Finland. Stunning scenery in this remote and beautiful region Lapland. Great hosts, good food, lovely dogs, private trails. 6 days, 5 nights, 4 days on safari with your dog team. Large log built wilderness cabin base with kota meals. 8th Dec 2019 to 22nd March 2020. Min 2, max 8. £1235 per person
Please read. No tour can guarantee you seeing the Northern Lights but these tours will give you a better chance than most! They take place in an region of mainland Europe where the chances of seeing the Northern Lights are higher than almost anywhere else .
They are all run in Lapland and obviously the further north you go the better is your view of the Northern Lights but more importantly they are run in an area renowned for clear skies - hence a space station and specialist northern lights viewing facilities are based here. The area is surrounded by Norwegian and Finnish mountains which tend to block out the lower clouds.
The safaris that run in the darker months of the year - November, December and January - will give you more hours in the morning and evening to get a clear viewing of the Aurora although February and March can be OK if you stay up late! You can see the Aurora during daylight hours but obviously the effect is not as good!
On organized specialist Northern Lights tours you will be taken out at night as a group to look for the lights ...... on these adventures it will be up to you to keep a look out and pop out of the cabin whenever you feel like it to scan the skies. We habe added two trips from Northern Finland this year as they take place in a particularly onpen area - great for scanning the skies
Northern Lights Safaris
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Holidays are inclusive from arrival airport
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Sweden. Enjoy an exciting 2 day, 3 night wilderness husky adventure. Based in s imple cabins. Suitable for families. You choose your departure date - call and tell us when you want to go!! Mid December to mid April. Full board, 4 days & 3 nights, 2 days dogsledding, £695 per person, excluding flights.
Sweden. Wonderful opportunities to see the Aurora during the dark polar nights, see the glittering snow, breathe pure air and a silence so intense you can almost hear it! Overnight in simple cabins. 2nd Dec to 6th April. 8 days, up to 6 days with huskies, from £1395 excl. flights.
Sweden. Enjoy spectacular mountain scenery as this independent expedition crosses vast lakes, climbs mountain passes giving views of the Kebnekaise and more. Tough rewarding experience. Stunning wilderness adventure. 27th Feb to 2nd April 2020. 8 days, 6 with your huskies, £1525 plus flight costs.
Sweden. Enjoy the spectacular scenery of the mountains on this expedition safari. Overnights in cabins. Tough but a rewarding experience. Stunning wilderness adventure. No experience required but be willing to try hard. 19th Feb to 8th April 2020. 8 days, 6 with your huskies, £1545 plus flight costs.
Activity 'Top Up' Insurance
Not many insurers offer dog sledding holiday insurance - so to make life easier we have found one that does!!
Full Activity Insurance
And finally ...... if you're willing and able ..... as the Magnetic North Pole is in Canada the Aurora in Canada is particularly good .... the trips are good value - just the airfares are higher than to Scandinavia .
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Finland. Superb chalet accommodation & food. Ideal safari for a gentle introduction. Short day with huskies, then a full day tour followed by a 2 day tour staying overnight in a wilderness cabin. Lovely gentle rolling terrain. Good for viewing Aurora. From £1625 per person. Option to upgrade to sky cabin.
Finland. Explore the remote undulating wild open forest terrain of the frozen north. Based in simple wilderness cabins, 5 days husky sledding with one free day for winter activities. Great for the Aurora and wide open spaces. 30th Nov to 15th Apr, Sat to Sat & Wed to Wed. From £1475 flights not included .