#Destination Arctic Circle

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Greenland Tours: Hounds of Snow

8 day dogsledding trip in East Greenland

Greenland Travel: Short Break! Winter days in fantastic surroundings

Go dog sledding, walk on the ice cap and see the impressive Russel Glacier. Get a break from your busy days with a winter adventure

North Safari Outfitters: The Arctic Five winter and spring hunt 2019

North Safari Outfitters offers a unique hunt on the Arctic five species, Muskox, Caribou, Polarfox, Polarhare and Ptarmigan.

North Safari Outfitters: Fishing Expedition 2019

North Safari Outfitters offers a fishing adventure, in the Fjords of Kangerlussuaq , we will fish for cod, halibut, catfish and arctic char. 

North Safari Outfitters: Muskox Hunting summer and fall 2019

North Safari Outfitters offers a unique muskox hunt in the world's last frontier.
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Arctic Exposure: Scoresby Sound Expedition - Photo Tour

Scoresby Sound is a large fjord system of the Greenland Sea and located on the eastern coast of Greenland.
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Greenland Tours: Camp Ice Cap

2 days on the Greenlandic ice cap

North Safari Travel: Summer Safari Juli 2019

North Safari Travel offers a 5 day safari deep into the unspoiled Arctic wilderness near the ice cap in West Greenland. It's a real wilderness adventure in the world's Last Frontier.

North Safari Travel: Summer MOPA expedition July 2019

North Safari Travel offers a 5 day expedition in 2 MOPA Expedition powerboats. On this expedition we will explore the deep fjords of western Greenland.

North Safari Travel: Winter safari in march/april 2019

North Safari Travel offers a 4-day safari expedition in the unspoiled Arctic wilderness near the ice cap in West Greenland. It's a real wilderness adventure in the world's' Last Frontier.
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Thule Expeditions: Arctic Circle Wilderness - 9 days

This is a true wilderness trekking trip! The trek will go through wild and untouched nature, and we are likely to see Reindeers and Musk-Ox.

Providers

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Arctic Caving Adventure

Arctic Caving Adventure offers a range of activities related to ice and the Greenland Ice Sheet that are on the slightly more extreme end of the scale.
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Arctic Circle Race - ACR

Arctic Circle Race is a 160 km cross country ski race that has been called the world’s toughest cross-country skiing race, and for good reason.
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Sirius Greenland

Sirius Greenland and Tropic Ice Dive offer adventure diving trips in Greenland.
Sarfaq Ittuk cruising in the Disko Bay outside Ilulissat ice fjord in Greenland

Arctic Umiaq Line

Arctic Umiaq Line is passenger and freight shipping company also known as AUL. The company runs the ferry Sarfaq Ittuk on Greenland's west coast.
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Greenland Cruises

Greenland Cruises offers shore excursions and other services to cruise ships visiting Greenland during the summer and fall.
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Greenland Extreme

Greenland Extreme is a highly specialised adventure Greenlandic travel tour provider with a wide range of backcountry experiences.
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Greenland Outdoors

Greenland Outdoors is an adventure travel tour provider from Kangerlussuaq with a team of experienced guides.

Hotel Heilmann Lyberth

Hotel Heilmann Lyberth is centrally located. It has 18 rooms each with their own bathroom and TV. Wi-fi is also available.
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Hotel Kangerlussuaq

Hotel Kangerlussuaq, which is based at Greenland's largest international airport, has 70 rooms and conference facilities for up to 60 guests.
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Hotel Maniitsoq

Hotel Maniitsoq is a 3-star hotel located across the harbour and offers stunning views of Davis Strait where you will see whales in the summer months.
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Hotel Sisimiut

Hotel Sisimiut is a 3-star hotel with 40 rooms, a conference centre, a bar and a gourmet restaurant.
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Kangerlussuaq Museum

Kangerlussuaq Museum is an integral part of the Kangerlussuaq Airport, and is situated at the heart of the airport area.
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The Polar Circle Marathon

The Polar Circle Marathon race is held in Kangerlussuaq in Greenland and is often called the “world's coolest marathon”.
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Kangerlussuaq Youth Hostel

Kangerlussuaq youth hostel is the newest and cheapest youth hostel in Kangerlussuaq. It is owned by Sisimiut youth hostel.
A windy and cloudy day in Sisimiut in Greenland

Knud Rasmussen Folk High school

The Knud Rasmussen Folk High School in Sisimiut is an educational institution which also offers overnight accommodation.
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Maniitsoq Museum

Four old colonial buildings provide the venue for Maniitsoq Museum. These buildings were originally built in the area that is now the center of town.
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Maniitsoq Tour Boat

Maniitsoq Tour Boat is owned by Hotel Heilmann Lyberth. The focal point of the company's adventures is a range of sea safaris.

