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Icelandic Northern Lights New Year Classic

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Enjoy 3 nights in Iceland over new year, visiting highlights such as the Golden Circle. New Year’s Eve in Reykjavik is a wonderful, high-energy celebration.

We have put together an Iceland city break, with 3 nights staying in the vibrant capital Reykjavik including a special New Year’s Eve celebration.

The trip also includes expert guides who will take you to see some key sights, as it is not the right time of year to explore on your own.

Location Iceland
Duration 3 Nights
Available dates Dec - Jan
Price per person (excl. flights)
from £1,800



  • 3 nights in central Reykjavik hotel
  • Relax in the warm geothermal Blue Lagoon
  • Experience the Golden Circle at your own pace
  • Strokkur Geyser, Gullfoss Waterfall, and Thingvellir

What’s included

  • Private transfers
  • Golden Circle Superjeep Tour
  • Northern lights hunt
  • New Years Firework Cruise
  • 3 nights accommodation in Reykjavik

A note on flights

While flights are not included in the holiday price, our team will happily provide a quote and arrange them for you. Simply ask one of our Travel Experts for details of the available options.

Day by Day Itinerary

Day 1

Arrive into Keflavik where you will be transferred to your Reykjavik hotel. Get all checked in and settled before getting ready for a Northern Lights Hunt by Superjeep later in the evening.

Day 2

After breakfast you’ll head out to see the famous Golden Circle and get a tour around this popular part of Iceland, journeying through Iceland’s history and natural wonders. Your adventure begins at Thingvellir National Park, the historic birthplace of the Icelandic parliament over a millennium ago. Witness the Earth’s slow tectonic dance as the North-American and Eurasian plates gradually pull apart. Stand where Viking settlers once gathered to enact national laws, connecting with ancient traditions.

Your next destination is the Geysir geothermal area in Haukadalur, a land of geysers, hot springs, steam vents, and intriguing blue algae. Strokkur, one of the largest and most powerful geysers, bursts to life every 5 minutes, offering a mesmerizing spectacle. Concluding your Golden Circle journey is a visit to the awe-inspiring Gullfoss waterfall, known as the queen of Icelandic waterfalls, with its impressive height and dramatic plunge into a deep gorge.

After a satisfying lunch at Gullfoss Café, the adventure continues with an off-road Superjeep expedition through the highlands and Langjökull glacier area, Iceland’s second-largest ice cap, spanning 953 square kilometers. Along the way, you’ll savor the breathtaking landscape and make occasional stops to soak in incredible vistas. Your tour wraps up with a visit to Faxi, a charming small waterfall, before returning to Reykjavik. Please note that the tour’s direction may be adjusted to avoid crowded areas, ensuring an optimal experience.

Day 3

Spend the day at leisure to explore the city or if you would like to add in an extra excursion then just speak to one of the team who can organise someting for you such as whale watching, visiting the Lava Shows, or heading out again on a Superjeep!

Then get ready for an evening of fun seeing in the New Year. Once you have had dinner and a few drinks you can get ready to head out on the New Years Firework Cruise to get the best spot in witnessing all the firework activity around the city with a glass of champagne. After the 1.5 hour trip you can head back into the city to continue taking part in the festivities or head to bed (bring some earplugs just in case!)

Day 4

Transfer back to the airport. However your trip doesn’t have to end there – if you want to extend your stay just let one of the team know and we tailor-make some fun and exciting additions to your trip.

Where You'll Stay

Alda Hotel, Reykjavik

Discover the Alda Hotel Reykjavik, a lifestyle hotel nestled on Laugavegur, Reykjavik’s main shopping street. This boutique-style accommodation is designed to offer a peaceful haven amid the bustling city, allowing guests to absorb and reflect on their Icelandic adventures. Situated on the quieter upper stretch of Laugavegur, we are approximately a 15-minute stroll from the city center.

While our location places us in proximity to shops, cafes, and restaurants, we are strategically positioned away from the central nightlife hub, ensuring a tranquil stay. Experience the perfect blend of a fantastic location and a harmonious atmosphere at Alda Hotel Reykjavik.

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