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Arctic Circle Race Weekend

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Become a part of the magical Arctic Circle Race.

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About the voyage

  • Departure: Nuuk
  • Arrival: Nuuk
  • Duration: 6 nights
  • Ship: Sarfaq Ittuk
Meals on shore
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Embark on the ultimate winter adventure with Arctic Umiaq Line's exclusive Arctic Circle Race rotation, taking you from Nuuk to Sisimiut via Maniitsoq (with a delightful dinner at Hotel Maniitsoq) and Kangaamiut. In Sisimiut, the exciting Arctic Circle Race awaits you, where our ship, the Sarfaq Ittuk, transforms into a cozy hotel ship for four nights. The Arctic Circle Race is an internationally recognized and challenging skiing competition that unfolds in the stunning Arctic hinterlands around Sisimiut. Whether you participate as a runner, testing your strength and endurance in one of the world's most demanding ski events, or simply want to experience the unforgettable atmosphere as a spectator, this event is truly special. From Thursday morning to Monday morning, the Sarfaq Ittuk serves as your comfortable base. Here, you can relax and recharge while enjoying a simple and delicious breakfast on board. This unique concept combines transportation and accommodation into a comprehensive package, allowing you to simultaneously participate in the Arctic Circle Race and experience the incredible Arctic surroundings. Arctic Umiaq Line and the Arctic Circle Race combine winter adventure, sports, and culture in a way that will make your journey to Greenland unforgettable. It's an opportunity to create memories that will last a lifetime.

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Itinerary

Day 1: Nuuk
Wednesday
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Departure: 09:00

Morning departure from Nuuk heading north towards the arctic circle.

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Day 1: Maniitsoq
Wednesday
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Arrival: 18:00
Departure: 19:30

Jagged peaks and endless glaciers hide little-known Maniitsoq - a whale watching paradise and home to rich bird life, pristine rivers and the Eternity Fjord.

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Excursions included this voyage

ACR themed dinner in Hotel Maniitsoq (3 course)
Day 1: Maniitsoq
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Begins: 18:00
Ends: 19:00
Time to explore
1 hour

During our stop in Maniitsoq, we have the pleasure of offering a dining experience. Hotel Maniitsoq offers a 3 course dinner that has been composed by the local chef, particularly with Arctic Circle Race in mind. Hotel Maniitsoq is situated right by the habour, and on this specific visit to Maniitsoq, disembarkment from Sarfaq Ittuk will be 120 meters from the restaurant. The 3 course dinner will be ready upon our arrival, leaving you with plenty of time to enjoy your meal. Entrée Tiger Shrimp in chili & garlic oil Served with freshly baked wholemeal bread Main course Pan-fried Cockerel with sauté of artichoke, onion, avocado and mushrooms and cannelloni with spinach, tomato and ricotta, topped with baked tomatoes and rucola. Served with a tomato sauce Desert Coconut pannacotta with passion fruit coulis and chili perfumed mango and pineapple Note: does not contain cream

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Premium with mattress topper
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Couchette Premium
Welcome to the epitome of comfort and luxury aboard the Sarfaq Ittuk ship, where we offer a total of 14 premium couchettes in a private and exclusive section. Designed with your utmost comfort in mind, this closed-off area boasts only two entrance doors, reserved exclusively for premium couchette travelers. Within this premium section, you'll find all the amenities you need for a relaxing journey. There are two well-appointed bathrooms and two toilets, ensuring convenience during your stay. Additionally, you'll have access to your own kitchenette, stocked with a selection of coffee, tea, and refreshing water, allowing you to enjoy your favorite beverages at your leisure. The premium couchettes themselves are a true embodiment of luxury. Each couchette is designed based on suite elements, featuring top-notch mattresses that guarantee a restful night's sleep. Premium beddings add an extra layer of comfort, ensuring you wake up refreshed and rejuvenated. To maximize your privacy, heavy curtains surround each couchette, creating a cozy and tranquil haven for you to unwind. Out of the 14 premium couchettes, three areas are equipped with two premium couchettes each, perfect for couples or travelers seeking extra space. In addition, there are two areas with four premium couchettes, ideal for families or larger groups. To keep you connected to the outside world and provide stunning views of the passing landscapes, each premium couchette area is fitted with a window. Experience the ultimate in relaxation and luxury during your voyage with our premium couchettes. We invite you to indulge in a journey marked by comfort, privacy, and breathtaking scenery. Your premium travel experience starts here.
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Couchettes are available in bunk sections for up to 8 people. There’s a shared bath and toilet in the hallway. Passengers usually bring their own sleeping bag, but it’s possible to buy a blanket in connection with buying a ticket online or in the information on the ship. Couchettes are available on decks 1, 2, and 3. Some of them don’t have a window.
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Welcome on board: Sarfaq Ittuk

M/S SARFAQ ITTUK was built in 1992, extended in 2000 and suite type cabins being introduced in 2023 and 2024. Its 73 metres in length allows the ship to dock directly in all ports where it is possible to disembark the ship for excursions.

  • Local crew: Service in greenlandic, english and danish.
  • Café Sarfaq: Open from 07:00 to 22:00 all days of the week.
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