Northern Lights Bus Tour

Our expert guides help you experience the majestic Aurora
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Free retry tour included!

For many visitors to Iceland, the main motivation for their visit is to catch a display of Northern Lights dancing above the unique vista of Icelandic nature. Join our Northern Lights bus tour from Reykjavík and grasp this once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to enjoy this spectacular atmospheric phenomenon.

Our operational team and guides have decades of combined experience in chasing this elusive spectacle and their experience will give you the best chance of catching the aurora display before you depart Iceland. Our guides will share fascinating stories and local folklore about the phenomenon and the night is completed by our special hot chocolate made from a secret recipe.

All our northern lights tours include a free retry tour should your first lights tour with us be unsuccessful. And this offer is valid for 3 years! Just contact us to reschedule.

Starting point
~ 4 hours
Not included
Live tour guide
Group size
Minimum age
8 years
Aug - Apr
Qualified, energetic and fun guides for the best adventures!
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.
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8990 kr.
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Tour highlights & itinerary

This is what awaits you
What's included & excluded
  • Northern lights hunt
  • Professional English-speaking tour guide
  • Hot chocolate
  • Free retry tour should you not see the lights. Valid for 3 years
  • Wi-fi on board
  • Pickup and Drop off (available for an additional fee)
  • Food and drinks other than mentioned above
What do I need to bring
  • Warm clothes and shoes.
  • Hat and gloves/mittens.
  • Water, snacks (optional).
Important information
  • Entrance tickets for Aurora Reykjavík Museum (Fiskislóð 53, 101 Reykjavík​) can be included for an additional fee
  • The tour duration is 3-4 hours but tour length can vary depending on the weather.
  • Refunds are not issued for unsuccessful tours. We do allow guests to join the tour again on another night. This offer is valid for up to 3 years.
  • Cancellation policy: Cancellation fee of 100% if cancelled 1 day or less before departure
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Traveler's reviews
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by Raveena Gupta
May 4, 2023
We couldn't see the lights first night so bus travel rescheduled it for another night without any trouble, & like this we saw northern lights on 3rd night. Definitely I will recommend bus travel, very... Read more
by Jess
March 11, 2023
Absolutely amazing experience! Our tour guide Denis was very knowledgeable about the northern lights and knew exactly where to take us. We had the most incredible view it lit up the sky dancing around Read more
by Joe
March 7, 2023
Great tour led by charismatic guide called Thor. He provided hot chocolate for us which was lovely and necessary in the freezing temperatures. He was also very knowledgeable and experienced so he chos... Read more
by Shazeeb
February 17, 2023
When all other tour operators cancelled their tours because of the weather conditions and poor visibility, Iceland Bus Travel were the only company still operating and we managed to see the Northern L... Read more
by Laura Briers
February 16, 2023
We went on the tour with Daniel, the Aurora Whisperer. He was a brilliant, knowledgable guide on the northern lights. We saw the lights straight away. We couldn't recommend enough, he was fab. Read more
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