Northern Lights Tours & Vacations

Unpredictable and awe-inspiringly beautiful, the Northern Lights are nature’s most dazzling display.

Our Northern Lights trips take you to some of the world’s best locations for witnessing this spectacular event. Whether it’s heading to Iceland’s remote Lake Myvatn, cruising among Greenland’s glaciers, watching the lights dance across the Canadian Rockies or traveling by dogsled into Finland’s northern wilds, Northern Lights tours with Intrepid give you the best seats in the house for one of this galaxy’s most stunning natural performances.

Northern Lights highlights

The pink and green Aurora Borealis dance over the Denali Park Road in Denali National Park, Alaska.
About the Northern Lights
The Northern Lights or “Aurora Borealis” is a phenomenon that draws travellers to the windswept wilds of the some of the northernmost places on the planet. Those lucky enough to witness Mother Nature’s light show are in for a uniquely breathtaking experience. Best seen as high latitudes when the sky is dark and clear, the Northern Lights will wow even the most seasoned adventurers.

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Iceland Discovery

Marion · Traveled April 2024
Iceland is beautiful and offers so many beautiful experiences. We were fortunate to have a great guide, Siggy, who ensured we saw so much wildlife (2 artic foxes, reindeer, birds), waterfalls, beaches, geysers and provided a lot of details to ensure we had context. Absolutely loved my Iceland tour and visits to 3 thermal pools (Blue lagoon was not on tour but well worth a visit, as was Forest Lagoon - optional extra).
Review submitted 08 May 2024

Iceland Discovery

Carys · Traveled April 2024
Once in a lifetime trip. Jaw dropping at every corner, worth every penny you spend. The Glacier lagoon and the hike on the glacier were some highlights. Thanks mostly to our trip Leader Thor for his unlimited knowledge and passion for Iceland.
Review submitted 04 May 2024

Iceland Discovery

Cassy · Traveled April 2024
Our guide Thordur was so experienced (he has run 98 Intrepid tours so far!), and was able to make adjustments to the itinerary on the fly to ensure we made the most of the time and weather we had - even adding in extra activities/locations to make up for ones missed due to road closures etc. I can see that every trip to Iceland is unique in this way.
Review submitted 25 Apr 2024

Iceland Discovery

Peter & Fiona · Traveled April 2024
Our tour guide’s commentaries were enriched by his broad knowledge of Iceland’s history, its geography, its plants and animals, its culture, its traditions and its people. We were immersed in the beauty of Iceland and we have fallen in love with this country.
Review submitted 25 Apr 2024

Six Days in Iceland

Duncan · Traveled April 2024
An incredible trip. Gisli was an awesome guide and his knowledge of the area heightened the experience. All the stops were interesting. Only note is it’s really 3.5 days, not 6. Can’t recommend enough
Review submitted 12 Apr 2024

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