8 Days In search of Northern Lights in Northern Finland
Join in Date: 25 Jan - 01 Feb, 11-18 Apr 2020
8 Days in search of the Northern Lights
Join In Date: 25 Jan -01 Feb, 11-18 Apr 2020
Is it your dream to see the Northern Lights in their full glory? If so, this is the holiday for you! With 7 nights and 7 activities we are optimizing your chances to catch the best views. With all safaris starting after 20:30 you will have the days to relax and the evenings to chaise the lights.
Daily during your stay
Your breakfast and dinner are served in the hotel restaurant. Your mornings and afternoons are free for optional safaris from the hotel weekly program. You can also hire snowshoes or cross-country skis from hotel Reception – free of charge.
Itinerary subject to changes
Day 1 Kittilä
Arrival at Kittilä airport, transfer to Hotel Harriniva, Muonio. On your arrival, reception will issue you with your Aurora Alarm-application. Dinner in the hotel restaurant and overnight in cozy double rooms.
Day 2 Aurora snowmobile adventure
In the evening we will drive by snowmobile to the best location for spotting the Northern Lights that evening where you will enjoy some warm drinks and feel how the sky is closer and the stars brighter.
Day 3 Secrets of the Northern Lights and Aurora Snowshoeing
In the afternoon join us in our traditional Lappish kota to cook pancakes over the open fire. Meet with your local guide who will give you information about the hotel, activities and the local area. You will be given an informative workshop of the fascinating phenomenon of the Northern Lights and the science behind them. In the evening you will have a chance to try out a traditional modes of transport snowshoeing as we head out into the forest away from the light pollution. Hot drinks are included in the safari.
Day 4 Northern Lights explorer by minibus
This evening we will head out by minibus on a hunt for the lights. Beforehand we will check the weather forecast and the Aurora activity in the area and head for the best location. Hot drinks are included in the safari.
Day 5 Husky night adventure
The adventure continues tonight with a visit to our husky farm. After enjoying a 9km safari hot drinks will be served round the fire whilst we warm up and keep a look out for a display of the Northern lights.
Day 6 Reindeer Aurora experience
Tonight we are off to the reindeer farm; we will settle down into a reindeer sleigh and enjoy being pulled through the silent forest away from the light pollution. After the tour hot drinks are served in a Lappish kota.
Day 7 Farewell dinner and Northern Lights bonus hunt
This evening an upgraded farewell dinner will be served with Lappish delicacies while you reminisce of the week gone by. Later in the evening we will head out on a bonus hunt. Your local guide will decide in resort which mode of transport will give you the greatest chance for spotting the Northern Lights!
Day 8 Departure
Breakfast and transfer to Kittilä airport.
This is a sample itinerary, a full itinerary will be given in resort. We hold the right for changes in the program itinerary according to weather conditions.
8 Days In Search of Northern Lights in Northern Finland
Tour Code: FIN-NL08
Sat/ Sun Arr
LAND Cost per person in SGD :
4.1-21.3.2020 (Per Person in DBL) : $ 2820
22.3-19.4.2019 (Per Person in DBL) : $ 2520
3rd adult sharing a room: +$170
Single supplement: +$ 490
All single travelers must also drive their own snowmobile, single supplement : +$60
Transfer supplement for other than scheduled domestic flights : + $70 per person per way
To drive a snowmobile you must have a valid driving license, own liability: Euro 800
Children: Reduction for children 4-12 years 40% when in the same room with 2 adults, with 1 adult 25%. Please note that children under 18 years cannot drive the snowmobile and small children cannot drive the husky team. They will be sitting in the guide’s sled during the safaris.
A deposit of S$1500 per person is required and balance to be paid 1 month prior departure.
- Return transfers from Kittilä airport
- Warm winter clothing
- Aurora Alarm
- 7 nights half board
- Aurora Adventure snowmobiles
- Secret of the Northern Lights
- Aurora Snowshoeing
- Northern Lights explorer
- Husky night adventure
- Reindeer Aurora experience
- Northern Lights bonus hunt
- Daily hotel sauna
- Daily snowshoe and cross-country ski hire
- Briefing prior departure
- 15% discount for gears at X-Boundaries
Price does not include:
- Travel insurance
- Air tickets+ taxes
- Personal belongings and expenses
- All personal items, clothing and equipment
- Tipping to the guides