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Northern Lights and Into the Glacier

Northern Lights and Into the Glacier

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Price
From £799

Duration
3 Nights

Departures
Sept - April

Combine a short break in Reykavík with Iceland’s newest tourist attraction, the "Into the Glacier Ice Cave”. This attraction should be high on any tourist’s “must-do” list. The Ice Cave Tour really puts the Ice in Iceland, taking glacier experiences to another level literally; the sub glacial layer to be precise. Enjoy a 3 night stay in Reykjavík where you will also hunt for the magnificent Northern Lights and have the opportunity to add on day tours to the surrounding countryside to see more of Iceland.

Highlights

  • See the hidden and beautiful Blue Ice in the Heart of the Glacier
  • Hunt for the Northern Lights
  • Enjoy Reykjavík, the capital of Iceland

SUGGESTED ITINERARY - 3 NIGHTS

Day 1 - Arrival
Arrival at Keflavík International Airport. Transfer to your accommodation in the city center, Reykjavík, double/twin room including breakfast.

Northern lights Tour
You will be picked up from your hotel between 20.30pm / 21.30pm by an experienced English speaking guide. You will travel by coach to the best locations which will vary depending on the weather and viewing conditions so every night's outing is different. Duration is around 3 hours. There are many ways to see the lights, ask us about our fantastic upgrade options like Northern Lights by Boat and Northern Lights Superjeep tours!

Because of the weather, sightings of the Northern Lights cannot be guaranteed. If the tour has to be cancelled you can join the tour again the following night, free of charge.

Day 2 – Go Into the Glacier
Pick up from hotel at 08.30, tour duration total 9-10 hours.

This day tour will enable you to explore around, on and within, the giant, 953sq/km glacier, with a bonus visits en-route to the glacier: Hraunfossar, a spectacular waterfall, with a further two on the return: Kaldidalur, a highland track and Þingvellir, a beautiful national park with amazing scenery, to give you a truly memorable day.

Experience the awesome ice cap glacial environment. Ride in specially modified glacier vehicle. Bear witness to global warming. Whilst there are a few man-made Ice Tunnels and Ice Caves in various places around the world, there is nothing quite like Into the glacier, either high up in a remote area of an Ice Cap Glacier, or on such a scale. Never before has anyone been able to see the beautiful blue ice at the heart of an Ice Cap Glacier; it is not quite a Jules Verne journey to the centre of the earth, or even to the absolute centre of the glacier, but it feels like an exciting and magical journey, deep within the glacier, and it is deep enough to reach another world, a world of magnificent, stunning blue ice.

Lunch stop will be made at Husafell (where you will have the opportunity to buy lunch).

Note: We reserve the right to change the itinerary and the mode of transport / cancel the trip, according to weather or road conditions, or circumstances beyond our control. In the winter time the duration of the tours may vary according to weather and road and glacier conditions.

Day 3 - Explore Reykjavík or take a day tour
Today is yours to continue to explore Reykjavík or take an optional day tour out of the city. Iceland has spectacular scenery and much of this is only an hour or two from Reykjavík. We will suggest some options for day and half day excursions which we can arrange for you. One of the most popular tour is the "Golden Circle Tour".

Optional Excursion: Golden Circle Tour
The Golden Circle is a fascinating experience. You will explore the world-famous Geysir geothermal area, a geothermal field where hot springs are in abundance, geysers erupt and pools of mud bubble.

You also stop by the magnificent Gullfoss waterfalls and visit Þingvellir National Park, the original site of the oldest existing parliament in the world. At Þingvellir, the great Atlantic rift is clearly visible; a rift that is slowly pulling Iceland apart along tectonic plates.

Day 4 - Departure
Departure to the UK from Keflavík International Airport.

Depending on your flight time, you may want to explore Reykjavík in the morning or take an optional tour to the world famous Blue Lagoon Geothermal Spa on your way to the airport.

