Northern Lights at Lake Mývatn
Get the amazing opportunity the see the Northern Lights in the North of Iceland at beautiful Lake Mývatn, surrounded by natural wonders. The lake is an area of active volcanism that has shaped the lake and surrounding nature. Lake Mývatn is situated in the north of Iceland, surrounded by natural wonders. From the lake is a short distance to Krafla, Húsavík, Dettifoss and other attractions of North Iceland. Spend two nights at Lake Mývatn and two nights in the capital of Iceland, Reykjavík.
- Dine on authentic regional cuisine from Northern Iceland
- Add on optional winter activities on the frozen lake, cross-country skiing or snowmobiling
- Treat yourself with optional spa indulgences at the outdoor Mývatn Nature Baths
- Northern Lights hunting in North Iceland
ITINERARY SUGGESTION - 4 NIGHTS
Day 1 - Arrival and Reykjavík
Individual transfer by Flybus shuttle bus from Keflavík Airport to your accommodation in Reykjavík where you‘ll spend the night. Reykjavík is modern city and so much to do and see. We‘ll provide some ideas to help you explore Iceland's capital on your own. Overnight stay in Reykjavík, Icelandairhotel Natura or similar including breakfast.
Day 2 - Wonders of Lake Mývatn area
Enjoy breakfast at your hotel and make your own way to Reykjavík Domestic Airport for your flight to North Iceland. Early morning flight to Akureyri, the Capital of the North, duration of the flight is approx. 45 minutes.
You will be met and transferred to your hotel in Lake Mývatn area. During your drive to the hotel you will get a short sightseeing tour of the Lake Myvatn area, renowned for its beauty and geological wonders. The northern lights might dance around tonight, so be sure to take a walk before going to sleep!
Dinner and overnight at your hotel in the Lake Myvatn area.
Day 3 - Day of Leisure
Breakfast at your hotel. Today you can enjoy various optional leisure activities in the area. The Myvatn area has been gaining a reputation for its winter fun, including the possibility to enjoy activities on the frozen lake. Some tour ideas might include cross country skiing, snowmobiling, winter tours to Dettifoss Waterfall and even winter horseback riding.
It is ideal to end the evening with a tour to the Myvatn Nature Baths for late night relaxation in the geothermal lagoon. And, with luck, the northern lights will make an appearance!
Dinner and overnight at hotel in Myvatn.
Day 4 - Akureyri, the capital of the North
Breakfast at hotel. You´ll be transferred to Akureyri. Visit the town of Akureyri, North Iceland's trade and cultural center, beautifully resting in a scenic fjord.
Flight back to Reykjavik. On your own, transfer to your hotel in Reykjavik. Overnight in Reykjavik.
Day 5 - 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 if flight time allows. 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, October 2017 - March 2018
Price is from £1,499* per person based on 2 people sharing a double/twin room
Single room supplement from £265*
*Price is subject to availability
- Return flights from the UK including 20kg luggage allowance, taxes and fees
- Bus transfer to and from Keflavík airport
- 2 nights accommodation at selected hotels in Reykjavík, including breakfast
- 2 nights accommodation in Sel Hótel Mývatn or similar, including breakfast
- 2 dinners at Hótel Sel
- Return Domestic flight from Reykjavík to Akureyri
- Return transfer from Akureyri to Lake Mývatn
- Short sightseeing tour of the Lake Mývatn area
- 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
- Transfer to / from Reykjavík Domestic Airport
- 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
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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!
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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
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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!