Ski and pulka expedition on Vatnajökull

12-days to explore Iceland's largest glacier, Vatnajökull. Dixie, IPGA certified polar guide, takes you with skis and pulkas through this amazing place.

 
 

Details

 

Trip Duration

12 days

Mountain Range

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People per Guide

6 people

Trip Level

Sustained

Offer Period

Feb

Type of Trip

Not specified

Highlights

 
     

    Come and join me for this extraordinary expedition on Vatnajökull, in southeastern Iceland. This glacier is also called Vatna in English.

    In a few words…
    – Icecap expedition with skis and pulka’s
    – Experience the ambiance of a polar expedition
    – Cross the Vatnajökull, the third largest ice cap of our planet
    – Stay in expedition tents
    – Become familiar step by step with travel in this polar region
    – Myself (Polar guide) and Iceland specialist Heidi Hooghe will guide you
    – Face a continuous battle between ice and fire

    Does such an adventure sounds interesting? Then please get in touch with me. Of course I will be glad to give you more details and explain to you why this experience is unique.

    In fact, you will see that my passion is to reach the extremes. If you want to see more of my expeditions, you can also have a look at these pulka expeditions in the South Pole and the North Pole.

    Next departure to Vatnajökull: February 2018 –  dates to be determined.
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    Price per person

     
    Group of 1
    5600 EUR

     

    Price includes

     
    • Guiding fee
    • Accommodation
    • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
     

    Other details

     
    Accommodation

    Expedition tents.

    More info

    For groups over 6 clients to 12 clients, there'll be two mountain guides.

     

    About the Guide

     
     

    I'm a Belgian polar explorer with thirty years of experience in polar travel and expeditions. I have been to the poles on 34 occasions, for personal or guided expeditions, photo and film productions and lectures aboard polar cruises. I received the title of ‘Master Guide’ in the newly established IPGA platform (International Polar Guides Association). I'm one of only four people to have crossed the complete Arctic Ocean and the Antarctic continent.

    In 2012, together with Sam Deltour, I broke the world record for the longest non-motorised expedition on the South Pole. On skis, and assisted by a kite, we travelled at least 5013km. Today, I happily share my knowledge by giving lectures and guiding aspiring polar explorers in the Arctic regions. I'm the only polar guide who can provide expedition material for twelve expedition members, in the Arctic (Longyearbyen, Spitsbergen) the Antarctic (Wolfs Fang, Queen Maud Land) and also in Kangerlussuaq, Greenland.

    Please get in touch with me if you are interested in the different tours I'm guiding. We are happy to listen to your specific requests and will be happy to introduce you into the wonderful world of Polar Travel.

     
     


     

     

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