Taste of Arctic

2 days summer adventure to Isfjord Radio

every Wednesday
2 days
Summer season
Minimum 4 persons
All meals included
Isfjord Radio
children 3,500
per adult 6,990 nok
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Taste of Arctic

2 days summer adventure to Isfjord Radio

Experience magnificent Arctic scenery close up and join us on our summer adventure to beautifulIsfjord Radio at Cape Linnè. We embark for Longyearbyen by boat, on our way we will have time to enjoy the fantastic fjord, the bird cliffs and the wildlife. Far away from the civilization in Longyearbyen you’ll discover a history, biological diversity and geological conditions which make Isfjord Radio a fascinating place to visit. The former radio station is situated at the outermost part of the Isfjord with majestic mountains overlooking the Arctic Ocean. In combination with our unique accommodation, you will enjoy a level of quality and comfort that is unexpected so far into the wilderness.

Day 1

Our guide will meet you in the reception of your hotel at 10 am. You will get information about the trip, equipment and outfit details. Transport to the quay, where our polarcircelboat is ready to start the safari tour towards Isfjord Radio. On the way, we have time to enjoy the fantastic fjord scenery, animal wildlife and Arctic seabirds. After arrival and station welcome we will be served a 2-course warm lunch. We spend the afternoon exploring the great area of Kapp Linné, and learn more about the wildlife at the station. We’ll be served a 3-course dinner in the evening. Accommodation in comfortable double rooms at Isfjord Radio.

Lunch & Dinner included
Isfjrod Radio

Day 2

Breakfast is followed by a new day of adventure. After breakfast we say goodbye to and pack our bags and head to the boat. We go to Grønfjorden and the Russian settlement Barentsburg. Barentsburg is a mining city with approx. 350 residents and a fascinating place to visit. We go ashore and take a tour around town before light lunch is served in the brewery. After lunch we head back to the boat and set course towards Longyearbyen. We make several interesting stop along the way. We are back in Longyearbyen during the afternoon.

Breakfast & Lunch included

Summary

Price: Nok 6.990 per adult / 3.500 per child
Departure: every Wednesday 1.6.-30.9.2017
Minimum: 4 persons
Age limit: 6 years accompanied by an adult

What’s included?

Activities, accommodation and meals according to the program
Transport to and from accommodation
Rescue suite, hat, gloves & goggles
Search- and rescue insurance

What’s not included?

Flights, airport shuttle, drinks with meals, single room at Isfjord Radio, accommodation in Longyearbyen, CO2 investment of NOK 250

Recommended equipment

Recommended clothing in the Arctic: Woolen underwear as the base layer, warm wool or flees trousers & sweater on the top, two layers of socks (thin & thick woolen socks), windproof layer on the top (spacious clothing is recommended since air is the best insulation),  gloves, warm hat (wind proof), scarf or flees- tube.

Good to have with you: Indoor shoes or extra woolen socks, indoor leisure wear/ casual clothing for dinner, toilet articles, sunglasses, sunscreen, binoculars, camera, small bag/ backpack for personal equipment during the  trip, rest of your belongings you can leave to Basecamp Hotel.

Note

This trip is not suitable for persons suffering from back pains. Pregnant women cannot participate on any snowmobile, dog sledding or boat safaris arranged by Basecamp Spitsbergen. Basecamp takes no responsibility to any health issues, due to neglecting this advice.

As part of Basecamp Explorer Spitsbergen’s efforts to be climate neutral, there will be an additional climate investment charge of NOK 250 per guest.  This is donated in its entirety to Basecamp Foundation’s forestry project in Masai Mara, Kenya. The trees bind CO2 and contribute to reducing the effects of emissions associated with our activities – and your travel. For more information, please visit: www.basecampfoundation.org

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