New Year's in Iceland

AVAILABILITY

29 Dec - 2 Jan

DURATION

5 days / 4 nights

TOUR TYPE

Privately Guided Tour

AVAILABILITY

29 Dec - 2 Jan

DURATION

5 days / 4 nights

TOUR TYPE

Privately Guided Tour

Description

In this five day trip you will treat yourself to experience the best of the land of fire and ice, soak in geothermal waters and celebrate the new year in style! The first three nights you will be based in Reykjavik and get to discover this northernmost capital city in the world. After enjoying Iceland’s most popular sights and learning about our unique country you will relax at the amazing Retreat Hotel at the Blue Lagoon before your departure. There is no better way to end this year!


Itinerary

    When you arrive in Iceland at Keflavik Airport, your private driver will greet you at the arrival hall and take you to your hotel in Reykjavik for early check-in and to get some rest. (Approx drive 45 minutes).

     

    In the afternoon your private guide will take you up to Hallgrimskirkja church tower where you will have a nice panoramic view over the city, Solfar sun voyager, Harpan concert hall, The Old Harbour and Bessastaðir the home of the president and show you around Reykjavik most popular highlights.

    On this day you will get right into the action and head straight for the beautiful Icelandic south shore. You will start the day by driving to Seljalandsfoss Waterfall (Approx. drive 1 hour and 50 minutes). Afterwards you will visit the Black Sandy Beach, Reynisfjara and on your way back to Reykjavik you will stop at Skógafoss waterfall, which is one of the biggest waterfalls in Iceland, with a drop of some 60 meters and a width of 25 meters, and you can walk right up to. 

     

    On this day you will drive the Golden Circle route, which includes one of Iceland’s most popular places and attractions. You will start with a stop at Kerid Crate Lake, (Approx. drive 1 hour). Kerid crater lake is a 3,000 year old volcanic crater lake, The lake itself is relatively shallow, between 7 and 14 metres depending on rainfall and other factors. After walking around the crater your next stop will be Gullfoss Waterfall one of Iceland’s most beautiful waterfalls. Afterwards you will stop at Geysir Geothermal Area to see the exploding geysers and the lively Strokkur which spouts water 30 metres (100 ft) into the air every few minutes. On your way back to Reykjavik you will visit the Þingvellir National Park, where you can learn about the world’s first parliament and enjoy a light hike through the park. 

    In the evening you will enjoy an amazing dinner at one of Iceland’s finest restaurants. Before the clock strikes midnight we recommend you take a walk to Hallgrímskirkja church for the best spot in town to enjoy the amazing fireworks.

    In the morning start heading to the amazing Reykjanes Peninsula and stop at Hafnarfjordur for a 3-hour Buggy tour through the lava fields of Reykjanes (Approx. drive 50 minutes).  After the thrilling ride through the rugged landscape, you will take a look at Gunnuhver hot spring, Reykjanesviti, and the bridge between two continents. After all this, you will head to the Retreat Hotel at the Blue Lagoon where you will stay for the last night in Iceland. There you will have access to the Retreat Spa, relax, and float in the soothing warm geothermal waters.

     

    On the last day you will be picked up by a private driver and driven to the airport in time for your flight. *You have to be at Keflavik airport 2 hours before departure.

Included

  • Driving guide according to the itinerary
  • Private Three Hour Buggy Tour
  • Private Arrival Transfer
  • Private Departure Transfer
  • Early Check-in at Hotel Borg for the first day
  • Three nights at Hotel Borg (Deluxe Room with breakfast)
  • One night at Retreat Hotel (JR Suite with breakfast)

Not Included

  • Lunches and dinners
  • International Flights

Map

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