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4-Hour Northern Lights Small-Group Tour from Reykjavík

By: East West
  • 4-hour Northern Lights small-group tour from Reykjavík
  • Visit Northern Lights viewing spots in the countryside around Reykjavík
  • Maximize your chances of seeing the Aurora Borealis with the help of an expert guide
4-Hour Northern Lights Small-Group Tour from Reykjavík
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4-Hour Northern Lights Small-Group Tour from Reykjavík
Watching the Northern Lights is top of the bucket list for many visitors to Iceland and this 4-hour evening tour from Reykjavík will maximize your chances of catching nature’s dazzling lightshow. Venture out into the countryside after dark, stop at remote viewpoints according to the Aurora forecast, and tuck into Icelandic pastries and hot chocolate as you wait for the Lights to make an appearance.
What to Expect

First off, you will start your hunt for the Northern Lights with a bit of planning via the Aurora forecast and start your exploration by heading in that direction. You might drive for up to one hour to a good spot and perhaps wait for the lights. At this point, take out the hot chocolate and Icelandic pastries. Also have Icelandic wool blankets on board the minibus to keep you warm while standing outside.

There may be the decision of changing spots, by interacting with other locals as there are many different people outside looking for lights every night. This is of course done to increase the possibilities of finding some Northern Lights. If not, you get to try again upon your availability or the next good forecast.  

By traveling in a minibus you get the qualities of a smaller group of no more than 16 people, as crowds are being avoided for the best spot available.

Reviews (13)
1 - 5 of 7 reviews
Reviewed 5 days ago
Northern Lights in October

Booked the first night we arrived and lucked out with several hours of great viewing of the Northern Lights. Our tour guide, Svava, was excellent!

Thank awillj-dallas
Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Great tour and we saw the lights!

We are not big on bus tours but as this was a small group and we really wanted to see the northern lights, we booked this tour through our hotel. So glad we did. Pick up and drop off #7 bus stop was smooth. Our...More

1  Thank shazcurr
Reviewed 27 March 2018
Superb Northern Lights Experience - Small Group / Minibus is best!

We were picked up promptly from near our hotel by a very friendly driver (Friday 23rd March) who told us about the Northern Lights and advised us that he was heading for a 2 hour break in the clouds due between 10 - 12pm to...More

Thank Chris C
Reviewed 25 March 2018 via mobile
Excellent night

We booked for the Wednesday night but the tour was cancelled until Friday due to cloud cover. The company was very good at keeping us updated via email. We headed out on the Friday night with driver/guide Konne. He was a real nice chap and...More

1  Thank Dale O
Reviewed 30 January 2018

went out the first night did not see the lights but the guide was brilliant very knowledgeable and took a great deal of time helping us to find them. The hot chocolate and cake was welcome. Free second night after about an hour and a...More

2  Thank sandywoodruby
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6 July 2018|
Response from Chris C | Reviewed this property |
I believe Nov - March is best - but check with tour operator direct?