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Camping under Northern Lights, Tasiilaq, Greenland

Wilderness & Wildlife of Greenland

  • TAILOR-MADE HOLIDAY IDEA

Duration

10 Days

Prices Start from

£9,900 ex. flights

In a rare opportunity to experience one of the remotest places on Earth, explore the wilderness and wildlife of eastern Greenland from a remote eco-camp set amongst the dazzling summertime Arctic landscape.

Key Highlights of this Itinerary

Iceberg, Greenland 1

Arctic Landscapes

Explore glaciers and the Greenland ice sheet under the midnight sun.

Humpback Whale, Maui, Hawaii, USA 2

Whale Watching

Scout the horizon for species that include fin, minke and humpback whales.

Local Woman, Ittoqqortoormiit, Greenland 3

Inuit Culture

Visit locals in remote hamlets and experience authentic Inuit culture.

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Luxury Eco Camp

Stay in a unique and cosy eco-camp in a pristine and highly remote location.

Why we like it

In joining this small group trip with a truly expeditionary feel, adventurers are able to embark on an exclusive journey to an exceptionally remote region of the Arctic. In the company of veteran expedition leaders, travel by helicopter and boat from Iceland to Greenland, discovering huge icebergs, whales and spectacular views of the ice sheet, and stay each night in a remote camp.

Don't forget, we will customise this journey to suit you.

Explore our suggested itinerary

  • Day 1
    Reykjavik
  • Day 2
    Reykjavik - Keflavik - Tasiilaq
  • Day 3
    Tasiilaq
  • Day 4
    Tasiilaq - Sermilik Fjord
  • Days 5-7
    Sermilik Fjord
  • Day 8
    Sermilik Fjord - Tasiilaq
  • Day 9
    Tasiilaq - Kulusuk - Reykjavik
  • Day 10
    Reykjavik
Camping under Northern Lights, Tasiilaq, Greenland
Camping under Northern Lights, Tasiilaq, Greenland

Base Camp Greenland

Stay in an expeditionary camp in an extremely remote region on the edge of the vast Sermilik Fjord, reachable by helicopter and boat. From this place that is home to less than 130 hardy people, explore the 2,000-foot vertical cliffs of Soemandsfjeldet by zodiac and embark on guided sea kayaking in the bay. Explore the mountainsides and wander near glaciers that wind down from the Greenland Ice Sheet, binoculars in hand to scope out nearby wildlife like arctic fox, eiders, loons and peregrine falcons.

Kamiks National Inuit Costume, Greenland
Kamiks National Inuit Costume, Greenland

Meet Inuit Communities

Experience Inuit culture when visiting the remote villages where hunting and fishing remain at the centre of the community. Though this area is profoundly secluded, the wider region is dotted with a few isolated villages where Greenlandic Inuit people practice subsistence lifestyles in this stunning yet uncompromising Arctic environment. In varied encounters, learn about their culture and discover how they are retaining their traditions while adapting to contemporary life in the 21st century.

Colourful Houses, Tasiilaq, Greenland
Colourful Houses, Tasiilaq, Greenland

Explore Tasiilaq

Wander the town of Tasiilaq and hike above the scenic bay with dazzling views of the ice–clad gneiss and granite peaks that provide a spectacular backdrop to the waterfalls and lakes fringed with arctic wildflowers. This vibrant town of 2,000 inhabitants is a hub for outdoor adventure, from hiking and kayaking in summer to dog sledding and heli-skiing in winter.

Accommodation

Below you can see some of the wonderful places we recommend you stay on your journey.

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  • Greenland
  • Tented Camps

Base Camp Greenland has introduced a touch of luxury in the Arctic giving a whole new dimension to exploring Greenland’s wilderness. More expedition lodge than camp Base Camp Greenland accommodations comprises of individual safari-style tent cabins, sleeping two guests in each. The cabins are warmed by an individual heater and have twin beds complete with cosy duvets and comfortable pillows, writing desks with chairs, and an ensuite loo and sink. Showers are taken in separate bathhouses segregated by gender.

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From the Northern Lights to meeting Innuits, Sue put together a trip that exceeded all our expectations. She was the most knowledgeable of anyone we spoke to about Greenland, and we could tell she knew things that only come from personal travels.

Destination: Greenland
Travel Expert: Sue

A note on price

Prices will vary depending on the time of year you are travelling. Prices do not include international flights. Please ask one of our Travel Experts for an accurate quote. Flights purchased through Steppes Travel departing from the UK are ATOL protected.

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