Colourful huts at the basecamp of Longyearbyen in Svalbard.


Svalbard Polar Summer Adventure

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    Holiday Duration

    6 nights

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    Best Time To Go

    June - September

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    Price From

    £2085 per person

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    Wild Rating

    4 out of 5

Holiday Idea

Combine a stay in Longyearbyen with a stay at Kapp Linne in the west. Take part in exhilarating activities under the glow of the midnight sun.


Colourful huts at the basecamp of Longyearbyen in Svalbard.
Basecamp Hotel in Longyearbyen

Day 1 | Arrive at in Longyearbyen

Fly to Longyearbyen. On arrival take the shuttle bus and transfer to Basecamp Explorer, a hotel in central Longyearbyen. Perhaps take a stroll around the town before dining in the evening.

Three deck chairs overlooking a mountain in Svalbard

Day 2 | Hiking

Join an experienced guide on a day hiking trip with lunch and warm drinks included. Head across the Lars Glacier for a memorable day and enjoy breathtaking views of stunning scenery. 

Mossy rocks infront of mountains in Svalbard

Day 3 | E-Bike tour

Enjoy a leisurely morning and in the afternoon you’ll head out on two wheels for a e-bike tour to explore an incredible diversity of environments. The 25-kilometre bicycle trail will be led by an experienced guide. There will be many opportunities to see signs of and hear about the history of Longyearbyen and the local flora and fauna. There will also be opportunities to take great pictures.

Summer near Isfjord Radio in Svalbard

Day 4 | Isfjord Radio

Enjoy breakfast and perhaps take a stroll around the town in the morning.  Head out onto Isfjorden by a small boat with a steady course westward. Your hosts will warmly welcome you upon arrival at Isfjord Radio. Finish your day in the warm sauna at the sea cliff and enjoy a view that makes you forget about time and place. In the evening, a five-course dinner is served in the dining room.

A RIB boar in the water in summer in Svlabard

Day 5 | RIB Boat Safari

After a good night’s sleep, you will wake up to a view you will remember forever. Enjoy your morning coffee or tea with a panoramic view of Kape Linné bird sanctuary. After breakfast join a RIB boat safari to Alkehornet birdcliffs and the incredible Esmark glacier.  Arrive back at Isfjord Radio around 4pm to your hosts who have everything planned for a memorable evening. At 8pm, five 5-course dinner is served in the dining room, always with a touch of the Arctic.

A hike in Svalbard with Isfjord Radio

Day 6 | Isfjord Radio Hike

After breakfast, join your Isfjord Radio guide on one of our favourite tracks along the old radio poles of the station given three optional route and activity alternatives. The hike will be around 10-16 km long depending on the route taken. Return to Longyearbyen by boat and check back in to the Basecamp Explorer Hotel for an over night stay.

Colourful huts in Longyearbyen in Svalbard

Day 7 | Departure Day

After breakfast, transfer back to Longyearbyen airport for your return travel plans.

Where will I rest my head?

What's included

  • Shuttle bus airport transfers throughout 
  • Boat transfer to and from Isfjord Radio
  • Four nights at Basecamp Explorer in Longyearbyen on Svalbard, based on a standard double/twin room including daily buffet breakfast 
  • Two nights at Isfjord Radio based on a superior double/twin room including daily buffet breakfast and evening meal
  • Glacial hike
  • E-bike tour in Longyearbyen
  • Guided tour at Isfjord Radio
  • RIB boat safari (including floatation suits, hat and googles)
  • Guided hike from Isfjord Radio 


  • All Where The Wild Is customers have complimentary access to their holiday details via our mobile travel app. All travel documents, a detailed travel itinerary, flight information (when supplied), packing lists, resort information, and dining recommendations are stored in our easy-to-use app - an excellent tool for travelling. 
  • Access to our dedicated 24-hour emergency assistance telephone line, giving you peace of mind that should you need help while you are away, we are just a phone call away. 

We can't wait to help you plan your Spitsbergen Summer Adventure trip to Svalbard.