• Jökulsárlón

Mývatn
Skógafoss

Reservation and consultation

Arinbjörn Jóhannsson
Brekkulækur
531 Hvammstangi
ICELAND
Phone +354-451 2938
Fax +354-451 2998
e-mail: info@abbi-island.is
  • Around Iceland

    13 DAYS – ROUND TRIP FOR NATURE LOVERS

    A journey around Iceland, which offers you an insight into the country, its nature and people. Enjoy Iceland’s unspoiled nature, fresh air and specialities. Together we will discover glaciers, waterfalls, lava fields, volcanoes and much more by bus and on foot.

    • Iceland’s most beautiful waterfalls: Gullfoss, Dettifoss, Goðafoss, Svartifoss, Hengifoss, Skógarfoss, Seljalandsfoss
    • “Geysir” the eponym of all gushers
    • Mývatn – a miracle of nature
    • Iceland´s biggest seal colony
    • The picturesque fishing village Djúpivogur
    • The remote highland-wetland
    • The glacier lagoon “Jökulsárlón”
    • “Vatnajökull” – Europe’s biggest glacier

    Pictures of the tour

    Námaskarð

  • Program „Around Iceland“

    Day 1Day 2Day 3Day 4Day 5Day 6Day 7Day 8Day 9Day 10Day 11Day 12Day 13
    Arrival – Brekkulækur
    Flight to Iceland. Reception at the airport between 14:00 and 16:00. p.m. and transfer to the north-western part of the island. Drive through interesting scenery such as a 3000 year old, beautiful moss-covered lava field. Night-lodging at the farmhouse Brekkulækur (3x). (D)
    Peninsula Vatnsnes – seal colony – birdcliff
    In the morning, we will have a guided walk with information about the flora and fauna of Iceland, as well as the way of life in the countryside. In the afternoon, we drive around the peninsula Vatnsnes with Iceland´s biigest seal colony, black beach, bird cliff and the unique basalt formation Hvitserkur. We will also visit the fortress Borgarviki and a seal exhibition in the village Hvammstangi (optional). (B, L, D)
    Hiking – Highland
    Day hiking trip to the nearby highland, a massive wetland area with lots of lakes. In the evening relaxation in a natural hot water swimming pool. (B, P, D).
    Akureyri – Goðafoss
    Today we are driving up north, with a stop-over at “Goðafoss” (waterfall of the gods) and with a visit to the little town Akureyri. We take a bath in the wonderful Green Lagoon, have dinner there and spend the night close to lake Myvatn (2x). (B, D)
    Mývatn
    By bus and on foot we will discover the area around Myvatn with its unique nature phenomena such as “the troll-town Dimmuborgir” with its bizarre lava formations, explosion crater Hverfjall and the mud-springs of Námaskarð. (B, D)
    Dettifoss – Sænautasel – Egilsstaðir/Fljótsdalur
    We will drive to the East and en route will look at the gigantic waterfall Dettifoss and with a little luck we will watch some of the free wandering reindeer herds in this area. We will stop at a restored highland farm and at the nature miracle “Grjotgarður”. We will spend the night in a cosy guesthouse in the valley Fljótsdalur. Relaxation in a natural hot pool (2x). (B, D)
    Hallormsstaðarskógur – Lake Lagarfljót
    We will start the day with a hiking tour to the waterfall Hengifoss. We take a break at the remarkable farmhouse Skriðuklaustur, formally home of the famous Icelandic poet and writer Gunnar Gunnarson. Afterwards, we will walk through the forest and enjoy the view of lake Lagarfljot, which is more than 30 kms long. (B, D)
    Djúpivogur
    We drive along the highland route Öxi to Iceland’s oldest fishing village ”Djúpivogur” with its 1069 m high basalt pyramid “Búlandstindur”, which is said to be one of the “earth energy points”. A relaxing day with easy hiking along the coast and in the mountains and afterwards a visit to a local hot pot. 1 night accommodation in the area. (B, D).
    Vatnajökull – Glacier lagoon Jökulsárlón
    Today, we will be driving along Europe’s biggest glacier “Vatnajökull” and will have a short break in the fishing village Höfn. Our destination today is the wonderful Natur wonder glacier lagoon “Jökulsárlón” where a lot of Icebergs drifting around. Overnight stay in a guesthouse with hot tub. (B, D).
    National park Skaftafell
    We will spend some time at the beautiful national park “Skaftafell” with its three valley glaciers and the waterfall “Svartifoss”, famous for its black basalt columns. A day for hiking (possible at different degrees of difficulty). (B, D)
    Vík – Skógafoss – Seljalandsfoss
    Later we will drive through the great sand deserts and on to the mainly flat agrarian area in the south of Iceland and have a stop in the village Vík, located at the coast, where we can see the gigantic surge of waves at the black beach. We visit also the waterfalls Skógarfoss and Seljalandsfoss. 1 night in the area. (B, D).
    Nationalpark Þingvellir – Geysir – Gullfoss – Overnight stay in Keflavík
    Time for the famous “Geysir”, waterfall “Gullfoss” and the national park Þingvellir. Transfer to a simple guesthouse in Keflavík for guests leaving on day 13. Transfer to a guesthouse in Reykjavík for guests who extend their stay in Iceland. (B)
    End of program
    Transfer to the airport and goodbye to Iceland or you can make your own arrangements to stay longer and see the capital Reykjavík.
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Level

Dates

04.06. – 16.06.2019*
25.06. – 07.07.2019
16.07. – 28.07.2019
13.08. – 25.08.2019
* Season offers: 100,- EUR price reduction per person

Price

3.600,- EUR per person only tour without flight,
single room on request: 690.- EUR

Included

  • Tour as described
  • 13 days
  • 12 nights in simple guesthouses, farms, hotels with double rooms. Single on request, 3x with private bathroom, otherwise shared bathroom, extra charge 690.-EUR, triple rooms upon request.
  • Board as described (B = Breakfast, L = Lunch, D = Dinner P = simple Picnic)
  • Hiking is mostly easy (up to 4 hours a day) but occasionally rough terrain
  • Entrance fee for swimming pools/hot pools included on day 3, 4, 6, 8
  • German and English speaking guide

Not included: Travel insurance, short transfers in Reykjavík

Participants

maximum number: 16