FOOD, FUN & FLICKERING NORTHERN LIGHTS

Price from kr 14,500 approx € 108

DURATION

6 Hours

DEPARTURES

STARTING POINT

Meet on location

Guided Language

In-bus-audio guide

Available in

On this tour we will have a 3 course dinner, at the gorgeous Sky bar, with overview over Iceland's capital. Go on a theatrical comedy roller coaster ride through the Icelandic Viking Sagas before you depart for a Northern lights hunt.

The evening takes off with a wonderful 3 course pre show menu at SKÝ restaurant. Choose between two menus either with the Icelandic lamb, as main character and beef carpaccio and tasty chocolate cake as sidekicks or Icelandic salmon as main with shrimp cocktail and panna cotta for dessert and starter.

After wonderful dinner, get ready to laugh and learn about the Icelandic sagas across the street in Harpa Concert hall.

The Icelandic Sagas are the 40 true stories of the first settlers of Iceland - Well, Icelanders say they’re true. Everyone else says: Get out of here!But everyone agrees they’re fantastic. Tall (or not) tales of viking raids and blood-feuds, worthy men and feisty women from a thousand years ago.

Passed down the generations, preserved on calf-skin manuscripts from the 12th century the Sagas detail viking raids abroad and blood-feuds at home and are the uncontested crown jewels of Icelandic culture. Amazing stories of ordinary vikings, facing ordinary viking problems - like how to avoid getting your farm burnt down because of stolen cheese, how to get your wife to stop killing your neighbour’s slaves, what to do when someone calls you a horse-ass-eater and how to sue your brother in-law for not living up to your sister’s expectations.

Now you can get to know all these wonderful sagas in a highly entertaining and enlightening theatre show performed in english at the iconic Harpa concert hall. 

So hoist your axe high and step into the world Hallgerda Long-Pants, Gunnlaug Serpent Tongue, Killer-Glum, Harald with the great hair-do, Mjoll the-biggest-of-all-women-who-were-not-giants and Leif the Lucky who found America… and lost it again

Never heard of them? Don’t worry, you’ll get to meet them all in Icelandic Sagas - The Greatest Hits!

As soon as the show is over in Harpa we embark on a mission to see the Northern Lights, which are undoubtedly one of the most beautiful celestial displays found in nature. But up there, there are many other cosmic wonders waiting to be discovered. All you need to do is gaze skywards into the Arctic night canopy to explore the magic of countless stars and the moon itself.

The tour not only sets out to find the legendary Northern Lights, we also use the opportunity to pinpoint some of the stars & constellations in the sky.

All in all this is the perfect winter night out in Reykjavík.

Itinerary

SKY Restaurant

Your night starts with a 3 course menu at SKY restaurant, please be there no later than 18:00 for your dinner.

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Harpa Concert hall

The Icelandic Sagas show is in harpa, a short walk from SKY restaurant will take you there.

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Northern Lights Tour

You will be picked up from Bus stop 5, next to Harpa Concert hall for the northern lights part Pick up from October 15 - March 14 is between 20:30 and 21:00 Pick up from March 15 - April 15 and August 24 - October 14 is between 21:30 and 22:00

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What’s included

  • 3 course menu at Ský restaurant, choose between:
    A) Beef carpaccio with parmesan, rucola and lemon dressing // Lamb fillet with root vegetables and red wine sauce // Chocolate cake with vanilla ice cream and strawberry compote.
    B) Shrimp Cocktail with avocado, cucumbers and Tabasco mayonnaise // Pan fried salmon with asparagus, saffron sauce and potato puree // Panna cotta with rhubarb
  • Admission to the Icelandic Sagas in Harpa concert hall.
  • Guided Northern lights and stargazing tour with pick up from Harpa Concert hall
  • In bus audio guide with a choice of 10 languages (English, French, German, Dutch, Italian, Spanish, Chinese, Japanese, Korean, and Finnish)
  • Knowledgeable Northern Lights guide
  • Free Wi-fi and usb charger in every seat
  • Free use of camera tripod (please note, we only have a few and many people come on the tours, if you own one please bring it)
  • Free use of astronomical telescope, for moon and stargazing
  • Complimentary star map
  • Photo memory of you and the northern lights (when aurora can be seen)
  • Instructions about how to set up your camera to capture northern lights and the night sky

What do I need to bring

For the In-Bus-Audio-Guide: Bring your own headphones. Otherwise headphones are available for purchase in every bus from our hosts. 

Smart Casual dress is recommended for the dinner and the show, please bring good overalls for the Northern Lights tour.

Down jacket and winter boots can be rented for the northern lights tour (must be pre booked)

Friendly cancellation & refund policy

Full refund if cancelled due to weather. Cancellation fee can be witheld if cancelled with short notice.

  • 1 day notice: 100% charge
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