Nothern Lights Luxury Self-Drive

Northern LightsIceland

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From $1,878 USD
October 1, 2017 - April 15, 2018
4 Days / 3 Nights

Northern Light Luxury combines aurora hunts with great accommodation and the flexibility of having your own car, visits to Geysir, Gullfoss, Blue Lagoon.

Overview

Northern Light Luxury combines aurora hunting with stay in a great hotel in the Golden Circle area, away from all city lights, and have a car available to get to the best available viewing points. Explore Geysir Hot Spring, Gullfoss waterfall and Thingvellir National Park. Drive into the valley of Landmannalaugar and Thorsmork; walk on the Solheimajokull glacier, visit the historic valley of Thjorsardalur, and swim in the world famous Blue Lagoon.

Operation

October 1, 2017 - April 15, 2018

Departure

daily, October 1, 2017 - April 15, 2018

Price

  • from $1,878 per person, based on 4 persons traveling together, 2 double rooms
  • from $2,193 per person, based on 2 persons traveling together, 1double room

Included

  • 2 nights at Radisson Blu Saga Hotel*
  • 1 night at Grimsborgir Hotel
  • Breakfast buffet daily
  • Rental car for 3 days, unlimited mileage, CDW, VAT and airport service fee
  • Car pick-up and drop-off at Keflavik airport**
  • GPS system with car and additional authorized driver
  • Road map (1:500.000)
  • Detailed itinerary
  • Iceland Travel Booklet - electronic version
  • Experience Comfort package at the Blue Lagoon***
  • Northern Lights cocktail at Radisson Blu Saga Hotel
  • Free admission to Mecca Spa at Radisson Blu Saga Hotel
  • An emergency phone line, available all day and every day of the year
  • SIM card worth ISK 2000: 50 minutes of local calls + 300 MB of data****
  • Tax and service fee

Not Included

  • International airfare & Airport taxes
  • Additional nights in Reykjavik
  • Meals other than listed above
  • Personal travel insurance
  • Gratuities
  • $25 Service fee

Please Note

Must be 21 years of age to rent a car, 23 years of age to rent car cat. 5.0 or higher. Comfort hotels, quality guesthouses, and farmhouse accommodation.

Tour Options

  • Additional nights in Reykjavik
  • Higher car category

Day 1 ARRIVAL REYKJAVIK

Approximate distance: 64 km / 28 miles Arrival in Keflavik Airport, pick up your car and find your way to the elegant Radisson Blu Saga Hotel in Reykjavik city centre. Spend the afternoon exploring the city center of Reykjavik. Before having dinner, be sure to stop at the hotel bar to enjoy a welcome Northern lights cocktail. Overnight at Radisson Blu Saga Hotel. Highlights: Reykjavik | Hallgrimskirkja | Tjornin | Reykjavik City Hall | Perlan | Parliament House Radisson Blu Saga Hotel

Day 2 REYKJANES PENINSULA - BLUE LAGOON (B)

Approximate distance: 158 km / 98 miles Head to the Reykjanes peninsula, where geothermal heat and lava fields dominate the nature. Stop at the world famous Blue Lagoon, a geothermal spa, where you can enjoy a relaxing swim in its naturally heated waters. From the Blue Lagoon you can continue your drive towards the Golden Circle area crossing the small village of Hveragerdi, famous for its green-house cultivations. At the end of the day, you will reach Grimsborgir luxury apartments, where you'll stay overnight. We highly recommend dinner at the Grimsborgir renowned a la carte restaurant (not included). Enjoy a walk in the area in the evening. Expect a starry sky and you are even likely to see the Northern Lights since you are in a remote area - far away from any city lights. Overnight at Grimsborgir apartments. Included: Experience Comfort package at the Blue Lagoon - including visitor pass, entrance, use of towel, one drink of your choice, and a skin care trial pack. Highlights: The Blue Lagoon | Reykjanes | Hveragerdi Grimsborgir apartments

Day 3 THE GOLDEN CIRCLE (B)

Approximate distance: 200 km / 124 miles After breakfast at Grimsborgir, you can explore the famous Golden Circle route, before heading back to Reykjavik in the afternoon. For a Classic Golden Circle tour you should visit Thingvellir National Park (a UNESCO World Heritage Site), Gullfoss waterfall and the famous Geysir Geothermal area where hot springs and geysers are in abundance. The Icelandic parliament was established at Thingvellir in the year 930, making it the site where the oldest existing parliament in the world was formed. As well as being a historic place in Iceland, it is also a natural wonder because of its location directly on top of a tectonic rift. Here you can see clearly how the continental plates of America and Europe have drifted apart. Huge canyons are the most clear manifestation of that, one of which ("Peningagja canyon") is believed to be a wishing well. From Thingvellir continue to the geothermal area around the Geysir hot spring and Gullfoss waterfall (Golden Falls). These attractions are two of the most popular in Iceland - and for a reason! Everybody is blown away by the natural power that is evident in the spouting geysers and huge waterfalls. After this day of classic sightseeing you will drive back to Reykjavik to check in at your hotel. Highlights: Gullfoss | Thingvellir | Geysir | Geysir Center Radisson Blu Saga Hotel

Day 4 DEPARTURE REYKJAVIK (B)

Depending on your departure time, how you use your last day in Iceland is entirely up to you. If you liked the Blue Lagoon, it's very convenient to stop by again on the way to the airport, as it's only a 15 minute drive away* Extra nights: If you are interested in extending your stay in Iceland, we would be glad to assist you in booking additional nights and/or activities, just contact us. *Please note that the package price is based on 3 x 24-hour rental days starting at the time of rental. If your flight arrives early on day 1 and departs late on day 4 an additional supplement will be necessary unless you choose to return the car in Reykjavik when the 3 day rental is up and use our Flybus departure transfer.
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