Scenic Iceland & the Northern Lights (Small Group)

7 Day Winter Tour from Reykjavik to Reykjavik with Insight Vacations

Book online and enjoy exclusive savings on Insight Vacations 7 Day Scenic Iceland & the Northern Lights (Small Group). Experience a world of natural phenomena; by day marvel at waterfalls, volcanoes and incredible landscapes and by night, seek out the dancing lights that fill cloudless skies.

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Winter Tour Starts In
Starts In
Reykjavik
Winter Tour Ends In
Ends In
Reykjavik
Accomodation
Accomodation
4 - 4.5 Star
24
Max Group Size
24
Small Group
Trip Style
Small Group
Winter
Trip Style
Winter
Scenic / Cultural
Trip Style
Scenic / Cultural
Countries Explored:
Iceland
Trip Operated By:
Insight Vacations
Insight Vacations
511 Reviews
Trip Reviews:
No Reviews
Trip Code:
SW864

Itinerary

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1 The Viking City of Reykjavík
Welcome to Iceland. At Reykjavík's Keflavík Airport, you will be welcomed and transferred to your hotel. Join your Travel Director and travelling companions at 18:15 for your Welcome Reception and enjoy the opportunity to get to know each other, over a pleasant evening of wine and a light buffet. Afterwards, search for the most spectacular show on Earth — the Northern Lights, or Aurora Borealis. See the breathtaking night sky filled with an array of different colours. Please note: The Northern Lights are a natural phenomenon and therefore sightings cannot be guaranteed. (DW) Stay: Fosshotel Reykjavík.
2 South Shore Adventure to Vík

Take a journey through the stunning landscape of Iceland's south coast and through the land of Njál‘s Saga – a region of breathtaking scenery and legendary stories. Visit Iceland's newest geothermal heat and electric power station at Hellisheiđarvirkjun. Your journey continues, as you witness the majesty of Seljalandsfoss and Skógafoss.

Stand awestruck by the beauty and powerful force of these thundering waterfalls, before venturing on to view more phenomena. See the magnificent Hekla and Eyjafjallajökull volcanoes. Travel to the modern Lava Centre in Hvolsvöllur, dedicated to Iceland's riveting volcanic activity and earthquakes. Later, you arrive in the welcoming community of Vik. Perhaps enjoy another chance to go in search of the mystical northern lights? (B/D) Stay: Hótel Kría, Vik.

3 The Golden Circle to Flúðir
Embark on a day of discovery around Iceland's Golden Circle, taking in some of the famous landmarks this magical country has to offer. Experience the exploding hot springs at Geysir and the mighty Gullfoss waterfalls, the Icelandic equivalent of Niagara Falls. Next stop is Friðheimar, to learn about Icelandic greenhouse horticulture. Visit a family-run vegetable farm that specialises in tomatoes. Explore their greenhouses and sample the sweet, unique flavour of their lovingly grown crop. Continue to your hotel in Flúðir, where there is again a chance to look to the night sky and watch nature's theatre unfold. (B/D) Stay: Flúðir Icelandair Hotel.
4 Thingvellir, Borgarnes and Húsafell

In Fontana, visit a geothermal bakery to sample the delicious rye bread, dug hot from the ground and served with butter. Continue to Thingvellir, a remarkable UNESCO World Heritage Site that lies on the Mid-Atlantic Ridge line, where the North American and Eurasian tectonic plates meet.

The first meeting of the Icelandic parliament was held here in A.D. 930. Journey along the trail of Viking warrior and poet Egill Skallagrímsson and stop at Reykholt for an orientation with your Travel Director. In Borgarnes, learn about Iceland's history with a fascinating visit to the Icelandic Settlement Centre. Enjoy views of the Hraunfossar and Barnafoss waterfalls as you drive through glorious landscapes. Your travels continue to Deildartunguhver, Europe's most powerful hot spring. (B/D) Stay: Hotel Húsafell.

5 Reykjavík Sightseeing
Journey back to the capital of Reykjavík, where a Local Expert will show you Old Reykjavík, the 19th century parliament building and Höfði House. In 1986, US President Ronald Reagan and Soviet Premier Mikhail Gorbachev met here for the famous Reykjavík Summit. Continue to see the colourful harbour and the modern, landmark church, the Hallgrímskirkja, which can be seen from almost anywhere in the city. The afternoon is at leisure. (B) Stay: Fosshotel Reykjavík.
6 Choice In Reykjavik
Explore Reykjavik with Insight Choice. Choose between experiencing the magic of Iceland on an exhilarating flight-ride experience at FlyOver, to see incredible scenery from sweeping glaciers to stunning fjords or alternatively, relax in the Blue Lagoon. Surrounded by lava fields and snow-capped mountains, the lagoon is a wonder of nature and offers a unique experience for both body and soul. With your newfound friends, toast to the culmination of your fascinating journey of discovery during a celebratory dinner at a local restaurant. (B/DW)
7 Farewell Reykjavík
Your Icelandic adventure comes to an end, with a transfer to Reykjavík's Keflavík Airport. (B)

Insight Vacations Inclusions

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Journey Highlights
  • Skogafoss: Admire the majestic beauty of these two impressive waterfalls.
  • Hvolsvollur: See these magnificent volcanoes.
  • Gullfoss: The spectacular two-tiered waterfall, the Icelandic equivalent of Niagara falls, drops a total of 32 metres, while spanning the entire width of the Hvítá River.
  • Geysir: Visit the famous spouting Geysir which has become synonymous with hot springs all around the world.
  • Thingvellir: The Parliamentary Plains are the most important historic site in the country, as the meeting place of the Althing, the world's oldest parliament that was founded in A.D. 930.
  • Reykholt: Stop at this pretty village, home of poet and medieval scholar Snorri Sturluson.
  • Reykjavik: Explore the city with your Local Expert. See the old town centre, the parliament building, Höfði House, the colourful harbour and the Hallgrímskirkja.
Trip Inclusions
  • Our highly-skilled Travel Director will ensure your journey is seamless, serving as your expert guide, consummate organiser, and friend overseas
  • Enjoy the comfort of Insight's luxury, air-conditioned, 40-seat coach with double the standard legroom and onboard washroom
  • Personal radio headsets give you the freedom to wander during visits to famous highlights, without missing any of your Local Expert's fascinating commentary
  • We carry your bags for you and promptly deliver them to your hotel door
  • Hotel and restaurant tips are included - you'll never have to worry about how much to give, nor search for foreign currency
  • We also include all taxes and porterage charges at hotels
  • Stay connected with friends and family with our complimentary coach and hotel Wi-Fi (where available)
  • From time to time, your Travel Director will enchant you with an Insight Flourish, which is a local specialty representing the destination
  • If your arrival and/or departure flights are as per the itinerary start and end dates, then transfers are available at scheduled times
  • If your flights are outside these times, or you have booked additional nights accommodation with Insight Vacations, you may purchase transfers or make your own way from/to the airport
Trip Notes
  • Itinerary and inclusions are subject to change
  • Price is for land, cruise and internal flights as specified. Flights not specified are not included

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Sunday 30 Jan 2022 Saturday 05 Feb 2022 113solo traveller 6,377solo traveller Enquire
Sunday 27 Feb 2022 Saturday 05 Mar 2022 113solo traveller 6,377solo traveller Enquire
Sunday 27 Mar 2022 Saturday 02 Apr 2022 113solo traveller 6,377solo traveller Enquire
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Small Group Departure, Maximum of 24 travelers.
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