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Northern Lights Night Tour from Reykjavik

From US$50,10
  • Book in advance to secure your spot on this popular Northern Lights tour
  • Save money with convenient pickup and drop-off at Reykjavik hotels
  • Get tips on how to set up your camera for the best photos of the lights
Northern Lights Night Tour from Reykjavik
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On this Northern Lights tour, travel outside Reykjavik with a guide who knows the area’s dark country roads. Relax on a coach bus as you head to the best viewing spots, hearing about the science of this unique natural phenomenon and its related Icelandic folklore. You’ll also get great photography advice, and if for some reason you don’t see the lights, you can take another trip for free.
What to Expect
Because this Northern Lights tour offers easy round-trip transport, be ready to get picked up at your hotel in the Reykjavik area. Hop aboard an air-conditioned coach bus and ride through the city toward Iceland’s countryside.

On the way to the best viewing spots, your guide will tell you about the science behind the lights, as well as folklore surrounding them.

Your guide will take you to some of the best places to see the Northern Lights in Iceland. The darker the night sky, the better the chances are to see this unique natural phenomenon. Your guide will also share tips for the best way to photograph the lights.

At the end of your tour, you’ll head back to your departure point with some awesome photos and amazing memories.
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Reviewed 1 week ago

My partner and I were looking forward to getting another chance to see the northern lights. The pick up was 20:30 for a 21:00 tour and we arrived at the BSI bus station at 20:25. (side note: the next morning, the minibus left from the...More

2  Thank James B
GLI_CustomerService, Public Relations Manager at Gray Line Iceland, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Thank you James B for your review. It is very much unfortunate that you missed the Northern Lights tour with us and hope that the issue has been sorted with our customer service department. We have a time frame to collect passengers for all tours...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile
3rd time lucky!

Great tour, managed to see Northern lights on the 3rd and final day for us. Highly weather dependent but greyline email you if weather conditions are totally unacceptable. Otherwise according to guides it seems like a 50-50 chance of seeing them if there are clear...More

Thank Pavel D
GLI_CustomerService, Public Relations Manager at Gray Line Iceland, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you Pavel D for your feedback of our Northern Lights tour. Glad you were able to use your complimentary tickets when the elusive lights were not seen first night or second night. What is certainly needed is perseverance and lots of patience. Some nights...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile
We didn't see them, but was fun anyway!

It was so much fun (we took a flask of jager as it was really cold!) But we went up into the volcanic rock highlands and it was like walking on the moon!! The tour guide was brill and we stay on the system for...More

1  Thank BizzersBolton_
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile
Wonderful guide

We went out on 3/4 and were the last bus out of the bus terminal. We had a lady guide who was absolutely brilliant and determined we would see the lights which we did albeit for a small time. Be prepared for lots of standing...More

Thank Tracey T
Reviewed 2 weeks ago
No northern lights

We went on this tour on our last night in Iceland, big mistake. Not that fact that we chose Gray Line but that we only went on the last night. I can say that the guide was great, we got a lot of information, including...More

2  Thank gabriellakondasz
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Kathy B
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Hi They can only be seen from late september through till end march but best time is jan/feb