8 DAYS 7 NIGHTS ICELAND CIRCLE OF REYKJAVIK, AKUREYRI, LAKE MYVATN & HOFN
8天7夜 冰岛环绕雷克雅未克, 阿克雷里, 米湖 & 赫本
GJ92&93 8D7N REYKJAVIK 16 AUG 2019 - 11 DEC 2020
TRIP DESCRIPTION

Tour available on selected Tuesday & Friday only.

 

Amazing escorted tour around Iceland, weekly departures, all year-round! Travel on Iceland’s ring road and discover stunning scenery and dramatic landscapes: volcanoes, lava fields, hot springs, mountains, fjords, glaciers, glacier lagoon and waterfalls. Enjoy a leisurely group tour on Iceland’s ring road, combining nature, soft adventure, and cultural experiences. Chances to see the Northern Lights during departures from October to mid-April.

1
Reykjavik (Arrival)

Welcome to Iceland! On arrival at the airport, individual transfer by Flybus shuttle from Keflavik airport to your accommodation in Reykjavik.

Upon check in hotel, at own leisure.

The name of Iceland's capital, Reykjavik, literally translates to 'Smoky Bay'. The origins can be traced to the first permanent settler in Iceland. Reykjavík is the natural starting point for any visit to Iceland, and not undeservedly so. The capital is world-renowned for its culture, history and natural beauty.

Transfer by Flybus Airport shuttle. Pick-up from designated pick-up zone and location to be advised once booking has been made.
Hotel Icelandair Hotel Natura or similar
2
Reykjavik - Grabrok Valcano - Akureyri

At 09:00am meet our tour guide and depart from Icelandair Hotel Natura.
Travel west along the scenic Hvalfjörður fjord and the town of Borgarnes. Easy hike on Grábrók volcano crater in the middle of a greenish lava field.
In the afternoon visit a natural history & seal museum in the fishing village of Hvammstangi. Further north stop at the turf church of Víðimýri and then continue along scenic fjord landscape and over several mountain passes until we reach Akureyri, the capital of North Iceland.
The overnight location at Akureyri allows you to walk around the town.

Transfer by GJ Travel coach tour
Meals Breakfast
Hotel Icelandair Hotel Akureyri or similar
3
Akureyri - Lake Myvatn

In the morning we explore the town of Akureyri: visit the botanical garden, walk the streets and admire the panoramic view over the Eyjafjörður fjord.
In the afternoon we travel to an important spot in Iceland's history, Goðafoss – the waterfalls of the Gods. Then we explore Lake Mývatn, famous for its strange lava formations at Kálfaströnd, its pseudo craters at Skútustaðir and its tephra cone Hverfjall.
We end the afternoon relaxing in the Mývatn Nature Baths that contain a unique blend of minerals, silicates and geothermal micro-organisme with a fantastic view over the whole area.

There is a possibility of seeing the Northern Lights during the evening from October to mid-April.

Overnight at Lake Myvatn or in Husavik

Transfer by GJ Travel coach tour
Meals Breakfast
Hotel Sel Hotel Mývatn or similar
4
Myvatn - Lava Labyrinth - Egilsstadir

In the morning we walk in the lava labyrinth at Dimmuborgir “the dark castles”, hoping to get a glimpse of the trolls who are said to live there. In the afternoon, we visit the hot spring area of Námaskarð with bubbling mud pools and steaming solfataras. We head through the uninhabited highlands and moon-like surrounding to East Iceland.

From June to August the tour includes a detour to the powerful waterfall Dettifoss.

Overnight in Egilsstabir or in Borgarfjorour-Eystri.

Transfer by GJ Travel coach tour
Meals Breakfast
Hotel Icelandair Hotel Hérað (Oct-Apr) or Álfheimar Guesthouse (May-Sept) or similar
5
Egilsstadir - East Fjords - Hofn

It’s a day to admire the dramatic fjord landscape and its tiny fishing villages at the end of twisty roads in the East Fjords and on route we visit an interesting stone and mineral collection.
In the afternoon we see Vatnajökull – Europe’s biggest glacier that is visible all over Southeast Iceland. Past the town of Höfn, we stop at Jökulsárlón, a glacial lagoon filled with floating icebergs, and we explore the extraordinary site and might see seals swimming in arctic waters. You can walk on the black sandy beach where large icebergs get stranded.
Depending on the season optional boat trips are available. We travel along the southern part of the glacier Vatnajökull and spend time at Europe’s largest national park, which has Iceland’s highest mountains, an alpine environment, and Europe’s largest glacier.

