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Arctic Treasures - Basecamp Spitsbergen

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Experience true Arctic Treasure, on a snowmobile ride to the blue glacier front of Von Post and Tuna glacier.

Experience true Arctic Treasure; the blue glacier front of ‘‘Von Post’’ and ‘‘Tuna’’ glacier in Tempelfjord.  The guide meets you at your hotel and we drive to our storage were the guide tells you more about the coming trip, safety rules and give you a lesson in how to drive a snowmobile. You will get all the essential equipment you need to keep you warm and enjoying the day ahead. And off we go. We plan a rout based on the conditions. Our goal is to experience the arctic scenery with the Templemountains, the excitement of snowmobile driving, wildlife like seal, arctic fox, reindeer and the king of the arctic; Polar bear, and to see the majestic glacier fronts. We also make a stop at the Basecamp North Pole Camp. Our chef has prepared a warm lunch to enjoy in our expedition tent. Have a taste of the arctic like one of the old explorers. Arrival back in Longyearbyen in the afternoon.

Departures 2017: Every Monday to Friday 

Included:Guided snowmobile trip, thermal suit, boots, gloves, goggles, balaclava, hat and helmet. Snowmobile insurance and hot lunch at the North Pole camp. 

Difficulty: Moderate, suitable for anyone with normal physical condition. No previous knowledge required. 

Note: All drivers MUST show their valid driver’s license for car or snowmobile. This must be carried throughout the trip. You will not be able to participate if you do not have your license. No refund will be given. Temperature limits may apply for children. 
In February and May expedition lunch will be served in field, not in the camp.

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Outdoor Activities

  • Boat trips
  • Glacier hiking
  • Guided trips
  • Hiking
  • Safari
  • Snowmobile
  • Snowmobile safari
  • Snowmobile trips
  • Daytrips (5-11 hours)
Wildlife safaries
  • Snowmobile safari
Winter activities
  • Alpine skiing
  • Cross-country skiing
  • Snowmobile safari
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Spitsbergen, Norway
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78° 12' 58" N / 15° 38' 3" E
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