Breathtaking Iceland Tour

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Iceland has so much to offer, the problem is usually trying to narrow down your choices to fit the time you have in Iceland! With our 8 day tour, we will take you to all the best-known attractions plus much more. The Golden Circle is without a doubt the ultimate must see in Iceland with 3 attractions in one excursion: Þingvellir National Park, Gullfoss Waterfall and Geysir erupting hot spring. The Blue Lagoon is another highlight, take the opportunity to soak in the famous waters of the Blue Lagoon, known for it‘s healing powers to the skin.

Inclusions

  • Return Flights Dublin to Iceland
  • Coach Transfers throughout
  • 7 nights accommodation in 3* and 4* hotels in Iceland
  • Breakfast daily
  • Dinner included on 4 days
  • Domestic Flight from Akureyri to Reykjavik
  • Activities Included:
    • Entrance to the Blue Lagoon incl towel, 2 face masks and 1 drink of your choice
    • 1 hour horse back riding
    • Entrance to the Herring Era Museum
    • Siglufjordur
    • Entrance to Myvatn Nature Baths including towel
    • Whale Watching in Akureyri
  • 20kg check-in luggage per person

Itinerary

Day 1 KEFLAVIK – BLUE LAGOON – REYKJAVIK

Upon arrival meet your English speaking guide and transfer to the Blue Lagoon The Blue Lagoon is considered one of the New Wonders of the World. Enjoy a relaxation in the geothermal waters The geothermal water originates 2,000 metres below the surface, where freshwater and seawater combine at extreme temperatures. It is then harnessed via drilling holes at a nearby geothermal power plant, Svartsengi, to create electricity and hot water for nearby communities After enjoying the Blue Lagoon transfer onwards to your hotel for check-in.

Day 2 SNÆFELLSNES PENINSULA

After breakfast depart to the magnificent Snæfellsnes Peninsula You will enjoy breathtaking views today including Arnarstapi with it’s interesting rock formations and caves, the mossy Berserkjahraun, Grundarfjörður village where Kirkjufell Mountain rises from the green hills, surrounded by trickling rivers, Kirkjufellsfoss waterfall Snæfellsnes National Park, with its Snæfellsfjökull Glacier is a famous site, primarily due to the novel Journey to the Center of the Earth by Jules Verne After a beautiful scenic day, check in to your hotel in Borgarfjörður.

Day 3 GAUKSMYRI HORSE FARM

After breakfast depart to the North part of Iceland We are heading to an Icelandic Horse Farm, Gauksmyri. Experience a personal, family run farm where you will be met with a very warm welcome Enjoy a true Icelandic adventure: Horse Back Riding The tour today takes you around Gauksmýri area and is suitable for beginners After the tour check in to your hotel.

Day 4 HVITSERKUR – SIGLUFJORDUR

After breakfast we are heading even further North, our destination today is the charming fishing village, and one of our favorite, Siglufjordur Enroute we will make a stop at Hvitserkur, an impressive rock formation located out on sea After the photo stop we continue along a very scenic route to Siglufjordur. Upon arrival check in to your magnificent hotel which is nestled in a Fjord, and offers an outdoor hot tub for all its guests Stroll around the town with your guide, including an entrance to the Herring Era Museum. Siglufjordur is an interesting Icelandic fishing village where you can feel like home. Visit Frida’s Truffle shop for some chocolate and coffee, and visit Segull 67 brewery to experience Icelandic brewed beer A vast variety of optional excursions are possible in Siglufjordur today, depending on your interests. There are Kayak tours in the fjord and Fatbikes available to you to book on spot.

Day 5 MYVATN & DETTIFOSS WATERFALL

After breakfast leave Siglufjordur and head to Myvatn, one of Iceland’s biggest tourist attractions Before arriving in Myvatn we will stop at Godafoss Waterfall Exploring Myvatn, enjoy scenic stops today which will include Myvatn’s Pseudo Craters, the Lava Fields of Dimmuborgir, Namaskard Hot Spring and enjoy bathing in Myvatn Nature Baths – o ften referred to as the Blue Lagoon of the North. From Myvatn we continue Eastward, to visit Dettifoss Waterfall – the most powerful waterfall in Europe. After enjoying all the scenery today check in to our hotel in Myvatn.

Day 6 6 AKUREYRI – WHALE WATCHING – REYKJAVIK

After breakfast head back to Akureyri. Enjoy Whale Watching from Akureyri Harbor. Here is your chance to see the incredible Eyjafjord Humpbacks in their natural habitat. The warmth of the summer sun brings vibrant life and plentitude of food to the fjord and following it, in a feeding frenzy, come the larger-than-life-Humpbacks After Whale Watching take a flight from Akureyri to Reykjavik Upon arrival in Reykjavik transfer to your hotel and enjoy the rest of the day free at leisure.

Day 7 GOLDEN CIRCLE

After breakfast we will enjoy the famous Golden Circle, without a doubt Iceland’s most famous attractions. The tour starts with a stop in Þingvellir National Park, a UNESCO World Heritage Site listing and the birthplace of the oldest existing parliament in the world. This is also where the gigantic tectonic plates of America and Eurasia have pulled apart and the resulting rift valley is right there before your eyes on the shores of Iceland’s biggest lake. The next stop is at Geysir Hot Springs, the home of the one-and-only original geyser and Iceland’s most iconic natural attraction. Here the ground trembles and steaming hot water spouts spectacularly skywards from the famous Strokkur Geyser every few minutes. Now for a leisurely walk down to Gullfoss Waterfall. Here a powerful glacial river cascades down 32 meters on two levels and into a narrow canyon with a thunderous roar.

Day 8 DEPARTURE

Transfer from your hotel to the airport for departure.

Accommodation

1st night + 2 last nights at Grand Hotel Reykjavik 4*
1 night at Hotel Varmaland 4*
1 night at Hotel Laugarbakki 3*
1 night at Hotel Siglo 4*
1 night at Sel Hotel Myvatn 3*

Extra Information

Booking remarks

  • Inclusive of taxes and service charges as indicated
  • Includes check-in of 1 x 20kg bag per person
  • Non-refundable or transferable booking deposit €250.00 per person
  • Single Supplement:
    • 20 Aug: €999
    • 20 Sept: €825
  • Optional Insurance available (call for details)

  Cost per person: €4,129pp
  Number of nights: 7

20 August 2018 €4,319
20 September 2018 €4,129

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