Irresistible Iceland

9 Nights 10 Days
Category:
  • Diamond Beach – Glacier Lagoon
  • vatnajokull-icebergs-formed-due-to-the-separation-from-vatnajokull-glacier
  • The-Goðafoss-Iceland-Waterfall-of-the-gods-or-waterfall-of-the-Year-is-one-of-the-most-spectacular-waterfalls-in-Iceland-915×515
  • Skogafoss
  • hraunfossar into the glacier 3
  • hraunfossar into the glacier 2
  • golden circle 2 – thingvellir
  • Golden circle – Gullfoss
  • Blue Lagoon
  • Geysir
  • Ice_HR_reynisfjara
  • Diamond circle – godafoss
  • Iceland’s Power Struggles
  • hraunfossar into the glacier 4

Departure Dates:
Feb 2020 – 22
Mar 2020 – 7, 21

Guaranteed Departure on minimum 6 passengers

Price Valid for Feb/Mar 2020
ADULT – 2750 € per person in twin sharing
CNB – 730 € (Up to 6 years sharing parents room without extra bed)
CWB – 1180 € (Up to 11 years sharing parents room with extra bed)
Single supplement – 600 €

Day 1: Arrive Keflavik – Aurora Museum – Reykjavik

Arrive Keflavik International airport. After Customs & Immigrations. Later drive towards Reykjavik & and Check in at Hotel (Check in time 15:00 hours). Evening visit Aurora Museum. The Museum possesses detailed information on Northern lights, science behind it, where all can it be seen, followed by a video of Northern lights shot in Iceland. Overnight in Reykjavik.
Meals - Dinner

Day 2: Golden Circle tour (Thingvellir National park, Geyser, Gullfoss)

Today we proceed towards Golden Circle; Our first destination will be Þingvellir National Park. The park is a place of great beauty located on the biggest lake of Iceland (Thingvellir Lake) where the Tectonic Plates of North America and Euro Asia continent drifts apart each year. The park is a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
Later continue the journey towards Geysir - home to the Littli Geysir & the great Strokkur Geyser which erupts about every 8 minutes. It truly is a sight to behold.
Followed by Geysir is the Gullfoss Waterfall, one of the most impressive waterfalls in Europe that falls in two folds. Overnight in Reykjavik
Meals – B/L/D

Day 3: Reykjavik – Akureyri

Today we proceed towards the Capital of North of Iceland – Akureyri, for a Long drive that passes through various landscapes and is one of the most scenic drives (390 kms – 5 hours).
En-route photo stop at Turf farmhouses at Glaumbaer Museum (from outside) Evening enjoy a stroll and walking orientation tour of Akureyri town covering the Church, Fjord waterfront, Akureyri Botanical garden and old town pedestrian street. Later check in at hotel. Overnight in Akureyri.
Meals – B/L/D

Day 4: Diamond Circle (Godafoss, Lake Myvatn) – Myvatn Nature Bath Akureyri

Today we enjoy North Iceland's most famous Diamond Circle tour. We stop first on route at Godafoss waterfall, the waterfall of the pagan gods. Then we continue to the Lake Myvatn area where we spend the day exploring the wonders around the lake, which is one of Iceland's most interesting regions with pseudo craters, dimmuborgir lava fields, Namaskard geothermal boiling mudpool area, etc.
Later visit the beautiful Myvatn nature baths for a relaxing geothermal bath in a stunning natural lagoon. (Costume & Towel to be brought by clients).
Evening proceed back to Akureyri. Overnight in Akureyri.
Meals – B/L/D

Day 5: Akureyri – Into the Glacier – Borgarnes

Today morning - we begin our journey towards Langjökull (second largest glacier in Iceland). Our first stop will be at Deildartunguhver, hot spring in Reykholtsdalur, Iceland. It is characterized by a very high flow rate for a hot spring (180 liters/second) and water emerges at 97 °C. It is the highest-flow hot spring in Europe. Later on, we visit most picturesque waterfall “Hraunfossar & Barnafoss”. Here we have a 10 min walking trail.
Later we continue towards – Into The Glacier (guided tour) to get Up close and personal on a glacier - the best way to experience Iceland! On this tour you will drive in Monster Truck on the Langjokull Glacier and take a guided tour in a man-made cave inside the Glacier to see what the world beneath the Glacier is like. The walking tour inside the Glacier is of an hour plus the to and fro journey in Super Jeep is of 45 mins each way. (Total duration of approx. 3-3.5 hours from Husafell which the start and end point of this tour is.)
This is truly a once in a lifetime experience which you might not encounter anywhere else in your life. Over Night in Borgarnes. Meals – B/L/D

Day 6: Borgarnes – Snaefellsnes Peninsula – Lava Cave

This tour takes you to west from Reykjavik on a scenic route to Borgarfjörður and the village of
Borgarnes. Shortly after entering Snæfellsnes peninsula, by Ytri-Tunga Farm you all get a chance to
spot local wildlife at the beach which is home to a seal colony and variety of sea birds.
Next is a visit to the idyllic Arnarstapi village where you ‘ll take a walk to view the extraordinary
landscape along the precipitous shoreline.
The area all around the glacier contains hundreds of lava tubes, which makes the area special for those
interested in caves. We start our next adventure by visiting Vatnshellir Lava Cave. Tour guides lead
visitors down a subterranean, spiral staircase to explore this ancient lava tube. Exploring Vatnshellir
cave is truly amazing and unforgettable experience. This 8000-year-old lava tube reaches over 200
meters and goes 35 meters below the surface.
Later we visit Grundarfjörður is home to one of the peninsulas ‘s most iconic and photographed
landmarks, the symmetrical mountain Kirkjufell that towers 1500 ft. up from the shoreline. Overnight
in Borgarnes.
Meals – B/L/D

