Thread along ruggedly beautiful Eastfjords and vast Vatnajokull Glacier and this stunningly beautiful tour of East and South ...
Duration: 6 days/5 nights
Combine winter wilderness adventure with comfortable accommodation on this highland experience.
Combine winter wilderness adventure with comfortable accommodation on this highland experience. Discover the colourful, dramatic beauty of the Kerlingafjöll Mountains, site of a new eco-friendly wilderness resort. Explore the area‘s volcanic and geothermal features with guided hiking or snowshoeing– or enjoy downtime in tranquil surroundings. The area is also ideal for northern lights. Getting there is part of the fun: you‘ll travel on scenic wilderness roads, visit the famous Gullfoss and Geysir area, and enjoy a soak in the Secret Lagoon.
All departures are guaranteed with 2 participants.
Maximum group size: 16 participants.
• 2 nights at a hotel in Reykjavik with private bathroom, including breakfast
• 2 nights at Kerlingarfjöll highland resort with private bathrooms, including breakfast
• 2 x dinner2 (2-course)
• Light lunch (on day 2)
• Packed lunch box (on day 3)
• Guided tour and transport on day 2 – 4
• Outdoor activities at Kerlingarfjöll; such as snowshoe walking, hiking
• Bathing fee to the Secret Lagoon at Flúðir
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Day 1: Arrival
Overnight stay in Reykjavik (airport transfer not included).
Day 2: Geysir - Gullfoss - Kerlingarfjoll
Exploding Geysers - The Famous Golden Falls - Iceland’s Highland Interior Region
Depart Reykjavík and head for the geothermal fields of Geysir with bubbling mud pools and the high-spouting Strokkur hot spring. Onwards to visit the dramatic two-tiered Gullfoss waterfall, a spectacular sight in winter when frozen mid-cascade. After viewing those two major nature attractions head for the highlands. Today’s destination is Kerlingarfjoll mountain range, located in the shadow of Hofsjökull glacier near the Kjölur highland road in Iceland’s highland interior region.
Depending on conditions, afternoon walk in the area.
Overnight stay at Kerlingarfjoll.
Day 3: Kerlingarfjoll
Majestic Mountains - Highly Active Geothermal Fields
The astonishing array of scenery includes majestic mountains, deep canyons, highly active geothermal fields and glistening glaciers. During winter time this is an ideal location for seeing the Northern Lights as there is no light emissions from towns or cities in the mountain range.
Today enjoy outdoor activity in the surroundings. Exact program depends somewhat on weather conditions. The activities involve hiking and snowshoe walking. Possibility for a short optional snowmobile ride.
Overnight stay at Kerlingarfjoll.
Day 4: Kerlingarfjoll - Secret Lagoon - Reykjavik
Highland Route – Bathing in a Warm Lagoon
Depart Kerlingarfjöll and head back along the Kjolur highland route. Back on the main road head for the village Fludir for a visit to the Secret Lagoon natural hot spring. The pool’s natural surroundings and steam rising into the air gives the place a magical feeling. The warm water stays at 38-40 Celsius all year. A wonderful opportunity for a relaxing bath before heading back to Reykjavik.
Overnight stay in Reykjavik.
Day 5: Departure
Transfer to the international airport (not included).
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