Iceland Circle


7 Nights / 8 Days : Reykjavík,Akureyri,Mývatn,Egilsstađir, Höfn,Hvolsvöllur


  • Overview
  • Itinerary
  • Hotels
  • Inclusions
  • Exclusions
  • Terms & Conditions

Overview

Overview


Travel on Iceland’s ring road and discover stunning scenery and dramatic landscapes: volcanoes, lava fields, hot springs, mountains, fjords, glaciers, glacier lagoon and waterfalls. Enjoy a leisurely group tour on Iceland’s ring road, combining nature, soft adventure, and cultural experiences. During the tour twevenings include Northern Lights Academy (from mid-September tmid-April). Join this amazing and complete circle tour of Iceland, a bestseller all year round! Hunt the Midnight Sun in the Summer and the Northern Lights in the Winter.

Itinerary

Itinerary


Welcome tIceland. Transfer by Flybus shuttle from Keflavik International airport tyour accommodation in Reykjavik where you spend the night. Evening at leisure. Dinner is on your own.
Overnight location: Icelandair Hotel Natura - Reykjavík.

Post breakfast, at 09:00, meet our tour guide and depart from Icelandair Hotel Natura. Travel west along the scenic Hvalfjörđur fjord and the town of Borgarnes. Easy hike on Grábrók volcancrater in the middle of a greenish lava field. In the afternoon visit a natural history & seal museum in the fishing village of Hvammstangi. Further north stop at the turf church of Víđimýri and then continue along scenic fjord landscape and over several mountain passes until we reach Akureyri, the capital of North Iceland. The overnight location at Akureyri allows you twalk around the town.
Overnight location: Icelandair Hotel Akureyri - Akureyri

In the morning explore the town of Akureyri, alscalled the capital of North Iceland: visit the botanical garden, walk the streets and admire the panoramic view over the Eyjafjörđur fjord. In the afternoon travel tGođafoss – the waterfalls of the Gods. Then explore Lake Mývatn, known as a geological wonderland and for its abundant birdlife. See the strange lava formations at Kálfaströnd, the pseudcraters at Skútustađir and the tephra cone Hverfjall. End the afternoon relaxing in the geothermal Mývatn Nature Baths with a fantastic view over the whole area.
There is a possibility of seeing the Northern Lights during the evening from mid-September tmid-April.
Overnight location: Sel Hotel Mývatn or similar, Mývatn.

In the morning walk in the lava labyrinth at Dimmuborgir “the dark castles”, hoping tget a glimpse of the trolls whare said tlive there. In the afternoon, visit the hot spring area of Námaskarđ with bubbling mud pools and steaming solfataras. Head through the uninhabited highlands and moon-like surrounding tEast Iceland. From June tAugust the tour includes a detour tthe powerful waterfall Dettifoss.
Overnight location: Icelandair Hotel Hérađ, Egilsstađir (Oct-Apr) or Álfheimar Guesthouse (May-Sept).

It’s a day tadmire the dramatic fjord landscape and its tiny fishing villages at the end of twisty roads in the East Fjords and on route visit an interesting stone and mineral collection. In the afternoon see Vatnajökull – Europe’s biggest glacier that is visible all over Southeast Iceland.
There is a possibility of seeing the Northern Lights during the evening from mid-September tmid-April. Please note that itinerary on this specific day can change due tseasonal factors, such as daylight.
Overnight location: Hotel Höfn, Höfn

Start the day with a stop at Jökulsárlón, a glacial lagoon filled with floating icebergs, and explore the extraordinary site where you might see seals swimming in arctic waters. Depending on the season optional boat trips are available. You can walk on the so-called Diamond Beach, where large icebergs get stranded. Travel along the southern part of the glacier Vatnajökull and spend time at Europe’s largest national park, which has Iceland’s highest mountains, an alpine environment, and Europe’s largest glacier.
In the afternoon, a beautiful drive with many natural wonders awaits us as we head across the Eldhraun lava field, cross the sandy desert of the south coast, overlooked by mountainous cliffs, glaciers and waterfalls. Stroll along the black lava beach of Reynisfjara near Vík. In the small village of Skógar there is Skógafoss waterfall which is 60 meters high and is one of the most impressive waterfalls in the country. Continue tthe high but narrow Seljalandsfoss waterfall which plunges over the mountain. There is an interesting trail that goes behind the fall – if you are prepared tget wet! Further west stop at the Lava Centre and learn about Iceland’s volcanic activity.
There is a possibility of seeing the Northern Lights during the evening from mid-September tmid-April. Please note that itinerary on this specific day can change due tseasonal factors, such as daylight.
Overnight location: Hotel Eyjafjallajökull, Hvolsvöllur.

