Northern Lights with Hot Chocolate

5 hours
The Northern Lights above Jökulsárlón glacier lagoon

The Northern Lights are named after the Greek goddess Aurora. The lights are the most spectacular thing nature can create. Seeing this Greek goddess dance all around the sky takes all of your words away.

Your experienced guide will provide you with all the necessary safety gear to enjoy the bright turquoise ice cave, which has formed under the glacier surface.

Imagine 1,200 years ago, when Iceland’s settlers came to this island and stood under this fantastic spectacle and surely they wondered what Óðinn and Þór and Freyja were trying to tell them.

Our guide will pick you up at your accommodation and we will head out of town in search of these lights. We head into darkness as the light pollution from human beings spoils the true effect and grandeur of these amazing communication relays from the gods.

Hopefully we will see the lights as the conditions have to be right as we can’t see them unless it’s a clear night sky and few clouds to block the view. But the Aurora Borealis answer to no man. It’s a chase. If the lights appear they do, but they don’t really care what humans think about them.

But you will get a cup of hot chocolate just like grandma used to make and delicious pastries from Brauð & Co on the site. And hopefully you will get a message from one of the gods.

What to bring

  • Warm, water-resistant clothing
  • Wooly hat and gloves
Duration3–5 hours
Minimum age5 years
Starts fromReykjavík

What’s included?

Hot chocolate & cinnamon buns

Guidance in English

Meals & refreshments

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