Shorter Tours & City Breaks Iceland

Iceland is an all year round destination. The nature is stunning during winter time and the northern lights are a true attraction. All sorts of winter activities await you in Iceland and Esja Travel is your partner for a great winter experience.
Your Esja Travel Team is more than happy to help with the organisation of the winter adventure in Iceland for you and your fellow travelers, whatever the size of the group. We already have a wide selection of itineraries to choose from: bus tours, photo tours, adventure tours, cultural tours, study tours, just to name a few.
Below you‘ll find few examples of our tailor-made winter itineraries.

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City Break with Northern Lights

Experience Reykjavik and nearby area in its winter coat. This short but exciting trip welcomes you by entering the warm geothermal waters of the Blue Lagoon on your way from the airport to your hotel in Reykjavik.

The next day is focused on getting acquainted with Iceland’s capital including its lively cultural venues, various shops and sights. Complete the day by taking a Northern Lights hunt by boat, maximizing the effects of this mystical natural phenomena, and the view towards the nighlty illuminated capital‘s silhouette makes the trip a special experience by itself

After a good night’s sleep at your cosy hotel you participate in a guided Golden Circle bus tour. This tour includes stops at some of Iceland’s most famous attractions including Thingvellir National Park, Geysir Hot spring area and Gullfoss waterfall.

Prices from € 640 | 4 days / 3 nights

Northern Lights Express

If you come for the northern lights and want to experience a good mixture of Iceland‘s top tourist attractions along the way, this is the tour for you. From icy waterfalls to warm geothermal baths, from black sand beaches to glacier covered mountains, this winter wonderland is at your feet. On the way get the chance for the elusive Northern Lights in starlit nights,  away from city lights.


Highlights and recommended activities

  • National Park Þingvell, Hot Spring area Geysir, Waterfalls Gullfoss, Seljalandsfoss and Skógafoss. Reynisfjara, Jökulsárlón Glacier Lagoon, Skaftafell and Vatnajökulsþjóðgarður National Park, black beach Reynisfjara and basalt columns, Reykjanes peninsula and Reykjavík. 
  • Horse Riding, Glacier Walk, Geothermal Baths, Whale Watching. 
  • The Northern Lights season is from September to April.
Prices from € 460 | 6 days / 5 nights

Family Cottage Break

The ideal choice for families travelling with children. You will experience the spectacular nature in of Iceland‘s most popular tourist attraction, the South. With 3 nights in a cozy cottage instead of driving between accomodations each day, your family‘s holiday happens at your own pace.


Highlights & recommended activities

  • The Golden Circle, Reynisfjara Black Beach, Skaftafell National Park and Jokulsarlon Glacier Lagoon, Dettifoss - Europe’s most powerful waterfall, Lake Myvatn, Reykjavik.
  • Horse Riding, The Secret Lagoon, Slakki Petting Zoo, Glacier Lagoon Boat Tour and Whale Watching.
  • The Northern Lights season is from September to April.
Prices from € 530 | 5 days / 4 nights

South Iceland Express

This swift self-drive program is now available on a whole year basis. The program is based on Iceland’s most famous attractions in South Iceland and Reykjavík, our vibrant capital.


Start the tour by exploring the lunar-like landscape of the Reykjanes peninsula. Include a visit to the Blue Lagoon if you like. Then head for Hveragerdi, a charming countryside village located in the doorway to the Golden Circle, and home to Örk hotel – you're home for the next two nights.


From there you travel to experience Reynisfjara black beach, Skógafoss and Seljalandsfoss waterfalls, Cape Dyrhólaey viewpoint, Þingvellir national park, Geysir hot spring area and Gullfoss waterfall.
End the program in Reykjavík where you stay for two nights, allowing for a whole day to get familiar with the most northernmost located capital in the world.


All this for a price from €470 per person!

Prices from € 380 | 5 days / 4 nights