Best of Greenland
Summary of itinerary
Day1: Arrival and IlulissatIce fjords
Day2: Northern Lights and Whale Safari Ilulissat/Disko Bay.
- Hotels (same or similar) as per itinerary including Breakfast
- Sightseeing’s as per itinerary
- Admission tickets to sightseeing’s as mentioned in the itinerary at relevant places
- City Taxes at hotels
- All flight transfers are excluded
- Lunch and Dinner
Arrival and IlulissatIce fjords
Known for the Ilulissat Icefjord and the icebergsIlulissat is a coastal town in western Greenland. “Ilulissat” means “Icebergs” in Kalaallisut, the Greenlandic language. Arrive in Ilulissat and proceed to your hotel.. After resting for a while visit the UNESCO World heritage site, IlulissatIce fjords during evening. The Ice fjords is a massive collection of icebergs that have calved from the Sermeq Kujalleq glacier one by one. It is necessary to first get a bird’s eye view so you know exactly how grand of a scale the IlulissatIce fjord has. Return back the hotel and you’re done for the day.
Northern Lights and Whale Safari Ilulissat/Disko Bay.
Experience the magic of the giants of the deep with a 3hour whale watching excursion from Ilulissat. Post breakfast we will set sail from Ilulissat harbour and head to where whales have recently been sighted. During the tour, we will help you identify the different types of whales we see, talk a little about their characteristics, and explain why this particular region is such an important place for them. After this we will spend the evening chasing the best views of the magnificent Aurora Borealis in the darkest sites to the outskirts of Ilulissat.
After breakfast, venture out of the hotel and explore the local areas on your own. You can enjoy a nice stroll in the streets with the many colourful houses and learn more about the gastronomy and culture on your own. You may pay a visit to the Ilulissat Art Museum or Viking Ruins. You can also visit arctic explorer Knud Rasmussen's childhood home and the old wooden Zion church if time permits.Make your way back to the hotel by afternoon and proceed to the airport for your flight back home.