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Reykjavik to Thorsmork, Eyjafjallajokull Small-Group Day Trip

Explore Thorsmork (Þórsmörk), Thor’s valley, a place dear to all who visit it, and Eyjafjallajokull (Eyjafjallajökull) the volcano that captured international attention! You will be picked up in the morning from your hotel in Reykjavik (pick up is also available from Hveragerdi (Hveragerði), Selfoss, Hella and Hvolsvollur (Hvolsvöllur) if requested, and travel south-east through the mountain pass and Hellisheidi (Hellisheiði) plateau towards the town of Hveragerdi (Hveragerði). A geothermal hot bed, the surrounding hills are full of active steam vents and the town is known for it’s greenhouses which are heated by hot water from volcanic hot springs.You will soon find yourself further east in the town of Selfoss, which was settled by Þórir Ásason. Iceland’s first known settler, was also said to have spent the winter of 873-74 “under Mt. Ingólfsfell west of the Olfusa (Ölfusá) river”.Your next waypoint is the charming town of Hella, situated on the banks of one of the best salmon rivers of the country. You will visit the Saga Centre dedicated to Njál’s Saga, and learn that South Iceland is rich in saga history. Here you will turn off the ring road towards Thorsmork (Þórsmörk). You’ll get a brief glimpse of the impressive Seljalandsfoss waterfall, which you will explore on the way back. It is possible to walk up into the recess behind the thundering torrent of water. Named after the Norse god Thor, Thorsmork (Þórsmörk) richly deserves it’s reputation as the “Valley of the gods”. Soon the road ends and the highland tracks begin, the Super Jeeps make easy work of fording flowing rivers that would be impossible in a normal vehicle. Next you will stop at the base of Gigjokull (Gígjökull) glacier before taking a hike along trails and into river canyons in this idyllic park setting. You’ll be able to take time to explore the magnificent canyon of Stakkholtsgja (Stakkholtsgjá).Thorsmork (Þórsmörk) is the place where you can best appreciate the incredible mix of glaciers, rocks and wooded areas (woods are a bit of a rarity in Iceland!) Finally after an Invigorating day, you will head back to the big city.

$567.50 Multi-day & Extended Tours

3D2N - Golden Circle, Southcoast & Jökulsárlón Glacier Lagoon

Enjoy a complimentary pick up from any hotel in Reykjavik between 8am to 9am in the morning. On the first day, you will head to the Golden Circle where the most popular attractions of Iceland are located. The Þingvellir National Park houses the oldest Parliament Building in the world. It is also where you can stand between two continental plates. Next, you will head to Geysir, a geothermal area, shooting vast jets of boiling water from 20 metres (65 feet) up to 40 metres (130 feet) high, every five to ten minutes. Gullfoss (translated to ‘Golden Falls’) is one of Iceland’s most iconic and beloved waterfalls, found in the Hvítá river canyon in south-west Iceland. The last stop for the day will be Kerið, a volcanic crater lake in the Grímsnes area of South Iceland. You will then take a good rest in your hotel in Hella. After breakfast in hotel, you will head towards the south coast of Iceland. Your first stop will be Seljalandsfoss, a waterfall that can be fully encircled, situated on the South Coast of Iceland with a drop of 60 metres (200 feet). Next stop, Skógafoss, one of Iceland’s biggest and most beautiful waterfalls with an astounding width of 25 meters (82 feet) and a drop of 60 meters (197 feet). Due to the amount of spray the cascade produces, at least one rainbow is present any time the sun emerges from behind the clouds. If weather permits, you can take a detour to DC3 plane wreck, a picturesque spot where a lone plane stands on a black beach. Reynisfjara is a world-famous black-sand beach found on the South Coast of Iceland, just beside the small fishing village of Vík í Mýrdal. With its enormous basalt stacks, roaring Atlantic waves and stunning panoramas, Reynisfjara is widely considered to be the most beautiful example of Iceland’s black sand beaches. You will then head back to your hotel for a good night rest as you prepare for an adventurous day tomorrow. After breakfast in hotel, start your day being mesmerized by the beauty and magnificence of Jökulsárlón Glacier Lagoon as you listen to the splashes when an Iceberg breaks off the glacier and falls into the lagoon. You will then head to Europe's largest glacier for your hike. Get up-close and personal with the largest glacier in Europe and be amazed. After glacier hiking (or Blue Ice Cave Exploration), your guide will lead you to the Diamond Black Sand Beach where thousands of "Diamonds" litter the coal-black sand. Finally, you will head back to Reykjavik and you will be dropped off at your hotel after three awesome days.

