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6 days - Winter tour of Iceland with Northern Lights focus and private tours

Explore your way with a private tour of Iceland. This winter escape to the land of ice and fire in the middle of the North Atlantic includes private day tours with a guide. We will take you out to see the most famous sights around the Golden Circle and, fingers crossed, explore 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
Private transfer into Reykjavík and guided city walk
Day 2
Private Golden Circle Tour
Day 3
Visit South Iceland, Vík, the Reynisfjara black beach and Katla Ice Cave
Day 4
Private Þórsmörk Super Jeep Adventure & Northern Lights
Day 5
Private Þjórsárdalur and Game of Thrones tour before the Blue Lagoon
Day 6
Departure Day with private transfer to the airport
Start Place
Reykjavik, Iceland tours
End Place
Blue Lagoon, Iceland , Iceland tours
Country Visited
Iceland tours
Duration
6 Days
Group Size
2
Type
Touring
Suitability
Easy independent holiday suitable for singles & couples
Code
50DN0760

Details

Transportation

Private touring in your own vehicle (varies depending on tour and group size)

Included
  • Private Meet & Greet at the airport on arrival and departure
  • Private transfer to hotel
  • Private city guided tour
  • 2 nights at centrally located premium hotel in Reykjavík
  • 2 nights at countryside premium manor house in South Iceland
  • 1 night at either the Silica Hotel or a Lava View Junior Suite at the Retreat, Blue Lagoon ( superior option )
  • Daily breakfast and 4 lunches
  • Private Þjórsárdalur Tour and Game of Thrones day tour
  • Private Þórsmörk Super Jeep Adventure & Northern Lights evening tour
  • Private South Coast Tour and Katla Ice Cave day tour
  • Entrance to Blue Lagoon with premium inclusions (Superior price includes Retreat inclusions)
  • Private 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 - Private transfer into Reykjavík and guided city walk

On arrival at Keflavik International Airport, you will be welcomed by Meet & Greet service holding your name sign and accompany you to the airport exit. Then continue with private transfer to your accommodation in Reykjavík. After settling in, start exploring this lovely capital with your private guide. Be sure to check out the design stores and cool cafes in central Reykjavik, afterwards.

In the evening you can enjoy a gourmet dinner at one of Reykjavik's many fine restaurants - taste the fresh Atlantic seafood or free-range lamb that Iceland is famous for.

Accommodation
Reykjavik Konsúlat Hotel King Room Deluxe
Restaurants
Traditional Icelandic Fare - Matur og Drykkur

Day 2 - Private Golden Circle Tour

After breakfast you will be picked up from your hotel in Reykjavik for an exciting day discovering the Golden Circle. Visit Þingvellir National Park, Geysir geothermal area and Gullfoss the queen of all Icelandic waterfalls. Walk the beautiful Þingvellir National Park and UNESCO Heritage site. The scenery is amazing no matter the weather! Get a close look at how the tectonic plates drifted apart and where the first settlers of Iceland founded the world´s oldest parliament Althingi (Alþingi) in the year 930.

Then continue to the geysers area with the famous Geysir which all other geysers are named after. Here you will see the lively geyser Strokkur erupt roughly every 5-10 minutes and reach a height up to 25 meters along with observing the other geothermal features of the area. From there head up to Gullfoss waterfall, which many Icelander´s call the Queen of Waterfalls! The Golden Circle is without a doubt one of Iceland’s most famous highlights.

Lunch at a local restaurant is included. At around 17:00 hrs you will be dropped back at your hotel in Reykjavik.

Meals
1 Breakfast
1 Lunch
Accommodation
Reykjavik Konsúlat Hotel King Room Deluxe
Restaurants
Fiskmarkaðurinn
Restaurants in Reykjavík

Day 3 - Visit South Iceland, Vík, the Reynisfjara black beach and Katla Ice Cave

This full day private tour is a journey down to the southern coast of Iceland through the country’s lush farmlands, majestic mountains, glaciers and volcanoes, with the interior on one side and vast Atlantic Ocean views on the other. Once you have departed the city centre with your private guide, the landscape quickly changes and soon you arrive at the Seljalandsfoss waterfall. With your guide, walk around and behind the falls along the paths. The staircase and paths around Skógafoss waterfall allow you to climb alongside the cascading falls (i.e., bring a jacket).

