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Mountain Helicopter Tour with Summit Landing from Reykjavik

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US$ 267.17
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Fly to a mountain top close to Reykjavik City on a short helicopter tour from Reykjavik, and enjoy bird’s-eye views of Iceland’s dramatic scenery. The morning or afternoon flight includes a touch down at the top of one of the mountains near the city.  Have your camera ready to capture breathtaking panoramic views, and then fly back to Reykjavik.This total duration of this tour is 30-45 minutes, approx. 15-20 minute guided helicopter flight and a 15 minute landing on a nearby mountain.
  • Gaze down at Icelandic scenery from a helicopter and mountaintop
  • Choose between two departure times to suit your schedule
  • Take a helicopter ride and have plenty of time to pose for mountaintop selfies
  • Chat with your pilot about points of interest in the distance
What to Expect
The tour begins at Reykjavik Airport and you'll arrange your own round-trip transportation. Before boarding the helicopter, the pilot will narrate a short safety briefing. Hop onboard, choosing to sit up front or in the rear. When everyone is ready, take to the skies. As you fly over Reykjavik, take in the panoramic views before circling over Mount Esja or another mountain range nearby, depending on the weather. Touchdown on the summit and spy the coastal plains and distant mountains against Reykjavik’s cityscape. Take some selfies at the summit and chat with your pilot about points of interest in the distance. Step back on board the helicopter and fly back to Reykjavik. The tour ends at the starting point, Reykjavik Airport. Please note: Weather rules the mountain summit landing and, for this reason, landing locations are determined based on where the best weather is on the day of the flight.
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Departure Point
Nauthólsvegur, Reykjavík, Iceland
Departure Time
Suppliers and travelers coordinate start times within the given time periods.

7/1/2018 - 11/30/2020Monday - Sunday:09:00 AM - 05:00 PM
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
  • Professional pilot
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Food and drinks
  • Gratuities
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received within 48 hours of booking, subject to availability
  • Due to comfort and weight / balance of the aircraft, passengers weighing over 120kg. will be required to purchase an additional ½ seat. This is payable directly to the tour operator on the day of the tour.
  • Duration of tour is based on an approximate basis.
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • Infant seats available
  • Transportation is wheelchair accessible
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We booked the helicopter tour through our travel agent / tour company well in advance to give us an aerial perspective of the west coast of Iceland as part of an 8-day trip covering around 1500 miles of road travel! We have been on several...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank Robert C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had this booked for the last day of our short break as i hoped it would be the highlight...i was NOT disappointed. Never been in a helicopter before Our tour was booked for 4.15 and and 1pm the company phoned as the weather was pretty...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank gouldiekid
Reviewed 31 July 2019

I sent many emails to Norduflug Helicopters asking various questions. They were always quick and friendly with a response. We made our booking months in advance and at the last moment were unable to travel due to illness. Norduflug Helicopters immediately issued a refund. I...More

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank SuzzanneWH
Reviewed 1 July 2019

I love to fly and I wanted to join a helicopter tour for so long and finally, it was possible! I joined this tour with Norðflug and I want to repeat but, next time, do a longer tour. Our guide was Jean-Marie, a Swiss guy...More

Date of experience: June 2019
1  Thank catyameraki
Reviewed 3 May 2019

We had an excellent pilot Jean-Marie. He was not only an excellent pilot but explained everything as we went. We landed on a volcano that was venting everywhere with hot springs (the works). Really cool experience that we wont forget! If we make it back...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank Redadventure3
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