#Dog Sledding

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Greenland Tours: Hounds of Snow

8 day dogsledding trip in East Greenland
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Tasermiut Expeditions: Thule Dog Sledding Expedition

Expedition in total freedom using traditional Greenlandic sledges. Share with authentic Inuit their daily way of life.

Greenland Travel: Dream trip to an Arctic Paradise

Get an experience of a lifetime! See Disco Bay in all its glory. Go explore! See whales, calving glaciers, majestic icebergs and much more
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Greenland Tours: Northern Lights & Icebergs

4 days in Ilulissat incl. dog sledding & Northern Lights tour

Greenland by Topas - Summer tour: Disko Island, Icebergs and Eqi Glacier

Experience Disko Island’s glaciers, Disko Bay’s huge icebergs and legendary whales, then further north, Eqi Glacier's deafening calving events.

Greenland by Topas - Dog Sledding, Igloo Lodge and Northern Lights in Ilulissat

Sled dogs are in their element under the frosty sky, crackling snow and fluttering Aurora Borealis (Northern Lights) of the Greenlandic winter. Overnight stay in Igloo Lodge.

Greenland Tours: Beyond the North

8 days to remote Liverpool Land incl. dog sledding expedition incl. flights

Providers

Ilimanaq Lodges - Photo by Chris Tonnesen - Visit Greenland

World of Greenland

World of Greenland is a 100% Greenlandic company, deeply rooted in the tourism around Ilulissat.
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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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SikuAput

SikuAput is based in Qeqertarsuaq on Disko Island. The company offers dog sledding, hiking, snowmobile and boat trips.
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Siggi Tours

Siggi Tours has a boat called Uiloq, which sails in the area around Ammassalik.
Dogs on a dog sledding trip near Ilulissat in Greenland fanning out in typical west Greenlandic fashion. Photo by Mads Pihl - Visit Greenland

Albatros Arctic Circle

Albatros Arctic Circle is a locally based company which organises trips to Kangerlussuaq and Sisimiut.
Qaanaaq, with view over the sea towards Herbert Island. Photo by Glenn Mattsing - Visit Greenland

Nunataq Atsuk Travel

Nunataq Atsuk Travel offers dog sledding and boat trips all year-round.
Inuk Adventure

Inuk Adventure

Simple, but magnificent experiences! Inuk Adventure is a local owned company, who wants to show and share our beautiful country with you.

Arctic Hiking and Expeditions

We are a passion driven travel company operating hiking tours and expeditions in Greenland. Join us for unforgettable and unique experiences in pure nature.

Dogsledge Taxi

Dogsledding adventures for life! We provide several different tours in dogsledding, from short trips to several days in the backcountry of Sisimiut.

Taavani ApS

Taavani ApS is your local DMC and business travel agency in Greenland. We are an IATA accredited agency with headquarter in Nuuk. 
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Albatros Arctic Circle (Ilulissat)

At Albatros Arctic Circle Ilulissat you will find everything you need for an unforgettable time in Ilulissat! We have Hotel Hvide Falk, a centrally located hotel with amazing view of the Disko Bay, where our restaurant is placed with panorama view of the Bay.
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Qeqertarsuaq Boat Tours ApS

Unique experience with Qeqertarsuaq Boat Tours ApS done by the locals in summer & winter time. You call, we do, without time limitations.
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Ilulissat Escape

We exclusively operate the Ilulissat Kangia Lodge, which offers peaceful surroundings and a stunning view of the glacier.

About Greenland

Festivals - The marching band of Nuuk in Greenland at the National Day parade on June 21

Greenland Festival and Events Calendar

Festivals in Greenland is a big deal for greenlanders. Especially Christmas, New Years Eve and the National Day of Greenland.

