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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 $98.01
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Small-Group Deluxe Northern Lights Tour from Reykjavik
From $98.01
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 (58)
1 - 5 of 28 reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Beautiful night with Northern Lights

Our first night in Iceland, we embarked on this tour. Our guide, whose name now escapes me, was great. He was funny and knowledgeable about the northern lights and the science behind them. He took us out to the national park, away from where the...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Katherine G
Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Great entertainment

Great communication from start until finish. Pick up and drop off very easy. Well informed guide Fred did his best to go hunting but unfortunately we did not see the lights but was able to reschedule again very easily. Small mini bus with personal touch.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank theresad414
Connector818278, Director of Sales at Sterna Travel Iceland, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you Theresa A for booking with us and taking the time to share your experience. Glad you had a good time with our Fred (Friðþjófur) - but I am sorry that we couldn't find the unpredictable Northern lights on your first night.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Well worth it! The tour guide made our 2nd trip to the Northern lights worth while!!!

We went on this Northern light tour on November 15th after the 1st one was cancelled. Fred ( Firopjofur) made this one a memorable one. He was determined to show us the Northern lights. He went out of his way to find a remote spot,...More

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank Evelyn B
Connector818278, Director of Sales at Sterna Travel Iceland, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you Evelyn B for booking with us - glad Friðþjófur was able to find the lights on the tour.

Reviewed November 11, 2018
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

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank Frogprincessa
Connector818278, Director of Sales at Sterna Travel Iceland, responded to this reviewResponded November 12, 2018

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

Reviewed November 11, 2018
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

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank hthiara0
Connector818278, Director of Sales at Sterna Travel Iceland, responded to this reviewResponded November 12, 2018

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 :)

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