Nuuk Tours

Find the largest selection of things to do in Nuuk, the capital of Greenland, and the surrounding area. You can sail to the icefjord, past the mountain of Sermitsiaq in the sunny weather looking for whales and other wildlife, or go hike in the beautiful landscape.

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Nuuk Tours

Find the largest selection of things to do in Nuuk, the capital of Greenland, and the surrounding area. You can sail to the icefjord, past the mountain of Sermitsiaq in the sunny weather looking for whales and other wildlife, or go hike in the beautiful landscape.
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Closed boat Fjord Cruise | Nuuk

Jump aboard this captivating two-hour tour to the world’s second-largest fjord system, Nuuk fjord! The fjord system is an impressive size of 160 kilometres, where you can find incredible fjord sceneries, towering mountain peaks and an abundance of wildlife, such as humpback whales, seals and auks. Nuuk fjord is not only the worlds second-largest fjord system but also one of the oldest, as you can find mountains as old as 3,9 billion years.  Your tour starts by the harbour, from where your captain will welcome you on board his vessel. The tour takes place on a closed cabin boat, so you can enjoy the splendid Arctic landscapes from the heated cabin or on deck. Once you have been seated, you will be heading north of Nuuk, towards the iconic mountain, Sermitsiaq. En route, you will be cruising along the shores of Nuuk town, from where you will be able to see the iconic colourful houses of Mosquito valley. After admiring the spectacular scenery of colourful houses dotted across the mountain landscape, you will arrive by the mount Sermitsiaq. Under the peaks of the mountain is a small glacier, creating a stunning waterfall. Glacier meltwater tumbles down its side, creating a waterfall that you will get to experience. The captain will be on the lookout for seals, whales and eagles. There are also very good chances of seeing icebergs all year round.  Don’t miss this opportunity to explore the incredible Nuuk Fjord, by booking this tour. Check the booking availability by pressing ‘Choose a date’ above.  
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2hours
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Qoornoq Island Adventure | Nuuk

Visit the beautiful Qoornoq Island by booking this 4-hour boat trip! This tour is for those who would like to experience one of Nuuk Fjords, most interesting destinations of incredible nature and Greenlandic history.  This experience should not be missed those visitors of Greenland's capital, Nuuk, who are passionate about the country's history and spectacular nature.  Your tour starts at the colonial harbour, not far from the city centre, where you will be welcomed aboard our closed cabin boat. Your experienced captain will seat you, and pair you with a life jacket.  Once you are ready the captain will set the course towards the first highlight of the day.  Sailing into Nuuk's complicated fjord system, we will pass the iconic Sermitsiaq Mountain, which from the leftover snow from winter creates a beautiful waterfall down the mountainside. It's a spectacular sight to see the waterfall tumbling down the side of the mountain. En route to Qooqrnoq, you might be able to spot one of the many sea creatures inhabiting the seas of the fjord,  humpback whales and seals are common! By the settlement, you will go ashore.  After a walk between the few houses and surrounding tundra, we will continue our journey to the other side of the island. This is where we will be met by a breathtaking waterfall, where we will stay and listen to the sound of the running water and enjoy the stunning view of the fjord. We will then head towards some old Norse ruins where you will be told about the living conditions thousands of years ago. Put on your warmest hat, and join this marvelous journey through the complex fjord system around Nuuk. See availability by pressing 'Choose a date' and book your tour today.

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4hours
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Kapisillit Settlement Visit | Nuuk

Want to experience Greenlandic culture deep into Nuuk Fjord? Visit the last small settlement near Nuuk that still maintains a more traditional way of life on this full-day trip into the Nuuk Fjord system. This tour takes you 2.5 hours from Greenland’s capital into the Kapisillit arm of the Nuuk Fjord. The entire route is lined with the spectacular mountains and provides no shortage of photo opportunities as you make your way into the remote backcountry via the same method of transportation that local hunters use. Deep into the fjord your experienced will make a right turn at Uummannaq Island, and enter the Kapisillit fjord. Traveling a bit further in, and you will arrive in Kapisillit. Your experienced captain will dock the boat and escort you on land. The settlement of Kapisillit is located approx. 75 kilometers Northeast of Nuuk, and can only be reached by sea or air. Kapisillit is inhabited all-year-round and has a population of fewer than 60 people. Visiting the small settlement is a unique insight into what life is like, far from civilization and the hassle of modern life. This settlement adventure is yours to create. Chat with a local, visit the newly restored church, pay a visit to the only store in town and enjoy the spectacular surroundings of sky-high mountains, untouched arctic tundra and wildlife.  Before returning to Nuuk, we will make a quick stop in the abandoned settlement of Qoornoq. The colorful houses are spread across the mountain landscape, offering unique and beautiful scenery.  In the summer, the settlement is used as a recreational area for hunting and summer cottages. Rug up against the chill arctic air for this full-day adventure and reserve your place by selecting your preferred departure date above.
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Duration:
6hours
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Private Glacier Cruise | Narsap Sermia Glacier | Nuuk

With this 7-hour private glacier cruise, you will be experiencing the incredible Nuuk Icefjord! This private cruise takes you all the way through the worlds second-largest fjord system, Nuuk Fjord to the spectacular fjord of the Narsap Sermia.  Nuuk Fjord is famous for its incredible size and highlights of Arctic wonders. On this tour, you can experience icebergs, waterfalls, glaciers and wildlife of all sizes.  Your tour starts by the Colonial Harbour, where you will be welcome on board our closed cabin boat. Once you are ready, we will be venturing into the massive fjord. The route of the tour depends on the wind, weather and ice conditions. But it is safe to say, that you will experience the pristine nature-landscapes of Nuuk fjord.  The spectacular scenery of ice is a must to see when visiting Nuuk. The countless icebergs of the fjord originate from the Narsap Sermia Glacier, and it is therefore not always possible to reach the glacier, due to the ice conditions. There is no guarantee that you will see the glacier, but we strive to take you and your co-travellers as close to the glacier, as safety allows.  Arriving in the fjord of icebergs is an adventure unlike any other, you will be cruising among icebergs of all sizes and shapes. The blue and white nuanced chunks of ice, create a picturesque landscape, contrasting the surrounding mountains.  Come aboard and hold on to your hat, for this mesmerising journey to Nuuk Icefjord! Check the booking availability by pressing ''Choose a date'' above.
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Duration:
7hours
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May. - Oct.
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Catch'n'Eat | Qooqqut Nuan| Nuuk

