From $1,553 per person, double occupancy

Includes: Non-stop flights on Icelandair, three nights hotel, traditional Icelandic Christmas buffet, Golden Circle tour, northern lights hunt, Flybus airport transfers & more!
Areas visited: Reykjavik


Departures:   November 23 & 30; December 7 & 14, 2016
                        Exc. Edmonton departures: November 21 & 28; December 5 & 13, 2016

Hotel used:    Icelandair Hotel Reykjavik Natura (or similar)
                        NOTE: The tour operator has the right to change hotels in package based on availability.
                        Substitute hotels are of similar quality.

Reykjavik is an enchanting city during the holiday season where the beauty of winter is on full display with festive ice skaters gliding across frozen Tjornin pond, lights twinkling from every tree and colorfully-adorned window shops filled with holiday cheer. When you book this exciting vacation package you'll celebrate Iceland’s distinctive Christmas folklore traditions and tasty holiday treats during a private walking tour of the capital. You'll also hunt for the northern lights, indulge in a delicious traditional Icelandic Christmas bufffet, and experience a frozen realm of amazing nature sites along the Golden Circle with time left to spare for some indulgent spa relaxation.

Important: A minumum of two passengers is required to guarantee departures on the walking tours, the northern lights tour, and the golden circle tour. All tours are guided, and conducted in English only.


  • Click on the gold "Book Now" button above. You can also use the package drop down menu on the right side of the page by selecting your departure details.
  • Once booked, you will receive two emails. One containing your electronic air ticket, and the other your package Booking Confirmation and general information. Approximately three weeks later, you will receive additional information containing specific details about your travel arrangements from the Icelandair IHUSA Confirmation email box.


Reykjavik center at Christmas time 2 Oxararfoss, Thingvellir National Park 3 Christmas booths in Reykjavik's City Center 4 Reykjavik 5 Austurvollur Square, Reykjavik 6 Strokkur geyser 7 Christmas Buffet appetizers at SATT restaurant 8 Traditional Christmas tree at Icelandair Hotel Reykjavik Natura

All starting prices listed below are per person and based on availability. Note: The tour operator has the right to change hotels in package based on availability. Substitute hotels are of similar quality.


Toronto (YYZ) $1,553 $1,700 $128 $197
Edmonton (YEG) - November 21, 28 departure * $1,819 $2,104 $128 $197
Edmonton (YEG) - December 5 departure ^ $1,947 $2,301 $128 $197
Edmonton (YEG) - December 13 departure # $1,819 $2,104 $128 $197

        * Two nights required before tour to match flight schedule
        ^ Two nights required before and one night after tour to match flight schedule
        # One night required before and one night after tour to match flight schedule


Day 1 - Departure Day
Evening departure from North America

Day 2 - Arrival in Iceland - Northern Lights Hunt
Early morning arrival in Iceland. Use your Flybus airport transfers from your Booking Confirmation to transfer to your hotel in Reykjavik. Please note that breakfast is not included on your arrival day. The rest of the day is at your leisure. For a very Icelandic way to shake off the jetlag, we suggest a visit to one of the local geothermal pools! You might also walk to the nearby Pearl attraction for a great view over the city. A wide-range of add-on tour options are available to book with Icelandair. 

In the evening, be in your hotel lobby for the northern lights tour and remember to dress for cold weather. The northern lights, also known as Aurora Borealis, are a spectacular natural phenomenon, often seen dancing around in fantastic colors across the Icelandic night sky. Please note that the tour is weather-dependent and sightings are not guaranteed. If conditions are not preferable to see the Northern Lights your group will visit the Northern Lights Center in Reykjavik and take a short city tour by coach.

Day 3 - Golden Circle and Christmas Buffet
Enjoy a sumptous Scandinavian buffet breakfast (included in your package). Your guide will then meet you at your hotel at 9:30am. Today you will experience a trio of natural wonders along the Golden Circle Route in South Iceland.  Take in the breathtaking Gullfoss waterfall, which is often frozen mid-cascade during winter. Enjoy the intriguing active Geysir geothermal area of bubbling mud pools, hot springs and spouting geysers. Then discover Iceland's national identity at Thingvellir National Park (UNESCO listed), Iceland's greatest historical site and a place of tremendous geological interest, as it is the visible location of the mid-Atlantic Ridge where the Eurasian and North American tectonic plates meet.

In the evening, savor a traditional holiday feast at Satt Restaurant located at Icelandair Hotel Natura. The true yuletide spirit shines with a deluxe gourmet Christmas buffet of distinctive heritage dishes based on local and Nordic ingredients.

Day 4 - Experience the Christmas Season in Reykjavik
Enjoy breakfast at your hotel, followed by the remainder of the morning which is open at your leisure. Perhaps you might enjoy an indulgent visit to Soley Natura Spa at the Icelandair Hotel Reykjavík Natura. 

In the afternoon you'll enjoy a guided Christmas-themed walking and tasting tour of downtown Reykjavik. What better way to celebrate the spirit of the season than on a walking tour with a local expert dressed in Icelandic heritage attire and ready to guide you through a fun-filled afternoon of charming Icelandic traditions? During this Reykjavik Christmas walking tour you’ll gain insight into Icelandic holiday traditions as well as the history, art, architecture, culture and cuisine of the capital city. You’ll wander through the beautifully-decorated Old Town area and its  festively twinkling holiday lights, making stops at several interesting locations along the way. At each stop you’ll enjoy a taste of Iceland, as well as delicious Christmas favorites.

As a finishing touch you’ll a pay a visit to a classic Icelandic restaurant which is also home to one of Iceland’s finest private art collections. Here, you'll meet  one of the city’s top chefs who will share some culinary secrets over a premium selection from the wine cellar. At the end of the tour you’ll receive a small Christmas gift – a lovely souvenir of Iceland and this special holiday moment.

