Ilulissat is located in Western Greenland, about 200 km above the Arctic Circle. Ilulissat is Greenland’s third largest settlement and its name means 'Iceberg' in Greenlandic. The town is now the main tourist destination for Greenland and for good reason: the stunning Icefjord! In 2004 the Icefjord was designated a World Heritage site by UNESCO and is filled with huge, stunning white icebergs calved from Northern Europe’s most productive glacier!.
A friendly hotel with the most extraordinary views and delicious food provides a great base for your trip to this stunning part of Greenland. On a basis that suits you, and including transport to and from the airport as well as into town throughout the day, this hotel will provide comfort, luxury and panoramic views of the Icefjord. Accommodation in Reykjavik will be in a 4 star centrally located hotel.
There are a range of other activities on offer including:
Eqi Day Cruise
Take a day trip to the Eqi glacier and get up close to the icebergs.
There are various hiking option available including 1 and 2 day guided hikes.
Boat trips to the settlements
Visit a selection of small isolated settlements to see how life once was for the majority of inhabitants of Greenland.
Flights to your chosen destination are not included in your package. However we will always include details of the most suitable flights in our opinion to match your tailor-made itinerary. We cooperate with dial-a-flight to assist you in making your flight bookings. However, flights can be booked independently and through your choice of carrier which increases flexibility and allows you to continue to travel with your preferred airlines.
There are a number extras that we can offer to compliment or extend your trip.
No1 Traveller Lounges
If your flying from selected airports why not start your holiday off in style with No1Traveller airport lounges. These award winning luxury airport lounges offer everything the discerning traveller needs from freshly prepared complimentary food and drink to wifi or even a spa! Contact us today to arrange your access and start your holiday in style.
Prices and Packages
We do not sell off the shelf packages, all of our packages are tailor-made to your requirements. You can choose everything from when you go, how long you stay to what activities you would like to include. Simply contact us with your requirements and we will provide you with a tailor-made personal itinerary.
As an example, prices for a 7 night trip including accommodation in Reykjavik and Greenland, visit to the Blue Lagoon, whale watching trip, Glacier hike and helicopter ride start from £1699 per person based on 2 sharing.
Highlights for this destination
A night in a luxury cabin overlooking the beautiful Eqi glacier will be an experience you will never forget. The cabin provides panoramic views and with the midnight sun it is possible to simply watch and hear the glacier calving and breaking into the sea throughout the night! The cabin’s panoramic views also let you watch all of this throughout the night under the midnight sun.
If you're interested in one of our destinations, would like a personal quotation or have any questions then contact one of our personal travel advisors. We have personally visited all of our destinations so can answer any questions you may have. If we can't we will find out!
We do not sell off-the-shelf packages and all the examples you see are exactly that, examples. All of our packages are tailor-made to our customers exact requirements and we endeavour to do this as promptly as possible. Giving us as many details as possible about your holiday requirements will ensure your package is tailored to your personal needs and wishes and therefore will ensure a great time is had by your whole group.