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  • Tell me about the Kiattua Camp. What can I expect during my stay?
    Kiattua Camp is a unique wilderness retreat in Greenland, where you can immerse yourself in the stunning Arctic landscapes. During your stay, you can experience the midnight sun, go wildlife spotting, and enjoy various activities. It's an ideal destination for those seeking awe-inspiring natural beauty.
  • What is the best time to visit Kiattua Camp for a truly unique experience?
    The best time to visit Kiattua Camp is from the 2nd week of June to 20th day of September when you can witness the midnight sun, enjoy wildlife encounters, and explore the breathtaking surroundings.
  • What makes the Saqqaq Camp special, and what can I look forward to at this location?
    Saqqaq Camp offers a remote and serene wilderness experience in Greenland. It's a place where you can disconnect from the outside world and connect with nature. You can explore the Arctic landscape, view the Northern Lights, and engage in unforgettable activities.
  • When is the optimal time to visit Saqqaq Camp to fully appreciate its offerings?
    The best time to visit Saqqaq Camp is from the 1st week of July to 15th day of September. This is when you can enjoy the unique experience of the midnight sun, Northern Lights, and a variety of outdoor activities in a tranquil setting.
  • What is the flight time to Greenland for my trip?
    If you're flying from Copenhagen to Greenland, you can expect the flight to Kangerlussuaq to last about 4.5 hours, with a connecting flight to Ilulissat or Nuuk taking an additional hour. If you're flying from Reykjavik to Ilulissat or Nuuk, the flight time is approximately 3 hours.
  • When should I check in at Copenhagen Airport for my Greenland flight?
    We recommend checking in 2 hours before your scheduled departure to Greenland and 1 ½ hours before your departure out of Greenland.
  • Which Copenhagen hotel is best before my Greenland travel?
    To make your travel logistics smoother, we suggest booking a hotel near Copenhagen Airport, especially since flights to Greenland often depart early. We'd be happy to recommend options and assist with reservations.
  • How can I spend time in Copenhagen en route to Greenland?
    Copenhagen offers a rich cultural experience with many Greenland-related attractions. We recommend visiting Arctic explorer Knud Rasmussen’s home or exploring Greenland's history at the National Museum.
  • Where can I find a packing list for my Greenland tour?
    To ensure you're well-prepared for all conditions in Greenland, we provide a comprehensive packing list on our website. Clothing should be practical and layered for quick adjustments to varying weather conditions.
  • What kind of clothing should I bring to Greenland?
    It's a good idea to bring layered clothing suitable for varying temperatures. Practical and casual attire is recommended for all activities, whether wildlife spotting or dining out. Be ready for sunny days and colder, windy conditions with waterproof and windproof gear. We also recommend packing skiing-appropriate clothing such as ski pants, down jackets, gloves, and hats for unexpected weather changes. It's always better to have these items and not need them than to need them and not have them.
  • Can I pay with a credit card in Greenland?
    Yes, most establishments in Greenland accept major credit cards, and there are also ATMs in all larger towns for cash withdrawals.
  • Which currency should I bring to Greenland?
    The official currency in Greenland is the Danish krone. While the Euro is not widely accepted, credit cards and local ATMs make it unnecessary to carry large amounts of cash.
  • What time zones does Greenland operate in?
    Greenland has four time zones, with Nuuk and Ilulissat operating at GMT-3. Please note that daylight saving times align with European practices, except in Danmarkshavn and Pituffik.
  • How cold does it get in Greenland, and what weather can I expect?
    Greenland's temperatures vary by season, with dry air making the cold more tolerable. Summer temperatures average below 10°C, while winter can be much colder, yet less severe than expected due to low humidity.
  • When can I see the Northern Lights at your camps?
    The Northern Lights start appearing in Kiattua from mid-August. As for Saqqaq, due to its location, the Northern Lights are visible from the beginning of September, after the midnight sun effect wanes.
  • When can I experience the midnight sun at your camps?
    The midnight sun can be experienced at our Saqqaq camp from May 20 to July 23. In Kiattua, the sun doesn't set for 21 hours from early June, and even during the remaining hours, it remains bright enough for various activities until it starts getting darker in mid-July.
  • What's the best time to go dogsledding in Greenland?
    Dogsledding in Greenland is normally not available in our summer season. However, you can still experience it by taking a helicopter trip to Lyngmarks Glacier on Disko Island during this time - please note that the helicopter costs in Greenland are high.
  • Is it possible to travel around Greenland independently?
    Independent travel in Greenland is possible, but as there are no connecting roads between towns, transportation is primarily by boat or plane. We can assist with organizing your domestic travel arrangements.
  • What are Greenlanders like, and should I tip for services?
    Greenlanders are known for their hospitality and friendliness. While tipping isn't expected as service charges are included in prices, it is welcomed for exceptional service.
  • Are there many mosquitoes in Greenland, and how can I prepare?
    Mosquitoes are prevalent in June and July, with fewer in August. We recommend bringing a facial mosquito net and purchasing local high-DEET bug spray. A remedy for bites is also advised.
  • How can I manage as a vegetarian in Greenland?
    Our menus predominantly feature local meats and seafood, but we happily accommodate vegetarian and vegan preferences. To ensure we meet your dietary needs, please inform us at least one week before your arrival so our chefs can procure the required ingredients.
