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Ilulissat - Image of the Ice - 4 Days from Reykjavik

West Greenland from Iceland

4 Days / 3 locations in Iceland and Greenland

Greenland is the calm and quiet neighbor of Iceland. Greenland lies west to Iceland. Even though Greenland is much bigger than Iceland, it is not visited by many travelers yet. With the unbelievable scenery and the unspoiled nature, Greenland is the best place to visit if you live in Iceland or searching for another destination combined to your trip to Iceland.Optional activities can be added to the basic itinerary at a surcharge. The unpredictable weather is a challenge to the travel industry in Greenland, and sometimes cancellation may happen. But if you book your excursions with us together with the multi-day tours, our trusted Arctic Adventure guide will try to figure out a satisfactory solution if any cancellation occurs.

Treat yourself with a leisure weekend break at the most wonderful land in the world – Greenland!

Too much trouble to book the tickets and find the perfect accommodation? Barely knows the stories behind the scenes and which excursion to choose? We have it all ready! Hotels, flight tickets and tour guide are included in the price. Just relax and explore with us!


Day 1     Keflavik - Ilulissat
Accommodation: Arctic Hotel
Meals: Dinner

Arrive at Ilulissat, City Walk & Sunset Cruise

The direct flight from Reykjavik will take you to Ilulissat within 3.5 hours. While you are waiting for your luggage, you can spot our Arctic Adventure guide in the red uniform awaits you at the airport.

After a smooth check-in at Hotel Arctic with our guide, you can learn the details of this itinerary and dos and dont's in Greenland at the warm Welcome Meeting.

When you are ready, our guide will show you around Ilulissat through a 1-hour long City Walk of Ilulissat. We will walk around the cosy Ilulissat and explore its main attractions - the church, old fishing harbour, the old part of town with its colonial buildings, local museum and more. An entrance ticket of the local museum is included in this excursion, you can choose to visit today or later during this journey.

Around dinnertime, you can enjoy a 2-course dinner at Hotel Arctic.

When it is about the sunset time, if you are interested, you can join our optional activity – Sunset Cruise to the Ice fjord. You will board on the boat with Arctic Adventure guide and sail out into the ocean to enjoy the breath-taking view of Arctic sunset. White and pure icebergs reveal its special pinkish charms under the glory of the sunset. What a picturesque view!

Optional Activities Sunset Cruise to Ice Fjord inc Refreshment 3 hours,

Day 2     Ilulissat
Accommodation: Arctic Hotel
Meals: Breakfast

Ilulissat means “town of icebergs” in Greenlandic. The gigantic icebergs nurture the local people year after year. Today, you can explore Ilulissat and its nature by yourself. Alternatively, you can join our 7-hour optional excursion “Glacier Eqi & Rodebay”. This excursion combines a visit to the small settlement of Rodebay with a cruise to the 5-km wide Eqi glacier. You can experience typical settlement in Greenland and enjoy the magnificent nature.

Arctic Adventure guide will pick you up at Hotel Arctic and drive to the harbor. From there, we will sail further north to Rodebay. On the way, we will sail through numerous icebergs and enjoy the beautiful view of Eqi glacier. On Rodebay, you will have time to walk around. This small settlement has only around 37 residents, but it has all the facility people needs. You will be amazed at how locals live their life in the Arctic circle.

The area of this excursion is excellent for spotting whales. If you are lucky, you may hopefully spot the appearance of the gentle giants – Whales! Lunch or dinner is included in the itinerary depending on the departure time.

Optional Activities Glacier Eqi & Rodebay 7 hours

Day 3     Ilulissat
Accommodation: Arctic Hotel
Meals: Breakfast

Hiking around Sermermiut, Cecily Trail or Ilimanaq & Whale Safari

Ilulissat is also the wonderland for hiking-savvies. Today, you can continue exploring corners of Ilulissat on your own or join the well-selected optional activities.

Hiking around Sermermiut and UNESCO Ice Fjord is one of the must-do activities in Ilulissat. With Arctic Adventure, we first will follow the wooden track to explore Sermermiut. Sermermiut Valley is home to Inuit Settlements and enjoys a very close view of the icebergs. Continue the hiking, we will start hiking on the rocky roads and experience the UNESCO-honoured Ice Fjord from different angles. The view changes as you hike further. Remember to have comfortable shoes and bring your camera for nice pictures! This excursion includes pick-up and transfer. Usually, it lasts around 3 hours.

If you think 3-hour is too short to enjoy the fun of hiking in the Arctic, you can opt to our 7-hour long excursion “Hike on the Cecily Trail”. This trail connects Ilulissat to Rodebay with a lot of photo opportunities alongside the way. In winter, it is a famous track for dog sledding while in summer it is attractive as a trekking trail. This excursion will cover around half-way to Rodebay. Lunch and tour guide are included in this excursion.

If hiking is not your cup of tea, you can spend your day at the sea! Ilimanaq & Whale Safari will sail you to another settlement south to Ilulissat and seek for the appearance of whales in Disko bay. In summer, Disko Bay attracts various whales based on its rich resource of herring-like fish. This excursion usually takes around 5 to 6 hours. However, the sea is not a zoo, therefore we cannot guarantee that the whales will visit us for sure. Packed lunch, pick-up service and transfer are included for this excursion.

Optional Activities Hiking around the UNESCO Ice Fjord and Sermermiut – 2 hours

Hike on the cecily trail – 7-8 hours

Ilimanaq and Whale Safari incl. lunch – 5-6 hours

Day 4     Ilulissat - Reykjavik
Meals: Breakfast

Today is the last day of this short trip in Greenland. Arctic Adventure guide will pick you up at Hotel Arctic and drive you to the airport.

The flight leaves for Reykjavik usually departure around 12. If you still have to explore Ilulissat and join some optional activities in the morning, you can contact the tour guide at any day during your stay.



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Hotel Accommodation As in Itinerary With Daily Breakfast
Airfare Per Itinerary
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Daily Breakfast
Transfers in Ilulissat
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 Optional Excursions
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