Iceland and Ilulissat

008910-20

Iceland and Greenland lie only 500 miles apart but offer travellers a fantastic opportunity to compare the completely different cultures and landscapes of these two neighbouring countries.

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Highlights
  • Visit the multi-tiered “Golden Falls”, Gullfoss and the geothermal area of Geysir and the ancient Viking Parliament area of Þingvellir National Park, a UNESCO World Heritage Site
  • Welcome and farewell dinners in Greenland
  • Guided walking tour of the town of Ilulissat
  • Visit the Ilulissat Ice Fjord where twenty million tons of ice are formed daily by the calving glacier, a UNESCO World Heritage Site
  • Add on optional tours such as an iceberg cruise or a trip to the face of the Eqip Glacier
Details

2018 Departures:
Saturdays:  02 June-15 September

2018 Prices:
US$3,925 – twin
US$5,115 – single
US$165 per person – optional dinner meal plan

Prices are shown in US$ per person based on two people sharing a twin room and one person in a single room. CA$ prices are also available, please inquire.

Tour Code:
008910-20

Itinerary
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Day 1: Arrive Iceland – transfer to Reykjavik

Arrive in Keflavik and transfer to the city where you will have accommodation booked at a central hotel for three nights.

Day 2: Golden Circle

A full day Golden Circle tour, visiting some of Iceland’s most iconic sights.

Day 3: Free day

A free day, time to take one of many optional programs.

Day 4: Fly to Ilulissat, Greenland

Head to the domestic airport for the lunchtime flight to Ilulissat where you will have four nights accommodation confirmed. When you arrive in Ilulissat, you will be met and transferred to your hotel. Following a briefing you will be taken on a short walking tour of the community. This evening enjoy a group welcome dinner.

Day 5-7: Ilulissat, Disko Bay, Greenland

Three days in this astonishing “City of Ice”. Each day, twenty million tons of ice are formed by the calving glacier that feeds into the Ilulissat Ice Fjord, a UNESCO World Heritage Site and now it is your chance to go and see it! There is time to visit a remote village, take a boat tour to the Eqi Glacier, hike in the hills or take a boat ride in the Disko Bay. The choice is yours – let our Greenland Specialists know what you would like to do, and they will be able to add in the optional tours that fit your schedule perfectly. There will be a farewell dinner your final evening at the hotel.

Day 8: Fly to Reykjavik

The flight to Reykjavik will leave in the afternoon, and have you in the Icelandic capital for one final night to enjoy one of the fabulous restaurants in town, and even its legendary nightlife!

Day 9: Transfer from Reykjavik to Keflavik for departure

Transfer to Keflavik for your flight home.

Included
  • Return transfers to/from Keflavik and Ilulissat airports
  • Return flights to Ilulissat from Reykjavik
  • Four nights’ accommodation in Ilulissat including breakfast daily
  • Four nights’ in Reykjavik including breakfast daily
  • Welcome and farewell dinners at hotel in Ilulissat
  • Golden Circle day-tour in Iceland
  • Walking tour of Ilulissat
Not Included
  • Transfers between hotel in Reykjavik and Reykjavik domestic airport
  • Travel insurance, gratuities, items of a personal nature
  • Tax on airline ticket
  • Optional dinner package in Ilulissat
Tour Notes

Our independent tours offer the choice of local touring that suits your interests, and gives you the security of having an on-site representatives while you explore. From the contemporary culture of Reykjavik to the descendants of the ancient communities of Greenland, you will be amazed and delighted with your experiences in these North Atlantic countries.

Disclaimer: We do our utmost to ensure that information posted on our website is correct at the time of publication, however trip details are subject to change without notice by the suppliers and operators involved. We update the information as soon as possible when changes are advised to us, however, we cannot assume responsibility for such changes made by the suppliers and operators.

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