Greenland tour "Qasigiannguit Visit"

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Visit unique Qasigiannguit, in Greenland's Disko Bay
3 days
Jun - Aug
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Qasigiannguit is located in the south-eastern part of Disko Bay approximately 3hours by boat from Ilulissat. It is one of the oldest towns in Greenland and has around 1,200 in habitants. Here you can experience the old Thule and Saqqaq cultures - the local museum is full of stories from the past and famous for its great archaeological collection from these two Inuit cultures.

Your tour arrangements include return boat transfers to Qasigiannguit, 2 nights accommodation with breakfast and dinner, a guided town walk and a guided hike.

Combine this extension tour with any of our tours that include a stay in Ilulissat. 

Day 1 Ilulissat – Qasigiannguit
Transfer from your hotel to the harbour, then enjoy the 3 hour boat trip to Qasigiannguit. On arrival, meet your local guide and transfer to the hotel for check-in, then enjoy a short guided tour of the town. 2 nights accommodation with dinner and breakfast at Hotel Disko Bay.

Day 2 Qasigiannguit Landscape Guided Hike
Today enjoy a guided hike in the Arctic landscape behind the town - your exact destination will depend on the weather and other factors. Qasigiannguit is known for its fantastic hiking opportunities – it is often possible to spot whales in the bay when you walk in these rugged landscapes. 2nd overnight at Hotel Disko Bay

Day 3 Qasigiannguit -  Ilulissat
Breakfast at the hotel. Then time at leisure. Perhaps visit the local museum- your arrangements include entrance tickets. The Museum buildings date back to the colonial period, the oldest is from 1734 and is North Greenland’s oldest European wooden house. In addition to local history, the museum’s exhibitions include the fantastic and very well-preserved finds from the deep-frozen cultural layer from the 4,500-year-old Saqqaq culture on the island of Qeqertasussuk, natural history displays and exhibits of hunters' clothing.  Then transfer to the harbour and return by boat to Ilulissat, then by car to your hotel or the airport. 

Departures 2019: Fridays and Sundays from June to September

Includes: return car transfers Ilulissat hotel or airport - Ilulissat pier, return boat transfers Ilulissat pier-Qasigiannguit, 2 nights accommodation at Hotel Disko Bay in standard room with private facilities, 2 breakfasts and 2 dinners at the hotel, services of local English speaking guide in Qasigiannguit, guided town walk, guided hike, entrance to the museum.

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Price per person FROM:
Double AUD$ 1618.00

Includes: return car transfers Ilulissat hotel or airport - Ilulissat pier, return boat transfers Ilulissat pier-Qasigiannguit, 2 nights accommodation at Hotel Disko Bay in standard room with private facilities, 2 breakfasts and 2 dinners at the hotel, services of local English speaking guide in Qasigiannguit, guided town walk, guided hike, entrance to the museum.

Single price on request