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Reykjanes Peninsula and Reykjavik

Reykjanes Peninsula is a UNESCO Global Geopark and part of the European and Global Geopark network. The peninsula, with its diversity of volcanic and geothermal activity, is well suited to be a Geopark as it is the only place in the world where the Mid-Atlantic Ridge is visible above sea level.

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Reykjadalur valley, Hveragerði

A beautiful valley, Reykjadalur, is in the vicinity of Hveragerði town, only some 45 km away from Reykjavík. The name of the valley, Reykjadalur, means Steam Valley and you will understand why when the valley opens up after the hike. The valley is filled with hot springs and mud pools, and there is even a hot river in which one can bathe! Source: Guide to Iceland Cost per person: €220 Estimated duration: about 6 hours.

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Borgarfjordur – Reykholt – Hraunfossar

Borgarfjörður is a fjord and a district in south western Iceland, by Faxaflói bay. It covers the coastal land between Reykjavík and the Snӕfellsnes Peninsula. Reykholt, though small in size, is one of the most historically important places in the country and hosts a centre for medieval studies, Snorrastofa. The waterfalls of Hraunfossar is a real treasure. It´s best described as a collection of countless creeks and cascades small and big streaming out of the lava over a distance of about 900 metres. Source: Guide to Iceland Our trip includes the following attractions: Borgarfjörður Deildatunguhver Hot Spring Barnafoss waterfall Hraunfossar…

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Borgarnes – Snaefellsnes Peninsula

The Snæfellsnes Peninsula is often called Iceland in Miniature as you can see everything the country has to offer in one area: volcanic craters, lava fields, a glacier, waterfalls, fjords, hot springs, black and golden sand beaches, lush meadows, and cute fishing villages of colourful wooden houses. Source: Never Ending Voyage Our trip includes the following attractions: Snæfellsnes Peninsula Arnarstapi village Vatnshellir Cave (ticket fee as per operator) Djúpalónssandur Black Beach Kirkjufell, the most photographed mountain in the country Cost per person: €250 Estimated duration: about 10 hours.

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South Coast

The South Coast of Iceland is an extremely special and beautiful place. It has it all – waterfalls, glaciers, beaches, glacier lagoons, mountains, volcanoes, nature reserves, and small villages. If you are looking for an adventure not so far from Reykjavík, the South Coast is a great place to go! Source: Extreme Iceland Our trip includes the following attractions: Seljalandsfoss waterfall Skógafoss waterfall Reynisfjara Black Beach Vatnajökull glacier Vatnajökull National Park Skaftafell National Park Jökulsárlón Ice Lagoon Diamond beach Cost per person: €250 Estimated duration: about 12 hours.

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Golden Circle

The Golden Circle consists of three equally stunning locations in southwest Iceland: Þingvellir National Park, the Geysir Geothermal Area, and Gullfoss waterfall. These sites are renowned across the world and are all as spectacular as they are unique. None of them is further than a two hour’s drive from Reykjavík, and thus all three can be visited within a day.  Source: Guide to Iceland Our trip includes the following attractions: ÞingvellirNational Park Gullfoss waterfall Geysers: Geysir and Strokkur Kerið, a volcanic crater Secret Lagoon, bathing and relaxing in the warm water pools (ticket fee as per operator) Cost per person: €220 Estimated duration: about 7 –…

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