Northern Lights Super Jeep Private Tour
The experience of watching the display of Northern Lights swirling in the sky is beyond words, many consider this (at least) once in a lifetime experience a bucket list item! This Super Jeep tour takes us out into the darkness for a unique experience in search of the incredible light show by Nature. Do note the northern lights is a natural phenomenon that is not guaranteed. The location for the tours are not fixed, our experienced guides will bring you to location to the best of their knowledge that maximizes our chances of catching the lights.
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Vacation Style Holiday Type
Activity Level Fairly Easy
Group Size Small Group
During the winter months from mid-September to March, when there is complete darkness in the sky, we get the chance to see the awesome display of Northern Lights. The Northern Lights, also known as Aurora Borealis, is created when the upper atmosphere of the earth is sufficiently disturbed by particles in solar wind from the Sun. The level of ionisation and excitation of different components in the atmosphere orchestrate light shows of varying colors and complexity. The phenomenal display of colors from greenish yellow to beautiful shades of blue, red, pink, purple or even white is a sight that is unforgettable. Iceland is one of the few countries that are situated close enough to the polar region where you can see the Aurora at kp strength (from 0 to 9) level 3 and above virtually anywhere in the country with clear sky.
We leave the light of the city in the evening on this approximately four-hour tour and head out into the dark night in our Super Jeeps. Our jeeps are specially modified for the wild Icelandic terrain, which allows us to drive off-road where needed. We search for the best locations to view this fabulous solar display swirling in the sky in a symphony of magical colours and shapes.
Get ready for the hunt of Northern Lights with us!
The Northern Lights is a natural phenomenon and is weather dependant, sighting is therefore not guaranteed.
We do not leave town if weather conditions are not right and reschedule for another night. It is highly recommended to book the tour on the first night(s) of your stay in Iceland to maximize the chance of catching the lights.
Highlights of the Northern lights Super Jeep tour
- Offroading in a Super Jeep
- Hunting for the Northern Lights
Price is per tour – up to 6 passengers.
For more than 6 passengers please contact us for a quote.
Duration: 4 Hours
Departures: 20.00 – 21:00
Pick up: From Hotel / Guesthouse in Reykjavík
At Arctic Advanced your safety is our priority, all itineraries are designed to be flexible taking weather conditions into account.
Bring warm clothes and your camera.
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Let the Fun begin!
- Transport by private super jeep
- Professional private guide
- Hotel pick-up and drop off
- Food and drinks
- Gratuities (optional)