Iceland in a nutshell

Iceland in a Nutshell

03 NIGHT/04 DAYS

HOP ON HOP OFF CITY TOUR

Take a bus tour with City Sightseeing and explore Reykjavík at your leisure, nutshelwith the opportunity to hop on and off at conveniently located bus stops.

With the best of both worlds; a modern trendy and forward-looking city whilst at the same time being close to its unspoiled nature, Reykjavik truly is a magical place to behold.

Departures: Daily departures every 30 minutes from Harpa Concert Hall at 09:30, 10:00, 10:30, 11:00, 11:30, 12:00, 12:30, 13:00, 13:30, 14:00, 14:30, 15:00, 15:30, 16:00 & 16:30
Last arrival at 17:30 at Harpa.

WHALE WATCHING TOUR

Whale watching tours are operated from the old harbour in Reykjavik. nutshelnewThe whales most frequently seen on tours with Elding are the Minke whales, Humpback whales, Dolphins and Porpoises other species are sometimes spotted.

We offer special suits on board for your comfort and warmth, but we advise you to wear your warmest clothes including hats, scarves, gloves etc. as it can get very cold, even on the warmest days. We also offer hot drinks and light refreshments on our onboard café.

If you are cold we can offer you to sit inside the boat, where you can watch the whales outside from large windows. We have excellent guides to tell you about your trip and describe what you can see and where to look, together with an introduction and safety guide.

Duration: 3 hours. Departures: 09:00 (1 Mar - 31 Oct), 13:00 ( All year), 17:00 (1 May - 31 Aug)

GOLDEN CIRCLE TOUR

 The Gullfoss and Geysir bus tour takes you on a day trip to see the world-famous Geysir geothermal area and Gullfoss, the queen of Icelandic waterfalls, as well as Thingvellir National Park.

The Geysir geothermal area boasts spouting springs, including Strokkur,nutshelnew 1 the most active geyser in Iceland. At Gullfoss you are given the opportunity to stand next to the amazing waterfall, watching enormous quantities of water tumble violently into a deep,  meandering gorge.

Whether you take the morning or the afternoon tour, you will spend your time encountering a cross-section of Iceland's natural wonders and geological phenomena at Thingvellir National Park, an area of historical and geological significance.

Duration: 6 hours. Departures: 10:30 & 12:30 Daily (all year)

SOUTH SHORE ADVENTURE

This tour is ideal for nature lovers of all kinds. We take you along the south coast of Iceland, one of the country’s most scenic regions, as far as Vík, a charming village surrounded by high beautiful bird cliffs.

South Iceland is special for that it is one of the flattest regions on the island. nutshelnew 2Because of that, most of all grain farming in Iceland is done there. The high mountains to the north, shield the area from the harshest winds from the north.

Among the stops on this tour are at the gorgeous Seljalandsfoss and
Skógafoss waterfalls. Seljalandsfoss is part of the Seljandsá river, which has its origins in Eyjafjallajökull glacier. What makes Seljalandsfoss so famous and interesting is that you can walk behind it. We recommend you bring either a raincoat or a waterproof coat along if you want to walk behind it. Skógafoss, another famous Icelandic waterfall, is the starting point of the Fimmvörðuháls walk over to Þórsmörk. The waterfall was also used in the films Thor: The Dark World and The Secret Life of Walter Mitty.

We will also stop at Reynisfjara black sand beach, with the Reynisdrangar rock formations and columnar basalt. It is one of the most spectacular beaches in Iceland but can be dangerous, and we kindly ask our guests not to go too close to the ocean and go by guidelines. Additionally, we will stop by Sólheimajökull and walk up to a small lake which has formed in front of the retreating glacier.

On this tour you will see: 

  • Sólheimajökull                  
  • Vík                         
  • Reynisfjara
  • Reynisdrangar                     
  • Skógafoss             
  • Seljalandsfoss

Duration: 10 hours. Departures: 09:00

BLUE LAGOON EXPERIENCE

The Blue Lagoon is a geothermal spa in southwestern Iceland. The spa is located in a lavanutshelnew 3 field near Grindavík on the Reykjanes Peninsula, in a location favourable for geothermal power, and is supplied by water used in the nearby Svartsengi geothermal power station.

Get comfortable in the Blue Lagoon, one of the wonders of the world, during your visit to Iceland. Included in the comfort package is an entrance to the Blue Lagoon, silica mud mask, use of a towel and 1st drink of your choice.

What's included?
1. Return bus fare.
2. Admission to the Blue Lagoon
3. Silica Mud Mask.
4. Use of towel.
5. One drink of your choice at the in-water bar.
6. Pick up starts 30 minutes before departure.
7. Drop off is included and is operated according to a predetermined drop off route.

AIRPORT TRANSFERS

1. Pick up from your accommodation starts 30 minutes prior to your departure.nutshelnew 4
2. Departures from Keflavik Airport are in connection with all arriving passengers flights.
3. The Flybus departs from Keflavík Airport 35-40 minutes after each flight arrival.
4. Busses are located right outside the terminal building.
5. If you are arriving late at night or your flight is delayed, don't worry, there will be a          Flybus waiting for you.
6. Seats always available
7. Free Wi-Fi on all buses
8. Only takes 45 minutes
9. The transfer to Keflavík International Airport (KEF) takes approximately 45 minutes and most airlines request that passengers check in two hours before departure.

RATE PER PERSON IN EURO.

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INCLUSIONS
1. 3 nights/4 days hotel accommodation incl. breakfast
2. Whale Watching Cruise
3. City Hop On Hop Off Tour
4. Golden Circle Tour (Day Tour - 1000am/1230pm - 6 hrs)
5. South Shore Nature Tour (Day Tour - 0900am - 10 hrs)
6. Blue Lagoon Comfort Experience (incl entrance, mud mask, beverage & transfers)
7. Return SIC airport transfers 

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