Private 4-Hour Northern Lights Tour with Transfer from Reykjavik

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Reykjavík, Iceland
4 hours
All year
Minimum age


Book this incredible guided winter excursion from Reykjavik to see the northern lights and enjoy hot chocolate, donuts, and Icelandic beer. Those eager to marvel at the spectacle of the aurora borealis should book this private tour now.

Your tour starts with collection from your accommodation in Reykjavik in the evening. You'll meet the expert, English-speaking guide who will lead you to places with the best chance of witnessing the northern lights.

This trip is a private excursion, so it will be just you and your party. You don't need to wait for other guests, and you'll have plenty of opportunities to ask your guide questions. 

Once you're comfortably in the vehicle, it's time to search for the northern lights. They only appear during winter in Iceland, so this is a real bucket list tour you won't want to miss.

The northern lights are a natural phenomenon, and there's no guarantee you'll see them during your trip. However, your expert guide knows the best places to visit and will check the aurora forecast to increase your chances of witnessing them.

You'll head out of Reykjavik and away from the city's light pollution. The guide will choose a quiet, peaceful area with gorgeous views, so you'll be perfectly positioned to capture spectacular photos. If you aren't lucky enough to spot them, you can spend the night stargazing and enjoying your surroundings.

While waiting for the aurora borealis, you can indulge in locally brewed Icelandic beer and decadent donuts. When you begin to get chilly, warm up with a rich hot chocolate. Remember to wrap up warm and bring plenty of layers, as you'll likely be outside for a while.

If they appear, the northern lights will light up the sky with vibrant blue, green, and purple colors. These mesmerizing light displays occur when charged particles from the sun collide with gases in the Earth's atmosphere. Your guide will show you which camera settings to use for the best photographs of the natural display.

Due to its proximity to the Arctic Circle, Iceland offers excellent viewing opportunities, especially during clear nights from September to April.

After watching the northern lights, you can warm up in the vehicle as your driver takes you back to your accommodation in Reykjavik.

Take advantage of this immersive private experience of hunting for the northern lights with hot chocolate, donuts, and Icelandic beer. Check availability now by choosing a date.

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Private transportation in a luxury vehicle
Hot chocolate
Icelandic donuts
Icelandic beer from local brewery
Expert, English-speaking guide




Northern lights hunting

What to bring

Warm, waterproof clothing
Good hiking shoes
Fully charged camera
Reusable water bottle

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