NORWAY SVALBARD ISLANDS
• Four nights of chance for Northern Light
• Longyearbyen - Northernmost settlement with a population of over 1000
• Arctic Lavvo Evening
• Svalbard Museum (entrance included)
• Aurora Chasing by Snowmobile (6h activity)
• Husky Sledge Safari (4h activity)
- 6 breakfasts, 1 lunch, 3 dinners
- LONGYEARBYEN - Svalbard Hotel
- OSLO - First Hotel Millennium
**Note: Hotels are subject to final confirmation. Should there be changes, customers will be offered similar accommodations as stated in this list
DAY 1 - SINGAPORE → OSLO (Meals on Board)
Assemble at Singapore Changi Airport and depart for Oslo, the capital of Norway
DAY 2 - OSLO (Meals on Board)
Upon arrival, spend the day at your leisure. If this is your first time to visiting Norway, consider joining an optional sightseeing tour to explore the city and learn more about the Norwegian history, culture and lifestyle.
DAY 3 - OSLO → LONGYEARBYEN (Breakfast, Arctic Lavvo Dinner)
Board a domestic flight to Longyearbyen, the administrative centre of Svalbard Island, as well as the Northernmost settlement with a population of around 2000 and the realm of Polar Bear. Admire the gorgeous scenery featuring snow-capped mountains and crystalblue fjords, and if luck is on your side, you may even be able to witness the enthralling Northern Lights. In the evening, join us for an atmospheric event around the open fire in our Northern Lights camp, a tent set up in the traditional Sami style. Sitting on benches covered by reindeer hides, you will be served a welcome drink, food prepared by the chefs from the renowned Huset restaurant and of course Arctic storytelling provided by friendly and professional local guides.
Note: the appearance of the Northern Lights cannot be guaranteed as it is a naturally occurring phenomenon and is subject to weather conditions.
DAY 4 - LONGYEARBYEN (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)
Meet up with a local city guide to get an overview of Longyearbyen and the surrounding areas. You will be guided through the major local sights and history of Longyearbyen. The tour will bring you close to the coal mines, some research areas, village, church, and the global seed vault which is the world’s largest seed storage. There will be stops along the way to take photographs. Visit Svalbard Museumentrance included, which will feature an exhibition on Svalbard's history and present natural places in Arctic Norway.
DAY 5 - LONGYEARBYEN (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)
Aurora Chasing by Snowmobile (6-hour activity) - Join a snowmobile tour and let yourself be captivated by the unique blue light that characterises the polar night. We will hunt for the Northern Lights and visit the Northern Light Camp. Drive through Adventdalen, extending eastward from Longyearbyen and into a river landscape that take you to Tellbreen. The trip will take you to the glacier where you will have a closer look at the ice structures. The rock and ice formed by melting water provides is an impressive view. After walking on the glacier, we will enjoy ourselves in the tent with a candlelight and bonfire. Seated at the table, on benches covered by with reindeer hides, you will be served a hot lunch while the guide recounts fascinating stories from Svalbard. After a warm and sumptuous lunch, we will get back on our snowmobiles and head back to Longyearbyen. On the way back, we will stop at a pingo in Adventdalen. This typical polar phenomenon presents itself as a rounded knoll with an ice core. Pingos are formed when pressurised glacial water penetrates holes or cracks in the permafrost
Note: Minimum age for the Aurora Chasing by Snowmobile tour and the Husky Sledge Safari tour is 6 years old.
• The route and duration of Snowmobile and Husky are subject to change by weather condition.
• Driver is required to show valid driving license.
DAY 6 - LONGYEARBYEN (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)
Husky Sledge Safari (4h activity) - This activity will give you an introduction to dog sledding. The guide will welcome you and provide you with information about the trip. You will be provided with the necessary clothing for the activities. At Trapper's Station there are 90 happy Alaskan Huskies are eager to take you for a ride. You will harness your own dog teams, and will share your sled with one other person. After the activity enjoy hot drinks and biscuits in the Trapper's cabin. For this activity, visitors need not have any previous experience with dog sledging. For the dog sledding activity, your guide will provided you with all necessary safety equipment and necessities, these include thermal suit, boots, gloves, goggles, balaclava and hat;
hot drink and biscuits.
DAY 7 - LONGYEARBYEN → OSLO (Breakfast)
Upon arrival, transfer to hotel and spend the day at your leisure.
DAY 8 - OSLO → SINGAPORE (Breakfast)
Enjoy the rest of the day at your leisure till it is time to transfer to the airport for your flight home.
DAY 9 - ARRIVAL IN SINGAPORE
We hope you enjoyed your trip with EU Holidays and we look forward to seeing you again for your next trip.
Additional activities that complement your holidays will be at your own discretion and is entirely optional.
*minimum group size may apply
• Aurora Hunting by Snowcat (2.5h activity) : €79
• Oslo Sightseeing Tour: €69
Tipping Guideline: (based on 9D6N)
• €52 per person