South Greenland Excursions, 2016
Put up your tent at Narsarsuk next to the Qooroq Ice Fjord - the perfect spot to experience the quietness and the greatness on hikes on your own. A small cabin (free of use), is solid fastened to the ground as emergency shelter in case of a storm, offering kitchen facilities such as a stove, pots, pans, plates etc. DKK 800/107 Euro p.p. per day. Disembarkation at the camp by zodiac.
By coach into the Hospital Valley and hike into the fertile "Flower Valley". Enjoy the colourful sub arctic flora and the unique nature in this sheltered former glacier valley, when hiking towards the Inland Ice Cap. At the bottom of the valley we climb a 300 meter high mountain reaching a view point overlooking the glacier and the Ice Cap while enjoying lunch. Approx 7 hours, DKK 400/54 Euro incl. lunch packet & guide.
By boat to the Qoroq Ice Fjord and in slow speed between the icebergs towards the Qoroq Glacier, that calves about 200.000 tons of ice per day! Many of the the icebergs have a rich turquoise colour with the most fantastic shapes and sizes. 1½ - 3 hours, DKK 550/74 Euro incl. refreshments.
From Narsarsuaq by boat (15 min.) to the sheepbreading village Qassiarsuk. Take a stroll through the village, which beautifully combines ancient history and modern living, and visit the Brattahlid open-air museum, which consists of the replicas of Tjodhilde’s Church and a Norse longhouse. Approx 3½ hours, DKK 350/50 Euro p.p. incl. leaflet and admission to the Brattahlid open-air museum.
Crossing the wide fjord Sermilik among drifting icebergs to what the locals call the Twin Glacier. An amazing spot, where you can literally touch the ice cap! In the 1980's the glacier was calving lots of icebergs into the fjord. Today, the ice breaks off on land! On the return we pass by bird-cliffs and a scenic waterfall. Approx 4 hours w. 1 hour groundstop, DKK 900/121 Euro p.p.
By boat to Itilleq from where we walk about 3 km to Igaliku, one of the most beautiful villages in Greenland. During the Viking period this was the Episcopal seat and the ruins from the Viking period still remain. Here we are given a short introduction to the life in the village today. Lunch is served in the local cafe before heading back to Itilleq and return to Narsarsuaq by boat. Approx 8 hours, DKK 700/94 Euro p.p. Transfer by car Itilleq - Igaliku (one way), DKK 60/8 Euro p.p.
Seing Greenland from a helicopter is absolutely unforgettable! Operated by an Eurocopter C120, capacity 4 pax. Please note - 2 different tours:
Tour 1, Round flight 20 min. airborne min. 4 pax. DKK 1.850/248 Euro p.p.
Tour 2, 1 hour, 30 min. airborne & 30 min. groundstop min. 4 pax. DKK 2.750/369 Euro p.p.
More rivers around Eric's Fjord are rich on arctic char and trout - a true paradise for anglers! Narsarsuaq is an excellent starting point for a fishing holiday with fishing spots in easy reach. All prices incl. boat transfer. Narsarsuaq River, DKK 500/67 Euro p.p. Qorlortoq River, DKK 800/107 Euro p.p. Qinngua River, DKK 900/121 Euro p.p. Ilua, DKK 1.000/134 Euro p.p. Min 2 persons. NOTE Fishing license (obligatory), DKK 250/36 Euro pr. week.
Operation of all excursions is depending upon weather conditions. We therefore reserve the right to cancel or alter the operation of excursions if the power of nature should hold us back. We will of course always seek to offer an alternative.