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    Say hello to Northern Lights: Embark on guided ‘Aurora Borealis’ trails to witness nature's marvel

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    The Auroral Oval is the area with the highest probability of seeing the Northern Lights.

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    The months of November till March are preferred for viewing Northern Lights in Norway.
    If you have been eagerly waiting to tick off the bucket list adventure of Northern Lights (Aurora Borealis) then this is the season (late September till March) for you to take a chance. Head toward the many locations in the Auroral Oval (area with the highest probability of seeing the Northern Lights). It covers most of Alaska, northern parts of Canada, the southern half of Greenland, Iceland, Northern Norway, Sweden and Finland.

    Vancouver's modern science world complex, situated on False Creek, paints a magical picture with its reflection in the water body.Agencies
    Vancouver's modern science world complex, situated on False Creek, paints a magical picture with its reflection in the water body.

    Even the western half of the Russian north (with the Kola Peninsula of Murmansk Oblast) are popular viewing locations. In Norway: Season began from late September and will last till March. Northern Norway is lucky to have the Aurora Borealis frequently brightening up the skies. Scandinavian countries are a big draw for this.

    A cruiseliner docks at a town in Norway. Cruising is a big attraction now!Agencies
    A cruiseliner docks at a town in Norway. Cruising is a big attraction now!


    Make a trip to the Canadian rockies
    Playing in the soft snow is a fun activity for families with kids. Try it this time!Agencies
    Playing in the soft snow is a fun activity for families with kids. Try it this time!

    From October to March (most hours of darkness), discover the majestic snowclad Canadian Rockies. Wander in search of the elusive northern lights in the night skies; keep your eyes peeled for moose, white-tailed deer and elk as you drive through the pristine Canadian wilderness. Admire stunning curtains of ice along a steel catwalk built into the rock walls of Johnston Canyon.

    The forest trails are lush and green during the Canadian winters in British Columbia.Agencies
    The forest trails are lush and green during the Canadian winters in British Columbia.

    Choose the locations of Yellowknife, Great Slave Lake, Aurora Village, Nunavik, Fort McMurray, Yukon, etc that are apt for catching this spectacular natural wonder. For a surreal experience of the Northern Lights, journey to the outskirts of Vancouver in British Columbia. The northern belt of the provence is the best place to view the magic of Aurora Borealis. At the isolated Muncho Lake Provincial Park, located close to the Yukon border and off the Alaska Highway, offers sightings yearround. Rest your head at Northern Rockies Lodge before hopefully seeing the Northern Lights reflect in the waters of Muncho Lake.

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