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Icelandic Winter Splendours ICE

Visiting: Iceland
Tour Duration 10 Days
 

Cultural Discovery Tour of Iceland in Winter

This adventure allows us to explore the stunning natural beauty of Iceland’s volcanic landscape with its snow-covered glaciers, steaming geysers and lava fields. We also have the opportunity to experience an earth quake simulator, go dog-sledding in winter landscapes, enjoy a Viking heritage centre, walk on a glacier and watch wildlife and whales in their natural habitat. If we are lucky, we may even experience the natural phenomenon of the Northern Lights

Tour Highlights

  • Akureyri - Take an exhilarating snow cat ride to the top of Kaldbakur Mountain. Later, enjoy a traditional fish lunch and beer tasting
  • Lake Myvatn - Explore this diverse volcanic landscape and warm up in the Nature Baths
  • Golden Circle - Travel around Iceland's famous loop to see the remarkable natural wonders of Thingvellir, Geysir and Gullfoss
  • Reykjavik - Discover this vibrant and contrasting city that is the world's most northerly capital
  • Northern Lights - Stay in accommodation providing the best chance of viewing this natural spectacle

Itinerary

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  • 1
    Join tour at Keflavik airport and visit the Blue Lagoon

  • 2
    Travel to Akureyri 'the capital of the north'

  • 3
    Snow tractor up Kaldbakur Mountain; boat to Hrisey Island

  • 4
    Godafoss waterfall, Lake Myvatn and the Nature Baths

  • 5
    Visit Seydisfjordur en route to Egilsstadir

  • 6
    Coastal road to Hofn; chance to see the Northern Lights

  • 7
    Visit Jokulsarlon Glacial Lagoon and travel to Vik

  • 8
    Golden Circle tour of Geysir, Gullfoss and Thingvellir

  • 9
    Reykjavik tour and free time in the capital

  • 10
    Tour ends at Keflavik airport

Tour notes

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Why Book this tour
An ideal tour for anyone with a sense of adventure! This tour offers the best of Iceland at a spectacular time of year when the tourists are very few and far between. Although the itinerary is hugely weather dependent, keep an open mind because every day brings a new experience and the local crew work tirelessly to ensure you get the best out of your time in their country. And of course the chance to stand under a clear sky and see the Northern Lights is a tick off your bucket list!
Included meals 9 2 0
Breakfast Lunch Dinner
Transport
Bus, Ferry
Accommodation
4 nights Simple Hotel
3 nights Standard Hotel
2 nights Simple Guesthouse
Tour Staff
Driver(s), Explore Tour Leader, Local Guide(s)
Group Size
Generally 12 - 18