A gourmet get-away is what to be explored on this 6-hour catch 'n' eat excursion to the settlement of Qooqqut. You will be catching your own dinner and eat your self-caught fish at a four-star restaurant! Qooqqut Nuan is a four-star restaurant, located deep into Nuuk fjord, in an abandoned settlement. The restaurant is a must-do when visiting Nuuk, and is cherished among locals for its delicious sea-food dishes.  Your extraordinary dining experience starts at the colonial harbour and takes you to Qooqqut. You will be welcomed onboard our closed cabin boat, and get equipped with a lifejacket. Once you are seated, the captain will set the course towards Qooqqut Bay.  In Qooqqut you will try your luck with longline fishing, and if you are new to the sport - your captain will give you a hand. It is possible to catch Acadian redfish, cod, trout and salmon. While you master the art of longline fishing, you will be surrounded by the unspoiled nature of towering mountains and luscious Arctic tundra. Once you are done fishing, the captain will take you ashore and bring you to the restaurant. Get involved in the process of cleaning, fillet, roasting, steaming and boiling, or leave it in the hands of professional chefs, while exploring. Qooqqut is rich on Greenlandic herbs and geology, the grounds are speckled with garden angelica, arctic thyme and berries. You can also find ancient ruins of the Thule Eskimos and Norse settlers. Get dressed for this extraordinary dining experience and bring your binoculars for this adventure! Check the booking availability by pressing 'Choose a date' above.
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Duration:
6hours
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May. - Sep.
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Boat tour to Nuuk Icefjord | Nuuk

Join this tour if you want to experience Greenlands most beautiful sides, of ice and breathtaking nature! Hop on board, this tour will take you to the Narsap Sermia ice fjord. En route you will also visit the small and charming abandoned village, Qoornoq. There are thousands of small and large fjords throughout the Greenlandic coast, but near the capital, you’ll find a truly unique fjord system, which is the second largest fjord system in the world. The fjord system is one of the oldest in the world, and it shows in the form of high and steep mountains. In the fjord you will find two glaciers that calve beautiful icebergs that decorate the amazing nature with their white and blue shades, you will be easily impressed by how they’re sculptured by nature itself! Depending on ice conditions, you might be lucky to see the glacier. The captain will stop the engine so you can enjoy your lunch among the beautiful icebergs while overlooking the most beautiful nature and indescribable silence! In between the many veins of the fjord system, you will be able to find abandoned villages, but there is one that is very special for Greenlanders: Qoornoq. After enjoying a nice lunch, in the Icefjord, we will make a quick stop in Qoornoq. The abandoned village is not completely abandoned yet, there is still life and beauty all year round - and even new houses are built as summer cottages. You will understand why the locals love to come here! Beautiful nature, friendly people and exciting history are to be experienced in Qoornoq. On the way back to Nuuk, the captain will sail you past a marvellous waterfall, which falls from the iconic hallmark of Nuuk: Sermitsiaq. Hop on board and check if there is enough space for pictures on your camera. Check out the booking availability by pressing "Choose a date" above.
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Duration:
7hours
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Apr. - Oct.
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2hours
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Helicopter Summit Flight | Nuuk

Want to take your helicopter scenic flight to the next level? Experience the adventure of landing in the wilderness near the summit of either Sermitsiaq or Kingittorsuaq mountain for a bird’s eye view of Nuuk and the Nuuk Fjord system. You begin your adventure at Nuuk airport where you will be greeted by your experienced pilot and taken out to the waiting helicopter.  There they will point out key elements of the aircraft, take you through a safety briefing, and let you know which mountain you will be visiting on the excursion. This latter is determined by the weather conditions and is not decided until just before the flight. Then sit back and enjoy the views as you lift off and head for the designated peak.  During the flight you will have unparalleled views of the Nuuk and the Nuuk Fjord system, and you will be able to talk to your pilot through your headset and ask questions about what you are seeing.  Landing a helicopter in the wilderness is an experience in itself, and you will likely have a bit of an adrenaline rush as your pilot searches for solid ground on which to land.  If there is snow at the summit, this can mean multiple landing attempts as your pilot compacts the snow to ensure a stable platform for the aircraft. Once the helicopter has been shut down, you will then have around 20 minutes to explore this uncharted location that is only accessible by helicopter.  Make sure you bring plenty of warm clothing and extra batteries for your camera as you will want to enjoy and capture this unique experience for as long as possible. Indulge your inner thrillseeker and combine a scenic flight with a summit landing. Reserve this unforgettable experience now by selecting your preferred departure date above.

Duration:
60minutes
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All year
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Kayaking & Arctic Char Fishing | Nuuk | West Greenland

Would you like to experience a local gem, adored by the locals? Come along to the wild and vast Akia, and kayak in the wilderness to a hidden local gem, a river full of arctic char.  Your adventure starts in the colonial harbor, where you and your fellow explorer will be greeted by your captain. From here you venture out on the neighboring seas and travel to Akia, also known as the Northland. Once you get to shore, a 20-minute hike on the arctic tundra waits to be conquered. Enjoy the peacefulness and the spellbinding surroundings, keep an eye out for wildlife playing hide and seek between the mountainsides. After the 20-minute hike, you and your fellow explorer will find some kayaks waiting for you on the shore of a gigantic lake, with perfect conditions for kayaking. The captain will give you instructions on how to kayak and once you have mastered the art, you venture out on the lake! This kayaking tour takes you west to a remote and hidden river, full of arctic char. Slide your paddle slowly through the waters and let the arctic winds slip through your hair, this is an experience that will decorate any explorer!  After an hour of exploring the hidden corners of the lake,  we will arrive at the river,  where you will be fishing for arctic char. The river is a local and hidden gem, due to its rich waters. In the breeding season of the arctic char, it is said that you can shovel the many fish. Enjoy the mesmerizing surroundings, while mastering the art of fishing! After a couple of hours of fishing, we return by kayak to the east of the lake and return to Nuuk by boat.   This adventure is the perfect combination of kayaking, fishing and Greenland’s outstanding nature.  Come along and bring your fellow explorers! Check the booking availability by pressing ‘Choose a date’ above.  

