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Private Action and Adventure Tour

On this wonderful 9 day private tour you will visit the Western and Southern parts of Iceland, and take private day tours filled with action and adventure. You will explore the amazing glaciers, glacier valleys, coastal areas, waterfalls and geothermal sites. You will go on hiking, snow shoeing, ice walks, lava fissure snorkeling, snowmobile and super jeep rides, and hunt for the amazing northern lights.

Duration: 8 Nights, Winter

Price: From $8,839 per person

Highlights

  • Enjoy a personal touch of the magnificent Icelandic nature.
  • Experience private guiding in harsh winter conditions.
  • Treat yourself with high class accommodations.

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Included

- Private transfer from Keflavík International Airport to countryside hotel and between hotels
- Private Northern Lights tour from countryside Hotel
- 8 nights’ accommodation at 4-star Luxury hotels w/breakfast and w/private facilities
- Into the Glacier small group tour
- Private guided hiking tour to the Glymur Waterfall
- Private guided tour around the Snæfells Peninsula and dinner with the locals
- Small Group Shoe Hiking on a Glacier tour
- Private guided tour to Skaftafell and the Jökulsárlón Glacier Lagoon (ca. 14 hours)
- Silfra Snorkeling tour and private guided Golden Circle tour
- Private Þórsmörk Valley Super Jeep Tour
- Private guided Hotspring mountain circle hike tour
- Scheduled Whale Watching tour from Reykjavík
- Private transfer from Reykjavík hotel to Keflavík International Airport with a stop in the Blue Lagoon
- Entrance package to the Blue Lagoon

Not Included

- Flights to/from the US.
- Travel insurance.
- Meals (other than breakfast and one dinner with the locals).
- Any service not specifically listed under ‘Included’.

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Day 1:

Arrival and Aurora Borealis

A private driver will greet you at Keflavík International Airport and take you to your hotel in the Borgarfjörður Region.
In the evening you will go on a Northern Lights Hunt tour with a private guide. The Northern Lights or Aurora Borealis are an enchanting spectacle in Iceland’s skies. When you see the Northern Lights dancing across the night sky, you are struck dumb with wonder. The Northern Lights are best seen between 9 pm and 2 am at night. The tour will take you to an area where there will be the best likelihood of clear skies and sightings.

Accommodation: 4 star Luxury Hotel, Deluxe Room

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Day 2:

Into the Glacier and Hiking to the Highest Waterfall in Iceland

Early morning, you will get the opportunity of a life time to enjoy one of the world’s greatest wilderness; Iceland’s second largest glacier – from the inside! Never before the Langjökull ice tunnels, has anyone been able to see the beautiful blue ice at the heart of an ice cap glacier. You’ll get to drive in a specially modified snow truck on the glacier, explore the glacier environment, enjoy a view out of this world and go INTO the glacier to experience the glacier’s beauty from the inside!

In the Afternoon you will take a private guided hiking tour to Glymur, the highest waterfall in Iceland. Leading up to it is a fabulous hiking path that should only be attempted by those not daunted by heights or challenging hikes. Standing by the fall you'll have a good view of the surrounding landscape, which is is particularly attractive, as Hvalfjordur is widely considered one of Iceland's most beautiful fjords.The walk, approximately 4 hours roundtrip, will take you from the trailhead at Botnsá river through spectacular scenery including a rock arch and will have you crossing a crystal clear river on a strategically placed log.

Accommodation: 4 star Luxury Hotel, Deluxe Room

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Day 3:

The Snæfellsnes Peninsula and a Glacier Snowshoe Hike

Today you will visit the Snæfellsnes Peninsula. A private guide will take you to the area, and show you the natural wonders of this mystical place. The Snæfellsjökull volcano is where Jules Verne started his famous novel “Journey to the Center of the Earth”. The area is a miniature version of the volcanic Iceland, with a glacier, lava fields and caves, black beaches and high cliffs. You will join a small group going in a Snowcat up and into a nearby Eysteinsdalur. From there you put on snowshoes and hike between beautiful lava formations sticking out of the ground all the way to a hidden dome tent in the wilderness. There you stop for a while to taste few traditional Icelandic wilderness snacks and beverages. From this elevation of about 400 meters there is a great view of both the glacier and over the beautiful coastline below. In the evening you will dine with the locals.

