$ 1824

Nunatak Glacier Expedition

Trekking  +  walking
Trekking + walking
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Tour details
Destinations: Greenland
Guide language: Danish, English, Norwegian, Swedish
Price: min $ 1824
Group size: — max 6
Duration: 10 days
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  • Itinerary
  • Included / Not Included

Itinerary

Itenary

Day 1

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The guide will meet you at Narsarsuaq Airport and gather the group. We will then be eating lunch together in the local cafeteria (not included). We will then spend the rest of the afternoon packing our backpacks and distribute all the common equipment and food. The makes sure that everyone has what they need. After everything is properly checked and sorted, we will grab a taxi and drive out to the start of the flower valley. Here we will put up our tents, and the rest of the afternoon/evening will be spent getting to know each other, making dinner and talk about safety and good trekking/camping routines. Little or none hiking is to be expected this day.

Day 2

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This day we will be hiking through the famous and spectacular “flower valley”, making our way towards the start of the glacier. We will set up camp relatively early at the very base of the glacier, and use the rest of the day practicing important “glacier skills” that we will need for the upcoming days of travel on the glaciers.

Day 3-4

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2 very spectacular days awaits us! We will be walking 20 kilometres up the “Kiattuut Sermia Glacier”, which will takes us closer to the Nunatak mountains. These days we will be camping on the glacier.

Day 5-7

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These days will be spent exploring the mountains of Kornerup Land and Nivisarsiat. The excact route in this mountain region will be decided by the guide based on the current conditions and the well-being of the group. More glacier crossings, and potential overnights on the glaciers is to be expected these days.

Days 8-10

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These last days we will spent making our way back to Narsarsuaq via the beautiful highland area of Johan Dahl Land. Here we will travel through big hills with lots of vegetation, and a chance to spot some of the Greenland wildlife. No more glacier travel. Back at Narsarsuaq Airport you will be lodge in at the hostel. Surely that shower will feel good! The last evening we will gather for a better dinner at the cafeteria or restaurant and hopefully finish off with a party for those who wishes. Thanks for the adventure!

Included / Not Included

What is included / not included

Included in the tour price:

  • Services of a qualified Arctic Nature Guide and glacier/climbing instructor
  • 1 night hostel accomodation at the end of the trip (shared dormitory)
  • Taxi transfer from the Airport to start of the trek
  • All meals from dinner on day 1 to lunch day 10, including plenty of snacks for all days on the trek
  • Expedition equipment, tents, stoves and gas, cooking utensils
  • All safety equipment including: emergency sattelite beacon and satellite phone
  • All glacier equipment

NOT included in the tour price/what to bring yourself:

  • Flights to/from Narsarsuaq Airport
  • Personal clothing
  • Hiking boots
  • Sleeping bag (minimum comfort temperature of minus 3 degrees celsius)
  • Sleeping mattres (minimum R-value of 3,5)
  • Backpack (minimum 85 litres)
  • Trekking poles
  • Hygenics
  • Mosquito net
  • Water bottles/camel bags
  • Personal travel insurance (must include Search & Rescue coverage)
  • Any extra expenses due unforeseen events and changes (delayed flights, extra logistics and accomodation)
  • Meals in Narsarsuaq Airport
All tour descriptions and conditions are given in accordance with the information of Thule Expeditions
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