Iceland Northern Lights & Golden Circle

Classic, Reykjavík to Reykjavík
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Tour description

Iceland's otherworldly aura seems to heighten at the winter months, when viewing of the Northern Lights is at its peak and the contrast between the cool, crisp air and its steaming geothermic hot springs heightens. Couple that with hiking through Þingvellir National Park, meeting the famous Icelandic horse, exploring lava caves, and chasing waterfalls, and you've got yourself a spectacular winter adventure like no other.

What's included

  • Your Welcome Moment: Meet Your CEO and Group
  • Lava caving (Leiðarendi Cave)
  • Meet the famous Icelandic horse
  • Golden Circle sightseeing
  • Þingvellir National Park visit
  • Geysir Hot Spring visit
  • Gullfoss waterfall visit
  • Northern Lights hunting (2 nts)
  • Southern coast drive including Skógarfoss waterfall and Seljalndsfoss waterfall
  • Transport to/from all included activities and between all destinations

Highlights

  • Explore iceland's glaciers and waterfalls
  • Keep your eyes peeled for dazzling displays of the northern lights
  • Explore the golden circle and meet the famous icelandic horse.

Itinerary

Day 1: Reykjavík Arrive at any time.

Day 2: Reykjavík/Álftröð Travel from Reykjavík to explore a lava cave in the Bláfjöll Mountains. In the afternoon, get up close and personal with the famous Icelandic horse before returning to Álftröð. In the evening, you will have your first chance to see the Northern Lights out in the countryside.

Day 3: Álftröð Head to Þingvellir National Park. Visit sights like the Geysir Hot Spring and Gullfoss waterfall. Opt to visit a natural hot spring. In the evening, embrace your inner chef and prepare dinner together at the guesthouse. Afterwards, you will have another opportunity to try seeing the Northern Lights.

Day 4: Álftröð/Reykjavík Travel to Sólheimajökull glacier and take some time to explore the area, or opt for a stunning hike. Drive the scenic southern coast and visit the Skógafoss and Seljalandsfoss waterfalls on the way back to Reykjavík.

Day 5: Reykjavík Depart at any time.