Reykjavik Christmas Special
Reykjavik Christmas Special– Iceland –4 days / 3 nights, Reykjavik - Golden Circle - Thingvellir - Gullfoss - GeysirExperience the magical atmosphere before Christmas in Iceland with holiday lights, garlands, and ornate Christmas trees. Enjoy a private sightseeing tour around the city center, taste delicious Icelandic Christmas specialties, learn about the thirteen eccentric Yule Lads and Christmas traditions. Explore the Golden Circle with Geysir geothermal area and Gullfoss Waterfall. Let culture, nature and quaint traditions get you into the holiday spirit!
|Operation||November 1 - December 15, 2016|
December 1, 8, 15
All departures guaranteed, min 2 persons
Guided in English/German
|Price||from $725 per person in douible room
from $725 single room
|Included||3 nights at Icelandair Hotel Reykjavik Natura****
Breakfast buffet daily
1 admission to Soley Natura Spa, Icelandair Hotel Reykjavik Natura
Guided Northern Lights hunt by coach, day 1
Guided Golden Circle coach tour, day 2
Traditional Christmas buffet at SATT Restaurant, Icelandair Hotel Reykjavik Natura, day 2
Private guided walking tour of Reykjavik's old town area with samples of Icelandic specialties, day 3
Visit with famous Icelandic chef, day 3
|Not Included||International Airfare & airport taxes
Arrival & departure airport transfers
Meals, except those listed above
Any service not specifically listed under "included"
Personal insurance / personal items
$25 Service fee
|Please Note||Minimum of 2 paying persons
Children 6-11 years sharing a room and/or traveling with a guardian will receive 50% discount from the listed price. It is not recommended that children 0-5 years old travel on scheduled tours.
|Tour Options||Additional nights in Reykjavik
Relax at the Blue Lagoon
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Day 1 ARRIVAL REYKJAVIK Arrival - Free day in Reykjavik - Hunt for the Northern Lights
Day free at leisure. Airport transfers and optional tours available upon request.
This day is open for your own activities. A visit to the Blue Lagoon Geothermal Spa, located 15 minutes from Keflavik International Airport, is a wonderful way to enjoy your arrival or departure day, depending on flight schedule.
In the evening, hunt for the Northern Lights. Also known as Aurora Borealis, the lights are a spectacular natural phenomenon, often seen dancing around in fantastic colours across the Icelandic night sky. Each night we search for optimal viewing conditions. This tour is weather dependent and sightings are not guaranteed. If conditions are not preferable to see the Northern Lights we will visit the Northern Lights Center in Reykjavik and take a short city tour by coach. Overnight in Reykjavik at the Icelandair Hotel Reykjavik Natura.
Highlights: Reykjavik City Museum | National Gallery | Hallgrimskirkja
Optional: Airport transfer with Flybus Plus / Airport transfer: Arrival via Blue Lagoon
Day 2 GOLDEN CIRCLE TOUR (B, D) Natural Wonders of the Golden Waterfall Gullfoss, Geysir & Thingvellir - Traditional Icelandic Christmas buffet
After breakfast your guide will meet you at 09:30. Today you will experience a trio of natural wonders along the Golden Circle Route in South Iceland, including the breathtaking Gullfoss waterfall, which is often frozen mid-cascade during winter, the active Geysir geothermal area of bubbling mud pools, hot springs and spouting geysers and Thingvellir National Park (UNESCO listed), Iceland's greatest historical site and a place of tremendous geological interest as it is the visible location of the mid-Atlantic Ridge where the Eurasian and North American tectonic plates meet.
Evening: Enjoy a traditional Christmas Buffet at Restaurant Satt located at Icelandair Hotel Natura. The true yuletide spirit is delivered with a deluxe gourmet Christmas buffet of distinctive heritage dishes based on local and Nordic ingredients. Overnight at your hotel.
Included: Guided Golden Circle coach tour
Traditional Christmas buffet at SATT Restaurant, Icelandair Hotel Reykjavik Natura
Day 3 CHRISTMAS SEASON IN REYKJAVIK (B) Experience Reykjavík - Private Christmas - Themed walking - Tasty stops
Morning at leisure or enjoy an indulgent visit to Soley Natura Spa at the Icelandair Hotel Reykjavik Natura (included in package price).
This afternoon, enjoy a guided Christmas-themed walking and tasting tour of downtown Reykjavik. What better way to get into the spirit of the season than on a walking tour with a local expert dressed in Icelandic heritage attire ready to guide you through fun-filled charming Icelandic traditions?
During this Reykjavik Christmas experience, you'll gain insight into Icelandic holiday traditions old and new, as well the history, art, architecture, culture and cuisine of the capital city. Wander through the beautifully-decorated city centre, twinkling with festive holiday lights. Along the way, stop at several interesting locations to enjoy enjoy a small taste of Iceland.
As a finishing touch, pay a visit to a classic Icelandic restaurant that is also home to one of Iceland's finest private art collections. Here you'll meet with one of the city's top chefs who will share some culinary secrets over a premium selection from the wine cellar. At the end of the tour you'll be rewarded with a small Christmas gift - a lovely souvenir of Iceland and this special holiday moment.
Overnight in Reykjavik.
Included: Private guided walking tour of Reykjavik's old town area with samples of Icelandic specialties | Visit with famous Icelandic chef
Day 4 DEPARTURE REYKJAVIK (B) Transfer to Keflavik International Airport (not included). If your departing flight is in the afternoon and have not already had the chance to visit the Blue Lagoon a departure transfer via the Blue Lagoon is recommended.
Optional: Relax at the Blue Lagoon