Natural Wonders of Iceland

Welcome to Iceland. On arrival at Reykjavík’s Keflavík Airport, you will be welcomed and your transfer will depart for your hotel at either 08.00 or 16.30. Join your Travel Director and travel companions at 17:45 for a Welcome Dinner served with wine.

Price Includes

• 8 nights in Signature and Premium centrally located hotels 
• 8 Buffet Breakfasts (BB), 5 Dinners (D) and 1 Dinner with Wine (DW) all with tea or coffee
• Touring with an experienced Travel Director
• Insight Experiences, priority access and authentic Signature Dining
• Travel in business class comfort on Insight's luxury air-conditioned 40 seat coach with extended leg room and on-board restroom. 
• Smaller group sizes 
• Arrival and departure transfers between the airports and your Insight tour hotels.

Travel Dates: 

13 May, 20 May and 25 May 2018

Other departure dates available however prices may vary.

Bonus
Early Payment Discount: 7.5%*

Helloworld Exclusive Offer: Exclusive $100* off per person for all trips 14 Days and under

Room/Cabin information
Twin Share
Offer Ends

25 Feb 18,

Unless sold out prior. Availability is limited.

Destinations
Product itinerary

Itinerary

DAY 1 - THE SMOKY BAY OF REYKJAVÍK.
Welcome to Iceland. On arrival at Reykjavík’s Keflavík Airport, you will be welcomed and your transfer will depart for your hotel at either 08.00 or 16.30. Join your Travel Director and travel companions at 17:45 for a Welcome Dinner served with wine.
Hotel: Fosshotel Reykjavík.
Meals: Dinner with Wine

DAY 2 - HOT SPRINGS AND WATERFALLS TO VÍK.
Head east to visit Iceland’s newest geothermal and electric power station at Hellisheiðavirkjun. Continue to the hot-springs at Geysir and the mighty Gullfoss Waterfalls, the Icelandic equivalent of Niagara Falls. Then travel on to the ancient bishopric of Skalholt and see the historic church set in a remote location amid magnificent natural scenery, before continuing to your hotel in Vík.
Hotel: Icelandair Hotel Vík.
Meals: Buffet Breakfast, Dinner

DAY 3 - BY GLACIERS AND ICEBERGS TO HÖFN.
Travel along the southern coast of Iceland, beside the black basalt sand beaches. The highlight of the day is the National Park at Skaftafell where you will see the largest glacier in Europe, Vatnajökull. Travel on to the luminous blue icebergs of Lake Jökulsárlón, the dramatic setting for scenes in two James Bond films.
Hotel: Hótel Höfn.
Meals: Buffet Breakfast, Dinner

DAY 4 - EASTERN FJORDS TO EGILSSTAÐIR (RELAXED START)
(Relaxed Start) Explore the eastern coastal region, where Irish missionary monks lived some 1,200 years ago. Travel up the fjords to the beautiful area around Egilsstaðir.
Hotel: Icelandair Hotel Herad, Egilsstaðir.
Meals: Buffet Breakfast, Dinner

DAY 5 - BY DESERT, LAKES AND DIVINE WATERFALLS TO AKUREYRI.
Journey through the sand desert of Mödrudal to the Dettifoss, the most powerful waterfall in Europe. View the Godafoss, known as The Waterfall of the Gods. Continue on to the beautiful Lake Mývatn. This area offers a wide spectrum of geological formations and the concentrated geothermal activity produces mud pools and spectacular coloured deposits. Continue to Akureyri where you have the evening to relax or explore at your leisure. Perhaps embark on an optional whale watching experience (available during whale season)?
Hotel: Icelandair Hotel Akureyri.
Meals: Buffet Breakfast

DAY 6 - FROM THE CAPITAL OF THE NORTH TO BORGARNES (RELAXED START)
(Relaxed Start) Enjoy an orientation of Akureyri, the capital of northern Iceland, first established as a trading centre in 1602. Travel past mountains, waterfalls and green coastal regions to Hvammstangi. Later, continue on to the south-west coast of Borgarnes.
Hotel: Icelandair Hotel Hamar, Borgarnes.
Meals: Buffet Breakfast, Dinner

DAY 7 - EXPLORING SNÆFELLSJÖKULL NATIONAL PARK (RELAXED START)
(Relaxed Start) Travel along the Snæfellsnes Peninsula to Snæfellsjökull National Park known as the Jewel of West Iceland and home to the country’s most famous volcano. Enjoy a fascinating exploration of the park’s many famous sites, including the magnificent Snæfell Glacier and Búðir, a romantic landscape of white, sandy hills, black lava fields and a yellow beach. Walk along the sea-cliff at Arnarstapi with its spectacular columnar rock formations.
Hotel: Icelandair Hotel Hamar, Borgarnes.
Meals: Buffet Breakfast, Dinner

DAY 8 - THINGVELLIR AND ON TO REYKJAVÍK.
Journey south to Thingvellir, where the first meeting of the Icelandic parliament was held in A.D. 930. This remarkable UNESCO World Heritage Site lies on the Mid-Atlantic Ridge line where the American and European tectonic plates meet. On return to Reykjavík, enjoy an orientation of the city. See the Old Harbour, National Museum, the Domkirk church and Höfði House. Pass Althingishusid, Reykjavik’s House of Parliament, and continue to the Hallgrímskirkja Church which can be seen from almost anywhere in the city. Your exploration culminates with a visit to Iceland's world-famous Blue Lagoon, where you join your newfound friends and toast the end of your Icelandic holiday with a cocktail.
Hotel: Fosshotel Reykjavík.
Meals: Buffet Breakfast

DAY 9 - FAREWELL REYKJAVÍK.
Your departure transfer will arrive at Reykjavík Keflavík Airport at 05:00 or 12:30.
Meals: Buffet Breakfast



Helloworld Terms & Conditions

*Conditions apply. Prices correct as at 24 Jan 2018 but may fluctuate if surcharges, fees, taxes or currency change. Offers subject to availability. Agents may charge service fees, rates vary. Payments by credit card will incur a surcharge. Airfare not included. All savings are included in the advertised price. Offer applies to tour component on advertised dates only. Non-refundable deposit required within 7 days with full payment due 28 Feb 2018. Offers may be withdrawn without notice and are not combinable with any other offers unless stated. Please check all prices, availability and other information before booking. Insight Vacations and Helloworld Travel booking terms and conditions apply, see in store for details.