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Fire and Ice

(Until March 2020)

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

Duration
6 Days
Places
4 places

Visiting Reykjavik, Vik, Skaftafell, Selfoss

Is this trip for me?

Travel Style

In-Depth Explorer

Group Size

Average 45 people

Transport Style

Coach

Highlights

  • Glacier Walk
  • Farewell Dinner
  • Only $200 deposit to secure your spot today
  • Full payment not required until 45 days before travel.
  • Change your travel dates or even your trips for free
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What's included?

5 nights accommodation

6 nights in Hotel

For 5-nights you’ll be catching zzzz’s in twin or triple share rooms in toasty Icelandic hotels. If you prefer to sleep alone, you can splash some extra cash and upgrade your digs to single-share.

8 Meals

3 Dinner, 5 Breakfast

Delight your tastebuds with delicious, Icelandic fare like ‘kakósúpa’ chocolate soup. Or be brave and try their more unusual dishes like ‘hrútspungar’ - ram’s testicles! Beyond the local eats you’ll wake up to a hearty breakfast each day and enjoy three indulgent double dinners on us.

Team

Expert Trip Manager, Driver and Local Guides

A highly trained Trip Manager who brings your adventure to life. An expert driver who knows foreign roads better than Google Maps. Local Guides who make tourist traps a thing of the past. This is your team. Smart, friendly, fun, and integral to everything we do.

Transport

All transport included during the trip

Throughout your trip you'll be cruising in an air-conditioned or heated luxury coach. Think comfortable, hassle-free travel that takes you from doorstep to doorstep in safety and style.

Experiences

2 optional that you can add

TOP EXPERIENCES ON THIS TRIP:

- See erupting geysers & cascading waterfalls on a guided tour through the Golden Circle, Reykjavik
- Marvel at canyons, volcanoes & glaciers on a drive through Kirkjubaejarklaustur, with included 2 course dinner
- Soak in the Blue Lagoon, a geothermal mineral wonder surrounded by steam and stars, Reykjavik
- Get up close to Iceland's wild nature on a glacier hike in Vatnajökull National Park*
- Set out in search of the beautiful & utterly unique natural phenomenon, the Northern Lights, Reykjavik*
- Look out for black beaches, waterfalls & pony-sized horses with teal blue eyes in Skaftafell

*This experience is a Free Time Add-on and not included in trip costs
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 on a guided tour through the Golden Circle, marvel at canyons, volcanoes & glaciers on a drive through Kirkjubaejarklaustur 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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Fire and Ice (Until March 2020)

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Experiences that are included with your trip

2 Free Time Add-Ons

The things that worth to be done on this trip

  • Glacier Walk EUR 76.00
  • Farewell Dinner EUR 49.00

Itinerary

Nights spent per location
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1 night
Reykjavik
1
1 night
Vik
1
1 night
Skaftafell
1
1 night
Selfoss
1
1 night
Reykjavik
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FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

Are flights included in my trip?

International flights to/from the destination your trip starts and ends in are not included in the cost of the trip, and must be purchased separately. You can book these independently if you want to shop around for the best quote, or through your travel agent.

Any flights you take during your Contiki are included in the cost of your trip. On certain European trips we use planes to get you from A to B as quickly as possible, and all of this is included.

What documents do I need to travel?

Dependent on where you’re travelling and your nationality, you'll need a valid passport and may also need visas to enter into certain countries - please check this well in advance of your trip departure date. The majority of our Europe trips travel in countries that are covered by the Schengen Agreement which relates to visas. Citizens of many countries - e.g. Australia, New Zealand, United States, Canada - can travel in the Schengen area without a visa. If you require a visa to enter the Schengen area you only need to obtain one visa which will allow you to travel in all Schengen countries. For non-Schengen countries, you may be able to obtain a visa upon arrival, depending on your nationality. Some countries also require passports to have 3-6 months left on them before the given expiry date, so be sure to double check this before booking your travels.

IMPORTANT
1. Visas can take up to six weeks & a fee is normally charged.
2. Failure to obtain all necessary visas could cause you to miss part or all of your trip & will result in you incurring considerable expense & inconvenience.
3. It is better to apply for all visas through your travel agent or local consular services before you leave home.
4. Contiki will provide you with visa contacts from our London base at the Royal National Hotel, if necessary.

What are the luggage restrictions?

On our European trips, you can bring one bag or suitcase of 73cm x 50cm x 25cm (29” x 20” x 10”), with a max weight of 20kg (44lbs) to be stored in the hold & one small day bag to take on board. Your day bag should be a backpack, duffel bag or satchel only (no small luggage cases or suitcases with wheels on board the coach).

What do the Contiki team do?

People are at the heart of everything we do, and our team is what makes our trips the best. Our worldwide On-Road Team, locally based staff & network of Local Guides are all extensively trained & widely travelled, & are the best in the business. But we know it’s not just about training, it’s about passion & our team have it in their blood. 
Your Trip Manager is like your walking, talking guidebook – just for you. They plan your itinerary every day, organise your food and accomodation and book your Free Time Add ons, and because they know everything about where you’re going, you will too. Your Drivers are the experts on getting you from A to B efficiently and safely in Europe. They know their way around better than google maps & they’ll drop you at your door & unload your bags for you. Local Guides provide specialist knowledge when you need it and will always help you avoid the tourist traps.

What's not included that I should budget for?

Aside from essentials like flights, how much spending money you’ll need will depend on the duration of the trip and how much you anticipate spending on personal expenses like alcohol or shopping. Before you travel, it’s also a good idea to read up on and get an idea of the Free Time Add-Ons you think you’ll want to do on trip, as these will form part of your overall budget. We’d advise doing some research on your chosen European destinations beforehand, looking at things like:
 
- Cost of a local lunch
 
- Cost of a local dinner
 
- Cost of a local taxi
 
- Cost of entry to a sightseeing spot


In all areas of the service industry in Europe, from restaurants, bars, hotels & taxis, it is common practice to tip if you feel that the service received has been excellent.
The same goes for your Contiki Team. If you feel that your Trip Manager & Driver’s service has been exceptional, then feel free to tip them if you feel they’ve done a great job. If you choose to tip, we recommend around 2 Euros per day, however whether or not you choose to tip (& how much) is completely up to you.

Will I be able to access WiFi on my trip?

Yes! Our fleet of modern, sleek coaches are kitted out with WiFi, as are most hotels & hostels across the continent, so you’ll always be able to effortlessly get online and update everyone back home about your incredible adventure.

What are Contiki’s sustainability credentials?

We believe that travelling sustainably and consciously, matters. Contiki Cares is our commitment to protecting the communities we visit, the wildlife we interact with, and the planet we all share. Our founding partner, the TreadRight Foundation was established 10 years ago as a not-for-profit organisation focused on promoting sustainable tourism within The Travel Corporation’s family of brands. From street tours that support local residents, refugees and the vulnerably housed, to dining experiences that support local farmers, our consciouc travel experiences let you see things from a different perspective. Find out more at https://www.contiki.com/uk/en/about/contiki-cares.

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