Holiday Itinerary - Iceland Adventure

Day 1: Arrive in Reykjavik, Iceland.

Welcome to Reykjavik! At 6pm, meet your Tour Director and travelling companions for a welcome dinner at your hotel. (D)

Day 2: Reykjavik - Hellisheiðarvirkjun - Geysir - Gullfoss - Thingvellir - Borgarnes.

After an orientation drive of cosmopolitan Reykjavik, enjoy an interesting visit to the geothermal heat and electric POWER STATION in Hellisheiðarvirkjun. Next, see the hot springs at the Geysir geothermal area and look forward to meeting the chef of the Geysir restaurant. Taste freshly baked bread, which is cooked using the heat from the hot springs, with Icelandic butter, boiled eggs and herring, and a glass of Geysir schnapps, served at freezing point. Then, marvel at the mighty Gullfoss waterfall and stop in Thingvellir, a geological paradise. Here, you will walk through the rift valley that marks the separation between the North American and European tectonic plates. (B,D)

Day 3: Borgarnes - Hauganes - Akureyri.

A real treat! At Hauganes, embark for an unforgettable experience: watch whales in their natural habitat! Continue to Akureyri for your overnight stay. (B,D)

Day 4: Akureyri - Goðafoss - Lake Mývatn - Borgarfjörđur Eystri.

During your orientation of the capital of northern Iceland, hear about the city’s history after it was established as a trading centre in 1602. Visit the BOTANICAL GARDEN, featuring specimens of almost all native Icelandic plants. Then, admire Goðafoss, known as the “Waterfall of the Gods.” Enjoy a scenic drive to the lovely blue Lake Mývatn, teeming with bird life in one of Iceland’s prettiest areas, and stop at the Mývatn Nature Baths, a set of geothermally heated pools and steam baths. Before arriving in Borgarfjörður Eystri, take pictures of the most powerful waterfall in Europe, Dettifoss (road conditions permitting). You may even see puffins, known as the “clowns of the sea” (end of April to mid-August). (B,D)

Day 5: Borgarfjörđur Eystri - Höfn.

In the morning, enjoy a “Meet the Locals” walking tour and hear about life in the rural Icelandic countryside over the centuries. Follow the eastern coast, where the first Irish missionaries settled some 200 years ago, and arrive in Höfn. (B,D)

Day 6: Höfn - Lake Jökulsárlón - Skaftafell National Park - Vik Area.

Prepare for the highlight of the day: stop at Lake Jökulsárlón, where some of the most spectacular scenes of the James Bond movie Die Another Day were filmed. Watch how the largest glacier in Europe, Vatnajökull, flows into the lake, forming icebergs. An exciting optional boat trip is available through the icebergs (mid-May to September weather permitting). Drive through the national park at Skaftafell and arrive at your overnight hotel. (B,D)

Day 7: Vik Area - Seljalandsfoss - Reykjavik..

Along the South shore enjoy views of the Eyjafjallajökull volcano, well known for the eruption that generated the massive ash cloud in 2010, then stop at spectacular Seljalandsfoss waterfall before returning to Reykjavik. This afternoon, join an optional excursion to the Blue Lagoon. Tonight, a farewell dinner awaits at one of Reykjavik’s fine restaurants to celebrate your Icelandic Adventure. (B,D)

Day 8: Reykyavik - UK

Your holiday ends with breakfast this morning. Transfer to the airport for your flight to the UK. (B)

You’ll always visit the key sites and enjoy more inclusions; inside visits and special features are shown in UPPERCASE in the tour description, including admission charges where applicable.

Departure Dates 2021 Iceland Adventure : 7% discount on all dates

Prices shown exclude flights and transfers, call Cosmos to add flights

Cosmos brochure price in black from £2394

Travel 55 discount price in red from £2227

Telephone Cosmos on 0330 0588 237 and quote the code TRAVEL55

Starts from Reykjavik ends Reykjavik - tour

Dates Prices from Dates Prices from
May 2, 9
£2394
£2227
July 4, 11, 18, 25 £2772
£2578

May 16

£2448
£2277
August 8, 15, 33, 29
£2772
£2578
May 30 £2484
£2211
September 5, 19

£2574
£2394

June 6, 13, 20, 27
£2772
£2578
September 26 £2394
£2227

Dates and prices above do not include international air travel. Add flights to your holiday - airport transfers included! To add flights and overseas transfers to your holiday, please call Cosmos. Transfers available for purchase if you book extra nights. Prices are per person, based on double room occupancy.Single room supplement is available from £289. Please call for Triple Room Reduction details and prices. Extra nights before and after your tour may be available, please call call Cosmos. Please see Cosmos Terms & Conditions  for further details. Please check tour details with the operator at time of booking as Cennet Ltd cannot be held responsible for any errors showing on it’s website.

