Ice Caves, Aurora Borealis
Twin Room USD$2980
+ Tax 250
DATE: November 23, 2017 (Early Bird save $100 per person)
Unforgettable experience sightseeing and photography into an all-natural ice cave
Two nights' accommodation in the south of Iceland, far away from the capital city a better chance to see the aurora borealis (Iceland Winter is not cold as its name temperatures usually hover between -4°C to 2°C)
Day 1 Vancouver to Reykjavik, Iceland
Depart for Reykjavik by Iceland Air. Reykjavik is very close to Northern Circle and it’s the most northern capital in the world.
Day 2 Reykjavik City Sightseeing
Arrive in Iceland around 6:30am. After check–in and breakfast, we will go explore the city. Visit Hallgrímskirkja, a Lutheran (Church of Iceland) parish church in Reykjavík. At 73 metres (244 ft), it is the largest church and the sixth tallest architectural structure in Iceland. Walk along the Laugarvegur shopping street; pass by the Cathedral church before coming to the famous Perlan, a landmark building which offers a panoramic view at the top balcony.
Day 3 Skogafoss – Dyrholaey – Vik
After breakfast set out for the southern Iceland. Stop at the Skogafoss, one of the biggest waterfalls in the country with a width of 82 feet and a drop of 200 ft. Walk up the path beside it and enjoy a great view of the field. Transfer to Dyrholaey along the coastal road, see the amazing black-sand beach at the edge of the cliff. Tonight we stay in Vik, a town located in the middle of the field and a good place to see the aurora light.
Day 4 Ice Cave Tour
Today comes the most exciting part of the whole trip – an adventure to the Ice Cave! Explore the spectacular Vatnajökull, also known as the Vatna Glacier in English, is the largest and most voluminous ice cap in Iceland. The ice cave reflects beautiful blue as the light peek through the ice, a total wonder of nature. You will be accompanied by professional guide for the best ice cave experience.
Day 5 Seljalandsfoss – Reykjavik
This morning visit the Seljalandsfoss, one of the best known and most popular waterfalls in Iceland. Take a walk behind it into a small cave to the see the waterfall from another angle. On the ride back, you will see the fourth largest ice field Mýrdalsjökull, the Katla Volcano and the fifth largest ice field Eyjafjallajökull. Tonight relax yourself or take an optional tour to chase the aurora light.
Day 6 Golden Circle
Today we tour the Pingvellir National Park, a site of historical, cultural, and geological importance. It lies in a rift valley that marks the crest of the Mid-Atlantic Ridge and the boundary between the North American and Eurasian tectonic plates. Take photos of a 60-feet high Gyser before getting to Gullfoss, the largest fall that runs down into a wide curved three-step "staircase" and then abruptly plunges in two stages into a crevice 105ft deep.
Day 7 Blue Lagoon – Vancouver
After breakfast we set out for the Blue Lagoon, the most-visit attraction in Iceland. The warm waters are rich in minerals like silica and sulfur and bathing in the Blue Lagoon is reputed to help with skincare. Take a hot bath in the lagoon to relax yourself. After lunch, your enchanting Iceland Tour ends with a departure to Vancouver.