From  £1125
per person
Tour Highlights
  • Stay in rural Iceland to see the Northern Lights
  • Stay in Reykjavik and explore the capital
  • Discover hot springs & bubbling pools
  • Visit Seljalandsfoss waterfall
  • Tour the famous sights of the Golden Circle
  • Bathe in the famous Blue Lagoon
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Land of the Northern Lights Group Tour

5 Day Tour, from £1125 per person
Spend your days bathing in geothermal pools and exploring volcanic landscapes, before venturing deep into the Icelandic countryside where you have the best chance of seeing the Northern Lights.
The further you are away from the light pollution of cities, the easier it is to spot the lights. That's why we base you in traditional cabins on the banks of the River Ranga for two nights. As darkness falls we’ll take you to the ridges of the Helka volcano and the black beaches of the south coast in search of the best seat for the show. Our expert guides will introduce the aurora borealis and share their secrets on the best places to see it in bloom. 
There are more chances for adventure during the day. Take an easy hike across Solheimajokull glacier, find out how Iceland grows its salad leaves in a geothermal greenhouse or meet Iceland’s famous ponies at a horse farm. In the Blue Lagoon you'll have the chance to bathe in geothermal waters, and on our trip of the Golden Circle see gurgling hot spring geysers and the continental divide. You’ll start and finish your tour in Reykjavik, the tiny but trendy capital packed with museums, art galleries and some of the best Nordic seafood around.

Tour Itinerary

Fly to Iceland. Transfer by Flybus airport shuttle from Keflavik International Airport to Guesthouse Borgartun in Reykjavik and check in for an overnight stay.

Optional upgraded accommodation: Center Hotel Plaza
Explore some of the highlights of Iceland's capital before travelling to Reykjanes peninsula. Discover hot springs, mountains, bird cliffs, light houses and fishing villages, and at the end of the day, enjoy a relaxing soak in the warm geothermal blue waters of the famous Blue Lagoon. Check in for a two night stay in Arhus Cottages in Hella. During the evening learn about the northern lights back at Arhus Cottages and once darkness falls head outside in search of this nature's light show. (B)

Optional upgraded accommodation: Stracta Hotel
Travel along the south coast, stopping en route at the infamous active volcano that lies beneath the Eyjafjallajökull glacier. Discover Seljalandsfoss waterfall, where those who wish can walk along a trail behind the sheet of water, and visit one of Iceland's finest folk museums to discover an outstanding collection of farm and domestic artefacts typical of Iceland’s past and uncover the nearby Skogarfoss waterfall. In the afternoon, embark on an easy glacier hike on the Solheimajokull glacier or take a stroll on the black lava beach at Reynisfjara, where dramatic cliffs have been carved by the formidable Atlantic. In the evening enjoy a presentation about the northern lights and if the sky is clear, keep a look out overhead as they may be visible swirling across the night sky. Overnight at Arthus Cottages. (B)
Optional upgraded accommodation: Stracta Hotel
In the morning, learn about the Icelandic horse, its history and special qualities before visiting a geothermal greenhouse. Discover hot springs and bubbling pools at the Geysir geothermal fields and witness Strokkur erupting. Continue to Gullfoss waterfall, a double waterfall that tumbles into the Hvita river before travelling inland to Thingvellir National Park, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Return to Reykjavik for an overnight stay. If weather conditions are ideal an optional northern lights evening tour can be booked. Overnight at Guesthouse Borgartun in Reykjavik(B)

Optional upgraded accommodation: Center Hotel Plaza
Transfer to the airport by Flybus airport shuttle and fly back to the UK. (B)

Pricing Information

5 day tour, from £1125 per person
(Single person supplement + £125)

Price Includes

  • Return flights in economy class with Icelandair direct from London Heathrow
  • All airport taxes & security charges
  • Arrival and departure airport transfer by FLYBUS shuttle bus
  • Fully escorted 3 day coach tour with English speaking guide
  • 2 nights accommodation at Guesthouse Borgartun* in Reykjavik with breakfast
  • 2 nights accommodation at Arthus Cottages in Hella with breakfast
  • Entrance the Blue Lagoon (towel included)
  • Entrance fee to Skógar Folk Museum and Turf Houses
  • Visit to Icelandic horse stables & geothermal greenhouse 
  • Northern Lights program with two evenings of talks, presentations, film and guided searches for northern lights and midnight refreshments. 
  • Optional guided Glacier Hike

*Please note that the accommodation at the Guesthouse Borgartun is in simple rooms with private shower/wc

Price Excludes

  • Travel Insurance
  • Tips and gratuities
  • Meals other than specified

Price Notes

Upgraded Accommodation (valid from 04/10/2016 to 17/04/2017):
2 nights at Center Hotel Plaza in Reykjavik with breakfast
2 nights at Stracta Hotel in Hella with breakfast

Please note that Guesthouse Borgartun is closing January 2017 and groups are using Hotel Cabin (very small rooms) as standard accommodation from Jan-Apr 2017
Itinerary Dates  
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Tour Route Map

  1. Iceland, Reykjavik
  2. Iceland, Reykjanes Peninsula
  3. Iceland, Reynisfjara
  4. Iceland, Skogafoss waterfall
  5. Iceland, Thingvellir National Park
  6. Iceland, Reykjavik

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Overall we were very pleased with our trip. In the office Jamie was most pleasant and helpful. A major part of the success of the trip was down to the Icelandic guide. 

The Diver's
November 13, 2013
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