3 Day South Coast Northern Lights, Jokulsarlon Ice Cave, Golden Circle & Glacier Hiking

Seeing the Northern Lights often tops many people's bucket lists.
How often do you normally get to venture inside of a glacier?
The dazzling blues, imprinted deep in the ice, make for fantastic photographs.
Gullfoss, 'The Golden Falls', only an hours drive from Reykjavík.
Seljalandsfoss, on the South Coast of Iceland.
Reynisfjara is known for its unpredictable tides, amazing rock formations and jet black sand.
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Jump aboard this three-day excursion, to see the famous sites of the Golden Circle and South Coast, as well as Jökulsárlón glacier lagoon to explore a blue ice cave, glaciers, and to increase your chances of seeing the Northern lights. This tour should appeal to anyone looking to pack the best attractions in Iceland into just a few days.

On this tour, you will have the opportunity to see popular sites such as the Geysir geothermal area, Gullfoss waterfall, Þingvellir national park and Jökulsárlón glacier lagoon, which are world famous for a reason. You will also see all of the attractions on the south coast of Iceland, like the waterfalls Skogafoss and Seljalandsfoss, and the black sand beach, Reynisfjara.

The experience of exploring an ice cave in Europe's largest glacier is what makes this tour even more special. Ice caves only form throughout the winter months, so only a few people are fortunate enough to be able to witness their beauty first hand.

By reserving this tour, your three days in Iceland will be fully organized for you. Considering the challenge of sorting out tours and accommodation in Iceland, this is a huge convenience; you also don’t need to worry about driving the icy winter roads, as all of that is in the hands of your qualified and friendly guide. The accommodation you will be sleeping in is the best available accommodation in the South of Iceland. 

All equipment will be provided for the glacier hike and ice cave exploration. The only things you need to remember are your hiking shoes, warm clothes, camera and your sense of adventure.

Book this action-packed and great value three-day, two-night, trip in a winter wonderland as soon as possible to avoid missing out. Check the availability by choosing a date.

Quick facts

Tour information:
  • Available: Nov. - Mar.
  • Duration: 3 days
  • Activities: Glacier Hiking, Sightseeing, Northern lights hunting, Ice Caving
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Minimum age: 8 years old
  • Languages: English
  • Highlights: Golden Circle, Jökulsárlón, Vatnajökull, Skógafoss, Seljalandsfoss, Geysir, Gullfoss, Þingvellir, Skaftafell, Reynisfjara Black Sand Beach, Vík í Mýrdal, Reynisdrangar, Svínafellsjökull
Pickup information:
  • Starting time : 08:00 09:00,

  • All accommodation in hotels with breakfast

  • Ice cave tour

  • Glacier hiking

  • English speaking guide

  • All transport

  • Dinner

  • Lunch

What to bring:
  • Warm clothes, layers of wool and fleece. Windproof and rainproof clothing.

  • Hiking boots

  • Camera with extra batteries

Good to know:

The Northern Lights are a natural phenomenon, and therefore cannot be guaranteed, but this itinerary is designed to maximise your chances to see them if weather allows.

It can happen, in the case of extreme weather, that an activity is cancelled. If your chosen activity is cancelled, we will assist you with rearranging or booking other activities when possible, and any potential price difference will be refunded to you.

For your convenience, it is recommended that you pack lightly for this tour. Luggage storage in Reykjavík is available for your larger items if you need to repack to a smaller suitcase or backpack before your journey.

Daily itinerary

Day 1 - The Golden Cirlce

The Golden Circle is Iceland's most popular sightseeing route.

You will be picked up from your accommodation day one, and from there, set out to explore the most popular tourist trail in Iceland: the Golden Circle. There are three sites that make this trail world-famous, all of which you will get the chance to visit.

The first of these is Þingvellir National Park, the only UNESCO World Heritage Site on the Icelandic mainland. Sitting directly between the North American and Eurasian tectonic plates, it is an area of fascinating geology and stunning nature; it is the best place in the world to see the edges of these continents. It is also the original site of what is now the world’s longest-running, ongoing parliament. The Alþingi that was formed here in 930 AD still continues in Reykjavík.

The second site you will visit is the Geysir Geothermal Area. The largest geyser here, Geysir, gave all others around the world their name. It is largely inactive these days, but the nearby Strokkur erupts every 10 minutes or so, blasting water as high as 40 metres. The surrounding area is beautiful, with the earth dyed in the colours of the elements, and many hot springs dotted around.

The third and final classic location on the Golden Circle is Gullfoss. Otherwise known as ‘the Golden Waterfall’, this feature is iconic. Tumbling down two steps into a dramatic ravine, its scale and might are mesmerising. There are several viewing platforms around that you can admire it from; in good weather, one opens right beside where it’s falling.

You will spend the night not far from here, in the Hvolsvöllur area. Keep an eye on the skies for the Northern Lights.

Day 2 - The South Coast and glacier hiking

Jökulsárlón is, without doubt, one of the most special locations in Iceland.

On your second day, you will explore the South Coast of Iceland. This area is famed for its wealth of landmarks and dramatically diverse scenery, all of which is visible from the road as you drive.

The first places you will stop at are two waterfalls, Seljalandsfoss and Skógafoss. You can walk all the way around the former, granting you spectacular views of the cascade and surrounding nature. The second is much wider and with a greater flow, and can be approached right up to where the water is falling. Between these waterfalls, you may see Eyjafjallajökull, the sub-glacial volcano that erupted in 2010.

Your next stop, however, will be at Sólheimajökull, the glacier tongue upon which you will be hiking. When here, you will be provided with all your equipment, and receive a safety briefing. Following this, you will ascend the glacier, and be rewarded with some spectacular views. The colour, shape and scale of the ice is awe-inspiring, and you will be told all about the history, future and science of the glaciers.

