Spend a Night on a Glacier with This New Travel Experience

by Holly Riddle

Apr 24, 2019

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Trends / Unique Itineraries & Tours

Book the Night on a Glacier experience, available May–September, from Off the Map Travel, to not only spend a one-of-a-kind night in a one-of-a-kind destination, but also enjoy your chance at seeing Norway’s magnificent polar bears.

 

The experience starts off at Nordenskiold Lodge, at the foot of a blue glacier off the island of Svalbard in the Arctic Circle. In addition to spending the night on the glacier, guests also enjoy a summer dogsledding expedition, Zodiac boat cruise to search for walruses and whales, a guided glacier climb, kayaking and a wildlife photo walk.

 

“This is a spectacular opportunity for adventure lovers,” said Jonny Cooper, adventure travel expert and founder, Off the Map Travel. “Svalbard is one of the world’s best spots for seeing wildlife, with May to September the optimal months as the snow has melted. And at the expedition lodge, you’ll enjoy all manner of amenities and comforts with the chance to see polar bears.”

 

“Summer on Svalbard offers an Arctic destination where wildlife spotting and mild temperatures ensure its stature as a new luxury adventure holiday destination for 2019,” he adds.

 

The Night on a Glacier experience starts from $8,353 per person, which includes transfers, five nights of accommodations and all activities.

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