WE JUST LOVE DOG SLEDDING

The Sled dog is an important part of the Greenlandic culture and has historically been the only means of transportation when the landscape is frozen and covered with snow.

The dog sled ride will go precisely as the way the locals do it. We’ve got around 1000 dogs left here in Sisimiut, and they are owned by both full time competitors, who combine hunting and fishing with tourism and freetime dog sled owners who owns the dogs as a hobby. Both types of owners plays an incredibly important role in the preservation of the dog sled culture in Greenland.

Which one of the dog sled owners you will join on a dog sled ride, depends on which one is available on that given day. Some owners are talkative and are multilingual, whereas some are more quiet and introvert. But they both share in common, the fact that you are going to have a unique experience.

You will be seated as a passenger right behind the dog sled owner, who sits in front in the sled and directing the dogs.This trip goes to the foot of Niujarfik, a natural stop before the big climbs northeast of Sisimiut. Before heading back, there will be a short break where there is time to take photos while the sledge driver takes care of sled dogs liner.

Travel agencies specializing package tours that includes dogsledding.

Greenland Travel from Denmark and Greenland

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Remember to comply with the distance rules. Before the trip keep a good distance with the seat, and first after the driver gives you a good to go may you seat yourself on the sled. When coming back from said trip, keep a due distance to the sled away from the dogs after you’ve said goodbye to the driver.

We do not recommend this trip to people with back problems.

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Short dog sled tour

Short dog sledge ride.

Half day dog sled ride

Half day dog sled tour.

Day trip dog sled ride

The Sled dog is an important part of the Greenlandic culture and has historically been the only means of transportation