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Icefjord Adventure

(4 days / 3 nights)

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An incredible journey above the arctic circle

Located 250 km north of the Arctic Circle on Greenland’s west coast, the Ilulissat Icefjord is a sight to behold with its maze of icebergs calved from the vast Sermeq Kujalleq ice sheet. So remarkable is this natural wonder that it was inscribed as a UNESCO World Heritage site in 2004. This tour to the amazing Ilulissat area offers you a chance to experience some of the most remote, dramatic and pristine landscapes on the planet along with plenty of optional excursions to get a real feel for the Arctic way of life.

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4 days / 3 nights

Price p.p. from

The amount will be charged in ISK

Approx 534148 ISK

Travel style

Partially Guided i

Interest

Best Seller i, Hiking i, Icebergs i, Whale Watching i

Season

Jun - Sep

Departure

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Interest

Best Seller i, Hiking i, Icebergs i, Whale Watching i

Attractions

Just a few of the majestic sights you’ll take in during your trip.

Itinerary

A day-by-day plan to guide your arctic adventure.

  • Day 1: Flight From Iceland to Ilulissat

    Board your flight from Iceland to the Arctic village of Ilulissat, situated at the mouth of the 56 kilometre-long Ilulissat Icefjord – a UNESCO World Heritage Site. If it's a sunny day, you can enjoy the wonderful view over the Greenland ice cap from the plane, and on arrival, you will be transferred to your accommodation.

    You'll also enjoy a city walk with a guide to get to know the town. In the evening, you will be treated to an included 2-course welcome dinner. You will spend the next 3 nights in Ilulissat.

    Attractions
  • Day 2: Adventures in the Iceberg Town

    These next two days are free for you to choose your own adventure! You can pick from a wide range of exciting optional excursions, including a motorboat tour to the Eqi glacier with its enormous chunks of calved ice, or cultural demonstrations and village walks. Or what about whale watching safaris or excursions to the small, remote settlements in the area?

    Note: We recommend booking the optional activities in advance through your travel consultant at Nordic Visitor, though you may also book activities at your hotel in Ilulissat during your stay.

    Attractions
  • Day 3: More free time in Ilulissat

    You can enjoy today exploring the town of Ilulissat, and will have the opportunity to do some souvenir shopping. A popular gift is a “Tupilak”, an Inuit version of a talisman/voodoo doll. Traditional tupilaks were sculpted into tiny creatures inspired by Inuit mythology.

    You can also choose to enjoy another day of optional activities in Ilulissat. For a truly incredible experience, we recommend an evening boat tour along the Icefjord, during which you will sail among icebergs as large as buildings under the rosy glow of the midnight sun. And for hiking enthusiasts, the Sermermiut Valley, which is just a few kilometres from town, offers spectacular views from a number of well-marked trails.

    Attractions
  • Day 4: Leisurely Morning & Afternoon Departure

    Today it’s time to say goodbye to this majestic island, but you still have time to take a stroll around the town or do some last-minute souvenir shopping. On the return flight to Iceland, enjoy the stunning views once again over the Ilulissat Icefjord and its surrounding landscapes.

Map

Here’s a map of your travel route, to help put things in perspective.

Accommodation

Sleep soundly, in the accommodation type of your choice, and wake up ready to enjoy another day of exploration.

Comfort Plus

Standard rooms in good quality and comfortable three-star hotels in combination with well-appointed guesthouses or country hotels.

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Price per person from

The amount will be charged in ISK

Approx 534148 ISK

Monthly price comparison

Our best price per person when booking for two.

2024

Tour Information

Please note: Quoted prices online and in requests may vary based on third party services. When it comes time to booking your services, flight prices might have increased. For that reason, in order to secure your booking there might be a supplement fee. In this situation, your travel consultant will inform you with the exact details.

Flight times are subject to availability each day. For that reason, we cannot guarantee at what time your flights will be, arriving or leaving Greenland. This will be confirmed when we book your trip.

Deposit payment & Cancellation Charges:
This tour package requires a non-refundable deposit payment of 50% of the total price at the time of booking. View more information on deposit payments and cancellation charges here.

Customisations
We strongly recommend arranging nights in Iceland before and after your tour to Greenland. We are happy to assist you with booking nights in Iceland or a complete package, contact us for details.

Other
• This tour originates in Iceland. Due to flight times between Iceland and Greenland, passengers may need to spend a night before departure and/or on return in Reykjavik. Our travel consultants can assist with booking accommodation in Reykjavik on request.
• The summer climate in Greenland is generally mild and dry with average temperatures of 5 – 7° Celsius. However, due to the possibility of sudden weather changes, we recommend bringing warm, waterproof outerwear, thermal layers and good hiking boots and/or rubber boots. It is also ideal to bring mosquito repellent and sunglasses.
• The itinerary can change without notice due to weather conditions.  In the rare event that an activity is cancelled, you will be refunded for that activity.
• Travel insurance is highly recommended
• The currency in Greenland is Danish Krona (DKK). We recommend bringing some Danish currency or a debit card (bank card) with a 4-digit PIN number for cash withdrawals at ATM machines.

Currency rate
All bookings are charged in Icelandic Króna (ISK), the official currency of Iceland. Prices displayed in other currencies are indicative only and based on the daily exchange rate as issued by the Central bank of Iceland. Therefore, conversions from ISK to other currencies will fluctuate from day to day.

After booking with Nordic Visitor
After booking your package with Nordic Visitor, you will be contacted within two working days by one of our travel consultants, who will serve as your dedicated contact person for all of your travel needs before, during and even after your holiday. Your travel consultant will provide you with details about your booking and your remaining payment (if not paid in full). You will also receive more information about what to expect during your holiday.

Carbon offsetting your tour
Nordic Visitor is working on offsetting the estimated carbon footprint of your package. We’ve partnered with an environmental fund in Iceland to carbon offset all our tours. Carbon offsetting your international flights is not included, but we highly recommend you look into possibilities with your airline or directly through a local environment fund.

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