Winter in Ittoqqortoormiit
Tour ID: GO23
Tour Duration: From 3 to 7 nights in Greenland.
One-week’s stay in Ittoqqortoormiit village will give you a good opportunity to observe the life in a typical Inuit village. Hunting is still important to the existence of this small community with the population of about 500.
During your stay in the village you will an opportunity to participate in different activities.
- Ittoqqortoormiit village
- Inuit way of life
- Greenlandic sled dogs
- Helicopter transfers
- Tour options such as dogsledging, snowmobiling, cross country skiing
Departures: January - April 2018
Flights operated on Mondays and Thursdays
Price per person from:
8 days /7 nights: EUR 2.200
5 days /4 nights: EUR 1.970
4 days /3 nights: EUR 1.900
Single supplement (per night): EUR 40
In May 2018: same prices apply as for GO11 - Summer In Ittoqqortoormiit
- Flights Reykjavík-Akureyri-Constable Point (CNP)-Reykjavik /via Akureyri
- Helicopter flight CNP-Ittoqqortoormiit-CNP
- Airport taxes
- Accommodation in Ittoqqortoormiit, in double/twin room, shared facilites, self-catering
Accommodation before/after Greenland in Iceland is not included, but can easily be added to the package, either in Reykjavik or Akureyri.
It is possible to arrange dogsledge transfer from/to Constable Point instead of helicopter - ask for price!
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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.
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 have 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 optional activities (not included).
Options in winter time:
* doglsledge tour to Kap Hope or Kap Tobin
* dogsledge tour to the the ice-edge where the hunters stay during seal hunting.
* two-day dogsledge tour to Kap Hoegh, Liverpool Land
* Cross-country skiing to the village of Kap Tobin (ca. 7 km each way acorss the frozen fjord).
* Various options for short sightseeing excursions by snowmobile
Time to get ready for departure. Another short helicopter ride with fascinating views of moutains and glaciers of Liverpool Land and the Hurry fjord as you return to Nerlerit Inaat airport. Flight back to Iceland
For optional tours and purchases it is best to have DKK (Danish Krona). Cash withdrawal with credit cards is available at the local post office.
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.