60 days in Greenland Itinerary

60 days in Greenland Itinerary

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Kangerlussuaq
— 4 nights
Fly
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Sisimiut
— 5 nights
Fly to Aasiaat, Ferry to Qeqertarsuaq
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Qeqertarsuaq
— 5 nights
Ferry
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Ilulissat
— 4 nights
Fly
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Qaanaaq
— 6 nights
Drive
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Ittoqqortoormiit
— 5 nights
Drive
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Paamiut
— 4 nights
Drive
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Nanortalik
— 5 nights
Drive
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Qaqortoq
— 5 nights
Drive
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Qassiarsuk
— 5 nights
Fly
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Kulusuk
— 5 nights
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Nuuk
— 5 nights
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Kangerlussuaq — 4 nights

Kangerlussuaq is known for museums. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: examine the collection at Kangerlussuaq Museum.

To find ratings, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Kangerlussuaq online itinerary builder.

London, UK to Kangerlussuaq is an approximately 11-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 3 hours traveling from London to Kangerlussuaq. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from London in July; daily highs in Kangerlussuaq reach 20°C and lows reach 6°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 25th (Mon) to allow enough time to fly to Sisimiut.
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Museums
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Sisimiut — 5 nights

The nation's second city, Sisimut represents a cultural melting pot in which Inuit, Saqqaq, Dorset, Thule, and Danish cultures seamlessly blend.
Sisimiut is known for museums. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: see the interesting displays at Sisimiut Museum.

For maps, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Sisimiut trip planner.

Getting from Kangerlussuaq to Sisimiut by flight takes about 2.5 hours. On the 30th (Sat), you'll travel to Qeqertarsuaq.
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Museums
Find places to stay Jul 25 — 30:
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Qeqertarsuaq — 5 nights

Qeqertarsuaq ' Godhavn) is a port and town in Qaasuitsup municipality, located on the south coast of Disko Island on the west coast of Greenland. Qeqertarsuaq is known for nature. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: head off the coast to Disko Island.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Qeqertarsuaq trip itinerary builder app.

You can do a combination of flight and ferry from Sisimiut to Qeqertarsuaq in 7 hours. In July, plan for daily highs up to 11°C, and evening lows to 5°C. On the 4th (Thu), you're off to Ilulissat.
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Nature · Parks
Find places to stay Jul 30 — Aug 4:
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Ilulissat — 4 nights

Ilulissat, formerly Jakobshavn or Jacobshaven, is a town in the Qaasuitsup municipality in western Greenland, located approximately 350km north of the Arctic Circle. Ilulissat is known for nature, museums, and parks. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: explore the striking landscape at Ilulissat Icefjord, tour the pleasant surroundings at Eqip Sermia Glacier, get outside with Tourist Nature - Day Tours, and admire the masterpieces at Ilulissat Art Museum.

To see traveler tips, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Ilulissat trip itinerary maker site.

Traveling by ferry from Qeqertarsuaq to Ilulissat takes 5.5 hours. In August, plan for daily highs up to 11°C, and evening lows to 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Mon) early enough to fly to Qaanaaq.
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Parks · Wildlife · Museums · Nature
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Qaanaaq — 6 nights

Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Qaanaaq Museum and Thule Air Base.

To see where to stay, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Qaanaaq day trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Ilulissat to Qaanaaq takes 5 hours. Traveling from Ilulissat to Qaanaaq, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In August in Qaanaaq, expect temperatures between 9°C during the day and 3°C at night. You will leave for Ittoqqortoormiit on the 14th (Sun).
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Ittoqqortoormiit — 5 nights

Ittoqqortoormiit or Illoqqortoormiut, formerly known as Scoresbysund, is a settlement in the Sermersooq municipality in eastern Greenland. Ittoqqortoormiit is known for . Your trip includes some of its best attractions: take a stroll through Kap Hope.

For photos, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Ittoqqortoormiit road trip site.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Qaanaaq to Ittoqqortoormiit. The time zone difference moving from Atlantic Standard Time to East Greenland Standard Time is 3 hours. Expect a daytime high around 11°C in August, and nighttime lows around 4°C. On the 19th (Fri), you're off to Paamiut.
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Neighborhoods
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Paamiut — 4 nights

Paamiut, formerly Frederikshåb, is a town in southwestern Greenland in the Sermersooq municipality.GeographyPaamiut is located on the coast of Labrador Sea in the southern end of a small estuary called Kuannersooq ("Inlet").HistoryPeople have lived in the Paamiut area since around 1500 BC. The name Paamiut is Kalaallisut for "Those who Reside by the Mouth (of the fiord)".The trading post of Frederikshaab (sometimes anglicized as Frederick's Hope) was established by Jacob Severin's company in 1742 and named in honor of the Crown Prince Frederick (later King Frederick V of Denmark).The community prospered on trading fur and whale products. Paamiut is known for historic sites. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: pause for some serene contemplation at Fredens Kirke.

