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Blue Ice Explorer: Plan your own holiday in Greenland

Are you dreaming of going to Greenland and would you prefer to plan your own trip?
BIE - Backpacking and hiking in Greenland

Blue Ice Explorer: Backpacking and hiking in Greenland

A backpacking trip where you get off the beaten track! Experience life at sheep farms, settlements and the town Narsaq.
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Greenland Tours: Disko Adventure

4 days in Disko Bay incl. hiking and kayaking

Tasermiut Expeditions: Ice Cap Explorer 8-15 days

Explore the Ice Cap crossing through striking glacier formations, glacial lakes and rivers. Flight from Keflavik or Copenhagen. Dates: July

Tasermiut Expeditions: Hiking and Kayaking Adventure

8 day excursion, kayaking and on foot: complete contact with nature, kayaking and hiking activities, discover Viking ruins in South Greenland.

Tasermiut Expeditions: Kayak, Bike and Trekking

An expedition using very quite means of transport: hiking boots, mountain bike & kayak, surrounded by icebergs. 12 day trip from July to Sep.

Tasermiut Expeditions: South Greenland Explorer

Tasermiut fjord Big Walls called "the Arctic Patagonia", hot springs, glacier camp, navigation among icebergs. 15 day trip from June to Sep.

Tasermiut Expeditions: Wonders of Greenland

A full-featured 8 day trip: easy hikes surrounded by glaciers, ice-walk, viking ruins UNESCO Heritage & sailing among icebergs. June to September

Tasermiut Expeditions: Greenland Northern Lights

Admire northern lights from mid August to Sept. in one of the best spots: Qaleraliq Glacier camp. Hikes & Zodiac navigation among icebergs
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Tasermiut Expeditions: Best Adventure

Navigate among fiords, icebergs, peculiar ice formations and spectacular glacier fronts.

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

Icelandic Mountain guides: Hiking in the Silent Arctic

A 12 day base camp hiking in the Ammassalik area in East Greenland. Deep fjords, high peaks and spectacular icebergs!
Icelandic Mountain guides: Unplugged Wilderness

Icelandic Mountain guides: Unplugged Wilderness

A 12 day boat assisted trek in East Greenland. Trekking in dramatic alpine landscape with stunning views of icebergs and glaciers.
Icelandic Mountain guides: The Remote Peaks of Greenland

Icelandic Mountain guides: The Remote Peaks of Greenland

In the heart of the fjords of East Greenland, surrounded by steep granite mountains, a village called Kuummiut lies buried in snow.
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Greenland Tours: Best of the West

8 days exploring Disko Bay incl. Disko Island and visit to the Greenland Ice Cap

Providers

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Vandrehuset.com

Vandrehuset.com is located in Nuuk and consists of 3 houses with free access to internet.
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Blue Ice Explorer

Blue Ice Explorer specialises in package tours and also organises other travel arrangements for individuals and groups in southern Greenland.
Gardar Hostel

Gardar Hostel

Gardar Hostel is a cosy hostel located near the shop and harbour and run by Blue Ice Explorer.
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Gina's Guesthouse

Gina's Guesthouse is a cosy, newly refurbished accommodation in a quiet setting at the heart of Upernavik. It is close to everything in this small town.
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Hotel Centerbo

Hotel Centerbo offers good, cheap accommodation in a central location. It has twelve well-appointed 1-bedroom apartments with everything you need.
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Illunnguujuk Hostel

Illunnguujuk Hostel is a family run hostel housed in what was once an old farmhouse. It was refurbished in 2004 and is still being developed.
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Ilulissat Youth Hostel

Ilulissat youth hostel is in the town centre, a short walk from the shops, cafés and the harbour, and just 45 minutes by foot from the Ice Fjord.
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Inuk Hostels

Inuk Hostels is located a stone's throw from the sea with a magnificent view of the Nuuk fjord, and within a reasonable walking distance to downtown Nuuk.
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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.
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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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Kulusuk Hostel

Kulusuk Hostel is run by Icelandic Mountain Guides, an adventure tour operator in both Iceland and Greenland.
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Nanortalik Youth Hostel

Nanortalik Youth Hostel is located in Mathildes Hus which is a lovely old building located next to the museum in the old part of Nanortalik.
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Narsarsuaq Hostel

