Winter Holiday in Svalbard

Special Offer! Travel 01 Nov 2019 – 31 Jan 2020

These special offer 5-night packages take you to the far north, to the island of Svalbard in the Spitsbergen archipelago – next stop the North Pole! From mid November – 29 January each year, Svalbard experiences ‘Polar Night’, when the sun doesn’t rise above the horizon, making Svalbard the only populated place on the planet when you can hunt the Northern Lights all day long!

Special Offer price from: €1595 pp sharing
Destinations: Arctic, Svalbard, Spitsbergen
Season: 01 November – 31 December 2019
Types: Northern Lights Holiday, Short Break Holiday, Family Holiday, Couples, Groups

Have a look at a video on YouTube made by one of our clients who took a winter package in February 2019.

fly to svalbard from Ireland

where is Svalbard map

Day 1: Fly Dublin to Oslo or Tromso, or sometimes Copenhagen or Stockholm depending on the flight schedules. Stay one night in a 3* hotel (room only in Oslo, B&B in other cities. If staying in Tromsø, airport coach transfers are included).

Days 2-4: Fly from Norway to Svalbard. Arrive early afternoon. Easy coach transfer to the Funken Lodge boutique hotel, or the recently refurbished Radisson Blue central hotel, in Longyearbjen, where you stay for 3 nights B&B.  You also get one amazing polar excursion at each: a wilderness evening at Camp Barents for guests staying at the Radisson Blue, or a dog sledding adventure for those staying at Funken Lodge.  Please note: Funken Lodge is not available for bookings in January 2020 as it will be closed for maintenance.

You will have plenty of time to try a range of other activities which can either be booked in advance or on arrival in Longyearbyen. These include a Snowmobile Safari (from 23 Nov, €200 pp) or Dog Sledding (€166 pp), a fascinating visit to a disused Coal Mine (€80 pp), an Arctic Evening in Camp Barentz (€127 pp), and much more . For more information on things to do while visiting Svalbard, have a look at this online brochure.

Day 5: Depart Longyearbjen and fly to Tromsø or Oslo. Depending on flight schedules you may continue on to Copenhagen or Stockholm. Stay one night in a 3* hotel (room only in Oslo, B&B in other cities. If staying in Tromso, airport coach transfers are included).

Day 6: Morning flight back to Dublin. 

 Departures: 01 November – 31 December 2019

This package works best with departures from Dublin on Thursdays, returning on Tuesdays.

Travel during Christmas week is difficult due to changes in flight schedules. Changes to the cost will apply.

Funken Lodge
Adult:
from €1595 pp sharing
Single Supplement: on request

Radisson Blu Hotel
Adult:
from €1595 pp sharing
Single Supplement: on request

 

Return flights Dublin / Longyearbyen including taxes

 One 20kg checked bag per person

 2 hotel nights (one before and one after Svalbard) in Oslo, Tromso, Copenhagen or Stockholm depending on flight schedules

 Return airport transfers in Svalbard and if overnighting in Tromso

 3 hotel nights B&B in the boutique Funken Lodge or central Radisson Blu, Svalbard

 An evening at Camp Barents (Radisson Blu guests) or Dog Sledding (Funken Lodge guests)

 Optional tours and activities bookable in advance

Full information pack including advice on what to wear, etc

Meals other than as stated

Winter travel insurance (required)

Excursions and tours other than as stated

Optional excursions and tours including dog sledding, snowmobiling, visit to a disused Coal Mine, beer tasting and more. May be booked in advance via Project Travel (recommended to ensure availability) or locally on arrival in Svalbard.

Add extra nights in Oslo, Tromso, Copenhagen or Stockholm before / after your holiday in Svalbard. Priced on request.

Prices correct at time of print (Aug 2019). E&OE.
Subject to availability at time of booking. As they are natural phenomena, seeing the Northern Lights is not guaranteed.


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Please call us now on 01 210 8391 or email contact@project-travel.ie to find out more or to book immediately.

Image credits:  Agurtxane Cancellon, Hurtigruten Svalbard, Google Maps

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