Kangerlussuaq Tours

Find our selection of tours in Kangerlussuaq and the surrounding area.
Here you can find a wildlife safari looking for musk ox and reindeer, or drive to the Russell glacier or to the ice sheet at point 660, but there is also fishing, dogsledding and wonderful northern lights tours.

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Find our selection of tours in Kangerlussuaq and the surrounding area.
Here you can find a wildlife safari looking for musk ox and reindeer, or drive to the Russell glacier or to the ice sheet at point 660, but there is also fishing, dogsledding and wonderful northern lights tours.
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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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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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Sugarloaf Mountain Hike | Kangerlussuaq

Come along this hiking exploration of Kangerlussuaq. Exploring the arctic tundra by foot is an ultimate must when visiting Greenland, we have tailored a hike for you who enjoy spectacular views of the arctic landscapes and wildlife.We will conquer the summit of Sugarloaf mountain to view what will be the greatest sight you will ever experience. We would like to show you and your fellow explorers the distinctive terrain of Kangerlussuaq on this 2 hour hike.The adventure starts with you and your fellow explorers venturing out of the dirt roads of Kangerlussuaq, accompanied by an experienced guide, that will escort you safely from the bottom to the top. When conquering the dirt roads, you might notice the many warning signs of Musk ox roaming the area – but not to worry, the majestic creatures are interesting to watch from a distance. Furthermore we might come across arctic hares, foxes and herds of reindeer. The hike towards the summit of Sugarloaf mountain does not require any experienced hiking- or climbing skills. From the summit you will be able to see the veins of meltwater rivers, dirt paths and the spectacular arctic tundra, all for you to enjoy. The magnificent view, will awaken your curiosity for Greenland and its natural treasures hidden within the deep of its lands.The area of Kangerlussuaq is a vast wonderland for every explorer to experience - for the flower enthusiasts, wildlife admirer and for those who just want to experience and explore the arctic landscapes. The tour can be combined with other destinations in the booking process. This sensational adventure is waiting for you to put on your hiking boots and bring along your camera! Check out the booking availability by pressing ‘’Choose a date’’ above and book your adventure today.
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2hours
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Point 660 Greenland Ice sheet tour | Kangerlussuaq

Experience the phenomenal and humbling sensation of standing on the Greenland ice sheet! Point 660 is right at the edge between land and ice and offers an incredible view over the vast ocean of ice!About 80% of Greenland is covered by ice, a massive ice sheet second only to the Antarctic. This ice is the product of eons of snow compressing itself to ice and moving along the barren rock due to its own incredible mass, creating moraines, crevasses, and rivers, this ice is an ever-changing organism and truly stands as one of the wonders of the world.The tour starts from the Polar Lodge where you will hop into a large 4-Wheel-Drive vehicle with panoramic windows that’ll take you through the beautiful landscape of tundra plains and semi-desert valleys. You’ll be getting a sensational feeling of how vast and massive the Ice Sheet is while driving up on the beautiful moraine hills.While on your way towards the magnificent Ice Sheet, you might be so lucky as to see some of Greenland's spectacular wildlife such as wild herds of musk oxen, reindeers, arctic rabbits, and polar foxes, and a variety of different bird species. So be sure to have your camera with you to take some great photographs of Greenland at it's best.While being on your tour you’ll get to feel how small you are, in the largeness and abstract ice and nature around you. The trip also includes a walk on the surface of the Ice Sheet, giving you the full experience of Greenland's breathtaking wonders. After the walk, you will be heading back towards Kangerlussuaq with an entirely new perspective of the world we live in. So go ahead and find a date that suits you for this adventure! Just press ‘Choose a date’ above.
Duration:
5hours
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All year
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Duration:
8hours
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May. - Sep.
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Camping on the Greenland ice sheet | Kangerlussuaq | West Greenland

Do you want to you walk in the footsteps of explorers like Fridtjof Nansen, and go explore the incredible ice sheet with its meltwater rivers, crevasses, frozen lakes and ultimately spend a night on the ice cap?To do this, you will be accommodated by an experienced guide. The trip starts when you step into the specialized 4 WD vehicle, with large panoramic windows that'll take you through the 25 km of wilderness to get to the famous Point 660 by the Ice sheet. This will take about an hour, once we've arrived we'll have an important safety briefing as well as an introduction to the following activities.From then on we will venture onto the ice to set up the camp for the night, once we've succeeded you'll be rewarded with a hot beverage to enjoy while you listen to the peacefulness and silence surrounding you, as the night approaches the darkness seems more vivid, as we are so far from any light pollution the stars shine bright and quite possibly, even the northern lights will make an appearance, so sit back and enjoy your it before you crawl into your sleeping bag. The next morning you'll have your fill with an energy-packed breakfast, because today, we're hiking further out on the ice to see the astonishing Russell glacier, the guide will make sure you're following a safe route, and the crampons and walking poles will be very helpful on the hike, ropes will not be used. Depending on the weather we will enjoy our packed lunch on the ice or back at the camp. Once we've had the adventure of a lifetime it's time to pack down our goods and head back to the city, leaving nothing but footprints behind.
Duration:
2days
Available:
Mar. - Oct.
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Duration:
90minutes
Available:
Feb. - Nov.
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Greenland Icecap & Blue Lakes | Kangerlussuaq

