Undeniably one of the most incredibly beautiful natural phenomena, the Northern lights are on almost every traveller’s bucket list. Now, Just imagine yourself lying under a dark sky adorned with these beautiful lights. Wouldn’t it be one of the most surreal experiences in life? Well, if you are looking for a similar experience then Arctic Fox Igloos is the place for you to go.
According to the Northern Lights Centre, Aurora is a “result of collisions between gaseous particles in the Earth’s atmosphere with charged particles released from the sun’s atmosphere.”
The northern lights appear in many colours, though pale green and pink are the most common of them all. Shades of yellow, red, blue, violate have also been spotted at many places. These dancing lights appear in the form of patches, scattered clouds of light, arcs, streamers, rippling curtains, or shooting rays.
Situated on the shore of Lake Ranuanjärvi in woodlands of Finnish Lapland, the property has dome-like glass structures. You can book one of these to get an unobstructed view of the celestial lights.
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Each dome is equipped with all basic amenities including a bedroom for two, a bathroom, a kitchenette, and even a private sauna. The glass walls at the front are heated and act as insulation to prevent frost and snow from staying on the pod’s surface.
If privacy is your concern then worry not as the bathroom and private sauna are placed in the timber box.
While nights will be all lit with the beauty and brightness of northern lights, you can also make your days more fun by indulging an array of activities available. Explore the wilderness on snowmobiles, huskies, or reindeer and see the never seen before parts of the world. They also organize cycling tour of the Ranua forests where you even have a chance of spotting local Arctic fox.
If you are visiting during summers then you may also go canoeing across the lake just outside the front door of the property.
No doubt, watching the northern lights from the comfort of your bed is like a dream and this property certainly knows how to make your dreams come true.
(Curated by Priya Pareek)