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This action-packed adventure pairs Reykajvik’s city energy with everything from the Blue Lagoon to jeep excursions and a whale-watching cruise

» 4 day tailor-made city-break

» Accommodation: Superior A higher standard of accommodation with a better range and quality of facilities, often in a good location (typically 4 stars)

» Price from: £1,035 pp incl. flights

» Book by: 29 Dec 2018

While the Icelandic capital impresses with historic architecture and a vibrant creative scene, this is so much more than a city break. On a trio of included excursions you’ll cruise out to spot giant whales, enjoy a soak in the famous Blue Lagoon and even head out on Iceland’s iconic Golden Circle route. This jeep tour will see you between everything from national-park treasures to cascading waterfalls and explosive geysers.

Day by day itinerary

  • Day 1 » UK/Reykjavik

    Flying out to Reykjavik’s airport, an included transfer will see you to your central accommodation, delightfully Scandi chic in its pinewood flooring. What’s more, housed in 18th-century buildings on one of the city’s oldest streets, it’s perfectly positioned to explore. After taking in Reykjavik’s colourful historic core, be sure to turn your attention to its innovative present. The Icelandic capital’s creative scene plays out over lively bars, dining experiences and a full suite of modernist architecture. The spectacularly staggered Hallgrímskirkja church is a special highlight. Lastly, we also highly recommend the cured Arctic char or Icelandic blue mussels at your hotel’s restaurant – a locals’ favourite.

    Stay: Hotel Reykjavík Centrum, Iceland

  • Day 2 » Golden Circle jeep tour

    Waking early, you’ll be treated to a full-day jeep excursion, accompanied by an expert driver guide. You’ll head out on the famous Golden Circle route, beginning with Thingvellir National Park. Sited on a great continental divide, its dramatic valleys make for a spectacular backdrop to its thousand-year-old heritage; evocative stone ruins evidence what was the world’s parliament. It’s then on to Gullfoss – often described as Iceland’s most beautiful waterfall – and Strokkur, a geyser whose clockwork-regular outbursts reach up to 20 metres high. You’ll then test the jeep’s capabilities as you head back to Reykjavik, driving over craggy highlands, glacial drifts and rushing waterways.

    Stay: Hotel Reykjavík Centrum, Iceland

    Meals: Breakfast

  • Day 3 » Whale-watching cruise

    Today you’ll set out from Reykjavik’s harbour on a whale-watching cruise. But, the waters around the Icelandic capital are not only a favourite among humpbacks and minke whales; it’s possible to spot everything from harbour porpoises to white-beaked dolphins. If you’re lucky, they’ll even put on an acrobatic display. Then, returning to Reykjavik, you’ll have some time to explore further. Perhaps take in its sculpture gardens, cathedral architecture and superb Museum of Photography before sampling the city’s famous nightlife.

    Stay: Hotel Reykjavík Centrum, Iceland

    Meals: Breakfast

  • Day 4 » The Blue Lagoon & depart for UK

    After a final breakfast this morning, an included transfer will see you out for a soak in the Blue Lagoon. Shrouded in mists and ringed by volcanic rock, its bright-azure, geothermally heated waters are the perfect pre-flight tonic. Indeed, fully relaxed, an included transfer will then see you the airport for your flight home.

    Meals: Breakfast

To book call us on:

020 7664 2236

Make an enquiry

At a glance…

This action-packed adventure pairs Reykajvik’s city energy with everything from the Blue Lagoon to jeep excursions and a whale-watching cruise

» 4 day tailor-made city-break

» Accommodation: Superior A higher standard of accommodation with a better range and quality of facilities, often in a good location (typically 4 stars)

» Price from: £1,035 pp incl. flights

» Book by: 29 Dec 2018

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