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Abisko National Park
Ready to chase the Northern Lights, explore virtually untouched natural wonders and maybe even catch a glimpse of Santa Claus along the way. This 8-day adventure through Alaska is perfect for travelers looking to connect with nature in one of the world’s most stunning winter wonderlands. Explore one of Alaska’s largest glaciers, the Matanuska Glacier, take part in a guided snowshoeing experience in the pristine Denali State Park, and just when you’re ready to warm up, you can bliss out in Chena’s natural hot springs. With the opportunity to view the Northern Lights from strategically chosen viewing points every night of the trip that the weather permits, this is an adventure that you will never forget.
Explore mind-blowing places by day and in the evening, if the forecast is good, you can spend your free time enjoying the Icelandic northern lights, hopefully, their glorious colors will swirl across the sky.
Taking off from Reykjavík early in the morning we begin with the sights of West Iceland including the dramatic Hraunfossar waterfall, where the water cascades out through the black lava in a graceful wide arc. Also on the agenda is Reykholt and Snorralaug, the pool where the historian and saga writer, Snorri Sturluson is reputed to have bathed. The night is spent at a hotel on the Snæfellsness peninsula. Snæfellsness has a tremendous diversity of scenery, everything from the craggy sharp inlets and cliffs to the glistening glacier, jagged-toothed mountains, soft farmlands, and quaint towns and fishing villages. Go caving in an ancient lava tube, hike to a black pebble beach with the most stunning cliff formations, visit Kirkjufell, a favorite of photographers and so much more. Your hotel will be in the Reykjavík area.
The delights of the Golden Circle: Þingvellir, site of Iceland´s historic parliament, Alþingi, and one of the most geologically amazing places in the world. Visit Gullfoss, a truly majestic waterfall, and Geysir where you will witness Stokkur, spouting magnificent jets of steam upwards every few minutes. See Seljalandsfoss and Skógafoss waterfalls and far more along the south coast including the black sand beach at Reynisfjara. You will spend the night at a country hotel near Vík. Tomorrow is a glacier day! You will explore a natural ice cave in Vatnajökull, the largest glacier in Europe. Our certified guide will lead through and share some fascinating information about these icy labyrinths. Next, Jökulsárlón Glacier Lagoon, you will be astonished by the amazingly shaped icebergs, many of them displaying startling shades of blue. Then for the Diamond Beach, to see, in the mystical light of twilight, sparkling ice-monoliths on the black sand beach. The night will be spent at a hotel at Skaftafell.
On your final day, you go on a never to be forgotten glacier hike. An hour of power on the ice, your little group, a glacier guide and the forces of nature which created this white majesty. On the way back to Reykjavík there are more sights to be seen along the south coast. Return to the city is between 20:00 and 23:00
Discover the very best of Iceland’s South Coast region. See Iceland’s amazing natural forces first-hand with this great introduction to Iceland.
This extraordinary journey allows you to witness Iceland’s amazing natural forces first-hand and experience the powers of Iceland’s world-famous southern coast. We’ll show you beloved places such as Geysir, Gullfoss waterfall, the Glacial Lagoon/Diamond Beach, Eyjafjallajokull volcano, and the Blue Lagoon. Several overnights are in excellent locations for northern lights hunting.
We Support Iceland’s Nature and Local Communities! During the trip you’ll receive a special souvenir: an Iceland Search and Rescue Association (ICE SAR) key ring. Your guide will tell you about this trained team of volunteers dedicated to rescue work and accident prevention in Iceland. Additionally, all our escorted tours include carbon offsetting through Kolvidur, the Iceland Carbon Fund (ICF)
Group size: maximum 16 or 36
Get off the beaten path to catch the Northern Lights! Explore Iceland in 8 days on this incredible road trip on the Ring Road.
Our sightseeing and hiking journey begins down the scenic route 1. Our driver will pick you up from your desired accommodation in Reykjavik before the morning departure and returns you there safely after the tour. This tour offers a small group experience, giving our travelers a very comfortable and personal environment.
During winter, the most majestic of all Icelandic natural sights are the glorious glaciers spread across West and South Iceland. These forces of nature have carved Iceland‘s landscape on their ponderous march to the sea. Discover their ever-changing beauty and the importance of glaciers to both Iceland and to the entire world.
On the „Glorious Glaciers and Northern Lights“ road trip, you will get the chance to see Langjokull glacier, Eyjafjallajokull glacier, Myrdalsjokull glacier, and Vatnajokull glacier, the largest glacier in Europe.
Winter is also the best season to try out some glacial activities such as snowmobiling on a glacier, glacier hiking or going into the heart of a glacier on an ice caving tour! Afterward, taking a dive into the natural hot springs or geothermal swimming pools is the perfect way to end the day. Stay overnight in stunning locations that make a fabulous backdrop for the elusive Northern Lights.
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