Northern Lights Tour in the Westfjords

Your hosts at the Farm-Hotel Heydalur pick you up from your hotel in Reykjavk and drive you to the accommodation in the very remote Fjord Mjifjrur in

Discover the Northern Lights in the remote Westfjords

Your hosts at the Farm-Hotel Heydalur pick you up from your hotel in Reykjavk and drive you to the accommodation in the very remote Fjord Mjifjrur in the West fjords. Heydalur is a great base for tours and excursions to experience the wild and untouched Icelandic arctic nature.

The Farm-Hotel Heydalur offers a relaxing and a quiet environment, delicious local food and a variety of activities e.g. hiking, cross-country skiing, ice fishing etc. Be on the lookout for the northern lights every night!

As a guest at Heydalur you have free access to the geothermal pools and a sauna. All rooms at the hotel have private facilities.

Professional guide will accompany you on the day tours and the program is flexible, depending on weather and the guests wishes.

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Duration: 7 Days / 6 Nights

Departure: 3. - 7. des and 9. - 13. des

Minimum number of participants 2, maximum 16.

Minium age 12 years suitable for well-travelled children.

*Please note that arrival in Iceland can be on a Friday but the transfer to the Westfjords is not available on Saturdays, further information available upon request.

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Day 1: Arrival

Arrival at Keflavk Airport and transfer to your hotel in Reykjavk.

Day 2: Drive to the West fjords - Settlement Centre Waterfalls

Youll be picked up at 10:00 am from your hotel and the trip to the westfjords begins. At Borgarnes village well visit the Settlement Centre to learn about the settlement if Iceland in the Viking Age. Next stop will be at the hot water spring Deildartunguhver before heading to the waterfalls Hraunfossar (Lava falls) and Barnafoss (Childrens falls). The drive to the Farm-Hotel Heydalur takes about 6-7 hours in total.

Upon arrival the hosts at the Farm-Hotel will show you your room and the facilities before serving you a delicious dinner, where emphasis is put on local ingredients.

Day 3 5: Flexible program around Heydalur

We have a few guided tours and excursions lined up for you, however as the weather is a deciding factor, the order of the tours is not set until the same day.

Following tours are on the agenda:

- A day tour to the capital of the Westfjords, safjrur. On this tour well visit the small Folk Museum Litli Br and the Arctic Fox Centre in Savk.

- Hiking tour or a cross-country skiing tour to the Drangajkull glacier.

- Hiking tour in the area surrounding the hotel, horse riding tour (only available in the autumn) or ice fishing tour in the winter.

- Lookout for the Northern lights hunting every evening.

Day 6: Witchcraft & sorcery Reykjavk

Today a driver takes you back to Reykjavk, but on the way we stop at the Witchcraft and sorcery exhibition in the tiny village Hlmavk. Arrival in Reykjavk in the afternoon for a check in at your hotel.

Day 7: Departure

Transfer to Keflavk Airport and departure OR prolong your stay in Reykjavk. You might want to join a guided day tour to the Geysers and waterfalls. Esja Travel will suggest a variety of available activities from Reykjavk. Information upon request.

Price available on request


- 6 nights including breakfast in rooms with private facilities. Free access to the hotels geothermal pool and the sauna.
- Full board during the stay in Heydalur. Breakfast only in Reykjavk.
- Airport transfers.
- Returning transfer Reykjavk Heydalur.
- Guided day tour to safjrur.
- Guided hiking tour or cross country skiing to the Drangsjkull glacier.
- Ice fishing tour in the winter or horse-riding tour in the autumn or hiking tour around Heydalur.
- Northern lights hunts in the evening.
- Entrance fees:
- Settlement Centre in Borgarnes.
- Litli Br Folk Museum.
- Arctic Fox Centre in Savk.
- Witchcraft and Sorcery Exhibition in Hlmavk.
- VAT & Lodging tax.

Esja Travel supports - the Icelandic Environment Association Landvernd with a EUR 5 donation for every traveller booked on a package tour.

Prolong your stay in Reykjavk:

September October

Price per person sharing a double room EUR 95 per night, incl. breakfast.
Price per single room EUR 150 incl. breakfast.

November April

Price per person sharing a double room EUR 80 per night, incl. breakfast.
Price per single room EUR 125 incl. breakfast.

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