Explore the winter wonders of Greenland in the iceberg paradise! A perfect combination of adventure and warmth - go snowmobiling, dog sledding and snowshoeing; hunt for the northern lights; and listen to ancient tales and myths with the locals.

If you're up for more adventure, it is also possible to take a multi-day dog sledding expedition. Just let us know!

Emanuela
Trip offered by Emanuela Travel expert in Greenland

Trip summary

  • Departure Ilulissat
  • End Ilulissat
  • Countries
    • Greenland
  • City
    • Ilulissat
    • Rodebay
  • Theme Adventure and trekking
  • Travel style Tailor-made travel
  • Accommodation Standard
  • Flight Excluded
  • Guide Included
  • The tour has met our standards

Detailed itinerary

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  • 1
    ilulissat & northern lights
    Day 1

    Your local guide will take you on a walking tour of town so you can learn more about the history, culture and lives of people.

    In the evening go on a northern lights hunt by snowshoe or snowmobile.

    Overnight at Hotel Arctic for 3 nights.

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  • 2
    Dogsledding
    Day 2

    A dogsledding tour where you start with cruising across the glaciers with beautiful views and also experience riding a sled amidst the icebergs.

    Optional add-ons: 2-day dog sledding expedition with an overnight in rural cabins or tents

    Visited places:
  • 3
    Oqaatsut & ancient tales
    Day 3

    Take a morning boat tour to the isolated settlement of Oqaatsut, also known as the Red Bay for its history of whale hunting.

    In the evening, you will join a group to visit a turf hut in the mountains. Spend the evening getting to know the locals whilst wrapped in sealskin blankets, listening to tales and myths from ancient times and enjoying coffee and Greenlandic traditional bites.

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  • 4
    Icebergs and glaciers
    Day 4

    In the morning, take a boat trip to get close to the icebergs and marvel at their beauty.

    Later go on a snowmobile adventure into the glacial wilderness and enjoy panoramic views of the surrounding mountains and fjords.

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  • Prices and conditions

    Price includes
    • 3 nights accommodation in a 4 star hotel in Ilulissat (double or twin room with private bath and breakfast)
    • Ilulissat Walking tour
    • Northern Lights tour by snowmobile or snowshoe
    • 5-hour dog sledding tour
    • Tales and myths evening tour
    • 5-hour Oqaatsut boat tour
    • 3-hour boat trip among the icebergs
    • ​3-hour snowmobile tour
    Price does not include
    • tips
    • extras
    • additional excursions
    • everything not declared in the "the price inludes section"