Country Luxury | Winter



Country Luxury | Winter

Relax and recharge in comfortable country hotel accommodation whilst travelling around Iceland and discovering the amazing sights. Soak in geothermal pools, experience adventurous activities and taste delicious Icelandic food along the way. 3 nights in Reykjavik and spa access included. An ideal option for romantic couples or honeymooners. Available from 1 October to 30 April.

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Included

  • Accommodation for 5 nights in the countryside, budget or comfort rooms with breakfast
  • Accommodation for 3 nights in a hotel in Reykjavík, breakfast
  • Access to Laugar Spa, Baðstofan in Reykjavík
  • Rental car for 7 days, with unlimited milage and CDW insurance
  • Private transfer from airport to and from Reykjavík (one transfer per tour)
  • Free Wi-Fi in car during your trip
  • Use of GPS satellite navigation
  • Two authorized drivers
  • Good road map and suggested itinerary in English, also available in French and Spanish
  • Iceland Guide Book
  • 24/7 emergency phone line service
  • Taxes and service fee

Highlights

  • Enjoy a spa visit and the vibrant cultural and nightlife scene in Reykjavík
  • Visit the impressive 'Golden Circle' landmarks
  • Stroll along the seemingly endless black beaches of the South Coast
  • View the picturesque Jökulsárlón Glacier Lagoon
  • Savour authentic Icelandic cuisine at any of our comfortable country hotels
  • View the northern lights in winter if you are lucky

Optional

  • Go on an adventurous tour by hay wagon to Cape Ingólfshöfði
  • Go on a boat excursion around Jökulsárlón Glacier Lagoon
  • Experience a thrilling glacier tour
  • See whales in their natural habitat on a boat trip from Húsavík harbour
  • Test your skills on the unique Icelandic horse
  • Take a dip in the famous Blue Lagoon

Itinerary

Day 1 | Reykjavík

You are met upon arrival and transferred to your hotel/guesthouse in Reykjavik. Access to Laugar Spa is included in the package. Soak in geothermal pools and enjoy the steam baths and cosy relaxation area before you head out to experience the energetic Reykjavik nightlife.

Accommodation in Reykjavík.

Day 2 | The South

Tour the 'Golden Circle': Þingvellir National Park, the Geysir hot spring area with its fabulous spouting Strokkur and Gullfoss Waterfall. Head to the South Coast and stop by Seljalandsfoss Waterfall, the magnificent waterfall and folk museum at Skógar and the Eyjafjallajökull Visitor Centre (advance bookings in winter). Admire the vast ocean views at Cape Dyrhólaey and walk along Reynisfjörur beach.

Accommodation in the Vík area.

Day 3 | Vatnajökull National Park

Go for a walk in Skaftafell nature resort, perhaps up to Svartifoss Waterfall or the glacier tounge. Go on an adventurous tour by hay wagon to Cape Ingólfshöfði (May-August). Continue to Jökulsárlón Glacier Lagoon and take a boat excursion between the shimmering icebergs (April-October). Various types of glacier tours on Vatnajökull Glacier are available if booked in advance.

Accommodation in the Höfn area.

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Day 4 | The Eastfjords

Enjoy dramatic mountain views en route to the Eastfjords. Stop by quaint fishing villages such as Djúpivogur, Breiðdalsvík and Fáskrúðsfjörður with their amazing fjord scenery and interesting heritage exhibitions. Continue to Egilsstaðir, located next to the Lagarfljót river where the sea serpent 'Lagarfljótsormur' allegedly lives. Sample delicious Icelandic food at one of our country hotels.

Accommodation in the Egilsstaðir area.

Day 5 | Húsavík or Lake Mývatn

Choose between going on a whale watching tour from the charming harbour town of Húsavík (limited in winter) and exploring the canyons, rock formations and waterfalls within the northern part of Vatnajökull National Park. Or discover Lake Mývatn's beautiful scenery, varied bird - and plantlife, mystical lava formations and steaming geothermal sites.

Accommodation in the Lake Mývatn area.

Day 6 | Akureyri and the North

View the beautiful Goðafoss ('Waterfall of the Gods') en route to Akureyri, Iceland's friendly second city, which has a delightful café and art scene. Try riding the Icelandic horse in Skagafjörður, an area known for horse breeding. Visit the farmhouse museum at Glaumbær and the old turf church at Víðimýri. View the Vatnsdalshólar hills or the Seal Centre in Hvammstangi.

Accommodation in Húnaflói/Skagafjörður area.

Day 7 | The West, Reykjavík

Travel around the lovely Borgarfjörður district, the setting of one of the most popular Icelandic sagas, Egil's Saga. Climb the old crater Grábrók, view Hraunfossar and Barnafossar falls, Deildartunguhver hot spring and historic Reykholt. Head back to Reykjavík, perhaps soak in one of the many geothermal swimming pools before dining in a gourmet restaurant and enjoying the city's vibrant music scene.

Accommodation in Reykjavík.

Day 8 | Reykjavík, Blue Lagoon

Explore the colourful and charming city centre, visit shops and design boutiques, hertiage museums, art galleries and have a coffee at one of the countless downtown cafés. End your stay with an unforgettable and relaxing visit to the famous Blue Lagoon Geothermal Spa.

Accommodation in Reykjavík.

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Save money on our last-minute deals on tours! Book your winter adventure now and enjoy a limited deal for the best possible price.

Offer expires September 15th 2017.

Terms and conditions for the 15% Offer

  • Applies only to tour departing between September 1st 2017 and November 30th 2017
  • Applies to new tour bookings only
  • Does not apply to additional nights or other optional extras you want to add to your tour
  • 20% deposit will be requested at the time of booking
  • The 15% Off last minute discount will be deducted from the total price at the time of confirmation
  • Offer expires September 15th 2017
 

TripAdvisor reviews

Everything we needed! Booked the Country Luxury Iceland package for our first visit to Iceland. Great service! Wonderful accommodation. Welcome pack with info was fantastic! Everything we could have needed. Super easy and fulfilled our every need. Took the stress out of planning so we could just enjoy this beautiful country. Definitely would book again via Hey Iceland and support local business. :)
Moonbeam508 Melbourne, Australia

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