The Best Time to See the Northern Lights
Welcome sky gazers and starry-eyed explorers. Are you ready to learn about one of the most magical shows in the night sky?
We’re talking about the Northern Lights, the sky’s very own kaleidoscope. These are nature’s disco lights, painting the sky with colours that’ll have you wide-eyed and saying, ‘Is this even real?’
When Is The Best Time to See The Northern Lights?
The best time to see them is from November to March, however, there are no guarantees on a cloudy day. Our trips run from late November to December, the prime time to catch a glimpse of this stunning display.
Why Saariselkä is Super Special
With Santa's Lapland, your journey takes you 200 kilometres beyond the Arctic Circle to the village of Saariselkä, a prime spot for this celestial spectacle.
The dark sky above us starts to twinkle and sway with beautiful, shimmering lights. It's like watching the night sky put on a magical show just for you.
During your stay in this winter wonderland, keep your fingers crossed, because you might just be lucky enough to witness the Northern Lights in their full, breathtaking glory.
What Are the Northern Lights?
The Northern Lights, or Aurora Borealis, are like a big, colourful light show in the sky. They happen way up high, over 100 kilometres above the Earth! When tiny bits from the sun meet our planet's air, they light up and create this amazing show.
Fun Facts About the Northern Lights
- You can see them about 200 nights a year in Lapland. That's a lot of chances to see them!
- The most common colour of the Northern Lights is green, but if you're super lucky, you might see red ones, which are very rare.
- It gets really cold on clear nights when you can see the Northern Lights, so make sure to wear your warmest snowsuit!
Join Us in Santa’s Lapland for Northern Lights Adventures
In Santa's Lapland, we have lots of fun ways to search for the Northern Lights:
- By Snowmobile: Imagine gliding across the snow on a thrilling snowmobile ride, looking for the Northern Lights with your guide.
- By Car: Hop in a coach or minibus, and our driver will take you to the best spots to see the lights.
- By Husky Sled: Ride on a sled pulled by huskies in search of the Aurora Borealis. It's like being in a winter wonderland movie!
There are many different ways to experience the Aurora Borealis and discover our Northern Lights adventures.
A Magical Christmas in Lapland
Santa's Lapland is not just about searching the Northern Lights; it's about experiencing the magic of Christmas in a winter wonderland. We have everything ready for you, from flights and cosy places to stay, to fun activities and snowsuits.
So, are you ready for an adventure of a lifetime? Pack your bags, put on your warmest clothes, and join us in Santa's Lapland for a magical time under the Northern Lights.
It's going to be an adventure you'll never forget.
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WAYS TO BOOK YOUR HOLIDAY TO LAPLAND
It's time to book your trip to Lapland and we can't wait for your arrival. Whether you're booking online or giving our Christmas helpers a call on 01483 791 945, we're just as excited as you are for your magical journey to begin!
No one knows how to make Christmas more magical
Flights, transfers, half-board accommodation, a fun-filled activity trip and snowsuits are all included.
Seeing Lapland in the snow is all part of the experience, so if we decide that there’s not enough snow, you can change your travel dates, within the same season, or get a full refund.
If you are yet to book, and you find your Santa’s Lapland holiday cheaper elsewhere, we’ll price match it.