Spitsbergen, meaning pointed mountains is the largest and only permanently populated island of the Svalbard archipelago in northern Norway. It borders the Arctic Ocean, the Norwegian Sea, and the Green land sea. Here you will find untouched arctic wilderness and unique wildlife in a setting that is both rugged and fragile at the same time.
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Arrival in Spitsbergen – Husky wagon drive
On arrival at Longyearbyen airport, the public airport coach will take you to Basecamp Trapper’s Hotel, Svalbard’s roughest and most special hotel. In the afternoon get transferred to Bolterdalen where you will meet 80 excited Alaskan Huskies. Learn how to harness the dogs from the guide and after assembling your own team head off for summer-sledding on wheels for some hours. Overnight stay at Basecamp Trapper’s Hotel.
Cruise to Isfjord
Get ready for your overnight adventure. You will be equipped with warm and waterproof clothing and transferred to the quay. On the way, enjoy the fantastic Isfjord stretching for more than 100km and Spitsbergen’s amazing animal wildlife. Arrive at the unique and remote Isfjord Radio, a former radio station. Explore the vicinity and learn more about the wildlife. Accommodation at Basecamp Isfjord radio (shared facilities).
A new day of experiences lies ahead of you. Start with a hiking trip eastwards along the beautiful coastline. Listen to the amazing stories about the old hunters’ challenging life at Spitsbergen along with the area’s geology, flora and fauna. Post lunch board the boats and head back to Longyearbyen. Overnight stay at Basecamp Trapper’s Hotel.
Explore the city centre of Longyearbyen, visit the interesting polar museum and take some out for souvenir shopping. Get transferred to the airport for your flight back home.