North Safari Outfitters

North Safari Outfitters is a hunting and fishing tour provider based at the Kangerlussuaq Airport.
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Old Camp Hostel

Old Camp is a youth hostel which is 2 kilometres from Kangerlussuaq Airport. The rooms overlook Kangerlussuaq and Søndre Strømfjord which is Greenland’s longest fjord.
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Trophy Hunting Greenland

We are a small trophy hunting business with hunts in the area around Kangerlussuaq (Sondre Stroemfjord) in Greenland.
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Sisimiut Snowmobile Expeditions

Sisimiut Snowmobile Expeditions is a small company with local roots which has specialised in snowmobiles in the area near Sisimiut and Kangerlussuaq.
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The Seamen's Home Sisimiut

This cosy seaman's home is a 3-star hotel in Sisimiut and is ideal for families.
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Sisimiut Museum

Sisimiut Museum is a local cultural historical museum and specialist museum for trade, shipping and industry.

Restaurant Roklubben

Restaurant Roklubben is located on the shores of Lake Ferguson, about 5 kilometres outside of Kangerlussuaq.
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Quark Expeditions

For 25 years, Quark Expeditions® has been the definitive leader in polar adventures.
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Albatros Arctic Circle

Albatros Arctic Circle is a locally based company which organises trips to Kangerlussuaq and Sisimiut.
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Sisimiut Youth Hostel

Sisimiut youth hostel does not just offer accommodation but also organises excursions and tours.
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Polar Lodge

Polar Lodge, which is owned by Albatros Arctic Circle, is one of Kangerlussuaq’s newest overnight accommodation centers and was built in 2006.
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INISIMMAVIK – Hotel apartments in Sisimiut

Two km away from Hotel Sisimiut are INISIMMAVIK hotel apartments that are serviced by the hotel. We have 7 well-appointed apartments in various sizes with its own kitchen, bathroom and laundry facilities.

North Safari Travel

North Safari Travel is a Greenlandic APS company. Established in 2009 and resident in Kangerlussuaq in West Greenland.

West Greenland Wildlife

West Greenland Wildlife - Fishing and adventure at the Polar Circle

Guide To Greenland

Guide to Greenland is the largest market place in the Greenlandic travel industry. Gathering small and big local operators all in one place. Guide to Greenland team helps travellers to easily find and book their adventures in all of Greenland. Select your favourite activity and destination and let Guide to Greenland inspire you!

About Greenland

Taseralik culture centre in Sisimiut, by David Trood

Taseralik

Taseralik culture centre in Sisimiut, West Greenland, offers experiences like art exhibitions, movies, concerts and a cosy cafe with a spectacular view.
East Greenland glacier and mountains, by Magnus Elander

Glaciers in Greenland

Learn more about the glaciers in Greenland, how they surround most towns and settlements and see how the glaciers move and release ice continuously.
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The midnight sun

See the warm magical light of the midnight sun north of the Arctic Circle, it makes it possible to go sailing or hiking no matter how late or early it is.
Glacier walking on the Greenland Ice Sheet near Kangerlussuaq, by Mads Pihl

The Ice Sheet

Read more about the Ice Cap of Greenland a magnificent natural formation which overwhelms and astounds visitors with its size and ressources.
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National Day of Greenland

Join the The National Day festival on 21st June, it is the most celebrated summer festival and the country celebrates and entertains.

Things To Do

Sled dogs speeding over sea ice near Oqaatsut and Ilulissat in North Greenland

Dog sledding

Arctic temperatures and several meters of snow are no match for the natural impressions and cultural twist that will warm your soul while dog sledding in Greenland.
Ice climbing near Ilulissat in North Greenland

Climbing and Mountaineering

Glaciers have carved fresh cuts right through the bedrock, and left a myriad of peaks often rising thousands of feet all along the coastline.
Skiing among remote peaks in East Greenland near Kulusuk

Heliskiing

Greenland is the spiritual home of heliskiing. Mountain upon mountain offers first descents in a landscape where glaciers often flow straight from the ice cap to the coast.
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Arctic Circle Race

Greenland’s Arctic Circle Race is a 160 kilometer-long adventure type, cross-country race in Sisimiut. The Race is known as the world’s toughest cross-country race.
Two Air Zafari planes heading towards the Greenland Ice Sheet near Kangerlussuaq Airport

Flightseeing

Experiencing Greenland from the air provides a new perspective of the enormous size of the country, and the conditions for life in the Arctic.
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The midnight sun

Turn your sights northward to the Arctic Circle in Greenland to find relaxation and new energy in the land of the midnight sun.
A collection of reindeer antlers outside a house in Qeqertarsuatsiaat south of Nuuk in Greenland. By Mads Pihl

Trophy Hunting

Greenland is the place where even the most seasoned trophy hunters will experience a challenge to their hunting instinct and ingenuity.
The Greenland passenger ferry in the sunset near Ilulissat ice fjord. By Mads Pihl

Coastal ferry in Greenland

Meet locals and watch the Greenland coastline change from green hills to steep granite peaks on board Sarfaq Ittuk, the only coastal ferry in Greenland.
Diving under icebergs in Greenland. Photo by: Morten Beier

Diving

Take an adventure and dive among whales and icebergs in the glow of the midnight sun. Read about the unique diving experiences Greenland has to offer.
Hiker on the trail leading down into the valley below Nasaasaaq - Day 8 of Arctic Circle Trail. Photo by Lisa Germany.

