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October 11th to 19th, 2022

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Reykjavik - Borgarnes - Skagafjörður - Akureyri - Lake Mývatn area - Mývatn Nature Baths - Dettifoss - Egilsstaðir - Breiðdalsvík - Höfn - Glacier Lagoon - Skaftafell - Kirkjubæjarklaustur - Vík - Reynisfjara - Skógarfoss - Seljalandsfoss - Selfoss - Reykjavík City Tour

PRICES 

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Single Traveler - $5,999

Two Guests - $4,399 per person

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October 11, 2022– Guided Arrival transfer to accommodation in Reykjavik

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The guide meets the group in the airport. Our first stop is a refreshing breakfast at Viking World before we head to our accommodation in Reykjavik.

 

Special Guest Speaker at Welcome Aboard Dinner.
 

Overnight and dinner at Fosshotel Reykjavik or similar B/D

October 12, 2022– Reykjavík - Borgarnes - Skagafjörður - Akureyri

Wild Icelandic Horses

The guide meets the group in the hotel in Reykjavik in the morning. We drive northwards via the tunnel of Hvalfjördur to Borgarnes and Skagafjördur, the valley of horses. A visit to the horse farm at Gauksmýri to get an introduction of the Icelandic horse. After the show, all guests are invited to visits the stables
and get to know the horses. Continuing via highlands, Öxnadalsheidi, to the capital of the north of Iceland, Akureyri.

 

Overnight at KEA Hotel Akureyri or similar for two nights. B/L/D

October 13, 2022– Akureyri - Lake Mývatn area - Mývatn Nature Baths - back to Akureyri

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We enjoy the day at Lake Mývatn. Mývatn is a shallow eutrophic lake in a dramatic landscape dominated by volcanic landforms such as pseudocraters and the lava pillars in Dimmuborgir. We take a good walk among the impressive lava formations at Dimmuborgir. Mývatn is a geothermal area with high activity and a place where all your senses will be called upon as we stop at Námaskarð’s bubbling sulphur mud-pits and steaming vents. We visit and take a walk at the Krafla Volcano. We visit Jardbödin, the Blue lagoon of the North, where we take a bath in the blue waters. On our way back to Akureyri, we stop at Goðafoss Waterfall. B/L/D

October 14, 2022– Akureyri - Dettifoss - Egilsstaðir - Breiðdalsvík

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We leave Akureyri and start the day by visiting Dettifoss, one of Europe’s biggest waterfalls. After that we drive across highlands Mödrudalsöræfi, via the town of Egilsstadir. From here we head towards the sparsely populated and very beautiful East fjords. Here we find small fishing villages and magnificent mountains.

 

Overnight and dinner at Breiddalsvik. B/L/D

October 15, 2022– Breiðdalsvík - Höfn - Glacier Lagoon - Skaftafell - Kirkjubæjarklaustur

Glacier

Driving along the East fjords dramatic coastline, passing Djúpivogur and Höfn. Not far from Höfn is the Glacier lagoon Jökulsárlón. Here we take a boat trip on an amphibian boat in between the floating icebergs. The trip continues further on to National Park in Skaftafell. It is a beautiful, green oasis at the
root of glacier Vatnajökull. Here Iceland’s highest point can also be found (Hvannadalshnúkur, 2119 m). If the group is interested and if time allows, we can walk some of the interesting walking paths in the National Park, for example up to the Svartifoss waterfall.

 

Overnight and dinner in Kirkjubæjarklaustur or
nearby. B/L/D

October 16, 2022– Kirkjubæjarklaustur - Vík - Reynisfjara - Skógarfoss - Seljalandsfoss - Selfoss

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We start the day by driving past lava fields of Eldhraun and observing the black glacial deposits at Mýrdalssandur. We pass by Vík and stop by the black lava sand beach of Reynisfjara. It is known for its colony of puffins and unusual rock formations. From Reynisfjara you can view the impressing cape Dyrhólaey, where the sea has craved a huge hole through the rock. Next, we stop at the two waterfalls, Skógafoss and Seljalandsfoss. We walk behind the waterfall at Seljalandsfoss and up on the viewing deck
overlooking the impressive Skógafoss. Thereafter we continue towards Selfoss, via Hvolsvöllur and Hella.

