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Svalbard Spitsbergen

Spitsbergen dogsledding expedition to the east coast - Arctic Husky Travellers

  • Bolterdalshaugen, Spitsbergen
  • + 47 99293943
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5 days dogsledding to Svalbard's East Coast - an experience for life and a special way of travelling the Arctic!

5 days Dogsled expedition to the east East Coast of Svalbard Experience true arctic wilderness. On this tour you will learn and experience what Svalbard really can offer in terms of experiences off the beaten track. Tommy Jordbrudal from  Arctic Husky Travellers will ensure that long trip will be a memory for life. Tommy has over 20 years experience in dog sledding expeditions in the Arctic. He has run the longest dog sled races in Alaska and Europe and travelled several times to the North Pole by dog sled. On this trip you will, in addition to unforgettable experiences, also learn the skills of dog sledding and winter outdoor activities under demanding conditions. You need no previous experience from dog sledding to attend, but you should be in average to good physical condition. Weather in the Arctic is unpredictable and can change within a few hours. With both cold and wind the temperatures can quickly become down to -15 ° C also in May, but normally the frist week of May in Svalbard is the best time for pleasant winter travelling and camping with 24 hrs daylight, still good snow conditions and often nice sunny weather. 

Lodging in Expedition Tents Day 1 to 5, on Day 0 and Day 5 accomodation in Longyearbyen.

Daily schedule: Day 0. Arrival Longyearbyen. Visit the kennel. Review of the trip plan, equipment and procedures.

Day 1. Transport out to the kennel after breakfast. Preparation of equipment and packing sleds with everything needed to be out in the wilderness for five days. Departure in direction East Coast.

Day 2-4 Trip to East Coast.  Route adapted to the weather and snow conditions. Day 5. The final leg back to Longyearbyen. Ending Dinner and goodbye to the dogs.

Price. Kr 25 000, - per person max 5 participants

Included: Tour arrangements, accommodation and meals according to the program. Transportation to and from the hotel in Longyearbyen. Extreme Clothing; Winter overall, boots, gloves, hat. Not included: Flight to / from Svalbard, transfer airport, drinks, accommodation in Longyearbyen (but we can help with finding hotel rooms at affordable prices).

Tour dates: Day 0 (2nd May) on the sled 3 to 7 May, earliest possible home departure from Longyearbyen 8th May

 


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General

Age limit
  • 16 years
Discount
  • Children

Outdoor Activities

Hiking
  • Daytrips (5-11 hours)
  • Multi-day (one or more days)
  • Short hikes (1-4 hours)
Winter activities
  • Dog sledge

Taste Norway

Restaurant & café
  • Lunch

Opening hours

Apr 24, 2018 – Apr 28, 2018:
Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat 24 hours
May 1, 2018 – May 5, 2018:
Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat 24 hours
May 12, 2018 – May 16, 2018:
Mon Tue Wed Sat Sun 24 hours
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Duration
5 days
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