Price from £2,345pp
All prices include: flights, transfers, accommodation, meals, guided activities and cold weather clothing; all as listed.
Escape to the wilderness of Finnish Lapland on this activity-filled, 4-night break to Wilderness Hotel Nangu. This adults-only (16+) hotel positions you in a remote destination, ideal for searching for the Northern Lights. You will also experience snowmobiling, a husky safari and reindeer farm visit and two Aurora camps.

What's included?


  • Flights: return from London to Ivalo (via Helsinki).  Flight routes are subject to change.
  • Transfers: return scheduled group shuttle airport transfers
  • Accommodation: 4 nights in a twin/double hotel room
  • Meals: full board
  • The following activities are included in the holiday: husky safari, meeting the reindeer, Lake Inari snowmobile safari, two visits to Aurora camps, Aurora snowmobile safari (order subject to change)
  • 24/7 assistance from our UK-based operations team and in-destination support from our local partners
  • Cold weather clothing for the duration of your stay
  • Aurora Alert until approximately 1am

If you were to close your eyes and think of the perfect winter setting, what would you visualise? A snow-carpeted landscape, a location that feels almost in the middle of nowhere, warming hot drinks, toasty open fires, and cosy log buildings? If you spend a winter break at Wilderness Hotel Nangu, this idyll will be converted into reality…

Wilderness Hotel Nangu sits on the remote southern shores of Lake Inari, perfectly positioned in a wintry haven that offers the ideal combination of relaxation, activities and Northern Lights viewpoints. Our four-night itinerary includes all of this, as we have rolled all the best activities into just three days. There’s time to enjoy your accommodation in between, and three Northern Lights hunts in the evenings.

By day, you will find yourself speeding over the frozen expanse of Lake Inari by snowmobile and guiding your own team of huskies, as well as visiting a local reindeer farm. By night, you will, of course, be on the lookout for the Aurora Borealis. Twice you’ll travel by snowmobile-pulled sleigh as you venture towards a dedicated Aurora Camp, where a warming campfire waits for you. The third will be by snowmobile, so you can search further afield, hopefully escaping any localised cloud cover that might obscure the dazzling colours and formations of the lights.

Your base for the duration is owned by, Jouko and Mari, who already oversee three of our most popular hotels which are in North East Lapland. We’ve worked with them for years and we know that they have been desperate to make their boutique hotel dreams a reality. Hotel Nangu was newly renovated in 2017, and offers elegant rooms, with the option to upgrade to superior rooms with panoramic windows. Not only does the hotel offer ultimate comfort, but it is open to adults only (16+) over winter for added tranquillity.

So, make a dream a reality this year and experience a winter that you thought only your imagination could conjure up.

Please note if you are travelling over New Year, you will enjoy a festive dinner and celebrations on the 31st of December.

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Key facts

Duration: 4 nights
Pace: Active
Suitable for: Ages 16+. See terms for further information.
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Activities: please note that if you are travelling early in the winter season and there is not enough snowfall, then some activities may be adapted by the local team, or alternatives provided, to ensure everyone’s safety and comfort. For more information on this, please see our booking terms and conditions.

Departure dates between
Tue 05 Dec 2023
to Sat 16 Dec 2023
Adults £ 2,515 To £ 2,817
Tue 19 Dec 2023
to Sat 06 Jan 2024
Adults £ 2,945 To £ 3,298
Tue 09 Jan 2024
to Sat 03 Feb 2024
Adults £ 2,365 To £ 2,682
Tue 06 Feb 2024
to Sat 02 Mar 2024
Adults £ 2,595 To £ 3,130
Tue 05 Mar 2024
to Sat 23 Mar 2024
Adults £ 2,345 To £ 2,839

Departure day: Tuesday

Prices are based on 2 people sharing. Our holiday prices are based on the lowest available airline fares. These fares can sell out quickly and, as a result, prices may increase and supplements may be applicable. We recommend booking at the earliest opportunity to secure the best possible fares and flight times.

For our full booking terms and conditions please click here

The Specifics

Holiday group size (approximate)

This holiday requires a minimum of 2 people to run, however, on some dates we require a minimum of 8 people for our flight allocation. Maximum 30 people (approximately). Please speak to our Travel Experts for further information.