  • How can I engage with locals and contribute positively to the community?
    We encourage interaction with locals, offering a valuable exchange for both visitors and residents. Nomad Greenland is committed to community enrichment and fostering meaningful connections.
  • What medical facilities are available in Greenland?
    Towns have hospitals, and smaller settlements have nursing clinics, though facilities may be basic. It's essential for you to bring any regular medications with you.
  • How is shopping in Greenland, and do I need to be aware of anything specific?
    You'll find a variety of shopping experiences in Greenland, from supermarkets to specialty stores offering local handicrafts. In larger towns, you'll have access to a wider range of goods, while smaller communities will offer basics alongside unique local finds. It's important to be aware that most shops have limited hours and are closed on Sundays.
  • What are the visa and passport requirements for traveling to Greenland?
    Greenland is part of the Kingdom of Denmark, but it's not a member of the Schengen Agreement. Therefore, travelers to Greenland do not automatically have entry permission with a Schengen visa and may require a separate visa if they are not exempt under Danish immigration rules. It's best to check the current requirements for your specific nationality before traveling.
  • How common are polar bear encounters, and what safety measures are in place at your camps?
    Encounters with polar bears are rare at our camps due to their remote locations away from polar bear habitats. However, we prioritize safety with trained staff and proper protocols to handle any potential encounters. You will be briefed on safety measures upon arrival.
  • What kind of transfer services to the camps do you provide?
    We provide scheduled boat transfers to and from our camps as part of our travel packages. For added comfort, you can opt for an upgrade to a heated boat. We'll inform you of travel times and weather conditions prior to departure to ensure a smooth journey.
  • How long should I stay at the camps for the best experience?
    We recommend a stay of at least three nights for a complete experience. This allows sufficient time to relax and take part in various activities. However, for those wishing to explore in-depth, we suggest stays of six to ten days, depending on your desired pace and depth of experience.
  • Are there any specific items you recommend bringing to the camps?
    While we provide the basic necessities like bedding and toiletries, we recommend that you bring sunblock, sunglasses, a camera, and extra batteries due to limited electricity in camps. Personal medication and appropriate attire for excursions are also essential.
  • Is Wi-Fi available at your camps?
    Yes, we provide internet access in our camp's communal areas. Kiattua has limited coverage, so we recommend preparing for high internet costs in Greenland.
  • When is the best time to visit the camps for a unique experience?
    The optimal time to visit our camps depends on your interests. For wildlife and the midnight sun, June and July are perfect. For those interested in foraging and hiking, August is ideal. September offers stunning autumnal colors and a chance to see the Northern Lights begin to appear.
  • Does the tent come with an en-suite bathroom?
    In Saqqaq, tents have en-suite bathrooms. In Kiattua, however, the private bathroom tent is situated about 5 meters away from the sleeping tents. This provides you with necessary information regarding the bathroom facilities at both locations and helps set expectations for your stay.
  • Do you offer sales training?
    We offer regular training and educational opportunities to deepen your understanding of Greenland's landscapes, culture, and experiences, ensuring you can make informed decisions and create a truly bespoke journey.
  • Do you have images that I can use?
    We provide our guests with a variety of marketing materials and resources to effectively showcase the unique experiences offered by Nomad Greenland. This includes high-quality images, engaging content, and promotional materials designed to capture your imagination and inspire you to embark on the journey of a lifetime.
  • What is your liability policy?
    Greenland Nomad ApS's liability is limited to the amount paid for our services. We are not liable for issues caused by third parties or force majeure events like weather or government actions. You must report any complaints within a day to allow for remedial action. Nomad Greenland ApS disclaims responsibility for losses outside its control and stresses the importance of travel insurance. All complaints must be in writing and received within five days after leaving Greenland. This outlines Nomad Greenland's stance on liability and customer complaints.
  • What is included in your price?
    Our prices include accommodation at either Kiattua or Saqqaq, transfers to and from the airport, shuttles between Nuuk & Kiattua as well as Ilulissat & Saqqaq, all mentioned meals, an assortment of wine, beer, and beverages to enrich your meals in Kiattua and Saqqaq, a dedicated group host, and all mentioned tours.
  • What are the cancellation and delay policies for trips to Greenland?
    For cancellations out of Denmark or Iceland, we can't offer refunds and suggest travel insurance. In case of delays within Greenland, our hosts will assist with rebookings and accommodations, covered by airlines.
  • What are your terms of payment?
    Unless otherwise stated, a non-refundable deposit of 30% of the total package price is required to confirm any booking. The remaining balance must be received at least 60 days before arrival to avoid cancellation of the booking without notice.
  • What are your cancellation policies?
    Cancellations must be made in writing up to 31 days before arrival, at which point the deposit is retained. Within 30 days, the full amount is charged. In cases of force majeure, Nomad Greenland reserves the right to change or terminate services, with any extra costs to be covered by the passenger at the time the service is rendered. All bank charges are the client's responsibility.
  • What are the operating seasons for your camps in Kiattua and Saqqaq?
    Kiattua welcomes guests from June 8 until the end of September. Due to the cooler climate, Saqqaq's season starts a little later, opening on June 14 and closing on September 14. We recommend visiting within these dates to enjoy the best experiences each camp offers.
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