Northern Lights in Saariselkä

    Resort:Northern Lights in Saariselkä
    Operator: Cox and Kings
    Destination: Finland
    Price From: £2095.00


    Spend an unforgettable vacation in the glass-roofed village, beneath the green glow of the magical Northern Lights. The Northern Lights Village provides a unique opportunity to experience the magnificence of the Northern Lights and the wild nature of Lapland at close range, without sacrificing comfort.


    Day 1: Fly to Ivalo Saariselk

    Fly to Ivalo, via Helsinki, with Finnair. Transfer to the Northern Lights
    Village and stay in a glass-roofed Aurora Cabin for 4 nights. (D)

    Day 2: Snowmobile safari Northern lights photography workshop

    Travel into the Arctic wilderness on a 4-hour snowmobile safari.
    The route will take you away from Saariselk and into the forest.
    There will be stops along the way to take photos and for hot food and
    drinks. Afternoon at leisure. Evening photography workshop, where
    an expert instructor will teach you how to get the most out of your
    camera and how best to capture the fleeting Aurora Borealis. (B, L, D)

    Day 3: Husky safari Aurora Camp

    Drive a team of huskies over the white, shimmering fells. The eager
    dogs run at full speed and the sleds glide effortlessly over the
    snowdrifts. This evening, head to the the Aurora Camp on the shores
    of Lake Inari. Grab a reindeer hide, lie down in the snow and enjoy an
    unforgettable experience under the stars and the northern lights. Stay
    warm next to an open fire and enjoy a warming drink and traditional
    Lapland midnight snacks before returning to your Aurora Cabin. (B, D)

    Day 4: Reindeer safari Northern lights heated sleigh ride

    Visit a reindeer paddock to learn about these beautiful animals. Meet
    the breeder and learn about the Sami way of life before heading into the
    forest on sleighs pulled by reindeer. Lunch at Kota restaurant. Evening
    northern lights excursion in a cosy, heated sleigh pulled by snowmobile,
    including hot drinks and Sami tales by an open fire. (B, L, D)

    Day 5: Fly home

    Transfer to Ivalo then fly to London, via Helsinki. (B)