Group Size

We always try to provide an approximation of the group size you can expect to be with for the duration of each of our holidays. It may be that you are joined by others for parts of your holiday (such as transfers and particular activities) but the above number reflects those you can normally expect to be with from beginning to end. If group size is something which is particularly important to you, please speak to our Travel Experts and they can suggest the best holidays for you.

Tailor-made holiday group sizes will vary for all activities as will the group size for any additional activities you book.

Minimum numbers required for a holiday to operate

Some of our holidays require a minimum number of participants to operate (as listed in the ‘Group Size’ section). If your holiday departure has not yet reached the minimum number, you will be told at the time of booking. In the unlikely event that your chosen date is not guaranteed by nine weeks before your scheduled departure date, we will contact you to discuss the available options as per our booking conditions.

Minimum and maximum age

If a specific minimum age applies to this holiday, it can be found in the Key Facts box on the holiday Overview page.

Unless otherwise stated in the Key Facts box on the holiday Overview page, the minimum age for participation in an Aurora Zone holiday is typically 12 years old (there may be younger children in some destinations who have booked with other companies). If an adult-only environment is important to you, then please contact our Travel Experts and they will advise on the best dates and destinations for you. If you are looking for a holiday designed specifically for families then please see our sister company

Itinerary amendments

The order of activities listed in this agenda is provided for guidance only, your final and detailed itinerary will be provided either with your final travel documents (which are uploaded into your online account around a week prior to departure) or upon arrival.

Medical History and Advice

We want our holidays to be accessible as they can be and will do our best to accommodate any special requests and requirements where possible. We have a wide range of holidays and destinations and so our travel experts will help find the best holiday for you.

In order to give us the best possible chance to do this, we ask that if you or any member of your party has any medical condition or disability which may affect your holiday or has any special requirements, that you tell us at the time of enquiry or booking. You must also promptly advise us if any medical condition or disability which may affect your holiday develops after your booking has been confirmed. You may need to provide a doctor’s note and proof of insurance in some cases as the health and safety of our clients is absolutely paramount.

In providing this information you are allowing us to work with our expert local partners to ensure that your whole party can enjoy the holiday. By letting us know in advance we can discreetly work with you to adapt any part of the holiday which may potentially be challenging. Being able to prepare for this in advance makes an incredible difference to what we can offer and minimises any impact on your party and the rest of the group.

Unfortunately, if you choose not to share this information with us in advance then it may limit some or all of the itinerary you have booked, and we cannot be held accountable for any additional costs or missed activities resulting from this.


Insurance is not included in your holiday, but it is a pre-requisite to travelling with us. You will need to ensure that you have cover for all the activities that you will be participating in during your holiday.

It is extremely important that you take out a suitable travel insurance policy at the time of booking. Plans do sometimes change, and you will need this policy should you need to cancel your holiday.

If you are struggling to find a suitable policy then details of our preferred provider, who will cover you for all the activities we offer, can be found on our website by clicking here. Please note that this policy is available to EU residents under the age of 75 only.

Booking Activities Locally

Additional activities can be booked locally in almost all our destinations. However, as per our booking conditions, we cannot be held responsible for any injury or loss incurred through participation in activities which are booked at your destination outside of our holiday itinerary (see our ‘Terms and Conditions’ for further details).

When arranging any such activity please always ensure that safety is your primary concern.

In some of our destinations, you can borrow or hire equipment for use in your free time. You do so entirely at your own risk. You must ensure that you are properly prepared, have the necessary equipment and knowledge (maps, etc) and ensure that where applicable, you follow marked routes. We recommend discussing your plans with the local teams who will be able to advise on the most suitable options for you.

Always let the reception/guide know where you are planning to go and take a torch and mobile phone (with the hotel/guide’s phone number stored). It is also a good idea to leave your contact number and the time you expect to return to the hotel should the hotel need to contact you.

The UK Foreign Office Advice

Our clients’ safety is at the centre of everything we do, and our operations team continually assesses and monitors the destinations we feature. We carry out thorough risk assessments and work closely with all of our suppliers to continually follow best practice. For up to date travel advice the UK government offers its Travel Aware website as well as the advice detailed below.

