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Aurora Borealis Photo Adventure in Lapland

An exclusive photo adventure in Lapland with Rajamaa and the gracious Malmström family. The adventure focuses on the mysterious Aurora borealis and the unique Arctic Light. Aurora Borealis appears in the clear night sky, and the Arctic Light can be experienced when the sun stands under the horizon in Lapland. The reflecting glow creates a day-light that is unique for the north. Together with the english speaking photographers Timo Veijalainen and Miika Sirkiä, you’ll get to explore the beautiful nature of both the Swedish and Finnish part of Lapland.

Day 1. The bus picks you up at the airport in Kittilä, and heads westwards to Rajamaa. After 1 hour through the forests of Lapland you reach your destination and install yourself. After getting to know each other and the program of the week you’ll be fitted with winter equipment. After dinner at the restaurant it’s time to photograph the night-sky and if your lucky, the Aurora Borealis.

Day 2. A hearty breakfast and some lunch preparations before heading out for a walk through forests. You’ll learn about the flora and fauna that’s adapted to the unique climate of the Taiga. Lunch by the camp-fire before walking back to Rajamaa. After dinner at the restaurant it’s time to photograph the night-sky and if your lucky, the Aurora Borealis.

Day 3. A day-trip to Pallas National Park in Finland. A low mountain range with amazing views. After dinner at the restaurant it’s time to photograph the night-sky and if your lucky, the Aurora Borealis.

Day 4. After you’ve had your breakfast, explore the island Pitkäsaari that Rajamaa lies on. After dinner at the restaurant it’s time to photograph the night-sky and if your lucky, the Aurora Borealis.

Day 5. This day is at your disposal. Maybe you’ll try Husky-Sledding? After dinner at the restaurant it’s time to photograph the night-sky and if your lucky, the Aurora Borealis.

Day 6. You’ll go to the great northern forest, the Taiga, and experience the almost strange landscape. Low mountains and valleys covered in pine trees, once sculpted out by the inland ice. Lunch in a forest cabin and then head back to Rajamaa. After dinner at the restaurant it’s time to photograph the night-sky and if your lucky, the Aurora Borealis.

Day 7. After breakfast you’ll get to meet a Sámi family and learn about their unique culture and reindeer herding. After dinner at the restaurant it’s time to photograph the night-sky and if your lucky, the Aurora Borealis.

Day 8. Transport to Kittilä Airport and your flight home.

Rajamaa

Information & Pricing

Rajamaa
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8 days
Transfer from airport, Lapland full board (lunch-package, drinks not included), activities according to the program. Guides, warm clothing: overall, boots, warm mittens.
Accommodation in well-equipped chalets.

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