We overnight in the town of Höfn or Klaustur.

There is a possibility of seeing the Northern Lights during the evening from October to mid-April.

Transfer by GJ Travel coach tour
Meals Breakfast
Hotel Hotel Höfn or Icelandair Hotel Kirkjubæjarklaustur or similar
6
Hofn - Vatnajokull - Vik - Hvolsvollur

A beautiful drive with many natural wonders awaits us today as we head across the Eldhraun lava field, cross the sandy desert of the south coast, overlooked by mountainous cliffs, glaciers and waterfalls.
We stroll along the black lava beach of Reynisfjara near Vík. In the small village of Skógar there is Skógafoss waterfall which is 60 meters high and is one of the most impressive waterfalls in the country.
We continue to the high but narrow Seljalandsfoss waterfall which plunges over the mountain. There is an interesting trail that goes behind the fall – if you are prepared to get wet! Further west we stop at the Lava Centre and learn about Iceland’s volcanic activity.

Overnight location is near Hvolsvollur, South Iceland.

There is a possibility of seeing the Northern Lights during the evening from October to mid-April.

Transfer by GJ Travel coach tour
Meals Breakfast
Hotel Hotel Eyjafjallajökull or Icelandair Hotel Flúðir or similar
7
Hvolsvollur - Golden Circle - Reykjavik

We explore classics today as we travel the route of the Golden Circle sights.

We start the day at Friðheimar, where you learn about the Icelandic horse, its special qualities and history and visit a geothermal greenhouse. Later on we see steam from the Geysir geothermal fields as we arrive. There is a variety of hot springs and bubbling pools. The original geyser is now dormant but has been replaced by Strokkur “the Churn” which erupts at 5-10 minute intervals.

We continue to Gullfoss, “the golden falls“, which is a double waterfall that tumbles 34 meters into the Hvítá river and attracts travellers in summer and winter. We travel inland to Thingvellir National Park, a UNESCO World Heritage site. As we return to Reykjavík, we take you for a short city tour to show highlights of the world’s northernmost capital.

Overnight in Reykjavik

Northern Lights: From September to mid-April optional Northern Lights evening tours can be booked at the lobby of your hotel, should weather conditions be favourable.

Transfer by GJ Travel coach tour
Meals Breakfast
Hotel Icelandair Hotel Natura or similar
8
Reykjavik (Departure)

After breakfast, end of our services. Hotel check out time 1000am.

Your arrangements conclude today with a individual transfer by Flybus shuttle to Keflavik airport.

Transfer by Flybus Airport shuttle
Meals Breakfast
1
雷克雅未克(抵达)

欢迎来到冰岛!抵达凯夫拉维克国际机场后,将乘搭机场班车前往您入住的酒店。

办理入住后,自由活动。

冰岛首都雷克雅未克的名字,字面意思是“烟湾”。其起源可以追溯到冰岛的第一个永久的定居者。雷克雅未克是任何游客去冰岛旅游的自然起点,这也不无道理。首都以其文化,历史和自然美景而享誉世界。

Transfer : 机场班车。预订后,请于指定的地点及范围内被接送。
Hotel : Icelandair Hotel Natura或同级
2
雷克雅未克 - 格拉布洛克火山 - 阿克雷里

上午九点与我们的导游会面,然后离开酒店出发。
一路沿着风景秀丽的鲸鱼峡湾和博尔加内斯镇,向西行驶。在一片绿色熔岩地中间的格拉布洛克火山口轻松地徒步旅行。
下午参观位于华姆斯唐吉小镇的渔村自然历史和海豹博物馆。接着,往更北的地方停靠在著名的草坪教堂——Viðimyri,然后继续沿着风景优美的峡湾景观和几个山道前行,直到我们到达阿克雷里,冰岛北部的首都。
今晚将在阿克雷里过夜,抵达后,您可以在城里四处走走。

