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A dream trip under the Northern Lights: it’s never too late to prepare

On the hunt for the Northern Lights. Plan your clients' unforgettable experience beneath these celestial wonders. Discover the best destinations and accommodations for their magical journey.
Posted on Avr 10, 2024

The enchanting Northern Lights, or Aurora Borealis, captivate hearts and minds, fulfilling a dream for many. With proper planning, witnessing this celestial spectacle can become a reality, with destinations ranging from Lapland’s pristine wilderness to Iceland’s rugged beauty and the majestic landscapes of the Canadian Rockies and Alaska. This article explores top destinations and accommodations, making your clients’ dream trip under the Northern Lights a memorable reality.


Lapland is a perfect place to see the Northern Lights, offering a magical experience in its vast wilderness.

A picturesque village nestled in the Lapland mountains, illuminated by the mesmerizing aurora lights.
The aurora borealis illuminates the sky above a snow-covered hut in Lapland.

Where to stay?

Nestled in the pristine wilderness of Lapland, the Kakslauttanen Arctic Resort offers a range of cozy accommodations perfect for admiring the Northern Lights. From traditional log cabins to iconic glass igloos, your clients can choose their preferred vantage point to observe this celestial spectacle.

A dog sled gliding through the snowy landscape of Lapland, with two people being pulled by the dogs.

What to do/see?

Your travelers can experience the thrill of dog sledding, embarking on adventures through snow-covered forests and frozen lakes. Sharing moments with these loyal companions under the magical glow of the Northern Lights adds an extra layer of enchantment to the experience, creating memories that will be cherished for years.


Iceland’s prime location near the Arctic Circle and minimal light pollution make it a great destination for Northern Lights viewing amidst diverse natural landscapes.

The aurora borealis illuminates the sky above a waterfall in Iceland.

Where to stay?

Your clients can immerse themselves in Iceland’s wild beauty at the Torfhus Retreat, a luxurious haven nestled in the heart of nature. They can relax in their own hot pool under the Northern Lights for a truly immersive experience.

Black house covered in snow with mountain backdrop in Iceland.

What to do/see?

Explore the wonders of the Golden Circle, where history meets natural beauty. Your travelers will marvel at the power of Gullfoss waterfall, witness the eruption of Strokkur geyser, and relax in the healing waters of thermal pools. At every step of the way, Iceland’s unique charm and natural splendor are on full display.

A stunning landscape of Iceland with snow-capped mountains, a glacier, and a calm lake reflecting the beauty of nature.

If you prefer to stay on the Northern American continent, the Northern Lights are not so far away.

Canadian Rockies

The Canadian Rockies provide an ideal setting for viewing the Northern Lights due to their distance from urban lights and stunning natural landscapes.

A mesmerizing display of the aurora borealis illuminating the night sky above a serene lake in the Canadian Rockies
The Fairmont Banff Springs Hotel nestled in Banff, Alberta, surrounded by the stunning Canadian Rockies.

Where to stay?

Offer your clients luxury at the Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise, nestled in the heart of beautiful Banff National Park. Surrounded by mountain peaks and emerald lakes, it’s the perfect place to observe the Northern Lights.

Majestic Canadian Rockies towering over crystal-clear lakes and lush pine forests.

What to do/see?

Discover the natural wonders of the Canadian Rockies, where potential sightings of the Northern Lights await your travelers at iconic locations such as Peyto Lake, Lake Minnewaska, and Vermilion Lakes. Against a backdrop of snow-capped mountains and shimmering lakes, the Northern Lights paint the night sky with their captivating hues.

Fairbanks Alaska

Alaska’s Arctic is among the world’s top spots for Northern Lights viewing, directly beneath the lights’ source in the northern hemisphere – the Aurora Oval.

Aerial view of Fairbanks, Alaska with snow-covered mountains in the background.

Where to stay?

Borealis Basecamp awaits your clients, located in the heart of Alaska’s wild nature. Modern igloos offer comfort and style, providing an intimate setting to observe the luminous spectacle of nature.

A snowy hill in Fairbanks, Alaska, adorned with a group of snow domes.

What to do/see?

Explore the rugged terrain of Fairbanks and dive into the allure of the Great North. Your clients will be captivated by the Northern Lights dancing in the sky, creating an unforgettable spectacle that captures the essence of Alaska’s wild beauty.

Scenic road lined with trees, leading to snow capped mountains in Fairbanks, Alaska.

As night falls and the sky lights up with hues of green, purple, and blue, the enchantment of the Northern Lights is undeniable. Whether your clients are preparing to escape to Lapland, Iceland, or to explore the splendors of the Canadian Rockies and Alaska, a world of wonders awaits them. With meticulous planning and carefully chosen accommodations, your travelers’ dream journey under the Northern Lights becomes an unforgettable reality. It’s time for them to pack their bags, prepare for adventure, and let the magic of the Aurora Borealis illuminate their path. After all, it’s never too late to prepare for the journey of their dreams.

Enjoy the view!