Go for a spectacular sightseeing to the Ice Cap and Glaciers by plane, at the head of the fantastic Kangerlussuaq fjord. On this tour we will give you the opportunity to see the Ice Cap up close, and the joy of watching the amazing wildlife surrounding Kangerlussuaq.The flight starts from former US military airport (Bluie west 8), which now is Greenland's biggest international airport - Kangerlussuaq Airport, also known as "Søndre Strømfjord". Before departure you will be briefed by Air Zafari's skilled pilot. The pilot will orientate you about the planned route, flight conditions and the possibilities to see reindeers or herds of musk oxes.Regardless of where you are seated, there is a guarantee of great views from the large windows of the plane . Well onboard the pilot goes through the safety instructions and asks you to put on your headset, through which you can communicate.Immediately after take-off, you will see Greenland from one of the very best angles. We are now heading for the amazing Icecap east of Kangerlussuaq, where we on our tour will slide over the fantastic fauna of the inland of Greenland. On the way to the Icecap you will be able to see giant gorges made by the retracting Icecap, and one or two moraines . On the tour you will be able to enjoy the various wildlife beneath you, and before long experience the enormous Ice Cap. On the way back to Kangerlussuaq we fly over "Paradise Valley", an amazing area.Do not miss this opportunity to see the wonder of the Icecap and Arctic wildlife from above. You can check the booking availability by pressing "Choose a date" above.
Duration:
60minutes
Available:
Mar. - Aug.
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Grand Sightseeing Adventure | Kangerlussuaq | West Greenland

Experience every aspect of Kangerlussuaq on this adventure taking place on land, sea and mountain tops. This tour is for you who would like to experience the very best of Kangerlussuaq’s specialties – this is an adventure for every explorer!You will from the ocean experience Kangerlussuaq fjord, traveling further out to experience the desert-like climate. This is a place sore for the eyes with the smell of the sea salt and fresh breezes. With only the noise of water splashing and birds flying above, makes this a truly amazing experience to soothe all your senses. You will be traveling out Kangerlussuaq fjord, where you will be able to see its massive magnificence. You and your fellow explorers will be continuing to Kelly Ville, a small settlement approximately 12 kilometers from the airport. Kelly Ville is also known as Sondrestrom Upper Atmospheric Research Facility. The research facility is run by the. International Center for Geospace studies and was constructed in 1983, with the American remains from the second World War. After you are done exploring Kelly Ville, the adventure will be followed with a drive to the top of Tacan Mountain, located south of Kangerlussuaq. Here you can enjoy a beautiful outlook over the landscape with a view to the saltwater lake, where the sun reflects perfectly across the water surface. Your journey continues to the Blackridge Mountain known for its many bird species nesting. After a short stop at the Blackridge, we will head down to the great Lake Ferguson. The lake used to be the source for freshwater to the airbase and town but has since been damaged when the Watson River flooded over in 2012. 1900 acres’ surface area is hard to miss and is definitely worth a visit.The tour can be combined with other destinations and can be chosen in the booking process.Join this trip back in time, all you have to do is put on your hiking boots and bring along your camera. Check out the booking availability by pressing ‘’Choose a date’’ above and book your trip today.
Duration:
2.5hours
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All year
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Sightseeing In Kangerlussuaq | West Greenland

Explore the history and beauty of Kangerlussuaq! Kangerlussuaq is home to less than 1% of the population in Greenland, but this warm-hearted place is situated in an amazing landscape, blessed by excellent weather. It is, in fact, the record holder for the most amount of sunny days in a year, time and time again. On this tour, you’ll be driven around the area to different interesting viewpoints whilst listening to the guide tell about the history of everything in between certain buildings to the earliest inhabitants that arrived more than 4000 years ago and lay the grounds for a nearby area becoming a part of the highly noted UNESCO World Heritage Sites.The settlement as it is now is actually a product of the 2nd world war, starting off as an airbase for Americans in 1941. Kangerlussuaq served as a midway point for military personnel and airplanes as crossing the Atlantic in one flight wasn’t viable at the time. As time passed and the necessity for a midway point became less and less needed, the Americans eventually sold the airport to Greenland for 1 dkk, as long as they always had a right to land at the airport. This suddenly gave Greenland an international airport, and an extensive roadway system, unlike anywhere else in Greenland. This, as well as its incredible weather stability and numerous wildlife,  has made Kangerlussuaq a hub for tourists, researchers, and adventurers.In just 2 hours we’ll show you all the interesting sights, where you’ll learn about the Greenlandic culture and their ability to adapt to life in the Arctic. On the way, we might be so lucky as to see a wild herd of musk oxen, reindeer, arctic hares or possibly even the sneaky polar foxes. So go ahead and book your next adventure into the immense backcountry of Kangerlussuaq! Just press ‘Choose a date’ above, and find a date that suits you.
Duration:
2hours
Available:
Feb. - Nov.
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Russell Glacier BBQ | Kangerlussuaq | West Greenland

