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Discover the North Atlantic nature unfold before your eyes

This tour starts in Greenland where you will stay in the small town of Ilulissat (Jakobshavn), known for the Icefjord. The glacier, the people and the massive icebergs are an amazing experience. In Iceland, you will stay in the vibrant city of Reykjavík. Iceland’s nature is intense with a volcanic landscape and hot springs. The capital of Tórshavn will be your home whilst you visit the Faroe Islands. Enjoy a close encounter with the dramatic nature, sheep, birdlife, colourful villages, vertical cliffs and the nearby islands.

  • START DAY: Thursday from Copenhagen
  • SEASON: Departure dates in 2019: June 27th. July 4th, 11th, 18th and 25th. August 1st, 8th and 15th.
  • DIRECT FLIGHT FROM: Copenhagen/Greenland/Iceland/Faroe Islands/Copenhagen (incl. in the price)

Individual tour to Greenland, Iceland and the Faroe Islands 13 days / 12 nights

THURSDAY: Arrival to Greenland and see the majestic icebergs.
Depart with Air Greenland from Copenhagen to Ilulissat. Your first stop is in Kangerlussuaq where you change flight to Ilulissat. Allready on your decent to Ilulissat you will see the ice. Transfer from the airport to your overnight accommodation.

After check-inn go for a walk around town and inhale the atmosphere. The colorful houses are painted in a rainbow of shades, and the giant icebergs float by in the Disko Bay just outside of town. Ilulissat offers various restaurants and cafés where you can enjoy fabulous food – often with a spectacular view. 

Spend the night in Ilulissat.

FRIDAY: Enjoy one of the world's most beautiful vantage points over the ice. 
Guidet tour to the ancient settlement of Sermermiut. The beautiful icebergs of Ilulissat create the wing for the abandoned settlement Sermermiut, which is situated one and a half kilometer south of the city.

The different Inuit cultures have lived here during the last 4000 years, and today you can still find artifacts, which witness their presence.

Hear the story about the life and the customs of the Greenlanders before the Europeans´ arrival; see the ruins and the kitchen mitten. From here is one of the world's most beautiful vantage points over the ice.

On the outskirts of town you can see and hear the sled dogs. The dogs are chained, but their puppies roam free.

Spend the night in Ilulissat.

Picture: Ilulissat Icefjord

SATURDAY: Boat tour among the huge icebergs of the Ilulissat Icefjord
Boat tour among the huge icebergs of the Ilulissat Icefjord. These large pieces of ice have broken off from the most productive glacier in the northen hemisphere.

The glacier flows about 30 metres per day producing approximately 20 billion tons of ice every year. Form the Icefjord the icebergs float by the town of Ilulissat and continue north before turning south and into the Atlantic Ocean. 

Spend the night in Ilulissat.

SUNDAY: Day on your own. Additional excursions can be purchased, but must be pre-booked. For example:

  • Eqi Sermia Tour:
    The Eqi Sermia Glacier is called the "calving glacier" because ice breaks off from it more frequently than other glaciers. 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. At the glacier the boat stops approx 500 metres from it so you can admire the calving.
  • Excursion to Rodebay/Oqaatsut:
    Perfect choice if you are interested in visiting a greenlandic little settlement with its coloured houses and a little church and having a sailing tour admiring the landscape and the icebergs of the Disko bay area. Once at the village you will be able to visit the settlement and have lunch at the restaurant H8 or a kaffe-mik at one of the local families.
  • Ilulissat kayaking:
    Paddle in a kayak and witness the overwhelming beauty of icebergs coming from the Ilulissat Icefiord.

Spend the night in Ilulissat.

MONDAY: Arrival to Iceland. Explore Reykjavík.
Check out from accommodation and transfer to the airport. Depart with Air Iceland to Reykjavík.

After check-inn go for a walk in Reykjavík, which is the home of the vast majority of Iceland's inhabitants. It is the center of culture and life of the Icelandic people.The city itself is spread out, with sprawling suburbs, but the city centre is a very small area characterised by eclectic and colourful houses, good shopping and dining.

Spend the night in Reykjavík.

