Iceland Northern Lights & Golden Circle

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Iceland Northern Lights & Golden Circle - G Adventures
Iceland Northern Lights & Golden Circle - G Adventures
1 review
+6 Destinations
South Iceland


  • Explore the Seljalndsfoss waterfalls
  • Visit a lava cave in the Bláfjöll Mountains
  • Snowshoe in the Reykjadalur area
  • Hike the stunning Sólheimajökull Glacier
Age range
12 to 70 year olds
Hotel, Home-stay
Max Group Size
Private Vehicle
Travel style
Start and end in Reykjavik! With the adventure tour Iceland Northern Lights & Golden Circle, you have a 5 day tour package taking you through Reykjavik, Iceland and 6 other destinations in Iceland. Iceland Northern Lights & Golden Circle is a small group tour that includes accommodation in a hotel as well as an expert guide, meals, transport and more.

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  • KS
    Written on January 23, 2018
    2.5 - Average

    I just got back from the Golden Circle/Northern Lights tour in Iceland. Our hotel was changed after it was confirmed to us The second hotel was subpar . We were to get 2 lunches, we got one. We never stopped at a hot spring for a dip. Your trip is only as good as the company they sub contract to. G Adventures, sub contracts your tour to another company in Iceland and the tour is only as good as the guide from that company. Your choices for the dinners are limited to what your guide will cook after showing you around all day. Be prepared to eat late. You will find good and bad reviews of the Iceland tours because of the contracted tours I was really disappointed at the hotel change and the failure to supply the second lunch. Knowing they sub contract their tours there is no guarantee that our tour will be wonderful or bait and switch. Ours was bait and switch.
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  1. Introduction
  1. Day 1 Reykjavik
  2. Day 2 Reykjavik/Álftröð (1B, 1D)
  3. Day 3 Álftröð (1B, 1L, 1D)
  4. Day 4 Álftröð/Reykjavik (1B, 1L)
  5. Day 5 Reykjavik (1B)

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  • Accommodation

    Rated Rather poor by past passengers
  • Guide

    Rated Good by past passengers
  • Meals

    Rated Rather poor by past passengers
  • Transport

    Rated Average by past passengers
  • Additional Services

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  • Flights

  • Insurance

  • Additional Services


  • Europe
  • Iceland
  • Iceland: The Ultimate Travel Guide
  • Western Europe Travel Guide
  • Why Travel With G Adventures?

Questions & Answers

Here we have collected and answered the most frequently asked questions about this tour.

  • When is the best time of the year to take this tour?

    This tour only runs at optimal times during the year to ensure that the skies are dark enough to see the lights to their full effect. The sighting is heavily dependent on the cloud cover and the activity of the Aurora. This is often down to chance, and all of the tour dates offer an equal chance of a sighting.

    September and October are the months we would recommend to anybody who prefers to avoid the extreme cold of an Arctic winter. November and December are very much a time of change in the Arctic and heralds the arrival of the first major snows of the winter. The snow does bring quite a bit of cloud cover but the shorter days also bring darker skies which increases the amount of time during which the Aurora might be visible. January to March are probably the three most popular months for Aurora hunting because they bring long dark nights and plenty of snow to play in during the daylight hours while you wait for darkness to fall!

  • Are the Northern Lights guaranteed on this trip?

    Northern Lights (called the Aurora Borealis) is a naturally occurring phenomenon. The appearance of the Northern Lights is notoriously difficult to predict any further in advance than about two hours before it happens. Therefore, it is important to understand that the G-Adventures won’t be able to guarantee perfect weather conditions while on the tour.

    That being said, this tour is packed with plenty of other amazing and unforgettable experiences. You will have the chance to explore Icelandic capital Reykjavik, stand by the mighty Skogafoss waterfall, and go Lava Caving by the Blue Mountains. It's sure to be an amazing trip!

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Start and end in Reykjavik.
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TourRadar only requires a deposit of $250 to confirm this G Adventures booking. The remaining balance is then payable 65 days prior to the departure date. For any tour departing before 26 December 2018 the full payment of $1,385 is necessary.
Cancellation policy
No additional cancellation fees! You can cancel the tour up to 65 days prior to the departure date and you will not need to pay the full amount of $1385 for Iceland Northern Lights & Golden Circle, but the deposit of $250 is non-refundable. But, the deposit is fully transferable to future bookings with G Adventures.
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Covering a total distance of approx 327 km.
  • Reykjavik (Iceland)
  • 40 km
  • Thingvellir (Iceland)
  • 37 km
  • Geysir (Iceland)
  • 13 km
  • Gullfoss (Iceland)
  • 95 km
  • Solheimajokull (Iceland)
  • 8 km
  • Skogafoss (Iceland)
  • 26 km
  • Seljalandsfoss (Iceland)
  • 110 km
  • Reykjavik (Iceland)

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