Shine of the Glacier

7 hours dogsledding trip to the Ice Cave

child 1,790
per adult 2,590 nok
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Shine of the Glacier

This trip gives you a full day of dog sledging in combination with visit to the ice cave.

Accompanied by dogs and our experienced guides you will be transported through the beautiful landscape of Spitsbergen, where you can fully enjoy the silence and the magnificent arctic nature.

Day program

You will meet our guide at your hotel, go through today’s route and needed equipment. After 10 minutes’ car ride, you will arrive to Trapper’s Station situated in Bolterdalen, where our 90 friendly Alaskan huskies are eager to meet you. Our guide will introduce the principle of dogsledding and help you to harness your own team. On this trip, two persons share one dog team, and can take turns in driving. Arriving to the glacier, you will dress up with headlamps and helmets. With proper equipment, we can take closer look inside the glacier and explore the fantastic formations of ice and rocks shaped by nature’s own forces. After the tour in the glacier we will eat our lunch outside enjoying the beautiful scenery. Back at the husky kennel all participants will help to take care of their own teams. Before heading back to town you have chance to look around at authentic Trapper’s Station with many interesting items from trapping times.

7 hours
Lunch & hot drinks included

What’s included?

Activity and meal according to the program.
Transport to and from accommodation in Longyearbyen.
Clothing and equipment: Snowmobile suit, scooter shoes, scooters, hat and balaclava.
Rescue guarantee for Svalbard.

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.

Note

This trip is not suitable for persons suffering from back pains. Pregnant women cannot participate on any snowmobile, dogsledding 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

Combine your stay with accommodation at the most unique hotel at Longyearbyen – Basecamp Hotel

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