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Iceland: Nature’s Treasure And Northern Lights Tour (8 DAYS/ 6 NIGHTS)

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Explore Iceland with Elite Voyages “Nature’s Treasure and Northern Lights” 8 Days/ 6 Nights tour. You will discover the magic behind the inspiration, relax in a natural hot spring made of volcanic rock, walk the black sand shores, experience geysers and glaciers, visit Icelandic farms, and catch the Northern Lights on this amazing trip.

 

Elite Voyages offers year-round departures. Contact us regarding custom departure dates and availability.

Duration:
8 Days
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from $2,969

Explore Iceland with Elite Voyages “Nature’s Treasure and Northern Lights” 8 Days/ 6 Nights tour. You will discover the magic behind the inspiration, relax in a natural hot spring made of volcanic rock, walk the black sand shores, experience geysers and glaciers, visit Icelandic farms, and catch the Northern Lights on this amazing trip.

 

Elite Voyages offers year-round departures. Contact us regarding custom departure dates and availability.

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      Culture, Discovery, Guided Tours, Wildlife
    • Activity Level Moderate
    • Min 2
    All about the Iceland: Nature’s Treasure And Northern Lights Tour (8 DAYS/ 6 NIGHTS).

    One might think, with its rich culture, history, and folklore, that Iceland would be the epicenter of all things magical. Dragons. Mythical Gods. Invisible Children. Elves. Fairies. Trolls. Giant Christmas cats that eat children. Iceland has it all.

    Which is why Iceland is also so amazing to experience. Not just the beautiful scenery, the rustic charm of the countryside, the midnight sun, the Icelandic people’s respect for nature, or the magnificent sights, sounds, and tastes that is Iceland, but its culture on top of all that. It’s Iceland’s culture that helps bring all those magnificent aspects together of that tiny little island just outside the North Pole, that make it so wonderous.

    When exploring Iceland, pay close attention to that which you cannot see. Those are the Elves of Iceland. The Icelandic people so strongly believe in elves, that it is incorporated into their daily lives, with roads paved in unusual patterns as to not disturb the elven communities, and even have empty seats in their classrooms to allow for the elvish children to attend human schools. You feel the magic when you are there, walking the streets, standing on the shore, or getting lost in a field that houses an Elvish Church and paying respect to that which is invisible to us.

    It’s easy to see why so many novels, including the Lord of the Rings and Game of Thrones, were inspired by this beautiful, magical little island. Come see why with Elite Voyages “Nature’s Treasure and Northern Lights” 8 Days/ 6 Nights tour. You will discover the magic behind the inspiration, relax in a natural hot spring made of volcanic rock, walk the black sand shores, experience geysers and glaciers, visit Icelandic farms, and catch the Northern Lights on this amazing, once-in-a-lifetime trip. Call our agents or book now to reserve your spot on a journey to the magical lands of Iceland.

    Experience Iceland. Experience Elite Voyages.

    The tour package inclusions and exclusions at a glance
    What is included in this tour?Items that are included in the cost of tour price.
    • 6-nights hotel accommodation
    • Daily breakfast
    • 3 dinners in countryside
    • All activities, as stated in itinerary
    What is not included in this tour?Items that are not included in the cost of tour price.
    • International airfare from U.S.
    • Meals that are not included in the program
    • Travel Insurance
    • Gratuities for drivers and local guides
    • Expenditures of a personal nature
    1. Day 1 Departure from U.S. Gateway

      Board your flight from your U.S. gateway to fly to Iceland and start your amazing journey to ”Nature’s Treasure!”

    2. Day 2 Arrival in Reykjavik

      Arrival in Reykjavik and transfer to your hotel. Overnight in Reykjavík.

       

      Hotel: Centerhotel Miðgarður downtown Reykjavík or similar

    3. Day 3 Reykjavik - Reykholt – Borgarnes 

      Discover first-hand the colorful capital of Reykjavik with a sightseeing tour. Catch the city’s energetic vibe through top visitor attractions like the visually stunning Harpa Concert Hall and Parliament on bustling Austurvollur Square, and enjoy panoramic views from the city’s main landmark, Hallgrimskirkja church. Uncover a wonderful mix of old and new exploring the Scandinavian charms preserved in the colorful buildings of the old town Centre and the modernity of the trendy harbor district. Included is the observation deck at the Pearl.

