Svalbard in Spring – Return of the Sun

Resort:MS Spitsbergen
Operator: Hurtigruten Expeditions
Destination: Norway, Svalbard
Price From: Contact for latest offers

Cruise Overview Embark on an early-season expedition cruise from Oslo to Longyearbyen and western Svalbard. Experience the pristine snowscapes, serene fjords, and majestic glaciers of the Arctic under the soft glow of the Midnight Sun.

  • An Icy Wonderland: Witness the reawakening of life during spring in Svalbard, exploring untouched snowscapes, fjords, and mountains.
  • Wildlife Reigns: Spot iconic Arctic wildlife, including walruses, seals, Svalbard reindeer, and with luck, polar bears.


  • Day 1: Explore cosmopolitan Oslo

  • Begin your journey in Oslo, the vibrant capital of Norway, known for its cultural attractions and scenic beauty.

  • Day 2: Longyearbyen adventures

  • Arrive in Longyearbyen, the northernmost settlement in the world, and embark on your Arctic adventure.

  • Day 3: Peaceful Ny-lesund

  • Explore the peaceful town of Ny-lesund, a renowned research hub, and enjoy the tranquility of the Arctic wilderness.

  • Day 4: Northwest corner of Spitsbergen

  • Discover the rugged beauty of Northwest Spitsbergen National Park, home to stunning landscapes and abundant wildlife.

  • Day 5-6: Expedition days

  • Immerse yourself in the wonders of Svalbard, with opportunities for wildlife spotting and scenic exploration.

  • Day 7: Astonishing Isfjord

  • Cruise through the astonishing Isfjord, surrounded by towering mountains and sparkling glaciers.

  • Day 8: Return to Longyearbyen

  • Conclude your expedition in Longyearbyen, filled with memories of unforgettable Arctic experiences.


  • Our Attempts: Voyages where we challenge the elements in true expedition style. Flexibility and deep knowledge of the area ensure an amazing exploration experience.

What’s Included

  • Flights: Economy class between Oslo and Longyearbyen.
  • Transfers: All transfers in Longyearbyen, including an excursion and lunch.
  • Hotel: Overnight stay in Oslo before the cruise, with dinner and breakfast.
  • Expedition Cruise: Cabin accommodation, daily meals and drinks, expedition jacket, Wi-Fi, onboard activities, and more.

Special Offers

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