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Camp Kiattua is a luxury Inuit camp in Greenland. Kiattua — Inuit for ‘the warm place’ — is surrounded by stunning nature deep in the Nuuk Fjord.Thursday, 6 June 2019

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Kiattua Adventure Camp

Camp Kiattua is a luxury Inuit camp in Greenland. Kiattua — Inuit for ‘the warm place’ — is surrounded by stunning nature deep in the Nuuk Fjord. Only accessible by boat or helicopter, the camp is based on the ancient Inuit tradition of migrating to summer camps after winter.

This journey into a space of wellness and serenity is the ultimate getaway. After flying to Nuuk, private guides give guests a tour of the small capital. After culture comes exhilaration: the 45-minute voyage to camp is taken on a speedy RIB safari boat. Camp Kiattua accommodates 12 guests in six tipi tents. Guests can book the whole camp, for added privacy, or individual tents. Despite being so secluded, the camp has modern amenities and luxurious facilities. The tents are spacious, yet cosy, and sleep two people. Each tent has private bathroom facilities, including a shower; one double or two single beds; a small table with chairs; and a wood-burning stove. The camp also has two sauna tents, an outdoor hot tub with melted glacial water, and a restaurant tent where a private chef serves gourmet food prepared with local ingredients.

Every day is as fresh as the nature around the camp, and the privately guided tours come in all shapes and sizes. Guests can go fishing for Arctic char, accompanied by nomads who demonstrate some of the best fishing spots in the world. They can go for a helicopter trip to the edge of an ice cap, view Norse ruins and learn about the Viking way of life. Kayaking among mighty icebergs is also very popular. The bravest can go swimming in the Arctic waters in survival suits. Visitors can get to know the locals by visiting the settlement of Kapisillit, a village of 50 people, and having a cup of coffee in a local home.

Life at the camp is easy. After a day of adventure, rest awaits. It’s the perfect moment to share stories by the open fire in the communal tent and enjoy gourmet food and a glass of wine, local beer or the cleanest water nature can provide.

Camp Kiattua is a place to disconnect from the modern world and to reconnect with the essence of nature. The caring staff, luxurious surroundings and easy access to all sorts of adventures offer a rare glimpse of Greenland.

DON'T MISS

For a spectacular view of Nuuk Fjord and its stunning surroundings, book the helicopter flight to the ice cap

NEED TO KNOW

KEY FACILITIES

• Six luxury private tipis
• Private bathroom facilities
• Two sauna tents
• Hot tub with glacial water
• Restaurant tent with a private chef

KEY ACTIVITIES

• RIB boat tour
• Fishing
• Helicopter rides
• Arctic swimming
• Meeting the locals

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