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Experience a world of natural phenomena - gushing waterfalls, volcanoes and stunning landscapes at every turn. The overwhelming beauty of this country will ensure you will want to return again and again.
1 Welcome Dinner (WD) with wine, 8 Buffet Breakfasts (BB) and 5 three-course table d'hôte Dinners (D) all with tea or coffee.
Optional Experiences are subject to change. Your Travel Director will supply you with a final list of Optional Experiences available on your trip. Optional Experiences cannot be booked online; they can be purchased during your trip through your Travel Director.
Adult Price: ISK 5000.00
This is an exciting boat trip on the lagoon. During the excursion you sail among the huge icebergs in the picturesque scenery of Jökulsárlón. On the boat you get to taste the 1000 year old ice and if you are lucky you might even see some seals.
Adult Price: ISK 1000.00
We visit Petra's Stone and Mineral Collection which was her old home and now a museum. Petra amassed a rich collection of rocks and minerals in this active volcanic region. You can wander around rolling landscaped gardens admiring the collection as well as the displays in the house.
Adult Price: ISK 11000.00
The boat tour will take you to search for whales through a dramatic mosaic of stunning landscapes and beautiful coastlines. Rate of sightings makes this the perfect day trip for travellers in North Iceland (only available between the months of June - August).
|Depart Date||Return Date||Price||Discount||AvailabilityPrice|
|13 May 17||22 May 17||$4,150pp|
|20 May 17||29 May 17||$4,150pp|
|27 May 17||5 Jun 17||$4,150pp|
|3 Jun 17||12 Jun 17||$4,550pp|
|10 Jun 17||19 Jun 17||$4,550pp||
|17 Jun 17||26 Jun 17||$4,550pp|
|24 Jun 17||3 Jul 17||$4,550pp|
|1 Jul 17||10 Jul 17||$4,550pp|
|8 Jul 17||17 Jul 17||$4,550pp|
|15 Jul 17||24 Jul 17||$4,550pp|
|22 Jul 17||31 Jul 17||$4,550pp|
|29 Jul 17||7 Aug 17||$4,550pp|
|5 Aug 17||14 Aug 17||$4,550pp|
|12 Aug 17||21 Aug 17||$4,550pp|
|19 Aug 17||28 Aug 17||$4,550pp|
|26 Aug 17||4 Sep 17||$4,550pp|
|2 Sep 17||11 Sep 17||$4,150pp|
|9 Sep 17||18 Sep 17||$4,150pp|
Price is per person and is based on two people sharing a twin bedded room. Single rooms are available at a supplement.
Single Room Supplement: from $770 p.p.
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Iceland uses the Icelandic Krona. While it’s a good idea to have some money on you while you travel, you’ll usually find better exchange rates in your destination. The most convenient way to obtain cash is to use your ATM card at local banks. We recommend you also bring a valid credit card for purchases while you are traveling. It is important that you inform your financial institutions of your travel plans before you leave home so they don’t flag your purchases as potentially fraudulent charges.
Scandinavian cuisine is rich and hearty. Try a traditional ‘smørgasbord’ with a selection of meat, fish, salads, hot dishes, puddings and cheeses. Sample dishes prepared with a variety of seafood including smoked salmon, cod, herring, sardines and mackerel. Popular meats include reindeer, lamb and fowl. Coffee and milk are very popular, along with lager. Aquavit is the local spirit, and is usually served chilled. Wines and other spirits are imported products and are very expensive.
When dining out it is appropriate to leave 5-10 percent gratuity if a service charge has not already been added to your bill.
At the end of your guided vacation, it’s customary to offer your motor coach driver and Travel Director a gratuity. We recommend the equivalent of €3.00 per person/per day for your driver and €5.00 per person/per day for your Travel Director. Recommended gratuity for a Local Host and Local Specialist is 1-2 euros per person, paid at the conclusion of each guided visit. A convenient option is to prepay your tips before your departure.
Baggage on our trips is restricted to one large suitcase per person with dimensions not exceeding 30x19x10 inches and a maximum weight of 50 pounds. You are also permitted one piece of hand luggage, which should be small enough to fit under your coach seat or on the small overhead shelf compartment. Please note that luggage with an adjustable handle and wheels will not fit in the overhead compartment of the coach. Hotel porterage is included in your vacation.
You will need to be comfortable on your feet, walking and standing for up to three hours in various weather conditions. All of our vacations involve walking, often on cobblestone and uneven surfaces in historic city centers. In order to get the most out of your vacation you need to be able to comfortably walk 1-3 miles unassisted in one day, be in good condition and be able to keep pace with the group.
If you need any medications, it is important that you bring enough to last you the whole trip and keep them in your carry-on bag while you travel.
We highly recommend our optional Travel Protection Plan, which allows you to cancel for any reason up to 48 hours before departure. The plan also includes trip interruption, baggage loss or delay, and medical and emergency assistance. Click here for a summary of coverage details, terms and conditions.
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