Enjoy a delicious barbecue with Greenlandic specialties with a phenomenal view to the incredible Russell Glaciers’ wall of ice. The sun stays high above the horizon during the summer months, prompting the creaking glacier to once, in a while, calve in a loud roar, like a rumbling thunder or a pirate ship firing its cannons.You’ll jump into a 4WD vehicle, designed to take on the rugged rocky terrain, and still enabling you to enjoy the views with large panoramic windows. Before you know it, you’ll be out in the middle of the Arctic tundra, driving through the beautiful desert-like valleys, and semi-barren plains all the while giving you great chances of seeing all sorts of wildlife. You might spot a herd of musk oxen, reindeers, arctic hares, and even wild polar foxes. Get to see numerous Arctic flowers and breathe in the fresh air, while looking over the landscape of mountains, valleys, and of course the Ice sheet.The whole tour takes approximately 5 hours driving there and getting back. But it will barely feel as if any time has passed as the sun still sits high above the horizon providing plenty of sunlight even as the evening approaches. So go enjoy the quietness that surrounds you, with the only sounds being the water flowing through the valleys and meltwater lakes, you’ve never felt more relaxed and can truly enjoy your surroundings to its fullest. Let yourself go in the vastness of the nature around you, with some of the most delicious food Greenland has to offer, just click on ‘choose a date’ above and let us give you an unforgettable experience!
Duration:
6hours
Available:
May. - Sep.
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Musk Ox, Reindeer & Ice Cap Tour | Kangerlussuaq

Go for a spectacular sightseeing over the Ice Cap, glaciers and the fantastic Kangerlussuaq fjord by plane. You get the rare opportunity to see the Ice Cap close from above and the amazing wildlife around Kangerlussuaq.This tour is also a great way to pass time if you have a while in transit at Kangerlussuaq Airport.The flight starts from former US military airport (Bluie west 8). Which now is Greenlands biggest international airport - Kangerlussuaq irport, also know as Søndre Strømfjord. Before departure you will be briefed by the skilled pilot. The pilot will orientate you about the planned route, flight conditions and the possibilities to see reindeers or her herds of musk oxes. On the way to the plane the pilot seats the participants. You might to 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 you will see Greenland from one of the very best angles as you will be heading to the Icecap east of Kangerlussuaq. We will fly over the fantastic landscape of green and rusty colors. This landscape with its big gorges has gotten its shape from the retracting ice. At the edge of the Icecap you will also see the moraines - traces of rocks and dirty that get pushed forward by the ice. Before long there will only be white as far as the eye can see, as you will fly close over the big white Icecap, which covers most of Greenlands surface. This is an overwhelming experience and when flying as close as this you get a good view of the beautiful and ever changing structure of the ice.The area around Kangerlussuaq is also the home to some amazing Arctic wildlife. When flying in this area we can almost give a full guarantee of encountering big herds of musk oxen and reindeers on the way.Do not miss this opportunity to see the wonder of the Icecap and Arctic wildlife from above. You can check the booking availability by pressing "Choose a date" above.
Duration:
30minutes
Available:
May. - Oct.
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Paradise Valley & Ice Cap Tour | Kangerlussuaq

Go for a spectacular sightseeing to the Ice Cap and the famous Paradise Valley by plane, at the head of this fantastic Kangerlussuaq fjord. On this tour we will give you the opportunity to fly over Paradise Valley known for its tremendous Wildlife and colorful fauna, and see the Inland Ice from above.The flight starts from former US military airport (Bluie West 8). Which now is Greenland’s biggest international airport - Kangerlussuaq, also known as Søndre Strømfjord. Before departure you will be briefed by Air Zafari's skilled pilot. The pilot will orientate you about the planned route, flight conditions and the possibilities to see reindeers or herds of musk oxes. 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 put on your headset, through which you can communicate.Immediately after take-off you will see Greenland from one of the very best angles. We are now heading for the amazing Icecap east of Kangerlussuaq, where we on our tour will slide over the fantastic fauna of the inland of Greenland. On the way to the Icecap you will be able see giant gorges made by the retracting Icecap, and one or two moraines. On your tour you will be able to enjoy the various wildlife, and before long you will experience the enormous Ice Cap. On the way back to Kangerlussuaq we fly over "Paradise Valley", an amazing area made by the melting Ice where water flows down the huge rivers, and where the fauna constantly changes colors.Do not miss this opportunity to see the wonder of the Icecap and Arctic wildlife from above. You can check the booking availability by pressing "Choose a date" above.
Duration:
90minutes
Available:
Mar. - Aug.
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Russell Glacier | Kangerlussuaq | West Greenland