After this adventure, you will continue exploring the wonders of the South Coast. The next stop is the black sand beach Reynisfjara, which is renowned for its fascinating geology, with the Reynisdrangar sea stacks and Dyrhólaey rock arch. After a short stop in Vík, you will continue onto Skaftafell Nature Reserve, which is so spectacular it was once a National Park in its own right; now it is part of the greater Vatnajökull National Park.

Following your time here, you will head onto the Jökulsárlón glacier lagoon. This is often referred to as the crown jewel of Iceland’s nature. Here, hundreds of great icebergs litter a serene lake, creating an otherworldly spectacle. When these bergs eventually make it out of the lagoon, they wash up on the nearby shore, lending it its name, the Diamond Beach.

You will spend the night in the Jökulsárlón area.

Day 3 - The ice caves and return to Reykjavík

The ethereal interior of one of Iceland's glaciers.

On your third day, you will get to explore one of the magnificent ice caves of Vatnajökull glacier. These incredible natural features only appear over winter and are weather-reliant, so the chance to enter one is an incredibly rare opportunity. You will be provided with crampons and helmets, before following your guide into this ethereal space.

Once you have revelled in the beauty of the ice caves, you will return to your van and return to Reykjavík. This drive is long but promises to be spectacular. You guide will point out anything that you missed the day before.

You'll arrive in the city in time for a late dinner, giving you plenty of time to enjoy the famous Reykjavík nightlife.


Due to increased demand for travel services in Iceland and low availability, travel companies in Iceland can not guarantee specific accommodations. However, we can always provide you with the best available accommodation at the time of your booking. Below you can see our preferred partners for accommodation. For the first night, they are Hótel Hvolsvöllur and Hótel Eyjafjallajökull. For the second night, they are Hótel Höfn and Hótel Vatnajökull. In the case of these hotels not being an option, an alternative of the same standard will be arranged.

Hótel Hvolsvöllur

Standard bedrooms with private bathroom in 3 star hotel in Hvolsvöllur. Breakfast is included.

Hótel Eyjafjallajökull

Standard bedrooms with private bathroom in a country hotel on the south coast of Iceland. Breakfast is included.

Hótel Höfn

Standard bedrooms with private bathroom in 3 star hotel in the largest town in southeast Iceland. Breakfast is included.

Hótel Vatnajökull

Standard bedrooms with private bathroom in 3 star hotel close to Höfn. Breakfast is included.




A very well organised tour with experienced guides - essential in winter given the weather condition in Iceland can change rapidly. Despite having experienced a snow storm in the middle of the tour, we still managed to do all that was planned - glacier hiking and ice cave with no one hurt! Both of our guides were very informative and caring, went the extra mile to make sure we were comfortable and answered any questions we had. Definitely the tour to join if you have limited time in Iceland and want to maximise the experience!

The most amazing experience ever! The places are magical! Our guide Gummi took excellent care for all of us! Top organization.

Doing a guided tour of southern Iceland in the winter was great because we didn't have to worry about driving in the extremely windy conditions. It also helped that we could just relax and enjoy without doing all of the planning and research on how to get places and what there is to see. Our tour guide Lisa was so nice as well! Only suggestion I have for improvement would be regarding tour pick up times. They tell you that pickup starts at 8 am and can take up to 30 minutes. Would be better if all bus stops had set pick up times instead of everyone waiting starting from 8 am.

Doing a guided tour of southern Iceland in the winter took out a lot of guesswork and planning so we could relax and enjoy! Beautiful!

It was a wonderful experience. We don’t usually do guide tour. But this one was beyond our expectations. The sceneries were amazing. The schedule was well planned. I want to especially thank our guide Vala and our driver Omar. They were very knowledgeable and friendly. Were able to answer all of our questions even it’s not related to this tour. Highly recommended!

Informative and we enjoyed our tour guide Vala and driver Ana. The weather didn't let us see decent Northern Lights but the days were packed with all of the features of Iceland. I would recommend a day or 2 in Reykjavik to accompany this tour. The South Coast is beautiful in mid-November but I wouldn't want to drive the roads. Several vehicles were blown off the road that we saw. You can save money on meals by going to the local grocery stores when you stop for the night.

My wife and I took the 3 day/2 night south coast tour. It was a very comprehensive and action packed tour starting from the moment we enter the bus in Reykjavik, until we return! We had such a great time! Although I must say that, considering most sites are free to enter (e.g. beaches, falls...), except for the Glacier Hike and Ice Cave (involves 4x4 drive to the site), no lunch , dinner or on-board drinks/snacks included and low hotel rates, the price for these tours are way too expensive. We are heavy spenders, and also appreciate some value to a certain extent... the price for this tour can definitely be lowered significantly... BUT provided you have a comfortable budget, the experience and adventure of this trip is PRICELESS!

Very knowledgeable guides and a lot to learn about Iceland history and geography

This trip is amazing! I have seen the most amazing sites and feel in awe of the beauty of Iceland. The tour is great. Hilmar was great - knowledgeable, fun but 100% mindful of our comfort and safety. An added bonus was Hronn - our wonderful driver, who even brought me cream for my feet from her own purse. I would highly recommend this tour. At the end of 3 days I feel I got as close to heaven as possible!

Absolutely wonderful. I as a rule do not like guided tours. you tour was small with a wonderful guide Lisa who respected our space giving us every opportunity to fully embrace the beauty and at the same time educating us, she was fabulous. I loved every moment and would highly recommend this tour. Your tour was professional, beautiful and the supporting guides on the glasier hike and ice caves also made sure we had a wonderful time...absolutely wonderful

We went to Iceland for our anniversary this March ,actually our main purpose are for the ice cave and aurora. The weather is perfect (compare with all my friends whoever went on March and November last year). We had Freyja as our guide. The whole tour is very organized , we had the chance to see everything, the aurora, the cave, the glacier ,etc. I really appreciate to have Freyja as my guid, she is very patient and always try her best to solve my problems.( I'm a little picky in some way)

Such an amazing journey! We Do have such a nice tour guide Lofur and bus driver Egill which is so friendly and helpful.hopully can see both of them again!

