Private 5 day mushing expedition in Longyearbyen, Svalbard
Private 5 day mushing expedition in Longyearbyen, Svalbard
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Activity Snapshot

  • Sport level
    Intermediate
  • Spoken languages
    English, German
  • Duration
    4-7 days
  • Opening seasons:
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Activity description

Polar dogs, deep valleys and majestic mountains, sea ice and clean silence, only interrupted by the breathing of running dogs, the sled and skis gliding on the hard-packed snow surface. Take your time to enjoy 5 days of breathtaking views!

Experience one of the most spectacular parts of nature you will ever find, together with the incredible and loyal creatures called man's best friend. 

If you want to really experience the wild, astonishing beauty of Svalbard, there is no better way than going back in time. Pack a traditional inuit sled with a tipi tent and pemmican trail food, strap on your skis and give the polar dogs the command to go.

Are you ready for a real adventure?
You'll go out on a traditional inuit sled and a strong team of big expedition dogs, a tradition that has been maintained for centuries.

Dressed in expedition outer clothes, wool and Steger Mukluks, you'll put on expedition skis and travel along with the dogs. When you get tired you can jump on the runners to rest for a while. You can decide the route with the help of Philipp, adapting it to suit your mushing expectations and what you might want to see.

minimum 18 y/o
Cancellation policy: 
strict1) Cancellation 30 days or more prior to the agreed activity starting date
→ You are automatically refunded the full activity price

2) Cancellation between 30 and 10 days prior to the agreed activity starting date
→ You are entitled to a 50% refund

3) 10 days or later, prior to the agreed activity starting date, are considered last-minute cancellations
→ No refund will be made
Itinerary

Day 0: Please make sure you meet with your guide the evening before for a short talk about the tour.
Day 1: You'll be picked up from your accommodation and transported to the camp where you'll be geared up with warm clothing and given an introduction to the team and the activity.
Day 2 to 4: Get back to nature with the mushing expedition
Day 5: You'll be returned back to the camp in the evening and after feeding the dogs you'll be dropped back off to your accommodation.

Included
  • Outer clothes
  • Skis
  • Big dog team
  • Sleeping bag
  • Tipi tent
  • All meals and drinks
  • Transfers to and from your accommodation
  • Transportation by snowmobiles
Do not forget to bring
Do not forget to bring
  • Warm clothes adapted to the weather conditions
  • Wool underwear
  • An equipment list will be provided by Philipp once you have booked the expedition
Meeting point
You will be picked up from your accommodation on the island of Korcula. Alternatively please make your way to polardogs svalbard: postboks 98 9171 Longyearbyen Get directions
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