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Hike in Spitsbergen’s mountains

Shore excursion of the category „Active & Adventure“

5 hrs.


Discover the breathtaking mountains of Spitsbergen and the surrounding area during this incomparable hike.

SKU: LYR-002-00-EN

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Overview of the highlights

  • Hike in the mountains of Longyearbyen
  • Fantastic views of Longyearbyen, the surrounding fjords and mountains
  • Longyear Glacier

Tour description

Your guide will pick you up at the cruise ship and off you go to the mountains of Longyearbyen and the surrounding area. From the old cable car station, walk up to the summit plateau. From up there you have an impressive view of Longyearbyen, the Adventfjord, the Isfjord and the surrounding mountains. The hike continues along the mountain range to the Longyear Glacier. On the way there, there is a break where you can recharge yourself with warm drinks and snacks. Once you’ve reached the Longyear glacier you will hike down again and walk along the road back to the city.

We wish you an exciting shore excursion in Longyearbyen!


Excursion duration

5 hours


Start time in the morning, ca. 9:00 a.m. in the morning (you will be told the exact time)



Difficulty level

Medium (walking-tour doable for everybody of normal physical conditions)


Snack : hot beverages and cookies

What to bring

We recommend to carry a small backpack with additional snacks and cold drinks. Recommended clothes for summer walking tours: solid trekking shoes, wind-proof warm clothing, warm cap and gloves.

Services not included


Min. number of participants

This tour requires a minimum of 4 passengers to run.

Minimum age

12 years

Important note

This is a shared tour. The group size may vary.

Meeting point

The meeting place is near the pier of your cruise ship. You will be sent specific information about your meeting place before the date of your excursion.

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