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NATURAL WONDERS OF ICELAND
June 10, 2017 @ 8:00 am - June 19, 2017 @ 11:00 pm
Much of Iceland is still taking shape – raw, dramatic landscapes born from volcanic eruptions and carved out by glaciers. Other parts have hardly changed since the first Viking settlers saw them more than 1,100 years ago. Experience a world of natural phenomena – gushing waterfalls, volcanoes and stunning landscapes at every turn. The overwhelming beauty of this country will want you returning again and again.
Day 1 Your Journey Begins
Day 2 Welcome to The Smoky Bay of Reykjavík
Day 3 Hot Springs and Waterfalls to Vík
Day 4 By Glaciers and Icebergs to Höfn
Day 5 Through Eastern Fjords to Egilsstaðir
Day 6 By Desert, Lakes and Divine Waterfalls to Akureyri
Day 7 From the Capital of the North to Borgarnes
Day 8 Exploring Snæfellsjökull National Park
Day 9 Thingvellir and on to Reykjavík
Day 10 Reykjavík
TOUR HIGHLIGHTS: Tour Activity Level: 2
Includes Relaxed Starts, Motorcoach with Business Class legroom & Wi-Fi
SIGNATURE EXPERIENCES AND DINING
Gullfoss: The spectacular two-tiered waterfall, the Icelandic equivalent of Niagara, drops a total of 32m while spanning the entire
width of the Hvítá River.
Skaftafell: Visit the amazing alpine setting of the National Park and experience the might of Vatnajökull, Europe’s largest glacier.
Lake Mývatn: Traverse spectacular landscapes of craters, boiling mud pots, and the geothermal hot springs, shooting jets of hot
water and steam into the air.
Snæfellsjökull National Park: Enjoy a fascinating exploration of this magnificent park, home of lava formations, waterfalls and the
most famous volcano in Iceland.
Thingvellir: The Parliamentary Plains are the most important historic site of the country, as the meeting place of the Althing (world’s
oldest parliament), founded in 930.
ADDITIONAL INCLUDED HIGHLIGHTS
Reykjavik: Enjoy an orientation tour.
Hellisheidavirkjun: Visit Iceland’s newest geothermal heat and electric power station.
Geysir: Visit the famous spouting Geysir which has become synonymous with hot springs all around the world.
Lake Jokulsarlon: See the setting for the James Bond film ‘Die Another Day’.
Egilsstadir: Visit this lakeside town.
Dettifoss: Visit the most powerful waterfall in Europe.
Lake Myvatn: Visit this renowned bird watching site.
Godafoss: See the ‘The Waterfall of the Gods’.
Akureyri: See the capital of Northern Iceland.
Scenic Drives: Scenic mountain pass of Almannaskard , the Mödrudal desert, black beaches of the south shore, and east coast fjords.
STAY AT THE BEST ADDRESSES
Reykjavík: The Radisson Blu Saga | Höfn: The Hotel Höfn | Akureyri: Icelandair Hotel | Vik: Hotel Edda | Egilsstadir: Hotel Herad
Note: Itinerary, Sightseeing Inclusions and Hotel Accommodations are subject to change without notice or compensation.
$4940 per person
TOUR PACKAGE INCLUDES:
- Free Parking while you’re away
- Roundtrip transfers from Carlisle, PA to Washington Dulles Airport
- Roundtrip Flights, on IcelandAir, from Washington Dulles International Airport
- 8 Nights’ Accommodations
- 14 Meals – Authentic Regional Flavours Included!
- An Expert Insight Tour Director
- Insight’s Luxury Coach with Business Class Comfort
- Complimentary Coach and Hotel Wi-Fi
- Baggage Handling & Porterage Charges
- Hotel & Restaurant Gratuities
- Great Carlisle Area Chamber of Commerce Representative
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