Sep. – Apr.
Search for the mysterious Northern Lights on this exciting Superjeep tour from Reykjavík. Escape the crowd of tour buses, go off the beaten track and admire as the sky comes alive with magnificent colors, creating a spectacular natural show.
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Your adventure will begin in Reykjavík where your private guide will pick you up at your hotel or at a nearby pick-up point. You will get on board a modified Superjeepequipped with free Wi-Fi. You will quickly leave the lights of the city behind to head out into the darkness of the vast Icelandic countryside in search of the magical Northern Lights.
As you will quest for the Aurora for hours, there can be many places that you could possibly see by night. You may visit the Golden Circle area, somewhere in South Iceland, the lava fields and volcanoes of the Reykjanes Peninsula, or even the western part of Iceland. Where you go depends entirely on the forecast and the weather.
To maximize your enjoyment, you will be able to go to locations that are off the beaten path which the tour buses and minivans cannot reach.
Your guide will tell you every fact about the science behind the Nortnern Lights as well as captivating stories and mythical folklore about Iceland and the Aurora Borealis. You will also be welcome to ask any questions you may have about this natural phenomena.
During the cold night, a cup of hot chocolate will keep you warm.
Your guide will take a photo of you under the Northern Lights and that they will share it with you online the next day so that you can keep the memory alive. We will send you an email with a link to the photos so that you can download them.
After a few hours of Northern Lights hunting, your guide will drive you back to Reykjavik where you will be dropped off at your hotel.
The following is important information applicable to our tours. If you have any questions please don’t hesitate to contact us by email or phone, we are here to make your tour exceptional.
The Northern Lights are natural phenomena that are difficult to predict and we unfortunately cannot promise you will see them. Their appearance depends upon atmospheric and weather conditions. Our guides do everything in their power to make sure you see the lights.
This tour is operated by our trusted partner.
Our day tours are very popular and we have many days when all available seats are booked out. Please book your tour early to avoid disappointment. You can book this tour online using the booking form or just call our office. We typically respond to phone calls from 8:00 AM to 17:00 PM GMT – if you do not reach us, please send an email and we will reply your message as soon as possible.
All prices are per person. We accept payment by major credit and debit cards with no additional fees. Gratuities are not included.
Tour itinerary changes:
We know that your time is valuable and we want you to get the most out of your stay in Iceland. As the Northern Lights are a natural phenomenon and this tour is heavily weather dependent, we cannot guarantee that sightings will occur. We only start the tour if we think that the forecast and weather are optimal and offer a good chance of seeing the Northern Lights. Our overall sighting rate is over 90%. In case of bad conditions or a bad forecast, we reserve the right to cancel the tour. We will let you know that the tour has been canceled by email no later than 6 pm on the day of the tour. If the tour is canceled, you can choose to receive a full refund or to reschedule your tour for another day. A refund is not available if the northern lights tour goes ahead and no northern lights are seen but we do offer you the chance to join a Northern Lights Minibus tour free of charge.
What to bring:
Since the weather is unpredictable, bring comfortable and warm outdoor clothes, with waterproof and windproof outer-layers. Jeans are not suitable clothing; waterproof insulated jacket and shoes and a warm sweater are highly recommended. It’s best to wear waterproof boots. Dress warmly, there is no such thing as too many layers of clothes on Northern Lights tours. Bring your personal daily medications if required.
Please let us know of any allergies or medical conditions that you may require assistance with.
All prices are per person.
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