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Iceland: Hidden Powers & Northern Lights

Group Tour | General interest | Non-exclusive 6 Days & 5 Nights Lead-in price: £1,490 Current prices from: £1,490
Discover the powerful forces of nature that shaped Iceland on this non-exclusive group tour. Come face to face with the island's incredible natural wonders including Geysir, Gullfoss waterfall and Eyjafjallajökull volcano. There will also be several opportunities to view the magical aurora borealis.

The Cox & Kings signature experiences

  • Visit an outdoor geothermal bakery & taste steam-baked rye bread
  • Northern lights hunt with a specialist guide
  • Relax in the brilliant azure waters of the Blue Lagoon
  • Walk among the icebergs of Jökulsárlón glacial lagoon
  • Stay in 3- & 4-star accommodation
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Standard Group Tour in brief

Day 1: Fly to Reykjavik

Fly to Keflavik international airport. Transfer to Reykjavik and stay overnight at the Fosshotel Lind (or similar). (N)

Day 2: Gullfoss • Geysir • Thingvellir National Park

Head out of Reykjavik to Thingvellir National Park, a Unesco world heritage site where the world’s oldest parliament met for centuries on the shores of Iceland’s largest lake. Continue to the geothermal fields of Geysir, with the high-spouting Strokkur hot spring. Finish at the dramatic two-tiered Gullfoss waterfall, a spectacular sight in winter when frozen mid-cascade. Stay 1 night at Hotel Selfoss (or similar). (B, D)

Day 3: Eyjafjallajökull volcano • Vik

Drive along the south shore, stopping at the spectacular waterfalls Seljalandsfoss and Skogafoss. Continue past Myrdalsjokull glacier and visit Reynisfjara beach. Take a walk on the black sands and admire the extraordinary rock formations and thundering waves of the Atlantic. Dinner and overnight stay in Kirkjubaejarklaustur area, staying at Fosshotel Nupar (or similar) for 2 nights. (B, D)

Day 4: Skaftafell National Park • Jökulsárlón glacial lagoon

Drive through Vatnajokull National Park, a vast sand plain created by glacial outwashes as you head east en route to the Vatnajokull area. Visit Jökulsárlón glacial lagoon, full of icebergs floating in the deep glacial waters. (B, D)

Day 5: Hveragerdi • Blue Lagoon

Return to the Icelandic capital via the village of Hveragerdi, one of the few sites in the world located directly in the middle of a geothermal area. Visit the greenhouses. Back on the Reykjanes peninsula, stop at the Blue Lagoon for a dip in the restorative milky-blue waters. Stay at Fosshotel Lind (or similar) for 1 night. (B)

Day 6: Fly home

Transfer to Keflavik airport for your flight home. (B)

Meal basis:

As per itinerary – B: Breakfast, L: Lunch, D: Dinner, N: No meals.

Important information

Return to the Icelandic capital via the village of Hveragerdi, one of the few sites in the world located directly in the middle of a geothermal area. Visit the greenhouses. Back on the Reykjanes peninsula, stop at the Blue Lagoon for a dip in the restorative milky-blue waters. Stay at Fosshotel Lind (or similar) for 1 night. (B)

Non-exclusive group tour:

This tour will have transfers and excursions shared with one or more other parties who may or may not be Cox & Kings clients.

Standard tour:

Based in 3- and 4-star accommodation. In remote areas, Cox & Kings uses the best available accommodation. However, outside Reykjavik facilities should be regarded as simple but comfortable.

Single supplement

Available on request.

Private & tailor-made travel

This itinerary can be taken privately on a date that suits you, for which guideline prices are shown. Alternatively, it can be tailored to your exact requirements. Please call to speak with a Cox & Kings consultant or enquire online.

Standard group tour accommodation

  • Hotel Selfoss
    Hotel Selfoss

    The Hotel Selfoss is a modern 3-star hotel in the centre of Selfoss town. The 99 rooms each have modern decor and facilities include minibar, hairdryer, safe and television. The hotel also has a restaurant and bar over looking the Olfusa river.

