Iceland Winter Wonders Tour
- Dramatic Winter Landscapes
- Technical Glacier Hiking
- Breathtaking Waterfalls
- Cozy & Modern Accommodations
- Stunning Northern Lights
- Black Sand Beaches
- Glacial Lagoons
- Charming Iceland Villages
This 6-Day winter tour of Iceland is perfect for first time winter visitors looking to have a fantastic hiking experience; explore an amazing diversity of scenery, sites and highlights and do it in style with a high level of comfort! This tour provides a unique opportunity to experience the frozen beauty of Icelandic glaciers, ice caves and iceberg-filled glacial lagoons through stunning day hikes away from the crowds. We’ll take you to some of the most outstanding winter landscapes the country has to offer, and experience along the way vast moss-covered lava fields, powerful waterfalls, turbulent glacial rivers, black-sand beaches, mountains with phenomenal views and more!
We also visit several small Icelandic villages that our guests love! Each evening we will spend some time hoping to catch one of Earth’s most amazing natural shows, the Northern Lights. Every night of this trip we’ll enjoy the luxury of hot showers and warm beds in cozy lodges and hotels. This tour is the ultimate Icelandic winter wonderland package!!!
$4300 PER PERSON
$377 SINGLE SUPPLEMENT
DIFFICULTY LEVEL 2
Our difficulty ratings are based on a scale of 1-5, tours with a rating of 1 being least difficult, tours with a rating of 5 being most difficult
- Backpack Weight:
- 10-15 pounds
- Daily Hiking Distances:
- 2-8 miles
- Most Elevation Loss:
- 1150 feet
- Most Elevation Gain:
- 1150 feet
- Quality of Trails:
- Rock and dirt trails often covered in snow and ice
- Much of this tour’s hiking is on snowy and icy terrain, for which we provide microspike crampons, technical crampons and snowshoes.
- be active and healthy
- exercise several times per week
- be comfortable hiking 6-8 miles per day in hilly or mountainous terrain with a 15-pound backpack
SOLITUDE LEVEL 3
1 least solitude, 5 most solitude
We rate this Iceland hike a solitude 3. You can expect to have a couple hours of solitude at a time on some days of the tour.
For our Iceland treks you will need to fly into Keflavik International Airport on Day 1, no later than 3 P.M. Your guide will rendezvous with you at our hotel (we provide a shuttle voucher for transport from the airport to the hotel). An orientation meeting and accommodations are included on Day 1. Your return flight can be scheduled anytime for the final day of the tour or later.
Flights to and from Keflavik Airport are the guest’s responsibility. Multiple airlines operate flights into Keflavik from many U.S. and European international airports. Some of the primary U.S. departure cities include Denver, Portland, Boston, Washington DC, San Francisco, New York and Minneapolis. The duration of nonstop flights is 6-9 hours.
Your flight on the final day of the trip can depart at any time.
Minimum of 4 Guests
We require a minimum of 4 guests to confirm this trip. If a trip date is not confirmed yet, you can register and will be notified when the trip is officially confirmed. We recommend not making final travel arrangements until your trip meets the minimum number of guests and is confirmed.
In most cases, if a trip does not reach the minimum number of guests, you may choose to transfer to another trip date or another trip, be refunded your payments in full, or you may have the choice to pay a supplemental fee to run the trip with fewer guests. We make the final determination for these trips 45 days before the departure date.
Traveling in perfect company is a wonderful thing! With our private trip offerings you can book a trip exclusively for your group. Whether it’s with family, friends or colleagues, private trips are a fun and enriching way to explore the outdoors.
Private trip pricing is based on a sliding scale, depending on the number of people in your party. Rates are per person and do not include sales tax and national park fees (where applicable) or guide gratuity. Give us a call at 800-715-HIKE to get the ball rolling!
Private Rates FOr This Trip
- 2 People: Rate x 2
- 3 People: Rate x 1.5
- 4-5 People: Rate x 1.3
- 6-7 People: Rate x 1.2
- 8-10 People: Rate x 1.1
- 11-12 People: Rate x 1
*all rates are per person and single supplements apply