Excursions at Ilimanaq Lodge

Ilimanaq Glacier Adventure

* Supports smaller, local tour operator

On this trip, we sail south of Ilimanaq to Itilliup Ilua. We are dropped off on the wide sandy, beach, after which we are driven in off-road vehicles through the arctic tundra until we reach the Tasiusaq Fjord system. This place has been a popular hunting area for thousands of years. From here, we sail further deep in between the icebergs to the end of the fjord, where the two glaciers and the ice sheet come into view.

We go ashore, and with a view of the glacier, we eat our lunch pack. Afterwards we hike towards and on the enormous ice sheet.

Please note
The terrain may be uneven. We do not recommend this trip if you have serious back or neck problems.
This excursion departs from and arrives at Ilimanaq. Arrival at Ilimanaq is approx. at 16:30 – 1.5 hours after the shuttle to Ilulissat has left. If you are not going to spend the night at Ilimanaq Lodge afterwards, please remember to add on the boat shuttle back to Ilulissat upon booking of this tour.
Lunch pack, coffee and tea is included.
The boat trip is done in an open boat with a reinforced hull to handle the ice safely.
All particpants must be at least 12 years old.
The tour runs on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays.

Season

25. juni - 5. september

Duration

7 Hours

Min. participants

4 participants

Price per adult from
DKK 2995,-

Settlement walk

* Supports smaller, local tour operator

The settlement walk is an essential part of any stay at Ilimanaq Lodge. 

Here we learn about the rich history and cultures that surround the settlement for centuries. 

And not least, we learn from a local perspective about what it means to live in a tiny Greenlandic settlement at the end of the world. How do you get water and electricity here, where only 50 people live, and where the frost sets in in September and leaves in May? Where do you get food from? What do you do here at work as well as in your free time? 

Please note
The tour departs daily.

 

Season

12. jun - 9. sept.

Duration

1.5 hours

Min. participants

4 participants

Price per adult from
DKK 295,-

Tundra HIke

* Supports smaller, local tour operator

Join us on this beautiful hike, going north out of Ilimanaq – up towards the Icefjord. 

Throughout the hike, we can enjoy fantastic views of the Disko Bay and the icebergs. If we're lucky we may even spot animals such as arctic foxes, snow hares or musk ox. Depending on the season, there will also be different aromatic herbs and flowers.

The area has been inhabited for several periods, and contains a rich and exciting history. This can be seen in the numerous Inuit graves that are scattered around the landscape.  

Your Greenlandic guide will ensure your wellbeing throughout the hike, and explain about the area and history from a personal and local perspective.

Please note
A hot drink is included in this hike.
If you want to bring a lunch sandwich, it can be bought from the reception at Ilimanaq Lodge. 
The tour departs daily.
All particpants must be at least 12 years old.

Season

12. jun - 9. sept.

Duration

4 hours

Min. participants

2 persons

Price per adult from
DKK 500,-