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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3 Day Glacier Adventure | Kangerlussuaq

Come along on a 3-day journey to Kangerlussuaq, and experience standing in front of a big glacial wall, walking on the Greenland ice sheet itself and looking for wildlife such as reindeer and muskoxen! This short package is brimmed with adventure and unforgettable experiences, by the sunniest location in all of Greenland. You'll have the time of your life without the hassle of planning everything as this package includes all transfers, accommodation and tours, you just have to get to Kangerlussuaq to have the time of your life. You'll go on a short hike to an area known for its population of wild musk oxen and reindeer, the second day you'll go on a private tour to see the famous Russell Glacier, an ice wall towering above the land always moving ever so slightly, which means you might see it calve icebergs in a big thundering roar, from here you'll continue on to point 660 where all of the bravest adventurers go to cross the vast ice sheet. Here you can experience walking on the second largest ice mass in the world, only topped by the Antarctic. It is a humbling experience, especially if you go up to a vantage point from which you can see an endless sea of ice going far beyond the horizon. The last day you'll go on a flightseeing tour over the Greenland ice sheet to truly get a feel of how massive and beautiful it is, you'll fly low over the valleys and rivers all the way to the glaciers and crystal blue lakes forming on top of the ice.  Having had the adventure of a lifetime, it's time to head back home, so if this sounds like something for you, go ahead and press 'Choose a date' above to find an available date that suits you.

Duration:
3 days
Available:
Jun. - Aug.
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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 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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4 hours
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All year
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3 hours
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Duration:
2 days
Available:
Mar. - Oct.
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5 hours
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Nov. - Aug.
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4 hours
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2 days
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Feb. - Apr.
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Dog sledding expedition | Kangerlussuaq to Sisimiut | West Greenland

This tour is an exciting adventure through the wilderness of Greenland, and with the harsh conditions of winter it is not for the faint of heart. This experience is a true expedition type, and what you'll get out of it, is well worth the money and effort. You will be traveling cross-country over the ice and mountains, with skilled and knowledgeable guides who will teach you what to do while traveling with dog sled. You will get to know the Greenlandic dogs and understand how strong and useful they are as you test your limits, spending nights in remote hunting cabins and in tents.  This experience will completely change your mind of how man and animal can work harmoniously together through the harsh environment. You will quickly become an important member of the team, helping out with food preparation, dog feeding and packing down the camp to fit on the sled. This trip is a challenge and is therefore not recommended for anyone with health issues or a bad back. During this trip you will go into unpredictable snow conditions, ascending and descending hills and mountains far below freezing temperatures. It is obligatory to rent adequate polar clothing and boots unless you have your own, which in our experience is rare, the staff will determine whether or not yours are suitable to ensure your comfort and safety.  The tour is normally from Kangerlussuaq to Sisimiut, but if you'd prefer to start from Sisimiut then please contact us.

Duration:
3 days
Available:
Feb. - Apr.
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Duration:
3 hours
Available:
Feb. - Apr.
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Winter adventure package | Kangerlussuaq & Sisimiut

Discover a variety of unique ways of being active in a fresh layer of snow! This package suits you well if you love adventures with a bit of speed. In the winter Greenland shows its unique side of being covered by snow. Like the daylight times are longer in the summer, the dark evenings are longer in winter, but when the land is covered by snow, everything seems brighter and happier. Kangerlussuaq is just beneath the Arctic Circle and Sisimiut is located approx. 40 km north for the Arctic Circle, which means that you’ll truly be on an arctic adventure. Kangerlussuaq is located at the end of a deep fjord, and it’s not ironic that the name means “great fjord”. Under the 2. WW the U.S. build an airbase here, and today we know it as the gateway to Greenland! The access to the ice sheet from here is easy as you can easily drive to get there, and there are pretty good chances that you’ll see big land mammals like caribou and musk ox along the way. Sisimiut is the 2nd largest city in Greenland with about 5.500 inhabitants. No matter what season we’re in this is the place for adventure! In the summer, the locals love to hike and bike in the mountains, and in the winter the venture out with the dog sled and snowmobiles. In fact, your adventure will be just like a locals way of life! Sisimiut is the perfect place to drive snowmobiles and definitely is a hotspot for wilderness tours in the huge and fantastic snow-covered landscape. Here you will get the chance to ride with a dog sled and a snowmobile tour that you’ll never forget. Nature is just outside your door, so you’ll be quick to sense the difference between civilization and the wilderness. And there are excellent chances to see the northern lights.  Check out the availability by pressing “Choose a date” above.

