Iceland Chasing Northern Lights: Reykjavik - Snæfellsjökull National Park - Jokulsarlon & Vatnajokull - Golden Circle & Secret Lagoon - Reykjavik - Dates - 18th Dec'19 - 26th Dec'19

  • Trip Description: It’s a backpacking trip and a very adventurous one. You travel with a budget, stay in backpack hostels with other travelers coming from different countries. We explore the culture of capital city Reykjavik, enjoy the beautiful ride of Golden Circle, explore national parks, beautiful countryside, celebrate Christmas and last but not the least Northern lights Chase tour.

  • You need to throw your imagination far - that's experiencing Northern lights in Iceland. It's a magical phenomenon and truly a nature trip no words can explain what is. You need to experience it for yourself. If you are an adventurous soul and look forward to doing something different then this trip is for you. You need to come onboard.

  • The package cost is 1,50,000 INR ( GST Included ). The trip cost would be dynamic and would largely vary with time due to a lot of factors.

  • The trip requires a moderate level of physical fitness as we would be hiking glaciers and venturing out in cold.

  • This trip is an experience in itself which comes once in a life - Iceland is like experiencing how Paradise looks.

  • Come one Come all - No Age limit - but fitness is needed for this trip as the temp would be in minus. If you got the passion to do this - Most Welcome.

  • Iceland is an expensive country and we are traveling during Christmas time which is one of the best and most expensive time to travel, please keep a budget of around 2.25 lakhs for the overall trip.

  • The trip can be customized as per your dates, budget. Please reach out to the email or number mentioned.

  • For itinerary queries please contact naman.mayoite@traveltodiscover.co or call at 9741000732.

Trip Itinerary

 

  • The trip starts in Reykjavik. All travelers have to reach Reykjavik by 18th Dec'19 afternoon or evening.

  • Meeting point for all is the Hostel.

 

Day 1: Reach Reykjavik by afternoon.

  

  • Meeting point for all the travelers in the hostel. The hostel would be located in downtown Reykjavik and would be close to all the places we would be exploring. The capital city has a lot to offer.

  • Food and Walking tour of the city.

  • Visit one of the most beautiful churches in the city

 

Day 2 & 3: Snæfellsjökull National Park

 

  • After breakfast, we head out to explore one of the national parks "Snæfellsjökull National Park" in west Iceland which is also known by Iceland in a nutshell.

  • We make our way in West Iceland, on our stay over 2 days, we would be exploring the following sights: Hraunfossar, Barnafoss, Deildartunguhver hot springs, Reykholt, Gerðuberg, Arnarstapi, Vatnshellir lava cave, Lóndrangar, Djúpalónssandur black beach, Saxhóll, Kirkjufell.

  • We also visit the lava cave ( entrance included )

  • Stay overnight and the next day we make our way to Reykjavik for a night stay

 

Day 4: Day trip to Golden Circle and Secret Lagoon 

 

  • After breakfast, we head out to explore one of the most beautiful drives and route known as the Golden Circle. 

  • We explore the Geysir geothermal area, then visit the might  “Golden Waterfall” of Gullfoss, one of the most beautiful waterfalls of Iceland and then the Þingvellir National Park

  • Later we take a swim in the hidden lagoon - natural geothermal pools. ( This can be either in starting or ending of the trip )

  • Evening head back to Reykjavik

Day 5 & 6: Explore South Coast - Ice Cave & Waterfalls & Jokulsarlon & Vatnajokull

 

 

  • After breakfast, you head out to explore one of the most beautiful parts of Iceland - the glacier lagoon - Jokulsarlon and also the Vatnajokull national park  and take you inside the white/ blue Ice cave 

  • On  your way in South Iceland, on our stay over 2 days, you would be exploring the following sights: Seljalandsfoss Waterfall, Skógafoss Waterfall, Reynisfjara Black Sand Beach, Villages of Vik, Northern lights search, Jokulsarlon Glacier Lagoon, Natural Ice Cave, Vatnajökull Glacier, Diamond Beach, Skaftafell Nature Reserve

  • Stay overnight at the hotel and the next day we make our way to Reykjavik for a night stay

Day 7: Reykjavik - Christmas Eve

 

  • Free Day 

  • You can explore the capital city at your own speed and get into the Christmas vibe. 

  • Evening head for evening prayers

  • Relax and enjoy the hostel

 

Day 8: Reykjavik - Merry Christmas

 

  • Holiday - Merry Christmas

  • Daytime - you can head to Blue Lagoon for enjoying the thermal pool ( optional )

  • The evening we go for Northern Lights chase tour 

 

Day 9: Reykjavik - Boxing Day

 

  • After breakfast, head out exploring hidden thermal pools around Reykjavik ( optional )

  • Shopping and relax

  • Evening - get together for an after Christmas party

 

Day 10: Trip ends at the hostel-  After breakfast, you head back to India or you can continue with your trip ahead.

 

  • The transfer arrangements have to made from your end to the airport

 

Inclusions: Apart from Lots of Happy moments + Photographs + Smiles we will share + Jokes we will make + New Friendships + Journey 

 

  • Guidebook Iceland Trip

  • All Stay at Backpack hostels or budget hotels

  • Transfers to different towns/locations

  • Visit Snæfellsjökull National Park and Lava Cave - 1 Night and 2 Day tour - Breakfast included 

  • Visit Jokulsarlon & Vatnajokull, Black Sand Beach, Diamond Beach - 1 Night and 2 Day tour - Breakfast included 

  • Golden Circle tour 

  • Explore hidden lagoon

  • Northern Light Chase tour 

 

Exclusions:

 

  • Flights from India to Iceland both ways

  • Breakfast is not included for all days - Can be added as per tour timings at 1700 ISK per person

  • The warm jacket can be added for rent - 1500 ISK per person 

  • Hiking Shoes can be added or rent - 1000/1500 ISK per person

  • Travel Insurance

  • Visa fees 

  • Lunch & dinner and drinks at all times 

  • Anything not mentioned 

  • Due to bad weather - if any route changes or plan change -- the extra cost would be incurred individually **

 

Terms & Conditions

 

  • You are an adult and you have to take full responsibility for yourself at all times and respect other culture.

  •  If you are caught doing anything illegal you would be facing the consequences alone, travel to discover will not come into the picture.

  • You have to follow all the instructions told by the trip leader at all times.

  • When you are traveling alone you have to tell the team about your whereabouts.

  • You have to abide by all rules and regulation of another country.

  • You would be traveling with other people, you have to respect everyone's privacy.

  • We have a plan/itinerary for the whole trip but some things might get changed according to the situation please be prepared.(like flight delays etc)

  • No refund in case of cancellation of flights of interconnecting flights/trains.

  • We would be staying in backpacker hostel all the time and would be sharing the room with other people, you are responsible for your own stuff and yourself.

Let's Go Somewhere-----Not All Those Who Wander Are Lost-----To Travel Is To Live ~

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