Viking Challenge Active Tour
Viking Challenge Active Tour– Iceland –8 days / 7 nights, Reykjavik - Thingvellir National Park - Gullfoss - South Iceland - Reykjanes Peninsula - Southwest IcelandViking Challenge Active tour is a vibrant multi-activity program for adventurous travelers, 14 years and up. Choose your accommodation in Reykjavik, ranging from guesthouse to first class hotel. Daily activities take you to the heart of Iceland's nature, from glacier to sea, rivers to ice, whale watching to horseback riding. Enjoy white river rafting through gushing rapids and deep gorges, and relax in the geothermal waters of the Blue Lagoon.
|Operation||June 1 - August 31, 2015|
|Departure||Daily, from June 1 - August 31, 2015|
|Price||Guesthouse Borgartun, twin room with private facilities
$2,050 per person in double room
$2,490 single room
Foss Hotel Lind***, twin room with private facilities
$2,290 per person in double room
$2,940 single room
Hotel Holt****, twin room with private facilities
$2,665 per person in double room
$3,465 single room
Hotel Reykjavik Centrum****, twin room with private facilities
$2,915 per person in double room
$3,965 single room
Grand Hotel Reykjavik****, superior room
$2,935 per person in double room
$4,235 single room
|Included||7 nights hotel accommodation with private facilities
Choice of guesthouse, 3 star and 4 star hotel
3x light lunches
Tours & activities as per detailed itinerary on day 2, 3, 4, 5 and 7
All day tours include hotel transfers
All specialized equipment for river rafting, glacial hike & ice climbing, ATV adventure and horseback riding
|Not Included||International airfare & airport taxes
Airport transfers on arrival and departure day
Nature / entyrance fees
Personal insurance / personal items
$25 Service fee
|Please Note||Guaranteed departures with a minimum of 2 persons.
The sequence of activities may be altered in some cases.
Good hiking boots, warm outdoor clothing, waterproof jacket and pants, hat, gloves and a towel are needed for this trip.
Pre & post nights in Reykjavik: Are not needed, except you wish to extend your stay in Iceland.
|Tour Options||Additional nights in Reykjavik
Blue Lagoon with transfer to Keflavik Airport
|More Information||Viking Challenge Active map|
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Day 1 ARRIVAL KEFLAVIK - REYKJAVIK Arrive Keflavik and transfer on your own to the Reykajvik city center on your own by Flybus. Check-in at your accommodation ranging from guesthouse to first class hotel.
Day 2 GOLDEN CIRCLE - WHITE RIVER RAFTING (B, L) Today we visit Thingvellir National Park, Geysir hot springs and Gullfoss waterfall. Then experience Iceland's glacial rivers with a 2-hour white river rafting through some exciting rapids and deep gorges. Light lunch included. Duration 10 hours.
Day 3 GLACIAL HIKE - ICE CLIMBING (B, L) See the lovely landscape of South Iceland, including the dramatic Skogafoss waterfall. Experience glaciers on a 4-hour guided glacial walk & ice climbing adventure close to Eyjafjallajökull volcano. Packed lunch included. Duration 9 hours.
Day 4 ATV RIDE - BLUE LAGOON (B) The moon or Iceland? Decide for yourself during a 3-4 hour ATV-adventure on the volcanic Reykjanes Peninsula and the Mid-Atlantic ridge. Then soak it off in the afternoon with a relaxing bath at the famous Blue Lagoon. Duration 9-10 hours.
Day 5 HORSES & WHALES (B, L) In the morning you can explore Reykjavik on your own or visit one of the many geothermal swimming pools. Midday you'll have a 2 ½ to 3-hour ride on Iceland's famous horses (less experienced riders have a shorter option).
In the afternoon enjoy a whale & bird watching cruise from Reykjavik harbor. Duration 9 hours. Light lunch or picnic lunch included.
Day 6 LEISURE DAY (B) Its time to relax, shop, visit museums, discover the city own your own or select an optional bus excursion or activity tour. What about sea angling, caving and snorkeling? Maybe a tour to West Iceland that includes a 8x8 glacier truck adventure?
Day 7 HIKING CHALLENGE (B, L) Today we explore Iceland by foot with a 3-4 hour hike into the mountains and volcanic landscape of Southwest Iceland and the chance to bathe in a natural hot river in the wilderness. Packed lunch included. Hiking distance about 7 km. Duration with transfers is about 6 hours.
Day 8 REYKJAVIK DEPARTURE (B) After breakfast check-out and end of program.
Minimum ages & activity difficulty level:
River Rafting: 12 years (Children 10 + 11 years old can do half of the river rafting program)
Glacier hike & ice climbing: 14 years or fitting crampons that is for hiking shoe number European 35/36
ATV-Ride: Valid driving license for driver / minimum age 10 for passenger
Horseback riding: included program is for experienced riders but there is a shorter option for less experienced riders or beginners
Hiking: For everybody that is fit to hike at least 4 hours, about 7 km