Itinerary

Day 1 Arrival to Akureyri & Northern Lights Tour
The short break starts with a check in at the accommodation. Later in the evening we pick you up at your Hotel or Guesthouse and drive out to the countryside or up to the mountains, away from electric glow and city sounds. You will be able to enjoy the beautiful night sky at the best possible situation, of course depending on weather.
Overnight: Akureyri

Day 2 Lake Mývatn Classic
Lake Mývatn Classic tour takes you on an amazing journey through an area of extreme contrasts, bird life, flora, geothermal activity, geology and saga. We end the tour in the famous Mývatn Nature Baths, the admission fee can be purchased prior to the tour as an extra, or upon arrival. The Lake Mývatn area is by many considered the most beautiful and at the same time the most catastrophic place in Iceland. If you had no luck the night before seeing the Northern Lights we offer you a retry departure in the evening.
Overnight: Akureyri

Day 3 Free Time in Akureyri
Enjoy a free time in Akureyri the biggest town in Iceland outside of Reykjavík and vicinity. This lovely town, located by Eyjafjörður Fjord is the centre of culture and education in north Iceland. Akureyri church rises with its two towers above the city centre that offers a range of restaurants, cafes and shops.
Overnight: Akureyri

Day 4 Arctic Coastline and Micro Brewery
The Arctic Coastline & Micro Brewery Tour gives you an opportunity to experience the coastal life in Eyjafjörður Fjord and Tröllaskagi Peninsula. The picturesque coastline route, with the mountains of hovering above, is a road less traveled and offers the tranquility of rural Iceland. 
Overnight: Akureyri

Day 5 Free Time in Akureyri for recreation of your interest
Overnight: Akureyri

Day 6 Free Time in Akureyri for recreation of your interest
Overnight: Akureyri

Day 7 Departure
We hope you enjoyed your stay, and witnessed the Northern Lights. If you like to book your transport to the Akureyri Airport, or transport to Reykjavík, we recommend you contact our sales team and we will happily assist you. Telephone is +354 558 8888 and email is sagatravel@sagatravel.is

7 Day North Iceland Northern Lights Guarantee

A small group Northern Lights Adventure in Akureyri - operated by our sister company Saga Travel

Available - October - November - February - March
Duration - 7 Days / 6 Nights
Price per person from 88.900 ISK

Included:

  • 6x Nights Accommodation

  • 6x Breakfast (D2-D6)

  • 3x Fully Guided Tours (D1, D2 & D4)

  • Unlimited retry on Northern Lights tour Akureyri until you see the Northern Lights

  • Beer and food tasting at Kaldi Brewery

Not Included:

  • Fee for the Mývatn Nature Baths is NOT included

  • Transfer between Akureyri Airport and Accommodation

  • Transport to Akureyri Airport (bookable as extra)

Highlights:

  • Goðafoss Waterfall

  • The Arctic Coastline

  • Siglufjörður village

  • The Herring Museum

  • Hverir Geothermal Area

  • Dimmuborgir

  • The Rift Between the Eurasian & American Continents

  • Lake Mývatn Area

  • Akureyri

  • Northern Lights Guarantee*


You see the Northern Lights or get another free 7 day Short Break

The 7 Day North Iceland Northern Lights Guarantee package is a unique offer designed for the ultimate Northern Lights hunter. We take you on a Northern Lights Tour from Akureyri every night of the tour until you see the Northern Lights. If you are not able to see the lights during your visit to North Iceland you can come again for the package for free at a later date*. Saga Travel has collected data the past 2 years on the visibility of the Northern Lights and according to our research there are 98,5% changes of seeing the Northern Lights if you stay in the North Iceland for 6 days or more.

The tour begins in Akureyri with a check in to your accommodation, according to your selection. You can also add a pickup from the Akureyri Airport, as well as domestic return flights to Akureyri. The first night of the tour we offer the first Northern Lights Tour from Akureyri. The following day is spent by Lake Mývatn on Saga Travel’s very own Lake Mývatn Classic small group day tour. In the evening we offer a Northern Lights tour retry, if you had no luck the night before. If you have seen the lights you are welcome to join the regular Northern Lights Akureyri tour with a 50% discount of the regular price, and this offer is valid through the whole period of your stay in Akureyri. The 4th day is spent in the beautiful Eyjafjörður Fjord where you will join the Arctic Coastline & Micro Brewery small group day tour.

We offer a variety of add-ons and extras to the break. You can book your domestic flight with Air Iceland Connect upon booking your package, whether it is from Reykjavík Domestic Airport or KEF Intl Airport. Transport from Akureyri Domestic Airport is of course available, as well as a variety of activities and other tours. Just add the desired tour to your shopping basket before finalizing your booking. We recommend whale watching from Akureyri, or a Horseback Riding tour. You will find a selection of great day tours from Akureyri here.

Note:

  • Full retry on complete package if you do not see the Northern Lights*

    * To be able to claim a retry Short Break the traveller must have attended all available Northern Lights tours, without confirmed sighting (subject to confirmation of Northern Lights Guide) during his original Short Break. Availability for retry tours is subject to availability of STZ131.

  • The Northern Lights are a natural phenomenon and beyond our control. They are visible in Iceland from September through April but visibility is subject to Northern Lights activity and cloud coverage

  • In case of no sighting of the Northern Lights we offer our customers a complimentary second departure on Northern Lights Akureyri Tour the following evening

  • Due to weather and/or road conditions we might have to alter the itinerary, have longer journey time or cancel the tour

  • Reservation is necessary

    We recommend you bring

    • Warm clothing

    • Camera

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