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Riding & Sledging in Spitsbergen
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Mountaintrip with dogsledge,4 hours-Green Dog Svalbard.
When the birds returns to Svalbard and the snow melts in the lowlands, it is still an option to dogsledge in the heights.
Arctic dogsled-expedition in the polar-night.
Aurora, full-moon, or storm and darkness. Fantastic experiences are waiting for you and your dog-team in the arctic wilderness.
We pick you up at your accommodation, and equip you with headlight, and warm clothing, before we drive out in the majestic Adventvalley, to meet our friendly dogs, and very often also puppy’s, who loves the attention.
Our experienced guides show how to put together and dog-team, and 2 and 2 guests working together put up their own dog-team of 6 eager and enthusiastic huskies.
The guide will carry the necessary protection against possible polar-bears, and lots of local knowledge to share. The route may vary depending on weather. This is a thrilling experience in the darkness of polar-night.
The trip is about 4 hours, and is suitable for all with normal good health.
This expedition takes you deep into the wilderness. It will give you a great taste of the Arctic wildlife.
Dogsledding to icecave,7 hours
7 hours of unique adventure!Travel with your own dogsled to the magnificent icecave,which can only be reached by dogsled. We enter the icecave and in the lights from our headlamps we experience ice as few people has seen it. The still standing air in the cave gives the ice perfect conditions to form fantastic shapes and beautiful colors.
4 hours dogsledding in Bolterdalen! Surrounded by mountains, we will follow the riverbed in Bolterdalen and carry on in to the moraine hills, where going up and down will add some fun and excitement to the tour. In Bolterdalen we often see reindeer and grouse.
Back in the dogyard, we will have a cup of tea and meet the next generation of sleddogs puppies.
On Svalbard there are only 5 horses, therefore our groups are made up of 4 participants and your guide. Route and speed is determined by the experience...
Hushed paws against the unscathed snow
This three day expedition will give you a uniquely Arctic experience; travelling through the endless white in total silence.The eager polar dogs will drag the sleds loyally through Spitsbergen’s amazing valleys, up narrow river paths and over soft, snow covered plains.
Variable weather, northern lights, crystal-clear skies full of stars, moonlight or sunshine both day and night; these are variations only the Arctic can give. The dogs will be your engine the next couple of hours and they will bring you on an adventure you maybe never have experience earlier. The nature is stunning and the landscape is covered by a white layer of snow.
Drive your own team of dogs on the road in Adventdalen, where you may see more of the Arctic fauna, like reindeer or birds. We visit the Trappers Station for a hot drink after the trip!
Mush your own dog sledge with Alaskan Huskies together with our experienced Svalbard guides. Feel and make your own adventure in the Arctic nature.