Northern Lights

A novel kind of safari

Continue your odyssey into the heart of the Arctic with a jaw-dropping safari that transcends borders. Let the wonder guide you on a meticulously curated adventure through the snow-clad landscapes of Norway, Sweden, and Finland. Experience the thrill of navigating the Arctic wilderness, from dog sledding across frozen fjords to snowshoeing under the canopy of the aurora-lit sky. 

By day, the pristine beauty of the Arctic unfolds in a panorama of ice and snow; by night, the skies come alive with the ethereal glow of the Northern Lights. Your accommodations are oases of luxury amidst the wild, from eco-lodges that blend seamlessly into the landscape to exclusive retreats that offer the pinnacle of comfort and elegance. This is a journey designed for those who seek the heart-pounding thrill of adventure without sacrificing the finer things in life, a testament to Aristeia’s commitment to unparalleled experiences.

A cultural tapestry

Embark on an enchanting journey that begins in Norway’s picturesque Tromsø, a city that blends urban sophistication with the untamed Arctic. This first module of your Northern Lights adventure is a deep dive into the rich tapestry of Scandinavian culture. Embrace the unique opportunity to connect with the indigenous Sami people, gaining rare insights into their ancestral traditions and reindeer herding practices. Luxuriate in Tromsø’s finest accommodations, where modern Norwegian elegance meets the rustic charm of the Arctic. 

Evenings are spent under the starlit sky, awaiting the dance of the aurora borealis – a prelude to the wonders that lie ahead. This segment is meticulously designed to fuse cultural immersion with unparalleled luxury, setting the tone for a journey that’s as enlightening as it is exquisite.

The Northern Lights Through the Lens of Science

Enhance your Northern Lights expedition with a journey into the realm of astronomical wonders. We’ll takesyou behind the scenes of the world’s leading aurora observatories. Engage with experts and astronomers for an in-depth look at the science behind the aurora borealis. This optional segment is crafted for the intellectually curious and the luxury connoisseur alike. 

Spending your nights in handpicked accommodations, where sophistication meets the spectacle of the night sky. Here, luxury is not just in plush comforts and exclusive services but also in the rare privilege of understanding and witnessing one of nature’s most magnificent displays. This odyssey promises to leave you with a profound appreciation of the Northern Lights, blending scientific discovery with the awe-inspiring beauty of the Arctic night.


Additionally, you can opt for extended visits to observatories for private stargazing sessions, where the mysteries of the night sky are revealed in more detail, offering a deeper connection to the celestial wonders above.

Beyond the Lights

The Northern Lights are just the beginning. Enhance your Scandinavian journey with our exclusive experiences, designed to immerse you deeper into the Arctic wonderland. 

Choose from our curated add-ons: embark on a whale-watching expedition to witness the majesty of marine life, glide through snowy landscapes on a traditional sleigh ride, or spend a night at an Ice Hotel, a marvel of ice architecture. 

Sample the finest local spirits and enjoy gourmet meals prepared with the freshest regional ingredients. For a touch of excitement, you can engage in heart-pounding ATV tours of the land, or board a private yacht for dinner under the stars.

Aurora 2024: Peak Viewing in the Year of Solar Maxima

As we approach 2024, the anticipation for witnessing the Northern Lights in Scandinavia reaches a crescendo. This year is poised to be one of the most spectacular for aurora viewing due to the solar maximum – a period of increased solar activity that enhances the frequency and intensity of the Northern Lights.

 Aristeia’s meticulously curated Northern Lights journey in Scandinavia is specially designed to coincide with this celestial event, offering a once-in-a-lifetime experience.

  At Aristeia Travel, we believe in crafting journeys that transcend the ordinary, offering an escape into the realm of extraordinary luxury travel. As you navigate the pages of our meticulously curated trips, envision a world where every detail is tailored to your unique preferences, a world where your travel dreams become a splendid reality. Our bespoke travel experiences are more than just vacations; they are carefully woven narratives of luxury, culture, and adventure, designed exclusively for the discerning traveler. Each destination, from the snow-capped peaks of Patagonia to the ethereal glow of the Northern Lights, has been selected not only for its breathtaking beauty but also for the unique experiences it offers. Whether you seek the thrill of adventure, the warmth of cultural immersion, or the serenity of unspoiled landscapes, Aristeia is your gateway to the extraordinary.

How It Works: Tailoring Your Luxury Experience

 Embarking on your Aristeia journey begins with a simple yet profound step: envisioning your ideal trip. Our expert travel consultants are at your service to transform your vision into a beautifully crafted itinerary. With a deep understanding of luxury travel and an extensive network of local partners, we ensure that every aspect of your journey is nothing short of perfection. From exclusive accommodations and private tours to gourmet dining and unique cultural experiences, every detail is tailored to suit your preferences and desires.

The Aristeia Difference: Exclusive Access and Personalized Service

What sets Aristeia Travel apart is our commitment to providing exclusive access to some of the world’s most coveted destinations and experiences. Our partnerships with premium service providers and local experts allow us to offer you a travel experience that is both authentic and luxuriously comfortable. Whether it’s a private viewing of a historical landmark, a chef’s table dining experience with a renowned chef, or a helicopter tour over stunning landscapes, we make the impossible possible.

 In addition, our founder, Edward Downpatrick, oversees each and every booking and experience to ensure it meets the highest standards.

Your Journey Awaits