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Visiting Northern Lights Viewing in Reykjavik
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The Northern Lights which is also known as the Aurora Borealis occurred when the solar particles crashing with the atmospheric gases. It shows you with the neon light that can last for a few minutes or even days. One fact which been only known by a few people – aurora can be seen in the southern and northern hemispheres as well. You should know that in the northern hemisphere, they were also called as the Aurora Borealis or even Northern Lights. You should know that this actually same natural phenomenon which only occurred in some regions as well.

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Witnessing Northern Lights Attraction in Iceland

Witnessing Northern Lights Attraction in Iceland

1. Seltjarnarnes

1. Seltjarnarnes

This is can be your best place if you want to take a picture of northern lights in the Reykjavik area. This is actually uninhabited narrow peninsula provides you with the serenity and darkness which been needed to capture the northern light. This place is so beautiful and can be your best recommendation as well. There are many northern light spots that you can choose as your recommendation and check them below.

2. Thingvellir

2. Thingvellir

This is can be your best favorite places in Islandia to take photos for the northern lights below. If you drive crossing the tourist information center, then it will take around 10 minutes. Finally, you are able to go up on a hill that offers you with the perfect place for a pullover and give you with so many perfect views in the whole of the national park.

3. Perlan or known as The Pearl

3. Perlan or known as The Pearl

If you are looking for the place which pretty close with the downtown that also gives you with the beautiful view from the city to the night sky, then Perlan or also known as The Pearl is the best place to visit. Although, it would be some pollution from the city environment, however, you still able to get the beautiful view within the city borders.

4. Threngsli

4. Threngsli

This is a greaVikt place to check out the northern lights and not many people known about that thing. When you got closer with the Thorlakshofn town, then you have to look for the turnoff on your left side and do not miss to watch the northern lights. It also offers you with a breathtaking view and can be a romantic scene as well.

5. Vik

5. Vik

You can take a sit in the black beach which located in the Vik town – this is very a great place to enjoy the northern light. You can hear the ocean views along watching the night sky. The black beach and reflective sea will add more elements to your shoot. Even, if it is not your thing that you looking for, you are still able to get the cool pictures by using the local church as the foreground.

6. Eldoborgahraun

6. Eldoborgahraun

This is can be your best favorite place to take a picture. The moss shade will cover the lava files which is also making a perfect foreground for your landscape and this is not pretty different for taking a shoot in the northern lights. You will far away from the city lights so that this remote area just great and comfortable to see the aurora.

7. Djupavík

7. Djupavík

There is something incredible about the small town in the northwest of Iceland. It was formed up by an abandoned fish factory and you are able to get a great shit which was extremely unique. The best part is that this small town does not have much light pollution.

Insider Tips

How to Get Tickets?

All you need is finding this place and get more information about the tickets.

How To Get Around?

You can enjoy your best moment while enjoying the northern light by walking around this area. Or you are also able to drive your car surrounding those environments.

What Should I Wear?

Because these places might get very low temperature, ensure that you have to wear your warm outfits with many layers on it.

Facts

Best Time to Visit

For those who want to see this amazing light show have much time. Aurora will start in Iceland come from the end of August and can be observed until late April as well. It does not mean that other months not allowed you to get this view. However, during the summertime, Iceland has so bright shade at the night. If you do not like the winter season, then you are able to visit this place from September to October.

Currency

Icelandic Krona

Will I Need a Guide?

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How To Get There?

As mentioned before that there are some places to visit Aurora, therefore you are able to check the directions first.

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