Best Place to See Northern Lights in Lapland

By Scandi Travel
  • Catch Northern Lights
  • Explore husky safari
  • Sleep in a glass igloos to see the Northern Lights
  • Meet with Santa Claus
  • Meet with local salami people

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What's included, what's not

  • What's includedWhat's includedAll safaris and adventures described in the tour programme
  • What's includedWhat's includedMeals as per programme
  • What's includedWhat's includedEntry to included attractions
  • What's includedWhat's includedReturn travel by overnight train between Helsinki and Rovaniemi
  • What's includedWhat's includedBus travel between Rovniemi, Kakslauttanen and Inari
  • What's includedWhat's includedPanoramic Helsinki Audio Tour
  • What's includedWhat's includedAccommodation in Helsinki one night
  • What's includedWhat's includedAccommodation in Rovaniemi two nights
  • What's includedWhat's includedAccommodation in Kakslauttanen two nights. One night in traditional log cabin and one night in glas
  • What's excludedWhat's excludedInternational flights

Know before you book

  • Not suitable for aged people and pregnant women as there will be a husky ride
  • Minimum age is 3

What you can expect

Embark on fantastic Finland tours – join the Best of Lapland tour to visit Rovaniemi , Inari, and Kakslauttanen, Finland and see Northern Lights.

Day One - Helsinki

Your Best of Lapland tour begins with your arrival in Helsinki and check in at one of Helsinki’s most comfortable central hotels. The afternoon and evening are at your leisure to relax or explore this contemporary Nordic city.

Day Two – Helsinki - Rovaniemi

Meet at 8am for breakfast in your hotel. Then you will embark at 11.00 am on a Panoramic Audio Bus Tour of Helsinki. This fully guided tour encompasses the historical centre of the city as well as the City Hall, Presidential Palace, Senate Square, Parliament Building, diplomatic headquarters, Finlandia Hall and the Uspenkiy Cathedral. The tour bus will make stops at the Sibelius Monument and the Church in the Rock(provided if it is open to the public).

In the evening, you will board the overnight trainfor departureto Rovaniemi, Lapland, at 21:50.

Day Three - Rovaniemi

Your train will make its arrival in Rovaniemiin the heart of Lapland at 10:40. After transfer from the station to the hotel, you will be checked in. This day is at your leisure to explore this capital city of Finland’s north.

At 21:00 you will meet for the Aurora Borealis Adventure. Transported by car to the Lappish wilderness, walk through the snowy landscape to the banks of the river to a spot perfect for capturing the Northern Lights. Soak up the peaceful, pristine atmosphere as you patiently await the random theatrical performance of nature at its best. Enjoy fried sausages by the campfire, before transferring back to your hotel by car.
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Day Four – Rovaniemi - Kakslauttanen

Following a hearty northern breakfast in your hotel, a day of magic begins at 10:00 when you depart for the Santa Claus Safari. Be transported viasnowmobile to a reindeer farmwhere you will become informed about traditional Lappish culture and reindeer husbandry. Embark on a reindeer rideand attend a ceremonial crossing of the Arctic Circle. After this, transfer by car to the renowned Rovaniemi Santa Claus Villageto meet Santahimself, send postcards from the North Pole post office, and relax in the cosy restaurant for a delicious Lappish lunch.You will also receive a Diploma for crossing the Arctic Circle.

You will then be transferred back to your hotel to prepare for departure to Kakslauttanen by bus at 17:00. Hotel check


Activity location

    • Helsinki, Finland

Meeting/Redemption Point

    • Rautatientori
    • 00100, Helsinki, Finland

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