Iceland Northern Lights Multi-Adventure Tour
Spectacular Winter Wonder in the Land of Glaciers & Volcanoes
From $5,599 - $5,699 pp dbl. occ. | 6 days / 5 nights
(+$1,290 for sgl. occ.)
Iceland is awe-inspiring at any time of year. Massive glaciers and lava caves, volcanoes, geothermal wonders. But that's just the tip of the iceberg! Add to this the thrill of hunting for a mesmerizing display of northern lights undulating across the arctic winter sky. You have to see it to believe it—we keep our fingers crossed for clear night skies giving way to those dancing lights. Embrace the chill in the air and the crunch of ice or snow underfoot and be rewarded with the wonders of Iceland's winter majesty.
- Marvel at the shifting colors of the aurora borealis dancing across a starry winter sky—if luck and the weather are on our side!
- Discover the full diversity of Iceland's raw and wild landscape, where Mother Nature's drama is on full display
- Ice-walk on a glacier for an up-close perspective of glacial ice, replete with a knowledgeable guide, ice ax and crampons
- Trips departing on 1/6/19 and 1/20/19 include optional yoga on most days. See select departures that include yoga >>
Day 1 Situated just below the Arctic Circle, Iceland is among the world's best vantage points from which to experience the magic of the northern lights | Arrive at our trailhead in Hvalfjördur, a fjord boasting volcanic mountains and two snowy valleys | Hike to see thundering Glymur waterfall, Iceland's highest cascade, whose waters plunge 650 feet down an icy ravine | Frigid water rushes past dramatic icicles and jagged lava rock into turquoise pools below the semi-frozen cascades of Barnafoss and Hraunfossar | Discover Vidgelmir Cave, among the planet's largest lava tubes.
Days 2-3 Explore the otherworldly ice tunnels and caves beneath Langjökull, Iceland's second-largest glacier | Venture through the winter wonderland of Húsafell, known for its natural beauty with forests, mountain springs and glaciers | Take in views of Lake Thingvallavatn, the largest natural lake in Iceland | Walk or snowshoe in Thingvellir National Park, a World Heritage site and symbolic heart of the Icelandic nation.
Day 4 Ride aboard a "super jeep" to Sólheimajökull Glacier and with ice ax in hand, don crampons for an unforgettable glacier ice walk | At thundering Skógafoss waterfall, the Skógá River puts on a breathtaking winter spectacle as it plunges over nearly 200-foot, ice-crusted cliffs.
Days 5-6 Hike or snowshoe amid bizarre rock formations, frozen waterfalls, bubbling hot pools and steam vents | Soak in the mineral-rich waters of the famed, geothermally heated Blue Lagoon.
Please note: 40-50% of trips see northern lights. 50% of trips experience itinerary changes due to weather.
The earlier you book, the more choice you'll have and the lower your price. And you can always change your mind — you won't be charged to transfer to a different trip before your final payment is due. View cancellation policy.
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- 10 or more guests: from $5,399 pp dbl occ
- 8 - 9 guests: from $6,099 pp dbl occ
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