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There are few better places than Iceland for hunting for the northern lights. Have you seen them yet ?
The Aurora Borealis, one of nature’s most spectacular exhibitions of beauty, is a natural phenomenon with the season for most likely sightings from late August to end of March. NASA scientists have predicted the best possible conditions for seeing the Northern Lights in the current decade.
It's not just the Northern Lights that make Iceland the best winter holiday destination. During your visit, spend time snowmobiling on glaciers, visit the steaming geysers or relax in the geothermal Blue Lagoon. You can customise your trip with day tours from the popular Golden Circle tour to horse riding through a landscape of volcanoes and lava fields. Plus you will have time to enjoy the cosy cafes, lively nightlife and the cool Nordic culture of Reykjavik.
25.Aug - 30.Sep departure at 22:00 (pick up from hotels at 21:30)
01.Oct -14.Mar departure at 21:00 (pick up from hotels at 20:30)
15.Mar - 15.Apr departure at 22:00 (pick up from hotels at 21:30)
Personal insurance is not included and is highly recommended.
Icelandair Holidays packages are ATOL protected. When you buy an ATOL protected air holiday package from Icelandair Holidays you will receive a package confirmation and flight e-tickets from us confirming your arrangements and your protection under our Air Travel Organiser’s Licence number 4560. In the unlikely event of our insolvency, the CAA will ensure that you are not stranded abroad and will arrange to refund any money you have paid to us for an advance booking. For further information visit the ATOL website.
Welcome to Iceland! Check in at your hotel in Reykjavik and get comfortable for your stay in Iceland. Take a stroll and explore the charm and allure of Old Town Reykjavik and enjoy the Nordic vibe of the town. There's plenty of lovely restaurants to choose from for a bite to eat. Check out one of the many tours available for booking, including whale watching and horse riding.
Spend the day at your leisure. Northern Lights Hunt tour is booked for late evening and takes you to the best viewing location, as decided by Mother Nature. The Auroras might appear just outside of Reykjavik or perhaps from the middle of a lava field an hour's drive into the countryside. Every tour is unique, which is part of the adventure and your guide will use the most up-to-date weather and solar activity reports to plan your route. Coaches are equipped with free Wi-Fi. Departures range from 9 to 10pm, depending on the time of year, with hotel pick-ups beginning at 30 minutes prior. The Northern Lights are a natural phenomena and their appearance cannot be guaranteed.
It is not just the Northern Lights that make Iceland the best winter holiday destination. You can customise your trip with day tours from the popular Golden Circle tour to snorkelling a fissure between two tectonic plates or spend time snowmobiling on glaciers, visit the steaming geysers or relax in the geothermal Blue Lagoon. You will also have time to enjoy the cosy cafes and lively local nightlife.
Bid farewell to Iceland (for now!) before heading to Keflavik for your return flight home on Icelandair!