Walk to the Icefjords
Available all year
Enjoy hiking in the spectacular surroundings of this UNESCO World Heritage Site
Marvel at the splendid views of the Jakobshavn Glacier and the many icebergs in Ilulissat Icefjord
See the remains of the abandoned settlement in Sermermiut and the well-preserved Inuit graves
Marvel at the lush Arctic flora
Enjoy exceptional beauty
Just outside Ilulissat, a gallery of gigantic ice sculptures awaits you. This awe-inspiring sight will leave you humbled. You might hear the ice cracking as you admire the sculptures floating by. Then, on a short walk, visit the abandoned settlement of Sermermiut. See the remains of the settlement and learn how the people here used to live. Admire the ancient Inuit graves, now overgrown by the lush flora.
Walking information: The last 1,5 km is on a wooden boardwalk. Short steepish rock sections toward the end.
Wheelchair accessible: Not suitable for wheelchair users after the end of the boardwalk – until then possible.
Expedition cruises offering this activity
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