Highlights of the Tour
- The famous Gullfoss and Geysir
- Glacier Lagoon and its icebergs
- Chance to see the Aurora Borealis
Magnificent landscapes and northern lights in South and South-East Iceland
This is the winter variant of the outstanding adventure tour (ILR33) that takes you to one of Iceland’s most attractive areas in the south and the south east. As we head east to the Vatnajökull N.P – Skaftafell, our route takes us first to the famous Geysir hot spring and the Gullfoss waterfall. Continuing along the south coast of Iceland with its black beaches, waterfalls and museums we will visit the Eyjafjallajökull Volcano visitor centre where you will learn everything about the notorious 2010 eruption, and the Skógar folk museum where we will learn about how the Icelanders lived and survived in the past. Once in the Skaftafell/Vatnajökull area our days are a mixture of nature and culture with hikes where we enjoy breathtaking panoramic views over glaciers, stop at the glacier lagoon with its amazing icebergs and visit local farms modern and old for a glimpse of the local culture. At night we do our best to find and enjoy the dramatic Aurora Borealis and on a chosen evening we will venture out hunting for these mysterious lights of the winter sky. Accommodation is at quaint and comfortable country hotels. Transport in comfortable 4 wheel drive mini bus.
For more information and specifics of this illustrious, five-day winter tour, read our FAQ Page, and the Equipment List.
Included: Guide for 5 days, vehicle transportation for 5 days, breakfast and dinner for 4 days (lunch is not included, but can be added), entrance to Eyjafjallajökull visitor centre, entrance to Skógar folk museum, visit to a sheep farm, (price based on double or twin room with en suite facilities - single room available for an extra fee).
Not included: A 2-3 hours walk on the Svínafellsjökull glacier (all glacier and safety gear provided), and lunch.Glacier walk can be added for 8.900 ISK pr. person.
Minimum age: 14 years
Note: For this tour to be confirmed, the minimum number of passengers has to be met. If the tour is not confirmed you will get a full refund.
Please note that for the December departure the price for accommodation in Reykjavík is higher.