Around Iceland in 8 days, more hiking
Duration: 8 days,
From 8:30 am on day one
To 5:30 pm on day eight
Physical difficulty level: Very easy
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Pick up and drop off from any location in the vicinity of Reykjavik.
In the 8 day tour we visit all the major attractions around the ring road and on the Golden Circle. We carefully pick the accommodations where there is good food and atmosphere.The accommodation 7 nights, breakfast and two coarse gourmet food is included in the evenings out of town. For Northern Lights hunters staying in the country side away from the light pollution, we often have a good opportunity to see them in the winter months. Price pr.person in September is 540,000.- Isk. Tour description:
Day 1. Pick up after breakfast at 8:30 from your accommodation in Reykjavik. Iceland´s most popular attractions the Golden circle: Thingvellir, Strokkur geyser, Gullfoss waterfall where we have the opportunity to have their famous lamb soup for lunch. We add many hidden gems to this tour before we go to the accommodation at Leirubakki where we also dine.
Day 2. Day starts with an hours drive and an hours hike in Nauthúsagil or Sauðá. After the hike we visit the most popular attractions on the South coast: Seljalandsfoss waterfall, Skógafoss waterfall where we also have lunch and Reynisfjara black sand beach. The road takes us to Fjaðrárgljúfur and Skaftafell with a one hour hike to Sjónarsker and Svartifoss. We stay and dine at Fosshotel Glacier lagoon.
Day 3. Jökulsárlón glacier lagoon and diamond beach, Vestra horn mountain, viking village, Petra's stone collection, hiking in Hallormsstaðarskógur forest, staying in the area of Egilsstaðir. Either at Hótel Hallormsstaður or Icelandair hotel Hérað.
Day 4. Ancient Troll wall at Möðrudalsöræfi (in summer), Dettifoss Europes biggest waterfall, Hiking in Hljóðaklettar for an hour. Krafla, Námaskarð, Leirhnjúkur. Staying two nights by Mývatn
Day 5. Dimmuborgir and Hverfell hike, Skútustaðagígar pseudo craters and the Nature baths.
Day 6. Goðafoss, Kaffi Kú, Akureyri town visit, drive around the Troll peninsula, Hofsós swimming pool. Accommodation and dinner at Hofsstaðir two nights.
Day 7. Glaumbær turf house. Hike Mt.Mælifell. Option to go on a horse ride tour or river rafting.
Day 8., Borgarvirki, Hvítserkur, Kolugljúfur, Grábrók crater short hike, Borgarnes and finally we arrive in Reykjavík before dinner time.
Guides have diploma from the University of Iceland EHÍ. After the tour you will know all about the Viking Saga, trolls, myths and the truth and all in between. All about the 18 million year making of Iceland, the great Geology, Flora and Fauna and our renewable energy.
Special in this tour: Every day Special Icelandic gourmet dinner a la cart.
The guide takes pictures of the guest and what they are seeing all the days of the tour. The pictures will be shared to the guests on the internet after the tour.
Children dinner is from children's menu where it is available. When possible children share rooms with their accompanying adults.
Depending on weather and season some places may not be accessible.
Group size from 2-7. Coffee and a treat from the best bakery in Iceland included on our way out of town.
We stop for lunch. Lunch is not included.
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