2020 - Northern Lights Quest of Iceland

6 Day/5 Nights

Tour Highlights

Authentic Local Experiences:

  • Sail away on a comfortable quest for the Northern Lights not far from Reykjavik's Old Harbor with beautiful mountains and city lights in the background.
  • Special early admission to Iceland's unique LAVA Center, an interactive, high-tech experience exploring nature's epic forces that shape our planet and created Iceland.
  • Journey to the Secret Lagoon: smaller and more intimate than the Blue Lagoon, it's a place locals and savvy travelers go to enjoy an authentic Icelandic hot spring experience.

    Dining Experiences:

  • 5 breakfasts (B), 2 lunches (L) including lunch at Fridheimar Tomato Farm, and 3 dinners (D) including dinner at the Blue Lagoon

    Trip Highlights:

  • Perlan Observatory
  • Skaftafell National Park
  • Gullfoss Waterfall
  • The Blue Lagoon
  • Thingvellir National Park
  • Jokulsarlon Glacier Lagoon
  • Skogafoss Watefrall

    Hotels:

  • Fosshotel Reykjavik, Reykjavik (1 night)
  • Fosshotel Hekla, Brjansstadir (1 night)
  • Fosshotel Nupar, Kalfafell (2 nights)
  • Fosshotel Reykjavik, Reykjavik (1 night)
  • Call (847) 455-8897 for more information or to book today! Mention code 14565256

    Tour Operator
    CIE Tours
    Offer
    Offer valid through 12/31/2019
    Duration
    6 Days
    Escorted
    Escorted - Yes
    DayDestinationDescription
    Day 1ReykjavikReykjavik City Tour : Meet your guide at 2:00 PM. Take an orientation tour and discover Iceland's capital city set on the southern shore of Faxa Bay. Discover Reykjavik's settlement, history, and the natural beauty that surrounds it. You'll be charmed by its architecture and the beautiful brightly-colored rooftops. Visit the Perlan Observation Deck, which offers magnificent 360° views of Reykjavik and its surroundings. Return to your centrally-located hotel and enjoy a welcome drink and canapes with your group, followed by dinner on your own. Then, head to the harbor for your Northern Lights quest. You'll have beautiful views of the city and surrounding mountains as you sail away from the coastline of Reykjavik, watching for the aurora borealis.
    Day 2BrjansstadirGolden Circle : Head out on the famed Golden Circle, starting with the spectacular Thingvellir National Park, a meeting place of old Icelandic clans. It is also where the Eurasian and North American tectonic plates meet above ground. Journey to the Secret Lagoon: smaller and more intimate than the Blue Lagoon, it's where savvy travelers go to enjoy the Icelandic spa experience. Don't forget your swimsuit! Enjoy a tasty lunch in the greenhouse of Fridheimar Tomato Farm. Then it's on to the Strokkur Geysir, which erupts every 10 minutes. Stop at Gullfoss Waterfall, one of the most popular tourist attractions in all of Iceland with two separate drops and the largest falls in all of Europe in terms of water volume. Move on to your beautifully situated hotel below the Hekla volcano where you'll enjoy a first class dinner.
    (B, L, D)
    Day 3KalfafellLAVA Center & Skogar Folk Museum : Begin the day with a special early opening at the LAVA Center to learn about Iceland's volcanoes, and how their eruptions and lava flows have shaped the country over time. VIsit the Skogar Folk Museum to explore Iceland's cultural heritage and learn about the lives of Iceland's early settlers through an array of tools, books, and handicrafts. Visit the nearby stunning Skogafoss Waterfall, where on sunny days a double rainbow is often visible. Discover Reynisfjara's black sand beach and rock formations along with the magical legend of its history. Save your appetite for dinner at your comfortable hotel tonight..
    (B, D)
    Day 4KalfafellJokulsarlon Glacier Lagoon & Skaftafell National Park : Travel to Jokulsarlon Glacier Lagoon, a crystal-blue glacial lake dotted with icebergs. Marvel as you witness small icebergs flowing into the Atlantic or breaking up along the black sand beach at Diamond Beach. Enjoy lunch with a view of the surrounding countryside. Spend the afternoon in Skaftafell Wilderness Area to view its enormous glaciers. Filled with natural wonders, Skaftafell also boasts a snow-capped volcano and nearby lava fields. Return to your accommodation where you can enjoy dinner on your own at the hotel restaurant.
    (B, L)
    Day 5ReykjavikReykjavik & The Blue Lagoon Spa : Journey to the beautiful Seljalandsfoss Waterfall where, weather permitting, the sure-footed can walk the trail that takes you behind the 60-meter falls. This morning, you'll travel back to Reykjavik, visiting en route any itinerary sites that might have been previously missed due to weather and enjoy the balance of the afternoon in the city exploring some of the many charming sites on your own. In the evening, you'll be whisked away to the Blue Lagoon, a large man-made lake surrounded by a lava field that is also a geothermal spa. Enjoy one of the 25 wonders of the world as you share in a farewell dinner and lagoon entry with your group.
    (B, D)
    Day 6ReykjavikTour Ends : Your tour ends after breakfast.
    (B)

    B: Breakfast; L: Lunch; D: Dinner

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    Lodging
    Fosshotel Reykjavik, Reykjavik (1 night)
    Fosshotel Hekla, Brjansstadir (1 night)
    Fosshotel Nupar, Kalfafell (2 nights)
    Fosshotel Reykjavik, Reykjavik (1 night)

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    • 2020 - Northern Lights Quest of Iceland

      From $2,599.00 (USD)

      Tour HighlightsAuthentic Local Experiences: Sail away on a comfortable quest for the Northern Lights not far from Reykjavik's Old Harbor with beautiful mountains and city lights in the background.

     
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