NORTHERN LIGHTS ITINERARY
Best Time – November to March
This is also a great summer itinerary if you only have 5-7 Days in Iceland
Day 1: Northern Lights Inn:
Arrive KEF International airport. You will be met and transferred to the Northern Lights Inn, 15 minutes away. Great chance to see the Lights from here too. This is the hotel on the Blue Lagoon.
Day 2: Northern Lights Inn – Hotel Ranga:
Spend the morning at the Blue Lagoon. Depart for Gulfoss Waterfall, a 150 kms away. From here go to Hotel Ranga 85 kms away. Arrive Ranga late that evening. Overnight in Hotel Ranga
Day 3: Thorsmork – Hotel Ranga
Visit ‘Thor’s Wood’, a remote wilderness area only accessible by high-clearance 4WD or special tour bus. Ford glacial rivers and cross rough tracks whilst learning more about this beautiful wooded area, which was affected by the Eyjafjallajokull eruption of May 2010, and see the after-effects of the volcanic activity. Overnight at Hotel Ranga
Day 4: Hotel Ranga
Day free to soak in the hospitality of Hotel Ranga. Use the hot tubs, go for a walk. Explore the surroundings.
Day 5: Skaftafell and Jökulsárlón – Hotel Hali
Take in Iceland’s stunning south coast, with a full day’s excursion to the Vatnajokull National Park; Europe’s largestand the famous Jokulsarlon glacial lagoon. On the way check out Skogafoss. Spend the night in Hotel Hali Country in Jokulsarlon.
Day 6: Hotel Hali – Hotel Ranga: After breakfast depart for Hotel Ranga. On the way check out the Black Beach and Dyrhólaey. Arrive Ranga late evening. Overnight Ranga
Day 7: Hotel Ranga – Hotel Berg, Keflavik:
Early start and we can explore the town of Rejyavik (90 kms) before reaching our hotel. Overnight in Hotel Berg. The hotel is a brand new Hotel in Keflavik situated on the base of the Black Cave cliff that is named “Keflavikurberg”, which means “The Rock.” The Hotel rests securely above the promenade and is the starting point for the walking path up the small cliff. There are also plenty of foot and bicycle paths throughout the town. Our guests awaken to the sound of birdsong as fishermen sail in and out of the harbour. You will find a wide variety of recreational activities in the downtown area of Keflavik and within a five minute walk from the hotel. Experience the night life in a variety of dance clubs and pubs, high quality restaurants that over-look the sea, and an assortment of shops and stores.
Day 8: Airport
Depending on the time of your flight, the morning can be a stroll along the harbor as the fishermen depart for the day. Transfer to the airport for your flight.