From  £1490
per person
Tour Highlights
  • See the magnificent Gullfoss waterfall
  • Search for the Northern Lights
  • Explore Thingvellir National Park
  • Enjoy a dip in the famous Blue Lagoon
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West Iceland Wonders & Northern Lights

6 Day Tour, from £1490 per person
Itinerary Dates
20172018
11 Oct  -  16 Oct
18 Oct  -  23 Oct
25 Oct  -  30 Oct
01 Nov  -  06 Nov
08 Nov  -  13 Nov
15 Nov  -  20 Nov
22 Nov  -  27 Nov
29 Nov  -  04 Dec
06 Dec  -  11 Dec
24 Jan  -  29 Jan
07 Feb  -  12 Feb
14 Feb  -  19 Feb
21 Feb  -  26 Feb
28 Feb  -  05 Mar
07 Mar  -  12 Mar
14 Mar  -  19 Mar
28 Mar  -  02 Apr
04 Apr  -  09 Apr

Discover the natural wonders of South Iceland on this 6-day group tour with departures between October and April. Taste freshly caught scallops, feel the power of three of Iceland’s most impressive waterfalls, marvel at the Golden Circle’s centrepiece Thingvellir National Park, relax in the famous Blue Lagoon and search for the Northern Lights in the remote Icelandic countryside.

 

Tour Itinerary

DAY 1
FLY TO REYKJAVIK
FLY TO REYKJAVIK
Arrive Reykjavik. Transfer and check in to your hotel for an overnight stay
DAY 2
REYKJAVIK
REYKJAVIK
Awake in Reykjavik and start a sightseeing tour of the colourful capital of Iceland. Uncover a wonderful mix of old and new from the old town centre to the modernity of the trendy downtown harbour district. See the stunning Harpa Concert Hall, the Parliament and the Hallgrimskirkja Church. Travel northwest via Hvalfjordur and stop at the town of Akranes to visit its Museum Centre which showcases a comprehensive collection of geological and maritime exhibits and enjoy spectacular views from the top of a lighthouse. Discover the bubbling waters of Deildartunguhver, Europe’s most powerful hot spring, which provides heating for most of the homes and businesses in the area. En route to Borgarnes stop in Reykholt, home of renowned Icelandic Saga writer and medieval scholar Snorri Sturluson, and visit the unique waterfalls at Hraunfoss and Barnafoss. In the evening, embark on a northern lights hunt and overnight in Borgarnes area. (B,D)
DAY 3
SNAEFELLSNES PENINSULA
SNAEFELLSNES PENINSULA
Travel to Snaefellsnes Peninsula, discover the charming fishing town of Stykkishólmur before a boat tour in Breiðafjörður fjord and sample freshly caught scallops whilst sailing around this unique archipelago. Stop at the fishing villages of Grundarfjordur and Hellnar and see their impressive coastline and mountains. Jutting out into the bay is one of the most photographed mountains in Iceland - Mt Kirkjufell. Continue to the picturesque village of Arnarstapi, which offers the chance to walk among columnar basalt rock formations. Enjoy the astonishing natural landscapes of Snaefellsnes National Park, from blanketed lava fields and pebbled beaches to the impressive Snaefellsjokull glacier-volcano. In the evening, transfer back to Borgarnes and embark on your second northern lights hunt. Overnight in Borgarnes area. (B,D)
DAY 4
GOLDEN CIRCLE
GOLDEN CIRCLE
Today, discover the natural wonders of the Golden Circle. See Gullfoss waterfall, the queen of Iceland’s waterfalls (that tumbles down a deep meandering gorge), and the nearby world-famous Geysir geothermal field, where hot springs are in abundance, geysers explode and pools of mud bubble. The most active geyser, Strokkur, spouts water high into the air every 15 minutes. Visit the UNESCO-listed Thingvellir National Park, an area of exceptional beauty and the original site of the oldest existing parliament in the world. In the afternoon, stop at the Efstidalur dairy farm and enjoy some local skyr, an organic, hormone-free yogurt that has been enjoyed as a breakfast staple and dessert treat in Iceland since Viking times. Continue to Hveragerdi, the city with the highest concentration of greenhouses in Iceland, and visit Friðheimar greenhouse and horse stable. Overnight in Hveragerdi area. (B,D)
DAY 5
BLUE LAGOON
BLUE LAGOON
Travel along the coastline of Reykjanes Peninsula and stop en route at Strandarkirkja - a church popularly believed to have a special power to provide good luck. Discover Lake Kleifarvatn, set in fascinating, stark, moonlike surroundings and Krysuvik bubbling springs, where powerful jets of steam escape from deep below the earth’s crust. Continue to the town of Grindavik and, after lunch, transfer to the famous Blue Lagoon, where you can enjoy a relaxing dip (towel included). In the evening transfer back to Reykjavik and overnight at your hotel. (B)
DAY 6
FLY TO THE UK
Transfer to the airport for the flight back to the UK. (B)

Pricing Information

6 day tour, from £1490 per person
(Single person supplement + £290)

Price Includes

  • Return flights in economy class with Icelandair direct from London Heathrow
  • Airport taxes
  • Accommodation in three-star/four-star hotels
  • Meals as specified (B= breakfast, L= lunch, D= dinner)
  • All transfers and transportation*
  • Sightseeing with English-speaking guide

Price Excludes

  • Travel Insurance
  • Tips and gratuities
  • Entrance to the Blue Lagoon

Price Notes

*Return Grayline Shuttle Bus airport transfers

Prices:
01 Oct - 31 Oct from £1540
01 Nov - 30 Apr 2018 from £ £1490




Itinerary Dates  
11 Oct 2017
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16 Oct 2017
18 Oct 2017
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23 Oct 2017
25 Oct 2017
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30 Oct 2017
01 Nov 2017
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06 Nov 2017
08 Nov 2017
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13 Nov 2017
15 Nov 2017
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20 Nov 2017
22 Nov 2017
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27 Nov 2017
29 Nov 2017
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04 Dec 2017
06 Dec 2017
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11 Dec 2017
24 Jan 2018
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29 Jan 2018
07 Feb 2018
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12 Feb 2018
14 Feb 2018
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19 Feb 2018
21 Feb 2018
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26 Feb 2018
28 Feb 2018
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05 Mar 2018
07 Mar 2018
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12 Mar 2018
14 Mar 2018
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19 Mar 2018
28 Mar 2018
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02 Apr 2018
04 Apr 2018
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09 Apr 2018

Tour Route Map


  1. Iceland, Reykjavik
  2. Iceland, Snaefellsnes Peninsula
  3. Iceland, Gullfoss
  4. Iceland, Hvergerdi
  5. Iceland, Thingvellir National Park
  6. Iceland, Blue Lagoon
  7. Iceland, Reykjavik

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