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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.
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Sterna Travel Iceland
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.
  • 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 
  • A guide will find the best spots to view the lights 
  • Hear about the science and legends behind the phenomenon
  • Stress-free, round-trip transportation from Reykjavik
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Reviewed 15 April 2018 via mobile
Would definitely recommend

We took this tour at the very end of the season and were not disappointed at all! Our tour guide (who goes by the English name Fred) was fantastic and changed route twice on the road in order to find the best spot for us...More

2  Thank Grace M
Reviewed 29 March 2018
Grayline Northern Lights Deluxe Tour very enjoyable

Six of us attended the Grayline Northern Lights Deluxe tour. Our tour guide Dory was very informative and enthusiastic. He drove us to a restaurant next to the Settlement Center in Vesturland for a small meal before heading out to the Northern Lights viewing area....More

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Reviewed 25 March 2018
Amazing Northern Lights display

We'd originally booked with another tour company a couple of nights before and the trip had been cancelled and they'd said that we couldn't rebook as they were fully booked. On our last night, Friday 23rd March, we saw signs stating that the Northern Lights...More

1  Thank JulesRam
Reviewed 21 March 2018 via mobile
A successful hunt for the northern lights 😀

We went on the northern lights deluxe tour on the 16th March with Friðþjófur (aka the peace theif!) We were lucky enough to get a great show of the lights. Friðþjófur was super - not only great entertainment, but also very informative about the lights...More

1  Thank LK2016
Reviewed 14 March 2018
Great experience

Our driver/guide Fiffi (Fred) was excellent. He gave an easily understandable background to the northern lights without getting bogged down in highly technical information. He was amusing, very helpful with photographic advice and took pictures which he subsequently made available for us to download. The...More

1  Thank Keith B
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