Overview

Explore the South Coast on an unforgettable 5-Day Northern Lights package.

Highlights

  • Boat Tour from the Old Harbor
  • Golden Circle
  • Reykjavik
  • South Coast
  • Glacier Hike
  • Geysir Hot Springs
  • Seljalandsfoss Waterfall
  • Skógafoss Waterfall
  • Skaftafell - Vatnajökull National Park
  • Jökulsarlón Glacier Lagoon
  • Ice Cave Visit
  • Reynisfjara Black Sand Beach

Hike on a glacier, visit the glacier lagoon, step inside an ice cave and explore the iconic Golden Circle. Cap off your Iceland adventure with a view of the beautiful Aurora Borealis from a boat!

  • Free Wifi
  • Trusted Tour Operator
  • Small group
  • Expert guides
Availability Oct - April
Duration 5 day
Departs From Reykjavik
Difficulty Easy
Ratio 1:18 Guide to client ratio
Meet on Location No
Pick Up Yes

From

136 490
Per Adult

What's included

Included

  • Hotel Room With Private Bathroom for 4 Nights
  • Hotel Breakfast on Days 2, 3, 4, and 5
  • Pick-up and drop off from Reykjavik
  • Northern Lights Boat Tour
  • All required safety equipment
  • Northern Lights photos
  • Free wifi on the minibus

What to bring

  • Warm outdoor clothing
  • A waterproof jacket and pants
  • Headwear
  • Gloves
  • Spikes which fit onto your shoes are very useful in icy conditions (ice grips or traction cleats)
  • Good hiking boots are essential, ice crampons are provided for the glacier hike, it is not possible to fit them to any other kind of footwear
  • If you don´t have good hiking boots you can rent them from us when you book the tour online

Not Included

  • Lunch & Dinner

Contact us for more Information about this tour

Itinerary

Introduction

Embark on a whirlwind tour of Iceland’s best highlights, including the Northern Lights, Golden Circle, and South Coast.

Once you check-in at your hotel, meet your guide at the Old Harbor in Reykjavik to board your Northern Lights cruise. Our crew monitor the aurora forecast daily and will cruise out to get the best view of the Aurora Borealis, away from city lights. Stay warm and cozy in the galley until the crew calls you out to the main event! We’ll also show a video telling you all about Icelandic folklore, photos and fun facts of the elusive lights. After the Northern Lights show, we’ll take you back to the harbor and you can make your way to the hotel in Reykjavik.

Day Highlights
  • Small Group Boat Tour
  • The Old Harbor
  • Northern Lights
Included
  • Warm Overalls
  • Northern Lights Boat Tour
  • English Speaking Guide
  • Northern Lights Video
  • Hotel Accommodation
Accommodation
Reykjavik Lights Hotel
or similar

Now it’s time for the iconic Golden Circle and its three main highlights: Thingvellir, Geysir, and Gullfoss.

walking path in thingvellir national park
Day Highlights
  • Thingvellir National Park
  • Geysir Geothermal Area
  • Gullfoss Waterfall
  • Seljalandsfoss Waterfall
  • Skógafoss Waterfall
  • Vik
Included
  • Breakfast at the Hotel
  • Guided Minibus Tour
  • The Golden Circle
  • Seljalandsfoss and Skógafoss Waterfalls
  • Hunting for the Northern Lights (weather permitting)
  • Hotel Accommodation near Vik
Accommodation
Adventure Hotel Geirland
Adventure Hotel Geirland outside
Double room at Adventure Hotel Geirland
Twin room at Geirland Hotel
Bathroom at Geirland Hotel
Bedroom at Geirland Hotel in Iceland
Cloakroom at Adventure Hotel Geirland
Mini office at Adventure Hotel Geirland
Bedroom interior at Geirland Hotel in Iceland
Bedroom interior at Geirland Hotel
Room interior at Geirland Hotel
Room at Geirland Hotel
Hotel Geirland
Cozy countryside hotel, located only 2 km from Kirkjubæjarklaustur Or similar

After breakfast, it’s time to visit Reynisfjara black sand beach. This world-famous beach has been rated one of the most beautiful. Look for the Reynisdrangar basalt sea stacks and nearby Dyrholaey arch.

birds eye view of reynisfjara black sand beach
Day Highlights
  • Reynisfjara Black Sand Beach
  • Reynisdrangar Basalt Pillars
  • Jökulsárlón Glacier Lagoon
  • The Diamond Beach
  • Ice Cave
Included
  • Breakfast at the Hotel
  • Guided Minibus Tour
  • Guided Ice Cave Tour
  • Hunting for the Northern Lights (weather permitting)
  • Hotel Accommodation near Skaftafell
Accommodation
Adventure Hotel Geirland
Adventure Hotel Geirland outside
Double room at Adventure Hotel Geirland
Twin room at Geirland Hotel
Bathroom at Geirland Hotel
Bedroom at Geirland Hotel in Iceland
Cloakroom at Adventure Hotel Geirland
Mini office at Adventure Hotel Geirland
Bedroom interior at Geirland Hotel in Iceland
Bedroom interior at Geirland Hotel
Room interior at Geirland Hotel
Room at Geirland Hotel
Hotel Geirland
Cozy countryside hotel, located only 2 km from Kirkjubæjarklaustur Or similar

Make sure you get enough breakfast for your glacier hike later today! We’ll meet our glacier guide, who will outfit you with ice crampons and safety equipment.

