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6-days Aurora Borealis in Iceland - Roundtrip in 4x4 bus with small groups

Discover Iceland's beautiful scenery from all sides and be guided by one of the most experienced and local guides in Iceland. You visit the main sights, the beautiful waterfalls, volcanoes, glaciers and drive with a 4x4 highland bus in a small group. In the evening it is possible to see the beautiful Northern Lights Aurora Borealis from our wonderful accommodations.

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$3,051

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Duration

6 days

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  • What's included :
    • 4x Breakfast
    • 1x Dinner
    • Accommodation included: 5 nights
    • Guided Ice Cave adventures
    • Myvatn Nature Bath
    • WiFi on board
    • Entry/Admission - Thingvellir National Park
    • Entry/Admission - Gullfoss
    • Entry/Admission - Seljalandsfoss
    • Entry/Admission - Skogafoss
    • Entry/Admission - Reynisfjara Beach
    • Entry/Admission - Glacier Lagoon
    • Entry/Admission - Diamond Beach
    • Entry/Admission - Vatnajokull Glacier
    • Entry/Admission - Litlanesfoss
    • Entry/Admission - Dettifoss Waterfall
    • Entry/Admission - Viti Crater
    • Entry/Admission - Grjotagja Cave
    • Entry/Admission - Dimmuborgir Lava Formations
    • Entry/Admission - Myvatn Nature Baths (Jardbodin vid Myvatn)
    • Entry/Admission - Godafoss
    • Entry/Admission - Grabrok Crater
    • Entry/Admission - Deildartunguhver Thermal Spring
    • Entry/Admission - Hraunfossar
    What's excluded :
    • Addmission Secret Lagoon
    • Horseback riding
    • Entry/Admission - Sturlureykir Horses/Visiting HorseFarm

  • Day 1: The Golden Circle

    Stop At: Thingvellir National Park, Thingvellir Iceland
    Þingvellir National Park is almost regarded as a holy place in Iceland. This is where the Icelandic parliament was established in the year 930 and therefore it is of great historical, cultural and geological importance. At Þingvellir you can clearly see how the Eurasian and North American plates are drifting apart. You are literally standing on the border between Europe and America. Þingvellir is a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Gullfoss, White River, Blaskogabyggd 801 Iceland
    Gullfoss is by many considered the most beautiful waterfall in Iceland. The iconic waterfall is fed by the second biggest glacier in Iceland, Langjökull and falls 32 meters into a canyon offering a spectacular view surrounded by walls up to 70 meter high.
    Duration: 45 minutes

    Stop At: Geysir, Geysir, South Region
    Geysir - one of the greatest natural attractions of Iceland and gave name to all geysers in the world. Geyser are a rare natural phenomenon and the original geyser is almost inactive today. But the neighbor Strokkur explodes approximately every 5-10 minutes with a 20-40-meter-high water fountain.
    Duration: 2 hours

    No meals included on this day.
    Accommodation included: Hotel Eyjafjallajokull with breakfast and private bathroom.

    Day 2: The beautiful south coast

    Stop At: Seljalandsfoss, Hella Iceland
    At Seljalandsfoss, you have the opportunity to walk behind the waterfall, which is a unique experience. The waterfall falls out of the rock with enormous force and forms a deep lake at the bottom.
    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: Skogafoss, Skogar Iceland
    Further east we stop at a great photo spot, namely the 25-meter-wide waterfall Skogafoss. Here you can go up about 60 meter and enjoy a fantastic view.
    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: Reynisfjara Beach, Route 215, Vik Iceland
    The journey continues along the south coast, stopping at the dramatic black beach, from where you can look up to Iceland's southernmost tip Dyrholaey - home of the puffin (Lundi) in the summer. The waves have forged the coast over time and on the black beach, which consists of basalt sand, you have the opportunity to come very close to the above-ground basalt columns. Explore the caves in the black cliffs but watch out for high waves that hit the beach and can lead an inattentive person to the open sea. Of course, our professional guide will adapt and give the correct instructions.
    Duration: 40 minutes

