Amazing Northern Lights Hunt in Small Group from Reykjavik with Hot Chocolate
Set out from Reykjavik with a small group in the hope of catching sight of the unbelievable northern lights with this once-in-a-lifetime minibus adventure from Reykjavik. Winter travelers eager to witness this phenomenon will find this tour comfortable, personal, and hopefully incredibly rewarding!
On the evening of your excursion, your minibus will pick you up from a predetermined meeting point near your accommodation in Reykjavik. You’ll meet your guide and group before setting out into the darkening landscapes around the capital to begin your search.
There is no set schedule for where you will go. Instead, your guide will follow their weather app, contacts, and local knowledge to discover the best viewing places. All you need to see the auroras is a clear sky, lack of light pollution, and a good forecast. As such, they might take you to a range of places such as the Reykjanes Peninsula, Mount Esjan, the Blue Mountains, or Thingvellir National Park.
They will also do their best to find you the perfect spot away from other tourists for a more personal experience. They’ll tell you all about how the northern lights are formed and what landscapes you are going through as you travel.
Once you’ve reached your destination, you step out into the dark wilderness and stare up at the sky. Nothing compares to the breathtaking moment that the auroras begin to descend and swirl in a kaleidoscopic dance above your head. The most common color is green, but you also have a chance to see purples, reds, blues, and a range of other vivid shades.
As you watch, your guide will give you hot chocolate so that you can stay warm and enjoy your viewing experience for longer.
After what is hopefully a fantastic viewing, you’ll be escorted back to Reykjavik. If you fail to see the auroras, you will get to retake tours without charge until you go. Excursions will only go ahead, however, if there is a decent chance of catching a show.
Set out on a classic northern light hunting adventure in Iceland by booking this fantastic, small-group minibus tour. Check availability by choosing a date
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Tours will only run if there is a good chance of seeing the auroras. Pease check your phone and email the day of your tour for confirmation or rescheduling.