Season:
Winter
Price from:
£ 1,415 p.p.
Duration:
6 days / 5 nights
Departure:
According to schedule

Guided Northern Lights tour

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On this 5 day guided tour you will get to know the natural treasures along the rugged coastline of  the Snaefellsnes Peninsula, the Golden Circle, Blue lagoon and the capital, Reykjavik. Each day will bring a new experience with local traditions and stunning natural beauty. At the end of each day, relax in the Icelandic countryside hunting for the Northern Lights.

Guided Northern Lights tour

Itinerary

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ARRIVAL – REYKJAVIK

Harpa concert hall

Arrival at Keflavík International Airport. Transfer to the accommodation in Reykjavík where you spend the night.

 

Reykjavik - Reykholt - Borgarnes

Reykjavik

The day starts with a sightseeing tour of Reykjavik. We will visit the Harpa concert hall and see it’s amazing architecture, the parliament, the harbour district, Hallgrimskirkja church and more. After exploring Reykjavik we travel northwest thought the underwater tunnel in Hvalfjordur and head to the village of Akranes. We will visit a museum in Akranes and one of  the lighthouses with magnificent views on the coastline. We continue to Europe’s most powerful hot spring, Deildartunughver and visit Reykholt and the Hraunfossar waterfalls. Stay overnight in the Borgarnes area.

Snaefellsnes peninsula

Viking sushi

We have breakfast at the hotel before heading to the charming town of Stykkisholmur. We will board a boat to sail in the Breidarfjordur Bay, filled with thousands of tiny islands and experience the “Viking Sushi” which consists of sea scallops, urchin and crab freshly drawn onto the boat. We continue exploring the peninsula on land travelling along the rugged coastline with its secluded fishing villages such as Grundarfjordur, Hellnar and Arnarstapi with basalt rock formations and cliffs and home to many seabirds. We return to Borgarnes in the evening for dinner and Northern lights hunt.

The Golden Circle

Strokkur in winter

Today we visit some of Iceland’s most famous attractions, the Golden Circle. This includes the Geysir hot spring area, the Golden Waterfall Gullfoss and Thingvellir national park, a UNESCO world heritage site. Travelling through the fertile farmlands we enjoy some local produce at Efsti Dalur farm. Continue to Hveragerdi, the geothermal greenhouse village providing Icelanders with local grown fruit and vegetables. Dinner and overnight in the area.

Reykjanes - Blue Lagoon

The Blue Lagoon

We travel along the coast of the Reykjanes peninsula and visit Strandakirkja, a small wooden church believe to have special powers for luck and success. The journey continues to Lake Kleifarvatn with its powerful geothermal activity. You can see hot springs, mud pools and boiling pools in beautiful surroundings. Next up is Grindavik, the main fishing village on the peninsula where we have a lunch break before heading to the Blue lagoon. We will take a soak in the milky blue waters surrounded by a lava field before heading to Reykjavik for the last evening in Iceland. Dinner is on your known with plenty of great restaurants to choose from.

DEPARTURE DAY

Depending on flight time you can spend some time in the capital before taking the transfer from your hotel to Keflavik airport.
 

Please note:

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.

Package Price Per Person £

Room Type October Nov - April
Single Room 1,805 1,745
Double room 1,470 1,415

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: 0325

Price includes

  • 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 arrival day)
  • 3 nights at countryside hotels, including breakfast
  • 3x one course dinners
  • Guided coach tour from day 2 to day 5
  • Northern lights video /DVD shown in the evening at your hotel
  • Northern Lights guided hunt on foot one selected evening
  • Northern Lights hunt kit on Day 2 or 3 (blanket, hot cocoa/tea)
  • Northern Lights “wake up call” option during the night (available at countryside hotel)
  • Boat tour with Viking-sushi tasting
  • Visit to an Icelandic farm and a taste of homemade "skyr" yogurt, ice cream and meat
  • Entrance fee to Museum Center in Akranes
  • Blue lagoon bathing fee and towel
  • Entrance to lava center

Price excludes

  • Travel insurance
  • Meals other than specified