South Greenland is an area of contrast between green pastures with sheep farms and the ice fjords and glaciers and big jagged mountains. This is an area which Norse-Icelandic viking settlements and ruins. Fishing is abundant in the endless rivers and lakes, and hiking is excellent, with lots of dirt roads and hiking trails between the sheep farms. Summer climate and hot springs contribute to abundance of fresh vegetables and fjord kayaking is popular. You will find remains from the Viking settlements in UNESCO World Heritage gems such as Qassiasuk and Igaliko.
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UNESCO Heritage Explorer
7 nights, Summer 2018
This tour celebrates the UNESCO sites of Iceland and South Greenland. Start in Iceland with included visits to Krýsuvík, Blue Lagoon (both in Reykjanes Unesco Geopark) and the Golden Circle area including the World Heritage site of Thingvellir. In Greenland, explore UNESCO World Heritage gems such as Qassiasuk and Igaliko where you will find remains from the area's proud Viking settlements.
Viking World Heritage
4 Nights, Summer 2018
A UNESCO World Heritage with historic sites from the Viking Age, the Inland Ice Cap, fertile mountains with sheep farms, deep blue fjords with multi-colored icebergs and calving glaciers all around – and all of this within short range of your hotel. Welcome to Narsarsuaq.
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David - Jun 20, 2019
We were absolutely captivated by the Puffin colony that was only five kilometers from the town. It was just amazing.
We had an amazing trip. We will never forget the experiences we had.
All of the planning was fantastic. Bjorg and everyone at Nordika Travel was prompt, courteous, and professional. Everyone went out…
Accessible via a short, five-hour flight from the east coast of the United States, Iceland is a lot closer than you might imagine