4-day Adventure Week at Nordenskiöld Lodge


4-DAY ADVENTURE WEEK AT NORDENSKIÖLD LODGE PROGRAM: DAY 1: At 08:00 am, the guide will collect you from your hotel. you ahve packed your clothing and gear in a backpack. We will go through today’s program and give you an important safety briefing before we start making our way to the harbour. On the boat ride to Nordenskiöld Lodge, you will have time to enjoy the beautiful scenery. Upon reaching Nordenskiöld cabin, we will indulge in an outdoor lunch and acquaint ourselves with the cabin and its surroundings. Following lunch, we will venture out into the Arctic wilderness to discover the captivating beauty of this remote outpost. In the evening, we will return to the cabin for a delectable dinner and the opportunity to unwind in a pre-heated sauna. Accommodation will be provided in double rooms. DAY 2: Begin the day with a satisfying breakfast before leaving the comforts of Nordenskiold Lodge for a kayaking adventure. Our reliable double kayaks will be used, and we will paddle in pairs. Kayaking offers an ideal means of exploration in the Arctic, allowing us to witness the magnificence of calving glacier fronts and the captivating shorelines. The specific destination for the day will be determined by weather conditions, sea conditions, and your kayaking proficiency. As we paddle alongside the awe-inspiring glacier front, surrounded by floating pieces of glacier ice, we may encounter curious wildlife. After a full day of kayaking in the chilly Arctic waters, you can look forward to the comforts of a warm sauna and a satisfying meal. Accommodation will be provided in double rooms. DAY 3: Today, we will embark on an expedition to the majestic Nordenskiöld Glacier. After breakfast, we will familiarize ourselves with the basic guidelines and safety precautions associated with glacier hiking. Our journey will take us to the heavily crevassed glacier, approximately 1.5 km (about 30 minutes) from the cabin. Throughout the day, we will hike up and down the glacier, marveling at its deep cracks and glistening surface. An expedition lunch will be enjoyed on the glacier itself. If weather permits, we may gather around a bonfire upon returning to the cabin, taking in the breathtaking fjord view. Accommodation will be provided in double rooms. DAY 4: On the final day, you will awaken to the ever-changing sounds of the glacier, a truly special experience. Perhaps an extra cup of coffee after breakfast will allow you to savor the sight of the magnificent ice blue hues visible from the cabin. Following breakfast, it will be time to pack your belongings in preparation for the boat journey back to Longyearbyen. While leaving this remarkable place may be difficult, the majority of visitors return home with unforgettable memories. During our return to civilization, we will keep a watchful eye for marine wildlife and the landscapes we pass. Vigilance is necessary during Arctic sea safaris, as wildlife can appear and disappear rapidly. In Billefjorden, we often encounter various whale species, and our experienced boat captains are adept at spotting them. Enjoy the return trip, as it serves as a fantastic conclusion to this exceptional adventure.

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