What is the best month to see polar bears in Svalbard?

What is the best month to see polar bears in Svalbard?

Seasoned expedition guides have found that May to August/September are the best months to see polar bears in Svalbard.

What is there to do in Svalbard in April?

The 10 best things to do in Svalbard

  1. See polar bears in the wild.
  2. Enjoy the midnight sun or the polar night.
  3. Try your hand at dog sledding.
  4. Visit humanity’s back-up food plan.
  5. Take to the water.
  6. Indulge your sweet tooth at the world’s northernmost chocolate factory.
  7. Have a snowmobile adventure.
  8. Visit a ghost town.

How many days do you need in Svalbard?

How much time should you spend in Svalbard? At a minimum, you should plan on spending two full days and three nights in Svalbard. This gives you two days to go on excursions. More time is better, if you have the time and money.

How do most tourists travel to Svalbard?

The easiest way to get to Svalbard is by plane. There are regular flights to Oslo and also to Tromso, with FlySAS or Norwegian. It takes just 3 hours to get to Svalbard from Oslo and less than 2 hours from Tromso. In summer, you can also visit Svalbard by cruise ship.

Can you see orcas in Svalbard?

Other whales and dolphins that can be seen in waters around Svalbard are narwhal, minke whales, sperm whales, northern bottlenose whales, orcas (killer whales), pilot whales and white-beaked dolphins.

Can you see polar bears in Svalbard?

There are several countries that stretch north into the Arctic Circle, but the Norwegian Svalbard Islands — just 1,050 km from the North Pole — are in the top three places on the planet to spot the polar bear. According to the Norwegian Polar Institute, the population of the Svalbard polar bear is now 3,500.

Can you see the Northern Lights from Svalbard?

One of the best places in the world to see the Northern Lights. The Northern Lights in Svalbard is a truly unique experience. Naturally, you can experience this in the evening or at night, but in Svalbard the darkness of the Polar Night enables you to experience this during daytime too.

Why choose tour Svalbard?

Tour Svalbard to see a vast, jaw-dropping expanse of arctic wilderness, set against constant polar night or midnight sun. Your own personal itinerary, arranged by a dedicated travel consultant. Make your trip even cooler with our adventurous excursions.

Where to go in Svalbard with a dog?

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Why choose Svalbard Husky?

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