Narsarsuaq Hostel is a modern hostel with a large kitchen and living room. It can sleep 36 people in nine 4-room dormitories.
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North Greenland Adventure

North Greenland Adventure specialises in any tourism relating to the settlements around Ilulissat.
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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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The Leif Eriksson Hostel

Not far from the little harbour in Qassiarsuk is the Leif Eriksson Hostel.
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Tasiusaq Hostel

The hostel is situated in the little settlement of Tasiusaq which overlooks the extraordinarily beautiful Tasermiut fjord.
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Restaurant H8 Oqaatsut

Restaurant H8 Oqaatsut accommodates guests for whom a cosy authentic Greenlandic experience is worth more than the mod cons most of us take for granted.
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Sisimiut Youth Hostel

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

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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Hope Hostel I/S

Hostel accommodation in Aasiaat offering double rooms and single rooms with shared facilities, as well as kayak rental.
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Nuka Hostel

Nuka Hostel is a youth hostel located in the center of Ilulissat. The hostel is close to shops and cafés.
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Aasiaat Gæstehjem

Accommodation in Aasiaat. Centrally located guest house with single rooms, double rooms and family apartments.

Sillisit Hostel

Illunnguujuk Hostel is a family run hostel housed in what was once an old farmhouse. It was refurbished in 2004 and is still being developed.

Destinations

A newly harvested grass field in the sheep farming community Qassiarsuk in South Greenland

Qassiarsuk

The settlement Qassiarsuk is an agricultural destination for hikers and a visible meeting place between Norse culture and modern-day sheep farmers.
Narsarsuaq in South Greenland

Narsarsuaq

Narsarsuaq is the gateway to hiking trails through lush valleys and Norse ruins spotted along a deep fjord.
Sunrise over the small farming community Igaliku in South Greenland which is also an important site for Norse history in Greenland

Igaliku

Igaliku is a versatile, family-oriented, open-air destination with Norse ruins, modern agriculture, sheep farms, and many hiking opportunities.
Sunset over Narsaq in South Greenland

Narsaq

Narsaq is the most striking agricultural town in Greenland situated in a fjord system known for hiking, mineral deposits and cowboy history.
A view over parts of Qaqortoq - the largest town in South Greenland. Photo by Mads Pihl - Visit Greenlan

Qaqortoq

The largest town in South Greenland gives you art, culture, Norse history, boat tours, hot springs, kayaking and hiking trips.
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Nanortalik

Vertical walls and pristine waters in Tasermiut Fjord make an adventurer’s imagination run wild while city sightseeing bring you down to earth.
A winter sunrise over Tasiilaq in East Greenland

Tasiilaq

Tasiilaq is the largest town in Eastern Greenland and the gateway to pretty much every kind of adventure that Greenland offers.
Kulusuk in East Greenland

Kulusuk

Kulusuk is the gateway to many different types of adventure-based activities for both summer and winter in East Greenland.
Two people walking on ice floes in kangertittivaq fjord. Photo by Per Arnesen.

Ittoqqortoormiit

Sea ice makes this the most isolated town in Greenland, where dog sledding, expedition cruises and wildlife dominate the opportunities for adventure.
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.
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Sisimiut

Backcountry sports and Arctic adventures in Sisimiut are the perfect answer to a pursuit for cultural discovery and pure natural settings.
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Kangerlussuaq

With the mouth of the fjord sitting on the far western horizon and the ice cap knocking at the door, all roads lead to the backcountry.

Aasiaat

The land of a thousand islands gives nature lovers many ways to discover the southern boundary of Disko Bay.
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Ilulissat

Nature, dog sledding, and cultural exploration await you in this iceberg paradise.
Sunrise over the village Oqaatsut in North Greenland near Ilulissat in the Disko Bay. Photo by Mads Pihl - Visit Greenland

Oqaatsut

A welcoming dining table and a variety of nature experiences bring village camaraderie in Oqaatsut and the daily life of fishermen into close view.
Upernavik is the largest town in North Greenland

Upernavik

A mass of small islands, villages, and natural sights are close enough for you to reach, making Upernavik a perfect do-it-yourself destination.

Articles

Three young people in the sunset in Ukkusissat, Greenland. Photo by Mads Pihl

Tips to hang out with locals in Greenland

Tried-and-true ideas from travellers who've done it before
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!