Arctic Circle Trail: The Go-To Guide

This ultimate guide to the universe of hiking in Greenland will give you all the tools and information you need to prepare you from head to toe.
Mountain biking in the Narsarsuaq backcountry. Photo by Mads Pihl.

Biking

Experience Greenland on two wheels!

Articles

Passengers on the Sisimiut snowmobile bus in Greenland having fun in the sun. Photo by Mads Pihl

Arctic Circle Adventure in Kangerlussuaq & Sisimiut

Give that snow-lovin’ kid in your heart something to look forward to this winter, by planning an adventure in Kangerlussuaq or Sisimiut
A typical view of Kangaamiut - a village in Greenland

A chill summer In Kangaamiut

Summer in Kangaamiut by Evighedsfjorden is attractive in the meeting with the local people and the quiet rhythm of life.
Lines in the ice sheet seen from an Air Zafari flight near Kangerlussuaq in Greenland. Photo by Mads Pihl

Take advantage of the wait in the Kangerlussuaq Airport

Waiting in Kangerlussuaq is never a waste of time.
A group of friends from Nuuk hanging out at the snowboard park before the Arctic Winter Games in Greenland. Photo by Mads Pihl

How to Experience urban life in Greenland

As is also the case in many other parts of the world, Greenland is currently experiencing a demographic urbanisation. Read what to do in urban Greenland
Adventurers settling in at Camp Ice Cap on the Greenland Ice Sheet, run by Albatros Arctic Circle in Kangerlussuaq. Photo by Raven Eye Photography

Wake up on the Greenland Ice Sheet!

Waking up in a small tent and looking out over the seemingly endless white ice cap near Kangerlussuaq makes you feel small and invincible at the same time.
Passengers on the Sisimiut snowmobile bus in Greenland having fun in the sun. Photo by Mads Pihl

Snowmobiling In Sisimiut

A unique culture of snowmobiling has grown over decades in Greenland's second largest town Sisimiut. How is it anyway, to try out this fun activity?
A snowmobiler flying high over a group of friends in the Sisimiut backckountry in Greenland. Photo by Mads Pihl.

Winter street culture with a Greenlandic twist

Sisimiut is the home of the Greenlandic winter version of street culture complete with fashion statements, aerial tricks, and local heroes.
Raw musk ox wool on display in the Qiviut shop in Sisimiut in Greenland. By Mads Pihl

From ashes to gold: Musk ox wool

Anita Høegh realized that the inner layers of the musk ox furs were worth a small fortune if treated properly. Whereas before it was treated as useless.

Dogsledding in Greenland

"Give me dogs, give me snow and you can keep the rest!" - Knud Rasmussen, polar explorer
The midnight sun behind two tents in East Greenland, by Mads Pihl

Hiking the Arctic Circle Trail

The Arctic Circle Trail, explore and connect with nature on this 160 km backcountry trail between Kangerlussuaq and Sisimiut.
An Eternity of ski touring. Photo by Fredrik Schenholm.

An Eternity of ski touring

Fjords, glaciers and endless ski touring possibilities in Maniitsoq.
A hut for accommodation at Tasiusaq sheep farm in South Greenland. By Mads Pihl

9 Unique places you can overnight in Greenland

Pitch a tent in the Arctic tundra or hide away in huts overlooking calving glaciers - the choice is yours!
Enthusiastic hiker having fun near the Greenland Ice Sheet along the Arctic Circle. By Raven Eye Photography

4 Inspiring Hiking Travel Journals

Read other hikers’ experiences and hind-sight tips from various tried-and-true hiking routes in Greenland
Photo by By Vagn Hansen, Visit Greenland

5 Top Tips for Photographing the Midnight Sun

Don’t miss out on this expert advice from local photographer Vagn Hansen. Here he shares his top tips for getting the best shot of the midnight sun.

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Adventurers settling in at Camp Ice Cap on the Greenland Ice Sheet, run by Albatros Arctic Circle in Kangerlussuaq. By Raven Eye Photography
Hiker looking at the mountains during sunset near river, Near Camp In Tasiilaq Fjord. By Chris Brinlee Jr