Spitsbergen Polar Nights at the Coal Miners' Cabins
5 Day Tour, from £1595 per person
Located high in the Arctic Ocean, Spitsbergen is the largest island of the Svalbard archipelago in northern Norway. Stay in the world’s most northerly town, Longyearbyen, and experience the incredible period of darkness when the sun remains at more than six degrees below the horizon. In this Polar Night period which lasts from 14 November to 29 January, aurora appearances are possible not just in the evening, but throughout the day as well.
Fly to Longyearbyen Airport, transfer to Longyearbyen and check in to the Coal Miners' Cabins for a four night stay.
Embark on a
breathtaking dog sledging adventure beneath
the starry skies and glittering moonlight.
Travel through snow-covered landscapes and
icy plains, and enjoy the thrill of being pulled
by husky dogs with only the moonlight as a
guide. As the mountain ranges come into view,
look for the northern lights dancing in the sky
While the sun is
hidden beneath the horizon, embark on an
atmospheric snowmobile journey through
the wilderness, lit only by the Polar Night.
Look out for reindeer and polar foxes as they
search for food in the snow, and warm up with
hot drinks along the way. Chances of seeing
the northern lights are heightened during the
Polar Night period, so be sure to keep an eye
out for the elusive aurora in the night sky. (B)
Embark on an
exciting trip by snowcat, a fully-tracked,
enclosed vehicle designed for tackling the
icy conditions. Hunt for the aurora away
from the lights of Longyearbyen. Drive
through the frozen Advent Valley, making
several stops en route to Hiorthhamn, an
abandoned settlement on the northern bank
of Adventfjord with spectacular views back
towards Longyearbyen. (B)
This morning transfer to the airport for your return flight to the UK. (B)
5 day tour, from £1595 per person
(Single person supplement + £185)
- Return flights from London Heathrow to Longyearbyen via Oslo
- Four nights at the Coal Miners' Cabins in a twin room including breakfast
- Meals as specified in itinerary (B=Breakfast, D=Dinner)
- Return Airport Shuttle Bus Transfers
- Excursions as listed in the itinerary
- Meals other than specified
- Gratuities and tips
Please note that an overnight is Oslo is sometimes required due to flight connections - please speak to one of Svalbard Specialists for details.
Coalminers Cabins When Longyearbyen was rebuilt after the Second World War, eight new houses were built in Longyearbyen to house the town’s miners. Some of these historic buildings have now......
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