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Exciting Northern Lights Drive

Come enjoy the wild nature and beautiful wintery scenery of Vuokatti on snowmobiles. Our professional guide gives you instructions for driving and information about snowmobiles before we start driving. Driving a snowmobile in the dusk is exciting, even if you have some experience with snowmobiles. With a bit of luck, we can admire the fantastic natural show of Aurora Borealis.

Northern Light Hunting on Snowshoes

Seeing the Northern lights is an experience beyond description, one that you will never forget.The best locations for hunting the Northern Lights are very easily accessible on snowshoes. Total darkness and silence in the middle of a snowy forest create an expectant atmosphere that makes the hunt even more exciting. Our experienced guide leads you safely to places where you have a good chance to see the Northern Lights. You will also learn interesting facts about the Northern Lights as well as Lappish nature and history.

Northern Lights Exploration

The highest probability of seeing the Northern Lights in Finland is from October to April. Sometimes you can get lucky and see the Aurora Borealis in Helsinki, but you are more likely to see them above the Arctic Circle, where Santa Claus also hails from. We can customize your trip and either go by foot, reindeer or husky and chase the Northern Lights in Lapland. It is also possible to discover the Northern Lights from a private jet or helicopter in Lapland. Magic happens, enjoy your dreams.

Hunt for Northern Lights and Lappish Barbecue

Come join us for an evening out of the city, as we take you from your hotel to great viewing locations for the best chance to see the spectacular Northern Lights! You will get a chance to try out snowshoes and enjoy a traditional meal of reindeer sausages, boletus mushroom soup, and blueberry tea, all while we watch the skies overhead for those wondrous lights in the sky, the Aurora Borealis!

Aurora Watching at the Snow Village

Board the coach to the breath taking Snow Village. Upon arrival enjoy a fascinating Northern Lights film in the snow theatre, and learn more about how they are built. We will search for our own glimpse of the Northern Lights and if luck is on our side, may see them ourselves! Either way, the Snow Village guided tour of the decorated suites, sculptures and ice restaurant will surely feast your eyes. Hot juice will be served during the trip. Return to Levi by coach.

Feel the Arctic

Experience the beauty of the Arctic wilderness with native Sámi reindeer herders. You are welcome to participate in the daily life of the Sámi herders, hunt for the Northern Lights, try reindeer sledding and spend the evenings in a traditional tent where you can learn more about the nomadic life of the European Union's only indigenous people. This is absolutely off of the beaten path! Your journey starts from and finishes in Finland but you will explore Norway as well.

Aurora Borealis Safari by Snowmobile

Experience the Arctic night by driving through a snow-covered forest and on the frozen sea. With a little luck, you’ll travel under a bright sky lit by the moon and the stars. Perhaps the Aurora Borealis – the Northern Lights – will appear to show you the way. Sip warm beverages by a campfire and learn more about the Northern Lights and Lapland.

Photography Experience

With the help of a guide, we learn how to take pictures in the mystic dark wilderness. Bring your own camera and we will teach you how to capture the amazing Auroras among other things. Tripods available for rent. Remember to wear warm clothing! Duration about 2 hours.

Magic of the Northern Lights

Once dusk falls over Northern nature, the magical Northern Lights will appear on the sky. This snowshoe adventure is the perfect way to explore winter landscapes authentically, and with a bit of luck, you might see the amazing show of Aurora Borealis. The trip starts from the Safari Center, then you will head up to the Vuokatti hills enjoying the amazing snow-covered forest and peaceful nature. From the top of the hill, you can admire the amazing view with all the lights shining from the village.

Wilderness Lodge and Northern Lights

This overnight tour will provide you a perfect get-away from the city lights with an opportunity to watch the sky for the whole night. After an early evening departure from Rovaniemi we will drive to the Arctic Circle Wilderness Lodge, about 20 minutes away. There, hidden in snow, in the middle of the wilderness, in complete darkness – a private cosy Wilderness Lodge is waiting for us! Traditional Lappish home-made food will be served while waiting for the Northern Lights. We will stay in cosy twin rooms of a traditional Finnish log house, and breakfast will be served in the morning.

