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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 - Thingvellir
Meals: Breakfast / Dinner

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

Start the day by visiting the fascinating Northern Lights Centre in Reykjavik for an exciting and informative presentation on the Northern Lights.

Then head onwards to Thingvellir National Park (UNESCO World Heritage site) where the world’s oldest parliament met for centuries on the shores of Iceland’s largest lake.

Continue through farmland areas to the geothermal fields of Geysir with bubbling mud pools and the high-spouting Strokkur hot spring. Last but not least, visit the dramatic two-tiered Gullfoss waterfall, a spectacular sight in winter when frozen mid-cascade. Stop at Skalholt, Iceland’s capital during the Middle Ages and now a culture centre with a beautiful church. During the day you will also visit Laugarvatnshellir cave where two Icelandic families built a cozy homestead and farm during the early 20th century. The furnishings and buildings in the cave has been restored to show how the residents once lived.

Dinner and overnight in the south coast area.

 
Day 3     Eyjafallajokull - Kirkjubaejarklaustur
Meals: Breakfast / Dinner

Drive along the south shore, an area of Iceland that is beautiful to view in the winter. This is one of the main farm regions of the country, and the road will pass by typical Icelandic farms, often with Icelandic horses in the fields.

This part of Iceland is home to the new Lava Centre, an interactive, high-tech educational exhibition depicting volcanic activity, earthquakes and the creation of Iceland over millions of years. Enjoy both the exhibit and viewing an interesting film about Icelandic volcanoes at the center's cinema.

Stop at the spectacular waterfalls Seljalandsfoss and Skogafoss. Head onwards, passing by Myrdalsjokull Glacier, to visit Reynisfjara beach. Take a walk on the black sands, and admire the extraordinary rock formations and thundering waves of the Atlantic Ocean.

Dinner and overnight stay in Kirkjubaejarklaustur area

 
Day 4     Kirkjubaejarklaustur - Skaftafell National Park - Jokulsarlon
Meals: Breakfast / Dinner

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

Today enter the southern area of Vatnajokull National Park, named after Europe’s largest glacier. This national park is also the largest one in Western Europe. Drive through vast sand plains created by glacial outwashes as you head east en route to the Vanajokull area. Visit Jokulsarlon Glacial Lagoon where you can enjoy a breath-taking sight of icebergs floating in the fantastic 180m (591 ft.) deep glacial lagoon. Then view Svinafellsjokull, one of the most beautiful of the glacial outlets emerging from Vatnajokull. Visit the national park’s famous Skaftafell area, a site of outstanding natural beauty dominated by Vatnajokull glacier.

Return to the hotel for dinner and overnight.

 

Greenhouse Village - Thundering Waves - Geothermal Lagoon

Head towards the village of Hveragerdi, which is one of the few sites in the world located directly in the middle of a geothermal area. Hveragerdi is often called "The Flower Village" because of its many greenhouses heated by hot water from nearby springs. Follow along the coastline with its breathtaking waves and through a deserted community that once was a flourishing centre for the region.

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

Return to Reykjavik, where the evening is at your own leisure. Dinner is on your own.

 
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
3 Dinner As Mentioned
Hotel Accommodation As in Itinerary
Daily Breakfast
Sightseeing and Entrances Per Itinerary
Entrance Fees
Northern Light Guided Hunt on Foot One Selected Evening
Northern Lights Hunt Kit on Day 3 or 4 (Use of Flashlight, Blanket & Hot Dr
Blue Lagoon Admission, Including Towel Rental, Silica Mud Mask and One Drin
Guided Coach Tour from Day 2 to Day 5
Price Does Not Include
 Airport Transfers by Flybus
 Optional Excursions
IT$-0418