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| Billefjorden, Norway
+47 954 78 500
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Didn't Get To Pyramiden, but very enjoyable.

Apparently it's been an unusual year in Svalbard for weather. Trips were successfully reaching... read more

Reviewed 24 April 2017
Philip G
Telford, United Kingdom
Amazing. If you're going to Svalbard, do this trip!

Fjord-cruise to Pyramiden – A few operators offer this itinerary, which combines a fairly long... read more

Reviewed 14 March 2017
Sydney, Australia
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| Billefjorden, Norway
+47 954 78 500
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Reviewed 24 April 2017

Apparently it's been an unusual year in Svalbard for weather. Trips were successfully reaching Pyramiden in March, but not in April. We probably reached to about two miles from the town so we could see the buildings, but that was as far as we got....More

Thank Philip G
Reviewed 14 March 2017

Fjord-cruise to Pyramiden – A few operators offer this itinerary, which combines a fairly long journey up Isfjord and into Billefjord to the (almost) abandoned town of Pyramiden, with a stop at the Nordenskiöld glacier. We went with Henningsen Transport & Guiding on the MS...More

1  Thank oliverd
Reviewed 9 January 2017

I had a boat tour to Pyramiden with Henningsen Transport and Guiding. I found it more interesting than Barentsburg due to the overall landscape , view to Esmark glacier and the history behind it.

1  Thank georgiana13
Reviewed 29 December 2016

Very special place with a special vibe. The visit is very interesting. Some places would need some maintenance in order for this town to continue to survive. Sasha, who welcome us, was very sympathic. The section with the stalline statue is quite impressive. It would...More

Thank Ihajoa
Reviewed 27 November 2016

Abandoned in 98 it looks much older than that! You can see ussr vestiges, Lenine bust and olympics flame! Old mines! But still an hotel, 8 Russian guardians, a bar, some researchers... It's like an outdoor museum of USSR,,

Thank hiker82
Reviewed 29 October 2016

I took a day trip to Pyramiden with Henningsen Transport and Guiding, and everyone in our group had a fantastic time. It does take quite a while to head out there on the boat, but getting there is half the fun. We saw lots of...More

3  Thank Mike G
Reviewed 2 October 2016 via mobile

It has been three years since my last trip-and stay in Pyramiden,and I have been planning a new stay there for a long time. So-in the late Spring I contacted the Grumant Travel Agency and booked a new trip to Pyramiden with Henningsen Transport,and two...More

3  Thank Thomas B
Reviewed 26 August 2016

We arrived on a wonderfully sunny August day by boat from Longyearbyen. We had seen not one, but two polar bears on our journey so spirits were high. Arriving at Pyramiden we were met by Sasha our Russian guide who complete with Soviet era hat...More

Thank Will P
Reviewed 25 August 2016 via mobile

We went to Pyramiden on a day trip with Henningsen and it was the best day on our Svalbard experience. We can highly recommend both the destination and the operator.

1  Thank CFF_CFF
Reviewed 22 August 2016

This is a fascinating place to visit to get a feel for Russian life out in the wilderness. The Russian guide was very witty and spoke flawless English.

Thank busyflying
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Hi! How can I book this tour with Sasha? I cannot find any links. Thank you!
6 April 2016|
Response from Stevedba | Reviewed this property |
Call Basecamp Hotel in Longyearbyen and they can book. Highly recommend staying there. - awesome place!