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In Finland, the Northern Lights, also known as “Fire Foxes”, can be seen around 200 nights of the years. The Lapland area is where folks go to snowshoe, hike or dog sled their way to some of the most unreal viewing points to see the colorful display. Some choose to bunk up in arctic treehouses or glass igloos to enjoy the lights. So if you’re coming to see this impressive phenomena, which is actually caused by the sun, these are great tours to book.

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Aurora Ice Floating in Rovaniemi Aurora Ice Floating in Rovaniemi
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Aurora Ice Floating in Rovaniemi

Aurora Ice Floating in Rovaniemi

Not likely what you’d imagined when seeing the northern lights, this outing takes guests out into icy waters, while wearing a dry suit of course. Float amongst the frosty terrain while gazing at the glowing green hues in the Finnish sky. A warm beverage awaits after the float, and transportation from Rovaniemi is included.

Northern Lights Snowmobile Safari from Rovaniemi with Campfire Picnic Northern Lights Snowmobile Safari from Rovaniemi with Campfire Picnic
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Northern Lights Snowmobile Safari from Rovaniemi with Campfire Picnic

Northern Lights Snowmobile Safari from Rovaniemi with Campfire Picnic

Also departing from Rovaniemi, travelers get the thrill of zipping around in a snowmobile, on the way to prime viewing locations. Riding through the wilderness, there will be an opportunity to see glistening rivers and perhaps some wildlife. Socialize and indulge in makkara sausages over a toasty warm campfire after the three-hour adventure.

Aurora Floating in Rovaniemi Aurora Floating in Rovaniemi
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Aurora Floating in Rovaniemi

Aurora Floating in Rovaniemi

Another float trip will take you to an arctic lake, where you’ll be bundled in a buoyant suit for hours of relaxing drifting. If timed right, the Aurora Borealis will give quite the show via a rainbow of lights shining over the trees. These floating excursions are extremely stress diffusing, as your body will almost feel weightless, while you seemingly drift into another world.

Search of the Northern Lights by Snowmobile from Saariselkä Search of the Northern Lights by Snowmobile from Saariselkä
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Search of the Northern Lights by Snowmobile from Saariselkä

Search of the Northern Lights by Snowmobile from Saariselkä

Passengers depart from Saariselkä on a two-seater snowmobile for four hours of adrenaline-infused hunting, in hopes of spotting the rainbow sky effect. Guides know exactly where to take explorers so that they can marvel over this natural wonder.  Expect plenty of jaw-dropping overlooks and opportunities to take in the visual beauty of nature. After your ride, bite into a lean yet juicy reindeer burger, and sip a hot sweet berry drink.

Northern Lights Hunt from Rovaniemi with Folk Tales and Snacks over Campfire Northern Lights Hunt from Rovaniemi with Folk Tales and Snacks over Campfire
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Northern Lights Hunt from Rovaniemi with Folk Tales and Snacks over Campfire

Northern Lights Hunt from Rovaniemi with Folk Tales and Snacks over Campfire

Just like camping when you were a kid, except you probably weren’t looking for one of the world’s most famed lights displays, you’ll huddle by a Finnish tent for an exciting two hour time frame. A crystal lake sets off to the side, slightly illuminated under the night sky. A campfire will be roaring, while the hosts prepare snacks and hot beverages over the flames. Legendary folk tales will be elaborated while guests gaze up toward the stars and lights.

Northern Lights Flight from Rovaniemi Northern Lights Flight from Rovaniemi
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Northern Lights Flight from Rovaniemi

Northern Lights Flight from Rovaniemi

Sometimes, despite the best planning efforts, some might be leaving Finland without ever having caught a dream-worthy glimpse of the Northern Lights. Or maybe you got a peek, but just not what you were hoping for. By taking the air via plane, the chances of seeing the spectacle are much higher since the clouds are no longer an obstacle. Along the two and a half hour flight, you’re bound to see something amazing.

Aurora Borealis Picnic in Rovaniemi Aurora Borealis Picnic in Rovaniemi
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Aurora Borealis Picnic in Rovaniemi

Aurora Borealis Picnic in Rovaniemi

It doesn’t get cozier than this hike through the rustic Lapland forests of Finland. Once settled, hosts will prepare a traditional picnic, and beverages to keep you warm. Then the lookout begins, for the jaw-dropping Aurora Borealis. Relish in true Finnish hospitality, snuggle up and pinch yourself, because this is real.

Rovaniemi Northern Lights Photography Small-Group Tour Rovaniemi Northern Lights Photography Small-Group Tour
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Rovaniemi Northern Lights Photography Small-Group Tour

Rovaniemi Northern Lights Photography Small-Group Tour

After departing from Rovaniemi, passengers along this trip will have the opportunity to capture once in a lifetime photos of the green and blue-lit sky. Experts know exactly where the best places are, for a high likelihood of seeing and capturing out this world snaps. While traversing for five hours, chances are good you’ll leave with memories and a lot of photos.

Northern Lights experience with dinner Northern Lights experience with dinner
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Northern Lights experience with dinner

Northern Lights experience with dinner

Looking for that magical activity to round out the vacation for your family? How does an evening on a reindeer farm sound? Kids can interact with the majestic creatures while being able to enjoy an exhilarating sledding hill. A hearty dinner is provided, taking it up a notch from the tasty snacks most excursions offer. You’ll just have a good time together while waiting for the light show.

Northern Lights Snowmobile Sleigh Ride Northern Lights Snowmobile Sleigh Ride
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Northern Lights Snowmobile Sleigh Ride

Northern Lights Snowmobile Sleigh Ride

This isn’t your average sleigh ride. Horses nor reindeer will be toting your sleigh. A snowmobile instead whips passengers from Rovaniemi to the surrounding wilderness in a snap, so more terrain can be covered to find optimal viewing of the lights. It’s an exciting ride, to say the least, that takes a break at a point where you can warm by the fire and indulge in refreshments. Your snowmobile led sleigh ride is just another awesome way to experience Finland.

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