The Foreign and Commonwealth Office Advice

We receive all updates from the Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) with regards to travel advice and we always ensure that we follow this advice in our operations. The FCO issues travel advisories for countries based on a very wide range of factors. They may provide notification about things as simple as a football match and crowds, or they may go so far as to advise against all travel to a region. We ask all our clients to refer to the relevant Travel Advice by Country for the destinations they are visiting in order to make an informed decision on the safety of the destination based on the details provided. It also provides vital information regarding entry requirements, embassy information, local laws and customs as well as specific safety and health. Guests should take responsibility for keeping themselves up to date with this advice. Please also ensure that, if you are transiting through another country, you have read the advice and meet the entry requirements for that destination too.

The FCO travel advice is applicable to British Passport Holders. Most governments will issue their own travel advice for a region and, if you are not a UK resident then you can find some helpful links below:

Australian Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade 

New Zealand Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade

Canadian Consular Affairs Bureau

The U.S. Bureau of Consular Affairs

If the FCO deems that there is an unacceptable level of risk for UK citizens then, together with the government, they may issue an advisory against all travel to a region or country. If such an advisory is published, then we will act accordingly, and this may require the cancellation, curtailment or amendment of a holiday itinerary. These decisions are made on the basis of ensuring our clients’ safety and will affect all clients on the holiday, regardless of their nationality.

If one of our local experts suggests an amendment due to a situation which develops locally then we may also take the decision to amend an itinerary appropriately.

If we have to cancel your holiday prior to departure you will be offered the option of an alternative trip (where any price difference will either be refunded to or covered by you) or a full refund of the monies paid.

If we have to curtail a holiday, then you will be refunded for any costs for the elements we have been unable to deliver, where we have been able to secure a refund from our suppliers. If we must reroute a holiday, then any basis for refund is determined on a case by case basis and dependent on whether the central holiday experience was provided or not.

Brexit information for British Passport holders

Information for British Passport Holders

It is your responsibility to ensure that your passport and/or any required visas are up to date for your holiday.  Please take special note of rules relating to passport validity as these have changed since Brexit.  You can find more general advice from the UK government on their Passport rules for travel to Europe and then country specific advice on the Foreign Travel Advice page under the entry requirements section.

Please also check the UK Governments ‘Get Travel Smart’ campaign for up to date information on travel advice by country, information on Travel Insurance and information on how to renew your passport if required.

Flight schedule changes and connecting transportation

On your documentation, we will confirm your flight schedule. Sometimes the flight number, routing and timings might change prior to your departure. If the change is classed as a significant change then we will contact you to discuss this. Please see our booking conditions for details.

Flight schedule changes can impact on your pre and post-holiday travel arrangements if these have been booked separately to your holiday. We strongly recommend that you do not book transport (such as trains or transfers), car parking or non-connecting flights to the departure point for your holiday until you have received your final confirmed travel times when your final travel documents are issued. We are not responsible for the effect of any schedule change on your pre or post travel arrangements. We strongly recommend that you do not purchase non-flexible or non-refundable tickets to avoid cancellation and penalty charges.

Booking your own flights - cancellation disclaimer

If you have chosen to book your own flights, then you will need to wait until we confirm to you that the holiday departure has met the minimum numbers required to run (if applicable to your chosen holiday). Once the holiday is guaranteed to run, you will be informed and you can then make your arrangements.

If transfers are included in your holiday, please ensure that any potential flights will be met by our standard transfers (speak to one of our Travel Experts for advice) otherwise private transfer supplements may be applicable. Once your flights are booked, please send us a copy of your detailed flight itinerary.

Please be aware that most tickets are non-refundable in the case of cancellation. For this reason, we strongly advise you check the rules of the ticket and check the limitations of your cancellation insurance before booking. We cannot be held liable, in the unlikely eventuality that we should be forced to cancel or amend your trip, for losses incurred relating to any flight booking you have made.

Terms and Conditions

Our full booking terms and conditions can be found on our website:

Payment and Cancellation Terms

Please note that the following cancellation terms supersede in part those mentioned in section 7 of our general booking terms and conditions.