See a real version of the Game of Thrones ice wall! Jon Snow knows nothing of this actual ice wall. This tour starts at Polar Lodge and takes you to the incredible Russell Glacier, by driving through magnificent desert-like grounds and mountain surroundings. Giving you a chance to see the massiveness of the Glacier at first hand. The Glacier can get to be as high as 60 meters and sometimes even taller. You will be driven close to the glacier, bringing you up close meanwhile keeping a safe distance. Around 80% of Greenland is covered by one massive ice sheet, its size is only bested by the Antarctic. This ice sheet produces many protruding glaciers and while you have to sail to most of them, uniquely, you can get to the Russell glacier by car. In the summertime, you might even be so lucky as to see the Glacier calve, in a loud thundering roar, with ice blocks the size of cars crumbling down the front wall. That’s why we’ll keep the distance big enough to not put you in harm's way. It’s a great opportunity to get some awesome pictures of the Glaciers many features and majestic-ness. Driving to and from the Glacier you might be lucky enough to spot some of the wildlife in the area, such as musk oxen, reindeer, arctic hares, and polar foxes. Get to study some of the arctic flowers and see some of the many different types of birds, as beautiful falcons and eagles amongst many others reside in the area. The tour will take approximately 4 hours, so make sure you have suitable clothing and footwear, and maybe bring along some water and snacks for the trip. So what are you waiting for? Go fight the northerners! Just click on ‘Choose a date’ to find a day that suits you!
Duration:
4hours
Available:
Feb. - Nov.
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Hike To Garnet Rock | Kangerlussuaq | West Greenland

Explore the incredible backcountry of Kangerlussuaq and bring a gemstone with you home! This tour is the quintessence of a Greenlandic summer exploration! You'll be driven to the Tacan by bus or car, a mountain to the south of Kangerlussuaq. You'll start the hike from here. It's mainly downhill but it can't be avoided to go up some hills along the way, but it will be at a pace that won't be too demanding. Along the way, chances of seeing a herd of musk oxen grazing and other wildlife such as reindeers, arctic hares, and polar foxes, are very good whilst taking in all the sights and smells, such as the uplifting scents of crowberry bushes, dwarf birch, and rhododendron bushes.After approximately 2-3 hours you will have reached Garnet Rock where you will have a rest and be able to eat your packed lunch while enjoying the silence around you. After eating, you will be given a hammer and a chisel so you can dig for your very own piece of the famous Garnet stones. Close to the rock, there are good chances of seeing Peregrine falcons as these grounds are near their nesting grounds. These falcons are quite rare, so seeing them is a spectacular experience. The guide will help you in finding some interesting pieces, and who knows what you might find! And even if you don't this tour will have you smiling for the next week.After taking in all these great experiences and the fresh mountain air, you will be heading back along the Ferguson lake and over to where a bus or car will be waiting to pick you up and take you back to Kangerlussuaq. Who knows what jewels you might find on this wonderful adventure? Go ahead and check the dates to see if you can go on this exploration! Just click 'Choose a date' above.
Duration:
8hours
Available:
May. - Sep.
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2days
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Jul. - Sep.
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Traditional Hunting & Camping | Kangerlussuaq | West Greenland

Join a Greenlandic hunter in the wilderness and experience the traditional way of inland camping and hunting. Here you have the opportunity to feel and learn more about the ways of living that has supported different Arctic hunting cultures. At this camp a minimum of changes has been made due to the fact that you as a visitor are a part of the camp. In other words, you experience a hunting camp as it will be carried out when the hunter and his family are here. For millennia the inland hunting grounds have been the scene for the early caribou hunt. In former days the hunt was essential for getting the fur of caribou, which by weight is the warmest fur obtainable. As well as the antlers which was used for hunting tools. Meat was dried for conservation and could thereby by a food source lasting for winter.Your guide will hunt, mainly for caribou, meat will be dried, skin scraped or tanned and dried for use as sleeping mats or maybe clothing, we collect wood for cooking and simply live the hunting camp life with all its aspects. Therefore there is also no other itinerary than the day and time for start and end of the tour.As any indigenous people the Greenlanders used any new commodity that would help ease the way of living. So will we off course in this camp. We might also experiment with tanning methods used by the native Americans or others to get the best possible hide out of the caribou skin.  The camp is situated just South of the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Nipisat-Aasivissuit, with its long history of Arctic cultures who had their hunting grounds in this area for millennia.
Duration:
5days
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Sep. - Dec.
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10days
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Jul. - Dec.
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7hours
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2.5hours
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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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4hours
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Jan. - Apr.
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2hours
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Jan. - Apr.
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Kangerlussuaq Tours

Find our selection of tours in Kangerlussuaq and the surrounding area.
Here you can find a wildlife safari looking for musk ox and reindeer, or drive to the Russell glacier or to the ice sheet at point 660, but there is also fishing, dogsledding and wonderful northern lights tours.

