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Ilulissat Snowshoeing Walk
"Do you want to enjoy the most exclusive views of the Kangia Icefjord and its gigantic famous icebergs? It is winter and the snowcapped scenery offers you the chance to enjoy these amazing views with an active plan: Snowshoeing!We offer a comforta the gigantic icebergs and Disko Island in the horizon.No previous experience is required and everybody can learn how to move safely into the winter terrain with the snowshoes."""It is winter and the snowcapped scenery offers you the chance to enjoy these amazing views: Let's go snowshoeing!title=Highlights&1=Informative%2C+friendly+and+professional+guide&2=All+necessary+equipment+included""
From DKK600.00
 
Ilulissat Snowshoeing Hike
"Our tour starts ascending between walls covered with snow and thick ice we reach a view point from where we enjoy the magnified panorama of the “dogs sledge highway”. After a small break to refresh and take some pictures we descent to the frozen lake and the river bank to put our feet in a UNESCO World Heritage Site: the Kangia Icefjord. This unique natural phenomenon pushes out 20 million tons of ice every day in form of gigantic icebergs that rise more than 100 meters above the sea level.Our tour uses as a reference the summer blue route from the Quarry passing through a dramatic cleft. After 1 hour ascending between walls covered with snow and thick we will descent to the frozen lake and the path downhill to the river bank to put our feet in the world famous fjord Kangia and its 20 million tons of ice flowing out each day which results in gigantic icebergs that rise more than 100 meters into the air passing by Holmens Bakke the famous spot where every 13th of January the inhabitants of Ilulissat celebrate the sun appearing on the horizon after 6 weeks of absence. The view of the breathtaking Icefjord from there is one you will never forget!Finally our walk will stop at the abandoned settlement Sermermiut wher
From DKK990.00
 
Blue Lagoon and Evening Northern Lights Cruise from Reykjavik
"Begin with a hotel pickup from your Reykjavik hotel and travel by air-conditioned vehicle to the Blue Lagoon. As you travel hear all about the lagoon a geothermal spa with warm seawater that’s surrounded by Iceland’s otherworldly lava landscapes.On arrival change into your bathing suit and enter the turquoise waters clouded in warm steam (Entrance fees are not included. Pre-booking highly recommended). Then lie back and admire the lava fields as the mineral salts and other natural ingredients in the seawater soothe and nourish your body.When you have finished return to your vehicle and travel back to Reykjavik. In the evening
From EUR97.00

Most Viewed Local Customs in Greenland

Good views … also when you are gone!

The location of graves are made in spots with good view ….Adding more text does not make a tip any better …it just add more text ..Adding more text does not make a tip any better …it just add more...
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Jun 18, 2015

Matak

It is considered a delicacy to eat Matak that is whale skin. It is cut with the skin in itself that is a hard matter and some blubber and you chew it like chewing gum. To ad some more taste it is...
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TheView
Oct 11, 2014

Picking berries

Picking crowberries is a major thing in Greenland the lack of other more interesting berries and the need for vitamins makes even the crowberries interesting. And you can find them in vast amounts...
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Oct 11, 2014

Return of the sun

It is a custom of the residents to gather at picks or viewpoints in towns north of the polar circle and greet the sun back after it was gone for a shorter or longer period depending of how high up...
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TheView
Oct 03, 2014

Don’t get scared

Greenland is still very much a hunting society and weapons are readily available in shops and locals don’t need permits of any kind to purges weapons, so if you see guns in the streets and no one of...
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TheView
Mar 19, 2012

Great pastels

The Greenlanders may also have tired of a grey sky. The result is that the color schemes of Greenland's towns and settlements are incredible. This colorfulness contrasts vividly with the bleak...
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Saagar
Sep 20, 2005
 
 
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Relaxed time concept

Greenlandic culture has a relaxed time concept. Perhaps not exactly a manjana attitude, but definitiely not a time concept governed by the watch. Be aware of this and adjust accordingly, and you can...
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Saagar
Sep 20, 2005

Brædtet - the local fish and meat market

"Brædtet" is the common market place for hunters and fishermen where they sell their goodies straight to consumers. Every community of some size will have such a market place. In the more fancy...
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Saagar
Sep 20, 2005

The people living in Qanaaq...

The people living in Qanaaq are call them selves Inghuit which means 'great human beings'. They speak dialect of Greenlandic which has its roots in Inuktitut, the language spoken by Inuit from Arctic...
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inuit
Aug 25, 2002

The People

People: 87% Greenlander, 13% Danish and others (Icelanders, Canadians, Americans). Language: Eskimo dialects, Danish, Greenlandic (an Inuit dialect). Icelanders, followers of Eric the Red, colonized...
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Bjorgvin
Aug 24, 2002

The voyage of the Viking ship "Íslendingur"

The voyage of the Viking ship Íslendingur (The Icelander), an exact replica of a Viking skip from Gokstad, Norway: On June 17th 2000 (Iceland's Independence Day) a crew of 9 Icelanders set sail from...
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Bjorgvin
Aug 24, 2002

The Saga of Eric the Red and Greenlanders´ Saga

The Saga of Eric the Red and Greenlanders´ Saga (The Vinland Sagas: The Norse Discovery of America. Harmondsworth, UK: Penguin Books, 1980.) tell the story of the people of Greenland from the day Eric...
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Bjorgvin
Aug 24, 2002

Drum dances

Drum dances are the only original Greenlandic music it is often a rap battle like event where two singers are testing each others with jokes and clever comebacks for the amusement of the spectators. ...
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TheView
Nov 19, 2014

Sledge Dogs

The dogs in Greenland are not considered as pets as we do in our own country. No touching of the dogs unless allowed by the drivers.
astroboy72
May 23, 2008

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Hunde Ejland

This is an interesting location where on one have made a VT page till now that is. It is a very small island situated some 13 miles north of Aasiaat. The community with few houses, little church,...
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