Home Visit at Qaqortoq: Kaffemik with the Locals

 

From DKK 275

PRICE Per person


Price per person in double room

From DKK 275

TOUR DURATION

1 hour

Difficulty

Very Easy

Meeting Point

Pick Up Included

Availability

Jun - Sep

Enjoy the cosy coffee time with the local

Greenland greets every explorer generously with its beautiful nature and various activities. Apart from that, the well-preserved culture and tradition are just as attractive. Home Visit at Qaqortoq will invite you to the local’s house and have a traditional Kaffemik with them. You will surprisingly find out that you may share more common things than you expect!

Kaffemik generally refers to all sorts of social occasions in Greenland. Usually, it involves with warm-hearted hosts, coffee and a home-made cake. Arctic Adventure guide will contact you through the phone and pick you up at the hotel. You are then invited to join a local family for a cup of coffee at their own house!

Greenland greets every explorer generously with its beautiful nature and various activities. Apart from that, the well-preserved culture and tradition are just as attractive. Home Visit at Qaqortoq will invite you to the local’s house and have a traditional Kaffemik with them. 

 

Kaffemik generally refers to all sorts of social occasions in Greenland. Usually, it involves with warm-hearted hosts, coffee and a home-made cake. Arctic Adventure guide will contact you through the phone and pick you up at the hotel. You are then invited to join a local family for a cup of coffee at their own house!

The Greenlanders are famous for welcoming visitors into their homes, inviting everyone over for a cup of coffee and a piece of cake. The latest gossip is shared, and it will also be possible to see the national costume and learn about life so isolated from the rest of the world.

It is a great excursion to experience when you travel to Greenland.

Tour code: J6

Photo by Mads Pihl – Visit Greenland

Please Note

• The transfers and pick-up service are included in this excursion. To facilitate a smooth transfer, please email us which hotel you are staying at.

• Arctic Adventure tour guide will contact you before departure. Please make sure your phone and email are reachable in Greenland.

• If there are any last-minute changes, Arctic Adventure will contact you using your contact information and phone number. Please make sure your phone is reachable in Greenland.

• Arctic Adventure will do its utmost to reach you, but in the case that you fail to meet at the starting point in due time or you fail to participate in the excursion, Arctic Adventure has no obligations and do not make any refund.

Please Note

• The transfers and pick-up service are included in this excursion. To facilitate a smooth transfer, please email us which hotel you are staying at.

• Arctic Adventure tour guide will contact you before departure. Please make sure your phone and email are reachable in Greenland.

• If there are any last-minute changes, Arctic Adventure will contact you using your contact information and phone number. Please make sure your phone is reachable in Greenland.

• Arctic Adventure will do its utmost to reach you, but in the case that you fail to meet at the starting point in due time or you fail to participate in the excursion, Arctic Adventure has no obligations and do not make any refund.

What’s Included

  • Tour guide
  • Pick-up and transfer

Not Included

  • Travel Cancellation Insurance
  • Clothing

Practical Information

FAQ

For this excursion, we receive booking till the 4 days prior to the departure time of the excursion. However, please note that limited seats are provided. Late booking may be unavailable. 

Weather in Greenland can be quite unpredictable, thus, cancellations and reschedule may occur.

If the excursion is cancelled due to weather conditions, failure to reach the minimum number of participants or other unpredictable situations, Arctic Adventure ApS reserves the right to cancel the excursion. For excursions cancelled by Arctic Adventure ApS under this situation, our customers will get a 100% refund.

Please go to “Practical Information” –>” Terms and Conditions” to view the detailed cancellation policy.

For excursions in Kangerlussuaq, transfers from and to Hotel Kangerlussuaq are included. 

For excursions in Ilulissat and Nuuk, please refer to the “Included” and “Not Included” section for detailed information.

For excursions in Sisimiut, transfers starting from Hotel Sisimiut are included.

For excursions and tours in Iceland (apart from Whale Watching), pick-up and transfer from the nearest pick-up spot are included. Please check with the reception for detailed pick-up spot.

We strongly advise you to read the “Included” and “Not included” section for detailed information. If there should be any discrepancies about the transfer, the information under “included” and “not included” shall prevail.

If you have any further questions, feel free to contact us.

EQUIPMENT LIST

  • Other clothing should be picked according to weather that day, you will not get much colder on the glacier as on the ground.
  • Sturdy Hiking Boots – waterproof with good ankle support.
  • Shirts, both short and long sleeves
  • Mosquito Masks and Mosquito repellent. Mosquito season in Greenland runs from mid-June to mid-August
  • Sunscream with high SPF
  • Lip balm, cream and moisturizer
  • Woollen/or thermal windproof hat, which covers your neck (alternatively, thermal face mask);
  • Woollen/or thermal gloves (ideal as a base layer under waterproof gloves or mittens);
  • Woollen/or thermal socks
  • Warm, insulated winter jacket

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