Northern Lights and Country Life



Northern Lights and Country Life

Discover the northern lights and be amazed by natural wonders on this tour based at farmer's guesthouse Brekkulækur in Northwest Iceland. You will gain a valuable insight into daily life in the Icelandic countryside, get to know the locals and enjoy delicious Icelandic cuisine. German speaking guide. Available February 2017.

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Highlights

  • See the northern lights dancing in the night sky
  • View the many attractions of West Iceland including waterfalls and the Settlement Museum
  • Tour the beautiful peninsula of Vatnsnes with its seal colony and impressive cliff formations
  • Relax in the world famous Blue lagoon
  • Enjoy the warm family-style atmosphere at farmer's guesthouse Brekkulækur
  • Feast on delicious Icelandic food

Included

  • 6 days / 5 nights
  • Accommodation in double rooms with private/en-suite bathroom 
  • Meals as described in itinerary
  • Local German speaking guide

Itinerary

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Day 1 Thursday | Arrival - Reykjavík

Arrival and welcome at Keflavík International Airport between 14:00 and 16:00. Transfer to Reykjavík or pick up in Reykjavík at 17.00, followed by a short guided city tour.

Accommodation at a hotel in Reykjavík.

Day 2 Friday | West Iceland – Brekkulækur

After breakfast you will be driven to farmer's guesthouse Brekkulækur in Northwest Iceland. Along the way there will be stops at some beautiful natural sights such as the unusual Hraunfossar falls, Barnafoss Waterfall and the hot spring Deildartunguhver. After dinner there will be a lookout for the northern lights.

Meals included: Breakfast and dinner

Accommodation at Brekkulækur Guesthouse.

Day 3 Saturday | Hvammstangi pool – Farm visit

The day starts with a visit to the outdoor geothermal swimming pool in Hvammstangi, followed by a delicious brunch. In the afternoon you will enjoy a guided walk around Brekkulækur farm and admire the 80 horses that live on large winter pastures nearby. You will also visit some interesting characters in the neighbourhood, including a farmer with a passion for the arts!

Meals included: Breakfast, lunch and dinner

Accommodation at Brekkulækur Guesthouse.

Day 4 Sunday | Vatnsnes Peninsula – Seals

Today you will go on an excursion to the beautiful peninsula Vatnsnes where you will enjoy the fresh sea breeze, watch out for seals and walk along the beach. In the evening there will be dinner at Brekkulækur and another lookout for the wonderful aurora borealis.

Meals included: Breakfast, lunch and dinner

Accommodation at Brekkulækur Guesthouse.

Day 5 Monday | West Iceland – Blue Lagoon

Today you will leave Brekkulækur and head south. Along the way you will stop at the foot of the extinct volcano Grábrók and be able to climb to its top and marvel the extensive surrounding lava field. A visit to the small town of Borgarnes and its Settlement Centre will follow. In the afternoon you will arrive at the hotel Northern Light Inn on Reykjanes Peninsula. Enjoy a relaxing dip in the world-famous Blue Lagoon, just a few minutes walk from the hotel. During the evening there will be another lookout for the northern lights, this time from the specially constructed panoramic roof of the hotel.

Meals included: Breakfast and dinner

Accommodation at the Northern Light Inn.

Day 6 Tuesday | Departure

Transfer to the airport, farewell to Iceland and flight home.

Prices

€1.080 per person
€100 single room supplement 

Season

9 - 14 February
16 - 21 February

Minimum 8 people
Maximum 18 people 

Not included

  • Travel insurance
  • Any private short transfers
 

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