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Mountain Helicopter Tour with Summit Landing from Reykjavik

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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.
You'll start at
Nauthólsvegur, Reykjavík, IcelandDeparture Point: Reykjavik Domestic Airport/ East side Address: Building 313, Nauthóslvegur 58d, 101 Reykjavík, Iceland Directions: The Domestic Airport is in Reykjavík City Centre, a short 5 minutes drive from the main shopping street Laugavegur. Please note that we are on the East side of the aiport, behind Icelandair Hotel Natura and in between Isavia and the domestic airline Eagle Air. We are NOT on the West side where the domestic airline Air Iceland is located. Unfortunately our address varies between GPS types but one of the following should work: Building 313 / Hangar 1 / Nauthólsvegur. Dates: Daily Return point: Returns to original departure point
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  • Pass by Nordurflug Helicopter Tours
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    Mount Esja
    Stop: 15 minutes -
    Landing on one of the summits near Reykjavik.
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    Pass by Harpa Reykjavik Concert Hall and Conference Centre
    Pass by Perlan
    Pass by Hallgrimskirkja
You'll return to the starting point
  • 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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Important Information
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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My original flight was cancelled due to weather conditions, which showed me this company were invested in the safety of their passengers. I was informed by email in the morning, which saved me a wasted journey. At the same time, I was offered various alternatives including an
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The whole experience was great - everyone I dealt with at this company were friendly and helpful. The experience itself is definitely something I will remember for a long time! Thank you!!
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Saw the stunning view and unique landscape of Iceland with my own eyes in the sky. I enjoyed the experience so much. This is a rare and must-try activity for people who enjoy seeing nature.
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We did a flight from Reykjavík Airport and landed at mountain Esja for a glass of champagne and enjoying an amazing view. The pilot was very professional and the whole experience enjoyable. Highly recommended!
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The pilot Jean Marie was really good and kind. We had a really good time and it's something you should definitely do!
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  • Duration: 30m
  • Mobile Ticket Accepted
  • Languages Offered: English
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