Northern Lights Hunt | 4 nights in Reykjavík and South



Northern Lights Hunt | 4 nights in Reykjavík and South

Combine the awe of Icelandic wintry landscapes and the spectacular colour displays of northern lights with a relaxing stay in the countryside on this 5-day tour. In addition to witnessing powerful waterfalls, geysers, glacier lagoons, you will also be captivated by Reykjavík’s quirky and artsy culture. In the evening, you will enjoy the best conditions for northern lights sightings evening for a real immersion into the winter in Iceland. Let your venture spirit take you to Iceland this Winter!  Suitable for groups of all sizes and individuals.

German and English speaking guide. 

Guaranteed departures from September to April 2021-2023

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Included

  • Fully excorted 5 day tour with English and German speaking local guide
  • Two-night accommodation in Hotel in Reykjavík
  • Two-night accommodation in Hotel Katla near Vík
  • Breakfast (other meals not included)
  • Visit to Icelandic farm with horse stables and geothermal greenhouse
  • Entrance to the Lava Centre
  • Evening hunt for the Northern Lights while staying in Vík (weather dependent)

Highlights

  • Marvel at the renowned Golden Circle sights
  • Explore the highlights of the Southern Coast
  • Visit the stunning Jökulsárlón Glacier Lagoon
  • The largest volcano and earthquake exhibition in Iceland
  • Discover the charm of geothermal baths in winter
  • View the magical northern lights in winter if you are lucky

Optional

  • Take a dip in the unique Blue Lagoon including a towel and a drink at the Lagoon bar €70
  • Get a transfer from and to Keflavík airport

Price

€730 per person in double room

€255 single supplement 

 
Guaranteed departures 2021

 December 2
 December 9
 December 16  


Guaranteed departures 2022

 January 6
 January 13  
 January 20
 January 27 
 February 3
 February 10   
 February 17 
 February 24 

 March 3 
 March 10   
 March 17 
 March 24
 March 31*

 April 7  
 
 
 

 October 20   
 October 27 

  

 November 3 
 November 10   
 November 17 
 November 24

 December 1 
 December 8 
 December 15  

*Spanish and Engish guide

Guaranteed departures 2023

 January 5
 January 12
 January 19  
 January 26 
  
 February 2
 February 9 
 February 16   
 February 23  
 March 2  
 March 9 
 March 16 
 March 23
 march 30 

Itinerary

Day 1 | Arrival Day

Get off the plane at Keflavík airport and take a coach transfer (optional) to reach Reykjavík City, where your hotel for the night is. Spend the evening strolling the streets of Reykjavík, where reigns a unique Christmas atmosphere during the winter months. Savour a hot beverage in one of the city’s cosiest cafés, while listening to some live music, or get a taste of the Icelandic cuisine in one of the city’s top-notch restaurants.

Accommodation in Hotel Klettur in Reykjavík

Day 2 | The Golden Circle

Discover the Golden Circle, consisting of three natural wonders of exceptional beauty, starting with Thingvellir National Park, for a walk between America and Europe, also the origins of the world’s first parliament dating back to 1930. Continue onwards to Gullfoss Waterfall, offering striking contrasts with the frozen canyon, before heading to Geysir Hot Spring Area, whose main attraction is Strokkur geyser, blasting boiloing-hot water between 20 and 40 meters into the air. Get up close and personal with the Icelandic horse in a local horse stable and see how greenhouses are thumbing their nose to the dark winter months. Reach your home for the next two nights and get ready for a thrilling northern lights hunt!

Accommodation in Hotel Katla, near Vík

Included

  • Visit to Icelandic farm with horse stables and geothermal greenhouse
  • Evening hunt for the Northern Lights one of the nights while staying in Vik (weather dependent)

Day 3 | The Glacier Lagoon

Head East today, to Jökulsárlón Glacier Lagoon, a place of pure beauty. Observe how icebergs break from the glacier tongue Breidamerkurjökull visible in the distance, and how they slowly drift into the Glacier Lagoon where they spend 5 years on average, before making their way out to sea. Seals are a common sight as the lagoon is filled with fishes! Retrace your steps in the direction of Vík, with a stop at Skaftafell National Park, home to some of the country’s most beautiful and preserved natural wonders, including Svartifoss Waterfall.

Accommodation in Hotel Katla, near Vík

Included 

  • Evening hunt for the Northern Lights one of the nights while staying in Vik (weather dependent)
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Day 4 | Volcanoes and Waterfalls

The South still holds a lot of surprises, as in the span of one day, you will drive past volcanoes, waterfalls, and rugged mountains. Start the day with a visit to the Lava Centre, a fun and educational exhibition retracing volcanic events in Iceland and featuring all kinds of activities for all the family. Visit two of Iceland’s most beloved waterfalls, Skogafoss and Seljalandsfoss, of which you can get a unique perspective while walking behind (limited in winter). The icing on the cake? A visit to the staggeringly beautiful Blue Lagoon, where you can either walk around or unwind your trip in the milky-blue waters (bathing admission not included) for a timeless moment.

Accommodation in Hotel Klettur in Reykjavík.

Included

Optional

Day 5 | Departure Day

You can either get a transfer from your hotel in Reykjavík to Keflavík Airport (optional) or extend your stay to enjoy Reykjavík longer!

 

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