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Exotic Night in Snow Igloo

Experience an unforgettable night in a Snow Igloo at Lucky Ranch. The location is perfect for stargazing and spotting the Northern Lights. At night, you can crawl into a warm sleeping bag and enjoy the silence. Indoor area and toilet are open during the night. Light breakfast included.

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.

Aurora's Whispers – Northern Lights Fact and Fiction

Did you know that Hankasalmi is one of the most significant places for Aurora Borealis research? Learn facts and fiction about the Norhern lights at the Sirius Observatory in Hankasalmi. Learn wether Auroras make sound, for instance. Afterwards we take our cameras and go chase Auroras on lake Virmas. Weather permitting, we will admire the colourful Auroras and thousands of stars in the dark blue sky. Afterwards we'll enjoy some warm refreshment by the open fire in a Finnish kota (forest hut).

Explorers’ Multiweek, 7 Nights

Vuokatti is full of activities and entertainment for everyone. We can guarantee unforgettable nature experiences in pure Finnish nature! The perfect package for those who want to have the best excursions and also a couple of days for skiing, winter fun with the family, or just relaxing and enjoying the nature. Perfect for families! Accommodation included.

Aurora Watching at the Snow Village

Board our coach to the breathtaking Snow Village. Upon arrival, enjoy a fascinating Northern Lights film in the snow theatre and learn more about what causes them. We will search for our own glimpse of the Northern Lights and if luck is on our side, we may see them for ourselves! In any case, the guided tour of Snow Village's decorated suites, sculptures and Ice Restaurant will surely feast your eyes. Hot juice will be served during the program. Return to Levi by coach. Please note that thermal clothing is not included, so please wear warm clothing. Duration including transport is 4 hours.

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.

Hunting Northern Lights with Huskies

Enjoy the Northern night, sitting in a sled being pulled by a husky team! The darkness of the night or the magical lights dancing in the sky create a breathtaking atmosphere, which can only be experienced in Lapland! The silence of the wilderness around us is broken only by the smooth sounds of the sled skis. We will stop to warm up a little in a goahti, where we also grill sausages and drink hot juice. If Lapland’s magic is on our side and the Northern Lights show themselves to us, you also have a chance to photograph the Northern Lights.

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.

Polar Lights Tour - Night Safari with Huskies

An evening program with a husky team driven by our guides, length about 10 km. A very good opportunity to see an arctic snowy forest with the sky full of stars and with good luck even northern lights. After the husky safari we warm up in our kammi by a campfire with a sausage, hot juice and cookies.

Aurora Night

One of the easiest ways to see the Auroras is to spend a night in the warmth and comfort of your own modern Finnish cottage. Purpose-built with the Northern Lights in mind, the cottages are located on the shores of an Arctic lake, away from the lights of Levi, where you can enjoy clear, uninterrupted views of the night sky. Ideal for groups and families, our cottages have 3 bedrooms, a lounge, fireplace, and sauna. Enjoy a welcoming meal on arrival, sourced from quality Arctic produce. Each cottage includes a camera and tripod to help you capture extraordinary memories that last a lifetime.

Aurora Holiday

This is not just any old Aurora chasing tour, but a chance to experience the northernmost town in the EU, where the odds you'll see the northern lights are the highest! A very special adventure is waiting for you! Included: 5 nights accommodation in a high quality cottage (with sauna) 3 nights chasing the northern lights for 4–5 hours (or more) Transport to and from Ivalo airport Hot drinks, hot soup and snacks while out chasing the auroras Warm clothing if needed, but do see our clothing page for what you should bring Firewood for your riverside fire Tour of Utsjoki village Free Wi-Fi

Northern Lights Safari

A memorable snowmobile safari in an enchantingly blue twilight forest. If the sky is clear and luck is on our side, you might see the Northern Lights and thousands of stars twinkling in the sky. The safari includes a break with hot juice for refreshment.

Excursion to Aurora Borealis Camp by Bus

This excursion takes you to the Aurora Borealis camp located 10 km away from the city lights with unlimited view to the northern sky. At the resort you will find the Aurora Borealis theatre built inside a massive snow igloo, presenting a film about the myths and facts about this natural phenomenon. You will also have time to roam around the resort, take a brisk sleigh ride in a snowmobile-drawn sleigh, or you can just lay back in the snow by the open fire and admire the northern sky. And don’t forget to enjoy the traditional reindeer burgers cooked on the open fire in our kota (teepee)!

Polar Lights Tour – Night Safari with Huskies

Experience an atmospheric evening with a Husky team driven by a guide. This 10-kilometre safari is a great opportunity to admire the starry sky – and if you are lucky, see the Northern Lights. After the ride, we enjoy sweet and salty pancakes with hot juice by the campfire in a traditional ”kammi”. Duration about 2 hours.

Northern Lights Safari

Just wait until the day sets for night, and we are ready to go. Moving with the snowmobile lights in the peaceful darkness and keeping our eyes on the night sky, we search for the magnificent Northern Lights. Your guide starts up a fire and we grill sausages for an evening snack, and maybe the guide has also some hot drinks and biscuits in his backpack. Driving distance 25–30 km, total duration 2,5–3 h. Price includes driving gear, fuel, guide, and hot drinks.

Aurora Borealis at Rokua Tour

During our Aurora Borealis -tour you will enjoy the beautiful Rokua nature and silence with nature covered by white snow, far away from city lights. Depending on the weather conditions, we will admire the colourful Aurora Borealis and thousands of stars in the dark blue sky. Afterwards we will enjoy some warm refreshment by the open fire in a Finnish 'Kota' (hut).

Lapland Magic & Ice Breaker

This Lapland Collection package includes iconic Lapland highlights: an evening safari by snowmobiles to see the magnificent natural phenomenon - Aurora Borealis, a visit to Santa Claus and an excursion to the Sampo Ice Breaker with a swim "on the rocks" and a lunch in the Kemi Snow Castle. This offer includes all from flights and accommodation in Lapland!

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.

Northern Lights Plane

The Northern Lights – also known as the Aurora Borealis – are an amazing light display that occurs when the sun hurls solar flares, containing charged particles, millions of miles into space. When these particles meet Earth’s atmosphere, they collide with gasses and create the stunning green glow. It is usually a vibrant green, but you can also see rare colors of red and blue at times of very high activity. ​ The Auroras are coloring Arctic skies from 80-90 % of the dark nights. It is more challenging to witness the lights from the ground as clouds often block the visibility.