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Iceland Adventure

Tour Code - ZR

8 days Reykjavik to Reykjavik Reykjavik, Vik, Hofn, Egilsstadir, Akureyri, Borgarnes

All inclusive prices starting at: $2849


Enjoy a wonderful vacation in a country of natural wonders:  glaciers, volcanos, waterfalls, and lakes. Highlights are visits to the geothermal heat and electric power station, the hot springs at Geysir, accompanied by the chef of the Geysir restaurant, who will offer you a taste of freshly baked hot hot-spring bread and more, all washed down with a glass of the local schnapps. Admire the largest glacier in Europe, stop at Lake JökulsarlonJökulsárlón, well known thanks to the James Bond movie Die Another Day, and see Dettifoss, the most powerful waterfall in Europe, Dettifoss. Visit the Botanical Garden in Akureyri with specimens of almost all native Icelandic plants, followed by a unique experience: watch the seals in their natural habitat during a boat cruise. Back in Reykjavik, a special farewell dinner awaits you to celebrate the success of your Icelandic Adventure.

Local Favourites include

Taste local specialties and drink a glass of schnapps
See the setting of James Bond's Die Another Day
Boat cruise and seal watching
Farewell dinner at a local restaurant

Meals

  • Breakfast - 7
  • Lunch - 0
  • Dinner - 7

Standard Features

REYKJAVIK: Welcome dinner; orientation; farewell dinner at a local restaurant
HELLISHEIDAVIRKJUN: Visit the geothermal heat and electric power station
GEYSIR: Admire the hot springs; taste local specialties and drink a glass of schnapps
GULLFOSS: Marvel at the waterfall
EYAFJALLAJOKUL: Drive by the volcano
SKAFTAFELL: See the largest glacier in Europe
LAKE JOKULSARLON: See the setting of James Bond's 'Die Another Day'
EGILSSTADIR: Orientation
DETTIFOSS: Admire the most powerful waterfall in Europe
LAKE MYVATN: Marvel at this beautiful lake
AKUREYRI: Orientation, visit the Botanical Garden
HAVAMMSTANGI: Boat cruise and seal watching
THINGVELLIR: Visit the town where the first meeting of the Icelandic Parliament took place
MEALS: Full Scandinavian buffet breakfast (B) daily; 7 three-course dinners (D), including a welcome dinner in Reykjavik and a special farewell dinner in Reykjavik
TRANSPORTATION: Motorcoach; boat cruise
FREE WI-FI: Available in most hotel lobbies
Inside visits and special features are shown in UPPERCASE in the tour description, including admission charges where applicable

Iceland Adventure

Day by Day

Day Description
1

ARRIVE IN REYKJAVIK, ICELAND

Welcome to Reykjavik! At 6 pm, meet your Tour Director and travelling companions for a welcome dinner at your hotel. (D)

2

REYKJAVIK-GEYSIR-GULLFOSS-EYJAFJALLAJOKULL-VIK

After an orientation drive of pretty Reykjavik, enjoy an interesting visit to the geothermal heat and electric POWER STATION in Hellisheidavirkjun. Next, stop at the hot springs at Geysir for a real treat: meet the chef of the Geysir restaurant and walk with him to the geothermal areas. 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. Continue to the mighty Gullfoss waterfall and drive by the Eyjafjallajokull volcano, well known for the eruption that generated the massive ash cloud in 2010. Tonight, overnight in Vik, the southernmost village in Iceland. (B,D)

3

VIK-LAKE JOKULSARLON-HOFN

Marvel at the largest glacier in Europe: Vatnajokull in the national park at Skaftafell. Then, the highlight of the day: stop at Lake Jokulsarlon, where some of the spectacular scenes of the James Bond movie 'Die Another Day' were filmed. (B,D)

4

HOFN-EGILSSTADIR

Follow the eastern coast, where the first Irish missionaries settled some 200 years ago, and arrive in Egilsstadir. (B,D)

5

EGILSSTADIR-LAKE MYVATN-AKUREYRI

Take pictures of the most powerful waterfall in Europe, Dettifoss, and enjoy a scenic drive (road conditions permitting) to the lovely blue Lake Myvatn, teeming with bird life, in one of Iceland's prettiest areas, known for geothermal activity and producing coloured deposits. Before arriving in Akureyri, admire the Godafoss, known as the "Waterfall of the Gods." (B,D)

6

AKUREYRI-HVAMMSTANGI-BORGARNES

During your orientation of the capital of northern Iceland, hear about the city's history after it was established as a trading centre in 1602. Enjoy a visit to the BOTANICAL GARDEN, featuring specimens of almost all native Icelandic plants. Then, follow the coastline to Hvammstangi, where a unique experience awaits you: SEAL WATCHING! Enjoy a BOAT CRUISE around Miofjorour to admire these wild animals in their natural habitat. Tonight, you are on the west coast in Borgarnes. (B,D)

7

BORGARNES-THINGVELLIR-REYKJAVIK

Stop in Thingvellir, the town where the first meeting of the Icelandic Parliament was held in 903, and return to Reykjavik. You may wish to visit the Blue Lagoon this afternoon, and tonight, a special farewell dinner awaits you at one of Reykjavik's fine restaurant to celebrate the success of your Icelandic Adventure. (B,D)

8

REYKJAVIK

Your holiday ends with breakfast this morning. (B)

Iceland Adventure

Dates/Prices

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NB: All prices listed are per person
* Optional Excursions are at the additional cost indicated.

Registration

May 2014

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18 May 2014 25 May 2014 $2899 USD $3563 USD Hotels Excursions On Request
25 May 2014 01 Jun 2014 $2949 USD $3613 USD Hotels Excursions On Request

Jun 2014

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08 Jun 2014 15 Jun 2014 $2999 USD $3663 USD Hotels Excursions On Request
22 Jun 2014 29 Jun 2014 $2999 USD $3663 USD Hotels Excursions On Request

Jul 2014

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06 Jul 2014 13 Jul 2014 $2999 USD $3663 USD Hotels Excursions On Request
13 Jul 2014 20 Jul 2014 $2999 USD $3663 USD Hotels Excursions Open
20 Jul 2014 27 Jul 2014 $2999 USD $3663 USD Hotels Excursions On Request
27 Jul 2014 03 Aug 2014 $2999 USD $3663 USD Hotels Excursions Open

Aug 2014

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03 Aug 2014 10 Aug 2014 $2999 USD $3663 USD Hotels Excursions On Request
10 Aug 2014 17 Aug 2014 $2999 USD $3663 USD Hotels Excursions Not Available
24 Aug 2014 31 Aug 2014 $2949 USD $3613 USD Hotels Excursions On Request
31 Aug 2014 07 Sep 2014 $2899 USD $3563 USD Hotels Excursions On Request

Sep 2014

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07 Sep 2014 14 Sep 2014 $2849 USD $3513 USD Hotels Excursions On Request

Accommodation Prices

Pre/Post Tour City Start Date End Date Single Price Twin Price Triple Price
PRE Tour Reykjavik 01 Jan 2014 31 Dec 2014 $340 USD $205 USD $155 USD
POST Tour Reykjavik 01 Jan 2014 31 Dec 2014 $340 USD $205 USD $155 USD

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Iceland Adventure

Tour Code - ZR

8 days Reykjavik to Reykjavik Reykjavik, Vik, Hofn, Egilsstadir, Akureyri, Borgarnes

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