It was an amazing and wonderful tour (3d2n southern coast tour) with aurora hunter. We had engaged with another Two tour agents and we enjoyed the most in this trip with aurora hunter. Our guide Rocky who was funny and brought us lots of laughters throughout the trip and he stayed up throughout the nights to look for aurora during our tour. He was also very informative and provided us knowledgeable about the sites visited and the important point was he could make It fun while we were learning the local cultures and knowledges. Our driver though was quiet yet dedicated guy that never showed his tiredness although he drove for more than 400 km on 1 st day of our trip! Definitely will join back the tour if we come back to Iceland in the future.

We booked a 3 day tour through Guide to Iceland for our first visit to Iceland. I looked at multiple tour groups and websites and reviews and decided on Guide to Iceland because 1) it was the most affordable for all the included activities, 2) they had great reviews, 3) I wanted professionals taking us around since we are from Texas and do not function well in the snow (haha!). Our tour guide was Helgi and our driver was Kristjan. They were a great team. Kristjan was a skilled driver and got us from place to place with no issues. We even drove through a snow storm and saw a bunch of cars all stranded on the side of the road, but we had no problems! Helgi was a great guide. He was knowledgeable of all the sights we went to and was very entertaining. Very friendly and joked a lot. We saw some other guides that just straight-faced gave history/lectures to their groups. What's the fun in that? Helgi also took us on a detour to see the Icelandic horses because we were ahead of schedule. :D We were able to hit all of our destinations at a timely manner and even got back to Reykjavik on the 3rd day at a good time. My top 3 favorite things from the tour was the Glacier Hike (Helgi was a great guide, I felt really safe with him), the Glacier Lagoon, and the Golden Waterfall. (I also loved the horses!) It was a great tour for our first visit. I feel like we saw a ton of stuff. I definitely recommend this tour, and if you get Helgi as a guide, tell him Irene says hi! :)

I noticed that some people in the same 3 days trip i joined have left their comments here. Yes, it was a great tour I would recommend to my friends.

This is what I would call "The Bucket List Tour." Rebeca and Hilmar (not sure if I spelled his name right) were the absolute best guides! We did everything listed AND MORE! However, the weather was bad one day and we couldn't do the glacier hike. Instead of sulking about it, our guides showed us other secret locations of the country like waterfall canyons, self-sustaining dairy farm/ice cream shop, horse farm, and scenic views that were breathtaking. If you are looking for an adventure of a lifetime in Iceland, you definitely don't want to miss this tour!

Highly recommend this tour! I went in March and wanted to see the Northern Lights and get close to the glaciers- was able to do it all and not worry about finding my way around or looking at accommodations because its done for you! My guide David and driver Trigs were fantastic- they were super personable and put in a lot of energy and enthusiasm into every destination. They knew their stuff and shared a lot of information about the culture and history of Iceland. They also showed us a lot of places outside the itinerary which was very much appreciated! The rooms were clean and everyone at every point was super accommodating. Highly recommended especially if you have only a few days in Iceland but want to see a lot!

Took this tour from 1-3, March 2017 and the guide ( sorry about spelling ) Einar and Voltimer were by far the best guides I had while in Iceland. The accommodations were clean and had amazing hospitality. I was able to see the northern lights because Einar tracked them all day to make sure it would be a possibility. Every stop was amazing and worth the adventure. Not only did I get to see the northern lights but at every stop, Einar, walked with the group and was knowledgeable and informative about the land, environmental implications, as well as full of history and facts.

I would give a six-star rating if there is one. Our tour guide David is really nice and passionate about sharing with us all kinds of information and his love for Iceland :history, culture, geography, etc. The arrangement is perfect with all the places mentioned and actually 9 extra spots along the way, especially we had a GREAT time walking into the waterfall XD Our group is super super super lucky with aurora. The whole trip is far beyond my expectations. Also made a few wonderful friends in the group. Many many thanks to David and our wonderful driver whose name I don't know how to spell. You guys are awesome. Would come back sometime in the summer to go around the whole island.

Very informative tour by Fredya. Very friendly, helpful and accommodative. Quite a good story teller. Enjoyed the stories. Great service! Did not get to see the northern light due to the weather. Do note that there's no northern light hunting in this tour. U May view the light from the respective hotel if the weather is right. Last day would end at around 6 or 7 pm. As such, u may wish to go for a separate tour if unable to catch the light show during the first 2 nights.

I had a really great time with the group (7 tourists), and EYJA our tour guide, she's an amazing. She told us a lot of informative information, and we all understand the time efficiency so we had visited extra attractions( dairy farm+ ice cream/must wet waterfall/ Icelandic style greenhouse cheaper tomato,cucumber), three days was unforgettable. The weather was not so good during the time when I was there, I didn't see northern light.

Great tour。

It's a nice trip(11-13, March, 2017). Anges, our tour guide, is esay-going and full of passion. But the room where I stayed at the second night had a bit mouldy odour. I hope I was the only person who met this problem. And, I thank each group member who helped take photo for me.

Really enjoyed the 3 day Jokulsarlon tour from Aurora Hunters. We did research on-line before the trip, and had a far richer experience with the guided tour than we would have on our own. Lydia, the tour guide and Anna, the driver were both awesome. We learned a lot about Icelandic culture, and experienced a wide variety of natural beauty in the area. Aurora Hunters was also wonderful. We left a bag with camera equipment, credit cards and passports on the tour bus, and they went out of their way to get it back to us. Highly recommend this tour, and Aurora Hunters. -bill payne

Great tour. The company does their best to adjust the itinerary as necessary in order to work around the weather and will even add extra stops if time permits. We were able to see everything mentioned (including the stunning Northern Lights) and more.