Duration:
8hours
Available:
Jul. - Sep.
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Nuuk city tour by car

Join this tour through the world's smallest capital, Nuuk, and get a sense of how the city evolves. You’ll be driven by car or bus with a professional guide who will tell you about the exciting history behind the colorful capital. Although the capital's inhabitants are just around 18,000,  you’ll see a fascinating cross between the urban and traditional way of life. You can go to the cinema after a nice visit at the café while meeting fishermen or hunters selling the catch of the day in the market. Like the rest of the cities in the Greenlandic coast, Nuuk is located by the coast and is surrounded by breathtaking nature - mountains and the sea play together very well in the hustle and bustle of the city atmosphere. Nuuk is divided into 3 parts. Nuuk is the centre of the city, you’ll find the oldest part of the city, the colonial harbour, where Greenland's colonial period has begun. Here you will not only see the past because you’ll also find different restaurants and cafés with food from Greenlandic to European inspiration. Lots of shops selling interesting souvenirs and local design. You can also find the Cultural House, National Museum as well as the local museum here. The second part is Nuussuaq, a part of Nuuk which sprung up in the 1980s. You’ll be impressed by colourful houses and suburban life in beautiful surroundings. The third and most recent part of Nuuk is Qinngorput, which appeared at the beginning of 2000. It takes about 20 minutes to drive from Nuuk to Qinngorput. The entire city has been in rapid development and it never stops, new buildings are always springing up around the entire city. Come along and get an idea of the conditions of which the modern Inuit live in, here in the capital and hear what your guide has to say, there are a lot of hidden wonders See availability for the tour by pressing "Choose a date" for the tour and book your tour today.

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90minutes
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All year
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4.5hours
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8hours
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May. - Oct.
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The Abandoned Settlement of Kangeq & The Island Of Hope | Nuuk

Come aboard this 3-hour excursion to the abandoned village Kangeq and the Island of Hope ! This excursion should not be missed by those visiting Nuuk, who are eager to learn about Greenlandic history or nature.  Kangeq is a former whaling village, that was abandoned in the 1970s, due to the industrialization of Greenland. Ever since the village has been deserted, and is today a standing proof of the colonial history, where you both can immerse yourself in pre-colonial history and Arctic coastal nature.  Your tour starts by the harbour, from where you will be welcomed aboard our closed cabin boat. From the colonial harbour we will head out Nuuk fjord, and upward the coast. The tour from Nuuk to Kangeq has a duration of 30-45 minutes. En route, there are great chances for seeing humpback whales, auks, seals and icebergs. Once you are out of the fjord, you will sail through a narrow passage and enter a small bay, where the village is hidden. There are several attractions in the small town, that you can explore. Explore the cores of the houses from the colonial period, that display the modest and harsh living conditions of early 1900, search for the ancient Inuit ruins or see the traces of how the once active fishing factory is now used by local fishermen.  Next destination of the day, brings us to sea again. We will set the course towards the Island of hope, where you will be able to see where the colonialist of Greenland first settled. The island of hope was established by the missionary Hans Egede before Nuuk was colonized. Put on a warm hat and bring your camera, for this out-of-fjord adventure to Kangeq and the Island Of Hope! Check the booking availability by pressing ''Choose a date'' above.
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3hours
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4hours
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Jul. - May.
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Boat Shuttle Express | Kapisillit | Nuuk

Come aboard, this fast travelling boat shuttle from Greenland's capital, Nuuk to Kapisillit. This boat shuttle is perfect for you who would like to experience Greenland, its nature and its culture. Kapisillit offers unique opportunities for exploring Greenlandic culture and the beauty of the Arctic nature. Kapisillit is a small settlement, living off its surrounding nature - by fishing and hunting. The settlement has approximately 60 inhabitants and is surrounded by endless miles of Arctic tundra and unimaginable beauty.  With this boat shuttle, you will be transported to Kapisillit Friday, and return to Nuuk Sunday. Book a two-day stay at the local hostel, rent a cabin for a weekend or camp in the surrounding nature. This is the perfect opportunity if you would like to create your own Greenland holiday. For cultural activities, visit a local family, join the cultural celebration – Kaffemik, attend a church ceremony or go on a self-guided settlement tour and chit chat with the locals. Visiting Kapisillit is a true insight into what Greenland is like, outside of the capital. The surrounding nature offers a fjord of opportunities, for fishing and hiking. The area is known for its large lakes and river system, with breeding arctic char and salmon. Kapisillit means salmon and the settlement is named after its rich waters of salmon.   There are tons of hiking opportunities. Only an hour or two by foot, you can visit the ice-filled fjord, Nuuk ice fjord. The fjord houses the Narsap Sermia Glacier, which produces endless icebergs, flowing into the fjord. The many icebergs create a picturesque landscape with icebergs as far as the eyes can see. The hike is quite easy and can almost be done by all ages. Please note that these tours are without a guide. Departure is:  FRIDAY Nuuk – Kapisillit 16.00 Kapisillit – Nuuk 18.30 SUNDAY Nuuk – Kapisillit 12.00 Kapisillit – Nuuk 14.30 Pack your camera and fishing equipment for this out-of-town settlement visit. Check the booking availability by pressing 'Choose a date' above.   