Northern Lights – Eagle-Eye View

What better way to see the Northern Lights than from the very sky where they occur? We will transfer you from your hotel or accommodation to the airport, where a plane awaits to take you on an experience that not many get to try. The airplane is equipped for instrumental flight, has an anti-icing system, and carries seven passengers. The flights are conducted with a flight crew of two pilots. Flight time is around 1 hour, including takeoff and landing preparations. After landing, we transfer you back to your hotel.

Arctic Snow Hotel Evening with Snow Sauna

Our main destination is the Arctic snow hotel in Sinettä, a place built anew every year, complete with ice bar, ice sculptures, and even an ice chapel. This magnificent structure with walls of snow is built a little differently every year, with new ice art. The nearby Kota restaurant offers a salmon dinner before a visit to the famous snow sauna. Hear the ice walls bubble as you throw water on the sauna stones, a truly unique experience! Finally, we return to Rovaniemi with a short hike to the top of the Ounasvaara fell for a view of the city – and with luck, some Northern Lights!

Aurora Borealis Picnic

We start from your hotel and drive to the lakeside (approximately 25 km) away from the distracting city lights. If luck is on our side, we´ll do a short hike under the flaming Auroras and build a fire in a spot where the sky is open. And even if the sky is cloudy and we don’t spot any Auroras, sitting in the dark and tranquil nature is such a thrilling experience. Around the fire we will hear some stories about Aurora Borealis, both beliefs and facts, while the guide prepares some hot berry juice.

Walk of Senses Under the Stars and Northern Lights

Take a guided tour in the beautiful Nordic wilderness at the darkest time of the year. This immersion should help you to sharpen your senses and help you channel your sensations and emotions, while being in the outdoors late in the evening. Don’t be scared and let the darkness teach you to see better. Listen carefully to the winds that blow – it can be an essential observation tool. Touch the soil – softness of the moss, hardness of the rocks. Close your eyes, and let go of the smells and scents of different plant species. Breathe deeply, because the fresh air is pure and healing.

Snowmobile Safari to Search for the Northern Lights

This evening departure of a snowmobile safari will be a special experience to discover the magic of snowy forests in the night. Given extra light by the white snow reflection or the stars and the moon, we follow the snowmobile trails away from city lights and looking for the spot to admire the sky. The guide will light up a bonfire and we will enjoy a picnic while waiting for the Northern Lights to appear. Everyone can grill traditional Finnish “makkara” sausages on the fire and we serve Lappish berry juice to keep yourself warm.

Northern Lights Snowmobile Safari

As the day sets for night, we are ready to go. Moving by snowmobile in the peaceful darkness and keeping an eye on the night sky, we search for the magnificent Northern Lights. During the safari, your guide lights up a fire and we grill sausages for an evening snack. No more than 7 snowmobiles on each safari. Duration 2.5–3 hours.

Aurora Borealis Safari by Snowmobiles

Come and experience an exotic Arctic evening by driving through snow-covered forests and over frozen lakes by snowmobile. With a little luck, if the sky is clear, the moon, stars and even the Northern Lights may show you the way. Enjoy a delicious snack of sausages and warm drinks around an open fire before returning to the Safari Club by snowmobile.

Aurora Borealis Safari by Snowmobile

Experience the Arctic night by driving through the snow-covered forest and on the frozen river. With a little luck, you’ll travel under a bright sky lit by the moon and the stars. Perhaps the Aurora Borealis – the Northern Lights – will appear to show you the way. Sip warm beverages and savour a snack by a campfire and learn more about the Northern Lights and Lapland.

2-Day Trip to Svanstein and Miekojärvi

Are you ready for the winter wilderness? Leave with us for a two-day trip full of wilderness experiences. First up we drive to a traditional reindeer farm in Sinettä. Come face-to-face with the majestic animals and ride a reindeer-drawn sleigh. Then we continue to Svanstein, a premier skiing location for some downhill skiing and a barbecue lunch. After all the excitement and exercise, we continue to our lakeside cabin for some well-deserved relaxation and some time in the lakeside sauna. Next, spend the night in our “Aurora Nest” with a see-through roof, for the ultimate Aurora night...