      Depart Reykjavik and travel northwest via an undersea tunnel through Hvalfjordur (Whale Bay). Head to the friendly town of Akranes to visit the local Museum Centre, which preserves a comprehensive collection of geological and maritime exhibits. Afterwards, climb to the top of a lighthouse to enjoy spectacular views of the wild coastline.

      Head onwards to the bubbling waters of Deildartunguhver, Europe’s most powerful hot spring, which provides heating for most of the homes and businesses in the area. Nourish your thirst for culture at Reykholt, which holds an important role as the home of renowned Icelandic Saga writer and medieval scholar Snorri Sturluson. The day ends with a scenic visit to a duo of exceptionally beautiful and unique waterfalls at Hraunfoss and Barnafoss. Each waterfall has a mysterious secret to reveal. Overnight in Borgarnes area. Evening northern lights Hunt: Due to the location in West Iceland away from light pollution, your group is in a prime position to hunt for the luminescent green light show that Vikings believed were Valkyries riding across the sky. (B, D) 

      Hotel: B59 Hotel (Deluxe)

      101 Hotel Reykjavik or similar (Luxury)

    4. Day 4 Stykkisholmur - Snaefellsnes Peninsula - Borgarnes

      Boat Tour – Snaefellsnes National Park & Glacier

      After breakfast, head to the delightful town of Stykkisholmur. Here you’ll embark on an adventurous sail in Breidafjordur Bay (UNESCO) to encounter thousands of tiny islands and experience ”Viking Sushi,” a sampling of sea scallops, urchin, and crab drawn onto the boat straight from the pristine Icelandic waters. Along the rugged coastline of Snaefellsnes Peninsula encounter secluded fishing villages like Grundarfjordur, with its landmark Kirkjufell Mountain and surrounding fjord teeming with herring and orca whales, and Hellnar with a year-round population of less than ten residents. The picturesque harbor village of Arnarstapi offers the opportunity to walk among c columnar basalt rock formations and cliffs, swarming with colonies of seabirds. Throughout the day, savor the remote tranquility of Snaefellsnes National Park, which exhibits an astonishing variety of natural landscapes from moss blanketed lava fields and pebbled beaches to imposing cliffs and the palpable force of Snaefellsjokull glacier-volcano (last eruption: 250 AD). (B, D)

      Evening Northern Lights Hunt: If weather conditions the night before were unfavorable, there is another hunt for the elusive Aurora Borealis. Ideal meteorological conditions include a clear sky with icy temperatures and, preferably, no moon.

      Hotel: B59 Hotel (Deluxe)

      101 Hotel Reykjavik or similar (Luxury)

    5. Day 5 Thingvellir National Park - Gullfoss - Geysir 

      Golden Circle of Natural Wonders – Tasting at Dairy Farm – Friðheimar Horse and Tomato Farm

      Iceland’s Golden Circle showcases a trio of celebrated natural attractions, including the dramatic Gullfoss waterfall and the geothermal fields of Geysir Hot Spring Area, alive with boiling mud pits, steam vents, and exploding geysers. Its centerpiece is Thingvellir National Park (UNESCO World Heritage Site), where Viking settlers established an annual assembly in AD 930 which has become the world’s oldest ongoing parliament. Thingvellir is also a geological masterpiece, as it marks the visible site of the mid-Atlantic Ridge where the North American and Eurasian continental plates meet. Following the road through the fertile countryside, stop to enjoy some local flavors at Efstidalur dairy farm, which specializes in homemade skyr, an organic Greek-style yogurt that has been enjoyed as a breakfast staple and dessert treat in Iceland since Viking times. We also make a stop today at the Friðheimar Horse and Tomato Farm. Here we will see how Icelanders produce tomatoes year-round and get an introduction to the Icelandic Horse. The journey ends today in the small town of Selfoss with dinner. (B, D)

      Overnight at Hotel Selfoss or similar

    6. Day 6 Reykjanes Seacoast - Blue Lagoon - Reykjavik 

      Traveling along the breathtaking seacoast of Reykjanes Peninsula, visit Strandarkirkja, a small wooden church widely believed to radiate special powers for increased luck and success. Although the church is typical of rural Iceland, it is built right into the coast with amazing views of the turbulent ocean waves meeting volcanic rocks and black sands. Look for a quaint set of painted elf houses nestled in the church grounds. Drive to Lake Kleifarvatn, set in fascinating, stark, moon-like surroundings. Near the lake’s southern end lies Krýsuvík, where powerful jets of steam escape from deep below the earth’s crust and sulphurous steam rises from numerous geothermal vents. You can see numerous small hot springs, mud pots, boiling pools and other types of geothermal activity. Continue under low mountains along the shoreline to stop by craggy cliffs rising sheer from the sea.

