When you register and are accepted for VAKE Expedition 2018, we'll send you an invoice. It must be paid within 14 days to secure your place on the Expedition Team.


Register before January 15th NOK 7 700 per person
Register after January 15th NOK 8 900 per person 


Included in the fee

  • Bus transfer from Kirkenes airport to Berlevåg
  • Transportation and storage of excess luggage Berlevåg-Vadsø
  • Accommodation in Berlevåg sports hall
  • Dinner and breakfast in Berlevåg 
  • Introduction to Expedition Kiting in Varanger
  • Guiding through the Varanger National Park
  • 1:100 map of the Varanger National Park
  • First Aid services during the Expedition 
  • Dogsled service from Tana Husky (will join the whole expedition)
  • One PLB tracker per team for safety and live tracking service
  • Heated tents, local food and refreshments on checkpoint Stjernevann, Vadsø and Vardø (finish)
  • Bus transfer Vardø-Vadsø
  • Hot tub, sauna and dinner at the Sirkka farm in Vadsø after the expedition
  • Twin room at Scandic Hotel Vadsø from Saturday to Sunday at Scandic Hotel Vadsø
  • and much more…

Not included in the fee

  • Airline tickets to Kirkenes or Berlevåg
  • Other travel arrangements than the VAKE transfer bus on Saturday
  • Single room at Scandic Hotel Vadsø
  • Your Expedition gear, food and gas supplies as listed in the Packing list


If you withdraw from the expedition before February 20th, we will refund 50 % of the fee. If you withdraw from the competition after February 20th, there will be no refund of the fee. You should have a travel insurance that covers your loss if you have to withdraw because of illness or injuries etc.

If you have to abort during the expedition because of illness, injuries or exhaustion, there will be no refund.

Force majeure: If we are forced to cancel or terminate the Expedition while in progress, there will be no refund.

If we have to cancel VAKE before the Expediton, we will refund the participation fee in total for all participants. We cannot refund any travel expenses. 


Mushing foto Ingerid Jordal
                                                                DOSLED SERVICE. Musher Dag Broch from Tana Husky. Photo: Ingerid Jordal / VAKE