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Program Type

Escorted Experience

Vehicle Type for Touring

Car or Small Van AC

Detailed Itinerary

Upon arrival you will be transferred to your hotel. The balance of the day is at leisure. Meet your fellow travelers tonight at the Welcome reception. Overnight. (WR)

The day begins with a visit to the Thingvellir National Park - a unique place in the world, being included in the UNESCO heritage. View the European and American tectonic plates, enjoy the impressive nature and the history. We continue to Gullfoss (Golden Waterfall), and at the Great Geysir one of the most important natural attractions of Iceland. We enjoy the lunch at the Fridheimar tomato farm. Overnight. Breakfast, Lunch and dinner included.

Today we visit the Lava Center in Hvolsvollur - an interactive, high-tech exhibition. We continue to the beautiful Skogarfoss and Seljalandsfoss waterfalls. After we visit the black sand beach of Reynisfjara volcanic origin and the impressive rock formations where numerous arctic birds make their nests. Dinner and overnight. Breakfast and dinner included.

Today we are traveling to the East of the island. On the way we will see the magnificent Fjadrargljufur canyon, stop at the Skaftafell visitor center in the Vatnajokull National Park - the largest national park in Iceland and the second largest in Europe. Afternoon we will take boat ride to the Jokulsárlón Lagoon – where clear water is invaded by blue-white icebergs, detached from Vatnajökull glacier. We continue to fish port of Hofn, the capital of Southeast Iceland, and in the evening, we will arrive at the hotel in Eastfjords area. Breakfast and dinner included.

Departure to Myvatn, and if the weather permits, we will stop at the Krafla caldera with the Leirhnujukur volcano. Today we will see the unique landscape of the Hverir geothermal area, the place where you will feel connected to the power of the planet with a red-orange landscape like on Mars! On the way we stop at Dimmuborgir lava formations, Namaskard thermal spring, Skutustadagigar pseudocraters, Godafoss waterfall, and Hverfell mountain. Breakfast included.

After breakfast we depart to Dalvik/Hjaltery for the Whale Watching. After, continue to Grabrok volcano, where you can have a short hike to the top of the Grabrok crater, from where you will admire a panorama view of the Borgarfjordur area. Continue to your hotel for dinner and overnight. Breakfast and dinner included.

Today we will explore the West of Iceland. Deildartunguhver - the largest hot spring in Europe and two of the most spectacular waterfalls: Hraunfossar (Lava waterfall) and Barnafos (Children's waterfall). We will stop in the picturesque town of Borgarnes. In the afternoon we arrive back to Reykjavik and enjoy the city tour where we can admire the National Cathedral, the emblematic Hallgrimskirkja church, the City Hall, the Parliament building, the Hofdi house, the fish port and Perlan View, for a panorama of Reykjavik and its surroundings. Overnight. Breakfast included.

After breakfast, check out from the hotel and you will be transfer to Blue Lagoon, a unique place in the world and the biggest tourist attraction in Iceland! Afternoon transfer to the airport. Breakfast included.

Inclusions
  • Airport transfers in Reykjavik on days 1 and 8
  • Selected hotels, rooms with private facilities
  • Service charges and hotel taxes
  • Luggage handling (1 pc per person)
  • Professional Tour Director throughout
  • Whisper technology enhanced touring
  • Touring by modern air-conditioned motor coach
  • Welcome reception with 1 drink and finger food snack
  • Breakfast daily and 4 dinners 
  • Greenhouse visit, including light lunch: tomato soup with freshly baked bread
  • Admission to the Exhibition & Cinema with observation platform - LAVA Centre
  • Amphibian Boat Tour in Jokulsarlon
  • Whale Watching
  • Aurora Northern lights Planetarium Show & Observation deck - Perlan
  • Admission to Blue Lagoon (“comfort” ticket with a towel and a drink)
Exclusions

International airfares
Optional activities
Other meals, drinks, tips and other personal expenses or services not specified on the program
Personal equipment
Travel insurance
Gratuities
Voluntary tips for guides or drivers
Travel and medical insurance
Any items not mentioned as included

Notes

Hotel Details
Reykjavik: Icelandair Natura/ Fosshotel Hotel/ Mydgardur Center Hotel or similar

Selfoss: South Coast Hotel/Geysir Hotel /Icelandair Fludir or similar

Vik:  Hotel Vik i Myrdal or similar

Breiddalsvik (Eastfjords area): Fosshotel Eastfjords/ Breidalsvik Hotel/ Framtid Hotel/ Icelandair Herad or similar

Akureyri: Kjarnalundur/ Natur/ Foss Myvatn. Icelandair Hotel Akureyri /Kea by Kea Akureyri or similar

Reykholt: Fosshotel Reykholt or similar

Trip Highlights

Reykjavík - Vik - Eastfjords - Akureyri - Reykholt

Fixed-Departure
15 Jul, 2023

Per Person
AUD 5,437 P P twin share
AUD 7,073 P P single
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22 Jul, 2023

Per Person
AUD 5,437 P P twin share
AUD 7,073 P P single
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05 Aug, 2023

Per Person
AUD 5,437 P P twin share
AUD 7,073 P P single
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26 Aug, 2023

Per Person
AUD 5,437 P P twin share
AUD 7,073 P P single
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