Information about Arctic Circle Trail

The well-known Arctic Circle Trail is a 160 km long trail that stretches between Kangerlussuaq and Sisimiut. It is a perfect hike to escape everyday life and just to enjoy the things that immense nature has to offer.

It takes usually 8-11 days hiking to complete this demanding trail. Most people hike from Kangerlussuaq to Sisimiut, but hiking from Sisimiut to Kangerlussuaq is also an option. From Kangerlussuaq to Sisimiut the trail gains elevation. There are 8 huts that are placed along the trail where everyone can use them to stay the night However they are not always available, so it’s essential to bring a tent on this hike.

The trail is not an easy hike, the terrain varies a lot. It requires you to be in good physical shape to do this breathtaking hike.

The trail can be hiked all year round, but the best time to hike is in the summer and in early autumn, where there’s midnight sun, so it will be easier to spot the trail and the cairns.

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