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exciting adventurous memorable trip to Nuuk

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Nuuk is a treasure trove of experiences, seamlessly blending urban comforts with the wild beauty of the Arctic. In the heart of the city, you’ll find gourmet dining, chic fashion and design stores, along with a rich cultural scene featuring museums, galleries, theaters, and Greenland’s Culture House, all celebrating Greenlandic artistry. When the call of adventure beckons, the wilderness is just a stone’s throw away.
The city offers easy access to the stunning Arctic landscape, inviting you to dive into water activities, hit the ski slopes, or embark on hiking trails mere minutes from urban life.
For a truly unforgettable experience, embark from the old city harbor on a boat journey to explore the world’s second-largest fjord system, teeming with marine life and surrounded by breathtaking vistas. Nuuk is a place where the vibrancy of city life and the serenity of nature coexist, ready for you to explore.

PRACTICAL INFORMATION

Essential advice on reaching Nuuk, navigating the city, packing essentials, budget-friendly options, and a detailed map to guide your journey.

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If you need more information, our Practical Knowledge section
is a great resource for planning your trip to Nuuk.

TOUR OPERATORS IN NUUK

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Greenland Boat Tours ApS

Greenland Boat Tours ApS provides private boat chartering in the fiords of Nuuk. A focus…
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Greenland Escape

Destination management, events, activities, tours, transportation, accommodation, program logistics and VIP services. Shuttle services able…
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Nuuk Bay Adventures

Private boat charter in the beautiful fiords around Nuuk. 2 vessel to carry 6 &…
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Immanuel

Boat touring and chartering around the fiords of Nuuk, and accommodation in the Ameralik Fiord.…

ACCOMMODATION

Discover comfortable and convenient accommodation options in Nuuk, ranging from cozy bed and breakfasts to modern hotels, tailored to fit your preferences and budget.

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Asimut Camp

Asimut Tours offers a unique lodging experience in Greenland with three distinct cabins.
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Nuuk City Hostel

Nuuk City Hostel is a newly renovated upscale hostel situated very close to down town…
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ABC Cabin

Charter boat trips with Arctic Boat Charter in Nuuk is synonymous with safe, comfortable, and…
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Hotel Sydbo

Deluxe new hotel apartments. Close to Nuuk city center and within walking distance to downtown.…
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Nuuk Inn & Wellness

Indulge in high-end hotel apartments with stunning ocean views. Centrally located at a nice price,…
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Aurora Cabin Kapisillit

Cabin located in the settlement of Kapisillit, a 2.5-hour boat ride from Nuuk.

RESTAURANTS & NIGHTLIFE

Discover the vibrant flavors of Greenland with our Nuuk dining guide, designed to cater to every palate. Whether you’re looking for the best restaurants in Nuuk, seeking the perfect spot for eating out in Nuuk, or planning to explore Nuuk nightlife and bars, our guide highlights all the must-visit dining and drinking locales.

Nuuk’s culinary scene offers an exciting mix of traditional Greenlandic cuisine and international flavors, making it a unique destination for food lovers. From the top cafes in Nuuk where you can enjoy a leisurely brunch to sophisticated restaurants offering the finest local dishes, Nuuk invites you to indulge in its diverse gastronomic offerings. Here, you’ll find everything from cozy diners serving comfort food to elegant eateries perfect for a romantic night out.

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Isikkivik

A thai restaurant located in the heart of Nuussuaq district.

Tunit

Inspired by the granite sculpture near the entrance, the restaurant’s name reflects the essence of…

Kylling & co.

The restaurant serves the entire family a quick, sensible fast-food solution that can be enjoyed…

Nivi

A tapas bar in the heart of Nuuk, nestled within a stunning building that mirrors…

Café Pascucci

The popular café situated right in the middle of the mall Nuuk Center, a place…

Kúnguak Café

Cosy café located in the colony harbour. Kunguak café’s strategy is that they put love…

ACTIVITIES

Dive into a world of adventure in Nuuk, where diverse activities from cultural exploration to outdoor adventures await to enrich your Greenland experience.

HIKING IN NUUK

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.