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Northern Lights, Nellim Wilderness Hotel, Lapland, Finland

Northern Lights at Nellim

4-day tailor-made break from £1,580 pp incl. flights


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A four-day tailor-made break in Finnish Lapland

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  • Stay at Wilderness Hotel Nellim, a rustic, remote and exceptionally cosy lodge surrounded by the pristine landscapes of Finnish Lapland
  • Partake in exciting daytime adventures including snowmobiling and dogsledding across frozen Lake Inari
  • Head out each night to a series of Aurora camps where you’ll sit by a warm fire and keep an eye on the sky for displays of the Northern Lights


Recommended for:
Activity adventure | Lodges | Natural world | Northern Lights | Short break | Winter

Staying at a lodge high up in the aurora zone, away from artificial light and tucked deep in the Arctic wilderness, you'll spend three nights on the hunt for the Lights, plus get to partake in the classic winter pursuits of dogsledding, snowmobiling and snowshoeing in the company of expert guides.

Day by day itinerary

Day 1

Fly to Ivalo in Finnish Lapland via Helsinki and transfer to the Wilderness Hotel Nellim. Surrounded by Lappish countryside and close to Lake Inari, the Wilderness Hotel Nellim offers cosy and rustic full-board accommodation in the form of hotel rooms, apartments and cabins, complemented by a communal lounge, dining area and separate sauna. In the evening, you’ll set off for a remote cabin where you’ll enjoy hot drinks and snacks as you wait to catch a glimpse of the Northern Lights.

Stay: Nellim Wilderness Hotel, Nellim (Superior)

Meals: D

Day 2
Dogsleds & snowshoes

This morning you’ll harness up the huskies, take the reins and set off on a three-hour dogsled safari across frozen Lake Inari. Lunch will be served at the hotel's restaurant, followed by an afternoon at leisure. After dinner, head out into the darkness, this time on snowshoes, in search of the Aurora Borealis.

Stay: Nellim Wilderness Hotel, Nellim (Superior)

Meals: B L D

Day 3

One of the most exciting ways to experience the wilds of Finnish Lapland is by snowmobile. After a lesson from your instructor you'll head out into the snow-laden landscapes surrounding the hotel. Enjoy the day in the pristine wilderness, while the evening brings a final chance to experience the Lappish night and see the Northern Lights from a secluded Aurora camp.

Stay: Nellim Wilderness Hotel, Nellim (Superior)

Meals: B L D

Day 4

After breakfast you’ll transfer to Ivalo airport for your flight to Helsinki and on to the UK.

Meals: B


Any element of this itinerary can be adjusted to suit your needs. Just contact us to find out more.

Accommodation rating: Superior

4-day tailor-made break from £1,580 pp incl. flights

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