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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: The Ultimate Iceland - Greenland Trek

Icelandic Mountain guides: The Ultimate Iceland - Greenland Trek

Combined trekking tour with camping and hut accommodation
Grönlandresor: Kayaking among whales and icebergs, 8 days

Grönlandsresor - Kayaking among whales and icebergs, 8 days

The proximity to the Disko Bay and the protective archipelago makes Aasiaat the perfect starting point for kayaking trips.

Grönlandsresor - The great Greenlandic kayak expedition in Upernavik

The Greenlandic wilderness, 600 km north of the polar circle, is magnificent and perfect for kayaking.
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Arctic Friend: The Arctic Paradise – dog sled, northern light & icebergs

Explore the Ice Cap, boat cruise among gigantic Icebergs, hike to the Kangia Ice fjord, northern light, and dog sledding.
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Blue Ice Explorer - South Greenland 4 days – easy going

South Greenland is famous for its Norse history and blue icebergs, and you can easily reach both on daytrips from the airport in Narsarsuaq.
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Blue Ice Explorer - South Greenland 5 days – active

A 5-day getaway from Iceland for the active traveller with hiking around Igaliku, Qassiarsuk and Narsarsuaq.
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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
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Greenland Tours: Coastal Ship - South & West

13 days in the south & west of Greenland incl. 5 days on board Sarfaq Ittuk
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Greenland Tours: Disko Classics

5 days in Ilulissat incl. city tour, Ilulissat Icefjord and boat tour to the icebergs
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Greenland Tours: Camp Ice Cap

2 days on the Greenlandic ice cap
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Greenland Tours: Disko Island Exploration

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

Discover the World: Greenland Base Camp

Escorted small group tour staying in a comfortable safari-style eco camp in East Greenland, surrounded by breath-taking scenery, wildlife and wilderness.
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Icelandic Mountain Guides - Greenland Highlights

This tour will introduce you to the Greenland Highlights; Ice and Icefjords, impressive glaciers, an insight in the Inuit way of life.
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Icelandic Mountain Guides: Greenland Winter Highlights

This tour takes winter wonderland to a whole new level of epic. Traditional dog sledding surrounded by Greenland’s snow covered mountains.
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Quark Expeditions: Greenland Explorer: Valleys and Fjords

Witness the Ilulissat icefjord, explore historic places and visit communities, encountering an ancient culture surviving in a modern world.
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Quark Expeditions: Arctic Express

This Fly/Cruise voyage takes you straight to the adventure. Explore fjords by kayak, visit Thule ruins and, witness the Northern Lights.
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Quark Expeditions: Witness the Northern Lights

This express voyage takes you straight to the adventure. Witness the Northern Lights, explore fjords by kayak, and visit Thule ruins.

Quark Expeditions: Explore Greenland with Expert Guides

On this adventure, you'll explore communities, historic sights and vast Greenlandic landscapes led by industry leading Expedition Guides.

Quark Expeditions: Kayak in Northwest Greenland

On this expedition, you'll be able to explore the majestic Ilulissat Icefjord from a sea kayak for a whole different perspective!

Providers

Nanoq Heliskiing

Nanoq Heliskiing

Nanoq Heliskiing provides locally arranged high quality heliskiing.

Greenland Expeditions By Land And Sea

Greenland Expeditions by Land and Sea is affiliated with Nunatsiaq Boat Charter, a private 100% Greenlandic-owned boat company focusing on sailing tours for travellers with its own passenger-approved boat, MV Niviarsiaq.

South Greenland Boat Charter 44

We are a new turist company our main goal is to do guided tours around south Greenland, primarily near Nanortalik. We offer many different kind of package trips with our own boat with up to 6 passengers.
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Uummannaq Fjord Tours

Uummannaq Fjord Tours is a small tourist agency offering authentic experiences in Uummannaq and area.
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Nunataq Atsuk Travel

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

Nuuk Adventure is a mountain guiding services company for individuals and small groups based in Nuuk region (Greenland). Marc Carreras its main guide and owner.

Arctic Nomad

Arctic Nomad is focused on a luxury tourist niche. By luxury we mean to offer a unique product in Greenland that is customized in every way.
Two men enjoying the sunrise in the Icefjord in Nuuk in Greenland. Photo by Rebecca Gustafsson, Visit Greenland.