Duration:
5 days
Available:
Feb. - Apr.
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Russell Glacier | Kangerlussuaq | West Greenland

See a real version of the Game of Thrones ice wall on this 4-hour excursion to the Russel Glacier wall! Jon Snow knows nothing of this actual ice wall.  Your tour starts from your selected pick-up point. At Polar Lodge, we will head towards the incredible Russell Glacier, by driving through magnificent desert-like grounds and mountain surroundings. This is an extraordinary 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:
4 hours
Available:
Feb. - Dec.
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Duration:
8 hours
Available:
May. - Sep.
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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:
2 hours
Available:
All year
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Hiking, Kayaking & Camping | Musk Ox Lake | Kangerlussuaq

Get face to face with one of Greenland's big mammals - the musk ox. Join on this ultimate wildlife experience and get close to musk oxen while kayaking on a big lake.  Camp Musk Ox Lake offers a true wilderness experience, you will be hiking, kayaking, and camping far away from the civilisation, in this place that can only be reached by foot. During the two days of the camp we will be paddling and look out for opportunities to get close to the musk ox. The musk oxen often do not see the kayaker as a threat and we might get as close as 10 meters from the animals without them fleeing. A thrill of a lifetime!   This area is the territory of the musk ox and people rarely visit. Here the wildlife has perfect conditions with dry South facing slopes, a windy highland plateau for hot days and wet fertile meadows in close vicinity. In order to make the most of the trip we also go ashore from the lake, to hike to hilltops, so we truly can see the greatness of the country - from there you will be able to see the vast Ice Cap, mountains, valleys, rivers, and wildlife nearby the river delta. We try our hardest to protect our beautiful environment, therefore we always eat as locally as possible. The meals of the trip will therefore in a great extent be based on locally hunted meat from musk ox, caribou, snow hare, and maybe fish - that we usually supply with whatever wild herbs or mushrooms we can harvest in the nature.   Pack your hiking boots and join on this wildlife adventure in Kangerlussuaq. See the availability by pressing 'Choose a date' above, and book your trip today.

Duration:
4 days
Available:
July
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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:
1 hour
Available:
Mar. - Aug.
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From the Ice Cap to Unesco Heritage - 9 days | 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:
9 days
Available:
Aug. - Sep.
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Tundra And Wildlife Tour | Kangerlussuaq | West Greenland

Get to know the wildlife of Kangerlussuaq, on this fascinating 1 1/2 hour wildlife safari around Kangerlussuaq! You will be looking for the astonishing Musk oxen as well as the huge reindeers that roam the area! Kangerlussuaq is well known for its vast numbers of large mammals since the weather here is quite stable and large areas of land are untouched by the Inland ice sheet. The endless miles of Arctic tundra and stable weather makes it the perfect place to find and see these animals in their natural habitat. The muskoxen can weigh up to 400 kg, and have the wonderful Greenlandic name of Umimmak, meaning the 'long-bearded one'. The large bulls are a sight to see, especially with their families, but so are the reindeers. The muskoxen and reindeers are not the only animals in the area.  Polar foxes, Arctic hares and lots of birds such as eagles and falcons live here as well. On this exciting tour, you will be driven in a 4DW vehicle with panoramic windows, driving through the incredible landscape of mountains and desert-like terrain. The guide on the tour will bring binoculars for better chances of spotting wildlife. Of course, going on a tour to look for specific animals is never predictable, the drive will however still be a breathtaking ride. And who knows, you might even be so lucky to get quite close to a herd of musk oxen, in any case, you will leave with some very incredible impressions and photographs. Find your inner-explorer and bring your binoculars for this exciting wildlife excursion. Press 'Choose a date' above to select your departure date!

