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FAMILY FRIENDLY FIVE DAY PRIVATE TOUR


The Iceland Younger Explorers 5+ Day Personal Tour is designed for households who need a enjoyable and enriching expertise in Icelandic nature. This itinerary could be customised to match any age group, all the best way from younger youngsters into previous age. This journey works yr spherical, with some amendments for winter.

All through this journey we are going to discover the south coast of Iceland, sneaking behind waterfalls and strolling throughout pristine black sand seashores. Our most adventurous day will embody a go to to a person made ice cave (designed for all ages) in Langjökull Glacier. We are going to get an opportunity to see Icelandic horses and rise up shut and private with some charming goats (summer season solely). We’ll additionally enterprise via the favored Golden Circle with its erupting geysers, large waterfalls and thru the scarred Þingvellir Nationwide Park.

This tour is designed to be yr spherical, however in case you are travelling with younger youngsters, we all the time recommend coming in the course of the hotter months to essentially make the most of the heat and wildlife. 

ICELAND YOUNG EXPLORERS | FAMILY FRIENDLY ITINERARY

Tour Abstract

Day 1: Golden Circle with Friðheimar Tomato Greenhouse Lunch

Day 2: Discover the south coast of Iceland

Day 3: Thingvellir Nationwide Park & Non-compulsory Actions

Day 4: Into the Glacier and west Iceland highlights

Day 5: Reykjanes Peninsula with the Lava Tunnel and the not too long ago erupted volcano

Please notice:
*The proposed itinerary is 5 days in whole. We are able to add or take away days within the itinerary to accommodate your journey dates.

Arrival day, departure day and extra days should not a part of the proposed itinerary however will probably be deliberate by our Journey Planners for you in your first quote. We additionally suggest having not less than one full day in Reykjavík earlier than or after your tour. 

Day 1 | The Golden Circle with Friðheimar Tomato Greenhouse

We depart Reykjavík after breakfast  and make our technique to witness the pressure of Gullfoss, one in every of Iceland’s strongest waterfalls. From there, we drive to the geothermal space of Geysir the place the ever erupting geyser, Strokkur is located. It erupts each 5 to 10 minutes on common! Don’t get too shut, otherwise you’ll want your rain gear.

Afterwards, lunch will probably be served on the Friðheimar Tomato Greenhouse, surrounded by busy bees and tomato vegetation. We can attempt their well-known tomato soup, ravioli pasta, grilled tortilla pizza and home made bread. Perhaps should eat is a greater description than should see for this expertise. Be sure that to pop exterior to say hello to the Icelandic horses earlier than leaving. Don’t fear, this received’t be the one time you see them on this journey!

That is a simple day for the household so we’ll provide just a few optionally available extras to squeeze into the day, primarily based on the age of the relations and needs for the journey.

The place can we keep?
Tonight you’ll keep at Lodge VOS or Lodge Grimsborgir (or equal). There’s a sizzling pool obtainable at each lodges and each have unimaginable regionally sourced eating places.

Day 2 | Discover the South Coast

On day two, we journey alongside the south coast of Iceland to get us proper into the motion. First, we take within the spectacular Seljalandsfoss and Skógafoss waterfalls. Each are round 60 metres excessive. Seljalandsfoss is legendary for permitting you to stroll behind it. Skógafoss is legendary for being the filming location of Recreation of Thrones, Vikings and extra not too long ago, Eurovision. Round lunchtime, we’ll go to the Reynisfjara Black Sand Seashore with its distinctive hexagonal basalt columns and crashing waves. Within the afternoon, we are going to expertise the superb Icelandic Lava Present (a favorite of the youngsters…and our guides) earlier than heading again west to our lodging for the evening.

The place can we keep?
Tonight you’ll keep at Lodge VOS or Lodge Grimsborgir (or equal). There’s a sizzling pool obtainable at each lodges and each have unimaginable regionally sourced eating places.

Day 3 | Thingvellir Nationwide Park & Non-compulsory Actions

To begin the day we are going to pop by the customarily missed Kerið crater. Only a stone’s throw out of your lodge, it’s a good way to know the volcanic would possibly of Iceland’s fiery previous. Subsequent, we’ll head to the Þingvellir Nationwide Park. Þingvellir is the positioning of the primary identified parliament on this planet, the place lots of Iceland’s most vital choices have been made. It additionally sits within the rift valley of the separating North American and Eurasian tectonic plates. An ideal place to stretch the legs, take good nature walks and take within the views.

Within the afternoon, we’ll have an opportunity to participate in some optionally available actions, relying on the age of the household.

