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Rovaniemi: Reindeer Safari Northern Lights Chase

Product ID: 349026
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Chase the magical auroras through the mystical forests of Lapland. Relax on a peaceful sleigh ride through old frozen swamps led by reindeer. Look up to see the northern lights electrifying the sky.
About this activity
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Duration: 3 hours
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Live tour guide
English

Pickup included

Addresses in Rovaniemi
Wheelchair accessible

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Experience

Highlights
  • Travel through old frozen forests and swamps on a sleigh pulled by Lapland's most famous animal, the reindeer
  • Watch the northern lights fill the sky while relaxing on the back of a sleigh
  • Meet traditional reindeer herders and learn about their lives
Full description
Meet your guide at the agreed pickup location and head to the local partner's office to get dressed (if necessary). Head off on a 20-minute drive into the Arctic to the reindeer farm deep in the woods. Upon arrival, the reindeer herders will introduce themselves to you and explain how the evening will go.

Get acquainted with your reindeer before hopping aboard your sleigh and heading into the dark, mystical forests of Lapland. Darkness is what is important when trying to spot the northern lights; they appear best when the skies are clear and the moon not too bright. In case the northern lights are not seen on your tour, you'll still have a lovely reindeer ride as a fond memory of your trip to Rovaniemi.

Once the ride is over, head into one of the wooden huts at the farm and get to know the herders properly. Here, they will tell you more about the reindeer's yearly cycle and how life is in Lapland. Sit around a fire with a hot drink and open a discussion with the friendly herders.
Includes
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Hot drinks and snacks
  • Reindeer sleigh ride
What’s Not Included
  • Dinner
  • Gratuities
Not suitable for
  • Children under 4 years
  • Pregnant women

Prepare for the activity

Important information
What to bring
  • Warm clothing
  • Gloves
  • Weather-appropriate clothing
Know before you go
• This tour will take place in cold conditions; please be prepared with good thermal layers
• This tour is not physically demanding
• Northern light sightings are not guaranteed

From £186.92 per person

Organized by

Wild about Lapland Oy

Product ID: 349026