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Eqi Encounter

4 days in Disko Bay incl. overnight stay at Eqi glacier huts

from 750.00 €

Booking request

Eqi Encounter

4 days in Disko Bay incl. overnight stay at Eqi glacier huts

from 750.00 €

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adults children

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Ilulissat: Boat tour Ilimanaq (5h, 125€) Ilulissat: Evening iceberg sailing (2.5h, 95€) Ilulissat: Evening kayaking (3h, 220€) Ilulissat: Iceberg Sailing (2h, 80€) Ilulissat: Sermermiut Hike (2h, 48€)

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Eqi Encounter

4 days in Disko Bay incl. overnight stay at Eqi glacier huts

from 750.00 €
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This tour brings you in the amazing area of Eqi glacier, one of the most unique and remote areas in Disko Bay. Starting from Ilulissat by boat, we find our way around the icebergs to the famous Eqi glacier. On the way we pass by icy cathedrals and spaceships that make us feel far away from modern civilization. We will spent two days hiking and enjoying the wilderness before we head back to Ilulissat with plenty of memories that will last a lifetime.

Rough summary

Day 1:

Day at leisure in Ilulissat. Night in Ilulissat.

Day 2:

Ilulissat to Eqi glacier by boat. Optional hike to Eqi Glacier. Night in Eqi.

Day 3:

Morning at leisure. Sailing back to Ilulissat. Night in Ilulissat.

Day 4:

End of the trip in Ilulissat

Prices and dates

Price per person:

Package based on: Double Single
Hostel 750 965
3* hotel 925 1225
4* hotel 1075 1400

Dates:

June 18th, 2017 – September 08th, 2017 (available)

Further details

Price includes:

  • sailing from Ilulissat to Eqi glacier
  • one night in a hut at Eqi
  • 4 hour hike Glacier view hike
  • Lunch on boat day 2
  • Full board at Café Victor in Eqi
  • Bedlinen and towels in the Eqi hut
  • two nights in Ilulissat
  • breakfast included in hotel

Options:

  • Ilulissat: Boat tour Ilimanaq (5h, 125€)
  • Ilulissat: Evening iceberg sailing (2.5h, 95€)
  • Ilulissat: Evening kayaking (3h, 220€)
  • Ilulissat: Iceberg Sailing (2h, 80€)
  • Ilulissat: Sermermiut Hike (2h, 48€)

Minimum age:

14

Bring along:

Warm and waterproof outdoor clothing.

Flight connections

Flights to Greenland are not included.
Fly to Ilulissat via Reykjavík/Iceland or Copenhagen/Denmark. Return flight from 1090 EUR per person can be added to your package.

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Detailed itinerary

Day 1: Day at leisure in Ilulissat

You have the day at leisure to explore Ilulissat on your own, or we can help you book excursions directly on the spot.You will spend the night in Ilulissat.

Day 2: Ilulissat to Eqi Glacier - hiking at Eqi Glacier

You leave Ilulissat early in the morning and sail north of Disko Bay to Eqi Glacier. Very few places in Greenland are as breathtaking as Eqi. On the way you will sail around the most impressive icebergs in the Northern Hemisphere. Before arriving at Eqi, you will sail close the glacier and stay there for about an hour to observe the glacier calving. You arrive at Eqi in the afternoon and continue on an incredible 4 hour guided hike to the glacier moraine, where you have a magnificent view of the glacier. We will hike further up the moraine to where we can look down into the enormous cracks in the glacier only a few meters away from us. We will spend the night in a hut near the glacier.

Day 3: Morning at leisure in Eqi - sailing back to Ilulissat

You will enjoy breakfast at Cafe Victor, where we have a great view of the fjord and the glacier. You will then have the morning at leisure and can visit the house of the French polar researcher, Paul-Emile Victor. After the Second World War, Victor and a team of scientists began exploring the Inlandsis at Eqi. In the afternoon, you will then sail back to Ilulissat where you spend the night.

Day 4: End of trip in Ilulissat

Today you could fly back or combine this trip with a guided tour or another individual trip.

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All adventure trips are undertaken on the responsibility of its participants. Greenland Tours does not assume any responsibility for accidents which are caused by its customers or can be traced to their own actions. Participants have to sign a waiver before undertaking all trips stating that they realise that all outdoor activities carry an inherent risk.