Northern Lights Christmas Break
Christmas is a magical time in Iceland! Enjoy a 3 night stay in Reykjavík at a quality 4 star hotel, go for a stroll along Laugarvegur shopping street, see the Christmas lights and get into the festive spirit. This package is ideal for those looking for a short break over the holidays with the opportunity to add on optional excursions to see more of Iceland and a chance to see those elusive Northern Lights.
- Hunt for the Magnificent Northern Lights
- Explore Reykjavík City, Iceland's Capital during the festive season
- Add on excursions to see more of Iceland like waterfalls, geysers, glaciers, volcanoes and visit the Blue Lagoon as well as a selection of festive activities
Day 1 - Arrival and Northern Light Tour
Arrival at Keflavík International Airport. Transfer to your accommodation in the city center, Reykjavík, double/twin room including breakfast.
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 – 5 hours.
Please note: There are no Northern Lights Tours operating on the 24th of December.
Day 2 - Explore Reykjavík
Reykjavík is an exciting modern city with lots to see and do or if you want to relax visit one of the many spas and swimming pools. We will send you plenty of suggestions of the "must see's" in the city. If you are traveling in the lead up to Christmas, why not go for a stroll down Laugarvegur, Reykjavík's main shopping street, enjoy the many events around the city and get into the festive spirit.
Please note: If you are in Iceland on the 24th and 25th of December most things in Reykjavík are closed as Icelanders celebrate Christmas. We would suggest you go for an organised excursion during these days and can also arrange Christmas lunch / dinners at the hotel or local restaurants. Pre-booking in advance is advised.
Day 3 - Take an optional 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 Excursions: 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 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.
Departure to the UK from Keflavík International Airport.
Travel dates: Daily departures between the 21st - 29th of December 2017
This offer includes:
- Return flights from the UK including 20kg luggage allowance, taxes and fees
- 3 nights accommodation in central Reykjavik, 4 star standard hotel including breakfast
- Bus transfer to and from Keflavik airport
- Fully guided Northern Lights Tour, duration 3-5 hours
- 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
- Optional Excursions
- Travel Insurance
- Anything else not specifically listed under "this includes"
Optional add ons:
- Christmas lunch / dinner at the hotel or local restaurants
- Festive themed excursions
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!
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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 and Aberdeen. Icelandair offers 3 classes, Economy, Economy Comfort and Saga Business Class.
WOW Air operates flights from London Gatwick, 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!