This tour shows you the ever-changing scenery of the Icelandic countryside, through mountains and valleys, with volcanoes, glaciers, rivers, hot springs and waterfalls. You will visit the tree spectacular Icelandic National Parks and experience the very best of Icelandic culture.
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Day 1. The Golden Circle and Reykjavik
Day 2. Journey to the centre of the Earth - Snæfellsnes
Day 3. Hekla volcano and swimming pool in the mountains
Day 4. Vestmannaeyjar – the Pompeii of the North
Day 5. Skaftafell National Park, Ice Cave & the Glacier Lagoon
Visit Skaftafell at the Vatnajökull National Park, covered by ice and nestled below Iceland’s highest mountain, the 2110 meter Hvannadalshnjúkur. Then cross the sandy desert of the south coast, overlooked by mountainous cliffs, glaciers, and waterfalls. We stroll along the black lava beach and bird cliffs near the village of Vík.
After lunch we discover the amazing natural ice cave in Vatnajokull glacier, they are changing all the time, they can be crystal blue and it depends a lot on the light how bright they are. We will drive with a super truck driven with an expert local guide from the glacier lagoon to the cave and back again.
At the end of the day, we will visit the amazing Glacier lagoon - Jökulsárlón
Accommodation: South Iceland
Day 6. Eyjafjallajökull
Eyjafjallajökull is a stratovolcano with a caldera and is the most southerly volcano on Iceland mainland. It is a relatively small volcano and is located west of Katla volcano. It has fissure-fed lava flows which occur on both the East and West flanks of the volcano but are more prominent on the Westside.
During this day we will visit Reynisfjara the black beach, the Skogar National museum, the Eyjafjallajokull volcano museum and the three waterfalls Skogafoss, Kvernufoss and Seljalandsfoss.
Day 7. Reykjanes peninsula and Blue Lagoon
During this day we will visit Grindavik, one of Iceland’s fishing villages. In the area, there are geothermal hot spring Gunnuhver and where we will observe active geothermal areas. Next, the tour leads to the country’s oldest lighthouse, “Reykjanesviti” where spectacular birdlife can be viewed. On a clear day, you can see the small island of Eldey about 16 km from the coastline. We will also stop near to the “The Bridge between Continents”, where the Eurasian and North America Plates are being forced apart, the geological record is clearly defined.
In the afternoon we will have some quality time in the Blue Lagoon natural bath.
Pick up/ Drop off: Keflavik International Airport/Reykjavik City Center
Breakfast, lunch and dinner, the days where the group is travelling they will have lunch packs. The participants have to help with preparing the meals.
Staying in local hostels or WF houses
Entrance fee for the Blue lagoon
Visit to the three national parks in Iceland
Excursions to Snæfellsnes peninsula, south coast and the Golden circle