From Reykjavik: Northern Lights & Stars Bus Tour

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For many, the possibility of seeing the northern lights is the reason for a visit to Iceland during the winter. The season, with its pure and crisp air, offers some of the best conditions for seeing stars and frequent sightings of the aurora borealis.


  • Search the sky above Iceland for the Northern Lights
  • Get tips on how to get a great picture of the Aurora
  • Choose from 10 different languages on your in-bus audio guide


Embark on an excursion to see the Northern Lights, one of the most beautiful celestial displays found in nature. Join a specially trained Northern Lights guide who will share their knowledge on the natural phenomenon and tips on taking the best photos. In addition, there are many other cosmic wonders waiting to be discovered. Board one of the fleet’s new buses in Reykjavík, and take a comfortable seat where you’ll find a computer tablet and an in-bus audio guide (available in 10 languages). You’ll also find a USB charger and have access to the free WiFi onboard. Get some useful tips on how best to capture the northern lights with your camera from the audioguide. Search for the lights as you gaze up at the night sky. Find out how to spot various constellations as you search for the northern lights. Learn about these stellar formations and what they mean to various cultures.


Hotel pickup and drop-off (if option selected) Transportation Guide Informational smart tablet WiFi USB charger In-bus audio guide

Important Information

  • Teenagers 12-15 years: 50 percent discount; children 0-11 years old join for free
  • From August 15th - August 24th & April 15th to April 25th at 22:30.
  • From August 25th to October 15th & 15th of March to 14th of April at 21:30.
  • From October 16th - March 14th at 20:30
  • If you do not see the Northern Lights, you can take the tour again for free anytime
  • Departures are highly dependent on weather
  • There is no minimum number of participants
  • There are no age limits
  • Be sure to dress according to the weather. In Iceland it is always wise to dress in warm, waterproof clothing. Weather changes can be sudden so expect the unexpected.
  • Audio guide on bus: it is a good idea to bring your own headphones because they will fit you best. It is also great for the environment. If you don’t have headphones with you or forgot to bring them, you can purchase them on board
  • Tour duration: approximately 3 hours
  • Bringing a tripod is highly recommended

Easy cancellation

Cancel up to 24 hours in advance for a full refund


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