Svalbard ski tour and sail guided program

Massimo Candolini , expert skier and IFMGA guide, encourages you to join him on this extraordinary 8-day trip to the remote Svalbard Islands to combine ski touring and sailing across the Arctic. You'll get to see polar bears!




Trip Duration

8 days

Mountain Range

Svalbard Islands

People per Guide

2 people

Trip Level


Offer Period


Type of Trip

Not specified



    An incredible adventure on the Svalbard Islands awaits! Come with me on a ski touring trip to this remote Norwegian area and let’s venture into wonderful polar landscapes together.

    The Svalbard Islands are an archipelago in northern Norway. Only 2500 people inhabit these islands. During this 9-day program, the Nordenlicht ship will be our home and will take us to explore the region’s incredible fauna. This special ship has a capacity for 30 passengers and will take us to discover the islands’ beautiful fjords and bays. 

    On a typical ski touring day, we will commence our tour at sea level. Then, we will ascend until we get amazing views of the surrounding Arctic landscapes. The descents will also be memorable! The skiing part of the trip, however, should be considered as a bonus. This expedition is in fact a cruise.

    Aboard the ship, we will have the chance to see whales, seals, walruses, Arctic foxes, reindeers and plenty of birds. And certainly the magnificent polar bear, which is the islands’ symbol. Polar bear population in the area is currently at around 3000, according to estimates.

    So, if you are in the mood for an unforgettable experience, join me on this sailing and ski touring trip to Svalbard. This trip is a once-in-a-lifetime experience!

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    Price per person

    Group of 1
    3990 EUR


    Price includes

    • Guiding fee
    • Accommodation
    • All meals during trip
    • Flights
    • Transport to the start of the trip
    • Transport during the trip


    • Day 1Arrival

      Arrival in Norway. We will spend the first night in Oslo.

    • Day 2From Oslo to Longyearbyen and then to the ship

      We will travel to Longyearbyen in order to settle in the Nordenlicht ship. After a safety and operational briefing, the cruise will begin.

    • Day 3Ski touring

      We will follow difeferent paths and ski tours through the Svalbard Islands.

    • Day 9Return

      We will go back from Longyearbyen to Oslo and then to the airport for you to fly back home.


    Other details

    Skill level required


    Fitness level required


    Meeting point



    Rembrandt Van Rijn sailing ship

    More info

    Regular ski touring clothing. We recommend to bring extremely warm clothes, for example a quilted jacket and a pair of comfortable apres-ski wear.


    About the Guide


    I started to go to the mountains thanks to my parents who were great enthusiast of mountain sports. They brought me up there, hiking and mountaineering during the summer, skiing during the winter. I decided to become a mountain guide for improving my knowledge and expertise but also for being to live from my passion. I guide my friends and clients who wish to go ski touring, climbing, hiking and snowshoeing. I love sharing great moments in the mountains and allow my clients to live unique experience that they will never forget.

    FROM 3990 EURper person


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