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Northern Lights and Winter Wellness

Northern Lights and Winter Wellness

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Price
From £989

Duration
4 Nights

Departures
Sept - March

A 5-day tour in winter wonderland Iceland where, in addition to visiting the most famous places of the country, we will also hunt for the magnificent Northern Lights, and enjoy wellness and spa in a 4* hotel. This is a real adventure of a tour including such highlights as the famous Geysir hot spring area, beautiful waterfalls and much more. The tour is designed to witnessing the amazing Northern Lights as well as enjoying the warmth of Icelandic hot thermal water in the midst of the winter. The Blue lagoon has become a world famous wellness and spa attraction, and the Riverside Spa in Hotel Selfoss is designed and orchestrated in the sense of Icelandic nature while the theme of ice and fire underlining the extremes of Icelandic nature.

Highlights

  • Hunt for the Northern Lights
  • Visit Gullfoss Waterfall, Geysir Geothermal area and Þingvellir National Park
  • Enjoy a comfortable spa hotel and the beautiful Icelandic nature
  • Option to visit Blue Lagoon Geothermal Spa

Tour Itinerary

Day 1 - Arrival
Arrival at Keflavík International Airport, bus transfer to Reykjavík, the northernmost capital of the world where you will spend the night. Enjoy an evening of leisure.

Overnight stay at Hotel Ísland or similar 3 star hotel including breakfast and entrance to hotel gym/spa.

Day 2 - The Golden Circle
We tour the renowned Golden Circle, including a visit to the famous Geysir hot spring area, where Strokkur erupts every 5-10 minutes. We also visit the Gullfoss (Golden) waterfall and Thingvellir national park, where the forces of the Great Atlantic Rift are clearly visible. This is where the North American and European tectonic plates drift apart at a rate of 2-6 cm per year. Thingvellir is also the place where the ancient Icelandic parliament was established in 930. It is an area of truly outstanding beauty, as well as geological and historical significance. After visiting these world famous sights, we drive through the much greener landscapes of South Iceland to our accommodation in the 4* Hotel Selfoss. Hotel Selfoss is located in the town of Selfoss of 8,000inhabitants. There, you enjoy a welcome drink and a short film introducing the Northern Lights in a proper cinema. Weather permitting, a hunt for the Northern light will be in the evening in the Selfoss area.

Stay 2 nights at Hotel Selfoss or similar 4 star hotel including breakfast.

Day 3 - Volcano and Waterfalls
Driving along the southern coast we encounter highlights such as the waterfalls Skogafoss and Seljalandsfoss, Driving along the southern coast we encounter highlights such as the waterfalls Skogafoss and Seljalandsfoss, as well as the glaciers and volcano of Eyjafjallajökull. We will visit the new and exciting Lava Centre which is an interactive, high-tech educational exhibition depicting volcano activity, earthquakes and the creation of Iceland over millions of years. Accommodation in Hotel Selfoss. Afternoon at your disposal where you can enjoy the hotel Riverside spa that is a richly equipped spa area that features a steam room, sauna, hot pool, rainwater showers, relaxation room, lounge and bar. If the weather was not favorable for Northern Lights Hunt the previous night, we head for the Lights tonight.

Day 4 - Blue lagoon and Reykjavik City tour
In the morning, we drive the south coast to Reykjanes peninsula. There, we pass Krysuvik hot thermal areaIn the morning, we drive the south coast to Reykjanes peninsula. There, we pass Krysuvik hot thermal area before arriving at the area’s jewel, the Blue Lagoon. There is time for a bathing where you can enjoy soaking in the mineral-rich water with its fine silica mud experience (bathing admission not included and must be pre-booked prior to departure). The Blue Lagoon is on the National Geographic list of 25 wonders of the world claiming it is a geothermal gift of nature. From the Blue Lagoon, we head to Reykjavik for a city tour, introducing the city’s main landmarks.

Overnight stay at Hotel Ísland or similar 3 star hotel in Reykjavík, including breakfast and entrance to hotel gym/spa.


Day 5 - Departure
Depending on your flight time, you can enjoy Reykjavík in the morning. Transfer to Keflavík Airport, pick up from hotel about 3 hours before your flight.


Note: Despite long experience in leading groups, please note that the Northern Lights are a natural phenomenon that is very hard to predict, hence sightings cannot be guaranteed.

Travel Dates: September 2019 - March 2020

Travel Period Price based on 2 sharing Single Room Supplement
September - March £989* per person £269*

*Prices are subject to availability

This Includes:
- Return flights from the UK including 20kg luggage allowance, taxes and fees
- Return airport transfer by coach
- Fully escorted 3 day tour with English speaking local guide
- Two nights accommodation in Hotel Selfoss, 4 star hotel including breakfast
- Two nights accommodation in Reykjavík, Hotel Klettur or similar 3 star hotel including breakfast
- Entrance to the Lava Centre
- Reception in Hotel Selfoss with one glass of sparkling wine upon arrival on 2nd day, short film presenting the Northern Lights as well as one entrance to their Spa on 2nd or 3rd day
- Evening hunt for the Northern Lights one night while staying in Selfoss (weather dependent)

Additional Fees:
- Booking fee £10 per person
- ATOL Protection fee £2.50 per person

Not included:
- Entry fee to the Blue Lagoon geothermal spa, price from £70 per person including towel and a drink of your choice
- Optional Excursions
- Travel Insurance
- Anything else not specifically listed under "this includes"


Departure Dates Winter 2019-2020
Group Size:
60 people max (average size 20-40 passengers)


2019 2020
08.09 - 12.09.2019 12.01 - 16.01.2020
15.09 - 19.09.2019 - SOLD OUT! 19.01 - 23.01.2020
22.09 - 26.09.2019 - SOLD OUT! 26.01 - 30.01.2020
29.09 - 03.10.2019 02.02 - 06.02.2020
06.10 - 10.10.2019 09.02 - 13.02.2020
13.10 - 17.10.2019 16.02 - 20.02.2020
20.10 - 24.10.2019 23.02 - 27.02.2020
27.10 - 31.10.2019 - on request! 01.03 - 05.03.2020
03.11 - 07.11.2019 08.03 - 12.03.2020
10.11 - 14.11.2019 15.03 - 19.03.2020
17.11 - 21.11.2019 22.03 - 26.03.2020
24.11 - 28.11.2019
01.12 - 05.12.2019
08.12 - 12.12.2019
15.12 - 19.12.2019



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Flights to Iceland 

Icelandair, full service airline: London Heathrow and London Gatwick, Manchester, Glasgow, Dublin and Belfast City to Keflavík Airport (KEF).
British Airways, full service airline: London Heathrow to Keflavík Airport (KEF).
easyJet, low cost airline: 
London Gatwick and London Luton, Bristol, Manchester, Belfast and Edinburgh to Keflavík Airport (KEF).

Domestic Flights in Iceland

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

Flights to Faroe Islands and Greenland

Atlantic Airways: Edinburgh to Vágar Airport Faroe Islands
Air Greenland: Copenhagen to Greenland
Air Iceland: from Reykjavík Domestic Airport to Faroe Islands and Greenland

 

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