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Kangerlussuaq Tours

Find our selection of tours in Kangerlussuaq and the surrounding area.
Here you can find a wildlife safari looking for musk ox and reindeer, or drive to the Russell glacier or to the ice sheet at point 660, but there is also fishing, dogsledding and wonderful northern lights tours.
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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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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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3hours
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Sugarloaf Mountain Hike | Kangerlussuaq

Come along this hiking exploration of Kangerlussuaq. Exploring the arctic tundra by foot is an ultimate must when visiting Greenland, we have tailored a hike for you who enjoy spectacular views of the arctic landscapes and wildlife.We will conquer the summit of Sugarloaf mountain to view what will be the greatest sight you will ever experience. We would like to show you and your fellow explorers the distinctive terrain of Kangerlussuaq on this 2 hour hike.The adventure starts with you and your fellow explorers venturing out of the dirt roads of Kangerlussuaq, accompanied by an experienced guide, that will escort you safely from the bottom to the top. When conquering the dirt roads, you might notice the many warning signs of Musk ox roaming the area – but not to worry, the majestic creatures are interesting to watch from a distance. Furthermore we might come across arctic hares, foxes and herds of reindeer. The hike towards the summit of Sugarloaf mountain does not require any experienced hiking- or climbing skills. From the summit you will be able to see the veins of meltwater rivers, dirt paths and the spectacular arctic tundra, all for you to enjoy. The magnificent view, will awaken your curiosity for Greenland and its natural treasures hidden within the deep of its lands.The area of Kangerlussuaq is a vast wonderland for every explorer to experience - for the flower enthusiasts, wildlife admirer and for those who just want to experience and explore the arctic landscapes. The tour can be combined with other destinations in the booking process. This sensational adventure is waiting for you to put on your hiking boots and bring along your camera! Check out the booking availability by pressing ‘’Choose a date’’ above and book your adventure today.
Duration:
2hours
Available:
All year
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Point 660 Greenland Ice sheet tour | Kangerlussuaq

Experience the phenomenal and humbling sensation of standing on the Greenland ice sheet! Point 660 is right at the edge between land and ice and offers an incredible view over the vast ocean of ice!About 80% of Greenland is covered by ice, a massive ice sheet second only to the Antarctic. This ice is the product of eons of snow compressing itself to ice and moving along the barren rock due to its own incredible mass, creating moraines, crevasses, and rivers, this ice is an ever-changing organism and truly stands as one of the wonders of the world.The tour starts from the Polar Lodge where you will hop into a large 4-Wheel-Drive vehicle with panoramic windows that’ll take you through the beautiful landscape of tundra plains and semi-desert valleys. You’ll be getting a sensational feeling of how vast and massive the Ice Sheet is while driving up on the beautiful moraine hills.While on your way towards the magnificent Ice Sheet, you might be so lucky as to see some of Greenland's spectacular wildlife such as wild herds of musk oxen, reindeers, arctic rabbits, and polar foxes, and a variety of different bird species. So be sure to have your camera with you to take some great photographs of Greenland at it's best.While being on your tour you’ll get to feel how small you are, in the largeness and abstract ice and nature around you. The trip also includes a walk on the surface of the Ice Sheet, giving you the full experience of Greenland's breathtaking wonders. After the walk, you will be heading back towards Kangerlussuaq with an entirely new perspective of the world we live in. So go ahead and find a date that suits you for this adventure! Just press ‘Choose a date’ above.
Duration:
5hours
Available:
All year
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Duration:
8hours
Available:
May. - Sep.
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Camping on the Greenland ice sheet | Kangerlussuaq | West Greenland

Do you want to you walk in the footsteps of explorers like Fridtjof Nansen, and go explore the incredible ice sheet with its meltwater rivers, crevasses, frozen lakes and ultimately spend a night on the ice cap?To do this, you will be accommodated by an experienced guide. The trip starts when you step into the specialized 4 WD vehicle, with large panoramic windows that'll take you through the 25 km of wilderness to get to the famous Point 660 by the Ice sheet. This will take about an hour, once we've arrived we'll have an important safety briefing as well as an introduction to the following activities.From then on we will venture onto the ice to set up the camp for the night, once we've succeeded you'll be rewarded with a hot beverage to enjoy while you listen to the peacefulness and silence surrounding you, as the night approaches the darkness seems more vivid, as we are so far from any light pollution the stars shine bright and quite possibly, even the northern lights will make an appearance, so sit back and enjoy your it before you crawl into your sleeping bag. The next morning you'll have your fill with an energy-packed breakfast, because today, we're hiking further out on the ice to see the astonishing Russell glacier, the guide will make sure you're following a safe route, and the crampons and walking poles will be very helpful on the hike, ropes will not be used. Depending on the weather we will enjoy our packed lunch on the ice or back at the camp. Once we've had the adventure of a lifetime it's time to pack down our goods and head back to the city, leaving nothing but footprints behind.
Duration:
2days
Available:
Mar. - Oct.
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Duration:
90minutes
Available:
Feb. - Nov.
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Greenland Icecap & Blue Lakes | Kangerlussuaq

