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Arctic Time Machine (express), 2-days snowmobile tour to Pyramiden - Grumant Arctic Travel Co.

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Complete your Arctic adventure with a visit to a legendary place far to the north — Pyramiden. Just within 2 days, you will time travel past glaciers and dive into the atmosphere of the Soviet era.

Complete your Arctic adventure with a visit to a legendary place far to the north — Pyramiden. Just within 2 days, you will time travel past glaciers and dive into the atmosphere of the Soviet era.

It was one of the most populated settlements in Svalbard in the late 20th century, and now it is an Arctic time-machine and open-air museum where you can easily get a feeling of the Soviet-style as the atmosphere and exteriors of the settlement have been preserved.

With a panorama filled with the massive Nordenskiöld glacier in the distance, moraines, and mountain tops, the whole Arctic dream is mirrored in Pyramiden.

About the tour:
- Total snowmobiling distance: 250 km
- English-speaking guides will accompany you throughout the whole tour from start to finish

The price includes:
Transfer: Transfer to/from your place of accommodation in Longyearbyen​
Accommodation: 1 night in the hotel Pyramiden (TWIN/DBL accommodation)

- 1 Breakfast
- 2 Set Lunches (set meal in the restaurant or field lunch during the snowmobile trip)
- 1 Set Dinner in the restaurant

- Guided tour around Pyramiden
- Snowmobile rental (Lynx Commander 600 E-TEC) and fuel
- Rental of winter overalls, boots, gloves, and a helmet
- Guide services
- Insurance covering search and rescue, evacuation costs in case of emergency

Day 1. Longyearbyen - Adventdalen - Sassendalen – Nordenskiöld glacier - Pyramiden
The day starts at 09:00 in the morning when your guide will pick you up from your place of accommodation in Longyearbyen and bring you to the expedition center Russkiy Dom in Longyearbyen for a briefing on safety and snowmobile instructions, and equipment fitting.

The adventure begins, and you will depart to legendary Pyramiden. On the way, you will reach a wonderful place that makes you feel tiny in this huge world – the massive Nordenskiöld Glacial Wall, one of the signature sights of the archipelago. Hot drinks, sandwiches and sweets are served in the field.

Upon arrival and check-in an the hotel in Pyramiden, you will have a warm dinner in the hotel restaurant where you can relax watching documentaries about Pyramiden in the lounge zone.

Overnight in the hotel in Pyramiden.

Day 2. Pyramiden – Nordenskiöld glacier - Sassendalen - Adventdalen - Longyearbyen
After breakfast you will go for a guided tour around the town with a visit to well preserved buildings such as the Canteen, Swimming pool and the restored Culture House. Lunch is served in the hotel restaurant. After a visit to the post office and souvenir shop, you will drive back to Longyearbyen to see more of the true Arctic wilderness. Upon arrival, it is time to say goodbye and your guide will offer a transfer to your place of accommodation in Longyearbyen.

In Svalbard, weather conditions change quickly, so that is why for the safety and comfort of our guests, the tour program might be changed in regard to the itineraries and destinations.

For booking and details, please see:  

A valid driver’s licence for a car or motorbike is required to drive a snowmobile. Remember to take it with you on the tour. The passenger does not need to have a driver’s licence.

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  • Source: Svalbard Reiseliv AS


Age limit
  • 14 years

Outdoor Activities

  • Multi-day (one or more days)

Opening hours

Mar 1, 2022 – May 1, 2022
Tue Fri Sat 9:00 AM
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Description Price*
Per person 7,900.00 Driver
Per person 4,850.00 Passenger
* Price from


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