HELISKIING HOLIDAY IN GREENLAND
DESTINATION GREENLAND: ADVENTURE SKIING AMOUNG THE FJORDS
Just below the Arctic Circle on the west coast of Greenland, lays the region of Maniitsoq and the small town of the same name. This Inuit land which we‘ll explore is surrounded by high mountains, glaciers and ice tongues.
Its spring, mid-April, when we’ll meet you on the ice floes, watched over by strangely shaped icebergs and ready for endless descents plunging down to the fjords. In this strikingly dramatic landscape, the infinite but diverse ski terrain remains wild.
You’ll traverse glaciers, valleys and narrow gullies covered in perfect powder, with an added bonus of an almost 24 hour day! A breathtaking adventure.
4 clients per guide – 7 day programme
Day 1 :
You’ll be met at Maniitsoq airport and driven to the hotel. The transfer time is only 5 min. at the most!
After lunch, you’ll have time to get settled and have a look around. At the end of the day, we‘ll have a safety review as well as check and prepare the equipment.
Dinner will be at the hotel followed by a good night’s sleep so that we’re ready for the next big day.
Days 2 to 7 :
Each day we‘ll head towards either the port or the heliport, as the access to the slopes is by sea or by air. Your comfort is taken into consideration in every aspect of organization, with even the port and heliport located very near the hotel.
We’ll discover new terrain every day, as this vast territory offers almost infinite possibilities. The awesome skiing amidst this wild and grandiose nature will delight your eyes and your skis.
At midday we’ll take a picnic break and while enjoying a view of the sea.
Evenings on the island will be just as enjoyable, with a great dinner at the hotel, followed by a famous Greenlandic coffee to warm up.
On days when the weather doesn’t permit flying, we’ll have other alternatives, for example ski touring, whale watching or kayaking.
Day 8 :
It’s already time to go home … After an early breakfast at the hotel, we’ll drive you to the airport.
For trips to polar climates, flexibility remains the key word. This programme is subject to change, depending on ice, weather and local conditions
Our base camp is located in Maniitsoq, a small island of around 3000 inhabitants, which is easily accessible by plane. The town is typical of Greenland, with charming, colourful houses.
It has a modern hospital and all the facilities of a small town (supermarkets, post office, bank…).
The 3-star hotel where we’ll stay is perched on a hill in the centre of Maniitsoq, overlooking the harbour. The view of the beautiful archipelago and the surrounding mountains is breathtaking.
The hotel has 21 double rooms, all with a sea view as well as a private bathroom (shower and WC). It also has telephone, satellite TV, Wifi Internet connection and minibar.
As for gastronomy, the hotel’s restaurant offers a fine, varied cuisine with different dishes every day. Not to be forgotten is the wine list, with an eclectic selection of quality.
From 9,250€ to 25,750€ per person
22nd to 29th April 2021
29 April to 6 May 2021
6 to 13 May 2021
13 to 20 May 2021
Supervision by a UIAGM or American guide per group
Exclusive use of a helicopter, including between 6 and 10.5 hours of flight time per group, depending on the package chosen.
Accommodation in a double room (single room possible with a supplement) with sea view and full board at the Maniitsoq hotel.
All transportation transfers
Equipment lent to each participant: skis and poles, ABS backpack, shovel, probe, avalanche transceiver, harness, radio, etc.
Entrance to the natural hot springs
Transfers to/from the airport
Passport and administrative procedures. Tourist entry fees may apply depending on your nationality.
Airport and government taxes
Cancellation insurance (recommended) Repatriation insurance (compulsory)
Laundry, drinks and other charges at the hotel
Tips for guides and staff
Un aperçu de ce qui vous attend
WHY GO WITH HELISKI RUSSIA?
- A French structure registered with Atout France
- Pioneers of heliskiing in Kamchatka with more than 15 years experience in the field
- Professional IFMGA-certified guides specialized in Russia
- The advantage of having a single point of contact during all stages of the trip organization (reservation, payment, practical and administrative information, etc.).