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3 day Blue Ice Cave, South Coast, Golden Circle and Northern Lights

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Day 1: Golden Circle and Kerid Crater

Stop At: Thingvellir National Park, Thingvellir Iceland
We visit the place where the two tectonic plates, the North American and the Eurasian plate, are moving away from each other. Few places in the world offer a better and clearer view of this massive geographic activity. The biggest natural lake in Iceland is also located at Thingvellir National Park and hosts a great variety of fish and bird life. Thingvellir is also an important place for Icelandic national history. At Thingvellir Icelanders founded their parliament in 930 a.d. where the chieftains had their annual meeting every summer. The name “Thingvellir” translates to “Parliament Plains”.
Duration: 45 minutes

Stop At: Gullfoss, White River, Blaskogabyggd 801 Iceland
The melting water from Iceland´s second biggest glacier, Langjökull, falls into a deep canyon forming the majestic “Golden Falls”. On a sunny day, you can see the glacier Langjökull in the distance and enjoy a rainbow in the mist of the waterfall, an Instagram blockbuster waiting to happen!
Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Geysir, Haukadalur Iceland
The Geysir geothermal area hosts hundreds of colorful hot springs and two geysers, erupting hot springs. One is called “Geysir” and name giving for all the geysers in the world. Today, however, it erupts very seldom. The other geyser is called “Strokkur” and erupts every 5 minutes up to 40 meters.
Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Kerid Crater, Route 35, Selfoss Iceland
A stunning volcanic crater with a lake in the middle which formed in an eruption 3,000 years ago. Some believe that it was formed in a vast explosion. The more likely theory is that the volcanic cone collapsed into its own magma chamber after the eruption finished. Kerið is the perfect location to learn more about Icelandic geological history and observe a mind-blowing natural wonder.
Duration: 15 minutes

No meals included on this day.
Accommodation included: You will stay at a 3 star hotel with a private bathroom and breakfast included.

Day 2: South Coast, Blue Ice Cave and Glacier Hike

Stop At: Seljalandsfoss, Hella Iceland
The adventure begins when we pick you up in Reykjavík in a small and comfortable minibus before heading straight to the South. Our arrival is announced by the powerful theatrics of Seljalandsfoss. Bring a raincoat and you’ll be able to make the short hike behind the falls. The scene behind the fall and the trembling ground from the power of the falling water makes for an automatic Instagram blockbuster!
Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Skogafoss, Skogar Iceland
Further east along the coast is Skógafoss waterfall. Skógafoss is an incredibly picturesque sight. Tucked in a little gorge, the river Skógá tumbles down a 60 meter cliff before continuing down the landscape towards the Atlantic Ocean. Alongside the gorge a staircase can take you to the shelf above the waterfall for stunning views. See if you can count your steps on your way up.
Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Skaftafell National Park, Vatnajokull National Park 785 Iceland
We will hike an outlet glacier spawning from the one of the largest glaciers in the country, Vatnajökull. After meeting our highly trained glacier guides and strapping on our safety and glacier equipment, including helmets, harnesses, crampons and ice axes we hike on the ice for an hour and a half. A spectacular experience and opportunity to learn more about this breathtaking and increasingly rare natural phenomena. Skaftafell area has been used as a filming location for many famous TV shows and films, such as Game of Thrones, Interstellar, James Bond, and others… Follow the steps of your favorite characters into the glacier!

The journey continues with the blue ice cave exploration. The exciting hike to reach the cave will take a few minutes – we recommend wearing waterproof hiking boots that cover your ankles and have hard sole. Iceland’s nature is dominated by glaciers and it is only possible to explore them with a certified guide and safety equipment. Your guide will share with you his expertise about the ice caves, allowing you to truly appreciate this amazing natural phenomenon – spoiler alert… it will be blue.
Duration: 4 hours

Meals included:
• Breakfast: Included in price is a breakfast buffet at your hotel.
Accommodation included: You will stay at a 3 star hotel with a private bathroom and breakfast included.

Day 3: South Coast Glacier Lagoon and The Black Sand Beach

Stop At: Glacier Lagoon, Skaftafell National Park Route 1, Jokulsarlon 781 Iceland
Heading off day nr. 2 is Jökulsárlón glacier lagoon, a 200m deep glacial lagoon fed by Breiðamerkurjökull, an outlet glacier of Europe’s largest glacier. Enormous icebergs come from Breiðamerkurjökull all year round so the lagoon is usually filled with ice that floats south. Try walking alongside the glacier lagoon enjoying the magnificent views and dead silence of Icelandic nature.
Duration: 45 minutes

Stop At: Diamond Beach, Diamond Head Drive Glacier Lagoon Jokulsarlon, Jokulsarlon Iceland
On the other side of the road the icebergs from Jökulsárlón glacier lagoon float into the Atlantic Ocean where they are quickly thrown back to shore by the tide and winds. This black sand beach is full of smaller ice rocks in all shapes and sizes, sparkling like diamonds in the daylight. The ice itself comes in all shades of white and blue forming beautiful contrasts, guaranteed to make your Instagram account pop!
Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Reynisfjara Beach, Route 215, Vik Iceland
Heading further east, we visit the black sand beach of Reynisfjara where the Atlantic coastline presents massive waves hitting the unique basalt columns in the cliffs above the sand. Rock pillars in the water and the cliffs of Dýrhólaey are seen in the distance. This area of the south is also a paradise for bird lovers, as puffins and dozens of other unique species nest on top of these cliffs in the summertime from June to August.
Duration: 30 minutes

