The Land of Northern Lights - 2022 - 2023

This short getaway to Iceland offers insight into Iceland’s nature and cultural life, with two nights in Iceland’s capital and two nights in South Iceland, an ideal location for the search for the Northern Lights.

Highlights and Experiences:

Budget holiday offering excellent value for money
Must-see nature: the Golden Circle, the South Coast and the Blue Lagoon
Visit to Skógar folk museum with turf houses
2 night stay in South Iceland, ideal for Northern Lights hunting
2 evenings with acombination of lectures, presentations, film and guided searches for Aurora Borealis
Optional Northern Lights fjord cruise (day 1 and 4)
Optional glacier hike (day 3)
Option for hotel upgrade


Map for The Land of Northern Lights - 2022 - 2023 tour
  • Duration:5 days, 4 nights
  • Season:September 10 to April 11
  • Tour ID:LB21


  • Arrival & departure airport transfer by FLYBUS Plus shuttle (no guide)
  • Fully escorted 3-day bus tour with an English-speaking guide/driver-guide
  • 4-nights budget accommodation, in rooms with private shower/wc or hotel upgrade option
  • 4x breakfast
  • Entrance with towel at Blue Lagoon
  • Entrance fee to Skógar folk museum and turf houses
  • Visit to Icelandic horse stables & geothermal greenhouse
  • Northern Lights program during two evenings

Not Included

  • Any private expenses
  • All meals not listed under "included"
  • Any additional services
  • Single supplement (mandatory when in single room)


Day 1. Arrival in Iceland

Your winter holiday in Iceland begins with Flybus shuttle transport to your accommodation in Reykjavík. There are plenty of ways to enjoy the city, and we will provide lots of suggestions for your first evening.

Day 2. Reykjavík Sightseeing - Blue Lagoon - Reykjanes Peninsula

Your Icelandic experience really gets going today, with a packed schedule of sightseeing and experiences. The day includes:

• a guided sightseeing tour of Reykjavík
• a trip to the Reykjanes peninsula – a landscape of coastal villages, mountain scenery and hot springs
• a visit to the amazing Blue Lagoon, where you can relax in the famous blue geothermal waters and experience a phenomenon of nature
• the first of two overnight stays in an Icelandic cottage
• A Northern Lights adventure wouldn't be complete without heading out in search of Aurora Borealis – seeing the Northern Lights is dependent on the conditions, and your guide will give you a talk about this powerful natural event and the best chance of seeing them.

Day 3. The Stunning South Coast with optional glacier hike

A day of adventure along the south coast with its many treasures, including:

Eyjafjallajökull glacier – the amazing volcanic glacier
Seljalandsfoss waterfall – you can even climb behind the waterfall and watch it from the inside
Skógafoss waterfall – one of the best in Iceland
• A trip to a folk museum – you will learn about Iceland's culture and past
• An optional glacier hike – on Sólheimajökull Glacier Tongue - booked online on Day 2, our guide assists if needed. The special price for tour members is ISK 14.310.- and is paid directly to the glacier hike company on day 3 - Icelandic Krona - cash only!
• The black beach and bird cliffs of Reynisfjara for the participants not going on a glacier hike
• Another insight into the stunning power of the Northern Lights – and hopefully an opportunity to see them work their magic

Day 4. Icelandic Horses and the Golden Circle

Your final full day includes the most famous attractions in Iceland – the classic must-see destinations of the 'Golden Circle'. You will also get an insight into the very special character of Icelandic horses and a visit to a geothermal greenhouse.
The day's tour includes:

Geysir – the site of bubbling pools, hot springs and the geyser Strokkur, which erupts into the air every few minutes
Gullfoss – one of Iceland's most powerful and popular waterfalls
Ţingvellir National Park – a site of enormous cultural, natural and historical interest, where tectonic plates meet and the first parliament was established

Depending on conditions you may head out again in search of the Northern Lights.
An optional Northern Lights evening cruise can be booked for this day if the weather conditions are good.

Day 5. Departure

Individual transfer by Flybus airport shuttle from your accommodation in Reykjavík to Keflavík airport.

