Trip reference number: 22380

Trip Operator: Wildlife Worldwide

Northern Lights & Lapland Birds

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Lapland is a fantastic location for seeing the Aurora Borealis and is rich in Arctic birds, so why not join us on this superb week-long trip to the Finnish taiga forest and Norwegian coast?

We start among the conifers of Finland's taiga forest, home to Siberian tit, Siberian jay and pine grosbeak, before crossing into Norway, where sheltered coastal waters have three species of eider in stunning plumage, and are teeming with seabirds. In March there is plenty of daylight, while nights are still long enough to give us a good chance of seeing the Northern Lights, in all their glory. We'll also do some astronomy here – birding telescopes and even binoculars can be excellent for this.

Typical itinerary

The full itinerary detail is available on our website.

  1. Day 1: Fly to Ivalo, Finland; transfer to Kaamanen
  2. Day 2: Drive to Batsfjord, Norway
  3. Day 3: Explore Batsfjord
  4. Days 4-5: Drive to Varangerfjord & Vardø
  5. Day 6: Drive back into Finland, Kaamanen
  6. Day 7: Transfer to Ivalo & fly back to the UK

Please note: Groups up to 7 people will be accompanied by local guide only.

  • Available*: Mar
  • Price including flights from/to UK: From £3,095 pp
  • Price excluding international flights: From £2,895 pp
  • Included in the price/package:
    • Services of an expert leader
    • Transfers
    • Accommodation
    • All meals
    • Guided activities
  • Activities available:
    • Birdwatching
    • Nature drive


This is a group trip with fixed departure dates. Please refer to our website for further information.

This trip has no fixed departures but restrictions may apply - check operator website

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