Disko island is a paradise island
The mountains in Qeqertarsuaq are very beautiful and unique because they are vulcanic greated.
The ice cap on top of the Lyngmark mountain, which is 1200 meters hight, gives the oppotunity to go on a dog sled even during summer.
It can be a bit wet during warm sunny summerdays, but there is snow all year round.
It’s possible to hire a helicopter to fly to the top, but you can also hike 2-3 hours through a marked trail to get there.
Many visitors decide to hike there just for the view, which by the way is amazing! The viev is over the town and the disko bay with its many icebergs and whales in the horizon.
There is also beautiful hike possibilities. The picture above is at Kuannit, which is only a 2-hour hike to this green paradise area! The hike is marked with blue paints all the way, so it’s very easy and anyone can go by themselves. The marking starts at the football field.
The beach is black and very beautiful. From mid-May till mid-July the sun doesn’t set. So from August the sunsets become very colorful.
I was in Qeqertarsuaq in September and October last year, and I loved to go for evening hikes to feel the breeze and enjoy the colors of the sky.