I just finished the tour (19-21/3) with Bojorgvin and Julia. It was the best tour I ever had , 5 stars to all breathtaking spots and extra 5 stars to our friendly, funny , reliable driver Bojorgvin , he was also be our guide since day 2. Jokulsarlon and blue Ice Cave is breathtaking , We did Glacier Hiking with Mark Reid, he is very friendly and helpful. Glacier and the blue ice cave is must seen scenery in winter. That would be more exciting if we could walk inside the tunnel in blue ice cave. Bojorgvin took us to many extra stops, like Icelandic horse farm, dairy farm with fresh ice cream, Urriaðfoss, Svinafellsjokull glacier , and cave in Bláskógabyggð area. All of the points are awesome, especially the Svinafellsjokull. Highly recommanded this tour to anyone who want to visit the south iceland, this tour is valuable, brings you to all must do activities and must go natural scenery. Only one

The three-day tour with Eyja was absolutely amazing. Eyja is a very good tour guide and a good driver. Her great sense of humor made our trip full of laughters and know more about Iceland. In three days we visited the symbolic attractions in south Iceland which made me feel like I was on another planet. If you don't have much time in Iceland I definitely recommend this short tour! Eyja even brought us to some secret spots since we had some time left during the trip. Very very happy that I had joined this trip and had an overview of the beautiful land. Hopefully will visit Iceland again in summer time!

Just finished this impressive tour ( 19th ~21st Mar. 2017 ) ! Excellent driver, guide and schedule. Due to the cloudy weather, we couldn't see the northern lights, but we did glacier hiking and ice caving, traveling to the ice cave in a super jeep was very exciting. Vatnajokull glacier exceeded my expectation, was breathtaking, like nowhere else on earth. We were so lucky to have an awesome driver Bjorgvin and a beautiful lovely guide Julia, they were funny and nice, on the 2nd day it was snowing, Bjorgvin was so reliable with good driving skills, the whole journey was comfortable! Bjorgvin even took us to many extra stops, like Icelandic horse farm, dairy farm with fresh ice cream, waterfall, a cave in Bláskógabyggð area. If you're looking for a multi-day sightseeing tour exploring most of the south coast spots, this is highly recommended! it includes many unmissable attractions! in addition, the hotels were good, wifi connection on the bus was speedy and stable!

This was the best trip ever and I believe signing up for the three day tour played a big role in making this the best trip! Our tour guide was Helgi Thorsteinsson And driver was Kristjan B. We're the best tour guy ever. Helgi was funny and taught us a lot about Iceland. We had a different tour guy for the ice cave, Gisle was also great. Taught me photography tricks so I could take better pictures on my trip. I feel like I made friends on this trip. Thank you for a great experience! -Cathleen Nguyen

If you're looking for a great way to see Iceland, book a 3 day trip with Aurora Hunters (Guide to Iceland), worth every penny. Our driver Amma and tour guide Lidia were awesome. They took us to all the major photo op spots in Iceland and to a few of their owe secret spots that they like to go to, that weren't offered in the package. They are very knowledgeable about the island, and answered all of our questions that we had. We got the chance to see the northern Lights one night and take some great pics too. Taking this tours lets you travel in a smaller group of about 15-20 people and not be on one of those huge cattle buses that wouldn't have made it down to some of the spots that we hit. We seen so many cars off to the side of the road looking at maps and GPS trying to figure out where they were. Save yourself the stress and headaches of self-driving an island that you are unfamiliar with and let the people that know the land show you their country and learn from the best. Also if the weather is bad (Changes so rapidly), do you really want to be driving in a white out snowstorm following a GPS? You're on vacation........relax Cory & Sherri (The Canadian's)

This tour surpassed my expectations by far, i was expecting far less activities, you do read what you are going to do in the itinerary but i expected it to be less fun. My tour guide Kristjan was awsome, we did a lot of stops over the day and end feeling that I got to knew a lot more than what says in the program. The hotels are very nice and they alert you, if you ask to, in ordet to see the northern lights. Our guide was full of fun facts that may the trip a lot better and even show is national music made by politicians... the whole trip was full of music and adventure, I would definitely recommend it!!

We had a wonderful time in iceland. Kris is our tour guide and driver. He is an excellent guide, our experience surpassed expectations. This is our first time in iceland with no previous experience with ice cave and extreme cold weather. With Kris, we feel the trip was fun and safe. Kris is kind andknowledgeable, he also has a sense of humor. We learned a lot about Iceland from this trip and we enjoyed every minute of it. Thank you and Appreciated Mr. Kris . Also we know his nickname Bid Dady.

I went to Iceland in search of the northern lights and was hoping the rest of the trip would fill the hours of the day. The hours of the day greatly exceeded my expectations! While we did not get to see the northern lights, Rebecca made sure we saw everything else Iceland had to offer and Iceland delivered. Due to poor weather on day 1, Rebecca adjusted our plans to ensure we were not affected by the storm (thanks again Rebecca). She was very proactive and that made all the difference in our trip. Sidenote: The accommodations and food were very good but the people of Iceland are fantastic.

You will know what Iceland is by attending this tour. You cannot drive? That's a good reason to join this tour. This tour takes you to famous and incredibly beautiful places involving Black Sand Beach, Seljalandfoss Waterfall, Geysir and so on. You can also experience glacier hiking and ice caving which are accompanied by humorous guides. The main tour guide Runar and the driver Bjarni were excellent and well-trained guys. I attended this tour alone, but never felt lonely because Runar often tried to talk with me and taught me several interesting stories about each site. You can enjoy both the beautiful landscape of Iceland and warm atmosphere of tour.

