See the Aurora Borealis From A Glass-Topped “Igloo Cabins” In Finnish Lapland
Finland is well known for its exceptional Aurora Borealis viewing. A six-day tour features accommodations in luxury igloo cabins. These new luxurious igloo-style, glass-roofed cabins are within striking distance of the Finnish tundra. Igloo guests can lie on the luxe queen-sized beds in comfort and warmth while experiencing the magic of the Northern Lights overhead. Plus, rooms are outfitted with low-level red lighting. Thus, it enables guests’ eyes to adjust to the amazing night sky.
The Aurora Borealis program begins in Tromso, Norway and travels first to Kilpisjärvi, Finland. Here, the new two-story Wow House igloo cabins face North for optimal viewing of the Northern Lights. Just 30 miles from the Arctic Ocean, Kilpisjärvi has virtually no light pollution. This is due to a population of a little over 100 residents.
The second stop travels south to Rovaniemi, Finland. It is the capital of Lapland, right on the Arctic Circle. As a result, the Lappish Kammi Suites are ecologically designed to provide clear viewing of the Aurora Borealis. The igloo cabins design extends to full glass domes over the bedroom on the mezzanine level. This, you have a clear view of the night sky.
Daytime activities offer a range of Lapland adventure. From dogsledding, a fat bike tour over the frozen tundra, and snowmobiling to the border point of Norway-Finland-Sweden. While there, meet reindeer and indigenous people in an exploration of Sami culture.
The six-day/five-night “Stars of Scandinavia” tour includes some meals and all transfers. Receive four-star accommodations in Tromso, four nights in luxury glass-roofed “igloos,” and all activities. Airfare is additional. The new concept design by travel experts, recognize a desire for visitors to experience an exciting, socially distanced holiday.
Igloo Cabin Tour itinerary:
Day 1: Arrive in Tromso in northern Norway. Tromso is often referred to as the “Paris of the North.” Next. transfer to harborside hotel with beautiful views of the fjords. In the evening, start your trip with an adventure. For example, head into the wilderness on a husky dogsled. Next, search for the Aurora as you journey through the snowy landscape.
Day 2: After breakfast, transfer across the border to Finland. After a 3-course dinner, sleep in a design-forward igloo cabin. Hope to see the Northern Lights from the comfort of your bed. Due to minimal light pollution, the area of Kilpisjärvi gives you optimal viewing opportunities.
Day 3: Enjoy an exhilarating snowmobile experience to the border meeting point of 3 countries: Finland, Norway and Sweden. Following, experience a fat bike tour over the snow and ice in the local area.
Day 4: Continue your Arctic adventure with a transfer south to Rovaniemi. Once there, check into an igloo-style suite for two nights. Enjoy dinner and sit back to watch the stunning night skies.
Day 5: Continuing, meet the most iconic animal of Lapland – the reindeer. Learn about the local Sami way of life and enjoy a short reindeer sleigh ride. Hopefully the Northern Lights will show themselves tonight for the perfect end to your trip. Plus, view them while staying warm and comfortable in your suite. Simply gaze upward through the sky-view, windowed dome.
Day 6: Check out after breakfast and transfer to airport.
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