Private Northern Lights Tour

Get ready to be captivated by the Northern Lights during this exclusive private adventure customized just for you!

The Northern Lights are often described as enchanting, spiritual, exquisite, emotional, mysterious, awe-inspiring, entrancing, one-of-a-kind, and an essential life experience. Our Private Northern Lights Tour is the perfect way to witness this remarkable natural phenomenon on a personalized evening designed just for you.

This magnificent light display occurs high in the Earth’s upper atmosphere when solar winds interact with our planet’s magnetic field. Our dedicated Northern Lights team diligently monitors weather data throughout the day to determine the best location for optimal Northern Lights visibility. The specific locations we visit vary each day, as we head in the direction most likely to offer a glimpse of the Northern Lights.

Our Private Northern Lights tours are conducted in comfortable coaches complete with WiFi for your convenience. Our knowledgeable guides are ready to ensure you have an enchanting and unforgettable journey. As part of our tour, we also offer a visit to the Aurora Museum and provide light refreshments to keep you cozy.

*A friendly reminder: Please be aware that the tour price is per vehicle, not per passenger.


  • Northern Lights hunt
  • Experienced Northern Lights guide
  • Hot chocolate and refreshments
  • Aurora Reykjavík entrance ticket (valid on the tour date booked)
  • Wi-fi on board
Starting point
Not included
Group size
Aug - Apr
Qualified, energetic and fun guides for the best adventure!
We take immense pride in our exceptional team of local guides who are professionals, experts, and friendly. Their goal is to make your tour unforgettable.

Tour highlights & itinerary

This is what awaits you
What's included & excluded
  • Private northern light tour in comfortable vehicle fit to the size of your group
  • Experienced northern lights guide
  • Hot chocolate and refreshments
  • Pick up and drop off
  • WiFi on board
  • Meals & additional drinks
What do I need to bring
  • Warm, waterproof clothing
  • Comfortable footwear
Important information
  • The duration of the tour is 3-4 hours.
  • Make sure you come well equipped with warm and windproof clothing and good sturdy shoes to resist the Icelandic winter conditions after dark.
  • It's ideal to start your evening at the Aurora Museum and have us pick you up from there for your tour.
  • Please inform us of the following information upon booking:
    • How many passengers will be travelling in the group
    • Accommodation location
    • Desired departure time
    • Any questions you may have
  • Our private tour guides speak: English, Francaise, Deutsch, Español
  • Cancellation policy: Cancellation fee of 100% if cancelled 2 days or less before departure
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by Cynthia
Sigurjon was our guide and he was extremely knowledgeable and shared his passion and love for Iceland and for Icelandic music with us, and by the end of the tour he had made us his family. The places ... Read more
by Cynthia
Sigurjon was our tour guide and he was extremely knowledgeable and fun. He shared his passion for music and for Iceland with us, and by the end of the journey we were like a family, all discovering Ic... Read more
by Régis & Nathalie
Due to many late cancellations, we were only 3 of us on this tour. Many thanks to BusTravel Iceland for having maintained this excursion and to Runar and Gisli who properly made our day. The spots are... Read more
by Helen
The tour is very well-paced, and although you see a lot on the tour you do not feel that you are being rushed from one place to the next. There were good facilities (toilets, food) at most of the plac... Read more
by Lorenzo Verdelli
Everything in this tour was amazing. From the easy to find bus stop, to the perfect timing of the driver, the guide, the tour itself, ecc... My guide was "Baggy" and the driver "Albert" and they both ... Read more
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