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Small Group Premium Northern Lights Tour From Reykjavik provided by BusTravel Iceland

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Small Group Premium Northern Lights Tour From Reykjavik

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2 adults
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What you can expect during this experience
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Contactless payment for gratuities and add-ons
  • Face masks required for travellers in public areas
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
  • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
  • Hand sanitizer available to travellers and staff
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Updated 20/08/06 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
A note from Small Group Premium Northern Lights Tour From Reykjavik
Face masks will be available to purchase, if forgotten. All clothes worn by staff are washed on a hot cycle after every tour. Passengers are requested to wear clean clothes. Instructions on how to avoid infection are in all our vehicles.
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Updated 20/08/06 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
The Northern Lights (or aurora) are perhaps one of the most popular things that tourists come to Iceland to visit. This stunning light display occurs high in the upper atmosphere of the earth as a result of solarwinds colliding with the magnetic field of our planet. Our Northern Lights team works hard throughout the day, checking on weather data in order to best predict a location where the lights should be clearly visible. The locations visited are different from day to day we head in the direction with the most chances of seeing Northern Lights. As this tour is weather dependent and sightings are not guaranteed you are welcome to join another Northern Lights tour free of charge.
  • You'll start at
    Þórunnartún 1
    Or, you can also get picked up
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  • 1
    Stop: 2 hours
    Reykjavik has high level of light pollution, making it difficult for good viewings of the aurora. To overcome this issue we go out into the darker countryside to hunt for the lights. You will be joined by one of our experienced northern lights guide who will have loads of information to share with you. With a little bit of luck you will find an amazing spot to view the Aurora borealis. When you reach the location that your guide has selected as being the best point for a sighting then you will have some time to get out of the bus to see the lights. You will have plenty of time to take some photographs, If you are struggling then your guide should be able to help you setup your camera.
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  • You'll end at
    Þórunnartún 1
    Þórunnartún 1, 105 Reykjavík, Iceland
    Or, you can get picked up
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Important Information
Departure Point
Þórunnartún 1, 105 Reykjavík, Iceland
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
  • WiFi on board
  • Air-conditioned vehicle
  • Tea or Hot Chocolate
  • All Fees and Taxes
  • Admission to the Aurora Museum in Reykjavik
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Most travellers can participate
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s cancelled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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LiviEmma wrote a review Mar 2020
1 contribution1 helpful vote
Bustravel Iceland are fantastic - we went on this tour last night and witnessed a fantastic Northern lights show (after rescheduling due to poor weather). We were lucky enough to have Siggi as our tour guide, who went above and beyond to show and tell us about the Northern
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Date of experience: March 2020
Michael L wrote a review Feb 2020
Doncaster, United Kingdom5 contributions2 helpful votes
We went on Monday 17th February an although we saw a little something, our driver Siggi, told us that it wasn't great so we were able to go again and again until we saw them. We monitored the weather and activity for a few days and it didn't look promising until Thursday
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Date of experience: February 2020
molly057 wrote a review Feb 2020
suffolk39 contributions28 helpful votes
Prompt pick up by bus travel . Didn’t think we were going to see the lights as the weather was cloudy ... how wrong we were . Siggy our guide was exceptional . He found the perfect spot and we saw the most spectacular show . He helped everyone set their cameras and sent us his
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Date of experience: February 2020
woodsy_l wrote a review Feb 2020
Gravesend, United Kingdom92 contributions41 helpful votes
Disappointed to be picked up from our bus stop by an extremely large bus (coach) rather than the minibus we'd booked at a premium price. We were 'entertained' by a guide who told ridiculous jokes and silly stories, rather than give information about the forthcoming trip.
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Date of experience: February 2020
Ben T wrote a review Feb 2020
10 contributions
We joined the Small Group Northern Lights Tour on 20 Feb 2020. We were on Bus 193. Our driver/guide was fantastic. He was courteous, knowledgeable, and extremely helpful in every way, including helping us with taking photos of the northern lights. He also shared his own photos
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About the operator

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Great experience
The tour guide was very knowledgeable and professional. He was explaining passionately all the time and keeping us
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What a day!
This tour starts fairly early, on the bus by 7am and goes through to late evening, but it is worth every second! Wa
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Busy day, unmissable sights
This tour was perfect for me and my friend, who can't drive. We obviously had to wear masks on board the coach but
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2 wonderful day-trips to Snæfellsnes peninsula and Jökulsárlón in August 2020
The Corona-virus changed my travel plans to go from DK to Iceland this year in stead of going to the sunny South Eu
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Wonderful day out with great guide and driver
Had a most enjoyable day out with great informative guide and driver. The day was full on with loads of interesting
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Great Tour also on a rainy day
Best tour we did during our stay. We saw allot of attractions. It rained the whole day long and fog and wind were a
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Jens B
Great trip
it was a great excursion with many highlights. Our tour guide had lots of good ideas and gave us lots of tips. Hi
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Long Tour
Lucky enough to visit recently so there were not so many people at the stops. Nice (small) bus and friendly guide (
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3 perfect days
We come in Island for 5 days (me, my husband and our 11 years old son) and we made with Bustravel Iceland company 3
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Great Day Trip to the Glacier Lagoon with an even better tour guide!
I would most definitely recommend this tour! We departed at 9am and started making our way to Jokulsarlon. We made
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Glacier Lagoon (Jökulsárlón) Tour with boat ride
This trip was absolutely fantastic because of the scenary but, most imporatntly we had the best Guide/driver that w
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To add in your checklist
We had a great time thanks to the Iceman. Thank you to him for making us to discover great landscapes.
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The tour was perfectly organized and our guide ICE-MAN made it incredible with fantastic educational stories. I str
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Excellent day out
This is a great tour. The route is excellent, the bus was comfortable and spotlessly clean, and our guide, Ásgeir,
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Best way to get in touch with Iceland
One of the smaller companies, but absolutely professional and they’re doing their job with passion for the beautifu
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Key Details
  • Duration: 4h
  • Mobile Ticket Accepted
  • Free Cancellation up to 24 hours in advance
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  • Pickup offered
  • Languages Offered: English
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