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.
We will pick you up from Your hotekl in town and take you to the Green Dog kennel,which is around 12 km out of Longyearbyen. You will be properly dressed in coverall suit,mittens,hat & boots, before we pick up the dogs from the dog yard and continue by car to Foxfonna (approx. 400 metres above sea level), passing Mine 7 on the way. Your guide will help you harnessing and handling the dogs and attaching them to the sledge. At the moraine the sledding conditions are great and we drive our dogsledges while enjoying the fantastic view towards the surrounding valleys and the Icefjord. On the trip, the guide will drive the first sledge with two guests who will take turns at steering the sledge. Behind the guide sledge, sledges with two guests apiece will follow. The sledges are being pulled by 5-6 dogs each. The trip is approximately 4 hours in total - including pick up/drop off at your hotel in Longyearbyen. You will be equipped with a suit, hat, mittens and boots. Remember sunglasses and sunscreen - the mountain sun is very powerful!
When: 26/5-11/6 (depending on weather and snow conditions). Pick up 9/drop off 13 and pick up 15:00/drop off 19:00.
Includes: Green Dog provides suits, boots, gloves, hats and neckgaiters.
Our tours are run with small groups of maximum 8 guests per tour, and always with the guides' own dogs.
- PLEASE note that the guide will START picking guests up from the hotels at 9/15.
- Min no af guests: Min 1.
- Min age: please contact us if you bring a child below 8 yrs.
- Condition: normal health.
- Children needs to be accompanied by an adult.
- Please note that this is a dog sledding trip and therefore it is difficult to make longer breaks for photographing!
- On all trips, at all times, an experienced and armed guide will be around to protect you from polar bears. At Green Dog safety is our number one priority.
Cancellation fees for activities
If cancelled 22 days or more prior to departure 100 % refund
If cancelled 22-7 days prior to departure 50 % refund
Cancellation less than 7 days prior to departure is a ”no show” and does not qualify for any refund. You may apply to your insurance company for a refund if you provide a medical certificate.
If Green Dog Svalbard decides to cancel a trip due to weather or any other condition , you will receive a full refund!