale. The humpback whales come to the area to feed on small fish Chaplin. Seals are also often spotted from land, a curious little creature that sneaks a peek when coming up to the water surface for air. Come on this stunning hike through Aasiaat town and explore every corner of hidden wonders. Learn about the Inuit people and see the many beautiful exhibitions in the local museum and the stunning interior of the church. See availability by pressing 'Choose a date' above and book your trip today.

Duration:
2hours
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All year
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Duration:
60minutes
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All year
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Greenlandic Dinner | Aasiaat | Disko bay

Join this authentic gastronomic experience in the company of a local family. Put your taste buds to the test and try different flavours of arctic wildlife. Make new friends and if you are up to learning about the preparation of Greenlandic dishes, you will have the chance to watch how it's prepared and even get to help.Through the recent years, the Greenlandic culture and traditions get mixed with the modern way of life. This also includes preparation and making of their food. But because of the isolated location import goods is a costly affair. Greenlanders still rely on hunting and fishing as you also will witness while in Greenland.Luckily wildlife thrives in the waters around Aasiaat as narwhale seals and other whale species. On land musk ox and reindeer is commonly seen.Come join this gastronomic experience and make new friends in the process. See availability by pressing on ' Choose a date' above and book your dinner today. The price of the tour depends on what you chose from the menu and the price starts from 360DKK:StartersCrab ballotine 110 DKK: crab ballotine with seaweed, parsley puree, apple, beetroot and smoked cheeseShrimp 105DKK: raw Greenlandic shrimps with smoked potatoes and lemon emulsionLamb heart 100DKK: with black trumpet, parsley puree flavoured, with fermented garlic and labrador tea poached saltify Main coursesSEAL-stew 200 DKK: traditional Greenlandic boiled dish with grains, herbs, angelica, onions and fresh seal meatWHALE 220 DKK: smoked whale steaks served with rice or potatoes, traditional gravy, onions and herbsCARIBU 210 DKK: gratinated reindeer steaks with herbs, served with rice and vegetablesMUSK-OX 220DKK: smoky fried musk-ox with local herbs and game sauceCODFISH 190 DKK: temperate Greenlandic codfish, served with steamed spring onions, tossed in angelica and leek, rice and curry sauceSALMON 190 DKK: finest fresh salmon from the local market, baked with roasted potatoes and Greenlandic herbs, served with sauce-hollandaise DessertsApple cake 100 DKK: modified apple cake with apple compote, crunchy macaroons, Greenlandic berries and burned white chocolate creamCaramel ice cream 70 DKK: Greenlandic caramel ice cream served with sweet mountain blueberries and fudge sauceCheese 90 DKK: a selection of fine cheeses, chefs choice, served with Greenlandic rye bread and blueberries DrinksWhite wine 45 DKK: planeta, alastro bianco, grenacio, 2012/2013, italyRed wine 50 DKK: domaine brusset, cotes du rhône, 2011, franceBeer 50 DKK: greenlandic brew, umimaq (‘musk-ox’) godthaab bryghus 

Duration:
4hours
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All year
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