Classic: Iceland Winter (ELWR)
Countries Visited: Iceland Great value, reasonable prices, quality experiences Comfortable and varied tourist-class accommodations chosen for location and character Mix of public and private transport for the best overall experience All the top highlights included, plus plenty of time to explore on your own
Trip Style: Classic - Designed for maximum variety, these trips are geared towards travellers searching for a healthy mix of active exploration, uncommon landscapes, amazing wildlife and local cultures.
Service Level: Standard
Physical Demands Rating: 1 - You'll have to walk around on your own, climb some stairs and carry your own bag. Easy does it.
Group Size: Max 14, avg 12.
Meals Included: 3 breakfasts, 3 lunches, 2 dinners
Accommodations: Not Availaible
Explore Icelands glaciers and waterfalls, keep your eyes peeled for dazzling displays of the Northern Lights, soak your muscles in natural hot springs, explore Reykjavik at your own pace.
Most people that visit Iceland go in the summer, but theres a whole other side to this place in the winter months. (It is called "Iceland," after all.) Spend the first five days doing really cool things like hiking glaciers, snowshoeing through _ingvellir National Park, reflecting on life under the Northern Lights, and warming up in hot springs. Then spend two days in exploring colourful, cool Reykjavik. See another side of this amazing country.
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|Day 1||Reykjavik||Day 1 Reykjavik|
Make your way to Reykjavik today to start your tour. Have some time before the welcome meetings Consider stopping for a dip at the Blue Lagoon, explore the Reykjavik harbour, or visit the Harpa museum. Included Activities: Arrival Day and Welcome Meeting
|Day 2||Alftroo||Day 2 Reykjavik/Alftroo (1B, 1L, 1D)|
Travel from Reykjavik to a lava cave in the BlAfjOll Mountains. Explore the cave before continuing on to _ingvellir National Park. Visit the park including sights like Geysir Hot Spring and Gullfoss Waterfall. In the evening, enjoy a Northern Lights viewing in the Golden Circle before returning to Alftroo. Additional Notes: The Northern Lights are a natural phenomenon, and sightings will be dependent on weather conditions. G Adventures cannot guarantee that travellers booked on this tour will experience the Northern Lights. Included Activities: Lava Caving by the Blue Mountains Thingvellir National Park Visit Gullfoss Waterfall Visit Geysir Visit Transport: Private Vehicle (0.50 hour(s), 40km) Private Vehicle (1.00 hour(s), 70km) Private Vehicle (0.75 hour(s), 40km)
|Day 3||Alftroo||Day 3 Alftroo (1B, 1L, 1D)|
Hike around the Reykjadalur area. Take in the stunning landscapes and soak in geothermally-heated springs along the route. This evening step outside for another chance to view the Northern Lights. Additional Notes: The Northern Lights are a natural phenomenon, and sightings will be dependent on weather conditions. G Adventures cannot guarantee that travellers booked on this tour will experience the Northern Lights. Included Activities: Hot Springs Hike
|Day 4||Reykjavik||Day 4 Alftroo/Reykjavik (1B, 1L)|
Travel to the SOlheimajOkull Glacier, and spend the morning exploring this incredible valley. Opt to hike around the stunning area, or take a glacier hike. Drive the scenic southern coast and visit the SkOgarfoss and Seljalandsfoss waterfalls on the way back to Reykjavik. Included Activities: Seljalandsfoss Waterfall Visit SkOgafoss Waterfall Visit Transport: Private Vehicle (1.50 hour(s), 113km) Private Vehicle (0.50 hour(s), 38km) Private Vehicle (0.50 hour(s), 30km) Private Vehicle (2.00 hour(s), 148km)
|Day 5||Reykjavik||Day 5 Reykjavik|
Free day to explore the city and surrounding area. Opt to go snorkeling between tectonic plates, explore this quaint town, or get your adrenaline pumping on one of the many activities available around Reykjavik. Additional Notes: Days 5-7 of this itinerary are unescorted by a CEO, giving you the maximum time for activities and personal exploration. Want to do more with your tours Pre-book any of the following activities to experience during your free time in Reykjavik: _o'rsmo"rk Volcano Hike and Super Jeep Tour (full-day) and Snorkelling in _ingvellir National Park (half-day). Any optional activities listed on this day can also be booked upon arrival in Reykjavik.
|Day 6||Reykjavik||Day 6 Reykjavik|
Raise a glass of BrennivIn (the famous Icelandic Schnapps) and toast to the great adventure had.
|Day 7||Reykjavik||Day 7 Reykjavik|
Depart at any time.
Local Flights: N/A
Dossier Disclaimer:The information in this trip details document has been compiled with care and is provided in good faith. However it is subject to change, and does not form part of the contract between the client and the operator. The itinerary featured is correct at time of printing. It may differ slightly to the one in the brochure. Occasionally our itineraries change as we make improvements that stem from past travellers, comments and our own research. Sometimes it can be a small change like adding an extra meal along the itinerary. Sometimes the change may result in us altering the tour for the coming year. Ultimately, our goal is to provide you with the most rewarding experience. Please note that our brochure is usually released in November each year. If you have booked from the previous brochure you may find there have been some changes to the itinerary.
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Itinerary Disclaimer: While it is our intention to adhere to the route described below, there is a certain amount of flexibility built into the itinerary and on occasion it may be necessary, or desirable to make alterations. The itinerary is brief, as we never know exactly where our journey will take us. Due to our style of travel and the regions we visit, travel can be unpredictable. The Trip Details document is a general guide to the tour and region and any mention of specific destinations or wildlife is by no means a guarantee that they will be visited or encountered. Aboard expedition trips visits to research stations depend on final permission.
Additionally, any travel times listed are approximations only and subject to vary due to local circumstances.