Northern Lights Hunt | South Iceland



Northern Lights Hunt | South Iceland

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! German and English speaking guide. Suitable for groups of all sizes and individuals. Guaranteed departures from 12 September to 4 April.

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Included

  • Fully excorted 3 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

€710 October 2019 - April 2020

per person in double room

€220 single supplement 

€780 September 2019

per person in double room

€245 single supplement

Guaranteed departures

  2019  2020

  12.09 - 16.09.2019 - SOLD OUT   
  19.09 - 23.09.2019
  26.09 - 30.09.2019
  03.10 - 07.10.2019
  10.10 - 14.10.2019
  17.10 - 21.10.2019 - SOLD OUT
  24.10 - 28.10.2019
  31.10 - 04.11.2019
  07.11 - 11.11.2019
  14.11 - 18.11.2019
  21.11 - 25.11.2019
  28.11 - 02.12.2019
  05.12 - 09.12.2019
  12.12 - 16.12.2019
  19.12 - 23.12.2019

  09.01 - 13.01.2020    
  16.01 - 20.01.2020
  23.01 - 27.01.2020
  30.01 - 30.02.2020
  06.02 - 10.02.2020
  13.02 - 17.02.2020
  20.02 - 24.02.2020
  27.02 - 02.03.2020
  05.03 - 09.03.2020
  12.03 - 16.03.2020
  19.03 - 23.03.2020
  26.03 - 30.03.2020
  02.04 - 06.04.2020
  09.04 - 13.04.2020
  16.04 - 20.04.2020
  23.04 - 27.04.2020
  30.04 - 04.05.2020
  
 
 

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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