Price per person

€ 2.590

Size of group

6 to 12 people

Duration

8 days

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Lenguaje

Spanish

General overview

Dates: September 1st – March 15th
We have created this tour for visitors to be able to discover Iceland in winter. This tour is available for small groups (between 6-12 people) with qualified local guides who have an extensive islandic knowledge. Our local guides are able to provide tours in English and in Spanish.
During this tour you will be able to observe glaciers, waterfalls, icebergs, volcanoes, the iconic “Strokkur” geyser, relaxing geothermal baths, snowy landscapes and observe one of the most spectacular natural phenomena in the world, the northern lights.

Itinerary

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Day 1. Arrival

Arrival at Keflavik International Airport which is on the situated outskirts of Reykjavik.
Private transfer to Reykjavík. Private tour of the northernmost capital city in Europe, seeing the most popular monuments of Reykjavík with your guide.
Night in a central hotel.

Day 2 Golden Circle:
On day 2 of your trip, you will be able to discover the famous “Golden Circle”. The Golden Circle consists of three of the most popular islandic landmarks in the south west of the island.
Our first stop on this adventure will be the famous Þingvellir National Park. This National Park is a UNESCO landmark where you will be able to observe the action of nature as you will be in a rift valley between the Eurasian and North-American tectonic plates.
Our second stop will be in Laugarvatn, a small town in which you will be able to bake bread thanks to the geothermal energy omnipresent in the village. Our third stop on the Golden circle trip is the Tomato Farm of Friedheimar. You will be able to eat in one of their greenhouses, and choose between a variety tomato-based meals (lunch* is included).
Our fourth stop after having enjoyed a nice meal is Gullfoss. Gullfoss, that means “the golden waterfall” in Icelandic, is one of the most iconic waterfalls in the country.
Our fifth and final stop of the day is to visit Geysir! A short drive will bring you to the iconic geyser, “Strokkur”.
After this long day, we will continue our journey south, spending the night aroud Hella/ Hvolsvöllur.
*the offer includes a main course from their lunch menu, homemade bread, a hot beverage and water. Any extra will be at your own expense.

DAY 3 South Coast
This day will be an action-packed day allowing you to experience some of the best parts of Iceland’s stunning south coast. The south coast has some of the most beautiful landscapes of the island, with its vivid blue glaciers, powerful waterfalls, volcanic black sand beaches and the famous volcano Eyjafjallajökull that erupted in 2010.
After an energetic breakfast, we drive through the beautiful Icelandic landscape to the village of Hvolsvöllur. Here you will be able to visit the new, award-winning and interactive lava center, where you can learn all about some of the volcanoes that we will come across in the coming days. After spending some time at the Lava Center, we will stop by Seljalandsfoss waterfall. You will be able contemplate the waterfall as well as grab a drink and some snacks. After seeing the Seljalandsfoss we will make our way towards Skógafoss, where you will be able to enjoy another amazing waterfall.
Lunch and panoramic view over the town of Vík, the southernmost village of Iceland.
You will be spending the night around Kirkjubaerjarklaustur / Jökursárlón. FossHotel Glacier Lagoon.

Day 4. Jökulsárlón glacial lagoon
On the fourth day, you will be able to visit one of the must-sees of Iceland, Jökulsárlón glacial lagoon. You will be able to observe the glacier as well as the many incredibly shaped and colored icebergs that surround the area. We will stop off at the diamond beach, Fjallsárlón glacial lagoon and, most importantly, the national park of Skáftafell.
You will be spending the night around Kirkjubaejarklaustur / Jökursárlón. FossHotel Glacier Lagoon.

Day 5. Going west.
We are starting day 5 with a visit to the lava field of Eldhraun. On clear days, you will be able to see the incredible Hekla and Eyjafjallajökull volcanoes. We will stop at Reynisfjara, the iconic black sand beach (also famous for featuring in Game of thrones!).
From the black sand beach, we will continue towards the glacier tongue Sólheimajökull. We will then offer you a private glacier hike* of approximately 2-2.5 hours (this will most likely be the best part of the trip!). You will be able to walk and explore the unique characteristic of the glacier.
After this amazing hike in the glacier, you will be spending the night in Hella/ Hvolsvöllu.
*You do not need to be an expert hiker to join this hike however it does require a moderate level of physical fitness. Please let your guide know in advance if you do not want to participate. All hiking gear will be provided.

Day 6. Reykjanes Peninsula
The 6th day of your amazing journey, we will be making our way towards the Reykjanes Peninsula which is approximately 1.30 hours away from your hotel. You will be able to see Kleifarvatn lake and the Hrísuvík / Seltún geothermal and fumarole area.
And how could your trip be finished without visiting the famous Blue Lagoon! You will be entitled to a premium package (which includes slippers, a bathrobe, towel, a drink, and a silica and seaweed mask!)
After this relaxing break at the Blue Lagoon, we will slowly make our way back towards Reykjavik where you will be staying in a hotel in the city center.

Day 7. Free time
During this day, you will be able to relax and enjoy your final day in Reykjavík, feel free to purchase a day excursion or use this time to buy souvenirs and post cards!

Day 8.
Private transfer to the airport for your flight back.

Includes

This 8-day trip includes:
Qualified and experienced English-speaking guide throughout the tour
7 nights in 3/4* hotels (double room with a private bathroom). Hotels are selected specially for the sighting of the Northern Lights
Breakfasts (except on day of arrival)
Dinners on day 2, 3, 4 and 5 of the trip
All mentioned activities
Journeys from each location to another
VAT on touristic activities in Iceland (11%)

Not include:

However, this trip does not include:
Flights
Meals, except those mentioned above
Drinks at dinner (except water and coffee)
Everything else not mentioned
Tour location

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