Valid 2.1.-26.3.2020, program on Thursdays from 20:30 pm to 23:30 pm
Lampivaara fell (400 meters above the sea level) with no disturbing light pollution. Maybe royal Northern Lights will occur or perhaps you will just have a private talk with the moon?
The Arctic Northern Sky offers lot of interesting events during the winter time. After the short winter days arctic sky turns into dark colors which give great opportunities for observing special phenomena of the sky. With the help of our guide you will find different constellations and learn for example to locate the Stella Polaris. On Lampivaara fell you can feel the Spirit of the old ground that conciel a rich deposit of violet gemstone.
Amethyst was born 2000 million years ago deep inside of the ancient mountain. Nowadays this purple gemstone can be found almost on the surface.
ARCTIC SKY TONIGHT weekly program (2,5-3 hours) includes:
· Return transfer from Luosto with special Snow Pendolino. It is a warmed wagon pulled by a snow vehicle. There are seats for 32-35 persons. Travelling time is about 30 min/one way.
· Warm berry juice will be served upon arrival and a short introduction of the geological history of Pyhä-Luosto fell chain.
· A visual animation and explanations of the phenomena of the arctic sky.
· Observations of sky with helpful instruments. As we stay quite a lot outside, warm winter outfit is needed to make the tour enjoyable. In case the sky is cloudy you will also have time to dig your own lucky amethyst to keep.
Tour is guided by an English speaking guide
Not recommended for children under 11 years old because of the late departure
Departure from pendolino stop at Luosto centre (next to the Amethyst Shop, address Luostontie 4, 99555 Luosto)
Please be at the pendolino stop at least 5 min prior departure (20:25)