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4-Hour Northern Lights Small-Group Tour from Reykjavík

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    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.
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    Reviewed May 5, 2019

    What a great evening, the lights appeared and thanks to Peturs' knowledge we had a good vantage point and he filmed so we all could enjoy the changing sky. Then add in the hot chocolate and the emailed pics ( over and above what is...More

    Date of experience: March 2019
    Thank Sheila H
    Reviewed April 10, 2019 via mobile

    We saw them and they were amazing!! Maurizio was our exceptional guide. He took photos, had hot chocolate, and donuts. East-west did a great job.

    Date of experience: April 2019
    Thank Rodney S
    Reviewed April 8, 2019 via mobile

    Both my husband and I had seeing the Northern Lights on our Bucket Lists and We decided to take a chance and head to Iceland. We went out two nights with Eastwest before seeing the Northern Lights. The first night, the guide worked hard to...More

    Thank faya1213
    Reviewed April 7, 2019

    I saw the lights! I was originally booked with another tour company but then got moved to East West travel (without knowing). So glad I was though as saw the lights in a perfect area. Our guide, Maurizio was so helpful and friendly. Only pity...More

    Date of experience: April 2019
    Thank 610sallyj
    Reviewed April 3, 2019

    We really didn't have high hopes to see the NL on our tour. We had few days in Iceland, and this was our best shot the whole time we were there due to the weather. As I've seen others say, book when you get there,...More

    Date of experience: March 2019
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    Response from Brian M | Reviewed this property |
    The main city church stands proud on the skyline and is unmissable. Plenty of parking and some local cafes too
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    I believe Nov - March is best - but check with tour operator direct?
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    • Duration: 4h
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