I had an amazing time on this tour. Rebecca as both driver and tour guide did an amazing job, ably assisted by her side-kick Ida. The tour was fascinating and went to some really beautiful locations throughout Iceland (from ice caves, glaciers, icebergs and waterfalls). Despite some difficult weather, Rebecca got us to everywhere we needed to go and was full of really interesting and useful information on Iceland and its history. All the other tour guides that met us were excellent and the accomodation was good quality. This was definitely the best way to see Iceland if you're in a small group and have limited time. Our group was small (7 people), which was a really great size. Highly recommended.

This tour was completed with what you need to see and do in Iceland. Our tour guide Runar and driver Bjarni are very experienced and knowledgeable, they are nice and have gave me an amazing 3 days in Iceland. Our glacier walking guide "Yoong" are responsive and patient to everyone of us. Not forget to mentioned ice cave guide "Khalid" is a funny guy whose asked us to remember his name. I will miss them and the unforgettable memory gained from this tour. I will strongly recommend this amazing and worthy tour!!!

This tour was money well spent! Agnes was the best tour guide ever and made sure we got to see everything we wanted to. Our group had 16 people, so it was a great size. The bus had plenty of room and we really appreciated the wifi and charging outlets for our cameras. Daniel was a great driver! GET THE RENTAL BOOTS! It was worth the extra money to have them, especially for the glacier hike and ice cave. This was such an amazing tour! I recommend it!!

So happy that we did this! These 3 days will be memories that I will never forget. Our guide Rose and driver Bardi were fantastic at showing us the southern coast of Iceland and keeping us entertained. They always happened to get us to the spots right before a bigger crowd showed up allowing for excellent photos. We were able to see a little of the northern lights from our hotel, but they helped arrange for a small-group northern lights tour to try and see more once we returned back to Reykjavik (which we saw even better ones). Even if you don't get to see the light due to weather, you will still have the most amazing adventure! I really loved that our group was small (about 18), which made for a more easier and intimate experience. I will definitely recommend this tour to all my friends that want to visit! Thank you Rose and Bardi!

Awesome experience. Good mix of sight-seeing adventure activities. The highlight for me had to be the ice cave, the glacier hike, and the diamond beach. Due to bad winter weather, we had to cancel the glacier hike which was set for the first day, but our tour guide was able to adapt and changed our itinerary so that we could get our hike in on the second day of the trip - it was well worth it as we were able to go on the glacier hike at sunset, which was an unforgettable experience. Amazed that with a large group that there weren't more hiccups. Tour was very professional and well-run.

A fantastic 3 day trip to see amazing Icelandic scenery. Our cheerful tour guide Lydia is very helpful and humorous and took us to see more places not on itinerary as we were quite on time for each journey. Our driver Bjorguin is also very nice and helped me a lot on glacier hiking. He made sure no one lagged behind the team too much and held my hand when i was a bit scared with slopy hills.

5 star tour!! Perfect experience. Weather was nice and clear, we joined all the activities. The blue crystal cave and glacier hiking were amazing. And my guide Urraca told us about some interesting stories and history about Iceland; our driver is also professional. The two night stay was also good, better than our stay in Reykjavik.

The 3-day tour to the South Region was absolutely incredible. What a beautiful country! Our time spent with our tour guide, Rognvaldur aka "Rocky", was one of the most memorable parts of our entire trip. His pride in the country, its history and his roots are very respectable. We also had the best driver in Iceland, Óli, who got us from place to place efficiently in stormy weather with no problems. This 3-day tour is highly recommended whether rain or shine! And I hope you are lucky enough to get Rocky and Óli leading your journey. Skál!

Fantastic tour. I'm so glad I decided to let an expert driver (Óli) take us around this beautiful country with the guidance of the most fun person in Iceland, Rognvaldur ("Rocky"). Wonderful stories and music will fill your days while you get to enjoy the most breathtaking sights in the world. I highly recommend this tour.

The tour gave me full experiences of Southern Iceland for a short period, including several amazing waterfalls, exploring ice caves, glacier hiking, Aurora light, Geysir, and Icelandic songs and traditional foods as well! The guide David was very enthusiastic and energetic, so I sometimes felt sorry for my silent reaction :) Herman gave us a safe drive, and he was really nice and kind. I was travelling solo, but I met several fantastic friends on this tour.

My trip is very good. Although the second day we faced the 'storm' and wind is blowing outside the car. But thanks to the driver, Bjorguin good driving skill, we are safe. Furthermore, the tourist spots we went are amazing and beautiful. The guide, Lydia, is cheerful and have simple but enough introduction towards every tourist spots. I would suggest people to join this trip.

It was an amazing 3 Day tour. The sky of everyday was so bright and clear. Both nights we all see the strong northern lights. Accommodations of two nights were so lovely place and locate so far away from the city. Therefore they were very good locations to see the lights. Especially hiking on the glacier gives me a lot exciting experiences in my life. I have to say we need to thank a lot for our diver Haukur and guide Binni. They were so nice to give so much information with us and always take care of everyone. If you do not have the car and want to enjoy in Iceland, Please find them.

This tour was absolutely nice and i could really enjoy iceland. Accommodations were nice as well. especially our guide lingo(spelling is not exact) was so kind and funny , also he did his best for us. Thank you very much

The whole trip was amazing! Axel was so nice, warm and patient. The schedule includes most of places I wish to go at my first Iceland trip. Meanwhile, I met new friends in the group and spent incredible 3 days with them. Thanks to 'Guide to Iceland' and 'Aurora Hunter' !!! I will back soon lol

Words cannot express how amazing this trip was and our guide Þorsteinn (Thorsteinn) made certain that every step of the way was perfect. I highly recommend this tour company, they really delivered on the experience.

