Experience the ultimate highlights of South Greenland and Arctic nature on this holiday that combines the 3 main settlements of Narsarsuaq, Qaqortoq and Narsaq. Explore the Golden Triangle of South Greenland and learn about Greenlandic history, marvel at the large variety of nature and witness everyday life in both modern towns as well as traditional hunter’s villages. This tour offers the perfect combination of history, Arctic nature and Inuit culture.
Fly from Keflavik to Narsarsuaq and transfer from the airport to your hotel. Meet the guide and discuss your programme - the weather can be changeable in Greenland so excursions will be flexible to make the most of your time. Afterwards enjoy a welcome dinner at your hotel. (D)
After breakfast transfer to the harbour and board your boat to travel across Eric's Fjord to Narsaq. After checking in to the hotel your guide will take you on a walk through the town, which fills the end of the Narsaq Peninsula and is dotted with 10th century Norse ruins. (B)
Head by boat across the ice-filled Bredefjord system towards the twin glaciers where you will go ashore for a packed lunch. Continue on to another fjord with cliffs which are home to several bird species and a large waterfall before returning to Narsaq. (B,L)
Whilst in Greenland if you're not on water exploring the fjords, icebergs, glaciers and wildlife getting into the backcountry for a hike - today take a 3 hour walk along the Dyrnaes Peninsula, with stunning views and Viking ruins or a longer route to Kvanefjeldet (5-6 hours) a mountain famed for its minerals and diversity of flora and fauna. (B)
Depending on the weather transfer either by boat or by helicopter to Qaqortoq which you will be met and taken to your hotel. Your guide will then take you on a guided tour of the town and spend the rest of the day at leisure. (B)
Visit the hot springs of Uunartoq today - take the boat through the Arctic waters before arriving at the springs where you will have time to have lunch and relax in the hot springs with views over the fjord, before returning to Qaqortog for the evening. (B,L)
If the weather is kind enjoy a stunning transfer back to Narsarsuaq (if the cloud is too low you will travel by boat) and transfer to your hotel. The afternoon is yours to relax or book an optional excursion or you can simply take yourself off for a walk. In the evening have a farewell dinner at the hotel. (B,D)