The Viking Challenge Family Tour
The Viking Challenge Family Tour– Iceland –8 days / 7 nights, Reykjavik - Zoo & Family Park - Sea Angling - Biking - Horseback Lava Ride - Viking village - Bessastadir - Whale & Bird watching cruiseViking Challenge Family tour is a multi-activity program for families with children of 6 and up. Stay in Reykjavík in family friendly hotels, ranging from tourist class to first class hotel. Filled with awesome adventure activities, the tour provides insight into Iceland's culture and daily life. The daily adventures take you into the heart of wild nature, with fun ways to experience Iceland's unique natural world. Travel at a family friendly pace!
|Operation||June 1 - August 31, 2016|
|Departure||Daily, from June 1 - August 31, 2016|
$2,050 per person in family room
$2,290 per person in family room
Hotel Reykjavik Centrum****
$2,915 per person in family room
Grand Hotel Reykjavik****, superior room
$2,935 per person in family room
|Included||7 nights hotel accommodation
Choice of family friendly 3 star and 4 star hotel
2 x Light lunches
Tours & activities as per detailed itinerary on day 2, 3, 4, 6 and 7
All day tours include hotel transfers
Swimming pool entrance fee in Hveragerdi
72-hour Reykjavik Welcome Card
All specialized equipment for sea angling, biking and horseback riding
|Not Included||International airfare & airport taxes
Airport transfers on arrival and departure day
Personal insurance / personal items
$25 Service fee
|Please Note||Group Size: Guaranteed departures with a minimum of 2 persons.
The sequence of some tours may be altered on some departure dates.
Rates are per person, valid for family rooms that have space for 2 adults and 2 children 6-11 years old. Surcharge applies for families with 3 children and for children 12 years and older. Minimum rate to be paid for each package is for 2 adults.
Also available as Viking Challenge Active, minimum age 14 years.
|Tour Options||Additional nights in Reykjavik
Blue Lagoon with transfer to Keflavik Airport
|More Information||Viking Challenge map|
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Day 1 ARRIVAL REYKAJVIK Arrival at Keflavik. Transfer on your own to your chosen hotel (not included). Check-in at your hotel of choice in family room. We offer a selection of 3 star and 4 star hotels.
Day 2 REYKJAVIK (B, L) Start your Viking Challenge with a private 3-hour customized family friendly city tour to introduce you to Iceland's capital. After a light lunch at a local riding center enjoy a 30 minutes horseback riding tour in the lava fields outside Reykjavik. Visit the Viking village and Bessastadir, the home of the Icelandic president.
Day 3 SEA ANGLING - FAXAFLOI BAY (B) The whole family will enjoy a fishing trip out into Faxafloi Bay and the best part is that your catch will be prepared for you on board. Afternoon free for leisure - you could visit Videy Island or Reykjavik's farm animal zoo and family park.
Day 4 BIKING IN ICELAND'S CAPITAL (B) In the morning you can visit a local swimming pool or some of the cities excellent small museums with your Reykjavik Welcome Card. In the afternoon enjoy a private 3-4 hour bike tour which takes you to the lighthouse and large bird pond of the Seltjarnarnes peninsula.
Day 5 LEISURE DAY - OPTIONAL EXCURSIONS (B) Explore Reykjavik with your 72 hour Welcome Card or book some optional bus excursion or activity tour.
Day 6 WHALES AND THE BLUE LAGOON (B) Whale & bird watching cruise in the morning, and in the afternoon a visit the famous Blue Lagoon, a geothermal wonder, where nature and science work in harmony. Renew your relationship with nature, soak up the scenic beauty and enjoy breathing the clean, fresh air while relaxing in the warm geothermal seawater.
Day 7 BIKING IN THE CAPITAL OF HOT SPRINGS (B, L) Hveragerdi is located just 30 minutes drive east of Reykjavik and known as the flower and greenhouse village of South Iceland, positioned on an active volcanic zone. You will explore this pretty place and beautiful surrounding nature on a private family friendly tour by bike and on foot. Visit the geothermal park where you will witness the range from small gurgling hot springs to vibrant super heated pools of water and steam. You will get the opportunity to boil an egg in one of many hot springs and eat a bread that has been baked in the hot earth. After an exciting and fun tour enjoy a relaxing bath in the geothermal outdoor swimming pool of Hveragerdi. Packed lunch and transfer to/from Hveragerdi included.
Day 8 REYKJAVIK DEPARTURE (B) After breakfast check-out and departure.
An added feature:
Day 3-5 include 72 hour Reykjavík Welcome Card that gives you free entrance to the city's swimming pools, many museums, the Farm Animal Zoo & family park, the boat trip to Videy Island and free transportation on the city buses to explore the capital on your own.