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Private Aurora Tour (5 or more) by Aurora Experts - Inari-Saariselkä

Private Aurora Tour (5 or more) by Aurora Experts - Inari-Saariselkä

By Lapland Welcome Oy
per adult
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Ages 0-99
Duration: 5h
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Mobile ticket
Live guide: English

  • BBQ
  • Entry/Admission - Lapland North Destinations

Start:Multiple pickup locations offered.
  • Lapland Welcome, Kelotie 1, 99800 Saariselkä, Finland
    Lapland Welcome Saariselka Office (Kelotie 1 Siula-House, Saariselka 99800)
Pickup details
  • We will confirm the exact pick up time upon booking.
Hotel pickup offered
During checkout you will be able to select from the list of included hotels.
    End:This activity ends back at the meeting point.

      • Infant seats available
      • Not wheelchair accessible
      If you have questions about accessibility, we’d be happy to help. Just call the number below and reference the product code: 57914P91

      • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
      • Most travellers can participate
      • This experience requires good weather. If it’s cancelled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
      • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate

      • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

      How much is Private Aurora Tour (5 or more) by Aurora Experts - Inari-Saariselkä?
      Private Aurora Tour (5 or more) by Aurora Experts - Inari-Saariselkä price starts from €134.56. Discover and book Private Aurora Tour (5 or more) by Aurora Experts - Inari-Saariselkä on Tripadvisor
      What is the Private Aurora Tour (5 or more) by Aurora Experts - Inari-Saariselkä cancellation policy?
      Private Aurora Tour (5 or more) by Aurora Experts - Inari-Saariselkä cancellation policy: For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience. Discover and book Private Aurora Tour (5 or more) by Aurora Experts - Inari-Saariselkä on Tripadvisor
      Which company provides Private Aurora Tour (5 or more) by Aurora Experts - Inari-Saariselkä?
      Private Aurora Tour (5 or more) by Aurora Experts - Inari-Saariselkä is hosted by Lapland Welcome Oy. Read reviews, discover additonal experiences or contact Lapland Welcome Oy on Tripadvisor. Discover and book Private Aurora Tour (5 or more) by Aurora Experts - Inari-Saariselkä on Tripadvisor
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