Break on Iceland

1040

Break on Iceland (4 days)

Day 1: Arrival & Blue Lagoon
We meet and greet you at the Keflavik airport in the afternoon and start the tour right on with a visit to the fantastic Blue Lagoon. After relaxing for an hour we continue to your hotel, about an hour's drive east of Reykjavik.
Acc.: Hotel Eldhestar – a horse farm hotel in Hveragerði (D)

Day 2: Golden Circle - Thinvellir - Gullfoss - Geysir
We start the day by visiting the most interesting historic and geographic place in Iceland, Thingvellir, to be the first place to receive UNESCO’s nomination of world heritage. Here we can eyewitness the rift splitting the American and European continents. Thereafter we set the course to the amazing natural sights of Gullfoss waterfall and amazing Geysir (Strokkur). Afterwards we drive through South Iceland to the farm Hrífunes between the villages Vík and Kirkjubæjarklaustur, where we will stay overnight.
Depending on weather conditions we will head for a Northern Light hunt on one of the evenings.
Acc.: Hrífunes Farm (B, L, D)

Day 3: Skaftafell NP and Jökulsárlón Glacier Lagoon
After a good breakfast we drive further east to the National Park Skaftafell.
Skaftafell is a wooded area surrounded by expanses of sand desert deposited by
glacial rivers and the massive glacier Vatnajökull. Here we have the opportunity to go on an easy glacier walk and search for ice caves. From Skaftafell we continue to the famous glacier lagoon Jökulsárlón with its floating icebergs calving from majestic glacier Vatnajökull. We return to our cozy farm Hrífunes where we relax and enjoy another great dinner prepared by Hadda.
Acc.: as before (B, L, D)

Day 4: The South coast - return to Reykjavik
We leave the beautiful Hrífunes farm behind and head through South Iceland back to Reykjavik. On our way we stop at the varied sights along the south coast, like the basalt formations Reynisdrangar and the beautiful waterfalls Skógafoss and Seljalandsfoss. The tour finishes in Reykjavik with a convivial evening at the home of Haukur and Hadda with the possibility of enjoying relaxation in the hotpot in their garden.
Acc.: none (B, L, D)

Custom and group dates only

Additional info:

Included:

  • Transportation in 4x4 van with professional English-speaking driver guide
  • Airport-pickup
  • Accommodation: 3 nights in hotels/guesthouses/farms
  • Full board from lunch on d1 to dinner on d4
  • Entrance fee to the Blue Lagoon

Not included:

  • Travel to Iceland
  • Single room supplement: 15,000 ISK
  • Optional glacier walk (6,500 ISK per person)

Physical requirements:
Normal physical condition sufficient; generally short and easy hikes.

Arrival info:
Our staff meets and greets you at the Keflavik international airport in the afternoon and you start the tour with a visit to the fantastic Blue Lagoon.
Passengers already staying in Reykjavik will be picked up at their accommodation
around 15:00, before driving to the airport.

Accommodation:
Hrifunes, our accommodation, has a unique location close to the southern highlands. The location enables us to get quickly to our destinations in south iceland maximizing the time enjoying the visited sights. Hrifunes is an old farm which is now partly-owned by Haukur and Hadda. The houses have newly been restored and offer simple facilities in a warm and cozy atmosphere.

Планирани дати: 
21-24 Apr 14
Свободни места: 
space available
Цена: 
1040 EUR
Брой хора в групата: 
6-12