Europe & the Middle East 2017 by Intrepid Travel

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 back to main menu svartifoss waterfall skaftafell national park iceland hrutafjordur iceland discovery myvatn lake snaefellsnes 10 days reykjavik to reykjavik egilsstadir ic e la n d there’s a lot more to iceland than ice and bjork ford the fjords glaciers volcanoes black sands and thermal springs of this magical land in the world’s far north reykjavik hofn vik hvolsvollur visit the rugged landscapes of thingvellir national park where over a thousand years ago iceland’s first parliament came together hike to the tongue of europe’s biggest glacier and marvel at the waterfall of svartifoss in skaftafell national park original bmsi maximum group size 12 day 1 reykjavik surrounded by volcanic peaks and crystalline ocean reykjavik – the world’s northernmost capital – is also one of its most enchanting day 2 golden circle/hvolsvollur area take a guided tour of the capital passing the city’s delightfully coloured houses and other landmarks following the route of the ‘golden circle’ head out to thingvellir national park – home of the parliament plains get a thrill as the strokkur geyser swells and then erupts in a cloud of water 20-30 m high and be spellbound by the power of gullfoss waterfall day 3 south coast/vik begin the day with a visit to two breathtaking waterfalls seljalandsfoss and skogafoss see the folklore handicrafts in skogar museum then spot puffin colonies at dyrholaey day 4 jokulsarlon hofn cross squeaky black sands into skaftafell national park enjoy an invigorating walk to svartifoss waterfall and be amazed by some of mother nature’s finest work on a boat tour in jokulsarlon glacier lagoon day 5 east fjords/modrudalur valley enjoy mesmerising views of steel-grey mountains deep fjords gushing waterfalls and giant glaciers on a drive through the country’s eastern fjords day 6 husavik/eglisstadir/myvatn lake admire the majestic dettifoss waterfall and asbyrgi – an incredible horseshoe-shaped canyon gaze out over the glassy surface of lake myvatn and finish up the day’s adventures with a visit to dimmuborgir day 7 akureyri/hrutafjordur witness the dramatic north coast around trollaskagi peninsula and enjoy some free time in akureyri iceland’s second biggest settlement day 8 snaefellsnes peninsula venture into the snaefellsnes national park and spy its mighty glacier days 9-10 reykjavik hike to the top of grabrok volcano before returning to reykjavik hotel 2 nts guesthouse 7 nts 9 breakfasts 3 dinners private vehicle view dates and prices discover more trips and detailed information about this destination at 45