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    November 28 2018

    What to Bring On Your Northern Lights Excursion in Iceland!

    Icelandair has created the quintessential packing guide for adventurers seeking the incredible display.

    With winter coming into full swing, the chances of experiencing the incredible Northern Lights increase! Created by geomagnetic energy, the aurora borealis is best seen when skies are clear. The Icelandic aurora season usually lasts from October to March, but you may be able to observe the aurora borealis until late April. If you are hoping to witness this magical experience, having the best information on the right spots to go and packing the correct items are a must. Here are some top tips from Icelandair for the perfect trip to see the Northern Lights!

    • Check the forecast for auroras on the Veðurstofa Íslands via the Icelandic Meteorological Office website to predict the best place to see the lights in the Icelandic region.

    • Enjoy a trip filled with other winter sports activities, relaxation at the geothermal baths, and guided tours to the Northern Lights with Icelandair vacation packages like this one and more!

    • Wear your biggest clothing items so you have room in your backpack for extra layers, gloves, hats, and other essentials!

    Still need help packing the right items? Check out this comprehensive packing guide on Northern Light viewing essentials.

    Do you plan on visiting the Northern Lights in Iceland this season or have you seen them already? Let us know on Twitter @IcelandNatural!

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