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Category: City Tour Difficulty: Easy Duration: 2 hours Min passengers: 3 Transport: Car Price: 325 Dkk

A two hour tour of Greenland’s capital, past and present. Historic, picturesque neighbourhoods and modern buildings nestle side by side in this almost 300-year-old city, the largest in Greenland. An experienced guide will field questions and offer fascinating insights into Nuuk’s history, architecture and way of life. Highlights include four photo stops with panoramic views of the fiord, visits to the main harbour, the pleasure-craft marina, and both the old and new campuses of the University of Greenland. The tour also takes you past the shops in the centre of the city, concluding at the Old Colonial Harbour, site of the National Museum of Greenland. The tour provides a good impression of the overall scale of Nuuk, something not immediately apparent from a wander around the Old Harbour and the city centre.


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Category: City Tour Difficulty: Light Duration: 2 hours Min passengers: 3 Transport: By foot Price: 225 Dkk

Enjoy a fascinating walk in the oldest part of Nuuk, down by the Old Harbour, as a guide relates the history of Nuuk from its earliest times to the present day. Learn what the different buildings were once used for and what purpose they serve today. Learn about the people who lived here in ancient times, and about the residents of the modern city.

The tour includes a visit to the National Museum of Greenland, home of the famous mummies found in the north of Greenland, and a visit to Our Saviour’s Church, also known as the Cathedral of Greenland. This fascinating tour is ideal for real history buffs as well as anyone who just enjoys a good story.


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Category: City Tour Difficulty: Easy Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes Min passengers: 4 Transport: By foot Price: 250 Dkk

A kaffemik is a traditional social gathering where people celebrate a family event and come together to catch up on news and generally relax and enjoy each other’s company. Events that are often celebrated with a kaffemik include birthdays, anniversaries, marriages and the like but in the past a kaffemik was also used to celebrate things such as children catching their first animal or babies reaching six months old. “Kaffemik” means “coffee please” and at a kaffemik beverages such as tea and coffee are served, with tasty treats in the form of cakes and sweets also on offer. In many instances a place is defined by its people, so what better way to experience true Greenland than by sharing food and drink with the Nuuk locals. Not only will you get a glimpse into the domestic life of a

Greenlandic home but the kaffemik is also an excellent cultural exchange opportunity. You may be interested in the local culture but your hosts will be just as curious about yours! In addition, you may have seen photographs or samples of the national costume in museums and the like but nothing beats seeing it in the home of a Greenlandic local!


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Category: City Tour Difficulty: Moderate Duration: 4 hours Min passengers: 4 Transport: By Bike Price: 395 Dkk

Looking for something different to sightseeing by foot? How about doing it by bike? This four- hour long tour provides a great combination of fun, fitness and fascinating facts. Accompanied by a guide, you will learn about Nuuk’s architecture, history and way of life as you travel around the city. Your time with the guide is a great opportunity to find out more about the culture, political opinions and day-to-day lives of the locals in Nuuk, so ask questions if you have them, as they are always welcome!

the city-centre shop and finish at the Old Colonial Harbour, where you will find the National Museum of Greenland, the architectural prize-winning swimming pool, the Nature Institute as well as the university. A highlight of the tour is the opportunity to see the suburban residential areas of Nuussuaq and Qinngorput. This tour gives you plenty of time to take photographs and with the fantastic panoramic views of the fjord you’ll want to make sure you bring your camera!

The city is almost 300 years old and offers a charming combination of historic, We will provide the bikes on this picturesque neighbourhoods nestled tour. next to modern buildings. You will pass


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Category: City Tour Difficulty: Duration: 2 hours Min passengers: 3 Transport: By Bike Price: 245 Dkk

If a 2-hour bike ride filled with fascinating information on the history, past and present culture of Nuuk, along with the chance to see beautiful architecture whilst the wind ruffles through your hair sounds like a good time to you, this tour is a must. Your guided tour will take you past the city centre shop, charming neighbourhoods and diverse architecture and will conclude at the Old Harbour where you will see the National Museum of Greenland, the Parliament and the City Hall. Your guide is a friendly source of information and insights into the past and present within Nuuk, so ask questions if you have them! Also don’t forget to bring a camera as there will be many sights you’ll want to capture and there will be stops along the tour so don’t worry about balancing precariously and wobbling down the street as you attempt to take blurry images of the sights whizzing past!


