Basecampexplorer Spitsbergen Longyearbyen Autumn 1

Norway

Spitsbergen Summer Adventure
 

down arrow Scroll to content
  • /media/2348/nights.png

    Holiday Duration

    6 nights

  • /media/2346/cost.png

    Price From

    £2085 per person

  • /media/2350/wild-rating.png

    Wild Rating

    4 out of 5


Holiday Idea

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.

Itinerary

View of a mountain towering over the water below on a sunny day in Svalbard and Jan Mayen.
Basecamp Hotel in Longyearbyen

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.

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. You’ll depart at around 9am and the tour will last around five hours.

Mossy rocks infront of mountains in Svalbard

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.

Summer near Isfjord Radio in Svalbard

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.

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. At 5pm 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

  • 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.

Would you like a price including flights? Get in touch today.


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