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Northern Lights Photography Tour from Rovaniemi

From US$101.72
  • Knowledgeable guide handles navigation through the dark
  • Photographer-led tour increases your chances of frame-worthy photos
  • Bundle up in provided thermal adventure gear
  • Access to a traditional teepee, a warming fire, and snacks
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Get the best possible photos of Finland's elusive Northern Lights on this photographer-led tour from Rovaniemi. Your guide will lead you to the best locations and advise you on the ideal camera settings and positioning to ensure you return home with framable wall art. With provided thermal suits, snacks, and beverages—plus pickup right from your hotel—you’re guaranteed an entirely comfortable experience in the Arctic night.
What to Expect
Begin your evening tour with hotel pickup and relax while someone else handles navigation through the dark Arctic night. Stop at the tour office to suit up in provided thermal gear, which will ensure you’re warm and comfortable during your time in the elements. Next, your guide will take you to a spot far enough away from light sources so you that you can get the best photos of the Northern Lights.
Gather around a teepee for guidance from your guide on how to set up your camera and to hear about Northern Lights mythology, Lappish shamanism, and scientific facts about the striking natural phenomenon. Then, spend some time trying to snap the perfect photo. Get relief from the cold Arctic air with hot beverages and barbecue around the fire.
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Reviewed 19 February 2019

It was a really good experience overall. Altho we didn't see the Northern Lights because those are not in control by anyone from Lapland Welcome and u rather need to be a bit lucky and get the right activity, the tour was really good. The...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed 30 January 2019 via mobile

I visited Rovaniemi with my mother and before our arrival we contacted Helios Tour because of their large variety of activities. Firstly, Elena was super sweet and always very quick to reply. She was able to accommodate all of the things we were interested in...More

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Reviewed 29 January 2019 via mobile

Joined the northern light tour with great fun tour guide J, travelled around 1hr to a remote area and climbed a short walk up the snowy mountain. The camp site , the winter gear, the bbq was great to keep us warm and cozy. The...More

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Reviewed 21 January 2019

my friend and i joined the "Northern Lights Photography Tour from Rovaniemi" guided by Jay on 13Jan. we were picked up from the hotel and equipped with winter gear and climbing stick to start our adventure from a gentle mountain. We were not lucky enough...More

Date of experience: January 2019
1  Thank liyvonne
Reviewed 18 January 2019 via mobile

I and my mom went on a northern light hunting tour on January 11. Calling, booking, and going happened all on the same day. A staff on the phone didn’t know where our hotel was, so we went to the office by ourselves. The office...More

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  • Duration: 5h
  • Mobile Ticket Accepted
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  • Hotel Pickup
  • Languages Offered: English, Chinese, Chinese, French, German, Italian, Russian, Spanish
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