|Travel by Air||Days|
Day 1: UK to Iceland
Travel to your chosen airport for the flight to Reykjavik, where you will be transferred to the Hotel Center Plaza, for our overnight stay.
Day 2: Reykjavik to Hella
Today after breakfast, we join our driver guide and the rest of our group, for an interesting city tour, before continuing on to the Reykjanes Peninsula. We’ll also visit the famous Blue Lagoon for chance to relax before heading to Hella for our two night stay at the Hotel Stracta. This evening, we learn about the Northern Lights from our guide and when darkness falls, wait to look for this phenomenon in the night sky. (B)
Day 3: Southern Iceland
Discover the southern part of the country on our tour today, seeing Seljalandsfoss waterfall and Skogar Folk Museum, then enjoying the coastal scenery at Reynisfjara, near Vik, where there are dramatic cliffs and black sandy beaches. Tonight, we have another opportunity to look out for the Northern Lights, in our dark open grounds, away from the lights of the city. (B)
Day 4: Icelandic Horses & Golden Circle
This morning, we learn about the history of the Icelandic horses, visit a geothermal greenhouse and then follow the popular ‘Golden Circle’ route. We’ll see the Strokkur geyser, then continue to Gullfoss waterfall, going on to the Pingvellir National Park, before heading back to Reykjavik for our final overnight stay at the Hotel Center Plaza. (B)
Day 5: Reykjavik to UK
Transfer back to the airport for your return flight home. (B)
Center Hotel Plaza
In a great location at the heart of Reykjavik, the Center Plaza Hotel offers bright and comfortable public areas and bedrooms.
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We head out to follow the popular ‘Golden Circle’ route, taking us to three of Iceland’s famous spots. We’ll travel through the Pingvellir National Park, seeing the Strokkur geyser, then continue to Gullfoss waterfall. Even before arriving at the geyser geothermal fields, you will see the steam rising as we approach.
Reykjavik, Blue Lagoon And Reykjanes Peninsula
Enjoy an interesting guided tour of the beautiful city of Reykjavik, seeing the colourful houses, the old harbour and of course the iconic Hallgrímskirkja church. Continuing on we discover the Reykjanes Peninsula, with its bird cliffs, lighthouses and fishing villages, before visiting the famous Blue Lagoon for chance to relax and bathe in the geothermal waters to round off our day.
Discover the southern part of the country on our tour today, seeing Seljalandsfoss waterfall and Skogar Folk Museum, then enjoying the coastal scenery at Reynisfjara, near Vik, where there are dramatic cliffs and black sandy beaches.