Bjørndalen: Hiking trip with the local wildlife
Arranged by Svalbard Wildlife Expeditions
It is in the untouched nature you get the most magical Svalbard experience.
In the fjords, the valleys and on the mountains you find sea birds nesting.
You can experience the little auk, geese, guillemots, black guillemots, gulls, fulmars and maybe even the Svalbard Ptarmigan.
We pick up our guests and drive to Bjørndalen, west from Longyearbyen.
This is an area with a lot of flora and fauna, and if we are lucky, maybe we will see the polar fox and reindeer passing.
After some kilometers, we stop with the car and start our trip to the bird mountain. First, we have to cross a river before we start climbing up to the mountain.
When we have reached the top, we will get a great view and see a big part of Isfjorden. The bird cliff we are standing on ends right out in the sea; we are now on the biggest bird mountain in the area.
NB! If someone wants to take of his or her shoes while walking over the river to feel the Arctic water, you are welcome to do so. Welcome!!
Duration: 8 hours
Price: NOK 1290,- per person.
Transportation to/from accommodation, snow shoes and poles (if needed)hot lunch, hot drinks, biscuits and guide with necessary safety equipment.