Greenland Tours & Trips
Greenland will enthrall the ardent adventure enthusiast – either sailing aboard an expedition vessel through glacier filled waters or taking a tour tundra hiking, exploring active volcanos, geothermal hotsprings and camping beside picturesque fjords and beaches. North East Greenland National Park (the largest on the planet) is home to musk oxen, polar bears, whales, walrus and amazing birdlife.
3 trips through Greenland
Greenland’s Northern Lights - Fly & Cruise
10 day polar / arctic / antartica cruise tour through Ella Island, Ittoqqortoormiit and Sydkap in Greenland and 1 other destination in 1 other country
15 day polar / arctic / antartica cruise tour through North East Greenland National Park and Ittoqqortoormiit in Greenland and 2 other destinations in 2 other countries
Spitsbergen, East Greenland and Iceland (Sea Adventurer)
13 day polar / arctic / antartica cruise tour through North East Greenland National Park and Scoresbysund in Greenland and 2 other destinations in 2 other countries
- Shop for handcrafted sculptures made from bone and exquisite semi-precious stone jewelry in the charming town of Qaqortoq.
- Spend some time char fishing with expert fishermen from the tiny remote village of Aappilattoq.
- Cruise by the UNESCO protected Sermeq Kujalleq glacier, the fastest moving glacier outside of the Antarctic.
- Learn more about traditional kayaking at the ice-free port of Sisimiut in Western Greenland.
- Hike through the beautiful Blomsterbugten or ‘bay of flowers’ and soak in the mesmerizing beauty of the purple and gold rocks in the distance.
- Challenge yourself to a climb to the top of Ella Oya Island surrounded by icy waters, blue icebergs and rugged cliffs.
- Spot some rare birds at the Sirmilik National Park and visit the breeding site for coastal birds such as the Black Guillemot and the Thick-Billed Murre.
- Explore the bustling capital of Nuuk, where you can stroll through the National Museum and the old quarters or peep into the Country Food Market.
- Use the word ‘Inuit’ instead of ‘Eskimo’ as it is considered pejorative.
- Carry an ice pick or a small hammer and a thermos with you to save a piece of pure glacial ice.
- Try some Greenlandic coffee. It’s laced with whisky, Grand Marnier and kahlua.
- Refrain from comparing the locals to the Danish; Greenlanders are very particular about their own identity.
- Remember that the days are very long in summer. Ensure that you get the right amount of sleep.
- Keep in mind that the northern lights are dependent on factors such as solar activity and cloud cover so you may not always be able to view them.
- Bring rainproof and windproof outwear, heavy-duty footwear and durable clothing that will last you the entire trip.
- Avoid negative remarks about whale and seal hunting activities. Greenland has a self-sustaining eco system.