Svenska resenärer har besökt Abisko nationalpark i över 100 år men då främst för att fjällvandra eller åka skidor. Nu har tiderna förändrats! Norrskenen lockar tusentals turister från hela världen till Abisko och Lappland, speciellt mellan oktober och mars. Svenska gäster har också sakteligen börjat komma på besök och fått se på ordentliga norrsken som dansar över hela himlen.
Our Sr. guide Chris Hodgson shares his top 16 reasons for why you should visit Abisko!
During the last several weeks we have spent a lot of time doing everything we can to ensure that our offices create the smallest environmental impact possible.
While nothing is as exciting as an evening of chasing the northern lights in person, we believe that we may have found the next best thing – watching the lights in virtual reality!
The journey itself had included a little extra excitement as we’d found one area that of trail where deep snow had blown across the track, resulting in the guides and the guests having to dismount the sled briefly and walk a few meters along the trail, allowing the snowmobile to get through the snow while pulling less weight.
You may be wondering why one of the worlds most respected astrophysisists would come to Abisko? The answer is simple.
Polar stratospheric clouds, which are also referred to as PSCs, nacreous clouds or mother of pearl clouds are a rare phenomenon, but they do occur with relative consistency a few times per year high in the stratosphere above the Arctic Circle.
It’s now mid-winter in Abisko and in a few weeks we’ll get to the “shortest day”. In reality, it’s already been a few weeks since the sun rose over the mountains, but for a short time each day.
Whilst we are waiting to photograph the aurora at one our beautiful locations in Abisko National Park our guides often find themselves answering the two questions below more often than others