Greenland Ice Hotel|
To check availability and make a booking please call Robert Broad Travel on 01543 258631
Please note: The Ice Igloo in
Greenland will not be built for the 2004/2005 season. We will update this
page as soon as we receive further information. You can still book the
package as stated below but the optional one night in the ice igloo will be
During your time in Greenland,
you’ll stay in Kangerlussuaq, meaning ‘long fjord’. The fjord cuts 185km from
the west coast through one of Greenland’s most beautiful regions. This small
The climate helps to make this an ideal
destination for winter activities, of which there is an excellent selection. Of
course husky sledging and snowmobiling feature but you’ll also get the
opportunity to try a Musk Ox Safari to observe these noble creatures at close
quarters and with luck, spot reindeer and arctic foxes too. The area is also
The Igloo Hotel, with only 4 igloo bedrooms is
the smallest of all the ‘ice hotels’ we feature. However with it’s elegant ice
sculptures and igloo ice bar, serving some mouth numbing cocktails, it lacks
none of the atmosphere of its larger more illustrious cousins. It may also hold
the record for lowest interior temperature
Now in its 6th year, this Igloo Hotel was originally constructed with the help of the ice technicians from Jukkasjarvi in Sweden. But now Greenlandic sculptors and designers are constantly developing new ideas for both the hotel and the remarkable sculptures that form the avenue leading up to its entrance.
One of the highly recommended optional excursions is the exhilarating drive up to and along part of the impressive inland ice cap. Greenland’s ice cap covers an area 14 times the size of England – not a lot of people know that!
The trip to Kangerlussuaq necessitates travelling via Copenhagen and the time you have in Scandinavia’s largest city and Denmark’s capital, contrasts sharply with the remoteness of Greenland. However, when you see this vibrant place has such a rich history, glorious architecture, a wealth of shops, eateries and attractions set against a waterside backdrop, you may well wish to extend your stay – call us for details or how to add extra nights in Greenland.
MUSK OX INN – facilities are shared and the
bedrooms are small but comfortable. The dining/living room area provides guests
with all meals and on one evening during your stay, you’ll be treated to a
IGLOO HOTEL – igloos have ice beds, covered in musk ox skins and polar sleeping bags.
Day 2 after breakfast, transfer to the airport for the morning flight to Kangerlussuaq and onwards to your choice of hotel.
Days 3-5 days free to enjoy optional excursions
including dog sledging, snowmobiling, a musk ox safari and a drive to the ice
Day 6 after breakfast, take a late morning flight
from Kangerlussuaq to Copenhagen and transfer to a central
HUSKY SLEDGING 2 hours £95 4 hours £122 With the traditional Greenlandic way of harnessing a team of dogs, in a fan shape rather than in-line, enjoy the thrill of dog sledging. On the longer trip, head on to the frozen Kangerlussuaq fjord or up to Lake Ferguson.
NORTHERN LIGHTS EXCURSION 2 hours £45 Between October and April, join this evening minibus trip out into the wide-open spaces around town and enjoy a display of the northern lights as nature intended.
TRIP TO THE ICE CAP 4-5 hours £61 Take an extraordinary trip to the ice cap by 4WD.
Other excursions are available – details will be posted on this page soon
Call Robert Broad Travel on 01543 258631
This tour is protected by ATOL 2896