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Fire and Ice

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The one that explores the best of Iceland’s natural beauty

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  • Duration

    6 days

  • Places

    4 places

  • Meals

    5 Breakfasts, 3 Dinners

  • Transport Style

    Coach

  • Group Size

    Maximum 43 people

  • Team

    Expert Trip Manager, Driver and Local Guides

Reykjavik, Midgard, Skaftafell, Vik

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About this trip

Starting in the soulful city of Reykjavik, this trip will have you widening your eyes at the best of Iceland's unique natural beauty. Along the way you’ll witness erupting geysers & cascading waterfalls, marvel at volcanoes & glaciers and soak in the Blue Lagoon, a geothermal mineral wonder surrounded by steam and stars. By the time it’s over, you’ll be floating home with a full camera reel and a lovestruck look plastered all over your face.

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Nights spent per location

  1. 1 1 night

    Reykjavik

  2. 1 1 night

    Midgard

  3. 1 1 night

    Skaftafell

  4. 1 1 night

    Vik

  5. 1 1 night

    Reykjavik

DAY 1 - Start Reykjavik

Reykjavik

Here in the magical lands of Iceland we’ll get acquainted over the endless quirk and colourful buildings of Reykjavik. After checking into your hostel and having time to unwind, you’ll unite with the team for a 3-course local dinner, and a pow wow about the fine days that sit ahead of us.

Stay

Kex Hostel (or similar)

INCLUDED EXPERIENCES

  • Enjoy a 3-course Icelandic dinner, Reykjavik

DAY 2 - Reykjavik to Midgard

Reykjavik

After breakfast this morning we're headed to Midgard Base Camp - but loads to see and do on the way as we make our way around the Golden Circle.

Midgard

First, a stop at the spectacular Thingvellir National Park before heading onto Efstidalur, where we'll enjoy a Farm to Table presentation. Then we're off to the jaw-dropping geothermal fields of Geysir. The evening offers the opportunity to relax in the rooftop sauna & hot tub at Midgard Base Camp and reflect on an incredible day in this amazing country.

Stay

Midgard Base Camp

INCLUDED EXPERIENCES

  • See filming locations from the epic Game of Thrones, including Thingvellir National Park

  • See the geothermal fields of Geysir, Midgard

  • Visit an Icelandic Farm (MAKE TRAVEL MATTER® Experience)

  • Relax in the rooftop sauna & hot tub at your Midgard Basecamp accommodation

DAY 3 - Midgard to Skaftafell

Midgard

Rise and shine! After breakfast we're headed across the astonishingly beautiful south shore.

Skaftafell

It's time for more spectacular waterfalls, the famous Seljalandsfoss and Skógafoss. After gawping at their thundering beauty, we're headed past the Mýrdalsjökull Glacier to Reynisfjara beach. Talk a walk along the uniquely black sands, admire the crazy rock formations and remind yourself you're still on planet earth.

Stay

Fosshotel Nupar (or similar)

INCLUDED EXPERIENCES

  • Gawp at the spectacular Seljalandsfoss and Skógafoss waterfalls in Skaftafell

  • Walk the black sands of Reynisfjara Beach

DAY 4 - Skaftafell to Vik

Skaftafell

Another day, another included breakfast and another awe-inspiring National Park to head to.

Vik

Vatnajökull is named after Europe's largest glacier, and is the largest National Park in western Europe. Cameras at the ready, we'll check out Svinafellsjökull, one of the most beautiful of the glacial outlets emerging from Vatnajökull. Today is your chance to sign up for an optional glacier adventure.

Stay

Hotel Katla Vik (or similar)

INCLUDED EXPERIENCES

  • Look out for pony-sized horses with teal blue eyes in Skaftafell

  • Marvel at canyons, volcanoes & glaciers on a drive through Kirkjubaejarklaustur

FREE TIME ADD-ONS

  • Get up close to Iceland's wild nature on a glacier hike in Vatnajökull National Park

    EUR 78.00

DAY 5 - Vik to Reykjavik

Vik

After breakfast today we're headed towards the Reykjanes peninsula.

Reykjavik

Visit geothermal sites, explore dramatic coastlines and charming villages, or enjoy views over Lake Kleifarvatn with its mesmerising rock formations and legends of mythical creatures. Today you'll have a chance to take a dip in the famous hot springs of the Blue Lagoon.

Stay

Kex Hostel (or similar)

FREE TIME ADD-ONS

  • Soak in the Blue Lagoon, a geothermal mineral wonder

    EUR 78.00

  • Enjoy modern Icelandic cuisine in a cosy harbour restaurant in Reykjavik

    EUR 59.00

DAY 6 - End Reykjavik

Reykjavik

Pack your bags back in pretty Reykjavik and try to stay on the high induced by all the wonders we’ve taken in. We’ll say our farewells as the trip wraps up, leaving us with a deep appreciation for this special country.

Where You'll Stay

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  • Kex Hostel Iceland

    Kex Hostel

    Reykjavik, Iceland

    A trendy hostel housed in an old biscuit factory in Reykjavik's city centre

    2 nights

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    Midgard Base Camp Hostel

    Hvolsvollur, Iceland

    There are rooms with views, and then there’s Midgard Base Camp. This stylish hostel is perched in the Icelandic highlands, so head to the rooftop hot tub and try and get a peek at the Northern Lights

    1 night

  • 5 nights

    All accommodation is included on this trip

    5 nights in Quad-share hotels/hostels

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