LB23 - Volcanoes and Glaciers in Iceland - Summer 2021
Guided Bus Tour

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Season: (MAY 20 to SEP 16)
Duration: (6 days, 5 nights)
Price: (See below)
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Take a full and varied tour of Iceland's natural treasures. A world of volcanoes, glaciers, hot springs and waterfalls, where you can interact with the raw energy of the landscape. This tour takes you on a journey through some of the best natural attractions of South Iceland, and beyond - to the majestic Westman Islands. Every day reveals something special: whether it's black sand beaches, glacial lagoons, exploding geysers or just breath-taking views across a unique landscape. There are so many geological wonders to discover on your journey. From the notorious Eyjafjallajökull Volcano, to Europe's largest glacier, Vatnajökull – Iceland is a truly special land of natural treasures. This packed trip through many of Iceland's best destinations makes an unforgettable Icelandic holiday.

Highlights:
• A great first-time tour to experience both the natural wonders and energetic adventure of Iceland
• Visit and catch great photos of classic natural wonders, including the Gullfoss waterfalll and Geysir, the Glacier Lagoon, Diamond Beach and the Reynisfjara black sand beach
• Visit and overnight in the ruggedly beautiful Westman Islands – and get a good look at its infamous, powerful volcano
• Enjoy exciting and breathtaking activities that bring you alongside – and even onto – magnificent glaciers.
Itinerary

Day 1. Arrival

An optional transfer from airport to accommodation in Reykjavík (not included but can be added on request). Spend the rest of the day exploring Reykjavík on your own.
Dinner is on your own. Reykjavik offers a multitude of restaurants and/or coffee-houses, making dinner a great way to get better acquainted with Iceland's capital.

Please note guaranteed early check-in is not included in the price. Most hotels begin check-in between 14:00 and 16:00 (2:00pm and 4:00pm).


Day 2. Westman Islands
The first full day of your trip sees you leave Reykjavík and head to the raw and rugged beauty of the incredible Westman Islands.

• A visit to the Lava Centre which is an interactive, high-tech exhibition about volcanoes and earthquakes and how they have shaped Iceland.
• You'll travel along the south coast to Landeyjahöfn harbor and stop at Seljalandsfoss waterfall on the way.
• Then you'll take a 30 minute ferry ride to the Westman Islands.
• There you will explore Heimaey, the largest island in the Westman Islands archipelago.
• In Heimaey you'll visit Stórhöfđi where you can sometimes see puffins, walk up to the crater of a volcano that erupted only three decades ago, visit Eldheimar Museum and explore flora of the new lava field.
• The afternoon will be free at leisure to explore the island on your own.
• Overnight in Westman Islands. Dinner is on your own.

Approximate travel distance: 170 km (106 miles)


Day 3. South Shore - Skógar - Vík

The second day of your trip takes you on the ferry back to the mainland, show you the majestic Skógarfoss waterfall and the beautiful town of Vík:

• You'll continue through the pleasant farmlands, mountain views and glacial rivers of the south coast
• There will be a stop at the breath-taking Skogarfoss Waterfall – one of the largest in Iceland
• Then you will continue to Sólheimajökull, a glacier outlet from Mýrdalsjökull Glacier, where you can choose one of the two unforgettable glacier activities - Glacier Hike or Glacier View Kayaking.
• There'll be a stop at the black sands ofReynisfjara beach with the amazing basalt column features and the powerful waves
• Overnight stay in Vik. Dinner is on your own.

Approximate travel distance: 120 km (75 miles)


Day 4. Vík - Skaftafell – Jökulsárlón Glacier Lagoon

A day that takes you into the heart of some of Iceland's most breath-taking scenery - with incredible views of Vatnajökull Glacier – the largest in Europe.

• Crossing Eldhraun – a vast and dramatic lava field, known for being the largest lava mass ever to flow on the face of the Earth
Skaftafell National Park – this area is truly one of the most breath-taking jewels of Icelandic nature
• Stunning Jökulsárlón Glacier Lagoon – with floating icebergs
• Nearby is the Diamond Beach, a black sand area where broken bits of ice bergs come to rest before they eventually drift to sea.
• Head to another Iceberg Lagoon and take a Zodiac boat tour.
• The day ends by heading back to the lovely surroundings of Vík.
• Dinner and overnight stay in Vik.

Approximate travel distance: 400 km (249 miles)


Day 5. Gullfoss Waterfall - Geysir Geothermal area - Ţingvellir National Park

Today you'll visit some of the most famous destinations in Iceland, and more. The highlights include:

• A stop at the Geysir – an otherworldly geothermal area, with its bubbling pools and steaming hot springs, and the geyser Strokkur, which erupts high into the air every few minutes
Gullfoss - one of Iceland's most magnificent waterfalls, which thunders into the Hvítá River
Ţingvellir National Park – an area of incredible geological, historical and cultural interest, both the site of the world's first parliament and the meeting point for two tectonic plates
• The trip ends by returning to Reykjavík.
• Overnight stay in Reykjavik. Dinner is on your own in one of Reykjavík's many restaurants.

Approximate travel distance: 295 km (183 miles)


Day 6. Departure

Breakfast at your hotel. Please note that this might be a light breakfast if you are taking an early morning flight. Transfer on your own to the international airport for your departure flight.


Price:

May 20, 2021 - May 31, 2021
- Price per person in Double/Twin room - Standard group max 36 people: 201462 ISK
- Price per person in Single room - Standard group max 36 people: 260009 ISK
- Price per person in Double/Twin room - Small group max 16 people: 237551 ISK
- Price per person in Single room - Small group max 16 people: 296901 ISK

June 01, 2021 - September 16, 2021
- Price per person in Double/Twin room - Standard group max 36 people: 218143 ISK
- Price per person in Single room - Standard group max 36 people: 286955 ISK
- Price per person in Double/Twin room - Small group max 16 people: 255196 ISK
- Price per person in Single room - Small group max 16 people: 323365 ISK

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Season: (MAY 20 to SEP 16)
Duration: (6 days, 5 nights)
Price: (See above)
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