If you are travelling between, and including, the dates of 14.12-06.01, the following cancellation terms apply:

  • Prior to 25.09 – Loss of deposit (including the full cost of the flights or other services where paid at the time of booking)
  • 26.09 up until departure date – 100%


For all other travel dates that do not include 14.12-06.01, the following cancellation terms apply:

- More than 63 days prior to departure - Loss of deposit (including the full cost of flights or other services where paid at the time of booking)

- 63 to 45 days prior to departure - 40%

- 44 to 31 days prior to departure - 60%

- 30 to 16 days prior to departure - 80%

- 15 or less days - 100%

  • After arriving at Ivalo Airport, you will be greeted by your driver who will take you* to Hotel Nangu, your boutique base for the next four nights. Heading north, you get a real sense of the scale of the wilderness.

    After around thirty minutes, you will arrive in the grounds of your very special hotel, welcoming you with its cosy and warm ambience.

    You will receive your cold-weather clothing that you will keep for the duration of the trip. Then, you can enjoy your first delicious meal in the hotel restaurant which offers views out across the lake.

    Be sure to head outside and keep a lookout for a potential Northern Lights display before you head to bed though, as the Aurora can be seen from right outside the hotel.

    Please note that if you are on a later flight then a chilled supper will be waiting for you and you will be kitted out in the morning.

    The order of activities listed in this agenda is provided for guidance only, your final itinerary will be provided on arrival at your accommodation.

    * Transfers are based on a scheduled group shuttle that sometimes stops at a few nearby hotels. If you would prefer to upgrade to private taxi transfers please ask our Travel Experts for a quotation.

    Included Meals:  Dinner
  • After breakfast, you will be taken to a husky farm where an expert musher will greet you and you will then receive a thorough safety briefing and lesson on how to guide your own team of huskies and control a sled. All the while, this will be accompanied by impatient yaps and barks in the background, as the dogs wait to begin their run.

    Bursting with energy, the dogs will set off on the trail, following your guide who will lead the way, and you will travel two people per sled. Along the way, you will take a break so that you have the chance to swap drivers if you wish. Then, the ever-eager dogs will take you back to the farm.

    Now is the perfect time to meet the huskies properly and take some pictures, as they will be far more relaxed after their run.

    After lunch back at your hotel, you’ll be taken to a reindeer farm, which will give you an insight into this way of life in Lapland. The reindeer herder will tell you about Sámi culture and the life of the reindeer and you will also have the chance to meet and feed the reindeer. 

    There is also a relaxing Aurora activity tonight, to finish off a jam-packed day, as you head out in search of the Aurora by snowmobile-pulled sleigh and head to an Aurora Camp.

    Once you arrive at the camp, specifically chosen for its previous success in Northern Lights spotting, the fire will be lit to warm you as you patiently watch the skies. While you rest and enjoy a hot drink, your guide will tell you myths, facts, legends and tales about the Aurora Borealis.

    If the lights do make an appearance, you can treasure this magical and mystical moment, as no amount of research or science can detract from the eerie, other-worldliness of this natural phenomenon. Watching the Aurora dance is an experience that is never forgotten.

    Included Meals:  Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • After a busy itinerary thus far, you will have time to pause and relax as the whole day has been left free.

    Why not take a look at the ‘Personalise’ tab on this trip, as cross-country skiing and snowshoeing are on offer if you fancy upping the ante today? Simply contact our travel experts to add one of these additional activities to your trip.

    Alternatively, you can curl up with a book by a window with spectacular views, enjoying the smug feeling that being cosy indoors can provide when it’s cold outside.

    Lunch and dinner will be served in the hotel restaurant, before your second Northern Lights excursion commences.

    Tonight, you will try your hand at snowmobiling, a thrilling and popular pastime here in Finland. You will receive a thorough safety briefing from your guide, followed by a lesson in how to drive the vehicles.

    Once the guide is confident that the group is ready to depart, you will head out into the night, using the snowmobiles’ headlights to guide the way, adding an extra thrill to the experience. Of course, the moonlight may lend a helping hand, and hopefully the Aurora Borealis will shimmer and glisten as well.

    Overall, this activity will last for around 2.5 hours, including a break for hot drinks. Two people will share a snowmobile, and you must be over 18 years of age and hold a valid driving licence in order to drive. There will be the chance to swap drivers if you wish to do so.

    Included Meals:  Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • The order of activities is always subject to chance and so regardless of whether you have already tried snowmobiling the previous night or whether that is yet to come, you will receive full snowmobile driving instructions today.

