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Iceland under the Northern Light
Iceland under the Northern Light
Iceland under the Northern Light
Iceland under the Northern Light
Iceland under the Northern Light
Iceland under the Northern Light
Trip to see northern lights in Iceland
This trip will allow us to discover the spectacular Iceland. We will know its wild nature, volcanoes reigning the beautiful landscapes, bubbling hot springs and stunning floating icebergs. We will also explore the south coast of the island and the glacier lagoon Jökulsárlón, the largest in Iceland, located between Skaftafell National Park and the town of Höfn.

Once night falls, we will look for the auroras¸ one of the most beautiful natural phenomena that the Icelandic sky offers.

We will make a boat tour to observe the Northern Lights in a different and surprising way.
In this adventure we will discover the hidden power of the land, used as a very useful purpose like the enjoyment of travelers who visit this island of fire and ice.

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TRAVEL PROGRAM

Day 1
- Flight from the country of residence to Reykjavik (Keflavik Airport).
- Transfer to Reykjavik.
- Dinner by yourself.
- Accommodation at a hotel in Reykjavik.

 Day 2
- Start the day by visiting the recently opened and fascinating Northern Lights Center in Reykjavik for an exciting and informative presentation on the Northern Lights.
- Onwards to Thingvellir National Park (UNESCO) where the world’s oldest parliament met for centuries on the shores of Iceland's largest lake. We will drive to Laugarvatn Fontana where we experience a geothermal bakery first hand and dig up bread that has been cooked underground.
- After the tour, we sample the delicious bread, served hot from the ground with some butter.
- Continue through farmland areas to the geothermal fields of Geysir with bubbling mud pools and high spouting Strokkur hot spring. Last but not least visit the dramatic two-tiered Gullfoss waterfall, a spectacular sight in winter when frozen mid-cascade.
- Overnight in Fludir area.

Day 3
- We spend the day exploring the region surrounding the towering strato-volcano Eyjafjallajokull, which is probably the most famous volcano in the world today. At the Volcano Visitor Center at Thorvaldseyri Farm, we experience in photographs and film the incredible and personal impact the eruption had on this area.
- Visit an innovative Icelandic farm where the main line of produce is milk and beef but the farm is best known for its grain farming. Driving along the South Shore we stop at the spectacular waterfalls of Seljalandsfoss and Skogafoss. Onwards to Reynisfjara black sand beach, viewing the extraordinary lava formations and thundering waves of the North Atlantic Ocean. Evening Northern Lights hunt.
- Overnight in Kirkjub?jarklaustur area.

Day 4
-Skaftafell National Park is one of Iceland's most outstanding areas of natural beauty dominated by the glacier Vatnajokull, Europe's largest ice cap.
- Continue to Jokulsarlon Glacial Lagoon where you can enjoy a breathtaking sight of floating icebergs on the fantastic 180m deep glacial lagoon.
- Overnight in Kirkjub?jarklaustur area.

Day 5
- We head towards the village of Hveragerði which is one of the few sites in the world located directly on top of a geothermal area. Hveragerdi is often called "the flower village" because of its many greenhouses heated by hot water from nearby springs.
- The tour continues to Strandarkirkja a church popularly believed to have a special power to aid success or provide good luck. Then along the coast with breathtaking sea waves through a community once flourishing and now deserted.
- On to the Reykjanes peninsula where we enjoy a visit to the famous Blue Lagoon which is a unique wonder of nature with pleasantly warm mineral rich geothermal water in a middle of a black lava field.
 - Onwards to Reykjavik where the evening is at your leisure.
- Overnight in Reykjavik.

Day 6
- Free day to walk around Reykjavik or participate in optional excursions (riding,snorkeling, etc.)
- Lunch and dinner by yourself.
- Boat night tour to observe the aurora borealis, a different and surprising way to enjoy this natural phenomenon.
- Overnight in Reykjavik.
Day 7
- Transfer to the Keflavik Airport.
- Flight from Reykjavik to the country of residence.

WARNING

This program is indicative and may be modified by weather factors, ice and snow conditions or logistical factors inherent in the Arctic.

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DATES

October 2017 - April 2018 (consult departures)

PRICE

REGISTRATION DEADLINE

30 days before

RESERVATION

30% of the trip without tickets neither air taxes

MINIMUM GROUP

1 persona

INCLUDED

- 3 nights at the hotel in Reykjavik, including breakfast.
- 3 nights at countryside hotels, including breakfast.
- Guided coach tour from day 2 to day 5.
- 1 admission to Sóley Natura Spa at Icelandair Hotel Reykjavik Natura.
- Entrance fee to the Northern Lights Center in Reykjavik.
- Entrance fee to Volcano Visitor Center at the base of Eyjafjallajokull volcano.
- Visit to an Icelandic farm at base of Eyjafjallajokull volcano.
- Geothermal bakery experience at Laugarvatn Fontana.
- A visit from a local storyteller.
- Northern Lights hunt kit on Day 3 or 4 (flashlight, blanket & thermos of hot cocoa).
- Northern Light guided hunt on foot one selected evening.
- Northern Lights “wake up call” option during the night (available at countryside hotels).
- All excursions and visits included in the travel program.
- Transfers from/to airport/hotel in Reykjavik.
- Multi-adventure insurance.

NOT INCLUDED

- Flights and air taxes.
- Lunches and dinners.
- Beverages.
- Extra activities and optional excursions out of the travel plan.
- Meals in airports and flights.
- Extra accommodation nights and extra meals and airports because of delays due to weather conditions, strikes at airports and any other cause beyond Arctic World.
- Blue Lagoon entrance/bathing fee and towel.
- Costs and applications for visa to Iceland, European Union or other countries if required.
- Everything not listed in the INCLUDED section.
- Air excess costs of personal baggage.

SUPPLEMENTS

- Single room.

- Children accommodation.

- Extra accommodation night in Reykjavik.

- Dinners.

- Trip cancellation insurance. 

- Optional excursions. 

NOTES

Arctic World as specialists in the polar regions, organize tailor made trips according the interests, budget, available time and wishes of the traveller. So, to this trip are possible adding activities, days, meals, excursions, etc, in order this will be an unforgettable experience. Just tell us the days, activities and meals you want to do and we will prepare your customize trip.

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