Travel 2 Touring 18/19

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Akureyi

Lake Myvatn

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Borgarfjördur

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ICELAND

Skaftafell National park

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Golden Circle

Höfn

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Reykjavík

Seljandsfoss Waterfall

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Vik

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1 INCLUDED TOUR HIGHLIGHTS • Visit geothermal landscapes and hot springs on this circle tour around the island • Catch a glimpse of the massive Vatnajokull Glacier • Visit the spectacular Skógafoss and Seljalandsfoss Waterfalls • Explore the rugged wilderness of Skaftafell National Park 1 1

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SMALL GROUP TOUR

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PRICES FROM £1699pp

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7 day Best of Iceland Reykjavik • Akureyri • Lake Myvatn • Borgarfjördur • Höfn • Skaftafell National Park • Vík • Golden Circle

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Day 1: Arrive Reykjavik Arrive at any time today and transfer independently to your hotel. The rest of your day is at leisure before you meet with your CEO and fellow travellers in the

is known as the lobster capital of Iceland, so include a sample of this delicacy in your plans for this evening. (B) Day 5: Höfn – Vík Today, marvel at the Jökulsárlón Glacier Lagoon, with a chance to see seals sun bathing on the bright blue ice. The massive icebergs floating towards shore tower over visitors. You have the option to check out the lagoon by boat (at own expense) before continuing on to Skaftafell National Park with time to explore or take an optional glacier hike (at own expense). Your stop for this evening is the small town of Vík on the south coast. (B) Day 6: Vík – Reykjavik This morning, have your camera at the ready for a visit to the stunning black sand and ominous rock formations of Reynisfjara Beach. Continue along the Golden Circle to Drumbo before stopping off at the spectacular waterfalls of Seljalandsfoss and Skógafoss. Explore the Gullfoss Waterfall, Geysir Hot Springs and Thingvellir National Park, a UNESCO world heritage site. Arrive back into Reykjavík in the early evening. (B) Day 7: Depart Reykjavik Depart at any time today and transfer independently to the airport for your onward flight. (B)

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evening for a welcome meeting. Day 2: Reykjavik – Akureyri

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Drive to Akureyri, stopping for lunch en route at a local cantina. Today, you have time to explore the town, siuated at the end of Iceland’s longest fjord Eyjafjörður. This is a scenic spot to enjoy the local wildlife and small villages in the area. This evening, you have the option to take a whale-watching tour (at own expense). (B) Day 3: Akureyri – Bakkagerdi Today, you will head to Mývatn Lake, stopping en route at Goðafoss Waterfall. You will have time to explore the lava formations of Dimmuborgir and the geothermal area of Námaskarð. Visit Dettifoss Waterfall, one of the most powerful waterfalls in Europe. End your day at Borgarfjörður in the East Fjords region for a night in a local guesthouse. (B) Day 4: Bakkagerdi – Höfn Leave beautiful Borgarfjörður behind and travel down the coast driving through the beautiful and majestic eastern fjords. En route to Höfn, catch a glimpse of Vatnajokull glacier, the largest ice cap in Europe. Höfn

TOUR DETAILS

£1699 per person

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PRICES INCLUDE • 6 nights’ accommodation in hotels or local guesthouses • Meals as specified: 6 breakfasts • Shared touring by private minivan or bus • Services of a Chief Experience Officer (CEO) and local expert guides • Transfers and sightseeing as per itinerary DEPARTURES Selected departures April to October 2019. Please call for details.

TOUR STYLE: Small Group (Classic)

GROUP SIZE: 16 max

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Overnight hotels are subject to change. Should they vary from those shown in the itinerary, the alternative accommodation provided will always be of a similar standard.

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