Hike to Sarkofagen with fossil hunt
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    Hike to Sarkofagen and fossile hunt

    June - October

    Up to 500 metres of the characteristic Sarkofagen.

    The tour takes us across a moraine landscape up to the Lars Glacier. We then walk along the edge of the glacier to a smaller plateau before reaching the summit of the massive sarcophagus-shaped mountain. On our tour we are sure to come across the impressive fossils of prehistoric primeval forest plants. After a break with coffee and biscuits, we then make our way back to Longyearbyen via the Longyear Glacier.

    On this half-day tour you will be accompanied by a German-speaking guide with all the necessary safety equipment. We can respond to your wishes and flexibly adapt the tour to the weather conditions and the needs of the group.


    Price on request


    Tour length: 1 Day

    Daily on request


    The physical requirements can vary greatly depending on the season and the selected activity and tours. You don't need any special previous knowledge but for one or the other program you need a medium to good physical fitness to be able to participate in the tours.

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


    We are happy to organize this tour on your desired date. A minimum of 4 people must participate or an appropriate surcharge must be paid.

    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 tours and activities according to program on Svalbard
    • Guide with safety equipment
    • Lunch out in the nature

    Not included in the tour price

    • Flights
    • Travel and health insurance
    • Additional tours and activities
    • Accommodation in Longyearbyen


    • 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.
    • 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).