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Best of Iceland Tour - Selfie Marathon

4 days
3 nights

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Per person in USD : 

$ 1,765.00 (double occupancy (May & Sep)
$ 2,120.00 (single occupancy (May & Sep)
$ 1,970.00 (double occupancy (Jun-Aug)
$ 2,440.00 (single occupancy (Jun-Aug)

Dates:

May 01, 2017 - May 04, 2017 call us
May 03, 2017 - May 06, 2017 call us
May 05, 2017 - May 08, 2017 call us
May 07, 2017 - May 10, 2017 call us
May 10, 2017 - May 13, 2017 call us
May 12, 2017 - May 15, 2017 
May 14, 2017 - May 17, 2017 call us
May 15, 2017 - May 18, 2017 call us
May 19, 2017 - May 22, 2017 call us
May 22, 2017 - May 25, 2017 call us
May 29, 2017 - Jun 01, 2017 reverse itinerary
Jun 03, 2017 - Jun 06, 2017 call us
Jun 07, 2017 - Jun 10, 2017 call us
Jul 09, 2017 - Jul 12, 2017 call us
Jul 27, 2017 - Jul 30, 2017 call us
Aug 03, 2017 - Aug 06, 2017 call us
Aug 17, 2017 - Aug 20, 2017 call us
Aug 23, 2017 - Aug 26, 2017 call us
Aug 25, 2017 - Aug 28, 2017 call us
Aug 28, 2017 - Aug 31, 2017 call us
Sep 01, 2017 - Sep 04, 2017 call us
Sep 04, 2017 - Sep 07, 2017 call us
Sep 06, 2017 - Sep 09, 2017 call us
Sep 09, 2017 - Sep 12, 2017 call us
Sep 11, 2017 - Sep 14, 2017 call us
Sep 15, 2017 - Sep 15, 2017 call us
Sep 20, 2017 - Sep 23, 2017 call us
Sep 22, 2017 - Sep 25, 2017 call us
Sep 24, 2017 - Sep 27, 2017 call us
Sep 26, 2017 - Sep 29, 2017 call us
Sep 28, 2017 - Oct 01, 2017 call us

Hotels:

We overnight in comfort tourist-class hotels, many of them set in the most stunning locations. All rooms have private shower/wc.

  • Husavík: Fosshotel Húsavík
  • East Iceland: Fosshotel Austur in Fáskrúðsfjörður
  • Southeast Iceland: Fosshotel Núpar at Vatnajökull national park

Note that above hotel list is subject to change and that double rooms in Iceland are normally twin beds. There are no triple rooms available for tour tour. Some of the departures operate in reverse itinerary, as indicated in the dates section

Included:

 

  • Fully escorted 4-day minibus tour with an English speaking driver guide
  • 3 nights hotel accommodation, rooms with shower/wc
  • 3x breakfast + 1x dinner (day 3)
  • Visit to two national parks
  • Entrance with towel to the Nature Baths at Lake Mývatn
  • Boat trip on glacial lagoon
  • A lot of very impressive landscape
  • Iceland Selfie Marathon T-Shirt

Itinerary:

This  Iceland tour focuses on taking pictures of the main natural wonders of Iceland. If you like taking ohotos selfies, and sharing them on social media, you've come to the right place. Iceland is the most photogenic country in the world, provides the best backdrop for your images. With active volcanoes, icy glaciers, amazing waterfalls, hot springs and deep fjords you can't miss. Every shot you take will be liked and shared many many times. This trip is perfect for those who want to see and capture everything in a very short time. This speedy journey around Iceland will have you ticking off bucket list items faster than you can say “Group selfie”. Take in all the major highlights and some tucked-away gems of this fabulous country. Let’s go … and tell the world - been there, done that, got a T-shirt! We know, you will be back.

