Northern Lights, Ice Cave and South Shore

A 5-day package tour in South Iceland including all the major highlights, Northern Lights and an Ice Cave Tour.

5 day Aurora, Ice Cave & South Shore Adventure


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Northern Lights

Tour ID: ISW 08

Tour duration /basic package: 5 days /4 nights

The ultimate winter tour: Experience all the highlights of south Iceland as well as the Northern Lights. This tour takes you as far east as Jokulsarlon glacial lagoon and offers you the chance to go inside an ice cave. Add to this all the beautiful scenery of the south and, if you are lucky, the chance to see the Northern Lights. Can you ask for more?


  • Northern Lights evening tour
  • Reykjavik in winter
  • Gullfoss waterfall
  • Thingvellir National Park
  • Geyser Strokkur and Geysir geothermal area
  • Seljalandsfoss and Skogafoss waterfalls
  • Reynisfjara black sand beach & the village of Vik
  • Skaftafell National Park
  • Jokulsarlon glacial lagoon
  • Guided Ice Cave tour

Departures: Daily from 1. October 2018 - 30. March 2019*

Price per person - Small group travel (max 18 pax pr. group):

Price per person in a 3* hotel  153.900 ISK
Single supplement in a 3* hotel 33.000 ISK
Price per person in 4* hotel 167.500 ISK
Single supplement for 4* hotel 55.500 ISK


Package includes:

  • Transfers from/to Keflavik airport
  • 3 nights accommodation in Reykjavik, sharing double/twin room with private facilities, incl. breakfast
  • 1 night accommodation in Skaftafell area, sharing double/twin room with private facilities, incl. breakfast
  • 1 x Northern Lights evening guided tour from Reykjavik (audio guided in 10 different languages)
  • The Golden Circle day tour (audio guided in 10 different languages)
  • 2 days: South Shore, Jokulsarlon and Ice Cave tour
Note about daily itinerary: Based on tour availability, the order of days may have to be re-arranged upon booking, e.g. the 2 day tour may start on day 2 rather than day 3, while the Golden Circle tour would move from day 2 to day 4.

*Except from 18 Dec 2018 – 06 Jan 2019

Day 1:
Arrival – transfer to Reykjavik
Transfer from Keflavik airport to your accommodation in Reykjavik.

21:00 Northern lights tour
Sit back, relax and join us in the search for the world-famous Aurora Borealis.
Northern Lights Guarantee - if we take you and you don't see them, we will invite you back for free!

Hotel accommodation in Reykjavik the first 2 nights.
Standard rooms with private facilities, including breakfast

Day 2:
The Golden Circle day tour
The Golden Circle is a must-do day tour out of Reykjavik. It offers you the opportunity to discover some of the highlights of southwest Iceland: Thingvellir National Park, Geysir Geothermal Area and Gullfoss waterfall. It also provides you with a general insight into the Icelandic history, geology, its people and its rich cultural heritage.

21:00 Complimentary Northern lights tour if no lights were spotted the night before.

Accommodation in Reykjavik
Standard rooms with private facilites, including breakfast.

Day 3:
Start of 2 day tour of South Shore, Skaftafell and Jokulsarlon
The South Coast of Iceland has so much to offer and to be seen. This part of the country is very rich in magnificent and diverse landscapes, ranging from vast farmlands, active volcanoes, numerous ice caps, glacier outlets and Glacier Rivers, amazing waterfalls, wide black sandy plains and beaches of black and fascinating basalt rock formations.
Highlights include Seljalandsfoss and Skogafoss waterfall, Reynisfjara black sand beach, the village of Vik and breathtaking views of glaciers and mountains.

Accommodation in Skaftafell
Standard rooms with private facilities, including breakfast.

Day 4:
Jokulsarlon Glacial Lagoon - Ice Cave – Skaftafell - Reykjavik

You can debate which is the bigger highlight, Jokulsarlon with its floating ice bergs (which is the first stop of the day) or the shimmer blue light inside the ice caves (which is the second stop), but you will certainly get up close and personal with a lot of glacier ice today! After visiting the ice cave, we stop again at Skaftafell National Park with its amazing scenery of mountains and glaciers.
We then head back to Reykjavik, looking out for the Northern Lights on our way back.
We return to Reykjavik between 21:00 and 23:00.

Overnight in Reykjavik
Standard rooms with private facilities, including breakfast.

 Day 5:

Transfer from your accommodation in Reykjavik to Keflavik airport


The tour can be combined with the North Iceland programme. Extra nights in Reykjavik can easily be added to the itinerary.

The itinerary may need to be adapted or changed depending upon prevailing weather/road conditions.

For the Northern lights forecast, please check this site for daily reports:

Please note: Aurora Borealis is a natural phenomenon dependent on weather and sightings cannot be guaranteed every night. Complimentary retry another evening if the northern lights are not seen on the tour on day 1.

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Nonni Travel

Brekkugata 5
600 Akureyri, Iceland

Tel. +354 461 1841
nonni (at)


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