Tour: ZR - 2013 (ZR) - 2013 / 2014

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Itinerary

DAY 1Arrive in Reykjavik, Iceland

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

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DAY 2Reykjavik–Geysir–Gulfoss–Eyjafjallajökull–Vik

After an orientation drive of pretty Reykjavik, enjoy an interesting visit to the geothermal heat and electric POWER STATION in Hellisheidavirkjun. Next, stop at the hot springs at Geysir for Globus Local FavoriteGlobus Local Favorite,a real treat: meet the chef of the Geysir restaurant and walk with him to the geothermal areas. Taste freshly baked hot-spring bread with Icelandic butter, boiled eggs and herring, and a glass of geysir schnapps, served at freezing point. Continue to the mighty Gullfoss waterfall and drive by the Eyjafjallajökul volcano, well known for the eruption that generated the massive ash cloud in 2010. Tonight, overnight in Vik, the southernmost village in Iceland. (Breakfast, Dinner)

Visit the Golden Waterfalls of Iceland Gullfoss Golden Falls in Iceland Gullfoss Golden Falls in Iceland 
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DAY 3Vik–Lake Jökulsarlon–Höfn

Marvel at the largest glacier in Europe: Vatnajökull in the national park at Skaftafell. Then, the highlight of the day: stop at Lake Jökulsárlón, where some of the Globus Local FavoriteGlobus Local Favorite spectacular scenes of the James Bond movie Die Another Day were filmed. (Breakfast, Dinner)

Skaftafell has the largest glacier in Europe Skaftafell has the largest glacier in Europe The Svartifoss waterfall is one of Skaftafell 
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DAY 4Höfn–Egilsstadir

Follow the eastern coast, where the first Irish missionaries settled some 200 years ago, and arrive in Egilsstadir. (Breakfast, Dinner)

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DAY 5Egilsstadir–Lake Myvatn–Akureyri

Take pictures of the most powerful waterfall in Europe, Dettifoss, and enjoy a scenic drive to the lovely blue Lake Myvatn, teeming with bird life, in one of Iceland’s prettiest areas, known for geothermal activity and producing colored deposits. Before arriving in Akureyri, admire the Godafoss, known as the “Waterfall of the Gods.” (Breakfast, Dinner)

Lake Myvatn is one of Iceland’s prettiest areas, known for geothermal activity and producing colored deposits 
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DAY 6Akureyri–Hvammstangi–Gborgarnes

During your orientation of the capital of northern Iceland, hear about the city’s history after it was established as a trading center in 1602. Enjoy a visit to the BOTANICAL GARDEN, featuring specimens of almost all native Icelandic plants. Then, follow the coastline to Hvammstangi, where a Globus Local FavoriteGlobus Local Favorite unique experience awaits you: SEAL WATCHING! Enjoy a BOAT CRUISE around Miðfjörður to admire these wild animals in their natural habitat. Tonight, you are on the west coast in Bogarnes. (Breakfast, Dinner)

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DAY 7Bogarnes–Reykjavik

Stop in Thingvellir, the town where the first meeting of the Icelandic Parliament was held in 903, and return to Reykjavik. You may wish to visit the Blue Lagoon this afternoon, and tonight, a Globus Local FavoriteGlobus Local Favorite special farewell dinner awaits you at one of Reykjavik’s fine restaurant to celebrate the success of your Icelandic Adventure. (Breakfast, Dinner)

Enjoy the rejuvenating effects of the Blue Lagoon geothermal spa in Iceland 
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DAY 8Reykjavik

Your vacation ends with breakfast this morning. (Breakfast)

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