7 Day Iceland and the Northern Lights

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7 Day Iceland and the Northern Lights
To the Vikings, they were fires in the sky or the gowns of dancing angels. To scientists, they’re the reaction of charged particles colliding with solar winds in Earth’s upper atmosphere. To all who see them, they are simply fascinating! The Northern Lights are a rippling, cosmic curtain of ethereal soft colors that ignite the subarctic sky.

Your journey starts with a restorative, post-flight dip in the mineral-rich waters of the Blue Lagoon. Based in Reykjavik for the first 2 nights, get to know this creative capital city and set out on your first attempt to see the Northern Lights dance across the night sky. Next you'll head up to Akureyri, Iceland's "second city" and the gateway to the north, where you'll get embark on a guided nighttime tour in hopes of glimpsing the Northern Lights. Explore Mývatn, a volcanic lake which, along with Goðafoss waterfall makes up the Diamond Circle. After a flight back to Reykjavik you'll end your adventure with a two-night stay in Husafell, far from the city lights and where the Northern Lights are often visible from the comfort of your countryside accommodation.

Please note: This trip is available from mid-September to mid-April.

Kensington Tours creates private trips from the world’s finest ingredients. Tailor-made with care by your personal Destination Expert, your personalized trip is always a one-of-a-kind experience made just for you. Expert local guidance and 24/7 service come standard.

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We create personalized trips based on your preferences, this means no two trips are the same. Our expertise in over 90 countries worldwide means we take on all the complexities and logistics of planning your trip, so you can simply enjoy.

Whether you’re looking for culturally immersive experiences, relaxation, culinary delights, exclusive access or unique places to stay, we make it happen. While your local private guide takes it one step further by helping you authentically experien

Sep 27, 2022 through
Dec 31, 2023
6 Nights from
$6,097.00 (USD)
Per Person


Day Destination
1 Reykjavik To Welcome
2 Reykjavik
3 Reykjavik To Akureyri
4 Akureyri
5 Akureyri To Reykjavik To Husafell
6 Husafell
7 Husafell
Prices are per-person based on double occupancy, unless otherwise noted.