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Category: Boat Tour Difficulty: Easy Duration: 4 hours Min passengers: 6 Price: 650 Dkk

Enjoy a spectacular voyage around the Nuuk fiord, the second largest fiord system in the world. Humpback whales frolic in these waters from early June to October. These huge, intelligent marine mammals may weigh up to 30 tons but they really are the acrobats of the ocean, and often put on a spectacular show. The whales venture close to the city and are also entirely comfortable with the tour boats, allowing these to get real close to them. The humpback whale is a protected species, and Nuuk Tourism

makes an active contribution to the preservation of these gentle giants by recording the time, date and location of our whale sightings. Our records are then submitted to the Greenland Institute of Natural Resources. It’s not all whales though – there is plenty of other wildlife on view, including seals, seagulls, eagles and other forms of birdlife. This tour also affords a fantastic view of Nuuk, the mountain of Sermitsiaq and the surrounding islands.


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Category: Boat Tour Difficulty: Light Duration: 7 hours Min passengers: 6 Price: 1.500 Dkk

Experience an amazing cruise deep into the Ice fjord. We sail as far as the ice conditions allow it, viewing the amazing ice floes, bird life and the turquoise sea. Enjoy your sandwich of Greenland specialties (smoked halibut, salmon, smoked meat etc.) and drinks (tea, coffee, juice) with a wonderful view over to the Bird-mountain where razorbills, seagulls and other sea-birds nest. If we are lucky, we might observe White-tailed Eagle in flight over the fjord as well as groups of Harp seals, which can be spotted among the ice floes. We go further to visit the abandoned settlement of Qoornoq lying ideally in the fjord. We land in the beautiful settlement where you have a chance to visit the charming and newly restored Qoornoq church before we head back to Nuuk.


Adventure Fjord Tour

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Category: Boat Tour (Open boat) Difficulty: Moderate Duration: 3 hours Min passengers: 3 Transport: Open boat Price: 495 Dkk

If you’re an animal lover, what better way to enjoy nature than getting close to the elements in an open boat? In this tour you can smell the scent of the sea and hear the water lapping against the boat as it rocks gently from side to side. Don’t get too lulled by the sea however, as you need to keep an eye out for the incredibly majestic Greenlandic eagle, and the gorgeous Harp seals and magnificent humpback whales, as well as awe-inspiring icebergs up close. Keep your camera at the ready, as there’s no telling when you might be able to capture a picture of these beautiful creatures. If the weather is favourable you can enjoy a guided hike on land, which is a fantastic opportunity to unwind in the peacefulness and glory of nature. You can watch nature programmes on television, you can see photographs, but nothing compares to venturing into the wild to experience it first-hand and being able to take the photographs yourself. You don’t have to be a semi-professional or professional photographer for this tour - the focus is on getting close to nature and its wildlife rather than what lens you’re using for your camera, so get set for an unforgettable adventure!


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Category: Boat Tour Difficulty: Hard Duration: 6 hours Min. passengers: 3 Transport: Open boat Price: 995 Dkk

Experience an amazing cruise deep into the fjord of Nuuk. The boat will sail as far as the ice conditions allow, providing viewing of the amazing ice floes, bird life and the turquoise sea. If you are lucky, you might observe the White-tailed Eagle in flight over the fjord, as well as groups of Harp seals and humpback whales which can be spotted among the ice floes. Deep into the fjord, the tour makes its first stop at the tiny and remote island Uumannaq to visit the small church which has undergone restoration. On the way back we visit the abandoned but beautiful settlement of Qoornoq. Qoornoq is an abandoned fishing village in the fjord of Nuuk. The area was previously inhabited by the ancient preInuit, Paleo-Eskimo people of the Saqqaq culture as early as 2200 BC. The area contains archaeological ruins of ancient Inuit and Norse buildings. Site excavations in 1952 revealed the remains of an old Norse farm, and ancient tools were also discovered. The village was abandoned in 1972.

