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Compare The Giant Eqi Glacier & Tiny Rodebay Settlement (For Non-Cruise Travellers)

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Enter the town of icebergs, and you can find plenty of excursions involving ice. Experience a well-preserved Inuit culture and behold the vast glacier during this excursion. Glacier, icebergs and ice fjord are the trademarks of Ilulissat. Also, catch the sight of whales during your voyage. 

DAY 01

Combine the local life with amazing view!

  • Transfer to the harbour with your Ilulissat tour guide.

  • Depart from the harbour and will sail towards the 5-km wide Eqi glacier. (Lots of photo opportunities)

  • Try to spot whales in the area between Ilulissat and Rodebay and hopefully, the gentle giants of the sea will appear.

  • Stand on the boat in front of Eqi glacier wall, and you will truly experience the illusion that the world ends right here. (Eqi means “edge” in Greenlandic.) 

  • During the excursion, also visit the tiny settlement of Rodebay. As estimated in 2019, Rodebay is home to only 37 residents. Small as it is, Rodebay has a kindergarten, a church, one grocery store and everything one needs to live a peaceful and delightful life. It is a nice place to experience the Arctic lifestyle. 

  • Here, savour enjoy dinner at a local restaurant.

  • Then, transfer back to end the tour.

  • Pick-up and transfer

  • English Speaking Tour Guide

  • Dinner at Restaurant

  • Personal Cancellation Insurance

  • Clothing

  • Other additional expenses

  • This tour operates from Jun to Sep.

  • Number of Participants:

    • June: Min 4 /Max 5

    • July – Sep: Min 6/ Max 12

  • Please Note

    • The duration of this tour is around 7 hours including the pick-up and transfer.

    • The transfers and pick-up service are included in this excursion. Arctic Adventure tour guide will contact you before departure. Please make sure your phone and email are reachable in Greenland.

    • In the event of last-minute changes, Arctic Adventure will contact you using your contact information and phone number. Please make sure your phone is reachable in Greenland.

    • Arctic Adventure will do its utmost to reach you. But in the event, you fail to meet at the starting point in due time and you fail to participate in the excursion, Arctic Adventure has no obligations and does not make any refund.

    • The Traveler must possess a valid passport that is valid for at least a further six months following the end of the tour, as well as the documents necessary for the performance of the tour, including visa and certificate of required vaccinations. It is the traveler’s own duty to investigate and seek to obtain visa and entry permit conditions. The local tour operator can’t be held liable if travelers are rejected upon entry due to lack of visa or entry permit.

    • Greenland is not a member of Schengen but is only embraced by the Schengen Information System. This means that a Schengen visa does not provide entry to Greenland. When applying for a Danish visa, persons from countries that require a visa must therefore clearly state that the visa must also be valid for Greenland.

    • EU citizens’ national ID cards cannot be used as identification on entry to Greenland. These citizens must have their passport with them. Scandinavian citizens do not need to have their passport with them. However, they must bring photo ID pursuant to flight security rules. Refer to the Danish Immigration Service’s, where you can find more detailed information concerning countries that require a visa, visa rules, etc.

    • Ways to reach Greenland: You must fly from either Denmark or Iceland. There are no flights from North America or elsewhere in Europe at this stage. Air Greenland and Air Iceland Connect are the two flights that take you to Greenland.

    • Bookings will be confirmed (subject to availability).


    • Other clothing should be picked according to weather that day, you will not get much colder on the glacier as on the ground.

    • Sturdy Hiking Boots – waterproof with good ankle support.

    • Woollen/or thermal windproof hat, which covers your neck (alternatively, thermal face mask).

    • Woollen/or thermal gloves (ideal as a base layer under waterproof gloves or mittens).

    • Woollen/or thermal socks.

    • Warm, insulated winter jacket and snow trousers or salopettes.

    • Woollen long-sleeved shirts/or thermal shirts.

    • Thick sweater and woollen pullovers.

    • Heat pads for hands and feet (especially for dog sledge tours).

    • Lip balm, cream and moisturizer.

  • No refund in case of any cancellation.


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