From  £3405
per person
Tour Highlights
  • Visit the beautiful town of Ilulissat
  • Admire Greenland's natural wonders
  • Sail across Disko Bay to Qeqertarsuaq
  • Search for humpback whales
  • See gigantic icebergs
  • Hike to the Blaesedalen waterfall
  • Begin and end in Reykjavik
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Greenland Disko Bay Icebergs & Whales

7 Day Tour, from £3405 per person

North of the Arctic Circle on Greenland’s west coast lies Disko Bay, stretching from Upernavik in the North, to Kangatsiaq in the South; a distance of more than 550km. This region produces some of the largest icebergs in the world, some weighing up to seven million tonnes. This twin-centre holiday takes you to the beautiful towns of Ilulissat and Qeqertarsuaq. Each totally different in their own way, both are stunning spots from which to admire Greenland's many natural wonders, from icebergs and glaciers to volcanoes and fjords.
 

Tour Itinerary

DAY 1
REYKJAVIK TO ILULISSAT
REYKJAVIK TO ILULISSAT

Fly to Ilulissat with Air Iceland from Reykjavik's domestic airport. Transfer to the Hotel Arctic and check in for 1 night. Attend a welcome meeting, followed by a guided city walk and a welcome dinner. (D)

DAY 2
ILULISSAT TO QASIGIANNGUIT
ILULISSAT TO QASIGIANNGUIT

Transfer to Ilulissat harbour and take the boat to Qasigiannguit, one of the oldest towns in Greenland and a three hour boat ride where you can watch the icebergs and keep an eye out for whales. On arrival meet your local guide and check into the Hotel Disko for two nights before heading out on a walking tour of Qasigiannguit. Have dinner in the hotel. (B,D)

DAY 3
QASIGIANNGUIT
QASIGIANNGUIT

Today take a guided walk in the Arctic landscape behind the town taking in the impressive views across the town and bay to, and to the mountains in the interior. Spend the rest of the day at leisure. (B,D)

DAY 4
QASIGIANNGUIT TO ILULISSAT
QASIGIANNGUIT TO ILULISSAT

After breakfast there will be time to visit the local museum before transferring to the harbour for the boat back to Ilulissat where you will have the rest of the day at leisure. (B,D)

DAY 5
ILULISSAT
ILULISSAT

Visit the picturesque settlements of Ilimanaq combined with a whale safari in Disko Bay. In the summer time humpback whales (a protected species) come to Disko Bay to feed on small herring-like fish. Please be aware that we are not visiting a zoo, and therefor cannot guarantee that the whales will 'visit' the boat. Packed lunch included. (B,L,D)

DAY 6
ILULISSAT
ILULISSAT

Free day in Ilulissat to explore at leisure or take optional excursions. Why not take a boat trip to the small Inuit settlement of Oqaitsut, also known as Rodebay. This isolated village has a local population of around 40 people who are totally dependent on fishing and hunting. Then cruise in from of the 5km wide Eqi glacier, which is very active. Or you could take a low altitude helicopter ride over the dramatic Arctic landscape, making two stops en route to appreciate the magnitude of the Inland Ice Cap, returning along the Kangia Fjord where you can do some whale-watching from the air.

Our travel specialists can give you advice and their own suggestions on the array of day trips in Ilulissat. (B,D)

DAY 7
FLY TO REYJAVIK
FLY TO REYJAVIK

Transfer to the airport for the flight back to Reykjavik. (B)

Pricing Information

7 day tour, from £3405 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 in 2/3-star Hotel Disko Bay
  • Meals as specified (B=Breakfast, L=Lunch, D=Dinner)
  • Guided walking tours of Ilulissat and Qasigiannguit
  • All transfers and transportation as specified
  • Excursions as per itinerary

Price Excludes

  • Additional excursions  - please contact us for details

Price Includes

Price Excludes

Price Notes

This tour departs on Saturdays between 1st June and 31st August 2019.



As the trip is tailor-made please let us know if you would like extra/fewer nights or different/extra excursions. 


Tour Route Map


  1. Greenland, Ilulissat
  2. Greenland, Qeqertarsuaq
  3. Greenland, Qasigiannguit
  4. Greenland, Ilulissat

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