Accommodation: 4 star Luxury Hotel, Deluxe Room

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Day 4:

To the South Coast

You will be picked up by your private driver/guide around 8 am and you will go to Þingvellir National Park where you will go Snorkeling in the Silfra Fissure at 10 am. You will then continue with your guide and explore the special places on the so called Golden Circle. After visiting Þingvellir National Park, you can walk around the world famous Geysir geothermal area, a geothermal field where hot springs are in abundance. You will also stop by the magnificent Gullfoss waterfall, Iceland most beautiful waterfall. The tour will end at you next Luxury hotel in the South.

Accommodation: 4 star Luxury Hotel, Suite.

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Day 5:

Jökulsárlón Glacier Lagoon

Today will be a long and very special day as you will be traveling to the far south east of the country, and visit Skaftafell National Park and the famous Jökulsárlón Glacier Lagoon. You might be able to go on a special boat tour on the lagoon, if weather conditions are favorable. At the end of this approximately 14 hour tour will come back to the hotel in the central south. On the way you will see black beaches and sea stacks near Vík, waterfalls and more glaciers.

Accommodation: 4 Star Luxury Hotel,  Suite.

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Day 6:

Þórsmörk Valley Super Jeep Tour and Ice Walk

You will be picked up by a private guide in the morning, to go on a Super Jeep to the Þórsmörk Valley. Þórsmörk, the valley of the Thunder God Thor, will provide you with an experience of a lifetime, in a breathtaking landscape, surrounded by the volcanic glaciers of Mýrdalsjökull, Tindfjallajökull and Eyjafjallajökull, the one that erupted in 2010.
You stop by at some of the beautiful sceneries along the way. Among them Gígjökull, an outlet glacier from Eyjafjallajökull, and from where a glacial flood came down during the eruption in 2010, changing the landscape dramatically. A specially adapted super jeeps that are capable of handling rough terrain and un-bridged rivers so you can experience the magnificent power of nature and winter conditions in the inland. Later in the day you will go on a short Ice Walk on a nearby glacier and/or a snowmobile ride, depending on the weather conditions.

Accommodation: 4 Star Luxury Hotel, Suite.

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Day 7:

Hotspring mountain circle hike tour and Reykjavík

Today you will head towards the capital, Reykjavík. On the way you will go on a private hiking tour in the mountains near the town of Hveragerði and in Reykjadalur, the valley of the steams. On this tour you will hike mountain trails and witness the unique Icelandic nature where the steam is coming out of every hole and bubbling water is all around you. After strolling these beautiful hills you will get a chance to take a dip into a geothermal river while enjoying the sounds of the peaceful nature. The guide will take you to your your hotel in central Reykjavík at the end of the day.

Accommodation: 4 Star Luxury Hotel, Suite.

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Day 8:

Free Time in Reykjavik

Enjoy a free day in the capital, visiting museums or a visit to one of the outdoor geothermal swimming pools.  In the evening you can explore the most amazing restaurants and visit the lively pub and bar scene in the city center.

You can also go on a Scheduled 3 hour Whale Watching tour from Reykjavik, if you prefer.

Accommodation:  4 Star Luxury Hotel, Suite

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Day 9:

The Blue Lagoon and Departure

Our private driver will pick you up for your flight back to the US.
You will stop at Bláa Lónið (popularly referred to by its English name “the Blue Lagoon”). Soak in its warm, therapeutic water for a few hours before heading on to the airport to catch your flight home.

Price is from $8,839 per person: based on two people sharing a double/twin deluxe room or Suite. Price depends on availability at the time of booking.

Departures can be any time in the period from September to December 20, 2016 and January 3 to March 31, 2017.

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Highlights

  • Enjoy a personal touch of the magnificent Icelandic nature.
  • Experience private guiding in harsh winter conditions.
  • Treat yourself with high class accommodations.

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