From  £2025
per person
Tour Highlights
  • The perfect introduction to South Greenland
  • Take boat trips on deep fjords
  • Tour Viking Ruins
  • See calving glaciers
  • Discover picturesque villages and stunning landscapes
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South Greenland Short Break

4 Day Tour, from £2025 per person
Itinerary Dates
2018
16 Jun  -  19 Jun
23 Jun  -  26 Jun
30 Jun  -  03 Jul
07 Jul  -  10 Jul
14 Jul  -  17 Jul
21 Jul  -  24 Jul
28 Jul  -  31 Jul
04 Aug  -  07 Aug
11 Aug  -  14 Aug
18 Aug  -  21 Aug
25 Aug  -  28 Aug

Delve into the fascinating history of the Vikings and visit the very spot where the Norse colonisation of North America began more than 1000 years ago in Narsarsuaq. Discover the area where Erik the Red decided to settle and name his new discovery Greenland. Photograph deep blue fjords, witness calving glaciers and follow the track into the Inland Ice Cap. 

In Narsarsuaq get up close to the icebergs and glacier on a cruise through the Qooroq Ice Fjord, and visit Erik the Red's farm in Qassiarsuk, the point of the first Norse settlement during this 3 night stay. There will also be time to explore Narsarsuaq and the various walking trails nearby.

Tour Itinerary

DAY 1
FLY TO NARSARSUAQ
FLY TO NARSARSUAQ

Fly in the afternoon with Air Iceland from Keflavik Airport to Narsarsuaq. Meet the local guide and transfer to hotel for 3 nights. After a brief welcome meeting take a guided walk of Narsarsuaq. In the evening have a welcome dinner. (D)

DAY 2
QOOROQ ICE FJORD
QOOROQ ICE FJORD

250 million tonnes of ice calve of Greenland's glaciers each year producing beautiful, sculpture like ice bergs. Travel with your guide into the fjord getting as close to the glacier as possible. With the engine off float peacefully when the only noise will be the creaking of the ice. (B,D)

DAY 3
QASSIARSUK
QASSIARSUK

Today meet your guide and take a boat across Erik's Fjord to the settlement of Qassiarsuk. This is where Erik the Red made the first Norse settlement in 985AD as well as being the site of the first Christian church on the American continent. (B,D)

DAY 4
FLY TO REYKJAVIK

Have the day at leisure before your transfer to the airport for your flight back to Keflavik Airport, near Reykavik. (B)

Pricing Information

4 day tour, from £2025 per person
(Single person supplement + £245)

Price Includes


  • Return flights in economy class with Air Iceland from Keflavik Airport
  • All airport taxes
  • 3 nights accommodation
  • Meals as specified (B=Breakfast, L=Lunch, D=Dinner)
  • Guided walking tour 
  • Boat trip on the Ice Fjord
  • Visit to Qassiarsuk


 


Price Excludes

  • Additional excursions  - please contact us for details. There are several options available such as guided walks or sea kayaking - this can be added on or swapped for the included ones.
  • Travel insurance
  • Items of a personal nature

Price Notes

This holiday is available on Saturdays from 16th June to 25th August 2018. Extend by 1 night with an additional excursion (departures on Tuesdays from 19th June to 21st August) from £75 supplement per person twin-share Extend by 2 nights in Narsarsuaq, South Greenland (departures on Tuesdays from 14 Jun - 20 Sep) from £140 supplement per person twin-share


Itinerary Dates From Price Single Room Supp.  
16 Jun 2018
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19 Jun 2018
£2025 £245
23 Jun 2018
-
26 Jun 2018
£2025 £245
30 Jun 2018
-
03 Jul 2018
£2025 £245
07 Jul 2018
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10 Jul 2018
£2025 £245
14 Jul 2018
-
17 Jul 2018
£2025 £245
21 Jul 2018
-
24 Jul 2018
£2025 £245
28 Jul 2018
-
31 Jul 2018
£2025 £245
04 Aug 2018
-
07 Aug 2018
£2025 £245
11 Aug 2018
-
14 Aug 2018
£2025 £245
18 Aug 2018
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21 Aug 2018
£2025 £245
25 Aug 2018
-
28 Aug 2018
£2025 £245

Tour Route Map


  1. Iceland, Reykjavik
  2. Greenland, Narsarsuaq
  3. Iceland, Reykjavik

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