Feel the local atmosphere and learn about the traditional way of life in the small settlement. Many years ago, Ilimanaq was the main hub for fishing and hunting in the Disco Bay area. Today, reality is different, but the culture lives on.Read more
Excursions at Ilimanaq Lodge
Get a friend in Ilimanaq! The local inhabitors of Ilimanaq are both friendly and hospitable. They welcome you with smiles and open arms upon arrival and tells you everything about their way of life and cultural traditions. The area around Ilimanaq has been inhabited for the last 4.000 years so there will be a lot of stories about ancestors and more for you to hear.Read more
This is an incredibly beautiful hike from the colourful settlement of Ilimanaq to the abandoned cemetaries of the former families and cultures. Following the coast line north from Ilimanaq we have got all day to spot musk oxes in the terrain or humpback whales in the sea. From the highest point next to the Ilulissat Icefiord we will have the most amazing view of the massive icebergs right in front of us.Read more
Qajaa Settlement at the Icefiord
Qajaa is the hidden gem for scientists and others with a cultural-historical interest in the ancient inuit cultures. The area consists of well-preserved dunghills where archeologists have searched for answers during more than 100 years. This trip is the first of its kind to the forgotten settlement.
This whole-day tour will bring you to a glacier at the top of the Tasiussaq Fjord. By means of side-by-side off-road and a boat trip up the fjord, you will experience the area’s spectacular nature, while you make your way to the Sarqardliup Glacier, which is a part of Greenland’s enormous inland ice sheet.Read more