Natural Wonders of Iceland (Summer 2018)
About Reykjavik, Iceland
Additional Included Highlights
- Hellisheiðavirkjun: Visit Iceland’s newest geothermal heat and electric power station
- Geysir: Visit the famous spouting Geysir which has become synonymous with hot springs all around the world.
- Skalholt: See the historic church.
- Lake Jökulsárlón: See the setting for the James Bond film ‘Die Another Day’
- Egilsstaðir: Visit this lakeside town
- Dettifoss: Visit the most powerful waterfall in Europe and see the Godafoss
- Lake Mývatn: Visit this renowned bird-watching site
- Akureyri: See the capital of northern Iceland, established in 1602.
- Búðir: Admire the sandy hill, black lava fields and the yellow beach
- Arnarstapi: Walk the sea-cliff and admire the rock formations.
- Scenic Drives: South Coast, East Coast, Scenic mountain pass of Almannaskard, Mödrudal Desert, Hvammstang, Snæfellsnes Peninsula, Snæfellsjökull National Park
Top Rated Highlights
- Gullfoss: The spectacular two-tiered waterfall, the Icelandic equivalent of Niagara falls, drops a total of 32 metres, while spanning the entire width of the Hvítá River.
- Skaftafell: Visit the amazing alpine setting of the National Park and experience the might of Vatnajökull, Europe’s largest glacier.
- Lake Mývatn: Traverse spectacular landscapes of craters, boiling mud pots and geothermal hot springs shooting jets of hot water and steam into the air.
- Snæfellsjökull National Park: Enjoy a fascinating exploration of this magnificent park, home to lava formations, waterfalls and the most famous volcano in Iceland.
- Blue Lagoon: Enjoy a truly indulgent, once in a lifetime experience, at the most visited attraction in Iceland. Its geothermal seawater flows from volcanic aquifers 2000 meters within the earth, emerging at the surface enriched with algae, silica, and minerals. With newfound friends, enjoy bathing in the lagoon in style, as you sip on a celebratory cocktail.
- Reykjavík: Explore the capital during your orientation. See the Old Harbour, the National Museum, the Domkirk church and Höfði House. Pass Althingishusid, Reykjavik's House of Parliament, and continue to the Hallgrímskirkja Church which can be seen from almost anywhere in the city.
- Thingvellir: The Parliamentary Plains are the most important historic site in the country, as the meeting place of the Althing, the world’s oldest parliament that was founded in A.D. 930.
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