In the event of bad weather you might have to stay overnight, as in this country it is Mother Nature that determines daily travelling activities! This photosafari is for all levels of photographers - you don’t need to be a professional. Although it helps if you’re quick at pressing the camera button - who knows when an animal might pop its head out of the water or the perfect iceberg shot will materialise! Not included in the price: •

Lunch pack We can arrange this at an additional cost of 145 Dkk This will include a sandwich, tea, coffee, biscuits and beverage.


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Category: Boat Tour Difficulty: Hard Duration: 6 hours Min passengers: 2 Transport: Open boat Price: 995 Dkk

Since the first wave of immigration via Thule around 4000 to 5000 years ago, the Inuits in Greenland have been dependent on nature’s resources in the form of fish, birds, land mammals and marine mammals. Hunting and fishing have therefore always been a question of survival in a country in which the summer is

short and the climate unsuitable for effective farming. This tour is a really authentic tour that provides great insight into the daily life of a Greenlandic hunter and fisherman (more often than not, they are both). In this tour you will experience the way in which hunters hunt at sea. The hunt will most often be for birds, including the Common Eider, King Eider, Common Guillemot, Kittiwakes, Canadian Geese and Arctic Grouse. Depending on the season, the hunt will also involve seals, Harbour Porpoises, as well as different kinds of fish such as Rockfish, Cod, Salmon, Catfish and Halibut. When going hunting you have to remember that this is a part of daily life in Greenland - not all the meat in Greenland homes comes from supermarkets. The people of Greenland are close to nature and view themselves as a natural part of the food chain, hence why they catch their food in its natural surroundings and not from a farm. The boats used on the tour are the same boats that

fishermen use each day, so you can experience authentic day-to-day Greenlandic culture. The boats can carry a maximum of four passengers so you can make the most of your tour in a quiet, intimate group that allows you to fully take in the natural splendour around you. The tour boats have all passed safety checks for seaworthiness carried out by the Danish Maritime Authority. Each boat also contains all the necessary safety and communications equipment which has also undergone stringent checks to ensure it is functioning properly.


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Category: Boat Tour Difficulty: Moderate Duration: 6 hours Min persons: 2 Transport: Open boat Price: 945 dkk

Can’t think of anything better than bobbing in the beautiful blue sea with a fishing rod in your hand? Well there’s nothing fishy about this tour where you can enjoy 6 hours of such relaxation complete with a guide who will take you to fishing spots known to have a variety of fish such as Redfish, Cod, and even Salmon. When angling at sea, fishing depths typically vary from 100 to 300 metres (300-1000 feet). The tour boats have all passed safety checks for seaworthiness carried out by the Danish Maritime Authority. Each boat also contains all the necessary safety and communications equipment which has also undergone stringent checks to ensure it is functioning properly. Not only can you enjoy a day at sea fishing to your heart’s delight, but if you are lucky you might spot humpback whales or other sea creatures as well such as Harp seals. There is also the chance to get close to icebergs, so don’t forget to bring a camera to capture the stunning natural landscape and animals around you.

