Iceland Sightseeing

Reykjavik Sightseeing
 
No Image Blue Lagoon Experience 11:00 AM
Enjoy a peaceful time at the Blue Lagoon, a unique natural pool of mineral rich geothermal water located in the middle of a lava field in the pure, beautiful Icelandic wilderness. Geothermal seawater is led directly to the Blue Lagoon forming wells as deep as 6000 feet and the water stays warm at 100-110°F throughout the entire year. An indoor Blue Lagoon and geothermal sauna are also on site. The Blue Lagoons warm water and natural ingredients of mineral salts, silica and blue green algae help you relax and escape the stress and strain of daily life. Entrance fee and towel rental is included in the price. Pick-up from the hotel is at 10:30 AM. Drop off to be advised locally.
 
 
No Image Breioafjorour Fjord Boat Tour
Join this nature and bird-watching tour for a unique perspective on Iceland, plus enjoy a special treat of fresh-caught shellfish at the end. Sail Breidafjördur Bay, navigating powerful tidal currents to discover the strangely shaped yet undeniably beautiful seascapes of the countless scenic isles. You will also have a chance to see some of Icelands native birds, possibly including puffins, eider ducks, shags, and with some luck, even the majestic white-tailed eagle. This two-hour tour culminates with an opportunity to eat what might very well be the freshest seafood youll ever have when the crew casts a small net-plough overboard to bring up delicious shellfish from the sea bed. All told, this tour offers a truly great opportunity for a bit of adventure mixed with an unparalleled culinary experience
 
 
No Image Full Day Golden Circle Tour 8:30 AM
The first stop of this cross-section of Icelands natural wonders is at the world-famous Geyser area. A geothermal field where hot springs are in abundance, geysers explode and pools of mud bubble. Spend some time walking around and visit the Geyser museum. There is an informative multimedia exhibition that vividly shows how the forces of nature shaped the country and the people. Then, on to the Gullfoss waterfall, the queen of Icelands waterfalls, tumbling down a deep gorge. Finally, but no less spectacular is a visit to the Thingvellir National Park, the very place where the first settlers held their annual parliamentary assembly and where the earth is ever so slowly pulling Iceland apart along tectonic plates
 
 
No Image Full Day South Shore Adventure 8:00 AM
The South Shore Adventure tour visits the amazing southern coast of Iceland, famous for its black sand coastline and stunning scenery. The first stop of the day is at the gorgeous Seljalandsfoss waterfall. Next, we continue on to visit the majestic and much-photographed Skogafoss waterfall. The thundering falls plummet nearly 200 feet over a cliff to the valley floor. Then, on to the porvaldseyri Volcano Visitor Center, located at the foot of porvaldseyri Volcano. Here, with the enormous volcano towering just a short distance away, you will have the chance to learn through vibrant displays about the dramatic history of frequent volcanism in Iceland - from the arrival of the Vikings to modern times. Huge, stunning color posters portray fascinating aspects of the eruption in text and imagery. Todays tour continues on as far as Vik, a charming village at the southern tip of Iceland surrounded by beautiful high cliffs. Other highlights of todays tour include views of Myrdalsjokull glacier and the impressive Reynisdrangar rock formations. Tour departs approximately at 8:00 am. Please be in the hotel lobby at least 15 minutes prior to departure. Approximate tour duration is 10 hours. Drop off to be advised locally.
 
 
No Image Natural Hot Spring Steam Baths & Pools 9:30 AM
Depart this morning to visit Laugarvatn Fontana, composed of a series of interconnected baths and steam rooms which form a healthy, natural and unique spa experience. Three steam rooms, collectively called GUFAN, have been built over the natural hot springs used since 1929, which allows you to hear and smell the boiling hot springs underneath. You could also relax in YLUR, a Finnish-style sauna with beautiful views of the lake of Laugarvatn. Take a dip in LAUGA, SÆLA, and VISKA, the interconnected outdoor mineral baths. Some are suitable for relaxation, while others offer space for play. Admire the stone artwork made by the Icelandic artist, Erla Thórarinsdóttir. Completing the ensemble are VATNIÐ and STRÖNDIN - the lake and the beach with its warm black sand. The Fontana steam baths in Laugarvatn village are also known for Volcanic Cooking. Experience the geothermal bakery and watch as the bread is dug out of the earth. If you wish, you may taste the bread served hot from the ground with some butter. This is something you don’t want to miss out on Entrance fee and towel included. Tour departs approximately at 9:30 am. Please be in the hotel lobby at least 15 minutes prior to departure. Approximate tour duration is 5 hours. Drop off to be advised locally
 
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