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Dog sled expedition to Svalbard's east coast

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6 day dog sled expedition to Svalbard's East Coast - Experience true Arctic wilderness life!

On this tour you will learn and experience what Svalbard can really offer from experiences off the beaten track. Arctic Husky Travelers will make the long trip a memory of life. We have over 20 years of experience from dog sledding and expeditions in the Arctic. We have run the longest dog sled races in Alaska and Europe and been to the North Pole several times with dog sledging. On this tour, you will - in addition to unforgettable experiences - also learn the skills of dog sledding and winter outdoor life under challenging conditions. You do not need any previous dog sledding experience to participate, but you should be in average good physical shape. The weather in the Arctic is unpredictable and can change in a matter of hours. With both cold and wind it can quickly reach temperatures down to -15 ° C in May, but generally the first week of May is the best time for winter expeditions on Svalbard with 24h daylight, good heat from the sun and often fine weather.

Overnight in expedition tent on the sled trip. Day 0 and Day 5 accommodation in Longyearbyen.

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Important Information
Departure Point
Traveler pickup is offered

Longyearbyen cruise port

6 days
  • Sleeping bag and outerwear; Winter skirt, warm shoes, mittens, hat.
  • Private transportation
  • Itinerary, accommodation and meals according to the program
  • Flights to / from Svalbard, transfer airport, drinks, accommodation in Longyearbyen
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received within 48 hours of booking, subject to availability
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Not recommended for travelers with back problems
  • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Travelers should have a strong physical fitness level
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 6 travelers
Cancellation Policy
All sales are final and incur 100% cancellation penalties.
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I did a half-day dog sledding trip with Arctic Husky Travellers about a week ago. I researched the different tour groups very carefully before deciding to go with them. As a dog owner, the care and well-being of the dogs was very important to me. I was not disappointed. Tommy
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I didn’t know what to expect and was so pleased with the day spent with Tommy, dogs, and other guests. The dogs were so sweet and smart! It was great to have a chance to drive a dogsled on wheels. Lunch shared was delicious, and I learned so much about this region and life
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We fully enjoyed our time with Husky Travellers and recommend the day trip with them to everyone who wants to get an insight into the dog sledding! Besides the sledding itself we have heard a lot of wonderful stories about the Svalbard and the North Pole expeditions and dog
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My family (5 adults) were wanting to experience as much as we could in Svalbard. So to spend a day with individuals who live, work and are passionate about what they do was a bonus. We were picked up right on time and were taken into a world that the normal tourist never
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Even though we went in June, there was enough snow to do an excursion with snow sledges instead of wheeled ones. What a great adventure! In particular: Tommy, the owner, does a great job raising and training the dogs. He got us geared up for the excursion, and afterward, told
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Townsville, Australia
Definitely worth doing
Very professional. A quick meet and greet with our tour guides and the dogs and we were on our way. A bit of
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Saint-Priest-en-Jarez, France
Unforgettable experience
We did an entire afternoon with them from learning from there knowledge and experience to gearing up seeing the
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What a FANTASTIC experience!
Thank you, Tommy, Anja, Stein, Foxy, Yme and the rest of the team! If you ever planning to go dog sledding in
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Forget the rest, go with the best
This experience is easily worthy of 10 stars. Tommy knows, loves and respects his dogs, and it shows. They are
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London, United Kingdom
Wild and free
Being around the utterly loveable Alaskan Huskies is a unique experience. The owner of this particular dog
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We visited Husky Travellers before the snow had arrived in Svalbard, so we did a wagon trip with the dogs but
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New Orleans, Louisiana
Amazing Experience with Very Well Cared-for Dogs
I did a half-day dog sledding trip with Arctic Husky Travellers about a week ago. I researched the different tour
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Cologne, Germany
Authentic and heartwarming
Going on a tour with the Husky Travelers means experiencing authentic and sustainable dogsledding and getting a
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Tubingen, Germany
unforgettible activity
It was so great Experience to Go on a Gigs Wagon and be Abel to Drive on our oben.. also to see how the dogs live
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Chorley, United Kingdom
Simply the best. Loved it
Really privileged to spend some time with Tommy and his dogs. Beautiful, well trained animals. Such passion for
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Dog sledding during polar summer
I didn’t know what to expect and was so pleased with the day spent with Tommy, dogs, and other guests. The dogs
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Fascinating experience with Husky Travellers!
We fully enjoyed our time with Husky Travellers and recommend the day trip with them to everyone who wants to get
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Johannesburg, South Africa
It doesn’t get better than this!
This was a once in a lifetime experience and we are so glad we did it with Husky Travellers. They take such good
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San Francisco, California
Some very special memories made with Husky Travellers
I did a full day trip (9:30 till 3:30) and I could not wish for a better experience. In fact, it was the highlight
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London, United Kingdom
Grand tour for 2 (old) friends and 2 sons
Four of us took a 3 day summer trek into the high arctic wilderness.... Protected, educated and expertly guided by
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Key Details
  • Husky Travellers
  • Duration: 6 days
  • Mobile Ticket Accepted
  • Hotel Pickup
  • Languages Offered: English, Norwegian
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