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Lunch pack We can arrange this at an additional cost of 125 Dkk This will include a sandwich, tea, coffee, beer or wine. Fish Equipment You are able to rent this at an additional cost of 75 DKK Fish License We can arrange this at an addition cost of 50 Dkk


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Category: Boat Tour Difficulty: Light Duration: 8 hours Min passerngers: 3 Transport: Open Boat Price: 868 Dkk Get ready to set sail for fishy fun as your guide will take you via open boat to different places near Nuuk where Arctic Char are known to frequent. These places make for some great fishing. You can fish for Arctic Char that weigh up to 5 to 6 kg, all within the most fantastic surroundings. More often than not, the boat

will be the only one on the river, making the trip even more tranquil. The tour boats have all passed safety checks for seaworthiness carried out by the Danish Maritime

Authority. Each boat also contains all the necessary safety and communications equipment which has also undergone stringent checks to ensure it is functioning properly.

Although we cannot guarantee the size and amount of your catch, nor how successful your trip will be, you can be sure that the experience will be one to treasure for the rest of your life.

Arctic char swim upriver in July and August, depending on where in Greenland you are. They swim upriver at high tides and there is therefore a constant migration of char, which means excellent conditions for fishing.

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Typically people fish for Arctic char at the mouths of rivers or at the boundary between rivers and lakes. As a rule, char are found where the concentration of food is greatest, the water is deep enough to cover their dorsal fins, and where the water is relatively still. Depending on how far into the fishing season you are, you may have to walk quite a long way upriver to find the best fishing spots. You can get so close to the fish that you may be able to catch them with your bare hands after a short lesson.

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Lunch pack We can provide this for an additional cost of 125 Dkk (Sandwich, tea, coffee, beer, wine) Fish Equipment You can rent this for an additional cost of 75 Dkk. Fish License We can provide you with this for an additional cost of 50 Dkk


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Category: Boat Tour Difficulty: Moderate Duration: 4 hours Min passengers: 2 Transport: Open boat Price: 595 Dkk

Kangeq is a former settlement in the Sermersooq municipality of southwestern Greenland. It was a traditional fishing village, abandoned in the 1980s. The name of the settlements means “promontory” in the Greenlandic language. It was Hans Egede’s first residence when he arrived in Greenland and it was a desolate and quite primitive

place. Egede was a missionary who later moved to and founded the capital Nuuk, originally referred to

as Godthåb (although both Inuit and Vikings had lived in the area previously). This tour starts from Nuuk city and takes it takes 1 hour and 45 minutes to travel by boat to Kangeq. Along the way you might be lucky enough to see wildlife such as birds, seals and whales. Have your camera at the ready, as you never know when one might swoop in from above or bob up from under the waves!

comparison with the abandoned settlement of Qoornoq, this small settlement is not really used by anyone today. Therefore it is almost like a museum that provides insights into the consequences of the politics in the 1950s and 1960s where inhabitants were forced to leave their homes and settle in the “big” and noisy cities. This was one of the biggest political decisions in the country’s history and had a significant impact on many lives.

The famous artist Aron (1882-1869) was born and lived in kangeq. He was a sealer and painter and is famous for his descriptions of Greenland’s culture and people as well as his illustrations of Greenlandic myths and stories. It is quite an experience walking around this small abandoned ghost town. In

Note: This tour is exclusive food and warm clothes. We can provide you with a sandwich at an additional cost of 89 Dkk.


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Category: Boat Tour Difficulty: Moderate Duration: 4 hours Min passengers: 3 Transport: Open boat Price: 675 Dkk

You can’t really beat food and fishing, can you? With this tour you can enjoy both, through a combination of fishing at open sea and a tasty barbeque. Your guide will bring you by open boat to a good fishing spot in the open sea, and after an hour or two of relaxing fishing surrounded by the beautiful waves, you will sail back to shore with your catch. The boats used on the tour are the same boats that fishermen use each day, so you can experience authentic day-to-day Greenlandic living. The boats can carry a maximum of four passengers so you can make the most of your tour in a quiet, intimate group that allows you to fully take in the natural splendour around you. The tour boats have all passed safety checks for seaworthiness carried out by the Danish Maritime Authority. Each boat also contains all the necessary safety and communications equipment which has also undergone stringent checks to ensure it is functioning properly. On land, the guide will prepare your catch in a traditional Greenlandic manner. You can feel proud that you caught your meal (and you know it’s going to taste extra-tasty because you

caught it!) and in addition you can enjoy your meal in stunningly beautiful surroundings. Depending on the time of year, you will stay outdoors until 2300, enjoying the midnight sun. This is quite an amazing experience if you’ve never been in such conditions before.


