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An 8 - Day Visit to Iceland

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Key Information:
Tour Duration: 7 - 8 day(s)
Group Size: 1 - 16 people
Destination(s): Iceland  
Specialty Categories: Cultural Journey   Sightseeing  
Season: January - December
Airfare Included: No
Tour Customizable: Yes
Minimum Per Person Price: 2000 US Dollar (USD)
Maximum Per Person Price: 2000 US Dollar (USD)

This remote, northerly island; an independent democratic republic with a short but colorful history. Tiny but thriving modern society with a booming economy and high standard of living. With own language and rich cultural heritage, especially in literature. And an absolutely unique nature, land of ice and fire. Active volcanoes, spouting geysers, extensive lava fields and deserts, rumbling rivers and waterfalls, mountains and glaciers. Midnight sun in the summertime and northern lights in winter.

Tour Itinerary:

Day 1: Arrive at 10:00 pm and pick-up at Keflavik Airport and transfer to hotel.

Day 2: Start the day at 9:00 am with the Reykjavik City Sightseeing. After lunch proceed to Whale Watching, Horse Riding, visit to museums or other activities. Free late afternoon and evening.

Day 3: At 8:30 am departure for drive to West and North Iceland. Snaefellsnes Peninsula. Snaefellsnes mystical glacier and volcano, magnificent coastline, shark processing, fishing villages, boat trip on Breidafjordur bay. Overnight farm accommodation.

Day 4: Discover the North-West Iceland - mixture of coast and countryside. Natural wonders and historical sites. Dinner and overnight stay in Akureyri, capital of the north.

Day 5: Visit to Myvatn, second biggest lake in Iceland. Beautiful volcanic scenery and unique bird life. Active geothermal and volcanic area. Visit to glacial river Jokulsa and Dettifoss, the most powerful waterfall in Iceland. Overnight stay at a country hotel.

Day 6: Drive on primitive tracks, crossing unabridged rivers, through the uninhabited interior highland, Sprengisandur. In the afternoon visit to Landmannalaugar, a colorful volcanic landscape with the possibility of a relaxing bath in a natural pool. Visit to Hekla, the mighty volcano and dinner and overnight stay in a country hotel.

Day 7: At the South coast you will enjoy the Reynisdrangar and Dyrholaey, beautiful scenery and rich bird life. In the afternoon crossing unbridged rivers to visit spectacular nature reserve Thorsmork, paradise for the nature lover. Overnight stay in country hotel.

Day 8: Visit to Gullfoss, the beautiful and mighty "Golden Waterfall" and "Geysir", a geothermal area with active spouting hot springs, one of them is the one and only "Geysir", which gives name to all other spouting hot springs in the world. In the afternoon, on the way to Reykjavik, we visit Thingvellir, a historical National Park, where the first democratically elected parliament in the world was established in the year 930. Thingvellir is also an interesting geological and volcanic area, with a rift valley where the North American and Eurasian tectonic plates can be seen drifting apart. Back in Reykjavik in the afternoon, with a free evening. Overnight stay in Reykjavik.

Airfare is not included in the tour price.

- Price per person from USD 2.000
- Driver-guide: USD 500 per day
- All-in rate for a vehicle: USD 500 per day.

About This Supplier
Location: Iceland
Joined InfoHub: Oct 2006

The company is a small private limited liability company, registered in Reykjavik, Iceland, owned by Mr. Bragi Ragnarsson, certified travel guide, hiking guide and professional driver. The company is a licensed travel agency and can organize and provide travel services to and from Iceland. Also sightseeing and...

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