6 days in South Greenland incl. visit of Igaliku & Narsaq
You will sail from Narsarsuaq trough the Tunulliarfik fjord to Itilleq. From there you will have a nice one hour walk to the old viking settlement of Igaliku, located at the end of a protected fjord. The next day, you can do a nice hike by yourself to a plateau with a very nice view on the Qooroq glacier. From there you will be transfer by boat from Itilleq to the south in the direction of one of the main settlements in South Greenland, called Narsaq. This little village is the main village on the south coast and you can see how the modern life style is combined with traditional values. On the following day you will be transferred by boat back to Narsarsuaq and spend the day at leisure. There are plenty of possibilities to enjoy the beautiful surroundings. On the following morning we leave Narsarsuaq.
Arrival and night in Narsarsuaq.
Narsarsuaq to Itilleq by boat. Night in Igaliku.
Free day. Night in Igaliku.
By boat from Itilleq to Narsaq. Night in Narsaq.
Back to Narsarsuaq by boat. Night in Narsarsuaq.
End of the trip
Prices and dates
Price per person:
|Package based on:||Double||Single|
|2* hotel with shared bath||790||1060|
|2* hotel with private bath||1015||1440|
daily departures, June 10, 2019 – September 20, 2019 (available)
- boat Transfer from Narsarsuaq to Itilleq
- boat transfer from Itilleq to Narsaq
- boat transfer from Narsaq to Narsarsuaq
- 2 nights in Narsarsuaq
- 2 nights in Igaliku
- 1 night in Narsaq
- breakfast included
Type of trip:
This pre-arranged adventure is an individual trip, meaning you are discovering Greenland on your own but joining selected guided group activities during your stay. You will receive comprehensive travel information such as where and when to meet for the activities.
Flights to Greenland are not included.
Fly to Narsarsuaq via Reykjavík/Iceland or Copenhagen/Denmark.
Return flight from 830 EUR per person can be added to your package.
Day 1: Arrival in Narsarsuaq
Today you arrive in Narsarsuaq, the gateway to South Greenland. Planes usually land late afternoon or in the evening here, so use the rest of the day to take a quick stroll around the few houses. Here you will also stay for tonight before your big adventure is about to begin tomorrow.
Day 2: Narsarsuaq - Itilleq - Igaliku
On the next day, you will sail south in the Tunulliarfik fjord to the small port of Itilleq. From there you will go on a easy hike to cross the Kongevejen, the path of the kings, to the small settlement of Igaliku. At Igaliku you will find the ruins Gardar, the archdiocese and religious capital of Viking Greenland. Night in Igaliku.
Day 3: Day at leisure in Igaliku
You will have the day at leisure in the Igaliku area. You can go on a very nice hike up to the plateau over Igaliku, where you have an amazing view on the Qooroq fjord and the icebergs. Night in Igaliku.
Day 4: Igaliku - Boat transfer Ittileq - Narsaq
You will hike along the Kongevejen back from Igaliku to Itilleq. From there you will sail south to Narsaq which is the most important town in South Greenland, ideally located between two fjords. Narsaq offers the perfect setting for iceberg cruising, as a very active glacier in Bredefjord sends numerous icebergs towards the sea passing by Narsaq. The town is very beautiful with colourful houses, a fantastic museum with a fine exhibition of kayaks, traditional clothing and the history of the town. Night in Narsaq.
Day 5: Narsaq - Narsarsuaq
On this day, you will sail back to Narsarsuaq. Depending on the departure time of the boat, you could continue the visit of Narsaq or walk around Narsarsuaq. Night in Narsarsuaq.
Day 6: End of the trip in Narsarsuaq
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.