    Stop At: Vik, Vik, South Region
    We stop at Vik for lunch and break. You can visit the Icewear shop in Vik or just take a cup of coffe
    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Eldhraun, Iceland
    From Reynisfjara we continue our journey east through the mighty and enchanting lava field Eldhraun and the vast and breathtaking alluvial soil of Skeidarársandur. A wonderful contrast of the landscape. Here you can learn more about the volcanic eruption in 1783 - Laki, which destroyed almost all of Iceland. The king of Denmark considered whether the entire island should be evacuated.
    Duration: 15 minutes

    Stop At: Glacier Lagoon, Skaftafell National Park Route 1, Jokulsarlon 781 Iceland
    The day ends at the glacier lagoon Jokulsarlon. Here you can see the largest European glacier Vatnajökull in the background, where icebergs break off and floats into the Atlantic Ocean. Admire the many large and small lumps of ice that float in the crystal-clear azure waters. Due to the contact with the Atlantic salt water one develops the famous "Blue Ice".
    Duration: 45 minutes

    Stop At: Diamond Beach, Diamond Head Drive Glacier Lagoon Jokulsarlon, Jokulsarlon Iceland
    As you walk from the lagoon to the shore, you are greeted by the beautiful Diamond Beach. Here some of the smaller and crystal-clear lumps of ice float along the black lava beach, and when sparkling in the sunshine they are reminiscent of diamonds - hence the name Diamond Beach.
    Duration: 15 minutes

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    Accommodation included: Accommodation nearby the Glacier Lagoon with breakfast

    Day 3: Glacier Adventure - East Coast - Egilsstadir

    Stop At: Vatnajokull Glacier, Vatnajokull National Park Iceland
    We start the day 9.30 am at Jokulsarlon with a unique natural phenomenon and a breathtaking glacier adventure. We explore the blue ice cave at Breidarmerkurjokull - an incredible and unforgettable experience.
    Duration: 3 hours

    Stop At: Hofn, Hofn, East Region
    Afterwards we continue our journey to the east coast of Iceland and drive through the old fishing village Höfn and stop for lunch.
    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: East Region, East Region
    We drive through the new tunnel under Almannaskard. This is Iceland's oldest geological area with cliffs between 16 and 20 million years old.
    On our way to our next accommodation, we stop in several places and explore the area around Iceland's oldest geological east coast.


    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    Accommodation included: Hotel at Egilsstadir with breakfast

    Day 4: Spectacular volcanic landscapes around the Myvatn

    Stop At: Litlanesfoss, Route 931 Hengifoss Trail, Egilsstadir Iceland
    After breakfast we drive past the Lagarfljot lake and tell you the story of the secret of the Lagarfljot worm, our version of Nessie the Loch Ness monster. Nearby we find the majestic waterfalls Hengifoss and Litlanesfoss and take a lovely hike for approximately 1½ hours. Hengifoss (128 meters) is the second largest waterfall in Iceland and the colorful rock structure, which shows layers of volcanic eruptions makes it unique and photogenic,
    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Dettifoss Waterfall, Lake Myvatn Iceland
    From there we drive through the wasteland of Möðrudalsheiði, the home of the reindeer, and further north to Dettifoss - Europe’s most powerful waterfall. (If there is heavy snow, it is not possible to drive to the waterfall).
    Duration: 1 minute

    Stop At: Viti Crater, Road 863, Lake Myvatn Iceland
    After this impressive sight, the tour continues to the Krafla volcano system where you get really close the Viti-crater.
    Duration: 15 minutes

    Stop At: Námaskarð, Iceland
    We visit Námaskard which is a hot sulfuric mud springs and steam vents.
    Duration: 20 minutes

