Known among Greenlanders as Tunu or Tunua, which translates as 'the Back Side', the wild east coast of the island is a land apart, with differing cultural, linguistic and weather patterns to the rest of Greenland. The inhabitants of this area still depend heavily on subsistence hunting and fishing preserving ancient skills and traditions that would otherwise be lost despite the increasing influence of tourism money in the local economy. The scenery along the east coast is also known for being some of the most dramatic and beautiful in the country while to the north of Kulusuk lies the Northeast Greenland National Park. The largest national park in the world, it protects a pristine wilderness of unscaled peaks and a rich variety of wildlife. This 2-day itinerary to Kulusuk offers a taste of the amazing natural beauty of the area and the chance to view villagers going about their daily business surviving among the harsh landscape.
Fly from the domestic airport in Reykjavik to Kulusuk,
a flying time of 2 hours. On arrival, you will be transferred to your
accommodation. Rest of the day at leisure or optional excursions booked
and payable locally at your hotel. Stay overnight at Hotel Kulusuk. (D)
Morning at leisure or optional excursions, weather
dependent, booked and payable locally. Later today, transfer back to the
airport for your flight back to Reykjavik. On arrival in Reykjavik, you will be
under your own arrangements. (B)
(B) = Breakfast, (L) = Lunch, (D) = Dinner, (N) = No Meals
In remote areas, Cox & Kings uses the best available accommodation. However, accommodation and facilities in Greenland should be regarded as basic and comfortable.
Departures to Kulusuk: Wed & Sat for 3, 4 or 5 day packages only (May), Mon-Sat (Jun), Daily (Jul -Aug), Mon-Sat (1-5 Sep) and Wed & Sat (9-30 Sep)
For a price quote based on alternative accommodation standards or flight options, or to tailor this itinerary, please call 020 7808 6785 or email email@example.com.
Located close to the airport, Hotel Kulusuk offers 34 comfortable rooms with en suite facilities equipped, satellite television and tea / coffee making facilities. The hotel's restaurant offers a variety of local and international meals coupled with good views out over the ice filled fjord. Other facilities include a souvenir shop, money exchange and luggage...
Regional air connections are available from within the UK. Please contact your travel consultant for current prices from your nearest city.
We can also arrange flights from overseas, simply give us a call to find out more.
If you choose to take the tour without flights arranged through Cox & Kings, please contact one of our travel consultants prior to booking the flights to ensure that you are aware of the tour timings and all the implications of not booking through us. We strongly advise you not to book flights independently of Cox & Kings if significant charges would apply in case of cancellation.
Flight details may be subject to change prior to departure.
This tour can be booked / reserved online by clicking on one of the coloured links below.
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