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Day 1: Arrival in Iceland
Arrival in Reykjavik, Transfer to your hotel. Day at your leisure. 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. Please note this tour is weather dependent, and sightings are not guaranteed. If conditions are not preferable to see the Northern Lights, your group visit the Northern Lights Center in Reykjavik and take a short city tour by motorcoach. Overnight in Reykjavik.

Day 2: Golden Circle Tour
Natural Wonders of the Golden Waterfall Gullfoss, Geysir & Thingvellir - Traditional Icelandic Christmas buffet After breakfast at your hotel, 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. Highlights include 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 World Heritage Site) Iceland's greatest historical site. Thingvellir is also of tremendous geological interest, as it is the visible location of the mid-Atlantic Ridge where the Eurasian and North American tectonic plates meet. Tonight enjoy a traditional Christmas Buffet at Satt Restaurant, located at Icelandair Hotel Natura. The true yuletide spirit is served with a deluxe gourmet Christmas buffet of distinctive heritage dishes based on local and Nordic ingredients. Overnight in Reykjavik.

Day 3: Christmas Season in Reykjavik
Experience Reykjavík - Private Christmas - Themed walking - Tasty stops
This morning is at leisure. Perhaps you'll 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.

Day 4: Departure
Transfer to Keflavik International Airport.

Important:
All departures are guaranteed with minimum of 2 participants.
Maximum group size: 36 participants.

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    Departure Dbl Occ Sgl Occ
    Dec: 07, 14, 23, 2017 $1,305 $1,520
         
  Hotels
   
    Reykjavik
    Icelandair hotel Reykjavik Natura
 
Included:
  • 3 nights at Icelandair Hotel Reykjavik Natura, including breakfast (except arrival day)
  • 1 admission to Soley Natura Spa at 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)
  • Christmas food-themed walking tour of downtown Reykjavik (day 3)
  • Shared Round-trip transfers between airports and hotels
Not Included:
  • Breakfast on arrival day
  • International airfare
  • Personal travel insurance (highly recommended)
  • Beverages, snacks, lunches, dinners unless otherwise noted in itinerary
  • Guaranteed early check-in (check-in time for most hotels in Iceland is 14:00 (2:00pm)
  • Guaranteed late check-out
  • Any service not specifically listed under "included"
Highlights:
  • Admire Reykjavík city, decked with Christmas lights in every window
  • Experience a private walking tour around Reykjavik’s city centre, with focus on Christmas traditions
  • Taste Icelandic Christmas treats and specialities
  • Explore the Golden Circle’s winter landscape, including Geysir geothermal area and Gullfoss Waterfall
 
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