6-Day Northern Lights and Iceland Guided Tour from Reykjavik

Package Summary

  • Duration For Tour: 5 6
  • Start City: Reykjavik, Iceland
  • End City: Reykjanes
    Highlights: Visit Reykjavik (Hallgrimskirkja, Hofdi House, Old Town Center, Perlan), Golden Circle (Geysir, Gullfoss), Skaftafell National Park, Thingvellir National Park, Vik (Reynisfjara), Hvolsvollur (Lava Volcano and Earthquake Centre), Vatnajokull National Park.

$ 1051.97 ( Starting From Per Person )

Overview
Iceland, contrasted by its massive glaciers and dramatic landscape with volcanoes, hot springs and lava fields, attract tourists from all over the world. Iceland is also one best place in Europe to see northern lights.
Southern Peninsula or Reykjanesskagi is a region in southwest Iceland. It was named after Reykjanes, the southwestern tip of Reykjanesskagi.

Reykjavik

Welcome to Iceland! Guests will be transferred from Keflavik airport to hotel in Reykjavik with the Airport Shuttle Bus.

Reykjavik - Thingvellir National Park - Golden Circle - Frioheimar - The Northern Lights (110 km)

After guests be picked up from the hotel, we start our trip by driving to Thingvellir National Park. Here you can see the Icelandic Parliament Afterwards we keep on driving along the route of the "Golden Circle" and visit at the geothermal site of Geysir, we will see the Strokkur hot spring. Then we will reach Gullfoss, the "golden" waterfall. Afterwards, we will visit to the greenhouse-farm in Friðheimar. Before we check-in our hotel for this night you get the possibility to try out the geothermal hot water yourself by bathing in one of the many natural hot springs in this area. Overnight in Hella area. In the evening, we will search for the Aurora (Northern Lights).

Thingvellir National Park, ICELAND

Thingvellir National Park is an UNESCO World Heritage Site and the most popular tourist destination in Iceland. Thingvellir has unusual tectonic and volcanic geological features and visitors can enjoy a wide array of activities including camping, hiking, and scuba diving.

Golden Circle, ICELAND

Iceland's Golden Circle is the country's most popular tourist route, featuring several of the top geological formations in the country, such as the geysers of Strokkur and Geysir, as well as the Gullfoss waterfall.

Geysir

Considered the first geyser discovered by modern Europeans, the eruptions of Geysir can send boiling water up to 70 meters in the air. Only 50 meters away is Strokkur, another famous Icelandic geyser.

Gullfoss

This waterfall in southwest Iceland is one of the country's most popular tourist destinations. It is a multi-tiered waterfall, which all empties into a crevice 32 meters deep.

Fosshotel Hekla - Skogar - Vik village - Reynisfjara beach - Kirkjubaejarklaustur

Today we head towards Iceland’s South Region and the day will take us all the way to the small village Kirkjubaejarklaustur. Along the way we stop at different places like Seljalandsfoss Waterfall, a small but a picturesque waterfall, and Skogar, where we will have a look at the Skogar Waterfall, one of the highest in Iceland. Afterwards a visit in Skogar folk museum gives us an excellent insight in the history of Iceland and the farmers way of life. Vik village is worth visiting, located in an idyllic setting famous for the Reynisdrangar pillars that rise from the sea just off the shore. You can take a refreshing walk on the magnificent black sand of Reynisfjara beach with it’s basalt columns of all sizes and shapes, before we keep on driving to Kirkjubaejarklaustur.

Vik, ICELAND

Reynisfjara

The southern coast of Iceland contains a unique surprise for visitors: black sand beaches, formed due to the region's volcanic activity. Reynisfjara in particular has been called the coolest beach in the country.

Vatnajokull Glacier - Skaftafell National Park

Today, we will explore the southeast part of Iceland. Crossing Skeidararsandur, we will have lovely views of Vatnajokull, the largest glacier in Europe. Once we have crossed the area, we will reach Skaftafell National Park, known for its unique, abundant vegetation. If conditions allow, we will be able to take a short hike to Svartifoss waterfall. Continuing east, we will arrive at Jokulsarlon glacial lagoon, one of Iceland's most famous attractions. In the evening, we will drive back to the hotel.

