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Complete this polar challenge to stand at the most northerly point on Earth! This expedition is for people with strong spirit. Feel yourself as a pioneer; prove yourself and others that you can overcome all difficulties during the expedition. You will remember this experience forever. And not without vanity you can say: YES! I did it!

 


Date Тransport Rate
1 apr. — 16 apr. 2019 АN-74, МI-8, ski € 40 700
11 apr. — 26 apr. 2019 АN-74, МI-8, ski € 40 700

What a member has to know

Route map

List of equipment

Day 1.

Arrival to Longyearbyen, Spitsbergen.

Meeting at the Longyearbyen airport and transfer to your independently booked hotel in Longyerbyen.

Free time in the city.

19:00 - Meeting with guide, check-out your individual and group gear, general instruction.
Introductory dinner.


 

Day 2.

Information meeting, where our staff will brief you on the situation at the Barneo region, planned departure time and answer your questions.

Packing the expedition sledges.

Overnight at hotel.


 

Day 3.

Transfer to the airport for the flight to Barneo Ice Camp by our AN-74 (approximate flight time 2 hours 30 minutes each segment).

Arrival to Barneo, which is about 89 degrees north latitude.Lunch in Barneo mess-tent.

Pitching the expedition camp at Barneo site.

Overnight at the expedition tents (1 tent accommodates 2 persons).


 

Day 4 – 12.

Ski trek to the North Pole, overnight sleeping in the expedition tents on the drifting ice. The start point will be decided in dependence on the ice conditions.


 

Day 13.

On the arrival at the top of the globe we will celebrate it, and you can make a short phone call to your friends or relatives via satellite phone. We will spend a few hours nearby the Pole before helicopter takes us back to Barneo Ice Camp.

Dinner in the Barneo mess-tent.

Flight to Longyerbyen on AN-74 (approximate flight time 2 hours 30 minutes aech segment).

On arrival to Longyerbyen the transfer to the designated hotels (if needed).


 

Day 14.

The North Pole Certificate ceremony. Time and place are to be discussed with expedition participants and announced in advance.


 


Changes and amendments may apply to the program, depending on the weather, ice or other conditions. It is important to consider possible delays or alterations, and take them with patience. We strongly recommend you to acquire insurance against full or partial cancellation of the expedition.

 

Important: Each expedition to the North Pole is the ultimate adventure full of random factors. Though we are making all possible efforts to accomplish every expedition, Special Travel Club reserves the rights to change or cancel an itinerary due to weather and / or ice conditions, group fitness, political situation, strikes, wars, revolutions, terrorism and / or other factors beyond its control. Such changes are to be made in our customers’ interests and with regards to their safety.

 

Attention:

1. Our agency does not guarantee expeditions starting on optional dates to be conducted if the group has insufficient number of participants. Please, see Terms and Conditions.

2. Prices are based on the tariffs and exchange rates operating at the time of publication and therefore are subject to change. Please, check the latest prices before booking.

Kind of tour Value
Expedition (ski) € 40 700

Rate is for 1 person. The price not include discounts.

Price includes:
• Meeting at the Longyerbyen airport
• 2 transfers airport-hotel-airport
• Introductory dinner in Longyerbyen
• Aircraft flights Longyerbyen - Barneo – Longyerbyen
• Helicopter flights according the program
• Accommodation in the heated tents at Barneo and full catering at Barneo Camp before departure to Longyerbyen (in case the group completed expedition before the time)
• Using Barneo facilities
• Full catering at Barneo Ice Camp and on the trek
• Disposable plates, spoons, forks and cups at Barneo (2 sets per visiting a mess-tent per person)
• Rent of the safety equipment (communication, navigation aid, weapon)
• Rent of the skis with binding and ski poles
• Rent of the cargo sledge and tent
• Rent of the other group gear
• Stove fuel
• 1 satellite phone call from the North Pole (2 min maximum, if battery capacity is sufficient)
• Certificate of the North Pole visit
• Festive ceremony at Longyerbyen
• Guides service

Price does not include:
• Travel costs from your place of residence to Longyerbyen and back
• Accommodation in Longyerbyen
• Catering in Longyerbyen
• Transfers in Longyerbyen (excl. airport-hotel-airport for travel home and hotel-airport-hotel for travel to the North Pole)
• Activities in Longyerbyen
• Alcohol drinks
• Insurance against full or partial cancellation of the expedition, luggage insurance, life insurance (strongly recommended)
• Private belongings
• All the unforeseen costs related to the flights delays
• Souvenirs and postal expenses
• Overweight luggage - 25 Euro/kilo
• Mandatory health insurance with the emergency evacuation coverage for 100 000 euro

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