$779.80 Kid Friendly

3 Days Tour - Golden Circle, Southcoast & Jökulsárlón Glacier Lagoon

ItineraryDay 1: Golden CircleStop At: Thingvellir National Park, Thingvellir, South RegionVisit the oldest parliament house in the world in this world heritage site. Stand between the Eurasian and North-American tectonic plates.Duration: 30 minutesStop At: Geysir Hot Springs, Geysir, South RegionVisit the geothermal geyser that erupts every 8–10 minutes & reaches heights of 20 meters.Duration: 30 minutesStop At: Gullfoss, Blaskogabyggd, South RegionStunning, iconic waterfall falling 32 meters into a canyon & often creating a rainbow.Duration: 30 minutesStop At: Kerid Crater, Selfoss, South RegionThis scenic lake occupies a volcanic crater ~3,000 years old.Duration: 30 minutesNo meals included on this day.No accommodation included on this day.Day 2: South CoastStop At: Seljalandsfoss, South RegionThe first stop is at Seljalandsfoss waterfall where you can walk behind the tumbling water flow and feel the vibrations of the water hitting the ground.Duration: 30 minutesStop At: Skogafoss, Skogar, South RegionPrepare to meet the pearl of the South Coast, Skógafoss waterfall. Majestically tucked in a wide gorge, the waterfall tumbles down 60 metres from up above a cliff into a small river, producing a cloud of mist and spray that rainbows like to dance in during sunshine.Duration: 30 minutesStop At: Reynisfjara Beach, Vik, South RegionThe black sand beach of Reynisfjara where the Atlantic coastline presents massive waves hitting the unique basalt columns in the cliffs above the sand.Duration: 30 minutesNo meals included on this day.Accommodation included: Overnight in 4 star hotelDay 3: JökulsárlónStop At: Glacier Lagoon, Jokulsarlon, East RegionJökulsárlón glacier lagoon, a 200m deep glacial lake fed by Breiðamerkurjökull, an outlet glacier of Europe’s largest glacier.Duration: 30 minutesStop At: Diamond Beach, Jokulsarlon, East RegionThe icebergs from Jökulsárlón glacier lagoon float into the Atlantic Ocean where they are quickly thrown back to shore by the tide and winds. This black sand beach is full of smaller ice rocks in all shapes and sizes, sparkling like diamonds in the daylight.Duration: 30 minutesMeals included: • Breakfast: Breakfast in hotelNo accommodation included on this day.

$1664.65 Private & Custom Tours

Reykjavik to Landmannalaugar, Hekla Volcano Private Day Trip

Pick up at 08.00 Duration 9-10 hours Volcanos, Hot pools, Stunning nature, Lava fields, Craters, Gjáin - Hiking. Pick up from Selfoss, Hella, junction road 1 and road 30, available. After boarding our Super Jeeps in Reykjavik, we cross fertile South Iceland farmlands, opening up to grand views – weather permitting – of Hekla volcano´s snow-covered top (elev. 1491m). Hekla´s next eruption is long overdue and expected at any time – you just might catch the show. Since Iceland´s human settlement in the ninth century, Hekla´s 20-30 eruptions have ranged from pretty little tourist attractions to explosive disasters. No wonder Hekla has long been taken for the entrance to Hell for damned souls. Conditions permitting, we may make it up onto the volcano’s eruptive ridge, ca 900m above sea level, where the air is crisp and the views incomparable. Pushing deeper into Iceland´s eruptive interior, we take in and touch scenery so unreal it is repeatedly used for other-world Hollywood A-films. In Landmannalaugar we can hike, or dip in Iceland´s most famous natural hot pool, or both. When you have been suitably geothermal cooked, it’s Super truck time again heading north through “does-this-really-exist” looking surroundings with stop at Gjáin ( Games of thrones site ) before driving towards Reykjavík

