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  • Personalised journeys from start to finish

  • Save an acre of rainforest each time you travel

  • Every detail taken care of

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Itinerary highlights

  • Bathe in the thermal waters of the Blue Lagoon
  • Get right up close to nature and explore the Vatnajokull ice caves
  • Head out in search of the northen lights
  • Snowmobile across Langjokull, Iceland's second biggest glacier

What's included

  • Private tours and excursions
  • Luxury accommodation throughout
  • Meet and greet airport service
  • Full support from your travel designer and concierge before, during and after your trip
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At a glance

This action-packed five-day trip showcases the highlights of southern Iceland whilst shrouded in snow. A short and concise private tour, it brims with extraordinary natural experiences and unforgettable memories. It’s the perfect introduction to this magnificent country and the ideal place to ring in the New Year.

After a short stay in the vibrant capital of Reykjavik, you’ll head out to the countryside and away from the light pollution to maximise your chances of seeing the Northern Lights. You’ll also get to soak in the geothermal waters of the Blue Lagoon and witness the mighty wonders of Geysir and Gullfoss waterfall in the Golden Circle.

Example trip itinerary

Days 1-2

Reykjavik

Meet and greet at Reykjavik airport Meet and greet at Reykjavik airport

As your international flight touches down, our representative will greet you in the arrivals hall.

Flights & transfers

Transfer

Private transfer from Reykjavik airport to the Blue Lagoon

 
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Visit the Blue Lagoon Visit the Blue Lagoon

The Blue Lagoon geothermal spa is one of the most visited attractions in Iceland. Temperatures in the bathing and swimming area of the lagoon averages 37–39 °C (98–102 °F) and the waters, rich in minerals like silica, are reputed to help some people suffering from various skin ailments. The lagoon is man-made and fed by the water output of the nearby geothermal power plant Svartsengi, where superheated water is vented from the ground near a lava flow and used to run turbines that generate electricity. After going through the turbines, the steam and hot water pass through a heat exchanger to provide heat for a municipal water heating system. Then the water is fed into the lagoon for recreational and medicinal users to bathe in.

Flights & transfers

Transfer

Private transfer to your hotel in Reykjavik

Accommodation in Reykjavik

Private Northern Lights Tour Private Northern Lights Tour

This evening your guide will take you on a private tour to witness the magical Aurora Borealis: the Northern Lights. Depending on the cloud above Iceland, you may have the chance to see hues of greens, blues and violets dance across the night sky.

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Reykjavik city tour Reykjavik city tour

Reykjavik revels in its reputation as being one of the most modern, forward thinking societies in Europe. The city tour includes all the major landmarks. We visit Reykjavik’s spectacular coastline and harbour area including Harpa, the latest edition to the Icelandic and international cultural scene. The Höfdi house is the venue of the “end of the cold war” meeting in 1986 between President Reagan and General Secretary Gorbachev. We also visit Reykjavik’s colourful old quarter with its quaint wooden houses and narrow streets. This private city tour also includes a stop at the Perlan Museum, which opened in 2017. The first exhibition is the Glaciers and Ice Cave exhibition which features a man made ice cave and an interactive show on glaciers in Iceland.

Wonders of Iceland exhibition Wonders of Iceland exhibition

Today you will see, hear and feel the power of volcanoes, earthquakes and geothermal energy at the Perlan museum's Wonders of Iceland exhibition, where you'll also find a 360° Observation deck as well as a real indoor ice cave.

Days 2-4

Golden Circle

Private tour of southern Iceland Private tour of southern Iceland

Today you'll be taken to Solheimajokull glacier to walk on the ice field and discover ice sculptures, ridges, and deep crevasses. Then explore an extraordinary black lava beach with icebergs scattered along the strand on this private-led tour.

Vatnajokull Ice Caves Vatnajokull Ice Caves

The Vatnajökull Glacier is the largest glacier in Europe and covers about 8% of Iceland. Various tongues edge down steep mountainsides, gently dominating the region’s coastline. Drive up the glacier aboard a super jeep for a short hike into a spectacular series of ice caves. Exploring these natural wonders makes for fantastic photography, with the caverns' glassy blue roof and tunnels strange formations creating otherworldly scenes.

Flights & transfers

Transfer

Private transfer to your hotel in the Golden Circle

Accommodation in Golden Circle

Golden Circle Tour Golden Circle Tour

Drive to Thingvellir, the site of the oldest democratic parliament in the world, and the point where the slowly separating North American and Eurasian tectonic plates can be clearly seen. During the tour, visit Geysir, the geyser which gave its name to all other erupting hot springs, and one of the most active geysers in the area, Strokkur. Continue on to the breathtaking Gullfoss waterfall, then follow the main rift down to Lake Thingvallavatn.

Private Northern Lights Tour Private Northern Lights Tour

This evening your guide will take you on a private tour to witness the magical Aurora Borealis: the Northern Lights. Depending on the cloud above Iceland, you may have the chance to see hues of greens, blues and violets dance across the night sky.

Long shot of Gullfoss waterfall in Iceland
Golden Circle Tour Golden Circle Tour

Drive into the countryside to Thingvellir, the site of the oldest democratic parliament in the world, and the point where the slowly separating North American and Eurasian tectonic plates can be clearly seen. During the tour, visit Geysir, the geyser which gave its name to all other erupting hot springs, and one of the most active geysers in the area, Strokkur. Continue on to the breathtaking Gullfoss waterfall, then follow the main rift down to Lake Thingvallavatn.

Snowmobiling in the Golden Circle Snowmobiling in the Golden Circle

Snowmobile through incredible Icelandic landscapes, enjoying the epic views and adrenaline rush.

Day 5

Reykjavik

Flights & transfers

Transfer

Private transfer to Reykjavik Airport

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