Nightly Aurora Photo Tours

Join one of Lights Over Lapland’s professional photographers for an opportunity to see and photograph the aurora borealis in one of our lovely locations in Abisko National Park. Due to a tendency for clear skies, Abisko is one of the greatest places in the world to see the northern lights. We will provide you with a DSLR camera & lens that is preset to capture the northern lights and quickly go over the basic skills that you will need to find and photograph the magical aurora borealis. Even if you have never used a camera before you have an extremely high chance of going home with beautiful aurora photographs and memories of this natural phenomenon that will last a lifetime!

This evening offers you a fantastic opportunity to learn about the culture & natural history of Lapland and gives you a chance to experience beauty that can only be found in Abisko.

Small groups guarantee a very personal and genuine experience and ensure a safe and comfortable trip into the Arctic environment.

per adult from




3 hours 30 minutes


Hotel pickup available


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  • What's included :
    • Camera, tripod & backpack
    • Warm overalls
    • Headlamp
    • Warm drink
    • Professional photographer guide
    • Hotel pickup and drop-off for guests who are staying in Abisko
    What's excluded :
    • Hotel pickup and drop-off for guests who are staying in Björkliden. Can be added, fee SEK 100.
    • SD memory card (available for purchase)
    • Insulated winter boots (available for rent)
  • This is a typical itinerary for this product

    Stop At: Abisko National Park, Abisko Sweden

    7:45-8:00 PM. 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.

    Duration: 15 minutes

    Stop At: Abisko National Park, Abisko Sweden

    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.

    Duration: 2 hours 30 minutes

    Stop At: Abisko National Park, Abisko Sweden

    11:00 – 11:30 PM. Once you return to the hotel you will collect your memory card full of photographs of the evening’s adventure.

    Duration: 30 minutes

  • Departure Point :
    981 07 Abisko, Sweden
    Traveler pickup is offered
    Pick up time, all hotels in Abisko: 7:30-7:50 PM. Please be in the lobby of your hotel by 7:30 PM.If you are staying at the hotel where the tour starts from, please meet your guide in the lobby at 7:45 PM. Starting points of the tour: October 1st – November 18th: Abisko Mountain LodgeNovember 19th – March 31st: STF Abisko Turiststation.If you are staying in Björkliden, you can add a round trip transfer to your booking for an extra charge of 100 SEK/person. The standard cost for this transfer service is 295 SEK/person!Pick up time, all hotels in Björkliden: 7:15 PM.
    Departure Time :
    7:45 PM
    Return Detail :
    Returns to original departure point
    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • It is important that you bring warm clothes to wear under your overalls and warm insulated winter boots for your feet.
    • This tour is designed in a way that will accommodate as many different levels of physical fitness as possible. We usually walk less than one kilometer per direction to and from our many locations in Abisko National Park. It is common to walk in deep snow and in cold conditions during our tours. If you have any physical limitations that may cause you to be unable to walk a total of two kilometers please inform us when you make a booking so we can discuss your needs ahead of time.
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • We ask that you provide your own SD memory cards to be used in our cameras. We recommend a minimum of four gigabytes of storage space. Memory cards are also available for purchase if needed (16 GB: 200 SEK)
    • To get best possible chances of providing you with the right sized overalls we ask you to please state your sizes between XS and XXL under Special requests in the booking form. You can select the size you would choose for a t-shirt
    • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
    • Minimum age: 10 years old (children under 15 years old will need to share a camera with their parent)
    • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 10 travelers
  • You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
  • All sales are final and incur 100% cancellation penalties.



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Organised by Lights Over Lapland

Activity ID: V-15481P1

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