Winter Tour in South and West Iceland; 8 days
Back to Northern Lights Tours

Winter Tour in South and West Iceland; 8 days

8 days / 7 nights
Accommodation | Breakfast

Discover the sights of West and South Iceland in this tour. In the evenings you might spot the Northern lights in the clear sky, during a snowmobile ride on a glacier, riding a horse or while relaxing in hot geothermal water.

Book this tour

Package available from
€ 981

Including accommodation, breakfast, Wi-Fi and service charges and taxes.

Special Requests

If you would like to make some changes to the itinerary or wish to stay a longer or shorter period, feel free to contact us.

Contact us

OVERVIEW

Travel to Iceland in late autumn or early spring and discover the beautiful northern lights(aurora borealis). Do something extra special this winter like snowmobile riding on a glacier, bathe in natural geothermal waters, see the famous Geysir hot spring area and explore the wild and untamed Icelandic scenery. This is truly an amazing experience.

   

 

 

Highlights

  • Hunting for northern lights on a clear winters night
  • Explore the saga valley Borgarfjörður with its waterfalls, hot springs and historic sites
  • Snaefellsnes peninsula with  its glacier and lava fields
  • Snowmobil driving on a glacier and relaxing geothermal waters
  • Superjeep tour on the Langjökull glacier
  • Geysir hot spring area in Haukadalur, Gullfoss and Þingvellir National Park, a UNESCO world heritage site
  • Reykjanes peninsula and the famous Blue Lagoon
  • Day 1: ARRIVAL IN ICELAND
    Arrival in Iceland. If time allows, go for an exploration walk around Reykjavík. Book an optional Northern lights tour at your hotel.
    Overnight in Reykjavík in one of our 3-star-hotels.

  • Day 2: GOLDEN CIRCLE
    Visit Gullfoss waterfall, Geysir hot springs before stopping at the historical site of Skálholt. Stay two nights in Fosshotel Hekla or similar. Enjoy dinner at the hotel’s restaurant before going hunting the Northern lights.

  • Day 3: SOUTH COAST
    Take a tour along the south coast to visit the saga museum at Hvolsvöllur, Skógafoss waterfall and turf farm as well as the endless black sand beach at the town of Vík. Get impressed by the contrast of snow white are and the black beach.

  • Day 4: ÞINGVELLIR
    Drive today via Þingvellir National Park, listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site before towards the West Icleand. Stay for two nights in one of our hotels in West Iceland.

  • Day 5: LANGJÖKULL GLACIER
    Go for a superjeep tour on the Langjökull glacier, where you can also experience a ride on a snowmobile. A walk around the hotel in the evening is a perfect to finish the day, you might be so lucky to see those northern lights everyone is raving about.

  • Day 6: BORGARNES
    Explore the valley of Borgarfjörður with its waterfalls, hot springs and historic sites. Spend the afternoon in Iceland’s capital and overnight for two nights in Reykjavík in one of our 3-star-hotels.

  • Day 7: REYKJANES
    Continue your exploration of south Iceland on the Reykjanes Peninsula and stop at the famous Blue Lagoon. The geothermal areas Gunnuhver and Krýsuvík on the peninsula are well worth the visit as well as the picturesque Kleifarvatn lake. You don´t want to miss the chance to cross between the two continents of Europe and North America on the bridge between continents.

  • Day 8: DEPART FOR HOME
    If time allows, go to central Reykjavík to shop for the last souveniers and enjoy a coffee/tea in one of the cities restaurants or cafés.

Tour rates for 7 nights Winter Season 01.10 - 30.04 Shoulder Season 01.05 - 04.06 01.09 - 30.09 Summer Season 05.06 - 31.08
Single Room 939 EUR 1274 EUR 1581 EUR
Double Room 1089 EUR 1474 EUR 1831 EUR
Triple Room 1489 EUR 1924 EUR 2331 EUR

Reykjavik

Fosshotel Baron

Located in the heart of Reykjavík, near the seafront, just walking distance of shops and attractions

Fosshotel Lind

Centrally located in Reykjavík, near the city's main shopping area.

Fosshotel Rauðará

3-stars hotel in the center of Reykjavík, near Hlemmur Square and Klambratún city park. (Formerly Best Western Hotel Reykjavík)

Fosshotel Reykjavík

Fosshotel Reykjavík, the largest hotel in Iceland, is located within a short walking distance from downtown Reykjavík.

Grand Hótel Reykjavík

Grand Hotel Reykjavík is a four star superior hotel for business travelers, conference guests and tourists who demand excellent service and facilities.

Hotel Reykjavík Centrum

Hotel Reykjavík Centrum is a 4 star hotel, located on Aðalstræti, one of Reykjavík’s oldest streets, in a newly renovated building, the oldest part of which was built in 1764.

South Iceland

Fosshotel Hekla

Fosshotel Hekla, situated close to Mount Hekla in South Iceland, is surrounded by some of the country's most stunning sights including volcanoes Eyjafjallajökull and Fimmvörðuháls

West Iceland

Fosshotel Hellnar

The mother of country hotels, under the mysterious Snæfellsjökull Glacier, one of earth´s seven energy centers and the gateway to the center of the earth.

Fosshotel Reykholt

Romantic country hotel in the legendary settings of Reykholt in Borgarfjörður

Fosshotel Stykkishólmur

A lovely hotel with stylish rooms on the mystical Snæfellsnes peninsula

Itinerary

Prices and Dates

Accommodation

Information

For any itinerary changes, feel free to contact us at selfdrive@islandshotel.is to get an offer for your special tour. Íslandshótel reserves the right to confirm a reversed itinerary and the right to change accommodation at short notice, depending on availability. Please note that this tour does not include a rental car.