Trip reference number: 20036
Trip Operator: The Aurora Zone
Situated high above the Arctic Circle, amongst the forestand fells of Finnish Lapland sits Saariselkä, a location renowned for itsAurora activity. It’s no surprise then, that the masterminds behind theNorthern Lights Village decided to make the most of this wonderful gift from nature.This special village provides you with the brilliant opportunity to search theskies from the comfort of your bed in your Aurora Cabin.
Here at The Aurora Zone, we want to give you the bestpossible chance of seeing a display. So though your Northern Lights hunt cancontinue long into the night from your cabin, we have also included twodedicated Aurora activities to increase your chances. During both of theseguided excursions, you will travel further into the wilderness and to darkerskies, to search for the green ribbons of light dancing above. We have alsoincluded an Aurora photography workshop so that you can have your camera at theready for that perfect photo, should they appear. What’s more, autumn has beenscientifically proven to offer dazzling displays and allows you to tick thisoff your bucket list and experience the Arctic in much milder temperatures!
This time of year also opens up a breathtaking landscapeduring the daylight hours. Autumn baths the surrounding wilderness in colourfulshades of orange, red and brown and for those travelling nearer November, youmay experience the first snow of the season.
Your itinerary includes a range of activities to make themost of the beautiful landscape. There is the guided hike into the Urho KekkonenNational Park with pine forests and flowing rivers where you will look for anywildlife in the area. You’ll also journey through the stunning wilderness asyou try dog sledding with an autumnal difference. As the deep snow is yet toarrive, you will travel on a wheeled sled with your loyal pack of dogs out infront guiding the way.
To experience the fascinating culture, we have included aday trip to Inari, the heart of the Sámi people. Here you will visit the SámiSiida Museum which provides a brilliant insight into the indigenous Sámipeople and is also a great place to pick up some souvenirs.
This holiday gives you the opportunity to experience thewonders of the Arctic during its fabulous autumnal season. With a brilliantNorthern Lights track record and plenty of opportunities to explore thewilderness all before retiring to your Aurora Cabin, this trip gives you afantastic insight into life in Lapland.
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