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Searching For The Northern Lights, 3 Nights in Pyha Taiga Cabin

From £3116 per couple in a Taiga cabin

Finland, Lapland, Pyhä

3 Nights *flights not included

private group of 2-6

Searching For The Northern Lights, 3 Nights in Pyha Taiga Cabin

From £3116 per couple in a Taiga cabin

What You'll Do

Get lost on a one-of-a-kind, 3-night getaway to a stunning corner of the winter wonderland that is Lapland, and experience an absolutely unforgettable journey to spot that wonder of the world: the northern lights.

You’ll be picked up from Rovaniemi airport, and will be driven by shared shuttle bus straight to your incredible accommodation for the next four nights.

Your authentic newly renovated log cabin has two bedrooms, one with double and one with twin beds, a living room with a double sofa bed, and shower room and sauna.

Authentic, warming breakfast, lunches and dinners will be provided in the elegant restaurant, in the main building, where you can sit at the window and drink in the picturesque views over the snowy landscape.

During your Lapland adventure, you have the opportunity to enjoy some unforgettable experiences in awe-inspiring landscapes, including snowmobile safaris, and ice fishing on frozen lakes, deep in the Finnish wilderness. All activities are expertly organised, so that you can simply relax and enjoy as we take care of the details.

At the Northern Lights Village, where your Taiga Cabin is situated, there are experts who specialise in hunting and photographing the Northern Lights. On all your Aurora expeditions you are guided by a professional photographer, who will help you take the best possible photos of this incredible natural phenomenon.

Of course, searching for the northern lights is about being in the right place at the right time. Fortunately, you’ll be in exactly the right place, at the right time of year, accompanied by the very best northern lights hunters in the world, maximising your chances of ticking off the ultimate bucket list moment.

*The Resort will open 1st December 2023. The resort is currently under construction and the pictures displayed are not an actual representation. The design of the accommodation and resort will be in many ways similar to our Saariselkä and Levi resorts and you can expect the same level of comfort.

A full example itinerary is detailed below, activity timings can differ slightly, your own personal schedule will be given to you upon check in.

Experience
Highlights

Gaze in awe at nature's most incredible light show in complete comfort

Stay in a beautiful, heated, glass-roofed igloo with Northern Lights alert

Includes thrilling activities like snowmobiling, husky safari & snowshoeing

Your Local Host:

Markku

Born and raised in Finland, for the last twenty -five years Markku has been offering authentic, immersive experiences in the region of Lapland. Markku gained experience working with his sister, as operations manager for her tour company. So, finding, and planning amazing authentic trips and experiences is what he has been doing all his working life.

Experience Itinerary

Welcome to Aurora Country

Your Northern Lights adventure begins when we pick you up directly from Rovaniemi Airport by shared shuttle bus and transfer you into the Lappish wilderness, through pristine pine forest and snowy fells until we reach the Northern Lights Village.

Here, you’ll be shown to your private cabin. This elegant newly refurbished cabin has all the amenities you could want for your 4 night adventure including your own sauna!

After a hearty dinner, it’s time for your first expedition to spot the Northern Lights. Led by locals who are experts in spotting the natural phenomenon, you’ll venture into the wilderness on snowshoes, settle by a crackling campfire, and wait for the show to begin.

This evening also includes a photography workshop, so that you can get the most spectacular pictures possible of this green and red ribbons of light that illuminate the dark night sky.

Activity timings may differ slightly, your confirmed schedule will be given to you upon check in.

Immerse Yourself in Nature

Start your day with a lovely buffet  breakfast, and prepare yourself for a day of activities that will allow you to get in touch with nature and experience true wilderness.

You will head out into the wilderness by snowmobile to the frozen lake and  enjoy an authentic ice fishing experience. A practice used by the natives for centuries, this is a chance for you to get a glimpse at local life in Lapland.

You’ll have free access to the site’s sleds, snowshoes, skis and other equipment for your entire stay, so that you’re free to explore the trails and paths that snake through this untouched, pristine part of the world and discover dramatic fells, hidden clearings and frozen lakes.

