Arrival at Keflavík International Airport. Transfer to the accommodation in Reykjavík where you spend the night.
- Price from:
- £ 1,635 p.p.
- 6 days / 5 nights
- According to schedule
6 days / 5 nights Guided Northern Lights tourBooking request
Discover South Iceland's raw nature. Icebergs, hot springs and volcanoes dominate Iceland´s beautiful, yet rugged landscape. On a guided coach tour, experience the hidden powers of the island including views of the notorious Eyjafjallajokull volcano and the breath taking glacial lagoon, Jokulsarlon. With several nights spent in stunning rural locations, you’ll be perfectly situated to hunt the magical Northern lights.
The day starts by visiting the recently opened Northern Lights centre in Reykjavik where you will enjoy a presentation on the Northern Lights. Continue to Thingvellir National Park, a UNESCO world heritage site. The worlds’s oldest parliament was founded here and met for centuries. The journey then continues to Laugarvatn Fontana geothermal where you will experience and taste bread from the geothermal bakery, which has been baked in the ground. Next up is Iceland’s famour Geysir geothermal area with spouting hot spring Strokkur and bubbling mud pools. Short ride from Geysir is the majestic Gullfoss waterfall. Last stop of the day is Skalholt, a culture centre with a beautiful church from the middle ages. Overnight in the South of Iceland.
We drive along the stunning South coast of Iceland, famous for Volcanoes, Glaciers, Waterfalls and the main region for farming. There is a new Lava Centre in the South of Iceland which is an interactive and high tech educational exhibit. Here you will learn about volcanic activity, earthquakes and how they have made Iceland over millions of years. We make stops at the spectacular waterfalls Seljalandsfoss and Skogafoss and then onwads to the black sandy beaches of Reynisfjara close to the village of Vik. We take a walk on the black sands and admire extraordinary rock formations and thundering waves of the Atlantic Ocean. Please be careful as these waves are very dangerous. Dinner and overnight stay in Kirkjubaejarklaustur area.
Today is all about glaciers. We head to the area of Vatnajokull national park, by the biggest glacier in Europe. The Skaftafell region in the park boosts of natural beauty and breathtaking scenery with walking routes to enjoy. The tour then continues to Jokulsarlon glacier lagoon where the giant icebergs float in the lagoon. Back to hotel for dinner and overnight.
Driving back along the coast we head to the village of Hveragerdi. The village in located in a geothermal area and uses the energy to hear its many greenhouses. We follow the coastline to the Reykjanes peninsula where we visit the famous Blue Lagoon situated in the vast lava field of the peninsula. After a nice relaxing bath in the lagoon we return to the capital for you last evening in Iceland. Evening is at your own leisure and dinner is on your own, with many restaurants to choose from.
Depending on flight time you can spend some time in the capital before taking the transfer from your hotel to Keflavik airport.
Itineraries may be subject to change at short notice during severe weather conditions and certain outdoor activities/day trips may be cancelled during the winter season in Iceland. In these rare cases, where situations of force majeure apply, excursions/activities cannot be refunded but the local guides will try their best to find reasonable alternatives where and whenever possible.
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You can request the holiday you would like to book, and we will check the availability and contact you via e-mail within 48 hours to confirm the availability.
Prices may change according to availability.
Tour code: 0306
- Return flights from the UK to Iceland incl. taxes
- Return airport transfer to hotel in Reykjavik
- 2 nights at a hotel in Reykjavík, including breakfast (except on arrival day)
- 3 nights at countryside hotels, including breakfast
- 3 one course dinnner with tea/coffee days 2,3 and 4
- Guided coach tour from day 2 to day 5
- Entrance to Laugarvatnshellir Cave
- Entrance fee to the Northern Lights Center in Reykjavik
- Entrance to the Lava and Volcano Center and Cinema
- Northern Lights hunt kit on Day 3 or 4
- Northern Light guided hunt on foot one selected evening
- Northern Lights “wake up call” option during the night (available at countryside hotels)
- Blue Lagoon bathing entrance, towel, silica mask and one drink
- Travel insurance
- Meals other than specified