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Introduction To Spitsbergen 2017

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highlights
  • Discover the quirky city of Longyearbyen
  • Scour the ice sheets for polar bears
  • Be enchanted by the seabirds dotted along the cliffs of Alkefjellet
  • Trek to the impressive 14th July Glacier
The Introduction to Spitsbergen 2017 tour starts and ends in Longyearbyen. The Introduction to Spitsbergen 2017 is a Polar tour that takes 9 days taking you through Longyearbyen, Norway and 2 other destinations in Norway.

Discover the shivery essence of the Arctic as you explore Spitsbergen and its outlying islands. Search for wildlife at every turn, and be prepared for close encounters with lumbering polar bears, noisy walruses and huge colonies of seabirds. This is the largest island in Svalbard and boasts an astonishing array of wild, natural landscapes. Hike flowering tundra at the base of the 14th of July Glacier, roam the rocky, cliff-lined shores of Alkefjellet or grab your snowshoes for an inland excursion to the abandoned whaling sites of Smeerenburg. Along the rugged western coast, be captivated by untouched fjords and discover the many enchanting shades of ice. This trip captures the icy spirit of the polar regions, giving you a unique perspective of the history and geology of this mystical place at the northern reaches of the world.
Day 1 Embarkation Day in Longyearbyen

Day 2-8 Exploring Spitsbergen

Day 9 Disembarkation Day in Longyearbyen

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what’s included Accommodation
  • Cruise ship (8 nts)
Meals
  • 8 Breakfasts, 8 Dinners & 7 Lunch
Transport
  • Ship, Zodiac
Group Leader
  • One group leader will accompany you on this tour. The aim of the group leader is to take the hassle out of your travels and to help you to have the best possible trip
what’s excluded
    International Flights
  • Any international flights to/from Longyearbyen are not included in this price. We always recommend that you arrive 1 day prior to your tour starting date.
  • Travel Insurance
  • Travel insurance is not included in this Introduction to Spitsbergen 2017 tour. Travel insurance is mandatory to buy. We recommend purchasing it from World Nomads.
Tour details
Booking Type Instant Booking  
Tour Type Group Tour - Max 83 participants
Duration 9 days
guiding method Live guide/instructor
guide language English
meeting/Start point Longyearbyen, Norway
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Good to know Travel Insurance

The Introduction to Spitsbergen 2017 tour requires that you have a travel insurance covering emergency evacuation and repatriation.

Payment

Bookmundi only requires a deposit of 1500 USD to confirm this tour. For any departures before 17 March 2017 full payment is required.

Visa

For this Introduction to Spitsbergen 2017 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 travelling to, as part of this itinerary.

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Cancellation No additional cancellation fees apply for this Introduction to Spitsbergen 2017 tour. You can cancel the tour up to 97 days prior departure and avoid paying the full amount, but your deposit paid is non-refundable. No refund applies for cancellations within 97 days of departure.
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