Best of Northern Lights
Best of Northern Lights– Finland –8 days / 7 nights, Harriniva Holiday Centre - Reindeer Farm - Husky Farm - Northern Lights - Snowmobile Safari - SnowshoeingIs it your dream to see the Northern Lights in their full glory? If so this is the holiday for you! With 7 nights and 7 activities we are optimizing your chances to catch the best display of the magical Northern Lights. With all safaris starting after 20:30 you will have the days to relax and the evenings to hunt the aurora. Enjoy a Northern Lights workshop and photography lesson before you venture out by snowshoes, huskies, reindeer and snowmobiles.
|Operation||January 6 - April 21, 2018|
|Departure||Saturdays - Saturdays , January 6 - April 21, 2018|
|Price||January 6 - March 17, 2018
$ 2,335 per person in double room
$ 2,750 single room
March 18 - April 21, 2018
$ 2,175 per person in double room
$ 2,600 single room
$ 50 supplement for single snowmobile
|Included||Return transfers from Kittilä
Warm winter clothing
7 nights half board
Secret of the Northern Lights
Aurora Adventure snowmobiles
Northern Lights explorer
Husky night adventure
Reindeer Aurora experience
Northern Lights bonus hunt
Daily hotel sauna
Daily snowshoe and cross country ski hire
|Not Included||International airfare & Airport taxes
Flights Helsinki - Kittilä - Helsinki
Personal insurance / personal items
$25 Service fee
|Please Note||Minimum of 2 persons
To drive a snowmobile you must have a valid driving license, own liability is 600€.
Please note that children under 15 years cannot drive the snowmobile and small children cannot drive the husky team. They will be sitting in the guide's sledge during the safaris.
This is an example itinerary, the order of the program is subject to change. We hold the right to modify the itinerary and distances due to weather and other safety reasons.
|Tour Options||Additional activities at Harriniva
Flights to/from Kittilä
Additional nights in Helsinki and/or Harriniva
St. Peter Line cruise, Helsinki-St. Petersburg-Helsinki, visa free
Silja Line Cruise, Helsinki - Stockholm
Tallink cruise, Helsinki - Tallinn
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Day 1 ARRIVAL HARRINIVA (D) Arrival at Kittilä airport, transfer to Muonio (1 hour), Hotel Harriniva. On your arrival Reception will issue you with your Northern lights alarm. The afternoon is free for optional safaris or free use of the snowshoe and cross country ski hire. Dinner at the hotel, overnight in cozy double rooms.
Day 2 SECRET OF NORTHERN LIGHTS - AURORA ADVENTURE (B, D) Breakfast and dinner in the hotel restaurant. In the afternoon join us in our traditional kota to cook pancakes over the open fire. Meet with your local guide who will give you information about the hotel, activities and the local area. You will be given an informative workshop of the fascinating phenomenon of the Northern Lights and the science behind it.
In the evening we will drive by snowmobile to the best location for spotting the Northern Lights that evening, where you will enjoy some warm drinks and feel how the sky is closer and the stars are brighter.
Day 3 NORTHERN LIGHTS EXPLORER BY MINI BUS (B, D) Breakfast and dinner in the hotel restaurant. The day is free for optional safaris of free use of the snowshoes and cross coutry ski.
This evening we will head out by minibus on a hunt for the lights. Beforehand we will check the weather forecast and the aurora activity in the area and head for the best location. Hot drinks and cookies provided.
Day 4 HUSKY NIGHT ADVENTURE (B, D) Breakfast and dinner in the hotel restaurant. The day is free for optional safaris of free use of the snowshoes and cross coutry ski.
The adventure continues tonight with a visit to our husky farm. After enjoying a 9km safari a hot drinks will be served round the fire whilst we warm up and keep a look out for a display of the Northern Lights.
Day 5 REINDEER AURORA EXPERIENCE (B, D) Breakfast and dinner in the hotel restaurant. The day is free for optional safaris of free use of the snowshoes and cross coutry ski.
Tonight we are off to the reindeer farm; we will jump in a reindeer sleigh and be pulled through the silent forest away from the light pollution. After the tour hot drinks will be served in a Lappish kota.
Day 6 NORTHERN LIGHTS BONUS HUNT (B, D) Breakfast and dinner in the hotel restaurant. The day is free for optional safaris of free use of the snowshoes and cross coutry ski.
Tonight we will head out on a bonus hunt. Your local guide will cedice in resort which mode of transport will give you the greatest chance for spotting the Northern Lights!
Day 7 FAREWELL DINNER & AURORA SNOWSHOEING (B, D) Breakfast in the hotel restaurant. The day is free for optional safaris or free use of the snowshoe and cross country ski.
This evening and upgraded farewell dinner will be served with Lappish delicacies while you reminisce of the week gone by. Snowshoeing is one of the traditional modes of transport here and on your last night you will head out into the forest away from the light pollution with your snowshoes. Hot drinks inluded.
Day 8 DEPARTURE HARRANIVA (B) Breakfast and transfer to Kittilä airport.
This is a sample itinerary, a full itinerary will be given in resort. We hold the right for changes in the program itinerary according to weather conditions.