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Iceland Fire and Ice with Contiki

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6 days
30 Oct 24 to 03 Mar 25
Book by 29 Feb 24
Explore the best of Iceland's natural beauty on a mesmerizing journey starting in Reykjavik. Witness the drama of erupting geysers, the majesty of cascading waterfalls, and the breathtaking landscapes of volcanoes and glaciers. Conclude your adventure with a visit to the enchanting Blue Lagoon, a geothermal mineral wonder surrounded by steam and stars, leaving you with indelible memories and a heart full of appreciation for Iceland's unique beauty.

Includes

  • 6 Day Contiki Guided Holiday
  • 3 nights in Hotels, 1 night in Hostel, 1 night in Special Stay
  • 5 Breakfasts, 3 Dinners
  • Transport by coach
  • Experienced Trip Manager and Local Guides
  • Optional free time add on experiences (additional costs apply)
  • Included Experiences
  • Golden Circle Tour
  • Gawp at the spectacular Seljalandsfoss and Skógafoss waterfalls in Skaftafell
  • Walk the black sands of Reynisfjara Beach

Excludes

  • Flights
  • Arrival/ departure transfers
  • Visas
  • Travel Insurance
  • Spending money and items of a personal nature

Extras

  • You have to be between the age of 18 and 35 years old to travel with Contiki
  • Additional costs apply for optional free time add on experiences
  • Secure your spot today with a deposit from as low as R1000* and pay the rest 60 days before departure

Highlights

  • 5 Nights accommodation
  • 8 Meals
  • Included experiences and sightseeing

Itinerary

Day 1: Reykjavik

Welcome to Iceland, home to the world's most swoon-worthy sights. You'll soon be heading home with a camera roll filled with epic vistas and a head full of cherished memories. But first thing's first, it's time to get acquainted with the quirky and colourful buildings of Reykjavik (this captivating capital is cool in more ways than one). After checking into your hostel and having time to unwind, we'll bond over a tasty 3-course local dinner, feeling the frisson of excitement about the fine days that lay ahead of us. Accommodation: Kex Hostel (or similar) Included Meals: Dinner

Day 2: Reykjavik to Midgard

Reykjavik After breakfast this morning we're headed to Midgard Base Camp - but loads to see and do on the way as we make our way around the Golden Circle. Midgard First, a stop at the spectacular Thingvellir National Park before heading onto Efstidalur, where we'll enjoy a Farm to Table presentation and get a tantalising taste of the local cuisine. Then we're off to the jaw-dropping geothermal fields of Geysir. The evening offers the opportunity to relax in the rooftop sauna & hot tub at Midgard Base Camp and reflect on an incredible day in this amazing country. Accommodation: Midgard Base Camp (or similar) Included Meals: Breakfast

Day 3: Midgard to Kirkjubaejarklaustur

Midgard Rise and shine! After breakfast we're headed across the astonishingly beautiful south shore. Skaftafell It's time for more spectacular waterfalls, the famous Seljalandsfoss and Skógafoss. After gawping at their thundering beauty, we're headed past the Mýrdalsjökull Glacier to Reynisfjara beach. Take a walk along the uniquely black sands, admire the crazy rock formations and remind yourself you're still on planet earth. Accommodation: Fosshotel Nupar Kirkjubaejarklaustur (or similar) Included Meals: Breakfast, Dinner

Day 4: Kirkjubaejarklaustur to Vik

Kirkjubaejarklaustur Another day, another included breakfast and another awe-inspiring National Park to head to. Vatnajökull is named after Europe's largest ice cap, and is the largest National Park in western Europe. Cameras at the ready, we'll check out Svinafellsjökull, one of the most beautiful of the glacial outlets emerging from Vatnajökull. Today is your chance to sign up for an optional glacier adventure. Vik We'll arrive in Vik after a day of fresh air and exploring the glorious sights that Iceland has to offer. Accommodation: Hotel Katla Vik (or similar) Included Meals: Breakfast, Dinner

Day 5: Vik to Reykjavik

Vik After breakfast today we're headed towards the Reykjanes peninsula. Reykjavik Visit geothermal sites, explore dramatic coastlines and charming villages, or enjoy views over Lake Kleifarvatn with its mesmerising rock formations and legends of mythical creatures. Today you'll have a chance to take a dip in the hot springs of the Sky Lagoon. Accommodation: Hótel Klettur (or similar) Included Meals: Breakfast

Day 6: Reykjavik

Reykjavik Pack your bags back in pretty Reykjavik and try to stay on the high induced by all the wonders we’ve taken in. We’ll say our farewells as the trip wraps up, leaving us with a deep appreciation for this special country Included Meals: Breakfast

Terms & conditions

Prices are per person twin share/multi share as per itinerary, and are subject to availability and rate of exchange changes. Offers above are a guide only and will vary depending on departure date, our guide price is based on the cheapest departure within the stipulated season and availability is correct at time of loading. Visas may be necessary and insurance is essential. Pentravel and Tour Operator terms and conditions apply, and may be found on our website. Offer can be removed at any time. Pricing varies pending departure date. Trips valid for travellers aged 18-35 years. Excludes flights. Discount applies to new bookings only. Discount applies to the land portion of your trip price only (this excludes any applicable taxes, included flight costs, national park fees, Inca Trail permits, festival tickets, extra accommodation & optional activities). Discounts are not valid on all itineraries and/or departure dates, are subject to availability and may be withdrawn at any time without notice. Offer not valid on special departure and interest groups, pre and post accommodation or the Detour range of trips. Offer is not transferable to other dates.Only R1000 deposit per person is required to confirm your trip booking. Deposit is due within 3 days of booking; airlines may impose different penalties and cancellation fees. Full payment is required 60 days before travel. All savings / discounts mentioned has already been included in advertised price.Pentravel and Tour Operator reserves the right to withdraw or ammend promotional offers at any time. These packages are based on CASH price. E&OE;.

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6 days
Dates
30 Oct 24 to 03 Mar 25
Book by
29 February 24
Experience ID
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