8 days in Greenland Itinerary

8 days in Greenland Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Singapore
Fly:  35 h
1
Ilulissat
— 1 day
Fly:  2 h 15 min
2
Sisimiut
— 1 night
Fly:  1 h
3
Nuuk
— 2 nights
Fly:  2 h
4
Kulusuk
— 1 night
Fly:  38 h
End: Singapore

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day
Ilulissat

Ilulissat ©
Ilulissat, formerly Jakobshavn or Jacobshaven, is a town in the Qaasuitsup municipality in western Greenland, located approximately 350km north of the Arctic Circle. Kick off your visit on the 17th (Tue): go for a walk through Sermermiut, explore the world behind art at Ilulissat Art Museum, and then see the interesting displays at Ilulissat Museum.

To find reviews, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Ilulissat tour planner.

Singapore, Singapore to Ilulissat is an approximately 30- hour flight. You'll gain 11 hours traveling from Singapore to Ilulissat due to the time zone difference. Plan for colder temperatures traveling from Singapore in December, with highs in Ilulissat at -10°C and lows at -16°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Tue) so you can travel to Sisimiut.

Things to do in Ilulissat

Museums
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Ilulissat Museum ©
Ilulissat Museum
Ilulissat Art Museum ©
Ilulissat Art Museum
Sermermiut ©
Sermermiut

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night
Sisimiut

Sisimiut ©
The nation's second city, Sisimut represents a cultural melting pot in which Inuit, Saqqaq, Dorset, Thule, and Danish cultures seamlessly blend.
Start off your visit on the 18th (Wed): examine the collection at Sisimiut Museum.

For maps, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, use the Sisimiut vacation planner.

Fly from Ilulissat to Sisimiut in 2 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 18th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Nuuk.

Things to do in Sisimiut

Museums
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Sisimiut Museum ©
Sisimiut Museum

2
nights
Nuuk

Nuuk ©
Home to a quarter of the nation's population, Nuuk represents the nation's cultural and economic center and holds the title as the world's smallest and northernmost capital.
On the 19th (Thu), take in the architecture and design of University of Greenland, take in the dramatic natural features at Evigheds Fjords, make a trip to Qornok, then have some family-friendly fun at Greenland Simulation Center, then don't miss a visit to Nuuk Cathedral, and finally admire the masterpieces at Nuuk Art Museum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 20th (Fri): contemplate the long history of Hans Egedes hus and then examine the collection at Greenland National Museum and Archives.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, read Nuuk trip itinerary app.

You can fly from Sisimiut to Nuuk in an hour. In December, daytime highs in Nuuk are -5°C, while nighttime lows are -11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 20th (Fri) to allow time for the flight to Kulusuk.

Things to do in Nuuk

Museums Nature Parks

Side Trip

Evigheds Fjords
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Greenland National Museum and Archives ©
Greenland National Museum and Archives
Nuuk Cathedral ©
Nuuk Cathedral
Nuuk Art Museum ©
Nuuk Art Museum

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Kulusuk

Kulusuk ©
Kulusuk, formerly Kap Dan, is a settlement in the Sermersooq municipality in southeastern Greenland, located on an island of the same name. Kick off your visit on the 21st (Sat): explore the different monuments and memorials at New Cemetery, then stroll the grounds of Old Cemetery, then take an in-depth tour of Kulusuk Museum, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Church of Kap Dan.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Kulusuk online travel route planner.

You can fly from Nuuk to Kulusuk in 2 hours. In December, daily temperatures in Kulusuk can reach -3°C, while at night they dip to -7°C. On the 21st (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Kulusuk

Historic Sites Museums
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Church of Kap Dan ©
Church of Kap Dan
Kulusuk Museum ©
Kulusuk Museum
Old Cemetery ©
Old Cemetery

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