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Northern Lights and Whale Watching

Northern Lights and Whale Watching

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Price
From £665

Duration
3 Nights

Departures
Sept - April

A classic short break to Iceland with two excursions included in the holiday package.

Enjoy the Northern Lights, explore Reykjavík and go Whale Watching from the harbour. With over 90% viewing success the chances of seeing some rich variety of large sea-life including minke and humpback whales, harbour porpoises and white-beaked dolphins the odds are stacked in your favour. For the very few unlucky ones that do spot them we will give you complimentary tickets for another day. You also have the opportunity to add on a visit to the famous Blue Lagoon and choose from a range of other optional day excursions.

Highlights

  • Hunt for the Magnificent Northern Lights
  • Explore Reykjavik City, Iceland's Capital
  • Whale Watching from Reykjavik Harbour

ITINERARY SUGGESTION - 3 NIGHTS
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Day 1 - Arrival and Northern Light Tour

Departure from the UK - arrival at Keflavík International Airport. Coach transfer from airport to hotel in Reykjavík where you will stay for 3 nights.

Northern Lights Hunt Tour: The Northern Lights, also known as the Aurora Borealis are a spectacular natural phenomenon. The locations visited are different every tour since we go where it’s most likely to see the Northern Lights each day. This tour is depending on weather and sightings are not guaranteed. If you don't see the lights on your tour you are welcome to join the tour again free of charge the following night.

You will be picked up from your hotel at 8:30 / 9:30 pm by an experienced English speaking guide. You will travel in a coach to the best locations which will vary depending on the weather and viewing conditions. Duration is around 3 hours.

Day 2 - Whale Watching Tour
Departure from Reykjavík harbour, at 13:00.pm. The winter season has proven to provide an exciting and adventurous whale watching experience. The most common whales during winter season are white-beaked dolphins, harbour porpoises, humpback whales and killer whales, giving us the chance to enjoy and understand them in their natural environment. Duration is about 3-4 hours.

Day 3 - Explore Reykjavík or take an optional day tour
Reykjavík is an exciting modern city with lots to see and do. Relax in one of the many spas and swimming pools or book one of our fantastic day tours, one of the most popular tour is the "Golden Circle Tour". We will send you plenty of suggestions of what to do with your free day including the “must see´s” in the city.

Optional Excursion: Golden Circle Tour is a fascinating experience. You can 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
Optional trip to the Blue Lagoon on your way to the airport. 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 back to the UK you can visit the Blue Lagoon on arrival if flight time allows or as a day trip from Reykjavík on one of your free days.

Travel dates: Daily departures, September 2017 - April 2018

September: From £799* per person based on 2 people sharing a double/twin room or 3 people in triple room
November - March: From £665* per person based on 2 people sharing a double/twin room or 3 people in triple room
October & April: From £695* 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 hotel with breakfast
- Fully guided Northern Lights Tour, duration 3 hours
- Fully guided Whale Watching tour from Reykjavik Harbour, 2.5-3.5 hours including overalls

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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