Abisko is the best place in the world to see the Aurora Borealis. Our Abisko Northern Lights tour will pick you up from your hotel in Abisko and take you to Abisko Mountain Lodge, where we will have dinner and get ready for an adventure!
If you are up for a real chase, this tour is for you! Chasing the Aurora often involves traveling long distances and returning late. To prepare for a long night of exploring Swedish Lapland, we will start our journey with dinner in Abisko Mountain Lodge, to get ready and warm for a Northern Lights adventure. The distance and time are worth it, because we have an excellent success rate in finding clear sky and catching the Northern Lights.
Lights of Vikings specializes in finding clear sky, and if the Abisko area is cloudy, we will drive however long we need to get the best opportunity of seeing the lights. Where we go to see the lights will depend on weather conditions. We can drive to the Norwegian Fjords or Kiruna boreal forests, and we always travel far from city light pollution. Our experienced guides track the weather all day before the tour to decide where the best place to drive is the night of your tour. We don’t limit ourselves by distance or time, so we can drive wherever is needed to find clear sky on the night of.
Our tour will start off with dinner, which features traditional delicacies of Swedish Lapland. While we are having dinner, our guides will teach you about this natural area, and show you the most important facts to understand this unique region, from the ground to the sky. We will tell you the stories about Lapland and its inhabitants, the Sami people, Abisko and Kiruna, and the science behind the Northern Lights.
Swedish Lapland is full of ancient traditions and culture, Lapland is the land of the Sami people, last indigenous people of Europe who call the area Sápmi. It is also the home of unique animals like reindeer, moose, fox, Arctic hares and Arctic owls. Our guides will give you some tricks to spot them during the tour and in the nearby natural areas and reserves! Abisko, on the shores of the glacier lake Tornetrask, is famous for its microclimate and cloud free nights that give us more chances to see aurora. The Kiruna region is one of the largest producers of iron ore in the world since the 19th century.
When we arrive at our viewing destination, we will make a roaring campfire, and enjoy traditional Swedish cookies, chocolates and warm drinks while we admire the Northern Lights.
Our photographers and guides have been guiding in this region and taking pictures of the Aurora for more than 3 years. They will take pictures of you and the Aurora in the sky with their professional camera which is optimized for night photography and the Aurora. If you have brought your own camera, they will help you set it up and guide you to get the best shots. The professional photos from your trip will be available 3 days after the tour. We will send them to you at no cost so that you have a beautiful memento and photos to show your friends and family at home.
After we have enjoyed the campfire, watched the Northern Lights dance in the sky, and learned the stories and myths that surround this natural phenomenon, we will head home to Kiruna.
The Abisko Northern Lights Tour is the same tour as the Kiruna Northern Lights Tour, the difference is the pick up. The tour is exactly the same, with the same photographer and guide. If you will be staying in Abisko, you should book Abisko Northern Lights Tour. If you are staying in Kiruna, you should book the Kiruna Northern Lights Tour.
Would you like to maximize your chances to see the Northern Lights? That is exactly what you get with our 3 Night Aurora Pass. For the price of 2 nights, you will get tickets to 3 nightly tours to see the Aurora. Book your Aurora Pass here.
Join us on this tour to maximize your chances of seeing the Aurora Borealis.
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From 23rd until 31st of March, we will not serve dinner in this tour.
From 15th of October until 26th of November, we will not serve dinner in this tour.
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