Disko Mountain Lodge
Experience the beautiful nature of Disko Island and stay overnight at the top of Lyngmark mountains at approx. 900 meters altitude.
Hotel Disko Island organizes daily guided tours to The Lyngmark Glacier and during the summer you have the opportunity for a unique dogsledding experience and accommodation in the Disko Mountain Lodge. The trip can either be arranged as a day trip or with a stay overnight. To reach the Disko Mountain Lodge, a hiking trail is followed up through the characteristic basalt mountains. Duration of the hike is 3-4 hours each way and at the top you are rewarded with a magnificent view over the Disko Bay.
Dog sled trip at Lyngmark Glacier - daytrip
Guided daytrip – including dog sled trip
Experience the impressing Greenlandic sled dog pulling your sledge on top of The Lyngmark Glacier under the midnight Sun! A beautiful – and for some people challenging day hike from sea level to approx. 900 meters altitude and back again. At the top the participants are rewarded by splendid views and dog sledge ride. The trip starts 09.00 AM with a thorough briefing. Then we walk through Qeqertarsuaq towards “Lyngmarksbugten”, where the trail leads up to Lyngmarksbræen.
The guide will lead the walk and make sure that everybody feels comfortable and reach the glacier safely. Upon arrival to the glacier, the dog sledge trips will take place in the afternoon, and every trip lasts approx. 1 hour. Late afternoon the guided walk back to Qeqertarsuaq will begin.
Duration: 10 — 12 hours, the trip begins at 09:00 AM
Season: Approx. 15. Juni — 15. August
Participants: Min. 1 person
Price: DKK 1.600 per person incl. lunch bag/sandwich
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Dog sled trip at Lyngmark Glacier - including overnight stay in lodge at Lyngmark Glacier
The guide will lead the walk and make sure that everybody feels comfortable and reach the glacier safely.
Upon arrival at the lodge, check in will take place and dinner served in the evening. After breakfast next days morning, it is time for the dogsledge trip with the duration of one hour. Late morning the guided walk back to Qeqertarsuaq will begin.
Regarding content, this trip is quite similar to the guided daytrip – including dog sled trip. From the lodge at Lyngmarksbræen there is an absolutely outstanding view over Diskobay. With an overnight stay in this spectacular landscape you split the hikes up and down in 2 stages, which are appreciated by many.
Price: DKK 2.300 per person incl overnight stay, dinner and breakfast in the lodge at The Lyngmark glacier.
Description of the trail to Lyngmarksbræen
Hiking to 800 meters of altitude. To reach Lyngmarksbræen, follow a hiking path through the characteristic basalt mountains. There is no road, but a marked trail leads you to the top. Some few places you must use your hands as support. It´s a tough hike, which takes 3-4 hours one way. The hike is incredibly beautiful and at the top you are rewarded with magnificent views beyond the Disko Bay.
The downhill hike can be hard if you are not trained. There are a lot of loose pebbles, which requires extra attention. If you have problems with your back, knees or hips you should consider the hike an extra time. The hike is on your own responsibility, but a guide will help you and make sure that everyone is safe and secure both on the way up and down.
Important Notice: Hiking boots are mandatory for this hike. We also recommend to bring your trekking poles.
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