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Category: Boat Tour Difficulty: Moderate Duration: As long as you want Min passengers: 3 Transport: Open boat Price: 325 Dkk

Barbeques are best when they are done in stunning locations. With this tour you can have such an experience, as a guide will bring you by open boat to a beautiful location along the fjord near Nuuk where you will be able to enjoy a relaxed barbeque on your own. The tour boats have all passed safety checks for seaworthiness carried out by the Danish Maritime Authority. Each boat also contains all the necessary safety and communications equipment which has

also undergone stringent checks to ensure it is functioning properly. While on the way to the barbeque location you will have time to immerse yourself in the natural splendour of the ocean, so don’t forget a camera as this is a memory you will definitely want to capture. For safety reasons you will be given a satellite transmitter, so that we know exactly where you are and you will be able to call for help if needed.

Not included in the price: • Food We can arrange a BB basket at an additional cost of 125 DKK - including meat, vegetables, bread, charcoal, kerosine and matche.


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Category: Boat Tour Difficulty: Moderate Duration: 3 to 4 hours of boat travel each way and 3 to 4 days in the settlement Transport: Closed and open boat Min: 3 persons Price: 1.425 dkk

This tour is an experience of a lifetime where you will get to experience life in a small settlement in Nuuk. Life in a Greenlandic settlement is quite special and is markedly different to active city life. You will feel almost as if you are stepping back in time, as the settlement only has one shop where you can buy all sorts of things, ranging from baby

diapers to cinnamon to guns! The pace of life in Kapisillit is slow, giving you a great chance to take a break from your daily life and to unwind and relax. The transport to Kapisillit is a combination of a closed boat and an open boat. The boat tour takes about 3 hours depending on the weather. The tour boats have all passed safety checks for seaworthiness carried out by the Danish Maritime Authority. Each boat also contains all the necessary safety and communications equipment which has also undergone stringent checks to ensure it is functioning properly. In this tour you are on your own in the settlement for 3 to 4 days. However don’t worry about being stranded with nowhere to sleep! We can help you arrange accommodation in a B&B or a small house. The village is a hunting and fishing community that dwells deep in the beautiful Nuuk Fjord, about 75 km from Nuuk. The name Kapisillit directly translated means “salmon” and it alludes to the fact that a river near the settlement is Greenland’s

only spawning ground for salmon. The area is perfect for fishing and hiking. If you’re keen to hike, the most popular trek is undoubtedly the route that leads to the edge of the Kangersuneq fjord. Not included in the price: • Accomodation in Kapisillit we can arrange a stay at a B&B for additional 400-800 Dkk. • Food


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Category: Hike Difficulty: Moderate Duration: 4 to 5 hours Min passengers: 3 Transport: By foot Price: 350 Dkk This hike around the beautiful mountain of Little Malene lets you get to know a pristine, silent wilderness without venturing too far from the capital. It takes guests over rugged terrain, across a granite rock face that’s almost 4 billion years old. It passes brooks and streams cascading with fresh, clean, drinkable water, and takes in spectacular views of the surrounding mountains and the fjord. Good walking shoes or boots are a must, as is a light windbreaker jacket and mosquito repellent. A small light rucksack is recommended for your belongings – and remember to bring a water bottle so you can sample fresh, cold water from a mountain stream. Tea, coffee and a light lunch (sandwiches) are provided. The tour is physically demanding, but deeply rewarding for the fit traveller. Not included in the price: Lunch pack We can arrange this at an additional cost of 145 Dkk This will include a  sandwich, tea, coffee, biscuits and beverage.

