Itinerary



Itinerary

12.11.2010
Hildur Fjóla Svansdóttir

 

 

Arrival day
 
Guests are met at Keflavik International Airport and taken
to their hotel/guesthouse in Reykjavík (accommodation
booked separately, not incl. in the package price).

 
 

Day 1 and 2 |  The South

Places of interest: Þingvellir National park.  4 – 5 hour
hiking in Hengill and Nesjavellir geothermal areas. Gullfoss
Waterfall and Geysir hot spring area are not to be missed.
An hour's walk by Skógará river towards Fimmvörðuháls or
a hike to Þríhyrningur near Hvolsvöllur for a great view over
Eyjafjallajökull Glacier.
Accommodation for two nights in Gullfoss and Geysir area

 
 

Day 3 and 4 |  Borgarfjörður area

Places of interest: Take a brisk walk up to Glymur, the highest
waterfall in Iceland or walk up to Grábrók, a 173 m wide crater
that was formed in a fissure eruption less than 3,000 years ago. 
Instead of hiking, there is the possibility of travelling up to Snaefellsnes Peninsula for a boat trip around Breiðafjörður bay to view the interesting bird life. 
Accommodation for two in Borgarfjörður/Hrutafjörður area.

 
 

Day 5 and 6 |  The North

Places of interest: Hike Þórðarhöfði, considered to be the remains of a very old and large extinct volcano. Visit the hidden gem Kolugljúfur Canyon, bathe in the pool Grettislaug (connected to the character Grettir from the old Sagas).
Hike Mt. Tindastóll by Sauðárkrókur town.  River rafting class II and IIII  is offered in Skagafjörður.  
Accommodation for two nights in Skagafjörður.

 
 

Day 7 |  Reykjavik

The many outdoor swimming pools in Reykjavik are a fantastic
option and the Blue Lagoon is a must for every traveller.  For city sightseeing we recommend the “Hop on, Hop off” bus.
Accommodation in Reykjavík by your choice (optional).

 Blue Lagoon Iceland

  

 

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