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Autumn Auroras in Lapland

Local activities on the shores of Lake Jerisjärvi
Autumn Aurora, Finland © Harriniva

This tour offers you the pleasures of staying in a small, unique resort next to Lake Jerisjärvi on the edge of the Pallas-Ylläs National Park. Over four days, visit a traditional reindeer farm and a husky farm, enjoy an evening campfire experience, Finnish sauna, National Park hike, hunt for the Aurora Borealis and spend a night in an AuroraHut.


Day 1 Kittilä Arrival

On arrival at Kittilä Airport transfer to your accommodation Hotel Jeris in Muonio - transfer time is approx.1 hour. Remainder of the day at leisure. Dinner at the hotel.

Days 2 - 3 Autumn Activities

The next two days are filled with some amazing autumn fun! Details of the excursions are shown below - the timing for each of these activities will be provided to you at check-in. Meals are served each day at the hotel restaurant. 

Reindeer Farm: visit a 100-year-old unique Lappish farmhouse and a reindeer museum. Meet the reindeer, learn about reindeer husbandry today and in the past and test your reindeer herder skills by throwing a lasso.

Arctic Sled Dog Centre: meet the happy teams of huskies. During this 45-minute tour, your guide will introduce you to the day-to-day life and the annual rhythm at the husky farm.

Aurora Campfire: learn about the origin of the Northern Lights and the myths and stories behind the phenomenon around an evening campfire.

National Park Hike: Pallas-Yllästunturi National Park is amongst the most popular parks in Finland. Experience its vast fell landscapes and breathe in the pure air on this guided hike.

Arctic Sauna World: a true Finnish sauna experience with four different saunas and an opportunity to plunge into the refreshing, clean waters of Lake Jerisjärvi.

Overnight in AuroraHut: spend a night under the stars in an AuroraHut Glass Igloo located in the vicinity of the hotel.

Day 4 Kittilä Departure

Arrangements end after breakfast with your transfer to Kittilä airport.

2023 departures:
28, 31 August
04, 07, 11, 14, 18, 21 September


The order of activities may vary according to dates of travel.

Your accommodation at the hotel can be in standard hotel rooms or cottages - prices for each accommodation type vary so please ask us for details.

Optional - Spend an exceptional night of wellness and luxury in the exclusive Arctic Firefox Lodge. Start the evening by enjoying the steam of your own private sauna with panoramic views across Lake Jerisjärvi. Upstairs you will find the sleeping area with unobstructed views as far as the eye can see. Relax in your cozy bed watching the stars above, perhaps you will catch the Northern Lights.

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