Duration:
4hours
Available:
Jun. - Aug.
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Private Catch'n'Eat | Qooqqut Nuan| Nuuk

A gourmet get-away is what to be explored on this 6-hour private catch 'n' eat tour to the settlement of Qooqqut. This extraordinary dining experience allows you to catch your own dinner and eat your self-caught fish at a four-star restaurant! Qooqqut is Nuuk Fjord's leading destination for extraordinary dining. The restaurant is located in the world's second-largest fjord system, in the oasis of Qooqqut Bay. While eating your self-caught dinner, you will be overlooking the most beautiful surroundings of towering mountain peaks, Arctic tundra and sea.   At the colonial harbour, you will be welcome on board our closed cabin boat. The tour from Nuuk to Qoqqut takes approx. 50 minutes, depending on the tide and weather conditions. En route, you can enjoy the Greenlandic fjord landscapes on deck.  In Qooqqut Bay we will make a stop, by a small waterfall, where we will be fishing for Acadian redfish and trout.  Enjoy the pristine arctic nature while you master the art of long-line fishing.  Once you have gotten a fish or two on the hooks, the captain will dock the boat in the abandoned settlement of Qooqqut. By the restaurant, you can select a dish you would like to try and leave your fish in the hands of the professional chefs of Qooqqut Nuan. While waiting for your dinner, you can take the time to explore the area.  Qooqqut is rich on Greenlandic herbs, granite and Norse-Viking ruins.  Book your extraordinary dining experience now, and reel in your excitement! Check the booking availability by pressing 'Choose a date' above. 

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6hours
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May. - Sep.
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3days
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Best of Nuuk in 4 days | West Greenland

Explore the capital of Greenland (and the smallest capital in the world) Nuuk, that is surrounded by an amazing nature and city life where you meet Greenlanders fascinating mix of the traditional and modern way of life. In many different restaurants, you can have Greenlandic and European inspired food on the menu. From fashion shops, you cannot leave without having anything in your bag. And the northern lights inspired cultural center, Katuaq, where you can drink your caffe latte while you enjoy the artwork from the local and international artists. Nuuk is definitely the capital of modern Greenland and still keeps growing. But the modern Nuuk will also show its past in this package, because you can still see some of the first buildings by the colonial harbour from the 1700s, including a visit to the National Museum of Greenland and the local museum right on the spot! One of its many characteristics are the many opportunities to sail and experience things like seeing abandoned villages, taking pictures of fine icebergs in all shapes and sizes, watching whales and sailing into the second largest fjord system in the world. This is an unforgettable tour, you’ll start to get to know Nuuk with a city sightseeing tour and eventually you can take a walk and explore Nuuk on your own. The second day will be more focused on historical and cultural experiences, as you’ll visit the National Museum of Greenland to see umiaqs(Women’s boats), qajaqs(kayaks), mummies and many more ancient relics and interesting bits of history. After the visit to the museum you are going to sail and of course experience a little bit of the Greenlandic traditional culture yourself by going on a fishing tour followed by a visit to a restaurant with delicious food in the middle of nature, far from everything else. The next day you’ll go to the amazing Nuuk icefjord filled with icebergs from several glaciers. You'll also get the opportunity to go hiking around the popular Quassussuaq mountain.

Duration:
4days
Available:
May. - Sep.
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Best of Nuuk in 5 days | West Greenland

Explore the capital of Greenland (and the smallest capital in the world) Nuuk, that is surrounded by an amazing nature and city life where you meet Greenlanders fascinating mix of a traditional and modern way of life. In many different restaurants, you can have Greenlandic and European inspired food in the menu. From fashion shops, you cannot leave without having anything in your bag. And the northern lights inspired cultural center, Katuaq, where you can drink your caffe latte while you enjoy the artwork from the local and international artists. Nuuk is definitely the capital of modern Greenland and still keeps growing. But the modern Nuuk will also show its past in this package, because you can still see some of the first buildings by the colonial harbour from the 1700s, including a visit to the National Museum of Greenland and the local museum right on the spot! One of its many characteristics are the many opportunities to sail and experience things like seeing abandoned villages, taking pictures of fine icebergs in all shapes and sizes, watching whales and sailing into the second largest fjord system in the world. This is an unforgettable tour, you’ll start to get to know Nuuk with a city sightseeing tour and eventually you can take a walk and explore Nuuk on your own. The second day will be more focused on historical and cultural experiences, as you’ll visit the National Museum of Greenland to see umiaqs(Women’s boats), qajaqs(kayaks), mummies and many more ancient relics and interesting bits of history. After the visit to the museum you are going to sail and of course experience a little bit of the Greenlandic traditional culture yourself by going on a fishing tour followed by a visit to a restaurant with delicious food in the middle of nature, far from everything else. The next day you’ll go to the amazing Nuuk icefjord filled with icebergs from several glaciers. This package also includes the opportunity to go hiking around the popular Quassussuaq mountain.

Duration:
5days
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Jun. - Sep.
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Redfish tour | Nuuk

Go on a fishing tour just near the capital of Greenland and return to Nuuk with your freshly caught fish to make your very own delicious fish'n'dish! Nuuk lies at the tip of the Nuuk Fjord, which is also the world's second largest fjord system. Inside the fjord system there are 3 fjords and one of them leads to 2 glaciers which calve unique and magnificent icebergs both big and small, it is absolutely beautiful the way they decorate the landscape with their fun shapes - as nature itself has sculpted. On this trip you will see a small part of the fjordsystem as you are going to Qooqqut - which is also just the best place to fish redfish, it’s so great that this place is known as the "Redfish Hole". Greenlanders - no matter if they’re young or old - love to fish! And we think you'll enjoy it as well once you try it. Being in nature is a big part of the Greenlandic culture, and it involves sailing out to catch seals, picking berries and fishing, especially Redfish! These catches make up the traditional food that Greenlanders have been eating for hundreds of years. That’s why many of the locals have their own boats and, for example, have hunting as a main occupation or hunt a lot in their free time. Summer is the peak of sailing adventures and the locals gather with their family and friends to enjoy themselves in the wild with their fresh catch in the pot! Grab some snacks and food for this 4-hour open boat trip (2.5 hour sailing and 1.5 hour fishing) and remember to wear warm clothes! Because it can quickly get cold when you're at sea - even if the sun is shining. Check out the availability for the tour by pressing "Choose a date" and book today.