Skaftafell National Park, ICELAND

Vatnajokull National Park, ICELAND

Svartifoss

Known as the black falls, this waterfall is one of the most popular sights in Vatnajokull National Park. The waterfall is surrounded by dark lava columns, which have provided inspiration for Iceland's architects.

Jokulsarlon

This large glacial lake in Iceland is growing all the time due to the nearby glaciers melting. It has been featured in four movies, including Batman Begins and two James Bond films.

Standard Hotel: in the area of Kirkjubaejarklaustur

The South Shore - Eyjafjallajokull - Reykjavik (99 km)

Today, we will make our way back to Reykjavik, traveling along Iceland's South Shore. On the way, we will visit the Lava Volcano Center in Hvolsvollur. When we arrive in Reykjavik, we will enjoy some sightseeing around the city, visiting the Perlan Building, Hofdi House, Town Hall, Althingi, Hallgrimskirkja and the old harbor.

Hvolsvollur, ICELAND

A small town in the south of Iceland about 106 km to the east of Reykjavik. It is situated in the inland swamps of Landeyjar, in the municipality of Rangárþing eystra.

Lava Volcano and Earthquake Centre

LAVA - Iceland Volcano and Earthquake Center is an interactive experience that will reveal the epic forces of nature that shape our planet and created Iceland.

Reykjavik, ICELAND

Reykjavik is the capital of Iceland and was founded in 1786. Its important function as a seaport has led to its continual development over the past two-plus centuries. It has been called "the nightlife capital of the north."

Hofdi House

This house in the northern part of Reykjavik has been the residence of many diplomats and other people of note. In 1986, it was the site of the Reykjavik Summit between the USA and the USSR.

Hallgrimskirkja

Hallgrimskirkja is a Lutheran Church in Reykjavik and the largest church in Iceland. Founded in 1945, Hallgri-mskirkja was architecturally designed to resemble the lava flows of Iceland's landscape. The church is also used as an observation tower.

Perlan

Situated in Iceland's capital city of Reykjavik, Perlan is a landmark building and exhibition space. The ground floor of the building, known as Winter Garden, houses concerts and events, while the fourth floor provides guests with viewing deck. The top floor is home to a revolving restaurant.

Old Town Center

The Old Town Center of Reykjavik is decorated with brightly colored historical buildings which makes this neighborhood a quaint and beautiful destination for tourists. Visit the Icelandic Parliament and Town Hall, Domkirkjan (Icelandic cathedral), museums, universities, theatre, restaurants, shops and more.

Althingi

This classical 19th century building in Reykjavik houses the Icelandic Parliament. Only the detailing chamber and some small meeting rooms are located here, while committee chambers, parliamentarians' offices, and more are located offsite.

Reykjavik City Hall

Reykjavik City Hall houses the offices of the mayor of Reykjavik and features a cafe and large 3D map of Iceland. Constructed in 1992 following an international architectural competition, the hall is often used for art exhibitions and other public events.

Standard Hotel: Overnight in Reykjavik

Reykjavik (20 km)

Today, guests will be transferred to Keflavik Airport in Reykjavik for their departure flights. Depending on their departure times, guests will have the option of visiting the Blue Lagoon on the way to the airport.

Reykjanes Peninsula, ICELAND

The Reykjanes Peninsula is most popularly known for the Keflavik International Airport and Blue Lagoon. A geothermal area, Reykjanes offers access to a wide array of activities including caves, hot springs, restaurants, museums, lighthouses, festivals, and dramatic landscape.

Blue Lagoon

Warm up in the Blue Lagoon, a geothermal spalocated in a lava field in southwestern Iceland, in Grindavik. Visitors can swim and relax in mineral rich water, said to have health benefits, in temperatures averaging 37 -39 °C(99 - 102 A‚A°F).

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