    Stop At: Grjotagja Cave, Road 1, Reykjahlid, Lake Myvatn Iceland
    Our guide will take you inside the cave and tell you how we used to bath in this amasing cave.
    Duration: 15 minutes

    Stop At: Dimmuborgir Lava Formations, Lake Myvatn Iceland
    The home of the Elf¨s Dimmuborgir is a beautiful lava formation and we will take a short walk in the lava field.
    Duration: 45 minutes

    Stop At: Myvatn Nature Baths (Jardbodin vid Myvatn), Jardbadsholum, Lake Myvatn Iceland
    Along the way, we stop at Myvatn nature bath where you can relax in the lovely warm geothermal water.
    Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    Accommodation included: Hotel in Myvatn with breakfast

    Day 5: Godafoss, Waterfall of the Gods - Akureyri - Blondos

    Stop At: Godafoss, Akureyri Iceland
    You start the day with a visit to one of Iceland's true natural treasures and one of Iceland's largest waterfalls - Goðafoss. Godafoss is also called the waterfall of the gods because of its unusual beauty. It has long been known as one of the most beautiful places in Iceland. When the water is high enough there are often other waterfalls that make this place even more magical.
    Duration: 45 minutes

    Stop At: Akureyri, Akureyri, Northeast Region
    After this fantastic sight we continue to Akureyri, the second largest city in Iceland. Akureyri is a charming city in itself and is often referred to as the capital of Northern Iceland. From there we drive to the accommodation in Blondos for a delicious dinner.
    Duration: 3 hours

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    • Dinner: Our guide is an exellent cook and he will make a very delicious BBQ
    Accommodation included: Blonduos with breakfast and dinner

    Day 6: Iceland's oldest horse farm Sturlu-Reykir - Deildartunguhver - Hraunfossar

    Stop At: Grabrok Crater, Road 1 33 km north of Borgarnes, Bifrost, Borgarbyggd Iceland
    Our first stop on the way back to Reykjavik is at Grabrok. Grabrok is a very old crater where you have a beautiful view of the mountains and the glacier Langjökull.
    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: Deildartunguhver Thermal Spring, Road 50, Reykholt Iceland
    Next, we make a stop at Deildartunguhver - Europe's most powerful hot spring.
    Duration: 20 minutes

    Stop At: Sturlureykir Horses/Visiting HorseFarm, Sturlureykir, Reykholt 320 Iceland
    Nearby we visit Iceland's oldest horse farm, Sturlu-Reykir, and learn about the history of the Icelandic horse. The horse farm was the first, which used geothermal energy in Iceland and has its own hot spring in the backyard. Here you get the opportunity to go horse riding in the Icelandic nature or to drive on to Borgarfjördur.
    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Sturlureykir Horses/Visiting HorseFarm, Sturlureykir, Reykholt 320 Iceland
    Sturlur-Reykir offers top-quality Icelandic horses. Both for experienced and for beginners. Duration approximate 1 hour + introduction.
    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Hraunfossar, Road 518, Husafell 311 Iceland
    At Borgarfjördur you see Barnafossar and Hraunfossar. Hraun means lava and fossar means waterfall, therefore the name basically means lava-waterfall. This makes even more sense when you see this unusual and beautiful waterfall with your own eyes.


    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: Reykjavík, Iceland
    After 6 days of adventure in the enchanting nature of Saga Island, it is now time to go back to Reykjavik - with memories to last a lifetime.

    No meals included on this day.
    No accommodation included on this day.
  • Departure Point :
    Tjarnargata 11, 101 Reykjavík, Iceland
    Traveler pickup is offered
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    Departure Time :
    9:00 AM
    Return Detail :
    Returns to original departure point
    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Near public transportation
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Most travelers can participate
    • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
    • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
    • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 16 travelers
  • You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

Language

English

Age Req.

-

Fitness Req.

None

Group Size

15

Organised by Vilholdt Rejser ApS

Activity ID: V-175878P4

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