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4hours
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Jun. - Sep.
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Nuuk Tours

Find the largest selection of things to do in Nuuk, the capital of Greenland, and the surrounding area. You can sail to the icefjord, past the mountain of Sermitsiaq in the sunny weather looking for whales and other wildlife, or go hike in the beautiful landscape.

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Nuuk Tours

Find the largest selection of things to do in Nuuk, the capital of Greenland, and the surrounding area. You can sail to the icefjord, past the mountain of Sermitsiaq in the sunny weather looking for whales and other wildlife, or go hike in the beautiful landscape.
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Closed boat Fjord Cruise | Nuuk

Jump aboard this captivating two-hour tour to the world’s second-largest fjord system, Nuuk fjord! The fjord system is an impressive size of 160 kilometres, where you can find incredible fjord sceneries, towering mountain peaks and an abundance of wildlife, such as humpback whales, seals and auks. Nuuk fjord is not only the worlds second-largest fjord system but also one of the oldest, as you can find mountains as old as 3,9 billion years.  Your tour starts by the harbour, from where your captain will welcome you on board his vessel. The tour takes place on a closed cabin boat, so you can enjoy the splendid Arctic landscapes from the heated cabin or on deck. Once you have been seated, you will be heading north of Nuuk, towards the iconic mountain, Sermitsiaq. En route, you will be cruising along the shores of Nuuk town, from where you will be able to see the iconic colourful houses of Mosquito valley. After admiring the spectacular scenery of colourful houses dotted across the mountain landscape, you will arrive by the mount Sermitsiaq. Under the peaks of the mountain is a small glacier, creating a stunning waterfall. Glacier meltwater tumbles down its side, creating a waterfall that you will get to experience. The captain will be on the lookout for seals, whales and eagles. There are also very good chances of seeing icebergs all year round.  Don’t miss this opportunity to explore the incredible Nuuk Fjord, by booking this tour. Check the booking availability by pressing ‘Choose a date’ above.  
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Qoornoq Island Adventure | Nuuk

Visit the beautiful Qoornoq Island by booking this 4-hour boat trip! This tour is for those who would like to experience one of Nuuk Fjords, most interesting destinations of incredible nature and Greenlandic history.  This experience should not be missed those visitors of Greenland's capital, Nuuk, who are passionate about the country's history and spectacular nature.  Your tour starts at the colonial harbour, not far from the city centre, where you will be welcomed aboard our closed cabin boat. Your experienced captain will seat you, and pair you with a life jacket.  Once you are ready the captain will set the course towards the first highlight of the day.  Sailing into Nuuk's complicated fjord system, we will pass the iconic Sermitsiaq Mountain, which from the leftover snow from winter creates a beautiful waterfall down the mountainside. It's a spectacular sight to see the waterfall tumbling down the side of the mountain. En route to Qooqrnoq, you might be able to spot one of the many sea creatures inhabiting the seas of the fjord,  humpback whales and seals are common! By the settlement, you will go ashore.  After a walk between the few houses and surrounding tundra, we will continue our journey to the other side of the island. This is where we will be met by a breathtaking waterfall, where we will stay and listen to the sound of the running water and enjoy the stunning view of the fjord. We will then head towards some old Norse ruins where you will be told about the living conditions thousands of years ago. Put on your warmest hat, and join this marvelous journey through the complex fjord system around Nuuk. See availability by pressing 'Choose a date' and book your tour today.

Duration:
4hours
Available:
All year
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Kapisillit Settlement Visit | Nuuk

Want to experience Greenlandic culture deep into Nuuk Fjord? Visit the last small settlement near Nuuk that still maintains a more traditional way of life on this full-day trip into the Nuuk Fjord system. This tour takes you 2.5 hours from Greenland’s capital into the Kapisillit arm of the Nuuk Fjord. The entire route is lined with the spectacular mountains and provides no shortage of photo opportunities as you make your way into the remote backcountry via the same method of transportation that local hunters use. Deep into the fjord your experienced will make a right turn at Uummannaq Island, and enter the Kapisillit fjord. Traveling a bit further in, and you will arrive in Kapisillit. Your experienced captain will dock the boat and escort you on land. The settlement of Kapisillit is located approx. 75 kilometers Northeast of Nuuk, and can only be reached by sea or air. Kapisillit is inhabited all-year-round and has a population of fewer than 60 people. Visiting the small settlement is a unique insight into what life is like, far from civilization and the hassle of modern life. This settlement adventure is yours to create. Chat with a local, visit the newly restored church, pay a visit to the only store in town and enjoy the spectacular surroundings of sky-high mountains, untouched arctic tundra and wildlife.  Before returning to Nuuk, we will make a quick stop in the abandoned settlement of Qoornoq. The colorful houses are spread across the mountain landscape, offering unique and beautiful scenery.  In the summer, the settlement is used as a recreational area for hunting and summer cottages. Rug up against the chill arctic air for this full-day adventure and reserve your place by selecting your preferred departure date above.
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Duration:
6hours
Available:
All year
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Private Glacier Cruise | Narsap Sermia Glacier | Nuuk