    This morning, you will be out on the snowmobile in daylight (or blue light if you are travelling in mid-winter), so you can appreciate the distant views of rolling fells and snow-laden pine trees that would have been obscured last night. Two people will share a snowmobile, and you must be over 18 years of age and hold a valid driving licence in order to drive.

    The excursion will last for around four hours in total, and along the way you will stop for lunch around an open fire.

    When you return to the hotel, you can enjoy a relaxed afternoon, packing and preparing for your flight home tomorrow as you will spend tonight on your final Northern Lights activity.

    We have included a second Aurora Camp this evening, as this is your final chance to see the Northern Lights before you begin your journey home.

    As you sit around the fire and reminisce about your trip, we hope that the Aurora makes an appearance tonight. Your guide will advise you on how to photograph the illusive lights and tell you some interesting facts about them as they, hopefully, dazzle and amaze you.

    Included Meals:  Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • Today, after your final breakfast, it is time to depart. You will bid Wilderness Hotel Nangu farewell and take your transfer in time for your flight home. If you are on an early flight, a packed breakfast will be provided. If you depart on a later flight, you will have breakfast in the restaurant.

    Included Meals:  Breakfast

Included in price

Wilderness Hotel Nangu

Nights: 1-4

Wilderness Hotel Nangu is an adult-only (16+), boutique hotel tucked away in a secluded spot close to the shores of Lake Inari in North East Finnish Lapland. This is the ideal place for those wanting to escape to a real haven of peace and quiet which just oozes rustic style, charm and comfort. Think handmade wooden furniture, sheepskins, stunning log architecture, comfy chairs and roaring fires; all with a view over snow-laden trees and a vast frozen lake beyond.

The central log-built restaurant and reception building is a spectacular spot in which to dine and unwind and the elegant wooden buildings which contain the bedrooms are around 20-50 metres away.

The hotel was transformed in 2017 by our longstanding friends and partners Jouko and Mari and they have really put their heart and soul into making Wilderness Hotel Nangu the grown-up retreat that it is.

In prime Aurora territory and just a minute’s walk from the shores of Lake Inari, this is really an incredible place in which to hunt the Northern Lights.

There are only 36 bedrooms here and so there is also a real exclusivity about this place and we would really recommend booking early to avoid disappointment.

Hotel Facilities

  • The wonderful main log building contains the reception, dining area and lounge where a roaring log fire and tasteful décor makes for a relaxed and welcoming atmosphere
  • We think the food at Nangu is delicious and the setting for your meals could not be more delightful. Breakfasts and lunches are both 'help yourself' buffets with local and international flavours. Evening meals consist of three courses: starters and desserts are self-service buffet style and your main course will be served to you at your table (except for Christmas and New Year's Eve). Guests are provided with two or three choices each evening
  • There is a sauna situated in one of the bedroom buildings and this is available for guests to reserve during their stay. The ideal way to relax after a day of activities
  • Free Wi-Fi is available in the public areas at Nangu, but really, other than checking the Aurora forecasts, we recommend that you just switch off from the outside world

Room types

Standard Wilderness Room (double or twin)

All rooms at Nangu are comfortable and elegantly decorated with a cosy and rustic, wooden interior, offering a traditional yet stylish Finnish ambience. The standard rooms accommodate two people, have a large window, an en-suite shower and toilet with a hairdryer. They also include tea and coffee making facilities. Single rooms are also available which are slightly smaller and accommodate solo travellers.

 Image credits: Matt Robinson

Other options

Superior room with view

Supplements from: £193pp

These rooms provide extra space and are all equipped with double beds. They each have their own private entrance and a large panoramic window offering views towards Lake Inari. This means that it might even be possible to witness the Aurora from your room (although the views are much better outside!). All rooms are en-suite and equipped with a shower and toilet, a hairdryer and tea and coffee making facilities.

Aurora Log Cabin

Supplements from: £368pp

There’s nothing cosier than staying in a log cabin during a winter escape to the Finnish wilderness. With an Aurora Log Cabin, you get the same cosy feeling but with the added benefit of a panoramic window for clear views of the night sky as you lay in bed. This is Northern Lights hunting in ultimate style and comfort. Equipped with a double bed, shower and toilet, you’ll have everything you need inside your peaceful cabin.

