Qaqortoq Sculpture and Ice
NEW for 2017! Qaqortoq is the ideal base for exploring everything Greenland has to offer; azure blue fjords with sculptural icebergs, nearby glaciers and Viking ruins. The town itself has a growing cultural scene which you will have time to explore. Combine a 3 night stay with your first and last night in Reykjavík, Iceland.
- Combine 3 nights in South Greenland with 2 nights in Reykjavík, Iceland
- Stay in Qaqortoq, the biggest town in South Greenland
- Explore your surroundings, choose from a wide range of optional excursions to suit your preference
ITINERARY SUGGESTION - 5 Nights
Day 1 - Arrival in Iceland
Arrival at Keflavík International Airport, transfer to your hotel in Reykjavík where you will spend one night.
Day 2 - Enjoy Reykjavík and depart for Greenland
Enjoy Reykjavík today, there is a variety of optional excursions available such as Reykjavík City Tour, Whale Watching and much more.
Pick up from hotel to depart to Keflavík Airport about 3 hours before your flight. Evening flight with Air Iceland from Keflavik to Narsarsuaq Airport. Transfer from the airport to the pier and by boat through Eric's Fjord to Qaqortoq where your Arctic Adventure guide will be waiting on the harbour.
South Greenland is the often overlooked by visitors travelling to Greenland - and it is a real shame. The area has so many Arctic experiences to offer: From iceberg-filled fjords to dramatic glaciers, not to mention archaeological remains from the Inuit and Viking settlers.
After check-in dinner will be served followed by an information meeting.
Included meals: Breakfast in Iceland and Welcome dinner at hotel in Greenland
Accommodation: Hotel Qaqortoq
Day 3 - Optional Excursion from Qaqortoq
Breakfast at the hotel. Guided walk around Qaqortoq in the morning so you can get your bearings.
Qaqortoq offers a choice of daily excursions to points of interest in the local area including Viking ruins such as Hvalsey Church ruin, which is mentioned in the Icelandic Sagas. Explore the natural wonder that is the hot springs of Unartoq not to mention the amazing icebergs and glaciers found nearby.
- HIKE AROUND STORESØEN | 4 - 5 HOURS
- HVALSEY CHURCH RUIN | 3 HOURS
- HOT SPRINGS OF UUNARTOQ | 4-5 HOURS
- BOAT EXCURSION TO THE INLAND ICE CAP | 5 HOURS
- COFFEE MIK | 1 HOUR
Day 4 - Leisure day
Day 5 - Narsarsuaq helicopter ride
Breakfast at the hotel. Tonight you will fly back to Keflavik - but first you will travel to Narsarsuaq Airport by helicopter! Flying in low altitude over the magnificent Arctic landscape, this is a memorable way to end your trip!
Depending on the time of your helicopter transfer - there may be time to join a short excursion from Narsarsuaq to the Qoroq Glacier or the remains of Eric the Red's Farm. Please check with your Arctic Adventure guide if this is possible.
Included meals: Breakfast
Stay your last night in Reykjavík, Iceland.
Day 6 - Departure for home
Transfer from the hotel in Reykjavik to Keflavik airport or prolong your stay to have more time to enjoy the northernmost capital of the world.
Optional Excursion: Visit to the Blue Lagoon
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: every Tuesday and Friday from 16th of June to 29th of August 2017
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- Return flights from the UK including 20kg luggage allowance, taxes and fees
- Return shuttle bus airport transfer between Keflavík International Airport and Reykjavík Hotel
- 2 nights accommation in Reykjavík, 3 star standard hotel including breakfast
- Return flight Keflavík-Narsarsuaq-Keflavík including airport taxes
- Return Hotel/airport transfers in Greenland
- 3 nights at Hotel Qaqortoq with private facilities including breakfast
- Holiday representative on hand during your holiday
- Information meeting on arrival
- Welcome and farwell dinner
- Guided city walk of Qaqortoq included on arrival day
- Booking fee £10 per person
- ATOL Protection fee £2.50 per person (only applicable if flights are booked through All Iceland)
- Debit/credit card fees
- Optional Excursions
- Travel Insurance
- Anything else not specifically listed under "this includes"
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