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Northern Lights by the Lake

From £102 pp

Finland, Lapland , Saariselkä

3 Hours

1-8

Northern Lights by the Lake

What You'll Do

Enjoy an unforgettable evening around the roaring fire on the water's edge and marvel at the spectacular dance of the northern lights by the lake - only at our Aurora Camp.

The Northern Lights by the lake tour begins with a bus journey to the camp. On the way, we will stop to take photos at the rugged Lake Inari, a stunning expanse of ice dotted with pine-covered islands, which was believed to be the home of Ukko, the Overgod, by the ancient Laplanders.

From there, we continue on to the idyllic Aurora Camp on the shore of the lake.

In the camp, we will warm up in a cozy hut by the fire, enjoy a warming drink and prepare a traditional Lappish midnight snack whilst waiting for the northern lights to appear on the horizon.

Grab a reindeer hide, lie down in the snow, and enjoy an unforgettable experience under the northern lights. If the evening is completely calm, you may even hear the faint whispers the northern lights create as they ripple through the cold, pure air…

“Do not raise your voice as the Northern Lights blaze, for this brings bad luck.”

Experience
Highlights

A panoramic view of the beautiful, spiritual Lake Inari

Relax under a blanket of stars in our Aurora Camp

Experience the magical northern lights in a stunning setting

Your Local Host:

Markku

I was born and raised in Finland and for the last twenty years now I've been offering authentic, immersive experiences in the region of Lapland. Originally, I worked with my sister as operations manager for her tour company. So, finding,  sourcing and planning trips and excursions and this equipped me with a vast knowledge of the area and the tours that were being offered.

Location Information

This tour runs from Saariselkä, at a resort village in northern Finland, deep in the heart of Lapland.

After meeting up with your guide, you’ll set off into the wilderness to a discreet lake for spectacular views of the Northern Lights.

Guests must meet at the reception of the resort, 15 minutes prior to start. Groups who require thermal clothing, must meet at the safari house of the resort, 30 minutes prior to start.

  • 3 hour guided tour
  • Transportation
  • Warm clothes
  • English speaking local guide
  • Food & drinks

FAQs

Trips run in the winter season from around November to late April.

The tour will start at 8pm and finish around 11pm.

Participants are offered thermal clothing for the duration of the experience. Other equipment, such as skis and snowshoes are to be returned after the end of every activity.