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Blue Ice Explorer: Plan your own holiday in Greenland

Are you dreaming and going to South Greenland and would you prefer to plan your own trip?

Blue Ice Explorer: South Greenland Backpacking & hiking. 13 days

A backpacking trip where you get off the beaten track! Experience life at sheep farms, settlements and the town Narsaq.
Blue ice Explorer - easy hiking 8 days

Blue Ice Explorer: Easy hiking. 8 days

Tour package for individual travellers in the best hiking area in Greenland! Accommodation at farms and in settlements.
BIE - Round trip & hiking. 10 days

Blue Ice Explorer: Round trip & hiking. 10 days

A cocktail that includes all of the highlights of South Greenland.
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Greenland Tours: Disko Adventure

4 days in Disko Bay incl. hiking and kayaking

Blue Ice Explorer - South Greenland 4 days – easy going

The famous blue icebergs of South Greenland and the charming village of Igaliku are just some of the highlights of this trip.
Blue Ice Explorer - South Greenland 5 days

Blue Ice Explorer - South Greenland 5 days – active

The famous blue icebergs of South Greenland and the charming village of Igaliku are just some of the highlights of this trip.
Blue Ice - Towns & Settlements 8 days

Blue Ice Explorer - Towns & settlements 8 days

Explore the 2 towns of Narsaq and Qaqortoq together with the delightful calmness, warmth and undisturbed paradise of the village of Igaliku.
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Greenland Tours: Disko Island Exploration

5 days of sailing, hiking and optional dogsledding in Disko Island.

Greenland Travel: All in one: The grand tour of Greenland

15-day trip with incredible contrasts. Nature, villages and towns. Hiking, green mountains, turquoise icebergs, flower valleys, and ice-cold glaciers.

Arctic Hiking and Expeditions: Trek from Karale to Tasiilaq Fjord

Enjoy the serenity of the Karale fjord where occasional cracks in the glacier break the silence. Extra ordinary landscape and unique nature.

Arctic Hiking and Expeditions: Arctic Villages in East Greenland

Visit the region's villages and its capital, Tasilaq. Learn about Inuit culture, climb Kuummiit mountain and enjoy sailing among icebergs.

Arctic Hiking and Expeditions: The Icefjord Trek

Experience the Sermelik Fjord where the Helheim glacier calves icebergs at an enormous rate. Enjoy the calmness of this beautiful area.

Arctic Hiking and Expeditions: Trek from Karale to Tasiilaq Fjord in East Greenland

Enjoy the serenity of the Karale fjord where occasional cracks in the glacier break the silence. Extraordinary landscape and unique nature.

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World of Greenland

World of Greenland organizes excursions such as hiking, boat trips and sightseeing flights by helicopter and airplane.
Uummannaq and the heart-shaped mountain. Photo by Uummannaq Seasafaris ApS, Visit Greenland

Uummannaq Seasafaris APS

Uummannaq Seasafaris offers a number of tours in and around Uummannaq, the beautiful town of hearts.
Iceberg in East Greenland in the sunset. Photo by Arctic Dream

Arctic Dream

Arctic Dream specialises in dog sleds, hunting, boat tours, kayaking, fishing and climbing based in Tasiilaq in East Greenland.
Boat tour into the Pack-ice near Angmagssalik. Photo by Arctic Wonderland Tours, Visit Greenland

Arctic Wonderland Tours

Arctic Wonderland Tours is one of Greenland's most experienced tour operators. They run hotels in Tasiilaq and Kulusuk, tour services and tour boats.
Hytten Amaroq from outside. Photo by Asimut Tours and Camp, Visit Greenland

Asimut Tours and Camp

Asimut Tours & Camp offers a wealth of experience when it comes to tours, fishing and hunting.
Blue Iceberg. Photo by Blue Ice Explorer

