4 days in Disko Bay incl. hiking and kayaking
On this adventurous trip you will explore the Disko Bay area by boat, foot and with a kayak. Upon arrival in Ilulissat, we will go for an impressive evening sailing trip among the Giants Icebergs calved from the famous Icefjord. Next day you continue your exploration with a self guided hike to the stunning UNESCO Icefjord where you will enjoy a spectacular view of the ice-filled fjord.
The day after, we will sail to the remote settlement of Oqaatsut in the north. Here we will have the perfect opportunity to experience how it is to live in such a remote part of the world. We will start our kayaking expedition in Disko Bay. We will paddle around great icebergs, explore a sea cave and the small island Qeqertaq. On the boat trip back to Ilulissat we will have a breathtaking view of the icebergs in the evening sun.
Arrival in Ilulissat. Evening sailing among the icebergs
Free day or self guided hiking along the Icefjord
Kayaking in Disko Bay
End of trip
Prices and dates
Price per person:
|Package based on:||Double||Single|
|3* hotel with sea view||1090||1345|
|4* hotel with sea view||1180||1380|
June 11, 2018 – September 01, 2018 (available)
- evening sailing among the Icebergs (2,5 hours)
- guided kayaking tour (7 hours) including all kayaking equipment, coffee/tea & lunch pack
- transfers from/to Ilulissat
- 3 nights in Ilulissat
Ilulissat: Boat Tour Eqi (Jun-Sep, 11h, 320€)
We leave Ilulissat early in the morning and sail north in the direction of Eqi Glacier. Very few places in Greenland are as breathtaking as Eqi. On the way we will sail around the most impressive icebergs in the Northern Hemisphere. We will sail close the massive glacier wall, turn off the engines for about an hour, enjoy some lunch as well as the breathtaking view of the calving glacier. In the afternoon we make our way back to Ilulissat.
Ilulissat: Boat tour Ilimanaq (Jun-Sep, 5h, 185€)
You will sail from Ilulissat to the small settlement of Ilimanaq. On the way you will pass by the great Kangia Icefjord. The view of the fjord is absolutely stunning. You will visit the small settlement of Ilimanaq and learn how people live in such a remote part of the world. In the afternoon you will sail back to Ilulissat, passing by the breathtaking Icefjord once more.
Warm and waterproof outdoor clothing.
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.
Day 1: Ilulissat - Evening Sailing among the Icebergs
Upon arrival in Ilulissat, you will be transferred to our accommodation. Ilulissat is perfectly located at the mouth of the spectacular UNESCO icefjord. In the evening, you go for an impressive sailing trip among the gigantic icebergs in Disko Bay. These frozen giants calved from the most productive glacier of the Northern Hemisphere, the Sermeq Kujalleq. This glacier is one of the most productive glaciers in the world. It annually calves 35km3 of ice into the UNESCO Icefjord. Sailing around the gigantic icebergs in the evening sun is a fantastic experience. You spend your first night in Ilulissat.
Day 2: Free day or self guided iceberg hike along the Icefjord
Enjoy a free day in Ilulissat. Our recommendation is to venture out on your own and visit the nearby fantastic Ilulissat Icefjord. On various clearly marked hiking routes with different difficulty levels and lengths it is your best way of exploring the sheer breathtaking ice giants at your own pace. We will provide you with a hiking map showing different routes when you receive your travel documents. Night in Ilulissat.
Day 3: Kayaking experience from Oqaatsut
In the morning we will be transferred by boat to the small settlement of Oqaatsut. Today we will go kayaking in Disko Bay. Before we start, you will get a short introduction to kayaking and then we will practice a bit just off the coast of Oqaatsut. We then head off in the direction of the icebergs. We will paddle among the icebergs in the bay and enjoy the spectacular view. We will have some refreshment in Oqaatsut before we take the boat back to Ilulissat. Night in Ilulissat.
Day 4: End of trip
Today the trip ends in Ilulissat.
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.