8 days in Greenland Itinerary

8 days in Greenland Itinerary

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8 days in Greenland Itinerary

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

1
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. Start off your visit on the 17th (Tue): go for a walk through Sermermiut, then admire the masterpieces at Ilulissat Art Museum, and then see the interesting displays at Ilulissat Museum.

For photos, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, read Ilulissat itinerary planner .

Singapore, Singapore to Ilulissat is an approximately 35-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Singapore Time (SGT) to Western Greenland Time (WGT) is minus 11 hours. Prepare for cooler weather when traveling from Singapore in December: high temperatures in Ilulissat hover around -10°C and lows are around -16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Tue) early enough to 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

1
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.
On the 18th (Wed), examine the collection at Sisimiut Museum.

To see other places to visit, maps, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Sisimiut trip planner .

Traveling by flight from Ilulissat to Sisimiut takes 2.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 18th (Wed) to allow time for 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.
Start off your visit 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 make a trip 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 where to stay, photos, maps, and other tourist information, use the Nuuk trip builder app .

Fly from Sisimiut to Nuuk in an hour. Expect a daytime high around -5°C in December, and nighttime lows around -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 ©
Nuuk Art Museum ©
Nuuk Art Museum
Nuuk Cathedral ©
Nuuk Cathedral

1
night
Kulusuk

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

To find other places to visit, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Kulusuk trip itinerary maker website .

Traveling by flight from Nuuk to Kulusuk takes 2 hours. In December, daytime highs in Kulusuk are -3°C, while nighttime lows are -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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