As the nights in Iceland grow longer and the days shorter opportunities for seeing and photographing the northern lights, Aurora Borealis, increases. In Iceland, the northern lights are quite common for most people almost anywhere in the country. The northern lights show in the sky is sometimes labeled as something you must see at least once in your lifetime. No wonder as it can be somewhat spectacular. Some of the greatest shows that the sky performs with the northern lights occur during the winter when the sky is clear during the night, and the temperature is quite low, even freezing.
Tours and things to do in the North Region in Iceland
Find an interesting tour in the North Region. A tour from Akureyri or Húsavík to Jökulsárgljúfur. A whale watching tour, a tour to the highland and much more.
A rafting tour on a whitewater glacial river floating through a canyon is probably something you can not experience in many places. Floating in a raft on the strong stream through a magnificent landscape is likely to be once in a lifetime experience for most people. This trip is ideal for those who want to enjoy some adventure but still have a relaxing trip and inhale some breathtaking scenery and landscape as part of the river is quite calm. For family rafting, the West Glacial River is the best and is classed 2-3.
At Húsavík town in the Northern Region, you are in the whale watching capital of Iceland and possibly the world. This whale watching tour is unique as you take the tour on a traditional Icelandic sailing boat. It is an experience quite unlike any other taking the course under sails aiming to see the magnificent animals of the ocean. It is a combination of adventure and anticipation.
Húsavík in the Northern Region is the whale watching capital of Iceland and possibly the world. North Sailing has operated their tours for more than two decades and is the most experienced whale watching company in Iceland. It was our first choice when looking for a partner to offer a whale watching tour on Hit Iceland.