The aurora borealis is undoubtedly the most romantic landscape in the night sky of the earth when it comes to cold night scenery. It's light and unpredictable, it's as if it were a dream, it's like a fantasy, bringing people all kinds of fantasy.
To chase the aurora borealis, the following six places will be your best choice, and is currently the world's most popular place to observe the aurora borealis.
1、Norway ：Tromso / Svalbard
Tromso has the unique advantage of being right on the aurora belt. Another reason for its popularity is the climate. It is not easy to find a place near the Arctic Circle that is not cold. Tromsø is such a treasure, influenced by the North Atlantic warm current, the winter does not freeze, the average night temperature is -5 ℃.
You can take an aurora cruise to find the aurora, join an aurora tour, or rent a tent for yourself with good food and a bonfire and wait for the aurora to fall.
Rovaniemi is known as the home of Santa Claus, and is one of the most fun places in Finland. The reindeer sleigh and aurora sauna will keep you busy.
And the one thing you can't miss is looking up at the aurora borealis in the sky from the glass dome hut. Aurora rolls in the night sky, it's cold outside, but you are watching from the warmth of the blanket, especially if you have a partner along, you must go to experience a romantic play once in your life.
3、Sweden ：Abisko / Jukkasjarvi
Abisko as a village in Sweden, the natural beauty itself is very beautiful! And when it comes to the Aurora Borealis season, the sky is full of brimming on the shores of Lake Abisko, which attracts everyone's attention.
The most rewarding experience is to enjoy the scenery by snowmobile. You can drive yourself or get a professional to take you through the snow with you ......
The village of Jukasjärvi in the Kiruna region of Sweden is home to Sweden's first ice hotel. You can enjoy the Northern Lights on the horizon with a hot cup of coffee in the village of Jukasjärvi.
The entire island of Iceland is on the aurora belt, and you can see the aurora from anywhere on the island. The least suitable place for aurora viewing is Reykjavik, the capital, not because there are no auroras, but because the city atmosphere is too strong, in fact, the most cost-effective to watch in Reykjavik.
The best place to see the aurora is Mount Kilchu on the Snæszan Peninsula. The only bad thing is that it's really too cold.
The United States also has an aurora city: Fairbanks, where the aurora can be seen more than 200 days a year, making it the easiest city in the world to catch the aurora.
You can choose to go deep into the Arctic Circle to see the aurora borealis, or you can find an aurora borealis cabin in the suburbs to keep watch. The cabins provide hot drinks and heating equipment, after all, the outdoor temperature in Alaska in winter is -40℃ to -30℃.
6、Canada ：Yellow Knife/Whitehorse
The aurora borealis appears in Yellowknife every August and reaches its peak in December, and is rated by NASA as the best place in the world to observe the aurora borealis.
The most distinctive local feature must be Aurora Village, a large spiked tent with great style. However, this kind of heating facilities in the suburban campsite is more limited, and the temperature in Yellowknife is still a bit colder than Alaska, so it is recommended to prepare adequate warmth and cold protection facilities.
In the northwestern region of Canada, another one located under the aurora belt is Whitehorse. It is recommended to stay here for about 3 nights for a very good chance of viewing the aurora borealis.