Arrival to Keflavik Airport, where you will be met by our experience Tour Manager. After assembling in your comfortable coach, we set off today on a guided tour of Reykjavik at around 1100 hours. A panoramic tour through the world’s northernmost capital city. During the tour you will visit the most famous landmarks of Reykjavik: Hallgrimskirkja church, “The Pearl” with its beautiful views over the city and the Höfði house famous for the 1986 summit of presidents Ronald Reagan and Mikhail Gorbatsjov. You will also get to know the city center and the area around the old harbor with Harpa the impressive concert and conference house, which was opened in 2011. Enjoy a local buffet lunch. Check into your hotel
Enjoy a buffet breakfast in your hotel and today depart for the Golden Circle tour with a local guide.On the Golden Circle tour, you will experience three of Iceland’s most famous and impressive attractions: Þingvellir National Park, the geothermal area of Geysir and the Gullfoss waterfall.
Þingvellir National Park is located right at the boundary between the North American and Eurasian tectonic plates. The results of the continents drifting apart is clearly visible in the landscape. It is also a place of great historical importance being the site of the ancient Icelandic parliament, Alþingi, which was established in 930 AD.
At the geothermal area of Geysir there are several different hot springs, amongst them the very active Strokkur which sends a column of boiling water high into the air every 6-10 minutes.
Gullfoss is a majestic waterfall in the Hvítá river which in two stages plunges more than 30 meters into a deep crevice. It is by many considered one of the most beautiful waterfalls in the country.
After a buffet lunch, you can avail of an OPTIONAL Snow Mobile tour.
*15:00 Optional Snowmobile tour on glacier incl. 1h transfer from the base to the glacier and back by superjeep. Duration: 1h + transfer. Join this tour to spend your afternoon in Iceland whizzing across the slopes of Langjökullglacier on a revved-up snowmobile. (subject to weather conditions)
Enjoy breakfast in the comforts of your hotel and head out for the South Shore excursion today. On the South Shore tour, you will travel through the farmlands of South Iceland with views to glaciers, volcanoes and waterfalls. We drive past the volcano Hekla and the glaciervolcano Eyjafjallajökull which erupted in 2010. South of the coast the Westman Islands rise from the sea. The stops on the tour include the waterfalls Seljalandsfoss and Skógafoss as well as the black beach, Reynisfjara, near the village Vík. Seljalandsfoss is a high and narrow waterfall. It is possible to walk on a path all the way behind the falling water and out on the other side.
Tuck into a delicious local lunch
Skógafoss is a bigger waterfall, 15 meters wide and 60 meters high. It is an impressive experience to feel the power being released when the water hits the pool at the bottom in a cloud of spray.
At Reynisfjara you can witness spectacular basalt colums at the hillside as well as characteristic rock pillars rising from the sea. During the summer season there are many puffins and other seabirds nesting on the rocks. On clear days there are also good views to the promomtoryDyrhólaey where the sea has carved a big hole through the cliff.
Breakfast at hotel
Today visit Krysuvik Geo Thermal Area, Partake in a local 3 course lunch, after which head out for an OPTIONAL Whale Watching tour.
*15:00 Whale Watching 3hrs - Optional
Sail in a boat with great comfort, a fantastic interior, large outside viewing decks and a safe family environment. The friendly guides, along with the captain and crew, point out where to spot the whales and give interesting information about the different kinds of whales and seabirds you can expect to see. The tour follows the IceWhale code of conduct to respect & protect the nature of Iceland.
After Dinner take OPTIONAL Northern Lights Tour.
Please do remember that this is a natural phenomenon and cannot be guaranteed!!! This tour can be possible only in March and September Departure.
*20:30 Northern Lights Tour - start time is flexible, duration 2-3 hours - Optional The Northern Lights tour in Iceland takes you to see a spectacular natural phenomenon which happens during the winter months. The Northern Lights, also known as Aurora Borealis, are caused by the interaction of particles from the sun with the upper atmosphere near the North Pole
After breakfast, check out and head to the highlight of the tour – the Blue Lagoon. Blue Lagoon is Iceland's most unique and popular attraction. Guests enjoy bathing and relaxing in geothermal seawater, known for its positive effects on the skin.
|Below optional activities can be selected at an additional cost for your extended stay.|
|01||15:00 The Classic Tour - Ice Cave, seat in coach basis with the hotel transfer Included: Journey with a specially modified glacier vehicle up Langjökull Glacier and admission to the man-made tunnel. English speaking guide throughout the tour.|
|02||18:00 Beer tasting at the local brewery - Skúli Craft bar - no transfer included|
|Per Person on Twin Sharing||US$ 2,025|
|Single Supplement||US$ 600|
|* US$ 150 PER PERSON SUPPLEMENT COST WILL BE APPLICABLE FOR JUNE TO SEPTEMBER DEPARTURE 2020|
|OPTIONAL ACTIVITIES :|
|DAY||ACTIVITY||PER PERSON COST|
|DAY 02||Snowmobile Tour of Langjökull||US$ 225|
|DAY 04||Whale Watching Tour||US$ 90|
|DAY 04||Northern Lights Tour *
ONLY AVAILABLE IN MARCH & SEPT. DEPARTURES
|DEPARTURE DATES 2020|
Reykjavik & Surrounds
South Shore Tour
Kyrsuvik Geothermal Area
|POST NIGHT ACCOMODATION WITH ADDITIONAL ACTIVITIES :|
|DAY||ACTIVITY||PER PERSON COST|
|Post ONE Night accommodation with Breakfast at Grand Reykjavik Hotel or Similar (Double/Twin Sharing basis)||US$ 245|
|DAY 05||Tour to Ice Cave (Seat in Coach Basis) Ex. Hotel)||US$ 270|
|DAY 05||Local Craft Beer Tasting (ONLY ENTRANCE) No Transfers included (10 min drive from Hotel.||US$ 40|
|DAY 06||Airport Transfer from Hotel||US$ 40|
|USA Citizens||No Visa Required|
|Green Card Holders||Multiple Entry Schengen Visa|
|Indian Nationals||Multiple Entry Schengen Visa|
|Cost of visas is NOT INCLUDED in your tour Price.|