There is something special about the night sky in Abisko and, when the sun comes up, the spectacular landscape in Abisko National Park. From the reflection of the aurora in Lake Torneträsk to the mountains that surround it, the eagles that soar in the sky to the reindeer that roam the hillsides, there is a huge amount to photograph here.
Book your own flights/train and accommodation with us here and then join us for:
Friday 16th March
10.50am-12.25pm Fly up (flight tickets not included) or meet us in Kiruna/Abisko by train/car. SUGGESTED FLIGHT FROM STOCKHOLM: NOR 10:50 – 12:25 Fri 16 Mar Stockholm (ARN) – Kiruna (KRN)
1pm – 2pm Transfer from Kiruna airport
4pm – 5.30pm Introduction to photo taking, a short introduction about camera techniques and photography tips for aurora picture-taking
7-11pm Sami-style smoked reindeer BBQ and then aurora chasing by bus/snowmobiles using our own camera/phone.
Saturday 17th March
10am – 12noon Daytime 2-hour hiking photo tour
12noon – 8pm Free time to explore, walk on the lake or option to book snowmobiles, dog-sledding, snowshoe walking etc. (at extra cost).
5-6pm Sauna available
8-11pm Aurora photo workshop. We provide a camera and tripod but you should bring a memory card with you to take your photos home on. If you don’t have your own memory card, you can buy one from us.
Sunday 18th March
9-11am Moose spotting by car OR 2-hour hiking photo tour
12pm-1pm Transfer to Kiruna airport
2pm Fly home (flight tickets not included). SUGGESTED FLIGHT TO STOCKHOLM: NOR 14:45 – 16:20 Sun 18 Mar Kiruna (KRN) – Stockholm (ARN)
The workshop costs 3500 kr per person and includes everything listed above, excluding flights and accommodation. Please book your own accommodation here: www.abiskoguesthouse.com/booking/ There are various options but, as a guide, for one person the rooms are 2780 kr or 3180 kr, a one-bed apartment is 4180 kr for the two nights. All rooms have a double bed and a single bunk so can be shared. Please arrange sharing before you book.
The Guesthouse is self-catering so take food with you or buy it at the nice supermarket next door, though we’ll have a very tasty BBQ on Friday evening. Outdoor clothing is essential – wrap up warmly! We have warm overalls and boots to lend if you need them.
Please book the photo workshop here: www.abiskoguesthouse.com/activities and ask any questions via email here: email@example.com
Hope you can come!
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