Transfer : GJ旅游大巴
Meals : 早餐
Hotel : Icelandair Hotel Akureyri或同级
3
阿克雷里 - 米湖

上午我们将探索阿克雷里小镇:参观植物园,走在街道上,欣赏埃亚峡湾全景。
下午我们前往冰岛历史上最重要的一个点——Goðafoss,众神的瀑布。然后我们将探索米湖,以Kalfastrond上奇怪的熔岩地貌而闻名,Skútustaðir的伪陨石坑以及惠尔山的火山灰锥。
我们将在米湖自然浴场放松地度过一个下午,这里包含了矿物、硅酸盐和地热微生物的独特混合物,在这里也可以看到整个地区的美妙景色。

从十月到四月中旬的晚上,是有可能可以看到北极光的。

今晚将在米湖或胡萨湾过夜。

Transfer : GJ旅游大巴
Meals : 早餐
Hotel : Sel Hotel Mývatn或同级
4
米湖 - 熔岩迷宫 - 埃伊尔斯塔济

清晨,我们漫步在Dimmuborgir “黑暗城堡” 的熔岩迷宫中,希望能一睹传说中居住在那里的巨魔的真面目。下午,我们将前往参观Námaskarð温泉区的泡沫泥浆池和蒸硫质喷气孔。接着我们将穿过无人居住的高原和像月亮一样的周围,前往冰岛东部。

从六月到八月,这趟旅行将包含绕道前往黛提瀑布。

今晚将在埃伊尔斯塔济或Borgarfjorour-Eystri过夜。

Transfer : GJ旅游大巴
Meals : 早餐
Hotel : Icelandair Hotel Hérað(十月至四月)或Álfheimar Guesthouse(五月至九月)或同级
5
埃伊尔斯塔济 - 东峡湾 - 赫本

这一天,我们将可以欣赏壮观的峡湾景观和在东峡湾的弯弯曲曲道路以及尽头的小渔村,沿途我们还会参观一个有趣的石头和矿物收藏。
下午,我们将可以看到瓦特纳冰原——欧洲最大的冰川,在冰岛东南部随处可见。经过赫本镇,我们将在冰河湖稍作停留,这是一个充满漂浮冰山的冰川湖,我们将探索这个非凡的地方,可能您还有机会看到海豹在北极水域游泳。您也可以在大冰山搁浅的黑色沙滩上行走。
根据季节,可选择乘船旅行。我们将沿着瓦特纳冰原往南部旅行,并在欧洲最大的国家公园里逗留,这里有冰岛最高的山脉、高山环境和欧洲最大的冰川。

今晚,我们将在赫本或Klaustur镇过夜。

从十月到四月中旬的晚上,你将有可能看到北极光。

Transfer : GJ旅游大巴
Meals : 早餐
Hotel : Hotel Höfn或Icelandair Hotel Kirkjubæjarklaustur或同级
6
赫本 - 瓦特纳冰原 - 维克 - 霍尔斯沃德吕尔

今天,我们将出发至埃尔德熔岩,穿越南海岸的沙质沙漠,俯瞰多山的悬崖、冰川和瀑布,一段拥有许多自然奇观的美丽旅程将等着我们。
接着,我们将漫步在维克附近的雷尼斯黑沙滩上。然后将前往在斯科加尔小村庄里的一个六十米高的斯科加瀑布,它是这个国家最令人印象深刻的瀑布之一。
我们将继续往下走,来到从山上倾泻而下的高且窄的塞里雅兰瀑布。如果你已经准备好淋湿了,那么在瀑布后面会有一条有趣的小道。再往西走,我们将在熔岩中心停下来,了解冰岛的火山活动。

今晚将在冰岛南部位于霍尔斯沃德吕尔附近酒店过夜。

从十月到四月中旬的晚上,将有可能可以看到北极光。

Transfer : GJ旅游大巴
Meals : 早餐
Hotel : Hotel Eyjafjallajökull或Icelandair Hotel Flúðir或同级
7
霍尔斯沃德吕尔 - 金环 - 雷克雅未克

