Iceland: South Coast Adventure

Trip Overview

Explore the natural beauty and adventurous landscapes of the newest country on earth: Iceland. This unique island is littered with beautiful volcano tops, green plains, and black lava fields. The glaciers, unspoiled by time, sit idly throughout and the geysers run rampant throughout the country. Enjoy a carefully crafted itinerary that will take your senses on an adventure. From snorkeling in the world’s most crystalline water to letting your worries melt in the blue lagoon.

Itinerary Highlights

  • Explore the unique Valley of Thor in super jeeps observing the dramatic landscapes, crossing rivers, and culminating with a picnic
  • Melt away your worries with a dip in the warm Blue Lagoon
  • Observe the beauty of the Iceland’s countless water falls
  • Indulge in the country’s delicious and unique cuisine

6 NIGHTS / 7 DAYS
ICELAND

Price From: $ 5,795

Pricing is per person based in double occupancy. Single supplement applies. Air is not included. Because this is a Private Xpedition, final pricing is subject to change based on final dates, availability, number of people traveling together, and choices.

What´s included:

  • A customized Itinerary
  • Local expert guide throughout the trip
  • Airport-Hotel-Airport private transfers
  • Lodging and meals as indicated in the itinerary
  • Full breakfast daily
  • Entrance fees and taxes
  • Gratuities

Itinerary

Upon arrival at KEF International Airport, welcome by local guide and transfer to your hotel.
After checking into your hotel and settling in enjoy some leisure time before regrouping for a
welcome dinner at the Steakhouse Restaurant.
Overnight in Icelandair Hotel Reykjavik. (D)

After a delicious breakfast get picked up at your hotel and head out towards the beautiful
Golden Circle. The is one of Iceland’s most stunning sights, in this beautiful location we will
visit a beautiful waterfall that was created by a glacial river, we will visit a geothermal area
where a geyser erupts every 4 to 8 minutes in an impressive display of nature’s force. Round
out your Golden Circle adventure with a visit to the Thingvellir national park, where we will
observe the gap between the American and Eurasian tectonic plates that are slowly pulling
apart every year.

After visiting the Golden Circle, we take the plunge and explore the fissure between the
American and Eurasian Tectonic plates. Dressed in a dry suit explore the crystalline waters
that divide these two continents and delve into what some claim to be the most transparent
water in the world
Overnight in Icelandair Hotel Reykjavik (B, L)

We say goodbye to Reykjavik (for now) and check out of your hotel. After checking out be
picked up in a Super Jeep and head out for a day filled with adventure. The Valley of Thor is
a picturesque scenery where glaciers creep down from the mountains, and the ground is
covered in stone. Your super jeep will help you cross rivers and climb ledges. You will get
close and personal with astonishing waterfalls and enjoy a delicious picnic lunch.

After spending a morning in scenery comparable to any scene out of the Lord of the Rings
join us and wade through narrow and steep walls that have been shaped over the ages by the dominant force of the elements, and at the end of the trek, discover a hidden waterfall. At the end of the day turn in at the Hotel Umi and enjoy a restful night.
Overnight in Hotel Umi (B,L)

Begin your morning with a trip to the beautiful Skogafoss Waterfall, one of Iceland’s five
largest waterfalls. Climb the stairs to the top amongst the sheep and green moss that prevails
across the island and get a bird’s eye view of the 60m drop of the monstrosity that is this
waterfall.

After you venture to the top of Skogafoss take a hike to a glacier; experience the breathtaking
beauty of the alien landscape of a glacier. A certified expert will equip you and guide through
a frozen wonderland of ridges, crevasses and ice formations. After making your way back to
land enjoy a delicious picnic in Hjorleifshofdi cave, a beautiful cave that offers a view of a vast
plain.

Following a delicious lunch, your group will have the opportunity of visiting Vik Village, A
small town with a typically Icelandic church a stone’s throw away from the ocean. After
visiting Vik Village head to the glacier lagoon for a one of a kind dinner. After enjoying a
hearty meal turn in for the night in preparation for another adventure filled day.
Fosshotel Glacier Lagoon (B, L, D)

Start your day with an exhilarating tour at the Glacier Lagoon. This unique experience 
take you on a Zodiac, and you will navigate the lagoon where you will be able to observe
icebergs as they float in the Glacial Lagoon. After this unique experience continues your
adventure in Diamond Beach, a black beach that is littered with ice that has fallen from
ancient icebergs. Enjoy this picturesque back, and when you’re done we head back to
Reykjavik, on the way, we’ll stop for lunch at Fosshotel Glacier Lagoon.

After a delicious lunch discover Fjaðrárgljúfur, a magnificent canyon with sheer walls 100
meters tall. This canyon is 2 kilometers deep, and after a hike and some wading, there are
more hidden waterfalls. This canyon was formed with the power of the Ice ages. The day is
far from over; next, we will be visiting Dyrhólaey, a 120m high promontory close to Vik
Village. The place got its name from the massive arch that the sea has eroded from the
headland. Then, visit Reynisfjara, a black sand beach, one of Iceland’s most beautiful
volcanic beaches with its basalt columns, lava formations, and towering cliffs.
Icelandair Hotel Marina Reykjavik (B, L)

This morning we will take a different approach to explore the Icelandic countryside with an
exhilarating ATVs, the perfect exploring machines, fun and easy to drive and help you feel
the natural elements around you. Get to see the distinct landscapes as you get to look at the
beautiful colors of the Icelandic landscape. After this exciting adventure let your worries melt
away in the world-famous blue lagoon. The Blue Lagoon is an oasis of relaxation based on
the amazing gift of nature- the unique source of geothermal seawater. End your experience
with a delicious dinner in the Apotek, is a restaurant is located in one of the most beautiful
corners of Reykjavík. The restaurant is casual-smart, offering delicious food in the vibrant
atmosphere and stylish surroundings. The menu is a fun mix of Icelandic and European cuisine with a smoking hot Argentinean grill. Dishes are designed to share and enjoy
together.
Icelandair Hotel Marina Reykjavik (B, D)

After breakfast, be transferred to Keflavik International airport for your journey back home.

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