A World trip will be incomplete without visit to the most extraordinary sight of nature the remarkable Northern Lights. A dream of good traveller and photographer to catch a glimpse of shining, jaw-dropping light. Here are ‘Best Places To See The Northern Lights’!
You might be amazed to see the charged electrons received from the Sun that collide with present gaseous particle to produce the Northern light in the Earth’s atmosphere. The glimpse of such light can be caught toward Northern Pole, 30-130 km. Also the colour of Northern light depend on the air particles. The best time to catch this spectacular sight is in winter, when light becomes a bit intense across the clear skies. The Northern light might appear for few seconds, if you are a bit luckier, the light might last till half an hour.
Alaska is the best place to get view of the Northern lights in United States. The best time to drop a visit to get this view is from December to March. During this period, nights are darker and long, when night becomes more intense between time periods of 10:00PM to 3:00AM.
Fairbanks, Anchorage and Denali are best spots to see Northern Lights in Alaska.
Northern lights is visual appealing spectacular side of nature. The scenic view is one of the most beautiful sight to capture. In Iceland you can capture such view when sky is clear and intense. Best time to visit is from November to February. In Iceland you can watch the longest Northern light show as compared to other places.
Thingvellir National Park, Vatnajokul National Park, Reykjavik, Vik I Myrdal and Landmannalaugar are best and one of famous spot to see Northern Light in Iceland.
A place known as ‘Land of thousand lakes’. There are around 187888 total lakes in Finland, with 70% of land covered by forest area. Finland receives thousand visitors each year to get a glimpse of Northern Lights. Finland is also titled as best destination around Europe. August to April is best time to capture remarkable scenic event of Northern Light in Finland. Few resorts provide igloos to enjoy the ultimate beauty of Northern lights.
Nellim, Ivalo, Luosto, Utsjoki and Kakslauttanen are best spot to see Northern Lights in Finland.
Sweden is also known for its jaw-dropping, breath-taking picturesque Northern lights. From March to April end, is best time to enjoy light view. But slight twist in tale, the lights become more visible in period between Septembers to April. The shining lights become clear and visible around 10:00 PM to 1:30AM across dark skies.
Torne valley, Lulea, Abisko National Park, Porjus are famous spot to see Northern Lights in Sweden.
Norway home land for numerous natural wonders. Not only a safe and tranquil country but also titled as greatest countries around the world. From freedom to wander to pleasant surroundings, Norway gives numerous reason to love. Norway is also known for best Northern lights around the world, with best time to visit is between September to March-end.
Tromso, Alta, Finnmark, Svalbard Island and Lofoten Island are best spot to see Northern Lights in Norway.
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Scotland has few places where finding dark sky at northerly latitudes with on-spec light chase is a dream! Visiting during winter time, to spot snow Cover Mountains with frost melts at the edges will add glee to your trip. Cairngorms national Park is a place to try different activities like hike, bicycle trail and capturing glimpses of Northern Lights.
In Northern Russia, the Kola Peninsula has high proximity of viewing the Northern Lights. The town of Murmansk is a famous base where, tourist stays to catch a glimpse of the Northern Lights. Several people stay late below freezing temperature to get the best shot of Northern lights. Best location to visit: Kola Peninsula- Murmansk, Siberia.
Greenland is one of the destinations for capturing Northern Lights. There are several areas in south and east to capture good quality of viewing opportunities. One can see the Northern Lights from most of the parts of country like Iceland. Best Spot to get a beautiful glimpse is Kulusuk- Ammassalik.
Faroe Island between the Norwegian Sea and North Atlantic is most famous for Viking and puffins. The spectacular Northern lights can be best viewed from all islands within the archipelago Faroe Island.