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Greenland Winter Adventure in Ilulissat

Visit the UNESCO heritage site of Ilulissat in winter, with options for dog sledding, hiking tours and iceberg sightseeing by boat.

Type of tour:Greenland
Season:27 February - 15 April
Duration:4 Days/3 Nights
Departure:Details
Language:
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Experience the distinctive beauty and tranquility of Ilulissat on this Greenland short break from Reykjavik. Enjoy both authentic and gourmet Greenlandic cuisine and explore the Arctic world of glaciers, icebergs and ice fjords. Wintertime in Greenland is the very best season for dog sledding and viewing the Northern Lights.

This trip makes a great add-on to our Classic Reykjavik City Break, giving you the chance to combine outdoor adventure with culture and nightlife!

Highlights

• View the stunning Ilulissat Icefjord and glistening icebergs. (UNESCO World Heritage Site)
• Experience the distinctive beauty and tranquility existing close to the Sermeq Kujalleq, the biggest glacier outside of Antartica.
• Enjoy Greenlandic cuisine, based on both Inuit and Scandinavian influences
• Upgrade to high adventure with a choice of one or two day dog sledding trips with a local dog sled driver
• Choose from numerous optional tours: city walks, hikes and iceberg boat tours

Air Iceland´s flight schedule to Ilulissat in West Greenland makes it possible to visit this unique place in the winter time and to try dog sledding with the locals. Flights are on Tuesdays and Saturdays.

Included

    • Round-trip flights between Reykjavik and Ilulissat (excluding airport tax)
    • 3 or 4 nights in room with private bathroom facilities and breakfast (except arrival day)
    • Round-trip transfers between airport and hotel in Ilulissat
    • Also included when staying at the Arctic Hotel:
    • Welcome dinner (only when staying at Arctic Hotel)

Also on the 5 day/4 night package:

  • Farewell dinner (only when staying at Arctic Hotel in the 5 day tour)

Departures

DateLanguageStatusExtra
14 February 2017EnglishGuaranteed
18 February 2017EnglishGuaranteed
21 February 2017EnglishGuaranteed
25 February 2017EnglishGuaranteed
28 February 2017EnglishGuaranteed
04 March 2017EnglishGuaranteed
07 March 2017EnglishGuaranteed
11 March 2017EnglishGuaranteed
14 March 2017EnglishGuaranteed
18 March 2017EnglishGuaranteed
21 March 2017EnglishGuaranteed
25 March 2017EnglishGuaranteed
28 March 2017EnglishGuaranteed
01 April 2017EnglishGuaranteed
04 April 2017EnglishGuaranteed
08 April 2017EnglishGuaranteed
11 April 2017EnglishGuaranteed
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Day 1: Fly to Ilulissat from Reykjavik

Self-transfer to the domestic airport in Reykjavik.

Flight from Reykjavik to Ilulissat (approx. 3 hours), arrival around noon. You will be met at the airport in Greenland by a representative of your hotel. Upon arrival in Ilulissat you can choose from a number of exciting guided excursions.

 
 

Day 2-3: Free days

Free days for optional excursions.

The times and dates for each excursion vary from day to day, so they can only be confirmed upon request.

Wintertime means dog sledding time. Danish writer Jørn Riel calls dog sledding "the most wonderful mode of transportation in the world," and we think that’s no exaggeration. It’s also possible to go on a 2 day dog sledding tour to Nunatarsuaq.

 

Day 4: Fly to Reykjavik from Ilulissat or extra night/s

The hotel will inform you when you will be picked up for the transfer to the airport in Ilulissat. The flight from Ilulissat to Reykjavik departs around noon (approx. 3 hours), arriving in Reykjavik around dinner time

Note: Flight and tour schedules are subject to change to unfavourable weather or ice conditions.

 
 

Price per person (4 days/3 nights) at Arctic Hotel:

Valid: 16 Feb - 15 Apr 2017

DOUBLE ROOM

Standard Puisi

Superior  Qajaq

Superior  Plus Umiaq
EUR

1,980

2,095

2,140

 

SINGLE ROOM

Standard Puisi 

Superior Qajaq 

Superior  Plus Umiaq
EUR

2,305

2,450

2,530

 

TRIPLE ROOM

Standard Puisi

Superior  Qajaq

Superior  Plus Umiaq
EUR

n/a

1,975

n/a

 

Airport tax per person: Round trip Greenland approx: EUR 127 adult and EUR 117 child will be added to above price  

 

Price per person (4 days/3 nights) at Icefjord Hotel:

Valid: 16 Feb - 15 Apr 2017

 

Standard dbl room

Standard sgl room

Standard trpl room

EUR

1,590

1,735

1,530

 

Price per person (5 days/4 nights) at Icefjord Hotel:

Valid: 16 Feb - 15 Apr 2017

 

Standard dbl room

Standard sgl room

Standard trpl room

EUR

1,695

1,890

1,615

Airport tax per person: Round trip Greenland approx: EUR 127 adult and EUR 117 child will be added to above price

Price per person (4 days/3 nights) at Avannaa Hotel:

Valid: 16 Feb - 15 Apr 2017

 

Standard dbl room

Standard sgl room

Standard trpl room

EUR

1,540

1,665

1,515

Price per person (5 days/4 nights) at Avannaa Hotel:

Valid: 16 Feb - 15 Apr 2017

 

Standard dbl room

Standard sgl room

Standard trpl room

EUR

1,630

1,798

1,597

 

Airport tax per person: Round trip Greenland approx: EUR 127 adult and EUR 117 child will be added to above price 

Children rate

  • Children 2-11 years pay 50%
  • Infants to 1 year old pay 10%
  • Discount does not apply to airport taxes

Prices may change without prior notice. If an incorrect price has been listed, we reserve the right to refuse, cancel or limit any order placed at the incorrect price.

   

Budget self-drive holiday

By selecting a budget self-drive holiday you'll lower your costs considerably as you'll be staying in accommodation with shared facilities.
These are a combination of basic hotels, farmhouses and guesthouses. All rooms have made-up beds and some rooms have washbasins. Showers and WC are shared facilities. The first night in all budget self-drives with Iceland Travel include a accommodation with private facilities in the town of Hveragerdi.

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Economy self-drive holiday

Our economy self-drives offer you the chance to travel around Iceland in a worry free spirit, staying in accommodation with private facilities without stretching your budget. Throughout your stay you'll be residing in a combination of standard hotels, farmhouses and guesthouses. Your final night will be in a 3 star hotel in Reykjavik.

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Comfort self-drive holiday

Our comfort self-drive holidays allow you to spend your days exploring rural Iceland, knowing your nights will be spent in the most comfortable accommodation each area has to offer. Throughout the tour you'll stay in quality hotels and guesthouses where all rooms have private facilities. Your final night will be in a 4 star hotel in Reykjavik.

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Superior self-drive holiday

Upgrade your comfort car rental holiday to the best possible accommodation with premium amenities, either for the full duration of your stay or only selected nights. The upgrade can either be to a superior room in a comfort hotel, or a standard room in an upscale hotel.
The cost for a superior upgrade is 84 EUR per room per night (on prices in comfort category).
This upgrade is only available upon request. Let us know during the booking process just how superior you want your holiday to be, and we'll customize your trip!

Late Arrival Supplement

Late Arrival Supplement for passengers arriving late evening/night. Stay at Airport Hotel Smari at Keflavik International Airport for your pre night instead of Hveragerdi Area. Supplement per room per night is 48 EUR in Category Comfort and 63 EUR on prices in Economy and Budget.

 

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