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    5 days - Independent winter tour of Iceland with Northern Lights focus.

    Join us for a winter escape to the land of ice and fire in the middle of the North Atlantic. We will take you out to see the most famous sights around the Golden Circle and, fingers crossed, dine under the spectacle of the Northern Lights. As a finale you will have a day and night at the Blue Lagoon for a soak in the warm healing waters.

    Day 1
    Arrive Reykjavik
    Day 2
    Þingvellir, Gullfoss Waterfall and Geysir with local farm visit
    Day 3
    South Coast Highlights: Skógafoss Waterfall, Seljalandsfoss Waterfall, Reynisfjara Black Beach and Sólheimajökull Glacier Hike
    Day 4
    Blue Lagoon afternoon of relaxing
    Day 5
    Depart Reykjavik, transfer from the Blue Lagoon
    Start/End Place
    Reykjavik, Iceland tours
    Country Visited
    Iceland tours
    Duration
    5 Days
    Type
    Touring
    Suitability
    Easy independent holiday suitable for singles & couples
    Code
    FIB001

    Details

    Transportation

    Day tours in small minivan and private transfer to and from airport.

    Included
    • Meet & Greet service at hotel
    • Private airport transfers
    • 3 nights at centrally located 3.5 star hotel in Reykjavik
    • 1 night at local hotel by the Blue Lagoon
    • Daily breakfast
    • Golden Circle & farm visit small group day tour
    • South Coast small group day tour with a glacier Hike
    • Entrance to Blue Lagoon
    • Transfers to the Blue Lagoon
    • 24-hour emergency service
    • Taxes and service fees
    Not Included
    • Meals not specified in the itinerary
    • Gratitudes and items of personal nature
    • Travel insurance
    • International or domestic flights

    Itinerary

    Day 1 - Arrive Reykjavik

    On arrival, make your own way to the hotel. Meet and Greet with our local guide on your arrival. The afternoon and evening is yours to explore this compact city. Be sure to check out the new Harp Opera house on the harbour.

    Transportation
    Approximately 1 hour from the airport
    Accommodation
    We have several similar options for this tour.
    Kvosin Downtown Hotel
    Hotel Alda
    Restaurants
    Fiskmarkaðurinn
    Sægreifinn
    Laekjarbreakkar
    Optional Add Ons
    Reykjavik Beer Tour
    Whale Watching from Reykjavik
    Horse Riding in Iceland
    Fakasel Horse Theatre

    Day 2 - Þingvellir, Gullfoss Waterfall and Geysir with local farm visit

    Pick up at 9am from your hotel to join a small group tour out to the famous Golden Circle. Your route is combined with stops at local farms for some traditional tastes, a visit to a local highlights and a chance to see the Northern Lights as you drive home.

    Visit the magnificent Gullfoss waterfall and the great Geyser geothermal area where the reliable Strokkur geyser spouts hot water up as high as 15 - 30 m. After enjoying these jewels of Icelandic nature, it is time to turn our attention back to the taste buds with a visit to the farm Hraðastaðir or Efstidalur. There you can sample their local products such as skyr and delicious ice cream and meet the friendly animals.

    Meals
    1 Breakfast
    Accommodation
    Centrally located 3.5 star hotel in Reykjavik
    Hotel Alda
    Kvosin Downtown Hotel

    Day 3 - South Coast Highlights: Skógafoss Waterfall, Seljalandsfoss Waterfall, Reynisfjara Black Beach and Sólheimajökull Glacier Hike

    An early start to travel to the south coast of Iceland with its black beaches, picturesque waterfalls and magnificent glaciers. On our way we witness the many sides of Icelandic nature and culture. Skógafoss Waterfall and Reynisfjara Beach are among highlights. Farms, small villages, horses grazing amidst glaciers, active geothermal areas, black sand deserts and terrific cliffs will capture your eye and provide endless photo opportunities.

    The adventure continues at Sólheimajökull glacier which is part of the 4th largest glacier in Iceland, Mýrdalsjökull. With provided helmets, harnesses, crampons and ice axes, hike on the ice for about one hour. The glacier guides are all trained and licensed; providing a safe, entertaining and informative hike

    Arrive back in Reykjavík early in the evening, giving you plenty of time to explore the downtown area, with its museums, cafés and shops, before dinner.

    Be sure to carry warm clothing, rain gear and good shoes. During the tour we break for refreshments at a local restaurant or café.

    More adventurous day tours can be arranged.

    Meals
    1 Breakfast
    Accommodation
    Centrally located 3.5 star hotel in Reykjavik
    Kvosin Downtown Hotel

    Day 4 - Blue Lagoon afternoon of relaxing

    After exploring the Icelandic capital this morning, transfer to the Blue Lagoon for a therapeutic afternoon and evening in the healing waters of the Blue Lagoon. Stay overnight at the Northern Light Inn, which is just a stone's throw from the international airport.

    Meals
    1 Breakfast
    Accommodation
    Northern Light Inn

    Day 5 - Depart Reykjavik, transfer from the Blue Lagoon

    Our services end after breakfast and a bus transfer to the international airport.

    Meals
    1 Breakfast
    Dates & Prices

    All prices listed are per person. Please note, during Christmas and New Years a supplement may apply. Ask us for a private quote - the day tours included are small group tours. Early indicative price and dates for 2022.

    Dates
    Valid From
    Valid To
    From Price
    Status
    Accommodation
    1 Jan 2022
    30 Apr 2022
    1 Jan 2022
    30 Apr 2022
    AUD 1,958
    Limited availability
    Standard
    1 Jan 2022
    30 Apr 2022
    1 Jan 2022
    30 Apr 2022
    AUD 1,054
    Limited availability
    Extra for Single
    1 Nov 2022
    31 Dec 2022
    1 Nov 2022
    31 Dec 2022
    AUD 2,016
    On request
    Standard
    1 Nov 2022
    31 Dec 2022
    1 Nov 2022
    31 Dec 2022
    AUD 1,141
    On request
    Extra for Single

    Important Information

    Lunch can be purchased along the way during the day trips or bring your own. Boots can also be hired if necessary.

    The program is flexible and can be tailored to your preferences.

    SUSTAINABLE TRAVEL:

    Your accommodation in Iceland is part of small group of Icelandic hotels which we have selected due to their standout environmental credentials. They achieved international environmental certification ISO 14001 in 2015 and are the only hotels in Iceland to achieve this certification, which provides complete transparency to customers on their environmental standards. They have been awarded numerous awards for their efforts in sustainability over the years, including 'Environmental Company of the Year' 2017. They pledge to; reduce waste and increase recycling, choose nature-friendly products and services, emphasize using local products and Icelandic ingredients, to follow the current environmental legislation and aim to exceed it, inform guests about their environmental policy and how they can participate and help educate employees and service providers about environmental issues.

    Your boutique stay near the Blue Lagoon uses geothermal heating and electricity throughout the hotel, has replaced all light sources with LED bulbs, providing recycling facilities in all rooms and offers electric cars for rent for guests.

    The Blue Lagoon, as well as being one of Iceland’s most iconic tourist attractions, has equally impressive credentials, and are winners of the 2021 'Environmental Company of the Year'. Their renewable electrical and thermal energy is provided by a nearby geothermal power plant and other recent projects include the installation of electric charging stations, education for employees about the effects of climate change, raised awareness regarding food waste in the staff canteens, a general overall reduction of other forms of waste and an increase in recycling, and offsetting all of their emissions.

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