Spitsbergen Highlights: Expedition in Brief

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5 Based on 1 Review
  • duration 7 days
  • tour type Group Request as private
  • age requirement 18-99 yrs
  • max group size 199
  • guiding method Fully guided
  • Tour Code BM-7797
  • Footprint Carbonneutral CO2 emissions resulting from all trips on Bookmundi will be offset via investments in carbon reduction projects.
  • Operated in English
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  • Starts Helsinki, Finland
  • Ends Helsinki, Finland
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HIGHLIGHTS Download trip notes
  • View Arctic wildlife, such as Polar bears, walrus and reindeer
  • Enjoy all the adventure of an Arctic expedition in less than a week
  • Cruise in a Zodiac to get up close to glaciers, fjords, icebergs and more
  • Hike the colourful tundra
  • Travel in a small expedition vessel
  • Accompanied by extremely qualified Expedition Staff
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Starting and ending in Helsinki, the tour "Spitsbergen Highlights: Expedition In Brief" is a guided polar expeditions and cruise trip that takes 7 days. You will be traveling through Svalbard, Spitsbergen and Longyearbyen in Finland and Norway. "Spitsbergen Highlights: Expedition In Brief" is a group tour which includes accommodation in hotels, transport, meals and others. Please see the package includes section for further details.

In just a week, cruise through the pack ice up to 80°N along the west coast of Spitsbergen like an explorer of long ago, on a constant search for wildlife. Though this rocky island is covered in mountains and glaciers, the towering cliffs and fjords play host to a surprisingly thriving and varied ecosystem. Exploring as much of the area as possible will provide optimal opportunities to spot the most iconic of arctic wildlife, the Polar bear.
ITINERARY Expand All
  • Day 1: Arrive in Helsinki, Finland
  • Day 2: Embarkation Day in Longyearbyen, Svalbard
  • Day 3 - 6: Exploring Spitsbergen
  • Day 7: Disembark in Longyearbyen and fly to Helsinki
WHAT'S INCLUDED
Accommodation
  • All accommodation
Meals
  • Beer and house wine during dinner
Transport
  • All transport and listed activities
  • Mandatory transfer package including return flights from Longyearbyen to Helsinki
  • We can include flights from the UK.  Please contact us for a quote.
Others
  • All meals while on the ship
  • Full complement of qualified Expedition Staff
WHAT'S EXCLUDED
  • Travel insurance
  • Single accommodation (available on request)
  • Visas or vaccinations
CUSTOMER REVIEWS
5 - Excellent
Based on 1 review
  • Anonymous
  • From Australia
  • On Jul 10 2023
5 - Excellent
Trip of a log lifetime
Outstanding experience with excellent and knowledgeable staff. Extremely well led by Woody and Annie
REQUEST A PRIVATE, CUSTOMIZABLE DEPARTURE By design, this is a group tour. You can however request a private, customized version of this tour for yourself or your private group of people. Private departures are usually more expensive, but come with these benefits:
  • Personal Itinerary can be tweaked and customized.
  • Protected Travel within your own bubble.
  • Professional Access our Travel Specialists' insider knowledge.
  • Privacy Enjoy a tour focused solely on you or your travel group.
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CANCELLATION

No additional cancellation fees apply for this Spitsbergen Highlights: Expedition in Brief tour. You can cancel the tour up to 93 days prior departure and avoid paying the full amount, but your deposit paid is non-refundable. No refund applies for cancellations within 92 days of departure.

Payment

For any tour departures within 21 August 2024, full payment is required. For tours that depart later than 21 August 2024, a deposit of 25% is required to confirm this tour, and the remaining balance will be charged 92 days before trip departure.

Travel Insurance

Spitsbergen Highlights: Expedition in Brief tour requires that you have adequate and valid travel insurance covering medical and personal accidents, including repatriation costs and emergency evacuation. World Nomads offers travel insurance for independent travelers and intrepid families.

Visa

For this Spitsbergen Highlights: Expedition in Brief tour getting the required visa(s) is the responsibility for each individual traveller, as visa requirements vary depending on your nationality. We recommend to check with your local embassies representing the countries that you are traveling to, as part of this itinerary.

COVID-19 Safety Measures

This trip incorporates the following COVID-19 measures:

  • This tour has received the World Travel and Tourism Council’s ‘Safe Travels’ stamp, which provides travellers with assurance that COVID-19 health and hygiene protocols have been adhered to.
  • Group sizes are kept small to maintain a low risk ‘small group bubble’, with an average of 10 guests in each group.
  • Hygiene safety measures and distancing will be followed in transportation, accommodation and meal venues.
  • Several COVID-19 distancing measures have been adopted on this package tour to keep travellers safe.
  • All travellers will be required to be fully vaccinated no less than two weeks prior to travel.
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