Blue Ice Explorer

Blue Ice Explorer has been working with tourism in South Greenland since 1996. We have established a comprehensive knowledge about South Greenland and a broad cooperation with the local community.
Tiny dog sleds in the huge East Greenland landscapes between Tasiilaq and Sermilik

Dines Tours

Dines Tours is a small adventure travel tour provider based in Tasiilaq and the company organises dogsled trips, hiking, kayaking, animal safaris, and more.
Hikers in Aasivissuit UNESCO area close to Kangerlussuaq Photo by Morten Christensen

Greenland Outdoors

Greenland Outdoors is an adventure travel tour provider from Kangerlussuaq with a team of experienced guides.
Guests at Hvalsey church ruin in South Greenland. Photo by Mads Pihl - Visit Greenland

Greenland Sagalands

Greenland Sagalands is a tour operator and tourist information site with local roots in Qaqortoq in South Greenland.
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Greenland Travel

Greenland Travel is the largest travel agency specialised in Greenland. Our customers come from all over the world, and our main office is in Denmark.
Aerial view of the hotel with sunrise in background in Winter. Photo by Hotel Angmagssalik

Hotel Angmagssalik

Hotel Angmagssalik is an established hotel with sweeping views over Tasiilaq in East Greenland. The hotel is run Arctic Wonderland Tours.
Two whales passing close to Hotel Diskobay. Photo by Espen Andersen, Visit Greenland

Hotel Diskobay

Hotel Diskobay offers great adventures from the best seats in the house to Disko Bay and Disko Island.
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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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IceCap Explore

IceCap Explore is located in the heart of Ilulissat in a building, which also houses a tourist office, café, microbrewery and discotheque.
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Ilulissat Tourist Nature

Ilulissat Tourist Nature is an adventure tour and accommodation provider in Ilulissat with a wide range of experiences year round.
Beautiful view in sunlight from Ipiutaq Guest Farm in Summer. Photo by Agathe Devisme

Ipiutaq Guest Farm

Ipiutaq guest farm has been sold. This innovative sheep farm, located in an area of stunning wilderness in the South of Greenland, was founded by a French-Greenlandic family in 2007.
View of huts at the ski center in Summer. Photo by Kangerluarsunnguaq Ski Center

Kangerluarsunnguaq Ski Center

Kangerluarsunnguaq Ski Center is a backcountry experience just 20 minutes by boat from Greenland's capital Nuuk.
An evening view of the white church in Nanortalik in South Greenland. Photo by Mads Pihl - Visit Greenland

Nanortalik Tourism Service

Nanortalik Tourism Service has existed since 1999, and thereby has many years of experience of dealing with guests and developing both short trips and trips lasting several days.
Skier skiing downhill 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.
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Tupilak Travel

Tupilak Travel offers cheap travel to Greenland, in particular to the country's capital, Nuuk.
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Tasermiut South Greenland Expeditions

Tasermiut is the specialist in adventure travel in South Greenland, the best place for adventure due to mild weather conditions and the safest fjords full of icebergs and glaciers fronts.

Skansen - Your Home

Surrounded by magnificent scenery is a small red house occupying just 50 sqm of space. The house was built in the late 1960s and is well looked after.
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SikuAput

SikuAput is based in Qeqertarsuaq on Disko Island. The company offers dog sledding, hiking, snowmobile and boat trips.
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.
Snowmobile and dogsledding in East Greenland. Photo by Tasiilaq Tours - Visit Greenland

Tasiilaq Tours

Greenland Vacation offers different tours and experiences in and around Tasiilaq City as well as logistically help.
A climber plays around in the boulders, West Side Of Kulusuk island. Photo by Chris Brin Lee Jr. - Visit Greenland

Icelandic Mountain Guides

From their expedition & ski lodge in East Greenland, Icelandic Mountain Guides specialises in Greenland ski touring and mountaineering expeditions, icecap crossings, wilderness treks and traditional dogsled trips.
Tourists photographing arctic fox next to ice sheet. Photo by Diskobay Tours

Diskobay Tours

Magical dogsledding tours and boat tours in the area around Qasigiannguit. Diskobay Tours is a local tour operator located in the beautiful Disko Bay. 

