Northern lights: tour operators

United Kingdom

Discover the World

Arctic House, 8 Bolters Lane, Banstead, Surrey, SM7 2AR

01737 218800 |

As a leading specialist in tailor-made travel for more than 3 decades, Discover the World offers a wide variety of northern lights holidays to Sweden, Finland, Norway, Iceland, Canada & Alaska, with a full range of winter activities. Fly direct between London & Kiruna to reach the ICEHOTEL at Jukkasjärvi in just 3½ hrs.


Bedford House, 69–79 Fulham High St, London, SW6 3JW

0203 582 8772 |

Hurtigruten’s various northern lights cruises are based around Norway’s fjords & Arctic coastline. In addition to mainstream itineraries, it offers specialist trips such as astronomy voyages.

Nordic Experience 

39 Crouch St, Colchester, CO3 3EN

01206 708888 |

Nordic Experience is a leading independent UK tour operator specialising in tailor-made holidays & private tours to Finland, Sweden, Norway, Iceland & Greenland, as well as exclusive small group Father Christmas & New Year adventures. It draws on the expert knowledge of its staff, all of whom have travelled extensively in the region. They are on hand to offer you first-class recommendations as to when & where to travel, & how to maximise your chances of viewing the aurora borealis.

Regent Holidays 

6th floor, Colston Tower, Colston St, Bristol, BS1 4XE

020 3588 2971 |

With over 40 years’ experience, Regent Holidays offers an extensive range of northern lights holidays to Iceland, Greenland, Finland, Norway & Sweden, including group tours, city breaks & fly-drives. In addition to their suggested itineraries, the Bristol-based team of knowledgeable & experienced travel specialists can tailor-make your perfect winter itinerary to incorporate a variety of activities including husky & reindeer sledding, snowmobiling, Arctic cruises, snowshoeing & more.


Sunvil House, Upper Square, Old Isleworth, Middlesex, TW7 7BJ

020 8758 4722 |

Sunvil uses its local knowledge and first-hand experience to carefully-craft holidays in Swedish Lapland and Northern Norway to meet individual requirements. From the high Arctic archipelago of Svalbard, to the wilderness of Finnmark, the university city of Tromso, the aurora hotspot of Abisko, the ICEHOTEL in Jukkasjarvi, the Tree Hotel in Harads and more…there is something for everyone on offer.

Taber Holidays 

PO Box 176, Tofts House, Tofts Rd, Cleckheaton, West Yorkshire, BD19 3WX

01274 875199 |

Specialising in Scandinavia, Taber Holidays’s trips include a 3-night break to Tromsø in Norway as well as winter holidays in Finland, Greenland, Iceland & Sweden.

Kirker Holidays

4 Waterloo Court, 10 The Street, London, SE1 8ST

020 7593 2283 |

Since 1986, Kirker Holidays has provided carefully crafted tailor-made holidays to a range of destinations throughout Europe and beyond, including some of the best locations for viewing the northern lights in Iceland, Sweden and Norway. Kirker’s team of experts has first-hand experience of every hotel and will help you to plan the perfect itinerary including flights from your local airport, carefully-selected accommodation, and excursions with local expert guides.

Kirker’s collection of brochures, which includes Short Breaks, Italy, France and Spain & Portugal, as well as Southern Africa and the India Subcontinent, now offers over 140 destinations in 40 countries – including 80 classic cities and 250 relaxing rural locations. Every Kirker holiday includes private car transfers, accommodation in individually selected hotels from the grandest 5* palaces to charming 3* and 4* boutique properties, and travel by any combination of flights from your local airport, ferry, rail or – for the ultimate way to celebrate in style – a journey on the Venice Simplon-Orient-Express.

Best Served Scandinavia

27-45 Stamford Street, London, SE1 9NT

020 7838 5956 |

As an out and out tailor-made Scandinavia specialist, Best Served Scandinavia is a go-to tour operator for holidays to the Nordic regions – from the Northerm Lights to the Ice Hotel, Husky Sledding and Lapland. And they have recently extended their expertise in cold climes to tours in Canada.


The Great Canadian Travel Group

164 Marion St, Winnipeg Manitoba, Canada, R2C3S3

204 949 0199 | 1 800 661 3830 |

The Great Canadian Travel Company has been operating tours to the top (and bottom) of the world since 1980, specializing in Arctic Canada, Greenland, Iceland, Faroe Islands, Norway and Antarctica. Experiences include northern lights viewing, wildlife safaris, escorted tours, expedition cruises, and independent self-drive programs. They cater to both independent travellers and small groups, offering personalized individual itineraries and customized group services. 

Northern Tales Travel Services Inc 

Whitehorse, Yukon Territory, Canada

++1 867 667 6054 |

This is your one-stop shop for northern lights & winter adventure in the Yukon Territory, Canada. The Basic Aurora Borealis Package is award winning & a Canadian Signature Experience (by Canadian Tourism Commission). It also offers dog mushing, snowmobiling, ice fishing, cabin rentals, trips to the Arctic Circle & ice roads.

More information

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