This is a four day snowmobiling adventure through the arctic wilderness staying in some of the most unique accommodations in the world.
The journey begins from Longyearbyen to the most northern commercial lodge in the world – Nordenskiold. Located on the edge of a glacier this wooden cabin is a truly isolated hideaway with spectacular views.
Stay at Basecamp Svea. Svea is the most northern working mining town in the world which has opened its doors to tourism. This is an extraordinary opportunity to experience what it might be like to live in a remote community. Formerly only miners and sub-contractors were allowed access. Sleep in the barracks and dine with miners.
Continue to Templefjorden where you might encounter seals basking in the sun. Days are spent with up to eight hours of driving through glacial valleys and across frozen fjords.
The arctic adventure concludes at Isford Radio, a former radio station it is now an extremely lovely boutique hotel. What a location to arrive to after a hard day’s snowmobiling. The arctic spa awaits followed by a three course dinner and a very comfortable bed for the night.
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Fly London to Oslo
You will be staying at Radisson Park Inn Airport Hotel
Fly Oslo to Longyearbyen
You will be staying at Trappers Lodge Basecamp
Snow Mobiling Day 1This morning be met by your guide for a general briefing at the hotel and handing out of kit before heading out to the snowmobiles. Travel North to Nordenskiöld Lodge. The route goes through vast valleys and white glaciers. Stop for an expedition lunch on the way. Arrive to Billefjorden before dusk and find Nordenskiöld Lodge hidden at the foot of glacier moraine. Warm up in the sauna and enjoy dinner whilst looking towards the beautiful blue glacier face.
You will be staying at Nordenskiöld Lodge
Snowmobiling Day 2After a good breakfast, time to pack up and take to the snowmobiles for another adventurous day in Svalbard. Drive over the frozen Tempelfjorden where, on sunny days, seals can be seen basking in the sun rays on the sea ice. Continue to Sassen valley. Drive over glaciers and past majestic mountains through Rein Valley. Lunch is served on the way. In the afternoon arrive at the small mining town Svea. The evening meal will be in the canteen with the miners. Spend the evening in the local saloon with miners and hear the stories from this remote mining society and learn what it is to live in a remote mining town.
You will be staying at Basecamp Svea
Snowmobiling Day 3This morning take breakfast alongside the beautiful scenery of the frozen fjord, before starting the snowmobiles again and heading out into the white landscape. Today drive to the hotel Isfjord Radio that is located in the western most point of Isfjord. Lunch will be served en route in the beautiful Svalbard scenery and arctic silence. On arrival to Isfjord Radio staff will warmly welcome you and you may relax with some aperitifs in the library. Opportunity to try the arctic spa: warm sauna followed by a quick swim in the Arctic Ocean. Round off the day with a delicious three-course supper.
You will be staying at Isfjord Radio
Snowmobiling Day 4Climb aboard the snowmobiles one final time and turn for home. If the weather is good, it may be possible to visit the Russian mining town of Barentsburg. Arrive in Longyearbyen in the afternoon.
Fly Longyearbyen to Oslo
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