We have just returned from the most amazing trip. There are not enough superlatives to describe everything we saw in the few days we were there. We were on a minibus with our guide/driver Thorsteinn, who like both our glacier guides, loved the nature of Iceland and sharing it with us. Thorsteinn worked hard to make sure he could show us everything possible along the way. The tour was perfect in every way for my family, but I would like to share that there were a few older persons on the tour who found the glacier hike not to be possible. I am over 60 and had no problem, but you might want to think if you are able to climb ice steps with crampons, carrying an ice axe. Having said that I would completely recommend this for seeing the dramatic beauty of Iceland. (Hotels were great too)

The best trip and so much fun. We had a blast. Our guide is so cool and he made sure we get to see the best of iceland. The glacier hike was a lot of fun. Everyone in iceland the people are very nice. Highly recommended!!

Extraordinary experience! Our tour guide Axel was just brilliant (Sorry I'm not sure did I spell it right). He's humour and kind indeed. Iceland was incredible also, the landscape was stunning! I've got an incredible memories here. Thanks to our guide and lovely group!

Amazing! I really enjoy the tour that arranged by Guide to Iceland and Aurora Hunter. Iceland is definitely one of the place that you need to visit once in your life. Beautiful snow mountain, moss, excellent ice cave, lovely horse. And we caught Aurora at 2nd day! Due to bad weather, ice cave have to cancelled. Thanks tour guide added some special sceneries.

Mariko I had a fantastic time during this tour. Glacier hiking, Ice cave, waterfalls....beautiful scenery I'll remember for the rest of my life, and special thanks to our guide Oddur who is very kind and considerat . Also he took us to extra sightseeing spots. And thanks to our driver Birkir, we had a comfortable time in his driving. Although I couldn't see northern lights, I'm so satisfied. I want to go there again in a different season. Thank you so much.

Overall the tour is well organized. We are altogether around 13 tourists in a mini-bus with a tour guide and a driver. The group size is good, not too large. Our lovely tour guide Vala is very helpful and full of energy, she gave many information about the places visited as well as general knowledge about Iceland. The driver is good and professional, mini-bus has good wifi. The schedule is good. Although it is full of activity we don't feel in a hurry when we were enjoying the beautiful sights. The only regret is the weather, it was raining every day... In spite of the weather I still enjoyed the tour. Iceland has unique and beautiful nature scenery, I would like to come back again, hopefully the weather will be better...

One word it was amazing. Including the well planned programe we had extra surprises. Thanks to our guide Rebecca for that. She made the trip more enjoyable. Our drivers he was also so kind and safe. I recommend this trip to everyone.

Our trip was outstanding! We saw all the key sights on the tour of southern Iceland. Our tour guide Rebecca and driver were great, telling us the history of the island and pointing out and stopping at many extra stops. The bus was comfortable and equipped with outlets and wifi. Since I've returned, I've been raving about the tour, about seeing the ice caves, glacier hiking, Diamond beach. I would recommend this tour to anyone in a heartbeat.

i am blown away! this tour was so incredible. i was lucky to get in a very small group which was perfect. our guide rebecca was so knowledgeable and funny, plus she took us to so many extra surprise places!! i am so thankful she was our guide. the bus was very nice and comfortable and our driver hakur (? not sure on the spelling) was safe and so friendly! this trip really covered so many highlights of iceland it was more than worth it.

I had a fantastic 3 days your with our guide Kristian and driver Taldid, they kept us entertained the entire way. If you know a bit about singing and guitar, then you might be in for a treat on the 2nd night, where you can go Karoke at this hotel. Extra note: Bring water proof pants, jackets and gloves GoPro would be nice when climbing the glacier Free WiFi on the tour bus Dinner is expensive (about 3900 isd ) at hotel but delicious ~ Be ready to walk for up to 3 hours

My 3 day tour across southern Iceland was wonderful. We were incredibly lucky that the weather was warm and clear for 2 out of the 3 days. Our guide Loftur did a great job making fun extra stops to break up the long drives. We ate home made ice-cream, pet Icelandic horses, saw a washed out bridge, and explored moss covered lava fields. All things that weren't on the itinerary but were welcome diversions. Our Guide Loftur and driver Hawk were obviously very proud of the country and their enthusiasm showed. We didn't get to explore the ice cave because of recent rain, and clouds obscured the sky each night, but the rest of the country was so beautiful I didn't even mind. This was a great trip all around.

Fantastic! This tour is the most worthy one that i ever attend! The guide called Lydia and the driver Daniel are best guides! They took us to those gorgerous places and kindly answer your questions. Love this tour, absolutely 5 stars, and strongly recommend!

This trip was pretty good. And our guide/driver--Hakon is a really cool guy! Just like him extremely! Thank you, my dear Hakon!

Amazing tour. Oddur Ari and Bjarni are great

A definitely unforgettable trip covering the most amazing views along the southern coast of Iceland. We were lucky to have a very experienced driver with a great taste of music and a lovely guide with the greatest patience to introduce each spot. Thanks to them, the long-time driving got more interesting! Though I have to say that it was not as easy as I imagined when it came to glacier walking when bringing parents together, it's totally worth it. A couple pieces of advice: reserve some food in backpack or buy some at stops because there's barely restaurant on the way; wear waterproof outfits (also for your camera and cellphone!) as the weather is super changeable. Good luck! ;-)

It was love at first sight with Iceland. We had a wonderful time. The tour was excellent. Although the weather was dreary, our tour guide Julia was like a sunshine, keeping everyone's spirits up with her facts and anecdotes about iceland as we go about. We spent an ample amount of time in every stop, i never felt rushed. There was wifi on board which was great for travel blogging. The accomodations they provided were great as well. Just a heads up though, food (everything, actually) in Iceland is ridiculously expensive. Overall, we're extremely satisfied and definitely coming back.