Day 7: Borganes – Seljalandsfoss – Skogafoss – Black Sand Beach - Vik

Today morning - we checkout and proceed towards Vik. We begin our journey towards South Iceland.
Our first stop will be at most picturesque waterfall “Seljalandsfoss & Skogafoss” followed by Black
Sand Beach.
We visit the very first location of Gerua fame waterfall – Seljalandsfoss, then we continue journey
towards Skogafoss. During the journey we enjoy charming views and scenery. 2nd waterfall Skogafoss
on a bright sunny day at least 2 rainbows are visible at a time. Later we visit BLACK SAND BEACH (one
of its only kind in the world). Later Check in at Hotel. Overnight in Vik
Meals – B/L/D

Day 8: Vik – Skaftafell National park – Jokulsarlon Glacier Lagoon – Diamond Beach - Vik

Today we continue east and drive past Eldhrun lava fields, followed by Skaftafell National park beneath
Vatnajokull Glacier. Our journey continues till we reach the glacier lagoon Jökulsárlón, one of the most
spectacular sights in Iceland. Enormous icebergs constantly break off the glacier into the lagoon,
melting slowly as they drift towards the sea nearby. Here we will take photo-stop and walk around
the lagoon to enjoy this amazing landscape. (Amphibian boat ride operates from 01st May-15th Nov)
Opposite to the lagoon is the Diamond Beach where you have the icebergs that are at the shore
making it beautiful location to photograph at. Evening back to hotel. Overnight in Vik
Meals – B/L/D

Day 9: Vik – Flyover Iceland + Reykjavik Orientation Tour – Blue Lagoon bath – Keflavik

Today we check out & will be proceeding towards Flyover Iceland in Reykjavik. The total experience
will take approximately 35 minutes, including the 8.5 minutes you’ll spend on the Ultimate Flying Ride.
Later we proceed towards Reykjavik orientation tour where we cover all sightseeing points such as
Sun Voyager, Harpa concert house, City Hall, Parliament House, etc. The capital is trendy with friendly
pubs, clubs and cozy restaurants in the downtown area. The area is rich in historical landmarks and
museums. The most famous landmark of the city is the Hallgrimskirkja Church.
Later afternoon we proceed towards the famous Blue Lagoon. The Blue Lagoon is a unique sight where
guests enjoy relaxing in warm geothermal water surrounded by magical black lava fields. The Blue
Lagoon’s warm water and natural active ingredients; mineral salts, silica and blue green algae, help
you relax and escape the stress and strain of daily life (entrance fee, welcome drink, 1 face mask &
towel rental included in our Comfort Package). Later Check in at Hotel Overnight in Keflavik.
Meals – B/L/D

Day 10: Airport Drop off

Today we proceed towards Airport to catch return flight back home or onwards destination. (oneway
drive of 45 mins, 40 kms)
Tour of Iceland ends with Sweet & ever lasting memories.

Tour Cost Inclusions:
Accommodation Includes:

  • 9 Night Accommodation in twin / triple sharing
  • Daily Breakfast & city taxes included
  • Suggested Hotel Names:
    • Grand Hotel Reykjavik / Similar 4*
    • Dyrholaey Vik Hotel / Similar 3*
    • Hotel B59 Borgarnes / Similar 4*
    • Hotel Kjarnalundur Akureyri / Similar 3*
    • Hotel Jazz Keflavik / Similar 3*

Paid sightseeing includes:

  • Aurora Museum Reykjavik
  • Flyover Iceland Reykjavik
  • Into the Glacier (By monster truck)
  • Blue Lagoon Comfort package
  • Vatnashellir Lava Cave
  • Myvatn Bath (entry only)
  • Local driver cum guide throughout the tour

Transportation Includes:

  • Day 1 – Only airport transfer (SIC Transfer by FlyBus)
  • Day 2 to Day 9 – Full day coach service of 11 hours
  • Last day – only 1-way airport drop off (by hotel shuttle)
  • 2 Northern Lights tour included during the tour
  • Driver’s accommodation & meals included
  • Driver’s tips, all parking included
  • Unlimited WiFi on the bus included

Meals inclusions:

  • 9 Breakfast in hotel
  • 8 Lunches & 9 Dinner by Indian chef

Services of English speaking Tour Manager & Indian Chef throughout the tour (ex. Keflavik)

 

Cost Exclusions

Tour Cost Excludes:
– Any airfare, visa, insurance
– Compulsory tips of 3€ per person per day
– Any sightseeing other than mentioned above
– Any item of personal nature such as laundry, phone calls, items not forming part of menu etc.
– Anything not specifically mentioned in includes column above

 

Price:2,750.00

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