Northern Lights Mystery

 

Join us for a mysterious trip, on a bright starry night, any time from the onset of autumn darkness until the light nights of spring, we may be lucky enough to witness one of nature’s most spectacular displays; the phenomenon which we call the Northern Lights.

Far from the industrial glow of the city, we hunt for the elusive Northern Lights – also known as the Aurora Borealis. Together we will search for these magnificent auroras. On the clear night, we can see the Northern Lights swirling in a wild and carefree dance across the heavens in dramatic shapes, colors, patterns and sizes. They truly are amazing sights to behold.

 

The Northern Lights are visible from September through April but can only be seen on a clear night. Therefore, we reserve the right to cancel this tour if the evening sky is heavily clouded or weather conditions are not favorable. Before we start this tour we always check the weather forecast around the south western part of Iceland. From experience, we decide where each journey will lead us, for the best possibilities to see the Northern Lights. Therefore, we reserve the right to cancel this tour if the evening sky is heavily clouded or weather conditions are not favorable.

 

It is best to book this tour with short notice at the reception of the Reykjavík hostels, but you are of course welcome to book, and our hostels will help you rebook your tour if your scheduled tour is cancelled. Please feel free to contact us for further information. 


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Quick Facts

Departures:
From accommodation in Reykjavík September 1st - April 15th. 

Pick up in 2015 and 2016

Daily at 21:00 from 1. September - 15. April
Daily at 20:00 from 15. September - 14. March
Daily at 19:00 from 15. October - 15. March

 


Price 2015:
6.400 ISK

Children 12-15: 50% off

Children 0-11: Free

 

Duration:
3 - 5 hours

 

How to book

This tour can be booked upon arrival in our Reykjavík hostels or by sending an e-mail to tours@hostel.is

 

 

 

Northern Lights Forecast

Now you can plan your Northern Lights trips around Iceland in accordance with an Aurora Borealis forecast that shows expected acticity on selcted dates. For further information, go to The Icelandic Met Office's website.

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