Akureyri – North Iceland Winter Holidays
Akureyri – North Iceland Winter Holidays from £699
Package includes escorted excursions worth £200pp
Choice of 6 hotels in Akureyri
Departs: 3 February to 9 March 2020
About these Iceland HolidaysThese amazing holidays include
Choice of 11 regional departure airports
Luggage allowance & resort transfers
2 escorted coach excursions
Resort holiday representative
Akureyri is just 62km from the Artic Circle and the second largest urban area after Reykjavik. Surrounded by stunning mountains and the sea which reaches Akureyri at the end of Iceland’s deepest fjord it is picture postcard perfect.
Your Included Excursions
Search for the Northern Lights
Approx 4 hour evening excursion with a local guide to search for the Aurelia Borealis. Being just 62km from the Artic Circle and with less light polution you have the best chance of viewing this amazing natural wonder
Lake Myvatan Experience – Land of Fire and Ice
Approx 8 to 9 hours with an experienced local guide. You will visit Godafoss Waterfall, lava formations, volcanic craters, Krala geothermal area and stop off at the Vogarfjos Restaurant with a working cow shed for coffee and snacks.
Optional Excursions Available:
Including beer spas, thermal baths, skiing, snowmobiles and whale watching can be booked in resort with your representative or to save time we suggest booking in advance to get the most from your holiday.
Akureyri, IcelandAlthough Akureyri is Iceland’s second largest town it is still something of a hidden gem, not yet on the main tourist trail. You will enjoy Icelandic culture, heritage and cuisine in the city’s museums, restaurants, shops and bars, all the while surrounded by stunning Arctic scenery.
Known as the “foodie hub” of Iceland it has a much slower pace than Reykavik and is much cheaper in comparison.
It’s lack of light pollution also makes it a great place for you to get a glimpse of the amazing Aurora Borealis (Northern Lights).
Until recently it was difficult to reach from the UK but this changed in 2018 with the launch of these packages offering direct flights from the UK. We were lucky to be one of the first to take advantage of these amazing Icelandic short breaks in 2018 and can wholeheartedly recommend them.
For more destination information visit www.northiceland.is
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Your Iceland Holiday – What’s Included
Return Flights including taxes
Escorted sightseeing excursions
In resort holiday representative
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