Sleeps 2 people

Panorama Log Cabin

Supplements from: £731pp

These luxurious log cabins are the perfect place to come back to after a day in the wilderness. Warm-up by the fireplace or stare out of the huge panoramic windows facing Lake Inari, a spot where you could quite comfortably search for the Northern Lights. There’s also the chance to relax as the Finns do in your private sauna, or in the outdoor Jacuzzi on the terrace. The cabins also come with a fully equipped kitchenette and en-suite (shower and toilet).

Sleeps 2 people

Special Nights

Aurora Huts Nangu

From: £106pp

Immerse yourself in the spectacular Finnish wilderness and spend an unforgettable night hunting the Northern Lights from a unique Aurora Hut.

The Aurora Huts are the very latest in Aurora accommodation, and their innovative design makes them a wonderful addition to any holiday at Nangu. They are completely mobile and can travel across ice, snow and can even float on water. The expert local team will situate them in a prime Aurora location on the edge of frozen Lake Inari, so you will be away from any artificial light pollution.

The huts allow you to spend the night surrounded by the pristine landscape of Lapland and the floor-to-ceiling windows provide exceptional views of the night sky. As darkness falls, you can relax in your cosy double bed and gaze up at the Arctic firmament as you keep watch for the Northern Lights.

Because they need to be easy to move by snowmobile, the huts are compact, but they have electricity, miniature kitchenette and Wi-Fi. The clever designers have also managed to fit in a small composting toilet for convenience. You’ll only be a short distance from Nangu so you can utilise your room’s shower facilities the next morning before breakfast.

Please note: the price is based on a per person per night basis.

Personalise this tour

Our pick


From £95pp

This activity will take you deep into the wilderness that surrounds Nangu. Your snowshoes will be provided, and you will strap them to your winter boots prior to setting off on the trail.

Your guide will take you through the stunning winter scenery, while you appreciate the peace and quiet as the snow deadens any sound and only the crunching sound of your feet on the ground is audible. While you walk, your guide will share information and stories about the area’s nature and wildlife.

During this activity, you will stop for hot drinks and lunch around a campfire.

Duration: approximately 4 hours in total including lunch

Other options


Cross-Country Skiing

From: £66pp

Cross-country skiing is a traditional Finnish winter sport, and a “must-try” when you are here in Finnish Lapland!

Do not worry if you have never skied before, as you will be given a full safety briefing and lesson which will include tips and techniques that will help you along. Even those experienced downhill skiers will find this a completely new experience, so the group can muddle along together until everyone finds their feet. Then, your guide will take you out on the trail, keeping to a pace and route that is suitable for the group.

Duration: approximately 2 hours in total

Special Nights

Aurora Huts Nangu

From: £106pp

Immerse yourself in the spectacular Finnish wilderness and spend an unforgettable night hunting the Northern Lights from a unique Aurora Hut.

The Aurora Huts are the very latest in Aurora accommodation, and their innovative design makes them a wonderful addition to any holiday at Nangu. They are completely mobile and can travel across ice, snow and can even float on water. The expert local team will situate them in a prime Aurora location on the edge of frozen Lake Inari, so you will be away from any artificial light pollution.

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The huts allow you to spend the night surrounded by the pristine landscape of Lapland and the floor-to-ceiling windows provide exceptional views of the night sky. As darkness falls, you can relax in your cosy double bed and gaze up at the Arctic firmament as you keep watch for the Northern Lights.

Because they need to be easy to move by snowmobile, the huts are compact, but they have electricity, miniature kitchenette and Wi-Fi. The clever designers have also managed to fit in a small composting toilet for convenience. You’ll only be a short distance from Nangu so you can utilise your room’s shower facilities the next morning before breakfast.

Please note: the price is based on a per person per night basis.

Traveller Reviews

Overall a 5 star holiday and birthday celebration 17 January 2022 by Chris Thomas

Excellent service. Wonderful staff and hospitality at the hotel. I spoke to Karen who was extremely helpful. A thoroughly enjoyable experience that I would recommend to anyone. Overall a 5 star holiday and birthday celebration

Everything about our experience was fantastic! 16 February 2020 by Natalie Byrne & Louise Schuster

All were once in a lifetime experiences and were out of this world . We recommend all of them. Paying extra to sleep in an aurora hut on a frozen lake, under the stars was something very special that not many people can say they have experienced and enjoyed.  We loved the husky sledging experience itself. The dogs, the sleigh riding, the guides, and landscape were fabulous. We thoroughly
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recommend this holiday. We saw the aurora 3 out of 4 nights which made a dream trip even more memorable. Thank you for a wonderful trip.
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Everything was really amazing: great customer service, all the extras 16 February 2020 by Valentina Giordano

Great guides, perfectly organised .. and the hotel and location was really really beautiful. Seeing the aurora was the most enjoyable aspect .. I guess .. but our review would not be very different if this natural spectacle had not appeared .. We had a great trip all round and everything was done to make it feel special.

