living in nature as an inuit

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Experience the arctic life, meet the warm-hearted mushers and share local meals together.

Want to live as a true fisherman/hunter for a week in the cold, with amazing and breathtaking surroundings? On this trip you will discover a completely new world in the fantastic Arctic during the winter, in North Greenland.

Your mind will be in total relaxation and you will perceive this amazing world through your senses. Clear your mind and breathe the pure and fresh arctic air, and just enjoy the moment.

In the winter huts the local fishermen/hunters will show you a piece of their well-kept culture.

They are so warm and kind and will love to share their stories with you along with a local North Greenlandic food.

You will experience and learn about the North Greenlandic (Inuk) incredible lifestyle, where they depend only on the nature and live the life as it goes.

If you want to learn how the fishing and hunting life are kept as their main life source, then this tour is perfect for you.

Incl.

  • Accomodation in Ummannaq
  • Accomodation in the hut
  • Free WIFI in Uummannaq
  • All meals
  • Soft drinks
  • Dogsledding excursions
  • Fishing
  • Hunting
  • Glacier watching.

Excl.

  • Sealskin cloths
  • Warm Booths
  • Sealskin clover
  • Hard Drinks

What you need to know before go

  • Sealskin cloths
  • Warm Booths
  • Sealskin clover
  • Hard Drinks

Terms and Conditions

  • See our Terms and conditions ( LINK TO THE PAGE)
DAY 1: WELCOME TO UUMMANNAQ
You will arrive to Uummannaq in the late afternoon, will meet the local hunters and dine together. What an amazing way to start! Then we will shortly brief you about our plans for the next days.
DAY 2: YOUR FISHER/HUNTER JOURNEY STARTS
We will have breakfast and after that we will walk together to meet the hunters. We will take a dog sled trip to the winter hut and drop off our equipment. After this we will take another dog sled trip to drop off the long line for fishing Halibut and then we will go back to the hut to spend the night.
DAY 3: FISHERMEN LIFE
We will start our day taking a dog sled trip to check our fishing line (and pick up our catches). Afterwards we will go to the Ikerasak settlement to visit a local friend, where we will dine together and share amazing stories.
DAY 4: HUNTING AND DOGLEDDING
On this day, we will go on a dog sled trip to hunt seals in the gletcher fiord system. We will see if we can find snowshoe hares, polar foxes or grouse. After this, we will go to our winter hut and sleep in Uummannatsiaq.
DAY 5: DOG SLEDDING TOUR TO ONE OF THE GLACIERS
We will start our day dog sledding to Sermilik Gletscheren and we’ll watch it from a short and safe distance. After that we will go to another hunter hut and stay there for the night.
DAY 6: LETTING THE DOGS DRIVE US HOME
This day we will dog sled from our base camp to Uummannaq. Through the trip we will feel the fresh air in our faces and enjoy the beautiful landscapes. We will have the rest of the day free to enjoy and discover the surroundings by our own.
DAY 7: DEPARTURE DAY
We will start this day with a city walk and in the afternoon we will depart from Uummannaq. Hoping you had an amazing experience and to see you back soon in Greenland.
You can start this experience at the following places.

Uummannaq Heliport

Frederik Frederiksenip Aqq, 3961 Uummannaq, Greenland

EXPERIENCE TYPE

Multi day tour

BOOKING IN ADVANCE

Cut off: 2 weeks

DURATION

1 week

DIFFICULTY LEVEL

Moderate

MIN / MAX

Min. 2,4,6,8,10

LIVE TOUR GUIDE

  • Danish
  • English
  • Kalaallisut

CATEGORIES

  • Adventure
  • Fishing
  • Hiking
  • Nature
  • Photography
  • Skiing
  • Adults only

READING MATERIAL

  • Danish
  • English
  • Kalaallisut

How to get to Greenland?

It will depend where are you coming from. We have created a list so you have an idea of how much will be to fly from your country. In most of the cases you will have to take connection flights in Iceland or Denmark as direct flights are very limited.

  • From the USA or Canada

    (Boston, Toronto and New York) around USD 2,400 (16,000 DKK) round trip with connection flight in Keflavik, Iceland.

  • From Europe

    (Paris, Hamburg, Stockholm, Oslo, Helsinki, Heathrow, Madrid and Rome) around €1,350 – USD 1,500 (10,000 DKK) round trip with connection flight in Copenhagen.

  • From Melbourne, Australia or Singapore

    around USD 3,000 (20,000 DKK) round trip with connection flight in Copenhagen.

  • From DenmarkCopenhagen

    DIRECT, around €1,100 – USD 1,200 (8,000 DKK) round trip.

If you have any other questions regarding how to get here, feel free to message our travel agency Greenland tours expert. Greenland tours expert

 
 
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