Practical information: Please remember this is hiking in Greenland, there are no paths or trails on this tour – it’s important that guests are in very good physical condition and used to walking over rugged and wild terrain. Guest must wear appropriate clothes (wind/ water proof jackets, hiking shoes/boots). Any guest without appropriate clothing might not be allowed to participate to the tour. The hiking distance involved is approx. 8–10 kilometres..


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Category: Hike Difficulty: Moderate Duration: 3 hours Min passengers: 3 Transport: By foot Price: 250 Dkk

This trip is for those who are in a pretty good physical condition, and who are ready for an adventure! This 4km hike takes you to the summit of Malene at the hight of 430 meters . Those who conquer the summit will be rewarded with unparalleled views of the fjord and the town. No formal rock climbing experience is necessary; just make sure you bring appropriate footgear and a light windbreaker. The experienced guide will be on hand to explain to you the lay of the land: including its rich history and fascinating geologic past. Practical information: Please remember this is hiking in Greenland, there are no paths or trails on this tour. You must wear appropriate clothes (wind/water proof jackets, hiking shoes/boots). We reserve the right to cancel the tour if the weather conditions are not optimum and could put at risk participants safety.


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Category: Hike Difficulty: Moderate Duration: 5-6 hours

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Lunch pack We can arrange this at an additional cost of 145 Dkk This will include a  sandwich, tea, coffee, biscuits and beverage.

Min passengers: 3 Transport: By foot Price: 425 Dkk

Ukkusissat, the imposing mountain that overlooks Nuuk, is a great climb. Those who conquer the 780-metre (approx. 2,700 feet) summit are rewarded by an absolutely unbeatable view of the city and the surrounding fjord system. As Ukkusissat is a challenging peak, only the physically fit should attempt this hike. No particular climbing experience or equipment is needed. Just sensible footwear and clothing! The path to the top is marked and an experienced guide will be on hand.

Practical information: Please remember this is hiking in Greenland, there are no paths or trails on this tour – it’s important that you are in very good physical condition and used to walking over rugged and wild terrain. Guest must wear appropriate clothes (wind/water proof jackets, hiking shoes/boots). We reserve the right to cancel the tour if the weather conditions are not optimum and could put at risk participants safety.


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Category: Hiking Tour Difficulty: Hard Duration: 2 days Min persons: 3 Transport: By foot Price: 1245 dkk

We have different hikes, so please contact us to arrange the perfect hike for you. The lenght of our hikes are between 5 and 2 days. All routs are well marked and for safety reasons we will provide you with a satellite transmitter, so that we can track your route along your hike. The system also incorporates emergency services and sends your coordinates in case of emergency. The price for the 5 days hike is kr. 799,For an extra amount of kr. 500,- we will bring you 1/3 of the way by boat which reduces the tour with 2 days. Not included in the price: • Hiking equipment. It is posible to rent all basic and security equipment from us.

Example of a 3 days hike: In this hike you are dropped off by boat at the starting point of the hike (this will be on a Friday). From this point you have to follow a well-marked path for about 3 km to the first camp. After a good night’s

rest under the great sky lit up by stars, you will continue the hike to the second camp. This day you can expect to walk 10 km, which will take you approximately 5 to 8 hours. On the last day of the hike (Sunday) you will walk to the pick-up point where you will be picked up by boat. This part of the hike will be approximately 7 km and will take you between 4 and 6 hours to complete. The Greenlandic nature provides magnificent hiking experiences in an almost untouched landscape. In most areas of the country you do not need to walk very far before you can enjoy the tranquil silence and the sight of wide open spaces. It’s only you and Mother Nature.