Iceland

Cosmos Tours
Iceland Adventure

7% discount - 8 days escorted touring holiday

2021 discount prices from only £2227

Iceland is a country known for its natural wonders: glaciers, active volcanoes, black-sand beaches, geothermal areas, roaring rivers, majestic waterfalls, and beautiful lakes. On this Iceland tour, start and end in Reykjavik, and witness these natural wonders while enjoying fun and unique experiences.

Scenic highlights include mighty Gullfoss waterfall, and Goðafoss, known as the "Waterfall of the Gods." Take pictures at Dettifoss, the most powerful waterfall in Europe (road conditions permitting). Drive by Eyjafjallajökull volcano, well known for the eruption that generated the massive ash cloud in 2010, and through the national park at Skaftafell to the Vik area. Enjoy a scenic drive to the lovely blue Lake Mývatn. In one of Iceland's prettiest areas and with volcanic craters throughout the lake, it is teeming with bird life and is known for its geothermal activity. Also, watch how Europe's largest glacier, Vatnajökull, flows into Lake Jökulsárlón, forming icebergs – the spectacular setting for some scenes from the James Bond movie Die Another Day.

Globus has also included some out-of-the-ordinary experiences to make your Iceland vacation special. In Thingvellir, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, walk through the rift valley that marks the separation between two of the world’s major tectonic plates. In Geysir, experience the geothermal areas and taste freshly baked bread, cooked using the heat from the hot springs. Pair it with a glass of Geysir schnapps. Another unique and unforgettable experience Globus offers is a boat cruise to see whales in their natural habitat!

These are just some of the many highlights of this Iceland tour. Be sure to bring your camera so you can capture the stunning scenery and fun experiences on this wonderful vacation.

This wonderful 8 day Iceland Adventure comes with a 7% discount saving when you book direct with Cosmos call 0330 0588 237 and quote the  code TRAVEL55

Travel 55 in association with Cosmos. To book call direct on 0330 0588 237 and quote the code TRAVEL55 you will then receive a 7% discount from the Cosmos price. 

All this included

Sightseeing and more -

  • REYKJAVIK Welcome dinner; orientation; farewell dinner at a local restaurant
  • HELLISHEIÐARVIRKJUN Visit the geothermal heat and electric power station
  • GEYSIR Admire the hot springs; taste local specialties and drink a glass of schnapps
  • GULLFOSS Marvel at the waterfall
  • THINGVELLIR Walk through the rift valley that marks the separation between the North American and the European tectonic plates
  • HAUGANES Boat cruise, see whales in their natural habitat
  • AKUREYRI Orientation, visit the Botanical Garden
  • GOÐAFOSS See the “Waterfall of the Gods”
  • LAKE MÝVATN Stop at the Mývatn Nature Baths
  • DETTIFOSS Admire the most powerful waterfall in Europe
  • BORGARFJÖRÐUR EYSTRI Walking tour
  • LAKE JÖKULSÁRLÓN See the setting of James Bond’s Die Another Day and see the largest glacier in Europe
  • SKAFTAFELL Drive through the national park
  • SELJALANDSFOSS Admire the waterfall

HOTELS

  • Reykjavik Hilton Reykjavik Nordica or Grand Hotel Reykjavik
  • Borgarnes Icelandair Hamar
  • Akureyri Kea
  • Borgarfjordur Eystri Alfheimar Country Hotel
  • Hofn Höfn
  • Vik area Katla

Meals Full buffet breakfast (B) daily; 7 three-course dinners (D), including a dinner at a local restaurant in Reykjavik

Transportation Coach; boat cruise

Free WI-FI available in most hotel lobbies


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