Midnight adventures in the highland darkness

We drive up to the highland, when the night falls on. Far away from any light pollution you discover new feelings in the darkness and the sound of silence.

Northern lights, or Aurora borealis, are produced when the magnetosphere, about 100 km above the earth, is sufficiently disturbed by the solar wind, mainly in the form of electrons and protons, where their energy is lost.

The aurora borealis, or the northern lights as they are commonly known
The aurora borealis, or the northern lights as they are commonly known.

The resulting Northern lights and excitation of atmospheric constituents emits light of varying colour and complexity. Most common colour of the northern lights are grey, yellow green, green and red.

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Departure from Flúðir, every evening.

  • September 1. – September 30. Departure at 21:00.
  • October 1. – March 14. Departure at 20:00.
  • March 15. – April 15. Departure after 21:00.

Duration 3,5 – 4 hours.

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