Map : Hiking Map South Greenland. All vital transportation at Qassiarsuk is by sea, with boats linking the settlement to Narsarsuaq Airporthome to the only international airport in southern Greenland. Driving between the airport and Qassiarsuk is hard since there is no bridge over the glacial Narsarsuaq river and crossing it is difficult due to deposits of silt quicksand the river carries from the Greenland ice sheet Greenlandic : Sermersuaq. Views Read Edit View history. Where it runs into Sermilik Fjord, there are several perfect places to camp — and you will find a little bridge, which is very helpful if you decide to pitch your tent on the other side of the river. The roads are generally of poor construction, lacking crossfall for drainage, and using softer sandstone instead of harder granite, creating severe dust problems in the summer.
Qassiarsuk is a settlement in the Kujalleq municipality, in southern Greenland. Its population The longest stretch of road connects the sheep farms of Qassiarsuk with the airport of Narsarsuaq, around 50 km.
The roads are generally of poor. Read hiking descriptions of trails in the Qassiarsuk area. Hike from farm to farm.
Video: Narsarsuaq to qassiarsuk Flying into Narsarsuaq Greenland on a clear day
Map: Arctic Sun. Narsarsuaq (Qassiarsuk – Igaliku)Blue Ice sails almost daily between Narsarsuaq, Qassiarsuk, Itilleq (Igaliku) and Sillisit during the summer, and often to the towns of Narsaq and.
Qassiarsuk Location within Greenland. Categories : Populated places in Greenland.
Here you can stay at the cosy Sermilik Hostel, owned by the sheep farmer ask for Aviaja. Its population was 89 in Get around [ edit ] See [ edit ] [ add listing ] If you talk with the people in the cafeteria, you can get a guided tour to the reconstruction of Thorhilda's church and a typical longhouse from the same period.
Route description Follow the gravel road along the fjord north of Qassiarsuk. You continue along the shore and cross small streams along the way.
Are you in Narsarsuaq and would like to practice kayaking among icebergs?
Come with us to Tasiusaq Bay, the safest place in South Greenland for sea. Qassiarsuk (Old Norse: Brattahlid) is a settlement in Southern Greenland.
The tourist office in Narsarsuaq arranges trips every day, but it is also possible to.
If you hike to the top of Ipiuttat, figure another 4 km and 1 extra hour of walking. Then you gradually descend all the way to the Tasiusaq sheep farm 4 kmwhich marks the end of the road. The view from Ipiuttat is fabulous, and even though you take the same trail both ways, the hike along the inner part of the fjord is extremely beautiful and breathtaking.
Distance : About 22 km. Namespaces Page Discussion. In Qassiarsuk a chuch and a longhouse have been reconstructed to give visitors an understanding of life in those days. Driving between the airport and Qassiarsuk is hard since there is no bridge over the glacial Narsarsuaq river and crossing it is difficult due to deposits of silt quicksand the river carries from the Greenland ice sheet Greenlandic : Sermersuaq.
Hiking in South Greenland the Qassiarsuk area
Narsarsuaq to qassiarsuk
|The colours of the routes refer exclusively to the overview map and have nothing to do with any trail marks on site, nor do they indicate any particular level of difficulty.
Red route On this tour you will experience a lush, green landscape dotted with small lakes and the ice-filled Sermilik Fjord. About 1 km before Sillisit you may have to wade across a small stream.
It is also a fine place to bring your tent, as there are fantastic places to camp, especially along the Sermilik fjord. If you have not brought a tent, you may decide to continue to Tasiusaq Hostel approx.
There are also several nice camp sites.