Gems of Iceland
Iceland is a country known for its natural wonders: glaciers, active volcanoes, black-sand beaches, geothermal areas, roaring rivers, majestic waterfalls, and beautiful lakes. On this escorted tour of Iceland, you will start and end in ReykjavíkReykjavik, and you’ll witness these natural wonders while enjoying fun and unique experiences.
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Day 1: Arrive Reykjavik, Iceland
Welcome to Reykjavik! At 6 pm, meet your Tour Director and travelling companions for a welcome dinner at your hotel.
Hotel: Hilton Reykjavik Nordica or Grand Hotel Reykjavik, 2 nights
Day 2: Reykjavik
This morning’s optional excursion to the Blue Lagoon needs to be pre-purchased via our website and is not available locally.
For departures between 14 April to 22 September an included afternoon excursion by boat to watch whales in their natural habitat.
For departures between 06 January to 31 March and 29 September to 08 December an included evening excursion by coach to see the Northern Lights (weather permitting).
Day 3: Reykjavik – Thingvellir – Geysir – Gullfoss – Kirkjubaejarklaustur
After a drive through cosmopolitan Reykjavik, continue to Thingvellir, a geological paradise. Here, walk through the rift valley that marks the separation between the North American and European tectonic plates. Next, stop at the hot springs at Geysir for a real treat: meet the chef of the Geysir restaurant in the geothermal areas. Taste freshly baked bread, which is cooked using the heat from the hot springs, with Icelandic butter, boiled eggs and herring, and a glass of geysir schnapps, served at freezing point. Marvel at the mighty Gullfoss waterfall.
Hotel: Icelandair Hotel Klaustur, 2 nights
Day 4: Kirkjubaejarklaustur
Drive through the national park at Skaftafell and stop at Lake Jökulsárlón, where some of the most spectacular scenes of the James Bond movie Die Another Day were filmed. Watch how the largest glacier in Europe, Vatnajökull, flows into the lake, forming icebergs. An exciting optional boat trip through the icebergs is available, weather permitting, before returning to your hotel.
Day 5: Kirkjubaejarklaustur – Skogafoss – Seljalandsfoss – Hellisheidarvirkjun – Reykjavik
Enjoy a spectacular drive along Skogafoss and Seljalandsfoss waterfalls and see the Eyjafjallajökull volcano, well known for the eruption that generated the massive ash cloud in 2010. Arrive in Hellisheiðarvirkjun, where you will visit the geothermal heat and electric power station. Return to Reykjavik and tonight, a farewell dinner has been prepared at one of the city’s fine restaurants to celebrate the success of your Icelandic journey.
Hotel: Hilton Reykjavik Nordica or Grand Hotel Reykjavik
Day 6: Depart Reykjavik
Your holiday ends with breakfast this morning.
|2019 Dates & Prices||Twin Share||Solo Traveller|
|February: 03, 17||$4,019.00||$4,676.00|
|March: 03, 17, 31||$4,019.00||$4,676.00|
|April: 14, 28||$4,389.00||$5,247.00|
|May: 05, 12, 19, 26||$4,609.00||$5,467.00|
|June: 02, 09, 16, 23, 30||$5,139.00||$6,439.00|
|July: 07, 14, 21, 28||$5,139.00||$6,439.00|
|August: 04, 11, 18, 25||$5,139.00||$6,439.00|
|September: 01, 08, 15||$4,789.00||$5,647.00|
|October: 06, 13, 27||$4,119.00||$4,776.00|
|November: 10, 24||$4,079.00||$4,736.00|
|Meals:||5 breakfasts, 5 dinners|
|Transport:||Luxury air-conditioned coach & boat cruise|
|Accommodation:||5 nights accommodation|
|Guide:||An expert Travel Director and separate Driver|
|Entrance Fees & Touring:||Entrance fees & activities as per itinerary|
* Tour departure dates are subject to availability at time of booking.
* Prices and itinerary are correct at time of publication and are subject to change without notice.