Northern Lights small group tour
Activities

Northern Lights small group tour

Free cancellation
Language: English , Spanish
Availability: Seasonal
Mobile voucher accepted
Duration: up to 3 hours
Safety measures applied
Do this because
  • Watch a colourful light show of green and pink
  • Go to the best location for spotting the lights away from city pollution
  • Enjoy a more personalized experience with a small group
  • Learn how to set up your camera to get the best photos
What to expect

Join this tour for a night of wonderful sights! The Northern Lights, also known as Aurora Borealis, are caused by collisions between particles from the sun with the upper atmosphere near the North Pole. In Iceland they are visible during the winter months and appear in many different forms and colors, with light green and pink being the most common.

The Northern Lights team studies thoroughly the weather and aurora forecast in order to find the best location each night to spot the lights. While the lights can often be seen from the city, they are never as clear or magnificent when polluted by the city lights. Getting a warm ride to the best possible location for sightings is well worth it. The northern lights are an unforgettable sight to witness and should be enjoyed in the best possible conditions.

This is a small group tour which means that you get more time with your expert guide for assistance with photography and any questions you may have. Keep in mind that the Northern Lights are a natural phenomenon and sightings cannot be guaranteed.

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COVID-19 information
The following health and safety measures are in place, so you can relax and enjoy your experience.
  • Visitor numbers are limited to reduce crowds
  • The experience complies with government regulations
  • Social distancing is enforced
  • Areas frequented by visitors are regularly disinfected
  • Hand sanitizers are provided for staff and visitors
  • All gear/equipment is sanitized between use
  • Visitors are required to bring and wear masks
  • What's included
    • Professional local tour guide
    • Pick up & drop off
    • Transport
    • Free Wi-Fi on the bus
    • Blankets
    What's not included
    • Food and drinks
    Where

    BSÍ Bus Terminal, Vatnsmýrarvegur 10, 101 Reykjavík, Iceland

    Meeting point:

    This tour includes pick up from Reykjavik city centre. Alternatively, you can meet your guide directly at the BSÍ Bus Terminal.

    What to remember
    • Minimum age of passengers: 12 years
    • Maximum group size: 19 people
    • Wear warm clothes, a winter hat, a scarf, gloves and warm socks. A waterproof jacket and sturdy shoes are recommended
    • Bring a camera or a mobile phone with a camera
    • This tour depends on the weather and sightings are not guaranteed. If you don't see any lights you can try again by joining another classic Northern Lights Tour free of charge
    • The indicated tour length can vary
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    When
    • Tour availability: January - March
    • Please refer to the calendar for updated starting times and availability
    • Please arrive 10 minutes before activity starts
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    Provider
    Reykjavík Excursions
    Booking fee
    Good news! No extra fees are applied to this booking.
    Cancellation policy
    Receive a 100% refund if you cancel up to 1 day before the experience begins.

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