Excellent tour! Iceland offers an incredible diversity of natural highlights. Be prepared to encounter all kinds of weather -- if you are dressed right, it actually adds to the fun (too much sunshine is soooo boring!!). And if you have Rognvaldur ("Rocky") as a guide it will be fun ALL the way - including great stories and an eclectic choice of music during the may hours you spend on the bus going from one fantastic spot to the next. Haukur was a great driver, especially when we hit the storm and he bravely (and very safely) steered our bus to our various destinations. Definitely a MUST DO. Many thanks to our guide and driver for three unforgettable days on Iceland's awesome southern coast.

I fell in LOVe with Iceland because of this trip. The tour guide and driver were great. I alway felt safe and taken cared of. The sites that you visit are magical...the beauty is unreal. I can wait until I am able to go back.

Also special thanks to our tour guide Rebecca who is not only so knowledgeable about the history of Iceland but also an expert on camera who shows us how to take amazing pictures.

Amazing tour!!! The guide Oddur and driver Haukur are both nice and helpful. Especially Oddur, when we are hiking on the glacier, my camera is out of battery, he undoubtedly gave me his battery so that I can make some awesome pictures. Meanwhile, both nights we saw the northern lights!!! We were so excited.

Hakon is a perfect guide! He real do well in leading and driving. He also have some perfect ideas of interesting place such as some beautiful and unknown glaciers. The hotel is also comfortable and nice. I really enjoy this travel. Thanks to Hakon!

What a amazing experience. After 3 days trip, we are left in awe with the amazing beauty of Iceland diversified landscape. Special thanks to our wonderful driver Thor and guide Rebecca for your kindness caring nature and sense of humor throughout the trip that make us feel being in a big family and we thoroughly enjoyed every moment of the trip. Also Thor is a great story teller which makes the tour even more interesting. Looking forward to our next trip with you guys.

This was the best tour we have ever been on! Definitely made our Iceland trip. Aurora Hunters was a great company to work with. They take care of ya. We are so glad we went with them. Thanks guys!!

This was the most amazing experience of my life seeing what all I saw on this tour. The glaciers, the northern lights, everything was even cooler than I had imagined. I am so glad I booked this tour. You cover so many things in just 3 days, its hard to believe I saw as much as I did and experienced way more than if I had rented a car and did it myself as I had first thought about. Plus it was Winter with snow and ice so I felt safer letting someone else drive and us rest from the Jet-lag! Our driver and guide Dagur was great. He kept us on pace, told us a lot about the area, and was fun to get to know better in the evenings. He did a great job rounding everyone up at each stop and keeping an eye on us. He told us a lot about Icelandic culture and helped us learn to pronounce the language! I would definitely recommend this tour to anyone. The highlight of our trip by far!

Thanks to this three-day trip, I achieve my dream, enjoying the northern lights and other stunning views in Iceland. And I do thank Mr. Sveinbjorn who is our guide. He is so friendly and has provided a high quality service, such as introducing culture and taking us to extra view points, which has exceeded my expectation. Thank you for what you've done, I do have a very enjoyable trip. If I come to Iceland again, I will choose GuidetoIceland again.

Thanks to this three-day tour and our nice driver-guide Thorsteinn, my husband and I had really an amazing experience in Iceland. We've travelled in about 30 countries in Asia, Europe, America and Africa, still Iceland has really been a real surprise and the most fabulous one The tour including the main sights in southern Iceland is very safe and cost-effective. Thorsteinn is a charming local guy with great sense of humor, as well as a safe driver and a professional guide with passion to this work. He even showed us to some extra places not inclued in this tour, waterfalls, valley, glaciers, a close contact with the cutest icelandic horses, even a farm where we could eat the delicious housemade icecreams. Folks, if you haven't been to Iceland yet, don't hesitate any more, come!!! This is an amazing island. Given the strong wind and frosted route, not mentioned super jeep, crushers, ice axe needed in the ice cave and glacier hiking, I would suggest just book the tour on Guide to Iceland rather than rent a car and drive by yourself in winter. Come and enjoy!!!

This trip is amazing, especially the glacier walking. I thought this trip is a little expensive, but now I don't think so. The guide Loftur and driver Oli are very nice, on the second day we had only two destinations in plan, so they brought us to other interesting and beautiful places, really thank them.

Fabulous! The best tour guide Rockey and driver Doddi that I've ever met. I really enjoy the tour that arranged from Guide to Iceland and Aurora Hunter. Iceland is definitely one of the place that you need to visit once in your life.

I don’t know if my opinion would be appropriate because I was with you in 9-14 Feb. 2016. I’ve already passed over my opinion. I repeat – mine main goal for visit was to photograph Ice caves under Vatnajokull glacier. Unfortunately this very part of the trip was absolutely unacceptable. Cave we were brought in was very small packed with two tourists groups ( over 30 people). No match what so ever to caves you show on your commercial leaflets. Other aspects of tour were OK.

I had an amazing experience with Aurora Hunters. The tour group is small and intimate and our guide Rocky showed us many hidden gems away from the major tourist attractions. We had some special moments including a second stop at the Skogafoss waterfall at night under the full moon. Many thanks to Doddi our driver and Rocky our guide.

It's so lovely trip.Aya is the best!She's so kind and humor. She give us so many surprised and answer questions patiently. She make the journey more interesting. Also Iceland is wonderful place,if I have time,I'll come back at summer

Very good experience, the tour guide is also our driver, very funny, and very responsible. Schedule is very reasonable, the tour guide is a very experienced. The short 3 days help me find the nice iceland, perfect tour!

