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NORTHWEST ICELAND IN A NUTSHELL

Duration : 5 days / 4 nights
Season : All Year


Price from : $2800 USD Per Person​

NORTHWEST ICELAND IN A NUTSHELL 
Enjoy the charming city of Reykjavik, the world's northernmost capital before we hit the road and visit the stunning and diverse landscapes of northern part of Iceland, including Hvítserkur, a walk up on the top of the island of Drangey, the capital of the north Akureyri, the charming village of Hofsos, wonderful lighthouses and churches and much more. 

ITINERARY
5 days / 4 nights

ARRIVAL/REYKJAVÍK

DAY 1

I will personally pick you up and take you to Reykjavík on arrival at Keflavik Airport. Check into your accommodation and relax after the journey. Explore the thriving and dynamic city centre with its diverse range of food, wine and bar and cafe culture or visit one of Iceland’s famous thermal swimming pools.

Spend the night in Reykjavik.

THE DRIVE FROM REYKJAVÍK TO THE NORTHOF ICELAND

DAY 2

From Reykjavik we will drive straight to Borgarfjörður and visit the magical waterfalls of Hraunfossar and Barnafossar. From there we will head back to the ring road and stop at the  Grábrók volcanic crater situated near Bifröst. After a quick stop we will head over the moorland of Holtavöruheiði where we can take beautiful shots of mount Baula (if there is a bright sky). Our next stop is at Thingeyrar where we can have a cup of coffee if the farmers are at home, if not we will just be a amazed with the beautiful Thingeyrarkirkja (church). After a stop, there we will head straight to town of Sauðárkrókur where we can have a dinner. When we have enjoyed our food, we will head to our cottage. Close to where we stay is a swimming pool at Hofsós where we can relax before we go to sleep.
   
Spend the night in a cottage close to the village of Hofsós.

EXPLORE ÖXNADALUR IN NORTH ICELAND

DAY 3

  ​Today we will explore Öxnadalur in the northern part of Iceland. From our stay at Hofsós we will drive to the town of Siglufjörður was once the heart of Iceland’s herring fleet. From there we will drive through Öxndalur all the way to Akureyri where we will visit the beautiful church in the city centre. After a small break in Akureyri, we will head back to Skagafjörður and visit the historic place of Hólar before we head to our stay at Hofsós.

Spend the night in a cottage close to the village of Hofsós.

BACK TO REYKJAVÍK

DAY 4

Our day will starts at Reykir where we will take a 3.5-hour guided tour to the island of Drangey situated in the Skagafjörður bay (optional). The trip starts at 10:00 am. After our trip we will visit the hot spring of Grettislaug (named after Grettir the strong). After that we will drive around Skaginn peninsula and stop at Skagatá, if we are up to it we can hike toward the lighthouse at Skagatá. From there we will drive to Kálfshamarsvík which is small cove in the northern part of Skagi, with unusual, beautifully formed sea cliffs of columnar rock, created about 2 million years ago. On this spot is also ruins from an old village and a stunning lighthouse. From Kálfshamarsvík we will drive to Vatnsnes in Húnafló and face the dragon rock of Hvítserkur og hopefully see some seals swimming around. From Vatnsnes we will drive straight to Reykjavik. 

You will spend the night in Reykjavík.

DEPARTURE

DAY 6

On your way to the airport, your guide will take you to Lake Kleifarvatn and the Krýsuvík area, often referred to as the ‘moon’ by foreign visitors. The area is covered with hot springs and bubbling mud pots.

The Blue Lagoon is a geothermal spa and your final destination. You will have a couple of hours to soak up the mineral-rich waters, surrounded by black lava. This is the perfect ending to your trip, just before you check-in at Keflavik International Airport.

*Please note that we can modify the activities of this day accordingly for evening departure flights. The tourcan be customised to fit your unique interests and needs.
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WHAT IS INCLUDED IN THIS
PACKAGE

• Transfer from KEF airport to Reykjavik on arrival and departure
• Accommodation (comfort) for 4 nights, includes breakfast
• 4x4 Jeep with a driver-guide
• Gasoline
• Personal Guide
• Free in-car unlimited wi-fi
• Transfer from Reykjavik to KEF airport on departure
• Private use of a tripod, headlights, water boots and Ice metal nits for shoes
WHAT IS NOT INCLUDED IN THIS PACKAGE

• Flights to/from Iceland
• Personal travel insurance
• Optional activities – can be added on request
• Meals and drinks (unless otherwise stated)
• Any services not listed above as “Included”
WHAT SHOULD I BRING WITH ME

• Warm clothes
• Rain wear or waterproof outer layers
• Waterproof walking shoes
• Wool socks, gloves and hats
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