Best time to travel
November to January
Svalbard at a glance
There are 3 main seasons in Svalbard due to it’s position within the Arctic Circle – Polar Summer, Polar Winter and Sunny Winter. During the winter, the sun never comes above the horizon meaning you have darkness all day – to some this may be worrisome – but for the serious Aurora hunter it means an opportunity to spot the Aurora even whilst having your breakfast! An incredible and unique experience never to be forgotten!
Arrive into Longyearbyen and take the Airport shuttle bus to the amazing Funken Lodge hotel. Evening at leisure to enjoy the amazing restaurant.
Dog sledding under the Northern Lights
Head out today on a thrilling dog sledding adventure! The wintertime in Svalbard offers the unique chance to spot the Aurora even in the daytime so keep your eyes peeled! Evening at leisure. Why not enjoy a private champagne tasting in the cellar?
Ice Cave exploration
Put on your snowshoes and head to the incredible ice caves! Explore these amazing structures beneath the glaciers with your head torch! Tonight you will head to Camp Barentz, 10km from Longyearbyen, to have dinner and search for the Aurora.
On your final day you will enjoy an amazing Snowcat adventure to search for the Northern Lights! An amazing way to end your stay in Svalbard!