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Ilulissat Greenland - Iceberg Experience

Ilulissat Greenland - Iceberg Experience

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Price
From £2,385

Duration
4 Nights

Departures
June - August

Combine a 3 day tour to West Greenland with a stay in Reykjavík, Iceland, on your first and last night to make a unique 5 days holiday!

Experience the most magnificent arctic nature and insight in the Inuit culture. Ilulissat - the town of the icebergs, offers dramatic scenery at the mouth of the UNESCO designated Ilulissat Icefjord.

Highlights

  • Experience the traditional Inuit culture combined with modern life north of the Polar Circle
  • This is truly the most exotic getaway from Iceland
  • Perfect introduction to Arctic nature and the Inuit culture. Ilulissat - the town of the icebergs - offers dramatic views of the World Heritage Site of Ilulissat Ice Fjord. Experience the traditional Inuit culture combined with modern life north of the Polar Circle.

ITINERARY SUGGESTION
4 Nights, 5 days

Day 1 - Arrival in Iceland

Arrival at Keflavík International Airport, transfer to your hotel in Reykjavík where you will spend one night.

Optional Excursion - Visit to the Blue Lagoon Geothermal Spa

If time allows you may want to visit the world famous Blue Lagoon geothermal spa on the way from the airport as it is ideally located between Keflavik and Reykjavík. Enjoy the lagoon for as long as you like then take the transfer to your hotel in central Reykjavik.

Enjoy Reykjavik by night.

Day 2 - Greenland

Flight from Reykjavik to Ilulissat (about 3 hours), from Reykjavík Domestic Airport.

Meet and greet at the airport. Transfer to the hotel and welcome meeting with the destination guide at the 4 star Hotel Arctic. After the welcome meeting enjoy a guided city walk of Ilulissat and afterwards you have some time to explore the town, visit the local museum and observe Greenlandic life at the always busy harbour.

Welcome dinner (2-course) is included at Hotel Arctic.

(Note: The season for midnight sun is approx. May 22-Jul 24. Outside this season the excursion is operated as an evening cruise with the beautiful sunset reflecting over the icebergs).

Day 3 - Greenland

Enjoy breakfast at the hotel. In Ilulissat, day at leisure for optional excursions.

Being situated almost 400 km north of the Polar Circle you have a fantastic opportunity to discover more about daily life in the Arctic. Your guides can help organise home visits, gentle walks to the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Ilulissat Icefjord, or maybe you just wish to sit on the hotel balcony and watch the gigantic icebergs float by! You can also pre-book optional tours.

Other optional tours, we can assist you to pre-book example:

  • Helicopter ride
  • Icebergs and Sermermiut
  • Sunset cruise to the ice fjords
  • Home visit
  • Whale safari
  • Fishing Tour

Farwell 3-course dinner at the hotel.

Day 4 - Departure from Greenland
Breakfast at the hotel. Farewell coffee at the hotel with your guide. Transfer to the airport. Flight with Air Iceland from Ilulissat to Reykjavik Domestic Airport around lunch time.
Enjoy Reykjavík.

Overnight stay in Reykjavik, 1 nights.

Day 5 - Departure for home

Transfer from the hotel in Reykjavik to Keflavik International Airport or prolong your stay to have more time to enjoy the northernmost capital of the world.

Optional Excursion: Visit to the Blue Lagoon via Airport.

Depending on your flight time you may want to enjoy the Blue Lagoon for 2-3 hours. You can book a treatment if you like, have a lunch at the Blue Lagoon or just relax in this wonderful spa. If you have a morning flight, you can do the Blue Lagoon as a day trip from Reykjavík or on arrival.

Departure to the UK from Keflavík International Airport.

Departures: Departures Mondays and Wednesday between June and August 2019

Price is from £2,385* per person based on 2 people sharing double/twin room

Single room supplement from £385*


*Subject to availability

Included:
- Return flights from the UK including 20kg luggage allowance, taxes and fees
- 2 nights accommation in central Reykjavík, 3 star standard hotel including breakfast
- Return shuttle bus airport transfer between Keflavík International Airport and Reykjavík Hotel
- Return flight Reykjavík-Ilulissat-Reykjavík including airport taxes
- Return Hotel/airport transfers in Greenland
- 2 night at 4 star Hotel Arctic in standard rooms
- Welcome dinner at Hotel Arctic
- Welcome meeting with local guide at the hotel
- Guided City walk Ilulissat

Additional Fees:
- Booking fee £10 per person
- ATOL Protection fee £2.50 per person (only applicable if flights are booked through All Iceland)

Not included:
- Optional Excursions
- Travel Insurance
- Anything else not specifically listed under "this includes"


Important:
Trips to Greenland are always subject to weather conditions. Delays and flight cancellations can happen. Therefore we strongly recommend you to buy a travel insurance in the country of residence that would cover any additional travel expenses, should your flights be delayed or canceled due to weather. We recommend not to book any international flight directly after a trip from Greenland.


Accommodation:
Reykjavik, Iceland - Hotel Klettur, 3 star hotel or similar
Ilulissat,Greenland - Hotel Arctic

All Iceland cooperates with all the airlines that fly to Iceland, Icelandair, Wow air, easyJet and British Airways. We can assist you to find the optimal flight package. The airlines fly to Keflavik International airport.

Icelandair operates flights from London Heathrow and London Gatwick, Manchester, Glasgow, Aberdeen and Belfast City. Icelandair offers 3 classes, Economy, Economy Comfort and Saga Business Class.
WOW Air operates flights from London Gatwick, Stansted, Edinburgh and Dublin
EasyJet offers flights from London Gatwick, London Luton, London Stansted, Bristol, Manchester, Belfast and Edinburgh.
British Airways offers flights from London Heathrow

We can provide a package with or without flights. When enquiring about a specific holiday package, let us know what airport you prefer to fly from.

Air Iceland
offers Domestic flights between Reykjavík Domestic Airport to Akureyri, Egilsstaðir, Ísafjörður, Vopnafjörður, Grímsey and Þórshöfn.
Fugfélagið Ernir offers Domestic flights to Vestmannaeyjar, Höfn, Húsavík, Bíldudalur and Gjögur.


 

All Iceland offers holiday packages to Greenland and Faroe Islands in addition to Iceland. We work with the following airlines that offer flights to these destinations.

Atlantic Airways offers flights from Edinburgh to Faroe Islands
Air Greenland offers flights from Copenhagen to Greenland
Air Iceland offers flights from Reykjavík Domestic Airport to Faroe Islands and Greenland

Icelandair, British Airways, Wow Air, EasyJet

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With this in mind you cannot book this holiday directly on the website but please send us an enquiry or give us a call and we will help you to create your once in a lifetime holiday. Contact our team of Icelandic Experts today and start planning with us!

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