On cloudless nights, Kangerlussuaq often has the most beautiful Northern Lights for you to experience.
You will be heading out into the wilderness where there is no artificial light and where nature will often put on a magnificent display.
You will then head back for a cosy gathering. Your guide will tell you about the Northern Lights and the many Greenlandic myths that the Northern Lights have inspired through the ages. You will also be served a tasty cup of ‘Greenlandic coffee’.
THE NORTHERN DAWN
Did you know that “Aurora Borealis” is the magical sounding Latin name for the celestial phenomenon of the Northern Lights, and that it was the Italian scientist Galileo Galilei (1564-1642) who first used the term which best translates as “The Northern dawn”?
If you go on a winter holiday in Greenland, you will very likely get to see the Northern Lights no matter where you are in the country.
This article is written in corporation with Greenland Travel and Air Greenland.