Adventure Week At Nordenskiöld Lodge

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Run by: Best Served Scandinavia

Reference number: 144533

From: £2690.00

Holiday overview

Perched at the edge of the blue glacier on the moraine shore of a faraway ice fjord, Nordenskiöld Lodge is as remote as it gets. In fact, it’s the farthest north you can travel to on the island of Spitsbergen by motorised vehicle. Following a stay in Svalbard’s largest town, Longyearbyen, you’ll begin four action-packed days of arctic adventure at Nordenskiöld, each one packed with exhilarating guided tours and excursions.

Holiday itinerary

Day 1: Longyearbyen

Depart the UK on a flight north to Longyearbyen. As you settle in to the characterful Basecamp Hotel, you can look forward to the thrilling days of Arctic exploration ahead.

Days 2-5: Nordenskiöld Lodge

Following an early morning briefing, you’ll begin your journey north to Billefjorden and Adolfbukta, keeping an eye out for wildlife that might include walruses, belugas and polar bears. Checking into Nordenskiöld Lodge, you’ll begin four action-packed days of glacier hiking, kayaking, sea safaris and guided nature tours that explore the unique flora, fauna and landscapes of the lodge’s stunning setting. Each evening, return to the lodge for relaxing hot tub soaks and delicious dinners, including a shore-side barbecue on day three.

Stay: Nordenskiöld Lodge

Days 6-7: Longyearbyen

After a final hike and sea safari, return to Longyearbyen for a final night, flying home via Oslo on day eight.

Stay: Basecamp Trapper's Hotel

Meals: Breakfast

More time?

Why not stay at Isfjord Radio, a far-flung former radio transmissions centre, now converted into a stylish boutique hotel. Its restaurant specialises in locally sourced meat and fish with a nod to Italian, French and Asian cuisine.

Holiday pricing

  • Flights from London to Longyearbyen (via Oslo) including luggage and tax
  • 2 nights Basecamp Trapper’s Hotel on a B&B basis
  • 4 nights Nordenskiöld Lodge on a full-board basis
  • All activities at Nordenskiöld Lodge 

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