Iceland's Hidden Powers & Northern Lights Hunt

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This is an escorted tour. It’s perfect if you prefer not to do your own driving and want to see as many sights as you can during your vacation. Travel to Southern Iceland’s raw nature on this 5-night winter guided coach tour. Icebergs, hot springs and volcanoes dominate Iceland´s beautiful, yet rugged landscape – and you’ll experience the hidden powers of th...
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Overview

Trip type
Group Tour
Lodging level
Standard - 3 star
Physical level
Moderate
Trip pace
Flexible schedule

Highlights

    • Blue Lagoon entrance with bathing fee & towel, Silica mud mask and first drink of choice

What's this trip about?

    This is an escorted tour. It’s perfect if you prefer not to do your own driving and want to see as many sights as you can during your vacation. Travel to Southern Iceland’s raw nature on this 5-night winter guided coach tour. Icebergs, hot springs and volcanoes dominate Iceland´s beautiful, yet rugged landscape – and you’ll experience the hidden powers of the island including the breathtaking iceberg Glacial Lagoon. With several nights spent in stunning rural locations, you’ll be perfectly situated to hunt the magical Northern Lights.

Details

Itinerary focusClassic Highlights
Group sizeIndependent
Age rangeNo age restrictions
Flights and transportRound trip airfare and all internal transport included
Start CityReykjavik
End CityIceland

Destinations

  • Europe
  • Iceland

Trip includes

    • Round-trip economy class airfare to Reykjavik/Keflavik (KEF)
    • Round-trip airport transfers via Flybus Airport Shuttle
    • Accommodations in hotels listed, or similar: 1 night in Reykjavik at the Icelandair Hotel Natura
    • 1 night in the Fludir area, at the Icelandair Hotel Fludir
    • 2 nights in the Kirkjubaejarklaustur area, at the Icelandair Hotel Klaustur
    • 1 night in Reykjavik at the Icelandair Hotel Natura Guided touring and transportation on Days 2 through 5
    • Entrance fee to the Northern Lights Center in Reykjavik
    • Visit to the new Lava Center with volcano film at the cinema
    • Entrance to Laugarvatnshellir, The Cave People
    • Northern Lights hunt kit on Day 3 or 4 (flashlight, blanket, & thermos of hot cocoa)
    • Northern Light guided hunt on foot one selected evening
    • Northern Lights wake-up call option during the night in Fludir or Kirkjubaejarklaustur
    • Blue Lagoon entrance with bathing fee & towel, Silica mud mask and first drink of choice
    • Daily breakfast & 3 dinners (days 2, 3, 4)

Itinerary

Day 1 Welcome to Reykjavik!

Upon arrival at Reykjavik/Keflavik Airport, make your way outside of the arrival hall and look for the coaches marked Flybus. You have a Flybus Plus ticket, so upon presenting your voucher, you will be redirected to a smaller shuttle that will take you to your Reykjavik hotel. The remainder of your day is at leisure to enjoy the city!

Day 2 Thingvellir - Geysir - Gullfoss

After breakfast, start the day by visiting the recently opened and fascinating Northern Lights Center in Reykjavik for an exciting and informative presentation on the Northern Lights.

From there you'll travel onwards to Thingvellir National Park (a UNESCO...

Day 3 South Shore - Eyjafjallajokull Volcano

Today we will drive along the south shore, an area of Iceland that is quite beautiful to view in the winter. This is one of the main farm regions of the country, and the road will pass by typical Icelandic farms, often with Icelandic horses in the fields.

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Day 4 Skaftafell National Park - Jokulsarlon Glacial Lagoon

Today we will enter the area of Vatnajokull National Park (the largest one in Europe), which was named after Europe's largest glacier. The park's Skaftafell region is a site of outstanding natural beauty, dominated by the Vatnajokull Glacier.

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Day 5 Volcanic Areas - Hveragerði - Blue Lagoon - Reykjavik

After breakfast, head towards the village of Hveragerdi, which is one of the few sites in the world located directly on top of a geothermal area. Hveragerdi is often called "the flower village" because of its many greenhouses heated by hot water from nearby spr...

Day 6 Depart Iceland

Your Northern Lights adventure comes to an end today! Based on your pre-arranged time, you will be met by Flybus at your hotel, and transferred to the airport for your flight home.

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Price per day$380
Last Updated: 0/3/2024

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