Svalbard Expedition Cruise (Thursday dep.)

A cruise around Spitsbergen, the Svalbard archipelago’s biggest island, is a true Arctic adventure over a long weekend! Board the historic MS Nordstjernen after 1 night in Longyearbyen for a 4-nights cruise. Experience glaciers, majestic mountains, fjords and bird cliffs, and - if you are lucky - also polar bears, all under the midnight sun.

Duration

6 days

Transportation

Cruise

Season

Summer

Tour Type

Guided

Tour category

Radisson Blu Polar Hotel

Silver

Accommodation at good tourist class hotels equal to 3 to 3+ stars according to Scandinavian standard.

Inside cabin included during overnight cruises.

See Silver accommodation

Radisson Blu Polar Hotel

Gold

Accommodation at 4 star hotels or at unique properties, like historic hotels or manor houses, selected for their atmosphere.

Outside (seaside) cabin included during overnight cruises.

See Gold accommodation

Services included:

  • 4-day (4 nights on board) Hurtigruten Expedition voyage from/to Longyearbyen including all landings with small boats and activities on board and ashore
  • Accommodation in 2-berth polar inside cabin with private bathroom with shower/WC (cabin category I)
  • Full board during the cruise
    • Breakfast and lunch are served as a buffet with free seating
    • Dinner is either served as a buffet or a set meal with fixed tables (might be a shared table with other guests)
    • Still water and tea/coffee during all meals (tap water in your cabin is drinkable)
  • 1 hotel overnight in Longyearbyen in a standard room including private bathroom with shower/WC, including breakfast
  • Transfer from the airport to the hotel and back to the airport (or to the hotel if extra nights are booked)
  • Lunch at the hotel on day 2
  • 3-hour sightseeing tour in Longyearbyen ending at the pier
  • Professional English-speaking expedition team that accompanies landings and activities and gives lectures (usually on shore)
  • Electronic travel documentation, including a detailed travel itinerary and travel vouchers
  • Additional services included for Hotel Category GOLD only:
  • Accommodation in a polar outside (= seaside) cabin with private bathroom with shower/WC (cabin category A)

Important information regarding prices: 

Kindly note that Hurtigruten uses dynamic pricing; instead of offering set prices Hurtigruten will decide the price for the cruise based on the capacity level onboard each departure at the time of booking. The price for the cruise can therefore vary from full price to a price reduction of up to 25%. The prices on our website are according to Hurtigruten’s lowest price level. Early booking is highly recommended to secure the lowest rates. Please contact us for further information.

The price shown during the booking process is the starting price for the selected departure. Please contact us for an offer. Or, if you choose to submit your booking, we will contact you should the price for your chosen departure be higher than published.

Special terms and conditions apply:

Kindly note that special terms and conditions apply when booking this tour: 

For departures until March 31 2020:

  • 30% deposit payment.
  • Final payment 95 days before travel.

For departures from April 1 2020:

  • 20% deposit payment.
  • Final payment 95 days before travel.

Please refer to our terms and conditions for details regarding cancellation.

Similar Tours

Svalbard Expedition Cruise (Monday dep.)
Svalbard Expedition Cruise (Monday dep.)
6 days
Summer
Cruise

Special offer

Early bird
Hurtigruten Southbound Cruise
Hurtigruten Southbound Cruise
6 days
All Year
Cruise