The Classics and the lesser known: In this 3 day adventure you will cover the the most famous tour in Iceland, The Golden Circle, go hunting for the magical Northern Lights and then jump aboard a minibus for a rare experience on the fascinating Snæfellnesnes peninsula.
Enjoy stunning waterfalls vistas, experience the true power of geothermal energy and see the extraordinary Kirkjufell mountain featured in The Game of Thrones and the Hollywood movie The Secret Life of Walter Mitty!
- Classic Golden Circle Afternoon tour
- See Gullfoss, Geysir, Thingvellir & More
- Two-day tour around Snaefellsnes Peninsula
- Hraunfossar Waterfalls
- The Picturesque Kirkjufell Mountain
- Cave Exploration in Cave Vatnshellir (optional)
- Northern Lights Search
- 1 Night in a hotel in Reykjavik w/ Breakfast
- 1 Night in a local Guesthouse w/ Breakfast
*Drop-off information: We will be back in Reykjavik at 21:00 - 23:00 on day three, depending on weather and road conditions.
Included: Hotel pick up & drop off in Reykjavik, tour by minibus, English guidance, accommodation with breakfast, and northern lights search.
Not included: Lunch and dinner are not included in the price.
Optional extra: An easy cave tour to Vatnshellir cave (see booking engine for prices). If you do not want to go caving, you can go for a short walk with your guide around the area.
Bring with you: Warm clothes, sturdy shoes (see below). Spikes that fit over shoes to provide extra grip on ice is recommended.
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Due to weather and limited daylight during winter time the itinerary can vary between days. Our guides evaluate circumstances and take the best-informed decision possible.
Day 1 - Golden Circle and Northern Lights
The tour starts at 13:00 making it the perfect tour for those who are arriving on the same day or just really like to sleep in. The pick up can take about 30 minutes.
The day is a combination of the amazing Golden Circle and the Northern Lights minibus experience. Starting your Iceland trip with a bang!
Key attractions of the Golden Circle include Þingvellir National Park, Gullfoss Falls and Geysir geothermal area.
Day 2 - Deildartunguhver, Hraunfossar, Barnafoss and Gerðuberg
This morning we will join together for breakfast a the hotel and fill up our energy bar for the exciting day ahead. The drive will take you up North, into Borgarfjörður where your first stop of the day will be at the most powerful hot spring in the whole of Europe, Deildartunguhver. This bubbling power source provides about 180 liters a second of 100°C hot water and it’s used for heating all the neighboring towns. Green power for the win! Continuing in the geothermal theme we will next stop at Reykholt where the famous Icelandic historian, poet, and politician Snorri Sturluson lives in the time of the sagas. Fun Fact: Most Icelanders can trace themselves back to Snorri. Now to colder waters as you stop at the waterfalls
Day 3 - Arnarstapi, Hellnar, Vatnshellir cave, Djúpalónssandur beach and Mt. Kirkjufell
After breakfast we will continue our scenic drive along the coastline of Snæfellsnes to the charming this charming little fishing village called Arnarstapi. There you will get a chance to walk around the surrounding area, breath in the freshest air and experience the coastal charisma. From there you will have the options of exploring the underworld of the amazing Vatnshellir cave which is located inside the Snæfellsnes National Park. The truly fantastic cave is roughly around 8000 years old and the experience of visiting it is as close as you will get to the infamous Jules Verne story, A Journey to the Center of Earth. If you choose to skip the cave your guide will take you on a hike in the alluring nature around.
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