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Iceland Winter Tour

IS04: 8 Days Reykjavik - Golden Circle - South Coast - East Fjords - Lake Myvatn - Akureyri - West Iceland - Reykjavik

Tour Type: Group Tour
Departure: Every Sunday from September to March, guaranteed departures
Guide & Driver: Experienced English-speaking driver guide & air-conditioned coach
Accommodation: 7 nights at well-selected hotels
Meals: 7 breakfasts, 3 dinners

Itinerary Details
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Day 1: Pick up service at Reykjavik arrival & check in at the hotel
Welcome to join our Iceland winter tour. Our driver will meet you at the airport and transfer you to the hotel. The rest of the day is on your own. You may go to the Tjornin, the central area of Reykjavik. The architecture worth-seeing here include the parliament house, guildhall, University of Reykjavik, the National museum and the churches.

Accommodation: Center Hotels Laugavegur or similar

Day 2: A full exploration to the unique landscape around Golden Circle
Today is a great day. We will visit the shocking natural wonders in Golden Circle including Thingvellir Nantional Park with fantastic landscape and home to Iceland's Great Rift Valley, the Geysir Hot Spring being active for 800 years, and Golden Waterfall - Gullfoss. After visiting the natural landscapes, visit a farm with geothermal hothouse and taste the fresh tomatoes.

Meals: Breakfast

Accommodation: Hotel Selfoss or similar

Day 3: The splendid waterfalls
At the beginning of today's tour, experience a volcanic eruption at Lava Center and learn about the formation process of Iceland. Next, visit the fantastic Seljalandsfoss Waterfall and Skogafoss Waterfall, together with Skogar Folk Museum, which showcases the technologies and agriculture of the Iceland. The last stop is the black sand volcanic beach near Vik, where you can see the stone arches and Reynisdrangar basalt columns. Tonight, our driver guide will recommend places to watch the Northern Lights based on weather conditions.

Meals: Breakfast, Dinner

Accommodation: Magma Hotel or similar

Day 4: Skaftafell NP & Jokulsarlon Glacier Lagoon
Have breakfast at the hotel and head to Skaftafell Area to have an interstellar tour. Then arrive at Jokulsarlon Glacier Lagoon which looks like an alien planet. The glacier lagoon is formed because of global warming. Diamond Beach nearby was formed by the melting glacier washing against the beach. After dinner at the hotel, you may wear warm clothes to search for the Northern Lights.

Meals: Breakfast, Dinner

Accommodation: Hotel Framtíð or similar

Day 5: Drive along the East Fjords and arrive at Lake Myvatn area
On the 5th day of the Iceland winter trip, we'll drive to East Fjords. When passing by the No.1 Ring Road, you can see the capricious sight on one side and the roaring waves of the North Atlantic Ocean on the other side. Finally we’ll arrive at Lake Myvatn Area. After checking in the hotel, you can choose to relax at the hotel or go to Myvatn Nature Baths to enjoy the warm alkaline geothermal lagoon and sauna at your own expense and appreciate the mountain scenery.

Because of its elevation and topography, Lake Myvatn Area is one of the best places to admire Nothern Lights. Thus, we strongly suggest you to keep an eye on it tonight.

Meals: Breakfast

Accommodation: Fosshotel Myvatn or similar

Day 6: A in-depth travel to Lake Myvatn & drive to Akureyri
Continue visiting Lake Myvatn, whose surroundings are like alien planets. The Namaskard Pass and Skutustadir pseudo craters are like the landforms during prehistoric age. After visiting Godafoss, explore Akureyri town freely and then drive to Skagafjordur and stay overnight.

Meals: Breakfast, Dinner

Accommodation: Hofsstadir Guesthouse or similar

Day 7: The sparsely populated West and return to Reykjavik
On the 7th day of the Iceland winter tour we'll drive along Borgarfjordur to visit Deildartunguhver Hot Spring, and then visit Hraunfossar and Barnafoss. After visiting historical sites in Reykholt, return to Reykjavik and spend a leisure night.

Meals: Breakfast

Accommodation: Center Hotels Laugavegur or similar

Day 8: Departure from Reykjavik
This is the end of the Iceland winter trip. We'll arrange a shuttle bus to pick you up from the hotel and transfer you to the airport. Wish you a happy journey. If you would like to extend your stay, please feel free to contact us anytime.

Meals: Breakfast

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10% off - book 60 days before, 5% off - book 30 days before
Tour Prices
Departure: Every Sunday
Arrival DateDepature DateDouble OccupancySingle Room Supplement
Jan 30,2022Feb 06,2022$2949 $2654$15
Feb 06,2022Feb 13,2022$2949 $2654$15
Feb 13,2022Feb 20,2022$2949 $2654$15
Feb 20,2022Feb 27,2022$2949 $2654$15
Feb 27,2022Mar 06,2022$2949 $2654$15
Mar 06,2022Mar 13,2022$2949 $2654$15
Mar 13,2022Mar 20,2022$2949 $2654$15
Mar 20,2022Mar 27,2022$2949 $2654$15
  • Prices are per person in US Dollars based on double occupancy.
  • The prices in red reflect 10% discount.
What's Included
  • Accommodation with daily breakfast at selected hotels.
  • Meals as mentioned in the itinerary.
  • Service of English-speaking driver guides per itinerary.
  • Transfers in air-conditioned vehicles per itinerary.
  • Entrance fees for mentioned sights visited.
  • Taxes and service fees.
What's Excluded
  • International airfares into and out of Iceland.
  • Personal expenses (laundry, telephone, drinks, etc.).
  • Tips for driver guides.
  • Personal travel insurance.
  • Iceland visa fee.
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Reykjavik
Akureyri
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