SAIL & SKI SVALBARD
Experience the ultimate polar adventure with our Sail & Ski Svalbard tour
Explore the stunning beauty of Svalbard while enjoying all-inclusive service and professional mountain guides
Embark on this remarkable journey and ski in breathtaking landscapes between Norway and the North Pole
130.000 NOK PP
ABOUT THIS ADVENTURE
Welcome to our unique sail and ski adventure in Svalbard!
Our unique expedition combines the thrill of sailing through icy waters with the exhilaration of skiing in pristine snow-covered mountains. Svalbard, with its remote location and untouched wilderness, provides the perfect backdrop for an epic adventure.
As you set sail on our comfortable and well-equipped vessel MV Villa, you'll be accompanied by experienced crew and guides who will ensure your safety and guide you through the wonders of this polar paradise. Feel the crisp Arctic breeze on your face as you navigate through breathtaking fjords, surrounded by towering glaciers and majestic icebergs.
Once we anchor at our carefully selected ski spots, you'll have the opportunity to explore the untouched slopes of Svalbard. Whether you're a seasoned skier or a beginner, our expert guides will tailor the experience to your skill level, ensuring that you have the time of your life. Ski down pristine slopes, surrounded by stunning Arctic landscapes, and experience the thrill of carving your way through untouched powder snow.
Throughout the journey, you'll have the chance to encounter the incredible wildlife that calls Svalbard home. Spot majestic polar bears, graceful reindeer, and curious seals as they roam freely in their natural habitat. Our guides will provide fascinating insights into the local flora and fauna, enhancing your understanding and appreciation of this unique ecosystem.
When you're not skiing or exploring the Arctic wilderness, relax on board our comfortable vessel, enjoying delicious meals prepared by our skilled chefs. Swap stories with your fellow adventurers, and take in the breathtaking views from the deck as the midnight sun casts an ethereal glow over the icy landscapes.
Whether you're an adrenaline junkie seeking a thrilling adventure or a nature enthusiast looking for a once-in-a-lifetime experience, our sail and ski expedition in Svalbard is the perfect choice.
INCLUDED IN PRICE
8 ski trips
MV Villa combines functionality with a cozy and welcoming atmosphere, ensuring that every moment of your journey is filled with comfort and enjoyment. The boat offers space to accommodate both relaxation and exhilarating activities, making it an ideal choice for those seeking a thrilling combination of sailing and skiing.
After an action-packed day on the slopes, return to the cozy confines of MV Villa. Relax in the comfortable cabins or gather in the inviting common areas, where you can share stories and relish the camaraderie of fellow adventurers. Indulge in delicious meals prepared by our onboard chef, showcasing local flavors and ingredients.
MV Villa is designed to cater to all skill levels. Our expert crew will provide guidance and support, ensuring that you feel confident and at ease throughout the journey.
Maximum number of guests: 12 Persons
Number of crew: 8 + 2 guides
10 days program
The program can be adapted to the needs of each individual group.
Get to know the captain and crew
Information about the expedition
Morning brief about the condition
Tailored ski trips
Exploring Nature & Wildlife
When you book a Sail & Ski with Northern Yachting, you will be guided along the way by guides who know Svalbard and its wildlife
One of the benefits of using a professional guide is the safety and security that they provide.
They are familiar with the terrain and weather conditions of the Svalbard and can make informed decisions about the safety of the expedition
Another benefit of using a professional guide is the knowledge and expertise that the guides provide. The guides are familiar with the peaks and routes in Svalbard and can provide valuable information about the terrain and conditions
Northern Yachting collaborates with the Nansen Polar Expeditions team which oversees and manages all aspects of the Sail & Ski expedition on Svalbard.
Here are some key tasks and responsibilities of an expedition leader in Svalbard:
Expedition Planning: They work closely with the captain and guides to plan the itinerary, taking into account weather conditions, wildlife sightings, and passenger interests. This involves researching and identifying potential sites for landings and wildlife encounters.
Safety Management: They are ensuring the safety of passengers and crew is paramount. They conduct safety briefings, enforce safety protocols, and are knowledgeable about emergency procedures. Additionally, they are monitoring weather conditions and make informed decisions regarding potential risks and route changes.
Our expedition leader plays a vital role in promoting responsible tourism and conservation. They educate passengers about the delicate Arctic ecosystem, wildlife behavior, and the importance of minimizing our impact on the environment.
Overall, the job of an expedition leader in Svalbard is a combination of leadership, organization, and a passion for the Arctic environment. It requires strong communication skills, adaptability, and the ability to handle unexpected situations that may arise during the expedition.
WHAT YOU CAN EXPECT
Start your day with a delightful buffet breakfast, featuring a variety of fresh and tasty options to suit all preferences. From pastries and bread to cereals and fruits, there's something for everyone to enjoy.
For lunch, you will get a lunch package full of proteins to bring to the mountain.
In the evenings, our talented chef prepares plated dinners that are sure to impress. Sit back and relax as you're served a carefully curated meal made with the finest local ingredients. Each dish is designed to please your palate and provide a memorable dining experience.
If you have dietary requirements, our chef is dedicated to meeting your specific needs.
Duration: 10 DAYS
Maximum guests: 10
MASTER double CABIN: 155.000 NOK PER PERSON
STANDARD double CABIN: 135.000 NOK PER PERSON
PRIVATE CHARTER: ON REQUEST
The following are not included in this price:
Flights to/from JONGY@ARBYEN
Insurance (personal medical, travel, cancellation, etc.)
EQUIPMENT AND PACKING LIST
Pack your ski gear in a large ski bag where you also have room for boots, helmets, skis, etc., and a large North Face bag (waterproof 100-140 L is recommended) for the rest of your gear and clothing.
You can take the hiking bag and any boots on board the aircraft.
Bring mountain gear and clothing for 9 days of trips, and casual outfits for travel, dinner, and social occasions.
Recommended tour equipment
Randonee /telemark ski/split board
Bindings for skis/boards
Crampons for skis
Avalanche equipment; beacon, probe, and shovel
First aid box (with Compeed plasters for rubbing, sports tape etc)
Thin gloves for the ascent, thicker gloves for the descent
Two hats (one thin hat for the ascent and one wool hat for the descent)
Wool underwear and socks
Helmet and goggles
Sunglasses and high-factor sunscreen
Thin fleece jacket
Thin down jacket for cold days and rest breaks on the summits
Shell pants and jacket (wind and waterproof)
Small thermos for coffee, tea, hot water, etc.
2 water bottles of 1 - 1 1/2 liter
Small waterproof seating pad