5 days kayaking and hiking to spot musk oxen
We start this trip with a short drive from Kangerlussuaq to lake Tasersuatsiaq from where we start a scenic hike to our base camp. Our base camp is situated at a beautiful lake in an area perfect for a musk ox safari. This area can only be reached by foot and is rarely visited by man.
We will go kayaking looking for musk oxen and go ashore to get a closer look. We might even be so lucky to be able to observe musk oxen close by the shore directly from our kayaks.
Arrival in Kangerlussuaq. Drive to Tasersuatsiaq lake. Hike to base camp.
Musk ox kayak safari
Musk ox kayak safari
Hiking back to Kangerlussuaq
End of trip
Prices and dates
Price per person:
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July 02, 2018 – July 06, 2018 (available)
July 06, 2018 – July 10, 2018 (available)
- Transfer by car from Kangerlussuaq to Tasersuatsiaq and back
- full board from lunch on day 1 to breakfast on day 4
- kayak, spray skirt, PFD- tents, cooking gear, plates and cutlery
- safety gear
- an English/Danish speaking guide from day 1 to day 4
- sleeping bag and mattress- one night in Kangerlussuaq
Warm and waterproof outdoor clothing
Flights to Greenland are not included.
Fly to Kangerlussuaq best via Copenhagen/Denmark.
Return flight from 830 EUR per person can be added to your package.
Day 1: Hiking from Lake Fergusson to base camp
We drive from Kangerlussuaq to lake Tasersuatsiaq (Lake Ferguson). From here we will hike with a light backpack to our base camp deep in the wildness at the musk ox lake. On our hike we might already spot some musk oxen. The hike can be a little bit challenging at times, but we will take it slow and enjoy the scenery on the way. We will spend the evening at our base camp surrounded by stunning nature. We will enjoy a great dinner together and each others company before returning to our tents for a good nights sleep.
Day 2: Kayak safari
Our base camp is situated at the lake in an area which where there are typically a lot of musk oxen. We will go kayaking on the lake searching for musk oxen. Getting close to this majestic animal is a once in a lifetime experience. We will go ashore in a bay and hike to a great view point.
Day 3: Kayak safari
Today we go kayaking again and will hopefully have more encounters with Arctic wildlife. At the end of the lake we will go ashore to enjoy the amazing view of the Greenlandic ice cap and the stunning Kiinnarsissut mountains. After the hike we will continuous our lookout for musk oxen.
Day 4: Hiking back to lake Tasersuatsiaq - drive to Kangerlussuaq
We enjoy the morning at the lake in the idyllic area. After packing our things, we start our hike back to lake Tasersuatsiaq. On our way we will pass through an area used as hunting ground in former times. We will see some Inuit remains in the area such as meat caches. From lake Tasersuatsiaq we will go by car back to Kangerlussuaq. We spend the night in Kangerlussuaq.
Day 5: End of trip
Today this trip ends in Kangerlussuaq.
Total distance kayaking: 24-32 km. (15-20 miles)
Total distance trekking: 37 km. (23 miles)
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