Spitzbergen winter expedition in 5 days

SPITSBERGEN SNOWMOBILE EXPEDITION Image fromwww.visitnorway.com

BASECAMP SHIP IN THE ICE

Follow in the footprints of the polar explorers Dr. F. Nansen and Mr. Amundsen, and join us on an overnight trip to amazing BASECAMP SHIP IN THE ICE – the only frozen in hotel concept of the World!

About 60 km north-east of Longyearbyen with the stunning Tempel mountain as a backdrop you find Base camp Ship in the ice. Accommodation on-board the world’s only frozen in hotel ship gives the modern traveler a unique opportunity to explore the magnificent Arctic nature up close. You can experience stillness and a light that is difficult to find in other places. If you are lucky, you may even glimpse the “king of the Arctic”, the polar bear!

Day 1

After arrival Longyearbyen Airport, our guide will meet you, and transport you to Base camp Trapper’s Hotel. You will feel like you are staying in an old trapper’s lodge. After check in, you will have lunch at the restaurant “Svalbard”. You will have the afternoon to explore the city on you own,

before you end the evening with dinner at the cosy restaurant “Kroa”. Accommodation at Base camp Trapper’s hotel in our suite.
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Day 2

Breakfast is served from 08:00. After a substantial breakfast, the guide will meet you in the reception at Base camp Trapper’s Hotel. You will then get information about clouting, snow mobile driving and the next days program. Then we head towards Tempelfjorden and Base camp Ship in the ice. Lunch will be served in field. At arrival you will be met by the hostess of the ship and accommodated in double cabins and served a 3-course dinner.

Day 3

Breakfast is served from 08:00. After a substantial breakfast, it is once again time to head into the beautiful landscape of Svalbard. The guide chooses the day’s route depending on the weather and snow conditions. Lunch is served in field. Arrival in Longyearbyen during the afternoon. In the evening you will have transport to the famous and exclusive restaurant “Huset”.

You will be served a 4-cours arctic dinner. Accommodation at Base camp Trapper’s hotel in our suite.

Day 4

After breakfast you will meet the guide for an exiting day with dog sledding to the ice cave at Scott Turner glacier.

Lunch is served in the cave. Tonight you will enjoy dinner and a fantastic view at the restaurant “Funken”. Accommodation at Base camp Trapper’s hotel in our suite

Day 5

A trip to the museum before transport to the airport at 13:00 AM

Note! Drivers’ license for car/ MC is required to drive a snowmobile. Must be carried throughout the trip.