Day Highlights
  • Guided Glacier Hike
  • Northern Lights Photos
  • The Northern Lights
Included
  • Breakfast at the Hotel
  • Guided Minibus Tour
  • Guided Glacier Hike
  • Northern Lights Tour (weather permitting)
  • Hotel Accommodation
Accommodation
Reykjavik Lights Hotel
or similar

Hit the streets of Reykjavik! You have a whole day to get to know the city and its local culture.

rainbow painted street road in reykjavik
Day Highlights
  • Explore Reykjavik
Included
  • Breakfast at the Hotel

Frequently asked questions

Still got questions about the tour? Hopefully you will find the answer here.

We always recommend booking a multi-day tour starting at least one day after arriving in Iceland. If you’re flying in from the US or will be landing early (4-6:30 am) you should be able to join the tour, but some risks would follow (i.e if the flight gets delayed) and could, therefore, miss out on the tour.

Most of the hotels we use during our tours are remotely located and therefore ideal to spot the northern lights. If the forecast is in your favor then it is more than likely that you will be able to see the magical show put on by the dancing northern lights during your tour with us. Most of the hotels offer a Northern Lights wake up call upon request if they lights are spotted. The Northern Lights are a natural phenomenon and therefore we can unfortunately never promise that they will be seen. Their appearance depends upon atmospheric and weather conditions. The best time to see them is between September and March when it’s dark and clear. The sky needs to be as dark as possible, so the best places to see them are well away from city lights (that’s where we are going!).

For more information on the Northern Lights, please have a look at our Northern Lights information.

For multi-day tours, each participant is allowed to bring a small backpack and 1 piece of luggage weighing a maximum of 20 kg (44 lbs).

* The combined dimensions of each bag must not exceed 158 cm (62 in).

* It’s possible to store your luggage with us in Reykjavík while you are on your tour, for a small fee. We highly recommend storing the luggage in Reykjavík to help us reduce our carbon footprint.

* Please note that luggage storage is not refundable.

When booking with Adventures.com, you are guaranteed accommodation at a nice country hotel and/or a guesthouse. The hotels we have partnered up with are all of the same standards and offer nice rooms with made-up beds. The rooms come with private or shared bathrooms, depending on your booking. The standard room is a twin room but it’s possible to request a double room or a triple room, with no extra charge.

If you are traveling solo, you will have to add the single room fee if you wish to have a single room.

All hotels have free Wi-Fi. Towels, a hairdryer, and a kettle are accessible at all of the hotels. Hotel breakfast is included!

If your tour includes accommodation, breakfast is always included during the tour at the hotel/guesthouse restaurant.

Meals and beverages are otherwise not included on your tour. (Unless it’s specifically stated in the description of the tour)

On our multiday tours, we will be making stops at restaurants and convenience stores where you will be able to purchase all necessities.

You should count on spending around 8,000 ISK (80$) on food each day per person. Cash is not necessary, as credit cards are almost always accepted. Having a small amount of cash doesn’t hurt though.

Breakfast is included at all the hotels we stay in during the tour. The breakfast will be a typical breakfast buffet, offering bread, toppings, cereal, yogurt, fruits, coffee, and tea etc.

Your guide will also find a good place for the group to eat lunch. We always try to choose places that have a wide selection of dishes on the menu, so there will be options available for everyone. The dinner is usually at the hotels we stay at for the night.

We do welcome participants of all ages older than the listed minimum age for each tour. We have people of ages ranging from 8-99 years joining our multi-day tours.  Our average group usually consists of participants between the age 20-55 years. We do get a lot of solo travellers joining our tours, as well as families and friends.

If you have difficulties participating in any of the activities included in the tour, for example, a glacier activity, you are more than welcome to skip it. You can explore your surroundings in the meantime or wait elsewhere. Our guide should be able to drop you off at a nearby place where there are some services available.

A single supplement is available if you want to have your own room, but you are not required to pay a single supplement. If you are a single traveler and do not wish to book a single room, you’ll be roomed with another traveler of the same gender.

Don’t worry, you can always rent sturdy hiking boots, a waterproof jacket and pants in the booking process. We do not rent these items from the location, they must be ordered in advance.

We drive on average around 300 km (186 miles) per day on our multi-day tours. You will be spending approximately 4-5 hours in the car each day. We do of course stop on multiple locations throughout the tour for sightseeing, activities, bathroom breaks and lunch stops.

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