Winter expedition to Sisimiut in March and April 2021

North Safari Travel offers a 4 days expedition on snowmobile from Kangerlussuaq to Sisimiut crossing frozen lakes, rivers and Sea Ice in the worlds last frontier.

It's a Arctic Adventure where we spend the night in survival cabins on the Arctic Circle Trail. You will experience crossing the frozen fjords, lakes and rivers on snowmobiles. We will drive through beautiful landscapes crossing the tundra and mountains. You will stay in village of Sisimiut and sleep at the local hostel and experience Greenland's second largest city.

We drive on snowmobiles with space for 2 passages on each, you will participate driving the snomobiles led by the guide. If you are inexperienced in driving snowmobile, it is no problem, your guide will support you all the way. Expedition participants must be prepared for challenging driving in difficult terrain. On the expedition we cross mountains and frozen seawater and your physique must be good.


We welcome you to your life's adventure. Only a few places in the world you will find this exclusive expedition in "The Worlds Last Frontier". In March-April you will see the magical northern lights. We finish the expedition by visiting the Russel Glaciser and the ice cap in Kangerlussuaq.

Included:

- Full accommodation in survival cabins.

- Full accommodation at hostel in Sisimiut.

- Snowmobile rental incl. equipment

- ATV rental incl. equipment

- Arctic driving suit and boots.

- 1: 3 guided tour.

- Your life's adventure.

- All transport.


Not included:

- Flight ticket Copenhagen – Kangerlussuaq.

- Stay in hotel before departure.


Price 2.200 EUR

Booking: info@northsafari.com

Program

Day 1:

- Arrival at Kangerlussuaq.

- Your guide will receive you at the airport.

- The snowmobiles / ATVs and equipment are packed for the expedition.

- Driving the snowmobiles to field cabins.

- Dinner and overnight stay in field cabins.

Day 2:

- Driving the snowmobiles to Sisimiut.

- Sightseen in Sisimiut

- Accommodation at hostel in Sisimiut.

Day 3:

- Driving the snowmobiles to field cabins.

- Dinner and overnight in field cabins.

Day 4:

- Driving to Kangerlussuaq.

- Driving on the snowmobiles to Russel Glacier and the ice cap.

- Return to Kangerlussuaq.

- End of program.

Day 5:

- Departure from Kangerlussuaq.


Practical information

Required gear participant need to bring:

- Warm clothing, big gloves, warm head cover for transportation in open

vehicle over the ice.

- Warm winter boots.

- Day backpack.

- Sleeping bag, minimum comfort temp. -35 C. (can be rented from us).

- Personal isolated drinking bottle.

- Sunglasses.

- Sun protection (also for lips).

- Camera and extra batteries.

- Personal grooming articles.

- Personal medications.


Possible other costs:

- Accommodation in Kangerlussuaq before and after the program.

- Air ticket to Kangerlussuaq/Greenland.


Various information

Cabin:

The cabin is public and other users of the cabin may occur. The cabin is simple but have the necessary equipment and consist beds and burning 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. Winter nights are often with Northern Light.

In March and April the weather can be unpredictable, but normally the weather is sunny and pleasant. Be prepared for temperatures below -35 ° C.


The guides:

Your guide is a registered professional hunter and has a certificate of first aid 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:

All trips are equipped with satellite phone, GPS, VHF radio 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 and ptarmigan is common in our area often be seen.