This unique program will bring you to both Iceland and the Faroe Islands, and include a fabulous sailing on the wonderful Smyril Line ship between these two fascinating countries. Truly, a memorable journey.
Day 1, Monday: Arrive at Keflavik airport, and transfer to the domestic airport in Reykjavik for the short flight to the Faroes where you will transfer to your hotel in the old part of Torshavn, the quaint capital of this unusual island nation.
Day 2, Tuesday: A full day-tour to the northern islands, an opportunity to visit several different parts of the country. En route visits will be made to the Viking settlement at Leirvik, the church in Klaksvik and there will be time to seek out some unusual souvenirs in the afternoon.
Day 3, Wednesday: A free morning to explore this quaint town before boarding the Smyril Line ferry for an overnight sailing bound for Iceland. On board the ship, you will have a twin inside cabin (upgrades are available upon request). The Ship offers several restaurants, lounges, a movie theatre and a gym/sauna for your entertainment.
Day 4, Thursday: Arrive Seydisfjordur in East Iceland in the morning. Transfer to Egilsstadir where you will pick up your rental car to begin your one-way drive to Reykjavik, on the west coast. The route you take is up to you, either through the north or along the south coast. Three nights accommodation along your driving route are pre-booked for you..
Your journey to Reykjavik could take you through northern Iceland; Myvatn, Akureyri and the whale-watching centre of Husavik, or south through the fjords of East Iceland, and the glacial lakes to the south of this dramatic country. The choice is yours!
Day 5 and 6, Friday and Saturday: Exploring Iceland.
Day 7, Sunday: Arrive in Reykjavik, turn in your rental vehicle and transfer to your central hotel for a two-night stay.
Day 8, Monday: A free day in Reykjavik. Time to relax, shop, explore or take an optional tour to go horseback riding, visit the geysers and waterfalls close to the city; head out to see the whales in the harbour, or simply enjoy a walking tour of Reykjavik.
Day 9, Tuesday: Check out of your hotel and transfer to the airport for your homeward or onward flight.