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Northern Lights in Saariselkä

Resort:Northern Lights in Saariselkä
Operator: Cox and Kings
Destination: Finland
Price From: £2190.00

Overview

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.

Itinerary

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)