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Iceland: Take A Northern Lights Bus Tour from Reykjavik


Discover one of the world’s remarkable natural wonders during a 4-hour evening bus excursion in Iceland. Retreat the bright lights of Reykjavik to search for the Northern Lights (Aurora Borealis).

Take an evening journey to witness the Aurora Borealis in Iceland. Hear Captivating facts about them from your operators, visit the Aurora Museum, and search to see the lights firsthand.

Retreat the bright lights of Reykjavík city centre to see the dancing lights of the Aurora Borealis. Also known as the “Northern Lights,” it is one of the most Outstanding shows during winter months.  Head for wherever meteorologists have anticipated the lights will be at their best. To get lovely views of the sky you will aim for areas with no artificial light.

Hear Clarifications of how the Aurora Borealis is caused as a result of the gaseous particles in the earth’s atmosphere colliding with charged particles released from the sun’s atmosphere. Benefit from an itinerary that contains stops for you to go outside and take photographs. The locations visited differ from day to day, but you will head in the right direction with the most chance of seeing Mother Nature at work.

As the tour is weather-dependent, and sightings are not confirmed, you are also invited to join another Northern Lights tour free of charge if the lights don’t appear. Travel  the Northern Lights in the Aurora Museum. The Northern Lights tour includes a favourable ticket for a self-guided visit to the museum in Reykjavik, valid on the day you join the tour, from the time you receive confirmation that the tour is on.


  • See the light display of the Aurora Borealis
  • Leave the bright lights of Reykjavik for better views of the Northern Lights
  • Know more about how and why the dancing lights occur
  • Free entrance to the Aurora Museum



  • Evening trip to see the Aurora BorealisTransportation
  • Professional guide
  • Stops to take photos
  • Entry to the Aurora Museum (on the day of the tour only)
  • Free entry to another tour if the Northern Lights do not appear

Tour Plan

Meeting point

Please meet your guide at Bus Stop 12.

Important information

What to bring

  • Comfortable shoes
  • Warm clothing

Know before you go

  • Seeing the Northern Lights is not guaranteed even though the tour is operated. The Northern Lights are a natural phenomenon and as part of nature, uncontrollable. The local partner does not offer refunds for customers that have joined the tour but instead offers you the chance to reschedule for free on the next tour that is operated. If you are leaving Iceland before the next scheduled tour, the local partner will offer you an open ticket for the next 3 years for when you come back to Iceland
  • This tour is not suitable for children younger than 8 years
  • Free entry to the Aurora Museum is only valid on the day you join the tour, from the time it is announced whether the tour is on. The entrance fees to the Aurora Reykjavik exhibition are complementary meaning that if you do not wish to go to the museum, there is no partial refund
  • Remember to dress warmly with multiple layers. You may spend long periods of time in cold winter conditions
Free cancellation

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Covid-19 precautions

Special health and safety measures are in place. Check your activity voucher once you book for full details.

Duration 4 hours

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Live tour guide


Pickup optional

Pickup is included at selected hotels and guesthouses as well as authorized bus stops in the central areas of Reykjavik.


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