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Northern Lights of Iceland including the Blue Lagoon

6 Days 1 Country 2 Cities

Witness the incredible Aurora Borealis and take in geysers, glaciers and more in Iceland.

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6 Days, 1 Country, 2 Cities

Northern Lights of Iceland including the Blue Lagoon

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About this trip

This stunning volcanic island will captivate and inspire you, from the stylish Nordic culture of trendy Reykjavik to the awe inspiring natural beauty of its steaming geysers, majestic glaciers, the famous Blue Lagoon and nature's light show – the ethereal Aurora Borealis.

You'll enjoy Insider moments like... sipping a delicious cocktail as you relax in the soothing geothermal waters of the Blue Lagoon a VIP visit to Viking World museum to gain an insight to the heritage of the Icelandic people while enjoying the comfort and warmth of a bowl of hearty stew.


Trip type: Country Explorer i

Trip code: WMAI

5 Nights

accommodation

8 Meals
  • 5 hot buffet breakfasts.

  • 3 dinners (including Be My Guest)

On-trip Transport

All transport shown.

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Highlights

What's Included

Sightseeing Highlights

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    • City tour in Reykjavik

    • Visit the Hallgrímskirkja church in Reykjavik, the Folk Museum in Skogar, the Fridheimar Greenhouse, the Hellisheidi Geothermal Exhibition, Viking World in Reykjanesbær and the world famous Blue Lagoon geothermal spa.

    • View the black sand beach at Vik, Gullfoss, Seljalandsfoss and Skogafoss waterfalls and the Strokkur geyser

    • See the Eyjafjallajökull volcano


What's Included

Dining

    • 5 hot buffet breakfasts.

    • 3 dinners
      (including Be My Guest)


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Travel Highlights

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    • Luxury air-conditioned coach or alternative transportation (such as rail journeys)

    • Cherry-picked hotels, all tried and trusted

    • Daily breakfast and an average of 50% of evening meals

    • Hand-picked Insider Experiences

    • Optional Experiences and free time

    • Porterage and local charges included

    • Must-see sightseeing and surprise extras

    • An expert Travel Director and separate Driver

    • All hotel tips, charges and local taxes

    • VIP entry to many sights

    • Audio Headsets for flexible sightseeing


    Airport Transfers

  • Specific transfer information can be found on the airport transfers page


Northern Lights of Iceland including the Blue Lagoon

Your Itinerary

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Reykjavik, Iceland

Day 1

Arrive Reykjavik (2 Nights)

Hallgrimskirkja, Reykjavik, Iceland

Day 2

Reykjavik Sightseeing

Vik, Iceland

Day 3

Reykjavik – South Shore Adventure – Hella (2 Nights)

Strokkur Geyser, Iceland

Day 4

Golden Circle Excursion

Blue Lagoon, Iceland

Day 5

Hella – Blue Lagoon – Reykjanesbær

Reykjavik, Iceland

Day 6

Depart Iceland

Day 1

Arrive Reykjavik (2 Nights) Day 1 - Arrive Reykjavik (2 Nights)

Welcome to Reykjavik. The capital of Iceland is yours to start exploring after you check in to your hotel. Tonight meet your Travel Director and fellow travellers for a Welcome Reception.

Hotel

Grand Reykjavik

Meals

  • Welcome Reception

Hotel

Grand Reykjavik

Meals

  • Welcome Reception

Day 1

Day 2

Reykjavik Sightseeing Day 2 - Reykjavik Sightseeing

Explore Reykjavik on a sightseeing tour this morning. See the city‘s major attractions including Parliament House, the Old Harbour, the National Museum, Laugardalur swimming pool and the city‘s main landmark, the Hallgrímskirkja church standing on top of a hill in the city centre. This evening why not sample some Icelandic delicacies with your fellow travellers before going on the search for the Northern Lights?

Meals

  • Buffet Breakfast

Meals

  • Buffet Breakfast

Optional Experiences

Lava Riding Tour

Enjoy the pure beauty of Icelandic nature from horseback. Whether you're a beginner or a more advanced rider, this is a wonderful way to experience the Icelandic countryside. Starting from the Íshestar riding centre in Hafnarfjörður, you‘ll explore the lovely conservation area of Heiðmörk, with its numerous caves and canyons. Your tour will be led by experienced staff and the horses are used to riders of all levels.

Adult Price: €81.00

Northern Lights by Boat

Sailing away from the coastline of Reykjavik, we'll escape the lights of the city and begin our search for the northern lights. Seeing the aurora borealis, with a beautiful backdrop of mountains and city lights, is something you won't ever forget. In less than 30 minutes we'll be in a prime location, away from the city lights, perfect for viewing the auroras. This tour is subject to weather conditions.

Adult Price: €68.00

Day 2

Day 3

Reykjavik – South Shore Adventure – Hella (2 Nights) Day 3 - Reykjavik – South Shore Adventure – Hella (2 Nights)

Take a journey through Iceland's stunning south coast, a region of breathtaking scenery and legendary stories. Today encounter a wonderful variety of natural landscapes, including the spectacular waterfalls of Seljalandsfoss and Skogafoss. See the ice cap Eyjafjallajökull, which covers a volcano. Visit the Skogar Folk Museum where you will gain a Cultural Insight into Icelandic heritage. View the black sand beach at Vik before arriving at your hotel where you will dine tonight. If conditions permit take a walk with your Travel Director in search of the Northern Lights.

