2024 : Northern Lights Quest of Iceland
6 Days/5 Nights
Journey on a quest to see the famous Northern Lights
Hunt the horizon for the amazing aurora borealis on this Iceland tour. Explore the natural wonder and beauty of the land of fire and ice, from the Golden Circle to Diamond Beach.
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- Tour Operator
- CIE Tours
- Offer valid through 3/31/2024
- 6 Days
- Escorted - Yes
|Reykjavik Panoramic Tour- Perlan Observation Deck - Northern Lights Quest : Your tour departs your hotel at 2:00 PM. Discover capital city Reykjavik on a panoramic tour, experiencing its charming architecture and beautiful, brightly-colored rooftops. Visit the Perlan Observation Deck to see magnificent 360 degree views of the city and its surroundings. Return to your hotel for a welcome drink and canap's with your group, followed by free time for dinner on your own. Then head away from the city lights on a search for the elusive Northern Lights. Enjoy peaceful stillness and nighttime views as you watch for the aurora borealis.
|Golden Circle - Secret Lagoon - Fridheimar Tomato Farm : Head out on the famed Golden Circle, starting with the spectacular Thingvellir National Park, a meeting place of old Icelandic clans. It is also where the Eurasian and North American tectonic plates meet above ground. Journey to the Secret Lagoon: small and intimate, it's where savvy travelers go to enjoy the Icelandic spa experience. Don't forget your swimsuit! Enjoy a lunch in the greenhouse of Fridheimar Tomato Farm. Then it's on to the Strokkur Geyser, which erupts every 10 minutes. Stop at Gullfoss Waterfall, one of the most photographed spots in all of Iceland. Move on to your hotel below the Hekla volcano and enjoy dinner with your group. After dark, you might soak in the hotel's outdoor hot tub while watching for the Northern Lights.(B, L, D)
|LAVA Center - Skogar Folk Museum - Skogafoss Waterfall - Black Sand Beach : Visit the LAVA Center to learn about Iceland's volcanoes, and how their eruptions and lava flows have shaped the country over time. Visit the Skogar Folk Museum to explore Iceland's cultural heritage and learn about the lives of Iceland's early settlers through an array of tools, books, and handicrafts. See the Skogafoss Waterfall nearby and then Reynisfjara's black sand beach and rock formations. Dine tonight at your hotel, which is perfectly situated for Northern Lights viewing; it offers wake-up service if the lights are visible after bed time.(B, D)
|Jukulsarlon Glacier Lagoon - Diamond Beach - Skaftafell Wilderness Area : Visit the Skaftafell Wilderness Area and view some of its wonders: glaciers, waterfalls, a snow-capped volcano and lava fields. Savor lunch with a view of the surrounding countryside at the Fosshotel Glacier Lagoon. Visit the Jukulsarlon Glacier Lagoon, where bright blue and white icebergs dot the waters. Head to nearby Diamond Beach and marvel at glistening natural ice sculptures on the black sands. Return to your accommodation and dine independently this evening.(B, L)
|Seljalandsfoss - Reykjavik - The Blue Lagoon : Journey to the beautiful Seljalandsfoss Waterfall where, weather permitting, the sure-footed can walk the trail that takes you behind the 60-meter falls. Travel back to Reykjavik, possibly visiting any itinerary sights you might have missed due to weather. Spend the rest of the afternoon independently exploring the city. In the evening, visit the Blue Lagoon, a geothermal spa in a man-made lake surrounded by lava fields; relax in the heated waters before sharing a farewell dinner with your group.(B, D)
|Tour Ends in Reykjavik : Your tour ends after breakfast.(B)B: Breakfast; L: Lunch; D: DinnerAll visits are weather dependent.
- Fosshotel Reykjavik
- Stracta Hotel
- Fosshotel Nupar