Narsarsuaq is a small settlement in the Kujalleq municipality of southern Greenland, set in a ruggedly beautiful landscape. If you can, spend a day or two here before or after your voyage and do some hiking. There are many trails from the town leading through stunning valleys and offering views over the Tunulliarfik Fjord and Narsarsuaq Glacier.
There are a couple of accommodation options in the town, including the Guesthouse Narsarsuaq, a cheap and cheerful option which will likely be full of fellow travellers.
Remember to dress warmly and bring appropriate outdoor gear, as the weather in Greenland can be cold and unpredictable.
Getting to Narsarsuaq
1. UK and Europe: You will typically need to fly from Denmark to Kangerlussuaq with Air Greenland, and then on to Narsarsuaq. Copenhagen has good air connections to the UK and the rest of Europe. Another option is to get a flight from Keflavik, Iceland via Nuuk.
3. USA: From the USA, you may need to fly to Iceland first, then join an Air Greenland flight to Nuuk, Greenland’s capital. From here you can get a domestic connection to Narsarsuaq.
Please note that flight schedules and routes can change, so it is essential to check with airlines or travel agencies for the most up-to-date information before planning your journey to Nuuk.