Destinations

Colourful houses at fjord in Tasiilaq. Photo- Aningaaq Rosing Carlsen - Visit Greenland

Tasiilaq

Tasiilaq is the largest town in Eastern Greenland and the gateway to pretty much every kind of adventure that Greenland offers.
The light in the darkness in Ittoqqortoormiit 4. Photo by Ken Madsen - Visit Greenland

Ittoqqortoormiit

Sea ice makes this the most isolated town in Greenland, where dog sledding, expedition cruises and wildlife dominate the opportunities for adventure.
View from a Hill onto Ilulissat and the frozen fjord. Photo - Lisa M. Burns, Visit Greenland

Ilulissat

Nature, dog sledding, and cultural exploration await you in this iceberg paradise. Explore Ilulissat and its UNESCO protected Icefjord.
The settlement Tiilerilaaq between towering mountains in winter. Photo by Aningaaq Rosing Carlsen - Visit Greenland

Tiilerilaaq

Traditional culture and endless icebergs lie at the edge of the Ice Sheet and the Sermilik Fjord in the settlement Tiilerilaaq.
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The National Park

The Northeast Greenland National Park is the world’s largest National Park with unspoiled, pristine wilderness and unique Arctic wildlife.

Things To Do

Dogsledding in Kangerlussuaq. Photo by Anders Beier - Visit 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.

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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
Dog sledding in the north east of Greenland. Photo by Magnus Elander

The 5 most remote places in Greenland

Remote Greenland: the magic of ‘one-option-only’, plus how to find alternatives after all: UNPLUGGING IN GREENLAND - part II
A midwinter portrait near the Ilulissat Ice Fjord in Greenland with the sun setting in the background

The teacher, the dog and the ptarmigan

Once upon a time just before Christmas, a thin long-haired Viking moved to Tasiilaq in search for adventure. This is his Christmas story.
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Let’s go to Thule – The end of the World

I get a traveling-to-the-end-of-the-world feeling when staring through the window of the Air Greenland aircraft flying from Upernavik to Qaanaaq. It is one and a half hour of pure aerial poetry.

Dogsledding in Greenland

"Give me dogs, give me snow and you can keep the rest!" - Knud Rasmussen, polar explorer
Sled dogs speeding over sea ice near Oqaatsut and Ilulissat in North Greenland

Finding freedom in the dying art of dog sledding

Get insight into the art of dog sledding, one of the most iconic ways of traveling and an unique characteristic of traversing Greenland's snowy landscape.
Three white sled dogs from Ilulissat in Greenland. By Andre Schoenherr

6 dos and don’ts of dog sledding

Here are some do's and dont's of dogsledding so, bask in the glorious nature. Your invitation to break away from regular life.
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Here’s the best time to visit Ilulissat

The insider tips about summer, winter and a few alternative locations!
Two men enjoying the sunrise in the Icefjord in Nuuk in Greenland. Photo by Rebecca Gustafsson, Visit Greenland.

8 times the light in Greenland was absolutely heavenly

There is no denying that Greenland’s landscapes and light are a photographer’s dream.
A Chinese traveler writing a journal entry on a dog sledding trip in the Disko Bay in Greenland. Photo by Mads Pihl

Editor’s pick: 12 real reasons to visit Greenland

So Greenland’s on your bucket list for the new year - but when is the best time to go? That’s one of the most common questions we get here at Visit Greenland. In order to help you make your decision, visitgreenland.com editor Tanny Por has hand-picked 12 reasons why she loves this polar wonderscape. Enjoy!
Empty kayak waiting by the pack ice. Photo by Kim Insuk - Visit Greenland

Qaanaaq: Winter vs. Summer

This town is almost as remote as it can get for a tourist in Greenland. It can already be quite a big deal for someone to make the decision to come to Greenland, but for those curious enough to see just how far north they can go, Qaanaaq becomes the challenge.
Ski touring skiers in heavy snowfall in Kuummiut in East Greenland. Photo by Mads Pihl

7 things to do in bad weather in Greenland

It’s no secret that Greenland is not really a sun, sea and sand destination. Although we do have all three of those things (most of the time!), people don’t come to sunbathe.
Guests enjoying a quiet moment in one of the Eqi Glacier Lodge comfort huts in Greenland. Photo by Mads Pihl, Visit Greenland

Enjoy 360° Greenland from your couch

Explore Greenland from the safe distance of your couch with our own 360° videos!
Tips for visiting Greenland with kids. Photo by Jurga Rubinovaite

