6 days
Reykjavik, Hvolsollur

 Revel in the natural wonders of Iceland – Blue Lagoon hot springs, volcanic craters and subarctic fauna. It almost feels like you’re on another planet! You’ll travel to Hvolsvöllur in the south, where the effects of the 2010 volcanic eruption were drastic, and meet a farmer to learn about the impact the eruption had on his cattle and crops.

  • Day 1: Fly overnight to Iceland

  • Day 2: Reykjavik • Selfoss

    Meet your Tour Director at the airport

    Take a guided tour of Reykjavik

    Visit the National Museum

  • Day 3: Hvolsvöllur area

    Travel to Thingvellir National Park

    Experience a geology walk

    Visit the Gullfoss Waterfall

    Visit Geysir geothermal area

    Continue to the Hvolsvöllur area

  • Day 4: Hvolsvöllur area

    Excursion to the Thorsmork Glacier Valley

    • See the changes left behind by the eruption of the 2010 volcanic
      eruption.

    Visit Thorvaldseyri Farm

    • meet with local farmer and learn about the impact of the 2010 volcanic eruption on his
      cattle and wheat farm

    Take a tour of Seljalandsfoss waterfall

    Visit the Skógarfoss Folk Museum

     

    Continue past Dyrhólaey to the village of Vík

    • See black sand beaches, puffin colony and Reynisdrangar rocks
    Add this in-depth excursion:
    Glacier Walk

    Glacier Walk

    Buckle up your crampons and take the coolest walk of your life—literally—on Sólheimajökull Glacier. Learn how to use basic glacier equipment before setting off to explore water cauldrons and waterways of the glacier, which is almost 8 kilometres long. Be sure to note the different shades of the glaciers—white ice, blue ice and just plain clear ice.
  • Day 5: Reykjavik

    Enjoy a morning hike from the outskirts of Hverageroi to the Reykjadalar valley

    Experience natural hot stream and geothermal springs

  • Day 6: Reykjavik • Depart for home

    Take an excursion to Alftanes peninsula and Bessastaðir (residence of Iceland’s president)

    Continue to Hafnarfjörður and Lake Kleifarvatn

    Experience the geothermal activity in the Krísuvik geothermal field

    Continue through the fishing town of Grindavik to the Blue Lagoon

     

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  • Day 1: Fly overnight to Iceland

  • Day 2: Reykjavik • Selfoss

    Meet your Tour Director at the airport

    Take a guided tour of Reykjavik

    Visit the National Museum

  • Day 3: Hvolsvöllur area

    Travel to Thingvellir National Park

    Experience a geology walk

    Visit the Gullfoss Waterfall

    Visit Geysir geothermal area

    Continue to the Hvolsvöllur area

  • Day 4: Hvolsvöllur area

    Excursion to the Thorsmork Glacier Valley

    • See the changes left behind by the eruption of the 2010 volcanic
      eruption.

    Visit Thorvaldseyri Farm

    • meet with local farmer and learn about the impact of the 2010 volcanic eruption on his
      cattle and wheat farm

    Take a tour of Seljalandsfoss waterfall

    Visit the Skógarfoss Folk Museum

     

    Continue past Dyrhólaey to the village of Vík

    • See black sand beaches, puffin colony and Reynisdrangar rocks
    Add this in-depth excursion:
    Glacier Walk

    Glacier Walk

    Buckle up your crampons and take the coolest walk of your life—literally—on Sólheimajökull Glacier. Learn how to use basic glacier equipment before setting off to explore water cauldrons and waterways of the glacier, which is almost 8 kilometres long. Be sure to note the different shades of the glaciers—white ice, blue ice and just plain clear ice.
  • Day 5: Reykjavik

    Enjoy a morning hike from the outskirts of Hverageroi to the Reykjadalar valley

    Experience natural hot stream and geothermal springs

  • Day 6: Reykjavik • Depart for home

    Take an excursion to Alftanes peninsula and Bessastaðir (residence of Iceland’s president)

    Continue to Hafnarfjörður and Lake Kleifarvatn

    Experience the geothermal activity in the Krísuvik geothermal field

    Continue through the fishing town of Grindavik to the Blue Lagoon

     

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