South Greenland Excursions

Greenland & Iceland Travel Service

South Greenland Excursions, 2018

Summer only

 

 

Blue Ice Camp

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 900 p.p. per return transfer by boat. Disembarkation at the camp by zodiac.

 

 

Hike to the Inland Ice Cap

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 incl. lunch packet & guide.

 

 

 

Qoroq Icefjord

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 580.

 

Qassiarsuk & Eric the Red´s Viking Ruins

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 400 p.p. incl. leaflet and admission to the Brattahlid open-air museum.

 

The Ice Cap by boat from Narsaq

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 p.p.

 

Igaliku

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 750. Transfer by car Itilleq - Igaliku (one way), DKK 750 per car (1-4 persons).

 

Helicopter Sightseeing

Seing Greenland from a helicopter is absolutely unforgettable! Operated by an AS 680 helicopter, capacity 5 pax. Please note - 2 different tours: 1) 3 different glaciers 2) incl.ground stop near active glacier.

Tour 1, Round flight 20 min. airborne min. 4 pax. DKK 1.850 p.p.

Tour 2, 1 hour, 30 min. airborne & 30 min. groundstop min. 4 pax. DKK 2.750 p.p.

 

Angler´s Paradise

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 p.p. Qorlortoq River, DKK 900 p.p. Qinngua River, DKK 1000 Euro p.p. Ilua, DKK 1.200 p.p. Min 2 persons. NOTE Fishing license (obligatory), DKK 250/36 Euro pr. week.

Important Note!

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.