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Iceland Northern Lights & Golden Circle
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Most people that visit Iceland go in the summer, but there's a whole other side to this place in the winter months. (It is called "Iceland," after all.) Spend five days doing really cool things like hiking glaciers, snowshoeing through ingvellir National Park, reflecting on life under the Northern Lights, and warming up in Geysir Hot Springs, all the while staying in a character-filled renovated farmhouse. See another side of this amazing country.

  • Duration: 5 Days
  • Guaranteed Departure: Yes
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  • Physical rating: Average
  • Accommodation standard:   Budget%
  • Traveller Tour Rating: 0%  
  • Your Guide: English speaking
  • Tour code: 153336
  • Starts: Reykjavik, Iceland
  • Finishes: Reykjavik, Iceland
You will Visit
  • Reykjavík

Itinerary

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Day 1: Reykjavík

Make your way to Reykjavík today to start your tour. Have some time before the welcome meeting? Consider stopping for a dip at the Blue Lagoon, explore the Reykjavík harbour, or visit the Harpa museum.

Included Activities:
Arrival Day and Welcome Meeting

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Day 2: Reykjavík/Álftröð (1B, 1L, 1D)

Travel from Reykjavík to a lava cave in the Bláfjöll Mountains. Explore the cave before continuing on to Þingvellir National Park. Visit the park including sights like Geysir Hot Spring and Gullfoss Waterfall. In the evening, enjoy a Northern Lights in the Golden Circle before returning to the farmhouse in Álftröð.

Additional Notes:
The Northern Lights are a natural phenomenon, and sightings will be dependent on weather conditions. G Adventures cannot guarantee that travellers booked on this tour will experience the Northern Lights.

Included Activities:
Lava Caving by the Blue Mountains
Thingvellir National Park Visit
Gullfoss Waterfall Visit
Geysir Visit

Transport:
Private Vehicle (0.50 hour(s), 40km)
Private Vehicle (1.00 hour(s), 70km)
Private Vehicle (0.75 hour(s), 40km)

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Day 3: Álftröð (1B, 1L, 1D)

Hike or snowshoe in the Reykjadalur area. Opt to hike to the hot springs, or discover a secret lagoon. Enjoy cooking dinner together in the farmhouse before another evening viewing the Northern Lights.

Additional Notes:
The Northern Lights are a natural phenomenon, and sightings will be dependent on weather conditions. G Adventures cannot guarantee that travellers booked on this tour will experience the Northern Lights.

Included Activities:
Snowshoeing around Reykjadalur Valley

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Day 4: Álftröð/Reykjavík (1B, 1L)

Travel to the Sólheimajökull Glacier for a stunning hike. Drive the scenic southern coast and visit the Skógarfoss and Seljalndsfoss waterfalls on the way back to Reykjavík. Enjoy a final night in the city.

Included Activities:
Sólheimajökull Glacier Hike
Seljalandsfoss Waterfall Visit
Skógafoss Waterfall Visit

Transport:
Private Vehicle (1.50 hour(s), 113km)
Private Vehicle (0.50 hour(s), 30km)
Private Vehicle (0.50 hour(s), 30km)
Private Vehicle (2.00 hour(s), 148km)

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Day 5: Reykjavík (1B)

Depart at any time.

Inclusions:
    Activities
    • Lava caving (Leiðarendi Cave)
    • Golden Circle sightseeing
    • Þingvellir National Park visit
    • Geysir Hot Spring visit
    • Gullfoss Waterfall visit
    • Northern Lights hunting (2 nts)
    • Hiking (Reykjadalur)
    • Glacier hike (Sólheimajökull Glacier)
    • Southern coast drive including Skógarfoss Waterfall and Seljalndsfoss Waterfall
    • Transport to/from all included activities and between all destinations
    Accommodation
    • Hotels (2 nts), renovated farmhouse (2 nts)
    • 4 breakfasts, 3 lunches, 2 dinners
    Transport
    • Private vehicle, walking
    Group Leader
    • Chief Experience Officer (CEO) throughout
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Tour Highlights:
  • Explore Iceland's glaciers and waterfalls
  • Keep your eyes peeled for dazzling displays of the Northern Lights
  • Live like a local in a charming farmhouse
  • Soak your muscles in natural hot springs.