The Northern Lights Capitals Mini Break Travel Information

The island of contrasts, where heaven and earth meet and where the sagas of the Vikings were written. A land of glaciers, erupting volcanoes and Geysers, the magnificent Northern Lights and the Midnight Sun. This is an amazing geography field trip!

One of the features of visiting Iceland is the endless and ubiquitous flow of geothermal water streaming from the earth. This hot water is used for open-air swimming pools all around the country, which serve as health spas and as pleasant places to relax and meet people. With all this beauty and geological diversity there is no shortage of opportunities for adventurous pursuits.

Weekends in Iceland are a very special experience and combine magnificent landscapes, fun activities and a surprising array of fine restaurants

Icelandic and Swedish Visas requirement

Not required for British Passport holders. A passport valid for 3 months or more is all that is required


Departure Airport for Reykjavik

Heathrow, Gatwick, Manchester or Glasgow 


Reykjavik and Swedish Lapland Weather


Although Iceland borders on the Arctic Circle the gulf stream moderates. So winter lows are at worst -5 degrees in and around Reykjavik


For a Iceland weather forecast prior to going



Winter temperatures can vary quite dramatically between zero and minus 35 with wind chill.  


Clothing: We provide all arctic clothing for the duration of your stay. This includes overalls, boots, gloves and hats.


For a Swedish Lapland weather forecast prior to going, click here  


For a Northern Lights forecast prior to going


Icelandic and Swedish Currency

The Icelandic Krona and Swedish Krona.


For current rates


When to visit Reykjavik and Swedish Lapland

October to April is when the Northern Lights can light up the night sky in Iceland.


However as this is a combined break with Swedish Lapland whose activities are dependent on their being sufficient snow on the ground this break is valid for Dec to March




Icelandic and Swedish Time Zones

Iceland: GMT -1

Sweden: GMT +1


More detailed Information about Reykjavik and Swedish Lapland

Parking/Insurance/Airport Hotels

Pre book your airport requirements and save:



Information on Airport Parking




Information on Airport Hotels




Information on Airport Lounges




Insurance details - Phone 0845 345 3456 Quoting Weekend a La Carte or click here for a travel insurance quote



Please note it is part of our terms and conditions of travel with us that you have valid travel insurance in place





Call 01722 744695
Make an enquiry
Price per person: From £2,695
Includes Flights, 7 nights Accommodation with breakfast (Hotel Ranga, Hotel Reykjavik Centrum, Hotel Arctic Eden),Northern Lights Lobster feast, Activities with guides, Car Hire, airport transfers,

Break Available: December-March
Departures from: Heathrow, Gatwick
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  • Flights
  • 7 nights Accommodation with breakfast (Hotel Ranga, Hotel Reykjavik Centrum, Hotel Arctic Eden)
  • Activities as outlined with guides
  • Car Hire
  • Airport Transfers

Departure Airport:
  • Heathrow
  • Gatwick

  • Wednesday departures only
Call 01722 744695
Click to make an enquiry
“We had a wonderful break in Iceland. It was very well organised and all party members commented on how much they enjoyed the trip. All of our guides were extremely hospitable. Many Thanks for organising a truly memorable experience”
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