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6-day family winter tour

 

Tour duration

6 days

Availability

October – April

Difficulty

Easy

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Included

  • Transport, airport pickup and drop-off.
  • Hotel or guesthouse accommodation (private bathroom).
  • Breakfast on day 2 to 6.
  • Lunch on day 3.
  • Entrance for all sights and activities (except extras).
  • Blue Lagoon comfort ticket (admission, towels, 1 drink, silica mask).
  • Services of a Professional Guide.
  • Pick up and drop-off at your accommodation, or meet us at bus stop number 8, Hallgrímskirkja.
  • Vehicle at disposal for 5 days.
  • All taxes.

What to bring

  • Bring warm and waterproof clothes, gloves and headwear and good shoes, preferably hiking boots.

  • This is a multi-day tour and you should bring your luggage with you.

  • Swimsuit and towel.

  • A camera is always good to have.

Tour Program

DAY 1

DAY 1

Airport Pickup and transfer to hotel. A short Reykjavík sightseeing.

DAY 2

REYKJAVÍK SIGHTSEEING AND NORTHERN LIGHTS MUSEUM

WHALE WATCHING AND WHALE MUSEUM

NORTHERN LIGHTS

Northern lights hunt in the evening.

DAY 3

THINGVELLIR NATIONAL PARK.

Thingvellir is characterized by tectonic rift valley and marks the rifting of the Eurasian and North American plates from each other. In 930 the Icelandic Parliament, the first democracy in the world, was established at Thingvellir. Thingvellir became a World Heritage Site in 2004. We walk to Öxarárfoss waterfall.

STROKKUR AND THE GEYSER AREA.

You probably did not know that the english name geyser”, derives from the one and only in the Haukadalur area. The geyser Geysir itself erupts boiling water up to 70 meters, but is almost inactive. Strokkur, only few meters apart from Geyser, erupts on average every 4 minutes.

GULLFOSS, GOLDEN WATERFALL.

Near Geysir is the beautiful Gullfoss Waterfall. Enjoy the view from above and walk down the path to get close to the powerful waterfall.

FRIÐHEIMAR.

At Friðheimar greenhouse, tomatoes are cultivated, using geothermal heat and geothermally generated electricity. With a tropical climate inside, they have opened a restaurant, right there in the tomato field. The main ingredients in their menu are, of course, tomatoes grown there. This is a very rare and unique lunch experience.

SECRET LAGOON.

Secret Lagoon is a natural geothermal bath, where you bath in raw nature and relax at the end of the day.

DAY 4

SELJALANDSFOSS

Seljalandsfoss waterfall is 60 m high, and is one of few in the world where you can easily walk and experience it from behind.

SKÓGAFOSS

Skógafoss is the most famous waterfall in Iceland. Seljalandsfoss and Skógafoss are both in glacier rivers, meltwater from Eyjafjallajökull and Mýrdalsjökull. Eyjafjallajökull is now famous for it´s 2010 volcanic eruption that disrupted air traffic in Europe.

SÓLHEIMAJÖKULL GLACIER

Sólheimajökull is an outlet glacier, flowing out of the ice cap Mýrdalsjökull. Underneath Mýrdalsjökull is the famous volcano Katla.

DYRHÓLAEY 

At Dyrhólaey there is an amazing view of the south coast landscape and black beaches. Dyrhólaey is a 120-metre high promontory that the sea has eroded from the headland. In summer Dyrhólaey is rich in birdlife, the most common, the puffin.

REYNISDRANGAR AND REYNISFJARA BLACK BEACH

Reynisdrangar Black beach”]Iceland is a volcanic island, made up mainly of basaltic material that is black in color. Hence, the Black Beaches”. The black beach was, in 1991, ranked as one of the ten most beautiful non-tropical beaches in the world. On the beach there are the remarkable basalt columns. Reynisdrangar is a seastack, a geological formation made by wave erosion of surrounding material.

DAY 5

HORSE BACK RIDING, ATV OR LAVA CAVE EXPLORATION

BRIDGE BETWEEN TWO CONTINENTS

The Bridge Between Continents is a small footbridge over a major fissure, which is formed by tectonics and rifting of the two continental plates, Eurasian and North American plates, from each other.

REYKJANES LIGHTHOUSE AND CLIFFS

After passing the Reykjanesviti lighthouse, the oldest lighthouse in Iceland, we drive towards the sea where we enjoy a breathtaking view of the Atlantic Ocean, high cliffs and black rock formations.

BLUE LAGOON

Blue Lagoon is one of the best natural spas in the world. The history of the Blue Lagoon can be traced back to 1976 when a reservoir was formed in Svartsengi from the work of the Geothermal Power Plant Svartsengi. People discovered that the soil had a positive effect on the skin, especially for those suffering from psoriasis skin disease. Since then the Blue Lagoon has become one of the worlds most amazing baths and spas in the world.

DAY 6

AIRPORT DROPOFF

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