Just a 3 ½ hour flight from Newcastle Airport, Lapland is closer than you think! Northern Lights Holidays operate a number of exclusive charter flights during the winter months to Kiruna (Sweden). Each flight departs from NCL at around 10:00 in the morning and arrives back into the UK during the evening. The baggage allowance is 18kg of checked luggage in addition to 5kg of hand luggage; there is a buy-on-board catering service during the flight.
This Northern Lights holiday is the perfect introduction to the Arctic Circle. Spending three nights in remote Lapland on the official Northern Lights Route – far from any city or commercialised resorts – will give you the best chances of seeing the fabled Aurora Borealis.
Departing from Newcastle in March (the height of winter is a prime time to see the Aurora), this holiday gives you the chance to mush your own team of eager huskies across the Arctic tundra and drive a snowmobile down a frozen river.