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 Iceland escorted tour, you will start and end in Reykjavik, and you'll witness these natural wonders while enjoying exciting and unique experiences. Scenic highlights include the mighty Gullfoss waterfall and GoÃ°afoss - known as the "Waterfall of the Gods." Take pictures at Dettifoss, the most powerful waterfall in Europe (road conditions permitting). Drive by Eyjafjallajokull volcano, well known for the eruption that generated the massive ash cloud in 2010, and through the national park at Skaftafell to the Rangarping Eystra area. Enjoy a scenic drive to the lovely blue Lake Myvatn. In one of Iceland's most beautiful areas and with volcanic craters throughout the lake, it is teeming with bird life and is known for its geothermal activity. Also watch how Europe's largest glacier, Vatnajokull, flows into Lake Jokulsarlon, forming icebergs. In Thingvellir - a UNESCO World Heritage Site - walk through the rift valley that marks the separation between the North American and European tectonic plates. In Geysir, walk with the chef of the Geysir restaurant through the geothermal areas, where you'll taste freshly baked bread cooked using the heat from the hot springs. You may wish to pair it with a traditional glass of geysir schnapps. Another unique and unforgettable experience on your tour is a boat cruise to see whales in their natural habitat or, based upon the season, witnessing the Northern Lights. These are just some of the many highlights of this spectacular guided tour of Iceland.
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- Offer valid through 9/30/2018
- 8 Days
- Escorted - Yes
|Day 1||Reykjavik||Welcome to Reykjavik! At 6 pm, meet your Tour Director and traveling companions for a welcome dinner at your hotel. (D)|
|Day 2||Borgarnes||After an orientation drive of pretty Reykjavik, enjoy an interesting visit to the geothermal heat and electric POWER STATION in HellisheiÃ°arvirkjun. Next, see the hot springs at the Geysir geothermal area and look forward to meeting the chef of the Geysir restaurant. [LF] 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. Then, marvel at the mighty Gullfoss waterfall and stop in [LF] Thingvellir, a geological paradise. Here, you will walk through the rift valley that marks the separation between the North American and European tectonic plates. (B,D)|
|Day 3||Akureyri||A real treat! At Hauganes, embark for an unforgettable experience: [LF] watch whales in their natural habitat! Continue to Akureyri for your overnight stay. (B,D)|
|Day 4||BORGARFJORDUR EYSTRI||During your orientation of the capital of northern Iceland, hear about the city's history after it was established as a trading center in 1602. Visit the BOTANICAL GARDEN, featuring specimens of almost all native Icelandic plants. Then, admire GoÃ°afoss, known as the 'Waterfall of the Gods.' Enjoy a scenic drive to the lovely blue Lake Myvatn, teeming with bird life in one of Iceland's prettiest areas, and known for geothermal activity and producing colored deposits. Before arriving in BorgarfjorÃ°ur Eystri, take pictures of the most powerful waterfall in Europe, Dettifoss (road conditions permitting). You may even see puffins, known as the 'clown of the sea' (end April mid-August). (B,D)|
|Day 5||Hofn||In the morning, enjoy a 'Meet the Locals' walking tour and hear about life in the rural Icelandic countryside over the centuries. Follow the eastern coast, where the first Irish missionaries settled some 200 years ago, and arrive in Hofn. (B,D)|
|Day 6||RANGARPING EYSTRA AREA||Prepare for the highlight of the day: [LF] stop at Lake Jokulsarlon, where some of the most spectacular scenes of the James Bond movie Die Another Day were filmed. Watch how the largest glacier in Europe, Vatnajokull, flows into the lake, forming icebergs. An exciting optional boat trip is available through the icebergs. Drive through the national park at Skaftafell. On your way to the overnight hotel, see the Eyjafjallajokull volcano, well known for the eruption that generated the massive ash cloud in 2010. (B,D)|
|Day 7||Reykjavik||Return to Reykjavik. This afternoon, join an optional excursion to the Blue Lagoon. Tonight, a special farewell dinner awaits you at one of Reykjavik's fine restaurants to celebrate the success of your Icelandic Adventure. (B,D)|
|Day 8||Reykjavik||Your vacation ends with breakfast this morning. (B)|
- US$ Price Details
Prices are per person, based on double room occupancy.Single room supplement: $1,236Triple room reduction per person: $140Extra nights per person in Reykjavik:in single room $311-$527, in twin $202-$311, in triple $169-$282
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