To find more things to do, maps, photos, and other tourist information, use the Paamiut trip builder site.

Explore your travel options from Ittoqqortoormiit to Paamiut with the Route module. The time zone difference moving from East Greenland Standard Time to West Greenland Standard Time is minus 2 hours. In August in Paamiut, expect temperatures between 9°C during the day and 5°C at night. On the 24th (Wed), you'll travel to Nanortalik.
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Historic Sites
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Nanortalik — 5 nights

Nanortalik, formerly Nennortalik, is a town in Nanortalik Island, Kujalleq municipality, southern Greenland. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Cape Farewell and Nanortalik Church. There's still lots to do: examine the collection at Nanortalik Open Air Museum.

To see reviews, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Nanortalik travel itinerary planner.

Explore your travel options from Paamiut to Nanortalik with the Route module. In August, daytime highs in Nanortalik are 8°C, while nighttime lows are 3°C. On the 29th (Mon), you're off to Qaqortoq.
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Museums · Historic Sites
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Qaqortoq — 5 nights

Qaqortoq, formerly Julianehåb, is a town in the Kujalleq municipality in southern Greenland, located near Cape Thorvaldsen. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Hvalsey Church Ruins and Qaqortoq Water Taxi. Step out of Qaqortoq with an excursion to Narsaq Museum in Narsaq--about 42 minutes away. The adventure continues: see the interesting displays at Qaqortoq Museum, pause for some serene contemplation at Saviors Church, and contemplate the waterfront views at Tasersuaq.

To see photos, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, use the Qaqortoq trip itinerary website.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Nanortalik to Qaqortoq. When traveling from Nanortalik in August, plan for a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Qaqortoq: temperatures range from 12°C by day to 6°C at night. You'll set off for Qassiarsuk on the 3rd (Sat).
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Qassiarsuk — 5 nights

Qassiarsuk is a settlement in the Kujalleq municipality, in southern Greenland. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Tjodhildes Church and Narsarsuaq Museum.

For photos, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Qassiarsuk vacation planner.

Explore your travel options from Qaqortoq to Qassiarsuk with the Route module. In September, daily temperatures in Qassiarsuk can reach 11°C, while at night they dip to 3°C. You will leave for Kulusuk on the 8th (Thu).
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Kulusuk — 5 nights

Kulusuk, formerly Kap Dan, is a settlement in the Sermersooq municipality in southeastern Greenland, located on an island of the same name. Explore hidden gems such as Kulusuk Museum and Ammassalik Museum. There's still lots to do: stroll the grounds of New Cemetery and take in the spiritual surroundings of Church of Kap Dan.

To find more things to do, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Kulusuk day trip site.

You can fly from Qassiarsuk to Kulusuk in 7 hours. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Qassiarsuk in September: highs in Kulusuk hover around 7°C, while lows dip to 2°C. You'll set off for Nuuk on the 13th (Tue).
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Historic Sites · Museums
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Nuuk — 5 nights

Home to a quarter of the nation's population, Nuuk represents the nation's cultural and economic center and holds the title as the world's smallest and northernmost capital.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Prince Christian Sound and University of Greenland. And it doesn't end there: examine the collection at Greenland National Museum and Archives, admire the masterpieces at Nuuk Art Museum, make a trip to Qornok, and contemplate the long history of Hans Egedes hus.

To see traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Nuuk route builder tool.

Traveling by flight from Kulusuk to Nuuk takes 4 hours. September in Nuuk sees daily highs of 7°C and lows of 1°C at night. You will leave for home on the 18th (Sun).
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Nature · Parks · Historic Sites · Museums
Side Trip
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Greenland travel guide

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Specialty Museums · Geologic Formations · Nature & Parks
An autonomous Danish territory, Greenland combines the power of Mother Nature with some of the most stunning scenery in the world. A trip to Greenland takes you to the planet's largest non-continental island, with the sparsest population in the world. Don't let that stop you from choosing a holiday in Greenland, the perfect chance to discover small towns and photogenic villages known for their colorful wooden cottages. The improving tourist network includes many hotels and hostels, as well as a slew of tour operators providing exiting outdoor activities.
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