9 Top Tips for Visiting Greenland with Kids

Are you considering a family trip to Greenland, but are not sure what to expect? Wondering if it’s easy to travel in Greenland with kids? Or maybe you are looking for ideas on what to see and do when visiting Greenland with children? Read on!
Dogsledding in Kangerlussuaq with Johanne & Henning in the fjord. Photo by Anders Beier - Visit Greenland

Discovering Kangerlussuaq through food (Part 2)

The Danish food writer Sune Rasborg visited Greenland and discovered that Kangerlussuaq is much more than just a transit airport. We follow Sune's experiences with lunch preparation on a dogsled, thousands-of-years-old ice cubes by the inland ice, tales of ice fishing and a meeting with modern hunting culture.
Feel free by the giants. by Aningaaq Rosing Carlsen - Visit Greenland

Things to See & Do in Greenland by Month

Greenland’s on your bucket list for the new year - or perhaps even the year after - but when is the best time to visit Greenland and what are useful things to know before going? What are things to do in Greenland in winter as opposed to summer?

Arnarulunnguaq: A tough woman in a strongly male-dominated universe

As the only female arctic explorer, she participated in the famous 5th Thule expedition from 1921 to 1924, led by the legendary expedition leader Knud Rasmussen.
Immersing overwelmed by the surroundings. Photo by Aningaaq Rosing Carlsen - Visit Greenland

Editor's guide: How to spend 4 days in East Greenland

An occupational hazard as an editor is that I read about and collect the most beautiful bucket list destinations, and East Greenland has long been one of mine.
Two snowmobilers on pause in Sisimiut. Photo by Kim Insuk - Visit Greenland

Fulfil your winter wishes in April in Greenland

Come and visit Sisimiut in April and enjoy dogsledding, Arctic Sounds, and Arctic Spa that you have been longing for.

Local Providers

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Tsigaar Naasor

Experiences in one of the world's most isolated places and the world's largest fjord system, Ittoqqortoormiit.
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Diskobay Tours

At our core, we take pride in offering authentic experiences led by our community’s finest – our local guides.
View of Ittoqqortoormiit Guesthouse in Winter in East Greenland. Photo by Ittoqqortoormiit Guesthouse

Ittoqqortoormiit Guesthouse

Ittoqqortoormiit Guesthouse is a cosy little guesthouse offering a selection of single or double rooms, a little kitchen, and living room. 

Hotel Søma

At Hotel SØMA your arctic adventure begins right after stepping out of the door.
Boat tour into the Pack-ice near Angmagssalik. Photo by Arctic Wonderland Tours

Arctic Wonderland Tours

Established in 1973 and is one of Greenland’s most experienced tour operators. The company runs hotels in Tasiilaq and Kulusuk.
Hikers hiking on glacier in East Greenland. Photo by Pirhuk - Greenland Expedition Specialists

Pirhuk - Greenland Mountain Guides

From our base & home in Kulusuk, East Greenland, surrounded by one of the greatest wilderness areas on earth, we specialize in.
Two people taking a rest on the dogsledding tour in winter. Photo by Line Kristiansen

Sermilik Adventures

Line and Tobias have skills and experiences to provide the best opportunities for people who are looking for their unique Arctic adventure.
Snowmobile and dogsledding in East Greenland. Photo by Tasiilaq Tours - Visit Greenland

Tasiilaq Tours

A local company offering various tours and experiences such as dog sledding, snowmobiling, sailing, whale and iceberg safaris, and sauna.
Dog Sledding. Photo by Disko Adventures

Disko Adventures

Local tour operator based in Qeqertarsuaq, dog sledding, snowmobiling, guided hiking tours, Meet the Greenlandic sled dog and more.

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What’s the deal with this viral picture?

This picture has been shared all over the place during the last few days, since it was posted on Twitter on 13th June by Steffen Olsen from the Danish Meteorological Institute.
Romantic Moment in Sarfalik, Nuuk. Photo - Rebecca Gustafsson , Visit Greenland

Christmas stories from Greenland that will make you warmer

Despite COVID-19 restrictions, we wish you a cosy Christmas with your loved ones. Here we invite you to discover how we celebrate a white Christmas under the northern lights in Greenland.

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