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Golden Circle

Reykjavík - Thingvellir-Geysir-Gulfoss- Reykjavík

Duration 6-7 hrs. Price 1-4 pax. ISK 65.700,  5-8 pax. ISK 85.400 



As its title suggests, this comprehensive tour covers all the major attractions of southwest Iceland, beginning with a drive to the national park and former parliament site at Thingvellir and continuing through the mountains to the area around the lake Laugarvatn, known for its high level of seismic activity.

Next stop is Geysir, the world's most famous hot spring, and Strokkur, its smaller neighbour, which erupts in a spectacular of blue water every few minutes. The trip then continues to Gullfoss, the Queen of Icelandic waterfalls, returning to Reykjavík via Skálholt, site of Iceland's first episcopal see, founded in 1056, and the garden village of Hveragerði.

 

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Borgarfjordur - Reykholt

Borgarfjörður is only about 100 km. away from the capital area. We can drive  the longer route  to the beatuiful Hvalfjörður (Whalefjord) or go straight  to Borgarnes and then to Borgarfjörður, and follow the trails of some of our most  famous Vikings and Settlers in Borgarnes and Borgarfjörður (Egils Saga) and visit the historic site and cultural centre at Reykholt – Snorrastofa where the Saga writer Snorri Sturluson lived in the 13th century.

On the way from Borgarnes to Reykholt, you’ll pass Deildartunguhver thermal spring, the biggest hot spring in Europe that supplies both Borgarnes and Akranes with hot water

In Reykholt are two of the country’s more spectacular waterfalls, Barnafoss (Children’s Waterfall) and Hraunfossar (Lava Waterfalls). In 1987, the two waterfalls and the surrounding area were selected as a Natural Monument because of the outstanding beauty one immediately witnesses on arrival at the site.

 

Snæfellsnes

 

Duration 10 -12 hrs.

Price  for 10 hrs. 1-4 pax. ISK  91.800,  5-8 pax. ISK 119.300

The five communities of Snaefellsnes peninsula, Eyja- and Miklaholtshreppur, Grundarfjarðarbaer, Helgafellssveit, Snaefellsbaer and Stykkisholmsbaer, along with Snaefellsjokull National Park, received the Green Globe Community Certification in 2008 and an update in July 2010 now named EarthCheck Certifacation. The area was the first community in Europe to receive such certification and the fourth to receive it worldwide. Snæfellsnes has been named Iceland in Miniature, because many national sights can be found in the area, including the Snæfellsjökull volcano, regarded as one of the symbols of Iceland. With its height of 1446 m, it is the highest mountain on the peninsula and has a glacier at its peak. The mountain is also known as the setting of the novel Journey to the Center of the Earth by the French author Jules Verne.

This tour is run around the peninsula. On the south are Búðir, Arnarstapi and Hellnar, interesting spiritual village under the Snæfellsjökull glacier and Dritvík. At the north side are some old and charming villages and fishing towns Ólafsvík Grundarfjörður and Stykkishólmur.

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 Jökulsárlón - Glacier lagoon

 

Duration 12 - 13 hrs. Price 1-4 pax. 119.300,  5-8 pax. 155.090

Jökulsárlón (literally "glacial river lagoon") is a large glacial lagoon in southeast Iceland, on the borders of Vatnajökull National Park. Situated at the head of Breiðamerkurjökull, it evolved into a lagoon after the glacier started receding from the edge of the Atlantic Ocean.

The lake has grown since then at varying rates because of melting of the Icelandic glaciers. The lagoon now stands 1.5 kilometres (0.93 mi) away from the ocean's edge and covers an area of about 18 km2 (6.9 sq mi).

The lagoon can be seen along Route 1 between Höfn and Skaftafell. It presents a picturesque parade termed as “A ghostly procession of luminous blue ice-bergs through the 17 km2 (6.6 sq mi) (18 km2 (6.9 sq mi) as reported in other sources) Jokulsarlon Lagoon”.

 

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South Coast Spectacular

Reykjavík - Skógar - Sólheimajökull - Vík - Reykjavík

Duration 10 hrs. Price 1-4 pax. ISK 91.800,  5-8 pax. 119.300


The vast expance of Iceland's southern coastal plain, sandwiches snow-capped glaciers and the sea and criss-crossed by some of the country's most powerful rivers, is the subject of this option-packed tour. First stop is the waterfall Seljalandsfoss, set against the backdrop of Eyjafjallajökull glacier, before continuing to the waterfall Skógarfoss and Folk Museum at Skógar.

One of the most interesting of its kind in Iceland, the museum building are roofed with turf in the traditional way. The trip then continues east, past the towering mass of Mýrdalsjökull glacier to Vík, Iceland's southermost village. And what way to round of a busy day than with a seafood banquet at local restaurant Víkurskáli, washed down with beer and Icelandic schnapps, brennivín", before returning to Reykjavík.

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