Northern lights
trips and experiences

Northern lights
short trips and several day packages

 With Basecamp you can choose between short day or half day trips hunting for northern lights, or packages including several nights at our hotels and lodges. Experience northern lights between October and March. During the darkest time of the year, from November to January, even the daytime sky is so dark that you will see the northern lights.

When experiencing the darkest season of the year some visitors’ states that the Arctic silence is a cosmos of colours. Spend a night at Basecamp Trapper’s Station and look out for the northern lights together with a 100 huskies. Join your arctic nature guide on an adventure in the deep valley or inside the glacier. Sleep well at the rustic Basecamp Hotel in Longyearbyen.

Mon, fri
4 days
October-January
min. 4 participants
Basecamp Hotel & Trapper's station
Min. age 10
per person 7,500 nok
Next departure 13th Dec 2019

Christmas time in Longyearbyen gives you a magical holiday feeling. Situated in the kingdom of the polar bears, where the northern lights illuminate the sky on clear nights. Let us give you the true holiday spirit with winter adventures under an immense, starry sky. Relax and find peace in the rustic atmosphere of Basecamp Hotel, your home far away from home.

December
5 days
Christmas
Min. 2 participants
most meals included
Basecamp Hotel
Min. age 8
per person 11,450 nok
Next departure 22nd Dec 2019

Embark on a 5-day adventure filled with unique nature experiences, long breakfasts and Arctic inspired dinners. Find you holiday spirit surrounded by the driftwood walls of Basecamp Hotel and the tranquil atmosphere of the polar night. Celebrate the New Year’s in the northern most town in the world and enter January with motivation and reflection.

December
5 days
New Year's
Min. 2 participants
Basecamp Hotel
Min. age 8
2019 is fully booked!
per person 12,450 nok
Next departure 30th Dec 2019

A winter adventure with dog sledge is an incredible way to experience Svalbard. Embark on an authentic trip where you travel with dog sledges through the Arctic landscape. A 1-day mini expedition is your place to shine as a musher for a day.

Selected dates
7 hours
January-February
Min. 2 participants
Lunch included
Min. age 8
per person 2,790 nok
Next departure 14th Jan 2020

Join us for a dog sledding adventure across the beautiful landscapes in Svalbard accompanied by your team of Alaskan huskies and your experienced guide. This is the time to fully enjoy the beautiful arctic nature close to Longyearbyen. It is the perfect introduction to dog sledding and will for sure have you coming back for more.

Every day
4 hours
From snowfall-May
Min. 3 participants
Warm drinks included
Trapper's Station
Child 6-12 yrs 690
Min age. 6
per person from 1,450 nok
Next departure 14th Dec 2019

This is a hike for the adventurous souls! You are entering a frozen landscape hiding architectural secrets created by natures robust hands. The darkness of the polar night sweeps over us, while the snow and the moon illuminate the landscape more than you can imagine. Join us on a hiking experience out of the ordinary and explore inside the glacier.

Wed, Sat
5 hours
November-January
Min. 3 participants
Warm drinks included
child 10-12 yrs 690
per person 890 nok
Next departure 14th Dec 2019

Embark on a drive towards Adventdalen where you will experience what is shrouded in Svalbard’s wintry darkness. Travel away from the city lights and admire a sky that city dwellers never see. Learn more about northern lights and the dark season in Svalbard. Join us to Mount Breinosa and enjoy the view over the landscape so dark, hostile and unforgiving.

Tue, Fri
3,5 hours
October-January
Min. 4 participants
Warm drinks included
child 6-12 yrs 490
per person 790 nok
Next departure 17th Dec 2019

Escape the town lights and busy life and join us for a unique Trapper’s Dinner at Trapper’s Station.

Selected dates
3 hours
All year around
Min. 8 participants
2-course dinner
Child 5-12 yrs 790
per person 1,250 nok
Next departure 13th Dec 2019

Join us on an adventure under the sun that never sets. On this trip you participate in taking the huskies out for a run with wagon wheels, and you will get to spend time in the dog yard before and after the dog sledding. Breathe in and enjoy the view of the Arctic countryside.

Every day
4 hours
May-Snowfall
Min. 3 participants
Warm drinks included
Child 6-12 yrs 790
Min. age 6
per person 1,090 nok
Next departure 21st May 2020

Join us on a snowmobile adventure through the Arctic polar night. As soon as we drive away from Longyearbyen and into the darkness, our chances of observing the northern lights increases. When exploring Svalbard this time of the year you will see a faint light peeking over the snow-covered mountains, giving you the idea of a life in the south.

Mon, Tue, Thu, Fri
4 hours
From snowfall-February
Min. 3 participants
Warm drinks
Passenger 990
Min. age 8
per driver 1,890 nok
Next departure 16th Dec 2019

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