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What to Do in Greenland

by Debra Bokur

May 11, 2022

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Granted, its name may be a little bit misleading, but Greenland’s dramatic landscape stands as a top contender for bucket list travel. Remote and exotic, the country particularly appeals to adventure enthusiasts looking for unique nature experiences. Though you won’t find any highways, a transportation network operated by multiple tour outfitters utilizing boats, helicopters and small planes links the country’s small towns and remote settlements.

 

If you’ve seen the 2003 Ben Stiller film The Secret Life of Walter Mitty, you’ll have a sense of the environment (though jumping into the sea from a helicopter a la Stiller’s character isn’t required). Whether you choose summer’s midnight sun, wintertime’s Aurora Borealis, dog sledding or taking in views of the star-filled heavens, Baltic Travel Company can assist with planning and implementing an itinerary.

 

Marvel at Ilulissat Ice Fjord, which moves at a fairly steady pace of 62 feet each day (the sound of the moving ice can often be heard), and embark on a northern lights safari in an area near Ilulissat, a place still blissfully free of artificial lights that might muddle the experience.

 

Visitors can literally dip into nature at the hot spring baths in Uunartoq while icebergs float by in a deep fjord only a few yards away. Icebergs are also a theme during a Uunartoq boat excursion, which brings travelers up close to the icebergs in the fjord. In fact, getting out on the water is a must, especially during times when some of the 15 magnificent species of whales (including beluga, narwhal and bow-head whales) are visible in the icy waters.

 

How to get there? Multiple cruise lines offer routes taking in the splendor of Greenland. Commercial flights from Reykjavik, Iceland, and Copenhagen, Denmark, are available via Icelandair and Air Greenland.

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