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Iceland: Land of Fire & Ice

Iceland: Land of Fire & Ice

Join us for the journey of a lifetime full of dramatic contrasts. Come to know Iceland on this amazing adventure; a place where steaming lava fields reflect a volcanic nature and massive glaciers sculpt mountains and valleys, leaving behind thundering wateralls and plunging fjords. There's nowhere else like it, and you'll discover why they've named this beautiful country the land of fire and ice.

Iceland

Land of Fire & Ice

September 7-15, 2022

 

Join us for the journey of a lifetime full of dramatic contrasts. Come to know Iceland on this amazing adventure; a place where steaming lava fields reflect a volcanic nature and massive glaciers sculpt mountains and valleys, leaving behind thundering wateralls and plunging fjords. There's nowhere else like it, and you'll discover why they've named this beautiful country the land of fire and ice.

 

Tour Includes:

• Roundtrip Motorcoach Transportation to/from Airport

• Roundtrip Airfare from Moline Airport

• Air Taxes, Fees & Hotel Transfers

• Hotel Accommodations

• Sightseeing as Mentioned in Itinerary

 

Tour Highlights:

• Reykjavík

• Golden Circle

• Thingvellir National Park

• Gullfoss

• Geysir

• Snæfellsnes Peniunsula

• Breiðafjördur Bay Cruise

• Lava Exhibition Center

• Vík

• Skógar Museum

• Skógafoss

• Jökulsárlón Glacial Lagoon

• Skaftafell National Park & Vatnajökull Glacier

• Seljalandsfoss

 

Tour Pricing:

$4749 per person Double / $5249 per person Single

 

Activity Level:

The overall activity level of this tour is a level 3. This means you’re an on-the-go traveler. You don’t want to miss a thing, so walking and standing for longer periods of time (1-2 hours) isn’t a big deal. You can navigate hills and uneven ground, climb into various modes of transportation and could possibly anticipate changes in elevation. You can expect some longer days balanced with free time to recharge or set out on your own adventure.

 

Deposit & Final Payment:

A $600 deposit per person is required within one week of reservation. Reservations are made on a first come, first served basis. Reservations made after the deposit due date of March 1, 2022 are based upon availability. Final payment due by July 10, 2022. Deposits are non-refundable after March 8, 2022.

 

Travel Protection:

Please call to inquire about travel protection coverages available. A policy from Collette can help protect your travel investment at a very affordable group rate.

 

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Day 1

Day 1: Wednesday, September 7, 2022
Overnight Flight
Join us from the available departure location of your choice today and prepare for an adventure! Today, we’ll board our flight to Iceland and set out on a journey full of dramatic contrasts. Come to know Iceland; a place where steaming lava fields reflect a volcanic nature and massive glaciers sculpt mountains and valleys, leaving behind thundering waterfalls and plunging fjords.

Day 2

Day 2: Thursday, September 8, 2022
Reykjavík, Iceland – Tour Begins
Begin in the capital city of Reykjavík. Join a local expert for a walking tour of the city’s old section featuring the city hall, the harbor, the Parliament building and the nearby cathedral, dating from 1796. Then, get to know your fellow travelers during an Icelandic lunch at a popular local restaurant before checking into your hotel later in the afternoon.

Day 3

Day 3: Friday, September 9, 2022
Reykjavík – Golden Circle – Reykjavík
Travel the Golden Circle and experience renowned natural wonders, including the double-cascade Gullfoss waterfall, the explosive Geysir thermal area, and the famous Thingvellir National Park, where you’ll stand upon the crest of the Mid-Atlantic Ridge. Along the way, stop at a family-run dairy farm to enjoy various cheeses and their famous ice cream. Your day ends with a visit to Froheimar’s stud farm and greenhouse cultivation center. Discover how pesticide-free produce is grown with the aid of geothermal energy and then learn about the tradition of breeding Icelandic show horses before returning to Reykjavík.

