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Iceland 10 day small group tour

With a remarkable itinerary taking in some of Iceland’s most spectacular sights its no wonder that this 10-day guided small group tour is a bestseller. Perfect for first-time visitors to Iceland, vacation offers an excellent introduction to the island’s main highlights and its unsurpassed natural landscapes. You’ll kick back on the black sand beach at Vik, wonder at towering volcanoes, cross lava fields, bathe in the Myvatn hot springs, watch the icebergs at the Jökulsárlón glacial lagoon and marvel at the thundering Gulfoss and Dettifoss waterfalls. Your expert local guide will be on hand to uncover the richness of Icelandic cultures and traditions. You will be introduced to local ...Read more >
From £3,150 excluding flights

Myvatn Marathon running vacation, Iceland

Touching the genesis of earth, a tour made to discover Iceland and to take part in the most memorable, closest to the north pole and most unique marathon in the world! The trip The circumference of Lake Myvatn is 42km, therefore the road following it is the ideal spot for a marathon in Iceland. More over, the location of this marathon, allows it to be the closest one to the arctic circle! Kilometre after kilometre, runners will discover breath-taking and diverse landscapes under an ideal temperature varying between 10°C and 20°C (50°F and 68°F). Finally, close by the summer solstice of June, the region is never dark, offering a unique marathon under the midnight sun. This marathon in ...Read more >
From £1,200 including domestic flights only

West Fjords kayaking vacation in Iceland

A rare and exclusive adventure that will see you exploring one of Iceland’s least visited and wildest regions. More easily accessed by sea than by land, Iceland’s North West Fjords are an unspoiled wilderness home to towering sea cliffs and a plethora of wildlife, both on and off the land. From your sea kayak, the only way to reach swathes of this remote region, you’ll have the chance to spot whales and porpoises as well as white-tailed eagles, puffins, eider ducks and a huge array of other bird species. Before settling down in your comfortable tent each night you’ll be treated to delicious local cuisine in remote farmhouses and each morning you’ll wake up to spectacular coastal ...Read more >
From £1,620 excluding flights

West Iceland self drive vacation

Iceland, land of fire and ice – and volcanic island – boasts some of the most beautiful landscapes and lights of our planet, as well as a unique fauna often easy to approach. Photo and birding tour: camera lovers will be ecstatic, especially when it will come to take pictures of sea birds. There are not so many places in Europe allowing getting so close to the bird colonies without disturbing them. Puffins are without a doubt the stars of the Icelandic cliffs. We also have elaborated this trip in order to let you discover a part of Iceland less known but still amazing. The further you'll get, the more you'll fall in love with the wilderness, the endless roads that go along the fjords, ...Read more >
From 1,500 excluding flights

Adventure vacation in Iceland, Snaefellsnes

You’re dreaming of some breathtaking vacations but you have only a week left ? Why not flying to Iceland and taking the amazing self drive tour in the South and West region. A trip where you can pamper yourself, bath in hot spring water, in winter gazing the dancing northern lights above your head, taste local gastronomy, walk inside magnificent landscape, discover volcanoes, glaciers, impressive waterfalls and have this unique feeling to be alone in this world !Read more >
From £1,100 excluding flights

Highlights of Iceland self drive vacation

There are two “circles” in Iceland which conveniently contain the island’s most stunning natural sites, and this Iceland self drive vacation takes you on a journey to explore both of them, at your own pace. The Diamond Circle in northern Iceland is fantastic for whale watching in Mývatn-Húsavík – this is Iceland’s best spot for sightings, with humpback, blue and minke whales amongst the 23 species that have been recorded here. You can also explore the canyons of Jökulsárgljúfur and Europe’s most powerful waterfall, Dettifoss. Southern Iceland’s Golden Circle is the island’s most famous circuit, including the incredible geological formations of Thingvellir National Park, Geysir and the ...Read more >
From £1,500 excluding flights

Iceland whale-watching experience

We are pleased to offer you this trip to Iceland in June, during the midnight sun period, dedicated to whales, in cooperation with the Shelltone whale project association and its founder Pierre Lavagne De Castellan. PLAY MUSIC WITH THE WHALES. The mission of the Shelltone Whale Project is to play, improvise, co-write and record music with whales, sublimating through this common creation the fundamentals of interspecies communication and then to analyze and attempt to understand these data and study the effects of these songs and sounds on other living organisms such as plants, animals and humans. Beneath the surface of the oceans, whales sing extraordinarily complex and delicate songs, ...Read more >
From £2,390 excluding flights

Iceland hiking vacation, Fjallabak

8 days of trekking in the region of Fjallabak, in a small group, with transfer of your gear from a hut to the next one in a 4WD. Difficulty level from moderate to challenging (rivers crossing). Icelandic highlands and the region of Fjallabak are famous for trekking, and a victim of their own success with the crowded Laugavegur trek from Landmannalaugar and Thorsmork. We offer you, with this trek, a completely different route, away from the highly frequented paths of Laugavegur and boasting unique landscapes and quietness. We will travel across black deserts, recent lava flows, numerous rivers (sometimes warm), solfataras fields, mud fields and multi-coloured mountains or rhyolite. We ...Read more >
From £2,090 excluding flights

Honeymoon in Iceland

Choose this tailor made Iceland honeymoon for a mix of adventure and pampering in the ‘Land of Ice and Fire’. You could spend your days exploring the waterfalls and geysers of the Golden Circle, cast out to the dramatic East Fjords, or go glacier walking on the southern coast. You’ll be based in a charm-packed guest house or hotel, giving you the chance to explore, while ending every evening in the relaxing thermal waters of Myvatn Nature Baths and – if you’re a winter honeymooner – watching out for the Northern Lights dancing over your head. You’ll feel like you’re the only two people on the planet. Want to finish off your Iceland honeymoon with a Nordic nod? You can add a wedding ...Read more >
From £1,500 including domestic flights only

