Spend 3 nights in South Greenland staying in Narsarsuaq and explore Viking ruins which have recently been awarded UNESCO World Heritage status where Norse settlement began over 1,000 years ago. You can sail amongst the icebergs in the fjord or even take a walk along a trail which leads to the Inland Ice Cap.
Narsarsuaq is a small settlement which grew fro a former US airbase and is the gateway to South Greenland. There are ancient remains to be found, boat trips and a range of walking trails for all abilities including the full-day hike to the Inland Ice Cap.
Fly from Reykjavik's domestic airport to Narsarsuaq. Meet the local guide and transfer to hotel for 2 nights. After a brief welcome meeting take a guided walk of Narsarsuaq. In the evening enjoy a welcome dinner. (D)
The Greenland ice cap produces 250 million tons of ice a year, falling into the sea and producing beautiful, sculpture-like icebergs which float through the Qooroq Ice Fjord. Join a guided boat trip into the fjord getting as close to the calving glacier as possible. The engine will be turned off so that all you will only hear the creaking ice before returning to Narsarsuaq. (B,D)
Meet your guide and travel by boat across Erik's Fjord and visit the settlement of Qassiarsuk, at the point where Erik the Red settled in 985AD. Visit the ruin's of Erik's farm and Thorhildur's church - the first Christian church on the American continent. (B,D)
Have the morning at leisure before your transfer to the airport for the flight back to Reykjavik. (B)
This trip runs on Saturdays from 22nd June until 24th August 2019
As a tailor-made itinerary if you would like extra nights or different/extra excursions please contact us.