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Akureyri: 3-Hour Northern Lights Tour

4.5 / 5

20 reviews

Akureyri: 3-Hour Northern Lights Tour

Activity provider: Saga Travel GeoIceland

From US$ 126.77 per person

A 3-hour tour out of town to go into the dark, frozen winter night and observe the unbelievable display of colors, lights and texture known as Aurora Borealis.

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Duration 3 hours
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Live tour guide
English
Pickup included
Please be ready 15 minutes prior to tour departure.

Experience

Highlights
  • Hunt the Northern Lights with a professional guide
  • Stargaze under the arctic night sky
  • Enjoy a small group experience away from the crowds
Full description
After being collected from your nearby hotel, you will drive out to the countryside or up to the mountains, away from electric glow and city sounds. Out here you will be able to enjoy the beautiful night sky at the best possible situation, of course depending on the weather. Also called Aurora Borealis, the Northern Lights are a natural phenomenon visible only in the far northern hemisphere. They are a unique display of light caused by a particle collision in the magnetic field of the polar caps. Your goal is not only to find the right sights for best photograph, but also to take your time to enjoy this fragile single moment that will never come again, but you may well remember for the rest of your life.
Includes
  • Fully guided tour
  • Transportation in a comfortable minibus
  • Hot chocolate
    Covid-19 precautions
    Safety measures in place
    • All required protective equipment is provided
    • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
    • You must keep social distance while in vehicles
    • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds

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    What to bring

    • Warm clothing
    Customer reviews

    Overall rating

    4.5 /5

    based on 20 reviews

    Review summary

    • Guide
      4.6/5
    • Transportation
      4.4/5
    • Value for money
      3.9/5
    • Safety
      5/5

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    Very great experience ! Even though the weather wasn't with us at the beginning (very cloudy sky), the guide managed to find a place to see beautiful northern lights, it was amazing ! They took us at our hotel at the time indicated and everything was very easy, I would recommend the experience if you want to be sure to see some northern lights in Iceland !

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    February 20, 2020

    1 excursion 1 Aurora Borealis. Expert guide who just picked up headed to a great place! The stories of the guide where he explained the history of the Northern Lights were also very interesting!

    January 3, 2022

    Wonderful. In Akureyri it was raining, but they took us to a clear area an hour from the city. The guide knew what he was doing and how to find the Northern Lights which of course we were able to enjoy

    September 21, 2021

    Product ID: 182687