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Hiking in the Nuuk Fjord

Whether you are an experienced hiker, or a total newbie, the following article will provide you with practical information, recommendations, and inspiration for your Nuuk fjord hiking adventure.

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Experience authentic Arctic adventures, from kayaking in icefjords to deep-sea fishing, all guided by our passionate local providers.

Nuuk is the perfect mix of old traditions and modern living, a place where you can go to cafés, sail to the icefjord and be home for tapas on the same day.
The Nuuk Fjord (Nuup Kangerlua) is one of the largest fjords in the world. Going on a hike is an excellent way of experiencing the beauty and sheer scale of the fjord. Regardless of whether you want to go on a stroll just outside Nuuk city limits, or on a multi-day hiking expedition, there are plenty of options. In this article I have partnered up with Thorlak from the guide company Two Ravens to give you the ins and outs of Hiking in the Nuuk Fjord.
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