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  • Location:Reykjavik, Iceland
  • Duration:3 days (approx.)

3-Day Iceland Adventure Tour: Golden Circle, Glacier Hike and Whale Watching

Discover the marvels of nature on land and sea with this 3-day Iceland adventure tour. Hike the Sólheimajökull Glacier with your guide and admire Skógafoss Waterfall. Take the Golden Circle route to Þingvellir National Park, Gullfoss Waterfall and the Geysir hot springs, and gain insight into Iceland’s geothermal qualities. Challenge yourself against the Hvítá River on a rafting adventure. Hop aboard your whale-watching boat and watch the waves for minke and humpback whales, dolphins and porpoises. Finish with a soak in the warm waters of the Blue Lagoon geothermal spa.

Highlights

  • 3-day outdoor adventure experience in Iceland
  • Hike Sólheimjökull Glacier and try ice climbing if you dare!
  • Visit Iceland’s two most famous waterfalls: Skógafoss and Gullfoss
  • Explore the best of the Golden Circle and raft down the Hvítá River

What You Can Expect

3-Day Iceland Adventure Tour: Golden Circle, Glacier Hike and Whale Watching

Iceland Adventure Weekend: Golden Circle

Day 1: Sólheimajökull Glacier Hike, Optional Ice Climbing and Skógafoss Waterfall
Meet your expert guide in Reykjavik and depart by comfortable coach to Iceland’s south coast. Hike up Sólheimjökull, on the southwestern tip of Mýrdalsjökull Mountain, and after roughly an hour, arrive at the glacier’s famous ice walls. Under expert supervision, try your hand at ice climbing if you wish. On route back to Reykjavik, stop at the Skógafoss Waterfall to gaze in awe at the beautiful cascades that allow Skógafoss to rival Gullfoss as the country’s most famous waterfall. Your day ends back at your central Reykjavik hotel.

Day 2: Golden Circle and Hvítá River Rafting (B, L)
Set off early for your day of exploring the Golden Circle, the popular Icelandic tour route home to three natural sights that you’ll see with your guide: Þingvellir National Park, Gullfoss Waterfall and the Geysir hot springs before you head up for an adrenaline pumping white-water rafting experience down the Hvítá River. After relaxing in the showers and sauna at the basecamp, return to Reykjavik.

Day 3: Whale Watching and Blue Lagoon (B)
Meet your guide and cruise into the open sea from Reykjavik harbour on a whale-watching adventure. Your guide will tell you how to spot different species, including minkes and humpbacks; keep your eyes open for the dolphins and porpoises, too! After lunch at leisure in Reykjavik, visit the popular Blue Lagoon geothermal spa. Relax in the steamy waters with roughly two hours to spend at your leisure before returning to Reykjavik.
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Tour code: 5590WEEKEND

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