North Safari Travel offers a 4 day safari expedition in 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 winter safari we use snowmobiles and ATV 6x6 driving on the Kangerlussuaq fjord and far into the mountain and tundra on frozen lakes and rivers. We will be surrounded by muskox and caribou with outstanding opportunity for amazing pictures of the Arctic wildlife.
We will stay in our well equipped winter safari tent camp. We sleep on muskox fure and we heat up our winter tents. In the night you will experience the amazing magic northern lights on the Arctic night sky, far away from civilization.
We boil ice and snow to prepare the freeze-dried food we eat during the expedition.
We end the wildlife adventure by driving to the Russel Glacier and the ice cap on ATV motorcycles a trip of approx. 100 km through magnificent ice landscapes.
It is important that the participants are in good physical shape and willing to participate actively in driving snowmobiles and ATV motorcycles. If you are inexperienced in driving snowmobile and ATV, it is no problem, your guide will support you all the.
The weather in March and April can be sunny and snow, the temperature is between 0 to -35 ° C.
We welcome you to a safari 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. "Near the inland ice cap in West Greenland.
- Full accommodation in tent safari camp.
- Snowmobile/ATV transport incl. equipment
- Arctic driving suit and boots.
- 1: 3 guided tour.
- Your life's adventure.
- Flight ticket Copenhagen – Kangerlussuaq
- Stay in hotel before departure.
Price 2.200 EUR
- Arrival at Kangerlussuaq.
- Your guide will receive you at the airport.
- Packing the snowmobiles / ATVs and equipment for safari.
- Transport on snowmobiles to safari camp.
- Dinner and overnight at safari camp.
- Photo Safari on snowmobiles / ATV.
- Accommodation in Safari Camp.
- Safari on ATV to the Ice Cap.
- Safari on ATV to Russel Glacier.
- Transport back to Kangerlussuaq.
- End of program.
- Departure from Kangerlussuaq.
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.
- 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.
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.
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. 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.
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.
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. 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.