今天,我们将在旅游线路上探索经典的金环风景。

我们将在弗里德海马尔开始我们的旅程,首先将带您了解冰岛马,它的独特品质和历史,并参观了那里的一个地热温室。接着,当您到达时,您将看到蒸气从盖锡尔的间歇泉涌出。这里有各种各样的温泉和冒泡池。最初的间歇泉现在处于休眠状态,但已被每隔五至十分钟喷发一次像是“搅动” 一样的 斯特罗柯所取代。

接着继续前往古佛斯,也被称为“黄金瀑布”,这是一个双瀑布,下泻至惠特河高达三十四米,在夏季和冬季最为吸引游客前往。然后,我们将前往参观辛格韦利尔国家公园和被列入联合国教科文组织世界遗产之地。当我们回到雷克雅未克后,将会带您来个简短的城市之旅,展示这世界上最北的首都亮点。

今晚将在雷克雅未克过夜。

北极光:从九月到四月中旬,如果天气条件适宜,您可以在酒店大堂预订自费的北极光夜游。

Transfer : GJ旅游大巴
Meals : 早餐
Hotel : Icelandair Hotel Natura或同级
8
雷克雅未克(出境)

早餐后,服务到此结束。酒店标准退房时间为上午十时。

您的行程安排,将在乘坐机场班车前往凯夫拉维克国际机场后,结束。

Transfer : 机场班车
Meals : 早餐
Print Trip Details
Trip Inclusive
  • 7 nights accommodation
  • Daily breakfast
  • Natural history & Seal museum in Hvammstangi and Viðimýri turf church
  • Entrance to Petra's Stone Museum and Mývatn Nature Baths including towel
  • Exhibition and 4K movie at Lava Centre in Hvolsvöllur
  • 2 x guided Northern Lights searches, subject to weather (Oct - April)
  • Icelandic horse stables & geothermal greenhouse
  • 6 days escorted bus tour with English-speaking guide/driver-guide
  • Arrival & Departure airport transfer by Flybus shuttle (no guide)
  • Free Wi-Fi on the GJ Travel coach
Trip Exclude
  • International and/or Domestic air ticket
  • Personal Expenses
  • Lunches, dinners, morning and afternoon tea, boat cruises unless specified
  • Travel Insurance
  • No Compulsary Tipping - If you feel your Guide/Driver Guide has delivered an outstanding level of service throughout your trip you may wish to tip them.
Optional Addon
ITEMADULTCHILD
Private airport transfer per way per car (1- 3 persons) 705.00 -
Private airport transfer per way per car (4 - 6 persons) 940.00 -
General Terms
  • Rates quoted are subject to change without prior notice and/or upon hotel confirmation. This may be due to any special event and any immediate room surcharges implied by the hotel.
  • Package tour seat are subject to availability.
  • Itinerary may vary slightly depending on group size, group pace and other external factors beyond our control.
  • By booking with us, you are accepted GJ Travel’s booking term & conditions, https://www.gjtravel.is/terms-conditions/
  • Tours in general not recommended for children younger than 08 years.
  • Children 08-11 years of age must be accompanied by an adult, who will be responsible for their welfare and supervision.
  • Full payment is required in order for process booking if booking received less than 50 working days prior to departure. Seat subject to availability.
  • 12fly of Malaysian Harmony shall not be liable for any loses or expenses incurred due to delay, sickness, weather, strikes or any other causes beyond its control, such losses and expenses shall be borne by the clients.
  • Others 12fly terms & conditions applies.
Payment Terms
  • Deposit for this package is minimum MYR 2500.00 per person.
Package Remarks
  • General travel period: 05 March 2019 until April 2020 (Travel must be completed by 01 May 2020).
  • Triple Room share for 3 adult is not available on this trip
  • Guided Tours operated by GJ Travel on seat-in-coach basic. Please log in at www.gjtravel.is for up-to-date itineraries.
  • We guarantee trips will depart as soon as enough guests are booked. Please check with us for guaranteed departure dates and information.
  • Airport shuttle transfer are included if to add pre/post night.
  • Itineraries may be subject to change at short notice during severe weather conditions and certain outdoor activities/day trips may be cancelled during the winter season in Iceland. In these rare cases, where situations of force majeure apply, excursions/activities cannot be refunded but the local guides will try their best to find reasonable alternatives where and whenever possible.

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