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  • Fosshotel Nupar
    Fosshotel Nupar

    Surrounded by lava fields and offering panoramic views of Vatnajokull - Europe's largest glacier - the Fosshotel Nupar hotel has an amazing location in the south-east Icelandic countryside. The comfortable and spacious rooms are replete with modern amenities. All rooms have a typical Scandinavian design. The restaurant serves Icelandic dishes as well as international cuisine.Features: 44 rooms, restaurant, bar, terrace, Wi-Fi.<br>Room amenities: Television, safe, fridge, kettle.

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  • Foss Hotel Lind
    Foss Hotel Lind

    Located next to the Hlemmur bus terminal and Reykjavik's main street, Laugavegur, the Foss Hotel Lind offers a good standard of accommodation in the heart of the Icelandic capital. Guestrooms feature stripped wooden floors and modern furnishings. A Scandinavian buffet breakfast is offered daily, but there is no restaurant on site. However, staff will be happy to make local recommendations.Features: 78 rooms, bar, lounge (offering light snacks).<br>Room amenities: Coffee maker, television, safe, Wi-Fi.

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Standard group tour extensions

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Dates & prices

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Guideline Prices

Low season from £1,250 per person

High season from £1,390 per person

Main Costs
Departure-Return date Original Price Special Offer(£) Single Supplement Click to Book
9 Jan 2020 - 14 Jan 2020 £1,390 £0 £465 Reserve
30 Jan 2020 - 4 Feb 2020 £1,390 £0 £465 Reserve
4 Feb 2020 - 9 Feb 2020 £1,390 £0 £465 Reserve
6 Feb 2020 - 11 Feb 2020 £1,250 £0 £410 Reserve
11 Feb 2020 - 16 Feb 2020 £1,390 £0 £465 Reserve
13 Feb 2020 - 18 Feb 2020 £1,390 £0 £465 Reserve
18 Feb 2020 - 23 Feb 2020 £1,390 £0 £465 Reserve
20 Feb 2020 - 25 Feb 2020 £1,390 £0 £465 Reserve
3 Mar 2020 - 8 Mar 2020 £1,390 £0 £465 Reserve
5 Mar 2020 - 10 Mar 2020 £1,390 £0 £465 Reserve
10 Mar 2020 - 15 Mar 2020 £1,390 £0 £465 Reserve
17 Mar 2020 - 22 Mar 2020 £1,390 £0 £465 Reserve
19 Mar 2020 - 24 Mar 2020 £1,390 £0 £465 Reserve
26 Mar 2020 - 31 Mar 2020 £1,250 £0 £410 Reserve
2 Apr 2020 - 7 Apr 2020 £1,390 £0 £465 Reserve
3 Oct 2020 - 8 Oct 2020 £1 £0 £0 Reserve
 

Flexible Prices & Itineraries
For a quote based on alternative accommodation standards or flight options, or to tailor this itinerary, please call 020 7873 5000 or send an email enquiry

Additional Information

Please call 020 7873 5000 for more information or to make a booking.

Prices above are per person in pounds sterling (£), based on two people sharing a twin-room. The prices which were valid at the time of publication, may be subject to change, particularly as a result of variable flight costs. You will be informed of any such changes prior to booking.

 
  • •3- & 4-star accommodation
    • Direct international flights
    • Experienced local tour manager
    • Maximum group size - 36 people
    • Transfers in air-conditioned vehicles
    • 5 breakfasts, 3 dinners
    • Guided sightseeing & entrance fees

Destinations on this tour

    https://www.coxandkings.co.uk/destinations/europe/iceland/reykjavik
  • Reykjavik

    First settled by Vikings in 874, Reykjavik is the world's most northerly capital cities...

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  • https://www.coxandkings.co.uk/destinations/europe/iceland/reykjavik
  • Reykjavik

    First settled by Vikings in 874, Reykjavik is the world's most northerly capital cities...

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