Guided tour

Northern Lights Hunting With Lappish BBQ in Rovaniemi

Northern Lights Hunting With Lappish BBQ in Rovaniemi

From US$ 78.16 per person

Go on the hunt for the Northern Lights in Rovaniemi. The thrill of witnessing the Aurora Borealis is a once-in-a-lifetime experience. On this experience you will also have the opportunity to taste a delicious traditional Lappish BBQ.

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Duration 3 hours
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  • See the Northern Lights
  • Enjoy a traditional Lappish BBQ
  • Be accompanied by a professional guide
  • Admire the natural landscapes
Full description
The Northern Lights dancing up above is such a powerful and unique natural phenomenon - it changes lives down on Earth. Being one of the best places to spot the Auroras, Finnish Lapland is the ideal place to see them. Your guide provides you with a pick-up/drop off at your hotel/accommodation, and then you will be taken away from the city, about 20-25 km away, to a beautiful natural lakeside landscape, where there`s no light pollution, the ideal place to spot this beautiful natural phenomenon. Once there, you will be provided with a traditional Lappish BBQ with Blueberry Tea, and your guides will explain all you need to know about the Northern Lights.
  • Pickup and drop-off at you hotel/accommodation in the Rovaniemi area (within 10 kilometers)
  • BBQ including sausages, Arctic fish soup, Lappish bread, and blueberry tea
  • Guide
  • Winter clothes (Overalls, boots, gloves and beanie)
    Not suitable for
    • Wheelchair users
    Covid-19 precautions
    Safety measures in place
    • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
    Traveler requirements
    • You are required to bring and wear a mask

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    Important information

    Know before you go

    • Northern Lights sightings are subject to weather conditions and solar activity so therefore they are not guaranteed
    • The tour drives approximately 20-25 km away from the city center to see the Northern Lights since in the city there is light pollution
    • The starting times may be subject to change, in which case, please double check with the local partner
    • At least 2 people are required for this activity to take place
    Customer reviews

    Overall rating

    3.8 /5

    based on 277 reviews

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    Beautiful evening, between the Northern Lights that were already waiting for us as soon as we got off the bus, the picnic on the frozen lake, the chat with people from all over the world and the sympathy of the guide Laura. In short, despite -20 degrees I felt so much warmth and friendliness!

    January 2, 2022

    This agency is working with big groups, in particular for this activity. We took a bus (50-60 people) to a lake, 25min drive, fires were made where soup, berryjuice, sausages and marshmellows were cooked (or you had to cook yourself). There was a good atmosphere and the guides were very helpful. We were lucky to see the northern lights. We were not the only group on this spot on the lake. If you do not like big groups, or want a more private northern lights hunt, better book a different activity, or with other agencies who work with smaller groups

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    December 28, 2021

    My wife and I did the Northern Lights Hunting with BBQ experience with “Nordic Unique Travels”. It was an amazing experience, specially due to our incredible guide Matias with his teammates Zoé and Kun. The night started a bit cloudy but Matias did the impossible to “hunt” the Northern Lights. It would have been a great experience for the price even without the Aurora Boreal part, but they did overdeliver despite the weather conditions… and the results: in the photos attached. Congratulations, super recommended and I will repeat (with the same guide).

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    November 23, 2021

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    Product ID: 178721