On a beautiful clear night, at the heart of the Icelandic winter, passage to Iceland will traveler can be privileged (and lucky!) to attend one of the most beautiful natural phenomena in the world: the northern lights.
Enjoy a trip dedicated to the northern lights, accompanied by an expert guide from Iceland to try your luck and attend this mythical performance of high latitudes. An experience to try at least once…
Aurora will give a sparkle to your trip to Iceland that will remain etched in your memories for a long time. Even if certain conditions are necessary it is essential to take into account to live this extraordinary phenomenon; it is quite possible to experience this. First, bring your camera and your tripod and pick a night black, light pollution is to be avoided. Also, choose a day where the cloudy carpet is as light as possible. Indeed, the meteorological parameter has significance: the sky must be more open as possible, and the intensity of solar activity must be optimal. For this last parameter, ask us, or check out sites specialized making forecasts that solar intensity, this parameter is directly related to your chance to see these majestic columns of dance energy. This natural phenomenon, corresponding to a mass of charged gas of energetic particles ejected from the Sun during a solar storm, is more easily observable during the’ northern winter: from October to March.
You can see the northern lights from all areas on your trip to Iceland; you can focus on certain areas: the Jökulsárlónglacial lagoon, the region of Reykjavik (to Alftanes for example) is also a place quite affordable and straightforward to access easily allowing you to experience this unique moment. You can even get on the Snæfellsnes peninsula which is a place for the observation of this phenomenon.
Check out our trips below in which you will have the opportunity to observe the northern lights.