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Rovaniemi Northern Lights Photography Small-Group Tour provided by Beyond Arctic

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Rovaniemi Northern Lights Photography Small-Group Tour

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Overview
This tour from Rovaniemi allows you to not only see the elusive northern lights, but also get tips on how to best photograph them. Traveling with a small group ensures that you will be able to get plenty of one-on-one attention from your guide and enjoy an intimate atmosphere. Your guide will take you to the best possible viewing places, spots you might not find on your own.
Highlights
  • Warm beverages and campfire snacks to keep warm are included
  • Thermal gear, boots, and headlamps are provided
  • Expert tips on how to get the best photos
  • Round-trip transportation from Rovaniemi hotels
What to Expect
A trip out into the deep dark Arctic wilderness is a daunting prospect, but this guided tour will allow to you to do so easily and safely. Beginning with hotel pickup in Rovaniemi, meet your guide and listen to a short briefing about current weather conditions, aurora borealis forecast, and about the destination of the day. Your guide knows the best possible sites to see and photograph the elusive northern lights. Based on the live feed the guides have access to, local weather, and aurora borealis forecasts, you can significantly improve your chances of finding these lights that dance in the sky. Throughout the course of the evening, visit two or three locations, setting up cameras and getting tips on the best possible photos at each one. Walk through snowfields in the dark, equipped with headlamps and thermal suits provided by your guide, finding the perfect location for that once-in-a-lifetime shot. Traveling with a small group ensures the ability to move quickly and plenty of opportunities to ask questions of your guide.
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Important Information
Departure Point
Valtakatu 21, 96200 Rovaniemi, Finland
Duration
4–5 hours
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
Inclusions
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off within a 6.2-mile (10-kilometer) range of Rovaniemi
  • Transport by minivan
  • Professional expedition and photography guide
  • Warm clothing and winter boots
  • Headlamps, backpack, and BBQ gear
  • Hot drinks and snacks
Exclusions
  • Gratuities
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • A minimum of 2 people per booking is required
  • A maximum of 8 people per booking
  • Your are recommended to bring your own DSLR camera
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s cancelled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 8 travellers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Martin wrote a review 18 Mar
5 contributions1 helpful vote
Second attempt to see the lights and did not disappoint! I booked both trips with Beyond Arctic because they strive to give you the best experience even when the chances of seeing the lights are low. I recommend calling the front desk before making the booking to make sure you
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Date of experience: March 2020
acatlover13 wrote a review 18 Mar
Lynn Haven, Florida82 contributions33 helpful votes
While it's always a question as to whether you'll see the lights for not, this tour did not disappoint! Our guide got us outfitted in our snow suits and off we went on our hunt! As we were driving out of the city, she was scanning the skies, and saw some "interesting
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Paul T wrote a review 11 Mar
Emirate of Dubai, United Arab Emirates2 contributions
We had a great time with Beyond Arctic on the expedition and Maiju was a lifesaver to help us with the portrait when our battery ran out! Her photography tips to best capture the Northern lights were really helpful. Maiju was committed to chase down the lights all the way to
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Date of experience: March 2020
Pooja singhi wrote a review 04 Mar
1 contribution
We took the northern light photography tour ...our guide Maiju was excellent ,she helped us understand the photography tricks to capture the northern lights and was very supportive .She took us to various locations from where we could see the northern lights. Will def recommend
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Date of experience: February 2020
audepierre wrote a review Feb 2020
Brussels, Belgium3 contributions
We had the chance to see wonderful northern lights with our funny and very enthusiastic guide Maiju who did not spare energy and time to make sure we would get them! Hence we drove until the Swedish Border and waited on a frozen lake until they finally showed up! Marvelous
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Date of experience: February 2020
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Larkita
Struthers, Ohio
246
Enjoyable night
We had the best of times with our tour. Juhani (?spelling) was very professional, friendly, and very proficient in
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Martin
51
Awesome!
Second attempt to see the lights and did not disappoint! I booked both trips with Beyond Arctic because they
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Martin
51
Great!
If you have not tried any form of skiing and would like to have an idea of how it works - here's an activity for
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acatlover13
Lynn Haven, Florida
5433
Great trip to see the lights!
While it's always a question as to whether you'll see the lights for not, this tour did not disappoint! Our
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Kim L
Boston, Massachusetts
125
Amazing winter experience
We stayed a few days in Rovaniemi and took this tour out to Riisitunturi. It was really amazing. It's well worth
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Paul T
Emirate of Dubai, United Arab Emirates
10
Aurora Hunting
We had a great time with Beyond Arctic on the expedition and Maiju was a lifesaver to help us with the portrait
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Pooja singhi
10
Brilliant experience
We took the northern light photography tour ...our guide Maiju was excellent ,she helped us understand the
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audepierre
Brussels, Belgium
30
Enthusiastic and successful northern lights chase
We had the chance to see wonderful northern lights with our funny and very enthusiastic guide Maiju who did not
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Sandra C
60
Experience amazing
The best tour I've ever had, my group could see the northern lights. Thanks Finn (Our tour guide) The experience
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Craig M
Commack, New York
62
Great Customer Service
Went out on the tour and the weather became increasingly worse. The company provided us a full refund of the tour
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  • Duration: 4–5 hours
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  • Languages Offered: English
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