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Iceland is the perfect place to enjoy a winter trip full of adventure, icy landscapes and the chance to see the elusive Northern Lights. You visit Iceland's most popular sites such as the Golden Circle route, the South coast and Vatnajökull national park. You see cascading waterfalls, smoking geysers, colourful volcano craters, a spectacular ice lagoon with floating icebergs and black lava beaches, all set against a backdrop of glistering glaciers and restless geology. There is always a thrilling potential for the night sky to be decorated with the jewels of the amazing aurora borealis. Imagine the excitement to search for the most spectacular - and natural - light show on earth. Highlights and Experiences: *Exciting winter tour with 2 nights in Reykjavik and 2 nights in the countryside *Visit Vatnajökull glacier and Jökulsárlón ice lagoon *Explore hot springs, lava fields, waterfalls and volcano craters *Visit to Volcano house in Reykjavík *2 evenings with a combination of lectures, presentations, film and guided searches for Aurora Borealis *Optional Northern Lights fjord cruise. Included: Arrival & departure airport transfer by FLYBUS Plus shuttle (no guide) Fully escorted 3-day bus tour with an English-speaking guide 4-nights accommodation in simple tourist-class hotels and cottages including breakfast 2x 2-course dinner and 2x midnight refreshment on day 2 and 3 Entrance to Kerið volcano crater Visit to a multi media presentation at the Volcano House in Reykjavík Northern Lights program during 2 evenings with a combination of lectures, presentations, film and guided searches for the Northern Lights Use of winter & Northern Lights explorer equipment: simple non-slip snow & ice grippers spikes for shoes and a flash light that is helpful when walking in the dark and operating your photo camera at night ACCOMMODATION: is provided in simple tourist-class hotels and cottages, in rooms with private facilities. The groups will stay at the following accommodations (subject to change): Reykjavík: Fosshotel Baron first and last night South Iceland: Árhús Cottages, where 23 rooms with shower/wc are located in simple cottages in the large garden right on the river banks in the village of Hella. Southeast Iceland: Fosshótel Núpar near Kirkjubæjarklaustur. Information Regarding Dinners and Lunches: In Reykjavik, the dinner is on your own. There are many restaurants for both fast food and a fine a la carte dining in Iceland's capital. In the countryside, a 2-course dinner is included. If you have any special diet requests or allergies, please let us know at the moment of your booking. Lunch stops are made at small country restaurants or petrol station diners. NATURE FEES: There is a possibility that some of the nature attractions around Iceland might charge an entrance fee during the trip. These entrance fees are not included in the tour price and need to be paid by all tour members additionally on the spot, when entering any of these nature sites. Locations, amount of entrance fee, form of payment and other details are not known at the present time and are subject to change. CHANGE OF PROGRAM: 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.
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