From  £1395
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

5 Day Tour, from £1395 per person
Itinerary Dates
20182019
12 Oct  -  16 Oct
19 Oct  -  23 Oct
26 Oct  -  30 Oct
02 Nov  -  06 Nov
09 Nov  -  13 Nov
16 Nov  -  20 Nov
23 Nov  -  27 Nov
30 Nov  -  04 Dec
07 Dec  -  11 Dec
25 Jan  -  29 Jan
01 Feb  -  05 Feb
08 Feb  -  12 Feb
15 Feb  -  19 Feb
22 Feb  -  26 Feb
01 Mar  -  05 Mar
08 Mar  -  12 Mar
15 Mar  -  19 Mar
22 Mar  -  26 Mar
29 Mar  -  02 Apr
05 Apr  -  09 Apr
12 Apr  -  16 Apr

Discover the natural wonders of West Iceland on this 5-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, enjoy the fascinating architectural design of Hallgrimskirkja Church and visit the Aurora Northern Lights Centre.
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. Head onwards to Borgarfjordur and stop in Reykholt, home of renowned Icelandic Saga writer and medieval scholar Snorri Sturluson. 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. Enjoy a relaxing deep at the nearby Krauma natural geothermal bath resort and end the day visiting the unique waterfalls Hraunfoss and Barnafoss. In the evening, embark on a Northern Lights hunt and overnight in Borgarfjordur 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 Breidafjordur 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 your hotel 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 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.  Continue to Hveragerdi, the city with the highest concentration of greenhouses in Iceland, and visit Fridheimar greenhouse and horse stable. In the evening, return to Reykjavik and check in to your hotel. (B)    

 

 

DAY 5
FLY TO THE UK
FLY TO THE UK

Enjoy a visit and a bathe in the famous Blue Lagoon. Transfer to airport for the flight back to UK. (B)

 

 

Pricing Information

5 day tour, from £1395 per person
(Single person supplement + £280)

Price Includes

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

   *Return Grayline Shuttle Bus airport transfers



 


Price Excludes

  • Travel Insurance
  • Tips and gratuities

Price Notes

From prices per person:



  •     9 Nov, 8 Feb, 1 Mar & 15 Mar departures: £1395
  •     All other Oct departures: £1495
  •     All other departures from Nov to Apr: £1475
Itinerary Dates  
12 Oct 2018
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16 Oct 2018
19 Oct 2018
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23 Oct 2018
26 Oct 2018
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30 Oct 2018
02 Nov 2018
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06 Nov 2018
09 Nov 2018
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13 Nov 2018
16 Nov 2018
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20 Nov 2018
23 Nov 2018
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27 Nov 2018
30 Nov 2018
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04 Dec 2018
07 Dec 2018
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11 Dec 2018
25 Jan 2019
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29 Jan 2019
01 Feb 2019
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05 Feb 2019
08 Feb 2019
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12 Feb 2019
15 Feb 2019
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19 Feb 2019
22 Feb 2019
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26 Feb 2019
01 Mar 2019
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05 Mar 2019
08 Mar 2019
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12 Mar 2019
15 Mar 2019
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19 Mar 2019
22 Mar 2019
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26 Mar 2019
29 Mar 2019
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02 Apr 2019
05 Apr 2019
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09 Apr 2019
12 Apr 2019
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16 Apr 2019

Tour Route Map


  1. Iceland, Reykjavik
  2. Iceland, Akranes
  3. Iceland, Deildartunguhver
  4. Iceland, Stykkisholmur
  5. Iceland, Gullfoss
  6. Iceland, Hvergerdi
  7. Iceland, Reykjavik
  8. Iceland, Blue Lagoon

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