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From Reykjavik: Northern Lights Guided Tour with Photo Shoot

1. From Reykjavik: Northern Lights Guided Tour with Photo Shoot

Join this 16 people maximum tour, You will be picked up from either your hotel, guesthouse or bus stop starting 30 minutes before departure time (Please allow a thirty-minute window for everyone to be picked up) The journey will take us outside of the city limits away from any light pollution as the Northern Lights are harder to see from Reykjavík. To which location it is hard to say, it will depend on the cloud coverage and activity in the evening. The drive will be kept as short as possible and you might stop at several locations as the lights can be quite elusive and often it will be a waiting game for this beautiful phenomenon, which might be perfect while your guide sets up his camera for the free photoshoot of your group. On this journey we are going to offer you blankets, hot chocolate, and snacks.

Reykjavik: Northern Lights & Aurora Museum Guided Tour

2. Reykjavik: Northern Lights & Aurora Museum Guided Tour

Chase the Northern Lights across frozen landscapes and witness this unique phenomenon. With your experienced guide, scout out the best sights and visit the Aurora Reykjavik Museum. Begin your tour at the fantastic Aurora Reykjavik Museum. There, get an introduction to the physics behind the Northern Lights, and how to best photograph them. Next, drive to the lava fields outside Reykjavik and visit Aurora Basecamp. This newly built Northern Lights Observatory is the perfect place to witness the lights. The observatory also hosts an indoor real-time simulation of the Northern Lights in one of its domes. After the visit to the Observatory, go on a further hunt into the darkness of rural Iceland.

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What people are saying about Reykjanes Peninsula

Firstly, Hal the driver was excellent. He swiftly managed the pick ups and we were on our way to find the northern lights in no time. WE SAW THE NORTHERN LIGHTS! It was amazing. Initially, we went to one location with no luck stayed there for around 45 minutes. Hal made the decision to take us to a different location. He’s decision was a good one and we saw the Northern Lights! We got to see them for roughly an hour before they disappeared and took some amazing pictures. Hal was very generous when he gave as hot chocolate and doughnuts, encouraging us to have 2nds and 3rds! Hal was very informative during the journey and filled the quiet moments with intriguing facts in a humorous tone! Would definitely recommend! The smaller bus was certainly a massive benefit to the experience and would definitely recommend using!

Great trip run by Bikay, picked us up from the City Hall at 20:15 (promised 20:00 - 20:30) Took us out to a very good dark spot (light pollution is awful around Reykjavik). Hot chocolate and doughnuts very welcome. We saw the Northern Lights! - A faint green glow in the sky, improved slightly as time went on. Photos very much flatter the appearance of the lights. Bikay had the knowledge to persist when we were ready to give up.

Great trip with a friendly and knowledgable driver. Weather conditions weren’t looking too favourable, but with the knowledge and perseverence from our driver, and a drive a little further north, we found the lights. Hot chocolate and doughnuts a nice touch, as well as the horses. Well worth paying the extra for a small group tour. Would highly recommend.

Unfortunately no northern lights seen, but very informative. Well organized. Thanks to the guide.

Wonderful experience & managed to find the lights thanks to Dooleys secret location.