TUESDAY: Day on your own. Additional excursions can be purchased, but must be pre-booked. For example:

  • Whale safari boat tour:
    You can expect to see Minke Whales, Harbour Porpoises, White-beaked Dolphins and Humpback Whales. Killer Whales and Bone-Sharks are sometimes spotted as well.
  • South Coast and Jökulsárlón Glacier Lagoon:
    On this tour you will travel along South Iceland's coast on the narrow strip of lush farmland that cuts between mountains, glaciers and the vast Atlantic Ocean. The route is lined with natural treasures including the iconic Seljalandsfoss and Skógafoss waterfalls, Skaftafell National Park and Vatnajökull glacier to name but a few.
  • Blue Lagoon:
    Enjoy the Blue Lagune, where you can relax and enjoy the warm water, which is salty and rich in minerals and has a healing effect.

Spend the night in Reykjavík.

WEDNESDAY: Sightseeing - The Golden Circle. Geysir, Gullfoss and Thingvellir.
Pick up at the accommodation for the day tour. On the Golden Circle Tour you can walk around the world-famous Geysir geothermal area, a geothermal field where hot springs are in abundance, geysers explode and pools of mud bubble.

One of the Golden Circles many highlights is the Gullfoss waterfall, the queen of Iceland's waterfalls.

Finally, but no less spectacular is a visit to the Þingvellir National Park. This is the original site of the oldest existing parliament in the world. The Great Atlantic rift is clearly visible, a rift that is slowly pulling Iceland apart along tectonic plates.

Spend the night in Reykjavík.

Picture: Geysir

THURSDAY: Day on your own. Additional excursions can be purchased, but must be pre-booked. For example:

  • Whale safari boat tour:
    You can expect to see Minke Whales, Harbour Porpoises, White-beaked Dolphins and Humpback Whales. Killer Whales and Bone-Sharks are sometimes spotted as well.
  • South Coast and Jökulsárlón Glacier Lagoon:
    On this tour you will travel along South Iceland's coast on the narrow strip of lush farmland that cuts between mountains, glaciers and the vast Atlantic Ocean. The route is lined with natural treasures including the iconic Seljalandsfoss and Skógafoss waterfalls, Skaftafell National Park and Vatnajökull glacier to name but a few.
  • Blue Lagoon:
    Enjoy the Blue Lagune, where you can relax and enjoy the warm water, which is salty and rich in minerals and has a healing effect.

Spend the night in Reykjavík.

FRIDAY:  Arrival to the Faroe Islands. Explore Tórshavn.
Check out from accommodation. Depart with Atlantic Airways to the Faroe Islands (Vágar Airport). Transfer from the airport to your overnight accommodation.

After check-inn go for a walk in Tórshavn through the old part of town, Reyn and Tinganes. You will find your­self in a con­fusion of lanes and narrow passages, steps and rocks and tiny black-tarred houses with white windows and green turfed roofs. This area is unique not only in the Faroes but in the world.

You will also find various restaurants and cafés where you can enjoy excellent food – Enjoy fresh local fish and meat. 

Spend the night in Tórshavn.

SATURDAY:  Boat trip to the Vestmanna Clifffs. 
Start the day by exploring Tórshavn on your own. After lunch, you will be picked up at the accommodation. Excursion to the Vestmanna Cliffs. Via the mountain road to the village of Vestmanna where the excursion boat awaits. This tour will take you through narrow sounds, into deep grottoes carved by the surf through ages, and close to the 1500 feet high-rise cliffs where seabirds are nesting.

On the return to Tórshavn there is a stop at the Viking settlements in the village Kvívík.

Spend the night in Tórshavn.

Picture: Vestmanna Cliffs

SUNDAY: Island of Sandoy and village of Kirkjubøur
Pick up at the accommodation. Day tour to the mythical island of Sandoy, one of the most unspoilt islands. Sandoy is with its 112.1 km2 The fifth largest island in the Faroes and here you still experience the traditional Faroese lifestyle. We visit the church in one of the villages, fantastic vantage points around the island, small idyllic villages, historic sites and settlements, bird cliffs and the world's largest mailbox. The island is called Sandoy because of its many clean sandy beaches, which we also see.

