SAFETY AND SECURITY
The crime rate is low. There are no serious security or safety concerns. Take normal security precautions and ensure personal belongings, including passports and travel documents, are secure at all times.
Arctic weather conditions may cause delays and interruptions in transport services. Carry enough funds to cover unexpected expenses.
There are no roads or railways between towns. Travel is only possible by air, sea, ski, snowmobile or dogsled.
Air Greenland operates regular domestic flights between all towns and larger settlements.
We do not make assessments on the compliance of foreign domestic airlines with international safety standards.
General information about foreign domestic airlines
TOURISM AND EXPEDITIONS
Tourist facilities are limited. Main tourist centres are in:
- Disko Bugt (or Disko Bay)
- southern Greenland
- Tasiilaq, in eastern Greenland
You must apply for a special permit at the Ministry of Domestic Affairs, Nature and Environment of Greenland to explore glaciers, mountains or the National Park in northeast Greenland.
You should travel with a tour operator.
Travel in remote parts – Government of Greenland