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    City Sightseeing Reykjavik Hop-On, Hop-Off & Northern Lights Tour

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    Activity Schedule

    • When does it run?

      Hop-on, Hop-off: Daily
      Northern Lights: Daily (Sept to April)

    • Duration

      Hop-on, Hop-off: 24 hours and 48 hours (take your pick)
      Northern Lights: 4 hours (approx)

    • Start time

      Hop-on, Hop-off: 9:30am - 4:15pm, every 45 minutes
      Northern Lights: Till 14 March: 8:30pm l 15 March to 14 April: 9:30pm

      Please arrive at your pickup location 30 minutes before the tour departure time stated on your voucher.

    • Meeting Point

      Hop-on, Hop-off: You can board the bus at any of the route's stops. The favored stops are Harpa, Perlan Museum, The Old Harbour, Whales of Iceland, and National Museum.

      Northern Lights: We offer complimentary pick-up and drop-off at hotels, guesthouses and bus stops in Reykjavik. Please mention your pickup address while making the reservation. Alternatively, you can join the tour at our local partner’s office at Hafnarstræti 20 / Bus stop 6.

      In case pickup is not possible directly from your hotel, you will be picked up from another location nearest to your place.

    • Ending Point

      Hop-on, hop-off: Hop off the bus at any of the stops
      Northern Lights: Same as the starting point

    Key Highlights

    • Book a saver combo that includes a lively hop-on, hop-off tour and a Northern Lights tour
    • Explore Reykjavik on a hop-on, hop-off bus tour and create your own sightseeing itinerary
    • Hop on and off at attractions of your choice and explore the city at your own pace
    • Audio commentary on the bus in multiple languages ensures that you do not miss a thing!
    • Iceland is one of the best places in the world to see the Northern Lights
    • Our local partners have years of experience in tracking the Northern Lights
    • This tour is carefully researched to give the best chance of a sighting
    • If you don’t see the Northern Lights on your first tour, enjoy a second tour for FREE!
    • Get round-trip-transportation from your hotel in central Reykjavik
    • Both printed and smartphone vouchers accepted!


    Explore the best of Reykjavik on a flexible hop-on, hop-off tour and experience the stunning beauty of the famous Northern Lights with this saver sightseeing combo!

    Reykjavik Hop-On, Hop-Off Tour:

    Witness the famous landmarks and attractions of this modern city and admire the stunning scenery of the surrounding mountains and the ocean. Board your hop-on, hop-off bus at any of the conveniently located stops, hop off for whale spotting or visit the museum, and hop back on when you’re ready. Travel on the bus as much as you like for the validity of your ticket. Informative audio commentary is available onboard in multiple languages.


    • Harpa
    • Laekjartorg
    • Reykjavik City Hall
    • The Old Harbour
    • Whales of Iceland
    • National Museum
    • Hallgrimskirkja
    • Perlan
    • Kringlan Shopping Centre

    Northern Lights Tour:

    Far from the glow of the city, hunt for the magnificent but elusive Northern Lights, best seen on cold, clear nights in winter. If conditions are right, we may be lucky enough to witness the awesome spectacle of the Lights swirling in a wild and carefree dance across the sky in vivid colours and dramatic patterns. The Northern Lights, also known as the Aurora Borealis, are a spectacular natural phenomenon.

    The Northern Lights are seen in winter, usually on clear crisp nights in places far away from the city lights.


    • City Sightseeing 24-hour/48-hour hop-on, hop-off bus ticket:
    • Pre-recorded Audio commentary in English, Spanish, French, German, Italian, Swedish, Icelandic and Japanese
    • Northern Lights tour:
    • Round trip transportation
    • Professional tour guide
    • Free WiFi on the bus
    • Comfortable coaches


    • Admission to attractions
    • Gratuities

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    Please note

    Voucher information: You can show your voucher on your smartphone (But if you’d rather print a copy – that’s fine too!)
    Individual vouchers for each activity will be shared with customers after booking.
    The date you choose is for Northern Lights tour. The hop-on, hop-off tour can be taken on any day within 12 months.

    Hop-on, hop-off tour:
    Route stops and timings are subject to change. The updated map will be available on the bus.
    Reykjavik is a functioning city and weather, traffic and events may occasionally cause disruption.

    Northern Lights tour:
    A decision is taken daily at 5 pm whether the tour will take place or not, depending on the Northern Lights forecast. To confirm whether the tour will take place, please contact the local operator.

    Northern Lights sightings are not guaranteed! In the event of an unsuccessful northern lights hunt, there will be no refund. However, you may join on subsequent tours until you have a successful night of seeing the northern lights.

    Icelandic winter nights can be very cold, we recommend dressing in warm layers and sturdy shoes. Restrooms available at most of the tour stops.

    If the tour is cancelled due to weather conditions, you can attend same tour later day, or you can get a refund.

    Indicated return times can vary due to road & weather conditions.

    Customer Reviews

    • Kenneth O'Donnell


      Ireland 04/03/2018
    • Nicola Bateman

      We booked the Northern Lights tour with Gray Line. Despite the freezing cold and variable weather we saw the lights for around an hour. Absolutely amazing experience!! I would...

      United Kingdom 02/19/2018
    • Agnes Pineda
      wow.. worth it !! 😍😍

      wow it was an amazing experience 😍😍 i was able to see it 😍.. our guide was very informative and very patient to give the instruction on how you ser your camera.. i have booked...

      United Kingdom 02/14/2018

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