Optional Excursion: Visit to the Blue Lagoon
Enjoy the Blue Lagoon for 2-3 hours. You can book a treatment if you like, have a lunch at the Blue Lagoon or just relax in this wonderful spa. If you have a morning flight, you can do the Blue Lagoon as a day trip from Reykjavík or on arrival.

Departures: Daily departures, September 2017 - April 2018

September: From £935* per person based on 2 people sharing a double/twin room or 3 people in triple room
November - March : From £799* per person based on 2 people sharing a double/twin room or 3 people in triple room
October & April: From £829* per person based on 2 people sharing a double/twin room or 3 people in triple room
Single room supplement from £60*

*Price is subject to availability

This includes:
- Return flights from the UK including 20kg luggage allowance, taxes and fees
- Return airport transfer
- 3 nights accommodation in Reykjavik city centre in a 3 star standard hotel with breakfast
- Fully guided "Into the Glacier" day tour with pick up from your hotel (duration 9-10 hours) including: Ice Cave adventure, Visit to Hraunfossar (Spectacular waterfall), Húsafell (Lunch stop), Langjökull (Ice cap glacier), a tour with a specially modified glacier vehicle to “Into the Glacier” on Langjökull glacier, entrance to Into the Glacier all together with English speaking driver / guide / audio guidance
- Fully guided Northern Lights Hunt coach tour, duration 3 hours

Additional Fees:
- Booking fee £10 per person
- ATOL Protection fee £2.50 per person (only applicable if flights are booked through All Iceland)
- Debit/credit card fees

Not included:
- Optional Excursions
- Travel Insurance
- Anything else not specifically listed under "this includes"


Why book with All Iceland?

All Iceland is a UK based travel company that specialises in Iceland
Book with the Icelandic experts!

Our office is staffed and run by Icelanders, we promise intimate local knowledge from where to stay to places to eat and the hidden gems that you will not find in tourist guides. We will help you get the holiday you want and we can adapt this package. Book through us and your holiday will also be fully ATOL and ABTA protected. Travel with confidence! 


Contact us and we can help you:

- to stay longer and discover more, this package can be extended -
- to book additional excursions -
- if you have specific accommodation requirements -
- to book this package with or without flights -


ACCOMMODATION DETAILS



FLIGHT OPTIONS

All Iceland cooperates with all the airlines that fly to Iceland, Icelandair, Wow air, easyJet and British Airways. We can assist you to find the optimal flight package. The airlines fly to Keflavik International airport.

Icelandair operates flights from London Heathrow and London Gatwick, Manchester, Birmingham, Glasgow, Aberdeen and Belfast City. Icelandair offers 3 classes, Economy, Economy Comfort and Saga Business Class.
WOW Air operates flights from London Gatwick, Edinburgh, Dublin and Bristol 
EasyJet offers flights from London Gatwick, London Luton, London Stansted, Bristol, Manchester, Belfast and Edinburgh.
British Airways offers flights from London Heathrow

We can provide a package with or without flights. When enquiring about a specific holiday package, let us know what airport you prefer to fly from.

Air Iceland
offers Domestic flights between Reykjavík Domestic Airport to Akureyri, Egilsstaðir, Ísafjörður, Vopnafjörður, Grímsey and Þórshöfn.
Fugfélagið Ernir offers Domestic flights to Vestmannaeyjar, Höfn, Húsavík, Bíldudalur and Gjögur.


 

All Iceland offers holiday packages to Greenland and Faroe Islands in addition to Iceland. We work with the following airlines that offer flights to these destinations.

Atlantic Airways offers flights from Edinburgh to Faroe Islands
Air Greenland offers flights from Copenhagen to Greenland
Air Iceland offers flights from Reykjavík Domestic Airport to Faroe Islands and Greenland

Icelandair, British Airways, Wow Air, EasyJet

Bespoke Holidays

At All Iceland we tailor make holidays for our customers.

With this in mind you cannot book this holiday directly on the website but please send us an enquiry or give us a call and we will help you to create your once in a lifetime holiday. Contact our team of Icelandic Experts today and start planning with us!

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