Northern Lights Tour via Reykjavík Excursions
See the Northern Lights in all their glory!
The Northern Lights tour in Iceland takes you to see a spectacular natural phenomenon which happens during the winter months. The Northern Lights, also known as Aurora Borealis, are caused by the interaction of particles from the sun with the upper atmosphere near the North Pole. Northern Lights in Iceland are visible during the winter months, from September to April.
The locations visited during the Northern Lights tour vary from day to day depending on weather conditions. Because this tour is weather dependent, sightings are not guaranteed. However, if you don‘t see any Northern Lights during this tour, you are welcome to join the tour again, free of charge.
Duration: 3 hours
22:00 (25 August – 15 October & 15 March – 15 April)
21:00 (16 October – 14 March)
19:30 (16 October – 28 February)
Travellers with young children are advised to take the 19:30 departure which is available from 16 October through 14 March 2016.
This tour depends on weather and sightings are not guaranteed.
Remember to dress warmly.
• English: Daily (all year)
• Spanish: Tue and Sat (1 Sept – 15 April)
Approx. 3 hours guided tour
Pick up is up to 30 minutes before departure
Terms and conditions
Pick up and drop off service
- Pick up for day tours is operated by several smaller coaches throughout the city centre up to 30 minutes before departure. Please be ready in time for your pick up in front of your hotel or guesthouse.
Main departure point for RE day tours is from BSÍ Bus Terminal.
- Drop off starts after indicated arrival time. Please note that drop off locations may not be directly in front of your hotel/guesthouse dictated by actual conditions (e.g. narrow streets, coach size, roadworks, etc.).
Sturdy shoes and a warm outdoor wear should be worn when traveling in Iceland during any season. Nature is the main attraction on many of the excursions and a short outdoor walk may be included to fully enjoy the tour.
Food & beverages
Kindly limit consumption of food to “snack type foods” (candy, chips, cookies etc.). Only beverages in covered containers are allowed on board.
Reykjavik Excursions reserve the right to alter routes, itineraries or timetables without prior notice, should the necessity arise. No liability is accepted for losses or expenses due to delays or changes of arrival or departure of flights or other services, injury, sickness, accident, strikes, damage, negligence, weather, war or other causes outside the control of Reykjavik Excursions. All such losses and expenses are the personal liability of the traveller.
Reservations can be cancelled 24 hours prior to departure without penalty. Cancellations received less than 24 hours prior to departure will be charged full price.
Discount for children
Reykjavik Excursions offer special discount fares for children accompanied by adults.