Day 1 - To Reykjavik: Afternoon flight from London Gatwick to Keflavik International airport with Iceland Express. You will be met and transferred from the airport to Reykjavik via the Blue Lagoon where you will have the opportunity to bathe in the silica rich geothermal waters. After your visit, continue to Reykjavik and stay 4 nights at the Grand Hotel. (N)
Day 2 - Reykjavik: This morning, depart for a tour of Iceland's Golden Circle. You will visit Thingvellir National Park and see the site of the world's oldest parliament before continuing to the geothermal area of Haukadalur, known for the geysers of Stokkur and Geysir. After the visit, continue to the thundering Gullfoss waterfalls, one of country's most popular falls. This evening, travel by coach with your guide in search of the northern lights away from the light pollution of the city. (B)
Day 3 - Reykjavik: This morning, depart on a Reykjavik orientation tour where you will learn about the city's past history from the very beginning to the present day. Afternoon at leisure. This evening, go in search of the northern lights. (B)
Day 4 - Reykjavik: Today, explore the southern shore of Iceland passing through farmland and small villages along the coast. You will have frequent views of mountains, including snow shrouded Mount Hekla, the country's most active volcano and the towering, ice capped strato volcano Eyjafjallajokull. Visit the waterfalls of Seljalandsfoss and Skogarfoss before reaching Vik i Myrdal, a charming small village surrounded by beautiful high bird cliffs. After your visit, return to Reykjavik. Evening northern lights tour. (B)
Day 5 - To London: Early morning departure to Keflavik International airport for your flight to London with Iceland Express. (B)
Meal basis: As per itinerary - B: Breakfast, L: Lunch, D: Dinner, N: No meals.
Northern lights: Seeing the northern lights is not guaranteed as it is a natural phenomena and weather dependent. However, with your experienced driver and guide you will have the best possible chance.