Ilulissat Travel Guide

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Ilulissat Things to Do

  • The famous son of Ilulissat

    The birthplace of Knud Rasmussen is now a little nice museum over his explodes and ethnographic work in Greenland and artic North America.Knud Rasmussen (1879-1933) was an extraordinary traveller that gained worldwide recognition in his lifetime for his expeditions in Greenland and the artic North America. He grew up in Greenland with his Danish...

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  • make a day cruise to the eqi sermai...

    The excursion to the Eqi Sermia glacier it gives you the opportunity to get very close to the inland ice and to see the calving phenomenon. The tour start from Ilulissat harbour around 8 am. The boat journey to the glacier depends on the boat and the weather and sea conditions but it's approximately 3/4 hours. At the glacier the boat stops approx...

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  • visit the sermeq kujallaq icefjord

    you can visit the icejord easily by foot either by yourself or by guided tourSermeq Kujalleq, Ilulissat glacier, is the biggest glacier on the northern hemisphere andone of the fastest glaciers in the world racing with almost 40 metres a day duringthe summer. Approximately one tenth of the ice that comes from the inland ice in all Greenlandcomes...

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  • midnight cruise on the icefjord

    the most exciting trip you can do in/around ilulissat is surely doing the icefjord midnight cruise or if time of year not allow a day cruise of 2-3 hoursamazing site of the different ice-sculpturesIn the year 2004 it was acknowledged,what the locals already knew, that theice fiord and the glacier by Ilulissat is remarkable for the beauty of its...

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  • Go see Silver

    The best way to get a good perspective on Ilulissat is to see Silver at Tourist Nature (his shop) or email him at: touna@greennet.glalso book a dogsled tour at Disko Island through Disko Lines. the tour company will provide information on the hostel etc on the island.

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  • Even more iceberg viewing

    Yes, even more icebergs. If you take the cruise that leaves around 11:00 PM, you will see all sorts of colours reflected on the icebergs. I have to admit that I didn't see that, but everyone that did told me it was amazing.

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  • More iceberg viewing

    More icebergs, seen from my 2-hour iceberg viewing cruise through Disco Bay, where the ice fjord empties into it.

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  • Iceberg Viewing

    Ilulissat, on the west coast of Greenland north of the Arctic Circle, has a harbour full of icebergs (up to 65 metres high). These come from the "ice fjord" next to Ilulissat; the ice fjord is jammed full of icebergs which have broken off a glacier at the fjord's far end. A must activity is to take the two-hour boat ride among the icebergs. If you...

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  • Sled Dogs

    The Greelandic sled dog is found everywhere in communities of West Greenland above the Arctic Circle. And in this area, no other dog is allowed - this is to preserve the purity of the breed.Sled dogs spend the summer chained up in large dog areas - in Ilulissat, there are several of these. Most owners only feed their dogs once every two days, so...

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Ilulissat Restaurants

  • Best restaurant in Greenland

    Ulo is clearly the best restaurant in Greenland named after the traditional woman's knife is also holds on to its locality as its focus around the local ingredients as the basis for the meals.

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  • Vegetarian Food in Ilulissat

    If you are looking for vegetarian food in Ilulissat, go to Cafe Hong Kong. It is the only place we found for vegetarian food. have a look at the menu in the picture

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  • most authenthic greelandic food

    small excellent restaurant with typuical greenlandic food, a la cartetuesday and wednesday greenlandic buffet >(should be reserved in advance long time ago - we were too late) greenlandic tappas for lunch

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