Glimpses of Nature's Magic: Top Destinations to Witness Northern Lights

By Neha  19/April/2022

The northern lights also known as aurora borealis are a spectacular light show of beautiful dancing waves of light that attract people from everywhere.

If you are planning to visit Iceland, Finland, Norway, and Greenland take a decent camera because it's relatively dim to the naked eye.

The lights are caused by the sun and formed 100km above the earth. Let’s see the top destinations from where you have a strong chance of spotting the Northern Lights.

The common colors are red and green but the oxygen emits greenish-yellow or red light, while nitrogen gives off blue light and the blending of these produces purple, pink, and white.

Tromso, Norway - Tromso is a city in northern Norway and the city is widely regarded as one of the world’s best places to see the Northern Lights.

Swedish Lapland - Swedish Lapland is a region in northernmost Sweden. You can spot the lights between October and March here.

Reykjavik, Iceland - Reykjavik is the capital and is on the coast of Iceland. It’s very likely to see the lights between September to April.

Rovaniemi, Finland - Rovaniemi is the capital of Lapland located in northern Finland. September to April is the time when you can expect lights.

Ilulissat, Greenland - Ilulissat is a coastal town in western Greenland. Witnessing the Northern Lights in Greenland is very accessible and September to April is very likely.

Svalbard, Norway -  Svalbard is a Norwegian archipelago flung far out in the Arctic Ocean. The sun doesn't show up in February and it’s most likely to see the lights.