Iceland Complete WINTER 2018 - 2019 - 9 days

Guided Coach Tour - Winter - 9 days

Iceland Complete WINTER 2018 - 2019 - 9 days

Guided Coach Tour - Winter - 9 days

The Iceland Complete 9 day tour is a comprehensive package. Experience Iceland complete holidays with natural wonders, majestic landscapes and unique characteristics of the country. This complete Iceland escorted travel is an all-encompassing classic tour providing a mix of culture and magnificent nature.
Classic circle guided coach tour which takes the visitors to the most famous tourist destinations of this beautiful country. Our 9 days longer trips in Iceland are the best Iceland bus tour and are guaranteed to enrich you with the most fulfilling and memorable vacations ever.

IT02 Map

IT02 Map

AVAILABLE:
October 3 to April 10

DURATION:
9 days, 8 nights.

TOUR ID:
IT02

Included

    7 day guided tour as per itinerary from/to Reykjavík
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    Accommodation 2 nights w/breakfast and w/facilities in Reykjavík
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    Accommodation 6 nights w/breakfast and w/facilities in countryside
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    6 dinners in the countryside
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    Herring Museum Entrance
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    Entrance to Laufás folk museum incl. refreshments
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    Horse show in Skagafjörður
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Not Included

    International airfare
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    Round-trip transfers between Keflavik airport and Reykjavik
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    Dinners in Reykjavík (day 1 and 8)
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    Lunches and beverages with meals other than coffee/tea and fresh tap water
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    Porterage at airport and hotels
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    Guaranteed early check-in or late check-out (check-in time for most hotels in Iceland is 14:00 (2:00pm)
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    Optional tours and activities
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    Any service not specifically listed under "included"

Itinerary

Day 1. Arrival / Pre night


Overnight stay in Reykjavík (transfers not included). Dinner is on your own.

Highlights: Reykjavík

Day 2. Geysir - Gullfoss – Skógar - South Shore – Vík


The tour begins with a short city sightseeing of Reykjavík. From Reykjavík we head through the village of Hveragerði to explore Gullfoss, the Golden Waterfall, and the nearby Geysir hot spring area to see the famous Great Geysir and the very active Strokkur that spouts every few minutes. There are numerous other hot springs and boiling mud pools in the area. Continue along the south shore and stop to admire the waterfalls Seljalandsfoss and Skógafoss before we wecontinue to Dyrhólaey* nature reserve. Continue to the small town of Vík on a black beach.

Highlights: Exploding Geysers - Waterfalls - Black Sand Beaches of the South Shore

Overnight: Vík area

Day 3. Vík – Skaftafell National Park – Jökulsárlón Glacial Lagoon – Höfn


Cross Eldhraun, the most extensive lava field ever to flow on the face of the earth in historical times, before reaching the small town of Kirkjubæjarklaustur, a former site of a 12th century Catholic convent. The tour continues over Skeiðarársandur flood plains to Skaftafell National Park. Continue to the stunning Jökulsárlón Glacial Lagoon with huge icebergs floating on the lagoon. Throughout the day we have magnificent views of the mighty Vatnajökull Glacier.

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

Overnight: Höfn area

Day 4. Höfn – East Fjords – Egilsstaðir


Drive from Höfn through Almannaskarð Pass and stop to admire the majestic coastline. Continue to the towering mountains that form the magnificent East Fjords. Enjoy the amazing views: keep an eye out for wild reindeer, which can sometimes be seen in the area during the winter months. You’ll also pass villages, each with its own special history and charm. The road brings you to Egilsstadir town, located near Iceland’s largest forest and a lake said to be home to a legendary (friendly) monster. The area is also getting a name for itself for its excellent locally-sourced cuisine.

Highlights: Narrow Fjords - Steep Mountains - Picturesque Coastline - Legendary Lake Monster

Overnight: Egilsstaðir area

Day 5. Lake Mývatn Area


Explore the empty vastness of Möðrudalsöræfi, the highland desert plateau, heading towards the Lake Mývatn area. Visit Námaskarð Pass with boiling mud pools and vibrant colors. Explore the natural beauty of the Lake Mývatn area, including the Skútustaðagígar pseudo craters and Laxá salmon river. The Mývatn area is famous for being the home to more species of ducks than any other place on Earth, with very diverse and rich birdlife in summer.

