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    Dive into Polar-Expedition

    March - May

    On this tour, you will learn basic knowledge about polar expedition. Relatively short distances between 8km and maximum 15 km per day, allow us to not just gain experience in traveling on skis through untouched nature but also learn a lot of other usefull winter skills. How to pack your pulka (sledge for equipment), errect your tent but also build emercency shelters in the snow. How to use your fuel stove, navigate in nature and evaluate avalanche and weather risks.

    A week full of adventures and learning by doing for everybody interested in arctic winter expeditions

    Day 1

    Arrival, transfer to your accommodation and city tour

    Welcome to Spitsbergen. We will pick you up at the airport and take you to your accommodation in Longyearbyen. Depending on your flight connections, we will go on a city tour in Longyearbyen the same afternoon and get to know the northernmost small town in the world and its surroundings. If you arrive at night, the city tour will take place the next morning.

    Overnight stay in Longyearbyen.

    Day 2

    Indoor Introduction

    Day 3 - 6

    Dive into Polar-Expedition

    Day 7

    Day off

    Day 8

    Departure

    Prices


    Price on request

    Dates


    Tour length: 8 Days

    This tour can be done between the following months:

    • March - May

    Please contact us to arrange an exact time frame.

    Requirement


    No special previous knowledge is needed but a good level of fitness is required to participate in this tour.

    Program activities are always weather dependent and the implementation of scheduled activities may be changed or cancelled due to safety concerns.

    Dates

    This tour can be done between the following months:

    • March - May

    Please contact us to arrange an exact time frame.

    Private tour:

    For groups we are happy to offer private tours, which can be freely designed in terms of content. Together we can put together a program exactly according to your wishes and ideas. A private tour is somewhat more expensive, but offers many advantages and privileges both in the program design, as well as in the implementation of the trip here on Svalbard.

    Discover the Arctic privately with your friends!


    Included in the tour price

    • All entrance fees and charges according to the program on Svalbard
    • All tours and activities according to program on Svalbard
    • Guide with safety equipment
    • Private airport transfers in Longyearbyen
    • All nights with breakfast on Svalbard
    • All lunches and dinners on the tours outside Longyearbyen.

    Not included in the tour price

    • Flights
    • Travel and health insurance with emergency repatriation (Search and rescue insurance is covered by Spitzbergen Reisen)
    • Additional drinks (soft drinks & alcoholic beverages)
    • Additional meals in Longyearbyen

    Information

    • Program events are always weather dependent and the implementation of scheduled activities may be modified or cancelled due to safety concerns.
    • A valid passport and travel health insurance must be present.
    • This tour guarantees expedition character. From time to time, you will have to lend a hand and help out.
    • It is recommended to get an additional travel insurance that includes Covid-19 and related measures (also a quarantine through no fault of your own e.g. or a travel warning of the Foreign Office).
    • If the minimum number of participants is not reached one month before the start of the tour, we cannot carry out the tour according to the program and price. In this case we will discuss the details and possibilities with you personally.