Country Life - Circle Tour of Iceland

Country Life - Circle Tour of Iceland– Iceland –9 days / 8 nights, Reykjavik - Borgarfjördur - Snfellsnes - Eyjafjördur - Lake Myvatn - Gullfoss - Geysir - South Coast - Skaftafell National Park - ReykjavikThe Country Life Iceland circle tour travels through the ever-changing scenery of the lush Icelandic countryside, through mountains and valleys, viewing volcanoes, glaciers, hot springs and waterfalls. Visit four National Parks: Snæfellsnes peninsula, Skaftafell, Thingvellir and Jökulsargljufur. Walking opportunities are offered, as well as whale watching and a boat trip on the Glacial Lagoon. Experience the very best of Iceland in one week.

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Operation June 3 - September 23, 2017
Departure Departures 2017:
June 3 - June 11
June 17 - June 25
July 1 - July 9
July 15 - July 23
August 12 - August 20
August 26 - September 3
September 9 - September 17
September 23 - October 1
Price June - August 2017
from $3,745 per person in double room
from $4,825 single room

September 2017
from $3,500 per person in double room
from $4,595 single room

$450 VIP seating supplement*
Included Airport transfer by FLYBUS
2 nights, first/last night Fosshotel Reykjavik
6 nights accommodation in rooms with shower/wc
6-day escorted tour with an English speaking guide
6x breakfast
6x 3-course dinner
Visit to two national parks
Whale watching tour (weather permitting)
Boat trip on Glacial Lagoon
Introduction to Icelandic horse
Entrance fee to the Nature Baths at Lake Myvatn
Admission to Icelandic settlement center
Entrance fee to Skogar Folk Museum
Average of 1-2 hours easy walking per day
Return airport transfer by FLYBUS
Not Included International airfare & airport taxes
Dinner on Reykjavik
Personal insurance / personal items
Alcoholic beverages
$25 Service fee
Please Note Group size maximum 28 passengers
An average of 1-2 hours walking each day, an easy tour in which everyone can participate
There are few proper hiking paths, you will be walking over moraine lava and snow. Good walking shoes and waterproof clothing are required

* Accommodation in Hotels/Country Guest Houses with private facilities
Lunch stops will be made at restaurants or cafe-shops en route

*VIP seating: Supplement for guaranteed window seat on our fully escorted coach tours which includes a window seat and next seat remaining empty (passenger gets actually two seats) as well as a pillow and blanket for upgraded comfort. Seats will be reserved in the front rows of the bus, first comes, first get.
Tour Options Blue Lagoon with transfer to Keflavik Airport
Greenland Excursion 1-3 days
VIP seating: Supplement for guaranteed window seat on our fully escorted coach tours which includes a window seat and next seat remaining empty (passenger gets actually two seats) as well as a pillow and blanket for upgraded comfort. Seats will be reserved in the front rows of the bus, first comes, first get.
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Day 1 WELCOME TO ICELAND Individual arrival in Iceland. The Flybus shuttle brings you from Keflavik International airport to Reykjavik where you spend the first night in Iceland. We provide you with ideas how to explore Iceland's capital on your own. (50 km/31 mi)

Fosshotel Reykjavik

Day 2 LAND OF SAGAS (B, D) Sunday
After a Reykjavik city tour head north from Iceland's capital to West Iceland where we are introduced to the Icelandic sagas in the settlement center in Borgarnes. The afternoon is filled with impressive natural spots: Deildartunguhver, one of the most voluminous hot springs in Europe and Hraunfossar, the unique waterfall that drains from under vast lava fields into the river Hvita. End the day with Icelandic history at the cultural site at Reykholt. Overnight is in West Iceland. (170 km/105 mi)

Fosshotel Reykolt

Day 3 FROM WEST TO NORTH (B, D) Monday
The day starts with climbing a volcano crater in an old lava field in West Iceland. Afterwards we travel through the fertile farmlands and fjord landscapes of Northwest Iceland, and visit the beautiful town of Akureyri, Iceland's second largest city. We stop at Godafoss, "the Waterfall of the Gods", before reaching our accommodation in Northeast Iceland where we stay for the next two nights. (445 km/276 mi)

Fosshotel Husavik

The day begins with a 3-hour whale watching cruise from Husavik (weather permitting). We tour the Lake Myvatn area, considered as one of the most fertile areas in the world so close to the Arctic Circle. The lake's unique features are shaped by nature - strange lava formations, pseudo craters, attractive bays filled with thousands of birds. We stroll through the lava field of Dimmuborgir and soak at the Myvatn Nature Baths. (150 km/93 mi)

Fosshotel Husavik

Day 5 FROM NORTH TO EAST (B, D) Wednesday
We start the day by exploring the geothermal area of Namaskard and seeing the impacts of volcanic activity at Krafla. Then we travel to Dettifoss, Europe's most powerful waterfall in the northern part of Vatnajökull National Park. From there we head through the uninhabited highlands to East Iceland, where we spend the night. (330 km/205 mi)

Hotel Hallormsstadur

It's a day to admire the dramatic fjord landscape and its tiny fishing villages at the end of twisty roads in the East Fjords. Soon we see Vatnajökull - Europe's biggest glacier that is visible all over Southeast Iceland. Past the town of Höfn, we stop for a boat ride among the floating icebergs on the glacial lagoon at Jökulsarlon. The night is spent near Skaftafell on the southern part of Vatnajökull National Park. (420 km/260 mi)

Hotel Skaftafell

Visit Skaftafell at Vatnajökull National Park, nestled below the glacier and Iceland's highest mountain, the 2110 meter high Hvannadalshnjukur. Cross the sandy desert of the south coast, and travel along mountainous cliffs, glaciers and waterfalls. We stroll along the black lava beach and bird cliffs near the village of Vík. Iceland's past comes alive at the Skogar Folk museum with its turf houses. Overnight in South Iceland. (340 km/211 mi)

Hotel Örk

We see classics today. Start with a horse show that introduces the unique qualities of Iceland's special breed. Golden Circle sights follow: Gullfoss, the beautiful double "Golden Falls"; the active geothermal area of Geysir, where we can see Strokkur "the churn" spout up to 25 meters (70 feet) every five to seven minutes. A visit to the ancient Viking Parliament area of Þingvellir National Park tops it off before returning to Reykjavik. (210 km/130 mi)

Fosshotel Reykjavik

The Flybus airport shuttle picks you up at your hotel and takes you to Keflavik airport. (50 km/31 mi)

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