Volcanoes & Ice, Summer

Semi Escorted Tour and Northern LightsIceland and Greenland


From $5,455 USD
June 2 - August 25, 2018
9 Days / 8 Nights

Volcanoes and Ice, a blend of Reykjavik, vibrant capital of Iceland and Ilulissat, small Greenlandic town on the Ice Fjord, a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

Overview

Combine West Greenland's icebergs with the Viking history of Iceland. This tour starts in Reykjavik, the capital of Iceland, a blend of past and present. Explore UNESCO designated areas such as Krysuvik and Thingvellir National Park, the geothermal wonders of Gullfoss and Geysir before traveling to Ilulissat, 186 mi north of the Polar Circle, home to the UNESCO World Heritage site of the Ilulissat Icefjord with Calving glaciers and gigantic icebergs.

Operation

June 2 - August 25, 2018

Departure

Guaranteed departures from Reykjavik every Saturday
Jun 2, 9, 16, 23, 30
July 7, 14, 21, 28
August 4, 11, 18, 25

Price

  • from $5,455 per person in double room
  • from $7,195 single room

Included

  • Return flights Reykjavik-Ilulissat
  • Airport taxes
  • Transfer by Flybus, Airport to hotel
  • Accommodation at Fosshotel or similar, with private facilities 
  • Breakfast buffet daily
  • Local guide in Iceland
  • Excursion to the Golden Circle
  • City tour of Reykjavik
  • 1 dinner in Iceland
  • Excursion to the Golden Circle
  • Welcome and farewell meeting
  • Guided City walk of Ilulissat
  • Accommodation with breakfast at Hotel Arctic
  • One Welcome and one Farewell dinner at Hotel Arctic
  • Destination representative in Ilulissat
  • Taxes & services

Not Included

  • International airfare & airport taxes
  • Alcoholic beverages
  • Gratuities
  • Personal insurance / personal items
  • $25 Service fee

Please note

  • Guaranteed departures from Reykjavik every Saturday 

Tour Options

Day 1 REYKJAVIK

Individual arrival to Keflavik International Airport. Private pick-up by our local representative and transfer to your hotel in Reykjavik. If time allows we will go via Krysuvik.

Included meals: None

Fosshotel**** or similar

Day 2 REYKJAVIK - CITY SIGHTSEEING (B)

Breakfast at your hotel. Morning city sightseeing of Reykjavik including the town of Hafnarfjördur where we visit the Fish Market, the open air museum Arbær, one of the outdoor swimming pools and the towering Hallgrim's Church. We also pass through the old town, the harbour, the summit-meeting house Höfdi and the House of Parliament. Afternoon at leisure in Reykjavik.

Included meals: Breakfast

Fosshotel**** or similar

Day 3 REYKJAVIK - GOLDEN CIRCLE (B, D)

Breakfast at the hotel. Today's excursion is one of the most popular day trips in Iceland: The Golden Circle where we experience the majestic waterfall at Gullfoss, the erupting hot springs at Geysir, the Thingvellir National Park, where the Althing, an open-air assembly representing the whole of Iceland, was established in 930. Continue to the charming greenhouse village of Hveragerdi, with geothermal park in the city center.

Tonight's dinner is included at Restaurant Reykjavik - you can look forward to sampling the Big Icelandic Fish Buffet!

Included meals: Breakfast and dinner

Fosshotel**** or similar

Day 4 REYKJAVIK - ILULISSAT (B, D*)

Breakfast at the hotel. Morning free at leisure. Transfer from hotel to airport. Midday flight with Air Iceland from Reykjavik Domestic Airport to Ilulissat.
Meet and greet by Arctic Adventure guide. Transfer to the hotel for check-in, information meeting and guided city walk.

Optional excursions during stay in Ilulissat.

Included meals: Breakfast and dinner

Hotel Arctic****

Day 5, 6 & 7 ILULISSAT - OPTIONAL EXCURSIONS (B, D*)

Breakfast at the hotel. Days at leisure in Ilulissat for optional excursions.

Included meals: Breakfast and *dinner on Day 7

Hotel Arctic****

Day 8 ILULISSAT - REYKJAVIK (B)

Breakfast at the hotel. Farewell coffee with your guide at the hotel. Transfer to the airport. Afternoon flight by Air Iceland from Ilulissat to Reykjavik Domestic Airport. Transfer from the airport to your hotel in Reykjavik.

Included meals: Breakfast

Fosshotel**** or similar

Day 9 REYKJAVIK DEPARTURE (B)

Breakfast at the hotel. Individual transfer by scheduled Flybus to Keflavik Airport. The bus departs from your hotel - please inform the reception of your departure time the day before leaving.

Included meals: Breakfast

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