Please note that the Herring Guesthouse offers accommodation with shared bathroom facilities. If you however require a room with private bathroom facilities (not included in the package) they would be happy to upgrade your stay.
Please note that some activities on this tour are dependent on weather conditions and therefore the itinerary may be subject to change. We highly recommend buying travel insurance.
Although winter in Iceland is generally mild compared to other Northern European countries, the temperatures can drop below freezing at times. Please bring windproof/waterproof outerwear and plenty of warm layers.
This tour offers the possibility of seeing the northern lights (Aurora Borealis). Please note, however, that it is a natural phenomenon and sightings cannot be guaranteed.
THE HERRING GUESTHOUSE
Enjoy the holiday season in natural tranquility, surrounded by a beautiful, narrow fjord in Siglufjörður, the northernmost town of Iceland. The charming Herring Guesthouse offers accommodation with an Icelandic couple over the Christmas holiday. Guest rooms are comfortably furnished and have shared bathroom facilities. The guesthouse also offers outdoor hot pots to soak in the warm water after a busy day under the northern lights.
THE BLUE LAGOON
Note that the Blue Lagoon needs to be pre-booked well in advance so due to the busy season over the holidays we might need to adjust the itinerary and arrange for it on day 1 or day 5.
Please note that your scheduled transfer to the Blue Lagoon can be on a coach bus, with up to 70 fellow travellers.
The minimum age requirement for children at the Blue Lagoon is 2-years old. It is mandatory for children aged 2 to 8 to wear inflatable armbands while in the lagoon. These are provided free of charge. Please note that only two (2) children under the age of 10 can be admitted into the lagoon per guardian.
THE NORTHERN LIGHTS, DAYLIGHT HOURS & WEATHER CONDITIONS
The best months to experience the northern lights are October through April, with peak visibility from December through February. Please note that as the northern lights are a natural phenomenon, we cannot guarantee sightings even if the tour is operated.
Please be advised that daylight is limited in Iceland during the winter months, with 4-5 hours of daylight from December to January. However, fresh snowfall often gives the appearance of more light, and it is common that houses, streets and businesses are lit up with Christmas lights, so don't fear that you will be travelling in complete darkness.
Although the winter climate in Iceland is generally mild compared to other northern European countries, the temperature can drop below freezing at times. Please bring windproof and waterproof outerwear and plenty of warm layers. Please note that the programme is dependent upon weather and road conditions, and may be altered if conditions are not favourable. For information on weather conditions and daylight hours we recommend visiting our extensive Online Travel Guide.
All bookings are charged in Icelandic Króna (ISK), the official currency of Iceland. Prices displayed in other currencies are indicative only and based on the daily exchange rate as issued by the Central bank of Iceland. Therefore, conversions from ISK to other currencies will fluctuate from day to day.
If you wish to extend or shorten your stay, or arrive on a different date, please contact us. We are happy to customise your holiday to your preferences with additional day tours or extra nights in Reykjavik, Akureyri, Siglufjörður or other locations in Iceland.
AFTER BOOKING WITH NORDIC VISITOR
After booking your package with Nordic Visitor, you will be contacted within two working days by one of our travel consultants, who will serve as your dedicated contact person for all of your travel needs before, during and even after your holiday. Your travel consultant will provide you with details about your booking and your remaining payment (if not paid in full). You will also receive more information about what to expect during your holiday.