Glaciers And Aurora: Around Iceland In Winter - Reykjavik

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Key Details

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  • Duration: 10 Days
  • Departure Details :
    Hotel in Reykjavik.
  • Cancellation Policy :
    This activity is non-refundable


Join this winter round tour that covers the so called ring-road around Iceland and the magnificent Snaefellsnes peninsula with its spectacular landscapes and mystical powers. Experience an ever-changing landscape every day and learn about Icelands geology, culture, and history. And travelling around Iceland in winter gives you the chance to see the Northern Lights when the weather conditions are ideal Included is accommodation for 9 nights including breakfast and dinners for 7 nights. In the countryside we will stay in farm stays that will give you chances of interacting with local people, taste local food such as lamb and fish, and observe local animals such as dogs, horses and goats. And by travelling around Iceland in a mini-van with maximum 12 people in a group, you will feel like you are exploring Iceland independently.

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Day 1: Arrival
After settling in to your hotel in Reykjavik on day 1 you will meet your guide and other travellers in the group on the morning of day 2. 
Day 2: The Golden Circle
Today we will start with a short Reykjavik city tour. Walk around downtown Reykjavik, explore the harbour and Hallgrmskirkja church. And later on that same day we will visit all the famous sights of the Golden Circle such as Gullfoss, Geysir and Thingvellir National Park.

Day 3: South Coast of Iceland
On the third day we will travel around the south shore of Iceland where we will hike towards a glacial tongue, explore black sand beaches and visit the waterfalls Seljalandsfoss and Skogafoss. From there we drive to the Glacier Lagoon (Jokulsarlon) before heading to our overnight stay.

Day 4: Blue Ice Cave and Skafafell Area
Today you will visit an authentic ice-cave in Vatnajkull glacier and in the afternoon we will spend more time in the Glacial lagoon area.
Day 5: East Iceland
Now we will head to beautiful coastal region of the East Fjords, with spectacular landscape, high mountains and deep fjords. That night we will stay in Modrudalur valley, the highest inhabited place in the country, at 469 m (1,539 ft) above sea level. 

Day 6: Lake Myvatn Area
From Modrudalur we drive to the magnificent waterfall Dettifoss, Europe's mightiest waterfall (subject to road conditions). Then we will explore the Lake Mvatn area, one of the most interesting geological and geographical areas of the northern hemisphere. Among the interesting sights we will explore on this day Nmaskar Geothermal Area, and the lava labyrinth Dimmuborgir. And we will finish the day by relaxing in the warm waters of Myvatn Nature baths.

Day 7: North Iceland
On the 7th day we will visit Goafoss, the waterfall of the Gods and then stop to explore the town of Akureyri, the biggest town outside of Reykjavik.

Day 8: The Snaefellsnes Peninsula
Then the tour continues around the Snaefellsnes peninsula and its magnificent glacier Snaefellsjokull. Among places that we visit are basaltic pebble beach, framed with strange lava formations, and Arnarstapi, where a short stroll along the coastal cliffs gives us access to the rich birdlife and other wonders of nature. 

Day 9: Borgarfordur Area
We head to Reykjavik to close our circle. First stop is at the old volcano Grabrok where we take a walk to the top. There we continue to Hraunfossar (Lava waterfalls) and Barnafossar (Childrens waterfalls). Then we will visit Deildartunguhver, Europes water most hot spring. From there the tour goes directly to Reykjavik trough the Whale fjord (Hvalfjordur).
Day 10: Departure
Fly back home or enjoy extra nights in Reykjavik.


  • A guided tour according to the itinerary.
  • Accommodation for 9 nights including breakfast.
  • Dinners for 7 nights in the countryside.
  • Blue Ice Cave Tour.
  • Entrance fee to the Myvatn Nature Baths.


  • Airfare to and from Iceland. 
  • Lunch. 
  • Beverages. 
  • All services not mentioned above.

Additional Info

Confirmation will be received at time of booking

The operator reserves the right to alter the itinerary due to weather and/or other conditions outside its control.