10 days in Svalbard Itinerary

10 days in Svalbard Itinerary

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10 days in Svalbard Itinerary

Start: Chicago
Fly:  23 h 45 min
Longyearbyen, Spitsbergen
— 7 nights
Fly:  23 h 45 min
End: Chicago

Longyearbyen, Spitsbergen

A coal-mining town, Longyearbyen draws visitors interested in viewing the northern lights.
Longyearbyen is known for museums, wildlife, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: see exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour, go deep underground at Gruve 3, head outdoors with Spitzbergen Outdoor Activities, and explore the activities along Magdalenefjord Svalbard.

To see reviews, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Longyearbyen trip builder site.

Chicago, USA to Longyearbyen is an approximately 24-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Chicago to Longyearbyen is 7 hours. In April, Longyearbyen is cooler than Chicago - with highs of 21°F and lows of 12°F. You'll set off for home on the 12th (Sun).

Things to do in Longyearbyen

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