Experience the 'land of fire and ice' and chase the aurora borealis across an ethereal wonderland. In the dark of the night, search for the northern lights as you drift along on an evening starlit cruise. Travel the 'Golden Circle,' home to renowned natural wonders, and spend time at Thingvellir National Park, gaze at Gullfoss waterfall, and see the explosive geothermal fields at Geysir. Explore Skogar Museum and see traditional turf-built homes. Walk on a black volcanic sand beach. See Jokulsarlon glacial lagoon filled with floating icebergs. Relax in the warm, mineral-rich water of the Blue Lagoon. Spend your days surrounded by natural wonders and your nights in search of the elusive dancing lights.
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- Offer valid through 12/31/2020
- 6 Days
|Day 1||Reykjavik||Overnight Flight: You're on your way to Iceland, a land and culture forged by fire and ice. Where steaming lava fields and massive glaciers sculpt mountains and valleys, leaving thundering waterfalls and plunging fjords. In this land of many natural wonders, enjoy the rare opportunity to search for the aurora borealis - one of nature's most dazzling light displays, also known as the northern lights.*|
|Day 2||Reykjavik||Reykjavik, Iceland - Tour Begins: Your tour opens in Reykjavik, Iceland's capital city. Get acquainted with old town Reykjavik on a walking tour featuring Hallgrimskirkja church, city hall, the harbor, and the Parliament building. Gather with your fellow travelers at a popular restaurant for dinner featuring Icelandic cuisine. This evening, take an exhilarating northern lights cruise** and sail into the darkness of Faxafloi Bay in search of the aurora borealis.*|
|Day 3||Reykjavik||Reykjavik - Golden Circle - Lava Exhibition Center - Vik: Travel the Golden Circle to experience renowned natural wonders, including the explosive Geysir thermal area, the double-cascade Gullfoss waterfall, and the famous Thingvellir National Park, where you'll stand upon the crest of the Mid-Atlantic Ridge. Stop at the Lava Exhibition Center and delve into Iceland's past and present volcanic eruptions. Continue to Vik. Drive out into the stillness of rural Iceland in search of the northern lights or venture out on foot. Enjoy three nights of searching to increase your likelihood of spotting the lights.*|
|Day 4||Vik||Vik - Seljalandsfoss - Skogar Museum - Vik: Journey to Seljalandsfoss, one of Iceland's most famous and unique waterfalls. Visit Skogar Museum and discover its turf-built homes and artifacts. Stand in awe before the impressive Skogafoss waterfall, one of Iceland's tallest. Your journey continues to Reynisfjara, a volcanic sand beach surrounded by basalt formations and rich bird life. Look out over the natural rock formations at Dyrholaey, a volcanic peninsula towering over the ocean. Get a sense of the local culture as you challenge your taste buds and sample traditional delicacies - hakarl (cured shark) and brennivin (schnapps). After dinner, gaze at the sky in search of the northern lights.*|
|Day 5||Vik||Jokulsarlon Glacial Lagoon - Skaftafell - Vik: Travel to Jokulsarlon Glacial Lagoon, filled with floating icebergs. Explore this extraordinary landscape and search for seals swimming in cold waters. Travel to Skaftafell, gateway to Vatnajokull National Park, the largest national park in Europe. Vatnajokull is known for having Iceland's highest mountains and Europe's largest glacier. After dinner, continue searching for the northern lights dancing across the night sky.*|
|Day 6||Vik||Vik - Blue Lagoon - Reykjavik: Drive along the south shore towards the Reykjanes Peninsula. Known for its rugged landscape, lava fields, and numerous hot springs, the peninsula is home to the Blue Lagoon. Take a dip in the warm, mineral-rich waters of the geothermal pool, located in the heart of a dramatic lava field. Return to Reykjavik for your farewell dinner and overnight stay.|
|Day 7||Reykjavik||Reykjavik - Tour Ends: Depart for home with many incredible memories.|
- Hotel Katla by Kea Vik, Iceland
- Hotel Dyrholaey Vik, Iceland
- Centerhotels , Iceland
- * NOTE:Tour prices are land only rates based on per person, double occupancy. Some dates may feature various changes in hotels, sightseeing and inclusions. Please confirm your specific itinerary at the time of booking. Government taxes and fees are additional. Land rates are guaranteed at time of deposit. Certain taxes and fees are to be paid upon exiting the country in local currencies.
Airfare is additional and is available through Collette Vacations.