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Sailing Among Iceberg And Fjord Exploration

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A photographers dream

What to expect?

Whether you are a photographer or just love nature, birds or small communities, this tour is for you.

On this trip we will sail through many icebergs; big and small ones, and of course, we will stop in each one of them.

In the Uummannaq fjord we have many bird cliffs (steep cliffs with numerous small shelves which
serve as nesting locations for bird colonies) that stand up vertically in the air. Some of them are more than 1,000 meters high!

The Uummannaq fjord is also known for being rich in minerals and having ferrous mountains. One of them is known for looking like
a lunar landscape. This mountain is full of colors, mainly red and yellow. We will bring you ashore and you will be
able to experience the moon landscape on a very close hand.

The Uummannaq fjord is characterized by, among other things, it’s glaciers. One of them is located at the bottom of the fjord and is called Sermilik, which means “the place with ice”. In Sermilik we will turn off the engine to be able to hear and appreciate the majestic sounds that come from inside the ice sheet.

The glaciers, specially this one, are rich in wildlife; you can spot seals, whales, various bird species and a good stock of halibut. Here they have great chances to
find food, that’s why is an attractive place for the fisherman too. In this place, while we appreciate nature, we will enjoy an amazing local lunch. Do you imagine a better place to have lunch at?

After this, we will head towards one of the nearby settlements, called Ikerasak. Ikerasak means “the area that comes after the fjord”. In this area we can find more than one island. In Ikerasak, a local family will be waiting for us, ready with a delicious coffee. After the coffee break we will visit the village and explore all its surroundings.

In the late afternoon, we will head towards Paarnat, which means “the place with blackberries”. In Paarnat you will find two fishing huts that have
been used for many decades. On top of the island there’s also a very nice waterfall, which emerges from a glacier. Here, we will be able to hear the
roar of the mighty waterfall.

What is included?

  • Lunch
    • Coffee break with tea and cakes
    • Tours guide
    • Transportation

What do I need to bring?

  • Layers of clothing so you can either wear them if it gets cold or take them off if it gets too hot.
    • Outdoor clothing that can withstand getting dirty and wet.
    • Camera with extra batteries. (Batteries get discharged faster in cold weather).
    • Mosquitorepellent of your preference and mosquito nets.
    • Your own medicine.

Additional information

  • Voucher: You will receive a secure voucher to either print out or present on your mobile phone.
    • Cancellation Policy: Fee of 10% if cancelled 70 days before event or less.
    • Quality Assurance: Travelade only works with selected local partners we trust to provide high quality service.

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