Northern lights winter break in Iceland

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You’ll explore the Reykjanes Peninsula, a wild, craggy landscape. You’ll see thundering waterfalls, including Skógafoss and Seljalandsfoss, and Reynisfjara black sand beach. Highlights include the brightly painted buildings of Laugavegur and the Old Harbour. An Icelandic cooking class with a small group.
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Overview

Trip type
Private Guided
Lodging level
Standard - 3 star
Physical level
Easy
Trip pace
Balanced schedule

Highlights

    • See the northern lights dance across the night sky in the Icelandic countryside.
    • Explore the icy formations and deep crevasses of Sólheimajökull glacier on a guided hike.
    • Walk between the diverging tectonic plates in Þingvellir National Park.
    • Unwind in the milky-blue mineral waters of the Blue Lagoon.

What's this trip about?

    You’ll explore the Reykjanes Peninsula, a wild, craggy landscape. You’ll see thundering waterfalls, including Skógafoss and Seljalandsfoss, and Reynisfjara black sand beach. Highlights include the brightly painted buildings of Laugavegur and the Old Harbour. An Icelandic cooking class with a small group.

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Details

Itinerary focusClassic Highlights
Group sizePrivate - your group only
Age rangeNo age restrictions
Flights and transportAll internal ground transport included
Start CityHella
End CityReykjavík

Travel Themes

  • Cultural
  • Nature & Wildlife

Destinations

  • Europe
  • Iceland

Attractions

  • Blue Lagoon
  • Reykjavík

Activities

  • Cooking
  • Culture
  • Nature

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Itinerary

Day 1: Hella

Accommodation: Hotel Rangá

Your private guide will be waiting to meet you at Keflavík airport and transfer you to your hotel in Iceland’s south coast region. En route, you’ll explore the Reykjanes Peninsula, a wild, craggy landscape dotted with mossy lava field...

Day 2: Hella

Accommodation: Hotel Rangá

Your focus today is Iceland’s celebrated south coast region. With your guide, you’ll see thundering waterfalls, including Skógafoss and Seljalandsfoss, and Reynisfjara black sand beach. As you travel, the ice-capped volcanoes of Eyjaf...

Day 3: Reykjavík

Accommodation options: Centerhotel Miðgarður, Hotel Borg, Icelandair Hotel Reykjavík Marina & Reykjavík Residence Hotel

Travel with your guide to the rolling landscape of the Golden Circle: you’ll take in highlights including the tectonic divide in Þingvell...

Day 4: Reykjavík

Accommodation: Centerhotel Miðgarður, Hotel Borg, Icelandair Hotel Reykjavík Marina & Reykjavík Residence Hotel

Uncover Iceland’s capital on a privately guided tour with a local. Highlights include the brightly painted buildings of Laugavegur and the Old Harbour, the soaring Hallgrímskirkja cathedral and the glass-clad Harpa concert hall. Later, set off on a shared superjeep tour ...
Day 5: Reykjavík

Accommodation options: Centerhotel Miðgarður, Hotel Borg, Icelandair Hotel Reykjavík Marina & Reykjavík Residence Hotel

This morning embark on an Icelandic cooking class with a small group. Run by a husband and wife team, you'll learn how to cook some traditional Icelandic dishes while hearing how they relate to the Icelandic sagas. You’ll have the afternoon at leisure in the city.

Day 6: Return home

Bid farewell to Iceland as you are privately transferred back to Keflavík airport. En route, you’ll stop at the Blue Lagoon and soak in its milky, mineral-rich waters. A drink at the lagoon bar and a silica mud mask are included in your package.

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Price From $5,995
Price per day$999
Last Updated: 2/23/2024

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