Greenland Escape

Greenland Escape offer high level service to the demanding traveler in Greenland.

Ilulissat Water Safari

Local owned company, where you can feel the local spirit Ilulissat Water Safari provides summer and winter tours. Find out how is the local life by the local guides.
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Greenland Waterways

Greenland Waterways offers various experiences on the waterways of Greenland. From predictabel shuttle in the Nuuk area to boatcharter and experiences on Stand Up Paddleboards and Kayaks.

About Greenland

A pair of musk oxen in summer. Photo by Magnus Elander.

Animals of Greenland

Sea eagles, seals, whales, musk oxen and polar bears. Greenland's wildlife is rich and extremely diverse.

Climate Changes

Global warming and the melting of the Greenland Ice Sheet have a long line of consequences for people, nature and wildlife in the Arctic and the rest of the world.
Spectators watch the post match celebrations of a soccer game at the 2013 East Greenland championships in Tasiilaq. By Mads Pihl

Greenland Climate and Weather

Learn more about Greenland's weather conditions and climate so you are prepared for a great range of weather conditions no matter where you go in Greenland.

The National Park

Greenland’s National Park is the largest in the world, a vast Arctic paradise. It is home to an incredible range of wildlife and most spectacular scenery.

The Flora of Greenland

The arctic plantlife in Greenland consists of beautiful lush meadows, hardy and colorful flowers that can withstand the country's unique environment.
An aerial view of iceberg clusters in the Ilulissat ice fjord in Greenland. By Mads Pihl

The Guide to Climate Change in Greenland

This guide to climate change in Greenland offers everything you need to know about how Greenland is living with climate change today, and where it might lead the country in the future.

Things To Do

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.
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.

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
Two travelers reading on a bench overlooking icebergs in the Ilulissat ice fjord in Greenland. Photo by Mads Pihl

Why Greenland may not be for you

A quick guide on how and when to travel to Greenland
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!
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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.
Sunrise over the mountains in the Nuuk fjord in Greenland. Photo by Rebecca Gustafsson

Best thing to do in the summer in Nuuk: The fjords

Close your eyes and breathe in. A fresh wind gently blows in your direction. Want to experience the locals summer favorite? Sail the Nuuk fjord.
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.
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
Sheep in a field near Igaliku in South Greenland. Photo by Mads Pihl

The 5 most boring places in Greenland

Boring Greenland: The magic of ‘one-option-only’, plus how to find alternatives after all: UNPLUGGING IN GREENLAND – part I
A sunset snowball fight in Kulusuk in East Greenland. Photo by Mads Pihl

Via Kulusuk

Start your East Greenland adventure at Kulusuk airport, one of the world’s smallest international hubs.

Water calling: whale watching and sports fishing

Be charmed by marine life in the sea, which brings much pleasure to travellers in Greenland. Go whale watching and sports fishing!
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What to pack for a vacation in Greenland

So there are only a few days to go, before your first trip to Greenland, but what do you pack and why? Well, it depends! Read more here.
Digging a house out of the deep snow in Kuummiut in East Greenland. Photo by Mads Pihl

Kuummiut: Small village - big snow

Visit Greenland went on a photo tour to this snowy small village. See some scenes from Kuummiut in East Greenland.
Ilulissat in Greenland at night. Photo by Mads Pihl

Sun Salutation in Ilulissat

Yes, singing and celebrating the sunrise is a thing north of the Arctic Circle. Join the locals and go on a sun salutation trip.
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To Thule - The end of the world part 2/2

Naimanngitsoq Christiansen is not a man of many words. I’ve heard that about Polar Eskimos, but I couldn’t have imagined it exactly. Adventures in Thule.
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Will the Northern Lights be under your Christmas tree?

