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Reykjavik Winter Wonderland

time-raw2 days
Starting point
Your accommodation in Reykjavik
Pickup Option
Free Pickup

Embark on a 2-day winter exploration tour of top attraction sites starting with the famous Golden Circle. You will be accompanied by our professional guides who will ensure that you have access to the best sites. The tour includes a visit to the Þingvellir National Park, the Geysir geothermal park, Gullfoss waterfall, Langjökull glacier, and watching the Northern Lights. If you have more time left, you can pay for a 3rd day trip as an extra on this tour.

What to expect?

Day 1.

  • We will pick you up at your accommodation in the Reykjavík area.

  • You will be traveling in a car specially modified for Icelandic winter road conditions, a Super Jeep.

  • We will start with the most popular tour in all of Iceland, the so-called "Golden Circle" tour.

  • Our first stop is "Þingvellir" or The Parliament Fields, a beautiful clear water lake surrounded by volcanoes, & our oldest national park. This is the place where you can witness the continental drift and get to know a lot about our Viking heritage. The second stop is the Geysir geothermal park with the very famous Geysir, the father of all hot springs with its nearby grandson "Strokkur" blowing 40 feet up in the air every 5 to 10 min. The third stop is the nearby "Gullfoss" the Golden Waterfall. A magnificent glacier river 100 feet tall waterfall. And finally, we stop at the second largest glacier "Langjökull" (1650m) where you get a glimpse of the extreme driving abilities of the super jeeps before we make our way to our accommodation in a country lodge for the night. After dark, we will start looking up, hoping to witness one of nature’s most spectacular wonders, the Northern Lights.

Day 2.

  • This tour takes us through the beautiful south coast. On one hand, there are the breathtaking & steep mountainsides carved out by the ocean during the ice age and the most famous volcano/glaciers "Katla" and "Eyjafjallajökull". On the other side is the wild North Atlantic Ocean with black sand beaches. After enjoying the waterfall "Seljalandfoss" we drive up to "Sólheimajökull" glacier outlet to enjoy a 1hr glacier walk and after a nice walk, we drive down to the beautiful black sand beaches, on our way back to Reykjavik we stop at "Skógar" waterfall for a chance of catching a glimpse of rainbows. In the late afternoon, we arrive in Reykjavík at your accommodation, or at the Reykjavik domestic airport for your flight to Akureyri.

What is included?

  • Hotel pick up and drop off
  • Accommodation
  • Guide/Driver
  • Vehicle
  • Listed tours

Is this experience for me?

  • Most people can paricipate

What do I need to bring?

  • Comfortable shoes, preferably for hiking
  • Spending money
  • Camera
  • Layered clothing
  • Passport/ID
  • Outerwear, such as gloves and a coat (dependent on season)
  • Food and snack

Additional information

  • Voucher: You will receive a secure voucher to either print out or present on your mobile phone.
  • Cancellation Policy: For a full refund, please cancel at least 1 week in advance of the start of the experience.
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