Ice Camp Point660 in June, July and August 2021

North Safari Travel offers a 4 day Ice Camp on the edge of the magnificent Greenland Inland Ice Cap, Point660

This is a safari expedition were we trek on hill's and mountains created by the movement of the glaciers. Landscapes characterized as the "beginning of time".


You will experience the unspoiled Arctic wilderness near the Ice Cap with the herds of Muskox, Caribou and small game as Arctic fox and Polar hare. It's a real wilderness adventure in the world's' last frontier


We will go to the Ice Camp on ATV 6x6. In the camp will be surrounded by muskox and caribou with outstanding opportunity for amazing pictures of the Arctic wildlife.


Accommodation between our daily trekking tours take place in our safari tent camp on the edge of the glacier. To be able to explore the landscape on the edge of the Ice Cap we bring bivibags for overnight stay in the field at least one night. We use melt water from the Glaciers to prepare our freeze-dried meal combined with local produced food.


We will visit the Russel Glacier on ATV motorcycles a trip in magnificent ice landscapes.


It is important that the participants are in good physical shape and willing to participate actively in driving ATV motorcycles. If you are inexperienced in driving ATV, it is no problem, your guide will

support you all the way.


The weather in June, July and August can be sunny and cold, the temperature is between 20 to -5 ° C.


We welcome you to a Ice camp you'll 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 safari - where it's only you and your guide in the Arctic wilderness.


Included

- Full accommodation in tent safari camp.

- All meals in camp and field.

- ATV transport incl. equipment.

- 1: 4 guided tour.

- Your life's adventure.


Not included

- Flight ticket Copenhagen-Kangerlussuaq.

- Stay in hotel before departure.


Price: 1.900 EUR

Booking : info@northsafari.com


Program

Day 1:

- Arrival at Kangerlussuaq.

- Your guide will receive you at the Kangerlussuaq International airport.

- Transport on ATV to Ice Camp Point660.

- Trekking on the inland Ice Cap.

- Dinner and overnight at Ice Camp Point660.

Day 2:

- Trekking in the mountains on the edge of the Glacier.

- Photo safari

- Accommodation in the field in bivibags.

Day 3:

- Trekking and photo safari for muskox on the tundra.

- Return to Ice Camp Point660.

- Accommodation in ice Camp Point660.

Day 4:

- Safari on ATV to Russel Glacier.

- Return to Kangerlussuaq.

- End of program.

Day 5:

- Departure from Kangerlussuaq.


Practical information

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.

- Camera.


Possible other costs:

- Accommodation in Kangerlussuaq before and after the program.

- Air ticket to Kangerlussuaq/Greenland.


Various information

The camp:

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.


The Food:

Game/fish we catch and Freeze-dried meals.


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.


The Weather:

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.


The guides:

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.


Payment:

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.


Currency:

Danish Kroner. There is no bank in Kangerlussuaq. Credit cards are accepted in the Post Office, supermarket and at the airport.


Insurance and safety:

The camp are equipped with satellite phone, GPS and first aid kit. 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.


Small video from summer 2020