AT49 – Svalbard Skies

One week from £1095pp – based on 2 sharing, including flights and B&B accommodation at a featured hotel

What it feels like to be there…

High in the Arctic Circle, Svalbard is a land of glaciers, tundra, polar bears and reindeer. Perpetual night descends Nov-Jan and the Aurora Borealis heralds in the spring. From Apr-Aug it becomes a land of midnight sun, with a brilliant red-dawn sky and warm bright nights.


What to do there…

Svalbard is packed with activities and perfect for 7 days:

  • Major: Northern-lights, Dog-sledding, Bear-tracking, Glacier-treks, Hiking, Kayaking, Boat-trips, Horse-riding, Snow-mobiles.
  • Other: Sauna, Fishing, Polar-safari, Arctic-dining.

Where to stay…

4* Radisson Blu Polar Hotel Spitsbergen is the northernmost full-service hotel in the world. It is situated in Longyearbyen and is the best on the island.

 

Some practical information worth knowing…

  • Travel: Svalbard is about 1.5h flight from Tromso and 3h from Oslo.

Weather: cold all year round, freezing Nov-May.

 

What the AdventureTemples travel community says…

There is nothing quite like the warmth you feel wrapped up in fleeces and a windproof, staring out from your Husky-sled at a polar bear, or touring an ice grotto inside a glacier. Svalbard is truly exceptional.

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