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North Greenland


Welcome to the Northernmost town of Greenland and to arctic paradise. As one of the northernmost inhabited settlements on Earth; it offers an authentic Arctic experience like no other and a warm embrace from the local Inughuit community, who proudly preserve their traditions practices as hunters, in harmony with modern living.

Qaanaaq offers a range of outdoor activities. Embark on thrilling dogsledding expeditions across the vast Arctic wilderness, guided by experienced mushers and their loyal dog teams. During the winter, be enchanted by billions of stars brighten up the darkness of the polar night.

In the summer, experience the midnight sun, where the sun never sets, with golden surroundings and abundant wild life. 
Qaanaaq is a gateway to the Arctic wonders, that will leave you with memories to cherish a lifetime. Whether you seek thrilling adventures, a cultural immersion, or simply a serene retreat surrounded by nature's grandeur.

Qaanaaq promises an unparalleled experience.

Information about facilities and services:

There are three accommodations in Qaanaaq, all of them with kitchen where you can prepare your meals. There is a grocery store and prices for one week of meal supply often costs: Breakfast 150 DKK, lunch 180 DKK and dinner 350 DKK.

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Wintertime in Upernavik


Welcome to a town with a neverending seaview, as you can see on the picture almost each house is facing towards the sea, as the town is situated amidst breathtaking Arctic scenery. 

Upernavik offers an authentic experience for intrepid travelers. With its colorful houses dotting the coastline and surrounded by icy waters, this charming town is a feast for the eyes. Explore the Upernavik Archipelago, a stunning collection of small islands, where you can witness towering icebergs and navigate through icy channels. 

Adventure enthusiasts can experience thrilling activities of kayaking and boat tours in the summer. It is also possible to visit the villages in the area. Upernavik area has the largest numbers of smaller living places in Greenland.

Kullorsuaq is the biggest village in Greenland, and it is rich of culture. 

Upernavik offers a unique opportunity to disconnect from the world and immerse yourself in the raw beauty of North Greenland's untouched wilderness.

Information about facilities and services: 

There are two accommodations, most of them have fully equipped kitchen, where you can prepare your meals. There is a grocery store and one week of meal supplys often cost: Breakfast 150 DKK, lunch 180 DKK and dinner 350 DKK

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Welcome to the hidden treasure of North Greeland, known for its striking heart-shaped mountain, Uummannaq Fjord offers a unique Arctic experience. 

As it is a fjord with many islands and villages, experiences of summer and winter are unique. Especially because, when the sea freezes to ice, all living places will be connected and easily accessible by snowmobile or dogsledding.  Embrace the tranquility of Uummannaq's serene surroundings, allowing the untouched nature to rejuvenate your spirit. Discover this captivating city where natural wonders and cultural treasures intertwine.

Did you know, that santa is from Uummannaq? Santa has an enormous postbox in the town, so big that he can receive letters from any child in the world, he also have a hut you can hike to, if you're lucky you might meet him. 

Also, a legend says you'll leave a little piece of your heart after visiting the town. To see if it is true and if you dare, Uummannaq invites you to experiences like no other. 

Information about facilities and services:

There are two accommodations in Uummannaq, and most of the houses have fully equipped kitchen, so you can prepare your own meals. There are also two places for eateries, and a sushi take-away. There are four grocery stores in the town, also local taxi's are available. One week of meal supplies from the grocery stores cost often: Breakfast 150 DKK, lunch 180 DKK and dinner 350 DKK. Prices for one meal in cafe's 80-120DKK

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Magical Ilulissat by sunset


Welcome to the land of Icebergs, Ilulissat, meaning "icebergs" in Greenlandic, perfectly captures the essence of this picturesque destination, where icebergs majestically float by the end of the 65 km long icefiord. Visit Ilulissat and immerse yourself in a world, where ice meets sea and ancient traditions harmonize with the marvels of the modern world. 

For adventure enthusiasts, Ilulissat offers a variety of outdoor activities. Experience short to long dogsledding trips across the frozen tundra. Take exhilarating boat tours to witness the icebergs, or embark on hikes through the rugged terrain for breathtaking panoramic views. 

Ilulissat Icefjord became listed on the UNESCO's World Heritage Site list in 2004, because of the exceptional and universal value of culture and nature site.

For thousands of years, the rich natural resources have enabled human beings to live nearby. Different to other heritage sites in Greenland, Ilulissat Icefjord is part of the town, and can easily be accessed by foot. You can find information on https://www.kangia.gl/?sc_lang=en 
Ilulissat offers an unforgettable experience for travelers.

Information about facilities and services: 

There are six hotels, where one is in Oqaatsut village and approx. eighteen other accommodation. You can choose between 14 places to eat, all from restaurants to cafes and pizzaria. There are local taxi's and opportunity to rent a car. Cost of one meal is often: Restaurant 300DKK, Cafe 120DKK fastfood 80-100DKK. 

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How to Get Here

North Greenland can be reach both by air and by sea, depending on the season. 

Even though the the destination sounds far away and unreachable, there are flights to each town all year round. During the summer time, there are two options to fly from, which are through Copenhagen in Denmark or through Reykjavik in Iceland.  During the winter there are regular flights from Copenhagen.

Are you already in Greenland? You can go onboard the local ferry or the smaller shuttle ferries. 

Read more about How to Get Here to each destination in North Greenland on the link below.

How to Get Here