Overview:

Known for its ethereal natural beauty, geothermic activity, mystic history and expensive beers- this tiny island country has big things to discover!

While most visitors hit the well-trodden golden circle, blue lagoon and south coast this journey will take you in the other direction- the west fjords. Leaving the throngs of tourists behind we’ll venture to this awe-inspiring region on a week long adventure. We are teaming up with Crisscross, a hyper-local, women-owned tour operator that specializes in off-the-beaten path adventures and farm tours. We have carefully crafted an itinerary that will give an unparalleled experience to this wondrous country.

DATE: August 8-16, 2020

9 days/ 8 nights

PRICE:

  • $4650 per person based on double occupancy (2 beds) OR

  • $930 in 5 installments

  • $650 for single supplement

LOCATION: Reykjavik, Stykkisholmur, Snaefelles Peninsula, Patreksfjordur, Isafjordur, Heydalur


Trip Highlights:

  1. Get up close & personal with puffins on the cliffs of Látrabjarg

  2. Visit multiple farms and learn about the life of an Icelandic farmer.

  3. Take in Dynjandi, the “Jewel of the West Fjords.”




Itinerary:

Day 1: Arrival to Reykjavik

You will be met at the airport in the morning. We’ll explore the city on foot. In the evening we will attend a cooking class followed by dinner.

Day 2: Farms & Food

We’ll make multiple farms visits, see sheep and goats and learn about the life of Icelandic farmers.

Day 3: Snaefelles Peninsula

We will circumnavigate this mysterious glacier know for fishing and dramatic landscapes.

Day 4: Ferry to the West Fjords

After a leisurely bike tour in the morning we’ll hop the ferry and cross the Breidafjordur Bay.

Day 5: Puffins & Waterfalls

See puffins up close at the Latrabjarg cliffs. We will wind our way through the natural wonders of this area including Dynjandi waterfall.                    

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Day 6: Isafjordur

This day will be more relaxing and allow time to wander around this quaint town.

Day 7: Arctic foxes & horses!

There might be a chance to spot the elusive arctic fox on our journey through this beautiful valley. After lunch there will be an opportunity for riding Icelandic horses.

Day 8: Back to Reykjavik

So many things to see on our journey back! We will visit a crater, geothermal spa and a witchcraft museum before settling back into Reykjavik.

Day 9: Departures or extension

Departures will be out of Reykjavik airport or your extension program begins.

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Whats Included:

ACCOMADATIONS:

8 nights lodging in locally owned hotels, lodges and bed and breakfasts.

MEALS:

8 breakfasts, 1 lunch, 8 dinners

  • Bi-lingual local guide

  • Private van & driver

  • Airport transfers

  • Excursions listed on itinerary

  • Bike tour

  • Cooking class

  • Ferry ride

Departures:

August 8-16, 2020: 8+ available. Double room with your own bed & shared bath. Single supplement available.