Northern Lights Tour - Private Tour with Stefan


Tour Number

Activity Level



Other, Nature and Wildlife


Kid Friendly: Yes. However, it is quite late in the day for younger children.

Friendly: No.

Maximum travelers: 4



Icelandic (fluent), German (basic), English (fluent)

Hunt for the Northern Lights

Hunt for the Northern lights in one of the best locations on earth! Watch the glimmering lights move across the sky at the speed of light in green, blue and even red colors.

Please ask if there's more than 4 in your group. I can do tours for up to 70 persons when requested.

The Northern lights are a natural phenomenon about 100-200 km above ground. It is dark enough from mid September to mid April to see them. However, it is not possible to see them when it is cloudy or when the solar activity is low.


Depart Reykjavik on a hunt for the Northern lights. The lights are best seen away from the city lights and the route depends on current weather and road conditions. Available from mid-September to mid-April.

Meeting Location + Tour Duration

Meeting location: Anywhere in the Greater Reykjavik Area.

End location: Anywhere in the Greater Reykjavik Area.

Duration: 3 hours

Available from mid-september to mid april. Duration varies from 1 to 5 hours depending on external factors such as cloud cover and activity forecast and your patience! If I decide to cancel the tour due to poor conditions (with your consent of course) you can choose one of the following options...

1 - Full refund. 2 - Exchange the tour for a city tour in a vehicle, on foot or by bicycle (subjec to my availability). 3 - Exchange the tour for any of the other tours I do (subject to my availability).


Motorized vehicle.

What’s Included

My service as your private guide (I have 30 years experience and still love my job!)
Licensed, registered and insured vehicle.
Parking fees.

Estimated Local Cash Needed

3000 ISK Icelandic krona - This tour is quite short and it starts after dinnertime.

I assume you won't need to have food or drink during this short tour.

We may depending on the route stop at a convenience store for drinks or snacks. If you'd like to pick up a pizza for a late night snack around midnight then we can certainly order a pizza over the phone and pick it up on the way back to your hotel. A large pizza usually coasts around ISK 3000 or US$ 30.

What’s Extra

Your food and drink
Items of personal nature

A Recent Review of this tour

Stefab made great efforts to find the lights for us and he finally managed it
Stephen Calvert

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