North Safari Travel offers a 4 day safari deep into the unspoiled Arctic wilderness near the ice cap in West Greenland. It's a real wilderness adventure in the world's' last frontier.
On this safari we will sail to our safari camp by the Robinson River with our MOPA Expedition powerboats on the Kangerlussuaq fjord. From Robinson River we trek to our safari camp deep into the Arctic wilderness close to lakes and rivers. We will be surrounded by muskoxen and caribou with outstanding opportunity for amazing pictures of the Arctic wildlife.
You will experience the bright Arctic night and spend nights in our well equipped safari tent camp. The camp is equipped with solid sleeping tents and kitchen tents as well as field toilet. On this trip we will trek on the tundra and the mountains and sail up the river far into the arctic wilderness far from the civilization.
Your guides will be responsible for all foods and logistics as well as cooking and we will guide you through a wildlife experience of your life time. Greenland is blessed with pure water, we drink direct of the lakes and the streams.
We end the wildlife adventure by riding ATVs to the magnificent Greenland Ice Cap where we will visit the Russel Glacier.
It is important that the participants are in good physical shape and capable of carrying own backpacks to safari camp and back.
We welcome you to a safari expedition you never forget. A safari where you will live in close symbiosis with nature. Only a few places in the world, you will find this exclusive form of expedition - where it's only you and your guide in the Arctic wilderness.
- Full accommodation in tent safari camp.
- All meals in camp and in field.
- Transport on ATV incl. equipment.
- Sailing MOPA powerboat incl. equipment.
- 1: 4 guided tour.
- Your life's adventure.
- Flight ticket Copenhagen-Kangerlussuaq.
- Stay in hotel before departure.
Price 1.900 EUR
- Arrival at Kangerlussuaq.
- Your guide will receive you at the airport.
- Transport on ATV to the harbour.
- Sailing in MOPA powerboats on the Kangerlussuaq fjord.
- 10 km trekking to Robinson River safari camp
- Arrival at safari tent camp
- Dinner and overnight at safari camp.
- Trekking on the mountain and tundra.
- Sailing on the lake in specially built powerboats.
- Photo Safari
- Accommodation in safari camp.
- Return to Kangerlussuaq
- Safari on ATV to Russel Glacier and ice cap.
- End of program.
Necessary equipment participants should bring:
- Practical clothes
- Multiple layers (it can be from +20 to -5 degrees Celsius).
- Waterproof breathable clothing in Gore Tex or light rainwear.
- Trekking boots.
- Big backpack.
- Sleeping bag (minimum comfort temp. - 15c).
- Personal drink bottle.
Possible other costs:
- Accommodation in Kangerlussuaq before and after the program.
- Air ticket to Kangerlussuaq/Greenland.
Safari base camp consists of special built tents constructed for extreme weather. The camp consist 2 sleeping tent with field beds and wood burning stove and 1 kitchen tent with cooking stove and table/seats for all.
Game/fish we catch and Freeze-dried meals.
Only the guide brings and uses hunting weapons and they are used only for the game we eat. There will be fishing equipment for all in the boat and camp.
Polar bear encounter:
Our area is not a traditional polar bear habitat. Normally we do not see polar bears, but the resent years polar bears have been seen in our area, therefore the camp is equipped with strong caliber rifles in case of polar bear attack.
Kangerlussuaq has an "inland" climate with warm summers and cold winters. Kangerlussuaq is located above the polar circle and has an arctic climate. Summer nights are bright.
In June, July and August the weather can be unpredictable, but normally the weather is sunny and pleasant. Be prepared for temperatures from + 20 to -5 ° C.
Mosquitoes can occur.
Your guide is a registered professional hunter and has a certificate of proficiency in yachting, VHF radio certificate, first aid course and sea kayak course. Your guide speaks and understands the Nordic languages (Danish, Norwegian and Swedish) as well as English. It is a prerequisite that participants speak at least one of the Nordic languages or English.
Flight to Kangerlussuaq/Greenland:
Kangerlussuaq International airport have direct flights from Copenhagen/Denmark.
Tickets are booked on www.airgreenland.com.
30 % deposit is to be paid upon booking and the 70% balance is to be paid before arrival.
North Safari Travel email invoice to the client.
Participation is only valid when full payment has been received.
Passport and visa:
Are not required for Nordic and EU nationals, but we recommend that you bring your passport with you. Non-EU citizens, please contact your local Danish Embassy or your travel agent.
Danish Kroner. There is no bank in Kangerlussuaq. Credit cards are accepted in the Post Office, supermarket and at the airport.
Insurance and safety:
All trips are equipped with satellite phone, GPS, VHF radio and first aid kit. During sailing on the fjord life jacket will be available to all participants. Guides are trained in first aid.
IMPORTANT: Participants are required to obtain insurance covering cancellation, illness, accidents and home transport.
The animal life:
Kangerlussuaq has a large muskox and caribou population often to be seen in our area. Polar fox, polar hare, ptarmigan, sea eagle, Peregrine Falcon is common in our area often be seen.