Glaciers and Aurora (winter tour)

Glaciers, hot springs and volcanoes reign over Iceland´s beautiful landscape. This tour explores the highlights of South Iceland, including a spouting geyser, several waterfalls, glaciers, and a glacier lagoon. We will also search for the Northern Lights.

Day 1: Arrival
Arrival at Keflavik airport. Transfer to your hotel in Reykjavik.
Accommodation in Reykjavik.

Day 2: Reykjavik-Hvolsvollur
The first day of the tour starts with a short (1 &1/2 hr) city tour around Reykjavik. Among places we will see are the old harbour, the city center, Hallgrimskirkja church and the Pearl. Then we continue to Þingvellir (Parliament Plaines), the location of the old parliament and a geological phenomenon. From there we drive to the Geysir geothermal area for a spouting geyser and to Gullfoss, the Golden Waterfall, where on a sunny day you can see a rainbow in the spray above the waterfall.From there we proceed to our overnight stay.
Accommodation in Hvolsvollur area.

           Parliament Plaines            Geyser Geothermal Area            The Golden Waterfall

Day 3: Hvolsvollur-Glacial Lagoon
Today we will visit the waterfall Skogafoss and Solheimajokull glacier. From there we drive to the village of Vik and then through the lava of the Laki eruption in 1782-1783 to the Glacier Lagoon (Jokulsarlon) before coming to our overnight stay.
Accommodation in Glacial Lagoon area.

           Skogafoss in Winter            Solheimajokull glacier            Glacier Lagoon

Day 4: Glacial Lagoon-Vik
On the third day the trip continues towards the oasis at Skaftafell national park close to Vatnajokull, Europe's biggest glacier. At Skaftafell we take a short walk towards the glacier tongue. In the afternoon we drive Vik for our overnight stay.
Accommodation in Vik area.

           Skaftafell            Eldhraun            Vik

Day 5: Vik-Blue Lagoon-Reykjavik
Today drive to the waterfall of Seljarlandsfoss before driving to the Blue Lagoon for a relaxing bath. From the Blue lagoon we drive to Reykjavik.
Accommodation in Reykjavik.

           Reynisfjara            Seljarlandsfoss            Blue Lagoon

Day 6: Departure
Departure transfer to Keflavik airport.

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