This tour combines the sights of both Iceland and Greenland. Starting in
Reykjavik, Iceland's capital, before heading to Greenland and the town of
Ilulissat, located 200km inside the Arctic Circle. Explore some of the country's
most dramatic scenery, from calving glaciers to the abandoned ruins of
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Fly from London (regional connections
available) to Keflavik International airport
with Iceland Air. Transfer from the airport to
Reykjavik by Flybus shared coach and stay
1 night at Hotel Reykjavik Natura (or similar). (N)
Morning transfer to the domestic airport and fly with Iceland Air to Ilulissat in Greenland. On arrival, transfer to the Hotel Arctic (or similar). Afternoon guided walking tour of Ilulissat followed by a visit to see a dog sled
team. Stay 3 nights at Hotel Arctic. (B, D)
Depart by boat for Esko glacier in Disko Bay.
With a width of 8km, the ice rises to a height
of 100 metres above sea level. While enjoying
lunch on board, watch as large chunks of heavy
ice break off the glacier and tumble into the bay.
After the visit, return to Ilulissat. (B, L)
Take an easy hike to the remains of the
abandoned settlement of Sermermiut. Learn
about the life and customs of the Greenlanders.
Afternoon at leisure or optional activities
payable locally. (B, D)
Morning at leisure before transferring to the
airport for your flight back to Reykjavik. On
arrival, you will be met and taken to your hotel.
Remainder of the day at leisure. Overnight at
the Hotel Reykjavik Natura (or similar). (B)
Transfer to Keflavik airport by Flybus shared
coach for your flight back to London. (B)
As per itinerary – B: Breakfast,
L: Lunch, D: Dinner, N: No meals.
This tour is led in each
destination en route by a local tour escort.
This tour is based in 3- and
Your arrival and
departure transfers may be shared with other
parties and, when on board, all transfers and
excursions are operated as a group with other
passengers who may not be Cox & Kings clients.
The maximum number of passengers on each
departure will 12.
For a price quote based
on alternative accommodation standards, to
discuss flight options or to tailor this itinerary,
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Hotel Arctic is one of the world's most northerly hotels, located to the north of the town of Ilulissat, Greenland, on the road to Ilulissat airport. The mouth of the Unesco world heritage site of Ilulissat Icefjord is located 2.7 km north of the hotel. Owned by Air Greenland, the hotel was built shortly after the airport was opened in 1984 to accommodate the airline's passengers. The property offers 87 en suite rooms featuring Scandinavian decor, wooden floors and artwork by Greenlandic artists as well as five aluminium igloos equipped with modern conveniences, featuring views of the Ice Bank, Disko Bay or the town of Ilulissat. The hotel's main restaurant, Ulo, serves a variety of Greenlandic specialities and international cuisine, and affords stunning views over the harbour to Disko Bay. The hotel also has Café Ferdinand, which serves lighter meals throughout the...
The Hotel Reykjavik Natura first opened its door in 1964 as Hotel Loftleidir, located close to the domestic airport and revolving Pearlan restaurant. Newly named and renovated, the property now offers 220 elegantly decorated rooms with modern Scandinavian decor and pine wood floors. The hotel's Satt Kitchen restaurant, located on the ground floor, serves a variety of Icelandic specialities with a focus on fresh organic produce, while the Satt lounge provides comfortable sofas for guests to relax on with a bar serving cocktails. Other facilities include an indoor swimming pool, complimentary shuttle bus to Reykjavik city centre and spa offering a full range of treatments and therapies. Some rooms at this hotel overlook the domestic airport and as a result aeroplanes taking off and landing can sometimes be heard from the rooms during the...
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.
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