A short three-hour flight from Reykjavik transports travelers back in time to West Greenland where sled dogs continue to play an important role as a means of transportation for hunters. Greenlandic huskies are unique to Greenland, and are considered to be the purest breed of husky.
Dog sledding is a classic way to take in the magnificent Arctic landscape, the only sound being the hiss of the sled runners over the snow and the driver's calls of encouragement. It was developed by the Inuit thousands of years ago and to this day it is still the primary means of transport for a great many people in Greenland during the winter and early spring. Dog sledding season in West Greenland runs from December until the end of March.
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