Ilulissat Image of Ice

002588 - W20

Explore the amazing west coast of Greenland. Watch vibrant colours and history come alive right in front of you as you explore the natural wonders of this amazing getaway.

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Highlights
  • Three full days in Ilulissat, Iceberg Capital of Greenland, to do touring to suit your interests
  • Boat tour amongst the icebergs to Eqi Glacier, a UNESCO World Heritage Site
  • Marvel at the enormous icebergs floating in Disko Bay, some the size of several city blocks and many stories high
  • Go hiking along the fjords and look down on the iceberg-filled fingers of water
  • Add on a flight or helicopter trip over the Ice Cap, go whale watching or take a boat trip to one of the nearby, abandoned towns for a glimpse of Greenland’s past
Details

2018 Departures:
Tuesdays – Saturdays: June 01-30
Daily: July 01 – August 31
Tuesdays: September 04-25

2018 Pricing:
US$3,000 – twin share
US$3,415 – single

Optional dinner plan: add US$169 per person

Deposit due at time of booking: US$2,000 per person
Balance due 70 days prior to travel.

Prices are quoted per person in US$ based on two people sharing a twin room or one person in a single room. Prices are subject to change based on currency fluctuations, additional taxes or charges assessed by the tour operators or governments of Iceland and Greenland. CA$ pricing is also available, please inquire.

Tour Code:
002588 - W20

Itinerary
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Day 1: Arrive Iceland – fly to Ilulissat, Greenland

Transfer from Keflavik airport to the downtown Reykjavik airport for your flight to Ilulissat in West Greenland. Transfer to Hotel Arctic and check-in for a four-night stay. Join your destination guide for an information meeting about the area followed by a walking tour of the town. Welcome dinner this evening.

Day 2 & 3: Ilulissat at leisure

Three full days in Ilulissat allow plenty of time for optional excursions, including boat cruises among the icebergs and to the glacier and a helicopter tour to the Ice Cap. Active options include fishing, whale watching and moderate to demanding hikes. Don’t miss a boat tour to the Eqi Glacier and experience the sights and sounds of an active, calving glacier at close range.

Day 4: Ilulissat at leisure – farewell dinner

This morning and afternoon are free to do more touring or just relax and explore the town. This evening features a farewell group dinner at your hotel.

Day 5: Ilulissat, Greenland – Reykjavik, Iceland

A transfer is provided to the airport for your return flight to Reykjavik. You may transfer to Keflavik Airport for your onward flight or your return flight home or extend your itinerary to include some time in Iceland.

Included
  • Return transfers between Keflavik Airport and Reykjavik Airport in Iceland
  • Return airfare between Reykjavik and Ilulissat
  • Return airport transfers in Ilulissat
  • Guided walking tour of Ilulissat
  • Welcome and farewell dinner at Hotel Arctic in Ilulissat
  • 4 nights accommodation at Hotel Arctic, with private facilities and breakfast
  • Services of Destination Guide
Not Included
  • Return airfare to/from Iceland
  • Optional tours in Ilulissat
  • Travel Insurance, gratuities and items of a personal nature
Tour Notes

Icebergs fill the fjord right outside the town and can be experienced at close range on a midnight cruise or during a full day excursion to the impressive Eqi glacier. Sail to small and remote settlements, where “the old world” Greenlandic tradition lives on.

This tour is also available as a 3 day/2 night or a 4 day/3 night program. Please ask us for the pricing on either of the shorter programs.
3 day/2 night – Tuesday and Thursday (02-30 June); daily in July and August
4 day/3 night – Saturday (04-30 June, 01-24 Sep); daily in July and August

Depending on your arrival time into or departure time from Keflavik, accommodation in Iceland may be required either pre- or post-tour. We are happy to quote you on the extra accommodation needed.

Disclaimer: We do our utmost to ensure that information posted on our website is correct at the time of publication, however trip details are subject to change without notice by the suppliers and operators involved. We update the information as soon as possible when changes are advised to us, however, we cannot assume responsibility for such changes made by the suppliers and operators.

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