COMBI-TOUR i

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Category: Combi-tour Difficulty: Easy Duration: 5 Min passengers: 3 Transport: By foot & open boat Price: 650 Dkk

If you’re an animal lover with a passion for nature, this tour will have you in your element in no time. The fun begins at the Institute of Natural Resources, where you will receive a 1-hour guided tour which provides information on how wildlife research is conducted in Greenland and also the impact of pollution on the wildlife. You will learn how animals are counted to get a sense of their total populations, as well as fascinating information on the diverse wildlife that Greenland boasts. Fancy seeing something that’s 83 million years old? Well you can with this tour, as you’ll get a glimpse of the world’s oldest mussel. You’ll also get to see the skin of a polar bear and learn more about this magnificent creature. Once the visit to the Institute of Natural Resources is complete, it’s on to the eagle photosafari. Make sure you have your camera ready as these beautiful birds are a stunning sight to be seen! It doesn’t matter what level

of photography skill you have - this photosafari is all about enjoying the nature around you so remember to look up from the lens every now and then! Not included in the Price: • Food and beverage We can arrange a basket with a sandwich, biscuits, water, coffee and tea at an additional cost of 135 Dkk


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COMBI-TOUR

Category: Package Tour Difficulty: Moderet Duration: 5 hours Min Passengers: 3 Transport: By foot and open boat Price: 650 Dkk

This tour doesn’t promise any sirens but it does offer a fantastic opportunity to learn about Greenland’s wildlife and to get up close to the gentle giants of the sea via a whale photosafari. The tour starts at the Institute of Natural Resources. Here you will learn how wildlife research is conducted in Greenland, as well as information on Greenland’s diverse wildlife, with a focus on the whale wonders that you will soon get a chance to see. See the world’s oldest mussel (83 million years old) with your own eyes. Compare your size to the stuffed narwhal on display. Narwhals can reach 4 to 5 metres long, but if you think this is big, just consider how tiny you are compared to a humpback whale which can reach 12 to 15 metres long! Humpbacks are the most common whale in the Nuuk fjord and you might be lucky enough to capture one on camera during the boat tour that follows the Institute tour.

You don’t need to be a skilled photographer. The focus is on enjoying your surroundings rather than lining up the perfect shot, so breathe in the fresh sea air and marvel at nature’s magnificence all around you.


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Category: Package Tour Difficulty: Light Duration: 3 hours 30 minutes Min passengers: 2 Transport: By foot Price: 395 Dkk Curious about the culture and the politics of Greenland? Then look no further than this tour, where you will get to experience both firsthand. On the Ancient Walk you will be able to soak up the past and the present of daily life in Nuuk and with your tour to the Parliament and City Council you will discover how that daily life is shaped by the political decisions that are made here. The tour begins at the National Museum of Greenland, the top museum in the country. You will learn about Greenland’s diverse and fascinating cultures and also get to see the Greenland mummies. Following the museum you will visit the oldest part of Nuuk by the Old Harbour, where your guide will illuminate the contrasts between the past and present

related to the people who did and do live here, as well as their way of life. If you’re interested in politics you’re in luck, as your tour includes a visit to the Parliament chamber where you will get a first-hand look at where the decisions are made that affect how Greenland is run. The tour ends in City Hall, where you will see the beautiful Inuit tapestries that depict their past and present and which provide an insight into how Inuit culture will develop in the future.


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Category: Package Tour Difficulty: Moderate Duration: 5 hours Min passengers: 3 Transport: By foot and open boat Price: 650 Dkk Do you love stories and immersing yourself in the history of a place? If so, this is the tour for you. Whether your visit in Nuuk will be a short one or you want to get a good overview of Nuuk at the start of a longer visit, you can do just that on this tour. Your guide will take you to the oldest part of Nuuk by the Old Harbour. You’ll learn what daily life was like for the people who lived here, as well as what daily life is like in the present and you’ll discover the influences that the past has on the present. There is a visit to the fantastic National Museum of Greenland, where you will experience the variety of cultures that exist within Greenland. You will also be able to view some of the Greenland mummies that were discovered near Qllakitsoq and which

are the oldest preserved remains found to date in Greenland. Following the museum visit, you will also get to see the Cathedral of Greenland. Next it’s all aboard for the next adventure as you travel by boat to Kangeq, where Hans Egede first dwelt after arriving in Greenland. Egede was a missionary who founded the capital Nuuk, originally referred to as Godthåb (although both Inuit and Vikings had lived in the area previously).


