PT07 - South Coast, Golden Circle and Northern Lights - 7 days
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Season: (SEP 20 to MAR 25)
Operates: (Daily)
Duration: (7 days / 6 nights)
By Car km/mi: (1025)
Price from: (312857 ISK Price per person based on 4 adults together sharing 2 double rooms in Economy Accommodation accommodation. Please use our Price Calculator or Book Now page to calculate your price.)
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This is a 7 days private tour to visit some of the best known sites in Iceland with knowledgeable and experienced driver. In the evenings you will head out for the hunt of the magical and stunning northern lights. If you want to make most out of your stay in Iceland, this tour will fulfill all the criteria.
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Day 1. Arrival - Reykjavík City - Northern Lights Center

As you arrive, our driver will meet you at the airport and drive you to your accommodation in Reykjavík. Enjoy the rest of your day in Reykjavík, consult your driver for the various things to do and see in Reykjavík. Visit the Aurora Reykjavík Northern Lights Centre to get to know better the Northern Lights before leaving Reykjavík. (Entrance fee included).

Reykjavik city

Reykjavik city

Day 2. The Scenic South Coast and the Northern Lights

In the morning you will be picked up by your guide and your adventure will begin. The first visit will be Hveragerđi, a small town with many steaming vents and where hot spring water is used for heating greenhouses. Next you will visit two astonishing waterfalls – Seljalandsfoss and Skógafoss. Seljalandsfoss is unique, as you can take a walk behind the waterfall. Skógafoss is an impressive waterfall with two majestic glaciers towering above it, one of them is the infamous Eyjafjallajökull. Underneath the glacier is a volcano that erupted last 2010 and caused a huge disturbance in air traffic in both Europe and America. You will also visit the black beach at Reynisdrangar and a small, charming town of Vík. On the way to Kirkjubćjarklaustur town you will cross the Mýrdalssandur floodplains and Eldhraun – the most extensive lava field ever to flow on Earth in a historical time. Then you will visit the Fjađrarárgljúfur Canyon and the Kirkjugólfiđ (The Church floor) – a protected natural monument. In the evening, if the weather conditions allow, you can head out on a hunt for northern lights on your own. Ask your guide to provide you with northern lights forecast information.

Selfoss Town
Seljalandsfoss Waterfall
Skógafoss Waterfall
Eyjafjallajökull Glacier
Vík Town
Fjađrárgljúfur Canion
Kirkjubćjarklaustur Town

Optional Extra:
Glacier Walk

Kirkjubćjarklaustur area

Day 3. Skaftafell National Park and the Glacier Lagoon

Before you will reach Skaftafell National Park, you will cross Skeiđarársandur, a black sand desert, washed down by the numerous glacial rivers that originate at the nearby Vatnajökull Glacier. Vatnajökull glacier is the largest glacier in Europe. At the roots of Vatnajökull you will visit Skaftafell, tranquil oasis with rugged natural beauty. Your guide will tell you about the most interesting spots in the park, one of them is the elegant Svartifoss waterfall. Skaftafell is truly a paradise of shortern and longer hiking trails. After you exploring the beauty of the national park, you will head to Jökulsárlón glacier lagoon, which is considered by many to be the greatest natural sight in the country where huge icebergs float in the crystal clear lagoon towards the sea. After all the sightseeing you will head back to Kirkjubćjarklaustur area for an overnight stay. Your guide will let you know if there is a chance of spotting the northern lights in the evening.

Vatnajökull Glacier
Jökulsárlón Glacier Lagoon

Kirkjubćjarklaustur area

Day 4. A Leisurely Day

Today is rather easy day, as you will drive back to Hella area. Consult your guide about re-visiting some of the places you had seen. You might want to visit Skógar museum or relax in a geothermal pool with hot tubs and steam baths at Hella town. In the evening, if the weather conditions are right, you will head out for the hunt of northern lights.

Hella area

Day 5. Volcanic Crater - Geysers - The Golden Waterfall - Ţingvellir National Park

After the breakfast your adventure will continue inland where you will stop by the impressive Keriđ Volcanic Crater and then further inland to Faxi Waterfall. Next you will head to Geysir geothermal area, where you will see various hot springs as well as Geysir and Strokkur geysers. Strokkur is an active geyser that spouts boiling hot water 15 to 20 meters up every few minutes and is a magnificent sight not to be missed. Only a short distance from the geothermal area you will find Gullfoss, The Golden Waterfall, one of the largest and impressive waterfalls in Iceland. You will then continue to Ţingvellir national park, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, and the place where the Icelandic Parliament was established in 930. It is located on the spot where two continental plates meet creating a fascinating rift valley. Ţingvellir is hauntingly beautiful despite its rugged lunar-like landscapes. As you come back to Reykjavík, your guide will tell you about the weather conditions and possibilities of northern lights tonight.

Keriđ Crater
Faxi Waterfall
Geysir Geothermal Area
Gullfoss Waterfall
Ţingvellir National Park

Reykjavík city

Day 6. The Blue Lagoon

It´s time to relax and visit the world famous Blue Lagoon and bathe in the mineral rich waters. Various massages and spa treatments are available there as well as the café and famous Lava restaurant. If the weather and road conditions allow, you will take a scenic road to Blue Lagoon and visit the mysterious Lake Kleifarvatn and Krýsuvík geothermal area.

The Blue Lagoon

Optional Extra:
The Blue Lagoon Spa

Reykjavík city

Day 7. Departure

Our driver will drive you from Reykjavík to the airport.

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Season: SEP 20 to MAR 25
Departures: Daily
Duration: 7 days / 6 nights
Driving distance: 1025 KM
Price from: 312857 ISK/person - Price per person based on 4 adults together sharing 2 double rooms in Economy Accommodation accommodation. Please use our Price Calculator or Book Now page to calculate your price.
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