8 days in Greenland Itinerary

8 days in Greenland Itinerary

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Ilulissat
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Sisimiut
— 1 night
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Nuuk
— 2 nights
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Kulusuk
— 1 night
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Ilulissat

— 1 day
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 explore the galleries of Ilulissat Museum.

To find photos, maps, ratings, 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 fly to Sisimiut.

Things to do in Ilulissat

Museums
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Sisimiut

— 1 night
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): browse the exhibits of Sisimiut Museum.

To see photos, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Sisimiut vacation planner.

Fly from Ilulissat to Sisimiut in 3.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 18th (Wed) to allow enough time to fly to Nuuk.

Things to do in Sisimiut

Museums
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Nuuk

— 2 nights
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, then explore and take pictures at Qornok, then admire all the interesting features of 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 browse the exhibits of Greenland National Museum and Archives.

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You can fly from Sisimiut to Nuuk in 3 hours. In December, plan for daily highs up to -5°C, and evening lows to -11°C. On the 20th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can fly to Kulusuk.

Things to do in Nuuk

Museums · Historic Sites
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Kulusuk

— 1 night
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 other places to visit, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Kulusuk online travel route planner.

You can fly from Nuuk to Kulusuk in 4 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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Greenland travel guide

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Nature & Parks · Museums · Art Museums
An autonomous Danish territory, Greenland combines the power of Mother Nature with some of the most stunning scenery in the world. A trip to Greenland takes you to the planet's largest non-continental island, with the sparsest population in the world. Don't let that stop you from choosing a holiday in Greenland, the perfect chance to discover small towns and photogenic villages known for their colorful wooden cottages. The improving tourist network includes many hotels and hostels, as well as a slew of tour operators providing exiting outdoor activities.