Itinerary Svalbard Autumn
Svalbard is situated at about 80 degrees north, so we schedule the expedition in accordance with prevailing weather and ice conditions. Our captain is an expert navigator in arctic conditions. He is an important advisor in planning the expedition in a manner that allows us to maximize the photo opportunities and enjoyment of this Svalbard photo tour.
DAY 1 - Departure from Longyearbyen through Isfjorden.
DAY 2-4 - Heading toward the ice, searching for Polar bears. Depending on the ice conditions, this will probably be north of Spitsbergen and Nordaustlandet.
DAY 5 - East toward Storøya, searching for Polar bears and walruses.
DAY 6 - Sailing south toward Bråsvellbreen and into Hinlopen with walruses and whales.
DAY 7 - Sailing north up Hinlopen.
DAY 8 - Liefdefjorden with the Monaco glacier.
DAY 9 - North-western corner of Spitsbergen with seals and great landscape.
DAY 10 - Sailing southwest for photographing whales in the morning. Back to Longyearbyen late in the evening around 24:00.
DAY 11 - Leaving the ship and prepare the travel home.