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Svalbard Spitsbergen

Snowmobile safari to Elveneset - Svalbardbooking.com

  • Sjøområdet, Spitsbergen
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Join us on a snowmobile journey through the wilderness to Elveneset. We drive over the frozen Adventdalen river delta to a natural phenomenon known to the Inuits as a “Pingo”. Here we turn north around Helvetiafjellet and follow the winding riverbed to Kreklingpasset. From here it is just a short journey until we find ourselves at Elveneset, an idyllic viewpoint from where we can gaze out at the stillness of Sassenfjord. Here the fjord can freeze, providing habitats for seals and other Arctic mammals. Our return route takes us through fantastic and diverse nature; navigating valleys, mountain sides, and perhaps a snow-covered glacier. Our friendly and professional guides have all the experience and drive to make this an unforgettable experience, while remaining safe in such a wild and unforgiving environment. 

This trip offers a fantastic introduction to the nature of Svalbard, and to driving snowmobiles, and it is perfect if you have a spare day but do not wish to commit to a trip lasting 8 hours or more. We recommend that everyone drives their own snowmobile; this is easier than driving with a passenger. This trip is dependent on weather conditions, as well as a minimum number of participants.

Included:

Transport to and from your hotelsTouring snowmobile and fuelA snowmobile suit, boots, mittens, helmet, goggles and balaclavaHot drinks and biscuitsSearch and Rescue InsuranceA local and experienced guide with a snowmobile and safety equipment

Recommended:

We recommend you wear warm clothingOn colder days an extra set of gloves as a liner to our mittensA mid-layer consisting of a sweater and pants in fleece or wool is advisableDown jackets, or other heavily insulated clothing, are not recommended beneath the snowmobile suitOur snowmobiles do not have a storage compartment, so a small backpack could be useful for cameras, extra jackets, and other small items

Essential:

A base-layer of wool or an equivalent is essential

A valid driving license for a car or motorcycle must be carried during the whole trip

Total distance: Approximately 70km

Total driving time: Approximately 2 ½ hoursPickup: At your hotel at approximately 08:00 every day

This trip is on request. For booking: salg@svalbardbooking.com

 


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General

Season
  • Winter

Outdoor Activities

Activities
  • Caving
  • Guided trips
  • Safari
  • Snowmobile safari
  • Snowmobile trips
Hiking
  • Daytrips (5-11 hours)
  • Short hikes (1-4 hours)
Wildlife safaries
  • Snowmobile safari
Winter activities
  • Alpine skiing
  • Cross-country skiing
  • Snowmobile safari
  • Snowmobile trips

Opening hours

Feb 7, 2016 - May 31, 2017: Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun 00:00 - 23:59
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Duration
4 hours
Season
Winter
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Spitsbergen, Norway
The latitude and longitude
78° 13' 21" N / 15° 39' 54" E
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