Highlights: Lake Mývatn Area - Highland Desert - Bizarre Lava Formations - Geothermal & Volcanic Activity

Overnight: Mývatn area

Day 6. Lake Mývatn – Akureyri - Siglufjordur


Start the day by exploring the strange lava formations at Dimmuborgir. After that we travel towards the picturescue Akureyri town, the largest in north Iceland, making a stop enroute at the magnificent Goðafoss waterfall and the old turf farm Laufás. Afterwards, visit Akureyri, the colourful northern “capital“ of Iceland. The town has charming buildings and beautiful view of the Eyjafjordur Fjord. After spending some time in Akureyri, continue along the coastal roads of Eyjafjordur and the Troll Peninsula. This is a beautiful drive along steep mountains with amazing views over the Arctic Sea and black sand coastline. Siglufjordur town has some of the finest timber buildings in the country, beautifully restored to their original glory. The evening and dinner is on your own at one of the town´s restaurants. Siglufjordur is a very enjoyable and friendly town for an evening stroll.

Highlights: Waterfall “Of the Gods”- Folk Museum – Iceland’s Second Largest City - The beautiful Troll Peninsula

Overnight: Siglufjordur

Day 7. Skagafjörður - Borgarnes


We start the day by visiting Siglufjordur's award winning Herring-Era Museum. After that majestic mountains and narrow passes lead to Skagafjörður. Here we will have an introduction of the unique Icelandic horse that has a special fifth gait - the so called tölt. Continue towards the village of Blönduós built on the banks of the river Blanda with Hrútey Island, a protected nature reserve located in this excellent salmon fishing river. Cross Holtavörðuheiði plateau through Borgarfjörður to the beautiful town of Borgarnes.

Highlights: Fertile Farmlands - Glacial Rivers - Unique Viking Horse with Demonstration

Overnight: Borgarnes area

Day 8. Borgarfjörður - Þingvellir National Park - Reykjavík


Drive to Deildartunguhver, the largest hot spring in Europe. A stop will be made to admire the beautiful Hraunfossar and Barnafossar waterfalls, before we continue via Hvalfjörður Fjord to Lake Þingvallavatn, the largest lake in the country, and Þingvellir National Park, the ancient site of Alþingi, the oldest parliament in the world.

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

Overnight: Reykjavík. Dinner is on your own.

Day 9. Departure


Departure (transfer not included)

Tour Dates

February 13, 2019 English Guaranteed Sold out
March 20, 2019 English Guaranteed
March 27, 2019 English Guaranteed
April 10, 2019 English Guaranteed

Price Information

October 01, 2018 - October 31, 2018:
Price per person in a double/twin room 305592 ISK (2279 EUR)
Price per person in a single room 387191 ISK (2887 EUR)
November 01, 2018 - November 30, 2018:
Price per person in a double/twin room 300288 ISK (2239 EUR)
Price per person in a single room 374679 ISK (2794 EUR)
February 01, 2019 - March 31, 2019:
Price per person in a double/twin room 290359 ISK (2165 EUR)
Price per person in a single room 368153 ISK (2745 EUR)
April 01, 2019 - April 30, 2019:
Price per person in a double/twin room 284920 ISK (2125 EUR)
Price per person in a single room 355503 ISK (2651 EUR)

Payments & Terms

20% Deposit
Cancellation Policy
Time of cancellation for individual traveller(s):
More than 3 weeks (22+ days) prior to arrival: deposit (20%) charged
3 weeks (21 days) and more than 1 week (8 days): 50% charged
1 week (7 days) and more than 72 hours: 75% charged
72 hours' notice and less: 100% charged

Useful Information: Here you will find other information for this tour.


A non refundable deposit of 20%, of the total package price should reach TOURIS within 3 days of confirmation of booking and full payment not later than 6 weeks prior to tour departure. In case of delay on payments, TOURIS will reserve the right to treat this as a cancellation and withdraw its confirmation of the services.


Every detail regarding the booking must be included, in order for TOURIS to ensure efficiency, including the passengers name, flight information, all accommodation, tours and other services.


TOURIS accepts Visa and Mastercard for the payment of this tour.

Insurance:
To avoid dispute in case of cancellation, we strongly recommend that our clients purchase a comprehensive travel insurance in their home country, that covers your cost should you have to cancel your tour. This kind of travel insurance is usually not expensive and it frequently covers other risks too.

It is not recommended that children 0-5 years old travel on scheduled tours.


Prices may change without prior notice. If an incorrect price has been listed, we reserve the right to refuse, cancel or limit any order placed at the incorrect price.


Day 1 of the itinerary is the arrival date.



Maximum group size: 36 persons.



All departures are guaranteed with minimum of 2 participants

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