Go for a spectacular sightseeing to the Ice Cap and Glaciers by plane, at the head of the fantastic Kangerlussuaq fjord. On this tour we will give you the opportunity to see the Ice Cap up close, and the joy of watching the amazing wildlife surrounding Kangerlussuaq.The flight starts from former US military airport (Bluie west 8), which now is Greenland's biggest international airport - Kangerlussuaq Airport, also known as "Søndre Strømfjord". Before departure you will be briefed by Air Zafari's skilled pilot. The pilot will orientate you about the planned route, flight conditions and the possibilities to see reindeers or herds of musk oxes.Regardless of where you are seated, there is a guarantee of great views from the large windows of the plane . Well onboard the pilot goes through the safety instructions and asks you to put on your headset, through which you can communicate.Immediately after take-off, you will see Greenland from one of the very best angles. We are now heading for the amazing Icecap east of Kangerlussuaq, where we on our tour will slide over the fantastic fauna of the inland of Greenland. On the way to the Icecap you will be able to see giant gorges made by the retracting Icecap, and one or two moraines . On the tour you will be able to enjoy the various wildlife beneath you, and before long experience the enormous Ice Cap. On the way back to Kangerlussuaq we fly over "Paradise Valley", an amazing area.Do not miss this opportunity to see the wonder of the Icecap and Arctic wildlife from above. You can check the booking availability by pressing "Choose a date" above.
Duration:
60minutes
Available:
Mar. - Aug.
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Grand Sightseeing Adventure | Kangerlussuaq | West Greenland

Experience every aspect of Kangerlussuaq on this adventure taking place on land, sea and mountain tops. This tour is for you who would like to experience the very best of Kangerlussuaq’s specialties – this is an adventure for every explorer!You will from the ocean experience Kangerlussuaq fjord, traveling further out to experience the desert-like climate. This is a place sore for the eyes with the smell of the sea salt and fresh breezes. With only the noise of water splashing and birds flying above, makes this a truly amazing experience to soothe all your senses. You will be traveling out Kangerlussuaq fjord, where you will be able to see its massive magnificence. You and your fellow explorers will be continuing to Kelly Ville, a small settlement approximately 12 kilometers from the airport. Kelly Ville is also known as Sondrestrom Upper Atmospheric Research Facility. The research facility is run by the. International Center for Geospace studies and was constructed in 1983, with the American remains from the second World War. After you are done exploring Kelly Ville, the adventure will be followed with a drive to the top of Tacan Mountain, located south of Kangerlussuaq. Here you can enjoy a beautiful outlook over the landscape with a view to the saltwater lake, where the sun reflects perfectly across the water surface. Your journey continues to the Blackridge Mountain known for its many bird species nesting. After a short stop at the Blackridge, we will head down to the great Lake Ferguson. The lake used to be the source for freshwater to the airbase and town but has since been damaged when the Watson River flooded over in 2012. 1900 acres’ surface area is hard to miss and is definitely worth a visit.The tour can be combined with other destinations and can be chosen in the booking process.Join this trip back in time, all you have to do is put on your hiking boots and bring along your camera. Check out the booking availability by pressing ‘’Choose a date’’ above and book your trip today.
Duration:
2.5hours
Available:
All year
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Sightseeing In Kangerlussuaq | West Greenland

Explore the history and beauty of Kangerlussuaq! Kangerlussuaq is home to less than 1% of the population in Greenland, but this warm-hearted place is situated in an amazing landscape, blessed by excellent weather. It is, in fact, the record holder for the most amount of sunny days in a year, time and time again. On this tour, you’ll be driven around the area to different interesting viewpoints whilst listening to the guide tell about the history of everything in between certain buildings to the earliest inhabitants that arrived more than 4000 years ago and lay the grounds for a nearby area becoming a part of the highly noted UNESCO World Heritage Sites.The settlement as it is now is actually a product of the 2nd world war, starting off as an airbase for Americans in 1941. Kangerlussuaq served as a midway point for military personnel and airplanes as crossing the Atlantic in one flight wasn’t viable at the time. As time passed and the necessity for a midway point became less and less needed, the Americans eventually sold the airport to Greenland for 1 dkk, as long as they always had a right to land at the airport. This suddenly gave Greenland an international airport, and an extensive roadway system, unlike anywhere else in Greenland. This, as well as its incredible weather stability and numerous wildlife,  has made Kangerlussuaq a hub for tourists, researchers, and adventurers.In just 2 hours we’ll show you all the interesting sights, where you’ll learn about the Greenlandic culture and their ability to adapt to life in the Arctic. On the way, we might be so lucky as to see a wild herd of musk oxen, reindeer, arctic hares or possibly even the sneaky polar foxes. So go ahead and book your next adventure into the immense backcountry of Kangerlussuaq! Just press ‘Choose a date’ above, and find a date that suits you.
Duration:
2hours
Available:
Feb. - Nov.
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Russell Glacier BBQ | Kangerlussuaq | West Greenland

