Winter wonder (east Ice ) land
Four days / three nights
On this tour you will get a glimpse of east Iceland, the tour includes the highlights of the region. It’s ideal to ad this short tour to your visit to the south of Iceland. Air Iceland fly direct from Reykjavík to Egilsstadir airport 3 – 4 times per day, year round.
Mimum 2 pers
18:00 Depart for your Winter Wonderland Tour to Seyðisfjörður.
17:45 Arrive at Egilsstadir airport and travel with your guide over the breathtaking mountain road to Seyðisfjörður. The guide will introduce you to the week ahead, provide a program overview, answer questions and discuss practical matters concerning your stay.
18:30 Arrive in the picturesque town of Seyðisfjörður and check in to your beautiful hotel and settle in.
19:30 Enjoy an evening out to dinner and experience the taste of fish caught fresh from this fjord.
22:00 If the Aurora Borealis forecast is right, enjoy a spectacular evening on the Soul of Seyðisfjörður and Aurora Borealis tour where you will enjoy this natural phenomena with a local guide and be taken to the ideal location for viewing. This tour may also take place the following day, dependent on the aurora forecast
8:00 Enjoy breakfast and prepare for the incredible day ahead
10:00 You will receive a unique insight and hands on experience with the Museum’s printing equipment and their collection of printing clichés from different periods over the last century as well as the opportunity to print and bind your own small collection of postcards and a memory book to take with you as a handmade, local souvenir from Seydisfjördur; one of the first towns in Iceland with its own newspaper print press and more recently an important center for arts and culture.
12:00 Lunch at Hótel Aldan and prepare for the up coming hike.
14:00 Hiking tour & snow shoes walk – Vestdalur Valley – Nature Reserve. This guided hike and a short walk with snow shoes, will take you off the beaten track where you will experience beautiful frozen waterfalls, magnificent rock formations, Ice Age glacier landforms and visit the spectacular elf city. You may even glimpse the fresh tracks of an arctic fox in the snow. This tour transports you to a far-flung corner of the earth of uniquely untouched nature. Experience remote Iceland and recharge your heart and soul in peace and quiet amongst natural beauty.
19:00 Dinner is served and with it a flare for local cuisine, fine wine and great company
21:00 Enjoy a free evening otherwise a second change for the Soul of Seyðisfjörður & Aurora borealis Tour will take place here.
8:00 Enjoy a cosy breakfast in Seydisfjordur.
9:00 Check out of the hotel, depart for Egilsstaðir and wave goodbye to Seydisfjordur as you are transported up the winding mountain road and catch one last glimpse of the town at the top. You might get an opportunity to take a few last pictures
10:00 The tour around Lagarfljót lake starts off with a stop at Hallormsstaður forest. There you’ll take a ride on an ATV and then a drive to the Wilderness centre where we’ll have lunch. After lunch we’ll enjoy the Wilderness exhibition. Then we’ll drive to Skriðuklaustur the gorgeous historic house with a stop at Snæfellsstofa, the visitor centre for Vatnajökull national park.
17:00 Arrive to the hotel, check in and relax for the afternoon, it’s free time.
19:00 Enjoy a delicious meal from local ingredients at this high-quality restaurant.
21:00 Enjoy the stunning spa of the Gistihúsið Lake Hotel and soak up the view.
07 – 10 Breakfast
12:00 Check out of hotel in Egilsstaðir
12:40 Departure to Egilsstaðir airport
13:40 Departure for Reykjavík
14:40 Arrival at Reykjavík airport
- Breakfast, lunch and dinner
- Skálanes tour
- East Highlanders tour
- Entrance to the Wilderness center
- ATV tour
- Transport from and to airport.
- English speaking escort
- A walk with a local English speaking guide in Seydisfjordur
- Spa in Gistihúsið Lake Hotel, Egilsstaðir
- International and domestic flight
- Wine and soda drinks
- Due to weather condition the schedule can change and in some cases we could need to cancel or change activity.
- Please wear warm outdoor clothes (water and wind proof) and good walking boots.
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