Hosted Tour-Land Only
5 Days/ 4 Nights
Tuesdays, Thursdays and Sundays October-March
The Aurora Borealis or Northern Lights are one of the most spectacular and beautiful of nature’s phenomena. In Roman mythology, Aurora was the goddess of the dawn, while “boreal” is the Latin word for “north”. What is greater than admiring the Northern Lights in the realm of Vatnajokull, Europe’s largest glaciers?
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2 nights in Reykjavik at hotel category selected all with private facilities
2 nights at the tourist class Hotel Hofn with private facilities
Return flight Reykjavik-Hofn-economy class including airport tax
Round trip airport transfers in Hofn
Request wake-up alerts from the hotel, should the Northern Lights appear in the middle of the night
Easy access to the stunning Glacial lagoon where you may see playful seals among the blue tinted icebergs
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Day 1 Reykjavik
Upon arrival to Reykjavik self transfer (we recommend Flybus) to your centrally located hotel. We suggest a stroll down the city’s main shopping street Laugavegur or visit the Einar Jonsson Sculpture Museum. Overnight in Reykjavik.
Day 2 Reykjavik-Hofn
Self transfer to the Reykjavik domestic airport for your flight to Hofn village, located on the South East coast of Iceland. Upon arrival you will be met and taken to your hotel where you will have a short meeting to receive information of the program and optional activities available. We suggest a scenic walk through the village and down to the harbor, where you might watch the fishermen land their catch of the day. In the evening we suggest you take an optional tour to hunt for the magical Northern Lights. Overnight in Hofn.
Day 3 Hofn
After breakfast day at leisure. We recommend taking an optional tour to Jokulsarlon, the Glacier Lagoon, where you might see seals swimming between the huge floating icebergs. In the evening check out optional guided tours for hunting the Northern Lights. Overnight in Hofn.
Day 4 Hofn-Reykjavik
Spend the morning enjoying the leisure activities in the area. Afternoon flight back to Reykjavik. Upon arrival self transfer to your hotel. Overnight in Reykjavik.
Day 5 Reykjavik-End of Tour
After breakfast self transfer to the airport (we recommend using the Flybus). You can extend your stay in Reykjavik or continue to Greenland or Scandinavia.
Additional nights available
Please note Hotel Hofn has 3 floors and no elevator. We can request low floor if needed.
Flybus transfers cost approx. $25 per person each way
Activities available at Hofn: booked locally, depending on weather and road conditions.
Quad bike tour (ATV): Drive an ATV on a black beach and witness the thundering power of the Atlantic Ocean.
Glacier Lagoon: A magical site where huge icebergs float in glacial water. Seals sometimes play by the shore.
Skaftafell National Park: 1 hour from Hofn, hike in the raw splendor of a land formed by glaciers and rivers.
Ice climbing in Skaftafell: Walk in crampons and climb on Europe’s largest glacier Vatnajokull. No experience necessary, only some guts