Iceland: Iceland and the Northern Lights

Be mesmerised by Iceland's natural beauty and the Northern Lights on this short break to Iceland. This stunning and diverse country has something for everybody, from lively Reykjavik's nightlife to the quieter National Parks. The Northern Lights can be seen throughout the months of October - March, during clear weather conditions.  Although we cannot guarantee a sighting with this itinerary you will have one of the best chances that you will ever get. The Northern Lights bus tour takes you away from the light pollution of the city in search of this magnificent light display.

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Day 1 - Fly to Reykjavik

  Fly from London Gatwick to Reykjavik, on arrival transfer to Reykjavik Centre via the flybus service that operates regularly from the airport. (Additional charge for transfers)

 


Day 2 - Reykjavik and the Blue Lagoon and the Northern Lights

In the morning we start our city tour of Reykjavik at the hotel's reception. You will see the worlds oldest parliament, the modern Hallgrimskirkja church and the picturesque lake in the centre of the city, which is inhabited with numerous waterfowl and modern suburbs. The modern architecture contrasts with the older parts of the city, which features colourful little houses and much more.

At 11.30hrs we take you to visit the Blue Lagoon and drive through the rough lava fields. Make sure you take your costume as you can relax in the warm geothermal waters, which are very natural and rich in minerals that are believed to have healing powers.

In the evening we have something special arranged for you - you will be picked up from the hotel to go in search of the Northern Lights by bus. The Aurora Borealis or Northern Lights are one of the natural wonders of the world - these waves of dancing colours across the clear dark skies are a sight not to be missed. Although we cannot guarantee that you will witness them, this excursion increases your chances by taking you to where there are clear skies.

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Meals included: Breakfast

Day 3 - The Golden Circle

This tour takes you to the "must see" sights of Iceland, we drive south through rich and fertile lowlands and visit one of Iceland’s most magnificent waterfalls, Gullfoss. You will also see the erupting hot springs of the Geysir area and the outstandingly beautiful Pingvellir National Park, where the world’s oldest parliament was founded in 930 AD.

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Meals included: Breakfast

Day 4 - Return Flight Home or Extend your stay

After your memorable visit to Iceland, transfer back to Reykjavik airport for your return (scheduled) flight home. (Additional cost for transfers)

Why not extend your stay in Iceland for as little as £45 per person to see more of this beautiful country and increase your chances of seeing the Northern Lights.

Please call one of our Northern Lights experts on 0845 072 0090 for more info


Meals included: Breakfast



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**The Northern Lights are a natural phenomenon and depend on weather conditions and solar activity, although we try our best to find clear skies, we cannot gaurantee to see the Northern Lights***

For our selected Northern Lights Holidays see a selection of tours for the best destinations to hunt for the Aurora Borealis:
Canada Finland Iceland
Lapland Norway Sweden

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