Iceland Northern Lights & Golden Circle
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Most people that visit Iceland go in the summer, but there's a whole other side to this place in the winter months. (It is called "Iceland," after all.) Spend five days doing really cool things like exploring Þingvellir National Park, visiting horse farms, reflecting on life under the Northern Lights, hiking glaciers, and warming up in hot springs. See another side of this amazing country.

  • Duration: 5 Days
  • Guaranteed Departure: Yes
  • Physical rating: Average
  • Supplier Tour ID: ELWI/153336
  • Your Guide: English speaking
  • Starts: Reykjavík, Iceland
  • Finishes: Reykjavík, Iceland
  • Age requirement: 12 +
You will Visit
  • Reykjavík
  • Álftröð



Day 1: Reykjavík

Arrive at any time.
Make your way to Reykjavík today to start your tour. Have some time before the welcome meeting? Consider make sure to explore the Reykjavík harbour, or visit the Harpa museum.


Day 2: Reykjavík/Álftröð

Travel from Reykjavík to explore a lava cave in the Bláfjöll Mountains followed by a visit to a G Adventures-supported sustainable community for a tour and optional lunch. In the afternoon stop at an Icelandic horse farm before returning to Álftröð. In the evening, head out near the guesthouse in search for Northern Lights.


Day 3: Álftröð

Head to Þingvellir National Park. Visit sights like the Geysir Hot Spring and Gullfoss Waterfall. Opt to visit a natural hot spring. In the evening, embrace your inner chef and prepare dinner together at the guesthouse. Afterwards, head out for another Northern Lights hunt around the guesthouse.


Day 4: Álftröð/Reykjavík

Travel to Sólheimajökull Glacier and take some time to explore the area, or opt for a stunning hike. Drive the scenic southern coast and visit the Skógafoss and Seljalandsfoss waterfalls on the way back to Reykjavík.
Opt to pre-book the "Glacier Hiking on Sólheimajökull" or "Glaciers and Whales Bundle - Solheimajokull and Reykjavik" activity on the checkout page ahead of time, to include this optional on your tour.

Please note if you opt to pre-book the "Glaciers and Whales Bundle", the Glacier Walk will take place on this day, and Whale Watching will be scheduled for the next day of this tour.


Day 5: Reykjavík

Depart at any time.

    • Your G for Good Moment: Solheimar Ecovillage Visit, Selfoss
    • Lava caving (Leiðarendi Cave)
    • Visit to an Icelandic horse farm
    • Golden Circle sightseeing
    • Þingvellir National Park visit
    • Geysir Hot Spring visit
    • Gullfoss Waterfall visit
    • Northern Lights hunting (2 nts)
    • Southern coast drive including Skógarfoss Waterfall and Seljalndsfoss Waterfall
    • Transport to/from all included activities and between all destinations
    • Hotels (2 nts), Icelandic guesthouse (2 nts)
    • 4 breakfasts, 2 dinners
    • Private vehicle, walking
    Group Leader
    • Chief Experience Officer (CEO) throughout
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Tour Highlights:
  • Explore Iceland's glaciers and waterfalls
  • Keep your eyes peeled for dazzling displays of the Northern Lights
  • Explore the famous Golden Circle and visit an Icelandic horse farm.