Hotel

Stracta

Meals

  • Buffet Breakfast
  • Dinner

Hotel

Stracta

Meals

  • Buffet Breakfast
  • Dinner

Day 3

Day 4

Golden Circle Excursion Day 4 - Golden Circle Excursion

Your first stop this morning is at the historically significant Thingvellir National Park. Here you will see how the continental drift between the North American and Eurasian tectonic plates has altered the landscape by creating massive cracks or faults in the Earth's surface. Enjoy great photo opportunities in the world-famous hot spring area of Geysir. Wait a few minutes for Strokkur geyser to erupt, sending a spectacular column of water and steam high into the air. Close by is the majestic Gullfoss, the 'Golden Waterfall'. In the afternoon visit the Fridheimar Greenhouse for an insight into Icelandic horticulture as well as a taste of their famous tomato soup made from fresh, locally grown produce.

Meals

  • Buffet Breakfast

Meals

  • Buffet Breakfast

Day 4

Day 5

Hella – Blue Lagoon – Reykjanesbær Day 5 - Hella – Blue Lagoon – Reykjanesbær

This morning gain a Cultural Insight into the way in which Iceland harnesses geothermal energy with an included visit to the state-of-the-art Hellisheidi Geothermal Exhibtion, located on an active volcanic ridge. Then experience another Cultural Insight when you visit and bathe in the world famous Blue Lagoon complete with a delicious cocktail. (Please remember to pack your swimwear). Tonight enjoy a Be My Guest Farewell Dinner at Viking World, which will be open exclusively for Trafalgar.

Hotel

Park Inn by Radisson Airport

Meals

  • Buffet Breakfast
  • Be My Guest Dinner

Hotel

Park Inn by Radisson Airport

Meals

  • Buffet Breakfast
  • Be My Guest Dinner

Day 5

Day 6

Depart Iceland Day 6 - Depart Iceland

Say goodbye to your companions and Travel Director after an unforgettable trip. Please note: This itinerary visits locations most likely to offer a glimpse of the colourful and mesmerising auroras. Viewing them is not guaranteed.

Meals

  • Buffet Breakfast

Meals

  • Buffet Breakfast

Day 6

Available Departures

Please see http://www.trafalgar.com:80/sa/tours/northern-lights-of-iceland-including-the-blue-lagoon for the latest discounts & departure information.

The Trafalgar Difference

  • Cultural Insights
    Explore the folk traditions of Iceland at the Skogar Folk Museum.

  • Cultural Insights
    Discover how Iceland takes advantage of its natural resources at the Hellisheidi Geothermal Plant.

  • Cultural Insights
    Enjoy bathing in the world famous Blue Lagoon geothermal spa complete with a delicious cocktail.

  • Be My Guest
    Exclusive private visit to the Viking World museum for a unique dining experience.

  • Hidden Treasures
    Enjoy at least one surprise Hidden Treasure.

Find out what makes Trafalgar different.

Highlights

What's Included

Sightseeing Highlights

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    • City tour in Reykjavik

    • Visit the Hallgrímskirkja church in Reykjavik, the Folk Museum in Skogar, the Fridheimar Greenhouse, the Hellisheidi Geothermal Exhibition, Viking World in Reykjanesbær and the world famous Blue Lagoon geothermal spa.

    • View the black sand beach at Vik, Gullfoss, Seljalandsfoss and Skogafoss waterfalls and the Strokkur geyser

    • See the Eyjafjallajökull volcano


What's Included

Dining

    • 5 hot buffet breakfasts.

    • 3 dinners
      (including Be My Guest)


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What's Included

Travel Highlights

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    • Luxury air-conditioned coach or alternative transportation (such as rail journeys)

    • Cherry-picked hotels, all tried and trusted

    • Daily breakfast and an average of 50% of evening meals

    • Hand-picked Insider Experiences

    • Optional Experiences and free time

    • Porterage and local charges included

    • Must-see sightseeing and surprise extras

    • An expert Travel Director and separate Driver

    • All hotel tips, charges and local taxes

    • VIP entry to many sights

    • Audio Headsets for flexible sightseeing


    Airport Transfers

  • Specific transfer information can be found on the airport transfers page


Why Trafalgar?

The Trafalgar Experience

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Meet warm-hearted locals and like-minded travellers. Along your journey of discovery, stop to share stories and flavours with local farmers, chefs and winemakers. Pause to admire the handicrafts and rich traditions of amazing artisans. Explore the essence of Europe through captivating accounts shared by expert historians and savvy local guides.


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Once you've packed your suitcase, we take care of the rest, removing all your concerns so that you can be secure in the knowledge that an award-winning global company with an impeccable reputation has taken care of every little detail. We arrange everything you'll need along your journey - meals, accommodation and travel logistics, because we are with you all the way. Travel the world with peace of mind, knowing you’re in the hands of Trafalgar.


Guest Reviews and Ratings

  • Guest Service Rating from 37 Reviews

  • Trip:

    Service:

    Really good tourThe only exception was the need for three hotels at my age (80) but otherwise the couriers were very good at looking after me.As a footnote I would like to add that the second Hotel Stracta was the best by far

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    Service:

    Service rating : Service was good but I have experienced better travel directors. The optional extras were sold out the day we arrived and no one from our group could go on the boats to view the northern lights.. this was not acceptable as to why would you even offer it! I felt that the tour

  • Trip:

    Service:

    Service rating : The trip was interesting and we thoroughly enjoyed the Blue Lagoon. Our negative experience we're in these areas:a. We were unhappy that on the 1st day of our arrival, we were informed that the optional tour for the northern lights by boat was fully booked even before we can

  • Trip:

    Service:

    Our tour leader Gugga and our driver Siggy led us on a wonderful tour of Southern Iceland - I cannot speak highly enough about them both. Getting to see the Northern Lights was a bonus. The accomodation was excellent too.

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    Service:

    Service rating : Trafalgar always give the best of what is available. Travellers must remember that the tours will reflect the countries your are travelling in, and what is considered luxury in one country will look different in another country. The guides are always very experienced and do

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