Northern Lights & Aurora Cabin (4 Nights)

Northern Lights & Aurora Cabin

Start Point: Helsinki                 End Point: Ivalo Airport

Have you ever heard of the Auroral Oval?

Head from Helsinki to North Eastern Finland, where from October – March, the nights are dark and long with chances to see the Aurora Borealis for real.

In end of September / October and into November, there is no guarantee of snow, which makes the Northern Lights the Highlight of travelling at this time.  If hiking by day, Aurora hunting by night, sauna and open fires sounds attractive, then this is the time to visit!  The leaves on the trees might still be Autumnal during September and Early October.  This is the time to visit for low season prices and a quieter experience.

For those that want snow and all the activities that it brings – snowmobiling, Husky Sledding, meeting Reindeer and more, then travelling during November – March is the best time.  Tens of thousands of other people think the same way – this is high season across the region.

Whichever the time of travel, staying overnight in a specially designed cabin, to view the night sky is an attractive option, at least for one night stay.  During the evening, guest can either watch falling snow, starry skies or Aurora Borealis from the comfort of their own bed, whichever the conditions are right for.  It sounds and it a fairytale experience, probably once in a lifetime experience not to be missed.

There are plenty of options for Aurora Cabins across the region, from the now famous glass igloos in a row at the Kakslauttanen Arctic Resort, to the newer and more experience-led locations with less capacity and a more private setting of Northern Lights Village in Saariselkä.

3 Nights minimum in the North is recommended to give decent chances of favourable solar & weather conditions, and the Aurora Borealis requires clear skies to be seen by the human eye.


*Chances of seeing the Aurora Borealis / Northern Lights

*Winter Activities – Husky Safari, Snowmobile Safari, Visit to Reindeer farm.

*Aurora Cabin overnight



1 Night Helsinki

2 Nights in Hotel or Log Cabin

1 Night in Aurora Cabin with glass roof