From £2699 per person
Best time to travel
September to March
Discover Iceland's stunning south coast
Iceland has plenty to offer when it comes to adventure and scenery – it is also a great location to give yourself the opportunity to try and witness the northern lights. With our South Coast Aurora trip, we make sure that you get to discover some of the beauty the southern part of Iceland has to offer whilst capitalising on trying to see the lights in the evening by staying at Hotel Ranga – the properties location is ideal for star gazing and even has its own observatory you can visit when there is a clear night sky. The property also has a northern lights call out which you can sign up for, which means if you head to the bed the aurora being to appear they can call your room and alert you. During the days we have you head out with a private guide to explore the surrounding area; from the famous Golden Circle to the heading up to Eyjafjallajokull to snowmobile, and then discovering the south coast and its ice caves!
South Iceland Aurora
You will have a transfer from Keflavik airport into Reykjavik city where you can spend the rest of the day exploring the city and checking out some of its fantastic restaurants.
You will be collected from your property by your tour guide and taken out to visit one of Iceland’s most famous spots – the Golden Circle – where you can witness the fantastic Gullfoss waterfall, the geyser Strokkur, and the stunning scenery that surrounds this area.
In the afternoon you will check into your accommodation – Hotel Ranga – where you will stay in one of their specially designed Junior Suites.
South Coast & Ice Caves
Today you will be picked up by your guide and taken on a trip to discover some of the stunning locations along the coastline including the waterfalls of Seljalandsfoss and Skógafoss. Then you can head to the famous black sand beaches in Vik, Reynisfjara.
To add a bit of adventure to your trip you can then head to Katla to take part in a trip inside an ice cave. The perfect way to witness Iceland’s nature at a distance and then close up and personal!
Explore the glacier
Today you take the opportunity to head up onto the glaciers that offer some of the most perfect views over the southern part of Iceland. Your guides will take you to Eyjafjallajökull where you can do a short hike and marvel at the scenery.
In the afternoon head back for a relaxing soak in one of Hotel Ranga’s hot tubs and in the evening see if the sky is clear to do some aurora and star gazing!
After breakfast and check out of your accommodation for your transfer which will take you across to the airport – however – there are options here to consider which include extending your stay, visiting the Blue Lagoon before your flight home, and adding an extra night in the capital.
Our Adventure Artists are on hand to help build the perfect itinerary to fit your needs – just let them know what works best for you and they will be able to put together your dream itinerary.