$110 Day Trips & Excursions

South Coast Summer Day Tour by Minibus

ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productStop At: Gljufrabui Waterfalls, Skogar, South RegionGljúfrabúi is a small waterfall north of the larger falls of Seljalandsfoss in Iceland. The falls are partially obscured by the cliff rock, but hikers can follow a trail to enter the narrow canyon where the water plummets to a small pool. There is also a winding trail nearby and a wooden staircase to enable sightseers to climb roughly halfway up and view the falls from another perspective.Duration: 30 minutesStop At: Seljalandsfoss, South RegionThis breathtaking waterfall will leave your jaw dropped. You have definitely seen pictures of Seljalandasfoss but nothing beats the experience of getting a little wet when walking behind the falling water!Duration: 30 minutesStop At: Skogafoss, Skogar, South RegionThis waterfall is a completely different beast! A huge amount of water is dropping down with tremendous force forming an everpresent water mist that creates beautiful rainbows. It feels like you can almost touch them.Duration: 30 minutesStop At: Urridafoss Waterfall, Villingaholt, South RegionUrriðafoss is a waterfall located in the river Þjórsá in southwest Iceland.The Fossafélagið Títan company was given permission in 1927 to build a power plant in Urriðafoss in connection with a railway to Reykjavík from the waterfall. It did not happen but now Landsvirkjun is planning to build hydropower stations on the lower part of Þjórsár river, at Urriðafoss and Núpur.Duration: 15 minutesStop At: Dyrholaey, Vik, South RegionThe small peninsula, or promontory, Dyrhólaey (0.192 Miles / 120 meters) (formerly known as “Cape Portland” by seamen) is located on the south coast of Iceland, not far from the village Vík. It was formerly an island of volcanic origin, which is also known by the Icelandic word eyja meaning island.The view from Dyrhólaey is interesting: To the north is to be seen the big glacier Mýrdalsjökull. To the east, the black lava columns of the Reynisdrangar come out of the sea, and to the west, the whole coastline in the direction of Selfoss is visible – depending on weather conditions. In front of the peninsula, there is a gigantic black arch of lava standing in the sea, which gave the peninsula its name (meaning: the hill-island with the door-hole).Duration: 30 minutesStop At: Reynisfjara Beach, Vik, South RegionThis is certainly one of the brightest highlights of this tour. Named one of the top 10 beaches in the whole world by National Geographic, this spectacular location will leave you speechless. Basalt stacks, roaring waves and stunning scenery!Duration: 30 minutes

$309.87 Classes & Workshops

Crystal Lavvo & Fjord Safari by RIB-boat

ItineraryDay 1: RIB-boat excursion & Crystal Lavvo overnightStop At: Tromso Fjords, Tromso, Troms, Northern NorwayIn September & October we pick you up 11 am outside Scandic Ishavshotel and walk you 100 mts to our office where we give you warm flotation suits, boots, mittens, googles and life jackets. Then we board our Rib-boats for a fast and slow adventure: fast and exciting when we navigate from A to B. Slow and nice when we find beautiful motives to take pictures of. In our approach to beautiful Hella, we will navigate along the Ry tidal current. This current attracts fish, and fish attract birds, so we will see and hear lots of nature around us while docking. We will then walk five minutes to a small boathouse where we will serve coffee/tea and muffins while enjoying beautiful views of fjords, mountains and birds. From here, you will observe the strength of the current we just navigated. Finally, we will start our short hike back to the RIB boat and our exciting navigation back to Tromso. From 2 pm to 5: 30 pm you get time at leisure in Tromso. At 5:30 pm we drive you to the Lyngen Alps where you get a short photography workshop, a warm group dinner, and after a nice photographic Northern Lights Chase right outside the Green Gold Villa, you finally get to sleep in one of our six private Crystal Lavvos with wood oven! Duration: 20 hoursMeals included: • Dinner: Dinner is Lamb with potatoes & salad. We can also deliver vegetarian, vegan & gluten-free options on request.Accommodation included: Overnight in 1 of our 6 private Crystal Lavvos with wood oven, glass roof and shared toilets.Day 2: Breakfast and panoramic drive back to TromsoStop At: Tromso Fjords, Tromso, Troms, Northern Norway8 am we serve breakfast and 8:45 am we start our panoramic drive by minivan and ferry-boat. Back in Tromso 11 am.Duration: 2 hoursMeals included: • Breakfast: breakfast is smoked salmon & eggs. We can also deliver vegetarian, vegan & gluten-free options on request.No accommodation included on this day.

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