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Nightly Aurora Photo Tours

3 Ratings
  • E-Ticket
  • Instant Confirmation
  • Group Tour
  • Pickup Service
  • Live Guide
  • 3.5 hr

Join one of Lights Over Lapland’s professional photographers for an opportunity to see and photograph the aurora borealis in one of our lovely locations in Abisko National Park. Due to a tendency for clear skies, Abisko is one of the greatest places in the world to see the northern lights. We will provide you with a DSLR camera & lens that is preset to capture the northern lights and quickly go over the basic skills that you will need to find and photograph the magical aurora borealis. Even if you have never used a camera before you have an extremely high chance of going home with beautiful aurora photographs and memories of this natural phenomenon that will last a lifetime! This evening offers you a fantastic opportunity to learn about the culture & natural history of Lapland and gives you a chance to experience beauty that can only be found in Abisko. Small groups guarantee a very personal and genuine experience and ensure a safe and comfortable trip into the Arctic environment.

Itinerary Details

This is a typical itinerary for this product

Stop At: Abisko National Park

7:45-8:00 PM. You will meet your guide where you will be given a high quality camera and we will spend a few minutes explaining how to use it. All of the camera’s settings will be taken care of in advance so that all you have to do is enjoy watching and photographing the aurora borealis. You will also be given a pair of warm overalls to help keep you safe and comfortable during your night in Abisko National Park.

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Abisko National Park

8:30 – 11:00 PM. The adventure begins! Your guide will use their many years of experience to lead you into Abisko National Park where you will search for and photograph the magical aurora borealis. During this time we will discuss the history of Abisko National Park and give you a local’s insight into Lapland’s folklore. You will learn how the aurora fits into the local culture and your guide will share information that will help you understand the solar system and the countless stars and constellations above Abisko National Park. We will explain the science behind the aurora in layman’s terms so you can understand exactly what you are seeing when you watch the aurora borealis dance overhead. During your adventure we will also discuss the impact that strong solar storms and the auroras that they create may have on modern society in the years to come.

Duration: 2 hour 30 minutes

Stop At: Abisko National Park

11:00 – 11:30 PM. Once you return to the hotel you will collect your memory card full of photographs of the evening’s adventure.

Duration: 30 minutes