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C8KEF: Grand Tour of South Greenland / 8 days
Departures from Keflavik

Experience the ultimate highlights of South Greenland and the Arctic nature. This tour will take you around the 'Golden Triangle' of South Greenland covering most aspects of Greenlandic history, the great variety of nature and everyday life in a modern town as well as in a traditional hunter’s village. The perfect combination of history, Arctic nature and Inuit culture.

South Greenland

Experience the ultimate highlights of South Greenland and the Arctic nature. This tour will take you around the 'Golden Triangle' of South Greenland covering most aspects of Greenlandic history and everyday life in the Arctic.

Qaqortoq

Qaqortoq is the biggest town in South Greenland with a population of just over 3000. Situated near the big lake "Storesøen" with rising mountains as a backdrop, Qaqortoq is where many students come to study, and therefore the town is full of life for most of the year. This is also where FIFA has decided to sponsor the only grass covered soccer field in Greenland. Old colony houses show the history of the town, while new big modern houses rise up along the cliff wall, all with splendid views over the open sea. A real town of contrasts.

Narsarsuaq

Historic sites from the Viking Age, fertile mountains with sheep farms, deep blue fjords with multi-coloured icebergs, calving glaciers - and everything within short range from your hotel.
Narsarsuaq offers the most varied excursion programme in Greenland: Iceberg and glacier cruises, hiking tours to the Inland Ice Cap, Viking ruins, tiny settlements and Greenlandic towns.

Day 1

Evening flight with Air Iceland from Keflavik to Narsarsuaq Airport.
Transfer from the airport to the pier and by boat through Eric's Fjord to Qaqortoq where your Arctic Adventure guide will be waiting on the harbour. After check-in, dinner will be served, followed by an information meeting.

Included meals: Welcome dinner at hotel
Accommodation: Hotel Qaqortoq

Day 2, 3, 4 and 5

Breakfast at the hotel. Days at leisure in Qaqortoq. There will be several optional excursions available during your stay.

Included meals: Breakfast
Accommodation: Hotel Qaqortoq

Day 6

Breakfast at the hotel.

Travel in style by helicopter flying in low altitude over the Arctic landscape to Narsarsuaq where an Arctic Adventure guide will be waiting.

Transfer to the hotel for check in, information meeting and tour of Narsarsuaq.

Optional excursions available during stay in Narsarsuaq.

Included meals: Breakfast
Accommodation: Hotel Narsarsuaq

Day 7

Breakfast at the hotel. Day at leisure in Narsarsuaq. We would recommend going on an Iceberg Safari to the Qooroq Glacier to experience the Arctic nature up close. And don't forget that this was the area where Eric the Red first settled - a visit to the remains of his farm Brattahlid is a must!

Included meals: Breakfast and dinner
Accommodation: Hotel Narsarsuaq

Day 8

Breakfast at the hotel. Day at leisure before your Air Iceland flight back to Keflavik.

Included meals: Breakfast

Route map

Departures

  • 2017: Guaranteed departures from Keflavik Airport every:
  • Thursday from 06 July to 24 August
  • Saturday from 17 June to 19 August

Included

  • Return flights from Keflavik incl. all taxes
  • Transfers
  • Accommodation with private facilities and breakfast
  • Arctic Adventure Destination Guides
  • Qaqortoq guided city walk
  • Narsarsuaq guided walk
  • Welcome and farewell meeting with your guide
  • 2 dinners

Not Included

  • Travel insurance

Trip sheet

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