Aurora City Break
Enjoy an action-packed winter weekend break in Reykjavik, a great base for exploring the area's natural wonders in their dazzling winter coats and for viewing the mysterious northern lights. Along with guided sightseeing tours around the city and surrounding countryside, this package also includes a trip to the world-famous Blue Lagoon for a unique bathing experience in the soothing geothermal waters.
Day 1: Welcome to ReykjavikArrive at Keflavík International Airport in Iceland. Transfer to Reykjavík via the Flybus is provided. After settling in, we suggest a visit to one of the city's blissful thermal pools and spas or take a stroll around the colorful downtown with its many museums, shops and cafes. There, you’ll also find a great assortment of restaurants to tempt your taste buds. For even more sensory experiences, check out the city’s vibrant nightlife and live music scene—a great way to shake off the jet lag!
Spend the next 3 nights in central Reykjavik.
Day 2: City Sightseeing and Aurora BorealisAfter breakfast, enjoy a guided sightseeing tour of the Greater Reykjavík area, which includes the most notable attractions in the capital and surrounding towns. You'll see such highlights as the Presidential Residence at Bessastaðir, Perlan ("The Pearl"), the iconic Hallgrímskirkja church and the charming town of Hafnafjörður, where mythical creatures and humans coexist in harmony. You have the afternoon at your leisure. Later this evening, if weather conditions allow, you'll embark on a guided quest into the countryside for the magnificent northern lights—also known as aurora borealis. Your guide will inform you with facts about the northern lights and stories about the Icelandic folklore including ghosts, elves and trolls that might linger in the mysterious dark landscape. During the tour the tour you will be offered hot chocolate and kleina (Icelandic Pastry)
Day 3: Wonders of the Golden CircleToday we'll take you on a guided tour to some of the best-known natural phenomena in Iceland on the popular "Golden Circle" route. Sights include Þingvellir National Park, site of Iceland's first assembly and unique geological features, the powerful Gullfoss waterfall and the great Geysir area with its steaming hot springs.
Day 4: A Warm Send-off at Blue Lagoon
Revitalize your mind, body and spirit the Icelandic way! Begin the day with a relaxing visit to Iceland’s treasured Blue Lagoon, a natural geothermal spa renowned for its therapeutic, mineral-rich waters surrounded by moon-like lava landscapes. After a soothing soak, you'll be ready for check-in at Keflavik Airport. (Note: If your flight is in the morning, we’ll change your travel itinerary accordingly.)
Note: Due to renovations the Blue Lagoon is closed from the 24th through the 27th of April 2017 (both days included).
Availability of accommodationPlease note: Prices are based on the availability of accommodation. In the unlikely event that an accommodation in your preferred category is not available at the time of booking, your travel consultant may need to book an alternative accommodation in the next available category, which could result in a higher package price. If you choose not to accept the alternative, we would instead offer you a full refund of the package and cancel the booking.
PRICES & BOOKING INFORMATIONAll prices listed are per person and in Euros (EUR).
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PRICES: From 1 October to 15 April
|1 Adult||2 Adults||3 Adults||4 Adults|
|Gest-Inn Guesthouse or similar (Simple)||€563||€471||€430||€471|
|Fosshótel Lind or similar (Standard)||€660||€518||€502||€518|
|Hótel Klettur or similar (Comfort)||€702||€536||€514||€536|
|Hilton Reykjavík Nordica or similar (Quality)||€848||€654||€577||€654|
- Children age 0 – 2: Please contact travel agent for details
- Children age 3-11: Please contact travel agent for details
- Children age 12+: Full price
- 1 Person = Single room
- 2 Sharing = One twin/double room
- 3 Sharing = Triple room
- 4 Sharing = Two twin/double rooms
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We recommend booking at least three weeks in advance.
Travel DocumentsFor all bookings, we provide the following travel documents:
- Pro-forma and confirmation invoices
- Booking overview with information about all your services in Iceland
- Electronic vouchers for each of your services
- Full itinerary
Delivery of travel documentsTravel documents will be delivered as follows:
- At time of deposit payment: You will receive the pro-forma invoice by email
- Within 30 days of deposit payment: You will receive the full itinerary by email
- At time of full payment: You will receive the confirmation invoice and all vouchers by email
- 3 nights' accommodation in central Reykjavik, breakfast included
- Transfer from Keflavík Airport to Reykjavik via Flybus on arrival
- Greater Reykjavik area sightseeing bus tour (2.5 hours)
- Golden Circle Guided bus tour (6 hours)
- Northern Lights guided bus tour
(3 - 5 hours)
- Blue Lagoon & Keflavík Airport transfer via Flybus on departure (entrance fee included)
- Detailed itinerary sent by PDF
- 24-hour emergency service
- Taxes and service fee
- Flight to/from Iceland
- Meals and drinks at restaurants (unless otherwise stated)
- Personal travel insurance
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