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Experience Northern Lights and Arctic Winter

  • Expedition dates

    October to March Every year

  • Starts From

    Oslo, Norway

    Ends At

    Oslo, Norway

  • Activities and Attractions

    Northern Lights, Snowmobiling, Snow shoeing, Hiking, Dog sledding, Arctic Stay Experience, Ice Cave, Polar Night, Arctic Wildlife

  • Starting From Price Per Person

    AED 6500

Expedition Overview

As soon as the sun is hidden under the horizon, Longyearbyen becomes a magical place often lit only by street-lamps, the northern lights and the moon which glitters in the snow. The atmosphere is completely unique, and as you experience this mystical darkness you will know you are a long way from the beaten track. With 24 hour darkness in January approximately every year, one can enjoy the show of aurora borealis almost the whole day

Your day-wise itinerary

Day 1

Oslo to Longyearbyen

Fly from Oslo to Longyearbyen. At Longyearbyen transfer to your hotel for overnight

Day 2

Longyearbyen, Svalbard

Drive around on snowmobile and hunt for the lights

Day 3

Longyearbyen, Svalbard

Hike to a glacier and explore a beautiful ice cave underneath

Day 4

Longyearbyen, Svalbard

Meet your mushy friend and sled into wilderness

Day 5

Longyearbyen to Oslo

Time to say Good bye
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See it even during day time

October to February serves as the official "Northern Lights Winter" season of Svalbard and also the official time for us to enjoy chances to see the display every second - from the minute you land, to the minute you flyback

Experience 24 hours of darkness

Between Nov-Jan every year, the sun is at least 6 degrees under the horizon at all times, resulting in dark blue skies. A unique experience on its own, on this tour you'll live a dark life on earth & appreciate its night-time wonders


Starry skies, moonlight on the snow or the Aurora Borealis lighting up the magical landscape. Join us for an atmospheric Arctic experience! Away from the lights of town the aurora is even stronger.

Visit to Ice cave

A glittering world made by the summer meltwater running through the ancient ice, exploring this amazing underworld with its open halls, tight passages and thick layers of ice crystals.

and enjoy hiking with snowshoe

Part of your ice caving experience, start from the top of town & continue with a snow-shoe hike to about 400 metres above sea level to a glacier. After about one & a half hours we will arrive at the entrance to the cave.

Dog sledding

Sled under starry skies, dancing aurora or glittering moonlight. With a guide leading the way, you can sled yourself too! The eager and friendly dogs will really appreciate the run

Coal Miner's Cabin

Our expedition includes a stay in Coal Miner's Cabin - an actual miners' accommodation enhanced with modern facilities. This place is cosy & suits budget-conscious travellers of all ages. Upgrades to other levels can be requested

Upgrade to Funken Lodge

An oasis in the Arctic, Funken Lodge is a boutique hotel located on the hillside with panoramic views over Longyearbyen and the surrounding mountains & fjords. Its majority of our guests' most favorite

or to the World’s Northernmost full service hotel

Radisson Blu Polar

Lies in the heart of Longyearbyen with a fantastic outlook towards towering mountains, Arctic tundra & the colourful town. Relax at the sauna, enjoy the view from the hot tub at the terrace or share the day’s experiences in front of the fire

What's Included

  • Return flights between Oslo and Longyearbyen
  • Stay in Coal Miner's Cabin for 4 nights and 5 days with breakfast
  • All transfers to/from airport
  • All activities as mentioned in the itinerary
  • All equipments required for the tour
  • Transfers in Longyearbyen to/fro from the activity area
  • Guidance from Professional English speaking expedition guide
  • Loan of boots, trekking poles, and equipment needed for included activities

Not Included

  • International Flights
  • Visa
  • Travel Insurance
  • Luggage Handling
  • Optional Gratuities

Special Notes

  • Prices indicated above are on twin sharing basis. Solo price is offered on request
  • We can also upgrade the stay to Funken Lodge or Radisson Blu Polar Spitsbergen based on preference. Please discuss with our expedition consultant for preferences
  • Drivers license is required for snowmobile experience
  • More than average physical fitness is required for hike into the ice cave
  • The above itinerary is only indicative. Weather and ice conditions determine the final framework of exploration. A safe experience at all times will be the priority
  • Kids of age 8 and below cannot be allowed on this trip for safety reasons
  • Upgrade to other properties can be requested