• 9 Days Iceland Winter Kaleidoscope - Killer Whales, Northern Lights and Ice Caves

    Ideal from mid-December to March, this program is perfect for discerning active explorers. Travel from the mystical West coast of outstanding beauty, through incredible ice caves and stunning glacier scenery and go in search for the Killer Whales that frequent the bay. Then, base yourself in a countryside lodge far from light pollution for a chance to catch the Aurora Borealis.
  • 9 Days Iceland Winter Kaleidoscope - Killer Whales, Northern Lights and Ice Caves

    Ideal from mid-December to March, this program is perfect for discerning active explorers. Travel from the mystical West coast of outstanding beauty, through incredible ice caves and stunning glacier scenery and go in search for the Killer Whales that frequent the bay. Then, base yourself in a countryside lodge far from light pollution for a chance to catch the Aurora Borealis.
  • 9 Days Iceland Winter Kaleidoscope - Killer Whales, Northern Lights and Ice Caves

    Ideal from mid-December to March, this program is perfect for discerning active explorers. Travel from the mystical West coast of outstanding beauty, through incredible ice caves and stunning glacier scenery and go in search for the Killer Whales that frequent the bay. Then, base yourself in a countryside lodge far from light pollution for a chance to catch the Aurora Borealis.
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9 days
From AED17,100/Adult

Itinerary

  • Day 00/01 - Dubai/Reykjavik
    Fly Dubai/London EK 1 0745/1135 – Daily ( 7h 50m)
      London/Reykjavik FI 451 1300/1600 – Daily (3h)


    Be met and driven to your hotel.

    Optional: Extend 1 more night in Reykjavik to explore the city!

    Meals Included: -

  • Day 02 - Reykjavik/ Snaefellsnes /Grundarfjorour

    Explore the Western coast line of the Snæfellsnes peninsula, an area of outstanding beauty famed for its profoundly interesting geological history.

    We will stop at Búdir – nestled in the midst of an impressive black lava field and alongside one of the few yellow sand beaches frequented by seals. The picturesque Arnarstapi has one of the most interesting beaches in Iceland, full of caves, canyons, holes and cliffs made of columnar basalt, a beautiful reminder of the volcanic energy underneath.

    Continue to Hellnar, where the bewitching Baðstofa cave is located before our tour winds its way along the dramatic coastline to the black sand beach of Djúpalónssandur.

    Meals Included: Breakfast

  • Day 03 - Grundarfjorour / Grímsnes

    For the past five years, the herring have chosen Grundarfjörður as their port of call, followed closely by the killer whales. The Orcas boat trip (join-in basis) is a perfect opportunity to see (and hear) the vast number of Orcas (killer whales) swimming in the fjord, feasting on herring (mid-December to March).

    Driving back to the south, visit Deildartunguhver (if time permits). This is the highest-flow hot spring in Europe and the highlights is probably the Hraunfossar Falls- consisting of a series of waterfalls.

    Meals Included: Breakfast

  • Day 04 - Grímsnes / Þingvellir / Geysir / Hella

    This morning, take your 4X4 23km out of city to Thingvellir National Park, a UNESCO World Heritage Site and one of the few places in the world where you can see the effects of the North American and Eurasian tectonic plates pulling apart. Next, we explore the Geysir hot spring area and Gullfoss waterfalls.

    After lunch, go on a 1-hr guided snowmobile tour on Iceland’s second biggest glacier - Langjökullwith staggering views. (On join-in basis) before proceeding to the town of Hvolsvollur, where conditions for viewing the Northern Lights are optimal.

    Meals Included: Breakfast

  • Day 05 - Hella/Thorsmork/Hella

    Journeydeep in Þórsmörk canyonon the north side of Eyjafjallajokull volcanoand continue the tour by Super Jeep. A truly beautiful and rugged landscape where glacier tongues pitted with volcanic ash spill down over the jagged peaks of the surrounding mountains. Depending on conditions at the time, we will go for short walks in the area. Enjoy a picnic lunch in otherworldly surroundings. Return to your countryside hotel for another evening of Northern lights!

