Centerhotel Plaza, , Reyjkjavik
THIS IS IT! The trip that everyone has been asking for! The search for the Aurora Borelis in ICELAND on a first class Collette vacation.
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March 13 -[masked] 7 Days - 10 Meals (option to add on days)
EXPERIENCE IT - THE NORTHERN LIGHTS
Each year during the winter months, travelers journey to Iceland and venture out in the dark to see the magical but elusive Northern Lights (aurora borealis). The colours of this natural phenomenon can vary from white to pin or purple and most commonly green. It is known the best time to witness the lights in Iceland is from early October 1 - mid April. This light show is truly dazzling and worth the pursuit!!
OUR ICELAND HIGHLIGHTS Highlights Include :
- Northern Lights Cruise Boat Cruise
-Tour of the famousGolden Circle, Thingvellir National Park, Geysir, Gullfoss, Seljalandsfoss, Vik, Eyjafjallajökull Volcano Visitor Centre, Skogar Museum, Skógafoss
-Jökulsárlón Glacial Lagoon,
-Skaftafell National Park
- Blue Lagoon
-Explore Skogar Folk Museum, covering all aspects of Icelandic life.
- Experience the energy at the geothermal fields of Geysir and Strokkur
- Learn about the local’s struggles during the 2010 volcanic explosion.
MUST SEE INCLUDED ADVENTURES
-Search for nature's dazzling display on a northern lights cruise.
-See Jökulsárlón glacial lagoon, filled with floating icebergs.
-Relax in the warm, mineral-rich water
The weather should be much more temperate than Toronto, with day highs 3 to 8 degrees.
Monday March 13 DAY 1 -Fly overnight Discover Iceland, a land and culture forged by fire and ice. Steaming lava fields and massive glaciers sculpt mountains and valleys, leaving thundering waterfalls and plunging fjords. In this land of many natural wonders, enjoy the rare opportunity to see the aurora borealis — one of nature’s most dazzling light displays, also known as the northern lights.
Tuesday March 14 DAY 2 Reykjavik, Iceland Your tour opens in Reykjavik. Get acquainted with old town Reykjavik on a walking tour featuring Hallgrimskirkja church, City Hall, the harbour and Reykjavik’s oldest building, now home to the Kraum Icelandic design centre.
Tonight, gather with your fellow travellers at a popular restaurant for dinner featuring Icelandic cuisine. Then, take an exhilarating northern lights cruise. Leave behind the bright city lights and sail out into the darkness of Faxaflói Bay in search of the aurora borealis –or northern lights – one of nature’s wonders. When revealed, you will be dazzled by the flickering display of light bursting with colour that unfolds before your eyes. Included Dinner
Wednesday, March 15, 2017 Day 3 Reykjavik - Golden Circle -Seljalandsfoss Waterfall - VikTravel A visit to the incredible Golden Circle, a route that encompasses many of Iceland's most renowned natural wonders. Journey to Thingvellir National Park, the nation’s most historic area. Icelanders gathered here in A.D. 930 and established what is considered one of the world’s first parliaments.
Find yourself standing upon one of the globe’s most geologically significant landscapes, Thingvellir’s rugged rift valley, a UNESCO World Heritage site that marks the point where the North American and Eurasian tectonic plates meet.
Experience the energy of Icelandic culture with a stop at the geothermal fields of Geysir and Strokkur that erupt every few minutes. Then, marvel at the beauty of the Gullfoss (Golden Falls) waterfall, a stunning 100-foot double cascade. Next, see the beautiful Seljalandsfoss, one of Iceland’s most famous and picturesque waterfalls with a walkway behind it.
Continue southeast to Vik, the southernmost village in Iceland, surrounded by beautiful valleys, beaches, cliffs and mountains. After dinner, amidst the peace and stillness of rural Iceland, search for the aurora borealis – the elusive northern lights. Breakfast and Dinner Included
Thursday, March 16, 2017 Day 4 Drive along the scenic south shore to the Eyjafjallajökull Volcano Visitor Centre. Learn about a family’s struggle to live with the lava during and following the dramatic 2010 explosion of the infamous Eyjafjallajökull volcano that brought European flights to a halt.
Visit Skogar Folk Museum, which contains an outstanding collection covering all aspects of Icelandic life including farm and domestic artifacts, as well as turf-built houses.
Nearby is the impressive Skógafoss waterfall, one of the largest in Iceland. Later, view Reynisfjara, a black volcanic sand beach surrounded by basalt columns and cliffs scattered with caves and rich bird life including the Fulmar, Black Guillemot, Razorbill, Gannet and various types of seagulls. See the unique natural rock formations at Dyrhólaey. After dinner, gaze at the sky in search of the northern lights, a truly spectacular sight. Breakfast and Dinner Included
Friday March[masked] Day 5 Jökulsárlón Glacial Lagoon - Skaftafell National Park - Vik
Travel to Jökulsárlón glacial lagoon, filled with floating icebergs. Explore this extraordinary landscape and perhaps see some seals swimming in Arctic waters. Travel to Skaftafell, gateway to Vatnajökull National Park. The largest national park in Europe, Vatnajökull is known for having Iceland’s highest mountains; an Alpine environment; and the Vatnajökull glacier, Europe's largest glacier. After dinner, continue searching for the shimmering northern lights dancing across the night sky. Breakfast and Dinner Included
Mar 18, 2017: Vik - Blue Lagoon - Reykjavik
Drive to the Reykjanes Peninsula, known for its rugged landscape, lava fields, numerous hot springs, and home of the Blue Lagoon. Take a dip in the pleasantly warm, mineral-rich waters of the geothermal pool, located in the middle of a dramatic lava field. Return to Reykjavik for your farewell dinner and overnight stay. Breakfast and Dinner Included
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Included in Price Round Trip Air from Toronto Airport -Air Taxes and Fees of $310.00 (subject to increase until paid in full) Hotel Transfers, 10 Meals (5 Breakfasts 5 Dinners), First Class Accommodation, tours as stated above,
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Air Rates are subject to change until paid in full. As this tour is weather dependant sightings of the Northern Lights are not guaranteed.