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Natural Wonders of Iceland
Experience a world of natural phenomena with gushing waterfalls, volcanoes and stunning landscapes at every turn. The overwhelming beauty of this country truly is a sight to behold.
- Style: Luxury Guided Group Journey
- Duration: 9 days/8 nights
- Starts in: Reykjavik
Guide Price £3625
Day 1 Reykjavik
Arrive into Reykjavik and transfer to your hotel. Join your tour director and fellow travellers for a welcome reception this evening.
Day 2 Reykjavík to Vík
Head east to Iceland's newest geothermal and electric power station, Hellisheidavirkjun. Continue to the hot springs at Geysir and the mighty Gullfoss Waterfalls, then to the ancient bishopric of Skalholt to see the historic church set in a remote location. Visit the mighty falls of Seljalandsfoss and Skogafoss before taking in the breathtaking south coast and the famous black sand beach en route to Vik.
Day 3 Vík to Höfn
Drive along the southern coast of Iceland, beside the black basalt sand beaches to the National Park at Skaftafell to see the largest glacier in Europe, Vatnajokull. Travel on to the luminous blue icebergs of Lake Jökulsárlón and the small harbour town of Hofn. Upon arrival, embark on an orientation tour and enjoy dinner of some of the local delicacies which includes lobster tail.
Day 4 Höfn to Egilsstaðir
Explore the eastern coastal region, where Irish missionary monks lived almost 1,200 years ago. Later, travel up the fjords to the beautiful area around Egilsstaðir.
Day 5 Egilsstaðir to Akureyri
Journey through the sand desert of Mödrudal to the Dettifoss, the most powerful waterfall in Europe and continue to the beautiful Lake Mývatn to admire the numerous geological formations of the region. See Godafoss, known as ‘The Waterfall of the Gods' and continue to Akureyrifor an evening at leisure.
Day 6 Akureyri to Borgarnes
Enjoy an orientation tour of Akureyri, the capital of northern Iceland, before continuing your journey west past mountains and waterfalls to Borgarnes.
Day 7 Borgarnes
Travel along the Snæfellsnes Peninsula to Snæfellsjökull National Park, known as the Jewel of West Iceland and home to the country's most famous volcano. Enjoy an exploration of the park's famous sites including Snaefell Glacier and Budir, a romantic landscape of white sandy hills and black lava fields and walk along the sea cliff to see its spectacular columnar rock formations.
Day 8 Borgarnes to Reykjavík
Continue south to Thingvellir. This remarkable UNESCO World Heritage site lies on the Mid-Atlantic Ridge line where the American and European tectonic plates meet. Continue to Reykjavik and embark on a city tour to see the Old Harbour, National Museum, Domkirk Church and Reykjavik's House of Parliament. This evening, head to Blue Lagoon to relax in the mineral-rich geothermal waters whilst toasting the end of your tour with a cocktail.
Day 9 Reykjavík
After breakfast, your tour comes to an end and a transfer will take you to the airport for your flight home.
Departs:Frequent departures, May - Sep 2020.
- Return airport transfers in Iceland
- 8 nights accommodation including Fosshotel, Reykjavik
- 8 breakfasts & 6 dinners
- International flights
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