6-Day Winter Trip In Iceland from Reykjavik with Airport Transfer
Depart from:Reykjavik, Iceland
Duration:6 Days 5 Nights
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Visit Golden Circle (Geysir, Gullfoss), Jokulsarlon, Reykjanes Peninsula (Blue Lagoon), Selfoss (Seljalandsfoss), Snaefellsnes, Thingvellir National Park, Vatnajokull National Park (Skaftafell), Vik (Reynisfjara, Skogafoss).
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Minimum Age: 8 years old
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Day 2Reykjavik - Golden Circle - Reykjavik(394 km)
Day 3Reykjavik - Selfoss - Vik - Vatnajökull National Park - Jokulsarlon(324 km)
Day 4Vatnajokull National Park - Jokulsarlon - Reykjavik(313 km)
After guests arrive at the airport in Reykjavik, they will be picked up and transferred to the hotel. After that, they can choose to spend the rest of the day exploring the city. As night falls, they can take a boat or bus out to see the Northern Lights.
Standard Hotel: Reykjavík 3-star hotel
Day 2 Reykjavik - Golden Circle - Reykjavik(394 km)
Today, we will enjoy Iceland?s beautiful, natural landscape by traveling along the Golden Circle. Along the way, we will see Thingvellir National Park, the hot springs of Haukadalur, Geysir and the waterfall Gullfoss. Guests can choose to upgrade their day with activities like a trip to Langjokull glacier, snowmobile rides on the ice, an Icelandic horse ride or snorkeling at Silfra gorge. On the way back to Reykjavik, we will stop at the Blue Lagoon.
Iceland's Golden Circle is the country's most popular tourist route, featuring several of the top geological formations in the country, such as the geysers of Strokkur and Geysir, as well as the Gullfoss waterfall.
Considered the first geyser discovered by modern Europeans, the eruptions of Geysir can send boiling water up to 70 meters in the air. Only 50 meters away is Strokkur, another famous Icelandic geyser.
This waterfall in southwest Iceland is one of the country's most popular tourist destinations. It is a multi-tiered waterfall, which all empties into a crevice 32 meters deep.
Thingvellir National Park is an UNESCO World Heritage Site and the most popular tourist destination in Iceland. Thingvellir has unusual tectonic and volcanic geological features and visitors can enjoy a wide array of activities including camping, hiking, and scuba diving.
The Reykjanes Peninsula is most popularly known for the Keflavik International Airport and Blue Lagoon. A geothermal area, Reykjanes offers access to a wide array of activities including caves, hot springs, restaurants, museums, lighthouses, festivals, and dramatic landscape.
Warm up in the Blue Lagoon, a geothermal spalocated in a lava field in southwestern Iceland, in Grindavik. Visitors can swim and relax in mineral rich water, said to have health benefits, in temperatures averaging 37-39'C (99-102'F).
Standard Hotel: Reykjavik 3-star hotel
Day 3 Reykjavik - Selfoss - Vik - Vatnajökull National Park - Jokulsarlon(324 km)
Today, we will journey along the south coast of Iceland, passing the stunning waterfalls of Seljalandsfoss and Skogafoss. After that, we will head to Reynisfjara, a beautiful black sand beach with stunning ocean vistas. Be sure to keep a safe distance away from the waves. After lunch, we will stop at the Skaftafell Nature Reserve in Vatnajokull National Park, where we will be able to see Hvannadalshnukur. As we continue to the Jokulsarlon glacial lagoon, we will admire the landscape. To finish off the day, we will look for the Northern Lights in the night sky.
This waterfall in Iceland is situated between the town of Selfoss and another waterfall, Skogafoss. At a height of 200 feet, it marks where the coastline of Iceland once was thousands of years ago.
This waterfall in Iceland lies along the Skoga River where it once drained into the sea. The cliff at the top of the waterfall marks where the old coastline of Iceland was.
The southern coast of Iceland contains a unique surprise for visitors: black sand beaches, formed due to the region's volcanic activity. Reynisfjara in particular has been called the coolest beach in the country.
A preservation area in southeast Iceland. It used to be a manor farm and a national park, but has been a part of Vatnajökull National Park since its establishment in 2008.
A large glacial lake in southeast Iceland, on the edge of Vatnajokull National Park. Situated at the head of the Breioamerkurjokull glacier, it developed into a lake after the glacier started receding from the edge of the Atlantic Ocean.
Standard Hotel: Hotel in Vatnajokull National Park
Day 4 Vatnajokull National Park - Jokulsarlon - Reykjavik(313 km)
Today, we will explore an ice cave in the area of Vatnajokull National Park. Our guide will share their expertise and knowledge about the caves, allowing us to truly appreciate this amazing natural phenomenon. We should be sure to warmly! At the end of the day, we will return to Reykjavik. On the way there, we will be able to stop at the Jokulsarlon glacial lagoon. If the sky is right, we can search for the Northern Lights in the evening.
Standard Hotel: Reykjavik 3-star hotel
Day 5 Reykjavík - Snaefellsnes - Reykjavík(196 km)
Today, guests can choose between two options. The first is to explore Reykjavik, making the most of the capital by sightseeing, shopping and dining in the best areas of the city, like the Old Harbour. The second options is heading northwest from the city to spend the day on the Snaefellsnes peninsula to see the impressive Sneafellsjokull glacier and admire quaint fishing villages like Rif and Hellisandur, as well as the black sand beaches of Djupalonssandur and Dritvik. Then, guests will continue to Hellnar, another cute little village, where they can hike the nearby cliffs.
A peninsula situated in western Iceland. It has been named Iceland in Miniature, because many national sights can be found in the area, including the Snaefellsjokull volcano, regarded as one of the symbols of Iceland.
Standard Hotel: Reykjavík 3-star hotel
Day 6 Reykjavik
Today, guests will transfer to the airport in Reykjavik. If time permits before their departure, they can explore more of Reykjavik or soak in the Blue Lagoon.
Departure & Return
Inclusions & Exclusions
5 nights accommodations with breakfasts
Airport pickup and drop off
Blue Lagoon standard entrance
Golden Circle sightseeing tour in a minibus
South Coast 2-day minibus tour with ice caving
Northern Lights hunting
Any other costs not specified in the "Price Includes"
Please note there is 1 night of accommodation in a country hotel in Vatnajokull National Park during the 2-day south coast tour (breakfast included, private bathroom depending on availability).
The Northern Lights are a natural phenomenon, and therefore cannot be guaranteed, but this itinerary is designed to maximise your chances to see them if weather allows.
Thing to bring: warm clothing, waterproof clothing, good hiking boots, swimsuit.
The Icelandic weather can be very unpredictable. Please bring appropriate clothing.
Please be aware that your itinerary may be rearranged to better fit with your arrival date and time.
It can happen, in the case of extreme weather, that an activity is cancelled. If your chosen activity is cancelled, we will assist you with rearranging or booking other activities when possible, and any potential price difference will be refunded to you.
Your ticket(s) will be confirmed at the time of booking. Please allow up to 8 hours to receive the confirmation. Your booking will be processed as soon as possible.
Complete operator information, including local telephone numbers at your destination, is included on your e-ticket. You must print the e-tickets and take them along on your trip; they are your proof of purchase.
Terms & Condition
You can cancel your multi day tour up to 7 days before departure and receive an 85% refund. The 15% service fee is to cover our cost of planning and arrangement. You can not cancel any individual services within a package within 7 days before departure.
If we cancel your tour due to weather conditions or any other circumstances you will always receive a full refund. If a volcanic eruption stops you from getting to Iceland you will also receive a full refund on tours.