Reykjavik City Helicopter Tour with Mountain Top Landing

Reykjavik City Helicopter Tour with Mountain Top Landing
Landing in a helicopter on the summit of Mt. Esja from Reykjavík is a truly memorable holiday experience in Iceland.
Reykjavík is the Northernmost capital in the world and boasts beautiful landmark buildings like Hallgrímskirkja Church.
Flying above the Reykjanes Peninsula in a helicopter offers scenic shorelines, bays and fjords, characteristic of Iceland.
Bláfjöll the blue mountain range stretches over vast areas of South Iceland.
Making a touchdown on a helicopter on the summit of Esja Mountain makes for a unique and special holiday excursion.
Returning to Reykjavík from the summit of Mt. Esja gives a whole new view of Iceland's capital.
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Break out of the city limits with this thrilling helicopter sightseeing tour over the northern-most capital in the world, with an added touchdown on Mt. Esja. If you always wanted to see Reykjavík from a bird's eye point of view, this is the flight-seeing adventure for you. 

Your journey begins at Reykjavík Domestic Airport, where you will meet your highly experienced and trained pilot, a professional with an enormous knowledge of the city. They will introduce you to the modern helicopter you will be flying in, regularly maintained to ensure your enjoyment, comfort and security throughout the duration of your flight. 

After going through these brief procedures, you will board your chopper and feel your adrenaline levels surging as the rotors start spinning and you begin ascending into the air. 

Flying high over the urban landscape, you will be able to get a real insight into the character and culture of both Reykjavík and the people who call it home. See how the red, blue and green rooftops of the centre create a kaleidoscopic effect against the wide open backdrop of the lava plateaus surrounding the city.

The mountain Esja and the blue mountain range Bláfjöll stand tall on each side, proud and strikingly beautiful from the window of a helicopter. Don't forget to bring your camera along, to snap aerial photos that will make your holiday especially memorable. 

Your pilot will be eager to share with you all of his knowledge about the city and surrounding areas. He will point out to you Hallgrímskirkja Church, the dome-shaped rooftop of Perlan and the glassy and modern concert hall Harpa by the Old Harbour. 

Finally, you will make your way to Mount Esja. When you reach the summit, the pilot will effortlessly land the helicopter and allow everyone to get out and enjoy the magnificent views. You will be able to see the Reykjanes Peninsula coastline, the roaring Atlantic Ocean and the close mountain range extending onward to the horizon.

This is the only way to really see the capital of Iceland. Hurry now and grab your chance to see all of the charm and beauty of Reykjavík from high up in the air. Check availability by choosing a date.

Quick facts

Tour information:
  • Available: All year
  • Duration: 50 minutes
  • Activities: Sightseeing, Helicopter
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Languages: English
  • Highlights: Reykjavík, Reykjanes, Hallgrímskirkja, Perlan, Esjan, Capital Region, Reykjanesviti Light House
Pickup information:
    Please be at the tour start location in good time before departure.
    Reykjavik domestic airport
    • English guide

    • Helicopter flight with touchdown on Mt. Esja

    • Pickup (meet on location)

    What to bring:
    • Warm clothing

    • Good shoes

    • Camera

    Good to know:

    Please note that this tour is weather dependent. In case of extreme conditions, the route of the tour might be altered or an activity cancelled. If your tour is cancelled, you will receive a full refund.

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