Detailed Itinerary

Day 01

10th August 2019
  • Arrival at Nuuk (D)

    Upon your arrival at colorful Nuuk, you will be greeted by a Rahhalah representative who will accompany you to the hotel.

    Nuuk is the capital and largest city of Greenland, the seat of the government and the country's most significant cultural and economic center. Other major cities close to the Capital – and, yet, outside Greenland – are Iqaluit and St. John's in Canada and Reykjavík in Iceland. Nuuk contains almost a third of Greenland's population, currently just over 17.000 people.

    In the afternoon, you will meet your guide who will brief you on the details of the itinerary.
    Welcome dinner at a local restaurant.

    Accommodation: Hotel Hans Egede or similar.

Day 02

11th August 2019
  • Exploring Nuuk (B, L, D)

    After breakfast, you will embark on a 3-hour guided walking tour around the beautiful city of Nuuk.
    You will visit the National Museum, a private house where you will learn more about the life of the locals, the old colonial harbor, and, in general, you will enjoy strolling in the picturesque streets of the city.

    Lunch at Inuk Café: the most scenic café of Nuuk with views over the fjord. 

    In the afternoon, you will go for a short hike on the nearby mountains to enjoy panoramic views of the city. The day will end with a delicious barbeque dinner in the open air. 


    Accommodation: Hotel Hans Egede or similar.

Day 03

12th August 2019
  • Hiking day (B, L, D)

    After breakfast, you will take a sailing boat to reach the starting point of your hiking trail. The ship will pass through the fjord, surrounded by ancient, towering mountains, offering you a unique experience (sailing time: approx. 1.5 hours).
You will reach the beginning of the path and start the hiking adventure that will take you through the stunning landscapes of a remote valley.

    Lunch will be arranged on the way at a fantastic spot surrounded by mountains, water and wildlife.
    
The hike will end at a small isolated restaurant - the only in the entire fjord. It is well known by the locals as a get-away for the inhabitants of the urban centers. There, you will learn more about the operation of a restaurant in a remote, isolated place. The chef will share details about the local ingredients he uses, and how life unfolds so far away from civilization. After dinner, you will return to the city by boat passing through waterfalls and scenic mountains.

    Hiking details: elevation gain: 300 m; hiking time: 4-5 hours.

    Accommodation: Hotel Hans Egede or similar.

Day 04

13th August 2019
  • Cruise to the camp – Whale watching (B, L, D)

    After breakfast, you will check-out and embark on your glamping adventure.

    Once again, you will take a boat to reach the camping site. The cruise is about 80km long and goes deep into the world's second largest fiord system. 
Along the way, you will scout for humpback whales, which often traverse these waters. 
Upon arrival at the camp, you will go on a short hike to discover the beautiful waterfall nearby.

    Our luxury adventure camp is set in an exclusive and remote destination, deep into the majestic Nuuk fjord. Despite its secludedness, it offers modern amenities and facilities.
    Each tent (double sharing) is huge with ample space to stand: it comes with 2 single beds fully lined, a small table with chairs, a wood stove, its own private eco-toilet, and hot shower.
    You will also be able to relax your muscles in the outdoor Hot Tub and the Sauna of the campsite.
    A dedicated chef will prepare traditional, fresh food which will be served in the relaxing lounge/dining tent.
    This is a place to disconnect from the modern world and reconnect with yourself and nature.

    Overnight stay at the luxury camp.

Day 05

14th August 2019
  • Exploring the Inuit way of living - Icefjord Hiking (B, L, D)

    In the morning, you will take a boat cruise to the Kapisillit area, which is a notorious Greenlandic Salmon breeding spot. Prepare to fish with your bare hands or with traditional rods, and then enjoy lunch next to the river.
    
From there, you will walk to the settlement of Kapisillit and explore the area, meeting some of the 50 inhabitants. You will visit a simple private home and enjoy coffee with the locals, getting a glimpse of life in such a remote place.
    Sailing further into the fjord, you will reach the starting point of a hiking trail which will take you directly to the shore of the ice fjord. The moment the ice fjord emerges at the horizon is an unforgettable memory that may become one of the highlights of the trip.
    You will then sail back to camp to enjoy the dinner prepared by the chef.

    Hiking details: 1-1,5 hours each way (so, total, 2-3 hours).
    Overnight stay at the luxury camp.

Day 06

15th August 2019
  • Discover the power of the Ice (B, L, D)

    After breakfast, you will cruise again deep into the Nuuk fjord, stopping on the way at the ice fjord. 
There, you will enjoy the thrilling experience of swimming in the icy waters and standing on the ice, dressed in survival suits. 
Afterwards, the boat will sail to the most productive glacier, close to all the peaks, waterfalls, and bays, where you will have lunch on shore.
Sailing back in the afternoon, you will arrive at the camp where a warm dinner and a hot tub awaits you after a long day out in the open. Enjoy the last gourmet dinner prepared by the chef. 

    Cruise details: approx. 1.5-hours each way, that is, total around 3 hours.

    Overnight stay at the luxury camp.

Day 07

16th August 2019
  • Departure from Nuuk (B)

    After breakfast, you will leave the camp by boat, heading back to Nuuk (and civilization). While in Nuuk, and depending on your flight details, you will enjoy some free time for shopping before being transferred to the airport for your departure flight.
    Note: the departure flight has to be an afternoon flight after 13:00hrs.