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Volcanoes and Glaciers

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Price
From £1,469

Duration
5 Nights

Departures
May - Sept

This group tour (max 36 passengers) gives you the perfect opportunity to discover the magic of the natural wonders of Iceland and the magnificent natural landscape that surrounds them. The tour covers the major attractions of the south including the infamous Eyjafjallajokull volcano, glaciers, geysers and waterfalls as well as the beautiful Westman islands.

Highlights

  • Visit the highlights of the South- Gullfoss waterfall, Geysir geothermal area, Þingvellir national park, Skógarfoss and Seljarlandsfoss waterfalls, Eyjafjallajökull Volcano, Jökulsárlón glacier lagoon and The Westman Islands to name a few
  • Fully guided tour program including activites and some meals
  • Opportunity to add on additional tours such as Blue Lagoon geothermal spa, Rib Safari Boat Tour or Viking Boat Tour

ITINERARY - 5 NIGHTS

Day 1 - Arrival
Arrival at Keflavík International Airport. Transfer to your accommodation in the city center, Reykjavík, double/twin room including breakfast at Icelandairhotel Natura, Radisson Blu Saga or similar.

Depending on your arrival time you may want to visit the world famous Blue Lagoon Geothermal Spa on route from the airport, explore Reykjavík or take an optional evening tour such as Whale Watching. We will send you plenty of suggestions for the "must see's" in the city.

Day 2 - The Westman Islands
Enjoy breakfast at your hotel. Today you will be met by your guide and fellow travelers, pick up from your hotel in the morning.

The first stop today will be made at Seljalandsfoss waterfall, where you can walk behind the waterfall.

Travel along the farmlands of the south coast to Landeyjahofn harbor. After arriving at the Bakkafjara pier, take a 30 minute ferry ride to the Westman Islands. The destination is Heimaey Island, the largest of the Westmans and the only inhabited one. Visit the island´s Storhofdi Point with its fantastic views over the area. During mid-May through the beginning of August it is also possible to see puffins here. Take a walk up to the crater of a volcano that erupted only three decades ago. Visit Eldheimar Museum and explore the flora growing in the new lava field. Afternoon at leisure to explore the island on your own.

Overnight in the Westman Islands at Hotel Vestmannaeyjar or similar. Dinner on own.

Day 3 - Explore the South Shore
Breakfast at your hotel. Take the ferry back from the Westman Islands and travel further on along the south shore. Pass numerous glacial rivers en route to Skogafoss waterfall. A famous folk museum is nearby, showcasing the buildings and daily life of Icelanders in the past centuries. Next travel to Thorvaldseyri Farm located at the foot of the world famous Eyjafjallajokull volcano that last erupted in the spring of 2010. A visitor's centre/family-run exhibit tells the story of the eruption with a 20 minute film and displays about the spectacular natural disaster Continue on to the black sands of Reynisfjara beach. Here you can witness the powerful waves and amazing basalt Colum features carved by the power of the sea.

Dinner and overnight stay in Vik area, Hotel Edda Vík PLUS, Hótel Dyrhólaey or similar, for the next 2 nights.

Day 4 - Jökulsárlón Glacier Lagoon
Breakfast at your hotel. Cross Eldhraun, the largest mass of lava ever to flow on the face of the Earth before reaching the small town Kirkjubaejarklaustur, the former site of a 12th-century Catholic convent. Head onwards to Skaftafell National Park, one of Iceland's most outstanding areas of natural beauty. Continue to the stunning Jokulsarlon Glacial Lagoon to see floating icebergs and maybe a curious seal or two. A boat trip takes you on a sail between the floating ice bergs. Throughout the day, enjoy magnificent views of the mighty Vatnajökull Glacier.

Dinner and overnight in Vik area.

Day 5 - The Golden Circle
Breakfast at your hotel. Today head for the Geysir hot spring area to see the famous great Geysir as well as Strokkur, a hot spring that spouts every few minutes. Travel onwards to Gullfoss, one of Iceland’s most impressive waterfalls. The next stop is Thingvellir National Park, where the Viking-age parliament met for centuries on the shores of Iceland’s largest lake. This is also where you can see the meeting point where the European and North American tectonic plates meet. After some time to explore Thingvellir, head back to Reykjavik.

Overnight stay in Reykjavík, Icelandairhotel Natura, Radisson Blu Saga or similar. Dinner is on your own.

Day 6 - Departure
Pick up from your hotel will be about 3 hours before your flight. Depending on flight time you may want to do some last minute souvenir shopping in Reykjavík, or if you did not have the chance to visit the Blue Lagoon on arrival- you can do so on departure if flight time allows.

