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Norway: Snowmobile Svalbard Adventure

Tailor Made Itinerary

4 Days From C$5,198

Overview

Scattered amongst the icy waters of the Arctic Ocean, midway between the Norwegian mainland and the North Pole, the Svalbard Archipelago is home to some of Europe’s most remote and beautiful landscapes. The land of the mighty polar bear, this breathtaking wilderness provides a unique backdrop to this short Arctic adventure.

Staying in some of the most unique accommodation in the region, you’ll have a chance to explore one of the most pristine landscapes on earth by snowmobile,...

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TRIP HIGHLIGHTS

  • Search for the Northern Lights in one of the most remote locations on earth
  • Stay in some of the most unique accommodations in the Arctic
  • Enjoy an exhilarating snowmobile adventure through the Arctic wilderness
  • Set out for a chance to see polar bears, the kings of the Arctic, in their natural habitat

ITINERARY

This is a suggested itinerary. Our experts have all travelled widely in the region and will be happy to tailor any of our itineraries to suit your tastes, or build a trip from scratch.

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DAY 1: LONGYEARBYEN

DAY 1: LONGYEARBYEN

The journey begins in the remote town of Longyearbyen, the world's most northerly, permanently inhabited settlement. Transferring to the rustic Basecamp Hotel on arrival, a stunningly designed modern adaptation of a traditional trapper's dwelling built from Russian driftwood, you will then have the rest of the day to explore this remarkable town at leisure.

Basecamp Hotel

DAY 2: LONGYEARBYEN - ISFJORD

DAY 2: LONGYEARBYEN - ISFJORD

After breakfast this morning you will briefed on the adventure ahead by your guide before heading out to the snowmobiles. Once ready, you then head west towards the stunning landscapes of the Isfjord and the unique setting of the Isfjord Radio hotel. Stopping along the way to learn a little more about the history and nature of this spectacular region and, hopefully, spot some of the resident wildlife, you'll arrive at the old radio station later this afternoon. Spend the evening enjoying a three-course meal before a quick Arctic swim and sauna session.

Isfjord Radio Hotel
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

DAY 3: ISFJORD

DAY 3: ISFJORD

Departing Isfjord after a hearty breakfast, you'll head once more into the stark beauty of the Svalbard Archipelago. Today's exact routing will very much be dependent on the weather and snow conditions but the plan is to visit the Fritjof glacier. With luck, you might see the mighty polar bear whilst it hunts for seals on the ice. You will then complete the journey back to Isfjord.

Isfjord Radio Hotel
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

DAY 4: ISFJORD - BARENTSBURG - LONGYEARBYEN

DAY 4: ISFJORD - BARENTSBURG - LONGYEARBYEN

The plan today is to visit the Russian mining town of Barentsburg. Home to some 300 people, Barentsburg began life as a Dutch settlement and today boasts the northernmost diplomatic mission on earth. After a chance to explore a little something of this remote Arctic community, you'll then complete the journey back to Longyearbyen.

Breakfast, Lunch

SUGGESTED ACCOMMODATION

Hotel Rating

Ultra
The best of the best, the ultimate in luxury
Luxury
Outstanding service and facilities, giving you the 5* experience
Premium
Excellent standards without the big price tag
Mid-Range
Good quality service and overall comfort
Superior
No frills, basic accommodation, but often in the most exciting of places

Hotel Rating

Ultra
The best of the best, the ultimate in luxury
Luxury
Outstanding service and facilities, giving you the 5* experience
Premium
Excellent standards without the big price tag
Mid-Range
Good quality service and overall comfort
Superior
No frills, basic accommodation, but often in the most exciting of places

Accommodation listed here is intended as a guide only, to give you a taste of what we can do. Our experts can tailor any aspect of this itinerary and accommodation to suit your budget and tastes.

GUIDELINE PRICE & WHAT’S INCLUDED

NORWAY: SNOWMOBILE SVALBARD ADVENTURE (4 DAYS) C$5,198

MEALS

As specified in the itinerary, sampling some of the country's finest cuisine.

TRANSPORT

Private air-conditioned vehicles with experienced, dedicated drivers.

ENTRANCE FEES

Tours and admission fees, including tickets specified in the itinerary.

EXPERT TEAM

Licensed English-speaking guides and a support team available 24/7.

ACCOMMODATION

As specified in the itinerary, using some of our favourite local properties.

ACCOMMODATION

Ultra - The best of the best, the ultimate indulgence
Luxury - Outstanding service and facilities, giving you the 5* experience
Premium - Excellent standards offering a higher-end experience
Superior - Good quality service and overall comfort
Simple - No frills, basic accommodation, but often in the most exciting of places

CARBON CONTRIBUTIONS

If you book international flights through Wild Frontiers.

This itinerary is aimed to give you an idea of what we can offer. The price shown above is based on two people travelling outside of peak periods. As this itinerary is only a suggestion and can be tailor-made to suit your interests and budget, your final price may differ.

START PLANNING YOUR TRIP

Our team of experts have a wealth of knowledge and experience to help you plan your adventure of a lifetime.

WHEN TO GO

WHY WILD FRONTIERS?

Meet the expert, Jamie

Jamie is our Scandinavia and Arctic expert, who has travelled extensively in the region.

Speak to Jamie by calling
+44 (0)20 3944 6258

Fjord whale watching season is November through to January and the viewing is some of the best in the world.

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