Boat sailing among icebergs in Nuup Kangerlua in summer. Photo by Nuuk Bay Adventues

Nuuk Bay Adventures

Nuuk Bay Adventures. Boat charter - Fjord sailing - Fishing trip - Hiking - Cabin accommodation - Photo/Film crew – Settlement tours and much more.

Two Ravens

It’s all about the stories you bring back home! Guiding in the beautiful and vast wilderness of Greenland is for us not a job - it’s a lifestyle. We live and breathe the outdoor adventure life when we are with customers and also in our free time.
A photographer on a photo tour in North Greenland captures the perfect nighttime shot of northern lights, the starry night sky, and icebergs in the Ilulissat Icefjord. Photo by Paul Zizka

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!
Person standing on a rock looking over the large greenlandic icecap. Photo by Wild Greenland, Visit Greenland

Wild Greenland

Wild Greenland runs hiking, glacier and wildlife tours. We’re based at Greenland’s only reindeer station. We herd reindeer, forage herbs, catch fish, bake bread, build our own houses and live off the land as much as we can.
Kajakgruppe med pagajer i luften foran isbjerg. Photo by David D. Grant

Ilulissat Adventure

Ilulissat Adventure is a local touroperator who loves Ilulissat and the Diskobay. We offer small group and private tours from Ilulissat.
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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.
Café De Upernavik

Café de Upernavik

Bed & Breakfast: Lovely rooms for overnight guests incl. wifi and breakfast. Guided sea kayak tours.

Dogsledge Taxi

Dogsledding adventures for life! We provide several different tours in dogsledding, from short trips to several days in the backcountry of Sisimiut.
KangTourism boat. Photo by Kang Tourism

Kang Tourism Aps

KangTourism Aps is a local and privately owned tourism company with years of experience in sailing. Learn more here.

About Greenland

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.

Destinations

Nuuk is Greenlands capital and the signature mountain Sermitsiaq always stands large and visible in the background

Nuuk

The heart of a nation. Greenland’s largest city and capital is fueled on fresh air, strong coffee and diverse personalities.
Turf house from Paamiut in Greenland. By Angu Motzfeldt - Visit Greenland

Paamiut

Paamiut is embodied by snowy winter slopes, majestic wildlife with eagles and a tourist density that will make you feel like the guest of honor around town.
Sunset In Kapisillit. Photo - Aningaaq R. Carlsen, Visit Greenland

Kapisillit

As the only place in the country where you can go river fishing for salmon, in Kapisillit you can easily lose yourself for a few days soaking in the views of the wide bay and nearby mountains.

Kuummiut

Tall mountains, perfect hiking valleys, and extreme snow hide one of the best-kept secrets of East Greenland - the small settlement of Kuummiut.

Things To Do

A couple overlooking Tasiusaq sheep farm near Qassiarsuk in South Greenland

Hiking

Follow hiking trails in Greenland to reach mountaintops or traverse long distances. Or forge your own route and stand in no one’s footsteps but your own.
Two hikers in evening light walking past Tasiusaq sheep farm in South Greenland. By Mads Pihl

The Ultimate Greenland Hiking 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.
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 go-to guide for hiking the Arctic Circle Trail will give you all the tools and information you need to prepare yourself from head to toe.