    Optional Recommendation: Take a helicopter ride to the top crater of Eyjafjallajökull Volcano. See the aftermath of the infamous 2010 eruption that melted a hole in the glacier that sits atop the volcano – from the best place: the top!  Prices start from S$4900 per group of 2-4 pax. (Subject to weather conditions)


    Meals Included: Breakfast and packed lunch

  • Day 06 - Hella/South Coast/ Efri-Vik

    After breakfast, we start our adventure along the south coast of Iceland. First we stop at beautiful Seljalandsfoss waterfall, where you can walk behind the waterfall.

    Then it´s on to neighboring Mýrdalsjökull glacier, where you can go on a 1-hour guided glacier walk (On join-in basis). Have lunch in the town of Vik, where we explore the black-sand beaches. On our way back to your hotel, we will stop at Skógafoss waterfall and Dyrhólaey promontory.

    Meals Included: Breakfast

  • Day 07 - Efri-Vik/Skaftafell And Jokulsarlon/Hofn

    This is a totally unique day, especially for photographers. A short drive will take us to Vatnajokull, the largest glacier in Europe, which has various tongues flow along steep mountainsides, gently dominating the region’s coastline.

    Near Skaftafell area, we take a short glacier hike (not always), and go walking in ice caves. This is incredibly unique and unlike anything else in the world. Go on to Jökulsárlón Glacier Lagoon, where huge, aqua-blue icebergs dot this mystical space, also the set for the opening scenes of James Bond - Die Another Day.

    Meals Included: Breakfast

  • Day 08 - Hofn/Reykjavik

    Today, be transferred for your flight back to Reykjavik.

    Fly Hofn/ Reykjavik Eagle Air 1010/1110- Mon,Wed,Fri ( 1h )


    Visit a local ranch for a 1.5-2 hour guided horseback ride (no experience required) on the Icelandic horse, a pure breed brought here by Viking settlers over 1,000 years ago.

    Meals Included: Breakfast

  • Day 09 - Reykjavik /Dubai

    Check out and visit the renowned Blue Lagoon Spa, conveniently located on the way to the airport. The spa features a natural geothermal outdoor lagoon, sauna, steam baths, and a heated, massaging outdoor waterfall before transfer to the airport.

    Upgrade: to the Exclusive Lounge at the Blue Lagoon for a more peaceful experience of the baths, and use private shower room and lounge.

    Note that children below 16 years of age not allowed.

     

    Fly Reykjavik/London FI 450  1630/1930 – Daily (3h 45m) 
      London/Dubai EK 6 2200/0845+1  – Daily ( 6h 45m) 


    Meals: Breakfast

     

    Extension:  2 Nights Exclusive Mountain Lodge Retreat

    Kick back in Trophy Lodge, a small and exclusive resort nestled in the mountains beneath Langjokull glacier.  The perfectly restored hand-hewn log cabins areexquisitely furnished.  Immerse in gourmet cuisine, great wines including first growth Bordeaux, California classics and super Tuscans and a rejuvenating hot spring bath.

    Day 02 - Reykjavik /Þingvellir/Geysir/ Mountain Lodge

    After exploring the Geysir, proceed to your private mountain lodge retreat. The lodge has 6 rooms (must book a minimum of 2 rooms) – and can only be chartered on private basis. Spend two nights in the mountain lodge before continuing your onward journey to the South Coast.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, 5-course dinner (with private chef and waiter)

    Day 03 - Mountain Lodge

    In this oasis of tranquility, you may

    • Order a massage to your lodge
    • Go on hikes in spectacular scenery
    • Jet-boating ( seasonal)
    • Horse-back riding
    • Fishing
    • Golfing
    • Quad biking
    • Caving
    • Snowmobiling
    • Visit Fontana Spa
    • Snorkeling/Diving


    Meals Included: Breakfast, 5-course dinner (with private chef and waiter)

 

 

 

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