Most people visit Iceland in the summer, but there’s a whole other side to this amazing country in the winter months, It is called “Iceland,” after all. Spend the first five days hiking glaciers, snowshoeing through Þingvellir National Park, reflecting on life under the Northern Lights, and warming up in hot springs. Finish your journey with two days exploring Iceland’s colourful, cool capital of Reykjavík.

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Iceland Winter

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Day 1


Arrive at any time.

Make your way to Reykjavík today to start your tour. Have some time before the welcome meeting? Consider stopping for a dip at the Blue Lagoon, explore the Reykjavík harbour, or visit the Harpa museum.

Day 2

Reykjavik - Álftröð

Travel from Reykjavík to a lava cave in the Bláfjöll Mountains. Explore the cave before continuing on to Þingvellir National Park. Visit sights like Geysir Hot Spring and Gullfoss Waterfall. In the evening, head out looking for Northern Lights in the Golden Circle before returning to Álftröð. (B)(D)

Day 3


Hike around the Reykjadalur area. Take in the stunning landscapes and soak in geothermally-heated springs along the route. This evening step outside for another chance to view the Northern Lights. (B)(L)(D)

Day 4

Álftröð - Reykjavik

Travel to the Sólheimajökull Glacier, and spend the morning exploring this incredible valley. Opt to hike around the stunning area, or take a glacier hike. Drive the scenic southern coast and visit the Skógafoss and Seljalandsfoss waterfalls on the way back to Reykjavík. (B)(L)

Day 5


Free day to explore the city and surrounding area. Opt to go snorkeling between tectonic plates, explore this quaint town, or get your adrenaline pumping on one of the many activities available around Reykjavík. (B)

Day 6


Take another day to explore Reykjavík and the surrounding area.

Raise a glass of Brennivín (the famous Icelandic Schnapps) and toast to the great adventure had. (B)

Day 7


Today your journey ends after breakfast. (B)

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