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Iceland Hike, Bike & Raft
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There are few places on this planet as inspiring as the volcanic and temperamental landscape of Iceland why restrict yourself to only one or two ways to see it when you could hike, bike, and kayak all over it? How 'bout a kayaking trip in central Iceland, cycling past geysers, and walking across volcanic rock? Once the adventure's done for the day, relax and let the adrenaline ease out of your system. Iceland is a geographical playground, and we take you on all the best rides.

  • Duration: 7 Days
  • Guaranteed Departure: Yes
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  • Physical rating: Demanding
  • Accommodation standard:   Not Rated%
  • Traveller Tour Rating: 0%  
  • Your Guide: English speaking
  • Tour code: 145693
  • Starts: Reykjavik, Iceland
  • Finishes: Reykjavik, Iceland
You will Visit
  • Reykjavík

Itinerary

01

Day 1: Reykjavík

Arrive at any time.

Included Activities:
Arrival Day and Welcome Meeting

02

Day 2: Reykjavík/Laugarvatn

Head out from Reykjavik towards Laugardalur park. Begin a cycling tour that will take you along the coastline, into the city, and around Elliðavatn Lake. Travel to the village of Laugarvatn which will be your base for the next couple of days.

Included Activities:
Biking

Transport:
Minibus (1.00-1.50 hours, 70km)

03

Day 3: Laugarvatn

Thingvellir National Park is the meeting place of the two tectonic plates on which America and Europe rest. This rift is clearly visible in the huge fissures that scar the landscape surrounding the lake and lava fields. Continue on to Geysir, the world famous spouting hot spring, which gave all others its name, then Gullfoss waterfall, the Golden Falls, thundering down 32 meters into the Hvítá River Gorge. Return to Laugarvatn.

Included Activities:
Silfra Fissure Snorkelling (from Thingvellir NP)
Thingvellir National Park Visit
Geysir Visit
Gullfoss Waterfall Visit

Transport:
Minibus (0.50-0.75 hours, 28km)
Minibus (0.75-1.00 hours, 60km)
Minibus (0.25 hour(s), 10km)
Minibus (0.50-0.75 hours, 38km)

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Day 4: Laugarvatn (1L)

On a deep fjord created by the motion of glaciers over the years, kayak across clear blue waters. This sheltered lake leads to the Atlantic Ocean but affords calm waters for kayaking. Return to Laugarvatn.

Included Activities:
Kayaking

Transport:
Minibus (1.25 hour(s), 94km)
Minibus (1.25 hour(s), 94km)

05

Day 5: Laugarvatn

Transfer from Laugarvatn to Hveragerði. Spend the morning hiking in the Hellisheiði mountain range, and keep an eye out for hot springs. Return to Laugarvatn.


Included Activities:
Hellisheiði Mountain Range Hike

Transport:
Minibus (0.75 hour(s), 40km)
Minibus (0.75 hour(s), 40km)

06

Day 6: Laugarvatn/Reykjavík (1L)

Enjoy a day on the wild and unpredictable Hvítá River, taking a rafting excursion through the canyons and rapids of this river. Enjoy a barbecue lunch. Return to Reykjavík for a final night out with the group.

Included Activities:
River Rafting

Transport:
Minibus (1.25 hour(s), 77km)
Minibus (2.25 hour(s), 157km)

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Day 7: Reykjavík

Depart at any time.

Inclusions:
    Activities
    • Cycling around the Golden Circle
    • Hot springs hunt in Hellisheiði Mountain Range
    • Hiking through the highlands of Iceland
    • Whitewater rafting excursion on the Hvítá River
    • Kayaking excursion on Hvalfjörður fjord
    • All transport between destinations and to/from included activities
    Accommodation
    • Hostels (2 nts, multi-share), rural guesthouse (4 nts)
    • 2 lunches
    Transport
    • Minibus, bike, raft, walking, kayak
    Group Leader
    • Chief Experience Officer (CEO) throughout, local guides
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Tour Highlights:
  • Raft through the rivers and valleys of central Iceland
  • Search for hot springs on a trek that brings the landscape to life
  • Cycle through Reykjavik
  • Kayak on deep fjords that lead down to the ocean.