With this 7-hour private glacier cruise, you will be experiencing the incredible Nuuk Icefjord! This private cruise takes you all the way through the worlds second-largest fjord system, Nuuk Fjord to the spectacular fjord of the Narsap Sermia.  Nuuk Fjord is famous for its incredible size and highlights of Arctic wonders. On this tour, you can experience icebergs, waterfalls, glaciers and wildlife of all sizes.  Your tour starts by the Colonial Harbour, where you will be welcome on board our closed cabin boat. Once you are ready, we will be venturing into the massive fjord. The route of the tour depends on the wind, weather and ice conditions. But it is safe to say, that you will experience the pristine nature-landscapes of Nuuk fjord.  The spectacular scenery of ice is a must to see when visiting Nuuk. The countless icebergs of the fjord originate from the Narsap Sermia Glacier, and it is therefore not always possible to reach the glacier, due to the ice conditions. There is no guarantee that you will see the glacier, but we strive to take you and your co-travellers as close to the glacier, as safety allows.  Arriving in the fjord of icebergs is an adventure unlike any other, you will be cruising among icebergs of all sizes and shapes. The blue and white nuanced chunks of ice, create a picturesque landscape, contrasting the surrounding mountains.  Come aboard and hold on to your hat, for this mesmerising journey to Nuuk Icefjord! Check the booking availability by pressing ''Choose a date'' above.
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Duration:
7hours
Available:
May. - Oct.
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Catch'n'Eat | Qooqqut Nuan| Nuuk

A gourmet get-away is what to be explored on this 6-hour catch 'n' eat excursion to the settlement of Qooqqut. You will be catching your own dinner and eat your self-caught fish at a four-star restaurant! Qooqqut Nuan is a four-star restaurant, located deep into Nuuk fjord, in an abandoned settlement. The restaurant is a must-do when visiting Nuuk, and is cherished among locals for its delicious sea-food dishes.  Your extraordinary dining experience starts at the colonial harbour and takes you to Qooqqut. You will be welcomed onboard our closed cabin boat, and get equipped with a lifejacket. Once you are seated, the captain will set the course towards Qooqqut Bay.  In Qooqqut you will try your luck with longline fishing, and if you are new to the sport - your captain will give you a hand. It is possible to catch Acadian redfish, cod, trout and salmon. While you master the art of longline fishing, you will be surrounded by the unspoiled nature of towering mountains and luscious Arctic tundra. Once you are done fishing, the captain will take you ashore and bring you to the restaurant. Get involved in the process of cleaning, fillet, roasting, steaming and boiling, or leave it in the hands of professional chefs, while exploring. Qooqqut is rich on Greenlandic herbs and geology, the grounds are speckled with garden angelica, arctic thyme and berries. You can also find ancient ruins of the Thule Eskimos and Norse settlers. Get dressed for this extraordinary dining experience and bring your binoculars for this adventure! Check the booking availability by pressing 'Choose a date' above.
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Duration:
6hours
Available:
May. - Sep.
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Boat tour to Nuuk Icefjord | Nuuk

Join this tour if you want to experience Greenlands most beautiful sides, of ice and breathtaking nature! Hop on board, this tour will take you to the Narsap Sermia ice fjord. En route you will also visit the small and charming abandoned village, Qoornoq. There are thousands of small and large fjords throughout the Greenlandic coast, but near the capital, you’ll find a truly unique fjord system, which is the second largest fjord system in the world. The fjord system is one of the oldest in the world, and it shows in the form of high and steep mountains. In the fjord you will find two glaciers that calve beautiful icebergs that decorate the amazing nature with their white and blue shades, you will be easily impressed by how they’re sculptured by nature itself! Depending on ice conditions, you might be lucky to see the glacier. The captain will stop the engine so you can enjoy your lunch among the beautiful icebergs while overlooking the most beautiful nature and indescribable silence! In between the many veins of the fjord system, you will be able to find abandoned villages, but there is one that is very special for Greenlanders: Qoornoq. After enjoying a nice lunch, in the Icefjord, we will make a quick stop in Qoornoq. The abandoned village is not completely abandoned yet, there is still life and beauty all year round - and even new houses are built as summer cottages. You will understand why the locals love to come here! Beautiful nature, friendly people and exciting history are to be experienced in Qoornoq. On the way back to Nuuk, the captain will sail you past a marvellous waterfall, which falls from the iconic hallmark of Nuuk: Sermitsiaq. Hop on board and check if there is enough space for pictures on your camera. Check out the booking availability by pressing "Choose a date" above.
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Duration:
7hours
Available:
Apr. - Oct.
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Duration:
2hours
Available:
All year
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Helicopter Summit Flight | Nuuk

Want to take your helicopter scenic flight to the next level? Experience the adventure of landing in the wilderness near the summit of either Sermitsiaq or Kingittorsuaq mountain for a bird’s eye view of Nuuk and the Nuuk Fjord system. You begin your adventure at Nuuk airport where you will be greeted by your experienced pilot and taken out to the waiting helicopter.  There they will point out key elements of the aircraft, take you through a safety briefing, and let you know which mountain you will be visiting on the excursion. This latter is determined by the weather conditions and is not decided until just before the flight. Then sit back and enjoy the views as you lift off and head for the designated peak.  During the flight you will have unparalleled views of the Nuuk and the Nuuk Fjord system, and you will be able to talk to your pilot through your headset and ask questions about what you are seeing.  Landing a helicopter in the wilderness is an experience in itself, and you will likely have a bit of an adrenaline rush as your pilot searches for solid ground on which to land.  If there is snow at the summit, this can mean multiple landing attempts as your pilot compacts the snow to ensure a stable platform for the aircraft. Once the helicopter has been shut down, you will then have around 20 minutes to explore this uncharted location that is only accessible by helicopter.  Make sure you bring plenty of warm clothing and extra batteries for your camera as you will want to enjoy and capture this unique experience for as long as possible. Indulge your inner thrillseeker and combine a scenic flight with a summit landing. Reserve this unforgettable experience now by selecting your preferred departure date above.

