Tour Operator: Mountain Taxi *

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INTO THE DARK - LET THERE BE LIGHT

What a display swirling in the sky!

Season: Sept - April

Duration: 3 - 4 hours

Pick up 20:30 at your accommodation in Reykjavik

Minimum participants: 2

The feeling of staring skywards at the Aurora Borealis, or Northern Lights, can not be caught on film, brought indoors, nor adequately described. Poets have tried, photographers and filmmakers have tried, but only being there gives you that feeling. As it happens, Iceland is right under the Northern Lights belt, and therefore a perfect place on Earth for Aurora viewing. Also, the unstable weather conditions in Iceland increase the chances of those not having unlimited time to catch them. Clear skies are not needed, all you need is a hole in the clouds, at the right time. This is a hunt, not a conventional tour, we´re not going some specific places. Where we go is entirely dependent on the research and expertise of your Superjeep guide and his Mountain Taxi team. If we deem conditions unfavourable; we don´t go. Our Superjeeps are essential for maximising your chances of good Aurora sightings. First and foremost, the darker your surroundings, the better you see Northern Lights. Looking for Northern Lights in a city can be likened to watching a film in a cinema with all the lights on. Our Superjeeps can take you as deep into the darkness as possible within our timeframe, away from the city, and away from buses and road traffic and other light pollution. Off road, on snow, as necessary. If they fail to appear, you will still have had a great trip.
If you really want to hunt down those elusive Auroras, Mountain Taxi is your best ally.
Note: Chasing Auroras is a hunt. The longer you look for them, the higher your chances. To strengthen your chances we leave civilisation behind. Including WCs. Auroras are only seen outdoors at night in Iceland’s winter.
Superjeep tour
Your personal warmth depends on your own clothing.
Bring warm clothing so you can stand out in the cold night and admire the northern lights and bring your camera.
NB. it's not possible to guarantee the Northern light´s
We reserve the right to cancel the tour if the weather conditions are not right and reschedule for another day.
All information regarding your booking and tour operator is included on your booking ticket you receive in e-mail.
Tour operator: Mountain Taxi

Mountain Taxi Terms and Conditions

The terms “we”, “us” and “our” refer to Mountain Taxi, an Icelandic company. The terms, “traveler”, “you” and “your” refer to the person(s) purchasing a trip package from us and also include, where the context permits, all person(s) who will be using and enjoying that trip package. All trips are offered subject to our standard terms and conditions, which are detailed here. Please review these terms and conditions carefully prior to completing your reservation.
By payment, you signify your agreement to be bound by these terms and conditions.

Prices & Reservations

You pay the full amount when you book your tour.

Cancellations & Refunds

We require written notification of cancellation from the traveler to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. and This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..
Cancellation notifications received within 90-45 days prior to travel dates are subject to a cancellation fee equal to 50% of the invoiced amount of the trip; cancellation notifications received within less than 45 days prior to travel dates are subject to a cancellation fee equal to 100% of the invoiced amount of the trip. All travel documents, if issued, must be returned to us prior to any refund being issued. Refunds will not be given for unused travel services or any portion thereof.
We make no exceptions to our cancellation policy for any reason, including personal or medical, weather or other forces of nature, acts of God, terrorism, civil unrest, strikes, international or internal flight cancellations, or any other reason beyond our control. We strongly recommend you purchase trip cancellation or interruption insurance to protect yourself from unexpected circumstances before or during your trip.
We are not responsible for expenses incurred in preparation for or as a consequence of any cancelled trips, such as airline tickets.

No Liability

Neither we, nor our directors, owners, employees, contractors and agents shall be responsible or liable for, and the traveler forever and unconditionally releases all of the foregoing persons and entities from and in respect of any personal injury, death, property damage, inconvenience, loss of time, delays, or any other loss or damage, direct or indirect, which the traveler or other persons accompanying the traveler or their property may suffer or sustain as a result of or arising from: participating in the travel package and any events or activities in conjunction with the travel packages; or
failure on the traveler’s part to make timely payments to us or any other service provider; or any act, omission or negligence of any direct air carrier, motor coach company, hotel or any other person or company providing any accommodation or event or activity or other goods and services in conjunction with the travel package; or
cancellation of flight or other travel arrangements; or
theft, accident or mechanical breakdown; or
weather or other forces of nature, acts of God, government action, civil unrest, strikes, and any other causes beyond our control.

Responsibility

We will not assume responsibility for any company or person who fails to provide goods or services that have been contracted for any of its events and tours. In such case alternative goods or services will be sought on a best efforts basis but cannot be guaranteed. Incidental Charges/Hotel Charges Traveler agrees to be responsible for all incidental charges incurred in excess of those covered by the package and, if billed to us, such incidental charges are payable to us by the traveler on our demand. Incidental charges can include food, beverages, telephone and internet use, parking fees, and other hotel charges.

Credit Card Payments

Traveler’s authorization to use his credit card number for the deposit and/or final payments indicates traveler’s complete compliance with our booking terms and conditions, whether or not traveler has actually signed the appropriate draft. Verbal authorization of traveler’s credit card confirms traveler’s reservation.

Use of Photographs, Likenesses and Testimonials

In further consideration for participating in the trip, traveler agrees that we, or our designate, may use any photographic, video or film records of the trips for promotional and/or commercial purposes, without any remuneration to the traveler. The traveler assigns to us all right, title and interest traveler may have in or to any media in which traveler’s name or likeness might be used by us. Traveler agrees that we may use for promotional and/or commercial purposes without any remuneration to the traveler any testimonials the traveler may provide to us and for that purpose traveler assigns to us all rights to such testimonials.

Jurisdiction

These terms and conditions shall be governed by the laws of Iceland where applicable. Any disputes regarding these terms and conditions shall be resolved exclusively in Icelandic courts.
Traveler has read, fully understands and agrees to be legally and contractually bound with Mountain Taxi by these terms and conditions.
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