Day 5 - Farewell to Iceland
Start the morning with a Scandinavian buffet breakfast which is included as part of your hotel stay, followed by the remainder of your morning which is open for your own activities. Then, use the Flybus airport transfer voucher from your booking confirmation to transfer to Keflavik airport for your late afternoon departure to North America.


Note: The tour operator has the right to change hotels in package based on availability. Substitute hotels are of similar quality.

Icelandair Hotel Reykjavik Natura

The completely renovated four-star Icelandair Hotel Reykjavik Natura embodies the spirit of Reykjavik, offering 220 rooms featuring private bath & shower with hair dryer, as well as telephone, radio, satellite TV, and internet access available for purchase. With the many themed rooms, you can also choose to experience one of the many natural elements of Iceland, from moss, glacier, northern lights, volcano, geothermal or natural water rooms.

The Soley Natura Spa is an on-premises high class facility featuring Iceland's only indoor hotel geothermal swimming pool, and with the use of the guest discount, the Finnish saunas, fitness facilities, spa treatments, beauty salon and hair dresser are also available to enjoy. Afterwards, visit the friendly Satt restaurant emphasizes honest, healthy, and delicious  Icelandic food, serving you only the very best of what our surrounding local suppliers have to offer each season.

With the unique proximity to Reykjavik’s wooded areas of Oskjuhlid Hill, guests of the Icelandair Reykjavik Natura Hotel (ISO 14001-certified as a green hotel) can take advantage of the walking & cycling paths to explore the surrounding lava and seacoast landscapes, see a man-made geyser, and take a dip in a warmed lagoon of the North Atlantic or soak in a relaxing thermal hot tub at the Nautholsvik thermal beach (activities operate May - August). The Natura is also located next to the famous landmark The Pearl, with its revolving restaurant, and a balcony allowing for panoramic views over Reykjavik. The Natura is also close to the excitement of Reykjavik’s historical city center. While reachable in less than 30 minutes by foot, you can also arrive there in just a few minutes by bus using the bus stop located close to the hotel.

Other special services include free storytelling on Thursday nights, complimentary Icelandic themed movies in the hotel cinema, and a tour desk. During the summer bicycle rental is available for exploring the city’s many scenic bike paths, and with it‘s location next to the city small domestic airport, our younger guests will enjoy spotting propeller planes as they come in to land!


Five star | *****
All rooms include private bathroom, telephone, satellite TV, movie channel, radio, desk and safe compartment. Luxurious interior decor & furnishings, including bathrobes at each bedside. Room & turndown service, a restaurant and laundry services are available, as well as an indoor swimming pool and/or exercise facilities.

Four star | ****
All rooms include private bathroom, telephone, satellite TV, movie channel, radio and desk. There is room service, a restaurant and laundry services available.

Three star | ***
All rooms include private bathroom, telephone, TV, radio and desk. There is a breakfast room and service counter to buy snacks and small items.

Two star | **
Bar & dining room facilities (including breakfast), public telephone access and 24 hour check-in available. Rooms may be equipped with a private bathroom, but this is not a condition. 

More information on the Tourist Board Hotel Classification System can be found here.

  • Round-trip Economy Class air transportation on Icelandair from Toronto (YYZ). Also available from Edmonton (YEG) from additional $266 per person roundtrip
  • Round-trip Flybus airport transfers between Keflavik International Airport and your hotel in Reykjavik
  • Three nights hotel accommodation at the Icelandair Hotel Reykjavik Natura (or similar) with private bathrooms
  • Daily Scandinavian buffet breakfast (breakfast on arrival day is not included)
  • One admission to Soley Natura Spa in Reykjavik
  • Northern Lights Hunt guided motorcoach tour
  • Christmas-themed guided walking tour of Old Town Reykjavik
  • Taste of traditional Icelandic Christmas delicacies
  • Traditional Christmas Buffet at SATT restaurant
  • Guided Golden Circle motorcoach tour
  • Tips and taxes at hotel

Note: Extra nights available, based on a stay at the Icelandair Hotel Reykjavik Natura (or similar) after your trip.


  • Beverages during Christmas dinner and Christmas delicacy tasting
  • Meals and activities other than those mentioned in itinerary



  • CHANGES / CANCELLATIONS: Once confirmed, vacation packages cannot be altered, including travel dates, hotels, etc. For amendments to your travel plans you may cancel your booking, up to 30 days prior to departure, for a fee of $400 per person. Bookings cannot be cancelled 29 days or less prior to departure. Cancellations made within 24 hours of booking are fully refundable. Individual passengers in a multi-passenger booking who wish to cancel are not eligible for a refund
  • Any and all additional nights must be booked at the same hotel at the time of initial booking
  • Northern lights sightings are not guaranteed. No refund or reduction in price if northern lights are not seen during tour
  • Minimum stay four nights, maximum stay eight nights (first night of your trip is your overnight flight from North America)
  • Packages require that each night of your trip must be in hotels booked through Icelandair prior to departure
  • The tour operator has the right to change hotels in package based on availability. Substitute hotels are of similar quality
  • Guests booked on Icelandair vacation packages enjoy a priority check-in, based on availability, from 10am at Icelandair Hotel Reykjavik Natura, Icelandair Hotel Reykjavik Marina and Hilton Reykjavik Nordica. Standard check-in begins at 2pm (4pm for FossHotel Reykjavik)
  • Subject to availability and price change
  • Child fares are not available for children under 12
  • All general inquiries, including change or cancellation requests, can be submitted online
  • Full Icelandair package terms and conditions can be found here