Iceland adventure vacation, self drive

We have created this unique overland tour with a great sense of adventure inside. This exciting trip will bring you to some of the most exciting and wonderful natural sites in Iceland. Added to this tailor-made tour, you’ll have a chance to pick in between some of the most breath-taking activities you can find out there. Created for 2 to 8 people, come along and bring some friends with you. What is unique with this tour is you don’t need to do everything together, everyone is free to decide either or not he wants to do something while the other will have the time to do something else. A real tailor-made trip with some adrenaline on top of it! Highlights : - Flexibility: this tour ...Read more >
From £1,100 including domestic flights only

Iceland Highlands self drive vacation

Do you want to discover unspoiled Iceland, far from the crowds, driving along the Highway 1? We have created this off the beaten path itinerary only accessible by 4wd vehicle. We will provide you some camping gear and all the equipment for you to have the freedom to stay in more remote area of Iceland. This trip allows the discovery of more discreet areas, great for amateurs of solitude and authenticity... Because the highlands of Iceland are an uninhabited area, the journey there is a more adventurous trip than driving along the paved ring road. In the highlands, there are only gravel roads that can't be driven with a classic rental car. Driving through the highlands means a unique drive ...Read more >
From £1,700 excluding flights

Iceland vacation, Valentine's Day special

Surprise your partner with this romantic trip in the northernmost capital and enjoy some adventure, sightseeing, northern lights, hot springs and romance.Read more >
From £1,100 excluding flights

Iceland hiking vacation, West Fjords

6 amazing hiking days in the Hornstrandir nature reserve. A unique chance to discover this remote area of Iceland well preserved and wild. Along the coast, the power of the ocean has created those steep cliffs where thousands of seabirds come every year to nest. Moderate to challenging level. The Hornstrandir natural reserve is a superb natural site located in a remote and wild part of Iceland. The steep mountains in basalt stretch from the ocean to the sky, they are separated by deep fjords and isolated valleys. The fjords are home to numerous seals and seabirds. In the inland, glaciers from the last ice age have smoothed the mountains and formes lakes. Here the arctic fox is in his ...Read more >
From £1,460 excluding flights

Iceland northern lights and snowshoeing vacation

- Iceland in winter: the dominant colors are white and blue, often accompanied by fairy skies. For those who know Iceland in summer, with its chaos of black lava, winter is an opportunity to discover a landscape "smoothed" by snow, from which only emerge, the most chaotic lava peaks and the main craters. In Myvatn we will walk through the Krafla caldera, the lava castles of Dimmuborgir or the Hverfell crater. The temperature fluctuates between 0°C and -20°C on the surface and several hundred degrees, not far away, under our feet... - Unique volcanic landscape. All the hikes, depending on the weather and on your guide’s inspiration, will be soft or vigorous, mysterious or enlightening. This ...Read more >
From £1,100 excluding flights

Iceland hiking vacation, Laugavegur

Walk the most famous hiking trail of Iceland in 6 days with a professional guide. The Laugavegur hiking trail is the most popular route through the wild Icelandic Highlands, one of the last untouched wilderness areas in Europe. The hikes starts from Landmannalaugar Hot Springs on the way to Þórsmörk glacier valley and ends in Fimmvörðuháls. This hiking trail in South Iceland is one of the world’s Top 20 hikes, according to National Geographic. You will enjoy a unique scenery through a very diverse landscape. There are very few places in the world that offer such diverse landscapes and scenic views. National Geographic reviewer Jennifer Pharr Davis describes the trail as “stunning in every ...Read more >
From £1,590 excluding flights

Iceland hiking vacation, East fjords

This 6-day Iceland walking vacation takes you away from the crowded tourist hotspots and into the lesser known but spectacularly beautiful wilds of the East Fjords. If quietness and pristine beauty is what you’re after, you have come to the right place with deserted beaches, dramatic fjords, emerald lakes and mist-covered mountains to discover away from the crowds. Sharing mountain pathways with only the local wildlife as you trek onwards, perhaps catching a glimpse of an arctic fox if you’re lucky, you may just feel like the last human on earth. You will be guided by experts in both the landscape and the local folklore, trekking together with your small group for an average of 6 hours a ...Read more >
From £1,590 including domestic flights only

Wellbeing vacation in North Iceland

To invigorate yourself in Iceland, this land out of the ordinary, at any season – bathing in geothermal pools, contemplation, hiking and nature discovery, massage, birds, whale watching, and a lot of peace of mind and quietness. A stay at Lake Mývatn is an immersion in this very powerful primeval natural environment, where you’ll be surrounded by lava flows, craters, panoramic views, amazing bird life and where man has learnt to develop and maintain traditions such as baking bread on the hot ground, fishing below the ice, etc. The Mývatn region offers incredible diversity within a small area : northern lights, natural pools, whale spotting, bird watching, hiking and discovering volcanoes, ...Read more >
From £1,100 including domestic flights only

Iceland self drive vacation, whale watching & horse riding

The Icelandic horse is on its own one of the icons of Iceland. It is a sturdy and tempered kind of horse, whose morphology has adapted to the harsh climate and the rugged ground of Iceland. Discovering Iceland on horse is a must for any horse rider. Discovering Iceland on horse allows to get to locations no cars can reach and sometimes too complex to get to hiking. It allows also to discover new points of view and to immerse in a pristine nature offering at best 3 people per square km. The rest of this horseback riding and discovering tour in Iceland will bring you to the north of the country, between the peninsula of Trollskagi and the volcanic region of Myvatn, before moving back to ...Read more >
From £1,500 excluding flights
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