IJSLAND KLASSIEKE RONDREIS  


 9 daagse Groepsreis met ENGELS-talige gids

Data 2019 :       mei  01 - 08 -  29

juni  03 - 05 - 19

juli  10 - 22

augustus  05 – 21

september  11 - 20

Belangrijke info : wij vertalen dit programma niet, omdat u voldoende Engels moet kennen om dit op een
positieve manier te beleven.  Als deze tekst al te moeilijk is, dan raden wij u de deelname af
en verwijzen u graag naar de Nederlandstalige groepsreizen uit ons aanbod.

Alle hoogtepunten van IJsland aan de ringweg Nr 1     

Bezoekreis  max 16 personen             9 dagen / 8 nachten

Tijdens deze 9 daagse Engelstalige groepsreis volgt u de ringweg van IJsland ... en bezoekt u alle hoogtepunten:  de Golden Circle met Geysir, Gullfoss en Thingvellir, maar ook Seljaland, Dyrholaey, Jokulsarlon, Egilsstadir, Myvatn,  Namaskard, Dettifoss, Godafoss,  Akureyri, Borgarnes, Hraunfossar, Braunfossar, Reykjavik,....   

Blue Lagoon

Dag 1 :  Vlucht Brussel - IJsland 

Rechtstreekse vlucht Brussel – Keflavik met Icelandair in economy class.

Indien u wenst zorgen wij voor gereserveerde plaatsen in de Flybus Plus van de luchthaven van Keflavik naar uw hotel, private transfers zijn eveneens mogelijk.

Wil u een tussenstop maken in de bekende BLUE LAGOON (moet gereserveerd worden bij reservatie). In dat geval brengt men u naar de Blue Lagoon waar u kan genieten van het heilzame warme thermische water… Nadien is er een transfer voorzien naar uw hotel in Reykjavík voor de overnachting. Prijzen, zie toeslagen gedetailleerde prijsblad

Vrij avondmaal en overnachting in Reykjavik.

Gullfoss

Dag 2 : Geysir – Gullfoss – Skogar – Dyrholaey – Vik

Breakfast at your hotel. Start the day with a short city sightseeing of Reykjavik. 

From Reykjavik head through the greenhouse village of Hveragerdi. Head on to the Golden Circle natural wonders. Explore Gullfoss, the "Golden Waterfall", and the nearby Geysir hot spring area to see the famous Geysir and Strokkur, as well as numerous other hot springs and boiling mud pools. Continue along the south shore and stop to admire the waterfalls Seljalandsfoss and Skogafoss before continuing to Dyrholaey* nature reserve. Continue to the village of Vik.

Dinner and overnight stay in the Vik area.

*Please note that Dyrholaey is closed during nesting season in spring, approximately mid-May until June 25t

Jokulsarlon

Dag 3 : Vik – Skaftafell National Park – Jokulsarlon Glacial Lagoon – Hofn

Breakfast at your hotel. Continue your journey along the Ring Road. Cross Eldhraun, the largest lava flow recorded on the planet in historical times. Visit Kirkjubaejarklaustur town, the former site of a 12th-century Catholic convent. The tour continues over Skeidararsandur sands to Skaftafell, a beautiful glacial area within Vatnajokull National Park. Continue to the stunning Jokulsarlon Glacial Lagoon to see the birthplace of icebergs. As you head east, you will continue to enjoy magnificent views of mighty Vatnajokull, Europe‘s largest glacier. Your destination is Hofn, a seacoast village located near the glacier.

Dinner and overnight stay in the Hofn area.

East Fjords

Dag 4: Hofn – East Fjords – Egilsstadir

Breakfast at your hotel. Today you‘ll enjoy amazing scenery as you head from glacial landscapes to fjord views. Drive from Hofn through Almannaskard pass, stopping to admire the majestic coastline. Head into the magnificent East Fjords with its views of towering mountains plunging vertically into the sea. Pass through coastal fjord villages on your way to Egilsstadir.

Dinner and overnight stay in the Egilsstadir area.

Namaskard

Dag 5 : Lake Myvatn

Breakfast at your hotel.  Explore the empty vastness of the highland desert plateau Modrudalsoraefi as you head towards the Lake Myvatn area. On the way, stop at Dettifoss, Europe's most powerful waterfall.  Continue onwards to Namaskard pass with its boiling mud pools and vibrant colours. Explore the natural beauty of the Lake Myvatn area, including the pseudo craters at Skutustadir and the Laxa Salmon River. One of the Myvatn area's claims to fame is that it is home to more species of ducks than any other place on Earth, with very diverse birdlife in general.

Dinner and overnight stay in the Myvatn area.

Godafoss

Dag 6 : Lake Myvatn Area – Akureyri - Siglufjordur 

Breakfast at your hotel. Start the day by exploring the peculiar lava formations at Dimmuborgir. Visit the magnificent Godafoss waterfall and the old turf farm Laufas. Afterwards, visit Akureyri, the colourful northern “capital“ of Iceland. The town has charming buildings and beautiful view of the Eyjafjordur Fjord. After spending some time in Akureyri, continue along the coastal roads of Eyjafjordur and the Troll Peninsula. This is a beautiful drive along steep mountains with amazing views over the Arctic Sea and black sand coastline. The destination is Siglufjordur, set in a beautiful fjord of the same name. This town has some of the finest timber buildings in the country, beautifully restored to their original glory. The evening and dinner is on your own at one of the town´s restaurants. Siglufjordur is a very enjoyable and friendly town for an evening stroll.

