Summer in Ittoqqortoormiit
Tour ID: GO11
Tour Duration: 2 - 7 nights in Ittoqqortoormiit.
Stay in Ittoqqortoormiit village will give you a good opportunity to observe and learn of the life in a typical Inuit village, where hunting is still important to the existence of the small community with the population of about 450 people. There is a choice of different activities which you can take part in during your stay in Ittoqqortoormiit or simply relax and enjoy the tranquility of life in the Arctic.
- A glimpse into the Inuit way of life
- Ittoqqortoormiit village
- Scenic helicopter flight to the village
- Views of icebergs and glaciers
- Arctic nature
- Possibilities for optional hiking and boat tours
Flights operated via Akureyri:
Tuesdays and Thursday January - June & September - December
Mondays in July and August
Flights operated direct from Reykjavik:
Wednesdays in July and August
Price per person from (July - September):
3 days /2 nights: EUR 1770
6 days /5 nights: EUR 1990
8 days /7 nights: EUR 2140
Single room supplement - per night: EUR 42
- Return flights Reykjavķk-Constable Point (CNP) / via Akureyri
- Helicopter CNP-Ittoqqortoormiit-CNP
- Airport taxes
- Accommodation in Ittoqqortoormiit, in double/twin room, shared facilities, self-catering
- Luggage transport to/from guesthouse
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You will need to arrive in Iceland the day before your flight to Greenland and stay overnight in Reykjavik also after the tour. Accommodation for these two nights is not included in the package.
Day 1: Take morning flight from Reykjavik to Akureyri where the passengers for Greenland need to change to a smaller aircraft (Twin Otter or King Air B200) to continue to Greenland. After arrival in Constable Point (Nerlerit Inaat) there is another exciting trip waiting: a 15-minute helicopter flight to Ittoqqortoormiit village. Upon arrival in the village a representative from the guesthouse will meet you and take you to your accommodation.
Day 2 - 7: Free time in Ittoqqortoormiit. During your stay you the possibility to visit the museum, have a look at the church, handicrafts workshop or take a walk through the village observing the local people at their daily routine. There is also a possibility of various activities.
Options in summer time:
* hiking in the village and nearby area
* sailing to Kap Hope, Kap Tobin or Kap Swainsson (pack-ice permitting late July and August).
Day 8: Time to get ready for departure. Another short helicopter ride with fascinating views of mountains and glaciers of Liverpool Land and the Hurry fjord as you return to Nerlerit Inaat airport. Flight back to Iceland and another night's stay in Reykjavik.
Polar Bears are not strangers to this part of the world. When you decide to go off on your own, please let someone know about your programme, and at all times carry signal flares when walking alone. They can be purchased at the KNI store.
Depending on day of the week the flight is either operated from Reykjavķk domestic airport direct to Nerlerit Inaat (CNP) or via Akureyri where the passengers change to a smaller aircraft.