For a short 3 days, we definitely covered a lot of ground. Thanks for making the most of our short trip! Not one to usually book package tours when traveling, this experience was surprisingly great for the short time we had in Iceland. From pickup to drop off, Aurora Hunters and our amazing guide Eyrun did a great job of safely packing in the sights, easy activities, history, folklore, interesting facts, and a few laughs that we might not have enjoyed doing a self-drive trip given the weather, short winter days and drive conditions. The tour was a good size with about 18 ppl in the group. The van was pretty new and very comfortable with nice amenities like wifi and usb ports. Haukur our driver was a champion on the road (and off road :)) and genuinely a nice friendly person. We did some of the usual must see sights but when we had time and when weather wasn't on our side, Eryun and Haukur found amazing plan Bs (some of which we preferred as they were more off the beaten track). This tour is pretty mellow and more about seeing sights and learning about Iceland, so if you're looking for something super physical and adventurous you might want to consult them for a more challenging tour. As an aside, if anyone is curious or has dietary restrictions, as this is a tour where you're traveling and Iceland is relatively less populated you may want to plan ahead and bring snacks. Dinners at the hotel were lovely but being in remote locations your only option. We also got a chance to meet Aurora Hunter's owner when we popped into the Guide to Iceland office and he was super helpful and genuine. He invited us to join another outing (as we were unable to do the ice cave during our tour due to weather) and gave us great suggestions for other places to visit on our own. Thanks Aurora Hunters for helping us fall in love with Iceland. Definitely keen to return and try new adventures in this lovely country.

That would be the best trip I've done ever for sure. Eyrún Lydía and her partner are very nice tourist Guide , she always shared stories about iceland to us , let this 3 days tour became more meaningful. although the bad weather disrupted all itinerary , but Lydia still tried her best to do adjustment. if travelling to iceland again, i still will choose Guide to iceland and hope the tourist guide is Lydia as well.

Perfect tour. Amazing adventure!

Iceland is a very beautiful and special place. even the weather was not very good when we were here , but still very love iceland and this trip is a very wonderful memory and fantastic adventure . here, thank for Eyrún Lydía and her partner , Lydía is a very nice tourist Guide , she shared many stories about iceland to us , let this 3 days tour became more meaningful. although the bad weather disrupted all itinerary , but Lydia still tried her best to do adjustment. if travelling to iceland again, i still will choose Guide to iceland and hope the tourist guide is Lydia as well.

Very nice tour, highly recommended. Highlight: the tour guide is energetic, interesting and friendly. Even though the weather in Iceland in Winter is tough, it's still worthwhile to make a visit in Winter.

This was the best trip I've donever for sure. Hotels were good, our guide was amazing, and the landscapes were the most beautiful I have ever seen. Also, you learn a lot about Iceland and it's culture throughout the trip, and now I'm in love with Iceland. Definitely recommended

This tour was, without a doubt, the most spectacular experience I´ve had in my life. Anna was the best guide. The places we visited were perfect, the wonderful landscapes makes this trip a unique experience. I think is a Must-do in everyone´s bucket list

Really nice trip! Very good guides! They warned us about nothern lights in the middle of the night! Absolutely recommended!!

I took a 3-day-tour visiting the ice cave, and it was great. The tour guide and the driver were very friendly and helpful. On day 3, the tour guide David took us to the Golden Circle. He had deep knowledge about Iceland's history and culture, never stopped entertaining us throughout the journey. I really appreciate it, thanks!

This tour was an amazing experience during winter time in Iceland. A lot thanks to Aya our guide and our driver!

The tour was a great way to explore Iceland during the winter times. David Ingi was our guide and Stefen G was our driver, they both have done a marvelous job!! Unfortunately we did not catch the northern light during the trip but the glacier hiking and ice cave were just amazing! Thank you for an amazing trip!!

The 3-days tour was excellence with helpful and knowledge guide David and Driver Hermann. I joined the tour on Dec 10-12 and the weather was not stable on this three days, i thought that i have tried the rainy, cloudy and snowing day on these three days respectively. Except the sunny day i can't enjoy it and unfortunately we can't catch the chance to see Northern Light, this should be one of my regret during the Nordic trip. Anyway, David did a great job and i will definitely recommend my friends whom visit Iceland to join this tour to experience the Ice and Fire

we do have a good time with our best guide David Ingi and our very nice driver Atli. and we will definitely recommend our friends to take this tour.

David ingi and Herman were professional, high energy and knowledgeable. Highly recommend asking for them. Went December 9-11 -Fantastic value, would do it again in a heartbeat.

David and Herman!!! I ll come to iceland again! Niceland!

I am so lucky to have joined this tour, guided by AA team - Agnes (who is not only a great tour guide, but also a lovely singer/dancer) and Atli (very safe driver with good speed, on time arrival). They are sunny people for our 8 people group in this rainy and windy season. We completed all the routes with group effort (walking together in big big wind for 2 hours back and forth, glacier walk in big rain, etc) and had great time with our lovely AA. Highlights were definitely the magnificent blue diamond ice cave, many of the huge waterfalls. Although the weather hasn't favored us this time, no aurora found, but we will come back again! Wish AA team enjoy their future trips and have fun all the way with every new group!

My friend and I just came back from the 3-day trip in Iceland with Aurora Hunters . We are wowed by Iceland, as well as our tour guide David Ingi and driver Thor Ostensen. It is a once in a lifetime experience, and David and Thor were simply passionate, knowledgeable and attentive. The 3-day route is very well planned. The winter day time is short but we still managed to get the most of it. Glacier hiking, diamond beach, glacier lagoon, ice cave, golden circle, sunrise at the sea, northern lights ... I will cherish the wonders of Iceland in my memory forever! David and Thor gave us incredible information on history, geography, culture, food, etc, and we certainly learned a lot about Iceland. If you have a tour with those two guys, you are surely in good hands. Thank you!!!

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