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Winter Wellness and Northern Lights

A 5 day tour in winter wonderland Iceland where, in addition to visiting the most famous places of the country, we will also hunt for the magnificent Northern Lights and enjoy wellness and spa in a 4* hotel. This is a real adventure of a tour including such highlights as the famous Geysir hot spring area, beautiful waterfalls and much more. The tour is designed to maximize your chances of witnessing the amazing Northern Lights as well as enjoying the warmth of Icelandic hot thermal water in the midst of the winter. The Blue Lagoon has become a world famous wellness and spa attraction. The Riverside Spa in Hotel Selfoss is designed to reflect the Icelandic nature with the theme of ice and fire emphasizing Iceland´s extreme nature.

Duration: 4 Nights, Winter

Price: From $1,247 per person

Highlights

  • Northern Lights on the Golden Circle
  • The Amazing Blue Lagoon Spa
  • Volcanoes and Waterfalls of the South

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INCLUDED


- Fully escorted 3-day tour with English speaking local guide
- Two nights accommodation in Hotel Selfoss and two nights in Hotel Klettur in Reykjavik.
- Breakfast included.
- Entrance fee to  Eyjafjallajökull Visitor Center
- Short reception in Hotel Selfoss with one glass of sparkling wine upon arrival on 2nd day.
  short film presenting the Northern Lights as well as one entrance to their Spa on 2nd or 3rd day.

- Evening hunt for the Northern Lights while staying in Selfoss. (weather dependent)

NOT INCLUDED

- Flights to/from the US
- Travel insurance

 

OPTIONALS:

Blue lagoon standard bathing admission including towel: From $75 per person.

Shared airport shuttle transfer one way: $30 per person

Private airport transfer one way (1-4 persons) $150

Extra night per double room $224

Extra night per single room $183

Despite our long experience in leading groups, please note that the Northern Lights are a natural phenomenon that is very hard to predict, hence sightings cannot be guaranteed.

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Day 1:

Reykjavík

Arrive at Keflavik airport. An optional shared or private transport to Reykjavik. Overnight stay in a 3* hotel in Reykjavik.

Reykjavik is an exciting city and you can chose some optional interesting tours, like whale watching, , Northern Lights tour and more.

We will assist you to book tours and restaurants in Reykjavik.

 

 

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Day 2:

The Golden Circle

We tour the renowned Golden Circle including a visit to the famous Geysir hot spring area, where Strokkur erupts every 5-10 minutes. We also visit the Gullfoss (Golden) waterfall and Þingvellir national park, where the forces of the Great Atlantic Rift are clearly visible. This is where the North American and European tectonic plates drift apart at a rate of 2-6 cm per year. Þingvellir is also the place where the ancient Icelandic parliament was established in 930. It is an area of truly outstanding beauty as well as geological and historical significance. After visiting these world famous sights, we drive through the much greener landscapes of South Iceland to our accommodation in the 4* Hotel Selfoss. Hotel Selfoss is located in the town of Selfoss of 8.000 inhabitants. There you enjoy a welcome drink and a short film introducing the Northern Lights in a proper cinema. Weather permitted a hunt for the Northern light will be in the evening in the Selfoss vicinity

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Day 3:

Volcano and Waterfalls

Driving along the southern coast we encounter highlights such as the waterfalls Skógafoss and Seljalandsfoss as well as the glaciers and volcano of Eyjafjallajökull. We will visit the Eyjafjallajökull Visitor Center at the foot of the volcano. A short film (20 min) portrays the spectacular natural event, and the hectic times and incredible challenges met by the family farm of Þorvaldseyri. Accommodation in Hotel Selfoss. Afternoon for your disposal where you can enjoy the hotel Riverside spa that is richly equipped spa area that features a steam room, sauna, hot pool, rainwater showers, relaxation room, lounge and bar. Weather permitted a hunt for the Northern light will be in the evening in the Selfoss vicinity.

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Day 4:

Blue Lagoon and Reykjavík City tour

In the morning we drive the south coast to Reykjanes peninsula. There we pass Krýsuvik hot thermal area before arriving at the areas jewel, the Blue Lagoon. Entrance to this spectacular lagoon is optional where you can enjoy soaking in the mineral rich water with its fine silica mud. The Blue Lagoon is on National Geograpic list of 25 wonders of the world claiming it is a geothermal gift of nature. From the Blue Lagoon we head to Reykjavik for a city tour introducing the city’s main landmarks like Hallgrímskirkja cathedral, and Perlan with its fabulous viewing deck. Some of the other highlights include Höfdi House, Reykjavik City Hall and Harpa Concert and Conference centre. Accommodation in a 3* hotel in Reykjavik.

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Day 5:

Departure

You can enjoy Reykjavik during morning and leave your hotel around noon for your optional transfer to Keflavik airport in the afternoon.

Price in double room $1,247 per person
Single supplement is $419

Dates in 2017

11/5, 11/12, 11/19, 11/26, 11/28

12/3, 12/05, 12/10, 12/12

 

Dates in 2018

01/7, 01/09, 01/14, 01/16, 01/21, 01/23, 01/28, 01/30

02/4, 02/11, 02/13, 02/18, 02/20, 02/25, 02/27

03/04, 03/11, 03/18, 03/20, 03/25, 03/27

04/03, 04/10.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Highlights

  • Northern Lights on the Golden Circle
  • The Amazing Blue Lagoon Spa
  • Volcanoes and Waterfalls of the South

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