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Northern Lights of Iceland including the Blue Lagoon

Operated by: Trafalgar

6 Days from $2,731 per person
Northern Lights

Countries Visited

Iceland

Locations Visited

Reykjavik, Vik, Blue Lagoon
  1. Day 1 Arrive Reykjavik (2 Nights)

    Warm your winter heart in the cosmopolitan, creative city of Reykjavik. The capital of Iceland is yours to explore before meeting your Travel Director and fellow travellers for a Welcome Reception with drinks and canapés.

    meals Welcome Reception
    hotel Grand Reykjavik
  2. Day 2 Reykjavik Sightseeing and Free Time

    We meander past the colourful façades and iconic attractions of Reykjavik during a sightseeing tour that will include views of Parliament House, the Old Harbour, the National Museum and Laugardalur swimming pool. Admire the imposing hilltop Hallgrímskirkja church, inspired by Iceland's natural beauty. Weather permitting, this evening could see you venture out on a Northern Lights drive to catch a glimpse of the ethereal display of motion and colour.

    meals Breakfast
  3. Day 3 Reykjavik – Golden Circle Excursion – Hella (2 Nights)

    We visit the Golden Circle and Thingvellir National Park to trace the gigantic cracks in the earth's crust, formed over millennia as the tectonic plates of North America and Eurasia slowly drift apart. Iceland's natural wonders continue to astound as we watch the bubbling mud pits and Strokkur geyser erupt, spouting a spectacular column of boiling water and steam 30 metres into the air. Next up are the glistening frozen waves of majestic Gullfoss, the 'Golden Waterfall', before we journey to the Fridheimar Greenhouse for a fascinating introduction into Icelandic horticulture and a taste of the juicy tomatoes grown there. This evening, dine at your hotel and, if conditions permit, join your Travel Director for a walk in search of the dazzling heavenly display.

    meals Buffet Breakfast, Dinner
    hotel Stracta
  4. Day 4 South Shore Adventure Excursion

    Embark on an epic journey through Iceland's extraordinary south coast, a land of Viking legends and mystical natural beauty. Encounter the spectacular waterfalls of Seljalandsfoss and Skogafoss and the volcanic midst of Eyjafjallajökull, today completely covered in ice. Visit the Skogar Folk Museum where you will 'Dive Into Culture' and learn about Icelandic heritage, then travel to Vik to view the black sand beach. Tonight, we dine at our hotel.

    meals Buffet Breakfast, Dinner
  5. Day 5 Hella – Blue Lagoon – Keflavík

    The extraordinary geothermal feats of Iceland are explored today as we 'Dive Into Culture' and understand the way in which this island harnesses geothermal energy. We'll visit the state-of-the-art Hellisheidi Geothermal Exhibition located on an active volcanic ridge, then 'Dive Into Culture' again as you soak in the healing waters of the world-famous Blue Lagoon, a delicious cocktail in hand. (Please remember to pack your swimwear). Iceland's Viking heritage is next on our agenda during a visit to Viking World, before a Farewell Dinner in a local restaurant with our Travel Director and travel companions.

    meals Buffet Breakfast, Farewell Dinner
    hotel Park Inn by Radisson
  6. Day 6 Depart Iceland

    We bid farewell to this extraordinary land of legends and epic landscapes. Please Note: This itinerary visits locations most likely to offer a glimpse of the colourful and mesmerising auroras. Viewing them is not guaranteed.

    meals Breakfast

Dining Highlights

  • 5 breakfasts
  • 3 dinners

First class travel Highlights

  • Audio Headsets for flexible sightseeing
  • Daily breakfast and an average of 50% of evening meals
  • Luxury air-conditioned coach with WiFi in most countries or alternative transportation (such as rail journeys)
  • Cherry-picked hotels, all tried and trusted
  • Optional Experiences and free time
  • All porterage and restaurant gratuities
  • Must-see sightseeing and surprise extras
  • An expert Travel Director and professional Driver
  • All hotel tips, charges and local taxes
  • Hand-picked Trip Highlights
  • VIP entry to many sights

