Much can be said about one’s own journey and ambition, but when it comes to providing experiences to guests who look to Abisko National Park for a trip of a lifetime, their credentials and feedback is what truly really counts and matters. Hence, at Lights Over Lapland, we could not be more proud to look back at a decade-long streak of more than 100 five star reviews each year on TripAdvisor. That makes Lights Over Lapland the first tour company in Abisko to reach 1000 five-star reviews!

How Lights Over Lapland came to be:

Formed in 2010, Lights Over Lapland initially started as a one-man project and with a mission that has remained the same ever since: to help people from all over the world see and photograph the incredible Northern lights in one of the world’s best locations, Abisko National Park. Brought to life by Chad Blakley who started out as the sole guide, Lights Over Lapland has continued to attract like-minded people. Today, the international and multilingual team consists of 20 highly dedicated, passionate and top qualified crew members who strive every day to be the absolute best at what they are doing — providing guests with a once-in-a-lifetime experience, whether it be on a morning hike in Abisko National Park, an Ultimate Aurora Photo Adventure, or a private, fully customized Aurora Tour.

What makes Lights Over Lapland stand out:

At Lights Over Lapland, every single guide holds a special love for Abisko, whether it be for its natural beauty, the phenomenal wildlife, the rich history throughout the area, or the marvelous Northern lights. In order to personally share this experience and the in-depth cultural, natural and historical knowledge with our guests, Lights Over Lapland believes in the quality of small groups with an average of one guide and a maximum of eight guests on most of the offered experiences. Trained in all things Abisko, our Aurora Photo Adventure guides are professional photographers who will make sure their group of guests not only is in the best location to see the Northern lights with their own eyes on any given night, but that they also get to take home memorable and sharp photos of the experience.

Being located right inside Abisko National Park, Lights Over Lapland is blessed to be based right at the center of where the magic happens. Thanks to the area’s microclimate which explains the prevailing likeliness of clear skies, Abisko National Park remains one of the world’s best locations to see the Aurora. Not to forget the upcoming solar maximum! While the current season has only just begun a few weeks ago, the night skies have already been filled with massive and powerful auroras. To think that the sun’s activity is set to peak in 2025… Let’s just say our guests and guides are in for a real treat these next few winter seasons! Make sure to check out Lights Over Lapland’s webcams to get a sneak peak of what you can personally experience and witness during your stay in Abisko.

The best Northern Light tour company in Abisko:

To find our passion for Abisko and the Northern lights and our ambition to provide an all-around top-quality experience for our guests rewarded with the excited feedback of the people we get to welcome to Abisko truly means the world and motivates us each and every one of us every day. We could not be more thrilled to hear guests return from “a dream holiday come true” or that they got to
tick off several items on their bucket lists. Now looking at the collection of 1000 five-star reviews on TripAdvisor — and being the first tour company in Abisko to achieve this incredible milestone — truly calls for a celebration, though we also already look to the future with more ideas, new enthusiasm and ambition to never stop providing our guests with the absolute best service out there.

In addition to these top reviews by our guests, Lights Over Lapland is proud to have been awarded TripAdvisor’s Certificate of Excellence, which functions as the platform’s mark of quality mirrored by great reviews, easy online booking options as well as responsive owners who provide a positive traveler experience. Being awarded the Certificate of Excellence for five consecutive years has even put Lights Over Lapland in TripAdvisor’s Hall of Fame!

Are you ready for your dream trip of a lifetime?

Whether you plan on visiting Abisko in the autumn or winter season: these upcoming years will be provide us with some shows for the books! While the Auroras certainly make for a perfect reason to visit Abisko National Park, Lights Over Lapland’s daytime activities are not to be missed either. Make the most of your time and soak in all those autumn colors while they’re still here, and get excited for the full selection of winter activities from the beginning of December forward, whether it be a visit to the iconic Ice Hotel or the Sami and reindeer in Jukkasjärvi or a dog sledding or snowmobile adventure. Make sure to check out Lights Over Lapland’s activity calendar and, as spots are filling up quickly, take this as your calling to say yes to an unforgettable experience in the Arctic! Our guides cannot wait for the next adventure — will you be there to experience it with them?

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