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Hidden Powers and Northern Lights

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Icebergs, hot springs and volcanoes dominate Iceland´s beautiful, yet rugged landscape. On a guided coach tour, experience the hidden powers of the island including views of the notorious Eyjafjallajökull volcano and the breathtaking Glacial lagoon. With several nights spent in stunning rural locations, you’ll be perfectly situated to hunt the magical Northern Lights.

Highlights

Hunting the beautiful natural phenomenon the Northern Lights

Soak in the Blue Lagoon’s geothermal seawater

Uncover the impact and power of recent volcanic eruption in Eyjafjallajökull

Visit Þingvellir National Park, a place of great historical and geological significance

Enjoy freshly baked “hot spring bread” from the Geysir area and wash it down with Icelandic schnapps. Visit an Icelandic milk and beef farm. Discover the diverse nature along the south coast of Iceland, with volcanoes, glaciers and waterfalls. Walk around the banks of the awe-inspiring Glacial lagoon

Min. 2 participants

Max. 35 participants

Itinerary

 
Day 1     Reykjavik
Accommodation: Natura Icelandair Hotel

Arrive and transfer to your hotel on your own.

 
Day 2     Reykjavik - Geysir - Fludir - Thingvellir
Accommodation: Icelandair Hotel Fludir
Meals: Breakfast / Dinner

Northern lights centre - National Park with Geological Wonders (UNESCO) - Exploding Geysers - The Famous Golden Falls

Start the day by visiting the newly opened and fascinating Northern Lights Centre in Reykjavík to gather exciting and informative facts on the Northern lights.

Onwards to Þingvellir National Park where the ancient parliament met for centuries on the shores of Iceland's largest lake. Continue through the farmlands to the thermal area of the great Geysir and Strokkur spouting hot springs. Close to Strokkur the group will get to dig up newly baked "hot spring bread" and taste it with hot spring cooked eggs, Icelandic butter, herring and schnapps from Geysir. Last but not least visit Gullfoss, known as the "Golden Waterfall".

Overnight stay in Flúðir area.

 
Day 3     Fludir - Kirkjubaejarklaustur
Accommodation: Icelandair Hotel Klaustur
Meals: Breakfast / Dinner

Waterfalls - Eyjafjallajökull Volcano Visitor Centre - Volcanic Aftermath - Black Sand Beaches

We will spend this day exploring the region close to the towering, strato- volcano Eyjafjallajökull, which is probably the most famous volcano in the world today. Visit to the new Lava Center depicting volcanic activiry. .At the Volcano Visitor Centre at Þorvaldseyri Farm, located beneath Eyjafjallajökull Volcano, you will be able to see, both in pictures and on movie, the eruption and its impact on the countryside, the country itself and the whole world. Visit an innovative Icelandic farm where the main line of produce is milk and beef but the farm is best known for its grain farming. Driving along the south shore we will make a stop at the spectacular waterfalls Seljalandsfoss and Skógafoss. Onwards to Reynisfjara beach, viewing the extraordinary rock formations and thundering waves of the Atlantic Ocean.

Overnight stay and Northern light hunt in Kirkjubæjarklaustur area.

Please note: Northern Light Hunt is only one selected evening depending on weather.

 
Day 4     Kirkjubaejarklaustur - Skaftafell National Park - Jokulsarlon
Accommodation: Icelandair Hotel Klaustur
Meals: Breakfast / Dinner

Europe's Largest National Park - Glacial Lagoon with Icebergs - Europe's Largest Glacier

Skaftafell National Park is one of Iceland's most outstanding areas of natural beauty dominated by the glacier Vatnajökull, Europe's largest ice cap. Continue to Jökulsárlón Glacial Lagoon where you can enjoy a breathtaking sight of floating icebergs on the fantastic 180m deep glacial lagoon.

 

Greenhouse Village – Thundering waves - Geothermal Lagoon

We head towards the village of Hveragerði which is one of the few sites in the world located directly on top of a geothermal area. Hveragerði is often called "the flower village" because of its many greenhouses heated by hot water from nearby springs. The tour continues to Strandarkirkja a church popularly believed to have a special power to aid success or provide good luck. Then along the coast with breathtaking sea waves through a community once flourishing and now deserted.

On to the Reykjanes peninsula where we enjoy a dip in the famous Blue Lagoon which is a unique wonder of nature with pleasantly warm mineral-rich geothermal water in a middle of a black lava field.

Return to Reykjavík where the evening is at your own leisure.

 
Day 6     Reykjavik
Meals: Breakfast

Tour ends following breakfast.

 

Notes

Please note: The guide will choose one evening, to go out for a walk in search for the Northern Lights, however these are a natural phenomenon and sightings, therefore, cannot be guaranteed.

Price Includes
Northern Lights Wake up Call Option
Blue Lagoon Bathing Fee
Dinners As Mentioned
Hotel Accommodation As Indicated in Itinerary
Daily Breakfast
All Transportation Mentioned in Itinerary
Sightseeing and Entrances Per Itinerary
Entrance Fees
Price Does Not Include
 Regular Airport Transfers
IT$-0417