Natural Wonders Of Iceland
Reykjavík, Hellisheioavirkjun, Geysir, Vík, Skaftafell, Vatnajokull, Lake Jokulsarion, Hofn, Egilsstadir, Modrudal, Dettifoss, Lake Myvatn, Akureyri, Hvammstangi, Borgarnes, Snaefellsjokull National Park, Arnarstapi, Thingvellir, Reykjavik
Experience a world of natural phenomena: gushing waterfalls, volcanoes and stunning landscapes at every turn. The overwhelming beauty of this country will ensure you will want to return again and again.
Our prices start from6,150 LAND ONLY
9 Days • GUIDED • 14 MealsOperated Tour
- 8 nights accommodation
- Services of a travel director
- All on-tour transportation and related fees
- Hotel-to-hotel baggage handling
- Conditions apply.
- Airport transfers at specified times on arrival and departure days
- 8 breakfasts, 6 dinners
Day 1 - The Smoky Bay Of Reykjavík
Welcome to Iceland. On arrival at Reykjavik's Keflavik Airport, you will be transferred to your hotel on your complimentary shuttle operated by Gray Line. Join your travel director and travel companions for a welcome drink served with canapés.
Day 2 - Hot Springs And Waterfalls To Vík
Head east to visit Iceland's newest geothermal and electric power station at Hellisheiðavirkjun. Then travel on to the ancient bishopric of Skalholt and see the historic church set in a remote location amid magnificent natural scenery. Continue to the hot springs at Geysir and the mighty Gullfoss waterfalls, the Icelandic equivalent of Niagara Falls. In the afternoon visit the majestic south coast waterfalls of Seljalandsfoss and Skógafoss before continuing to your hotel in Vik.
Day 3 - By Glaciers And Icebergs To Höfn
Travel along the southern coast of Iceland, beside the black basalt sand beaches. The highlight of the day is the National Park at Skaftafell where you will see the largest glacier in Europe, Vatnajökull. Travel on to the luminous blue icebergs of Lake Jökulsárlón, the dramatic setting of scenes in two James Bond films. Arrive in the small harbour town of Höfn, an active lobster fishing hub. Your travel director takes you on a short orientation.
Day 4 - Relaxed Start - Eastern Fjords to Egilsstadir
Explore yet another face of Iceland as you drive through narrow fjords surrounded by steep cliffs past small fishing villages. Catch a glimpse of Friar island, once the home of Gaelic monks settling down before the arrival of the Vikings. Upon arriving to Egilsstaðir you may wish to visit Iceland's first and only geothermal floating pools.
Day 5 - By Desert, Lakes and Divine Waterfalls To Akureyri
Journey through the sand desert of Möðrudalur to see Dettifoss, the most powerful waterfall in Europe. Continue on to the beautiful Lake Mývatn. This area offers a wide spectrum of geological formations and the concentrated geothermal activity produces mud pools and spectacular colored deposits. Continue to Akureyri, enjoy an orientation of Akureyri, the capital of northern Iceland, first established as a trading center in 1602. Evening to relax or explore at your leisure.
Day 6 - Relaxed Start - From The Capital Of The North To Borgarnes
Travel past mountains, waterfalls and green coastal regions to Hvammstangi. Later, continue on to the south-west coast of Borgarnes. During whale-watching season, perhaps embark on an optional whale-watching experience.
Day 7 - Exploring Snæfellsjökull National Park
Travel along the Snæfellsnes Peninsula to Snæfellsjökull National Park known as the Jewel of West Iceland and home to the country's most famous volcano. See the magnificent Snæfellsjökull glacier surrounded by unspoiled natural beauty. On route, admire the impressive landscapes of Búðir offering a mixture of sandy hills, black lava fields and a yellow beach. Next, take a stroll along the sea cliffs of Arnastapi with it's unique columnar rock formations while taking in the beautiful scenery.
Day 8 - Thingvellir, Blue Lagoon And On to Reykjavik
Journey south to Thingvellir, where the first meeting of the Icelandic parliament was held in A.D. 930. This remarkable UNESCO World Heritage Site lies on the Mid-Atlantic Ridge line where the North American and Eurasian tectonic plates meet. On arrival in Reykjavík, enjoy an orientation of the city with a local expert. See the Old Harbour, National Museum, the Hallgrim church and Höfði House. Pass Althingishusid, Reykjavik's House of Parliament, and continue to the Hallgrímskirkja Church which can be seen from almost anywhere in the city. Visit Iceland's world-famous Blue Lagoon, where you join your newfound friends and toast to your Icelandic holiday with a drink. Enjoy relaxing in the mineral-rich geothermal waters, surrounded by lava fields and snowcapped mountains. The Lagoon is a wonder of nature and offers a unique experience for both body and soul. This evening, delight in a delicious celebration dinner at a local restaurant where you round off your journey through one of the world's most naturally beautiful places.
Day 9 - Farewell Reykjavík
Your Icelandic adventure comes to an end, with a transfer to Reykjavík's Keflavík Airport.
2021 Tour Dates
Pricing is per person, double occupancy, land only, based on May 9, 2021 travel date. International airfare is additional.
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