Articles

Walking towards Igaliku on the kings road in South Greenland. Photo by Mads Pihl

Summer hiking in South Greenland

Standing here in Narsarsuaq airport, the first word that strikes me is ‘grandeur’. I am about to go hiking in this spectacular landscape!
A daytime view over Qaqortoq in South Greenland. Photo by Mads Pihl

Visit Greenland’s banana coast

During the summer months the south of Greenland is truly lush. Greenlanders have thus dubbed the area near Narsaq and Qaqortoq the banana coast.
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.
Two hikers on a Greenland Travel trek looking out over Ikaasatsivaq sound in East Greenland near Tiniteqilaaq. By Mads Pihl

Good Hiking Advice and the Hiker's 12 Commandments

Learn the essentials for planning a hike, beginner or expert some things are crucial for a successful trip through Greenland's stunning nature.
Midnight Sun - Two hikers enjoying the sunset near Qenertivartivit in Ammassalik Fjord near Kulusuk in East Greenland

Hiking between icebergs in East Greenland

Find the beautiful traits of hiking in East Greenland where all main roads are waterways through fjords and sounds, in zig zags between icebergs.
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.
Greenland Travel hikers passing through lingering snow on the mountain near Tiniteqilaaq in East Greenland. By Mads Pihl

What to bring? A Checklist for Hiking in Greenland

Make sure to bring the right equipment for a hike, here is a hiking checklist as overview of the essentials and what's good to pack for your hike.
Hiking gear on a Greenland Travel guide in East Greenland. By Mads Pihl

Hiking Equipment, for hiking in Greenland

Find guidelines for the right hiking equipment, so you are prepared to sleep, eat, cook and navigate on your hike in Greenland.
Tourist taking a photo of Marc Carreras in back-country Nuuk in Greenland. By Rebecca Gustafsson

6 Instagram shots you must get in Nuuk

Like a social media scavenger hunt, these photo suggestions will take you running all around the capital
A lone traveller stands in Qassiarsuk and looks over Tunulliarfik Fjord toward Narsarsuaq. Photo by Stacy William Head

Greenland’s UNESCO World Heritage Sites are pure nature

Here is a peek at what you will find up here plus how to get the experience
Massive iceberg grounded at the mouth of Ilulissat Icefjord. Photo by Samuel Letecheur, Visit Greenland

A day in Ilulissat and how it earned the nickname I-luv-lissat

It’s not hard to understand why Ilulissat is the most popular travelers’ destination in Greenland. The name of the town literally translates to ‘Icebergs’, but adventurers at heart long time ago have nicknamed it Iluvlissat!
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.
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 Bjorgvin_Hilmarsson

Meet the explorers: “When real life is fake”

Cross the Greenland Ice Sheet, kayak in the wilderness for a week, or climb the highest mountain in Greenland. How will you test your limits?
Female tourist looking at phone in Inneruulalik South Greenland by Photo by Peter Lindstrøm, Visit GreenlandPeter Lindstrøm, Visit Greenland

5 places in Greenland you won’t want to share

These five locations will make an offline traveller out of you, as they are simply too good to share.
Photo by Elia Locardi - Visit Greenland

Colourful Nuuk: The city break with a difference

Here are our 7 reasons that Nuuk is a city break with a difference
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!
Arctic hare in Ittoqqortoormiit. Photo by Bo Normander.

Beautiful hike in Ittoqqortoormiit in East Greenland

A hike to the abandoned village of Uunarteq (Cape Tobin) offers incomparably beautiful Arctic nature, challenging terrain and close encounters with snow hares, eider ducks, sea urchins and, if you are lucky / unlucky, polar bears.
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?

A magical bedtime story from Greenland

‘The Children and the Whale’ published by Little Gestalten, award-winning illustrator Daniel Frost takes you on a magical journey around the Arctic Circle in Greenland. The ideal bedtime story and children’s book about Greenland for adventure-seeking explorers!
Muskox under the sun in Jameson Land. Photo by Bo Normander

Musk oxen and sandstone mountains in Jameson Land

A hike in the northeastern Greenlandic wilderness in Jameson Land offers incredible mountain landscapes and intimate experiences with the large musk oxen that dig into the local vegetation.

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Natural Hazards

Travelling in Greenland can be a fantastic and unforgettable experience. The Greenlandic nature can be harsh at times, therefore, you should be prepared for your travels before you start your trip.

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