6 Day Iceland Tour w/ Northern Lights Pursuit & Air

6 Day Iceland Tour w/ Northern Lights Pursuit & Air

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Trip Highlights

Signature Collection Package Includes

  • Round trip flights Montreal-Keflavik, Keflavik-Montreal. Other departure cities available.
  • Airline taxes & fuel surcharges
  • 4 nights accommodations
    • 2 nights Hella
    • 2 nights Reykjavik
  • Hotel taxes, fees & service charges
  • Hotel porterage
  • Arrival transfer
  • 9 Meals: 5 breakfasts, 2 lunches, 2 dinners with wine
  • Sightseeing per itinerary in modern motor coach
  • Services of English-speaking guide throughout
  • Entrance fees per itinerary

Tour Highlights

  • Tour the Geothermal Energy Exhibition at the Hellisheidi Geothermal Power Plant
  • On the South Coast, view stunning scenery including volcanoes and spectacular waterfalls
  • Visit Gullfoss Waterfall and the Geysir Geothermal Area, home of the Strokkur Geysir
  • At the remarkable historic site of Þingvellir, visit the site of the world’s oldest parliament
  • Enjoy the warm soothing waters of the world-famous geothermal Blue Lagoon
  • Search the skies for the Northern Lights (Aurora Borealis), among the most spectacular phenomena on earth

Detailed Itinerary

DAY 1, Monday – Depart for Iceland
Depart for Iceland

DAY 2, Tuesday – Reykjavik City Tour, Village of Hella, Search for the Northern Lights
Arrive in Iceland, meet your Tour Manager and transfer to Reykjavik. Your flights should arrive between 6 AM and 8 AM. Your tour begins with a refreshing breakfast at Harpa Concert Hall*. Afterward, take a panoramic drive past the Old Town Center, Parliament, the Cathedral, the bustling harbor area, Hofdi House, and Hallgrímskirkja Church, with its striking steeple. Stop at the Pearl vantage point for great views of the capital area and beyond. Then, visit the Aurora Reykjavik: The Northern Lights Center. Gain insight into the Northern Lights during a guided tour through the interactive exhibits and learn how to capture them on camera. Continue to the peaceful village of Hella and check into your hotel, which is situated far from city lights, making it an ideal place to view the Northern Lights (Aurora Borealis) when the skies are clear. Tonight, attend an orientation meeting with your Tour Manager, followed by dinner. Later, if conditions are right, meet your Tour Manager to search the skies for the Northern Lights**
*Guests that are arriving prior to day 2 or are making their own way from the airport should meet the group directly at the Harpa Concert Hall, Austurbakki 2, 101 Reykjavík by 8:30 AM. For Oct 3 departure, guests should meet at Bryggjan Brugghus, Grandagarður 8, 101 Reykjavík, by 8:30 AM.
Overnight: Hella
Meals: Breakfast, Dinner

DAY 3, Wednesday – South Shore Adventure
Today as you travel along the South Shore, enjoy the gorgeous mountain views including snow shrouded Hekla, the country’s most active volcano, as well as the famous Eyjafjallajökull Volcano. Continue through the region where one of the best known of the Icelandic classical sagas, Njál’s Saga, is set. Stop at the spectacular Seljalandsfoss and Skógafoss waterfalls, tumbling over high rock escarpments. Savor lunch at a local restaurant before passing through Vik, Iceland’s most southerly village. Make a stop at Dyrhólaey, a magnificent rocky headland with dramatic sheer cliffs with views of south Iceland’s black sand coastline. On the return trip to Hella, visit the Lava Centre in Hvolsvollur with its interactive exhibits and astonishing imagery. Dinner tonight is at your hotel
Overnight: Hella
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

DAY 4, Thursday – Gullfoss, Geysir, Þingvellir, Search for the Northern Lights
Explore today some of Iceland’s most renowned natural wonders. Begin at Gullfoss (The Golden Waterfall), one of the most impressive waterfalls in Europe with thousands of tons of icy water tumbling majestically into a deep gorge. Then, on to the Geysir area with its numerous hot springs, fumaroles and geysers, including the world-famous Strokkur Geysir – watch it erupt every few minutes spewing hot water high into the air. At the remarkable geological and historical area of Þingvellir, visit the site of the world’s oldest democratic parliament founded in 930 AD, designated a UNESCO World Heritage Site. In the stunning canyon that runs through the park, stand on the dividing fault line between two of the earth’s tectonic plates. Lunch follows at the family-run Friðheimar Greenhouse, a unique cultivation center. You’ll be astounded by the magic behind growing delicious, pesticide-free tomatoes and cucumbers with the aid of geothermal heat. A short and informative talk is followed by a tomato tasting. Return to Reykjavik with time to relax before this evening’s private drive to the countryside to continue your quest for the Northern Lights**
Overnight: Reykjavik
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

DAY 5, Friday – The Blue Lagoon
A truly unique experience awaits you today at the spectacular Blue Lagoon, a unique natural pool of mineral rich geothermal water located in the middle of a lava field. The high levels of silica and minerals give the lagoon its vibrant rich blue color. Enjoy a refreshing bath or swim in the pleasantly warm water reputed for its healing properties. The facilities include modern changing rooms and showers, an indoor geothermal pool, an on-site restaurant featuring local favorites and boutiques with seawater products to take back home. Return to Reykjavik in the afternoon. Tonight, join your Tour Manager for a reception at your hotel
Overnight: Reykjavik
Meals: Breakfast

DAY 6, Saturday – Depart Iceland
Transfer to Keflavik Airport for your departure flight
Meals: Breakfast

*Price displayed in US dollars, per person, double occupancy, Applicable to October 17, 2017 departure, other dates available at various prices. Includes return airfare from Montreal plus domestic flights, airport taxes, transfers, accommodations, certain meals plus sightseeing & entrance fees as per itinerary. OPC Indemnity Fund fee of $1 per $1,000 of travel products sold is additional. Limited space, other conditions and restrictions may apply. Not all travel dates available. Subject to change or cancellation at any time. Book before June 07, 2017