Enjoy a delicious barbecue with Greenlandic specialties with a phenomenal view to the incredible Russell Glaciers’ wall of ice. The sun stays high above the horizon during the summer months, prompting the creaking glacier to once, in a while, calve in a loud roar, like a rumbling thunder or a pirate ship firing its cannons.You’ll jump into a 4WD vehicle, designed to take on the rugged rocky terrain, and still enabling you to enjoy the views with large panoramic windows. Before you know it, you’ll be out in the middle of the Arctic tundra, driving through the beautiful desert-like valleys, and semi-barren plains all the while giving you great chances of seeing all sorts of wildlife. You might spot a herd of musk oxen, reindeers, arctic hares, and even wild polar foxes. Get to see numerous Arctic flowers and breathe in the fresh air, while looking over the landscape of mountains, valleys, and of course the Ice sheet.The whole tour takes approximately 5 hours driving there and getting back. But it will barely feel as if any time has passed as the sun still sits high above the horizon providing plenty of sunlight even as the evening approaches. So go enjoy the quietness that surrounds you, with the only sounds being the water flowing through the valleys and meltwater lakes, you’ve never felt more relaxed and can truly enjoy your surroundings to its fullest. Let yourself go in the vastness of the nature around you, with some of the most delicious food Greenland has to offer, just click on ‘choose a date’ above and let us give you an unforgettable experience!
Duration:
6hours
Available:
May. - Sep.
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Musk Ox, Reindeer & Ice Cap Tour | Kangerlussuaq

Go for a spectacular sightseeing over the Ice Cap, glaciers and the fantastic Kangerlussuaq fjord by plane. You get the rare opportunity to see the Ice Cap close from above and the amazing wildlife around Kangerlussuaq.This tour is also a great way to pass time if you have a while in transit at Kangerlussuaq Airport.The flight starts from former US military airport (Bluie west 8). Which now is Greenlands biggest international airport - Kangerlussuaq irport, also know as Søndre Strømfjord. Before departure you will be briefed by the skilled pilot. The pilot will orientate you about the planned route, flight conditions and the possibilities to see reindeers or her herds of musk oxes. On the way to the plane the pilot seats the participants. You might to 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 you will see Greenland from one of the very best angles as you will be heading to the Icecap east of Kangerlussuaq. We will fly over the fantastic landscape of green and rusty colors. This landscape with its big gorges has gotten its shape from the retracting ice. At the edge of the Icecap you will also see the moraines - traces of rocks and dirty that get pushed forward by the ice. Before long there will only be white as far as the eye can see, as you will fly close over the big white Icecap, which covers most of Greenlands surface. This is an overwhelming experience and when flying as close as this you get a good view of the beautiful and ever changing structure of the ice.The area around Kangerlussuaq is also the home to some amazing Arctic wildlife. When flying in this area we can almost give a full guarantee of encountering big herds of musk oxen and reindeers on the way.Do not miss this opportunity to see the wonder of the Icecap and Arctic wildlife from above. You can check the booking availability by pressing "Choose a date" above.
Duration:
30minutes
Available:
May. - Oct.
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Paradise Valley & Ice Cap Tour | Kangerlussuaq

Go for a spectacular sightseeing to the Ice Cap and the famous Paradise Valley by plane, at the head of this fantastic Kangerlussuaq fjord. On this tour we will give you the opportunity to fly over Paradise Valley known for its tremendous Wildlife and colorful fauna, and see the Inland Ice from above.The flight starts from former US military airport (Bluie West 8). Which now is Greenland’s biggest international airport - Kangerlussuaq, also known as Søndre Strømfjord. Before departure you will be briefed by Air Zafari's skilled pilot. The pilot will orientate you about the planned route, flight conditions and the possibilities to see reindeers or herds of musk oxes. 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 put on your headset, through which you can communicate.Immediately after take-off you will see Greenland from one of the very best angles. We are now heading for the amazing Icecap east of Kangerlussuaq, where we on our tour will slide over the fantastic fauna of the inland of Greenland. On the way to the Icecap you will be able see giant gorges made by the retracting Icecap, and one or two moraines. On your tour you will be able to enjoy the various wildlife, and before long you will experience the enormous Ice Cap. On the way back to Kangerlussuaq we fly over "Paradise Valley", an amazing area made by the melting Ice where water flows down the huge rivers, and where the fauna constantly changes colors.Do not miss this opportunity to see the wonder of the Icecap and Arctic wildlife from above. You can check the booking availability by pressing "Choose a date" above.
Duration:
90minutes
Available:
Mar. - Aug.
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Russell Glacier | Kangerlussuaq | West Greenland

