Highlights of Iceland - Private Tour

Private guided city tour of Reykjavik with entrance to viewing platform at Perlan and visit to the Alafoss Wool factory for a tour! This five day trip will include a private guided golden circle tour, visiting the Natural wonders of geysers, waterfalls and national parks with extra stops at a horse stable, vegetable cultivation center and a visit to Blue Lagoon - a trip to Iceland wouldn't be complete without it!

BOOKING INFORMATION

May 24 - 28, 2018

$2,585 Land Only

MINIMUM 10 PASSENGER / MAXIMUM 16 Deposit (due Feb 12, 2018): $500

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ITINERARY

Day 1 - Thursday, May 24:

This excursion introduces you to some of the best-known natural phenomena in Iceland; the Geysir area, Gullfoss waterfall and Thingvellir National Park, as we travel along the socalled Golden Circle route. Additionally, the tour includes a visit to the interesting Friðheimar Greenhouse Cultivation Center where you can learn about the magic behind growing delicious, pesticide-free tomatoes and cucumbers with the aid of the geothermal heat that Iceland has in abundance. We will also see a short horse show and visit the stables where we can get closer to the beautiful Icelandic horse. First we drive to Thingvellir National Park (a UNESCO World Heritage Site) which holds a special place in the hearts of Icelanders since many historically important events have taken place there through the centuries. Geologically it is also unique since this is where the American and Eurasian tectonic plates are slowly drifting apart and in the landscape you can clearly see the effects of the tectonic plate movements which have opened various cracks and fissures in the earth’s crust. After taking a walk in the exceptional landscape of Thingvellir we continue our journey to the majestic Gullfoss waterfall and from there towards the famous geothermal area around the incredible spouting hot springs of Geysir and Strokkur. Here you will see numerous small springs boiling and bubbling and the Strokkur hot spring which ejects its water column high into the air every 5 – 10 minutes or so. Friðheimar Cultivation Center & horse show: Our next stop will be at Friðheimar where we can see how Icelandic farmers use Iceland’s natural geothermal power to grow vegetables the whole year round. You will even get to taste the delicacy! In Friðheimar we will furthermore see a short professional display of the history and gaits of the Icelandic horse and visit the stables where we get an even more personal experience of this friendly horse. Return to Reykjavík.

Duration: approx. eight to nine hours.
Included: Tour in a private bus with local English speaking guide & a visit to Friðheimar greenhouses & stables and short horse show (approx. 1 hour stop)
Not included: meals or other refreshments.

Day 2 - Friday, May 25:

Free day at leisure. Please refer to itinerary PDF to view optional tours.

Day 3 - Saturday, May 26:

Free day at leisure. Please refer to itinerary PDF to view optional tours.

Day 4 - Sunday, May 27:

Pick-up from hotel and private transfer (no guide) to the famous Blue Lagoon. The Blue Lagoon is a unique geothermal spa situated in the youngest lava field in west Iceland. The Blue Lagoon offers many recreational options such as bathing in the milky blue water, enjoying an outdoor massage or spa treatment (needs to be booked in advance), or simply walking in the spectacular surroundings of the Lagoon. On site there is also a fantastic restaurant with á la carte menu, a smaller cafeteria and bar, and the Blue Lagoon shop selling skin care products based on the unique blend of Blue Lagoon geothermal seawater active ingredients; minerals, silica and algae, as well as various Icelandic designer clothing and art.

Duration: approx. four and a half hours in total (two and a half hour stop at the Blue Lagoon).
Included:
- Private transfers and Blue Lagoon COMFORT package
- Admission to the Blue Lagoon bathing area
- Silica Mud Mask
- Use of one towel
- First drink of your choice
Not included: Local guide, meals or other refreshments not mentioned in the program.

Day 5 - Monday, May 28:

Transfer to Keflavik airport, end of services. 

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