Nangu - Lake Inari Auroras 12 January 2020 by John and Sarah Morris

Great holiday and amazing location. All the advice pre-booking was a great help and spot on. Very difficult to suggest any improvements. We really did think the holiday was fantastic and more than fulfilled all our expectations.

Brilliant Holiday 05 January 2020 by Julie & Stephen Thomas

We absolutely loved this holiday. I would definitely recommend the Aurora Zone and Nangu. Thank you.

Nangu - Lake Inari Auroras 17 March 2019 by Mark & Jayne Clark

Could not fault the holiday. Highly memorable

Really fabulous holiday! 24 February 2019 by Shan and Josef Karwatowska

Loved every moment and especially thrilled to see the Northern Lights in all their glory on the last night. The staff at the hotel were all wonderful, very helpful and unfailingly cheerful and, I think, as happy to see the lights as we were, despite living there year-round. We especially enjoyed the huskie sledging and meeting the puppies afterwards. Snowmobiling was a new and exciting experience
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and although we didn't participate the younger and fitter clients gave very good reports of snowshoeing and cross country skiing expeditions. The winter clothes provided by the hotel were excellent. It was a truly relaxing holiday and we were grateful for the experience of the tour company in booking the right balance of activities for us..... the rest day after two days of outdoor activities was blissful.... a short walk in the snow along the frozen lake, a sauna and book reading by the log fire :). The meals are well balanced and plentiful, served "homestyle" in as much as everyone has the same meal (unless previously arranged with the kitchen ). All in all one of the best holidays and we are already planning another trip next year January/February time.
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Nangu - Lake Inari Auroras 03 February 2019 by Greta & William Lydecker

The small size and remote location make this a special place. Activity guides very good...make you feel welcome. Snow shoe trek as the scenery was fantastic and guide very knowledgeable...small group. Dog sledding was great other than long drive to other hotel. Of course seeing the northern lights was spectacular!

A very enjoyable holiday 27 January 2019 by Steve Down

Nangu - Lake Inari Auroras 13 January 2019 by The Rodway Family

Our first trip to Finland was amazing and we all thoroughly enjoyed ourselves even though we didn’t see the Northern Lights. The hotel and excursion staff were all knowledgeable and friendly and nothing was too much trouble.

Everything exceeded our expectations 08 February 2018 by Jonathan and Gail Abrahams

Everything exceeded our expectations and will definitely recommend this trip. Great holiday, well organised and really appreciated one small group for the activities. Hotel was Lovely and all the staff were friendly, informative and helpful - it didn’t feel like a hotel it was very welcoming and relaxed.

We had a wonderful time 05 February 2018 by Stephen and Helen Dusting

We had a wonderful time.We did have a long outward flight delay which meant we missed the first half day at our destination.However ,the hotel had rearranged our activities to compensate for this and had hot food waiting for us on arrival. The hotel was in a beautiful secluded setting and looks lovely.It is brand new a there were still a few glitches which are being sorted out and therefore I
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can’t fault that. The Northern Lights were magical and made the tri,p however, we would have been content to go home without seeing them as we understood that they can’t be guaranteed.
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    Unique holidays, in the very best destinations

    Expert guides – exceptional local knowledge

    Advice and guidance every step of the way

  • Comprehensive

    We include more in our holidays than any other Aurora operator

    Price Comparison guarantee

    No ‘from’ prices, everything you see is included in the price

    No hidden extras

  • Independent

    Proudly Independent

    The original and still the only dedicated UK Northern Lights tour operator

    Personal, hands-on service

    Fair and sustainable work ethos

  • Trusted

    100% ATOL and ABTA protection

    Providing peace of mind


    Responsible relationships

    Over 16 years’ experience