The gateway to South Greenland, Narsarsuaq is one of two international airports in Greenland and a major travel hub with regular air and sea connections to all towns in South Greenland. Discover majestic wilderness and choose to spend your time as you wish - from a hike to the ice cap or discovering exciting nearby destinations. Nature lovers will appreciate the pristine wilderness, clean air and water, and the majesty of the surrounding mountains and glaciers.
Guaranteed departures from Reykjavik to Narsarsuaq every Tuesday from June 30 -25 August, 2015.
Relax on your airport transfer in Reykjavik with a private vehicle and driver. Please note that a surcharge may be post billed to you if you require a transfer after 8pm or before 7am.
A welcome package with a city map, and any other touristic information that we deem you may find useful will be waiting for you upon your arrival at your first hotel on your trip.
Enjoy a half day tour visiting the most important sights of the City. You will see the old town centre, the Parliament, the Cathedral, the harbour, the Pearl and Höfði house, the summit site of 1986. During the tour you will drive past the city's salmon river (which is proof that Reykjavík is a pollution free capital) and the Árbæjarsafn outdoor folk museum, which offers an interesting contrast to the modern buildings of the most recent part of city, and an outdoor swimming pool in Laugardalur which is heated with water from natural hot springs under the city. Visit the Ásmundur Sveinsson Sculpture museum and Hallgrímskirkja Church (whose steeple is a Reykjavík landmark). The tour includes private driver-guide for the tour and entrance fees to the National Museum, Sculpture Museum and Hallgrímskirkja Church.
Spend the afternoon on a shared tour where, after being picked up from your hotel, you will encounter a cross-section of Iceland's most visited natural and geological phenomena. The world-famous Geysir geothermal field is highlighted on this tour as well as Gullfoss, the queen of Icelandic waterfalls. At the end of the tour you will make a quick stop at Thingvellir National Park, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, where two of the earth's tectonic plates meet.
Spend the day today on a shared (9-10hrs) tour as you access some of Iceland’s most famous and exciting natural wonders by Super Truck. Visit Pingvellir National Park, the world famous Geyser geothermal area and Gullfoss “the Golden Waterfall”. Next kick the action into higher gear to get even closer to Iceland’s nature and go for a snowmobiling tour on Langjoekull, Iceland’s second largest glacier. Super truck tour with a driver-guide, snowmobile tour, overall, glove and helmet rental. Please note: If you wish to enter the Geysir, Strokkur and Blesi hot spring area a new entrance fee of ISK600 per person (aged 16+) is payable locally to the land owners. You may still see the spouting geyser “Strokkur” from the road, if you wish to avoid the fee and do not enter the area.
Relax on your flight from Reykjavik to Narsarsuaq this afternoon. The flight duration is approximately 1hr.
Reykjavík is the capital and largest city of Iceland, and the world's most northern national capital. It is located in southwestern Iceland, on the southern shore of Faxaflói Bay. It is the heart of Iceland's economic and governmental activity. Today, Reykjavík is the only metropolitan area in Iceland. As it is only slightly south of the Arctic Circle, Reykjavik receives only four hours of daylight on the shortest day in winter. During the summer, the nights are almost as bright as the days. It has continued to see population growth in past years as well as growth in areas of commerce and industry.
Upon your arrival into Narsarsuaq, you'll be met by your Guide and transfered to the nearby Hotel Narsarsuaq.
You will be briefed by your guide this afternoon so you are up to speed with what your program will entail over the next 2 days before being brought on a guided tour of Narsarsuaq,
Enjoy a welcome dinner this evening at Hotel Narsarsuaq.
Spend the day on a shared adventure as you are taken out into the water by boat through the ice filled Eric's Fjord to Itilleq where you'll get to go ashore next to some of the biggest agricultural fields in South Greenland. Walk 3 km (transportation can be arranged at a surcharge) to Igaliku - a beautiful village where the ruins of the Vikings' Cathedral and the Bishop's Farm are situated. Enjoy lunch (included) and afterwards, take a stroll through the village back to Itilleq where you'll take a boat back to Narsarsuaq.
Enjoy the day at leisure and choose from a number of optional activities and excursions.
Narsarsuaq offers the most varied excursion programme in Greenland: Iceberg and glacier cruises, hiking tours to the Inland Ice Cap, Viking ruins, tiny settlements and quaint Greenlandic towns.
Enjoy a farewell dinner this evening at Hotel Narsarsuaq.
You will be transfered to Narsarsuaq airport this morning in time for your departing flight back to Reykjavik.
Relax on your flight from Narsarsuaq to Reykjavik. The flight duration is approximately 1hr.
Enjoy a shared airport transfer with a stop at the Blue Lagoon on your way to Reykjavik. This transfer departs at multiple times throughout the day. Entrance to the Blue Lagoon is included.
There is a secure location to store your luggage while at the Lagoon. Also, lockers are available in the change rooms. Please Note: For transfers from Reykjavik to the Blue Lagoon and onward to Keflavik airport, pre-arrangement for pickup from your hotel is required. Simply speak to the front desk of your hotel at any time up until the night before departure and they will schedule this for you.
Hotel Frón (3*) is a modern and friendly hotel situated in the heart of Reykjavik on the main shopping street, Laugavegur. The hotel is simple in design yet elegant and structured to suit everyone's needs. Only a few steps away are the centre’s bustling cafés, restaurants, shopping, galleries and theatres. The hotel encompasses a total of 90 rooms on four floors, offering a wide range of accommodation from single and double rooms to studio apartments as well as larger apartments. You are assured of a warm welcome at Hotel Frón in a friendly and a modern hotel right in the heart of Reykjavik’s city centre.
Hotel Narsarsuaq is located a mere 7km from the ice cap and is surrounded by high mountains, green valleys, and a sparkling blue fjord filled with icebergs. The hotel includes 88 rooms, with a TV and minibar in each, and a restaurnat, cafeteria and bar on site. Please note that this hotel is a basic hotel (although it does have ensuite facilities in the rooms).
Vanessa Oquendo ,
April 21, 2014
"Melissa Field was extremely helpful! She was courteous, professional, knowledgeable, and friendly! She kept me updated on the status of everything and provided timely correspondence. She took ownership for any problems I had and remedied them. I had the most amazing time of my life in Iceland and Paris! I would not have experienced everything without the help of Kensington Tours."
Marilynn Weaver ,
April 21, 2014
"All of our guides were beyond fabulous! Our time in Dublin was much too short, would have loved to stay there at least one more full day. Would recommend extending this package to 15 days for any future visits. The train to Edinburgh was super! Beautiful scenery and great steak pies!"
Ann Saxon ,
November 06, 2013
"Our trip was fantastic!!! I cannot say enough good things. Lianne worked with our exact dates and time frame beautifully.Our drivers were prompt and friendly. The private guides were so knowledgeable. We left with an appreciation of the history, the culture, and the beauty of Andulasia. We were very pleased and will certainly recommend your company to friends and family."
Coby Scherr ,
November 05, 2013
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November 06, 2013
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October 22, 2013
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October 19, 2013
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November 07, 2013
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October 07, 2013
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September 24, 2013
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We traveled to Croatia and Slovenia using Kensington earlier this year which was a fantastic trip."
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