New Year at Husafell

from £1547
excluding flights *
4 nights Dec

Overview

Combine stylish accommodation, thrilling sightseeing, festive celebrations and the chance to see the northern lights on this unforgettable New Year escape in south west Iceland. Spend a night in Northern Light Inn followed by three nights at the fabulous Hotel Husafell dining on mouth-watering local cuisine topped with nightly chances of viewing the elusive aurora on you doorstep.

Highlights

  • Stay in the idyllic Icelandic countryside and the stylish Hotel Husafell
  • Enjoy an expert-guided tour of the Golden Circle
  • Visit beautiful Hraunfossar waterfall and Europe’s most powerful hot springs
  • New Year festivities with bonfire and fireworks
  • Ride in a 8-wheel drive truck and explore the frozen world inside Langjokull glacier

What's Included

  • Accommodation in rooms with private bathroom
  • All breakfasts, 3 dinners
  • Excursions as per itinerary
  • Use of geothermal pools
  • Aurora Wake-up Service

Full description

Enjoy a tour of the famed Golden Circle with and take an extraordinary journey Into the Glacier, exploring an ice cave on Langjokull glacier. And of course welcome the New Year in style with a bonfire and fireworks!

Arriving in Iceland, why not take a dip in the relaxing milky water of the Blue Lagoon (optional) or just spend the evening at leisure. The following morning head out on a guided tour around the Golden Circle comprising three of Iceland's best known sites - Gullfoss, Geysir and Thingvellir - en route to Hotel Husafell.

This contemporary countryside hotel offers a stunning base for your next three nights with plenty of opportunity to explore the surrounding counryside including the waterfall Hraunfossar as well as relax in the hotel. You'll also be taken on an exhilarating ride by 8-wheel drive truck onto nearby Langjokull glacier for a unique adventure into the glacier itself!

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Prices & Dates *

Airfares start from around £70 per person and are quoted separately to the holiday price. When enquiring, our Travel Specialists will provide the best fare possible from your preferred airline / airport.

These are starting prices in £ per person based on rooms with private facilities, unless otherwise stated.

Start End Twin Price (pp) Single Price
Sat 29th Dec 2018 Wed 2nd Jan 2019 £1,547 £1,990

What's Included

  • Accommodation in rooms with private bathroom
  • All breakfasts, 3 dinners at Hotel Husafell (dinner is a 3 course set menu)
  • Excursions as per itinerary
  • Use of geothermal pools
  • Aurora Wake-up Service
  • Services of driver/guide
  • 24 hour emergency assistance from our team during your holiday
  • No surcharge guarantee

Important notes

This tour operates on minimum numbers. Please see our booking conditions for more details.
The group has a maximum of 29 participants

Itinerary & Accommodation

Itinerary & Accommodation

Day 1: Arrive in Iceland

After checking in to your hotel enjoy time at leisure or alternatively why not take a dip in the relaxing waters of the famous Blue Lagoon (entrance at additional cost – early pre-booking is essential)

Day 2: Golden Circle and Husafell

This morning meet your guide and spend the day exploring the famed Golden Circle route including Thingvellir National Park, where you can walk the rift in between the Eurasian and North American tectonic plates, the spectacular two-tiered waterfall Gullfoss and the spouting geysers of Geysir.

Spend the following three nights at Hotel Husafell on a half board basis, enjoying its smart contemporary interior. This evening perhaps enjoy dip in the nearby geothermal pools before dinner. Later this evening why not take advantage of the hotel’s rural location and try your luck at viewing the northern lights.

Day 3: Husafell (New Year’s Eve)

Spend the morning on a guided tour exploring the highlights around Husafell. Spanning a 900m stretch of the River Hvita, the delicate Hraunfossar waterfall flows from beneath an ancient lava flow, marbling the basalt with a lace-like pattern of rivulets. A stone’s throw upstream is Barnafoss (Waterfall of Children). You will also visit Deildartunguhver, Iceland’s most powerful hot spring, which releases 180 litres of scalding water every second.

This evening enjoy a delicious 5 course festive dinner (set meal) before heading out in the countryside and joining the guests and locals alike around the bonfire. Then head back to the hotel for a glass of bubbly and the countdown to the New Year. After welcoming the New Year continue the celebrations at the cosy bar and of course don’t forget to keep an eye out for the northern lights!

Day 4: Into the Glacier (New Year’s day)

After a late night enjoy a leisurely morning exploring the area on your own or just relax at the hotel.

In the afternoon, join an unforgettable ice cave adventure deep into the Langjokull icecap. Travelling in an 8WD snow truck (converted from a NATO missile launcher) you will scale the 1,450m-high icecap before setting off on foot inside the glacier. Following a 500m-long man-made tunnel, your guide will reveal fascinating insights into this surreal, frozen world, including crevasses and evidence of past volcanic eruptions ‘recorded’ in the blue ice. Later, return to Hotel Husafell for your last overnight night. Keep watch for the northern lights or ask reception for an aurora wake-up call.

Day 5: depart Iceland

Transfer to Keflavik Airport for the return flight home.

Hotel Husafell

Iceland

Grade: Superior

Type: Hotel

A stunning property full of contemporary flair, Hotel Husafell nestles in the magnificent landscape of Borgarfjordur, about 90 minutes’ drive northeast of Reykjavik.

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Northern Light Inn

Iceland

Grade: Standard

Type: Hotel

A delightful, well-appointed hotel in a great location.

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