 

Overnight and dinner in Selfoss. B/L/D

October 17, 2022– Selfoss - Golden Circle - Reykjavik

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First visit of the day is to the majestic Gullfoss, one of Iceland’s most beautiful waterfalls. Next stop is at the geothermal area around Geysir. Here we experience the active geyser Strokkur which erupts every five minute a high column of boiling hot water. It truly is a fascinating phenomena. We stop at the Fontana Geothermal Baths, we look at the Lake Laugarvatn where it is boiling hot from geothermal activity, see how bread is baked in the ground and we get to taste it. Continuing to the National Park of
Þingvellir, where the oldest parliament still in function was founded. From Þingvellir we drive back to Reykjavik.

 

Overnight and dinner at Fosshotel Reykjavik or similar for two nights. B/L/D

October 18, 2022– Reykjavík City Tour

Road Trip

After breakfast your guide will meet you at your hotel. After a 2 hrs City Tour the tour ends at FlyOver Iceland and Whales of Iceland
(entrance to FlyOver and Whale Museum not included)

 

B/D Overnight and dinner

October 19, 2022– Guided departure transfer

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Fly Home.

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TRIP NOTES

NUMBER OF DAYS: 8

LAND TOURS BEGINS/ENDS:

Reykjavik, Iceland to Reykjavik, Iceland

PASSPORT REQUIRED:

Yes

TRAVEL DATE:

October 11th to 19th, 2022

GROUP SIZE:

45

DEPOSIT PER PERSON:

$300 non-refundable deposit per person / subject to change without notice.

FINAL PAYMENT DUE:

July 2nd, 2022

LAST DAY TO CANCEL:

July 1st, 2022

INTERPRETERS: 

Heart Cruises will provide ASL (American Sign Language) Interpreters for this trip.

TOUR FEATURES:

  • Hotel accommodations for 7 nights

  • All sightseeing with private English-speaking guide

  • ASL interpreters included

  • Private vehicle and driver according to the itinerary English-speaking guide according to the itinerary

  • Accommodation Inc. Breakfast

  • Breakfast on arrival day at Viking World 7 dinners

  • 6 Lunches

  • Gauskmýri Short Horse Show

  • Entry to the Nature Baths at Mývatn Boat tour on Glacier Lagoon

  • Bathing at Fontana Geothermal Baths

  • Geothermal Bakery Tour at Fontana Geoghermal Baths Comfort

  • Entrance to Blue Lagoon

  • VAT

WHAT'S NOT INCLUDED:

  • Airfare

  • Pre or post stay transfers are not included

  • Gratuities

  • Porterage

  • Entrances not list

  • Medical attention

  • Drinks with meals

  • Alcohol such as wine, beer and cocktails

  • Travel insurance

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Hotels

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Reykjavik

Fosshotel Reykjavik or similar

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Akureyri

KEA Hotel Akureyri or similar

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Kirkjubaejarklaustur

Kirkjubæjarklaustur or nearby.

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TRAVEL INSURANCE

Heart Cruises, LLC  recommends that you purchase a travel protection plan to protect yourself and your trip investment from the unexpected. Now more than ever it’s extremely important to think about the unexpected. It is important to purchase the travel protection within 15 days of your initial invoice date in order to receive the most coverage. Consider travel protection for Trip Cancellation/Trip Interruption, Emergency Medical and Emergency Evacuation/Repatriation, Trip Delay, Baggage Delay and more

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CANCELLATION POLICY

Cancellation Schedule:

120-90 days before commencing travel

60% of gross fare

89-60 days before commencing travel

80% of gross fare

59-0 days before commencing travel

100% of gross fare

Prices are quoted in US Dollars. All itineraries and prices are subject to change without notice.