Duration:
60minutes
Available:
All year
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Kayaking & Arctic Char Fishing | Nuuk | West Greenland

Would you like to experience a local gem, adored by the locals? Come along to the wild and vast Akia, and kayak in the wilderness to a hidden local gem, a river full of arctic char.  Your adventure starts in the colonial harbor, where you and your fellow explorer will be greeted by your captain. From here you venture out on the neighboring seas and travel to Akia, also known as the Northland. Once you get to shore, a 20-minute hike on the arctic tundra waits to be conquered. Enjoy the peacefulness and the spellbinding surroundings, keep an eye out for wildlife playing hide and seek between the mountainsides. After the 20-minute hike, you and your fellow explorer will find some kayaks waiting for you on the shore of a gigantic lake, with perfect conditions for kayaking. The captain will give you instructions on how to kayak and once you have mastered the art, you venture out on the lake! This kayaking tour takes you west to a remote and hidden river, full of arctic char. Slide your paddle slowly through the waters and let the arctic winds slip through your hair, this is an experience that will decorate any explorer!  After an hour of exploring the hidden corners of the lake,  we will arrive at the river,  where you will be fishing for arctic char. The river is a local and hidden gem, due to its rich waters. In the breeding season of the arctic char, it is said that you can shovel the many fish. Enjoy the mesmerizing surroundings, while mastering the art of fishing! After a couple of hours of fishing, we return by kayak to the east of the lake and return to Nuuk by boat.   This adventure is the perfect combination of kayaking, fishing and Greenland’s outstanding nature.  Come along and bring your fellow explorers! Check the booking availability by pressing ‘Choose a date’ above.  

Duration:
8hours
Available:
Jul. - Sep.
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Nuuk city tour by car

Join this tour through the world's smallest capital, Nuuk, and get a sense of how the city evolves. You’ll be driven by car or bus with a professional guide who will tell you about the exciting history behind the colorful capital. Although the capital's inhabitants are just around 18,000,  you’ll see a fascinating cross between the urban and traditional way of life. You can go to the cinema after a nice visit at the café while meeting fishermen or hunters selling the catch of the day in the market. Like the rest of the cities in the Greenlandic coast, Nuuk is located by the coast and is surrounded by breathtaking nature - mountains and the sea play together very well in the hustle and bustle of the city atmosphere. Nuuk is divided into 3 parts. Nuuk is the centre of the city, you’ll find the oldest part of the city, the colonial harbour, where Greenland's colonial period has begun. Here you will not only see the past because you’ll also find different restaurants and cafés with food from Greenlandic to European inspiration. Lots of shops selling interesting souvenirs and local design. You can also find the Cultural House, National Museum as well as the local museum here. The second part is Nuussuaq, a part of Nuuk which sprung up in the 1980s. You’ll be impressed by colourful houses and suburban life in beautiful surroundings. The third and most recent part of Nuuk is Qinngorput, which appeared at the beginning of 2000. It takes about 20 minutes to drive from Nuuk to Qinngorput. The entire city has been in rapid development and it never stops, new buildings are always springing up around the entire city. Come along and get an idea of the conditions of which the modern Inuit live in, here in the capital and hear what your guide has to say, there are a lot of hidden wonders See availability for the tour by pressing "Choose a date" for the tour and book your tour today.

Duration:
90minutes
Available:
All year
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Duration:
4.5hours
Available:
May. - Sep.
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Duration:
23.5hours
Available:
May. - Oct.
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Duration:
8hours
Available:
May. - Oct.
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The Abandoned Settlement of Kangeq & The Island Of Hope | Nuuk

Come aboard this 3-hour excursion to the abandoned village Kangeq and the Island of Hope ! This excursion should not be missed by those visiting Nuuk, who are eager to learn about Greenlandic history or nature.  Kangeq is a former whaling village, that was abandoned in the 1970s, due to the industrialization of Greenland. Ever since the village has been deserted, and is today a standing proof of the colonial history, where you both can immerse yourself in pre-colonial history and Arctic coastal nature.  Your tour starts by the harbour, from where you will be welcomed aboard our closed cabin boat. From the colonial harbour we will head out Nuuk fjord, and upward the coast. The tour from Nuuk to Kangeq has a duration of 30-45 minutes. En route, there are great chances for seeing humpback whales, auks, seals and icebergs. Once you are out of the fjord, you will sail through a narrow passage and enter a small bay, where the village is hidden. There are several attractions in the small town, that you can explore. Explore the cores of the houses from the colonial period, that display the modest and harsh living conditions of early 1900, search for the ancient Inuit ruins or see the traces of how the once active fishing factory is now used by local fishermen.  Next destination of the day, brings us to sea again. We will set the course towards the Island of hope, where you will be able to see where the colonialist of Greenland first settled. The island of hope was established by the missionary Hans Egede before Nuuk was colonized. Put on a warm hat and bring your camera, for this out-of-fjord adventure to Kangeq and the Island Of Hope! Check the booking availability by pressing ''Choose a date'' above.
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Duration:
3hours
Available:
All year
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Duration:
4hours
Available:
Jul. - May.
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Boat Shuttle Express | Kapisillit | Nuuk

Come aboard, this fast travelling boat shuttle from Greenland's capital, Nuuk to Kapisillit. This boat shuttle is perfect for you who would like to experience Greenland, its nature and its culture. Kapisillit offers unique opportunities for exploring Greenlandic culture and the beauty of the Arctic nature. Kapisillit is a small settlement, living off its surrounding nature - by fishing and hunting. The settlement has approximately 60 inhabitants and is surrounded by endless miles of Arctic tundra and unimaginable beauty.  With this boat shuttle, you will be transported to Kapisillit Friday, and return to Nuuk Sunday. Book a two-day stay at the local hostel, rent a cabin for a weekend or camp in the surrounding nature. This is the perfect opportunity if you would like to create your own Greenland holiday. For cultural activities, visit a local family, join the cultural celebration – Kaffemik, attend a church ceremony or go on a self-guided settlement tour and chit chat with the locals. Visiting Kapisillit is a true insight into what Greenland is like, outside of the capital. The surrounding nature offers a fjord of opportunities, for fishing and hiking. The area is known for its large lakes and river system, with breeding arctic char and salmon. Kapisillit means salmon and the settlement is named after its rich waters of salmon.   There are tons of hiking opportunities. Only an hour or two by foot, you can visit the ice-filled fjord, Nuuk ice fjord. The fjord houses the Narsap Sermia Glacier, which produces endless icebergs, flowing into the fjord. The many icebergs create a picturesque landscape with icebergs as far as the eyes can see. The hike is quite easy and can almost be done by all ages. Please note that these tours are without a guide. Departure is:  FRIDAY Nuuk – Kapisillit 16.00 Kapisillit – Nuuk 18.30 SUNDAY Nuuk – Kapisillit 12.00 Kapisillit – Nuuk 14.30 Pack your camera and fishing equipment for this out-of-town settlement visit. Check the booking availability by pressing 'Choose a date' above.   

