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Description

Get to know the Greenlandic people, their ancient culture and way of life whilst experiencing the untouched beauty and wilderness of their stunning country!

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  • 1
    Kulusuk, drum dance & kaffemik
    Day 1 Transfer by airplane
    Kulusuk, drum dance & kaffemik

    Take a 2-hour flight from Reykjavik to Kulusuk. After check-in, your local guide will take you on a 2-hour walking tour of the town where you will also experience a traditional drum dance. In the evening you can get to know the locals over Kaffemik at a local Inuit home. Overnight in Kulusuk at Hotel Kulusuk.

    Optional add-ons:

    • 1.5-2 hour boat tour to the Apusjasiik glacier
    • 1.5-2 hour tour to the DYE-4 radar station
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  • 2
    Hike to a shaman grave and dy4 mountain drive
    Day 2
    Hike to a shaman grave and dy4 mountain drive

    To have a different point of view over the majestic landscapes of East Greenland, today you will join a morning hike to the Reindeer fence, where, in the ancient times, population of Kulusuk used to keep their reindeers. Next to it there is a shaman’s grave which can be visited while having a mesmerizing view over  the island.

    In the evening, take a drive through the 8 km long road ( the longest road of East Greenland) to the old DY4, a dismissed radio station, wherethe mountaintop has stunning views over Kulusuk island and the bay.

    Overnight at Kulusuk hotel.

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  • 3
    Tasiilaq & midnight sun boat tour
    Day 3
    Tasiilaq & midnight sun boat tour

    Helicopter transfer to Tasiilaq where your local guide will show you around the town, the Inuit museum and the Tupilaq factory and walk the famous Valley of Flowers where you can admire the untouched beauty of the landscape and the arctic summer flora.

    In the evening you can admire the midnight sun and enjoy sparkling wine on a boat tour amidst floating icebergs.

    Overnight in Tasiilaq at Hotel Angmagssallik.

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  • 4
    Ikateq abandoned settlement knud rasmussen glacier
    Day 4
    Ikateq abandoned settlement knud rasmussen glacier

    Today's 10 hour tour will be the highlight of your East Greenland adventure!

    Sail through the icy fjords dotted with icebergs, get close to three of the biggest glaciers in the Arctic to visit the Knud Rasmussen Glacier. You will also visit Ikateq, an abandoned village, on an island in the Sermilik fjord.

    Overnight in Tasiilaq at Hotel Angmassallik. 

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  • 5
    Departure
    Day 5 Transfer by airplane
    Departure

    Helicopter transfer back to Kulusuk in time for your return flight to Reykjavik.

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  • Prices and conditions

    Price includes

    • Return flight from Reykjavik
    • 4 nights accommodation in a 3-star hotel (twin room with private bath and full board)
    • Return helicopter transfer from Kulusuk to Tasiilaq
    • Kulusuk walking tour with drum dance
    • Kaffemik
    • Hiking tour to the Shaman grave and Reindeer fence
    • 4x4 mountain drive to DY4 radar station
    • Tasiilaq walking tour with Inuit museum admission and Tupilaq factory visit and walk to the Valley of Flowers
    • 2-hour Midnight sun boat tour among icebergs with sparkling wine
    • Day boat tour to Knud Rasmussen Glacier and  Ikateq village
    • 24/7 assistance
    • Tailor made itinerary description

    Price does not include

    • tips
    • extras
    • optional escursions
    • everything not included in "the price includes"