MEGATEST
   TOUR OPERATOR  since 1990.

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WINTER ADVENTURES
SUMMER ADVENTURES
TO THE NORTH POLE (2011)
Helicopter expeditions
  • Reach the North Pole, the dream of generations of explorers!
  • Witness the abundant wildlife in stunning setting of snow and ice!
  • Fly over the icebound sea and enjoy the immense polar landscape!
  • Visit the historic sites of the first polar expeditions!

PROGRAM #1 : SHORT VISIT 4 DAYS\3 nights
Dates: April 09 - 12 (April 05-08 Optional)

ITINERARY

Plane An-74

1 Day, April 9

Meeting at Longyearbyen airport. (Spitsbergen, Norway), transfer to your hotel.

Guides provide you with polar clothing set.

Briefing. Guides check your equipment and inform you about ice conditions, current situation at Borneo Ice Camp, 89 N, flight departure time. Any questions welcome.


Borneo

2 Day, April 10

Breakfast in the hotel.

Transfer to the airport, security check and boarding.

Flight with AN-74 aircraft (weather permitting) to Borneo Ice Camp. (2.30 hours flight duration).

Acquaintance with Borneo .

Getting aboard a helicopter, flight to the Geographic North Pole (40 min. flight duration)

Geografic point of the NP  To feel Ice Ocean water

Arrival the North Pole! Celebrations. Satellite phone calls home. A few hours to be spent at the North Pole (weather depending). A helicopter brings us back to Borneo.

Camp on Borneo

Lunch in Borneo mess-tent

Spare time to explore Borneo vicinity (approximately 2 hours)

Wind

In about 6-7 hours upon arrival Borneo you will fly back to Longyearbyen with AN-74.

Transfer to your hotel.

3 day, April 11

Breakfast in the hotel.

Free time. Activities in Longyearbyen (if preliminary booked extra)

The North Pole Diploma ceremony.

4 day, April 12

Breakfast in the hotel. Transfer to the airport.

Camping  Base camp

Price:

EUR 9100 ,- p.p. (before 10.12.2010); 9400,- p.p. (after 10.12.2010)
Price includes:
  • Meeting at the Longyearbyen airport ( Spitsbergen , Norway );
  • 2 transfers airport-hotel-airport;
  • Aircraft flights Longyearbyen - Barneo - Longyearbyen;
  • Helicopter flights Barneo - North Pole - Barneo;
  • 1 satellite phone call from the North Pole (2 min maximum, if battery capacity is sufficient);
  • Using Barneo facilities;
  • Full catering at Barneo Ice Camp;
  • Disposable plates, spoons, forks and cups (2 sets per visiting a mess-tent per person);
  • Rent of the safety equipment (communication, navigation aid, weapon);
  • Certificate of the North Pole visit;
  • Festive ceremony at Longyearbyen;
  • Guides;
  • Personal polar clothes kit (boots, trousers, coat, mittens, hat);
  • 15 kilos of luggage.
  • Options at Borneo Ice Camp:

    You can spend a night at Borneo Ice Camp and even on the North Pole!

    PROGRAM #2 (5 DAYS/4 nights) : NP + 1 overnight at the Ice Camp Borneo
    Dates: April 12-16
    Duration (Ice Camp-Ice Camp): 2 days/ 1 night
    Price EUR 9300,- (before 10.12.2010); 9900,- p.p. (after 10.12.2010)

    PROGRAM #3 (6 DAYS/5 nights): NP + 2 overnights at the Ice Camp Borneo
    Dates April 03-08
    April 13-18 (optinal)
    Duration (Ice Camp-Ice Camp): 3 days/2 nights
    Price EUR 10900,- p.p.(before 10.12.2010); 14900,- p.p. (after 10.12.2010)

    PROGRAM #4 (6 DAYS/5 nights): NP + 1 overnight at the Ice Camp Borneo+ 1 overnight
    on the North Pole (expedition tents)
    Dates April 03-08
    April 13-18 (optinal)
    Duration (Ice Camp-Ice Camp): 3 days/ 2 nights
    Price EUR 16100,- p.p.(before 10.12.2010); 16900,- p.p. (after 10.12.2010)



    Accommodation will be provided in the heated tents of the Borneo Ice Camp
    (each tent comfortably accommodates 10-12 persons). Full catering during your stay at Barneo Ice Camp.
    Accommodation at the North Pole in the expedition tents and sleeping bags with full board.

    Not includes:
  • Travel costs from your place of residence to Longyearbyen (Spitsbergen , Norway) and back;
  • Accommodation in Longyearbyen;
  • Catering in Longyearbyen;
  • Transfers in Longyearbyen (excl. airport-hotel-airport for travel home and hotel-airport-hotel for travel to the North Pole);
  • Activities in Longyearbyen (dog-sledge rides, tours to the glacier, excursion to the coal mine: depending on the weather);
  • Alcohol drinks ;
  • Full medical-evacuation insurance with minimum coverage for evacuation 50,000 Euro -required;
  • 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 - 20 Euro/kilo.
  • You should bring your own:

  • Thin underwear made of Polycolon(so-called thermal underwear): 1 set
  • Fleece jacket and trousers made of Polartec 300 or Polartec 200
  • Mittens or gloves you are usually using during the winter: 1 pair
  • Thick expedition socks: 2 pairs
  • Sunglasses 100% UV & IR: 1
  • Sun protection cream: SPF 40
  • Hygienic lipstick: SPF 40
  • Personal medical kit: medicine, you normally take along with aspirin, plaster, bandage, etc.
  • Large bag or rucksack for your gear: 1 or 2
  • Casual look garment for civilized places
  • You receive from us and can keep as your own property :

  • Winter coat and trousers with Thinsulate insulation: 1 set
  • Expedition footwear: 1 pair
  • Expedition mittens: 1 pair
  • Woolen hat with Windstopper membrane: 1
  • e-mail: np@megatest.msk.ru


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