1st day;Meeting with a guide, check your individual and group gear, general instruction. Preparation for the training trip and packing the sleds. Overnight at the hotel.
2nd day;Training trip in the Longyearbyen surrounding. Overnight at the hotel.
3rd day;Information meeting, where our staff will brief you on the situation at the Barneo region, planned departure time and answer your questions. Packing and weighning the expedition sleds. Overnight at the hotel.
4th day;Transfer to the airport, security check, boarding. Flight from Longyearbyen to Barneo (approx. flight duration: 2 hrs 30 min). Acquaintance with Barneo Ice Camp, located at approximately 89 degrees North. Meeting with Expedition Leader, getting information about the place of start, fixing time schedule for communication. Filling bottles with fuel for stoves. Snacks, tea, and coffee are served in Barneo mess-tent. Boarding helicopter and loading sleds. Taking off for place of start. Usually, it takes up to 2 hours between arriving at Barneo by plane and taking off by helicopter.
Days 5-9;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 and prevailing ice drift conditions.
Day 10;On arrival at the top of the globe, we will celebrate it. We will spend a few hours nearby the Pole before helicopter takes us back to Barneo Ice Camp. Coffee, tea, and snacks for free and strong drinks for sale will be available in Barneo mess room while waiting for the plane from Longyearbyen. Usually, depending on the weather, it takes a couple hours. Flight from Barneo to Longyearbyen on the AN-74 aircraft (approx. flight duration 2 h 30 min).Transfer to your hotel. Night at the hotel.
Day 11;Free time. You have a chance to take part in Svalbard adventure activities (not included, advance booking required). Independent transfer to the airport for your flight home.