Ilulissat Icefjord, Ilulissat

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One of the northernmost World Heritage Sites, Ilulissat Icefjord not only amazes with its natural beauty, but also provides significant insight into the planet's history of climate change. The best way to appreciate and explore the sea mouth of one of the planet's fastest glaciers is to approach it in phases. Start with a panoramic view from a helicopter or a plane, and then sail between the towering icebergs before setting foot on a single one. While hiking along marked trails, listen to the crash of waves and colliding frozen masses. Around midnight, the shimmering white and blue surface turns into golden shades. Put Ilulissat Icefjord at the forefront of your travel plans using our Ilulissat vacation route planner.
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  • August 17, 2017
    Can not be overestimated-was on evening/natsejlads m amazing colors and several humpback whales and on helicopter flight to completely grasp how big it is-can definitely be recommended.
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  • August 15, 2017
    There are some trails to enjoy the view of the iceberg fjord from Ilulissat. Our favourite is the yellow trail whicj gives you stunning views of this unique icy landscape. In August we saw whales from...  more »
  • August 15, 2017
    I flew to Ilulissat specifically to see the Icefjord. On the flight from Kangerlussuaq to Ilulissat the plane route crosses the Icefjord, and as the plane flies low (4,500 m) it can be perfectly seen....  more »

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