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Aurora Borealis over Iceland - 5 days

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787.332416
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starting from 455 € per person

  • Geysers, waterfalls and Thingvellir National Park
  • Highlight: Northern Lights tour by coach

Iceland during wintertime? Yes, because at this time of the year a trip to this island in the North Sea is a very special experience! Lonely landscapes in the glistening snow, unusual lighting moods and the spectacular northern lights make up the charm of the Icelandic winter. And because of the Gulf Stream it is not as cold as you might think.

Reykjavik, the Icelandic capital, will please you with its mix of colorful houses, museums and good restaurants. Even the sidewalks are heated in winter! From here you can explore some of the island's most fascinating places, such as the Thingvellir National Park, an UNESCO World Heritage Site, and the bizarre lava fields of the Reykjanes Peninsula.

Day 1: Arrival Iceland - Reykjavik – 50 km
Arrival to Iceland on your own. The island in the far north is known for its magnificent landscapes - characterized by active volcanoes, mighty glaciers, geysers and impressive waterfalls. Your location for the next few days is Reykjavik, the Icelandic capital - by the way, the northern most capital in the world. Here you will find an exciting mix of small, colorful houses and modern buildings, such as the conference and concert center Harpa or the water reservoir Perlan. It has six huge tanks and an impressive glass dome and a viewing platform. The city also has numerous pubs and cafes, museums, theaters, chic bars and many good restaurants.

Day 2: Reykjavik and Northern light trip by Bus – 100 km - F
In the morning you will get to know Reykjavik during a guided city tour. You will see, among other things, the Höfdi House, a wooden villa in which a summit meeting took place in 1986 between Reagan and Gorbachev, the fishing port and the Hallgrim Church with its unusual facade. In the evening you will experience a northern light trip by bus - and with a bit of luck - the natural spectacle of the Northern Lights. Numerous legends surround this spectacular natural phenomenon and 2000 years ago they were considered signs of gods and spirits. And even today, although you know how they are created, you can hardly escape their almost magical effect. Far from the bright lights of the city, there is a great chance to admire the Aurora Borealis.

Day 3: Full day trip Golden Circle – 240 km - F
The full day trip tour "Golden Circle" combines culture, nature and the geology of Iceland. Follow in the footsteps of history in Thingvellir: here as early as 930 AD. As a result, Thingvellir is considered as one of the oldest parliaments in the world. Here is also the spot where the American and Eurasian continental plates drift apart. The area is protected as a national park and is an UNESCO World Heritage Site. Afterwards you will visit the famous "Geyser" and the slightly smaller "Strokkur", which makes its water shoot up to 35m several times an hour. Another highlight is the Gullfoss: Perhaps the most beautiful waterfall in Iceland crashes in two stages in an imposing gorge.

Day 4: Half day trip Reykjanes – 130 km - F
On this excursion, you will first see the Bessastadir Manor, which is the official residence of the Icelandic President today. In the church you can admire the pretty glass windows. The next stop will be the Reykjanes peninsula: numerous volcanic craters, caves, geothermal areas and lava fields characterize the fascinating landscape. Back in Reykjavik, it is worth visiting the norhtern lights exhibition: Here you will learn interesting facts about this magnificent natural spectacle.

Day 5: Reykjavik - Keflavik - Departure – 50 km - F
It's time to say goodbye to the island of fire and ice. Transfer to the airport of Keflavik and return flight on your own. Bye for now!

Minimum number of paying persons
15 Pax

  • 4 x Overnight stay including breakfast
  • Hotel of Good SRG Mid-range
  • 1 x Transfer Keflavik Airport - Reykjavik
  • 1 x 3 hrs guided city tour Reykjavik including coach service
  • 1 x Northern lights guided tour including coach service
  • 1 x Full day guided tour Golden Circle including coach service
  • 1 x Half day guided tour Reykjanes peninsula including coach service
  • 1 x Transfer Reykjavik - Keflavik Airport

aditional options

  • 1 x 4-course dinner All-around Iceland at Restaurant Fishcompany
    78 €
  • 1 x 3-course dinner at Steakhouse Hereford
    48 €
  • 1 x 3-course dinner at Restaurant Brautarholt from
    58 €
  • Fishbuffet at Restaurant Reykjavik
    50 €
  • Entrance fee Whale Exhibition Reykjavik
    20 €
  • Entrance fee Northern Lights Centre Reykjavik
    9 €
  • Entrance fee Blue Lagoon including towel, mask, creme and drink (Comfort package)
    74 €
  • Transfer (one way) within Reykjavik, 19.00 pm - 08.00 am
    275 €
  • Transfer (one way) within Reykjavik, 08.00 am - 19.00 pm
    185 €
  • Supplement at 15-19 paying persons
    135 €
  • Supplement at 20-24 paying persons
    55 €
  • Supplement at 25-29 paying persons
    35 €
  • 1 x 2-course lunch at Geysir Bistro
    32 €
  • 1 x 2-course lunch at Restaurant Reykjavik
    30 €
  • 1 x Lunchbuffet at Restaurant Brautarholt
    26 €
  • Luggage handling
    18 €