Iceland AURORA BOREALIS TRAVEL GUIDE

Iceland has recently become one of the most popular travel destinations in the world and with great reason. The scenery is absolutely breathtaking with a mixture of glaciers, volcanoes and rugged mountains.

Part of the attraction with Iceland is the fact that the Northern Lights are visible for 8 months of the year. If you visit between early September to the end of April you are likely to see some aurora activity.


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The long hours of winter darkness as well as the fact Iceland has little light pollution makes it the perfect place for to experience the Aurora Borealis which is part of most peoples bucket lists.

Getting to Iceland

The best way to get to Iceland is to fly into the capital city of Reykjavík. International flights are available several times a day from a wide range of cities. Check the latest prices on Airfares to Iceland

Iceland Accommodation and Tours

Northern Lights Luxury Tour from Reykjavik
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Northern Lights Luxury Tour from Reykjavik

If you want to chase the Northern Lights in a bit of style then this Northern Lights Luxury Tour would be perfect. The tour picks you up from your Reykjavik accommodation or a designated bus stop nearby. If you haven't booked your Iceland accommodation as yet we recommend the luxurious Black Pearl Apartment Hotel in ...

7-Day Akureyri & Reykjavik Complete Iceland
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7-Day Akureyri & Reykjavik Complete Iceland

This 7-Day Akureyri & Reykjavik Complete Iceland tour starts with a included flight from Reykjavik to the northern Iceland city of Akureyri. The 7 day tours includes 6 nights accommodation and finishes back in the Icelandic capital of Reykjavik. The tour includes 3 nights in Akureyri and 3 nights in Reykjavik and ...

7 Day Northern Lights & Ice Cave Tour In Iceland
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7 Day Northern Lights & Ice Cave Tour In Iceland

If you wish to see for yourself the marvel of the Northern Lights, you don't need to go so far as the Northern Pole. You can visit Iceland and still enjoy the best views of Aurora Borealis on this 7 Day Northern Lights & Ice Cave Tour. Staying in Iceland for a week allows you plenty of opportunities to see the ...

Northern Lights Minibus Tour in Iceland
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Northern Lights Minibus Tour in Iceland

This Northern Lights Minibus Tour leaves from Reykjavík and goes hunting for the Aurora Borealis in the company of new friends.  This 3 hour tour is a fantastic introduction to the Northern Lights and you will be picked up from your accommodation around 20:30. The tour departs the bright city lights of Reykjavík into ...

Icelandic Northern Lights 8 day Tour
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Icelandic Northern Lights 8 day Tour

Start and end in Reykjavik! With the discovery tour Icelandic Northern Lights, you have a 8 day tour package taking you through Reykjavik, Iceland and 10 other destinations in Iceland. Icelandic Northern Lights is a small group tour that includes accommodation in a hotel as well as an expert guide, meals, transport.

Where is the best place to see the Northern Lights?
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Where is the best place to see the Northern Lights?

The question that we get asked most by email is “Where is the Best place to see the Northern Lights”, in fact I wish I had a dollar for every time it has been asked. And to be honest that is probably how you ended up on our website and this page.

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Stella Rósa Apartment, Lake Myvatn, Iceland
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Stella Rósa Apartment, Lake Myvatn, Iceland

Stella Rósa is a cozy, newly renovated self catering apartment in one of the most beautiful place in North Iceland, the Myvatn area. This areas faces the lake to the north and offers the chance to experience the amazing light show of the Northern Lights.

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