From $57 per person

Spend a night searching for the mysterious Aurora Borealis while enjoying the blanket of stars above the Icelandic night sky, magnified by the pure air and minimal light pollution.

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Price $57; Ages 12 and above
  Free; Ages 0-11, traveling with an adult
Dates August 25, 2017 - March 31, 2018
Departures Daily at 9pm
  except 10pm from August 28 - October 15, 2017 & March 15 - 31, 2018
Duration 3 hours
Tour Code 004RSS
Notes                                                              Hotel pick-ups begin 30 minutes before scheduled tour departure. Please be ready in time for your pick up in front of your hotel.

For many, seeing the luminous and magical northern lights is what draws people to visit during Iceland's winter. This special tour is guided by a specially trained northern lights guide who is highly knowledgeable and helpful, and will even give you tips on how to take photos of the show. Camera tripods are offered for use on the tour, free of charge (an absolute must for northern lights photos).

If the Aurora Borealis is not on display, Iceland also offers some of the best conditions for seeing stars with the purity of the air and the minimal level of light pollution in this sparsely populated land. On this tour, every guide brings along an astronomical binoculars for you to try out and will assist you in finding the most-known constellations and stars, and answer any questions you might have. Do you for example know where Jupiter is?

You'll experience all this from the comfort of a new fleet of Mercedes-Benz coaches where each seat is equipped with a USB power outlet and a touch screen tablet complete with a unique "In Bus Audio Guide" available in 10 languages (Chinese, Dutch, English, Finnish, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Korean and Spanish). The tablets can also be used to surf the web, watch videos and more. Last but not least, you'll enjoy access to free on-board Wi-Fi!

IMPORTANT

Be sure to keep in mind that the northern lights are a natural phenomenon and sightings, therefore, cannot be guaranteed, including due to inclement weather conditions. Refunds or reductions in price are not granted if they are not seen the evening of your northern lights hunt. Please remember to dress for cold weather by wearing warm, layered clothing, including rain and wind-proof outerwear to shield yourself from the elements.

BOOKING DIRECTIONS

  • Click on the gold "Book Now" button above, then select your arrival date & and the number nights of Iceland, then find this add-on under 'Northern Lights' on the following screen
  • If your booking is not in conjunction with a previously booked Fly & Hotel vacation package, be sure to provide the name of your hotel when prompted during the booking process
  • After submitting your payment details, a confirmation will be sent to the email address provided at the time of booking
  • Pick-up and drop-off between your Reykjavik hotel and the tour starting point (available in Reykjavik only)
  • Professional driver & guide; guided tour in English
  • In-Bus-Audio Guide in Chinese, Dutch, English, Finnish, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Korean and Spanish (headphones available for purchase if you don't have your own for 1,000 ISK)
  • Meals and refreshments during tour
  • Please note this tour will not pick up passengers staying at hotels outside of Reykjavik
  • No refund for unused travel services or land arrangements once a tour starts
  • Northern lights sightings are not guaranteed. No refund or reduction in price if northern lights are not seen during tour
  • All inquiries on change or cancellation requests must be sent to us@icelandairholidays.com
  • Full Icelandair package terms and conditions can be found here

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