Muotka Wilderness Lodge - Northern Lights Adventure Weeks

Muotka Wilderness Lodge is a lovingly renovated family-run property set in a secluded snow-laden winter wonderland, 15 kms from Saariselkä village. Its idyllic location, on the edge of the pristine Urho-Kekkonen National Park, guarantees minimal light pollution and therefore an increased potential for seeing the Northern Lights, simply by stepping outside the lodge’s front door. Guests can be as active as they choose in this totally relaxing stress-free environment.

We have included a full range of daytime arctic activities, including carefully selected husky, reindeer and snowmobile safaris. Guests can also enjoy these special surroundings by snowshoe or cross-country skis on a network of over 300 kms of prepared trails. On included evening aurora hunts, expert local guides will take you in search of the Northern Lights by minibus, snowmobile or snowmobile-pulled sled.

The lodge owners, Jouko and Mari, and their very friendly staff, have years of expertise in arranging holidays in locations that are specifically designed to provide guests with the best possible opportunities for witnessing the magical Northern Lights.

What's Included

  • • Inghams REP based in Saariselkä
  • • Non-stop flights from Gatwick, Manchester or Bristol on Sundays to Kittilä for 7 night holidays
  • • Scenic airport coach transfers
  • • New for Winter 2017/18, choose to fly from Gatwick to Ivalo for short 20 minute transfer to Muotka (Please note: return flight time requires 4am pick-up from resort).
  • • Full board meals at Muotka Lodge
  • • Half board meals at Gielas Hotel or Holiday Club Hotel in Saariselkä on 2-Centre Holidays
  • • Aurora Alert until approx. 1am
  • • Safety briefing and instruction fromexperienced Muotka safari guides
  • • Warm thermal clothing and boots
  • • Third party snowmobile insurance (insurance excess approx €800)
  • • Free use of snowshoe and cross-country ski equipment for whole stay after taking an included guided trip
  • Activities as listed in the itineraries including snowmobile, reindeer and husky safaris, guided snowshoe and cross-country ski trips,
    evening Aurora Northern Lights hunting excursions
  • • Free Aurora Cabin overnight stay for Inghams guests staying 7-27 Jan 2018 (book by 30 June 2017)

Aurora Cabin Overnight Special Offer

Overnight in an Aurora Cabin

The ultimate experience for many guests is a night in an Aurora Cabin with north-facing glass roof window, perfect for lying in bed and gazing up at the night sky. Inghams includes this free on all holidays at Muotka taken between 7-27 January 2018 (book by 30 June 2017), and at a special low pre-bookable upgrade per person price for all other dates of £95 if staying in a Lodge Room, or £55 if staying in a sauna suite of new log cabin.

Holiday Choice

We offer Inghams guests a choice of two types of Northern Lights themed holidays - either all 7 nights at Muotka Wilderness Lodge or a week with the first 4 nights at Gielas Hotel or Holiday Club Hotel in Saariselkä, followed by 3 nights at Muotka.

Muotka Wilderness Lodge

Muotka 7 Night Adventure

Spend 7 nights in Muotka, near Saariselkä as part of our New Northern Lights Adventure Weeks.

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Muotka 2-Centre Adventure

Muotka 2-Centre Adventure

Spend 4 nights in Saariselkä and 3 nights in Muotka, near Saariselkä as part of our Northern Lights Adventure Weeks.

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