You don't have to be an adventurer to enjoy a walk on one of Iceland's most beautiful glaciers. This package includes flights from Heathrow, Gatwick, Manchester or Glasgow, 3 night hotel stay in Reykjavik and an award-winning tour with an award winning tour operator; Icelandic Mountain Guides.
On the day after arrival, a tour bus will pick you up from your hotel at 08:30. Heading through the scenic south coats of Iceland in less than two hours from Reykjavík we find the Eyjafjallajökull massive, and just a little further east the Sólheimajökull glacier tongue extends down from it´s mother glacier, Mýrdalsjökull, Iceland’s fourth largest. This is a safe and easy walk on crampons up on to the ice field where a wonderland of ice sculptures, ridges and deep crevasses, and learn about the glacier and the effect of the Eyjafjallajökull eruption in 2010 on the glacier and its surroundings.
An experienced glacier guide will teach you how to use the basic ice equipment necessary for this tour. On the way back there’s a stop at the picturesque waterfalls of Skógafoss and Seljalandsfoss.
You will also have plenty of time to sample some other local activities during the rest of your stay Iceland. Visit the famour Blue Lagoon geothermal spa for a relaxing dip, take an invigorating horseback ride in beautiful lava field surroundings or stroll around Reykjavik to see what the city has to offer.
* To book, choose "Glacier Walk City Break" from the drop down menu.
* Available from September until 29th December 2013.
* The package is not available for children under 10 years old.
Glacier Walk City Break to Reykjavik from GBP384 per person based on twin room at Hotel Cabin for 3 nights duration.
Flights to Reykjavik from London Heathrow are twice daily
Flights to Reykjavik from London Gatwick on Tuesdays, Thursdays, Fridays and Sundays
Flights to Reykjavik from Manchester are on Wednesdays, Fridays and Mondays Flights to Reykjavik from Glasgow are on Tuesdays, Thursdays, Fridays and Sundays
Please note: Advertised leading price based on travel period Nov 2013 - Mar 2014 with limited availability on selected dates, excluding Dec 24th - 25th. Flight supplement for flights from London Heathrow may apply. Very limited availability during school holidays and festive season.
4* Icelandair Hotel Reykjavik Natura: Recently refurbished warm and friendly legacy hotel. Its focus is on the Icelandic atmosphere with local art, events and food. Swimming pool, sauna and spa located at the hotel. (Hotel Reykjavik Natura website)(map)
3* Hotel Klettur: Modern Scandinavian style hotel opened in 2011 and received a Tripadvisor certificate of excellence for 2012 (Hotel Klettur website)(map) To further enhance Reykjavik city area, construction is currently taking place near the hotel. Please note these works can be visible from some rooms and may be audible during office hours.
- Return flights to Iceland from London, Glasgow or Manchester
- Accommodation at chosen hotel in Reykjavik (advertised prices are based on a 3 night stay).
- Breakfast is includedin Hotel Cabin, Klettur and Fosshotel Baron.
- Iceland Glacier Walk on day 2, total duration 10 hours, Glacier gear and safety equipment is included. Bring warm clothes, rain gear, hiking boots and lunch (also possible to buy on route).
Airport transfers between Keflavik airport and hotel in Reykjavik (available to add via booking engine).
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Advertised leading price based on travel period Nov 2013 - Mar 2014 with limited availability on selected dates, excluding Dec 24-25. Flight supplement for flights from London Heathrow may apply. Very limited availability during school holidays and festive season.
This is an online offer only. Advertised prices are per person and are based on 2 people sharing a standard room 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.
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