4 day city trip to Nuuk and its backland
Discover colorful Nuuk - the vibrant Greenlandic capital. The trip starts with a guided city sightseeing tour of Nuuk. This historical insight to the city will give you a better understanding of the conditions and customs of this country. During the tour, there will be plenty of opportunities to stop and take pictures, or take a short walk up to the Hans Egede Statue. On the next day, we will take you to the amazing hinterland of Nuuk. You will sail into the impressive Nuuk Fjord and with a little bit of luck, you might even see whales on your way.
Day at leisure in Nuuk. Night in Nuuk.
Guided sightseeing tour of Nuuk. Night in Nuuk.
Boat tour in Nuuk fjords. Night in Nuuk.
End of the trip in Nuuk.
Prices and dates
Price per person:
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daily departures, January 15, 2017 – December 31, 2018 (available)
- 1.5 hour guided sightseeing tour of Nuuk
- 4 hours boat tour exploring Nuuk Fjord
- 3 nights in Nuuk
Nuuk: Boat Tour Qooqqut Restaurant (May-Sep, 5.5h, 120€)
In the afternoon we take you to beautiful Qooqqut. Qooqut can be reached by sailing for 1 hour into Nuuk Fjord. Arriving at beautiful Qooqqut surrounded by impressive mountain peaks we will go fishing for 20 minutes and take the freshly caught fish to the famous restaurant up here to be cooked. Qooqqut itself used to be a sheep breading station but the old buildings have now been restored and turned into a high quality restaurant. At the restaurant you will enjoy your Greenlandic dinner (not included, choose à la carte) before we take you back to Nuuk by boat, where we should land around 21:00 hours.
Warm and waterproof outdoor clothing
Flights to Greenland are not included.
Fly to Nuuk via Reykjavík/Iceland or through Kangerlussuaq via Copenhagen/Denmark.
Return flight from 950 EUR per person can be added to your package.
Day 1: Arrival in Nuuk
The trip begins in Nuuk. You will have this day at leisure to walk around the capital and see how the Greenlanders have adapted their traditions to a modern life.You will spend the first night in Nuuk.
Day 2: Guided city walk of Nuuk
Today your guide will take you on a historical tour through all of the neightborhoods in Nuuk. The tour starts in 'Qinngorput' the newest suburb in Nuuk, where you will hear about everything from architecture to the everyday life of this 16,000 inhabitants town.
From Qinngorput, we go 'back in time’ through the 70’s buildings in the suburb of Nuussuaq, through the 50s apartment buildings in the city center, the colorful typehouses in 'Nuutoqaq' and finally ending the tour in the colonial harbor, where it all started when Hans Egede arrived in the 1700th century. The tour can conveniently end at the National Museum of Nuuk, where you can easily spent a couple of hours. Night in Nuuk.
Day 3: Boat tour into Nuuk Fjord
On the next day, you will discover the amazing nature around Nuuk, perfectly located at the entrance of an impressive fjord system. You will leave Nuuk by boat and head towards this giant fjords. On the way, we will have a great view from the boat of the colourful houses of the capital. Our captain and our guide will be on the lookout for whales, and with a little lucky we might spot some in the fjord. You will spend the night in Nuuk.
Day 4: End of the trip in Nuuk
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.