Accommodation in twin/dbl rooms
Activities according to the itinerary
Snowmobile rental (Ski-doo Expedition 600/ Yamaha Ventura/ Lynx Commander 600), fuel
Rental of winter overalls, boots, gloves, and a helmet
Insurance covering research and rescue, evacuation costs in case of emergency
PRICE DOES NOT INCLUDE
Price does not include
Flight to/from Longyearbyen
Alcohol drinks and dishes/drinks beyond the menu
Tips to the guide
Travel Dates in 2021
05.03 - 07.03
12.03 - 14.03
19.03 - 21.03
26.03 - 28.03
02.04 - 04.04
09.04 - 11.04
16.04 - 18.04
23.04 - 25.04
(1 person on the snowmobile)
10 590 NOK/ person
2 persons on the snowscooter
7 690 NOK/ per person
Extra charge for accommodation in SINGLE room:
Day 1. Glaciers and valleys: Longyearbyen - Adventelva - Sassendalen - Tempelfjorden - Burn Murdochbreen - Boltonbreen - Gipsdalen - Adolfbukta - Pyramiden
After breakfast and check-out from your hotel we pick you up around 9 am at your place of accommodation and our guide will take you to the Expedition Centre Russki Dom for a briefing. We will give you some info on the planned route and update on the weather forecast. We provide solid and warm snowmobile suits. After a safety briefing on how to drive snowmobiles, we are equipped and ready to discover Svalbard’s spectacular Arctic wilderness.
We will drive over glaciers, through valleys and cross white plains of Adventdalen and Sassendalen. Expedition lunch is served on the way. Coming to Fjordnibba where opens a splendid view to both Tempelfjord, Sassenfjord and Tunabreen. Stop for a while to admire the beauty and breathe out. Then passing the Van Post and Tuna glacier as if blue-green backdrops. We travel across one of the most beautiful fjords on Svalbard- Tempelfjord. Driving along Adolf Bay in half an hour we are warmly welcomed at Pyramiden hotel.
At approx. 6 pm there will be a check-in procedure at the hotel and then a 4-course dinner is served at the hotel restaurant. After we visit the post office and souvenir shop. And later we spend a cozy evening watching documentary historical films of the Soviet period of Pyramiden.
Depending on the weather and snow conditions our guide can change today’s route.
Snowmobiling 115 km, 5 – 5,5 hrs
Day 2. Fascinating Pyramiden surroundings and Svalbard animals
After breakfast walk around Pyramiden. We will visit old buildings closed in 90'es like school, the old canteen, culture palace and swimming pool. Lunch at the hotel restaurant around 2 pm. After this, we drive for a snowmobiles safari in the spectacular Pyramiden surroundings. Pyramiden is located right in the heart of the Arctic wilderness. While looking over its surroundings we can easily come across polar foxes, reindeers as well as the mammals: seals, walruses at the glacier Nordenskiøldbreen. We can also encounter polar bears! We don't have permission to track them down, but if we use our binoculars we might have an opportunity to view this majestic creature from a distance. Depending on the weather and snow conditions our guide will choose the most preferable route.
Return to the settlement. Dinner and overnight in Pyramiden.
Snowmobiling 55 km, 2,5 - 3 hrs
Day 3. One more adventure in Pyramiden surroundings and back to Longyearbyen: Pyramiden - Adolfbukta - Nordenskiöldbreen - Filchnerfonna - Rabotbreen - Sassendalen - Eskerdalen - Longyearbyen
After breakfast, we drive for an additional safari or go for a walking tour in the magnificent Pyramiden surroundings. The choice of the route depends on the snow and weather conditions. Approx. 12 pm lunch at Pyramiden hotel.
After lunch we leave this lovely settlement. On the way back we come across Petunia Bay and drive to Brucebyen - Scottish coalmining settlement from 1919. Soon across valley and canyons, we come closer to the Nordenskiøld glacier – most stunning and available among the largest glaciers. One more shortstop to making pictures of marine mammals besides Nordenskiøld glacier. We travel to the great Nordenskjøld glacier and pass the pink shade mountains to find ourselves in the middle of the endless Lomonosov plain. Just take a look around the ice kingdom... Then we continue itinerary towards endless Lomonosovfonna and on to Longyearbyen.
Snowmobiling 140 km, 5,5 - 6 hrs
Arrive at Longyearbyen approx. 19:00.