National Geographic Family Journeys: Iceland Family Journey: Geysers, Glaciers, and Fjords (ELRNF)
Trip Style: Information Not available
Service Level: Upgraded
Physical Demands Rating: 1 - You'll have to walk around on your own, climb some stairs and carry your own bag. Easy does it.
Group Size: Max 20, avg 18
Meals Included: 7 breakfasts, 3 lunches, 1 dinner
Accommodations: Not Availaible
Walk through glacial landscapes and soak in steaming hot springs, step into Viking realms on a visit to a traditional turf house, set out on a whale-watching excursion to seek out minke and humpback whales, taste traditional Icelandic bread fresh from a geothermal bakery.
From glittering glaciers to black-sand beaches, Iceland's wild landscapes will surprise and inspire travelers of all ages. Explore this subarctic isle's natural and cultural treasures alongside our dynamic guides as you step behind the curtain of a spectacular waterfall or hike to the edge of a volcanic crater. Descend inside a lava tunnel, delve into Viking history, or opt to try your hand at riding hardy Icelandic horses.
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- Tour Operator
- G Adventures
- Offer valid through 3/31/2021
- 8 Days
- Escorted - Yes
|Day 1||Reykjavik||Day 1 Reykjavik|
Hotel accommodation in Iceland is very limited and rooms/facilities can be fairly simple with few amenities. Hotels are chosen for their location and access to the wondrous landscapes and natural wonders of Iceland. Hotels are often remote, all the better to enjoy the beautiful natural setting. Additional Notes: During winter months (generally November through early March) the itinerary and inclusions are highly subject to change based on weather conditions and less "daylight "hours. Your CEO will go over the schedule and advise you of any alterations on a daily basis. We appreciate your flexibility and understanding. Included Activities: Arrival Day and Welcome Meeting Transport: Arrival Airport Transfer
|Day 2||Reykjavik||Day 2 Reykjavik (1B, 1L)|
Our travel time today includes our many stops along the way. Included Activities: Perlan Museum Visit Icelandic Hot Dog Lunch Whale Watching From Reykjavik Harbour Transport: Private Vehicle (2.00-3.00 hours)
|Day 3||Hverageroi||Day 3 Hverageroi (1B, 1L)|
Set off on a hike through an area dotted with hot springs, stopping to soak your feet in steaming pools along the way. Then head to a traditional Icelandic horse farm to meet the friendly equine residents and learn about this special breed. Icelandic horses are small, hardy, and have a unique ambling gait called the tOlt. Opt to saddle up and ride through the surrounding hills with a guide before gathering at the farm for a homemade lunch. This afternoon, travel to a vast lava field and enter one of the longest lava tunnels in Iceland, where we'll explore the amazing inner workings of a volcanic eruption. Additional Notes: Our travel time today includes our many stops along the way. Included Activities: Hike the Reykjadalur Trail - Hot Springs Horse Farm Visit Lava Tunnel Visit Transport: Private Vehicle (5.00-6.00 hours)
|Day 4||Golden Circle||Day 4 Golden Circle (1B)|
Our travel time today includes our many stops along the way. Included Activities: Gullfoss Waterfall Visit Geysir Visit Thingvellir National Park Visit Geothermal Bakery Visit Transport: Private Vehicle (6.00-7.00 hours)
|Day 5||South Coast||Day 5 South Coast (1B, 1L)|
Our travel time today includes our many stops along the way. Included Activities: Skogar Open Air Museum SkOgafoss Waterfall Visit Transport: Private Vehicle (5.00-6.00 hours)
|Day 6||Vik||Day 6 Westman Islands/Vik (1B)|
Leave the mainland behind and voyage to the Westman Islands, a volcanic archipelago off Iceland's southern coast. Go ashore on Heimaey, the only inhabited isle in the archipelago, and wander among the white wooden buildings of the single tiny town. Learn about the island's recent volcanic history, view parts of the town buried by lava flows, and hike up the slopes of the Eldfell crater, where the ground is still warm from geothermal activity! Search for adorable puffins and other seabirds nesting on the island's steep cliffs, then sail back to Vik-the southernmost village in Iceland, known for its black-sand beach and strange rock formations. Included Activities: Westman Islands Excursion Transport: Ferry (1.00-2.00 hours)
|Day 7||Reykjavik||Day 7 Reykjavik (1B, 1D)|
Our travel time today includes our many stops along the way. Included Activities: Seljalandsfoss Waterfall Visit Blue Lagoon Visit Transport: Private Vehicle (5.00-6.00 hours)
|Day 8||Reykjavik||Day 8 Reykjavik (1B)|
Depart at any time. Included Activities: Departure Day
Local Flights: N/A
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Itinerary Disclaimer: While it is our intention to adhere to the route described below, there is a certain amount of flexibility built into the itinerary and on occasion it may be necessary, or desirable to make alterations. The itinerary is brief, as we never know exactly where our journey will take us. Due to our style of travel and the regions we visit, travel can be unpredictable. The Trip Details document is a general guide to the tour and region and any mention of specific destinations or wildlife is by no means a guarantee that they will be visited or encountered. Aboard expedition trips visits to research stations depend on final permission.
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