Greenland: Camp Kiattua and Disko Bay expedition

18.06.2022 - 25.06.2022

Greenland, North America

6 nights / 7 days tour, any date June 2022

Starting from 12 000 per person sharing

Post-Pandemic Travel Advice for Greenland June 2022

COVID- 19 risk level -Low

Social & political conflict risk level - Low

As of 17.12.2021

 

Day 1

Reykjavik International Airport (RKV) to Nuuk Airport (GOH)

Upon your arrival in Greenland, the local tour coordinator and host will welcome at the one of the world's tiniest international airports.

The host will join the group from arrival to departure in Greenland.

Specialised guides will join the group on some of the excursions, and will provide specific local knowledge, information on wildlife, ice, climate conditions and other questions.

Boat cruise cruise through one of the oldest places on Earth to camp Kiattua.

Arrival at Camp Kiattua

At Camp Kiattua you are offered individual adapted adventures in complete solitude. Everything in comfortable, free and relaxed settings added gourmet experiences.

After reaching camp, a short hike to the beautiful waterfall behind the camp.

Dinner at camp Kiattua

Day 2

Breakfast at the camp

Foraging in the wilderness

This activity is for everyone who enjoys the art of cooking and would like to learn more about the herbs, mushroom, seaweed, berries, fish and game found in our stunning nature.

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Catch the elusive char. Some of the world's best fishing spots for arctic char is in this area.

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Inuit way of life

Take a boat cruise to the Kapisillit area, which is a notorious Greenlandic Salmon breeding spot.

Fish with your bare hands and traditional rods, then enjoy lunch next to the river.

From there, walk to the settlement of Kapisillit and explore the area, meeting some of the 50 inhabitants.

Dinner at camp Kiattua

Day 3

Breakfast at the camp

Power of the ice

Take a boat cruise deep into the Nuuk fjord, stopping on the way at the ice fjord. There, you'll get the thrilling experience of swimming in the arctic waters and standing on the ice, dressed in our survival suits.

After lunch, you can go on an afternoon hike, finished off by a delicious dinner.

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The Inuit way of travel

After a thorough introduction to kayaking, you will hit the fjord in your own kayak and paddle among the ice. This trip is for everyone, whether or not it's your first time in a kayak.

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Paddleboarding amongst icebergs

From Camp Kiattua we go by boat to the Icefiord of Nuuk, which is about 45 minutes away. A beautiful boat ride amongst tall mountain peaks that characterize the Nuuk fjord system.

Once there you’ll put on your drysuits and life jackets as well as communication gear that’ll keep you both warm and safe. We’ll start paddling around so you get to enjoy the fresh air and the surreal experience of paddling between icebergs. The fjord is home for a few whales and we might be lucky enough to spot some on the way.

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Relax in camp and time to play

It is possible to spend some hours in the camp to play or relax.

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Deep sea fishing

Fishing is a vital part of life and leisure in Greenland. The abundant waters outside of Nuuk are teeming with cod and redfish and even first timers have a great chance of catching dinner!

Day 4

Breakfast at the camp

Move to Ilulissat. Where the host will join the group from arrival to departure.

Meet your dedicated expedition team and crew

Meet the Greenlandic dog

Visit the iconic Ice fiord center

Sermermiut hike, overlooking the Icefiord inlet

Embark the ship, cruise and dinner among the giant icebergs

Midnight cruise to Disko Island

Day 5 - Disko Island adventure

Breakfast on board

Kayaking with the oldest mammals on the planet

Or hiking to scenic waterfall

Or Visiting the once buzzling town Qeqertarsuaq

Or various hikes on the island

Or cruising through old shoreline caves with local hunter

Overnight cruise to Eqi Glacier

Day 6 - The mighty Eqi Glacier

Wake up to the rumble from the tallest glacier in the northern hemisphere and have you breakfast on deck

Spend the day on deck watching the glacier break off huge pieces of ice

Or combine it with hike to the Ice cab (day tour)

Or combine it with light hiking to the edge of the Eqi glacier

Day 7 - Departure

Wake up with a great view to the huge icebergs south of Ilulissat.

Enjoy the last breakfast on the deck while the boat slowly cruises back to Ilulissat

Private transfer to the airport

INCLUSIONS

Meet'n great

Upon your arrival in Greenland, the local tour coordinator and host will welcome you to one of the world's tiniest international airports.

The host will join the group from arrival to departure in Nuuk and Ilulissat. Besides coordination of the journey, this host will also be available to assist and help during the stay.

Open boat transfers for Kiattua camp (not exclusive)

Using RIB's (Rigid Inflatable Boats) for all water based activities. The boats are open and very fast. Cruise is with speeds around 35 knots. Supply immersion suits and other items to keep the guest warm and comfortable.

Duration: 1 hours 20 minutes

Schedule: Monday and Friday (free)

Price outside fixes schedule: €1.080

Private exclusive activities

All of activities are included and the program can be altered on the spot depending on the time of day, the weather and the mood.

Breakfast, snacks, lunch & dinner

Meals are a big part of the total experience; therefore, we prioritize working with the best chefs in the country and only using ingredients of the highest quality. The area around the camp is rich in multiple fish, mussels, arctic mushrooms, herbs, and berries link crowberry, blueberry, juniper berry. All items are used in daily cooking. The small local farm in Neriunaq provides us with potatoes and lamb.

A selection of award winning wine from SkaersØggaard & local beers

Skærsøgaard Vin is the first licensed estate winery in Denmark, located by the hamlet of Dons near the city of Kolding. The winery is owned by Sven Moesgaard. 30.000 vines are grown outdoors on about 10 hectares of land. The wines of Skærsøgaard are characterised by the Danish summer of white nights; slow, aromatic ripening of the grapes; and a traditional, craftsmanlike method of production.

Accomodation

At Kiattua camp - Luxury tepee (tent) tall enough to stand up in, built on a wooden platform and a proper bed big enough for two.

Each tepee comes fully equipped with electric blankets, white duvets, sheepskins and furs, a gas-fired heater and bedside reading lights. Next door, another tepee houses the private bathroom — with a proper eco-toilet, basin and a hot shower.

At Disco Bay expedition - Private double cabin with ensuite bathroom

EXCLUSIONS

Flights

Any other meals not mentioned as included