If you are looking for an unconventional Christmas gift, a shimmering green curtain of celestial light - or northern lights - might be just the ticket.
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‘On an ‘illoqarfik break’ in Greenland

Greenland consists of five vastly different regions, each with its own main town and it makes good sense to spend at least a couple or four days in the town - an 'illoqarfik' in Greenlandic.
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Flightseeing in Greenland - fun and captivating

Experience Greenland's nature from above on flightseeing tours in helicopter or aircraft as you fly over Greenland's many fjords, icebergs and mountains.
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Flightseeing With Air Zafari In East Greenland

Once you experience the country from above you will be thinking that planes and helicopters might have been created so people could go flightseeing.
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.
MS Fram anchoring up outside Ilulissat seen from an Air Zafari flight in Greenland. By Mads Pihl

Greenland’s overwhelming nature

And how humans have survived in it for so long
Air Greenland helicopter flying above mountains. By Humbert Entress

Helicopter flying in Greenland

Read about the vital role that helicopters play in the transportation around Greenland, wether that being for pleasure or business purposes.
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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.
Two hikers enjoying the sunset over the edge of the Greenland Ice Sheet near Kangerlussuaq. By Mads Pihl
A view of the water reservoir lake Outside Greenlands capital Nuuk. By Camilla Hylleberg

Hiking routes in Capital Region, Greenland

In the area around Nuuk you'll find both easy and difficult hiking trails, for example, you can enjoy the view from 2,532-foot-tall "Big Malene".
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Easy and hard hiking routes in East Greenland

Explore various levels of difficulty when hiking in East Greenland, both easy and hard hiking routes awaits in the most desolate and remote locations.

The Big Arctic Five - Five core things to do in Greenland

Greenland is one of the world’s great adventure destinations, and the Big Arctic Five highlights five core attractions with a unique Greenlandic touch.
A skier descending from Tasiilaq Mountain Hut in the sunset in East Greenland. By Mads Pihl

5 types of nature travelers

Which type of nature travelers are you? Test yourself to nurture your interests of adventure, in any environment, tempo or activity.
Two hikers at a camp in East Greenland preparing dinner. By Mads Pihl

How to cope with the mosquitoes

We have to admit it. When the midnight sun is over Greenland, the mosquitoes can also be found in the sky. Here are five good tips on how to cope with them.
Nothern lights over sisimiut. By Mads Pihl

Northern Lights Hot Spots in Greenland

From late August to April watch the Greenland sky come alive with the Northern Lights. Find the good spots to enjoy the wonder
Travelers studying the 1000 year old Hvalsey church ruin in south Greenland not far from Qaqortoq. By David Trood

Google Street View

See Greenland almost as if you were there yourself! Google Street View is a real experience to get a preview of places you haven't been
Northern lights over a lit tent, Camp In Tasiilaq Fjord. By Chris Brinlee Jr

Ten Great Tips on How to Shoot the Northern Lights in Greenland

Are you hoping to photograph the northern lights, and the night sky, but not quite sure how to go about it, here are some great tips on how to get started.

Top five ice adventures to explore in North Greenland

Icebergs are calved out of glaciers and each one is truly unique. Here are five adventures that will aid you get the best ice experience in North Greenland.
Flightseeing with Air Zafari near Iluliartoq in Kangerlussuaq in Greenland. By Mads Pihl

Top three things to do in Kangerlussuaq

See the best things that Kangerlussuaq has to offer, choose amongst activities like musk oxen safari, flight seeing, and glacier walking on the Ice Sheet.
The Uunartoq hot springs in South Greenland enjoy a great view of icebergs and mountains. By Mads Pihl

Hot springs in Greenland

A trip to South Greenland would not be complete without a dip with your loved one in the natural hot springs of Uunartoq.
Two hikers approaching Tasiusaq sheep farm in South Greenland. By Mads Pihl

Beautiful and varied hiking routes in South Greenland

South Greenland are more fertile than the rest of the country and offer the most beautiful and varied walks you can go on a day.
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Sailing to the Icy Grand Canyon of Greenland

Imagine the grand canyon as an icy landscape with its own unique wonders and a land of adventure, such is the landscape and Ilulissat Icefjord experienced
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On holiday among South Greenland's sheep farmers

In Tasiusaq, the feeling of ultimate freedom is no further away than the bay along with one of Greenland's best views across lush, flowering meadows.
Backcountry skiers preapring fro a day in the landscape around the Travellodge Greenland hut in East Greenland. By Mads Pihl

Hut life at the edge of Sermilik Ice Fjord in East Greenland

We know a place out there, behind the mountains, where that end-of-the-world-feeling probably originated from it is an essential stopover in East Greenland.
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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.
A view over the fjord leading towards the famous triplets peaks and the glacier near tasiilaq mountain hut in east greenland. By Mads Pihl

Fabulous Fjords in the North

From Alaska to Norway, West to East in the northern hemisphere, here’s an overview of the top 5 must-see fjords, and their nearby alternatives.
Two skiers in the sunset descending towards the fjord near Kuummiut in East Greenland. By Mads Pihl

Calling all ski explorers; untouched snow is waiting

For those of you dreaming of ascending remote peaks and skiing untouched backcountry slopes, we have the mountains right at your doorstep here in Greenland.
Northern lights over mountains. By Mads Pihl

3 tips to catching northern lights!

