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General Conditions

ESCAPE TO ICELAND - 2006


5 days / 4 nights, Reykjavik - Thingvellir National Park - Great Geysir -
Gulfoss Waterfall - Blue Lagoon

 

Departures: Daily, May 01 - Sep 30

This short and relaxing Escape to Iceland is the ideal holiday for a quick get-away, and for travelers who like the comfort of staying in one hotel! Experience the natural phenomena not found anywhere else, Iceland's diverse and contrasting nature. Iceland, the youngest land mass in the world, still forming and ever-changing with more eruptions and glacial crevasses. Iceland derives from contrasts of lava, rock formations, sand and cold glaciers, lush grasses and meadows and black sand along the rugged coastline. Overnight in a first class city center hotel and explore the highlights of Iceland's unspoiled and pure nature. The beautiful Golden Circle excursion features the Great Geyser , Thingvellir National Park with the old Viking Parliament, and the majestic Gullfoss Waterfall, displaying colorful rainbows. Explore the beautiful city of Reykjavik, Iceland's colorful capital and experience the wonders and healing power of the geothermal waters of the Blue Lagoon.

 

Day 1 USA - REYKJAVIK

Departure from the USA. Enjoy your comfortable flight on Icelandair bound for Iceland and the Keflavik Airport.

Day 2 REYKJAVIK

Early morning arrival at the Keflavik International Airport. Transfer via Flybus ready for boarding in front of the arrival hall, stopping at your hotel, located in the city center of Reykjavik. Enjoy a 3-hour city tour of Reykjavik. Overnight at the first class Radisson SAS Saga Hotel. .

 

Day 3 REYKJAVIK - GOLDEN CIRCLE TOUR (B)

After breakfast, enjoy the fabulous Golden Circle Tour. Visits include the Thingvellir National Park, with the ancient site of the Viking Parliament and fascinating geology. Enjoy the gushing Gullfoss Waterfall with colorful rainbow display, and the famous Geysir hot spring area. Observe the famous Strokkur geysir, spouting high into the air every few minutes. Overnight at the the first class Radisson SAS Saga Hotel.



Day 4 REYKJAVIK BLUE LAGOON (B, L)

Breakfast at the hotel. Today enjoy horseback riding and the Blue Lagoon. After a 1-2 hour ride from Hafnarfjordur enjoy a light lunch with Icelandic schnapps and coffee. Continue to the fabulous Blue Lagoon and enjoy a swim in the warm, geothermal waters. Overnight at the the first class Radisson SAS Saga Hotel. .



Day 5 REYKJAVIK USA (B)

Enjoy breakfast at your hotel. Spend your morning at leisure, perhaps with final shopping or more sightseeing. Afternoon transfer to the Keflavik Airport for your Icelandair flight bound for home.

 

 

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Departure Dates 2006

Departures: Daily, May 01 - Sep 30

Prices in US Dollars

Escape to Iceland, 5 days

May & Sept 2005

Per person in double room

1,285

Single Supplement

335

June - Aug 20

Per person in double room

1,795

Single Supplement

335

   

Included

  • Round trip air on Icelandair from JFK, BWI, BOS

  • Transfer by Flybus from/to Keflavik Airport

  • 3 nights accommodations in first class hotel

  • Daily Scandinavian breakfast buffet

  • 1x luncheon

  • Golden Circle Tour

  • Reykjavik City Sightseeing, approx. 3 hours

  • Horseback Riding Tour & Blue Lagoon, 6 hours, incl. riding gear

  • Entrance fee to the Blue Lagoon

  • Transfers to/from Keflavik Airport

Not Included

  • $ 70 Add-on for Minneapolis departures

  • Airport taxes

  • Gratuities

  • Personal items

  • $ 25 Service fee

  • Weekend surcharge may apply

Add-ons: Tour Options

  •  Additional nights in Reykjavik

  • Westman Island excursion, 6-11 hours

  • Akureyri & Lake Myvatn excursion, 12-14 hours

  • Horseback riding

  • Jeep safari

  • Greenland excursion

Please note:

This is a non-escorted tour, however, all the included excursions are with an English speaking guide. Additional airfare from gateways other than above.

 

List of Hotels

Night 2, 3 & 4

Radisson SAS Saga Hotel

Reykjavik / Iceland

 

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