Christmas Land Of The Northern Lights - 5 days

Christmas Land Of The Northern Lights - 5 days

5 Days



Christmas Land Of The Northern Lights - 5 days

5 Days Starting and ending in Reykjavik

Visiting: Reykjavík, Blue Lagoon, Hella, Seljalandsfoss, Skógafoss, Eyjafjallajökull, Geysir, Gullfoss Falls, Thingvellir National Park

Tour operator:

On The Go Tours

Guide Type:

Fully Guided

Group size:

2 - 40

Age range:

12 years and above

Special diets catered:

Vegetarians, Please contact On The Go Tours with specific dietary requests

Tour operated in:
Trip Styles:

Small Group

$1595 (USD) Operator discount: $707 BLACK FRIDAY SALE @ Tourhub: $54 -32%

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Tour Overview

CHRISTMAS TOUR: Visiting the highlights of southern Iceland, departing Reykjavik into the Icelandic countryside, you'll enjoy a soak in the famous blue lagoon, marvel at the incredible waterfalls and witness exploding Geysers.


  • Reykjavik: Capital of Iceland

  • Reykjanes Peninsula: Hot springs, mountains, bird cliffs, light houses and fishing villages

  • Blue Lagoon: Relaxing in a natural geothermal spa surrounded by a lava field.

  • Hella: Icelandic countryside for Northern Lights hunting

  • Eyjafjallajokull Glacier: Home to the famous eruption of April 2010 that halted international air travel for a week

  • Golden Circle: Geysir geothermal fields, Gulfoss Waterfall, Strokkur geyser, Thingvellir National Park UNESCO World Heritage Site

  • Seljalandsfoss and Skogafoss Waterfalls


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Day 1 : Reykjavik


Meals Included:

No Meals

Reykjavik. Welcome to Iceland and the start of your Northern Lights adventure! Your transfer to your accommodation is by Flybus shuttle. The remainder of the day is at leisure.

Day 2 : The Blue Lagoon

Reykjavík, Blue Lagoon, Hella

Meals Included:

Breakfast, Dinner

Reykjavik - Reykjanes Peninsula - Blue Lagoon - Hella. This morning you meet your tour guide who shows the group some of the highlights of Iceland's capital. Then we head out to the Reykjanes peninsula famous for hot springs, picturesque mountains, bird cliffs, light houses and quaint fishing villages. Later on we get to relax in the warm blue waters of the famous Blue Lagoon

This evening we celebrate Christmas the Icelandic way, we start the evening by heading to the villages of Hvolsvöllur and Hella to witness their traditional Christmas lights. In Iceland this is a tradition that dates back to the middle ages when people would would keep fires burning inside the central pit of the Viking longhouses in order to keep the darkness of the Winter Solstice out. We then enjoy a sumptuous 4 course dinner and a glass of sparkling wine, this evening with any luck you might also see the northern lights.

Day 3 : Hella

Hella, Seljalandsfoss, Skógafoss, Eyjafjallajökull, Hella

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Hella - Eyjafjallajokull - Skogafoss - Black Lava Beach - Hella. Today we travel along the South coast and visit the active volcano that is beneath the Eyjafjallajökull glacier. We travel on to the high but narrow Seljalandsfoss waterfall, which plunges down from the mountain, and then visit the Skógar folk museum, which contains an outstanding collection of farm and domestic artefacts. Nearby is one of the most impressive waterfalls in the country; the 60-meter high Skógafoss waterfall.

This afternoon the tour continues further south where you can stroll on the black lava beach to see the amazing bird cliffs at Reynisfjara near Vík.

Day 4 : Golden Circle & Fine Dining Evening

Hella, Geysir, Gullfoss Falls, Thingvellir National Park, Reykjavík

Meals Included:

Breakfast, Dinner

Hella - Golden Circle - Reykjavik. This morning we visit the Geysir geothermal fields where there is a variety of hot springs and bubbling pools. The original geyser is now dormant but has been replaced by Strokkur "the Churn" which erupts at 5-10 minute intervals. Continuing on to Gullfoss "the golden falls", a double waterfall that tumbles 34 meters into the Hvita River. Next we travel inland to Thingvellir National Park, a UNESCO World Heritage Site before returning to Reykjavik for one night. This evening we return to Reykjavik for a dining experience which includes some local Icelandic cuisine.

Day 5 : Reykjavik


Meals Included:


Today our Northern Lights Icelandic experience comes to an end with included FlyBus transfer to Keflavik Airport.

What's Included

  • Accommodation

    Simple hotels and Cottages

  • 4 breakfasts

  • 4 nights simple hotel and Cottage Accommodation

  • Arrival and Departure Transfer with FlyBus from Keflavik Airport

  • Services of an English Speaking Icelandic Guide

  • Transportation in heated coaches with free Wi-Fi on board

  • Entrance with towel into the Blue Lagoon

  • Entrance into Skogar folk museum and turf houses

  • Use of winter and Northern lights explorer equipment simple non-slip snow and ice grippers spikes for shoes and a flash light that is helpful when walking in the dark and operating a photo camera at night

  • This tour is operated in conjunction with our trusted partner and you will join travellers from different operators, not solely On The Go. The sightseeing group may vary in size from 10 - 40 persons.

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What's Not Included

  • International Flights and Visas

  • Gratuity for your tour guide. Tipping your tour guide is an entirely personal gesture

Age Policy

12 years and above

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    Ensuring our footprint is light and that the benefits of travelling reach the local communities you visit is paramount to us. We’re proud to say that when travelling with us, the large majority of your holiday funds remain within the countries you visit, supporting local economies at a grass roots level.

  • How long has the tour company been trading?

    Since 1998

  • Who will be my travelling companions on the tour?

    With English-speaking tours, it's not a huge surprise that most on our travellers are from English-speaking countries or have English as their second language. Our group tours cater for everyone from 18 years old to 70+

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Dates & Availability

Instant Booking Available

Monday - Friday

Dec 23, 2024 - Dec 27, 2024
$2355 $1595 (USD)

Operator discount: $707 (USD)

BLACK FRIDAY SALE @ Tourhub: $54 (USD)

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  • Cancellation Policy

    We don't charge a cancellation fee, here is a summary of on the go tours charges.

    Up to 60 days before tour starts: Forfeit 100% of deposit.

    At 59 days before tour starts: Forfeit 50% of booking price.

    At 30 days before tour starts: Forfeit 100% of booking price.

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