Explore the classic tour as we travel the route of the Golden Circle sights. Start the day at Friđheimar, where you learn about the Icelandic horse, its special qualities and history and visit a geothermal greenhouse. Later on, see steam from the Geysir geothermal fields as we arrive. There is a variety of hot springs and bubbling pools. The original geyser is now dormant but has been replaced by Strokkur “the Churn” which erupts at 5-10-minute intervals. Continue tGullfoss, “the golden falls“, which is a double waterfall that tumbles 34 meters intthe Hvítá river and attracts travelers in summer and winter. Travel inland to Thingvellir National Park, a UNESCWorld Heritage site. As we return to Reykjavík, we take you for a short city tour tshow highlights of the world’s northernmost capital.
Northern Lights: From mid-September tmid-April optional Northern Lights evening tours can be booked at the lobby of your hotel, should weather conditions be favorable.
Overnight location: Icelandair Hotel Natura, Reykjavík.

Today you depart after a short visit Individual transfer by Flybus shuttle bus from your accommodation in Reykjavik to Keflavik International Airport.
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Hotels

Hotel Details


Pricing

Standard: ₹128,300*

Hotels below are for starting category. For higher category hotel details, please contact your nearest Travel Tours store or call us at 1800-572-1977.

  • Icelandair Hotel Natura or similar

    2 Nights

    Reykjavík

  • Icelandair Hotel Akureyi

    1 Night

    AkureyrI

  • Sel Hotel Mývatn or similar

    1 Night

    Mývatn

  • Icelandair Hotel Hérađ, Egilsstađir or similar

    1 Night

    Egilsstađir (

  • Hotel Höfn, Höfn

    1 Night

    Höfn

  • Hotel Eyjafjallajökull, Hvolsvöllur or similar

    1 Night

    Hvolsvöllur

  • *Rooms are subject to availability at the time of confirmation and the next best alternative will be provided if your first choice is not available. Supplement cost may apply.

Inclusions

Inclusions


  • 7 nights accommodation in rooms with shower/WC
  • 6 days escorted bus tour with English-speaking guide/driver-guide
  • Arrival & departure airport transfer by Flybus shuttle (nguide)
  • Daily breakfast
  • Natural history & Seal museum in Hvammstangi
  • Viđimýri turf church
  • Mývatn Nature Baths including towel
  • Visit ta stone collection
  • Exhibition and 4K movie at Lava Centre in Hvolsvöllur
  • 2 guided Northern Lights searches, subject tweather (mid-Sept tmid-Apr)
  • Icelandic horse stables & geothermal greenhouse

Exclusions

Exclusions


  • International Airfare & Taxes
  • Visa Fees
  • Overseas Travel Insurance
  • Hotel / Land Surcharges applicable during peak period if any.
  • Early Check-in & Late Check-out
  • Optional sightseeing as mentioned in the itinerary
  • Guide & Driver Tips tbe paid while on tour.
  • Meals, Laundry, Telephone, Porterages, Optional Excursion and other items of a personal nature.
  • Cost of Foreign exchange for Personal use.
  • Any items or services not specified in the itinerary ‘HOLIDAY PRICE INCLUDES’ head
  • GST payable tGovt. of India.

Terms & Conditions

Terms & Conditions


Package date from 01-11-2019 to 31-03-2020

  • The above price is based on minimum 2 adults travelling together.
  • The above price is not valid for travel during trade fair period and special events. Block out dates includes Christmas, New Year, Chinese New Year and Easter Holidays.
  • Should the period of travel, or the number of participants, or the type of accommodation, or the type of transport or the duration of the trip, change the quote will be revised accordingly
  • Request for early check-in or late check-out is tthe discretion of the hotel unless pre-booked and pre-paid in advance.
  • There is nrefund for any non-utilization of any services.
  • Abbreviations: B - Denotes Buffet Breakfast, L - Denotes Local Lunch, D - Denotes Local Dinner.
  • At this point of time nservices are confirmed and the same is subject tavailability.
  • Tproceed with the booking you need tpay Non-Refundable Booking deposit of INR 20,000/- per person which will be adjusted towards the cost of the tour.
  • GST is applicable on the above cost.The above price is based on minimum 2 adults travelling together.
  • The above price is not valid for travel during trade fair period and special events. Block out dates includes Christmas, New Year, Chinese New Year and Easter Holidays.
  • Should the period of travel, or the number of participants, or the type of accommodation, or the type of transport or the duration of the trip, change the quote will be revised accordingly
  • Request for early check-in or late check-out is tthe discretion of the hotel unless pre-booked and pre-paid in advance.
  • There is nrefund for any non-utilization of any services.
  • Abbreviations: B - Denotes Buffet Breakfast, L - Denotes Local Lunch, D - Denotes Local Dinner.
  • At this point of time nservices are confirmed and the same is subject tavailability.
  • Tproceed with the booking you need tpay Non-Refundable Booking deposit of INR 20,000/- per person which will be adjusted towards the cost of the tour.
  • GST is applicable on the above cost.

₹128,300*

Per Person on twin sharing

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