Snowshoeing, Northern Lights, Snæfellsnes Peninsula & Northern Iceland (8 days)
If you are looking for an active winter vacation in Iceland and have a larger budget, this National Geographic tour may be for you. Led by a National Geographic guide, this real tour has you taking in a great many of Iceland’s attractions, many by snowshoeing or hiking.
It starts with you exploring Reykjavik, before heading up to northern Iceland and exploring the Mývatn area, including time snowshoeing to a volcano crater and a soak in the gorgeous Mývatn nature baths – from where you might be lucky enough to see the Northern Lights.
It then heads down the west coast of Iceland, out onto the Snæfellsnes Peninsula, where you spend a couple of days exploring, and amongst other activities, take another snowshoeing tour. Finally, the trip has you touring the Golden Circle and hiking up Miðfell, before finishing in Reykjavík, where you’ll also visit the Blue Lagoon.
When: Nov – March
Duration: 8 days/7 nights
Highlands, South Coast, Snæfellsnes Peninsula & the Golden Circle (10 days)
This 10 day winter tour has you exploring many of the highlights of Iceland, including a 3 day super jeep tour to see the incredible winter landscapes of Landmannalaugar national park and 2 days on the Snaefellsnes Peninsula.
You’ll also explore the south coast of Iceland for two days, visit the Blue Lagoon, have a chance to see the Northern Lights and go ice caving. It’s an itinerary that really takes benefit of the myriad winter adventures available in Iceland, and focuses on thoroughly exploring what’s available at this time of year.
When: November – March
Duration: 10 days/9 nights
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