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Whale Watching Tour

Iceland is among the 10 best destinations worldwide for whale watching. On this tour you may see the various types of whales commonly sighted, including minke whales, white-beaked dolphins, harbor porpoises and the popular humpback whales. The boat is usually accompanied by sea birds such as gannets, puffins, guillemots, cormorants, kittiwakes, and many more. take a break and enjoy these wonders of nature. Combine it with a night out in the cosmopolitan Capital of Iceland or an optional Golden Circle tour.

Duration: 3 Nights, Summer 2018

Price: From $1,039 per person

Highlights

  • The Natural Wonders of the Sea
  • The Capital of Iceland and Vicinity
  • Magnificent Landscapes and Geological Phenomena

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INCLUDED:
• 3 nights accommodation in Central Reykjavik
• Transfers to and from airport to hotel
• A whale watching tour from Reykjavik Harbor
• Our expert assistance in planning the vacation

 NOT INCLUDED:
• Flights to and from Iceland
• Travel Insurance

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Day 1

REYKJAVÍK CITY

Arrival from the US in the morning. Bus transfer to hotel, located in central Reykjavik. Breakfast is included.

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Day 2

REYKJAVÍK & WHALE WATCHING

Reykjavik is an exciting modern city with lots to see and do, or if you want to relax visit one of the many spas and swimming pools. The day is yours to explore Reykjavik and the surrounding countryside. Iceland has spectacular scenery and much of this is only an hour or two from Reykjavik.
Whale watching tour from Reykjavik Harbour at 13 pm (There are other departure times, if you prefer). The tour duration is about 3 hours. You will take part in an adventure at sea with an unforgettable trip into the world of whales and sea birds. Conveniently located in Reykjavík’s old harbor, a three hour journey can bring you up close to whales in their natural habitat. The various types of whales commonly sighted include minke whales, white-beaked dolphins, harbor porpoises and the popular humpback whales. You will be accompanied by sea birds such as gannets, puffins, guillemots, cormorants, gulls, kittiwakes, arctic terns, and many more. The trips go past several islands inhabited by colonies of puffin. 

Once on board the tour boat you will find several outdoor viewing platforms, a large indoor saloon with an on board café where you can buy light refreshments, basic bathroom facilities and a cloak room where you can borrow one of our blankets or overalls on colder days. You can either stay outside in the fresh air but you are also welcome to stay inside the heated lounge and observe the views from within, through our large panoramic windows.

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Day 3

GOLDEN CIRCLE

Optional Golden circle tour. Pick up from hotel 8.30 am. (not included in price).
The Golden Circle is a fascinating experience. You can walk around the world-famous Geysir geothermal area, a geothermal field where hot springs are in abundance. You can choose to do the Golden Circle tour in a Super Jeep and add on a snowmobile trip. You also stop by the magnificent Gullfoss waterfall and visit Þingvellir national park, the original site of the oldest existing parliament in the world.

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Day 4

DEPARTURE

Departure, depending on the time of flight to the USA. If you have time you can stop at the Blue Lagoon on your way to the airport.

PRICES AND PERIODS:

Departure Date: Any date all year.

COMFORT Package (3 star hotel, with in-suite facilities, breakfast included):

High Season (Departure from May 15 to September 30 and December 20 - January 5):
   $1,275 per person, based on 2 persons sharing a double/twin room. $1,625 per person in Single Room.

Shoulder Season (Departure in October or May 1 to 15)
   $1,149 per person, based on 2 persons sharing a double/twin room. $1,499 per person in Single Room.

Low Season (Departure November 1 to December 20 and January 6 to April 30).
   $1,039 per person, based on 2 people sharing a double/twin room. $1,395 per person in a single room.

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Views from Whale Watching Tour

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Highlights

  • The Natural Wonders of the Sea
  • The Capital of Iceland and Vicinity
  • Magnificent Landscapes and Geological Phenomena

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