NORTHERN LIGHTS SNOWMOBILE SAFARI – ROVANIEMI, LAPLAND

Snowmobiling through the Lappish wilderness is a once in a lifetime experience. Add the excellent chance to witness the Northern Lights and you have an experience like no other. We drive out to a suitable location and gather around the bonfire for some hot berry juice and snacks. You’ll get to hear about the myths and science behind the Northern Lights before hopping back on your snowmobiles and continuing the chase. Simply a-must-do in Lapland! Free pick-up and drop-off availabe from Santa Claus Village and Rovaniemi city hotels.

Please note: The driver of the snowmobile must be at least 18 years of age and in possession of a valid driver’s license in EU/Finland. This tour is suitable for adults only.

 

Where to go and where to find Auroras in Rovaniemi, Lapland?

Well, that’s a very common question for travellers thinking. The fact is that Aurora Borealis are really well visible in Rovaniemi city town only few times per year. Depending the weather forecast and prediction, chances to see Northern Lights can be very low. By taking part in our excursion you will ensure that you have the best chance of seeing the Northern Lights during your trip and experiencing this unique phenomenon that makes us locals excited and marvel at the wonders of nature. We are locating 10 minutes north from Santa Claus Village. Pick-up and drop-off offered on our Aurora tour.

What is the best time to see Auroras in Lapland, Finland?

Northern Lights appear late in the night. That’s we will start our Aurora Hunting safaris quite late night. Kp Index tells only part of the probability to see Auroras. Auroras are very local and there can be Auroras flaming somewhere and 10 kilometers far there is no Auroras.

When to travel to Finland to see Aurora Borealis?

Auroras are visible in Autumn from the middle-August, in September and November. From middle-October there will usually be snow in the land. Before snow coming Auroras are more visible and greater than in snowy winter due to the star and moon light reflecting snow. Aurora visibility is very good also in December, January, February and March still to middle-April, when the nights will

 

About the Snowmobile Aurora Trip

Before heading out from our resort, our aurora expert will give you a short presentation about the science and myths behind the Northern Lights. Your guide will also help you with camera settings to best capture the Northern Lights. Didn’t bring a camera with you? No need to worry, our guide will carry a camera on this excursion and will be happy to forward you all the photos from your trip in case Northern Lights would appear on the sky. As you travel across the arctic landscapes in the search of the Auroras, you also have a great chance to learn about Finland and the life up here from our knowledgeable guide. Ready to hit the road and start the hunt?

What the Snowmobile Tour Includes

  • Transfers from Rovaniemi City hotels and Santa Claus Village hotels
  • Winter Clothing
  • Snowmobile driving lesson
  • Guiding with local, professional guide
  • Hot drink and light snack
  • Traditional Finnish camping food: open fire fried sausage
  • Exciting Snowmobile Ride

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