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Iceland New Years Festival - 5 days map

NEW YEAR TOUR: Rein in the New Year in Reykjavik! Explore Thingvellir National Park, marvel at Gullfoss waterfall, and witness the geothermal wonders of Haukadalur. Enjoy an authentic dinner at a Viking Restaurant, discover Reykjavik's landmarks, delve into holiday traditions on a festive walking tour, and enjoy a Gala dinner with music and panoramic city views. Explore Reykjanes Peninsula's dramatic landscapes and relax at the Blue Lagoon. Wrap up this incredible journey with a modern Icelandic steak dinner, completing your adventure on the perfect note.

Inclusions
Itinerary
Prices & Dates
Hotels

Trip Highlights

Reykjavik - Discover the city's iconic sites, including Hallgrímskirkja church and immerse in Icelandic holiday traditions during a festive walking tour
Blue Lagoon - Relax in a natural geothermal spa surrounded by a lava field
Perlan - Enjoy a festive New Year's Eve 4-course dinner with wine pairing, music performances, and a 360° view over Reykjavík
Golden Circle - See Geysir geothermal fields, Gulfoss Waterfall, Strokkur geyser, Thingvellir National Park UNESCO World Heritage Site
Reykjanes Peninsula -Explore dramatic landscapes, intriguing geology, and charming fishing villages
Ingólfsskáli - Indulge in an authentic Viking dinner, delving into ancient Icelandic heritage
Icelandic Steak Dinner - Enjoy a delicious fusion of flavours at a modern Icelandic steakhouse

Included

4 breakfasts, 3 lunches and 3 dinners (a Viking dinner experience, New Year's Eve festive 4-course dinner and a culinary dinner experience in Reykjavik on New Year's Day)
Keflavik Airport arrival and departure transfer (FlyBus shuttle)
Transportation in heated coaches with free Wi-Fi on board
Entrance with towel into the Blue Lagoon
Guided tours of Reykjavik and Reykjanes Peninsula
4 nights 4 star hotel
Escorted by an English speaking tour guide
Northern Lights Planetarium show
Northern Lights search by boat
This tour is operated in conjunction with our trusted partner and you will join travellers from different operators, not solely On The Go. The sightseeing group may vary in size from 10 - 40 persons.

Not Included

International Flights and Visas
Gratuity for your tour guide. Tipping your tour guide is an entirely personal gesture

Itinerary

Day 1

Welcome

Reykjavik. Welcome to Iceland and the start of your Northern Lights adventure! Your transfer to your accommodation is by Flybus shuttle. The remainder of the day is at leisure.
Overnight: Reykjavik

Day 2

Golden Circle & Viking Dinner

Reykjavik - Thingvellir National Park - Gullfoss - Reykjavik. Embark on a scenic journey to Þingvellir (Thingvellir) National Park, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, home to Iceland's ancient Alþingi parliament.

Witness the Mid-Atlantic rift, a visible symbol of Iceland's geological forces. Move on to the breathtaking Gullfoss waterfall and the active geothermal area of Haukadalur, where Strokkur geyser bursts water life every few minutes.

Conclude the day with a step back in time at Ingólfsskáli Viking Restaurant, offering an authentic Icelandic dinner immersed in Viking history and traditions. As the day ends, keep an eye out for the elusive Northern Lights dancing over Faxaflói Bay.
Overnight: Reykjavik  |  Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 3

City Tour & New Years Eve

Happy New Year's Eve! Explore Reykjavík's highlights on a guided city tour, taking in its iconic sites and landmarks. Admire the city's center, the Parliamentary grounds, the harbour, and Hallgrímskirkja church. Passing the renowned Harpa concert hall, our journey leads to the Pearl, a building offering unparalleled views.

Later, immerse yourself in the city's festive spirit on a walking tour, discovering Icelandic holiday traditions and sampling Christmas treats.

In the evening, enjoy a Gala dinner at Perlan, complete with music, a DJ, and stunning views of Reykjavík. Exclusive access to the observation deck ensures an unforgettable New Year's Eve celebration.
Overnight: Reykjavik  |  Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 4

The Blue Lagoon

Reykjavik - Reykjanes Peninsula - Blue Lagoon - Reykjavik. Departing from Reykjavik, our adventure leads us through the breathtaking Reykjanes peninsula, renowned for its dramatic seashores, captivating geology, and charming fishing villages.

En route, we'll visit Bessastaðir, the official residence of Iceland's President, and venture to remarkable landmarks like the Bridge between the continents, Gunnuhver hot spring area, Brimketill viewpoint, and the UNESCO Global Geopark lighthouse.

After lunch at the Northern Light Inn restaurant, we'll reach the famed Blue Lagoon—a geothermal oasis amid lava fields, inviting you to enjoy in its mineral-rich, healing waters.

To conclude the day, we'll enjoy a memorable meal at Hereford, an acclaimed and modern Iceland steakhouse.
Overnight: Reykjavik  |  Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 5

Reykjavik

Today our Northern Lights Icelandic experience comes to an end with included FlyBus transfer to Keflavik Airport.
Breakfast

Prices & Dates

Departure dates are guaranteed with a minimum of 2 or 4 persons (dependent on tours). 'Twin Share' prices are per person when there are 2 people sharing a room. 'Single Room' prices are applicable to those who don’t have anyone to share a room with or anyone wanting the privacy of a single room.

2024
Twin Share
Single Room
29 Dec - 02 Jan 15% off
NZD $9,395
NZD $7,986
NZD $11,445
NZD $9,728

Hotels

The hotels listed below are ones which we frequently use on this tour. We reserve the right to substitute these hotels to ones of a similar standard.

Grand Hotel Reykjavík, Reykjavik

Our Category: Superior   |   Regional Category: 4 Star Hotel

This sophisticated hotel boasts an array of amenities for a comfortable stay. Featuring a wellness spa, a bar, and a restaurant, guests also enjoy complimentary access to a fully equipped gym along with free WiFi. The spacious rooms at Hotel Reykjavík Grand offer modern comforts like flat-screen TVs, tea/coffee amenities, and small fridges. Guests can unwind at the hotel's spa and fitness center, indulging in a variety of treatments, including massages, facials, and pedicures available at an additional cost. At the Grand Brasserie Restaurant, guests can enjoy Icelandic and Nordic cuisine.

At a Glance

Range
Trip Type
Starts
Reykjavik
Ends
Reykjavik
Departs
29th Dec 2024
Group Size
Min 4 / Max 40
Hotel Rating
4 star
Tour Guide
Yes - escorted by a tour guide
Meals
Breakfast: 4, Lunch: 3, Dinner: 3
Countries
Minimum Age
8 yrs, accompanied by an adult
Arr. Transfer
Yes by Flybus shared transfer
Dep. Transfer
Yes by Flybus shared transfer
Colourful houses of Reykjavik against a backdrop of snowy mountains
Colourful houses of Reykjavik against a backdrop of snowy mountains
Colourful houses of Reykjavik against a backdrop of snowy mountains
Colourful houses of Reykjavik against a backdrop of snowy mountains
Colourful houses of Reykjavik against a backdrop of snowy mountains
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