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October 20, 2015

South Iceland: Geyser, glaciers, and waterfalls (winter tour)

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44-300x300Glaciers, 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.

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

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 Þingvellir (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.
Accommodation in Hvolsvollur area. 
 
Day 3: Hvolsvollur-Glacial Lagoon
Today we stop to visit the waterfall Skogafoss and Solheimajokull glacier. 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. 
Accommodation in Glacial Lagoon area.
 
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 Vik for our overnight stay.
Accommodation in Vik.         

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

Day 6: Departure
Departure transfer to Keflavik airport.

Included:
An English-guided tour according to the itinerary.
Accommodation for 5 nights including breakfast.
3 dinners in the countryside.
Entrance to Skogar Museum.
Boat tour on the Glacial Lagoon.
Entrance fee to the Blue Lagoon.
Transfer to and from Keflavik airport with airport shuttle.

Not included:
Air fare to/from Iceland.
Lunch and beverages.
All service not mentioned above.

Attention:
We reserve the right to change hotels and routes if and when it becomes necessary.

Price pr. person:
Single Double
EUR: 890,- 750,-
USD: 1210,- 1000,-

Departures 2012-2013:

Tour: Arrival (day 1): Tour departure:
GGW-1 November 15 November 16
GGW-2 February 14 February 15
GGW-3 March 14 March 15
GGW-4 April 11 April 12

 

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