LB06 - Hidden Powers and Northern Lights Tour 2020 - 2021
Guided Bus Tour

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Season: (JAN 21 to APR 6)
Duration: (6 days, 5 nights)
Price: (See below)
Map for Hidden Powers and Northern Lights Tour 2020 - 2021 tour

LB06 - Hidden Powers of the South and Northern Lights is not available for winter 2020 - 2021.


This Iceland adventure is the perfect way to explore the beautiful, rugged winter landscape, dotted with icebergs, volcanoes and hot springs. A guided bus tour provides the opportunity to experience the hidden forces of the island, including a stunning glacial lagoon and the infamous Eyjafjallajökull volcano. This tour overnights in several spectacular rural locations, giving you the best chance to view the sometimes-elusive Northern Lights.

Highlights:

• Make great use of your time with this introductory tour of Iceland and its unique wonders
• View first-hand many of the classic natural wonders, including the Golden Circle area, the Glacier Lagoon and Reynisfjara Beach
• Enjoy a glimpse into Icelandic life with activities like meeting Search and Rescue team members and a visit to a geothermal bakery
• Discover and learn about Iceland from our hand-picked local guides, who are passionate and knowledgeable about Iceland
Itinerary

Day 1. Arrival

Airport transfer is not included, but we are happy to help you arrange shared or private transfers.

Please note that check-in at most hotels starts at 14:00 (2:00pm).


Overnight stay in Reykjavík.
Dinner is on your own.


Day 2. Þingvellir National Park - Geysir - Gullfoss waterfall

Your winter tour starts with three of Iceland's most iconic sites, known as the classic 'Golden Circle':

• Your first stop is the Northern Lights Centre in Reykjavík – a new information centre where you can learn all about the amazing natural phenomenon that is the Northern Lights, and get excited about the forthcoming hunt for them
• Next you head to Þingvellir National Park – a site of incredible geological, cultural and historical interest, both as the site of the world's first parliament and as the meeting point of two tectonic plates
• The next stop is Geysir – an otherworldly geothermal landscape of boiling pools, hot springs, and the geyser Strokkur, which erupts into the air every few minutes
• Then it's on to Gullfoss – one of the most magnificent waterfalls in Iceland

Dinner and overnight stay in the South Coast area
Approximate Driving Distance: 185 km (115 miles)


Day 3. South Shore - Waterfalls and Eyjafjallajökull Volcano

Along the way you'll enjoy the lovely south coast, with its varied scenery and fantastic views. The highlights include:

• The new Lava Centre, an interactive, high-tech educational exhibition depicting volcanic activity, earthquakes and the creation of Iceland over millions of years. Enjoy both the exhibit and viewing an interesting film about Icelandic volcanoes at the center's cinema.
Seljalandsfoss and Skogafoss – two impressive waterfalls set in beautiful surroundings
• A visit to an Icelandic Search and Rescue (ICE-SAR) base.
Reynisfjara Beach – with its dramatic rock formations
Eldhraun, a vast lava field created from a very destructive 18th-century eruption

Dinner and overnight stay in Kirkjubæjaklaustur area
Approximate Driving Distance: 200 km (124 miles)


Day 4. Skaftafell National Park - Jökulsárlón Glacier Lagoon

The focus today is on two jewels of Icelandic nature, where you can experience the stunning and varied character of the Icelandic landscape:

Vatnajökull National Park - which covers almost 14% of Iceland
Skaftafell National Park – one of the most breath-taking areas of Iceland, overlooked by the largest glacier in Europe, Vatnajökull
Jökulsárlón Glacial Lagoon – where sublime icebergs float in the freezing blue waters and seals are known to visit
• The Diamond Beach - where shrinking icebergs settle on the black sands before they drift out to sea

Dinner and overnight stay in Kirkjubæjarklaustur area
Approximate Driving Distance: 260 km (162 miles)


Day 5. Volcanic Areas - Hveragerði Town - Blue Lagoon - Reykjavík

Time to drive back the South Coast and end the tour at the world famous Blue Lagoon.

• Your journey leads you through the geothermal village of Hveragerði – famous for its surprising geothermal activity and the many greenhouses that are heated by local hot springs
• The tour continues with coastal views as you make your way through an ever-changing landscape
• Then it's on to the Reykjanes Peninsula, home to the world-famous Blue Lagoon – set in a lava landscape where the miraculous, mineral-rich waters offer the chance to relax and re-energise after your incredible journey through the Icelandic landscape
• The day ends with the journey back to Reykjavík where the city's many attractions await.

Overnight stay in Reykjavík. Dinner is on your own.
Approximate Driving Distance: 365 km (227 miles)


Day 6. Departure
Today you will depart back home. Airport transfer is not included, but we are happy to help you arrange shared or private transfers.

Please note that the breakfast might be a light breakfast if you are taking an early morning departure flight.


Price:

October 08, 2020 - October 31, 2020
- QUALITY ACCOMMODATION - Price per person in Double/Twin room: 180770 ISK
- QUALITY ACCOMMODATION - Price per person in Single room: 240279 ISK

November 05, 2020 - December 17, 2020
- COMFORT ACCOMMODATION - Price per person in Double/Twin room: 154143 ISK
- COMFORT ACCOMMODATION - Price per person in Single room: 198737 ISK

November 12, 2020 - April 06, 2021
- QUALITY ACCOMMODATION - Price per person in Double/Twin room: 171306 ISK
- QUALITY ACCOMMODATION - Price per person in Single room: 226644 ISK

February 11, 2021 - March 25, 2021
- COMFORT ACCOMMODATION - OCTOBER - Price per person in Double/Twin room: 163128 ISK
- COMFORT ACCOMMODATION - OCTOBER - Price per person in Single room: 212049 ISK

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Season: (JAN 21 to APR 6)
Duration: (6 days, 5 nights)
Price: (See above)
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