Unwind as you immerse yourself in the beauty of Iceland
Iceland is a land of contrasts – of steaming hot springs and icy glaciers, of endless landscapes and cosy, little villages. On this journey around the Land of Ice and Fire, you’ll have the chance to see the highlights of the iconic Golden Circle including stops at Gulfoss Waterfall, Strokkur Geysir and Thingvellir National Park. You’ll be staying on a sustainable, working farm where you’ll be treated to paddock to plate meals and the opportunity to learn about how a working farm operates. Relax in the countryside, even enjoying a soak in the famous hot springs, before spending some time exploring the capital of Reykjavik, guided by your local host.
Stay on a sustainably run, working farm and enjoy farm to table meals.
See the iconic sites of Iceland’s famous Golden Circle, including Gulfoss Waterfall, Strokkur Geysir and Thingvellir National Park.
Take a guided quad biking tour of the Icelandic countryside, driving through rolling hills and visiting a remote cave.
Relax and unwind with a soak in the hot springs at the Secret Lagoon.
Enjoy a walking tour of Reykjavik, where your local host will show you some of the hidden gems.
Please ensure you consult your local government’s advice regarding travel prior to booking this trip.
A remote location and high-performing currency are just two reasons Iceland can be an expensive destination. This affects things like museum entrance fees and outdoor activities, but is especially noticeable when eating out. Your leader will be able to advise on how to save money, but in remote areas the only option for dinner will be at the guesthouse we are staying at. Please stock up on food at a supermarket prior to arrival if you would like to opt out eating at the guesthouse's restaurant.
The extremity of the weather makes for incredible scenery, but it also means Iceland can be very cold, especially at the start and end of the summer season, at night and of course in winter. Please bring appropriate clothing for adverse weather conditions. On the rare occasion where your leader must alter the itinerary due to the weather, an alternative will be offered.
As accommodation on this trip is twin-share, solo travellers will share a room with other travellers of the same gender. This trip is a great opportunity to get to know other like-minded people, so embrace it while you can. Please note that a single supplement can be booked on this trip, subject to availability. For those travelling as a duo, hotels in Iceland often don't have double beds, but rather two single beds that can be pushed together. In some cases, bathroom facilities will be shared rather than ensuite.
This is a new Intrepid Travel itinerary. And while we have thoroughly researched every detail of the logistics, new destinations can sometimes throw us some unexpected surprises. More often than not, it’ll be a great surprise. But every now and again there might be a hiccup. We like to think that’s what puts the ‘adventure’ in ‘adventure travel’.
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START & END OF TOUR
This trip starts with a group meeting at 10 am on day 1, and ends after the walking tour around Reykjavik at around 2 pm on the final day (subject to delays due to weather and road conditions, especially in winter). Please take this into consideration when booking your flights to and from Iceland. We are happy to book additional accommodation before or after the trip for you in Reykjavik, subject to availability.
This trip requires a minimum of 4 clients booked and confirmed in order to depart.
A single supplement is bookable on this trip, subject to availability at the time of booking. If you would like to book a single supplement and enquire about availability please speak to your booking agent.
COSTS & PRICES
Iceland can be an expensive destination in many ways, from museum entrance fees to outdoor activities, but especially in terms of eating out. Your leader will be able to advise on how to save money. In remote areas the only option for dinner will be at the guesthouse we are staying at. Stock up on food at a supermarket prior to arrival if you would like to opt out eating at the guesthouse's restaurant. Please make sure you read the itinerary carefully in order to know what is and what isn't included in the trip price.
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