Two majestic nights

Hunt for the Northern Lights

Venture to the highland extremes for a 2-night winter escape where you’ll hunt for the Northern Lights and explore the famed Hveradalir geothermal field—a spellbinding hot spring valley.

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An remote winter wonderland

The darkest skies in Iceland

Journey to the central highlands and discover a welcoming oasis of cozy accommodations, hearty cooking, and the soothing waters of the Highland Base Baths.

Pitch black winter nights untouched by light pollution make Highland Base a stargazer’s dream. From the pulsating glow of the Northern Lights* to the celestial hallmarks of the Arctic cosmos, a universe of heavenly wonders awaits you.

Your highland holiday will also feature a guided hike to the breathtaking Hveradalir hot spring valley, where the earth’s ancient volcanism creates a mesmerizing mosaic of ice and fire.

Price & Essentials

  • Price: From ISK 154,700 for 2 guests

  • Duration: 2 nights

  • Availability: From 1 March 2024 to 31 April 2024 - Thursday and Friday departures

  • Special departures in January & February:

    • 26-28 January - soft opening rate from ISK 126,800.

    • 16-18 February - soft opening rate from ISK 126.800.


  • Accommodations at Highland Base for 2 nights

  • Complimentary daily breakfast

  • Admission to Highland Base Baths from March 1st

  • Shared Super Jeep transfer from Basecamp Skjól at 13:00 on arrival day

  • Storytelling & welcome drink upon arrival at 17:00

  • Northern Lights hunting* & telescopic stargazing (weather permitting)

  • Hveradalir guided tour on departure day at 10:00

  • Shared Super Jeep transfer from Highland Base at 13:00 on departure day

Not included

  • Lunch/dinner

  • Drinks

  • Extras (additional cost):

*Disclaimer: Highland Base would like to remind our guests that while the "Hunt for the Northern Lights" offer is designed to maximize your chances of witnessing this natural spectacle, sightings of the Northern Lights are not guaranteed. Their occurrence is dependent on both weather conditions and solar activity, which are natural phenomena beyond our control. We strive to provide a memorable and enjoyable experience regardless of the night sky’s display.

Highlights of your journey

Highland Base Baths

Relax and unwind in geothermal warmth as you marvel at the breathtaking views.

About the baths

Highland Base Restaurant

With hearty cooking, our restaurant will keep you warm and fueled up for your next adventure.

About the restaurant


Explore the geothermal wonders of this mesmerizing hot-spring valley. A photographer’s dream, a hiker’s paradise.

Discover Hveradalir


Gaze on the cosmos from a place beyond the reach of light pollution as you explore the heavens with our high-powered telescope.

An edge-of-your-seat journey

Getting here in winter

The highland routes are not serviced during wintertime. We can only be reached with a 4x4 super jeep driven by a professional.


Prepare for the extremes

Are you ready for the adventure of a lifetime?

Book your holiday now and secure your place at our highland oasis.

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