Winter Wellness, Ice Cave & Northern Lights | 4 nights in Reykjavík and South



Winter Wellness, Ice Cave & Northern Lights | 4 nights in Reykjavík and South

Get into the spirit of Icelandic winter on this 5-day tour, by exploring the highlights of South Iceland in their winter coat, soaking in natural hot springs, and hopping on a northern light adventure. Waterfalls, glaciers, volcanoes, hot springs, spa, a staggering mix of grandiose sights and relaxing moments emphasizing Iceland’s duality of ice and fire. After a packed day of exploring, treat yourself at the best wellness and spa attractions, before gazing at northern lights dancing endlessly in the Arctic skies. Suitable for groups of all sizes and individuals. Guaranteed weekly departures, Sundays and Wednesdays, from 8 September to 26 March. 

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Included

  • Guidance in English
  • Fully escorted tour with local guide on day 2, 3 and 4
  • Two-night accommodation in Hotel Selfoss
  • Two-night accommodation in Hótel Ísland in Reykjavík, including spa and gym
  • Breakfast (other meals are not included)
  • A welcome drink at Hotel Selfoss
  • Entrance to an natural ice cave in Vík on Day 3
  • Courtesy of Hotel Selfoss: one glass of sparkling wine upon arrival on Day 2, short film presenting the Northern Lights, entrance to the Hotel Spa on Day 2 or 3.
  • Evening hunt for the Northern Lights while staying in Selfoss (weather dependent).

Highlights

  • Enjoy a well-being holiday in a winter wonderland
  • Discover the charm of geothermal baths in winter
  • Visit the famous Golden Circle sights
  • Explore the highlights of the Southern Coast
  • The largest volcano and earthquake exhibition in Iceland
  • View the magical northern lights in winter if you are lucky

Optional

  • Take a dip in the unique Blue Lagoon and enjoy a drink at the Lagoon bar
  • Get a transfer from and to Keflavík airport

Price

€810 per person in double room

€255 single supplement

 
Guaranteed departures

English Departures 2020:
06/09 | 20/09 | 04/10 | 18/10 | 25/10 | 01/11 | 08/11 | 15/11 | 22/11 |29/11 | 06/12 | 13/12
English Departures 2021:
10/01 | 17/01 | 24/01 | 31/01 | 07/02 | 14/02 | 21/02 | 28/02 | 07/03 |14/03 | 21/03 | 28/03 | 04/04
English & French Departures 2020/2021:
21/10/2020 | 11/11/2020 | 10/02/2021 | 17/03/2021
English & German Departures 2020/2021:
18/11/2020 | 13/01/2021 | 27/01/2021 | 24/02/2021 | 10.03/2021

Itinerary

Day 1 | Arrival Day - Welcome to Iceland

When you land in Keflavík airport, you can take a coach transfer (optional) to travel to Reykjavík. Welcome to the world’s northernmost capital, a city bustling with life and activities that gets extra magical when comes the winter time. The streets are lit up by Christmas lights, you can listen to live music at every corner and the atmosphere is filled with warmth and joy. The city boasts good opportunities to discover Iceland’s culinary scene and get a first insight into the Nordic culture and lifestyle.

Accommodation in Hotel Ísland in Reykjavík.

Day 2 | The Golden Circle

Today we do the not-to-be-missed Golden Circle tour, gathering three of Iceland’s most famous landmarks, including the spectacular wintry scenery of Gullfoss Waterfall, and the active Geysir hot spring area, that gave its name to the geyser phenomenon. There, you can expect Strokkur geyser to erupt every 5-10 minutes on average. You will also visit Thingvellir National Park, the only place in the world where the rift is above sea-level, and where the American and European tectonic plates drift apart at a rate of 2-6 cm per year! Travel across the vast farmlands of South Iceland to reach your accommodation in Selfoss. If the aurora forecast and cloud coverage are cooperating, you’re in for a northern light hunt tonight!

Accommodation in Hotel Selfoss.

Included

  • Reception in Hotel Selfoss with one glass of sparkling wine upon arrival
  • Short film presenting the Northern Lights while staying in Selfoss (weather dependent
  • Entrance to the Spa

Day 3 | Volcanoes, Waterfalls, and Ice Caving

Explore the most astounding natural wonders of South Iceland, starting with the waterfalls Seljalandsfoss and Skogafoss, of different set-up but equal beauty. Drive past a variety of glaciers and volcano, of which you might recognize a certain Eyjafjallajökull. Then on through the black volcanic sands created by volcanic activity and flooding fromMýrdalsjökull glacier, all the way to Vík where we stop close to the beach with a view of the basalt columns rising from the ocean. In Vík you will be picked up by a Super Truck that takes you all the way to the magnificent Katla Ice Cave where you get a once in a lifetime chance to experience the inside of an actual glacier. In the afternoon, re-energize in the warm waters of the hotel Riverside spa, that also features a steam room, a sauna, a relaxation room, lounge and bar. Ready for another Northern Lights epic session?

Accommodation in Hotel Selfoss.

Included

  • Entrance to the Spa
  • Entrance to an exciting natural ice cave in Vík
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Day 4 | Blue Lagoon and Reykjavik City Tour

Today you head to the South Coast of the Reykjanes Peninsula, passing the remarkable and colourful Krýsuvík geothermal Area before reaching to Iceland’s crown jewel, the Blue Lagoon. You can either admire the landscape and turquoise waters from the outside or live the experience at the fullest and take a dip in the rich mineral waters of the Lagoon (admission to the lagoon must be booked), where you will get to try the silica mud mask, praised worldwide for its healing properties. Refreshed and relaxed, you head to Reykjavík for an exciting tour through the city’s main landmarks.

Accommodation in Hotel Ísland in Reykjavík.

Optional

  • Access to the Blue Lagoon

Day 5 | Departure Day

Departure Transfer to Keflavík airport (optional).

 

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