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Nightly Aurora Photo Tour in Abisko National Park

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    During our Nightly Aurora Photo Tour we will visit one of our beautiful locations in Abisko National Park including two teepees, Abisko’s world famous Sami camp and the frozen surface of Lake Torneträsk.
    Our Nightly Aurora Photo Tours are strictly limited to 10 participants per guide – maximizing your ability to spend as much one on one time with your guide as possible. We are confident that you will go home with lots of great pictures and memories of the Arctic that will last a lifetime!
    Itinerary:
    8:00 PM
    First you will meet your guide where you will be given a high quality camera and we will spend a few minutes explaining how to use it. All of the camera’s settings will be taken care of in advance so that all you have to do is enjoy watching and photographing the aurora borealis. You will also be given a pair of warm overalls to help keep you safe and comfortable during your night in Abisko National Park.
    8:30 – 11:00 PM The adventure begins!
    Your guide will use their many years of experience to lead you into Abisko National Park where you will search for and photograph the magical aurora borealis. During this time we will discuss the history of Abisko National Park and give you a local’s insight into Lapland’s folklore. You will learn how the aurora fits into the local culture and your guide will share information that will help you understand the solar system and the countless stars and constellations above Abisko National Park. We will explain the science behind the aurora in layman’s terms so you can understand exactly what you are seeing when you watch the aurora borealis dance overhead. During your adventure we will also discuss the impact that strong solar storms and the auroras that they create may have on modern society in the years to come.
    11:00 – 11:30 PM Return
    Upon arrival to the hotel you will collect your memory card full of photographs of the evening’s adventure.
    Additional information:
    It is important that you bring warm clothes to wear under your overalls and warm insulated winter boots for your feet. We ask that you provide your own SD memory cards to be used in our cameras . We recommend a minimum of two to four gigabytes of storage space. Memory cards are also available for purchase if needed (16 GB: 250 SEK).
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    Reviewed June 25, 2019 via mobile

    My friend and I did this tour and our guide was terrific at making us feel confident even though we started off not knowing anything about the cameras or night photography. He was always right there to help. We were lucky with great displays. Make...More

    Thank Lana c
    Reviewed June 6, 2019 via mobile

    We did the 3 night photo tour with them , the Aurora was amazing, we managed to see the aurora on all 3 nights , the guides were helpful in setting up the camera and helping us click some amazing pictures On the 2nd night...More

    Thank Imnotgroot
    Reviewed May 9, 2019 via mobile

    We took a Photography tour with this company end of Feb/ 1st week of March . Actually a day after we saw the most beautiful Aurora that could be seen - actually saw the dancing green lights and the pink / red hues - beautiful!...More

    Thank WishwasaBird
    Lights_Over_Lapland, Owner at Lights Over Lapland, responded to this reviewResponded May 14, 2019

    Hello WishwasaBird! Thank you so much for taking the time to leave this kind review. It was my pleasure to speak with you about your experience with us and it gives our entire team great satisfaction to know that you are happy with the focus...More

    Reviewed March 29, 2019

    I've made a number of trips to Abisko, Sweden to see the Northern Lights and I travel there for a number of reasons. Firstly, Abisko Sweden is one of the best places on Earth to view the Northern Lights. This is because local weather conditions...More

    Date of experience: December 2018
    1  Thank David W
    Reviewed March 26, 2019

    I and 3 friends just returned from our "girls' trip" to Abisko and are still enjoying "the glow" of the trip. Lights Over Lapland did a great job of working with us and arranging each of our days. The dog sledding was so much fun,...More

    Date of experience: March 2019
    Thank Margaret S
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    Response from Lana c | Reviewed this property |
    There is never a guarantee about the aurora. We went in the last days of January and it was nice to see the sun come above the horizon for a little bit. I would guess if you go in early January or late December you will not... More
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