Duration:
4hours
Available:
Jun. - Aug.
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Private Catch'n'Eat | Qooqqut Nuan| Nuuk

A gourmet get-away is what to be explored on this 6-hour private catch 'n' eat tour to the settlement of Qooqqut. This extraordinary dining experience allows you to catch your own dinner and eat your self-caught fish at a four-star restaurant! Qooqqut is Nuuk Fjord's leading destination for extraordinary dining. The restaurant is located in the world's second-largest fjord system, in the oasis of Qooqqut Bay. While eating your self-caught dinner, you will be overlooking the most beautiful surroundings of towering mountain peaks, Arctic tundra and sea.   At the colonial harbour, you will be welcome on board our closed cabin boat. The tour from Nuuk to Qoqqut takes approx. 50 minutes, depending on the tide and weather conditions. En route, you can enjoy the Greenlandic fjord landscapes on deck.  In Qooqqut Bay we will make a stop, by a small waterfall, where we will be fishing for Acadian redfish and trout.  Enjoy the pristine arctic nature while you master the art of long-line fishing.  Once you have gotten a fish or two on the hooks, the captain will dock the boat in the abandoned settlement of Qooqqut. By the restaurant, you can select a dish you would like to try and leave your fish in the hands of the professional chefs of Qooqqut Nuan. While waiting for your dinner, you can take the time to explore the area.  Qooqqut is rich on Greenlandic herbs, granite and Norse-Viking ruins.  Book your extraordinary dining experience now, and reel in your excitement! Check the booking availability by pressing 'Choose a date' above. 

Duration:
6hours
Available:
May. - Sep.
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Duration:
3days
Available:
May. - Sep.
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Best of Nuuk in 4 days | West Greenland

Explore the capital of Greenland (and the smallest capital in the world) Nuuk, that is surrounded by an amazing nature and city life where you meet Greenlanders fascinating mix of the traditional and modern way of life. In many different restaurants, you can have Greenlandic and European inspired food on the menu. From fashion shops, you cannot leave without having anything in your bag. And the northern lights inspired cultural center, Katuaq, where you can drink your caffe latte while you enjoy the artwork from the local and international artists. Nuuk is definitely the capital of modern Greenland and still keeps growing. But the modern Nuuk will also show its past in this package, because you can still see some of the first buildings by the colonial harbour from the 1700s, including a visit to the National Museum of Greenland and the local museum right on the spot! One of its many characteristics are the many opportunities to sail and experience things like seeing abandoned villages, taking pictures of fine icebergs in all shapes and sizes, watching whales and sailing into the second largest fjord system in the world. This is an unforgettable tour, you’ll start to get to know Nuuk with a city sightseeing tour and eventually you can take a walk and explore Nuuk on your own. The second day will be more focused on historical and cultural experiences, as you’ll visit the National Museum of Greenland to see umiaqs(Women’s boats), qajaqs(kayaks), mummies and many more ancient relics and interesting bits of history. After the visit to the museum you are going to sail and of course experience a little bit of the Greenlandic traditional culture yourself by going on a fishing tour followed by a visit to a restaurant with delicious food in the middle of nature, far from everything else. The next day you’ll go to the amazing Nuuk icefjord filled with icebergs from several glaciers. You'll also get the opportunity to go hiking around the popular Quassussuaq mountain.

Duration:
4days
Available:
May. - Sep.
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Best of Nuuk in 5 days | West Greenland

Explore the capital of Greenland (and the smallest capital in the world) Nuuk, that is surrounded by an amazing nature and city life where you meet Greenlanders fascinating mix of a traditional and modern way of life. In many different restaurants, you can have Greenlandic and European inspired food in the menu. From fashion shops, you cannot leave without having anything in your bag. And the northern lights inspired cultural center, Katuaq, where you can drink your caffe latte while you enjoy the artwork from the local and international artists. Nuuk is definitely the capital of modern Greenland and still keeps growing. But the modern Nuuk will also show its past in this package, because you can still see some of the first buildings by the colonial harbour from the 1700s, including a visit to the National Museum of Greenland and the local museum right on the spot! One of its many characteristics are the many opportunities to sail and experience things like seeing abandoned villages, taking pictures of fine icebergs in all shapes and sizes, watching whales and sailing into the second largest fjord system in the world. This is an unforgettable tour, you’ll start to get to know Nuuk with a city sightseeing tour and eventually you can take a walk and explore Nuuk on your own. The second day will be more focused on historical and cultural experiences, as you’ll visit the National Museum of Greenland to see umiaqs(Women’s boats), qajaqs(kayaks), mummies and many more ancient relics and interesting bits of history. After the visit to the museum you are going to sail and of course experience a little bit of the Greenlandic traditional culture yourself by going on a fishing tour followed by a visit to a restaurant with delicious food in the middle of nature, far from everything else. The next day you’ll go to the amazing Nuuk icefjord filled with icebergs from several glaciers. This package also includes the opportunity to go hiking around the popular Quassussuaq mountain.

Duration:
5days
Available:
Jun. - Sep.
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