After lunch, it’s time for a husky safari. These beautiful, energetic dogs will take you on a tour of the incredible landscape, for around 10 km, and you’ll get to spend time interacting with these affectionate animals.

Satisfyingly wearied and chilled from a day in the open, you’ll head for another delicious dinner, warm yourselves by an open fire.

In the evening, head out on a heated sleigh to the darkest corners of Lapland for your best chance of catching a glimpse of the northern lights.

Activity timings may differ slightly, your confirmed schedule will be given to you upon check in.

Accommodation:

Taiga Cabin at the Northern Lights Village

Meals : Full board

 

 

Aurora Camp

Spend your day exploring, making use of the skis and toboggans and enjoying the magical winter wonderland that is Pyha.

In the evening, you will go out into the wild for an aurora adventure into the wilderness, where a beautiful warm tent with a roaring fire, have been set up as you watch the aurora borealis.

Departure Day

Wake up on your final morning here, feeling rejuvenated and refreshed by the pure air, the time spent in nature and the stylish comfort you’ve enjoyed, head for a final breakfast.

Your stay sadly comes to an end at this point, and you will take your transfer back to Rovaniemi airport.

 

Location Information

This experience is based in Pyha, a small ski resort which is 90 minutes drive from Rovaniemi. Deep in the Lappish countryside with amazing views over a frozen lake.

All the activities begin from the resort reception area just a short walk from your cabin.

  • 3 nights accommodation in Taiga cabin
  • Full board meals at the onsite restaurant (breakfast, lunch & dinner)
  • Thermal clothing and the necessary winter equipment
  • Aurora Photography Workshop (1h)
  • Aurora Expedition on Snowshoes (2,5h)
  • Husky Safari (10km)
  • Aurora Hunting in the Wilderness (3h)
  • Snowmobile (4h)
  • Aurora Hunting by Heated Sleigh (3h)
  • Guide for all organized activities
  • Complimentary use of cross-country skis, snowshoes & toboggans
  • Transportation to and from Rovaniemi Airport

FAQs

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

Thermal clothing is provided to guests staying at the host resort throughout their stay. Participants staying in other resorts, 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.

Our prices are based on 2 adults sharing a cabin. Cabins can accommodate up to 6 people each. When the occupancy is higher than 2, you will be charged per additional adult or child and the additional people will sleep on a sofa bed. Prices are on request.

Designed with larger families in mind, the Taiga Forest Cabin provides ample space and can accommodate up to 6 people. With two bedrooms and additional sleeping arrangements available through the sofa, everyone can find their own cosy corner to relax after exciting adventures in the wilderness.

Children under the age of 4 accommodate, eat and participate in activities free of charge.

Starting from the age of 15 they're charged adults prices.

Yes! WiFi is a complimentary service of the Northern Lights Village and is available everywhere at the resort, with speeds of up to 100 Mbp/s and no data limits.

Pyhä is located under 10min drive away. It has approximately 10 bars and restaurants as well as Ski slopes. The resort does operate a return shuttle service.

The Ski resort at Pyhä has 15 slopes, 9 elevators. Slopes open from 10:30-17:00. Ski hire and passes are available direct with Pyhä Ski Resort.

Your package includes return, shared transfers from Rovaniemi Airport which is 1hr 30min from the resort. Kittilä (2hrs) and Ivalo (2hr 30min) airport transfers can be accommodated but at an additional supplement. Please let us know if you require these options.

Yes! The resort has 2 x Igloo Saunas with a hot tub and a traditional Sauna. These can be pre-booked through Not in the Guidebooks to avoid disappointment on arrival.

Yes! You will be alerted via the in-cabin tablet (you can also turn this off).

The Resort will open 1st December 2023. The resort is currently under construction and the pictures displayed are not an actual representation. The design of the accommodation and resort will be in many ways similar to our Saariselkä and Levi resorts and you can expect the same level of comfort.