      Proceed to the town of Grindavík with its sizeable fishing fleet. After a lunch stop in Grindavík (To Be Paid Directly), head for the nearby Blue Lagoon. End today’s sightseeing with a visit to the world-renowned Blue Lagoon. Set in a black lava field, this geothermal spa is a lagoon filled with warm mineral-rich seawater that provides the ultimate interaction and relaxation with Iceland’s raw nature. Bathe in the lagoon and enjoy a sauna with lagoon views, a cozy steam-bath carved into a lava cave, and an energizing geothermal massage waterfall. Be on the lookout for white buckets located throughout the lagoon which contain the famous silica-mud. Rub some of this onto your skin to soften it, an essential part of the Blue Lagoon spa experience. Return to Reykjavik where the evening is at your own leisure. (B) 

      Hotel: Borg Hotel or similar

    7. Day 7 Reykjavik

      Free day at leisure-own activities. (B) 

      Hotel: Borg Hotel or similar

    8. Day 8 Reykjavik/USA

      Transfer to the international airport for your flight home. (B) 

       

      Tour Ends

    6 Nights of Accommodations

    101 Hotel Reykjavik (Luxury)
    Reykjavik, Iceland

    101 Hotel Reykjavik (Luxury)
    Reykjavik, Iceland

    101 Hotel Reykjavik (Luxury)
    Reykjavik, Iceland

    101 Hotel Reykjavik (Luxury)
    Reykjavik, Iceland

    The tour package inclusions and exclusions at a glance.

    Centerhotel Miðgarður (Luxury)
    downtown Reykjavík, Iceland

    Centerhotel Miðgarður (Luxury)
    downtown Reykjavík, Iceland

    Hotel Borg (Luxury)
    Reykjavik, Iceland

    Hotel Borg (Luxury)
    Reykjavik, Iceland

    Hotel Selfoss (Luxury)
    Selfoss, Iceland

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    • Land Only
    • Los Angeles, CA (LAX)
    • New York, NY (JFK)
    Package Confirmed Dates Trip Status Trip Status Price (PP) Excluding Flights Price (PP) Including Flights  
    July 19, 2019 - July 26, 2019
    Available
    $4,170
    N/A
    October 11, 2019 - October 18, 2019
    Available
    $4,170
    N/A
    December 14, 2019 - December 21, 2019
    Available
    $4,170
    N/A
    April 20, 2020 - April 27, 2020
    Available
    $4,170
    N/A
    July 19, 2019 - July 28, 2019
    Available
    $5,190
    N/A
    October 11, 2019 - October 20, 2019
    Available
    $5,190
    N/A
    December 14, 2019 - December 23, 2019
    Available
    $5,190
    N/A
    April 20, 2020 - April 29, 2020
    Available
    $5,190
    N/A
    July 19, 2019 - July 26, 2019
    Available
    $4,269
    N/A
    December 14, 2019 - December 21, 2019
    Available
    $4,269
    N/A
    October 11, 2019 - October 18, 2019
    Available
    $4,269
    N/A
    April 20, 2020 - April 27, 2020
    Available
    $4,269
    N/A
    July 19, 2019 - July 26, 2019
    Available
    $5,289
    N/A
    October 11, 2019 - October 18, 2019
    Available
    $5,289
    N/A
    December 14, 2019 - December 21, 2019
    Available
    $5,289
    N/A
    April 20, 2020 - April 27, 2020
    Available
    $5,289
    N/A
    July 19, 2019 - July 26, 2019
    Available
    $2,969
    N/A
    October 11, 2019 - October 18, 2019
    Available
    $2,969
    N/A
    December 14, 2019 - December 21, 2019
    Available
    $2,969
    N/A
    April 20, 2020 - April 27, 2020
    Available
    $2,969
    N/A
    July 19, 2019 - July 26, 2019
    Available
    $3,989
    N/A
    October 11, 2019 - October 18, 2019
    Available
    $3,989
    N/A
    December 14, 2019 - December 21, 2019
    Available
    $3,989
    N/A
    April 20, 2020 - April 27, 2020
    Available
    $3,989
    N/A

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