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Land of the Northern Lights
This short getaway offers insight into Iceland鈥檚 nature and cultural life, with two nights in Iceland鈥檚 capital and two nights in South Iceland, an ideal location for the search for the Northern Lights. Visit Reykjav铆k, the Blue Lagoon, the Black lava beach, Seljalandsfoss and Sk贸gafoss waterfall, the Golden Circle, meet Icelandic horses on a farm and see the Northern Lights. Optional Glacier Hike on S贸lheimaj枚kull and optional Northern Lights cruise by boat from Reykjav铆k. Excellent value for money and a short winter trip to the Icelandic countryside.
WELCOME TO ICELAND (50 km/31 mls)
The Flybus shuttle brings travelers from Keflav铆k International Airport to Hotel Klettur in Reykjav铆k where you spend one night. We provide you with ideas how to explore Iceland's capital on your own.
Overnight Klettur Hotel or similar
At 09:00 meet your tour guide who shows the group the highlights of Iceland鈥檚 exciting capital. Then we head out to the Reykjanes Peninsula with its hot springs, mountains, moon-like landscape, bird cliffs, lighthouses and fishing villages. In the afternoon we bathe in the Blue Lagoon.
Drive along the south coast to arrive in the village of Hella where we stay for two nights in simple cottages. There is an option to upgrade to studio rooms at the Stracta Hotel in Hella.
In the evening, we hear about the Northern Lights from our tour guide. Naturally, once darkness falls, you are out in the garden waiting for the Northern Lights.
Day 3 VikMeals: Breakfast
Today we travel along the south coast. We reach the area beneath the Eyjafjallaj枚kull volcano and glacier. We stop at Seljalandsfoss waterfall and visit Sk贸gar folk museum of early Modern Iceland with its turf houses. At lunch, we visit the Sk贸garfoss waterfall.
In the afternoon you can book a optional glacier walk on S贸lheimaj枚kull glacier tongue. Booked and paid on spot.
If you book a trip without the glacier hike, the tour continues further south where you walk on the famous Black Lava Beach at Reynisfjara, observe the Cap of Dyrh贸laey and the Reynisdrangar Sea Cliffs before visiting the charming village of V铆k.
In the evening there is another presentation about the Northern Lights. If the night is clear, you might see the Northern Lights swirling in a wild and carefree dance across the heavens in dramatic shapes, colors, patterns and sizes.
In the morning we learn about the Icelandic horse, its unique qualities and history and visit a geothermal greenhouse. Then we travel the Golden Circle route, see steam rising from the Geysir geothermal fields and admire the double waterfall of Gullfoss. We end the afternoon at 脼ingvellir National Park, the location of the ancient Viking Parliament and UNESCO World Heritage Site.
An optional Northern Lights evening cruise can be booked for this day if the weather conditions are right.
Day 5 ReykjavikMeals: Breakfast
Individual transfer by Flybus airport shuttle from your accommodation in Reykjav铆k to Keflav铆k airport.
In rare cases, change of itinerary might be necessary during winter programs in Iceland, should snow, road and weather conditions not allow to follow the scheduled itinerary, and certain outdoor activities might be cancelled. In this case no refund will be given, but we will try the find reasonable alternatives where and when ever possible.
Price IncludesVisit Icelandic Horse Stables & a Geothermal Greenhouse
Entrance With Towel to Blue Lagoon
4 Nights Accommodation in 3 Star Hotels and Country Guesthouses/Cottages in
Fully Escorted 3 Day Coach Tour With English or English Speaking Guide
Arrival and Departure Transfers Keflavik by Bus
Sk贸gar Folk Museum on Early Modern Iceland With Its Turf Houses
Northern Lights Program During 2 Evenings
Price Does Not IncludeOptional Excursions
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