Duration:
1,5 hours
Available:
Feb. - Nov.
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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:
2,5 hours
Available:
All year
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Sightseeing In Kangerlussuaq | West Greenland

Explore the history and beauty of Kangerlussuaq on this 2-hour sightseeing excursion! This tour should not be missed by those looking to explore their first destination in Greenland, or looking for a tour while passing through town.  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 Kangerlussuaq to different interesting viewpoints whilst listening to the guide tell about the history of the small settlement. Stories of certain buildings, the earliest inhabitants that arrived more than 4000 years ago and exciting news, such as nearby landscape becoming a part of the highly noted UNESCO World Heritage Sites - is to be heard.  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:
2 hours
Available:
Feb. - Nov.
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Russell Glacier BBQ | Kangerlussuaq | West Greenland

Enjoy a delicious barbecue with Greenlandic specialities while overlooking the phenomenal Russell Glaciers’ wall of ice, on this 5-hour BBQ excursion!  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. 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:
6 hours
Available:
May. - Sep.
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Wildlife Hiking Safari | Kangerlussuaq

Join a hike into the vast and breathtaking landscape of Kangerlussuaq. As the rugged terrain homes the arctic wildlife, you don’t have to venture for long to spot or hear the many animals wandering the desert valleys and hillsides. Much in Greenland is worth exploring, but for wildlife it does not get better than this. Greenland covers an area of 2.184.700, making it the world biggest island. Approximately 8.000 square kilometers of that land, is Kangerlussuaq. The place of a massive size is a wonderland for every explorer. For hiking enthusiasts, this is the perfect playground not only to conquer mountain tops, but also to witness the arctic animals living in their natural habitat. We promise the breathtaking landscapes becomes even more magnificent when encountering wildlife. Scout for the birds above you and see if you can spot the great white tailed eagle, a huge bird that has a wingspan up to a little over 2 meters. Seeing this beauty gliding above you is a mesmerizing sight. On ground, you will come across arctic rabbits, foxes, and the larger mammal’s of caribou and musk ox. Many travel to Kangerlussuaq to witness the majestic musk ox, that thrives in these parts of Greenland. These giants can weigh up to 400 kilos and can be witnessed from a good distance, they are not dangerous. But these massive mammals will charge, if they feel threatened or you have entered their territory. Rest assured, this will not be a problem as you will be joined by an experienced guide who knows the signals and whereabouts of the musk ox. Tie your hiking boots and bring your camera for this adventure! Check out the booking availability by pressing ‘’Choose a date’’ above and book your trip today.

Duration:
5,5 hours
Available:
All year
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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:
30 minutes
Available:
May. - Oct.
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Frequently Asked Questions

About Kangerlussuaq

Kangerlussuaq is where you land when you travel to Greenland from Denmark. Being a former American base, it has a long runway for large planes to land. From here, connecting domestic flights depart to all areas of Greenland. In the summer, you will reach the town you are flying to on the same day. In the winter, there may be an overnight transit if you are traveling to one of the smaller towns in Greenland. 

1. Can I go on tours during the transit time between flights?

Yes, depending on how much time you have, there are short tours which drive you around the landscape, or take you on a short hike. If you have half a day, you can go further into the nature to a glacier or have more chances to spot the abundant wildlife in the area. Many people plan on overnight transits, to see the fantastic nature of this area. 

2. What is the best thing to do if I have half a day?

Kangerlussuaq is the only place in Greenland where you can drive up to the inland ice of Greenland. Tours to Ice Cap Point 660, and the great wall of ice at Russel Glacier are the most popular tours.

3. What kind of wildlife can I see at Kangerlussuaq?

Kangerlussauq is one of the places in Greenland where you have good chances to encounter wildlife. Herds of muskoxen can often be seen from the road, reindeer, Arctic hare and fox, ptarmigan and eagles, are some of the animals that you might meet on a hike or tour.

4. Is it worth spending several days in Kangerlussuaq?

Yes, absolutely. Kangerlussuaq has many experiences unique to Greenland. The inland ice sheet, a big glacier front, abundant wildlife, hiking and trekking the Arctic landscape, kayaking to see muskoxen, fishing for Arctic char, and list goes on.

In the winter, it is the perfect place to watch out for northern lights. The stable weather here gives you a good chance for clear skies. Tours to the Russel Glacier and the Ice Cap are operated all year round, and if you are a hiker, winter hiking is a special experience. Ice fishing and dogsledding are possible too.