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Small-Group Deluxe Northern Lights Tour from Reykjavik

Highlights
  • Ideal for travelers looking for an adventure with a bit of comfort
  • Hunt for the northern lights in the comfort of a minibus 
  • Enjoy included hot chocolate, blankets, and Icelandic pastries 
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Small-Group Deluxe Northern Lights Tour from Reykjavik
From US$98.77
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Small-Group Deluxe Northern Lights Tour from Reykjavik
From US$98.77
Overview
Ideal for travelers looking to spot the northern lights while traveling in comfort, this minivan tour takes you out of Reykjavik’s light pollution in search of the best places to witness the radiant spectacle. Along the way, get treated to a warm blanket, hot chocolate, and Icelandic pastries. Best of all, if you don’t spot the lights on your particular evening, you can book for another night free of charge.
What to Expect
Begin your tour by meeting your driver and guide at the city-designated pickup spot. Settle into your climate-controlled minivan and head out as far from Reykjavik as possible.

Your guide looks for clear skies and takes you to the best places to spot the northern lights. En route, listen to Icelandic folktales and learn about how the lights form when solar particles collide with Earth’s atmosphere.

Drive through the dark countryside, stopping to stretch your legs and enjoy the view. With luck, observe the lights, and take photos with a supplied tripod if you’d like. Stay warm with a hot chocolate and Icelandic pastries. If you don’t spot anything, you can book the next trip for free.

Afterward, make the return journey to Reykjavik for a drop-off near your hotel.
Reviews (55)
1 - 5 of 25 reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago
Absolutely Awesome!

There were multiple highlights in this tour. 1. Northern Lights - although not as bright as I had hoped, we came, we saw and we conquered this part of our bucket list. The lights stayed on for a longer time than usual (based on what...More

1  Thank Frogprincessa
Connector818278, Director of Sales at Sterna Travel Iceland, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Thank you Frogprincessa for booking with us and for taking time to write about your experience

Reviewed 1 week ago
Best Northern lights experience

Our host Fred was just an absolute gem! I was afraid I wouldn't see the northern lights but Fred drove us promptly from our pick up point to see the Northern lights and whilst explaining the science behind them he spotted them. I was excited...More

1  Thank hthiara0
Connector818278, Director of Sales at Sterna Travel Iceland, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Thank you hthiara0 for booking with us and for taking time to write about your experience - I absolutely agree with you about Fred (Friðþjófur) - he is a gem :)

Reviewed 1 week ago
Excellent tour to see the Northern Lights

Havar Sigurjonsson was our very competent tour guide and driver. He knew where to go so we could see the lights and he took photos of us and emailed them to us rather than posting them on Facebook because he was concerned that we receive...More

1  Thank Johanna S
Connector818278, Director of Sales at Sterna Travel Iceland, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Thank you Johanna S for booking with us and for taking time to write about your experience.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile
A great experience

We went for a tour on a relatively clear night and were lucky enough to get a viewing. The tour guide was informative and friendly and provided a lot of new and interesting information about Icelandic history and mythology. It was a really good experience,...More

1  Thank 294lindis
Connector818278, Director of Sales at Sterna Travel Iceland, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Thank you Lindi S for booking with us and for taking time to write about your experience

Reviewed 6 October 2018 via mobile
Overall Good Tour

Comfortable van.. went on a good night and was able to see the lights great. The tour guide was really hard to hear on the actual van so that part was not as good but we got what we paid for - to see a...More

3  Thank Pioneer751362
Connector818278, Director of Sales at Sterna Travel Iceland, responded to this reviewResponded 9 October 2018

Thank you Pioneer751262 for booking with us and taking time to share your experiences. Sorry about the sound system in the bus - I will definitely ask my maintenance staff check it to prevent this from happening again.

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