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Aurora Service Tours

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Utsjoki, Finland
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About Aurora Service Tours
Come and join the most northern dedicated aurora company in the EU as we go out chasing the northern lights around the most northern areas of Finland & Norway.
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We are the original multi-day dedicated northern lights holiday. We started back in 2014 and were the first dedicated northern lights holiday company in Finland. Since our inception we have been ranked no. 1 on Tripadvisor and have received certificate of excellence awards every year. Just take a look at our amazing reviews to see how good we are. We love chasing the northern lights and we do it on our day off. It's not simply a job to us, it's a way of life. We hope to share this epic display of nature with you.
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Dave G wrote a review Jun 2020
London5 contributions
This is easily the best holiday we ever had, we saw the northern lights every night. The host Daren looked after us brilliantly, he really cared about us having a good time, drove us out every night to find more lights or just to have an adventure, he created a great atmosphere and the last night was epic! We felt really safe and looked after in his care, he really made the holiday what it was. The accomadation and the setting absolutely brilliant as well, feeding the reindeer was the cherry on cake for me, I hadn't expected they would come and eat out of hands.
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Date of experience: February 2020
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Raul A wrote a review Mar 2020
Monterrey, Mexico4 contributions3 helpful votes
I will let my wife write as she is better at this: My husband and I had the opportunity to visit Finland and we were looking forward to see the northern lights. We stayed for 3 nights in Asgard (Utsjoki) doing the aurora chasing and we stumbled upon one of the best person we’ve ever met: Our guide Angus. Since we saw him, his smile and wonderful sense of humor gained our trust. We knew the rest of the journey would be an adventure with him. He politely, helped us with our luggage, took us to buy some groceries and then escorted us to our cabins. The best part was when we did our bonfire meetings and he would explained us fully detailed with a map where he would take us to do the chasing. It was amazing how well prepared he is because although the weather did not helped, he managed to take us exactly where the clouds braked. There was this other night where it was cloudy and he drove for hours so we could see perfect clear sky and he even taught us about stars! He even provide us with some hot juice and cookies to spend the night glimpsing at the sky. Angus is the perfect definition of adventure, his sense of humor, passion and optimism fills your days with joy, love and especially caring. I was really worried that I couldn’t do some activities (because I had an accident prior go this trip) like husky safaris and snow mobile and he helped me through it in losing fear and surrender to the journey. Always smiling, making jokes and making us feel like home. We are very lucky to have met him and we’ll look forward to seeing him in another northern lights hunting! He is simply the best! Forever grateful for this experience alongside with him.
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Date of experience: March 2020
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Colleen B wrote a review Mar 2020
Leeds, United Kingdom25 contributions1 helpful vote
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We booked this ‘bucket list’ trip for a 50th birthday treat and were not disappointed. We were there for 4 days, and did 3 trips which were all really good, I probably enjoyed the snow mobile best, although the huskies were fab too as was the snowshoe where Angus had to dig me out hahaha! Daz was so dedicated to finding us the dancing lights & did he deliver! Some amazing pics (you definitely need a decent camera to do the lights justice). We’re just looking at the pics Daz gave us, some fab shots 😊 and great that Angus & Nina joined us for our last hoorah. I can’t imagine anyone else could do any better & we have friends asking for the info based on our rave reviews. Thanks to the team for such a memorable trip 😊
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Date of experience: March 2020
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Stella G wrote a review Mar 2020
County Laois, Ireland4 contributions1 helpful vote
Our trip to Finland to see the Aurora Borealis more than met our expectations. We stayed at the picturesque Valhalla cottages which were well equipped and were very warm and comfortable and had their own sauna which was a lovely bonus. There were also snow suits , some hats, gloves and boots available if you did not bring your own with you. As it is self catering we could have done with an extra oven rack (there was one) and some cooking trays or casserole dishes but this is just a minor complaint as I did have the foresight to bring some foil trays with me. Our cottage was located just a few minutes walk from a frozen lake where we gathered at night to watch the lights with our wonderful guide Canice. We were very lucky that the lights appeared for us with one particularly special display which made the trip an unforgettable experience. We would advise you to dress warmly as it’s was as low as minus 21 at times but we did have the use of a hut where Canice had a lovely log fire going where we could go to warm the fingers and toes if it got too cold. Canice also provided hot juice and cookies for us every night. We would also recommend the daytime activities , snowmobiling, dog sledding and the cultural tour which we thoroughly enjoyed. What we liked about Valhalla was its location although in a pristine forest it is still a short drive to the airport and all the activities. Also if you forgot to buy anything you were passing through the town and Canice was more than happy to stop at the shop for supplies. Overall we had a wonderful trip which will always evoke happy memories. We had a great bunch of people with us which also made it so enjoyable. We would highly recommend Aurora Tour Services , they delivered on all aspects of the tour and a special thanks to Canice who went out of his way to ensure everyone had a great experience and also gave us a copy of all pictures he had taken of the Aurora which was really appreciated as we did not have a camera with us. Would we stay here again ? Most definitely!
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Date of experience: March 2020
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Andrea T wrote a review Mar 2020
Santiago, Chile6 contributions1 helpful vote
I went to this trip with a Chilean friend, and we just love every minute of it. Since we landed in Ivalo, where Angus was waiting for us, going to the supermarket, listening to all the good tips about what food and drinks to buy, arriving to the cabins, until we left after three espectacular days. The first great impression was the cabin, super nice and cozy, warm, fill with everything you need, including its own sauna. You must try it, and then go naked on the snow, you’ll love it. Even it was not included, Agnus saw that the first night was promising, so he took the group out and it was fantastic!! We saw the norther lights and you could see them “dancing”, breathtaking experience. Agnus is a great guide and host. Always smiling, and worrying about all of us, looking around to show us everything he could. 100% recommended trip, also the other activities such as the husky sleigh and the snowmobile, so much fun!! I’m looking forward to go back!! The whole service from Aurora was great but I have to give a huge thanks to Angus for his amazing work.
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Date of experience: February 2020
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