Day 4

Day 4: Saturday, September 10, 2022
Snæfellsnes – Breiðafjördur Cruise - Stykkishólmur
Explore the Snæfellsnes Peninsula and take in black sand beaches, volcanic craters and the Snæfellsjökull glacier. Here, it’s your choice! Experience total darkness in Vatnshellir Cave, descending 100 feet to an 8,000-year-old lava tube or walk along the coastline, passing cliff and columnar basalt formations, putting your camera to work snapping photos of this dramatic landscape. (The Vatnshellir Cave tour is not recommended for guests who are claustrophobic or have back or knee problems. Guests should be in good physical condition.) Connect with the local culture and visit a family that practices a 400-year-old tradition of catching and preserving the Greenland shark; you’ll also taste hákarl – cured shark meat. End your day on a Sea Tours nature cruise of Breiðafjördur Bay and sample fresh scallops and sea urchin roe straight from the ocean. You might spot cormorants, and the white-tailed eagle soaring along the shoreline.

Day 5

Day 5: Sunday, September 11, 2022
Sykkishólmur – Lava Exhibition Center – Vík
Learn about geothermal renewable energy on a visit to Hellisheiðavirkjun, the largest power station in Iceland, and in the world. Visit the Lava Exhibition Center and delve into Iceland’s past and present volcanic eruptions. Arrive in Vík, Iceland’s southernmost village, and one of the most remarkable spots in Iceland.

Day 6

Day 6: Monday, September 12, 2022
Vík – Skógar Museum – Vík
Drive along the scenic south shore to the Skógar Museum. Discover its turf-built houses and its collection of farm and domestic artifacts. Nearby is the impressive Skógafoss waterfalls, one of the tallest in Iceland. View Reynisfjara, a black volcanic sand beach scattered with caves and surrounded by basalt columns and cliffs. The beach is rich with bird life, such as the fulmar, black guillemot, razorbill, and gannet. You might also spot some nests along the unique natural rock formations at Dyrhólaey, a volcanic peninsula towering over the ocean.

Day 7

Day 7: Tuesday, September 13, 2022
Vík – Jökulsárlón – Glacial Lagoon – Skaftafell National Park – Vík
Set sail along the huge icebergs of the Jökulsárlón Glacial Lagoon. Keep your eyes peeled for possible seal sightings and get to taste the 1,000-year-old ice that surrounds you. Later, stop at Skaftafell National Park, gateway to Vatmajökull Glacier. Marvel at the vistas of Iceland’s highest mountains, as well as the Vatnajökull glacier, Europe’s largest ice cap.

Day 8

Day 8: Wednesday, September 14, 2022
Vík – Seljalandsfoss – Blue Lagoon or Perland Center – Reykjavík
Make a stop for pictures at Seljalandsfoss, where you’ll walk behind a waterfall for views from the inside-out. In the afternoon, it’s your choice! Visit the Blue Lagoon and soak in the warm, mineral-rich waters located in the heart of a dramatic lava field or visit the Perlan Center to explore the wonder of Iceland through interactive exhibits such as the Ice Cave, the Planetarium, the virtual aquarium and more. Gather with your fellow travelers for a local dining experience and share stories of your days in Iceland.

Day 9

Day 9: Thursday, September 15, 2022
Reykjavík – Tour Ends
This morning, we’ll transfer to the airport to make our way home with such wonderful memories of your Iceland Adventure!

Below is a list of pick-up points available on this tour.

Below is a list of pick-up points available on this tour.

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Davenport, Iowa 8735 Northwest Blvd - Burlington Trailways Bldg.
1st right past Blain's Farm & Fleet; on the left
Ft. Madison, IA Ft. Madison Prison Industries Parking Lot
1st Street & Avenue E
Mediapolis, IA Mediapolis, IA - Mepo. Foods
111 N. Wapello Rd.
Muscatine, IA Muscatine - Wal*Mart 3003 US-61
Wapello, IA Wapello, Jack N Jill on Hwy 61
503 US 61, Wapello, IA
West Burlington West Burlington, IA Westland Mall
South Lot by AmericInn
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