There’s no better place in the world to see the majestic Northern Lights than in Sweden, Norway, Iceland, or Finland – where the Arctic Circle passes through the stunning landscapes of each, and delivers a glowing tribute to Scandinavia’s natural beauty. For travelers looking for a true Northern Lights experience, getting above the Arctic Circle in Scandinavia provides a stunning view that can’t be matched from anywhere else in the world.
Our team at Scandinavian American World Tours are the foremost experts on Scandinavian travel, having created vacation experiences in the region for nearly 40 years. They’ve recently joined the Blank Canvas Tours family and their trip planning experts are ready to help you experience the Northern Lights in style.
Traditional cuisine and hot lingonberry juice are almost always on the menu in this corner of the world; the unique Arctic conditions and the ephemeral Northern Lights make this a must-see for any avid traveler.
Some of the best areas to see the Northern Lights—the world-famous ICEHOTEL in Sweden, the SnowHotel in northern Norway, and Kakslauttanen Arctic Resort in Finland—offer truly outstanding experiences: King Crab safaris, snowshoeing in the footsteps of the Sámi, local cultural tours, ice fishing, dog and reindeer sledding, snowmobiling under the aurora, the Kemi Icebreaker cruise, and more.
Let us help you craft an extraordinary Northern Lights experience customized for your group. Give us a call at 1-800-545-2204 to chat with our team of trip planners, begin planning your trip at the bottom of the page and we’ll call you. Trips start at just $1,500.
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Relax in glacial luxury at the famed ICEHOTEL in Northern Sweden, the world’s first, largest hotel built of snow and ice situated in Jukkasjärvi—a small village in northern Sweden with 1,100 residents and 1,000 dogs. This constantly evolving work of art features five different categories of rooms, ranging from the standard to spectacular luxury suites. Take in the Northern Lights and make your winter getaway unforgettable!
Stay in Kirkenes, the Arctic hub of northern Norway, where you can experience a host of exciting winter activities—including the popular King Crab Safari! On this exploration of northern Norway, you’ll get the chance to experience the Northern Lights, King Crab, husky sledding, and the fantastic SnowHotel Kirkenes. You can also choose from numerous optional excursions, which can help you discover ice fishing, snow shoeing, and the indigenous Sámi culture!
Kakslauttanen Arctic Resort is the perfect location for an exotic holiday experience: far away from the rush and bustle of city life, its beautiful location amidst the untouched Lapland wilderness is 200 miles north of the Arctic Circle—a prime region for viewing the breathtaking Northern Lights as they paint the night sky. Guests here enjoy a wide range of fantastic accommodations, from Lapp-style cottages to snow igloos, glass igloos, and an entirely new concept: the Kelo glass igloo, a combination of log cabin and glass igloo. Multiple saunas, two restaurants, a reindeer farm, a Snow Chapel, and more round out the amazing Arctic winter atmosphere.
There are few areas better than Lake Mývatn for viewing the Northern Lights and discovering the wonders of the Icelandic winter. Just below the Arctic Circle, discover the beauty and unique attractions of Lake Mývatn on your Iceland winter vacation: the lake’s surroundings offer an incredible variety of landscapes as well as geological formations, and it’s an extremely active volcanic region.
Plan your adventure below with our team at Scandinavian American World Tours. A trip planning expert will help you design the perfect trip.