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Volcanoes and Glaciers

6 days
5 nights

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Rates:

Per person in USD:

$ 1,610.00 (double occupancy (Jun-Aug)
$ 2,115.00 (single occupancy (Jun-Aug)
$ 1,410.00 (double occupancy (Sep)
$ 1,760.00 (single occupancy (Sep)

Dates:

May 14, 2017 - May 19, 2017 sold
May 21, 2017 - May 26, 2017 call us
May 28, 2017 - Jun 02, 2017 call us
Jun 04, 2017 - Jun 09, 2017 call us
Jun 11, 2017 - Jun 16, 2017 call us
Jun 25, 2017 - Jun 30, 2017 call us
Jul 02, 2017 - Jul 07, 2017 call us
Jul 09, 2017 - Jul 14, 2017 call us
Jul 16, 2017 - Jul 21, 2017 call us
Jul 23, 2017 - Jul 28, 2017 call us
Jul 30, 2017 - Aug 04, 2017 call us
Aug 13, 2017 - Aug 18, 2017 
Aug 20, 2017 - Aug 25, 2017 call us
Aug 27, 2017 - Aug 31, 2017 call us
Sep 03, 2017 - Sep 08, 2017 call us
Sep 10, 2017 - Sep 15, 2017 
Sep 17, 2017 - Sep 22, 2017 
Sep 24, 2017 - Sep 29, 2017 call us

Hotels:

DAY 1:
Icelandair Hótel Natura
Radison Blu Hotel Saga

DAY 2:
Hótel Vestmannaeyjar

DAY 3-4:
Edda Vík
Hótel Dyrhólaey

DAY 5:
Icelandair Hótel Natura
Radison Blu Hotel Saga

We reserve the rights to change the hotels, without prior notice should the necessity arise, the alternative hotel will then be of the same standard.



Included:

  • 4 day guided tour as per itinerary from/to Reykjavík
  • Accommodation 2 nights w/facilities in Reykjavík
  • Accommodation 3 nights  w/facilities in countryside
  • Breakfast daily (except arrival day)
  • 2 dinners in the countryside (day 3 and 4)
  • Entrance to Eldheimar Museum (day 2)
  • Roundtrip ferry fare to Westman Islands (day 2)
  • Entrance to Skogar Folk Museum (day 3)
  • Entrance to Eyjafjallajokull Visitor Centre (day 3)
  • Jokulsarlon boat tour (day 4)

Optional Services:

Day 2 Rib Safari boat tour - Small Islands trip  ISK 8.000 / 1hr

Day 2 Viking tours boat tour – Circle boat tour ISK 6.900 /1,5hrs

Optional tours are booked with the guide upon arrival. Rates are subject to change at any time.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Itinerary:

Unforgettable Trip to Iceland 

On this trip to Iceland, you will have the opportunity to explore icebergs, hot springs, and volcanoes as they are plentiful in Iceland and are the main focus of this escorted Iceland tour. Join our group and discover how Nature's forces are shaping the world in its most primal state. Lava fields, volcanoes, and the history of Icelandic eruptions will surprise you while accompanying you on your holiday through this magical country.

 

Day 1  : Arrival

Your Iceland tour begins with stay in Reykjavík. If your flight lands early in the day we recommend taking the time to explore Reykjavík, the largest municipality in Iceland. Ingolfur Arnarson, the first settler of Iceland built his farm on the peninsula where Reykjavík stands today. The town got its name “Smoky Bay” after the columns of steam that rose from the hot springs in the area and made such a deep impression on the first settlers. In the evening you can choose from multitude of restaurants and/or coffee-houses to get better acquainted with Iceland's capital.
Overnight stay in Reykjavík (airport transfer not included). 

Day 2  : Westmann Islands (111 mi)

Waterfall - Lava Fields – Puffin Island – Magnificent lava fields

The first stop today will be made at Seljalandsfoss waterfall, where you can walk behind the waterfall. We then travel along the south coast to Landeyjahofn harbor. After arriving at the pier at Bakkafjara we take a 30 minute ferry ride to the Westman Islands. Once there, we will explore Heimaey, the largest island in the Westman Islands archipelago. Other adventures of the day include: a visit to the puffins in Storhofdi, a walk up to the crater of a volcano that erupted only three decades ago, visiting Eldheimar Museum and exploring flora of the new lava field. Afternoon at leisure to explore the island on your own. Overnight in the Westman Islands

Day 3  : South Shore - Skógar – Vík (75 mi)

Restless Volcanoes – Folk Museum – Ice Walk

We take the ferry back from the Westman Islands and travel further on along the south shore noting the numerousglacial rivers on route to Skogar and Skogafoss waterfall. We visit with the farmers of Thorvaldseyri Farm located at the foot of the world famous Eyjafjallajokull volcano that last erupted in the spring of 2010. A visitor's center/family run exhibit was opened in spring 2011 where guests can view a 20 minute film about the spectacular natural event. Our next stop will be at the Skogar Folk Museum before continuing on, passing Solheimajokull Glacier to the black. Reynisfjara beachDinner and overnight stay in Vik/Kirkjubaejarklaustur area for the next 2 nights.

Day 4  : Kirkjubæjarklaustur - Skaftafell – Jökulsárlón (250 mi)

Europe’s Largest National Park and Glacier – Glacial Lagoon with Icebergs

We cross Eldhraun, the largest mass of lava ever to flow on the face of the Earth before reaching the small townKirkjubaejarklaustur, a former site of a 12th-century Catholic convent. Onwards to Skaftafell National Park, one of Iceland's most outstanding areas of natural beauty. We continue to the stunning Jokulsarlon Glacial Lagoon to seefloating icebergs and possibly curious seals. Throughout the day we are afforded magnificent views of the mighty Vatnajökull Glacier. Back to Vík. Dinner and overnight in Vik/Kirkjubaejarklaustur area.

Day 5  : Gullfoss – Geysir - Þingvellir – Reykjavík (194 mi)

Exploding Geysers – The beautiful Golden Falls – National Park with Geological Wonders (UNESCO)

We head for the Geysir hot spring area to see the famous great Geysir as well as Strokkur, a hot spring that spouts every few minutes. Onwards we travel to Gullfoss one of Iceland’s most impressive waterfalls. Our next stop is Thingvellir National Park, where the ancient parliament met for centuries on the shores of Iceland’s largest lake, before heading back to Reykjavik. Overnight stay in Reykjavík.

Day 6  : Departure

Today marks the end of your Iceland tour. If you did not visit the Blue Lagoon on your arrival day, you might use the opportunity to stop there now on your way to the airport.

Note: Transfers to the international airport are not included.

Notes:

Max Group Size:
36 people

All Departures are Guaranteed!

Children rate: Children 6-11 years old travelling with 2 adults and sharing 1 DBL room: 25% discount (valid only per 1 child). Children 12 years and older pay full price as adults. It is not recommended that children 0-5 years old travel on scheduled tours.

consider combining this tour with West Greenland tour - Kingdom of Glaciers