Tour Dates

March 01, 2022 English
March 10, 2022 English
March 15, 2022 English
March 24, 2022 English
March 29, 2022 English
April 07, 2022 English
April 12, 2022 English
September 06, 2022 English
September 15, 2022 English
September 20, 2022 English
September 29, 2022 English
October 04, 2022 English
October 13, 2022 English
October 18, 2022 English
October 27, 2022 English
November 01, 2022 English
November 10, 2022 English
November 15, 2022 English
November 24, 2022 English Sold out
November 29, 2022 English
December 08, 2022 English
December 13, 2022 English
January 03, 2023 English
January 12, 2023 English
January 17, 2023 English
January 26, 2023 English
January 31, 2023 English
February 09, 2023 English
February 14, 2023 English
February 23, 2023 English
February 28, 2023 English
March 09, 2023 English
March 14, 2023 English
March 23, 2023 English
March 28, 2023 English
April 06, 2023 English
April 11, 2023 English

Price Information

September 16, 2021 - April 12, 2022:
Price per person in twin / triple room (Budget Accommodation) 92298 ISK (694 USD)
Single room per person (Budget Accommodation) 110760 ISK (832 USD)
Price per person in twin / triple room (Comfort Accommodation) 124961 ISK (939 USD)
Single room per person (Comfort Accommodation) 177499 ISK (1334 USD)
September 06, 2022 - April 11, 2023:
Price per person in twin / triple room (Budget Accommodation) 99458 ISK (748 USD)
Single room per person (Budget Accommodation) 126411 ISK (950 USD)
Price per person in twin / triple room (Comfort Accommodation) 129249 ISK (971 USD)
Single room per person (Comfort Accommodation) 181736 ISK (1366 USD)

Optional Extra

EMPTY-SEAT supplement: Price: 14200 ISK

Payments & Terms

  • 20% Deposit
  • Cancellation:
  • A cancellation fee of 20% of the tour price and accommodation will be retained by us for cancellations made from 4 to 8 weeks before departure. From 28 days until 8 days before departure, the fee is 50%. No refund is possible for cancellations less than 8 days before departure, or for no shows, and a tour begun but not completed. The exchange of one arrangement for another must be agreed by us beforehand.
  • Updated cancellation policy for bookings 01.02.2021-31.08.2021: No cancellation fees if a booking is cancelled latest 28 days prior to tour start after which normal cancellation fees apply
  • 25 % discount for children 8-11 years of age if sharing room with parents. Tour is not recommended for children younger than eight years of age. Triple rooms are actually double rooms with extra bed and ideal for 2 adults and 1 child.
  • Please note that optional glacier hike is not available during the New Year's departure

Other Information

Duration:5 days / 4 nights

MEALS: 4x breakfast

GROUP SIZE: Maximum 40 persons
Minimum group size: 5 people

Min Age: 8+

Free Wi-Fi on the bus
Entrance fees
Use of flashlight
Use of ice grippers spikes for shoes

EMPTY-SEAT: Is an optional supplement for passengers that require social distancing on the bus and more space. Passengers get two seats per person, meaning an empty seat next to them on our multi-day coach

Additional services:
Extra night in Reykjavik before/after the tour - on request
Optional glacier hike on day 3 (booked online - pay on the spot)
Optional Northern Lights cruise
Optional hotel upgrade

Optional glacier hike:
Duration of this activity is approximately 3 hours in total, about 90 minutes on the ice and about 30-40 min walk (one-way) from the car park to the glacier edge itself. The minimum age for the glacier hike is 10 years. You need to bring warm clothing, rain gear and hiking boots. The glacier hike can only be booked with the guide on day 2. You will have to fill in and sign an order form, once done a cancellation is not possible. Glacier hike bookings have to be finalized with the guide by noon on day 2 of the tour. Bookings afterwards cannot be accommodated as we need to order the glacier guides 24 hours prior to the tour. The special price for the Land of Northern Lights group members is from ISK 14.310 (about EUR 105 per person). Payment is due with the glacier hike company on day 3.

NOTE: Accommodations are subject to change.

The tour can be booked with a comfort option for hotel upgrade in Reykjavík and Hella in the countryside.

Note Itineraries may be subject to change at short notice during severe weather conditions and certain outdoor activities/day trips may be cancelled during the winter season in Iceland. In these rare cases, where situations of force majeure apply, excursions/activities cannot be refunded but the local guides will try their best to find reasonable alternatives where and whenever possible.

A non refundable deposit of 20%, of the total package price should reach Iceland RoadTrip within 3 days of confirmation of booking and full payment not later than 6 weeks prior to tour departure. In case of delay on payments, Iceland RoadTrip will reserve the right to treat this as a cancellation and withdraw its confirmation of the services.
Every detail regarding the booking must be included, in order for Iceland RoadTrip to ensure efficiency, including the passengers name, flight information, all accommodation, tours and other services.

To avoid dispute in case of cancellation, we strongly recommend that our clients purchase a comprehensive travel insurance in their home country, that covers your cost should you have to cancel your tour. This kind of travel insurance is usually not expensive and it frequently covers other risks too.

Highlights of the tour:

The Blue Lagoon
Reykjanes Peninsula
Seljalandsfoss Waterfall
Skógafoss Waterfall
Reynisfjara Beach
Gullfoss Waterfall
Geysir Geothermal Area
Ţingvellir National Park

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