Meals included:
• Breakfast: Included in price is a breakfast buffet at your hotel.
No accommodation included on this day.
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Important Information
Departure Point
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Departure Time
9:00 AM
Duration
3 days
Inclusions
  • 2x Breakfast
  • Accommodation included: 2 nights
  • Breakfast on Day 2 and Day 3
  • Entry/Admission - Thingvellir National Park
  • Entry/Admission - Gullfoss
  • Entry/Admission - Geysir
  • Entry/Admission - Seljalandsfoss
  • Entry/Admission - Skogafoss
  • Entry/Admission - Skaftafell National Park
  • Entry/Admission - Glacier Lagoon
  • Entry/Admission - Diamond Beach
  • Entry/Admission - Reynisfjara Beach
Exclusions
  • Lunch and Dinner
  • Entry/Admission - Kerid Crater
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Most travelers can participate
  • Please contact us regarding pick up. There are some hotels where buses are not allowed to drive. You can find information about designated pick up locations at busstop.is or ask the front desk of your hotel. Pick up from Keflavík airport or outside of the greater capital area is not available.
  • Order or availability of attractions may change due to road or weather conditions.
  • The Northern Lights are a natural phenomenon and cannot be guaranteed by the operator. The hotels are in prime locations to maximize chances of seeing them.
  • The limit is 24″ suitcase per person, and no multiple luggage allowed. If there is limited space in the car you might need to leave part of your luggage in our luggage storage, free of charge.
  • We recommend you bring hiking boots with slip-resistant soles if you are visiting in the winter. Hiking boots are available at the time of booking.
  • Ice caves are a dynamic natural phenomena only accessible during wintertime when temperatures drop. Each year new unique caves are formed in different areas of the glacier. We visit a naturally formed ice cave during this tour. The photos are from this winter season, but the cave and other formations we visit might have changed due to the nature of formations.
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 19 travelers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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We had a wonderful time during this three days tour last week. We experienced so many beautiful places and even saw a tiny bit of Northern lights in spite of unfavorable weather condition. Our tour guide Rocky is very nice and helpful. I am recommend this tour.
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The three-day tour with the tour-guide Carlos was a perfect tour. He acted very actively to show the travelers the wonderful side of Iceland. He drove for travelers who wanted to see Aurora after the official tour schedule was over. Thanks to Carlos, I saw a dancing aurora of
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Our awesome tour guide, Carlos, made the trip much better than what I have expected! Definitely will recommend this trip to whoever wants to have an incredible trip in Iceland! Giving five stars to Carlos ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
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This Trip provide too amazing and Funny remember, You must join in visit Iceland. Ice cava is very excellent experience. Too Beautiful. Tourist guide Trym Norman as professional and provide too many details on Iceland. 這次旅行提供了太神奇和有趣的記憶,您去冰島一定要參加。 風景太美了。 導遊Trym
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My husband and I really enjoyed this trip... the glacier hike was an unforgettable experience and the ice caves were incredible to see! Trym was a fantastic guide. Although we didn't see the Northern lights due to weather conditions, we saw so many other things! Highly recommend.
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By: Troll Expeditions
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735bethanyq
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Incredible guide and hike!
We went on a glacier hike today and our guide Jessica was so lovely and informative! She was so friendly and warm
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BTLim
Penang Island, Malaysia
137112
Below Expectations
These day tour was fully up the the maximum number in which its also the bus capacity, no a single seat was
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Cerse1980
12
Pawel is aces
This guided tour is a must if you come to Iceland. The pristine beauty of this country is unrivaled with stunning
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peterA2519NW
Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Fabulous Trip !!
My wife and I traveled with our 22 year old son and his girlfriend. All of us had a fabulous time and that was
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dlynch2012
Norton, Massachusetts
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Best Part Of Trip! Fantastic Tour Guide!
We had an awesome time on our tour. Our guide, Ronan, did such a great job making everything entertaining,
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JoeL4407
Taipei, Taiwan
12
Nice trip
My six-day tour in Iceland was amazing and full of surprise. Our tour guide Sven is a very knowledgeable person in
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LoveTravelglobal
11
Excellent experience with the tour led by Rocky
We had a wonderful time during this three days tour last week. We experienced so many beautiful places and even
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meiyu s
12
beautiful scenery
great trip with our driver/tour guide Dagur, he gave us so much information, although he is non stop talking but
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Floraa_kim
13
Perfect tour
The three-day tour with the tour-guide Carlos was a perfect tour. He acted very actively to show the travelers the
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Duffy1112
13
Amazing Glacier Hike & Ice Climbing Falljökull
The day I remember with Franzy is the highlight of my trip in Iceland. I feel so lucky to book this tour and have
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wendyychen
11
It’s an amazing trip with the best guide Carlos!
Our awesome tour guide, Carlos, made the trip much better than what I have expected! Definitely will recommend
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charlottesmith204
11
Amazing day trip to the beautiful West
We had such a fantastic trip with our friendly guide Dagur, who was very knowledgable about all things Icelandic
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Pierre F
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Snorkeling
We really enjoy this beautiful experience and place ! You have to try it because it's something you see once in a
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Deadeye27
Fort Erie, Canada
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Amazing scenery
We recently went on this tour. Our driver, Oath, was very informative and personal. The scenery was beautiful.
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dmadele
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Incredible adventure
We booked our tour the night before so I was worried about pick-up in the morning. Troll Expeditions was great
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