£2085 per person
4 out of 5
A harsh but beautiful wilderness within relatively easy reach, this archipelago above the treeline is an Arctic kingdom ruled by polar bears. Your summer adventure takes you to spend six nights at the top of the world, split between time spent based in Longyearbyen and three days at Kapp Linne in the west. Take part in exhilarating activities under the glow of the midnight sun.
Day 1 | Arrive at in Longyearbyen
Fly to Longyearbyen via Oslo. 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.
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. You’ll depart at around 9am and the tour will last around five hours.
Day 3 | E-Bike tour
Enjoy a leisurely morning and at 1pm, you’ll head out on two wheels for a three-hour 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.
Day 4 | Isfjord Radio
Enjoy breakfast and perhaps take a stroll around the town in the morning. You will be collected from the hotel at 2:30pm and transferred to a small boat. Head out onto Isfjorden 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.
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.
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. At 5pm Return to Longyearbyen by boat and check back in to the Basecamp Explorer Hotel for an over night stay.
Day 7 | Departure Day
After breakfast, transfer back to Longyearbyen airport for your return travel plans.
Where will I rest my head?
- Return airport transfers by shuttle bus
- Transfers to Isfjord Radio
- Four nights at Basecamp Explorer (including breakfast)
- Two nights at Isfjord Radio Adventure Hotel (including lunch and dinner)
- Full-day glacial hike (including lunch)
- A three-hour e-bike tour
- A guided tour at Isfjord Radio
- Full day RIB boat safari (including lunch, floatation suits, hat and googles)
- A five-hour hike from Isfjord Radio (including lunch)
The price of this suggestion is based on two people.
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