Our Abisko northern lights tour with photographer guide will take you through Swedish Lapland, the best place in the world to see the Aurora Borealis.
We will pick you up from your hotel in Abisko and start to chase the Northern Lights. Where we go to see the lights will depend on weather conditions, we can stay in Abisko or drive to Norway or Kiruna boreal forests, always 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, so we can drive wherever is needed to find clear sky on the night of.
Lights of Vikings specializes in finding clear sky, and if the Kiruna area is cloudy, we will drive however long we need to get the best opportunity of seeing the lights. Kiruna is located in the heart of Swedish Lapland, where our guides will teach you about this natural area, and show you the most important facts to understand this unique region. As we are driving, 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 in the nearby natural areas and reserves! Close to Kiruna is Abisko, on the shores of the glacier lake Tornetrask. Abisko 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 you to the best locations and help you get the best pictures of the spectacular Northern Lights.
The professional photographer on your trip 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 Abisko.
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.
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