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REYKJAVIK Welcome dinner; orientation; farewell dinner at a local restaurant
Departures January 05-March 29 & September 27-December 06 see the Northern Lights
THINGVELLIR Walk through the rift valley that marks the separation between the North American and the European tectonic plates
GEYSIR Admire the hot springs; taste local specialities and drink a glass of schnapps
GULLFOSS Marvel at the waterfall
SKAFTAFELL Drive through the national park
LAKE JÖKULSÁRLÓN See the setting of James Bond’s Die Another Day and see the largest glacier in Europe
SKOGAFOSS & SELJALANDSFOSS Admire the Waterfalls
HELLISHEIÐARVIRKJUN Visit the geothermal heat and electric power station
Inside visits and special features are shown in UPPERCASE in the tour description, including admission charges where applicable.
Total meals included:
Welcome to Reykjavik! At 6 pm, meet your Tour Director and traveling companions for a welcome dinner at your hotel.
After an orientation drive of Reykjavik, continue to Thingvellir, a geological paradise. Here, LF walk through the rift valley that marks the separation between the North American and European tectonic plates. Next, stop at the hot springs at Geysir for a real treat: meet the chef of the Geysir restaurant in the geothermal areas. LF Taste freshly baked bread, which is cooked using the heat from the hot springs, and served with Icelandic butter, boiled eggs and herring, and a glass of Geysir schnapps, served at freezing point. Marvel at LF the mighty Gullfoss waterfall. Arrive in Kirkjubæjarklaustur.
Today’s Distance: 221 mi / 356 km
Drive through the national park at Skaftafell and LF stop at Lake Jökulsárlón, where some of the most spectacular scenes of the James Bond movie Die Another Day were filmed. Watch how the largest glacier in Europe, Vatnajökull, flows into the lake, forming icebergs.
Today’s Distance: 155 mi / 250 km
Enjoy a spectacular drive along Skogafoss and Seljalandsfoss waterfalls and see the Eyjafjallajökull volcano, well known for the eruption that generated the massive ash cloud in 2010. Stop in Hellisheiðarvirkjun, where you will visit the geothermal heat and electric POWER STATION. Arrive in Reykjavik.
Departures January 05-March 29 & September 27-December 06 include an evening excursion by coach to see the Northern Lights (weather permitting).Today’s Distance: 158 mi / 255 km
This afternoon’s optional excursion to the Blue Lagoon needs to be pre-purchased via our website and is not available locally. Tonight, a farewell dinner has been prepared at one of the city’s fine restaurants to celebrate the success of your Icelandic journey.
Your vacation ends with breakfast this morning.
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