Golden Circle, Snowmobiling & Northern Lights

Golden Circle, Snowmobiling & Northern Lights

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Information

Duration

16 hours

Difficulty

Easy

Group Size

Small Groups

Available

Sep - Apr

Minimum age

8 years

Pick up / Self Drive

Pick up

Departures

Reykjavik at 8.15

Languages

English

Days

Day Tour

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About Tour

Included

  Pick up & Drop off in Reykjavik

  Guided sightseeing to the Golden Circle highlights

  Experienced and qualified snowmobile guide

 Guided minibus tour in small groups

  Pick up & drop off from Gullfoss

Glacier Super Truck transport to/from the glacier

 Snowmobile per two persons

 All required snowmobile equipment

  Northern Lights Hunting tour

  Northern Lights Photos

  Super Truck Experience

  Free WiFi on board the bus

Activities

 Sightseeing

 Super Jeep

 Northern Lights Hunting

Attractions

 Langjokull

 Northern Lights

What to bring

 Hiking boots

 Thermals

 Waterproof clothes

 Gloves

 Warm Socks

 Headwear

 Camera

Good to know

  • All drivers must be 17 years of age or older and have a full, valid driver’s license. A learner´s permit, tractor, or motorcycle license is not sufficient according to Icelandic law. 

  • A valid driving license is required for all snowmobile drivers. 

  • There are two people sharing a snowmobile on this tour. It is possible to book a single ride on the snowmobile when booking the tour. 

  • If you wish to have a solo snowmobile but do not have a valid drivers license then you can book an extra guide to operate your snowmobile for an additional 40.000 ISK. Please contact us for further information and booking.

  • It is mandatory to book a single ride on the snowmobile for groups with odd number.  
  • This tour is suitable for both single travelers, groups and families.

  • Pick up is at 08:30 am from your hotel or a nearby meeting point in Reykjavík. Picking everyone up can take up to 30 minutes, your patience is much appreciated.

  • For the Northern Lights adventure, pick up is at either 20:30 (8:30 p.m.) or 21:30 (9:30 p.m.), depending on the season. You’ll find the actual pickup time on your final voucher. Picking everyone up can take up to 30 minutes, your patience is much appreciated. 

Interesting locations in the area

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FAQ

Most frequent questions and answers

We ask all participants to be ready from the start of the pickup time indicated. This is because you may well be the first pick up of the day. Please be at your assigned location at the start time that you chose when booking the tour.

Here you should wait for your guide.

Have your email and phone number listed with us so we can contact you if we run into any trouble finding you.

Pick up is at 08:30 am from your hotel or a nearby meeting point in Reykjavík. Picking everyone up can take up to 30 minutes, your patience is much appreciated.

We always recommend to book as soon as you are ready especially if you have a strict travel schedule or a large group. This is a small group tour so it gets fully booked pretty quickly. It is easy to change or cancel 24 hours before departure by emailing us. Tours can also be purchased the day of as long as there are spaces available.

Wear warm clothes. Pick clothing according to weather that day. We advise that you dress in layers. 

 
 

If the tour gets cancelled, for example due to weather, we will let you know as soon as possible and you can choose between rescheduling the tour or receiving a full refund. 

You do not need previous snowmobile driving experience.

Your guide will provide easy to follow operating instructions.

However, you do need a valid Driving License if you intend to drive. If there are two of you, only one of you needs to bring a Driving License but if you both bring one, each of you can take a turn at driving.

Yes, you can. The plus side to being a cold country is that our glaciers are here all year around and we can go snowmobiling in every season.

We don’t exactly have a weight restriction but participants need to be able to fit in our winter overalls. The largest size we have is 5XL. As for the physical level, the tour is listed at the level easy and anyone in average physical condition should be able to complete the tour without any trouble.

Yes, there are toilets at the base camp where the tour starts that you are more than welcome to use before and after. Unfortunately we cannot offer any bathroom breaks during the tour itself.

We provide you with an overall, a balaclava, goggles, gloves and a helmet. This Equipment is all included in the price of the tour.

Yes, if traveling solo you will need to purchase the single ride extra.

We do not recommend women who are pregnant to participate in our snowmobile tours. If you are traveling in a group, you are welcome to travel with them and stay at our base camp while the group goes on the snowmobile tour.

You will be traveling back to Reykjavik after going to the Golden Circle & Snowmobile part of the tour. From Reykjavik you will head on the northern lights hunt. 

 

The reason for this is that we can not know where the northern lights will show up each night until in the middle of the day. Therefor we find it best to travel back to Reykjavik to be able to travel in all directions from there to have the best chances of seeing the northern lights. 

For the Northern Lights adventure, pick up is at either 20:30 (8:30 p.m.) or 21:30 (9:30 p.m.), depending on the season. You’ll find the actual pickup time on your final voucher. Picking everyone up can take up to 30 minutes, your patience is much appreciated. 

Yes, we offer variety of tours to the Golden Circle. You can choose between small groups and large groups as well as some extra stops. These Golden Circle tours focuse on sightseeing and the history of Iceland. 

View Golden Circle Tours.

You can skip the snowmobile part of the tour by booking another tour called Golden Circle & Northern Lights. 

Unfortunately we do not have time to visit the ice cave on this tour. 

 

We offer another tour that takes you snowmoboiling on Langjokull glacier and visiting the natural ice cave. You can check it out here. 

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