Kangerlussuaq: Arctic Desert & Ice Cap

Kangerlussuaq, west Greenland
4 or 5 days
Jun - Aug
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The wildlife area of Kangerlussuaq offers superb opportunities to spot Arctic animal species such as musk oxen and reindeer. With easy access to the inland ice cap, Kangerlussuaq also offers an abundance of extraordinary excursions. The location approximately 160km inland from the coast makes Kangerlussuaq one of the most weather stable destinations in Greenland with lots of sunshine. Your tour arrangements include return flights, accommodation, airport transfers in Greenland and guided excursions from Kangerlussuaq.

The itinerary shown below is the 4 day tour. (The 5 day tour spends one more day in Kangerlussuaq).

Day 1 Iceland to Greenland and Arrival
Morning flight with Air Iceland from Keflavik Airport, Iceland to Kangerlussuaq. Meet your local guide in the airport and walk the short distance to the hotel for check-in and an information meeting, followed by a guided walk of the town area. The tour includes a visit to the local museum. Transfer to and from Roklubben Restaurant for a welcome dinner this evening and accommodation at Hotel Kangerlussuaq.

Day 2 Kangerlussuaq: Wildlife Safari
The world's biggest population of wild Musk Oxen are living within close range of Kangerlussuaq. Drive by minibus to an area where it is possible to see these fascinating beasts, as well as reindeer. Please note that as we are going into the wilderness, there is no guarantee that you will see the animals, but the viewing rate is generally high. Remainder of the day at leisure - aask your guide about some of the optional flightseeing tours available.

Day 3 Kangerlussuaq: 4WD to the Inland Ice Cap
Today enjoy an amazing guided tour by 4 wheel drive through an Arctic desert, along rivers, through old glacier valleys and over small mountains directly to the Inland Ice Cap. En route, we make several photo stops and walk to some viewing  points to better overlook this fantastic Arctic landscape (the actual part of the Ice Cap visited will depend upon the weather.)

Day 4: Departure
Breakfast at the hotel and morning free until afternoon transfer to the airport for the return flight from Kangerlussuaq to Keflavik with Air Iceland.

Departures 2017:
4 day tour:
every Friday from 21 July to 25 August
5 day tour: every Monday from 17 July to 21 August

Includes: return economy class flights Keflavik, Iceland/Kangerlussuaq, Greenland,  airport transfers in Greenland, welcome meeting and town walk with local guide, welcome and farewell dinners at Roklubben Restaurant with  hotel transfers, accommodation with private facilities and daily breakfast, excursions as shown.
For the included excursions you are accompanied by a local, English-speaking guide.  

Excludes: optional excursions

Please note the price is based upon a certain class on flights to and from Greenland- if this class has sold out, the final price may increase, depending on the availability and cost of other classes at the time of booking.

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Price per person FROM:
Double AUD$ 2794.00
Single AUD$ 3197.00

The price shown is for the 4 day tour. Please enquire for the 5 day tour prices. Please note the price may vary according to your dates of travel.

Includes: return economy class flights Keflavik, Iceland/Kangerlussuaq, Greenland,  airport transfers in Greenland, welcome meeting and town walk with local guide, welcome and farewell dinners at Roklubben Restaurant withhotel transfers, accommodation with private facilities and daily breakfast, excursions as shown.

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