Kirkjubøur is the Faroe Islands’ historical and cultural centre. The picturesque old farm is home to a family who for 17 generations have run the farmstead and ecclesiastic site. See the unfinished Magnus Cathedral and the small medieval church of St.Olav.Ilulissat kayaking

Spend the night in Tórshavn.

MONDAY: Day on your own. Additional excursions can be purchased, but must be pre-booked. For example:

  • One day car rental:
    A great way to experience the Faroe Islands is by car because it gives you the freedom to get around in your own way and tempo, for example getting to the small villages, scenic views etc.
  • Visit a local family:
    Dinner or coffee/cake
  • Visit the island of Nólsoy:
    At the tourist office you will meet the guide who will take you on a tour of the village. Visit Brunn, a house built of driftwood from the 1600 century and the unique attraction that can only be had on Nólsoy, Rowing Ove’s boat, Diana Victoria. In 1986 Ove rowed alone from the Faroe Islands to the Little Mermaid in Copenhagen.

Spend the night in Tórshavn.

TUESDAY: Departure from Copenhagen.
Check out from accommodation and transfer to the airport. Depart with Atlantic Airways to Copenhagen.

Hotel accommodation | Price from:

  • EUR 4.053 | DKK 29.995,- per person in double
  • Single room price on request

Price includes:

  • Round trip flights with taxes from Copenhagen/Greenland/Iceland/Faroe Islands/Copenhagen.
  • Greenland: 4 nights in Ilulissat with breakfast and airport transfer. Guided tour to settlement of Sermermiut and boat tour on the Ilulissat Icefjord.
  • Iceland: 4 nights in Reykjavík with breakfast. Day tour, The Golden Circle.
  • Faroe Islands: 4 nights in Tórshavn with breakfast and airport transfer. Excursion to the Vestmanna Cliffs and day tour the Island of Sandoy and village of Kirkjubøur.

Not included in the price:

  • Airport transfer in Iceland. 
  • Travel insurance.
  • Cancellation Insurance.
     

Additional, prices upon request:

  • Greenland: Boat tour to the Eqi Sermia Glacier, Ilulissat kayaking or boat tour to Rodebay/Oqaatsut.
  • Iceland: Whale safari boat tour, Blue Lagoon or South Coast and Jökulsárlón Glacier Lagoon.
  • Airport transfer in Iceland.
  • The Faroe Islands: Visit a local family, one day car rental, visit the Island of Nólsoy.  See more excursions in the Faroe Islands HERE...

Please note:

  • Individual trip. The journey requires normal general fitness and clothing for the outdoors.
  • When making reservations, a deposit of EUR 946 | DKK 7.000 per person will be required for airline ticket purchase.
  • Deposit is non-refundable.
  • The order of excursions in Greenland may be changed from the specified itinerary.
  • The package may be changed due to bad weather, ice conditions or force majeure – conditions for which GreenGate Incoming cannot be held responsible. In these situations, the traveller is responsible for any additional expenses.
  • If the tour is cancelled due to reasons beyond the control of the airline, the airline tickets will not be refunded.
  • Sailing in Greenland can be very cold, but beautiful! Remember to bring warm clothing, camera and binoculars.
  • Read our General Conditions HERE...

Good to know: 

  • Time difference between Greenland and Denmark is +4 hours. Denmark is 4 hours ahead of Greenland. Time difference between Iceland and Greenland is -2 hours. Iceland is 2:0 hours ahead of Greenland. Time difference between Iceland and Faroe Islands is +1 hour. Faroe Islands is 1 hour ahead of Iceland.
  • The Ilulissat Icefjord was declared a UNESCO Word Heritage Site in 2004.

Map:

 

 Pictures from the trip:

Picture: Girls in Ilulissat - Greenland 


Picture: Ilulissat kayaking - Greenland


    Gullfoss and Geysir in Iceland.
Short video from a satisfied customer, who did our package tour Discover the North Atlantic nature unfold before your eyes.


Picture: Gullfoss - Iceland


Picture: Blue Lagoon - Iceland

 

Picture: Old part of Tórshavn - Faroe Islands

Picture: From the day tour to Sandoy and Kirkjubøur - Faroe Islands

 

Picture: Village of Gásadalur - Faroe Islands

 

 

 

 

 

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