On two wheels, you can explore an incredible diversity of environments on our 25 kilometer bicycle trail.
We start with a short briefing before we suit up with helmets and each guest will receive a Haibike Electric Drive bicycle that is suited to your size. The trail starts inside Longyearbyen where we will during the trail learn about our history and infrastructure. Then we head east on the old Burmaroad, this will take us to Hotelneset, where we will stop to enjoy drinks, biscuits, the scenery and magnificent birdlife. After our short break we will head west along the road to Adventvalley. In Adventvalley we will visit infrastructure and learn of our rich coalmining history. After this we will head back to Longyearbyen.
WILDLIFE IN SVALBARD
There will be many opportunities to see signs of and hear about the history of Longyearbyen and the local flora and fauna. There will also be opportunities to take great pictures. The total distance of the trail is approximately 25 kilometers and about 5 hours. During the months of mid-May and to the end of August, we will focus on the birdlife around the town. From the sea- and wader birds along the fjord and the upland birds in Adventvalley. Our guides will bring binoculars that you can borrow during the trip.
Cycling will be on paved and unpaved roads and riders need to be prepared for a wide range of road conditions. We equip you with helmets and high visibility vest. We recommend good shoes and outer clothing. Dress for some physical activity and bring something warm to wear in case you get cold. Please be noticed that guests are responsible for any bicycle damage.
Bikes that we use:
Haibike SDURO FatSix models with the Yamaha electric drive are perfect for rough and loose terrain. It is an eFatbike that provides the perfect combination of traction, comfort and stability.