Sweep your loved one off their feet as you traverse across the luscious, green landscapes of Iceland on this luxurious, 8-day tour. Explore the Golden Circle by dog sled under the pulsing northern lights, ride in a helicopter over exclusive and remote locations, and savor the wonder of strikingly blue ice sculptures beneath Iceland’s surface. Watch the graceful veil of water as it cascades over rocks that are surrounded by striking greenery, stand under the pyramid-shaped basalt mountain and let...
Reykjavik – Dog Sledding under the Northern Lights
The dramatic landscapes of Iceland hold a special place for any couple who is wanting to explore its magical scenery. It awakens a hunger within you to experience life at its fullest. Your first glimpses of Iceland’s wonders will come when you arrive at Keflavik Airport. Upon your arrival, you will be embraced by the snow-capped mountains and long, lazing rivers that look as if they have been drawn with a knife. Your private transfer will greet you and escort you to meet the dogs for your dog sledding journey around Langjokull glacier and the Golden Circle. During this journey, you can snuggle under the thick woolen blankets with your loved one as your musher leads you towards the second largest glacier in Iceland: Langjokull.
A fine spray of snow may tickle your cheeks as your team of dogs pulls you along the 361 square mile glacier. From here, your musher will guide you to the Geysir Geothermal Field to view the tremendous power of geysers that spew scalding water into the air. It is a shocking but thrilling opportunity to witness Iceland’s elemental power at its best. As you settle back into the dog sled and venture towards Thingvellir National Park, which is the only UNESCO World Heritage Site on the mainland, you can reach out and touch the winter wonderland of Iceland as it passes by you.
The pure beauty of Thingvellir lies within the dried magma fields that are covered in a blanket of bright and soft green moss and surrounded by glacial springs and jagged mountain peaks. Standing in its presence will take your breath away in one glance. The last stop of your day will be at Gullfoss, which is Iceland’s beloved and most famous waterfall, where the powerful rapids inject energy into everything that they touch. On your way to your luxury accommodation, you can look up at the skies and watch the glowing green and purple northern lights perform their dance for you. It will be a sight to behold as you are warm and cozy under the blanket with your loved one.
Reykjavik – Helicopter over a Rainbow-Colored Landmannalauger
Siglufjordur – Dance among the Multi-Colored Sands of Raudasandur
Egilsstadir – Descend into the Colorful Lofthellir Cave for Ice Sculptures
Hofn – Stare in Wonder at the Mystical Caves of Vatnajokull
Vik – Traverse Hand-in-Hand across Diamond Beach
Reykjavik – Seek the Hidden Waterfall of Gljufrabui
Reykjavik – Sink into Bliss at the Blue Lagoon Retreat
- Glide around the Golden Circle by dog sled under the dancing green and purple northern lights
- Float high in the sky in a helicopter over the exclusive and remote, rainbow-colored Landmannalaugar
- Bask in the elemental power of the Dynjandi waterfall
- Marvel at the natural ice sculptures in the underground colorful Lofthellir Cave
- Saunter across Diamond Beach under the striking landscape of Iceland
- Experience a behind-the-scenes look at the glorious waterfall of Seljalandsfoss
- Celebrate your newfound bliss at the Blue Lagoon Retreat spa, where you and your loved one will have a large chamber to yourselves
The romantic trip of a lifetime awaits you and your loved one on this glorious, 8-day adventure through Iceland. Once you arrive in Keflavik Airport, your private transfer will transport you to greet the team of dogs that will pull you around the Golden Circle. While you sled with your partner and your experienced guide, the majestic northern lights will dance above you. The following day involves a bird’s eye view of remote and exclusive locations such as Langisjor and Lakagigar. You will experience this bird’s eye view from the comfort of a private helicopter before being provided with the extraordinary view of Vatnajokull, which is the largest glacier in Iceland.
After an intimate breakfast, the Westfjords will lure you in with their ravishingly raw beauty that is reflected in the ethereal waters that surrounding it. You can stop for a romantic picnic along the multi-colored sands of Raudasandur beach. You may feel goosebumps when you see the spray of gentle whales as they rise from the depths. After your picnic and delightful whale watching experience, you will descend into the Lofthellir Caves to gaze in wonder at the strikingly blue ice sculptures that live beneath Iceland’s surface. These sculptures are surrounded by a backdrop of color, and tonight, you will stay in the charming town of Egilsstadir.
As you drive towards Djupivogur the following morning, the pyramid-shaped mountain of Bulandstindur looms over the village, which is known for having the mythological ability to grant wishes to any who pass. The epitome of romance sits at Svartifoss, which is a waterfall that is surrounded by black basalt columns and appears like a heart from a distance. You will be able to sneak a peek behind the Seljalandsfoss waterfall with your guide to discover the location of the hidden waterfall of Gljufrabui that is known only to the locals. Finally, you will feast on succulent food from the only Michelin-starred restaurant in Iceland before sinking deep into bliss at the Blue Lagoon. Everything that you can desire and more can be made possible during this intimate, 8-day excursion through Iceland.
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$4,795 per person (excluding international flights)
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