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Preparing a Northern Lights Tour

There are a few options here. There are a lot of options that you have. The two biggest questions are when and where. There are heaps of countries from which you can see the aurora borealis. In each of these countries, you have a large number of cities to choose from. Each has its advantages and disadvantages. You need to balance these and make a decision based on your interests. Some places are better to party, some are incredibly cozy, some are cheap, and some will make you swear that hotel providers are committing theft. What’s cool is that there are so many options that cater to everyone. And since many countries are hosting the Northern Lights, you probably won’t have to travel far.

Second, you have to choose when to go. This largely depends on the country you’re visiting, so be sure to do a little research on the best times to go to your destination. From September to March, you can bet at least one country will provide excellent viewing. You can see how many options you have when booking your Northern Lights getaway. Fortunately, there are many resources available to make it easy to plan your vacation.

Northern Lights in Iceland

Once you find where and when you will be, there are more options for how you will see the lights. Booking a cruise takes almost all of the hassle out of the cruise, allowing you to sit back and enjoy practically everything for you. If you’re indoors or don’t want cruises, there are plenty of Tromso northern lights tour available in every significant viewing city. In the snow, you can snowmobile and dog sledding trips out of town, away from the humanmade light as the aurora borealis becomes more lively and magical. Other ways to get out of the city, including hiking and bus tours.

If you don’t already know, the Northern Lights look their best pretty much in the middle of winter. Being out of the north, you can bet it’ll be incredibly cold. Sometimes the temperature reaches 40 degrees Celsius or Fahrenheit, and it doesn’t matter because they are equal at this temperature! Unless you’ve already experienced this type of weather, you’ll want to pack some incredibly warm clothes or rent them for when you get there. There is a word of caution though, if you decide to use the rental option, there is always a chance to get caught in the cold before reaching the destination if you need to change modes of transport at any time.

With proper research, it can be straightforward to plan your Northern Lights getaway, despite all the options. Make sure to look around for the best deals. Finally, you should consider planning a trip to Tromsø in January to attend the Aurora Borealis Festival. It could be one of the best things you’ve ever done.