Iceland boasts a food scene just begging to be explored.
With ancient traditional recipes still in use, wonderfully fresh seafood and fascinating takes on familiar foods, there is so much to discover here. Merge natural wonders with wonders of flavour while visiting famous Golden Circle sights such as Gullfoss waterfall and Þingvellir National Park. Enjoy a three-course dinner at the incredible Kopar restaurant (also available for vegans and pescetarians!) before sailing out in search of the northern lights over the ocean, and follow a local guide around Reykjavík's best gourmet spots, from famous restaurants to small but charming food trucks.
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Arrive in Reykjavík and transfer to the hotel for the next four nights.
Set out from Reykjavík today to drive part of the Golden Circle and see its major highlights, including Þingvellir National Park, Geysir geothermal area and the mighty Gullfoss waterfall. Along the way, make stops at Friðheimar Greenhouse to sample a delicious tomato soup*. (B)
Today offers a real treat: the chance to enjoy a three-course dinner at Kopar restaurant. The restaurant also offers a vegan or fish option, so those who don't eat meat or animal products need not miss out.
After dinner, embark on a 2/3-hour Northern lights hunt by boat. Well away from the light pollution of the city, it's the perfect opportunity to go in search of the northern lights with an experienced guide at the helm. Those lucky enough may spot the stunning ribbons of colour flickering high above the cold, cold sea. (B, D)
Stay in Reykjavík today and set out in search of the city's best food spots, accompanied by an experienced local guide who is also a proud foodie. Taste traditional Icelandic delicacies as you stroll around Reykjavik city centre indulging in at least 10 different traditional foods and learn more about local traditions. (B)
Transfer to the airport by coach for the flight back to the UK.