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Northern Lights, Svalbard

Svalbard Polar Night Adventure

4-day tailor-made break from £1,125 pp incl. flights


Short description

See the Northern Lights on this ultimate Arctic escape


  • Witness the Northern Lights during the day as the polar nights cast an ethereal blue haze
  • Hunt the aurora by Snow Cat
  • Enjoy an included wilderness evening at a remote camp with complimentary dinner and drinks by the fire
  • Head out out snowmobiling, husky sledding and more with optional excursions
  • Stay in a choice of handpicked accommodation - the superb Funken Lodge is highly recommended


Recommended for:
Activity adventure | Natural world | Northern Lights | Off the beaten track | Wildlife | Winter

Travel to the ultimate Arctic destination, Svalbard, on this action-packed winter holiday. You'll visit when it's at its most magical, shrouded in the blue haze of the polar nights, when the sun never crowns above the horizon, meaning an ever-present blue twilight. Over four memorable days you'll have the chance to mush your own team of huskies as the aurora swirls overhead, snowmobile across the frozen wilds and explore the depths of shimmering ice caves. We've even included a snowcat adventure and a Northern Lights evening at the remote Camp Berentz where you'll enjoy a traditional dinner by the fire. Accommodation is wither at the stylish Radisson Blu Polar or the ultra-contemporary Funken Lodge, where alpine-luxe rooms are complemented by spectacular glacier views and the best dining in Svalbard.

Day by day itinerary

Day 1
UK to Longyearbyen

After included VIP airport lounge access, take your flight from London to Longyearbyen (via Oslo), the world’s northernmost airport. Upon arrival, check in to your chosen hotel. Our top recommendation is the spectacular Funken Lodge, which boasts wonderful views of the epic Lars glacier alongside a stylish lounge and a celebrated champagne cellar. Tonight why not enjoy dinner at your hotel as you prepare for your first taste of Svalbard adventure.

Stay: Radisson Blu Polar, Longyearbyen (Superior) or Funken Lodge, Spitsbergen (Superior)

Meals: D

Day 2
Snowcat tour & optional activities

Following breakfast, you'll have a choice of optional excursions, with snowmobiling and husky sledding on offer; the latter involves a magical few hours spent mushing your own team of dogs under the star-studded sky. For more serene activities, head for a beer tasting at the world's northernmost brewery or visit the Svalbard Museum to discover more about this fascinating region. Then, in the late afternoon, explore snow-covered trails with an included snowcat tour in search of the Northern Lights, which, in the depths of winter, can appear at any time of day or night. 

Stay: Radisson Blu Polar, Longyearbyen (Superior) or Funken Lodge, Spitsbergen (Superior)

Meals: B

Day 3
Optional activities & Northern Lights evening at Camp Barentz

After breakfast, opt for more excursions to help you explore the Arctic landscapes – perhaps head out snowshoeing or explore a glittering ice cave with an expert guide. This evening we've included an enchanting wilderness night at Camp Barentz. Located far from any light pollution, you'll enjoy a complimentary traditional dinner and hot drinks as you hear stories about the aurora before stepping out to catch, with luck, the ethereal ballet itself.

Stay: Radisson Blu Polar, Longyearbyen (Superior) or Funken Lodge, Spitsbergen (Superior)

Meals: B

Day 4
Depart for UK

After breakfast, head to the airport for your flight back to the UK via Oslo.

Meals: B


Any element of this itinerary can be adjusted to suit your needs. Just contact us to find out more.

4-day tailor-made break
from £1,125 pp incl. flights

Radisson Blu Polar

Low Season

from £1,125 pp. incl. flights

High Season

from £1,920 pp. incl. flights

  • Return flights from the UK to Longyearbyen (via Oslo)
  • 3 nights' in a double room at the Radisson Blu Polar including breakfast and afternoon treats
  • Northern Lights excursion by Snow Cat
  • Northern Lights evening at Camp Barentz including dinner and complimentary beer and wine

Current flight schedules mean that you may have to overnight in Oslo or extend your stay in Longyearbyen.

Terms & Conditions

Prices are per person based on two people sharing a twin/double room; prices are subject to availability and possible change; normal booking conditions apply.

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