ITINERARY // Reykjavik

 


DAY 1

Transfer to Reykavik

On arrival at Keflavik Airport, our driver will transfer us to our hotel in Reykjavík. walk.  After settling in, we'll take the opportunity to explore the vibrant city centre at our own pace. The main downtown street, Laugavegur, offers a variety of shops, galleries, restaurants, coffee houses and bars to suit all tastes—all within an easy walk.


DAY 2

Explore Reykjavik

After a walking tour of Reykajvik we'll take the opportunity to explore the vibrant city centre at our own pace. The main downtown street, Laugavegur, offers a variety of shops, galleries, restaurants, coffee houses and bars to suit all tastes—all within an easy walk.

Icelandic Hotdog Lunch

Iceland Museum/ Coffee Shop

Hot dogs are ubiquitous and beloved in Iceland, they're practically the national dish. They're sold at every gas station and most convenience stores, at hot dog stands inside malls and at ferry landings, and even at the airport, but the most popular place to get one is in Reykjavik at Bæjarins Beztu Pylsur (which translates to “best hot dogs in town”). 

Northern Lights Tour

The northern lights are one of those rare natural phenomenons which people all over the world feel excited about seeing. It is truly magical to see the northern lights dancing their brilliant patterns across the night sky when the northern hemisphere is approaching its time of almost total darkness. Seeing the glory of nature´s color and magic is a majestic and never to be forgotten experience. We'll have the opportunity to chase the northern lights in the comfort of our private vehicle. 

Experienced guides use their local knowledge to take us to the best places with the best chance of seeing the northern lights. However, as the northern lights are a natural phenomenon, sightings can never be guaranteed.


DAY 3

Choose from the following options.  Each activity runs the course of the day.

Cultural Option: Museum Visits

Reykjavík's energy drives the city’s cultural scene. From the avant-garde to the historical, Reykjavík’s galleries, museums and theatres support a vibrant and sophisticated artistic culture; moreover, annual festivals, special exhibitions and stage productions mean that the cultural calendar is always full, with plenty for visitors to enjoy.  The Reykjavík City Card offers free entry to a great selection of museums and galleries, all swimming pools in Reykjavík and free unlimited travel by bus within the Reykjavik Capital Area. In addition, the card also gives you a free ferry trip to Viðey island and discounts on various tours, in shops and on services. (Card included in cost of the trip).

Culinary Option: Cooking Class-Icelandic Style

Come and join the fun in an intimate and inviting environment! We firmly believe that the best way to get to know any country is through your taste buds, so the ingredients and cooking style are decidedly Icelandic with a new Nordic twist.  We will work together to create each dish, every step of the way. At the end of class we will be rewarded with a delicious meal that we have prepared, accompanied by a glass of well-earned wine. A three course meal with wine and a recipe folder is included in the price of the course along with some snacks at the beginning of class. (Additional Cost)

Nature Option: South Coast with Volcanoes and Glaciers

This journey around Iceland is beyond your imagination. Explore Iceland's amazing marvels of nature in its purest form. Discover thundering waterfalls, ancient volcanoes, glaciers, and a plane relic on the dramatic black-sand beaches. (Additional Cost)

Adventure Option: Quads and Caves - ATV Tour

We start with caving in Leidarendi lava tube cave. We will enter through narrow cave entrances and explore the extraordinary lava formations, unexpected colors, natural stalactites and different rock formations. The trip can be tricky at times, since we may need to crawl in a few places. This quad biking tour is ideal for beginners, and those who want to try something new while enjoying the outdoors. We'll explore the back country of Reykjavik. If you have never been on a quad bike before, don’t worry. Most guests are first timers. The bikes are easy to operate, and before every tour the guides provide operational and safety instructions. Special care and attention provided to novice riders. (Additional Cost)

DAY 4

Choose from the following options.  Each activity runs the course of the day.

Cultural Option: Museum Visits

Reykjavík's energy drives the city’s cultural scene. From the avant-garde to the historical, Reykjavík’s galleries, museums and theatres support a vibrant and sophisticated artistic culture; moreover, annual festivals, special exhibitions and stage productions mean that the cultural calendar is always full, with plenty for visitors to enjoy.  The Reykjavík City Card offers free entry to a great selection of museums and galleries, all swimming pools in Reykjavík and free unlimited travel by bus within the Reykjavik Capital Area. In addition, the card also gives you a free ferry trip to Viðey island and discounts on various tours, in shops and on services. (Card included in cost of the trip).

Culinary Option: Cooking Class-Icelandic Style

Come and join the fun in an intimate and inviting environment! We firmly believe that the best way to get to know any country is through your taste buds, so the ingredients and cooking style are decidedly Icelandic with a new Nordic twist.  We will work together to create each dish, every step of the way. At the end of class we will be rewarded with a delicious meal that we have prepared, accompanied by a glass of well-earned wine. A three course meal with wine and a recipe folder is included in the price of the course along with some snacks at the beginning of class. (Additional Cost)

Nature Option: South Coast with Volcanoes and Glaciers

This journey around Iceland is beyond your imagination. Explore Iceland's amazing marvels of nature in its purest form. Discover thundering waterfalls, ancient volcanoes, glaciers, and a plane relic on the dramatic black-sand beaches. (Additional Cost)

Adventure Option: Quads and Caves - ATV Tour

We start with caving in Leidarendi lava tube cave. We will enter through narrow cave entrances and explore the extraordinary lava formations, unexpected colors, natural stalactites and different rock formations. The trip can be tricky at times, since we may need to crawl in a few places. This quad biking tour is ideal for beginners, and those who want to try something new while enjoying the outdoors. We'll explore the back country of Reykjavik. If you have never been on a quad bike before? Don’t worry. Most guests are first timers. The bikes are easy to operate, and before every tour the guides provide operational and safety instructions. Special care and attention provided to novice riders. (Additional Cost)

DAY 5

Check-out of Hilton Reykjavik Nordica

Check-in to Blue Lagoon Clinic

We'll head to Blue Lagoon—a place that's just as amazing in person as you've seen in pictures...and even more stunning in winter. Here we will have some time to relax in this geothermal spa's warm mineral-rich waters while surrounded by moon-like lava formations. 

Visit to the Blue Lagoon 

Dinner at  the Blue Lagoon's Lava Restaurant.