This area has many awe-inspiring features, including the beautiful Skógafoss watefall and the stunning Reynisfjara with its unique black sand beach. Visit the top sights of the south and experience the amazing diversity of Iceland, as well as discovering and exploring various local secrets with an experienced guide. One of the highlights of the tour will be visiting the Katla Ice cave.

Enjoy lunch at a local restaurant during the day. In the early evening, you will be dropped off at your hotel in the South Coast.

Meals
1 Breakfast
1 Lunch
Accommodation
Skálakot Manor Hotel

Day 4 - Private Þórsmörk Super Jeep Adventure & Northern Lights

After breakfast, you will be picked up from your hotel for a private Þórsmörk Super Jeep Adventure. Þórsmörk is an incredibly beautiful nature reserve, situated in the heart of South Iceland nestled among the glaciers Eyjafjallajökull, Mýrdalsjökull and Tindfjallajökull. Enjoy the many spectacular hiking options and adventurous rides over various un-bridged glacial rivers. This is the perfect tour to explore the wonders of Þórsmörk while experiencing an adventurous 4x4 Super Jeep drive. On the hike you will take in the astonishing view over Þórsmörk, Mýrdalsjökull glacier and the highlands. You will also hike up to Gígjökull glacier where you observe the effects of the 2010 Eyjafjallajökull eruption and breath in the purifying glacial air.

The tour is catered to each person’s ability and the guide will inform you about the hiking stops. If you don’t feel like hiking you don’t have to. Lunch is included during the tour.

This evening you will be picked up from your hotel for a private Northern Lights hunt. During the winter months the Northern lights, also known as Aurora Borealis, can appear on the nights sky. The guides on this tour have much experience in predicting weather conditions and will do their best to provide you the Northern Lights experience you are hoping for. To increase our chances of finding the Northern Lights, the tour will be operated either by an SUV or by Super Jeep. The Northern Lights (Aurora Borealis) display various colours depending on recent solar activity and their strength and visibility cannot be guaranteed.

Meals
1 Breakfast
1 Lunch
Accommodation
Skálakot Manor Hotel

Day 5 - Private Þjórsárdalur and Game of Thrones tour before the Blue Lagoon

This morning you will be picked up from your hotel for a visit to Þjórsárdalur, Stöng and the 'Game of Thrones' area. Gjáin is a hidden gem in the Þjórsárdalur valley in South-Iceland. It is a beautiful fairyland with waterfalls, volcanic structures and lush vegetation. Angelica grows here in abundance. The Rauðá river (Red River) runs through the valley with two lovely waterfalls. Gjárfoss falls, the larger cascades into Gjáin gorge beautifully framed by the surroundings. Gjáin has had an increase in visitors since the Game of Thrones scene was filmed here.

The hike to Gjáin starts from the settlement manor Stöng and takes you to the northern part of Gjáin and the beautiful Gjárfoss waterfall. The hike is 2.1 km each way. It is an easy hike, and takes approximately 15 minute’s each way.Lunch is included this day.

In the evening you will be dropped off at Hotel Silica to enjoy the Blue Lagoon premium package.

Meals
1 Breakfast
1 Lunch
Accommodation
Hotel Silica or the Lava View Junior Suite at the Retreat depending on standard or superior tour price selection.

Day 6 - Departure Day with private transfer to the airport

After breakfast, private transfer at the airport and travel home.

Meals
1 Breakfast
Dates & Prices

All prices listed are per person, twin share, minimum 2 people. Please note, during Christmas and New Years a supplement may apply. Standard and superior price only differs with the Blue Lagoon accommodation between the Retreat and Silica Hotel.

Dates
Valid From
Valid To
From Price
Status
Accommodation
1 Oct 2022
10 Apr 2023
1 Oct 2022
10 Apr 2023
GBP 3,669
On request
Standard
1 Oct 2022
10 Apr 2023
1 Oct 2022
10 Apr 2023
GBP 4,174
On request
Superior

Important Information

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

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