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South Iceland: Geyser, Glaciers, and Waterfalls - Winter Tour

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Key Information:
Tour Duration: 6 - 10 day(s)
Group Size: 4 - 16 people
Destination(s): Iceland  
Specialty Categories: Ecotourism   Glacier Tours  
Season: October - April
Airfare Included: No
Tour Customizable: Yes
Minimum Per Person Price: 1300 US Dollar (USD)
Maximum Per Person Price: 1400 US Dollar (USD)

Glaciers, hot springs and volcanoes reign over Iceland┬┤s beautiful landscape. This tour explores the highlights of South Iceland, including a spouting geyser, several waterfalls, glaciers, and a glacier lagoon.

Tour Itinerary:

Day 1: Arrival. Arrival at Keflavik airport. Transfer to your hotel in Reykjavik with airport shuttle.

Day 2: Reykjavik - Hvolsvollur. The first day of the tour starts with a short (1 &1/2 hr) city tour around Reykjavik. Among places we will see are the old harbour, the city center, Hallgrimskirkja church and the Pearl. Then we continue to ├×ingvellir (Parliament Plaines), the location of the old parliament and a geological phenomenon. From there we drive to the Geysir geothermal area for a spouting geyser and to Gullfoss, the Golden Waterfall, where on a sunny day you can see a rainbow in the spray above the waterfall. From there we proceed to our overnight stay.

Day 3: Hvolsvollur - Glacial Lagoon. Today we stop to visit the waterfall Skogafoss. From there we drive to the village of Vik and then through the lava of the Laki eruption in 1782-1783 to the Glacier Lagoon (Jokulsarlon) before coming to our overnight stay.

Day 4: Glacial Lagoon - Vik. On the third day the trip continues towards the oasis at Skaftafell national park close to Vatnajokull, Europe's biggest glacier. At Skaftafell we take a short walk towards the glacier tongue. In the afternoon we drive to Vik for our overnight stay.

Day 5: Vik - Reykjavik. Today drive through the beautiful scenery of Iceland's South Shore and stop by the rocks of Reynisdrangar, Solheimajokull glacier and the waterfall of Seljarlandsfoss before driving to the Blue Lagoon for a relaxing bath before driving to Reykjavik.

Day 6: Departure. Departure transfer to Keflavik airport with airport shuttle.

This tour is only available for groups, not for individuals to join.

Notes:
Airfare is not included in the tour price.

Price Includes:
- A 4 day English-guided tour according to the itinerary
- Accommodation for 2 nights in Reykjavik including breakfast
- Accommodation for 3 nights in the countryside including breakfast
3 dinners in the countryside
- Entrance to Skogar Museum
- Entrance to the Blue Lagoon
- Transfer to and from Keflavik airport with airport shuttle.

Price Excludes:
- Airfare to and from Iceland
- Lunch
- Beverages
- All services not mentioned above.


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