Country Luxury



Country Luxury

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 all year. 

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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

Included

  • 5 nights' accommodation in the countryside, rooms with private/en-suite bathroom, breakfast
  • 3 nights in a hotel in Reykjavík, breakfast
  • Rental car for 7 days, with unlimited milage and CDW insurance
  • Door to door airport transfer to Reykjavik
  • Door to door airport transfer to Keflavík
  • Access to Laugar Spa, Baðstofan in Reykjavík
  • Use of GPS | Global Navigation System
  • No additional fee for 2nd driver for the travel period 1 Oct 2016 – 31 May 2017
  • Iceland Road Guide, a complete road and reference guide
  • Suggested itinerary in English, also available in French and Spanish

Itinerary

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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.

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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