Discover West Greenland in winter and the Disko Bay. Enjoy a dog sledding tour with the locals & other activities that are not available in summer in the Greenland Winter Adventure Tour.

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 Ice fjord and glistening icebergs. (UNESCO World Heritage Site)
  • Experience the distinctive beauty and tranquillity existing close to the Sermon Kujalleq, the biggest glacier outside of Antarctica
  • Discover the unique culture of the area, a combination of Inuit and Scandinavian influences
  • Enjoy a flexible schedule offering plenty of time for different day tours
  • Explore the town of Ilulissat, discovering the local restaurants and browsing for local arts and crafts
  • Choose from numerous optional tours: city walks, hikes, dog sledding, northern lights and iceberg boat tours

Air Iceland Connect’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 to Ilulissat are on Tuesdays for 5 days/4 nights package and on Saturdays for 4 days/3 nights package.

Included

  • Round-trip flights to/from Ilulissat (excluding airport taxes)
  • Round-trip airport transfers in Ilulissat
  • 3 or 4 nights in room with private facilities, including breakfast

Also Included in packages staying at the Arctic Hotel:

  • Welcome dinner (only when staying at Arctic Hotel)

Not Included:

  • Airport taxes
  • Breakfast on arrival day
  • International airfare to/from Iceland
  • All airport transfers between airports and hotels in Iceland
  • Beverages, snacks, lunches, dinners unless otherwise noted in itinerary
  • Guaranteed early check-in or late check-out
  • Baggage porterage at airport/hotel in Iceland and Greenland
  • Personal travel insurance (highly recommended)
  • Any service not specifically listed under “included”

Important

  • Flights between Reykjavik Domestic Airport and Ilulissat are offered on Tuesdays and Saturdays
  • Airport tax is not included in package price
    • Airport tax for Adults: 125,-EUR
    • Airport tax for Children: 114,-EUR 

Child discount:

  • Children 2-11 years old pay 50% of regular package price
  • Infants pay 10% of regular package price

 

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Day 1: Fly to Ilulissat from Reykjavik

On your own, transfer from your accommodation to the domestic airport in downtown Reykjavik.

Air Iceland Connect flight from Reykjavik to Ilulissat takes approx. 3 hours. Expected arrival in Ilulissat is 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 many exciting guided excursions.

Overnight in Ilulissat.

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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.

Overnight in Ilulissat.

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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 in case of unfavorable weather or ice conditions.

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