Iceland - Game of Thrones and Northern Lights tour

Tour Details

Walk in the footsteps of legendary characters from the gripping drama “Game of Thrones”, visiting the fabled stomping ground of the “White Walkers” and follow the bleak path leading north of the wall.

Included in this tour is a Northern Lights tour which takes you to see a spectacular natural phenomenon which happens during the winter months. The Northern Lights, also known as Aurora Borealis, is caused by the interaction of particles from the sun with the upper atmosphere near the North Pole.

 

Departing 4th & 25th February 2019

5 days

£499

 

Price includes:

  • Return flight from Belfast International to Keflavik with easyJet
  • Airport taxes and security charges
  • Return airport to hotel transfers
  • 4 nights’ accommodation in the 4* Radisson Blu Saga Hotel, Reykjavik
  • Full buffet Breakfast
  • An escorted Northern Lights Tour*
  • Game of Thrones location tour
  • Hand luggage only
  • Services of an experienced Travel Solutions tour manager

 

Optional extras:

  • One piece of checked in luggage   23kgs-£60 (return)
  • Single room supplement –  £240 per person

 

*As this tour is weather dependent, sightings cannot be guaranteed.

 

Optional Excursions:

  • Blue Lagoon inc transfers & entry – £120 per person
  • Golden Circle & Langjokull Snowmobiling (Full day) – £260 per person
  • Golden Circle Express Tour – £77
  • Lava Tunnel – £105

 

Flight times (correct at the time of print)

Outward: 4:05 pm – arrives 6:35 pm
Return: 10:10 am – arrives 12:35 pm

 

Note: A valid EU member state passport is required for this tour.

 

Accommodation

4* RADISSON BLU SAGA HOTEL

http://www.radissonblu.com/sagahotel-reykjavik
Located only a 10 minute walk for the city centre, the hotel offers the highest level of comfort and service that one would expect from a Radisson hotel. The Grillo Restaurant on the hotels 8th floor is renowned for its Icelandic delicacies and panoramic views of the city and sea beyond, whilst the Restaurant Skrudur provides a more relaxed and informal dining experience.



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Itinerary

Day 1:

Please check in at Belfast International Airport for your flight to Keflavik. On arrival, you will be transferred from the airport to your hotel in Reykjavik, where you have the rest of the day free at your leisure to explore.

 

Day 2:

After breakfast, you are free at leisure to explore everything Iceland has to offer. In the evening, you will enjoy a Northern Lights tour which takes you to see a spectacular natural phenomenon, which happens during the winter months.
Note: The locations visited during the Northern Lights, tour vary from day to day depending on weather conditions, and because this tour is weather dependent, sightings are not guaranteed.

 

Day 3:

Depart on a full day tour to see the rugged landscape of Jon Snow and the White Walkers as our narrated tour explores the film locations of Game of Thrones.

 

Day 4:

Today you have the day free at leisure to explore everything Iceland has to offer. Why not take advantage of the optional excursions on offer?

 

Day 5:

After breakfast and checking out, you will be transferred to Keflavik airport for your return flight to Belfast International.

 

OPTIONAL TOURS

The secret is to plan well in advance and take full advantage of your time in Iceland to experience the highlights of this unique country.

 

THE BLUE LAGOON – £120 per person

Iceland’s number one visitor attraction and a most visit experience during your stay. Our tour includes coach transfers from your hotel, entry to The Blue Lagoon and towel rental for your convenience.

 

THE GOLDEN CIRCLE EXPRESS TOUR – £77 per person

A full day escorted coach tour visiting many of Iceland’s stunning scenery including the Strokkur Geyser – shooting a 30-metre column of water every 4-8 minutes, the fabulous Gullfoss waterfall and the Thingvellir National Park, where the American and Eurasian tectonic plates meet – and separate at a rate of 2cm per year. This tour is always popular with our guests and highly recommended.

 

THE GOLDEN CIRCLE & LANGJOKULL SNOWMOBILING – £260 per person

A full day, this tour combines the widely popular Golden Circle tour with a fantastic opportunity to snowmobile on Langjokull glacier – Iceland’s second largest. Visit Pingvellir National Park, Geysir and the fabulous Gullfoss waterfall. During the tour you will take a one-hour exhilarating snowmobile tour on the vast white snow-cap.

 

Note: 2 persons on same snowmobile. Valid driver’s licence required. Due to sudden weather changes the snowmobile ride may be cancelled after your tour departs Reykjavik.

 

LAVA TUNNEL TOUR – £105 per person

On this brand-new tour, you visit the Lava Tunnel Raufarholshellir located only 30 minutes from Reykjavik. Witness the inner workings of a volcanic eruption while we walk in the path of a lava that flowed thousands of years ago. The lava tunnel is one of the biggest in Iceland, up to 30 metres wide and 10 metres high. Not suitable for anyone with walking difficulties



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Departures between 4 Feb 2019 and 25 Feb 2019

Adult prices from £499