A new five-day/four-night A Polar Night adventure by specialist travel firm Off the Map Travel takes participants close to the North Pole with a private tour, comfortable accommodations and beautiful isolation at Juva Cabin in Svalbard, Norway.
The exclusive program brings adventurous travelers in search of the Northern Lights to a remote area with 24-hour darkness, a complete absence of light pollution where chances to see the Aurora are strongest. Only accessible in the snow during the winter months, Juva Cabin is the most remote, comfort-oriented tourist accommodation in Svalbard.
The secluded cabin is positioned strategically to deliver the best possible views of Svalbard’s wild, pristine scenery, and optimal viewing of the Aurora. Equipped with cushy beds, a fireplace, a Scandinavian-styled lounge room, kitchen and a barrel-shaped standalone wood sauna, the Juva Cabin allows for comfort in an Arctic experience.
Optimizing the possibility of witnessing the colorful Northern Lights, the program offers guests a different style from that of a traditional Arctic expedition. Beginning in Oslo, the program travels north to Svalbard, an archipelago between mainland Norway and the North Pole.
“To have the best chance of seeing the Northern Lights you need a polar sky,” said Jonny Cooper, founder, Off the Map Travel. “Where the sun never rises, going as far north as possible, there’s greater possibility of viewing the brilliant colors.”
Priced from $3,252 per person, based on two people traveling, this adventure is available January–May 2023 and includes all meals, one night’s lodging in Oslo’s boutique Amerikalinjen Hotel, two night’s lodging in Funken Lodge in Longyearbyen, one night in Juva Cabin in Svalbard, transfers and all activities. Flights are additional.
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