Autumn Lights

Glass or Snow Igloos , Independent , Northern Lights
Autumn Aurora Hunting, stay in an Aurora Cabin at the Northern Lights Village, Saariselka
4 days
Sep - Oct
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Aurora chasing and Aurora Cabin accommodation at the Northern Lights Village, Finnish Lapland!.

Day 01:  Ivalo to Saariselka
Transfer from Ivalo airport to the Northern Lights Village, located approximately 30 minutes away in Saariselka. Check in to your warm Aurora Cabin with private facilities for 3 nights. The laser heated glass roof looks up to the Northern sky, a perfect way to search for the Northern lights whilst laying warm and snug in your bed. Dinner and overnight.

Day 02:  Day excursion + Northern Lights Hunt on the Border
Breakfast at the village and choice of day excursion: Husky Farm & Ride - a guided 4km ride through the forest, dogs pulling a wagon, followed by warm berry juice in a Kota OR Siida Museum - day trip to Inari with lunch & guided tour of the Sami Siida Museum. Dinner at the village. Evening Northern Lights Hunt by bus. Drive through the silent village of Ivalo and the tiny Nellim, on the winding road toward the border of neighbouring Russia. From the border, continue to the Paatsjoki River bridge. Make a fire under the open sky and hope the Northern Lights flare up.

Day 03: Day excursion + Northern Lights Hunt by the Lake
Breakfast at the village and choice of day excursion: National Park Hike and picnic with a wilderness guide OR Guided Tankavaara Gold Panning with lunch OR Day Trip to Nellim, the meeting point of Eastern, Western and Northern cultures with lunch at the Nellim Wilderness Hotel. Dinner at the village. This evening you depart on an unforgettable adventure ā€“ if you are in luck, the Northern Lights may appear at the Aurora Camp, on the shore of a picturesque lake. The Aurora Chasing excursion is by bus. On the way, stop at the rugged Lake Inari, then continue on to the Aurora Camp on the shore of the lake. Warm up in a cosy hut by the fire, enjoy a warming drink and a traditional Lapland midnight snack while waiting for the Northern Lights to appear. Return back to the village and overnight.

Day 04: Saariselka to Ivalo  
After breakfast, shared transfer to Ivalo airport and end of arrangements.

Departures: Daily 01 September ā€“ 31 October 2019

Includes: return Ivalo airport transfers; 3 nights accommodation in an Aurora Cabin with private facilities at Northern Lights Village; 3 breakfasts; 3 dinners; choice of 1-1.5 hour Husky Farm & Ride OR 6 hour Siida Museum excursion (Day 2); 4 hour Northern Lights Hunt on the Border excursion (Day 2); choice of 3 hour National Park Hike OR 4 hour Tankavaara Gold Panning OR 6 hour Day Trip to Nellim excursion (Day 3); 3 hour Northern Lights Hunt by the Lake excursion (Day 3).
 

Nordic Travel is 100% Australian owned and operated.

Price per person FROM:
Double AUD$ 2387.00
Single AUD$ 3130.00

Includes: return Ivalo airport transfers; 3 nights accommodation in an Aurora Cabin with private facilities at Northern Lights Village; 3 breakfasts; 3 dinners; choice of 1-1.5 hour Husky Farm & Ride OR 6 hour Siida Museum excursion (Day 2); 4 hour Northern Lights Hunt on the Border excursion (Day 2); choice of 3 hour National Park Hike OR 4 hour Tankavaara Gold Panning OR 6 hour Day Trip to Nellim excursion (Day 3); 3 hour Northern Lights Hunt by the Lake excursion (Day 3)
 

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