From £896

Icebergs, hot springs and volcanoes are plentiful in Iceland. Join this popular tour and discover how the Nature's forces are shaping the world in its most primal state.

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PLEASE NOTE THIS PACKAGE HAS EXPIRED. DETAILS FOR THE 2017 PROGRAM WILL BE INTRODUCED AT A LATER DATE.

Icebergs, glaciers, hot springs and volcanoes are plentiful in Iceland being one of the most geologically young and active areas in the worlds. This tour gives you the perfect opportunity to witness and experience the marvels of mother nature in its purest form, while exploring the main attractions of South Iceland, including Westman Islands.

Guaranteed departures for the 6 days/5 nights tour from London Heathrow, London Gatwick and Glasgow on the following dates, subject to availability.

May 01, 08, 15, 22
June 05, 12, 26
July 03, 10, 17, 24, 31
August 07, 14
September 04, 11, 18, 25

All tours guided in English.

Please choose 'Volcanoes and Glaciers' from the drop down menu under 'Iceland Escorted Tours'.       

Disclaimer: Bookings subject to confirmation by local tour operator Iceland Travel.

Price per person from... Double/Twin Single
May & September £896 £1075
June - August  £1004 £1227

Disclaimer: Bookings subject to confirmation by local tour operator Iceland Travel. 

Please note: Advertised leading price is based on the lowest airfare with limited availability on selected dates and gateways. Supplement for flights from London Heathrow may apply. Very imited availability during school holidays. Escorted package bookable for the set duration stated as per itinerary only.

The local tour operator has the right to change routes without prior notice due to road conditions.

Day 1                                                                                                                             
Overnight stay in Reykjavik. (Airport transfer not included)

Day 2  Westman Islands; Lava Fields  - Puffin Island - Magnificent lava fields 

The first stop of the day will be at Seljalandsfoss waterfall, where you can walk behind the beautiful waterfall. We travel along the south coast to Landeyjahöfn harbor. After arriving at the pier at Bakkafjara we take a 30 minute ferry ride to the Westman Islands. Once there, we will explore Heimaey, the largest island in the Westman Islands archipelago. Visit the island's Storhofdi Point with its fantastic views of the area. From mid May until August it is possible to see puffins. Take a walk up to the crater of a volcano that erupted only a few decades ago, visit Eldheimar Museum and explore flora of the new lava field. Afternoon at leisure to explore the Island on your own. Overnight in the Westman Islands.

Day 3  Skogar - Vik; Restless Volcanoes  - Folk Museum

We take the ferry back from the Westman Islands and travel further on along the south shore noting the numerous glacial rivers en route to Skogar and Skogafoss waterfall. We visit the farmers of Thorvaldseyri Farm located at the foot of the world famous Eyjafjallajokull volcano that last erupted in the spring of 2010. A visitor's centre/family run exhibit was opened in spring 2011 where guests can view a 20 minute film about the spectacular natural event. Our next stop will be at the Skogar Folk Museum before continuing, passing Solheimajokull Glacier on the way to black Reynisfjara beach. Dinner and overnight stay in Vik/Kirkjubaejarklaustur area for the next two nights.    

Day 4 Kirkjubaejarklaustur - Skaftafell - Jokulsarlon; Europe’s Largest National Park and Glacier – Glacial Lagoon with Icebergs

We cross Eldhraun, the largest mass of lava ever to flow on the face of the earth, before reaching the small town Kirkjubæjarklaustur, former site of a 12th century Catholic convent. Onwards to Skaftafell National Park, one of Iceland’s most outstanding areas of natural beauty. We continue to the stunning Jökulsárlón Glacial Lagoon to see floating icebergs and possibly curious seals. Throughout the day we are afforded magnificent views of the mighty Vatnajokull Glacier. Back to Vík area for dinner and overnight.

Day 5  Gullfoss - Geysir - Thingvellir - Reykjavik;  Exploding Geysers - The Famous Golden Falls - National Park with Geological Wonders (UNESCO)

We head for the Geysir hot spring area to see the famous great Geysir as well as Strokkur, a hot spring that spouts every few minutes.  Onwards we travel on Gullfoss, one of Iceland’s most impressive waterfalls.  Our next stop is Thingvellir National Park, where the ancient parliament met for centuries on the shores of Iceland’s largest lake, before heading back to Reykjavik. Overnight stay in Reykjavík.

Day 6
Return flight from Keflavik to UK (airport transfer not included).
 

Please note: Upon booking completion you will receive a confirmation of the package and e-tickets for your flights between UK and Iceland. Please allow three to four working days for ground arrangements to be confirmed and sent to you by email from Iceland Travel. More detailed itinerary will be received upon arrival at the hotel in Reykjavik. Please read carefully and bring all confirmations along with you when travelling.

Disclaimer: Bookings subject to confirmation by local tour operator Iceland Travel.

 

 


 

  • Return Icelandair Economy class flights to Iceland from London Heathrow, London Gatwick and Glasgow
  • Checked 23kg and hand luggage 10kg
  • 4 day guided tour as per itinerary from/to Reykjavik (days 2-5)
  • 2 nights accommodation in Reykjavik (first and last nights)
  • 3 nights accommodation in the countryside 
  • Accommodation is a combination of hotels, farmhouses and guesthouses based on a standard room with private facilities including daily breakfast and dinner on 3 evenings.
  • Entrance to Skogar folk museum (day2)
  • Entrance to Eyjafjallajokull Visitor Centre (day2)
  • Jokulsarlon boat tour (day3) 
  • Roundtrip ferry fare to Westman Islands (day4)

 

  • Airport transfers between Keflavik airport and hotel in Reykjavik (available to add via booking engine)
  • Lunches and beverages with meals, other than coffee/tea and fresh tap water
  • Dinners in Reykjavik  
  • Optional tours and activities 

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Advertised leading price is based on the lowest airfare with limited availability on selected dates and gateways. Supplement for flights from London Heathrow may apply. Very limited availability during school holidays. Escorted package bookable for the set duration stated as per itinerary only.

This is an online offer only. Advertised prices are per person and are based on 2 people sharing subject to availability, terms and conditions. Please notice that package prices “from” are based on lowest available airfare. When the lowest airfare is sold out, package price changes according to next available airfare. The booking engine can only process one room type per booking. Please note that travel insurance is not included, we recommend cover. 

Icelandair Holidays packages are ATOL protected. When you buy an ATOL protected air holiday package from Icelandair Holidays you will receive a package confirmation and flight e-tickets from us confirming your arrangements and your protection under our Air Travel Organiser’s Licence number 4560. In the unlikely event of our insolvency, the CAA will ensure that you are not stranded abroad and will arrange to refund any money you have paid to us for an advance booking. For further information visit the ATOL website.  Click here for full Icelandair Holidays terms and conditions.

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