Arrive in Longyearbyen and board your expedition ship, your home for your upcoming adventure. Arrive into Krossfjorden the next morning for your first zodiac landing. From here you spend the rest of your trip exploring the far reaches of the Arctic, watching for wildlife, walking on the land and experiencing some of Svalbard’s history. The safari takes you to some of the most impressive landscapes imaginable from tundra islands home to pink-footed geese, glaciers that play home to polar bears and towering mountain peaks.
What makes this trip extraordinary
- Completely circumnavigate the icy archipelago of Svalbard via your ice-strengthened expedition ship – the M/V Plancius or M/V Ortelius.
- Encounter polar bears as you venture further north into their habitat.
- Explore ice caps, Arctic beaches and vast glaciers via ship, zodiac and on foot.
- Discover some of Svalbard’s famous culture and history
Take in your breath-taking surroundings and look out for Arctic wildlife on your journey.