See a real version of the Game of Thrones ice wall! Jon Snow knows nothing of this actual ice wall. This tour starts at Polar Lodge and takes you to the incredible Russell Glacier, by driving through magnificent desert-like grounds and mountain surroundings. Giving you a chance to see the massiveness of the Glacier at first hand. The Glacier can get to be as high as 60 meters and sometimes even taller. You will be driven close to the glacier, bringing you up close meanwhile keeping a safe distance. Around 80% of Greenland is covered by one massive ice sheet, its size is only bested by the Antarctic. This ice sheet produces many protruding glaciers and while you have to sail to most of them, uniquely, you can get to the Russell glacier by car. In the summertime, you might even be so lucky as to see the Glacier calve, in a loud thundering roar, with ice blocks the size of cars crumbling down the front wall. That’s why we’ll keep the distance big enough to not put you in harm's way. It’s a great opportunity to get some awesome pictures of the Glaciers many features and majestic-ness. Driving to and from the Glacier you might be lucky enough to spot some of the wildlife in the area, such as musk oxen, reindeer, arctic hares, and polar foxes. Get to study some of the arctic flowers and see some of the many different types of birds, as beautiful falcons and eagles amongst many others reside in the area. The tour will take approximately 4 hours, so make sure you have suitable clothing and footwear, and maybe bring along some water and snacks for the trip. So what are you waiting for? Go fight the northerners! Just click on ‘Choose a date’ to find a day that suits you!
Duration:
4hours
Available:
Feb. - Nov.
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Hike To Garnet Rock | Kangerlussuaq | West Greenland

Explore the incredible backcountry of Kangerlussuaq and bring a gemstone with you home! This tour is the quintessence of a Greenlandic summer exploration! You'll be driven to the Tacan by bus or car, a mountain to the south of Kangerlussuaq. You'll start the hike from here. It's mainly downhill but it can't be avoided to go up some hills along the way, but it will be at a pace that won't be too demanding. Along the way, chances of seeing a herd of musk oxen grazing and other wildlife such as reindeers, arctic hares, and polar foxes, are very good whilst taking in all the sights and smells, such as the uplifting scents of crowberry bushes, dwarf birch, and rhododendron bushes.After approximately 2-3 hours you will have reached Garnet Rock where you will have a rest and be able to eat your packed lunch while enjoying the silence around you. After eating, you will be given a hammer and a chisel so you can dig for your very own piece of the famous Garnet stones. Close to the rock, there are good chances of seeing Peregrine falcons as these grounds are near their nesting grounds. These falcons are quite rare, so seeing them is a spectacular experience. The guide will help you in finding some interesting pieces, and who knows what you might find! And even if you don't this tour will have you smiling for the next week.After taking in all these great experiences and the fresh mountain air, you will be heading back along the Ferguson lake and over to where a bus or car will be waiting to pick you up and take you back to Kangerlussuaq. Who knows what jewels you might find on this wonderful adventure? Go ahead and check the dates to see if you can go on this exploration! Just click 'Choose a date' above.
Duration:
8hours
Available:
May. - Sep.
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Duration:
2days
Available:
Jul. - Sep.
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Traditional Hunting & Camping | Kangerlussuaq | West Greenland

Join a Greenlandic hunter in the wilderness and experience the traditional way of inland camping and hunting. Here you have the opportunity to feel and learn more about the ways of living that has supported different Arctic hunting cultures. At this camp a minimum of changes has been made due to the fact that you as a visitor are a part of the camp. In other words, you experience a hunting camp as it will be carried out when the hunter and his family are here. For millennia the inland hunting grounds have been the scene for the early caribou hunt. In former days the hunt was essential for getting the fur of caribou, which by weight is the warmest fur obtainable. As well as the antlers which was used for hunting tools. Meat was dried for conservation and could thereby by a food source lasting for winter.Your guide will hunt, mainly for caribou, meat will be dried, skin scraped or tanned and dried for use as sleeping mats or maybe clothing, we collect wood for cooking and simply live the hunting camp life with all its aspects. Therefore there is also no other itinerary than the day and time for start and end of the tour.As any indigenous people the Greenlanders used any new commodity that would help ease the way of living. So will we off course in this camp. We might also experiment with tanning methods used by the native Americans or others to get the best possible hide out of the caribou skin.  The camp is situated just South of the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Nipisat-Aasivissuit, with its long history of Arctic cultures who had their hunting grounds in this area for millennia.
Duration:
5days
Available:
Sep. - Dec.
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Duration:
10days
Available:
Jul. - Dec.
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Duration:
7hours
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All year
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Duration:
2.5hours
Available:
All year
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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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4hours
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Jan. - Apr.
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2hours
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Jan. - Apr.
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Here you can find a wildlife safari looking for musk ox and reindeer, or drive to the Russell glacier or to the ice sheet at point 660, but there is also fishing, dogsledding and wonderful northern lights tours.

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Here you can find a wildlife safari looking for musk ox and reindeer, or drive to the Russell glacier or to the ice sheet at point 660, but there is also fishing, dogsledding and wonderful northern lights tours.
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