A Taste of Iceland 16th to 20th October 2017

16th.
Pick up Keflavík airport. Transfer to Reykjavík for 1
night at Hotel Lind B&B. A short exploratory walk
into town.

 

17th.
Drive to Þingvellir National Park. A walk through the
rift valley between North America and Europe.
Iceland’s original parliament building - The
AlÞing. Geysir geothermal area. Gulfoss waterfall
and short walk along the edge of the Hvítá gorge.
Onto Hotel Hella (dinner and breakfast).

49 ingvellir North American Plate Boundary44 Strokkur geysir 1

 

18th.
Urriðafoss (waterfall). Travel inland exploring the
changing scenery and wildlife; with Hekla nearby -Iceland’s most active volcano. We shall undertake
several short walks. Hotel Hella (as above).

38 Glacier Walking  Slheimajkull 1

19th.
Visit to the Lava Centre at Hvolsvöllur. Drive to
Sólheimajökull (glacier), a tributary of the
Mýrdalsjökull ice cap, for a glacier-walk experience.
A coastal walk at Dyrhólaey. View of Eyjafjallajökull
and visit to Skógafoss and Seljalandsfoss waterfalls.
Lambastadir Guesthouse (Selfoss) B&B.

43 Gulfoss40 Skgafoss

 

20th.
Journey along coast road to Krýsuvík Geothermal
Area. Visit the Blue lagoon for a refreshing dip
before heading off to the Airport for afternoon
flight to the UK.