What Tours Should You Take During the Holidays in Iceland?
We always receive a ton of questions about what to do during the holidays in Iceland. It can be hard to find the best Iceland Christmas tours, since many of them are not operated during the Holidays. If you are traveling to Iceland during the Christmas Time, and are wondering what you should do, you’ve come to the right place.
We have listed all our favorite tours that are available during this time of the year. Check it out and let us know in the comments what you think.
On these dates it can be hard to find a tour in Iceland
Iceland Christmas Tours
Here you can find the Iceland Christmas tours that are available on these dates. You can find all kind of tours over the Holidays in Iceland, but here are the ones that we recommend. Some of the tours are located in Reykjavik, like the Walking tour and the food tour. Other tours take you out to the countryside to explore the magical nature of Iceland. And then you also have the northern lights. Can you think of a better way to spend the Holidays that watching the northern lights dance above the skies?
Reykjavik Walking Tour
Join a guided walk around Reykjavik City. The City of Reykjavik is magical during this time of the year and it is great to get to know more about the capital of Iceland on times like this.
This tour is available on December 24th, December 25th, December 26th and December 31st. And of course all the other dates that are not holidays in Iceland.
Reykjavik Food Walk
Explore the food of Reykjavik on this Reykjavik Food Walk Tour. Reykjavik is known for great restaurants and chefs. On this tour you will get to try some of the best Icelandic Food.
This tour is available on December 24th, December 26th, December 31st and January 1st.
Day Tour to the Natural Ice Cave under Katla Volcano
Visit one of the most beautiful ice cave in Iceland on this day tour from Reykjavik. This natural ice cave is located under a volcano in south Iceland. Pretty epic way to spend the holidays. In an ice cave under a volcano. At least this would be a Christmas day that you will remember.
This tour is available on December 24th and December 26th.
Northern Lights Luxury Cruise
See the northern lights dance above the skies on this luxury cruise. This is a new tour and therefor it comes at a great price. There is nothing more magical than being out on a cruise, watching the northern lights during the Holidays in Iceland.
This tour is available on December 25th, December 26th and January 1st.
Blue Lagoon & Northern Lights
Is the Blue Lagoon on your bucket list? What about the northern lights? Why not combine this in a one day tour and cross two things off of your bucket list on the same day.
This tour is available on December 25th and December 26th.
Blue Lagoon & Golden Circle
Change the northern lights part of the tour from above, to the Golden Circle. The Golden Circle is the most popular route in Iceland with some of the most unique places that you will ever see. Þingvellir National Park, Geysir geothermal area and the magical Gullfoss waterfall.
This tour is available on December 25th, December 26th and December 31st.
South Coast Classic
You have probably heard about the beauty of the south coast of Iceland. With its mesmerizing waterfalls, active volcanoes, black sand beaches, glaciers and mountain range. There is probably no place in the world where you will feel more connected to nature than when traveling along the south coast of Iceland. Why not do it over the Holidays?
This tour is available all days during the Holiday season.
Reykjavik Whale Watching
See the whales swim around their home, the ocean. It is magical to sail away from Reykjavik and see the wildlife that lives so close to the city.
This tour is available all days during the Holiday season in Iceland.
Take a Cooking Class
End your year with an Icelandic cooking class. This cooking class has been awarded as one of the best cooking class in Europe. A delicious fun and a great way to experience the Nordic style cuisine in Iceland. Invite your friends to an Icelandic dinner in the new year!
The cooking class is available on December 31st.
Reykjavik Helicopter Tour
End your year in style with a helicopter tour over Reykjavik. Reykjavik is a charming town from the ground but it is even more charming when flying above it in a helicopter. You will see all the small and colorful houses. Land on one of the mountains close to Reykjavik and see Reykjavik city and the surrounding area from the distance. A sight that will take your breath away.
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