Longer Tour Package - Guided Iceland Circle

GG04 - Guided Iceland Circle 2017 - 2018
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Season: All year
Duration: 8 days, 7 nights
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Weekly escorted tour around Iceland, available all year round. Explore the stunning landscape and breathtaking nature with volcanoes, lava fields, hot springs, mountains, fjords, glaciers and waterfalls. This escorted tour takes you both to classic nature hotspots and lesser-known sights. The tour includes several soft adventures and cultural visits. Some outdoor activities might differ between seasons depending on weather and road conditions.

Highlights and Experiences:

-Escorted coach tour around Iceland's ring road
-Visit two national parks
-Included are visits to small local museums, cultural experiences and soft adventures
-Weekly departures all year round
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Day 1. Arrival (50 km/31 mls)

Individual Flybus transfer from KeflavÝk airport to Icelandair Hotel Natura in ReykjavÝk, where you will spend the night. We provide you with ideas how to explore Iceland's capital on your own. Dinner suggestions as well!

Day 2. Volcano Crater, Seals, Fjords and Mountains (425 km/264 mls)

At 09:00 You will meet your guide at Icelandair Natura and head out of the city. We head west, passing the town of Borgarnes and stop at Grßbrˇk volcano crater. In the afternoon we visit a natural history & seal museum in a small fishing village in north-west Iceland. Further north we stop at the turf church VÝ­imřri ľ which is definitely a very beautiful example of traditional Icelandic architecture. We continue along the scenic fjord landscape to Akureyri for an ovenright stay at Icelandair Hotel Akureyri.

Day 3. The Capital of North Iceland, Lake Mřvatn and Geothermal Baths (120 km/75 mls)

In the morning we explore Akureyri, which is the capital of the North. We visit the botanical garden and enjoy the panoramic view over Eyjafj÷r­ur fjord. In the afternoon we travel to an important spot in Iceland's history, Go­afoss, the waterfalls of the Gods. We continue to lake Mřvatn which is known for its geological wonders and active bird life during summer. We stop at the bizarre lava formations at Kßlfastr÷nd followed by a walk around the many pseudo craters and end an exciting day with a relaxing soak at Mřvatn Nature Baths that contains a unique blend of minerals, silicates and geothermal micro-organisms. The warm soothing waters benefit both skin and spirit alike. Overnight stay at Sel Hotel Mřvatn.

Day 4. Lava Labyrinth, Hot Springs and Travel East (250 km/155 mls)

The first visit of the day will be Dimmuborgir ľ ôthe dark castlesö, lava labyrinth with various, bizarre lava formations. Next we continue to Nßmaskar­ pass with bubbling mud pools and steaming solfataras. We continue through uninhabited highland to east Iceland. If we are lucky, we might sport an Arctic fox or reindeer. From June to August, the tour also includes a visit to Dettifoss ľ Europe┤s most powerful waterfall. Overnight stay at Icelandair Hotel HÚra­.

Day 5. Fjords, Glaciers and Ice (470 km/292 mls)

A day to admire east Iceland┤s stunning landscape, tiny fishing villages and twisty roads. We'll also visit an interesting stone and mineral collection. We pass H÷fn town and arrive at J÷kulsßrlˇn ľ a glacial lagoon filled with floating icebergs, and we explore the extraordinary site and might see seals swimming in arctic waters. You can walk on the black sandy beach where large icebergs get stranded. Depending on the season optional boat trips are available. We travel along the southern part of the glacier Vatnaj÷kull and spend time at Europe's largest national park, which has Iceland's highest mountains, an alpine environment, and Europe's largest glacier. Overnight location is at Icelandair Hotel KirkjubŠjarklaustur.

Day 6. South Coast (240 km/149 mls)

A beautiful drive with many natural wonders awaits us today as we head across the Eldhraun lava field, cross the sandy desert of the south coast, overlooked by mountainous cliffs, glaciers and waterfalls. We stroll along the black lava beach of Reynisfjara near VÝk. In the small village of Skˇgar there is Skˇgafoss waterfall which is 60 meters high and is one of the most impressive waterfalls in the country. Further west we stop at the Eyjafjallaj÷kull Information Center and learn about living next to a glacier and an active volcano. We continue to the high but narrow Seljalandsfoss waterfall which plunges over the mountain. There is an interesting trail that goes behind the fall ľ if you are prepared to get wet! Overnight stay at Icelandair Hotel Fl˙­ir

Day 7. Icelandic Horses and Golden Circle (160 km/99 mls)

We start the day by visiting Fri­heimar farm, where we meet the Icelandic horse and learn more about its history and unique gaits. Next we continue to explore the famous Golden Circle route ľ Geysir geothermal area, Gullfoss waterfall and Ůingvellir National Park. As we return to ReykjavÝk, we take you for a short city tour to show the highlights of the world┤s northernmost capital. Overnight stay at Icelandair Hotel Natura

Day 8. Departure

Individual Flybus transfer from ReykjavÝk to airport.

Price:

June 01, 2017 - August 31, 2017
- Price per person sharing a double or twin room: 253000 ISK
- Price per person in a single room: 341000 ISK

September 01, 2017 - December 31, 2017
- Price per person sharing a double or twin room: 196000 ISK
- Price per person in a single room: 240000 ISK

January 01, 2018 - April 31, 2018
- Price per person sharing a double or twin room: 196000 ISK
- Price per person in a single room: 244000 ISK

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Season: All year
Duration: 8 days, 7 nights
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