In case you’re youngsters are over 12, we will cease on the newly opened Hvammsvík sizzling spring. For the youthful ones, we will go to the geothermally surrounded horse stables at Sturlureykir farm (make certain to attempt the candy Rye bread, baked underground). For the older youngsters, you possibly can bounce on the again of the horse and take a tranquil experience via the steaming fields in each course.

Afterwards, we’ll traverse the street round Hvalfjörður (the whale fjord). The tip to this present day is all in regards to the drive (and the views). Your information will enjoyment of telling you all about Iceland’s turbulent previous whereas ensuring you get a number of the finest views of your journey.

The place can we keep?
Tonight you’ll keep at Lodge Hamar or Lodge Husafell. Every lodge has nice sizzling tubs which you’ll be able to take pleasure in after the day of touring.

Day 4 | Into the Glacier & Háafell Goat Farm Go to*

After breakfast, we’re heading additional inland in direction of Langjökull Glacier. It’s right here that we be a part of our companions within the space for a tour into the world’s largest man-made ice tunnel. We kick it off with an excellent jeep tour onto the ice cap the place we get an opportunity to benefit from the unimaginable glacier views on the best way. We then enter the ice cave and spend a while exploring the interior workings of the glacier.

Within the afternoon, we may have lunch within the space after which head to Háafell Goat Farm (summer season solely) the place we spend a while having fun with the farm life and the animals that dwell there. In case you thought lambs have been cute, wait till you see the newborn goats (your youngsters will love the youngsters…get it?). In winter time, we’ll discover the gorgeous environment of the Husafell village and waterfalls.

The place can we keep?
Tonight you’ll keep at Lodge Hamar or Lodge Husafell. Every lodge has nice sizzling tubs which you’ll be able to take pleasure in after the day of touring.

Day 5 | Lava Tunnel, Volcano & Blue Lagoon

The Reykjanes peninsula and LAVA Tunnel tour is all in regards to the tectonic results on the island. We spend the day visiting the UNESCO World Geopark of Reykjanes Peninsula which is residence to some unimaginable sights.

We begin with a go to to Raufarhólshellir, or extra broadly referred to as the Lava Tunnel. This is among the longest lava tubes in Iceland excellent for folks of all ages. Right here we are going to discover the depths of this vibrant lava tunnel. You’ll witness the interior workings of a volcanic eruption from 5200 years in the past.

Afterwards, relying on the age of the household, we are going to participate in a average hike to the latest lava discipline on the planet on the dormant volcano, Geldingadalur. We are going to stroll across the lava discipline studying all in regards to the eruption that began on the nineteenth of March 2021. There’s no sizzling lava on the floor nowadays however the otherwordly panorama continues to be breathtaking. For households with very younger youngsters or you’re aiming for one thing just a little simpler, we are going to go to a number of the extra picturesque spots on the customarily over-looked Reykjanes peninsula.

Within the late afternoon, we are going to make our technique to the Blue Lagoon and both keep of their on-site lodge or discover someplace close by.

The place can we keep?
Your information will drop you off on the luxurious Silica by Blue Lagoon. This lodge offers you entry to its personal secluded pool in addition to entry to the Blue Lagoon itself. In case you are on a funds you possibly can all the time choose to remain on the close by Northern Lights Inn when you’ve completed bathing within the lagoon.

Tour Highlights

OPERATES
Advisable
All yr

DURATION
Minimal 5 days

MINIMUM AGE
No minimal
could be customised

LEVEL OF DIFFICULTY
Simple

STARTING POINT
Reykjavík
could be customised

END POINT
Blue Lagoon space
or Reykjavík,
could be customised

Inclusions
All lodge selections are fashionable, spacious and comfy with personal bogs, and embody breakfast. 5 days of guided excursions, entry to the Lava Present, entry to the Lava Tunnel, Entry to the Into the Glacier Ice Tunnel, admission to the Háafell goat farm, lunch at Friðheimar Tomato Greenhouse (all inclusive besides from alcoholic drinks). Personal transportation in a contemporary and comfy automobile and one in every of our fantastic English talking guides throughout the 5 days.

Exclusions
Flights to and from Iceland, meals except in any other case specified. Reykjavík primarily based actions and lodging.

Extensions / Add-ons
We are going to embody Reykjavík primarily based lodging in our first quote for ease, however this may be eliminated.
This journey could be shortened to 4 days or prolonged to six or extra days upon request.
Non-compulsory actions (if not talked about) could be added within the first quote (see kind under)

Able to make this your dream journey?

Please attempt to give us as a lot data as you possibly can within the kind under in order that we will give you the perfect personal journey for you as rapidly as doable. We are going to all the time do our greatest to answer all messages inside 3 enterprise days, excluding weekends. 

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