LB34 - Guided Iceland Circle - 2019 - 2020
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Duration: (8 days, 7 nights)
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Weekly escorted tours around Iceland all year round. Explore the island of fire and ice and travel with an international group on Iceland's ring road. Discover stunning scenery and dramatic landscapes. A local expert guide helps you explore the unspoiled Icelandic countryside with volcanoes, lava fields, hot springs, mountains, fjords, glaciers and waterfalls.
Enjoy a leisurely group tour on Iceland’s ring road, combining nature, soft adventure, and cultural experiences. Chances to see the Northern Lights during departures from mid-September to mid-April. Join this amazing and complete circle tour of Iceland, a bestseller all year round! Hunt the Midnight Sun in the Summer and the Northern Lights in the Winter.

Highlights and Experiences:

Escorted coach tour around Iceland's Ring Road
Visit two national parks
The Golden circle including Ţingvellir,Geysir & Gullfoss
Mývatn Nature Baths, including towel
Included are visits to small local museums, cultural experiences and soft adventures
Visit to Icelandic horse stables & geothermal greenhouse
Chances to see the Northern Lights from October to mid-April
Itinerary

Day 1. Arrival

Individual transfer by Flybus shuttle bus from Keflavik airport to your accommodation in Reykjavik.

(50 km/31 mls)


Day 2. Volcano Crater, Seals, Fjords & Mountains

At 09:00 meet our tour guide and depart from Icelandair Hotel Natura.

• Travel west, passing the town of Borgarnes and easy hike on Grábrók volcano crater.
• In the afternoon visit a natural history & seal museum in a small fishing village in Northwest Iceland and stroll around the local harbor.
• Further north we stop at the turf church of Víđimýri.
• We continue along scenic fjord landscape and over several mountain passes until we reach Akureyri, the capital of North Iceland.
• Overnight at Icelandair Hotel Akureyri or similar hotel.

(425 km/264 mls)


Day 3. The Capital of North Iceland, Lake Mývatn & Geothermal Baths

Today starts with exploring Akureyri, a charming town of 17000 inhabitants.

• Visit the botanical garden and enjoy the panoramic view over Eyjafjörđur fjord.
• Travel to an important spot in Iceland's history, Gođafoss, the waterfalls of the Gods.
Lake Mývatn which is known for its geological wonders and active bird life during summer.
Bizarre lava formations at Kálfaströnd followed by a walk around the many pseudo craters.
• Relaxing soak at Mývatn Nature Baths that contains a unique blend of minerals, silicates and geothermal micro-organisms.
• Overnight at Sel Hotel Mývatn or similar hotel.

There is a possibility of seeing the Northern Lights during the evening from mid-September to mid-April.

(120 km/75 mls)


Day 4. Lava Labyrinth , Hot Springs & Travel East

Today starts with a hike in a lava labyrinth at Dimmuborgir "the dark castles", hoping to get a glimpse of the trolls who are said to live there.

Hot spring area of Námaskarđ with bubbling mud pools and steaming solfataras.
• Uninhabited highlands and moonlike surrounding to East Iceland. With some luck we might spot an Arctic fox or see reindeer.
• *From June to August the tour includes a detour to Dettifoss, Europe's most powerful waterfall in the northern part of Vatnajökull National Park.
• Overnight at Icelandair Hotel Hérađ or Álfheimar Guesthouse.

(250 km/155 mls)


Day 5. East Fjords

It's a day to admire the dramatic fjord landscape and its tiny fishing villages at the end of twisty roads in the East Fjords.

• Visit an interesting stone and mineral collection.
Vatnajökull – Europe's biggest glacier that is visible all over Southeast Iceland.
Vatnajökull National Park - Europe's largest national park has Iceland's highest mountains, an alpine environment, and Europe's largest glacier.
• Overnight at Hotel Höfn or similar hotel.

There is a possibility of seeing the Northern Lights during the evening from mid-September to mid-April.

Please note that itinerary on this specific day can change due to seasonal factors, such as daylight.

(260 km/161 mls)


Day 6. Vatnajökull Glacier, Glacier Lagoon, Diamond Beach & South Coast

A beautiful drive with many natural wonders awaits today.

Jökulsárlón, a glacial lagoon filled with floating icebergs - explore the extraordinary site and if lucky you can might spot seals swimming in arctic waters. Walk on the black sandy beach where large icebergs get stranded. Depending on the season optional boat trips are available.
• You can walk on the so-called Diamond Beach, where large icebergs get stranded.
• Head across the Eldhraun lava field, cross the sandy desert of the south coast, overlooked by mountainous cliffs, glaciers and waterfalls.
• The world-famous Reynisfjara shore, near the village Vík, is widely regarded as the most impressive black sand and pebble beach in Iceland and features an amazing cliff of regular basalt columns resembling a rocky step pyramid.
• Out in the sea are the spectacularly shaped basalt sea stacks Reynisdrangar.
Skógafoss waterfall - 62 meters high and one of the most impressive waterfalls in the country.
• Continue to the 65-meter high but narrow Seljalandsfoss waterfall which plunges over the mountain. There is an interesting trail that goes behind the fall – if you are prepared to get wet!
Lava Information Center
• Overnight at Hotel Eyjafjallajökull or similar.

There is a possibility of seeing the Northern Lights during the evening from mid-September to mid-April.

Please note that itinerary on this specific day can change due to seasonal factors, such as daylight.

(380 km/236 mls)


Day 7. Icelandic Horses & Golden Circle

Today classics will be explored before returning to Reykjavík.

Friđheimar - learn about the Icelandic horse, its unique qualities, and history and visit a geothermal greenhouse.
• Next is the Golden Circle
• At Geysir there are a variety of hot springs and bubbling pools. The original geyser is now dormant but has been replaced by Strokkur, "the Churn", which erupts at 5-10 minute intervals.
Gullfoss, "the golden falls" - a double waterfall that tumbles 34 meters into the Hvítá river and attracts travelers in summer and winter.
Ţingvellir National Park - a UNESCO world heritage site, and an area of exceptional geological and historical interest. The Ţingvellir area is part of a fissure zone running through Iceland, situated on the tectonic plate boundaries of the Mid-Atlantic Ridge. The faults and fissures make evident the rifting of the earth's crust.
• The tour ends with a short city tour to show highlights of the world's northernmost capital.
• Overnight at Icelandair Hotel Natura or similar hotel.

Northern Lights: From mid-September to mid-April optional Northern Lights evening tours can be booked at the lobby of your hotel, should weather conditions be favourable.

(160 km/99 mls)


Day 8. Departure

Individual transfer by Flybus airport shuttle to Keflavík Airport.

(50 km/31 mls)


Price:

May 01, 2019 - May 31, 2019
- Per person in double or twin room incl. breakfast: 278600 ISK
- Per person in single room incl. breakfast: 365400 ISK

June 01, 2019 - September 30, 2019
- Per person in double or twin room incl. breakfast: 326200 ISK
- Per person in single room incl. breakfast: 450800 ISK

October 01, 2019 - October 31, 2019
- Per person in double or twin room incl. breakfast: 278600 ISK
- Per person in single room incl. breakfast: 365400 ISK

November 01, 2019 - December 31, 2019
- Per person in double or twin room incl. breakfast: 239400 ISK
- Per person in single room incl. breakfast: 312200 ISK

January 03, 2020 - April 30, 2020
- Per person in double or twin room incl. breakfast: 219100 ISK
- Per person in single room incl. breakfast: 287000 ISK

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Season: (All year)
Duration: (8 days, 7 nights)
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