Arctic Treasures

Passenger 1,800
Min. age 8
per driver 2,990 nok
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Arctic Treasures

This snowmobile adventure is a solid start of your new outdoor winter activity. It will most likely tempt you back for longer snowmobile trips in Svalbard. On frozen grounds we head northeast towards the popular site Tempelfjorden. Here lies the historical trapper’s cabin of Hilmar Nøis, who completed 35 winter as a hunter in Svalbard. When time and conditions allow, we might reach all the way on top of the plateau Fjordnibba. Be awed by the view and feel thrilled as you breathe in the fresh Arctic air before heading back to Longyearbyen.

Program

Your guide picks you up at the hotel reception at 8.30AM. When all participants are gathered, we’ll continue to our expedition centre for information and proper dressing in snowmobile clothes. Everyone drives own snowmobiles, unless you have specified to be a passenger. We do recommend driving your own engine, because it is easier to keep warm and it’s fun. We’ll make several stops on the way, to explore interesting sights and viewpoints, as well as making sure everyone is doing good. The trip includes expedition lunch, and we’ll return back to your hotel around 4.30PM.

Lunch and warm drinks included
Mon,Thu, Sat, Sun
8 hours
February-May
Min. 3 snowmobile drivers
Lunch and warm drinks included

Price information

WHAT’S INCLUDED?

One day snowmobiling adventure with arctic nature guide.
Expedition lunch.
Transport to and from your hotel or guesthouse in Longyearbyen.
Warm clothing: Snowmobile suit, boots, gloves, helmet, goggles and balaclava.
Snowmobile and fuel.
Search- and rescue insurance for Svalbard.

GROUPS

Would you like to have your board meeting, conference event, incentive group, private guiding or even a kick-off event in the middle of the true Arctic? Let us know and we will tailor your trip!

Clothing and equipment

Prepare yourself for some wind and an average temperature of around -14°C.

Necessary clothing in the Arctic is woollen thermals as the base layer, warm wool or flees trousers & sweater on the top. Two layers of socks (thin & thick woollen socks), windproof layer on the top. Spacious clothing is recommended because air is the best insulation. Windproof mittens with a warm liner or thick gloves, a warm hat, scarf or flees- tube is also a must have in Svalbard.

Note

Driver’s license for car or motorcycle is required for driving snowmobile. Your driver’s license must be presented before the tour starts. This trip requires minimum two snowmobile drivers without passengers. We may also need to change the number of drivers and passengers in the group. This is in terms of safety reasons.

This trip is not suitable for persons suffering from back pains or pregnant women. This is due to safety for your safety and wellbeing, and Basecamp Explorer can unfortunately not to take responsibility for health problems if this advice is neglected.

In Svalbard, weather conditions can change quickly. This means that we might need to make changes to the planned adventure program. We will always do our outmost to give you a vast experience in the Arctic, and at the same time we must be aware of the destination’s characteristics.

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