Overnight in Siglufjörður. Dinner is on your own.

Ijslandse paarden

Dag 7 :  Skagafjordur – Borgarnes

Breakfast at your hotel. This morning visit Siglufjordur‘s award-winning Herring-Era Museum. The museum recreates the atmosphere of the early 20th century, when Siglufjordur was transformed into a herring boom town, thanks to a large migration of herring. Afterwards, head along majestic mountains and narrow passes lead to Skagafjordur, considered to be one of the finest places in Iceland for horse breeding. Enjoy an introduction to the unique Icelandic horse breed with its special fifth gait - the tolt. Continue towards the village of Blonduos built on both sides of the river Blanda. Hrutey Island, a protected nature reserve, sits within the centre of this popular Salmon River. Cross the Holtavorduheidi plateau through Borgarfjordur to the beautiful town of Borgarnes.

Dinner and overnight stay in Borgarnes area. 

Thingvellir breuk

Dag 8 : Borgarfjordur – Thingvellir – Reykjavik

Breakfast at your hotel. Drive to Deildartunguhver, the most powerful hot spring in the world. Stop to admire the beautiful Hraunfossar waterfalls before continuing via Hvalfjordur fjord to Lake Thingvallavatn, Iceland's largest lake and Thingvellir National Park. This UNESCO heritage site is where the world‘s oldest continuing parliamentary government was founded in the 10th century. It is also the place where the North American and European tectonic plates meet.

Overnight stay in Reykjavík. Dinner is on your own.

Dag 9 :  Vlucht Ijsland - Brussel

Transfer naar de luchthaven Keflavík  (Niet inbegrepen, vraag ons de prijs)  
Terugvlucht naar Brussel met Icelandair, rechstreekse vlucht



Groepsreis IJsland met gids

Prijs per persoon

2019   in dubbel te delen    single kamer

mei               2.988 €                    3.658 € 

​juni               3.420 €                    4.369 €

juli                3.420 €                    4.369 €

augustus     3.420 €                    4.369 €  

​september  3.262 €                    4.112 € 

Inbegrepen:

  • Flights from/to Reykjavik in L class of the economy seats from Icelandair, included all known on 28-09-2018 fuelcharges and airporttaxes, beeing 126 €/person
  • 7 day guided tour as per itinerary from/to Reykjavik
  • Accommodation 2 nights with breakfast and with facilities in Reykjavik
  • Accommodation 6 nights with breakfast and with facilities in countryside
  • 5 dinners in the countryside
  • Entrance to Laufas Folk Museum, including refreshments (day 6)
  • Herring-Era Museum Entrance (day 7)
  • Horse Show in Skagafjordur (day 7)

Niet inbegrepen:

  1. Transfer van de luchthaven Keflavik tot Reykjavík en terug.
    Totale kostprijs 60 € per persoon voor de beide transferts
  2. Indien u op dag 1 wenst te stoppen in de Blue Lagoon gelden er andere prijzen,
    contacteer ons a.u.b. !
  3. Alle middagmalen
  4. Avondmaal op dag van aankomst, dag 3 in Hofn en dag 8 in Reykjavik
  5. Verhoging van luchthaventaksen en/of fueltoeslagen t.o.v het reeds inbegrepen bedrag van de offerte. Consulteer ons voor de actuele prijs en of de U klasse nog beschikbaar is.

Optional tours and activities:  Booked via your guide at the start of your tour.

  • Day 3: Boat tour on the Jokulsarlon Glacier Lagoon | 45 mins ISK 6.900
  • Day 3: Super jeep tour on Vatnajokull glacier | 4 hrs | ISK 26.000
  • Day 5: Myvatn Nature Baths | Flexible time | ISK 5.000
                (3.300 for senior citizens - 65 years or older)
  • Day 5: Horse riding in Myvatn/Safarihestar | 1-2 hrs | ISK 7.500 - 12.000
  • Day 6: Sailing / Sea angling / Whale watching (dep. on season) Akureyri | 3 - 3.5 hrs | ISK 9.000- minimum 6 people required to guarantee departure       

Data 2019 :        Engelstalige gids

mei 01 - 08 - 29

juni 03 - 5 - 19

juli 10 - 22

augustus 05 – 21

september 11 - 20

Kinderen 6-11 jaar die reizen met 2 volwassenen en één dubbele kamer delen genieten 25% korting.

Kinderen van 12 jaar en ouder zijn voorien als volwassenen.

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Dit vonden zij van deze reis:

De perfecte samenvatting van IJsland! De Highlands mag je echt niet missen...

Michael V

This Iceland trip exceeded my expectations in every way.... I will come back to Iceland!

Barbara Storme, USA

Your wonderfull guide and superb driver made this escorted tour to a great succes!

Peggy & Dirk - UK