Sightseeing Highlights

  • City tour in Reykjavik
  • Visit the Hallgrímskirkja church in Reykjavik, the Fridheimar Greenhouse, the Folk Museum in Skogar, the Hellisheidi Geothermal Exhibition, the world famous Blue Lagoon geothermal spa and Viking World in Reykjanesbær
  • View the black sand beach at Vik, Gullfoss, Seljalandsfoss and Skogafoss waterfalls and the Strokkur geyser
  • See the Eyjafjallajökull volcano

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Reviews
Service
Vacation
Independent Reviews
Dolores Mueller Kenny
Travel date: Friday, March 16, 2018
Service
Better hotels, better buses, Better guide, our guide was as dumb as a brick . The food was good.
Vacation
The whole trip was so disorganized. The guide knew NOTHING. There was so much to learn, but he knew nothing. The bus driver knew more.
Response from Grand European Travel:
We're terribly sorry that your trip did not meet your expectations. We know that the Travel Director can certainly make or break a trip for our guests and we do apologize that this one fell short. We will be sure to pass your feedback onto our Quality Control team and ask for immediate improvement.
Monday, April 2, 2018
Carolyn Wixted
Travel date: Friday, March 16, 2018
Service
The service was not what I have come to expect of GET
Vacation
The tour person was not very interesting. I think he tried to be entertaining and not informative
Nathan Mackler
Travel date: Friday, March 16, 2018
Service
The tour director informed me that he lived in Iceland most of his life and you would hardly know it from the info he supplied the tour group. His first screw up was that the boat trip to the northern lights included the pick up from the hotel and return to the hotel. When we got to the dock we were told that we had to pay for pick up and return to the hotel. We went on the trip and we didn't pay for the extra transportation
Vacation
The trip was very interesting and it would have been better if our tour director was better organized. And he told me that he did 2 toures each month.
Trusted Customer
Travel date: Saturday, March 10, 2018
Service
Their are chose good hotels and planing is excellent that I don’t have to worry. I will use them again
Response from Grand European Travel:
Thank you very much for your review. We are delighted to hear you enjoyed your trip and hope to see you on another one soon!
Friday, March 16, 2018
Vacation
Excellent travel planing and picked good hotels
Jean Sherr
Travel date: Friday, December 15, 2017
Service
Everyone was really helpful. First, the fellow I originally booked with was wonderful. Each time I called with questions I spoke with different folks and they were all excellent. I will definitely book with GET again.
Vacation
The trip was a tremendous value for the money I spent. GET also helped me get every discount possible and saved alot of money.
Maureen Verello
Travel date: Friday, November 24, 2017
Service
Yes I would book through them again. There was one mixup but other than this it was a very good trip. Hotels were nice especially in Rekjevik. We saw quite a bit each day but the Northern Lights were elusive due to the weather. Blue Lagoon was great
Vacation
Good buy with many included excursions
Response from Grand European Travel:
Thank you for your review. We're glad you enjoyed your trip to Iceland and were able to see so much of the country.
Wednesday, November 29, 2017
Geneva James
Travel date: Sunday, October 29, 2017
Service
The tour was wonderful. The plane connections were not. Air travel was a nightmare and exhausting--- several plane changes and having to re-enter through JFK. Probably would have to re-evaluate any trip with that stop.
Response from Grand European Travel:
We are so sorry to hear about your flight troubles.  Unfortunately, getting to Reykjavik is not an easy task from your home city. We always book the most direct flights available when you book your trip, but we are limited to the airlines schedules for some destinations.  Iceland would be one of those.  Hopefully your next trip will be more direct with less flying.
Monday, October 30, 2017
Vacation
Loved Iceland. Trip well planned, guides knowledgeable
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