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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 actually 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 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 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
You start your visit with a domestic flight to Akureyri, where you spend one night, and end with a night in Reykjavik. The main focus is on the Northern part of Iceland with the town of Akureyri as a base. The town is centrally located in North Iceland and therefore perfect for all day trips, especially if you want a part of your experience to be a search for the Northern Lights. It is situated in the driest area of Iceland and therefore has the least cloud coverage. We make sure that each day is an adventure that you will be able to share with friends for the rest of your life.
This four day Iceland adventure will take you to some of the most incredible sights and attractions that this country offers. You will explore the waterfalls and glaciers of the South Coast, and make your way through the uniquely mesmerizing Snæfellsnes Peninsula.
This itinerary is a combination of our popular 2 Day Snaefellsnes & Northern Lights tour and the 2 Day South Coast, Ice Cave, Skaftafell & Jokulsarlon tour. See below for the full itinerary!
Reykjavik is Europe's northernmost capital and invites its visitors to enjoy a laid-back atmosphere surrounded by mountains, volcanoes, geysers, and glaciers. The city is a place of contrasts, from a quaint town to hip city, and will exceed your expectations. The winding coastal scenery is mind capturing and the Winter brings a blanket of snow and long dark nights with opportunities to observe an unbelievable display of color, light, and texture enhanced forward by the northern lights.
You do not need to spend a long time in Iceland to discover the great diversity of its natural wonders. In only two days this tour takes you to many of the country's highlights including the renowned Glacier Lagoon, Jökulsárlón, the majestic glaciers of the South Coast the beautiful waterfalls Seljalandsfoss and Skógafoss. On top of the stunning scenery, you will experience the exciting activities of glacier walking and a tour into the Ice Caves of Europe’s largest glacier. We spend the night at a brand new 4-star hotel in the countryside, the perfect spot to experience the northern lights!
This trip to Reykjavik and surroundings is designed to bring forth all the best the area has to offer. You enjoy on two specially designed tours the sight of geysers, waterfalls, black beaches and geothermal areas, giving you time to bask in the picturesque scenery and geothermal baths. You also have plenty of free time in Reykjavik to enjoy the culture and food available in the city center. The cherry on top is, of course, the mystical glow of the northern lights hovering above.
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