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Rovaniemi Northern Lights Photography Small-Group Tour

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US$ 140.79
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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.
  • 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

Traveler pickup is offered
Please contact us if you need a pick-up and we will provide you with exact pick-up time. If you are staying in City center area, please meet us 15 minutes before the tour in Valtakatu 21 office!
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
  • 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
  • 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 canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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I’ve seen the Northern lights more than this once in my life, and I can truly say that THIS was the BEST experience I’ve had! Juhani was a great guide! Very knowledgable, personable, and works his hardest get you the best experience and the BEST PHOTOS! He will take his time
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Our guide was very knowledgeable and personable. We went to a secluded area. We built a fire and had warm drinks and sausages while we waited for cloud cover to go away. We were able to see the lights and it was an incredible experience.
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have been waiting for two days for the photos taken on 23rd night. but have not received anything on email.
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Response from JuhoUutela, Omistaja at Rovaniemi Northern Lights Photography Small-Group Tour
Responded 25 Sep 2019
Dear Zhihan, Thank you very much for your valuable feedback! Delivery time of the photos from our tours is normally 5-7 days after the tour because of editing process. I'm really sorry if our guide forgot to mention this after the tour! But the good news are that we have send you a link with some photos from that night today 26th Sep, 3 days after the actual tour! :) There is also beautiful photo taken of you two under the Aurora in horizon! Of course we were also hoping to see much bigger activity on that night, as the prediction was showing KP4 level storm, but sometimes mother nature stays quiet even we have best possible spot and great Aurora forecast for the evening! This is why we always go out with cameras to be able to capture even the smaller activity that we might not see that clear with our own eye. I wish you anyway enjoyed the Aurora photos sent to you by email and I apologize if our delivery time of 3 days was too much. We will definitely look into this in future!
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From the moment I met Markus, I knew our group would be in good hands! He was super friendly and made sure we had everything we needed. I love that when you arrive, you're provided with a backpack full of goodies to take out with you at night! We went to 2 different spots over
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Response from JuhoUutela, Owner at Rovaniemi Northern Lights Photography Small-Group Tour
Responded 26 Sep 2019
Hi there! Wonderful to have you joining us and great to hear that tour with Markus went so great! I wish you all the best on your travels! :)
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There are many tour operators in Rovaniemi, but what made us choose Beyond Arctic is their leaflet that mentioned their determination to chase the northern lights. This gave us the assurance that they know best about the aurora among others. Our photographer-guide, Markus
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Response from JuhoUutela, Owner at Rovaniemi Northern Lights Photography Small-Group Tour
Responded 16 Apr 2019
Thank you Michelle for your great feedback! :) All of our tours are based on idea to go one step further in searching authentic and real Arctic nature and Northern Lights. I'm so happy to hear that you enjoyed our tour and it brought you some lifetime memories! :)
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Key Details
  • Beyond Arctic
  • Duration: 4h
  • Mobile Ticket Accepted
  • Instant confirmation
  • Hotel Pickup
  • Languages Offered: English
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