Spend your days bathing in geothermal pools and exploring volcanic landscapes, before venturing deep into the Icelandic countryside where you have the best chance of seeing the Northern Lights on this escorted group tour. The further you are away from the light pollution of cities, the easier it is to spot the lights. There are more chances for adventure during the day. Take an easy hike across Solheimajokull glacier, in the Blue Lagoon you’ll have the chance to bathe in geothermal waters, and on our trip of the Golden Circle see gurgling hot spring geysers and the continental divide.
Depart London to Iceland, arriving later that day. On arrival transfer by shuttle from Keflavik International Airport to your hotel in Reykjavik.
This morning travel to Reykjanes peninsula. Discover hot springs, mountains, bird cliffs, lighthouses and fishing villages, and at the end of the day, enjoy a soak in the warm waters of the Blue Lagoon. During the evening learn about the northern lights and once darkness falls head outside in search of nature's light show. (B)
Travel the south, stopping at the active volcano that lies beneath the Eyjafjallajökull glacier. Unearth Seljalandsfoss waterfall, visit one of Iceland's finest folk museums and visit the Skogafoss waterfall. In the evening enjoy a presentation about the northern lights and if the sky is clear, keep a look out overhead. (B)
In the morning, learn about the Icelandic horse, its history and special qualities before visiting a geothermal greenhouse. Continue to Gullfoss waterfall, before travelling inland to Thingvellir National Park. Return to Reykjavik for an overnight stay. (B)
Transfer to the airport by shuttle and fly back to the UK. (B)
Holiday Price Overview
Meals as specified (B= breakfast, L= lunch, D= dinner)
All transfers and transportation
Sightseeing with English-speaking guide
Entrance fees on sightseeing tours as specified