SNOWSHOEING FOR AURORAS!
This tour will offer a memorable night adventure on snowshoes! Your guide will take you in small groups away from Rovaniemi to some elusive wild areas with no light pollution. During the excursion, you will explore Lapland wilderness by night, walking on deep snow to reach some beautiful nature area. You may even spot or hear some animals such as reindeer or arctic hares… Don’t worry about the bears, they are sleeping during Winter!
Snowshoeing is a great way because it allows going off the beaten path and get to places that you cannot reach with cars or on foot.
Because the tour happens during the night, you will also get a chance to observe the Northern lights and capture them! We will always try to adapt the tour to increase the chance of finding auroras; the walk will for example aim at reaching some elusive areas without light pollution and a nice open view to the north. You may then walk through the forests to reach a little hidden lake, or walk up to a hilltop to have a nice view over the horizon.
During the tour, your guide will teach you more about the Northern lights, the scientific explanation behind the phenomenon but also the tales and legends associated to it. Biscuits and hot drinks will be served as well to warm you up.
This snowshoeing adventure by night is a great tour for those of you who want to experience the Northern lights with an extra nature activity. The snowshoeing + auroras combo is also a nice alternative to our famous Northern Lights Photography Hunting Experience from Rovaniemi , especially when the weather conditions are less promising: in case of snowfalls, you still get a memorable adventure into arctic wilderness!
- Aurora & outdoor guide
- Hotel pickup
- Snowshoes and poles
- Biscuits & hot drinks
- Stories & explanation
- Activity adapted as much as possible to increase the chance
- Clothes rental: Winter overalls + boots (5€/pers)
We recommend to book in advance, as availability may be very limited in peak seasons.
A minimum of 2 paying adult participants is required for the trip to operate. We reserve the right to cancel the trip if the group is too small or because of bad weather conditions.
If you are a solo traveler, you are very welcome to join any departing trip at the standard price or we may organise the trip just for you at some extra costs (please contact us).
Child prices apply only to children under 14 years old. Children must be accompanied by one adult. The child rate only apply if the conditions of two paying adult participant is met.
Please dress appropriately according to the weather, with warm clothes, good winter boots, gloves, hats and thick socks. You may rent professional winter overalls and winter boots for an extra cost of 5€/set.
A certain amount of walking is involved. This tour is not recommended for pregnant travelers, for people with heart conditions or with limited mobility. We do not recommend for children under 8 years old to join the trip either.
- We will charge a cancellation fee of 10% if booking is cancelled 7 days or more before departure;
- We will charge a cancellation fee of 50% if booking is cancelled between 7 days and 24h before departure.
- We will charge a cancellation fee of 100% if booking is cancelled 24h or less before departure.