Want to maximise your trip's chances of catching northern lights? Here’s 3 tips on how to do just that!
Polar circle marathon participants in snow. By Visit Greenland

The coolest marathon on earth!

From Shanghai to the Polar Circle Marathon in Kangerlussuaq, Greenland. Have a glimpse of Chloe Zou's journey through snow and ice!
Inland Ice. By Malik Milfeldt

Across the inland ice on a wind sled

Come along on an expedition across Greenland's Inland Ice. Our employee went on precisely this journey under the motto "Be a Pioneer". 

Kayaker meeting some wildlife near Tasiilaq. By N.A Antognelli

A Kayaking Expedition Across Greenland

Spanning three different trips, this couple kayaked along the entire west coast of Greenland. Get inspired for your own kayaking expedition.
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A Kayaking Adventure Beyond Comparison!

«This is your captain speaking. We are approaching the Inland Ice. The ice cap is to your right.»
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Relaxing lodge getaway

With a terrace and view like this, why would you ever leave?
Hiker in Ilulissat, North Greenland standing at the Sermermiut overlook close to the Ilulissat Icefjord gazing at icebergs and a crisp autumn night sky filled with stars and northern lights. By Paul Zizka

Behind the Camera - An Interview with a Photographer

An interview with professional photographer, Paul Zizka, about his photography workshops in Greenland.
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Usage tips about Drones in Greenland

Read David’s tried-and-true tips about using drones in Greenland.
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Arctic weather: for better or for worse

A photo collection to show all the wonderful types of weather in Greenland, plus tips on how to thrive in them
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
Photo by Lauren Breedlove

Take me to my happy place

Lauren Breedlove tries cabin life during high summer in Nuuk Fjord
A fly fisherman in low afternoon light on the Erfalik river in Greenland. By Mads Pihl

Flying high with fly fishing

The great river of Qussuk is a fly fisherman’s haven
Erik Palo Jacobsen, Arctic Boat Charter. Photo by Jonathan Pozniak

Q&A with a Greenlandic sea captain

Captain Erik Palo Jacobsen is a former Merchant Marine from Sisimiut, who has sailed around the world only to realize that his home in Nuuk is where the heart is.
Boat sailing on a late autumn day in the Nuuk fjord in Greenland. Photo by Rebecca Gustafsson

Winter Sailing

In warmth and good company, cruise through mountainous landscapes covered with snow from peak to sea.
An Eternity of ski touring. Photo by Fredrik Schenholm.

An Eternity of ski touring

Fjords, glaciers and endless ski touring possibilities in Maniitsoq.
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

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!
Even an iceberg itself can grow icesicles. Photo by Samuel Letecheur

How a snowflake becomes an iceberg

The eternal snow. Year after year it descends on Greenland. Each snowflake is formed by water vapour freezing around a tiny speck of dust.
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 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!
Portrait of a female tourist in Nuuk in Greenland. By Rebecca Gustafsson

Editor’s pick: 12 real reasons to visit Greenland

A month-by-month recommendation of where to go and why!
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?
Ilulissat - Sermermuit hike - icebergs. Photo by by Maria Sahai.

Greenland - a photographer’s dream come true

Photographers Karim and Maria Sahai explain why everyone who is interested in photography and nature should visit Greenland.
Kiki Bosch taking a breath between dives next to a giant iceberg of the Ilulissat Icefjord.

Diving into Ilulissat icefjord

Stefan Andrews retells how freediver Kiki Bosch defies the ice in her swimsuit.

The Beauty of Unplugging in South Greenland

If you’re online, to some extent you’re not present.
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Living in Greenland

To me, Greenland is an inexhaustible source, and I am going to write many books that take place in Greenland. My author heart loves this beautiful and remote place on earth.