Set within a stunning fjord and surrounded by tall mountain peaks and impressive icebergs, the tiny town of Tasiilaq is one of Greenland’s most beautiful destinations. The village is the perfect starting point to explore this astonishing landscape; known by locals as Greenland's 'face towards the world'.
The town centre has an array of colourful, traditional houses and delightful amenities including a charming bakery, restaurant, quaint post office and the Ammassalik Museum, which gives an insight into traditional life.[ReadMoreMob] Nearby is the abandoned village of Ikateq and the site of disused USAAF base Bluie East Two.
Thanks to its incredible location, Tasiilaq is perfect for hiking, alpine climbing and kayaking. A slice of local life can be experienced by exploring the Tisland on a dog sled. Alternatively, heading out on the water is often rewarded with the sight of seals and whales swimming the glorious ice-filled waters. Across the fjord lies the remarkable Kiattut Glacier and the renowned Flower Valley, where panoramic views filled with Arctic hares, foxes and sea eagles in their untouched, natural habitat.
Experience the local wildlife and stunning scenery of Greenland in the Flower Valley, which grows arctic thyme, arctic bluebells,arctic dandelions and the national flower, willow herbs. Here you will also see the impressive Kiattut Glacier.
Greenland is famed for its icebergs and glaciers, and what better way to see them than on a boat tour around the east of the island, where you may also spot some whales.