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5 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.

Each day of this 5-day journey offers unique insights into the culture and fascinating diversity of Iceland's landscapes. Based in Reykjavik, an experienced local guide will take you to Iceland’s most talked about attractions, all within easy day tours!

Day 1
Private transfer into Reykjavík and guided city walk
Day 2
Golden Circle Private Tour and Northern Lights Evening Tour
Day 3
Visit South Iceland, Vík and the black beach
Day 4
Blue Lagoon Pamper at the Retreat
Day 5
Departure Day with private transfer to the airport
Start Place
Reykjavik, Iceland tours
End Place
Blue Lagoon, Iceland , Iceland tours
Country Visited
Iceland tours
5 Days
Easy independent holiday suitable for singles & couples



Day tours in small minivan.

  • Private transfer to hotel
  • Private city guided tour
  • 3 nights at centrally located 4 star hotel in Reykjavik
  • 1 night in the Lava View Junior Suite at the Retreat, Blue Lagoon
  • Daily breakfast
  • Golden Circle private day tour
  • South Coast private day tour
  • Northern Lights private evening tour
  • Entrance to Blue Lagoon with 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


Day 1 - Private transfer into Reykjavík and guided city walk

On arrival at Keflavik International Airport, you will be welcomed and driven 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.

Kvosin Downtown Hotel's biggest room
Kvosin Downtown Hotel
Traditional Icelandic Fare - Matur og Drykkur

Day 2 - Golden Circle Private Tour and Northern Lights Evening Tour

Today, sit back and enjoy a 320km round trip out of Reykjavik, visiting the famous Golden Circle route of Iceland. Starting with the Þingvellir National Park, continuing to the Geysir Geothermal Area and the last stop at the Gullfoss waterfall before returning home mid-afternoon. Highlights include walking the grounds of Þingvellir and learning about this UNESCO designated world heritage site where Iceland’s parliament, Althingi, was founded in 930 AD. It is also where the Eurasian and North American tectonic plates slowly drift apart.

With your guide, visit the all-powerful Gullfoss waterfall on the Hvíta River. Once there, you can get up close and personal with the two-tiered waterfall by walking along the many paths around the cascading water.

Ready for some action? Next is a stop to the home of the namesake of all geysers “The Great Geysir” hot spring. This area is dotted with bubbling puddles, whistling steam vents, and colourful algae deposits. Although Great Geysir is currently dormant, nearby Strokkur geyser puts on quite the show every few minutes blasting boiling water high up into the air.

It always depends on the weather, but even in the summertime, be aware that the weather can change in 5 minutes. That's why it is always best to have waterproof clothes, warm clothes, and comfortable hiking shoes.

This evening, take a journey away from the bright city lights of Reykjavik into the darkness of the countryside in hopes of seeing the magical dance of the Northern Lights on a private tour. Your private guide will have consulted the weather charts and have planned the best options within a short distance of the city for the Aurora shows this evening.

1 Breakfast
Kvosin Downtown Hotel

Day 3 - Visit South Iceland, Vík and the black beach

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).

Next stop is just outside of the beach village of Vík, with the opportunity to admire the mighty ocean waves crashing onto the black sand beach and the tall sea stacks of Reynisdrangar piercing out of the sea or climb the Reynisdrangar basalt rock formation. You will have time to explore Vik and meet the locals.

1 Breakfast
Matarkjallarinn Food Cellar and Cocktails

Day 4 - Blue Lagoon Pamper at the Retreat

After a quiet morning exploring Reykjavík, private transfer to the Retreat at the Blue Lagoon.


  • Entrance to the Blue Lagoon
  • Access to Blue Lagoon Ritual
  • Group yoga sessions (daily)
  • Access to the Retreat Spa
  • Guided group hikes (daily)
  • Silica mud mask
  • Concierge service
  • Blue Lagoon skin care amenities
1 Breakfast
Lava View Junior Suite at the Retreat

Day 5 - Departure Day with private transfer to the airport

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

1 Breakfast
Dates & Prices

All prices listed are per person. Please note, during Christmas and New Years a supplement may apply.

Valid From
Valid To
From Price
1 Sep 2022
31 Oct 2022
1 Sep 2022
31 Oct 2022
USD 4,175
On request
1 Nov 2022
19 Dec 2022
1 Nov 2022
19 Dec 2022
USD 4,064
On request
20 Dec 2022
2 Jan 2023
20 Dec 2022
2 Jan 2023
USD 4,405
On request
3 Jan 2023
29 Apr 2023
3 Jan 2023
29 Apr 2023
USD 4,238
On request

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.

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