Iceland Summer Tour

   
 
 

Volcanoes and Glaciers - Summer Tour

Glacier, Geysers and Waterfalls

2017 Guaranteed Departures
May 14, 17, 21, 28
Prices From$1375 per Person Double
$315 Single Supplement
2017 Guaranteed Departures
June 04, 11
July 02, 09, 23, 30
August 20, 27
Prices From$1630 per Person Double
$515 Single Supplement
2017 Guaranteed Departures
September 03, 10, 17, 24
Prices From$1422 per Person Double
$365 Single Supplement
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Discover South Iceland: Volcanoes, Glaciers, Hot springs and Icebergs

Iceland is one of the most geologically young and volcanically active areas in the world.

Our popular Volcanoes and Glaciers tour gives you the perfect opportunity to discover the magic of these wonders, and the magnificent natural landscape that surrounds them. The tour covers the major attractions of the south including the infamous Eyjafjallajokull volcano, glaciers, geysers and waterfalls as well as the beautiful Westman islands.

Witness and discover the marvels of mother nature in its purest form!

All departures are guaranteed with minimum of 2 participants

Maximum group size: 32 people

Visit South Iceland's main attractions!

Itinerary

 
Day 1     Reykjavik
Accommodation: Natura Icelandair Hotel

Arrive Reykjavik and self transfer to the hotel. The rest of the day is free to explore the city.

 
Day 2     Reykjavik - Vestmannaeyjar
Accommodation: Vestmannaeyjar Hotel
Meals: Breakfast

Lava Fields – Puffin Island – Magnificent lava fields

We 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, and exploring flora of the new lava field. Afternoon at leisure to explore the island on your own.

Note: If the route to the Westman Islands is closed due to weather conditions the tour will then continue through lava fields and outwash sands formed by floods from the volcano Katla.

Overnight in the Westman Islands

Optional (at extra cost):

Ribsafari tour in the Westman Islands

 
Day 3     Westman Islands - Vik
Accommodation: Edda Vik Hotel
Meals: Breakfast / Dinner

Restless Volcanoes – Folk Museum

We take the ferry back from the Westman Islands and travel further on along the south shore noting the numerous glacial 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 beach.

Dinner and overnight stay in Vik / Kirkjubaejarklaustur area for the next 2 nights.

 
Day 4     Vik - Kirkjubaejarklaustur - Skaftafell National Park
Accommodation: Edda Vik Hotel
Meals: Breakfast / Dinner

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 town Kirkjubaejarklaustur, 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 see floating 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 Waterfall - Geysir - Thingvellir - Reykjavik
Accommodation: Natura Icelandair Hotel
Meals: Breakfast

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     Reykjavik
Meals: Breakfast

Arrangements end after breakfast.

 

Notes

Price Includes
Hotel Accommodation As Indicated in Itinerary
Entrances Per Itinerary
Dinners As Mentioned
Daily Breakfast
Sightseeing and Entrances Per Itinerary
Ferry Roundtrip to Westman Islands
Price Does Not Include
 Regular Airport Transfers
 Optional Excursions
 Air
IT$-0916