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Northern Lights Bus Tour Reykjavik

Free Retry Till You See the Lights!

Join the Northern Lights Bus Tour Reykjavik! We offer a great way to get out of the city and into the darkness of rural Iceland. The tour includes a pickup, english speaking guide and a warm refreshment later in the evening. We head out to the countryside where we believe is the greatest chance to catch the lights. Our guides are skilled and experienced and have uncanny talent to both entertain, and find the lights at the same time. In the rare cases you have no luck in seeing the northern lights, you are welcome to join another northern lights bus tour free of charge.

What are the Northern Lights?

Normally the first question we get when we meet our fellow spectators is ‘What are the Northern Lights and what causes them?’ and our first response is normally:

“The Northern Lights are actually the result of collisions between gaseous particles in the Earth’s atmosphere with charged particles released from the sun’s atmosphere. Variations in colour are due to the type of gas particles that are colliding.” (Aurora Center)

But the best explanation is from Finland. There it is believed that the lights were caused by a fox who ran so quickly that his tail caused sparks to fly into the night sky, creating the Northern Lights. Indeed, the Finnish word for the Northern Lights “revontulet” translates literally as “fire fox”. Not necessarily correct, but a good story, and you should never ruin a good story with the truth…

Note on pickup:
Pick up time August 25th – October 15th starts at 21.30
Pick up time October 16th – March 15th starts at 20.30
Pick up time March 16th – April 15th starts at 21.30

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Price from

6.490 ISK

Tour type

Day Tour Reykjavík


  • Dark Icelandic Winter Night
  • Northern Lights
  • Star Bright Sky


August 25th - April 15th



Departure time

21:30 (20:30)


3-5 Hours


v Fully guided tour

v Transport

v Refreshments


  • The Northern Lights are a natural phenomenon and beyond our control. They are visible in Iceland from August through April but visibility is subject to Northern Lights activity and cloud coverage
  • We cannot guarantee sightings even if the tour is operated
  • If have no luck in seeing the northern lights, you are welcome to join another northern lights bus tour free of charge, contact our sales office for information.
  • Due to weather and/or road conditions we might have to alter the itinerary, have longer journey time or cancel the tour
  • Reservation is necessary

Meeting point: Free hotel pick up

We recommend you bring

  • Warm clothing
  • Gloves
  • Camera

    Northern Lights Bus Tour Reykjavik

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