Hosted Tour-Land Only
4 Days/3 Nights
Departure: December 23
Reykjavik is an enchanting city during the holiday season. Celebrate Iceland’s distinctive Christmas, and tasty holiday treats. And last but not least, experience the amazing nature sites along the Golden Circle. Experience the magical atmosphere of the weeks preceding Christmas in Iceland with holiday lights, garlands, and ornate Christmas trees. Enjoy a private sightseeing tour around the city center, taste delicious Icelandic Christmas specialties, and learn about the thirteen eccentric Yule Lads and other unique Christmas traditions in Iceland. In addition, experience a frozen realm of amazing natural beauty along the Golden Circle with time left to spare for some indulgent spa relaxation.
Price per Person:
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3 nights at the first class Hotel Reykjavik Natura with private facilities
Breakfast each morning
Round trip Keflavik airport Flybus transfers
1 admission to the Soley Natura Spa located at the hotel
Northern Lights hunt by coach with guide
Christmas food themed walking tour of downtown Reykjavik with guide
Traditional Christmas buffet at the SATT Restaurant located at the hotel-drinks not included
Golden Circle escorted tour in coach with guide
Hotel taxes and service charges
Day 1 Reykjavik
Upon arrival to Reykjavik Flybus transfer to your centrally located hotel. We suggest a stroll down the city’s main shopping street Laugavegur or visit the Einar Jonsson Sculpture Museum. In the evening you will enjoy a Northern Lights tour. The Northern Lights, also known as the Aurora Borealis, are a spectacular natural phenomenon, often seen dancing around in fantastic colors across the Icelandic night sky. On this tour you will search for optimal viewing conditions. This tour is weather dependent and sightings are not guaranteed. Overnight in Reykjavik.
Day 2 Reykjavik-Golden Circle-Reykjavik
After breakfast at your hotel, your guide will meet you at 9:30am. Today you will experience a trio of natural wonders along the Golden Circle Route in South Iceland. Highlights include the breathtaking Gullfoss waterfall, which is often frozen mid-cascade during winter; the active Geysir geothermal area of bubbling mud pools, hot springs and spouting geysers; and Thingvellir National Park (UNESCO World Heritage Site) Iceland’s greatest historical site. Thingvellir is also of tremendous geological interest, as it is the visible location of the mid-Atlantic Ridge where the Eurasian and North American tectonic plates meet. Tonight enjoy a traditional Christmas Buffet at the Satt Restaurant, located at the Hotel Natura. The true yuletide spirit is served with a deluxe gourmet Christmas buffet of distinctive heritage dishes based on local and Nordic ingredients. Overnight in Reykjavik.
Day 3 Reykjavik
This morning is at your leisure. Perhaps to enjoy an indulgent visit to the Soley Natura Spa at the Hotel Reykjavik Natura (included in package price). This afternoon, enjoy a guided Christmas-themed walking and tasting tour of downtown Reykjavik. What better way to get into the spirit of the season than strolling around the city and visiting several unique restaurants with a fun and knowledgeable local guide by your side. During this Reykjavik Christmas experience, you’ll gain insight into Icelandic holiday traditions old and new, as well the history, art, architecture, culture and cuisine of the capital city. Wander through the beautifully-decorated city center, twinkling with festive holiday lights. Overnight in Reykjavik.
Day 4 Reykjavik-End of Tour
After breakfast Flybus transfer to the airport. You can extend your stay in Reykjavik or continue to Greenland or Scandinavia.