Welcome to Greenland

Vast swaths of beautiful, unfenced wilderness give adventurers unique freedom to wander at will, whether on foot, by ski or by dogsled. With virtually no roads, transportation is expensive, but splurging on helicopter and boat rides is worth every penny. These whisk you over truly magnificent mountainscapes and glaciers or through some of the planet's most spectacular fjords. Greenland also offers world-beating but charmingly uncommercialised opportunities for sea kayaking, rock climbing and salmon fishing.

The world's biggest non-continental island has the world's sparsest population. Nonetheless, scattered mainly along Greenland's west coast are dozens of photogenic little villages of colourfully painted wooden cottages, plus a few small towns as well as the capital, Nuuk Town (Godthåb). In the south there's an appealing sprinkling of emerald-lawned sheep farms.

Culturally, the unique blend of Inuit and Danish blood has produced a Greenlandic society all of its own. This sometimes discordant mix of ancient and modern combines hunting and dogsledding with Carlsberg and kaffemiks. Sensitive visitors with a passionate but unaggressive interest in local ideas will find a fascinatingly rich culture beneath the thick facade of Greenlandic taciturnity.

With an ever-improving network of tourist offices, hotels and hostels, Greenland is no longer the sole reserve of plutocratic cruise-ship passengers. However you travel, it's wise to schedule a wide safety margin for unpredictable weather. Leave ample time in each destination to unwind, soak up the midnight sun, witness a glacier calving or to be dazzled by the magic of the aurora borealis.

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$320 Air, Helicopter & Balloon Tours

Luxury Dubai Helicopter Tour with 2 Way Private Transfers in Dubai

ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productPass By: The Dubai Mallwe will pick you anywhere in Dubai on sic sharing basis if you select with transfer option

$4.15 Water Sports

Kayaking in Mombasa, Kenya

ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productA kayak is propelled by a double-bladed paddle in the hands of a sitting paddler. The kayak was used by the native Ainu, Aleut and Eskimo hunters in sub-Arctic regions of northeastern Asia, North America and Greenland. Our kayaks come in a wide variety of designs and materials for specialized purposes. Kayaks are in some parts of the world referred to as canoes.This sport offers good exercise for the participant's arms and backDuration: 1 dayLocation: Travellers Beach Hotel

$124.24 Tours & Sightseeing

Shuttle Service, 18 passenger Van

The busses are widely used to perform transfer services, guided tours and turn around services. Our busses are modern, comfortable and always on time.  Book a transfer from the airport in Nuuk to any hotel in the city for a fixed price, or leave the worry of finding your own way to your excursion and book one of our busses today. Our Mercedes Benz Sprinter 519 offer leather seats, tinted windows, individual lighting, armrests, ample leg room and automatic climate control. It is the nicest shuttle available in Nuuk. Book your transfer today and start your stay in Nuuk worry free. See you in Nuuk.

$458.92 Day Trips & Excursions

Oqaatsut Day Trip with Kayaking from Ilulissat

The day will begin with sailing from Ilulissat to Oqaatsut, a traditional Inuit settlement. There, you will be welcomed to the kayak base then briefed on how to handle a kayak and the safety protocols for artic waters. Now the real experience starts, paddling in one of the most stunning landscapes on Earth, Disko Bay. There, you will witness a sea of icebergs of all sizes and shapes, rocks, cliffs, and if you're lucky, even humpback whales! The paddling will take about two hours, with stops for relaxing. You are welcome to bring your own camera, however, your guide will take several pictures along of you the way. After you are finished kayaking, enjoy a traditional Greenlandic lunch made by the local people. After lunch, you will have time to explore the settlement and its traditional way of life on your own. Finally, sail back to Ilulissat and enjoy the magic light of the midnight sun shining on the huge icebergs. Everyone can do the activity and it counts with all of the safety measures. Please note: All experience levels are welcome

$245.73 Outdoor Activities

Snowmobile Guided Tour to Oqaatsut from Ilulissat

The snowmobile guided tour takes about 3 hours and starts in front of Hotel Arctic and follows the old trail to the north crossing lakes, frozen fiords and hills with breathtaking views of Disko Bay and Disko Island. Finally we cross the frozen sea to reach Oqaatsut (1 hour away from Ilulissat by snowmobile) where you will have a break to drink coffee or tea, eat snacks and discover the traditional settlement and its inhabitants’ way of living.We ride back to Ilulissat taking a different route to explore the back country, visiting a spectacular frozen waterfall and the dramatic rock cliffs that dominate the scenery.If conditions do not allow to go to Oqaatsut, we offer you an alternative with unbeatable scenery. We go up the mountains, see dogsleds doing their route to ice-fish in the icefjord, and reach a series of viewpoints of Ilulissat, Disko Bay and the Ice Cap.

$153.29 Cultural & Theme Tours

Northern Lights Guided Tour on Snowshoes with Profesional Photographer

The activity starts from our office, where we will be warm and comfortable. Our professional photographer will explain to you how to use your camera settings, to capture stars and northern lights over a cup of coffee, tea and biscuits.Then we go outside, and use snowshoes and ski poles. We walk to the best spot to put in use these techniques. We will take you to the Ilulissat Icefjord, the UNESCO World Heritage Site. From there, no sound or light polution, so you can fully experience the winter nights. Our snowshoeing guide will show you how to use of the equipment and guide the route.