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Realm of the Polar Bear - G Adventures
8 days

Realm of the Polar Bear

Start and end in Longyearbyen
Tour Operator:
G Adventures
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Age range:
12 to 99
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US $4,199
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Start and end in Longyearbyen! With the Polar tour Realm of the Polar Bear, you have a 8 days tour package taking you through Longyearbyen, Svalbard and Spitsbergen, Norway. Realm of the Polar Bear includes accommodation, an expert guide, meals, transport and more.
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  1. Introduction
  1. Day 1: Longyearbyen/Spitsbergen (1D)
  2. Days 2-7: Spitsbergen (6B, 6L, 6D)
  3. Day 8: Spitsbergen/Longyearbyen (1B)
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Where You'll Stay

Berth / Cabin
7 nights

G Adventures Ship

  • G Expedition
    G Expedition
    Not only will the G Expedition steer you closer to some of our planet’s most amazing places, our professional and highly-skilled tea… Read more
    1972 (refurbished in 2009)
    105 m / 344 ft
    Gross Tonnage
    6334 gt
    19 m / 62 ft
    Cruising Speed
    15 kn / 28 kph / 17 mph

Customer Reviews

  • Overall Rating
  • Itinerary
  • Guide
  • Transport
  • Accommodation
  • Food
  • 4.6
  • LP
    · July 13th, 2019
    Can not praise or recommend the trip enough! I was blown away by the quality of accommodation, food, and service. All the staff were friendly and willing to help with whatever they could; a special mention must be made to the catering/bar staff - the... Show more
    G Adventures commented on this review
    So happy you enjoyed this experience Lauren - thanks for choosing us, and thanks for the review.
    Trip date: June 2019
  • Realm of the Polar Bear reviewer 2
    · September 16th, 2016
    After having been to stunning Antarctica with the G Expedition, I never expected the Arctic to be as beautiful and diverse as it was. BUT I have to admit this trip totally blew me away! Driving though the pack ice spotting a polar bear eating a seal,... Show more
    Trip date: August 2016
  • VT
    · July 11th, 2015
    We were very disappointed with our Svalbard trip with G-Adventures. As per their marketing materials, the focus of the trip was supposed to be on nature and wildlife, whereas arctic history was supposed to be covered in lectures on board the ship.... Show more
    G Adventures commented on this review
    Dear Vikrant, My name is Lyndon File, and I am the Manager of our Customer Experience team here with G Adventures. Firstly, I am sorry the experience was not what you - and I suspect all travellers onboard - had hopped. Obviously, anyone who signs up... Show more
    Trip date: June 2015
  • SM
    · June 30th, 2014
    Realm of the Polar Bears with G Adventure - they were so unorganized before getting us onboard. On the FlyBuss Voucher (a transportation voucher from Longyearbyen Airport to Radisson Blu Polar Hotel Spitsbergen), it's written "Please present this... Show more
    G Adventures commented on this review
    My name is Lyndon File, and I am the Manager of our Customer Experience team here with G Adventures. It concerns me greatly that these difficulties occurred at the beginning of a trip of a lifetime. On behalf of over one thousand people who work so hard... Show more
    Trip date: June 2014

Dates & Availability

8 days
Realm of the Polar Bear
From Longyearbyen to Longyearbyen
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  • What is the accommodation like?

    The price shown in our website is for the lowest cabin category - Category A1 (Quad share) - all the cabins will have en-suite bathrooms and porthole or window.

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Good to Know

  • Currency
    Norwegian Krone
    Norway and Svalbard
  • Plugs & Adapters

    As a traveller from USA, Canada, England, Australia, New Zealand, South Africa you will need an adaptor for types C, E, F.

    Type C
    Norway and Svalbard
    Type E
    Norway and Svalbard
    Type F
    Norway and Svalbard
  • Vaccines
    • These are only indications, so please visit your doctor before you travel to be 100% sure.
    • Tick-borne encephalitis - Recommended for Norway. Ideally 6 months before travel.
  • Visa
    • Unfortunately we cannot offer you a visa application service. Whether you need a visa or not depends on your nationality and where you wish to travel. Assuming your home country does not have a visa agreement with the country you're planning to visit, you will need to apply for a visa in advance of your scheduled departure.
    • Here is an indication for which countries you might need a visa. Please contact the local embassy for help applying for visas to these places.
  • Payment information
    • For any tour departing before September 6th, 2021 a full payment is necessary. For tours departing after September 6th, 2021, a minimum payment of 20% is required to confirm your booking with G Adventures. The final payment will be automatically charged to your credit card on the designated due date. The final payment of the remaining balance is required at least 35 days prior to the departure date of your tour. TourRadar never charges you a booking fee and will charge you in the stated currency.
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