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Iceland Complete Summer Tour

2015 Departures
May 13, 20
September 02, 09, 16
Prices From$2330 per Person Double
$760 Single Supplement
2015 Departures
June 03, 08, 10, 15, 17, 22, 24, 29
July 01, 06, 08, 13, 15, 20, 22, 27, 29
August 03, 05, 12, 19, 26
Prices From$2740 per Person Double
$895 Single Supplement
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With so much to discover and explore in Iceland, this comprehensive tour brings the natural wonders, the majestic landscapes and the unique character of Iceland together. This is a classic circle providing a mix of culture and nature.

Itinerary

 
Day 1     Reykjavik
Accommodation: Hilton Nordica Hotel

Arrive in Reykjavik and transfer to hotel on your own.

 
Day 2     Geysir - Gullfoss Waterfall - Vik
Accommodation: Edda Vik Hotel
Meals: Breakfast / Dinner

Exploding Geysers - Waterfalls - Puffin Colony - Black Sand Beaches of the South Shore

Start the day with a short city sightseeing of Reykjavík. From Reykjavík head through the village of Hveragerði to explore Gullfoss, the ‘Golden Waterfall’, and the nearby Geysir hot spring area to see the famous Geysir and Strokkur, and numerous other hot springs and boiling mud pools. Continue along the south shore and stop to admire the waterfalls Seljalandsfoss and Skógafoss before continuing to Dyrhólaey* nature reserve. Continue to the village of Vík. Dinner and overnight in the Vík area.

*Please note that Dyrholaey is closed during nesting season in spring, middle May til June 23rd

 
Day 3     Kirkjubaejarklaustur - Skaftafell National Park - Hofn
Accommodation: Hofn Hotel
Meals: Breakfast / Dinner

Lava Fields - Europe’s Largest National Park - Glacial Lagoon with Icebergs - Europe’s Largest Glacier

Cross Eldhraun, the largest mass of lava ever to flow on the face of the earth, before reaching the small town Kirkjubæjarklaustur, a former site of a 12th-century Catholic convent. The tour continues over Skeiðarársandur sands to Skaftafell National Park. Continue to the stunning Jökulsárlón Glacial Lagoon to see the birthplace of icebergs. Throughout the day we are afforded magnificent views of the mighty Vatnajökull Glacier. Overnight in the Höfn area.

 
Day 4     Egilsstadir
Accommodation: Icelandair Hotel Herad
Meals: Breakfast / Dinner

Narrow Fjords - Steep Mountains - Picturesque Coastline - Mineral Collection

Drive from Höfn through Almannaskarð pass, stop and admire the majestic coastline. Continue to the towering mountains plunging vertically into the sea that form the magnificent East Fjords. Explore Petra’s renowned collection of local stones and minerals. Dinner and overnight in the Egilsstaðir area.

 
Day 5     Lake Myvatn
Accommodation: Sel Hotel Myvatn
Meals: Breakfast / Dinner

Highland Desert - Bizarre Lava Formations - Geothermal & Volcanic Activity - Rich Birdlife - Protected Salmon River

Explore the empty vastness of the highland desert plateau Möðrudalsöræfi, heading to the Lake Mývatn area. Visit Námaskarð pass with its boiling mud pools and vibrant colors. Explore the natural beauty of the Lake Mývatn area, including the peculiar lava formations at Dimmuborgir, the pseudo craters at Skútustaðir and Laxá salmon river. One of Mývatn area’s claims to fame is that it is home to more species of ducks than any other place on Earth, with very diverse birdlife in general. Dinner and overnight in the Mývatn area.

 
Day 6     Akureyri
Accommodation: Kea Hotel
Meals: Breakfast

Waterfall “Of the Gods”- Folk Museum – Iceland’s Second Largest City

Travel towards the bustling northern port of Akureyri making a stop at the magnificent Goðafoss waterfall and the old turf farm Laufás. Akureyri has some of the finest timber buildings in the country, beautifully restored to their original glory. Overnight in the Akureyri area.

 
Day 7     Skagafjordur - Borgarfjordur
Accommodation: Hamar Icelandair Hotel
Meals: Breakfast / Dinner

Fertile Farmlands - Glacial Rivers - Unique Viking Horse with Demonstration

Majestic mountains and narrow passes lead to Skagafjörður for an introduction of the unique Icelandic horse that has a special fifth gait - the tölt. Towards the village of Blönduós built on both sides of the river Blanda with Hrútey Island a protected nature reserve located in this popular salmon river. Cross the Holtavörðuheiði plateau through Borgarfjörður to the beautiful town of Borgarnes. Dinner and overnight in Borgarnes area.

 
Day 8     Borgarfjordur - Thingvellir - Reykjavik
Accommodation: Hilton Nordica Hotel
Meals: Breakfast

Europe’s Largest Hot Spring - Picturesque Waterfalls - National Park with Geological Wonders (UNESCO)

Drive to Deildartunguhver, the most powerful hot spring in the world. A stop will be made to admire the beautiful Hraunfossar waterfalls, before continuing over the breathtaking Kaldidalur mountain pass. The journey continues to Lake Þingvallavatn, Iceland’s largest lake, and Þingvellir National Park, the ancient site of the world’s first parliament held outdoors. Overnight in Reykjavík.

 
Day 9     Reykjavik
Meals: Breakfast

Arrangements end after breakfast.

 

Notes

Optional Tours At Extra Cost
Boat Tour On The Glacial Lagoon

Super jeep tour on Vatnajökull Glacier

Mývatn, Nature Baths
Horse Riding (ca 1 Hour)

Whale watching tour with Sea Angling

Non guided tour to the Blue Lagoon on arrival/departure

As of March 1, 2014 a fee of ISK600 per person (about $5) will be collected to enter the geysir area.

Price Includes
Transportation
Accommodation As Indicated in Itinerary
Dinner As Mentioned
Entrance to the Bird Museum in Lake Myvatn
Entrances Per Itinerary
Sightseeing Per Itinerary
Daily Breakfast at Hotel
Price Does Not Include
 Optional Excursions
 Airfare Per Itinerary
IT$-1214