Note that the total mileage is 1.700 km / 1.054 miles, which makes this tour suitable for travellers who like to see as much as possible in the shortest possible time and don’t mind travelling long hours by minibus. It is a Thunderbolt Sprinter, named after Thor, the God of Thunder and Usain Bolt, the best sprinter in the world. That’s about as fast as we go, making the Iceland Selfie Marathon the fastest guided bus tour around Iceland – in the speed of Thor’s Thunderbolt. You visit over 20 must-see locations; often quick photo stops at each location with a couple of walks and hikes here and there. There is free Wi-Fi on board. If you prefer a more leisurely schedule we recommend our 8-12 day tours around Iceland. Please check here for more itineraries

Day 1  : TRAVEL NORTH (310 mi)

Early morning departure from Reykjavík bus terminal for the first 500 kilometres of our express tour around Iceland. The first stop is in the town of Borgarnes (10 minutes), located in West Iceland, and followed by a hike on Grábrók volcano crater (40 minutes). You have one hour to explore Akureyri, the capital of North Iceland. Goðafoss waterfall is a beautiful site to shoot a couple of selfies (10 minutes) before we reach our overnight location in Húsavík. Estimated arrival time is 20:00. Overnight in Húsavík

Day 2  : TRAVEL EAST (248 mi)

Today we travel 400 kilometres to our overnight location in East Iceland, starting with Lake Mývatn known for its rich bird life and extraordinary volcanic lava landscapes. First we visit the pseudo craters at Skútustaðir (20 minutes), followed by a walk in the lava fields of Dimmuborgir (30 minutes), and finally we soak in the geothermal Nature Baths at Lake Mývatn (1 hour). In the afternoon we explore hot springs and bubbling mud pools (20 minutes) before hiking at Dettifoss, Europe’s most powerful waterfall. From there we travel through the uninhabited highlands and stop in Egilsstaðir (10 minutes). We continue over scenic roads to our next overnight location at Fáskrúðsfjörður, a small fishing village in the East Fjords. Estimated arrival time is 20:00.Overnight in  Fáskrúðsfjörður

Day 3  : TRAVEL TO THE GLACIER (248 mi)

The speedy tour around Iceland continues driving along beautiful fjords and past small fishing towns in East Iceland. Today’s mileage is about 400 kilometres. There’s a stop in the charming town of Djúpivogur (20 minutes), a one hour lunch break in the town of Höfn followed by 90 minutes to explore Jökulsárlón glacier lagoon by boat among floating icebergs. It is again selfie time at Svínafellsjökull glacier tongue (20 minutes) before we reach our overnight location in Southeast Iceland. Estimated arrival time is 19:00. Overnight in Southeast Iceland.

Day 4  : SOUTH COAST & GOLDEN CIRCLE (248 mi)

The last day of our quick-but-quality journey around Iceland is full of highlights as we drive about 400 kilometres along the South Coast and the Golden Circle route to Reykjavík. The first stop is in Vík (20 minutes), Iceland’s southernmost town, followed by another 20-minute photo extravaganza on the black lava beach of Reynisfjara. Say “group selfie” at Skógafoss waterfall (10 minutes) and one more time at Seljalandsfoss waterfall (10 minutes). In the afternoon we reach the last waterfall of the journey at Gullfoss where you have 20 minutes to admire one of Iceland’s most famous nature sights. Two more 20 minutes stops: first at Geysir geothermal springs and then at Þingvellir National Park, a UNESCO world heritage site. Estimated drop off time at the Reykjavík bus terminal is 19:00. Overnight in Reykjavík.

Notes:

TOUR STARTS: At 09:00 from BSI bus station in Reykjavík
TOUR ENDS: Between 19:00-20:00 at BSI bus station in Reykjavík
LANGUAGES: English only
GROUP SIZE: Maximum 16 passengers. Once a booking is confirmed, the departure is guaranteed.
PRE & POST NIGHTS REYKJAVÍK: Not included in this tour program. Note that the Iceland Selfie Marathon starts and ends at BSI bus station in Reykjavík. No hotel pick up/drop off available. Pre & post nights in Reykjavík need to be arranged by you, the booking agent, or by the traveller directly.
AIRPORT TRANSFERS: Not included in this tour program. Note that the Iceland Selfie Marathon starts and ends at BSI bus station in Reykjavík. No hotel pick up/drop off available. Airport transfer between Keflavík and Reykjavík need to be arranged by you, the booking agent, or by the traveller directly.