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Select one of these 15 highly-recommended 8-day Svalbard tours. Explore worry-free with your bilingual guide on a small group or private Svalbard tour where you will enjoy small ship cruises, cruises, wildlife viewing, wildlife & safari exploration, and hiking during the day and stay in hotels with decidedly local flavor at night. Our 8-day Svalbard trips and vacation packages range from $2,100 to $35,060. Contact one of Adventure Life's Svalbard travel specialists for help planning every detail of your dream trip. 
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Polar bears in the Arctic
$4,000
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North Spitsbergen, In Search of Polar Bear & Pack Ice

8 Day Itinerary aboard MV Hondius
  • Explore North Spitsbergen
  • Visit the Monaco Glacier
  • See polar bears at Hinlopen Strait
  • Visit St. Johns Fjord
Starts/ Ends in:
Longyearbyen / Longyearbyen
Activities:
Hiking, Small Ship Cruises, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Start your North Spitsbergen cruise with a trek around historic Longyearben, then join this 8-day expedition to the north of the island to take in the fantastically beautiful landscapes, the thousands of seabirds, and of course the star of the show, the polar bear. This voyage aboard the MV Hondius …
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Homes in Longyearbyen, Svalbard, Norway
$4,000
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North Spitsbergen, In Search of Polar Bear & Pack Ice

8 Day Itinerary aboard MV Janssonius
  • Explore North Spitsbergen
  • Visit the Monaco Glacier
  • See polar bears at Hinlopen Strait
  • Visit St. Johns Fjord
Starts/ Ends in:
Longyearbyen / Longyearbyen
Activities:
Hiking, Small Ship Cruises, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Start your North Spitsbergen cruise with a trek around historic Longyearben, then join our expedition to the north of the island to take in the fantastically beautiful landscapes, the thousands of seabirds, and of course the star of the show, the polar bear.
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Walruses huddled together on the ice
$4,000
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North Spitsbergen, In Search of Polar Bear & Pack Ice

8 Day Itinerary aboard MV Plancius
  • Explore North Spitsbergen
  • Visit the Monaco Glacier
  • See polar bears at Hinlopen Strait
  • Visit St. Johns Fjord
Starts/ Ends in:
Longyearbyen / Longyearbyen
Activities:
Hiking, Small Ship Cruise, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Start your North Spitsbergen cruise with a trek around historic Longyearben, then join this 8-day expedition to the north of the island to take in the fantastically beautiful landscapes, the thousands of seabirds, and of course the star of the show, the polar bear. This voyage aboard the MV …
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A polar bear climbs glacial ice in the Arctic
$13,160
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Svalbard Adventure

8 Day Itinerary aboard MV Villa
  • Discover the Northwest Corner
  • Search for unique wildlife
  • Explore Monaco glacier
  • Hike through Svalbard
Starts/ Ends in:
Longyearbyen / Longyearbyen
Activities:
Hiking, Small Ship Cruise, Village Visit, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Expedition mode begins as soon as you depart Longyearbyen – your Expedition Leader and Captain determine the route based on wildlife, weather, and ice conditions. Places to visit include Adventfjorden, Northwest Corner, Hinlopen Strait, Liefdefjorden,

Kongsfjorden and Isfjorden. MS Villa is …
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Arctic Polar Bear
$3,850
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North Spitsbergen - Farthest North

8 Day Itinerary aboard MV Hondius
  • Search for polar bears on pack ice
  • Enjoy excursions in Zodiacs
  • Watch for Greenland and minke whale
  • Navigate through pack ice
Starts/ Ends in:
Longyearbyen / Longyearbyen
Activities:
Small Ship Cruises, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
This 8-day scenic expedition cruise aboard the MV Hondius takes you through North Spitsbergen. Trek around historic Longyearben, then join your expedition to the north of the island to take in the fantastically beautiful landscapes, the thousands of seabirds, and of course the star of the show, the …
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Glass-still waters around Spitsbergen
$4,000
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North Spitsbergen, In Search of Polar Bear & Pack Ice

8 Day Itinerary aboard Ortelius
  • Explore North Spitsbergen
  • Visit the Monaco Glacier
  • See polar bears at Hinlopen Strait
  • Visit St. Johns Fjord
Starts/ Ends in:
Longyearbyen / Longyearbyen
Activities:
Hiking, Small Ship Cruise, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Start your North Spitsbergen cruise with a trek around historic Longyearben, then join our expedition to the north of the island to take in the fantastically beautiful landscapes, the thousands of seabirds, and of course the star of the show, the polar bear.
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Ski the Arctic.
$3,300
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Alpine Peaks of Spitsbergen, Ski & Sail

8 Day Itinerary aboard Rembrandt van Rijn
  • Watch for polar bears and walrus
  • Visit Kongsfjorden and Isfjord
  • Ski the snowy Arctic terrain
  • Enjoy zodiac cruising and hiking
Starts/ Ends in:
Longyearbyen / Longyearbyen
Activities:
Skiing, Small Ship Cruise
Activity Level:
Relaxed
The 8-day journey will start and end in Longyearbyen. This program is designed for experienced ski mountaineers who have mastered ski techniques both for ascent and descent in challenging snow-covered alpine terrain. A typical day involves ski climbs on mountaintops averaging heights of …
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A sow and her cubs
$10,330
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Cruising Arctic Norway: Glaciers, Ice Floes, and Polar Bears - with Smithsonian Journeys

