Land of Northern Lights

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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.  Take a short jaunt to Iceland to see the capital city and countryside! Two nights in Reykjavik and two nights in South Iceland will provide ample time to explore the bustling city life and search for the elusive No...
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Overview

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

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.  Take a short jaunt to Iceland to see the capital city and countryside! Two nights in Reykjavik and two nights in South Iceland will provide ample time to explore the bustling city life and search for the elusive Northern Lights far away from any light pollution. During the day, you will explore the natural wonders and cultural gems of Southwest Iceland. Adventure through frigid glaciers, rugged mountains, expansive lava fields, boiling hot springs, and majestic waterfalls. You will get to bathe in hot springs and the world-famous Blue Lagoon, walk on a black lava beach, visit idyllic villages, and find plenty of opportunities to snap the perfect vacation photos! Finally, you'll spend a few hours in the dark each night searching for the Northern Lights, learning how to spot and photograph them among other useful information. 

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 (KEF)
    • Round-trip airport transfers via Flybus Airport Shuttle
    • 1 night in Reykjavik at the Hotel Klettur, or similar
    • Reykjavik City Tour
    • Entrance to the Blue Lagoon, with towel rental
    • 2 nights in South Iceland at the Stracta Hotel Hella, or similar
    • Entrance fee to Skógar Folk Museum and turf houses
    • Visit to Seljalandsfoss and Skogafoss Waterfalls
    • Golden Circle Tour
    • Visit to Icelandic horse stables & geothermal greenhouse
    • 1 night in Reykjavik at the Hotel Klettur, or similar
    • Northern Lights Academy program during two evenings with a combination of lectures, presentations, film, guided northern lights searches and midnight refreshments
    • Use of winter & northern lights explorer equipment (non-slip snow & ice grippers/spikes for shoes and flashlight)
    • Services of a professional guide and coach for 3 days throughout escorted tour
    • Breakfast Daily 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.

Itinerary

Day 1 Welcome to Reykjavik!

Touch down in Iceland's capital city and board a transfer bus labeled "Flybus" to your hotel. Enjoy some leisure time to check out Reykjavik on your own before turning in for the night. 

Day 2 Reykjavik - Reykjanes Peninsula

Meet your guide at 9am to head into Reykjavik and tour the highlights of the city. After that, you'll head out to the Reykjanes Peninsula to enjoy the hot springs, mountains, bird cliffs, lighthouses, and fishing villages. Later, soak in the Blue Lagoon, then l...

Day 3 South Iceland

Take off along the south coast toward the active volcano under the Eyjafjallajokull glacier. Visit the Seljalandsfoss Waterfall, then move on to the Skogar folk museums to learn about Iceland's past and its turf-built homes. Continue further south to walk on a ...

Day 4 Golden Circle - Reykjavik

Start off the day by learning about Icelandic horses and make a visit to a geothermic greenhouse. After that, you'll travel the Golden Circle route, where you will find a selection of hot springs and bubbling pools as well as geysers and waterfalls. Next, you'll make ...

Day 5 Depart Iceland

After breakfast, you'll catch the Flybus shuttle back to the airport, then board your flight home! 

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Price From $2,272
Price per day$454
Last Updated: 4/19/2024

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