8 days in Greenland Itinerary

8 days in Greenland Itinerary

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Ilulissat
— 3 nights
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Nuuk
— 3 nights

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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. Go for a jaunt from Ilulissat to Qeqertarsuaq to see Disko Island about 1h 55 min away. And it doesn't end there: explore the striking landscape at Ilulissat Icefjord, surround yourself with nature on Tourist Nature - Day Tours, admire the masterpieces at Ilulissat Art Museum, and take in the pleasant sights at Sermermiut.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Ilulissat travel route planner.

Sacramento, USA to Ilulissat is an approximately 23.5-hour flight. You'll lose 5 hours traveling from Sacramento to Ilulissat due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Sacramento in October, things will get much colder in Ilulissat: highs are around 31°F and lows about 22°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Nuuk.

Things to do in Ilulissat

Parks · Nature · Museums · Outdoors

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Ilulissat Icefjord ©
Ilulissat Icefjord
Ilulissat Museum ©
Ilulissat Museum
Jakobshavn Glacier ©
Jakobshavn Glacier

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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 9th (Sat), don't miss a visit to Nuuk Cathedral, make a trip to Qornok, then see the interesting displays at Greenland National Museum and Archives, and finally admire the masterpieces at Nuuk Art Museum. On the next day, steep yourself in history at Hans Egedes hus and then explore the activities along Prince Christian Sound.

To find photos, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, read Nuuk day trip planner.

Fly from Ilulissat to Nuuk in 3 hours. Traveling from Ilulissat in October, expect somewhat warmer with lows of 29°F in Nuuk. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Nuuk

Parks · Nature · Museums · Historic Sites

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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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