Westfjords Northern Lights Break

Starting from: Reykjavík
Season: 1st Sep-12th Apr
Duration: 5 days

The wild and majestic Westfjords are one of the best places to see the Northern Lights... remote wilderness far away from city lights and light pollution!
This holiday is great for those who want to escape from a busy city life to relax and enjoy nature at its best and do some adventure activities, with fantastic opportunities to view the Northern Lights.

This is a 5 day / 4 night holiday package based out of a Westfjords countryside hotel.

During the day travellers can try different activities like ice fishing, hiking, snowmobiling and in the evening enjoy excellent local food and comfortable accommodation. After dinner you can relax in a natural hot spring pool while waiting for the magical northern lights to appear.


- Return transfer from Reykjavík to the Westfjords
- 4 nights accommodation in the Westfjords countryside, room with private bath
- 4 breakfasts, 4 lunches, 4 three course dinners, all local food
- Excursions to the Deildartunguhver hot spring, Hraunfossar and Barnafoss waterfalls
- A guided tour to Ísafjörður, the capital of the Westfjords
- A guided hike or cross-country skiing trip to Drangajökull glacier
- Ice fishing, horse riding, or hiking trip, depending on the snow conditions
- Complementary access to hot pools and saunas.
- Northern lights searches in the evenings.
- Entries to the Museum of Witchcraft in Hólmavík, to Litli Bær, the Arctic Fox Museum of Súðavík, and the Settlement Centre in Borgarnes.

To bring:

- Multi-layered warm clothing appropriate for the weather (base non-cotton layer, fleece or wool mid-layer, wind/waterproof jacket and pants)
- Hiking boots
- Cap and gloves
- Don't forget your camera!