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Discover the best December tours and vacation packages in Iceland. Find the most popular activities and experiences in Iceland during the popular winter month of December.

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What is the best December day tour in Iceland?

One of the best December day tours in Iceland is a three-hour ice cave tour in the Vatnajokull glacier, with an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars by 986 travelers. This excursion costs approximately 154 USD. An area of outstanding natural beauty awaits, so travelers should get in fast to book this easy-level ice caving experience. Another best-rated December day tour in Iceland is a small group tour of the Snaefellsnes Peninsula, a spectacular part of Iceland known for its wildlife and diverse natural beauty, rated an average of 4.8 out of 5 stars by 410 reviewers. This tour costs around 139 USD for the 11-hour day trip. A third example of a popular December day tour in Iceland is this three-hour Skaftafell glacier hiking excursion. This tour is perfect for adventure-lovers and covers awe-inspiring landscapes, rated 4.7 out of 5 stars from 349 travelers. It costs approximately 81 USD.

What is the cheapest December day tour in Iceland?

One of the cheapest December day tours in Iceland is a one-hour guided tour of Vidgelmir lava cave, the longest lava tube in Iceland. It has a wooden walkway throughout, making it suitable for all ages. This tour costs around 54 USD and is rated an average of 4.8 out of 5 stars by 73 travelers. Another cheap December day tour in Iceland is a three-hour hiking tour on the Solheimajokull glacier, a South Coast ice cap. This excursion costs approximately 85 USD and is rated an average of 4.9 out of 5 stars by 153 travelers. Get ready for adventure in this easy-level trip full of stunning ice formations and deep blue crevasses. A third choice of the most affordable December day tour is a small-group Golden Circle trip that includes a visit to a dairy farm for locally sourced ice cream. This tour costs about 83 USD and is rated 4.8 out of five stars by 322 reviewers.

What is the best December vacation package in Iceland?

One of the best December vacation packages in Iceland is a three-day northern lights holiday highlighting the Golden Circle and the South Coast is rated an average of 4.8 out of 5 stars by 812 travelers. The excursion costs around 678 USD. Another popular December vacation package in Iceland is this five-day northern lights winter trip, with an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars by 338 travelers. This package costs around 1,023 USD. Alternatively, this top-rated December tour package in Iceland is an 8-day complete ring road trip, rated an average of 4.8 out of 5 stars by 256 travelers. You’ll traverse the whole country and get seven chances to see the aurora borealis. This package costs around 1,844 USD. 

What is the cheapest December vacation package in Iceland?

One of the cheapest December vacation packages in Iceland is a five-day self-drive tour that covers the Golden Circle and Jokulsarlon glacier lagoon. Your accommodation and itinerary will be planned for you, making this tour perfect for those who like to drive at their own pace. This package costs around 315 USD and is rated an average of 4.8 out of 5 stars by 69 travelers. Another cheap December vacation package in Iceland is a six-day South Coast road trip. It costs approximately 392 USD and is rated an average of 4.8 out of 5 stars by 131 travelers. Another example of an affordable December vacation package in Iceland is an immersive two-day northern lights tour where you’ll witness the incredible blue ice cave and Jokulsarlon glacier lagoon. This package costs about 405 USD and is rated an average of 4.8 out of 5 stars by 124 travelers.

Is December a good time to travel to Iceland?

Yes, December is a great month to visit Iceland. The mid-winter months, including December, usually offer the best chance to see the northern lights in their full glory. Travelers can also enjoy a magical Christmas wonderland experience and be impressed by fireworks displays on New Year’s Eve. There are also many incredible December tours in Iceland. From day trips to multi-day packages, this is one of the best times of the year to experience activities such as ice caving, which is only available in winter. Try out a top-rated ice cave and super jeep tour of the Vatnajokull glacier, costing around 233 USD. Other December activities in Iceland include snowmobiling, dog sled tours, and glacier hiking.