Travel dates; May - September 2017
Prices are in £ per person based on 2 sharing a double/twin room

May: Price is from £1,469* per person based on 2 people sharing a double/twin room*
Single room supplement from £250*
June - August: Price is from £1,669* per person based on 2 people sharing a double/twin room*
Single room supplement from £395*
September: Price is from £1,499* per person based on 2 people sharing a double/twin room*
Single room supplement from £280*

*Price is subject to availability

This offer includes:
- Return flights from the UK including 20kg luggage allowance, taxes and fees
- Bus transfer to and from Keflavik airport
- 5 nights accommodation in Reykjavík and countryside as per itinerary, 3 / 4 star hotels and country accommodation including breakfast
- Fully guided 4 day tour as per itinerary with English speaking guide
- Entrance to Eldheimar Museum (day 2)
- Roundtrip ferry fare to Westman Islands (day 2)
- Entrance to Skógar Fold Museum (day 3)
- Entrance to Eyjafjallajökull Visitor Centre (day 3)
- 2 dinners in the countrysdie (day 3 and 4)
- Jökulsárlón boat tour (day 4)

Additional Fees:
- Booking fee £10 per person
- ATOL Protection fee £2.50 per person (only applicable if flights are booked through All Iceland)
- Debit/credit card fees

Not included:
- Optional Excursions
- Travel Insurance
- Anything else not specifically listed under "this includes"

Departure dates: May - September 2017 (max group size 36 people)
English speaking guide

Tour Dates 2017:

Availabilty:

02.07.2017 - 07.07.2017 Sold Out
09.07.2017 - 14.07.2017 Sold Out
23.07.2017 - 28.07.2017 Sold Out
30.07.2017 - 04.08.2017 Sold Out
20.08.2017 - 25.08.2017
Sold Out
27.08.2017 - 01.09.2017 Sold Out
03.09.2017 - 07.09.2017 Sold Out
10.09.2017 - 15.09.2017 On Request
17.09.2017 - 22.09.2017 On Request
24.09.2017 - 29.09.2017 Sold Out

FLIGHT OPTIONS


Why book with All Iceland?

All Iceland is a UK based travel company that specialises in Iceland
Book with the Icelandic experts!

Our office is staffed and run by Icelanders, we promise intimate local knowledge from where to stay to places to eat and the hidden gems that you will not find in tourist guides. We will help you get the holiday you want and we can adapt this package. Book through us and your holiday will also be fully ATOL and ABTA protected. Travel with confidence! 


Contact us and we can help you:

- to stay longer and discover more, this package can be extended -
- to book additional excursions -
- if you have specific accommodation requirements -
- to book this package with or without flights -

All Iceland cooperates with all the airlines that fly to Iceland, Icelandair, Wow air, easyJet and British Airways. We can assist you to find the optimal flight package. The airlines fly to Keflavik International airport.

Icelandair operates flights from London Heathrow and London Gatwick, Manchester, Birmingham, Glasgow, Aberdeen and Belfast City. Icelandair offers 3 classes, Economy, Economy Comfort and Saga Business Class.
WOW Air operates flights from London Gatwick, Edinburgh, Dublin and Bristol 
EasyJet offers flights from London Gatwick, London Luton, London Stansted, Bristol, Manchester, Belfast and Edinburgh.
British Airways offers flights from London Heathrow

We can provide a package with or without flights. When enquiring about a specific holiday package, let us know what airport you prefer to fly from.

Air Iceland
offers Domestic flights between Reykjavík Domestic Airport to Akureyri, Egilsstaðir, Ísafjörður, Vopnafjörður, Grímsey and Þórshöfn.
Fugfélagið Ernir offers Domestic flights to Vestmannaeyjar, Höfn, Húsavík, Bíldudalur and Gjögur.


 

All Iceland offers holiday packages to Greenland and Faroe Islands in addition to Iceland. We work with the following airlines that offer flights to these destinations.

Atlantic Airways offers flights from Edinburgh to Faroe Islands
Air Greenland offers flights from Copenhagen to Greenland
Air Iceland offers flights from Reykjavík Domestic Airport to Faroe Islands and Greenland

Icelandair, British Airways, Wow Air, EasyJet

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With this in mind you cannot book this holiday directly on the website but please send us an enquiry or give us a call and we will help you to create your once in a lifetime holiday. Contact our team of Icelandic Experts today and start planning with us!

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