8 Day Itinerary aboard L'Austral
  • Discover Svalbard's wildlife
  • Explore Hornsund
  • Learn about Ny- Alesund
  • Admire ice floes, and huge glaciers
Starts/ Ends in:
Longyearbyen / Longyearbyen
Activities:
Adventure Options, Small Ship Cruises, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Discover the Far North and the immense open spaces of the polar Arctic and its ice floes that extend to the North Pole. Set sail south to discover Hornsund, one of Spitsbergen’s most beautiful fjords. Learn about the history of the whalers at the Nordvest-Spitsbergen National Park. …
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Hiking in Spitsbergen
$4,000
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North Spitsbergen - Farthest North

8 Day Itinerary aboard MV Janssonius
  • Search for polar bears on pack ice
  • Enjoy excursions in Zodiacs
  • Watch for Greenland and minke whale
  • Navigate through pack ice
Starts/ Ends in:
Longyearbyen / Longyearbyen
Activities:
Small Ship Cruises, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
This 8-day scenic expedition cruise aboard the MV Janssonius takes you through North Spitsbergen. Trek around historic Longyearbyen, then join your expedition to the north of the island to take in the fantastically beautiful landscapes, the thousands of seabirds, and of course the star of the show, …
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Bearded seal in Svalbard, Norway
$9,020
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Fjords and Glaciers of Spitsbergen

Longyearbyen Roundtrip - 8 Day Itinerary aboard Le Boreal
  • Sail in the Hinlopen Strait
  • Explore amazing ice floes
  • Discover Europe's largest ice cap
  • View the incredible wildlife
Starts/ Ends in:
Paris / Longyearbyen
Activities:
Hiking, Small Ship Cruises, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Board Le Boreal in Longyearbyen in Norway for an 8-day expedition cruise to the heart of the Svalbard archipelago. Discover the exceptional flora and fauna that live in these extreme conditions, where temperatures reach -30°C in winter. First, sail in the direction of the magnificent glaciers …
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Colorful houses of Svalbard
$9,720
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Fjords and glaciers of Spitsbergen

Longyearbyen Roundtrip - 8 Day Itinerary aboard L'Austral
  • Discover Arctic flora and fauna
  • Sail in the Hinlopen Strait
  • View the ice floes and sheer cliffs
  • Explore Europe's largest ice cap
Starts/ Ends in:
Paris / Longyearbyen
Activities:
Hiking, Small Ship Cruises, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Board the ship at Longyearbyen in Norway for an 8-day expedition cruise to the heart of the Svalbard archipelago. View the exceptional flora and fauna. Sail in the direction of the magnificent glaciers of Kongsfjorden and then to the superb landscapes of the Nordvest-Spitsbergen National Park. The …
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Colorful homes in Longyearbyen, Svalbard
$4,490
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Svalbard - Last Stop before the North Pole

8 Day Itinerary aboard Ocean Albatros
  • Sail along Spitsbergen’s coastline
  • Spot lots of wildlife
  • Cruise in Zodiacs to reach shore
  • Hike on tundras and polar desert
Starts/ Ends in:
Longyearbyen / Longyearbyen
Activities:
Hiking, Small Ship Cruises, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Discover Svalbard's enormous grandeur on this Arctic adventure tour with whales, walruses, polar bears, and an abundance of marine birds. Experience the Arctic's high summer aboard Ocean Albatros, one of the only ice-class expedition ships capable of navigating the North Pole's pack …
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Ivory Gulls on the pristine snow
$4,000
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East Spitsbergen, Seals and Polar Bears in Sea Ice

8 Day Itinerary aboard MV Hondius
  • Look for amazing Arctic wildlife
  • Sail through amazing glaciers
  • Explore largest town, Longyearbyen
  • Visit Ivory gulls in Agardhfjellet
Starts/ Ends in:
Longyearbyen / Longyearbyen
Activities:
Adventure Options, Small Ship Cruises, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Experience the high Arctic summer with an expedition that visits some of the top sites of eastern Spitsbergen. Our goal is to take you to amazing glaciers, fascinating historical sites, bountiful seabird colonies, and sprawling fjord systems in which there is a good chance of spotting whales, …
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Polar bear in the Arctic
$4,000
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North Spitsbergen, in search of Polar Bear and birds- Summer Solstice

8 Day Itinerary aboard Ortelius
  • Search for the King of the Arctic
  • Enjoy excursions in Zodiacs
  • Watch for Greenland and minke whale
  • Navigate through pack ice
Starts/ Ends in:
Longyearbyen / Longyearbyen
Activities:
Small Ship Cruises, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Sailing along the pack-ice of North Spitsbergen, this Arctic voyage offers the best opportunities to spot the King of the Arctic, the polar bear. Sail to Raudfjord on the north coast of West Spitsbergen, a beautiful fjord dominated by spectacular glaciers and favored by the ringed and bearded …
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Surfacing Humpback Whales
$2,100
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Whale Safari - Bear Island - South Spitsbergen

8 Day Itinerary aboard Ortelius
  • Visit the Bear Island
  • Sail through Bodo
  • Whale watch in the Scottish waters
  • Sail along the edge of sea-ice
Starts/ Ends in:
Bodo / Longyearbyen
Activities:
Small Ship Cruises, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
From the wild shores of Northern Norway to the bird cliffs of Bear Island to Svalbard's fantastic Bell Sund fjord system, this wildlife-centered expedition gives you the best of both the lower and higher Arctic. You might encounter blue whales, harp seals, kittiwakes, and many more memorable …
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