Travel to Iceland in Winter to Explore Northern Lights
Travel to Iceland and join one of our Iceland winter tours to avoid crowds and experience the dazzling glory of Northern Lights, the twinkling spectaple also known as Aurora Borealis. Less tourists, lower rates and additionally much more cultural life and arctic chill. Return home with unforgettable memories and breathtaking picures taken on this beautuful journey. Iceland is truly amazing in any season.
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Explore the best of Western, Southern & Southeast Iceland in the winter: discover the Golden Circle, the Snæfellsnes Peninsula, the Blue Lagoon, the Jökulsárlón Glacier Lagoon and the Black lava beach. A bestseller with up to 98% chances of seeing the Northern Lights.
Max. 16 people
Max. 35 people.
Escorted bus tour around Iceland, weekly departures, all year-round! Travel Iceland’s ring road with stunning scenery and dramatic landscapes: volcanoes, lava fields, hot springs, mountains, fjords, glaciers, glacier lagoon and waterfalls. Chances to see the Northern Lights during departures from October to mid-April.
Group size - max. 30 people
*Quality hotels in all locations
*English speaking local driver-guide
*Several easy hikes and Whale Watching actvity
*Small group - max. 19 people
Bestseller to explore South Iceland during the winter with a focus on the Northern Lights. Visit Reykjavík, the Blue Lagoon, the Black lava beach, Seljalandsfoss and Skógafoss waterfall, the Golden Circle, meet Icelandic horses on a farm and see the Northern Lights. Optional Glacier Hike on Sólheimajökull and Northern Lights by boat cruise from Reykjavík. Excellent value for money and a short stay in Iceland.
Reykjavik - Thingvellir – Geysir – Gullfoss - South Shore - Vatnajokull National Park - Jokulsarlon Glacial Lagoon - Hveragerdi - Blue Lagoon - Reykjavik
A great introduction to Iceland and its unique wonders, many of the classic natural wonders, including the Golden Circle area, the Glacier Lagoon and Reynisfjara Beach, a glimpse into Icelandic life with activities like meeting Icelandic horses and a visit to a geothermal bakery
Max. group size - 36 people
See first-hand Iceland’s amazing natural forces on this best-selling winter visit to Iceland’s beloved Golden Circle, South shore and Vatnajokull regions, in a small group setting
Max. group size-16 people
Reykjavik - Geysir - Gullfoss - Skogar - Dyrholaey - Vik - Skaftafell - Jokulsarlon Glacial Lagoon - Hofn - East Fjords - Egilsstadir - Lake Myvatn - Akureyri - Siglufjordur - Skagafjordur - Borgarnes - Borgarfjordur - Thingvellir - Reykjavik
Group size - max. 24 people
Group size - max. 12 people
Will we see the Northern lights?
Unfortunately, there is no 100% guarantee of spotting the Northern Lights. It's a natural phenomenon depending on many factors. However, being in the right place at the right time can help, and the guides are doing their best to help you to see this wonder.
When is the best time to see the Northen Lights?
The best time is from from late September to late March/ early April. During this time, the Arctic sky is dark enough for the Northern Lights to be visible in the right conditions.
What to wear in Iceland in winter?
Dress in layers, ideally wool, waterproof and windproof outer layer, thermal underwear is a must.Watergroof gloves, winter hat and a scarf.
What are the best places to see the Northen Lights?
The best places to see the Northen Lights are outskirts of the town in the countryside where it is dark enough, with as little as possible light pollution.