From  £1299
per person
Tour Highlights
  • Stay in the remote town of Longyearbyen
  • Witness majestic glaciers, mountains and snowy plains
  • Sail out to Nordenskiold Glacier
  • Watch thousands of migrating birds as they nest under the midnight sun
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Spitsbergen Summer Break

6 Day Tour, from £1299 per person
Head high above the Arctic Circle to the idyllic remote town of Longyearbyen, nestled deep within rugged mountains and icy plains, where charming colourful buildings are in stark contrast to the snow-capped hills and mountains that surround them. Beneath the summer midnight sun spot an array of birdlife migrating to Spitsbergen to take advantage of 24 hours of daylight and explore the dramatic coastlines, ice fjords and the majestic Nordenskjold Glacier.

Tour Itinerary

DAY 1
Arrive Longyearbyen
Arrive Longyearbyen
Arrive at the airport and transfer to the Radisson Blu Polar Hotel for a 5 night stay.
Accommodation
Radisson Blu Polar Hotel
     
DAY 2
Sightseeing in Longyearbyen
Sightseeing in Longyearbyen
Let a local guide lead your introduction to Longyearbyen through the Longyear valley, exploring the town before heading out to Adventdalen towards Mine 7. Often, you’ll spot local Svalbard Reindeer along your journey and, in the summer months, thousands of migratory birds converging on the delta. (B)
Accommodation
Radisson Blu Polar Hotel
     
DAY 3
Pyramiden and the Nordenskjold Glacier
Pyramiden and the Nordenskjold Glacier
After breakfast, embark on a boat trip and sail slowly towards Isfjord through the icy seas towards Billefjord and onto the majestic, vast wall of ice that is Nordenskjold Glacier. Keep your eyes open for Arctic wildlife including bearded seals, ring seals, Arctic foxes and, more rarely, even polar bears, before exploring the deserted, perfectly preserved Russian mining town of Pyramiden. (B)
Accommodation
Radisson Blu Polar Hotel
     
DAY 4
Dog Sledding
Dog Sledding
Dog mushing is no longer only for the winter. Experience dog sledding without the snow, driving a specially designed wheeled sled to enjoy the fresh Arctic air and mountain views as you tour Endalen past the cableway turning station and towards the old Gruve 5 mine. (B)
Accommodation
Radisson Blu Polar Hotel
     
DAY 5
Free Day
Free Day
Enjoy a free day, to explore the colourful town of Longyearbyen or book an optional excursion. Choose to kayak through the waters of Adventfjorden, one of Svalbard’s most historic fjords, paddling towards the ghost town of Hiorthhamn. Or, spend an evening in the atmospheric Arctic Wilderness. Head out into the tundra, 10km from Longyearbyen in the Advent Valley to sample traditional tasty reindeer dishes, coffee and cake around the bonfire and listen to stories of polar bears and life in Spitsbergen. (B)
Accommodation
Radisson Blu Polar Hotel
     
DAY 6
Depart Spitsbergen
Departure from Spitsbergen and fly to the UK. (B)

Pricing Information

6 day tour, from £1299 per person
(Single person supplement + £336)

Price Includes

  • Flights from London Heathrow to Longyearbyen via Olso
  • Five nights at the Radisson Blu Polar Hotel in a twin / double room including breakfast 
  • Meals as specified in itinerary (B=Breakfast, D=Dinner)
  • Excursions as listed in the itinerary

Price Excludes

  • Meals other than specified
  • Gratuities and tips

Tour Route Map


  1. Svalbard, Longyearbyen
  2. Svalbard, Spitsbergen

Tour Accommodation

Radisson Blu Polar Hotel
Radisson Blu Polar Hotel
Radisson Blu Polar Hotel Situated in the tiny town of Longyearbyen, the Radisson Blu Polar is the world’s northernmost full service hotel. This cosy country lodge style property offers the......

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