COMBI-TOUR i

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Category: Packagde Tour Difficulty: Light Duration: 3 hours 30 minutes Min passengers: 4 Transport: By foot Price: 375 Dkk

Want to see the oldest part of Nuuk? Of course you do! On this tour you will see that and more, as you begin near the Old Harbour, learning about the daily lives of people in both the past and present. Next it’s on to the National Museum of Greenland, a cultural feast for the eyes and a great opportunity to see the Greenland mummies, which are the oldest preserved remains found to date in Greenland.

drinks however, but instead the opportunity to exchange news and basically enjoy a social get-together and chat. A family event such as a birthday or marriage is often celebrated via a kaffemik.

During the kaffemik there is a chance that you will get to see Greenland’s national costume right in the home of a Greenlander! What better way to experience true Greenlandic culture than by participating in a kaffemik with some of the locals, enjoying After stopping off at the Cathedral of the honour of being welcomed into their Greenland, you will be guided to a local homes to share part of their lives for a brief house to enjoy a kaffemik. A kaffemik is a period of time. In addition, it’s not only traditional social gathering where beverages an opportunity for you to experience the such as coffee and tea are served, along culture first-hand but is also a chance for with a selection of cakes and the like. The the locals to learn more about you and your highlight of the kaffemik is not the food and culture!


Package Tour i

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Category: Package Tour Difficulty: Moderate Duration: 5 hours Min passengers: 3 Transport: Bike Price: 495 Dkk

If you’re a nature enthusiast and looking for something that’s different from the norm when it comes to sightseeing, look no further than this eco-friendly tour which enables you to see the city on two wheels instead of two feet, concluding with a visit to the Institute for Natural Resources. As you travel through the city you will get a real feel for the sights and sounds it has to offer. Capture some photos of the contrast in architecture between modern buildings and picturesque neighbourhoods. Your guide will provide fascinating information on the cultures, history and daily goings-on in the city and if you have any questions, your friendly guide will be more than happy to answer them for you. There will be opportunities to stop and take photos, so don’t worry that it will be “Go! Go! Go!” without a chance to enjoy the sights around you.

Your cycling route will lead you to the Institute of Natural Resources, which was established in 1995 with a focus on sustainability and safeguarding biodiversity. Once you’ve experienced aspects of the city related to people, the Institute provides an insightful opportunity to experience the natural wonders that Greenland has to offer, as well as how these wonders are being protected.


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Category: City Tour Difficulty: Moderate Duration: 3 hours 30 minutes Min passengers: 4 Transport: By bike Price: 395 Dkk

Fancy experiencing the city via a short bike tour, with a refreshing beverage and some local chit chat at the end of the tour? The short bike tour and kaffemik offers just that. You will experience everything that is included in the long bike tour, except for the visit to the suburban residential areas of Nuussuaq and Qinngorput (this is only included with the long bike tour). Highlights include travelling through the Old Harbour area and lots of opportunities for photos, as well as a knowledgeable guide who will

provide insights into the past and present history and culture of the city. Following on from the bike tour, you will be welcomed into the home of a local Greenlander to enjoy a hot drink and tasty treats. A kaffemik is a social gathering (traditionally to celebrate a family event like a birthday or marriage) where news is exchanged and people can catch up with each other in a relaxing, fun environment whilst enjoying drinks such as tea or coffee along with snacks like cakes. The kaffemik is the perfect opportunity to experience local culture and to see the national costume. Also don’t forget that the locals want to hear about your culture too, so it’s a great chance to swap stories!


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