From  £1065
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 £1065 per person

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 at the Icelandair Hotel Reykjavik Natura 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. Enjoy spectacular views from the top of a lighthouse and learn about Iceland’s folklore at Fossatun Troll Gardens. 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 check in at the Icelandair Hotel Hamar in Borgarnes. (B)
DAY 3
SNAEFELLSNES PENINSULA
SNAEFELLSNES PENINSULA
Travel to Snaefellsnes Peninsula and discover the charming fishing town of Stykkishólmur before a boat tour in Breiðafjörður fjord. Sample freshly caught scallops whilst sailing around this unique archipelago and visit Bjarnarhöfn, the regions leading producer of hakarl (shark meat). In the afternoon stop (weather conditions permitting) at the fishing village of Grundarfjordur with its impressive coastline and mountains. Jutting out into the bay is one of the most photographed mountains in Iceland - Mt Kirkjufell. 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 at the Icelandair Hotel Hamar. (B)
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 Erpsstadir 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, in the evening, enjoy a performance in the country’s only ‘horse theatre’ at the Fakasel Horse Park. Overnight at the Hotel Ork in Hveragerdi. (B)
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 may enjoy a relaxing dip. In the evening transfer back to Reykjavik and overnight at the Icelandair Hotel Reykjavik Natura. (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 £1065 per person

Price Includes

  • Return economy class scheduled flights with Icelandair direct from London Heathrow, Gatwick or Glasgow
  •  All airport taxes and security charges
  •  Return airport transfers by the ‘Flybus’ + (Plus) shuttle service,
  •  2 nights at Icelandair Hotel Reykjavik Natura with breakfast
  •  2 nights at Icelandair Hotel Hamar with breakfast
  •  1 night at Hotel Ork with breakfast
  •  Meals where specified on itinerary (B = Breakfast, L = Lunch, D = Dinner)
  •  Sightseeing tours with English-speaking guide

Price Excludes

  • Tips and gratuities
  •  Meals other than specified

     

Price Notes

Single room supplement: £145
Please contact us for prices of various packages to bathe in the Blue Lagoon as these do need to be pre-booked.
Itinerary Dates  
25 Jan 2017
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30 Jan 2017
01 Feb 2017
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06 Feb 2017
08 Feb 2017
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13 Feb 2017
15 Feb 2017
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20 Feb 2017
22 Feb 2017
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27 Feb 2017
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08 Mar 2017
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13 Mar 2017
15 Mar 2017
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20 Mar 2017
22 Mar 2017
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27 Mar 2017
29 Mar 2017
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03 Apr 2017
05 Apr 2017
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10 Apr 2017

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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