The Big Arctic Five in Greenland

The Big Arctic Five covers the top attractions in Greenland.

It is the season to decide which of the top 5 experiences you can enjoy and participate in on your Greenland tour.

1) Dog Sledding

The authentic dog sledge rides through the amazing arctic landscape in Greenland are an unforgettable experience, making you forget about your busy life at home.

2) The Northern Light

The uplifting magic of the Northern Lights presents you with an incredible nature experience, which will follow you for the rest of your life. Throughout the Northern Light season in Greenland, many tour operators create fantastic tours for this event.


3) The Ice Sheet

The ice sheet is one of the most famous natural phenomena in Greenland. It is the gigantic ice cap that both overwhelms and astounds nature lovers. The unforgettable experiences of the magnificence of the ice and the impressive silence are Greenland moments for life.

Ilulissat and Uummannaq are particularly well-known as the source of many large icebergs that break off the glaciers in the deep fjords. But also, in Southern Greenland, you will find smaller icebergs as beautiful as in the north. 

4) The whales

The whales are one of "The Big Arctic Five", and it is a must-see if you visit Greenland. Summer is the high season to go on whale watching tours.

5) The pioneers

On top of number five comes the people of Greenland known as pioneers, simultaneously ancient and modern. They are also proud, polite and accommodating people, and the Greenlandic people look forward to welcoming you.