From  £3335
per person
Tour Highlights
  • Stay in the Eqi Glacier Lodge
  • Awake with views of the Eqi Glacier
  • Go whale watching
  • Enjoy optional Excursions in Ilulissat
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Disko Bay & Eqi Glacier

7 Day Tour, from £3335 per person

Ilulissat is the best known town in Greenland and is beautifully situated besides one of the most productive glaciers in the world, at the mouth of a 40 kilometre ice-fjord filled with gigantic icebergs as tall as skyscrapers with only one tenth of their volume visible above the water.  Stay at the modern 4-star Hotel Arctic located on the outskirts of town which offers outstanding views of the icebergs in the bay. 

Combine stays in Ilulissat with two nights at the fabulous Glacier Lodge Eqi. Eqi glacier is the only glacier in the Ilulissat area where it is possible to experience glacier calving: stay in a cabin and awake to the sound of icebergs crashing into the sea. There are 10 huts at Glacier Lodge Eqi, all with outstanding views of the Eqi glacier. Stays here are on a full board basis and there are a number of local hikes possible from the Glacier Lodge to the lagoon, the moraine and the glacier itself.

Tour Itinerary

DAY 1
FLY TO ILULISSAT
FLY TO ILULISSAT
Fly to Ilulissat with Air Iceland from Reykjavik domestic airport. Transfer to the Hotel Arctic and check in for two nights. Attend a welcome meeting before enjoying a walking tour of the town to learn about its history. (D)
Accommodation
Hotel Arctic
DAY 2
ILULISSAT
ILULISSAT

Travel to the end of the road and enjoy a guided walk along the shore of the UNESCO World Heritage site of Ilulissat Ice Fjord to Sermermiut. Along the path you can see traces of ancient Inuit settlements. Sermermiut valley runs along side the fjord so on one side you have beautiful Arctic flowers and on the other magnificent icebergs. The trip takes around 3 hours before returning to Ilulissat. (B,D)

Accommodation
Hotel Arctic
DAY 3
ILULISSAT
ILULISSAT

Free day in Ilulissat to explore at leisure or take optional excursions - just ask your Regent Specialist for suggestions - before setting out by boat on to the ice fjord for a stunning sunset cruise. In the warm colours of the setting sun the icebergs take on a wholly different complexion. Cruise between the icebergs whilst enjoying a late drink and marvelling at this incredible view. (B)

Accommodation
Hotel Arctic
DAY 4
ILULISSAT TO EQI GLACIER
ILULISSAT  TO EQI GLACIER
After breakfast, transfer to the harbour for the boat trip to Glacier Lodge Eqi. Enjoy the remainder of the day at leisure. Please note that this boat trip takes around two hours and unfortunately disembarking at Glacier Lodge Eqi is not suitable for those in wheelchairs or with walking difficulties. (B,D)
DAY 5
EQI GLACIER
EQI GLACIER
Embark on a hike to the Glacier Lagoon. Walk around the small lagoon at the southern end of the glacier and spot the large flocks of geese in the lagoon in breeding season. Continue further up the moraine and look down into the enormous cracks in the glacier, before admiring the panoramic view of a large part of the 70 metre high glacier front and look for calvings. (B,L,D)
DAY 6
EQI GLACIER TO ILULISSAT
EQI GLACIER TO ILULISSAT
The morning is at leisure. After lunch, transfer by boat back to Ilulissat. On arrival transfer to Hotel Arctic. The remainder of the day is at leisure. (B,L,D)
Accommodation
Hotel Arctic
DAY 7
FLY TO REYKJAVIK
Transfer to Ilulissat airport for the Air Iceland flight back to Reykjavik. (B)

Pricing Information

7 day tour, from £3335 per person

Price Includes

  • Return flights in economy class with Air Iceland from Reykjavik Airport
  • All airport taxes
  • 4 nights accommodation in 4-star Hotel Arctic
  • 2 nights accommodaion in Glacier Lodge Camp
  • Meals as specified (B=Breakfast, L=Lunch, D=Dinner)
  • Return airport transfers
  • Excursions as per itinerary
  • Return boat transfers from Ilulissat to Glacier Lodge Camp

Price Excludes

  • Additional excursions  - please contact us for details

Price Notes

This holiday is available from 18 June to 07 September


Tour Route Map


  1. Iceland, Reykjavik
  2. Greenland, Ilulissat
  3. Greenland, Eqi Glacier
  4. Greenland, Ilulissat
  5. Iceland, Reykjavik

Tour Accommodation

Hotel Arctic
Hotel Arctic
Hotel Arctic Hotel Arctic is the world’s most northerly 4 star hotel, located right on the edge of the Ilulissat Ice Fjord - a wonder of the world which is on the UNESCO World Heritage List....

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