Romantic Escape by Guide to Iceland | Take Loved Ones to Glaciers and Volcanoes in a 2-day Trip

Romantic Escape by Guide to Iceland | Take Loved Ones to Glaciers and Volcanoes in a 2-day Trip
Admire the beautiful scenery of Iceland with your loved one.
Skógafoss waterfall thunders down from the interior Highlands of Iceland's South Coast.
Add to the adventure and explore a mystical blue ice cave inside of Iceland's many glaciers.
Watch as frozen giant icebergs lazily float out to sea at Jökulsárlon glacier lagoon.
Seljalandsfoss waterfall spilling from the Southern Highlands of Iceland.
11% of Iceland is covered with glaciers and on the South Coast, you will get to see many.

Escape into the wild with the one you love on this 2-day guided winter adventure. This romantic getaway is perfect for those looking to combine beautiful Icelandic nature with amorous adventure beneath the dancing aurora.

Discover a whole new world on Iceland's South Coast, a stretch of glorious black sand coastline dotted with silvery waterfalls and majestic glaciers. Stargaze with your partner at night and hunt for the elusive Northern Lights hand in hand.

By purchasing this voucher, you’ll have the opportunity to see the world-famous black sand beach, Reynisfjara, as well as discover how the stunning Diamond Beach got its name. Explore an authentic ice cave with your partner, and together gaze at the glittering insides of one of Iceland's stunning glaciers.

This voucher is valid for two years after purchase, so give today and look forward to planning your adventure tomorrow. Shop around for the best flights that suit you and contact us to redeem your voucher when you know your dates.

An ideal gift for any occasion, this token of affection will leave your most cherished with no doubt of how much they mean to you. Treat the one you love to the trip of a lifetime and buy now.


Quick facts

Tour information:
  • Available: Nov. - Mar.
  • Duration: 2 days
  • Activities: Sightseeing, Northern lights hunting, Ice Caving
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Minimum age: 8 years.
  • Languages: English
  • Attractions: Reykjavík, Jökulsárlón, Vatnajökull, Skógafoss, Seljalandsfoss, Eyjafjallajökull, Katla, Sólheimajökull, Mýrdalsjökull, Skaftafell, Höfn, Reynisfjara Black Sand Beach, Vík í Mýrdal, Reynisfjall, Reynisdrangar, Myrdalssandur, Breiðamerkurjökull, South Coast, Diamond Beach
Pickup information:
  • Pickup time : 08:00.

Pick up might take 30 minutes. Please be ready at your selected location. Read carefully if you will be picked up at your hotel or at the nearest designated area (Bus Stop). For walking distance to bus stops, please check busstop.is.

Included:
  • Professional driver and guide

  • Minibus transfer

  • One night of accommodation in Jokulsarlon or Höfn region (private room, private bathroom, breakfast included)

  • Ice cave tour

  • Dinner

  • Lunch


What to bring:
  • Warm wind- and waterproof clothing

  • Winter hiking shoes

  • Camera


Good to know:

Your voucher is valid to be redeemed up to 2-years after purchase. To redeem your voucher, please contact our team as soon as you have decided your dates as booking confirmation is subject to availability.

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 bookings of 3 or more, triple rooms will automatically be allocated. For example, a group of 8 will receive 2 triple rooms and 1 double. If these arrangements do not meet your requirements, please contact the provider.

Please note that only pick up and drop-off from designated pick up locations in the greater capital area is available, not from Keflavík International Airport. Therefore, we do not recommend attempting to start this tour on your arrival day in Iceland. Arrival time back to Reykjavík at the end of your tour can vary depending on weather and traffic.

For your convenience, it is recommended that you pack lightly for this tour, in a small bag or backpack. If you have large luggage with you, please check with your accommodation if they offer luggage storage for your time on this tour. If that is not a possibility, you can take your larger luggage along for a small fee.

Note that Icelandic roads and pavements can be slippery in the wintertime. We recommend you bring shoes with slip-resistant soles or ice-grip shoe covers. The covers can be purchased in most supermarkets and gas stations around the country.



Daily itinerary

Day 1 - The South Coast


Watch a romantic sunrise together in Iceland


After the lights of the city have faded behind you, you’ll zoom through the countryside, heading toward the famous volcano under a glacier, Eyjafjallajökull, which made headlines around the world when it last erupted in 2010. Seljalandsfoss waterfall is found at the foot of this glacier, and it cascades a vast 60-metres down from the interior.

Next, you’ll see Skógafoss waterfall, 18 stories high, plunging down from cliffs which used to mark the coastline of Iceland during the last Ice Age.

Continuing down the coast, you’ll see the awesome power of the Atlantic Ocean as it pummels the black sands at Reynisfjara Beach. Black basalt carves strange column shapes in the cliffs and forms sea stacks not far from the shore.

Be careful when approaching the water at this beach. Because there is no landmass between Iceland and Antarctica, the ocean has plenty of space to gather extraordinary power. The unwary can be swept out to sea in seconds.

After stopping for some refreshments, you’ll continue through imposing sand plains and lava fields, passing by Skaftafell Nature Reserve, an area of many hiking trails and tracks. The highlight of this day will be Jökulsárlón glacier lagoon, a deep lake filled with huge chunks of glacial ice slowly drifting out to sea.

For your evening accommodation, you will stay at Hotel Höfn, arriving around dinner time - just in time to try the lobster in a town that is famous for langoustine! You’ll spend the evening looking for the Northern Lights if the Aurora forecast and cloud cover is right.

During holiday seasons (e.g. Christmas and New Year), accommodation might be arranged at other locations in the southeast. Please refer to the accommodation section for more details.  


Accommodation

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, Hótel Vatnajökull and Hótel Höfn. In the case of these hotels not being an option, an alternative of the same standard will be arranged.

Hótel Höfn

Standard private rooms with private bathroom in a 3-star hotel in the largest town in south-east Iceland. Breakfast is included.

Hotel Vatnajökull

Standard private rooms with private bathroom in a 3-star hotel close to Höfn. Breakfast is included.


Day 2 - Ice Caving


The crystal blue ice cave is more romantic than a shiny diamond


Today's journey will be dominated by the excitement of ice cave exploration. Good hiking shoes are essential, as it will take a few minutes' to hike to the cave; they should cover your ankles to prevent your feet from getting wet if there is a little meltwater.

It is important when spending time in an ice cave to proceed with caution and heed the advice of your guide. Glaciers are truly spectacular, but it is not possible to visit without a specialized guide and the necessary equipment.

You'll have at least 45 minutes to explore, if not more. Be sure that your winter hat is not so bulky that it won't fit under your caving helmet. Safety first! Your guide will share with you his expertise and knowledge about the ice caves, allowing you to truly appreciate this amazing natural phenomenon.

During the drive back to Reykjavík, you will travel again through the beautiful stretch of coastline on Iceland's south shore. Your guide will point out anything that you missed the day before and if atmospheric conditions are right, you may have another opportunity to look for the Northern Lights.

You'll arrive in Reykjavík in the evening, giving you plenty of time to enjoy what the city has to offer. 


Meals

You can now add meals to your booking.
Select to include dinner on every night as an optional extra, and we will provide you with vouchers as part of your booking confirmation. We will choose from top-rated restaurants that fit with your vacation itinerary and make your reservations for you.
At the restaurant, you will be offered a set menu, from which you can choose from meat, fish or vegetarian options. If you would prefer something else, the voucher will act as a credit that you can redeem at the restaurant against menu items that are not part of the set menu.
Please notify the restaurant on arrival about any dietary requirements.
Vouchers are non-refundable.


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